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Havant, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2012

This was my first time on a holiday outside of Europe and I throughly enjoyed it. My boyfriend and I spent 14 nights at this Hotel. The athmosphere is magical; most of the stuff is helpful and always smiling. The rooms as well as the swimming pool and expecially the beach are incredibly clean. The food is decent and there... More 

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DeSoto, Texas
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16 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 15 September 2012

I traveled during August, 2012, this was my first trip to Punta Cana, the resort was recommended by friends who traveled during July, 2012. I'll begin with the bad, the check-in process took waaaaayyyyy longer than it should have, the front desk was chaotic, the staff wasn't all that friendly initially, and the welcome drink was horrible.I didn't get into... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2012

I loved punta cana and cannot wait to return! I stayed for 5 days. The staff was nice, but my favorite was Luis Belliard who works at the swim up bar. He made our trip awesome! Very friendly atmosphere. Met a lot of great people. Rooms were great, had ocean view which was amazing. The food was all right but... More 

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2012

First time at this hotel and I will defintly come back and recommend my family and friends. The food was great, serive exceptional and personnel was extremely nice. If you are seeking a fun time to relaxs I would highly recommend you to try this hotel BARCELO!!!!!! Personnel Recommend!!!! Jose Carrasco- bell boy- was very welcoming upon our arrival and... More 

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3 Thank ELizabeth S
Yonkers, New York
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Reviewed 13 September 2012

Just got back from Barcelo Punta Cana and let me say that I had a great time! The Resort, while not that big had beautiful grounds and they were well kept. The Main Pool was really big and always relaxing. If you wanted a little music then there was the swim up bar pool and the activities were always around... More 

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Beltsville
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2012

I traveled to Punta Cana for the first time with friends in September. I want to rate the property higher based on the beach, pools and grounds. The beach itself is one of the best I've ever been. The sand was fine, the waves were refreshing and plenty of trees for shade. There are two pools, both of which were... More 

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4 Thank DreaLovesToTravel
Niagara Falls, Canada
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Reviewed 12 September 2012

When we first arrived Jose Carraseo are bell hop treated us with laughs and patience after a long trip we were tired and hungry. We had great weather in September. And the Masage by the ocean was terrrfific. Bartenders and waitstaff are exceptional Ceasar, Dorito, Jose ect.

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1 Thank Sherry Q
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2012

The hotel was very nice! Staff are amazing!! They are very friendly and accomodating. Very clean resort, the room was cleaned each day and the fridge topped up. Although, room is not state of the art, it gives you what you need for a pleasant and enjoyable stay. The entertainment is absolutely AWESOME!!! I was very impressed with the quality... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 12 September 2012

Decent resort the grounds are beautiful. The food is not so good and the same thing everyday at the buffet. Service is so slow at the specialty eateries, so u had no choice but to do the buffet. Be prepared to be ignored if you are not tipping at the swim up bar. 95% speak spanish only, so brush up... More 

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East Greenville, Pennsylvania, United States
1 review
Reviewed 11 September 2012

The staff was pleasant. Rooms not so nice air conditioning not working, toilet clogged but once fixed had a wonderful experience. The best part of our experience was the entertainment staff. They were wonderful. Included everyone, so polite. Aldo went over and above to make sure we had a blast.

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Spa
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Hot Tub
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Occidental Caribe

Address: Carretera Macao - Arena Gorda, s/n, Punta Cana 23301, Dominican Republic (Formerly Barcelo Punta Cana)
Region: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > La Altagracia Province > Punta Cana
Price Range: $200 - $480 (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
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#35 Casino Hotel in Punta Cana
#49 Spa Hotel in Punta Cana
#49 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#52 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
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