# 24 of 109 hotels in Bavaro

ClubHotel Riu Bambu(4 stars)

Playa Arena Gorda, Punta Cana 22000 Punta Cana View on map
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  • Clean and beautiful (3)
    "Clean and beautiful" found in 3 reviews
    • " The hotel was located directly on the beautiful sandy beach, clean and beautiful hotel, staff very friendly. Actually everything was perfect except for the food. The buffet was ... " 
      5.092857142857143
      June 2011
    • " A very lovely vacation The staff are very friendly One has in the hotel really nothing to moan about... Value for money is okay . The hotel is actually not super modern. It was clean. Gladly anytime again:-) PS this persons ... " 
      5.792857142857143
      September 2012
    • " ... Loungers by the pool and also at the beach are abundant. One had no Liege reserve. She room are every day correctly cleanly made. Staff are always friendly. The food is varied and good seasoned. You can only recommend this hotel . Of course, it is getting a bit old, but one did not notice it. And we think, this is the charm ... " 
      5.0738095238095235
      August 2012
  • Staff very friendly (2)
    "Staff very friendly" found in 2 reviews
    • " The hotel was located directly on the beautiful sandy beach, clean and beautiful hotel, staff very friendly . Actually everything was perfect except for the food. The buffet was each day the same, cheap ... " 
      5.092857142857143
      June 2011
    • " A very lovely vacation The staff are very friendly One has in the hotel really nothing to moan about... Value for money is okay. The hotel is ... " 
      5.792857142857143
      September 2012
  • Cheap food (1)
    "Cheap food" found in 1 review
    • " The hotel was located directly on the beautiful sandy beach, clean and beautiful hotel, staff very friendly. Actually everything was perfect except for the food. The buffet was each day the same, cheap food and no variation. " 
      5.092857142857143
      June 2011
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Average
rating

Rating by categories

  • Hotel in general
    4.9
  • Room
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Location
    5.0
  • Gastronomy
    4.7
  • Sport & Leisure
    4.9

Rating breakdown

  • excellent
    103
  • very good
    44
  • acceptable
    16
  • poor
    5
  • terrible
    1
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The most helpful positive review

5.207142857142857

A very nice vacation, who something to moan about has, should stay at home. The only thing that bothered us was, the drinking and eating habits of the american and canadian guests. Great trip with the jungle rally done. The driver Robert has everything great explained …  read hotel review

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The most helpful negative review

3.375

A trip with lots of drawbacks... After we last year (5. times) already in the or other matter were disappointed, we have the whole still a chance, the hotel has after this trip the decision taken : never again Riu bambu! There was no morning clean tablecloths... Cutlery or plates you could not change... The breakfast was good! The lunchrestaurant flew the dishes through the geend and pigeons left some on the tables! The breakfast was the shouting of the c …  read hotel review

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Summary of guest reviews by category

  • Hotel in general
    Pros
    • Hotel in general (3)
      Comments related to "Hotel in general" found in 3 reviews
      • " The hotel was located directly on the beautiful sandy beach, clean and beautiful hotel, staff very friendly. Actually everything was perfect except for the food. The buffet was ... "  read hotel review
        5.092857142857143
        June 2011
      • " A very lovely vacation The staff are very friendly One has in the hotel really nothing to moan about... Value for money is okay. The hotel is actually not super modern. It was clean. Gladly anytime again:-) PS this persons ... "  read hotel review
        5.792857142857143
        September 2012
      • " ... Loungers by the pool and also at the beach are abundant. One had no Liege reserve. She room are every day correctly cleanly made. Staff are always friendly. The food is varied and good seasoned. You can only recommend this hotel. Of course, it is getting a bit old, but one did not notice it. And we think, this is the charm ... "  read hotel review
        5.0738095238095235
        August 2012
  • Location
    Pros
  • Service
    Pros
    • Service Friendliness (2)
      Comments related to "Service" found in 2 reviews
      • " The hotel was located directly on the beautiful sandy beach, clean and beautiful hotel, staff very friendly. Actually everything was perfect except for the food. The buffet was each day the same, cheap ... "  read hotel review
        5.092857142857143
        June 2011
      • " A very lovely vacation The staff are very friendly One has in the hotel really nothing to moan about... Value for money is okay. The hotel is ... "  read hotel review
        5.792857142857143
        September 2012
  • Food
    Pros
    • Quality (1)
      Comments related to "Food" found in 1 review
      • " The hotel was located directly on the beautiful sandy beach, clean and beautiful hotel, staff very friendly. Actually everything was perfect except for the food. The buffet was each day the same, cheap food and no variation. "  read hotel review
        5.092857142857143
        June 2011
    • Quantity (1)
      Comments related to "Food" found in 1 review
      • " ... super, as well as the whole complex. Loungers by the pool and also at the beach are abundant. One had no Liege reserve. She room are every day correctly cleanly made. Staff are always friendly. The food is varied and good seasoned. You can only recommend this hotel. Of course, it is getting a bit old, but one did ... "  read hotel review
        5.0738095238095235
        August 2012

