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Safe area

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Eco-certified

Family

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Riu Palace Bavaro - All Inclusive

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8.2

Good (1,814 ratings)

Higüey, Dominican Republic - 

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210 m Arena Gorda Beach

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2.5 km Iberostar Golf Course

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2.5 km Punta Blanca Golf Course

Hotel Overview

Riu Palace Bavaro, located in Punta Cana, has generally received favorable reviews from its guests. This all-inclusive resort seems to cater well to travelers seeking a blend of relaxation and entertainment in a beautiful beachside location. With its array of amenities and strategic location, it stands as an attractive vacation destination for many.

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Hotel highlights

Food

Nature

Atmosphere

  1. Location: Guests often highlight the hotel's exceptional location on a stunning beach, ideal for those who love the sea and sand.
  2. Food Quality: The variety and quality of food available at the resort's restaurants have been praised, satisfying diverse tastes and dietary needs.
  3. Room Comfort: Many visitors appreciate the comfortable and well-equipped rooms, ensuring a restful stay.
  4. Friendly Staff: The hospitality and friendliness of the staff have been a recurring positive note, making guests feel welcome and well cared for.
  5. Entertainment Options: The resort offers a wide range of entertainment options, appealing to guests of all ages.
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Air Conditioning

  1. Wi-Fi Connectivity: Some guests have reported issues with Wi-Fi connectivity throughout the resort, affecting their overall experience.
  2. Maintenance Issues: Occasional maintenance problems in rooms and public areas have been a concern for some visitors.
  3. Crowding: During peak times, the resort can become quite crowded, impacting access to facilities and services.
  4. Reservation System for Restaurants: The reservation system for dining at the resort's specialty restaurants can be frustrating, with some guests finding it difficult to secure a spot.
  5. Room Noise: A few guests have mentioned that noise from neighboring rooms or the resort's entertainment activities can be intrusive.

Amenities

Kids pool

Waterslide

Tennis court

Babysitting

Babysitting

Kids club

Grocery/Convenience store

All inclusive

Restaurant

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Total 1,814 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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8.3

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8.2

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booking

294 Reviews

8.3 / 10

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expedia

1,520 Reviews

8.2 / 10

Reviews

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Words are aggregated from hotel reviews across the web and listed by the most mentions.

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Food was mentioned 583 times

24% Negative69% Positive

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stephanie auber5 months ago
5/5Google icon

I came here with my family this past summer and this resort is amazing. The rooms were beautiful with a great view of the ocean. Food was delicious. Drinks were delicious. Service was amazing there on top of everything and everything you want and need. I hurt my leg while being there and they legit brought me ice to ice my leg. They became like family. Will definitely be coming back. Love it here.

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Sheri Ortiz5 months ago
3/5Google icon

Probably wouldn’t have booked this hotel if I had read the recent reviews first, as many were bad. But our overall experience was decent. I agree with the other reviewers that the rooms were not as expected. We booked a two bedroom junior suite and what we got was two adjoining rooms. Front desk confirmed that this is considered a suite. Not what we wanted, but not a deal breaker. The rooms are outdated and showers don’t work well. There was construction on the property, but thankfully our room was not directly facing it. The food was okay. We tried all the restaurants and they were the same as far as quality; just okay. The grounds and public areas were well maintained and regularly cleaned. The resort had lots of activities for all ages including nightly entertainment. The staff were very friendly and accommodating. There were many comments from other reviewers that the staff was rude, but that was not our experience at all.

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 610

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Number of floors 4

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Number of buildings/towers 13

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Year Built 2011

WiFi Quality

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Ping, ms

Idle

48

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82

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98

Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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HD online movies

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group video calls

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online streaming

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4K online movies

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What's nearby

Arena Gorda Beach

210 m

Iberostar Golf Course

2.5 km

Punta Blanca Golf Course

2.5 km

Cana Bay Golf Club

3.5 km

Cortecito Beach

9 km

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Airports Nearby

Punta Cana Intl. Airport (PUJ)

13.5 km

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Restaurants

Restaurante Colonial

560 m

Daiquiri Lobby Bar

210 m

restaurante la isabela

840 m

La Plaza

560 m

Montecristo Café

910 m

Street View

Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$0.5 - $2

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Coffee

$0.8 - $3.9

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Beer 0.5L

$1.3 - $3.9

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$3.9 - $18.8

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$0.8 - $0.9

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Taxi 1km (normal tariff)

$1.3 - $3.9

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$31.3 - $91.8

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$4.2 - $14.1

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McMeal at McDonalds

$5.5 - $7

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$0.4 - $2.3

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$1.1 - $1.2

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$15.7 - $31.3

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$23.5 - $43.9

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House Rules

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Check in after 15:00

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Check out until 11:00

Children welcome

No pets or service animals

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