I recently went to this property for an all inclusive vacation. Personaly I would not return, but want to give a fair review as it would be suitable for some. You cannot beat the warm, friendly welcome of the Dominican people. Staff all around were great.
Suitable for families with young children and college students. Grounds well kept. Nice kids area with kids pool. An older property with updates only done in certain buildings (1,2 & 3). Comments received on other buildings from several Canadian travellers were that the rooms were in extremley poor condition and they all were moved several times before they could find a decent room.Would not recommend if you want a quiet vacation as a couple. It is an extremely noisy resort, both in the lobby and the restaurant areas. Lots of kids and young high school and college students the week before easter.
Pros: Rooms are close to the beach and many are facing the ocean which is really nice as you can enjoy the views from your balcony. The beach is beautiful and deep. The colour of the water in this area is a beautiful,clear turquoise; great for swimming. There is a club lounge available offering concierge services. This is well worth the extra $100 dollars as breakfast is served in a quiet environment; free wireless internet access; premium drinks, concierge servies ie. booking of restaurants and other activities, late checkout .
Cons: Lobby is very drab and small. Lobby bars are ugly and uninviting and very noisey. There is constant traffic and huge noise levels throughout the property. Restaurant food is very average. Buffet restaurant served basically the same food each day. Was surprised at the lack of fresh grilled fish. Restaurant food is also very average. The Japanese restaurant food was good. House wines were virtually undrinkable. Even the wine list selection (you paid extra) was very poor. Very little shade on the beach as there are no palapas,only small palms which offer very little shade; thus you become extremley close to your neighbours as everyone is desperately trying to find as much shade as they can. Nice way to meet others.
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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