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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 15 January 2007

We stayed at the Taino January 5th-12th. We were booked at the Naiboa but got upgraded since they were over booked. We ended up staying in what used to be the Melao and loved it for the most part. The Room: We were extremely close to the pool bar/snack restaurant which was nice and could hear the ocean from the...

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18Thank mh6
USA
Reviewed 14 January 2007

We just got back from the Taino after six nights in Jan. Let me say that we may have been spoiled because our first stay was in a Riu Palace. I will pay the extra money to stay in a palace. Starting off, the hotel staff is great!!! The front desk staff is(especially Julio) wonderful and the cleaning crew was...

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6Thank Mcartman
Woodstock Ont
Reviewed 11 January 2007

We stayed at Tanio from Jan 1st to the 8th 2007. I have to say that I was pleasently surprised by the quality of the resort. The people of Dominican are fabulous. We have traveled to several Caribean locations and have experienced some very good resorts and some very bad. Riu Tanio was an excellent resort for the value. Food...

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8Thank scott_macdonald
Gatineau
Reviewed 11 January 2007

My husband and I were at the RIU Taino from December 30th 2006- January 6th 2007. We had an amazing time! I had read about the gardens being so lovely but I hadn't imagined how great they really were. We got to celebrate New Year's there and so they had closed all the A la Carte Restaurants and served lobsters...

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15Thank saphirediamond
Orangeville Ontario
Reviewed 9 January 2007

We just got back yesterday from the Riu Taino and had read many reviews on this resort prior to going. We had read extremely positive reviews and negative ones. We have travelled to other islands in the past so we had a good basis to compare this one with. We both would rate this hotel as a absolute average to...

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8Thank soccerdad2007
Wilbraham, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 January 2007

My wife and I stayed at the Riu Taino from Dec. 10th thru the 17th. Let me start off by saying that my wife won the vacation, so we did not pay anything. You gotta love pop-up ads! Ultimately, we did not have a say as to where we were going or staying - the travel agency we won the...

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12Thank Whopper27
gloucester
Reviewed 28 December 2006

We have just arrived back in England after two weeks in paradise. we stayed for two weeks at the riu naiboa and could not have asked for more. it was our first time in the carribean and was everything and more that we wanted / expected. My girlfriend and I travelled with our two friends, with our ages ranging from...

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12Thank joyner69
Stratford, Canada
Reviewed 27 December 2006

We were there from Dec.7 to 14 ,2006. We were pleasantly surprised since we paid so little through a last minute travel site on the web. Room was a little musty but if you feel the constant humidity it's no surprise. It was always clean and everything worked well. Bed and pillows were hard but we have become accustomed to...

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13Thank soap2
Whitby Ontario
Reviewed 19 December 2006

We visited the resort Dec 9 to 15th. I am putting everything into categories for easy reading: Room: Gross! There were 2 of us and we had 1 double and 2 singles in the room, we asked for a King sized but the front desk wouldn't help us. Bed was so old and uncomfortable, Bar fridge came with very little...

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4Thank beachlover8200
Ontario
Reviewed 14 December 2006

We previously stayed at this hotel, and found it an excellent value for the money and we enjoyed it alot. We returned with some good friends,and hoped for a repeat experience, and we were not diasppointed. The rooms were near the edge of the property line in the 12 room bungalows. Though it was a 5 minute walk to the...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
* Located in Punta Cana * Inside the Riu Resort, along with the Riu Palace Punta Cana, Riu Palace Macao, Riu Palace Bavaro and the ClubHotel Riu Bambu * The Splash Water World will be opened from 1st November 2016 * Separated from the beach by just the Riu Palace Bavaro * Complimentary sun loungers on the beach * 4-story building * Surrounded by 20,000 m2 / 24,000 sq. yards of tropical gardens * 50 km / 31 miles from Hig'ey * 150 m / 495 ft. from Caribbean Street * 30 km / 19 miles from Punta Cana Int'l. Airport * Credit cards accepted: Visa, MasterCard, Amex, Diners ... more   less 

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Address: Playa Arena Gorda, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Region: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > La Altagracia Province > Punta Cana
Price Range: $185 - $348 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Riu Naiboa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 362
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Also Known As:
Riu Naiboa Punta Cana
Hotel Style:
#10 Best Value Hotel in Punta Cana
#65 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#68 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
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“rooms further away from the pool are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles sarahcat66, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Very noisy with pool view. Above the entertainment section. Moved to the other side of resort.”
 of 5 bubbles GisLondon, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you prefer a quieter room, try to stay away from the lower room number - our first room was 217 (very noisy), moved to 468 - very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles 433vikkim, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Pool side of the resort is best for view.”
 of 5 bubbles davekC2124XQ, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Pool side rooms are VERY loud in evening until entrainment ends.”
 of 5 bubbles clr62, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
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