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Hamilton Square, New Jersey
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24 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2012

The Barcelo Punta Cana was everything I wanted and more! I read some of the reviews before I got there and was a little nervous, but I disagree with anything negative that was said! The resort was spotless, the rooms were very comfortable and the food was top-notch. The displays on the buffet show the level of skill of the... More 

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 24 July 2012

I recently stayed at the Barcelo Premium Resort in Punta Cana. This resort was truly amazing, The views were fantastic, the food was great, and the staff was very accomodating. Jose Carrasco, the bellboy, was extremely friendly and very helpful. He was one of the nicest staff members I had encountered during my 6 day stay. He can take wonderful... More 

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Wallkill, New York
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Reviewed 24 July 2012

I stayed at the Barcelo Punta Cana resort this past week, everything was better than i expected. I read reviews leading up to this and i was a little unsure but like i said it was better than i expected. Jose Carraseo, one of the bellboy's was acceptionally pleasent, he was very funny and hospitable and whenever you needed a... More 

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Reviewed 20 July 2012

Thanks to Maritza Baez for her good service as a house keeper on the room.

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Pasadena, California
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Reviewed 19 July 2012

Pros: Clean rooms very close to the beaches friendly and pleasant staff no power outages Cons: lots of teenagers not enough activities for adults after 10:30pm needs more variety at the buffet We stayed here July 12-16 and we had a great time. The rooms were very clean and the maid service did an excellent job of keeping the rooms... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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Reviewed 19 July 2012

My boyfriend and I just returned from our trip to the Barcelo Punta Cana. 7/10-7/17. The first day we arrived at 1 and our room wasn't ready which was ok since check in was technically at 4. 4 o'clock came around and our room still wasn't ready. They changed our room which they described was "similar" but not the same... More 

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Sosua, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed 19 July 2012

We spent a long weekend in this hotel, which is a spacious resort directly at the beach. We was not lucky to have a room with ocean view and the hotel was sold out. The room and the bathroom having a good size. The beach is very nice, the Michel Jackson show was great, the allinclusive drinks are not good.... More 

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Reviewed 18 July 2012

An excellent hotel with very good employees, especially the bartender (Cesar) in the evenings, in the bar to the right of the lobby, just before entering the buffet. Just needs some improvements, need to improve the appearance of the rooms, and that can make reservations to restaurants just go one day, not having to go every day to make reservations...need... More 

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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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Reviewed 17 July 2012

Where do I begin? Just got back from a trip 7/7-7/12 Only reason this place got a couple of 3's.The grounds are beautiful. Very Well Kept. The Restaurants were decent except the buffet. Now if this hotel only paid as much attention to the rooms then this place would be great. Room: Our biggest complaint by far.First, Our room safe... More 

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Reviewed 16 July 2012

4 day/3 nite stay. Day 1: easy check in around 3pm. Room was average size, not too small. But, it had ANTS EVERYWHERE! On floor, counters, nightstand, bathroom counter, headboard,etc. We never unpacked. We complained twice by phone and 3 times at front desk. Finally mngr switched room(10pm). No more ants. Day 1 wasted Day2-3. Toilet overflowed. Shower is nice... More 

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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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  • 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: $197 - $474 (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
#50 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#50 Spa Hotel in Punta Cana
#53 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
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