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Hotel Riu Bambu
3 stars

Hotel Riu Bambu

Playa Arena Gorda, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
See location+1 809 221 7575
C$ 132

rate per night

based on 14 reviews
14 reviews
Room type
Nightly total
Standard Room
C$ 132
Superior Room
C$ 157
Deluxe room
C$ 173

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About Hotel Riu Bambu

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Breakfast for free

The ClubHotel Riu Bambu is located in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic and was refurbished in 2017. This all-inclusive hotel is a few feet from Caribbean Street less than seven miles from the village of Cortecito. Punta Cana Airport is 12 miles away while La Romana Airport is 36 miles from the hotel. This mid-range hotel has 1,000 guestrooms and is a part of the RIU Resort with four sister hotels.

Rooms include double standard rooms, deluxe family rooms, deluxe rooms, family rooms, and junior suites. The rooms come with flat-screen televisions with satellite channels, complimentary high-speed wireless Internet, air conditioning, beverage dispenser and minibar, and a terrace or balcony. Deluxe family rooms also offer a sofa bed and a coffee maker. Junior suites include a living area with a sofa and additional space.

There are several restaurants available at the resort, including a full American breakfast buffet with live cooking stations. For lunch, a buffet is available with pizza, pasta, salad, and fruit. Dinner is also available as a buffet with themed dishes based on the day. There are also a la carte restaurants that serve Italian, Mexican, Asian, steakhouse-style, and Spanish meals. Snacks are also available around the clock and included in the all-inclusive resort fee.

The hotel has group fitness activities, a gym, volleyball court, and a multipurpose sports pitch. It also offers a steam bath, numerous tennis courts, kayaking, snorkeling, and windsurfing. Daytime entertainment is available for both kids and adults with options like pool parties, live music, and shows.

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Amenities at Hotel Riu Bambu

  • Private beach
  • Fitness centre
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee machine
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Child pool
  • Internet
  • Parking

Things to do

  • Beauty salon
  • Basketball court
  • Gift shop
  • Pool table
  • Canoeing

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Room service
  • 24hr front desk


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Fan
  • Air-conditioned


  • Balcony
  • Beach towels
  • Private beach


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Child pool

Pool and spa

  • Sauna
  • Spa

Accessibility and suitability

  • Disabled Access
  • Elevator


  • Restaurant
  • Coffee machine

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Safe

Parking and transportation

  • Parking

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV


  • Hairdryer


  • Fitness centre

Reviews of Hotel Riu Bambu

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Playa Arena Gorda, Punta Cana

What's nearby

  • Punta Blanca Golf Course0.8 km
  • Iberostar Golf Course1.6 km
  • White Sands Golf Course2.4 km
  • Cana Bay Golf Club2.4 km
  • Hard Rock Casino Punta Cana2.8 km
  • Avalon Casino Punta Cana3.6 km
  • Hoyo Azul4.1 km
  • Cocotal Golf and Country Club6.7 km
  • Dolphin Island Park6.8 km
  • Playa Bavaro Beach9.1 km
  • The Faldo Legacy Course at RocoKi9.1 km
  • The Lakes Barcelo Bavaro Golf Course9.4 km



Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Essential information about Hotel Riu Bambu

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High season


Average price (weeknight)

C$ 417

Average price (weekend night)

C$ 271
Cheapest month to stay with an average 67% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 145% rise in price.
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When to book a room at Hotel Riu Bambu

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Top tips for your stay at Hotel Riu Bambu

  • If you’re after a cheap room at Hotel Riu Bambu, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in October and November.
  • Prices can also vary depending on which day of the week you stay. For the best room deals at Hotel Riu Bambu, plan to stay on a Tuesday or Sunday. The most expensive day is usually Saturday.
  • The cheapest price a room at Hotel Riu Bambu was booked for on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was C$ 380, while the most expensive was C$ 380.
  • How long should you stay at Hotel Riu Bambu? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 6 days.

FAQs when booking at Hotel Riu Bambu

  • How is the cleanliness of the rooms at Riu Bambu?

    Guests have mentioned that the rooms are clean, but some have experienced challenges with obtaining extra towels or sheets when requested.

