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Barcelo Bavaro Palace

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Bangor, Maine
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2015

This is a detailed - very long - review: We visited Barcelo Bavaro Palace Deluxe Feb 16-21, 2015. 2 adults. 2 teens. Let me start by saying how disappointed we were with USAir - they cancelled the first leg of our flight and the final leg on return. Airports were open. They seem to make a habit of this. So... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank your for having chosen Barceló Bávaro Palace Deluxe as your holiday destination and for taking the time to write us on this page. Our main goal consists in satisfying all the requirements and needs of every one who visit us. All what we would like to is to offer our valued guests quality service to make them... More 

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Reviewed 28 February 2015 via mobile

For a hotel in the middle of the Caribbean and with all restaurants in front of the beach, there is a "formal" dressing code at night that just apply for man. My friend was forced to wear a "proper" shirt that the hotel get to him, so he meet the "formal" standard for a cheap all inclusive hotel.

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

Dear Guest, I would like to apologize for the situation that affected you while vacationing with us and we sincerely lament that your experience at our Hotel has not been entirely positive because of this misfortune. As you may understand, our main goal strives in having a great ambience to satisfy our guests’ requirements; therefore we regret the impression you... More 

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2015

Just got back from a week long vacay (Feb. 19 - 26, 2015) with my boyfriend and son. We were there to celebrate my son and mine's birthday. I was really worried after booking the trip and reading all the mixed reviews. However, we had an amazing time and thought the resort was fabulous! Check in was a breeze as... More 

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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 nice comment about your stay with us. We are glad that you and your family had a wonderful time in our little paradise and our food & beverage, the room occupied... More 

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2015

We had a wonderful week at this resort! We were 6 adults and 5 kids. First - let me start by saying - it is HUGE...a giant all inclusive resort so be prepared to walk. However; the layout is good ... all of the restaurants are in one spot...centrally located in the main building with anything else you may need... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for let us know your positive impression regarding to your stay with us. We are glad to read your nice review because this is the best way to motivate our human team to continuous in our effort to reinforce the level of service and satisfaction in our guests. We regret very much that you... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2015

The hotel staff from the front desk, maids, restaurant servers to the bar tenders and other service personnel were all congenial, professional and knowledgable and they provided outstanding customer service. We were very impressed by the overall decor and cleanliness of the hotel and the variety of food, restaurants and entertainment available. This was truly a memorable experience that exceeded... More 

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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. We feel happy to know you had a great time in our installations and that we were able to fulfill your expectations. It is a pleasure for us to know that the resort was to your liking and that... More 

New York City, New York
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2015

I had signed up and paid for 5 days of Wi-fi. On the 4th day I had a problem. Went to the lobby and spoke to a Miss Vargas who was not very accommodating and insisted I bring the lap top to her. I then decided to go to the guest service/manager located near my room. A Miss Karina Estrella... More 

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

Dear Guest, We thankful your valued time to share with us your experience during your last visit. We really appreciate your feedback which is received with gratitude since our guests’ opinion in regards to your experience is very important and assistance to us. Your opinion is very important for us to improve the excellence of our service. We are sorry... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2015

We just stayed at this hotel and our experience was HORRIBLE!!!, this is not All Inclusive, you have to pay for everything!!! hotel is huge, it takes you forever to go to the lobby and the main areas, the trolley is never available. Unless you booth to their Club Premium ($200 extra per night, we tried and they didn't have... More 

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

Dear Guest, We really appreciated your feedback which is received with gratitude since our guests’ opinion in regards to their experience is very important and assistance to us. We are sorry to hear that the magnificence of the hotel did not meet your expectations. Honestly, most of our guests consider the spacious areas as one of the major attractions of... More 

Farnham, England, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2015

We had under-estimated how large this hotel was and at 1,200 bedrooms it is by far the largest hotel I have ever stayed at. Our check in was seamless, and as we were travelling with children, we were shown to the family area of the resort where they have the 2 bedroom suites. The bedrooms were lovely, we had a... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for having chosen Barceló Bávaro Palace Deluxe for your holidays in the Dominican Republic. It is a pleasure for us to know that you enjoyed our facilities, entertainment and that our food concepts were to your liking. Your opinion is very important for us to improve the excellence of our service. Please be assured that we... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2015

We just got back from a week trip. To start the Bavaro Palace Beach Deluxe offered a beautiful beach swept clean of seaweed everyday, beautiful pool and well maintained grounds. We stayed in the The 2 rooms we had were older and a bit dirty from age, room 1108 & 1109... Mold growing in the corner, staining along the wood,... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for having chosen Barceló Bávaro Palace Deluxe for your vacations in the Dominican Republic. Thank you very much for your valued time to make this review in the Trip Advisor since the opinion of our guests is very important and assistance to us. It is a pleasure to know that our infrastructure, our beautiful beach and... More 

New York City, New York
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2015

I stayed in this resort for 4 days during October 2014 for a wedding. The check in was slow and irritating,the front desk women even rolled her eyes constantly.Sadly the majority of the female staff just seemed irritated by any question asked to them or when noticing that we were of Dominican background like the staff. If you do not... More 

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

Dear Reviewer, Receive a cordial greeting from all the team working at Barceló Bávaro Palace Deluxe. We are deeply sorry for any unfortunate circumstance you may have experienced in our property, we Lament your perception about the attitude of our team members since I can assure you it is not representative of our overall service, our human team try to... More 

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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
Food & drink at the hotel
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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
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • 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: $329 - $813 (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 On the Beach Hotel in Bavaro
#9 Luxury Hotel in Bavaro
#10 Casino Hotel in Bavaro
#10 Top resorts Hotel in Bavaro
#10 Romantic Hotel in Bavaro
#10 Spa Hotel in Bavaro
#11 Family Hotel in Bavaro
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