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ClubHotel Riu Bambu

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved this hotel! I maybe easy to please but really can't see what people's issues are!? If you wanted ultra modern or extremely posh up your budget and go next door (either direction) Ok it's ready for a lick of paint but does this really effect your holiday? Bonus is its now closed getting the paint job along with...

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 week ago

My Daughter and I bought a 5 star package with Applevacation, with this.. your not told where your going till you get to the out going airport.. which was PIT.. We thought we really didn't care because we're not in the room that much.. WRONG!!! thing again. there is so much more to think about when your gone or living...

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RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at ClubHotel Riu Bambu, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback and for expressing your concerns. We were surprised to read your comments about the service. At RIU we take pride in our customer service as this is one of the key values of our company and staff is constantly trained to maintain optimal standards. We will send...

Clarenville, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

April 2017 Riu Bambu I stay at this resort from April 5-12/2017 I have stayed on 5 stars resorts before but this resort was not a 5 Star I would give it 2or 3 star.I booked a deluxe room .When we got there no tv in the room mold everywhere up the walls room smells sour .So I went back...

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RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at ClubHotel Riu Bambu, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback and for expressing your concerns. We are committed to provide excellent quality of our products and services to our guests. We regret to read that you have left our hotel with an opposite idea in your mind. We have sent your comments and suggestions to the respective...

lytham
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On arrival at the riu bambu check in was a little hectic and a little unorganised with a coach load of people trying to find out what the next steps were with one receptionist trying to organise everyone who had already started to do their own thing. The hotel is not as vast as some make out with everything in...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just got back from a 7 day stay at the Rui Bambu and were very disappointed by our room, the service and the food. We went on a package through Apple Vacations and this was billed as a "5 Star Resort". It was in NO WAY a 5 star resort in terms of the room, the service or the...

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RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at ClubHotel Riu Bambu, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback and for expressing your concerns. We regret that your stay at our hotel did not fulfill your conception in general. Our policy is to make every attempt to please and keep our guests content. We are committed to provide excellent quality of our products and services to...

Fingal, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

February 2017 Surprise 50th Bday friends / family trip We flew out of Kitchener Waterloo, a nice little airport I'd recommend to everyone, no hustle and craziness of Pearson in Toronto. Sunwing flight was good, cramped but what plane isn't, landed at airport which was gorgeous, very quick bus ride to the hotel after a few beers from the bar...

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New York, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My first night here.. We checked in at around 5:pm. When we came into the room it was hot & humid. I called the desk once and place the complaint. We decided to go take a swim at the beach while, what we thought, they worked on the room. When we go to pick up a towel, they told us...

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RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at ClubHotel Riu Bambu, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback and for expressing your concerns. Humidity is something very typical of a tropical climate and we have an internal system is created to mitigate this. We were very surprised to read your comments about the service. At RIU we take pride in our customer service as this...

Cairnbrook, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just got back from a stay at this resort March 2017. Where do I start. First rooms were average but the fact that there were 8 of us in 4 rooms that were suppose to be next to each other but were not, 1 room had blood stains on sheets and behind the bed so my son and his wife...

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RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at ClubHotel Riu Bambu, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback and for expressing your concerns. We regret that your stay at our hotel did not fulfill your conception in general. Our policy is to make every attempt to please and keep our guests content. We are deeply disappointed to find that our team did not turn around...

prince albert, sk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we stayed at the Riu Bambu in March/17...was supposed to be for 2 weeks but into our fourth day 200 plus spring breakers starting showing up so we requested a move and were looked after promply by Jose Montero so thanks Jose..........we really enjoyed the Bambu while we were there as the food was excellent....service outstanding...easy to get around, 5...

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Maberly, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just returned from a week at the Riu bambu. Easy book in, we were assigned a room that looked into the back of the restaurant. Called reception and were moved quickly to a much better location. Dominican workers pleasant and efficient. All the towels we needed, fridge filled every day. My favorite beverage was the mariachi at the bar closest...

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Internet
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
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 ... more   less 

Additional Information about ClubHotel Riu Bambu

Address: Playa Arena Gorda, Punta Cana 23000, Dominican Republic
Region: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > La Altagracia Province > Punta Cana
Price Range: $198 - $531 (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:
#65 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#69 Spa Hotel in Punta Cana
#69 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
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“You could t Ask to be near beach; the hotel may be able to oblige. Site compact, some outlooks may be uninspiring, but NO "bad" locations.”
kittyandbill, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for close to the beach or pools”
shennjoe, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“ask to be in building 1 or 2”
kruczer, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Don't stay here if a nice room is what you are looking for.”
caribgirl58, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We were at the very back I'd ask to stay closer to the pool and lobby”
sueg771, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
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