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The Occidental Punta Cana hotel in Punta Cana is a superior resort well located on the famous Bavaro Beach, next to a shopping plaza and approximately 22 km from the Punta Cana airport.
Hotel details
Important information
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  • During the Holy Week, please take note that all watersports in the Dominican Republic will be suspended.
    As per new legislation, all discotheques open to the public are to shut down at midnight from Monday to Friday and 2 am on Saturday and Sunday. This may result in various discotheques being closed until further notice. For the hotels that have a discotheque dedicated only to hotel clientele, regular operation hours are maintained. Furthermore, for the casinos that remain open until 4 am, no alcohol is served after midnight on weekdays and after 2 am on weekends.

Mandatory information: Room categories name change

  • June 26, 2017:

    Please take note that the following room categories will change their names as of December 21, 2017:  the room category «First Club Superior Room Oceanfront Preference Club» will be called « Superior Room Oceanfront Preference Club» and the room category «First Club Junior Suite Oceanfront Preference Club» will be called «Junior Suite Oceanfront Preference Club».
    The First Club mention has been removed from the room descriptions; however the First Club inclusions are still offered for these 2 rooms categories.

Brochure Erratum(s)

  • Please take note of the following change in our 2017-2018 brochure.
     
    June 13, 2017:
    Please take note there is no golf package available at this hotel.
About your Hotel
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Hotel Location

  • Approximately 22 km from Punta Cana International Airport
  • Beachfront
  • Area: Bavaro Beach

Hotel Description

  • 860 rooms
  • 17 building(s) of 3 storey(s)
  • Elevator

Services

  • Parking available at the hotel
  • 3 pool(s)
  • 11 restaurant(s)
  • 10 bar(s)
  • 24h drinks
  • 24h snacks
  • Disco
  • Fitness center
  • Playground
  • Internet business center ($)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Live music
  • Convenience Store ($)
  • Spa ($)
  • Laundry services ($)
  • 2 tennis court(s)
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  • Nurse on site ($)
  • WiFi available in :
    • Pool ($)
    • Room ($)
  • Currency exchange ($)
  • ATM ($)
  • Check-in time : 3:00 PM
  • Check-out time : 12:00 PM
  • Shopping centre ($)
  • Scuba diving ($)
  • Mini-disco
  • Babysitting ($)
  • Golf course nearby ($)
  • Gift shop ($)
  • Photo shop ($)
  • Minimum age to check in without an adult : 18 years old
  • Beauty salon ($)
  • Car Rental ($)

Beach

  • Beach Club on site
  • Beach Club (facilities on the beach) : Yes (included)
  • Lounge chairs
  • Palapas
Bali Beds only available for Royal Club Guests.

Hotel Contact Information

  • Occidental Punta Cana 4.5*
  • Avenida España, S/N, Playa El Cortecito, Punta Cana, La Altagracia Dominican Republic, 23301
  • Tel.: 8092218787
  • Fax : 8092218790
  • Email : reservas.gf.puntacana@do.occidentalhotels.com
Inclusions
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For travel between November 1, 2017 and October 31, 2018

Package

All inclusive (AI) meal plan :

Our most popular vacation option features:

3 meals a day
Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
A variety of activities

And more!

General inclusions :
  • Roundtrip transfers between airport and hotel (package only)
  • Roundtrip flight in Economy Class (package only)
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Accommodation for the chosen period
  • À la carte dinners 4 times per week (reservations required)
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Disco (admission, drinks included from 11 pm to 1 am)
  • Domestic drinks (unlimited)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool once per week
  • Non-motorized water sports (select)
  • Snacks
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • 3 accessible pool(s) at the property
  • 10 accessible bar(s) at the property
  • 11 accessible restaurant(s) at the property
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Honeymoon package
Distinction Collection inclusions :
  • Direct transfer between the airport and hotel (package only)
  • À la carte dinners (additional guaranteed reservations may apply)
  • Welcome cocktail upon arrival
  • Mini-bar restocked daily
  • Selected international drinks (unlimited)
  • Safety deposit box (free)
  • Cool Towel upon arrival
  • Bathrobes and slippers in room
  • Beach towels in room
  • WiFi (free in the lobby (some restrictions may apply))
Preference Club inclusions :
  • Distinct identification bracelet
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Select international brand drinks
  • Welcome cocktail upon arrival
  • Concierge service
  • Bottle of tequila in room upon arrival
  • Safety deposit box
  • VIP room amenities
  • Bathrobes and slippers in room
  • Beach towels in room
  • Fresh fruit plate in room upon arrival
  • Discount of 15% on spa
  • À la carte dinners 5 guaranteed reservations/week
  • Safety deposit box
  • Complimentary WiFi in the Maya Mall (10 am-1pm)
  • Turn-down service
Royal Level inclusions *:
  • Complimentary WiFi in-room and pool area
  • Private check-in and check-out
  • Private concierge service
  • Premium brand drinks
  • Exclusive Royal Level restaurant for breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Exclusive area on the beach with bar and premium drinks included
  • Private pool within Royal Level area
  • Distinct identification bracelet
  • Turn-down service
  • VIP room amenities
* Included with "Royal Level Superior Room Preference Club" and "Royal Level Suite Preference Club" only
First Club inclusions *:
  • Private check-in & check-out
  • Concierge service
  • In-room amenities
  • Private jacuzzi
  • Buffet breakfast in a private area (First Club)
  • Private bar at the beach with premium drinks
  • Private lounge with internet access
  • Premium brand drinks in the First Club
  • Distinct identification bracelet
  • Private hydromassage bathtub (First Club area)
* Included with "Superior Room Deluxe Preference Club", "Superior Room Oceanfront Preference Club", "Junior Suite Oceanfront Preference Club" and "Suite Preference Club" only

