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Barcelo Bavaro Palace

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 7 March 2015

We went to the Dominican Republic at the all inclusive resort :Barcelo Bavaro Palace Deluxe . It was our second visit to the Domican Republic but the first time at this resort. The room was nice , bed comfortable, room clean. The landscape was very nice. But the food...... Just awful!!! Could not believe it!! At our first visit to...

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Javier C, General Manager at Barcelo Bavaro Palace, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We appreciated that you selected us as your holiday destination and please accept our apologies for the inconveniences you may encountered with us. Related to our food quality and concepts, please allow us to inform you that our gastronomical selection was elaborated taking in consideration the diversity of our guests' exigencies. On the other hand, we offer a...

Plymouth, Massachusetts
Reviewed 7 March 2015

Great family resort , we stayed during our February school break from the Cape and Islands , Massachusetts . I would have rated it a five star if it wansn't for a a few annoying issues . A beautiful resort and my family really enjoyed the amenities . My teenage son had a wonder time and so did our two...

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Javier C, General Manager at Barcelo Bavaro Palace, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was very pleasant to know that you enjoyed our services and facilities and that we were able to provide you a delightful stay. Thanks for your kind compliments to our food concept and the hotel infrastructure. In the same way, we appreciate your suggestion which we will analyze with our executive involved. Once again, we thank you...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 7 March 2015

Just completed a wonderful week's stay in the beautiful all inclusive resort of Barceló Bavaro Palace Deluxe. Room was spacious with beautiful ocean view, the food in the general buffet was extensive and very good. Specialty restaurants, particularly the Italian, Japanese and Spanish had great offerings. Finally, but not least, the staff was very friendly and generally always available to...

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Javier C, General Manager at Barcelo Bavaro Palace, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We appreciate the time you have taken to share your impressions about your stay in Barceló Bávaro Palace Deluxe. It is a pleasure for us to know that the resort was to your liking and that in general you were satisfied with the service of our staff, It is a pleasure for us to hear that we were...

NJ
Reviewed 7 March 2015 via mobile

Just like every savvy traveler, I was obsessing about the string of poor reviews the AI has been receiving. However we were very happy with oir stay and we give the resort a solid A- or B+. Food: Always a point of contention. Let's put this in perspective theu are catering to a variety of people with diverse backgrounds and...

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Javier C, General Manager at Barcelo Bavaro Palace, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We appreciate your valued time to share with us your experience during your last visit. Thank you very much for having taken the time to share this nice comment on Trip Advisor. We are pleased that you had a wonderful stay at our resort and that you enjoyed all our facilities and services. We hope to welcome you...

Boston, MA
Reviewed 6 March 2015

Like you, I too read every review I could on my vacation spot. We were two families with 5 children total, between 9 and 15 years old. I came very close to changing hotels before we even arrived based on the reviews of this property. I decided to just make the best of it and figured the people that complain...

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Javier C, General Manager at Barcelo Bavaro Palace, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for having chosen Barceló Bávaro Palace Deluxe for your vacation in Punta Cana. We appreciate the time you have taken to share this comment about your stay with us. We are glad that our Club premium services and the room occupied were to your liking. Thank you very much for notice what in general...

Orlando, FL
Reviewed 6 March 2015

This hotel is HUGE! Has about 11 restaurants and only one is not all inclusive. The property is well kept for its size and the amount of visitors/kids. The food was okay, not much of actual Dominican Food is available, unless its breakfast time. Also, the club only plays american music. The best restaurant was the Asian and the Steak...

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Javier C, General Manager at Barcelo Bavaro Palace, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much, for your kind comment about our resort and for taken your valued time to write us. We are glad to know that we could fulfill all your expectations and that our restaurants, facilities and infrastructure were to your liking, as well as our beautiful beach considered one of the ten top around the world....

Newmarket, Canada
Reviewed 6 March 2015

We just got back on Saturday after a great week at the Barcelo. I have been 10 times before with the guys golf group in December, but this was the first time at high season, and with my Wife, her Sister and Brother-in-Law...."Doubting Thomas". He now has a new perspective of the DR, the hotels, beaches and food quality.....they LOVED...

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Javier C, General Manager at Barcelo Bavaro Palace, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We really appreciate that you choose Barceló Bávaro Palace Deluxe as your holiday destination every year. Thank you so much for let us know that we were able to provide you a delightful stay in our beautiful resort. Thanks also for your kind comments about our gastronomy and services. We strive to provide an excellent service and offer...

Dickinson, North Dakota
Reviewed 6 March 2015

The very first thing I want to say is "Dulce" is amazing. She is a waitress in one of the pool areas...she took care of our large group for a few days and she is probably the best waitress I have ever met. I thought that this place was wonderful! Checking in was a breeze! Everything went very smoothly and...

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Javier C, General Manager at Barcelo Bavaro Palace, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your kind comments about our grounds and infrastructure in special our different Restaurants A la Carte, as well as your great impression about our some of our Staff, especially Dulce who daily give due care to our guest and feel comfortable, she will be really gladly to know that you remember her. We...

Villanova, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 5 March 2015

Keep it simple and smile! We came to the Palace to get away from the nasty winter weather and relax. This place has a slow pace and the weather was great. While some guest might get annoyed by slow service in the dining experience, I say relax. It is the pace here. The bartenders were very good. The food at...

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Javier C, General Manager at Barcelo Bavaro Palace, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for letting us know your positive impressions in regards to your last visit in our Barceló Bávaro Palace Deluxe. We really appreciate your positive feedback and we are glad to know that you and your family had a delightful stay and that you could enjoy our food concepts and facilities. It’s nice to hear...

Reviewed 5 March 2015 via mobile

Great location and facility. Had some room troubles at first (two doubles instead of a king). Silvio Martinez helped us out quickly and gave us an option to check the new room first. Food was okay. If your a foodie this isn't for you. Service was good overall however at the a la carte restaurants it can be either really...

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Javier C, General Manager at Barcelo Bavaro Palace, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for having chosen Barceló Bávaro Palace Deluxe for your vacations and for sharing your impressions on Trip Advisor page. We appreciate the time you have taken to share this kind comment about our hotel. Thank you very much! We are pleased that we were able to provide you a delightful stay and we met...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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Restaurante Buffet Miramar
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Latin, Pizza, International, Spanish, Healthy
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Golf Course
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Barceló Bávaro Palace Deluxe*****, a unique and unrepeatable location on the best beach of Punta Cana, protected by a coral reef that converts the sea into a natural swimming pool. This an all-inclusive luxury gastronomic hotel is a new concept in luxury on the best beach in Punta Cana. All the rooms have terrace and sea views (front or partial) and jacuzzi for two persons with hydrotherapy, Well-being of the latest generation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Barcelo Bavaro Palace

Address: Carretera Bavaro, km. 1, Bavaro, Punta Cana 23301, Dominican Republic (Formerly Barcelo Bavaro Palace Deluxe)
Region: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > La Altagracia Province > Punta Cana > Bavaro
Price Range: $335 - $826 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Barcelo Bavaro Palace 4.5*
Number of rooms: 1402
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Also Known As:
Barcelo Bavaro Palace Deluxe Hotel Punta Cana
Hotel Style:
#9 Luxury Hotel in Bavaro
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Bavaro
#10 Casino Hotel in Bavaro
#10 Spa Hotel in Bavaro
#10 Romantic Hotel in Bavaro
#10 Top resorts Hotel in Bavaro
#11 Family Hotel in Bavaro
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