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Worksop, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 May 2013

Although slightly dated in some areas the riu bambu is excellent value for money. The rooms are comfortable with plenty of storage for all those n matching handbags :-) . The animation team were brilliant and so energetic. The food was Fab, and the selection of alcohol was great especially the range of cocktails. The staff were helpful and always...

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4Thank Angie C
Pickering, Canada
Reviewed 6 May 2013

This was our second time at a RIU and shall be the last. Old hotel and it looks and feels like it. Air conditioner did not shut off (even when switched off) and there were no blankets. Still use the metal key on a stick for the room. Bad smell in the hallway and the balcony (in the morning). 20...

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3Thank Harjindar K
Reviewed 6 May 2013

I returned home from the hotel yesterday after a ten day stay!! I have no complaints, the staff were fantastic, the hotel was better than most all inclusives I have been to, the food was defiantly better than the sensatori in sharm el sheikh. The beach is one of the most beautiful I have seen. I We went on three...

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7Thank Sarah B
Surrey, UK
Reviewed 5 May 2013

We have been staying at the Riu Bambu for the last couple of weeks and had a fantastic time. The hotel itself is lovely - clean, well laid out and has everything you need for a relaxing time. A lot of these reviews are very harsh on what is a good value for money hotel in a beautiful location. The...

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9Thank tubinic
Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 May 2013

We did stay here last year June 2012 and I never got round to writing the review. But I just can't believe it gets bad reviews. There are plenty of hotels in this area and this is the cheapest one so first of all what were you expecting?? The Ritz?? We couldn't fault a single day of our holiday. The...

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10Thank Kalacrosby
Bridlington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 May 2013

first impresion where are we this is not what you get ,room as bad ,food lucky to get warm neveremind cooked,only few bar staff good rest treat you like a number.beer rubbish snacks in fridge dont try never seen makeover like advertised from ten year ago butlins better unless you only want a drinking binge and get your head down...

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5Thank 145glenb
Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 2 May 2013

We had some friends staying next door to us at the Riu Bamboo so we went over to their hotel on several occasions because we could. We found the staff their to be very unfriendly, not eager to serve us at the bar or restaurant which we had made reservations for. The steak house food was terrible. The food was...

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1Thank margo s
lexington, KY
Reviewed 24 April 2013

We had a great time for what we payed! Most of the staff was very friendly a few were just doing thier job. The colonial buffet was good a little bit of everything, breakfast was great, fruit eggs many ways, bacon sausage,pastries,cold cuts ect. Lunch fish chicken pork salad bar ect. Dinner was awesome to good, Always had a great...

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6Thank beenthere47
West Springfield, Massachusetts
Reviewed 22 April 2013

Along with a few pros about this resort, there are unfortunately more cons. I traveled to Punta Cana for the first time with friends and family. There were seven people in our party, five of which have never been on a tropical all-inclusive vacation before. Upon entering the Riu Bambu resort, everything seemed in place. Beautiful lobby, great Caribbean feel,...

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2Thank amt2684
Plymouth, Wisconsin
Reviewed 22 April 2013

This resort was very nice, the rooms clean and the staff friendly. The down side was that many on the staff didnt speak english so sometimes it was a challenge to communicate. Drinks were watered down and often had ask for alcohol to be put in drinks. Prenty to do to keep busy on the resort and enjoyed the entertainment...

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  • 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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  • 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 23000, Dominican Republic
Region: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > La Altagracia Province > Punta Cana
Price Range: $218 - $535 (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:
#63 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#65 Spa Hotel in Punta Cana
#66 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
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“I had room 105, ground floor, easy access to Reception, Beach, pools and Restaurants. Sunny veranda in pm.”
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“Rooms near the pool are good location”
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“Noisy near of the tennis court, because your close from the road too”
 of 5 bubbles , 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Web-site and a phone call to confirm you choice. There is a couple of banks of rooms that are to close to the nightly entertainment.”
 of 5 bubbles donsagriff, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Every Building is being renovated or being built, winter 2017 / 18 all rooms should eb like new”
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