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ottawa
Reviewed 8 March 2013

This is our fifth time going to this resort . Thanks to Tania at the front day she really made our holiday she went the extra mile. Would return again . Meet Sandy were personable person and very easy to talk to . Every restaurant was very nice lots of food at the buffet the donuts are too die for....

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barcelopc, Manager at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Receive cordial greetings from all the team working at the Barcelo Punta Cana. We are happy to read that your vacation with us was as expected. Posts such as yours delight us and gives us confidence to keep working hard to satisfy our customers and improve our service. Please allow us to reassure that we are extremely proud...

Charlottetown, Canada
Reviewed 8 March 2013

My husband and I have travelled to this resort for over 10 years and have never had a problem like some of the reviews have listed. The food is wonderful, the beach is amazing, the staff are attentive and welcoming,the hotel has a great layout, what more could you ask for? In defence of the resort, some of the complaints...

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barcelopc, Manager at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Patricia, We would like to thank you for your feedback about your stays with us, being of the utmost importance for us and our main source to improve our facilities and service. Let me express my gratitude for writing your impressions in this website and to share them with other guests. We feel glad to read that you always...

Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 8 March 2013

I stayed here in late November of 2012, I've been meaning to write a review, I think because I didn't care for the place, it wasn't top priority. It didn't seem to me that they cared much for Americans at this resort. I only know a little spanish, I understand that is the language there, but if you don't speak...

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barcelopc, Manager at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Jennifer, Thank you for choosing Barcelo Punta Cana for your holidays. In the name of our entire staff, we want to thank you for taking time to share your review with other travelers. We regret to hear that our gastronomy offer at our restaurants didn’t fulfill your expectations. Please allow us to inform you that our menus in each...

toronto
Reviewed 7 March 2013

We travelled Feb 23-Mar2/13 room 3336 premium club suite with our 19 mo old daughter and had a fabulous time ! Separate checking for Premium was quick & easy. We were taken to our room right away (early) where we found everything in the room working order. Our crib was sent with in 10 min ( although the crib had...

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barcelopc, Manager at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Jessie, We would like to thank you for your feedback about your recent stay with us, being of the utmost importance for us and our main source to improve our facilities and service. It's a pleasure to know that you had a good time with us in general and you will keep a good memory of Punta Cana and...

St. Stephen, Canada
Reviewed 7 March 2013

Just returned from a two week vacation at the Barcelo Punta Cana. What a wonderful hotel, and the staff were amazing! This was our 3rd time at this resort and it did not disappoint. We upgraded to Club Premium and it was worth every penny. The conveniences were awesome. 10% off hotel purchases and excursions, breakfast, lunch and snacks and...

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barcelopc, Manager at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for writing such positive comments about your last stay with us, it is always great to read reviews from our repeat guests. Your special mention of the staff that enhanced the quality of your trip was also greatly appreciated. We recognize that our staff plays a valuable role in the vacation experience of our guests, but...

Barrie
Reviewed 5 March 2013

WOW what can I say had a fantastic 2 weeks here rooms were bright ,ocean view,and the housekeeping staff were excellent for the most part our rooms were made up before 10 am each day, and housekeepers generally left some fancy display with our towels and flowers each day A few dollars tip daily may have incured this super service...

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barcelopc, Manager at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Jill & Dave, Receive cordial greetings from all the team working at the Barcelo Punta Cana. Thank you for choosing Barcelo Punta Cana for your holidays and for the time you spent sharing your review with other travelers on Tripadvisor.com. We are happy to read that your recent stay at our resort was what you expected and we thank...

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 5 March 2013

We were there Feb 20-27, 2013. First night was horrible, they put us in very old rooms where everything was literally falling apart, rusting bathroom fixtures, leaking toilet, water dripping from ceiling, room a far cry from what you see on the pictures. It was bad, and felt like going back home. We complained and next day the hotel General...

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barcelopc, Manager at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Ken, Receive cordial greetings from all the team working at Barcelo Punta Cana. We greatly appreciate that you have chosen one of our Resorts as your holiday destination. Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your experience at our Hotel. We greatly appreciate your feedback as it enables us to continue improving and providing our...

Guelph, Ontario
Reviewed 4 March 2013

Just returned last night from vacation, feb 24- mar 03 2013. Had an amazing holiday! Traveled with husband and 10 yr old grandaughter. Had room 3342 which had an amazing view and was very comfortable and clean!I don't know how you could visit this resort and not enjoy yourself!The staff are friendly and very helpful, the rooms are very clean...

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barcelopc, Manager at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Receive cordial greetings from all the team working at the Barcelo Punta Cana. We do not know how to thank you for this kind of comments. Posts such as yours delight us and gives us confidence to keep working hard to satisfy our customers and improve our service. Please allow us to reassure that we are extremely proud...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 March 2013

Just got back from DR. Traveled from Feb.22-Mar.1,2013. The resort is not very big making everything accessible by foot. No golf carts or shuttles needed to get around. The BEACH is in one word WOW. The food was good at the a la carte restaurants. The buffet was adequate( i personally don't like buffets). The rooms in the 7000 block...

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barcelopc, Manager at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear george, Greetings, thanks for choosing Barceló Punta Cana for your holidays. It was a pleasure to have you with us, Thanks for taking time to value and rate our product and services. We are happy to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope you give us another chance to serve you, if you happen to visit...

Selkirk,MB
Reviewed 3 March 2013

Just back from 2 weeks at this resort. We traveled with 2 other couples and we are all in our 50s. We stayed in building 6 and 7 and faced away from the pool area.(our choice). About the only real complaint we had was with the front desk. No real organized lines or direction for check-in or out. Front desk...

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barcelopc, Manager at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear guest, Greetings and thanks for choosing Barceló Punta Cana for your holidays. It was a pleasure to have you with us, Thanks for taking time to value and rate our product and services. We are happy to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and appreciate your recommendations for improvement. We hope you give us another chance to...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Spa
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Hot Tub
Room types
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Room Service

Additional Information about Occidental Caribe

Address: Carretera Macao s/n | Playa Arena Gorda, Punta Cana 23301, Dominican Republic (Formerly Barcelo Punta Cana)
Region: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > La Altagracia Province > Punta Cana
Price Range: €112 - €273 (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
Hotel Style:
#40 Casino Hotel in Punta Cana
#55 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#56 Spa Hotel in Punta Cana
#58 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
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“If you are looking for a relaxing vacation, this is not the place for you.”
 of 5 bubbles VanessaB931, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Building 2 – facing the water/pool (2 to 3 floor)”
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“Ask for a room in the renovated section.”
 of 5 bubbles stevesP7433CB, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Request a suite, as it will be a little quieter.”
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“Don't bother buying an "oceanfront" room because I had an incredible view of the main pool and beach from the standard suite.”
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