Nice Hotel with friendly service
  • Recommended hotel
  • Families
  • Beach holiday
  • August 2014
This is a very nice all inclusive club Hotel. The rooms were big with large bed. The animation was ok. The beach is nearby, but has very few shadow places. There is 1 open restaurant and 4 restaurant where you have to reserve. Quality of food was avarage for me. The staff at receiption is very kindly and we were called two times during stay if all is ok or if we have special wishes. What makes me angry, but is no problem of hotel, that most guests reserve places at pool alreday at 7am but never come to there ... place again during day. read hotel review
  • Gastronomy
    4.5
    Variety of food and drinks
    4.0
    Overall cleanliness in the restaurant and in the dining areas
    5.0
    Quality of food and drinks
    4.0
    Atmosphere & furnishings
    5.0
  • Hotel
    4.7
    Condition of the Hotel
    4.0
    General cleanliness of the different areas
    5.0
    Family friendliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.5
    Staff's knowledge of foreign language
    5.0
    Reception, check-in & check-out
    6.0
    Friendliness and helpfulness
    6.0
    Competence (handling complaints)
    5.0
  • Sport & Leisure
    4.3
    Quality of the beach
    5.0
    Leisure activities (e.g. sauna, tennis, entertainment, etc.)
    4.0
    Overall condition of the pool area
    4.0
  • Room
    5.0
    Size of the room
    5.0
    Cleanliness & linen change
    5.0
    Size of the bathroom
    5.0
    Room amenities (TV, balcony, safe, etc.)
    5.0
  • Location
    4.6
    Proximity to shopping areas
    3.0
    Distance to the beach
    6.0
    Transportation connection and available excursions
    4.0
    Restaurants & bars in the area
    5.0
    Other leisure activities available
    5.0
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Matthias
Top - absolute relaxation - super nice
  • Recommended hotel
  • Singles
  • Translated
  • Beach holiday
  • April 2014
A gorgeous, beautiful grounds, sensational beach (the best section all hotels in the immediate vicinity), very friendly staff, animation gives itself much trouble and is never pushy - very pleasant, room wasn't anymore the newest, but the cleanliness is absolutely perfect, plentiful - is recommended excursions TUI - stars of the caribean, the food in the main restaurant was ok - culinary highlights you should not expect. For a buffet, it is absolutely ok. A small tip for the service staff is also a very fast and forestalling operation - only a small tip by the way. The tour operator ... (vivi) from TUI is also constantly locally and very hard - top. Ah - afterall spring break no trace, many us and canadian and south american in the hotel but is absolutely no problems with noise, party or dirt. In short, a top resort - very recommendable and again any time. An absolute relaxation! read hotel review
  • Gastronomy
    5.3
    Variety of food and drinks
    5.0
    Overall cleanliness in the restaurant and in the dining areas
    6.0
    Quality of food and drinks
    5.0
    Atmosphere & furnishings
    5.0
  • Hotel
    5.0
    Condition of the Hotel
    5.0
    General cleanliness of the different areas
    5.0
    Family friendliness
    5.0
  • Location
    5.2
    Proximity to shopping areas
    5.0
    Distance to the beach
    6.0
    Transportation connection and available excursions
    5.0
    Restaurants & bars in the area
    4.0
    Other leisure activities available
    6.0
  • Room
    5.8
    Size of the room
    6.0
    Cleanliness & linen change
    5.0
    Size of the bathroom
    6.0
    Room amenities (TV, balcony, safe, etc.)
    6.0
  • Sport & Leisure
    5.7
    Quality of the beach
    6.0
    Leisure activities (e.g. sauna, tennis, entertainment, etc.)
    5.0
    Overall condition of the pool area
    6.0
  • Service
    5.5
    Staff's knowledge of foreign language
    6.0
    Reception, check-in & check-out
    6.0
    Friendliness and helpfulness
    5.0
    Competence (handling complaints)
    5.0
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Patrick
Very nice Karibik holiday
  • Recommended hotel
  • Couples
  • Translated
  • Beach holiday
  • March 2014
We are traveling as a couple end of march april and can only provide feedback to the beginning than, that it was worth it. At first i was a little sceptical, because i had read a few negative reviews here and wanted to change the hotel. Finally, i must say, that we were glad, to be ended up here. The food is great and varied, provided you can also use the free theme restaurants. Only the buffet in the main restaurant, in the long term monotonous. The staff was friendly, and the area in good shape. In the morning it ... smelled from and to somewhat strictly, if the sprinkler of goods, but not more. There were also many kids in the hotel, which in my opinion (we ourselves have no children) were very well entertained. Annoying were only the pool chair reservations early in the morning. This should not disturb however. Towel and couch and ears to passages simply a further then i don't understand, or could all languages. And it is not the german the-). The beach was always super clean and the pool chairs were many open. It is also important, in case of defects always immediately notify, the hotel staff and the travel line worry about very quickly. Even at excursions always everything anmeckern. Highly recommended is the segway tour in the morning (with a visit to a lagoon). From the Spring Break we have heard nothing more, because the main season already past was for. What a pity, since we had adjusted ourselves to a weekend in order to experience it once (2 weeks but would be too much, according to which TUI travel line locally even worse than Ballermann mannschaftsfahrtzeiten to). Furthermore, i would like here, a large praise to the TUI management (the nice lady said vivian) to on site. Super friendly and very helpful. read hotel review
