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Melia Caribe Tropical

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Windsor, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 February 2013

Just returned from the Melia in Punta Cana. We never go back to the same resort but this was one we would definetely think about . The lobby was so so compared to other ones we have been at but the check in process was excellent. We arrived around 12:30 pm and were told the rooms weren't ready; which is... More 

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Aris_MCT, Web Community Liaison at Melia Caribe Tropical, responded to this review

Dear Thunderbolt60; Warmest regards from Punta Cana, Thank you very much for your review. It is a pleasure to know that you really enjoy your stay with us. It was our goal to make sure that your stay was graded as very good. We really appreciate your comment. We do hope to have the opportunity to serve you here again... More 

Toronto,Ontario
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15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2013

My wife and I are frequent visitors to the Meliá Caribe Tropical (MCT) Royal Service area and it seems that everytime we return we receive service that is over and above the expected norm. For the readers that have not had the pleasure of staying with these folks at the MCT, let me give you a quick overview of the... More 

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Aris_MCT, Web Community Liaison at Melia Caribe Tropical, responded to this review

Dear walkinthesun; Warmest regards from Punta Cana, Thanks for your positives commentaries; is a pleasure to us to know that you have had a really good time in our hotel; we hope you visit again Melia Caribe Tropical to have an unforgettable and better stay than the last one. We feel proud and grateful for your compliments on the efforts... More 

Montreal, Quebec
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20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2013

My review is two parts. Stayed here in June 2012 with my 3 kids and my husband. My husband and I usually stay at ultra inclusives but since we were with the kids, we chose this place. It is not easy to find a place that takes 5 people to a room so I was thrilled when they accepted us.... More 

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Aris_MCT, Web Community Liaison at Melia Caribe Tropical, responded to this review

Dear stephgrad; Warmest regards from Punta Cana, Thanks for your positives commentaries; is a pleasure to us to know that you have had a really good time in our hotel; we hope you visit again Melia Caribe Tropical to have an unforgettable and better stay than the last one. We do hope to have the opportunity to serve you here... More 

Cannon Falls, Minnesota
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2013

We traveled to the DR with our 2 yo daughter from 2/16 to 2/23. We chose the resort because we were looking for a resort that provided activities for children under 4. We chose the Royal Service, one-bedroom master suite. Last year we went to Beaches Turks & Caicos and although some things weren't as good (food & wine, and... More 

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Aris_MCT, Web Community Liaison at Melia Caribe Tropical, responded to this review

Dear heather k; Warmest regards from Punta Cana, Thank you very much for your review. It is a pleasure to know that you and your family really enjoy your stay with us. It was our goal to make sure that your stay was graded as good. We really appreciate your comment. We do hope to have the opportunity to serve... More 

Oakville
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2013

We just got back yesterday Feb. 24, 2013 and was there for a week starting Feb. 17, 2013. We were two Families, 8 people, 4 rooms. I emailed the week before looking for 4 rooms together, 3 with King beds and 1 room with 2 Double beds with all rooms together. Guess what? They were all together exactly as I... More 

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Aris_MCT, Web Community Liaison at Melia Caribe Tropical, responded to this review

Dear JohnOakville; armest regards from Punta Cana, Thanks for your positives commentaries; is a pleasure to us to know that you have had a really good time in our hotel; we hope you visit again Melia Caribe Tropical to have an unforgettable and better stay than the last one. We feel proud and grateful for your compliments on the efforts... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2013

It was our first time to the Dominican Republic. We had a fantastic time. The place is immaculate, the staff were super friendly with great smiles! We have to mention some people who were outstanding...bartender Gregorio Decena....he is the BEST. He needs to move up...higher places for that one. He is an outstanding person who is sincere and genuine and... More 

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Aris_MCT, Web Community Liaison at Melia Caribe Tropical, responded to this review

Dear Pam G; Warmest regards from Punta Cana, Thank you very much for your review. It is a pleasure to know that you really enjoy your stay with us. It was our goal to make sure that your stay was graded as excellent. We really appreciate your comment. We feel proud and grateful for your compliments on the efforts and... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2013

Stayed 5 nights in this beautiful resort. As soon as we got to the hotel, we felt welcomed. They took our baggage to our room as we checked in with a cold drink in our hand. We were in a room right by the pool, which we loved. The food was great, drinks were awesome. The food was ok, kinda... More 

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1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2013

Thank you Liuarda Santana for taking care of us and making the most delicious piña coladas and espressos. We had such a great time! The staff overall went out of their way to make us comfortable and happy.