Accommodation only

All inclusive (AI) meal plan :

Our most popular vacation option features:

3 meals a day
Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
A variety of activities

And more!

General inclusions :
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Accommodation for the chosen period
  • À la carte dinners 4 times per week (reservations required)
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Disco (admission, drinks included from 11 pm to 1 am)
  • Domestic drinks (unlimited)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool once per week
  • Non-motorized water sports (select)
  • Snacks
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • 3 accessible pool(s) at the property
  • 10 accessible bar(s) at the property
  • 11 accessible restaurant(s) at the property
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Honeymoon package
Distinction Collection inclusions :
  • Direct transfer between the airport and hotel (package only)
  • À la carte dinners (additional guaranteed reservations may apply)
  • Welcome cocktail upon arrival
  • Mini-bar restocked daily
  • Selected international drinks (unlimited)
  • Safety deposit box (free)
  • Cool Towel upon arrival
  • Bathrobes and slippers in room
  • Beach towels in room
  • WiFi (free in the lobby (some restrictions may apply))
Preference Club inclusions :
  • Distinct identification bracelet
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Select international brand drinks
  • Welcome cocktail upon arrival
  • Concierge service
  • Bottle of tequila in room upon arrival
  • Safety deposit box
  • VIP room amenities
  • Bathrobes and slippers in room
  • Beach towels in room
  • Fresh fruit plate in room upon arrival
  • Discount of 15% on spa
  • À la carte dinners 5 guaranteed reservations/week
  • Safety deposit box
  • Complimentary WiFi in the Maya Mall (10 am-1pm)
  • Turn-down service
Royal Level inclusions *:
  • Complimentary WiFi in-room and pool area
  • Private check-in and check-out
  • Private concierge service
  • Premium brand drinks
  • Exclusive Royal Level restaurant for breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Exclusive area on the beach with bar and premium drinks included
  • Private pool within Royal Level area
  • Distinct identification bracelet
  • Turn-down service
  • VIP room amenities
* Included with "Royal Level Superior Room Preference Club" and "Royal Level Suite Preference Club" only
First Club inclusions *:
  • Private check-in & check-out
  • Concierge service
  • In-room amenities
  • Private jacuzzi
  • Buffet breakfast in a private area (First Club)
  • Private bar at the beach with premium drinks
  • Private lounge with internet access
  • Premium brand drinks in the First Club
  • Distinct identification bracelet
  • Private hydromassage bathtub (First Club area)
* Included with "Superior Room Deluxe Preference Club", "Superior Room Oceanfront Preference Club", "Junior Suite Oceanfront Preference Club" and "Suite Preference Club" only
Rooms
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  • For your comfort, each room offers :
  • Superior Room Preference Club > Ø

    Inclusions
    • Distinction Collection inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • Preference Club inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • WiFi ($)
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Resort View
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Living area
    • Connecting room available on request
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Central air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Telephone
    • Distinction Collection inclusions
    • Preference Club inclusions
  • Superior Room Deluxe Preference Club > Ø

    Inclusions
    • Distinction Collection inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • Preference Club inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • First Club inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • WiFi ($)
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Resort View
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Living area
    • Connecting room available on request
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Central air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Telephone
    • Distinction Collection inclusions
    • Preference Club inclusions
    • First Club inclusions
  • Superior Room Oceanfront Preference Club > Ø

    Inclusions
    • Distinction Collection inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • Preference Club inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • First Club inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • WiFi ($)
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Size of the room : 41 m²
    • Oceanfront
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Connecting room available on request
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Whirlpool
    • Whirlpool on balcony
    • Central air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Telephone
    • Distinction Collection inclusions
    • Preference Club inclusions
    • First Club inclusions
  • Junior Suite Oceanfront Preference Club > Ø