  • Service
    5.8
    Staff's knowledge of foreign language
    5.0
    Reception, check-in & check-out
    6.0
    Friendliness and helpfulness
    6.0
    Competence (handling complaints)
    6.0
  • Location
    5.6
    Proximity to shopping areas
    4.0
    Distance to the beach
    6.0
    Transportation connection and available excursions
    6.0
    Restaurants & bars in the area
    6.0
    Other leisure activities available
    6.0
  • Room
    4.8
    Size of the room
    6.0
    Size of the bathroom
    3.0
    Cleanliness & linen change
    5.0
    Room amenities (TV, balcony, safe, etc.)
    5.0
  • Gastronomy
    4.5
    Variety of food and drinks
    5.0
    Overall cleanliness in the restaurant and in the dining areas
    4.0
    Quality of food and drinks
    5.0
    Atmosphere & furnishings
    4.0
  • Sport & Leisure
    5.3
    Quality of the beach
    6.0
    Child care or playground
    6.0
    Leisure activities (e.g. sauna, tennis, entertainment, etc.)
    4.0
    Overall condition of the pool area
    5.0
  • Hotel
    5.3
    Condition of the Hotel
    4.0
    General cleanliness of the different areas
    5.0
    Family friendliness
    6.0
    Disabled-friendly
    6.0
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Helmut
Fantastic holiday
  • Recommended hotel
  • Families
  • Translated
  • Beach holiday
  • March 2014
On the whole a very cool area, especially the entertainers are, always in a good mood and ready for fun best. Cocktails and food was amazing, the beach with the palm trees is wonderful. The child care was very good, on the children watches out is great and speaks illou a perfect german. read hotel review
  • Room
    5.0
    Size of the room
    4.0
    Size of the bathroom
    5.0
    Cleanliness & linen change
    5.0
    Room amenities (TV, balcony, safe, etc.)
    6.0
  • Sport & Leisure
    5.5
    Quality of the beach
    6.0
    Child care or playground
    6.0
    Leisure activities (e.g. sauna, tennis, entertainment, etc.)
    5.0
    Overall condition of the pool area
    5.0
  • Gastronomy
    5.8
    Variety of food and drinks
    6.0
    Overall cleanliness in the restaurant and in the dining areas
    5.0
    Quality of food and drinks
    6.0
    Atmosphere & furnishings
    6.0
  • Hotel
    5.5
    Condition of the Hotel
    5.0
    General cleanliness of the different areas
    5.0
    Family friendliness
    6.0
    Disabled-friendly
    6.0
  • Location
    5.5
    Distance to the beach
    6.0
    Transportation connection and available excursions
    6.0
    Proximity to shopping areas
    5.0
    Other leisure activities available
    5.0
  • Service
    4.8
    Staff's knowledge of foreign language
    5.0
    Reception, check-in & check-out
    4.0
    Friendliness and helpfulness
    5.0
    Competence (handling complaints)
    5.0
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Holger
Great holiday.
  • Recommended hotel
  • Friends
  • Translated
  • Beach holiday
  • February 2014
It is a very good resort for a relaxing beach holiday. The mood is much to be done. At the beach bar is every day something going on, this is also the entertainment team to owe. If you want peace and quiet you are at the beach great. read hotel review
  • Gastronomy
    6.0
    Variety of food and drinks
    6.0
    Overall cleanliness in the restaurant and in the dining areas
    6.0
    Quality of food and drinks
    6.0
    Atmosphere & furnishings
    6.0
  • Hotel
    5.3
    Condition of the Hotel
    6.0
    General cleanliness of the different areas
    5.0
    Family friendliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.3
    Staff's knowledge of foreign language
    5.0
    Reception, check-in & check-out
    5.0
    Friendliness and helpfulness
    5.0
    Competence (handling complaints)
    6.0
  • Room
    5.8
    Size of the room
    6.0
    Size of the bathroom
    5.0
    Cleanliness & linen change
    6.0
    Room amenities (TV, balcony, safe, etc.)
    6.0
  • Sport & Leisure
    5.3
    Quality of the beach
    6.0
    Leisure activities (e.g. sauna, tennis, entertainment, etc.)
    5.0
    Overall condition of the pool area
    5.0
  • Location
    4.6
    Proximity to shopping areas
    3.0
    Distance to the beach
    6.0
    Transportation connection and available excursions
    4.0
    Restaurants & bars in the area
    5.0
    Other leisure activities available
    5.0
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Information about ClubHotel Riu Bambu

