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Stouffville
Reviewed 20 April 2013

A colleague and I were in a wedding group of about 50 people from Apr 10 to Apr 17. It was an early flight at 6am. Normally it’s a good thing but because we did not get our room until 6pm in the evening, everybody was just waiting around at the lobby. It’s hard to enjoy the pool activities or...

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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. 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 overall what you expected and we thank you...

Reviewed 20 April 2013

I must said that my son and I we had an awesome vacation. We stayed from april 8-12 for spring break. I have read reviews and i agreed that rooms need a touch i was on building 7 but this issued can't give you an overall of Barcelo Punta Cana, food is excellent, service, bars, pools, restaurant and the beach...

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barcelopc, Manager at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Mel & Anthony, 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. We hope you give us another chance to serve you, and hopefully...

Reviewed 19 April 2013

Just got home from 2 weeks at Barcelo Punta Cana April 3 to 17. Beach was excellent. Food was excellent. We were in Building 1 which was suppose to be Premium section. This resort seems to need a facelift. Rooms and hallways were tired, with furniture in poor repair and flooring in the hallways was dirty and require regrouting. The...

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barcelopc, Manager at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Jill, First of all we thank you for choosing our hotel Barcelo Punta Cana for your holidays and for the time you took to share your review with the Tripadvisor community. We would like to thank you for highlighting our strengths and weaknesses. Please be sure that your observations are taking into great consideration for their analysis, in order...

Eagan, Minnesota
Reviewed 19 April 2013

Good food, beautiful resort, friendly service. Building 5 is older rooms, try to not get rooms there. Beautiful beach, top shelf alcohol choices. Restaurants were very good, especially the Japon. Great snack station for day time at the pool or beach.

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barcelopc, Manager at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Kathy, Receive cordial greetings from all the team working at the Barcelo Punta Cana. Thank you for your recent review on TripAdvisor and for highlighting the good stuff. We hope you will be willing to give us the opportunity to welcome you once again to demonstrate you the commitment and quality of service we have exhibited through the years,...

Pearl River, New York
Reviewed 17 April 2013

I just joined TripAdvisor recently and wanted to add in my thoughts about a couple trips I have taken. Anyway, I traveled to Barcelo Punta Cana 3 summers ago with about 10 friends. We all had a great time, mostly because we were young and enjoyed the all-inclusive aspect of the resort. The drinks were pretty good, but can be...

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barcelopc, Manager at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing the Barceló Punta Cana during your trip to the Dominican Republic. We do appreciate hearing from our customers, as their comments are vital for us to continue improving our service. We would like to thank you for highlighting our strengths and weaknesses. Please be sure that your observations are taking into great consideration for...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 16 April 2013

The beach was the best part for this hotel. I stayed here as part of a wedding party and most of us had the standard rooms in the 'older' part of the hotel. The rooms were not the greatest. The water in the shower was horrible, it would go from super hot to super cold throughout the entire shower. Room...

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barcelopc, Manager at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Teresa, Thank you to take your time to write and share your review in Tripadvisor. Checking your words we can appreciate you didn’t have a 100% pleasant stay in Barcelo Punta Cana and we couldn’t fill your expectation about our property. We try to keep our quality service to give you our best and we take all guest feedback...

ktichener
Reviewed 16 April 2013

We stayed at this resort March 24 for one week and we were very glad we up graded to a premium suite before we left. The ladies in the premium lounge were terrific and helped make our holiday great. If you stay here please upgrade because we had family stay in an ocean view room that had no hot water...

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barcelopc, Manager at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Suzie, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback regarding our hotel. We really appreciate your comments and have taken good note and we will consider it to help us for continue to improve our services. Our main goal is to serve all our guests with the highest level of service and satisfaction to which we assure...

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 15 April 2013

Where do I begin? First of all, I want to start off by saying that I am not a picky person and Imake the most out of every situation. When it comes to a vacation, if there is good weather and a beautiful beach, I am happy. This place has an incredible beach and the weather was gorgeous. That being...

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barcelopc, Manager at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience at the Barcelo Punta Cana at Tripadvisor. We are very so sad to read that we couldn’t fill your expectations regarding our hotel. We always try to keep our quality service, in order to satisfy the needs and expectations of all our guests. We take all guest feedback very seriously; therefore we...

Robbinsville, New Jersey
Reviewed 15 April 2013

Our first visit to the Barcelo Punta Cana was exceptional! After receiving a warm welcome at check in, my husband and I were promptly escorted to our rooms. The view from our room was breathtaking - balcony allowed us to sit, talk, relax - take it all in!! If you're a swimmer, be sure to bring your googles - the...

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barcelopc, Manager at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Mario, 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...

Omaha, Nebraska
Reviewed 14 April 2013

for a cheap all inclusive this is not a bad option. There was a large group of diverse people. Kids, adults, grandparents, lots of foreign people. They didn't have top of the line liquor but that wasn't to bad. The pizza restaurant had greats views and good pizza. It stinks that you have to make reservations for dinner but the...

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Dear guest, First of all thank you for having chosen Barcelo Punta Cana as your holiday destination. We want you to know, that your opinion is very important and valuable to us. For this reason, your comments are taken with special consideration as they help us identifying our improvement areas, giving us the opportunity to correct them, and thus achieve...

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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
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • 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: RM536 - RM1,306 (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)”
 of 5 bubbles johnbE7524OB, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“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.”
 of 5 bubbles 36edward, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Don't bother buying an "oceanfront" room because I had an incredible view of the main pool and beach from the standard suite.”
 of 5 bubbles genor2015, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
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