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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Here is a positive review. Don't know if there are any particular awards out there for the different aspects of resorts, but you guys could walk away with a lot of trophies. You can all be proud. Keep up the great work. Noah/Toronto

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Guelph, Canada
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We have been to different resorts and had some good and bad experiences. Occidental Caribe was one of the best. There was really nothing to complain about. We came away with a smile and lots of great memories. Thank you, Vanessa- Ontario

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

This was our first time visiting the Occidental Caribe resort in Punta Cana. We don't want to expect upon our arrival. We only had one regret about our time at Occidental Caribe. We should have booked 2 weeks instead of one - next time!

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Cornwall, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I just returned from Punta Cana. This hotel is in need of repairs, let alone up dating. Beds are old and uncomfortable to say the lest. We were on the top floor and could hear our neighbours talking among other things. Food was plain and tasteless. Beach was nice. Staff was friendly. Would not recommend not worth...

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Marcos C, Director General at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Firstly we would like to thank you for taking the time to share your impressions regarding your recent stay at our hotel. At Occidental Caribe we always strive to exceed guests expectations and your comments will help our teams reaching that goal. We look forward to welcoming you back again very soon. Best Regards Director Occidental Caribe

Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Such a beautiful resort!! Beach is amazing and the staff are the most entertaining I've ever seen! Especially Julio Iglesias! Love it here, super sunny, great rooms, great food, great entertainment and amazing bartenders Doroteo, and Ismael.

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Marcos C, Director General at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for your very kind words about our entertainment team as they work tirelessly every day to entertain our guests during their stay among us, we will make sure to relay your praising comments to them and we are sure they will be happy to know their efforts have been appreciated. Again we thank you for...

Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Great service, beautiful beaches, wonderful staff. Good bartenders especially Doroteo and ismael, fun entertainment especially Julio Iglesias and Gabriel Chocolate. The rooms are very comfortable and clean. Definitely going to come back soon. I love occidental caribe.

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Marcos C, Director General at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your feedback on your recent holiday experience among us, our main goal being to ensure we keep on delivering unforgettable holiday experiences to our guests, your comments are crucial in this process therefore we highly value your time and constructive critics. Best Regards Director Occidental Caribe

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I traveled with a group of 9 people, from January 29th to February 5th and everyone had a blast. Prior to booking we read all the reviews and knew what to prepare for, my understanding with this hotel is that they seem to be going through some updates but regardless everyone in the party enjoyed their stay and would return!...

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Marcos C, Director General at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We sincerely appreciate the time you spent to share your comments following your visit to our hotel, our guests feedback is of utmost importance to ensure our demanding standards of service at all times, please accept our sincere apologies for any inconsistency you may have experienced during your stay. Moreover we are glad you enjoyed the beauty of...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

I have never given a review like this but that's because I have never stayed in such a disgusting establishment like this either. If the hotel paid me to stay here I would never ever stay here again. I am a seasoned traveler spending about 80 nights a year in hotels both for leisure and business. This is a factory...

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Marcos C, Director General at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing a review of Occidental Caribe, it does indeed sound from what you describe that some aspects of your stay did not meet our usual standards of service, please accept our sincerest apologies for failing to make your stay with us a perfect moment of relaxation, we sincerely appreciate you taking the time to bring...

Green Bay, WI
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I recently returned from the Occidental Caribe. This is a very nice resort and we received an exceptional last minute deal through Funjet out of Chicago. Our check-in to the resort was very fast with no waiting in line (5 minutes). Front desk employees were very friendly and accommodating. I requested a change to our room which...

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Marcos C, Director General at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the great feedback of your recent holiday experience at our hotel, guest satisfaction is our number one goal and there is nothing better than achieving that, we are happy our hotel and staff were able to meet all your needs during your stay. Our staff welcomes each guest with the Barceló spirit and strives to...

Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We just went to soak up sun sun and relax around the pool and ocean. The beach was beautiful full of chairs and palm trees. The main pool was very large and beautiful, along with another pool the was just a nice. Plenty of places to enjoy outside. We had lots of dinning and drinking options, which is a must...

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Marcos C, Director General at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We greatly appreciate the time you spent to share your recent holiday experience at our hotel and we thank you for your kind recommendation to Tripadvisor readers . Thank you for pointing out the cleanliness of our installations, being fully aware that this is an aspect of primary importance for our guests to feel comfortable in our hotel,...

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • 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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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Paid Internet
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  • Room Service
  • 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

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: $183 - $431 (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:
#37 Casino Hotel in Punta Cana
#52 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#53 Spa Hotel in Punta Cana
#55 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
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“book early”
 of 5 bubbles vzamprogna, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for an updated room, if you are picky about them”
 of 5 bubbles Peppercornn, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“up grade anyway you can. You do not want to be about the restaurants.”
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  • Pool view from my room
 of 5 bubbles , 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Building 3 upper floors are amazing.”
 of 5 bubbles 297shannonh, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Oceanview room is nice, less walking to do.”
 of 5 bubbles aand20162016, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
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