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  • Location
    This hotel is located directly on the wonderful sandy beach of Punta Cana. The tourist centre of Punta Cana is also located near to the hotel and the airport is roughly 30 km away.
  • The establishment comprises a total of 560 accommodation units. A lobby and a reception are available to guests. Services such as a safe and currency exchange facilities make for a comfortable stay. Internet access and wireless internet access are available in the public areas. Gastronomic options include a restaurant and a bar. Shopping facilities are available. The grounds of the establishment feature a playground and an attractive garden. A newspaper stand is also among the amenities at the establishment. Guests arriving in their own vehicles can park in the car park. Additional services include a babysitting service, a childcare service, medical assistance, room service, a laundry and a hairdressing salon.
  • Special family rooms are available for families with children. All accommodation units feature air conditioning, a fan and a bathroom. Most rooms also feature a balcony or terrace. Each accommodation unit features a double bed or a sofa-bed. Cots are available for children. A safe and a minibar also feature. An ironing set is also available to guests. Convenient features include a telephone, a TV, a radio and wireless internet access. In the bathrooms, guests will find a shower, a bath and a hairdryer.
  • The establishment offers a children's pool. The sun loungers and parasols on the sun terrace offer a great place to unwind. A hot tub provides an opportunity for relaxation. There is also a poolside snack bar. For those wishing to enjoy some exercise, tennis, beach volleyball and golf are offered onsite. Many types of sport are available, including watersports such as pedal boat hire, catamaraning, kayaking, snorkelling and diving. For a fee, windsurfing and sailing can also be enjoyed. A gym, table tennis and gymnastics are some of the sports and leisure options available at the establishment. Various spa options are offered, including a spa, a sauna, a beauty salon and massage treatments. An entertainment programme, an entertainment programme for adults, a disco, a kids' club and a casino provide guests with recreational options during their free time.
  • The establishment offers a wide range of bookable meals and board options, including breakfast, lunch, dinner, half board, full board and All-inclusive. The establishment additionally offers snacks. Guests can enjoy the show cooking, during which the chefs create delicious specialities. Alcohol-free drinks and alcoholic drinks are served at the establishment.
  • The following credit cards are accepted in the establishment: American Express, VISA, Diners Club and MasterCard.
* Neither HolidayCheck nor the provider assumes liability for the accuracy and completeness of the content displayed above. Please take note of the hotel description of the respective operator and bear in mind that the services included in an offer may differ from the catalog description presented here. We are obliged to offer solely those services available at the time of booking as shown on the booking form. © 2013 Giata

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Amenities

Hotel amenities

  • Terrace
  • Shops in the hotel
  • Hairdressers/Beauty salon
  • Playground
  • Hotel safe
  • Air conditioning

Room amenities

  • Phone
  • Satellite TV
  • Minibar
  • Minibar: alcoholic
  • Safe
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Bathroom
  • Wake up call/Alarm clock

Gastronomy

  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Breakfast buffet

A choice of sports

  • Fitness centre
  • Outdoor pool
  • Tennis court

Spa offers

  • Spa centre
  • Massages
  • Special massages
  • Sauna

Other hotel information

  • Evening programs and entertainment
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Kids club (6-9 years)
  • Car hire
  • Lake
  • Currency exchange
  • Children welcome
  • Wifi