Hotel Riu Palace Punta Cana - All Inclusive 24h

Playa de Arena GordaPlaya BavaroDominican Republic
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About Hotel Riu Palace Punta Cana - All Inclusive 24h

Nestled amidst tropical palm trees right on the sandy Arena Gorda beach, the all-inclusive Hotel Riu Palace Punta Cana takes pride in its diverse restaurants and bars, full-service spa, and extensive water park with multiple swimming pools and slides.

The upscale and tastefully furnished rooms are equipped with hydromassage bathtubs, fully stocked minibars, and private balconies or terraces with pool views. Upgraded suites highlight plush lounge areas, outdoor hot tubs, and sea views.

Along with an indoor game zone and children’s club, Hotel Riu Palace Punta Cana boasts a modern fitness centre and relaxing hot tubs. Meeting and banquet facilities, plus nightly animation programmes are also featured.

Six restaurants and five bars are available on site. Buffet-style meals with show cooking can be enjoyed at Don Manuel, fusion delights at Krystal, and Brazilian specialities at La Bodega. Local and imported beverages are offered at the resort’s bars and nightclub.

Iberostar Golf Course and the 18-hole Cana Bay Golf Course are both within a 15-minute drive of the property.


Playa de Arena Gorda, Playa Bavaro, Dominican Republic
Telephone: +1(809)6874242 | Fax: +1(809)6877878 |

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour reception
  • Beach / Sun umbrellas
  • Convenience store
  • Deck chairs / Lounge chairs
  • Direct beach access
  • Disco / Nightclub
  • Elevator
  • Express check-in / out
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Gym
  • Hairdresser
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parking garage
  • Pool bar
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • Wellness center / Spa

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony / Patio
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cosmetic mirror
  • Fan
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Beauty salon
  • Massage
  • Sauna
  • Solarium


  • Accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby crib
  • Childcare / Babysitting
  • Kids' club
  • Kids' playground
  • Organized activities for kids

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00

Positive Reviews

A well situated and relaxing resort

Visitors are pleased with the beautiful location of this resort hotel. The hotel lobby is reportedly huge and airy, with lots of lounge seats and chairs, keeping guests relaxed and cosy. Moreover, the property has easy access to the beach, allowing guests to enjoy reclining on sunloungers and strolling along its white sand.

Loads of activities

Guests are thrilled to participate in various activities during their stay at the resort. Besides enjoying the swimming pools at the resort, guests have a great time and plenty of excitement with sport activities at the waterpark and on the beach. Likewise, they gladly engage in different recreational games and fitness activities. Moreover, the nightly shows are highly entertaining and suitable for all age groups.

Attentive staff

Reviews reveal that the special attention from the resort personnel is deeply appreciated by guests. Handling of check-ins and check-outs at the reception is reportedly smooth and fast. Guests are pleased with the warm welcome and treatment they received. It is observed that the service staff at the resort go above and beyond to accommodate guests and make stays gratifying and convenient.

Negative Reviews

Needs renovation

It is observed by reviewers that the resort has experienced much wear and tear, considering the influx of guests through the years. The rooms are seemingly outdated, while the grounds, hallways, and stairwells are not always kept up to scratch. The lifts keep breaking down, and the phones don’t work most of the time. It seems to reviewers that a major renovation is needed to keep up with the times.

Bathroom issues

Bathroom problems are frequently encountered by guests. No hot water and low water pressure are commonly mentioned in their feedback.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 4871 reviews across the web
8.1 /10
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    7.7 /10
8.1 out of 10 based on 4871 reviews