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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 September 2012

Just came back after 2 weeks family vacation at Riu Bambu. Easy to say what I liked: ocean, palms and location. Why I have to make sure myself that all bad reviews are true? Last vacation was at Mexico. It was so good, so I decided to buy 2 weeks this year. That was a big mistake... I didn't like...

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6Thank joanne s
Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2012

My husband and I visited Riu Bambu in August with friends. We have been to several Riu Hotels and have high expectations of this chain of hotels; upon our arrival we were not disappointed with the reps and reception being very quick to process the check in procedure. The positive points are: The First Choice reps, Monica and Sonny were...

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8Thank Carol9159
Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2012

Have been to riu bambu three times going back in september,excellant beach lovely location,rooms cleaned everyday and mini bar stocked every two days.Any problems and staff are very helpful always greet you with a smile.Pool can get busy but if you want to relax beach is just around the corner.Plenty of food to choose from, waiting staff are lovely especially...

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7Thank rose g
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 30 August 2012

I was staying at this hotel last week. I'm outlining my experience as follows: Rooms: I checked in and the room had body hair in room and bath tub. Ants running around in the room. AC was not at all effective 3 days the AC ventilator was dripping None of the power sockets were working so used to charge my...

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8Thank Vik K
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 August 2012

Stayed here first two weeks in August 2012. Lovely room - very spacious. The rooms are cleaned every day. The fridge/optics are restocked regularly and if you run out of anything, just ask reception and it's in your fridge almost immediately!! When we arrived, we didn't like location of our room, so Ariel on reception very helpful and we moved...

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4Thank VKV244
Reviewed 27 August 2012

Myself and my husband just had a 2 wk stay at Riu Bambu we were alittle worried about our stay due to reviews from past guests but we were happy enough with our stay. Beach was great lots of sea weed but that was due to storms very pretty views and lots of shade and sun beds. Food always something...

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3Thank Lynsey8591
Reviewed 27 August 2012

This place is amazing. The room was very clean and always fully stocked, the bed was Comfortable and the maid did a brilliant job cleaning and arranging towels into swans and placing flowers in our room. The service in the resturant was great we sat with the same waitress everyday necitta but Pablo was also great. If you came early...

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4Thank Caroline B
Oakville, Canada
Reviewed 26 August 2012

Resort is well taken care of.... Service was ok.... Nobody went out of their way to really help you... Staff speaks Spanish... Very little English Food is ok.... Pasta bar @ dinner was good. Turkey night was yummy. Pools are nice.... Swim up bar staff is very friendly.... Peter is great!!! Kids loved the pool closest to the volleyball nets...

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3Thank m c
Pennsylvania
Reviewed 26 August 2012

I don't understand why some travel agencies advertise this place as 5 or 4,5 stars.Were there couple years ago, before Riu Bambu we visited only Iberostar Dominicana and Iberostar Punta Cana and Riu Bambu and Iberostar hotels can't be more different. CONS: Rooms were very small, dark, beds were so uncomfortable, pillows small, bathtub had rust,etc. Housekeeping was good, at...

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2Thank cocolocopa
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 August 2012

stayed here last year and it was great so good so decided to come here for my honeymoon....big mistake it standard have gone down wouldplace it at 3 star now .had to get the the bedding changed as the smell of sick in the room was over powering .they came and placed toilet blocks in the air conditioning .it then...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Internet
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
* Located in Punta Cana * Situated on Arena Gorda Beach * Complimentary sun loungers on the beach * Within the Riu Resort, along with the Riu Palace Punta Cana, Riu Palace Macao, Riu Taino and Riu Naiboa hotels * Main building and 1-story bungalow complex * Surrounded by 46,000 m2 / 50,300 sq. Yards of palm groves, adjacent to the beach * 50 km / 31 miles from Higley * 600 m / 1,980 ft. From Caribbean Street * 30 km / 19 miles from Punta Cana Int€™l. Airport * Credit cards accepted: Visa, MasterCard, Amex, Diners ... more   less 

Additional Information about ClubHotel Riu Bambu

Address: Playa Arena Gorda, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Region: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > La Altagracia Province > Punta Cana
Price Range: $213 - $457 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — ClubHotel Riu Bambu 3.5*
Number of rooms: 740
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Also Known As:
Riu Bambu Punta Cana
Riu Bambu Dominican Republic
Hotel Style:
#61 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#62 Spa Hotel in Punta Cana
#64 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
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“All Rooms Are Lovely”
 of 5 bubbles jemmat2014, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“don't pick room 108”
 of 5 bubbles bigdave11, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“It's fairly small and it's right on the beach”
 of 5 bubbles Trotsky999, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I would not recommend this hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles Raisa1828, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Buy your toiletries- including suncream- at the airport, as products at resorts shop can be quite pricey+not a lot of luggage allowance.”
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  • i believe this is a family room- although i may be wrong. Basic view of the room :)
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