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Lloydminster
Reviewed 16 December 2013

We stayed at the Barcelo Punta Cana from Dec 6-Dec 13 and thoroughly enjoyed it. Our ocean view room was great and we were close to the pool and to some of the restaurants. Some people complained about water problems but we had no trouble. The restaurants were all very good, but the Japanese was my favorite with some amazing...

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barcelopc, Gerente at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Tammy, Thank you very much for choosing us as your vacation destination and taking the time to post this review, we appreciate your nice comments about our property. I am delighted to read that your expectations were met or exceeded. It’s our goal to retain you as a satisfied customer and will hope to serve you again in the...

Edison, New Jersey
Reviewed 15 December 2013

My friend and I did a lot of research for our first international vacation together. We chose the Dominican Republic because I had previously been there before and I knew it would be an amazing time. We searched throughout a lot of travel sites and tried to get the best deal for our money. We finally came across Expedia and...

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barcelopc, Gerente at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Ashley, I have read thoroughly your comments because they are very important for us as a responsible and professional hotel chain. We thank you very much for have chosen our Barceló Punta Cana for your vacations and giving us your feedback. Thank you for sharing your nice comments regarding your recently stay here. It is a real pleasure to...

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 15 December 2013

My girlfriend and I have been together for two years but had yet to take a vacation of any length together. We're going through a move right now and decided it was about time that we spent some time unwinding. We wanted to allow her some time for Scuba, me a snorkeling outing and some quiet time to read, and...

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barcelopc, Gerente at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience at the Barcelo Punta Cana at Tripadvisor. We are very so sad to read that we couldn´t fill your expectations regarding our hotel. We always try to keep our quality service, in order to satisfy the needs and expectations of all our guests. We take all guest feedback very seriously; therefore we...

toronto
Reviewed 15 December 2013

just got back from our second home been doing that for last 7 years twice a year, it"s comfortable, not too, expensive,scenery is amazing, food is okay,clean,best beach area,yes there is good and bad about every hotel,we have been 14 times and have heard them all not just about the barcelo,but just about every hotel along that strip the 5...

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barcelopc, Gerente at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear guest, I am very proud to have received your impressions and I sincerely appreciate your respects on the efforts and dedication demonstrated by our staff. We are very happy to read that your positive lines regarding the friendliness of our staff, the variety of our gastronomy, and the beauty and cleanness of our premises which ensured you a pleasant...

Reviewed 12 December 2013

It was a bit rocky when we arrived but Cesar Luciano, our guest services guide was remarkable. He made sure we were well taken care of from that point. Food was good. Beach was amazing and service was exceptional! Looking to return again next year!

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barcelopc, Gerente at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for your compliments about our property. We are pleased of knowing that you had a wonderful experience and you have taken the time to post this review. It make us very proud to read your nice valuation regarding our services and facilities overall. Once more, thank you for your comments. We hope to be...

Fort Myers, Florida
Reviewed 11 December 2013

We went to celebrate a Birthday, Food was very good, Service at restaurants and bars excellent. Exterior areas of the resort very well kept, Beach and pool areas excellent. Very disapointed with the rooms and the response of the front desk to complaints. Ask for adjoining rooms with my elderly parents and the placed us 3 buildings away with no...

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barcelopc, Gerente at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Client, Thank you to take your time to write and share your review in Tripadvisor. Checking your words we can appreciate you didn’t have a pleasant stay in Barcelo Punta Cana and we couldn´t fill your expectation about our property. We try to keep our quality service to give you our best and we take all guest feedback very...

San Juan, Puerto Rico
Reviewed 10 December 2013

Everything was awesome, staring with the hospitality, the food, the room was great, clean and in excellent conditions, the pool, the beach and all the activities they have for the guests. Theme restaurants. Theater. lots of bars and lots lots of "Romo"(Rum/Alcohol). We made a lot of friends from different countries such as Mexico, Venezuela, Dominican Republic and of course...

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barcelopc, Gerente at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Thank you very much for taking the time to post this review, and all the compliments towards our Barceló Punta Cana. We highly appreciate your feedback because will encourage us to continue providing the high level of service we believe our guests deserve. On behalf of the Barceló Team we would like to express how important is for us...

Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 8 December 2013

We went to celebrate our 25th anniversary and were very disappointed. The employees were friendly and attentive for the most part. There was lots of food and a variety of restaurants all of which provided good service and good food. Unfortunately rooms were absolutely HORRIBLE!!! The second night it poured like crazy. At about 2am water starts coming in ...falling...

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barcelopc, Gerente at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear guest, First of all we thank you for choosing our hotel Barcelo Punta Cana for your holidays and for the time you took to share your review with the Tripadvisor community. We would like to thank you for highlighting our strengths and weaknesses. Please be sure that your observations are taken into great consideration for their analysis, in order...

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 8 December 2013

This is a beautiful hotel on a beautiful white sandy beach. Long beaches for long walks. Beaches were cleaned early each morning and constantly throughout the day. Only vendors associated with Barceló were allowed on the beach - security patrolled and asked others to leave. You could have massages on the beach as well as henna tattoos, braids, etc. We...

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barcelopc, Gerente at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for your feedback about our employees, it makes us feel very proud to do this job for you. Thanks for choosing us as a destination for you stay. For us is very important the experience our guest have about their stay with us. We really are very proud of knowing that you have enjoyed...

annapolis md
Reviewed 5 December 2013

I guess its my home away from home. Employees make the difference. There may be some hotel issues, but will always be taken care of. Remember this is not the US 5 star hotel, The employees try to make your stay enjoyable. The beach is definitely the nicest in Punta Cana. Thank you to the following employees...Jennifer, front desk, Julio....

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Dear guest, Thank you very much for your compliments about our property. We are pleased of knowing that you always have a wonderful experience with us and you have taken the time to post this review. It make us very proud to read your nice valuation regarding our services and facilities overall. Once more, thank you for your comments. We...

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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
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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: ₹ 8,034 - ₹ 20,797 (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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“Ocean front is totally worth the extra money.”
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“If you want a great view of the ocean, pick a room that facing it. Otherwise ask staff for quiete rooms.”
robjohn2017, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“They are doing upgrades so hard to give a tip for this.”
sassyas, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The 7 block was older, but closer to pool. Garden side if you want quiet to sleep better. Pool side if you want a great view.”
896cydneyh, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Building 7 is close to pool and beach. Also great view on the 4th floor”
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