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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed yesterday NEW

room was great, food was excellent, hotel takes care of small things that makes a big difference - letting families with kids jump long check in line, buffet had low counters for kids to pick their own meal. beautiful architecture. Theatre was huge but entertainment was abysmal.

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1Thank smyycbksc
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We've been in 5 resorts in Punta Cana so we can say that Occidental Caribe is not the best. Even with this price you can find something more better. Rooms are not so new, we heard ALL the noises from everywhere around. Food was Ok but the same very day. The waiters are disaster, I haven't saw none of them...

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've been to this hotel with my family around new years 2017. To be fair i'm going to list the GOOD and BAD things about this hotel. GOOD: - The hotel is huge. -The hotel has a casino. - A lot of restaurants and many different food variety. -The hotel has more than 1 pool, and the mail pool is...

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4Thank Ralph S
Marcos C, Director General at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We greatly appreciate the time you spent to review your recent experience in our hotel, we always strive to exceed guests' expectations and your comments will help our teams reaching that goal. Thank you too for your very nice compliments for our services, our staff work very hard every day to make sure our guests feel well attended...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First, this resort used to be called "Barcelo Premium Punta Cana." OVERALL EXPERIENCE: We had an AMAZING time! We travelled as a family of 4: me, my husband and two sons ages 3 and 5. This resort gears to both families AND singles. Lots of activities for kids, families, couples, and everyone else. My husband and I originally visited this...

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2Thank gdra84
Marcos C, Director General at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for sharing this great review of your recent stay at Occidental Caribe. We are thrilled that you have enjoyed your stay and certainly agree that our dedicated staff plays a key role to our guests' overall experience. The entire team works very hard to ensure that we deliver a high standard of service and...

Fort Wayne, IN
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our previous visit in April was wonderful, but our visit the first week in January was much different. The only thing equal or better was the weather - January had much less rain than April. The crowds were much higher in January, and many aspects suffered. The food was not as good, as it was being recycled more. We didn't...

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Marcos C, Director General at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, This case is being worked by our management, as you are aware with a full follow up. Best Regards Director Occidental Caribe

Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I, along with a couple of friends went to the Occidental Caribe for a week around New Year 2017. The spot is beautiful. Nice pools, awesome beach (the waves were a lot of fun!), but we were quite disappointed with the rooms. Got a few issues with the safes (both in our room and in our friend's...

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Marcos C, Director General at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Firstly we would like to thank you for the lovely review you shared following your recent visit to our Occidental Caribe hotel and are delighted to read that we were able to match your holiday expectations. In relation to the incidents regarding of your room, we would like to offer our sincere apologies as clearly we were not...

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

I rate resorts by asking my self if I would stay there again. This is one that definitely fits the repeated visit. Rooms were clean, good bathroom space and shower, comfortable beds, good space for clothes. We had the superior room with ocean view on the 4th floor. The one and only thing I disliked was the advertised mini bar...

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Marcos C, Director General at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We always find it nice to read that our guests went home with great holiday memories and we are very grateful for the time and effort you spent to share your personal experience at our hotel with us and Tripadvisor readers. I am grateful for your compliments towards our staff, whose kindness and helpfulness is one of our...

Medicine Hat, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Our flight home was delayed so our carrier put the whole flight up here. Can't speak to the grounds or beach or really any amenities other than the room, check-in process and the dinner buffet but I will review those. Yes, I understand that they unexpectedly had to accommodate an entire flight but regardless, this hotel needs some serious work....

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Marcos C, Director General at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We sincerely appreciate the time you spent to share your comments following your visit to our hotel, our guests' feedback is of utmost importance to ensure our demanding standards of service at all times, please accept our sincere apologies for any inconsistency you may have experienced during your stay. We have taken good note of your remarks related...

Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

I was in this hotel with my family and I just will describe wirh one wort, Amazing, the room, the restaurants and foods very good, we passed a really fun vacations, the pool for Kids very nice, the hitel entertainment and shows were excellent, I recommend this hotel for friends and family.

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Marcos C, Director General at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We would like to express our gratitude for the comments you made about your recent visit. They help us to understand how our guests experience their stay with us. It is always our goal to achieve maximum customer satisfaction and we are delighted to hear that your holiday at Occidental Caribe was an enjoyable one. We continuously strive...

Paris, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

First off I just want to say that anyone that complains about this hotel should not travel to the Caribbean!!! We arrived there on New Years Eve for 7 excellent days. I traveled with my girlfriend and our two teenage kids. The hotel staff where absolutely some the best we ever encountered in the Caribbean. The hotel itself and the...

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Marcos C, Director General at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We first would like to thank you for choosing our Occidental Caribe for your holidays in Punta Cana and for letting us know your concerns relating to your time in our hotel as it gives us an opportunity to look at areas which may have for improvement and for that we are grateful. Once more we thank you...

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Spa
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Hot Tub
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  • 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

Additional Information about Occidental Caribe

Address: Carretera Macao - Arena Gorda, s/n, Punta Cana 23301, Dominican Republic (Formerly Barcelo Punta Cana)
Region: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > La Altagracia Province > Punta Cana
Price Range: RM670 - RM1,457 (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:
#35 Casino Hotel in Punta Cana
#50 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#51 Spa Hotel in Punta Cana
#53 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“Avoid block 3 as it is above the buffet so you will hear kitchen noises throughout the night.”
 of 5 bubbles smyycbksc, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Deluxe rooms are by the "quiet" pool (the one with no swim-up bar). Generally the quieter side.”
 of 5 bubbles gdra84, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms near the Casino are close to everything”
 of 5 bubbles dennishh2017, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Top floor with ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles mjp5821, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“suggest book at least oceanview room, you will not regret”
 of 5 bubbles jeffyu1988, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
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