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Aris_MCT, Web Community Liaison at Melia Caribe Tropical, responded to this review

Dear Becher24; Warmest regards from Punta Cana, Thanks for your positives commentaries; is a pleasure to us to know that you have had a really good time in our hotel; we hope you visit again Melia Caribe Tropical to have an unforgettable and better stay than the last one. We feel proud and grateful for your compliments on the efforts... More 

Canada
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18 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2013

This is a very long and honest/detailed review of my recent stay at the Melia from Feb 12-18. I booked this trip for me and my boyfriend through Expedia and got a very good deal (still expensive but better than most guests we've heard from there). We overheard guests spent thousands on this place and I guess I can get... More 

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Regina, Canada
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33 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2013 via mobile

Hola amigos, the resort grounds are huge which is good if you like to walk. There is a small train shuttle available too. Most rooms are near the pool but a you are a 15 minute walk to the restaurants you will want to eat at. The food is good at the restaurants which need a reservation day of or... More 

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Aris_MCT, Web Community Liaison at Melia Caribe Tropical, responded to this review

Dear rnicolle; Warmest regards from Punta Cana, I would like to thank you for your preference in selecting our Melia Caribe Tropical for your vacation, as well as for letting us some details about your recent visit; I am Helia Estrella, Web community liaison. In our effort to continuously improve the quality of our services and facilities, we put our... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Melia Caribe Tropical sets the standard for all-inclusive resorts focused on families, couples, meetings, groups and conventions. Ideally located on Bavaro Beach, on the east coast of the Dominican Republic, the resort offers impressive features with multiple pools, an expansive beach, themed children's area with Kids Club, countless activities, a Yhi Wellness center, 11 restaurants with a vast variety of culinary options, 9 bars, 20,705 sq. ft. of meeting space with a capacity for up to 1,000 people divided into 13 meeting rooms, as well as two beautiful gazebos for weddings and special events. The resort also provides a business center service, wireless internet access in some areas and state of the art equipment. Meliá Caribe Tropical blends the natural beauty of its surroundings into the hotel design offering 731 spacious suites featuring magnificent views of the pools or gardens. This earthly paradise pleases the most diverse tastes with 2 buffet restaurants and 9 specialty a la carte restaurants specializing in international cuisines including Asian fusion, Italian, Mediterranean, French, Mexican and of course, the Caribbean. Melia Caribe Tropical is only 15 minutes from Punta Cana International Airport, 40 minutes from La Romana and 2 hours by land transportation from Santo Domingo. Melia Caribe Tropical also offers a free shuttle to the largest shopping center in the region: the Palma Real Shopping Village, with over 45 prestigious international brands, restaurants, banks, a supermarket and the best disco in the area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Melia Caribe Tropical

Address: Playa de Bavaro, Bavaro, Punta Cana 23301, Dominican Republic
Region: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > La Altagracia Province > Punta Cana > Bavaro
Price Range: $254 - $621 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Melia Caribe Tropical 4*
Number of rooms: 1138
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Also Known As:
Punta Cana Melia Caribe Tropical
Sol Melia Punta Cana
Melia Caribe Punta Cana
Melia Punta Cana
Melia Caribe Tropical Punta Cana
Melia Tropical Punta Cana
Melia Hotel Punta Cana
Melia Caribe Tropical Resort
Punta Cana Melia Caribe Resort
Hotel Style:
#8 Romantic Hotel in Bavaro
#10 Family Hotel in Bavaro
#11 On the Beach Hotel in Bavaro
#11 Luxury Hotel in Bavaro
#12 Top resorts Hotel in Bavaro
#12 Casino Hotel in Bavaro
#12 Spa Hotel in Bavaro
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“get a room midway between pools and reception...if not you will be walking a lot ..to the shuttle train”
 of 5 bubbles 522rubena, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“See a site map before you book. There is an adults only section The LEVEL”
 of 5 bubbles 956kristieh, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask to be on the garden side (away from the train), otherwise the train/trolly that rolls by every so often may be a little loud.”
 of 5 bubbles Q1002UKsabrinam, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing the pool are louder. We liked Building 25”
 of 5 bubbles WANDAWICKED, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I would like to see some little alcohol drinks in the mini bar that's why it's call a bar. Some people don't drink beer. ”
 of 5 bubbles J4214ONdanielles, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
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