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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 18 September 2013

We were at this resort from August 23-30, 2013. We are a family of 4 of me, my husband and children that are 7 and 3 years old. We assumed that the reason there was hardly anyone at the resort is because it was hurricane season and most people may have avoided coming to the Caribbean in general due to...

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barcelopc, Manager at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Grace, First of all thank you for having chosen Barceló Punta Cana as your holiday destination. We want you to know, that your opinion is very important and valuable to us. For this reason, your comments are taken with special consideration as they help us identifying our improvement areas, giving us the opportunity to correct them, and thus achieve...

Barbados
Reviewed 18 September 2013

My husband and I with my two boys stayed here for two weeks and had a great time...I was reading some reviews before I arrived and nearly cancel my trip but my husband and said look we book it and so let's go ..well when we arrived straight to the front desk no long line the staff was extremely friendly,...

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barcelopc, Manager at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Sharon, We appreciate the time you invested in writing a review of your recent stay and on behalf the entire team at Barceló Punta Cana we would like to express our gratitude for the kind words you have submitted about us. Also, we would like to sincerely thank you for acknowledging so many positive elements experienced during your vacations....

Durham, North Carolina
Reviewed 18 September 2013

I returned from Barcelo Punta Cana on Sept. 5. I had 5 amazing days and 4 peaceful comfortable nights. I was in the Club Premium - My room was beautiful, very clean, mini bar stocked daily. The buffet was great, I'm a foodie and I always found something new to try and always found something to eat. I ate in...

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barcelopc, Manager at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Guest: The nice notes like the one you kindly posted on the Trip Advisor webpage are very appreciated by us. Thank you for taking some time to express your impressions during your stay at the Barceló Punta Cana. It was delightful for all our staff to read that you appreciate the service of all of them and the facilities...

Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed 16 September 2013

I stayed with my husband in the presidential suite. We did have to wait nearly 3 hours for our room, however Yessica in the Club was great with offering us drinks/etc.! The staff were all very fantastic and helpful. The resort was very clean, buffet was diverse (I'm vegetarian and found plenty of options) and good (it's a buffet, so...

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barcelopc, Manager at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Guest The nice notes like the one you kindly posted on the Trip Advisor webpage are very appreciated by us. Thank you for taking some time to express your impressions during your stay at the Barceló Punta Cana. It was delightful for all our staff to read that you appreciate the service of all of them and the facilities...

Kensington, Maryland, United States
Reviewed 13 September 2013

My husband and I stayed at this property for our wedding anniversary. We checked in on a Wednesday and checked out on a Tuesday. I cannot say how amazing the beaches are here. The beaches are awesome....all thoughts of emails, meetings, and conference calls were eliminated from my mind. Completely. I thought I was in heaven. We had an awesome...

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barcelopc, Manager at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Priscilla, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback regarding our hotel. We really appreciate your comments, we have taken note and we will consider it to help us for continue to improve our services. Our main goal is to serve all our guests with the highest level of service and satisfaction to which we assure you...

Sept-Iles, Qc
Reviewed 12 September 2013

We had a wonderful time. My husband and I went with another couple. We had the upgrade and it was worth it. Food was excellent and the service was wondering. We went with tips, so I knew we were going to have wonderful service. The employees work so hard and they always have a mile on their face. We had...

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barcelopc, Manager at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Kelly Ann, Receive cordial greetings from all the team working at the Barcelo Punta Cana. Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay at our hotel. We sincerely appreciate all feedback. We also are very pleased you enjoyed the all-inclusive program which includes a wide range of delicious food and beverage and the...

Reviewed 9 September 2013 via mobile

My hubby and me moved here from another (in classification also 4* hotel). This hotel was for 2* better. Our room was garden view but very new and very clean (no ants). Everything in the room was perfect and well working. Buildings 1 and 2 are, as they told us, completely renovated. If possible choose one of two (give some...

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barcelopc, Manager at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Cica, Receive cordial greetings from all the team working at Barcelo Punta Cana. We greatly appreciate that you have chosen one of our Barcelo Resorts as your holiday destination. Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your experience at our Hotel. We greatly appreciate your feedback as it enables us to continue improving and providing...

Miami Beach, Florida
Reviewed 5 September 2013

Excellent location and service for the price. The staff was great and the food/buffet wasn't bad but it wasn't great either. The pizza place was pretty good! I loved the kiddie pool, my 1.5 year old loved it and we went everyday.

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barcelopc, Manager at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings, thanks for choosing Barceló Punta Cana for your holidays. It was a pleasure to have you with us, Thanks for taking time to value and rate our product and services. We are happy to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope you give us another chance to serve you, if you happen to visit...

annapolis md
Reviewed 4 September 2013

Stayed for 2 weeks with 25 family and friends. Had a blast. Hotel Staff was excellent...Roza, Angela, Magnolia, Maria, club premium. Julio, Santa, Consigier desk. Cesar, Salvadore, Omar, Sandy, Candida, Bartenders. Food was good, Miradore for Lunch and Pizza was excellent. Stay in Club Premium for an added plus to your vacation. Tipping goes a long way. Planning on going...

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barcelopc, Manager at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We would like to thank you for your feedback about your recent stay with us, being of the utmost importance for us and our main source to improve our facilities and service. Let me express my gratitude for writing your impressions in this website and to share them with other guests. We feel glad to read that you...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 4 September 2013

I am a 27 year old female. I had just gotten back from my stay here for a week from the 24th to the 31st of august. I travelled with some friends and another friend and her family, there was a total of 8 of us. It was a great experience to travel with friends and enjoyed my stay here....

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barcelopc, Manager at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We would like to thank you for your feedback about your recent stay with us, being of the utmost importance for us and our main source to improve our facilities and service. It's a pleasure to know that you had a good time with us in general and you will keep a good memory of Punta Cana and...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Spa
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Room Service

Additional Information about Occidental Caribe

Address: Carretera Macao s/n | Playa Arena Gorda, Punta Cana 23301, Dominican Republic (Formerly Barcelo Punta Cana)
Region: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > La Altagracia Province > Punta Cana
Price Range: $157 - $389 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Occidental Caribe 3.5*
Number of rooms: 798
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Also Known As:
Barcelo Punta Cana Hotel Punta Cana
Breezes Punta Cana
Barcelo Punta Cana Resort
Barcelo Premium Punta Cana
Barcelo Dominican Punta Cana
Punta Cana Barcelo
Hotel Style:
#40 Casino Hotel in Punta Cana
#55 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#56 Spa Hotel in Punta Cana
#58 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
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“Building 1 was near the quiet pool. Tip the bartenders/waitresses, they will remember you and provide better service.”
 of 5 bubbles MplsTraveler96, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If you are looking for a relaxing vacation, this is not the place for you.”
 of 5 bubbles VanessaB931, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Building 2 – facing the water/pool (2 to 3 floor)”
 of 5 bubbles johnbE7524OB, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the renovated section.”
 of 5 bubbles stevesP7433CB, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Request a suite, as it will be a little quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles 36edward, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
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