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New London, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 December 2012

Very disappointing...................Very out dated maintenance needed alot. Never knew if you would have water to take a shower and then if you had water it would be cold. Short on linens. Not sure what the food was actually made out of. Hambuger it tasted terrible. Several people in our group did not fare well from the food bad cases of... More 

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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2012

The motel could use a bit more maintenance. The room was clean, had a safe in closet, so could secure valuables. Snack bar was replenished each day. We felt most of the restaurants served good food. Except for the meat, most of it was a bit tough, but the fruits and vegetables were very good. We did not use the... More 

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3 Thank Gran924
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2012

Food - tasteless, will make you ill. The sand tastes better. You are better off eating sand. Service - Extreme language barriers. Wanted to take a taxi and nobody was helping us figure it out - they told us it would cost us 90 bucks coming and going into town. Pools - very cold, felt like I was going into... More 

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3 Thank Aliya S
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2012

Had a great time at this place very fun just that the rooms should have more security people that were traveling with us had money and a cell phone stolen from theirs rooms not so pleasant!! Check in took very long and after receiving A room which was a very far walking distance it was not in good condition water... More 

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Floyd
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2012

Our experience was very interesting and I have to agree with some previous reviewers saying "you get what you pay for", but I feel like we paid overly enough for this experience. Here are the different aspects to be wiery of: Front Desk - Horrible!!!! Please management, take some easy steps to train your step in speedy service and how... More 

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New Hampshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2012

3 couples in our early to mid 30's. Have been to other all inclusive's including a Barcelo in Cancun. We all upgraded to Suite Club Premium when booking. Each couple spent about $20 a day in tips which the staff well deserved. The pool, swim up bar and beach are top notch. We spent most of our days in these... More 

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Boston, Ma
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2012

Just got back from Barcelo Punta Cana. 11/29-12/3/12. Was a little worried after reading so many negative reviews. Now I realize that most of the people writing the reviews are the same people we saw being rude to staff, not tipping, etc. Alot of tourists think all inclusive means NO TIP. The staff there work very hard. Of course if... More 

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Maracaibo, Venezuela
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2012

To begin, I would give this hotel and worse review, but since we paid only $112/night for an all-inclusive package I really can't complain too much. First, the check-in process was horrendously slow and we spent the first 20 minutes of our stay waiting in line. When we got to the room, we discovered that the TV was broken as... More 

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Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2012

We spent two weeks at the Barcelo Punta Cana Premium, in the room 4409, but some parts of the holiday was an absolute nightmare rather than leisure. After 12 hours of flight, the check-in was very very long, but there were only a few tourist, and the staff was not helpful at all. After we moved into the room, we... More 

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New York City, New York
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2012

traveled w my 2 year old,husband,sister and brother on his honeymoon. 1)front desk staff its not friendly and careless,2) front desk too slow and waited in line for 15 to reactivate my room key and was not even knowledge i was waiting.2) requested towels and an hour latter had to call back again to request them. 3)food and bevererage staff... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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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  • Family Rooms
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • 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: $198 - $475 (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:
#35 Casino Hotel in Punta Cana
#49 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#49 Spa Hotel in Punta Cana
#52 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
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