  • What are the dining facilities like at Riu Bambu?

    Some guests have expressed concerns about the dining facilities washing and reusing cups.

  • Why should I stay at the Riu Bambu instead of other nearby hotels?

    A stay at this hotel is enjoyable and makes your travel experience more than just sleeping in a hotel room. The hotel provides a stylish stay for any traveler, whether for a relaxing escape alone or a vacation full of adventure with friends or family. In addition to clean and comfortable accommodations, you can spend a quiet day on the hotel’s private beach away from the crowds. The hotel’s five swimming pools with free sun loungers and towels, two swim-up bars, and a lounge are ideal for unwinding after exploring.

  • What are the highlights of the food at Riu Bambu?

    Guests have praised the food quality, the beach access, and the friendly staff at the hotel.

  • What are some family-friendly services and amenities available at the Riu Bambu?

    This hotel is a good choice for families on vacation as it offers a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere for parents and kids. The family rooms are spacious enough to accommodate your whole family comfortably. The Riuland Kids’ Club is full of fun activities like face painting, an animation entertainment team, and a shallow kids’ pool that all kids are sure to enjoy. Parents opting to run some errands or spend uninterrupted time together during their stay can arrange and request babysitting services via the hotel. The complimentary breakfast featuring varied buffets and the on-site restaurant make family mealtimes convenient and easy.

  • What can guests expect from the staff at Riu Bambu?

    Guests have reported that the staff is very nice and provides a good vibe at the hotel.

  • What is the best way of getting to Riu Bambu from the airport?

    This hotel is about 12 miles from Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ) and 36 miles from La Romana Casa De Campo International Airport (LRM). The easiest way to get to the hotel is to use either taxis or private transfers. Both airports have on-demand or advance booking taxi services that you can easily access. PUJ has private transfer options that you can book ahead of your travel at a fee. These private transfers are a reliable and convenient option. Rental cars available at both airports provide a flexible transportation option to the hotel.

  • When is the best time to visit Riu Bambu?

    The low season is in November, and the high season is in March.

  • What is the best type of hotel room at the Riu Bambu?

    Among the various hotel rooms offered by the hotel, the junior suite will make your stay unmatched. Whether for couples seeking a romantic getaway or solo vacationers, the suite is an ideal balance of comfort and style. The suite is about 495-square-feet and has enough space to unwind and stretch out. The suite is well-furnished and features home comforts like a king-size bed and a spacious lounge area fitted with a sofa bed. This junior suite also has a balcony with seats overlooking the property ideal for relaxing and watching the sunset.

  • What special services for couples are offered at the Riu Bambu?

    This hotel has wedding services for couples who want to get married. Various types of ceremonies can be carried out at the hotel including a civil ceremony, a symbolic ceremony, or a renewal of vows ceremony. Legal weddings will be carried out at an additional charge. The hotel’s private beach is an available wedding venue that can accommodate up to 350 people. The hotel also offers basic services for free such as a standard setup, a semi-private dinner at one of the hotel’s restaurants, and a romantic room decoration on the wedding night.

  • Where is Hotel Riu Bambu located?

    Hotel Riu Bambu is located at Playa Arena Gorda, 5.2 km from the centre of Punta Cana. Punta Blanca Golf Course is the closest landmark to Hotel Riu Bambu.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Hotel Riu Bambu?

    Check-in time is 3:00 PM and check-out time is 11:00 AM at Hotel Riu Bambu.

  • Does Hotel Riu Bambu offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Hotel Riu Bambu offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is Hotel Riu Bambu from the airport?

    Hotel Riu Bambu is 20.2 km from Punta Cana. Hotel Riu Bambu is 56.5 km from La Romana.

  • Does Hotel Riu Bambu have a pool?

    Yes, Hotel Riu Bambu has a pool on-site.

  • How does KAYAK find such great Hotel Riu Bambu hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at Hotel Riu Bambu in Punta Cana and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at Hotel Riu Bambu and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for Hotel Riu Bambu.

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Good to know

Value for money


Distance to downtown

5.2 km

Nearest Airport

Punta Cana

Distance to airport

19.9 km