    Inclusions
    • Distinction Collection inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • Preference Club inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • First Club inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • WiFi ($)
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Oceanfront
    • Up to 3 people :
      • Maximum 2 adults
      • Maximum 1 children
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Connecting room available on request
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Whirlpool
    • Whirlpool on balcony
    • Central air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Newspaper
    • Telephone
    • Distinction Collection inclusions
    • Preference Club inclusions
    • First Club inclusions
  • Suite Preference Club > Ø

    Inclusions
    • Distinction Collection inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • Preference Club inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • First Club inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • WiFi ($)
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Flat screen cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Size of the room : 82 m²
    • Resort View
    • Up to 3 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 1 children
    • Bedroom with closed door
    • 1 king-size bed
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Living area
    • Dining area
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
    • Whirlpool on balcony
    • Central air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Newspaper
    • Telephone
    • Distinction Collection inclusions
    • Preference Club inclusions
    • First Club inclusions
  • Royal Level Superior Room Preference Club > Ø

    Inclusions
    • Distinction Collection inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • Preference Club inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • Royal Level inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • WiFi ($)
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Size of the room : 46 m²
    • Resort View
    • Up to 2 people :
      • Maximum 2 adults
      • Maximum 1 children
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Connecting room available on request
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
    • Whirlpool on balcony
    • Central air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Newspaper
    • Telephone
    • Distinction Collection inclusions
    • Preference Club inclusions
    • Royal Level inclusions
  • Royal Level Suite Preference Club > Ø

    Inclusions
    • Distinction Collection inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • Preference Club inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • Royal Level inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • WiFi ($)
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Flat screen cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Size of the room : 82 m²
    • Resort View
    • Up to 3 people :
      • Maximum 2 adults
      • Maximum 1 children
    • Bedroom with closed door
    • 1 king-size bed
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Living area
    • Dining area
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
    • Whirlpool on balcony
    • Central air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Newspaper
    • Telephone
    • Distinction Collection inclusions
    • Preference Club inclusions
    • Royal Level inclusions
Sports / Activities
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Sports

  • Archery
  • Basketball
  • Deep sea fishing ($)
  • Golf course nearby ($)
  • Kayaking
  • Motorized water sports ($)
  • Non-motorized water sports
  • Snorkeling
  • Tennis
    • 2 tennis court(s)
    • Night Tennis ($)
  • Volleyball
  • Waterpolo
  • Windsurfing

Activities

  • Aerobics
  • Aquafitness
  • Board games
  • Catamaran
  • Dance lessons
  • Fitness center
  • Games room
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool
  • Pedal boats
  • Ping-pong
  • Riffle shooting
  • Scuba Diving ($)
Internet
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WiFi available in :

  • Pool ($)
  • Room ($)

Internet for Business ($)

Distinction Collection
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Extraordinary Extras

Who doesn’t like to be pampered during their all-inclusive Sun holidays? With our Distinction Collection, you’ll unlock new levels of indulgence. Toast to your vacation with a welcome cocktail. Slide into comfort with plush bathrobes. Dine at your favourite gourmet restaurant. The good life just doesn’t get any better than this.

Benefits exclusive to Transat * 
Direct roundtrip transfers between airport and hotel ** 
Additional guaranteed reservations at à la carte restaurants
Free WiFi in the lobby *** 
Mini-bar stocked daily
Unlimited select international drinks
Free in-room safe

YOU’LL ALSO ENJOY…
Welcome cocktail and cold towel upon arrival
Beach towels, bathrobes and slippers in the room
Bottle of wine or local specialty in the room upon arrival
Concierge service
Turndown service
Golf or spa discounts*

* Some inclusions may vary by resort. See hotel inclusions for details.
** Not available at the Meliá Cayo Guillermo.
*** One hour or more per day. Some restrictions may apply in Cuba.
 
May be available with some room categories, according to the property
Restaurants / Bars
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  • This information is for informational purposes only and can change depending of the occupancy and season.
    • 24h snacks
    • 24h drinks
    • Disco
  • Restaurant(s)

    • El Alcazar Buffet
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      • Breakfast : Buffet Restaurant
      • Lunch : Buffet Restaurant
      • Dinner : Buffet Restaurant
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Casual
      • High chairs available
    • Las Reses
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      • Dinner : À la Carte Steakhouse
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Semi-formal
      • High chairs available
    • La Hacienda
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      • Dinner : À la Carte Mexican
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Semi-formal
      • High chairs available
    • Via Veneto
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      • Dinner : À la Carte Italian
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Semi-formal
      • High chairs available
    • D'Oriental
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      • Dinner : À la Carte Asian
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Semi-formal
      • High chairs available
    • Caracolas
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      • Dinner : À la Carte Seafood
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Semi-formal
    • Beach Club
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      • Lunch : Buffet Restaurant
      • Evening dress code: Casual
      • High chairs available
    • La Fontana
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      • Dinner : Pizzeria
      • Evening dress code: Casual
      • High chairs available
    • La Taqueria
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      • Dinner : Snack Bar
      • Evening dress code: Casual
      • High chairs available
    • Las Canas
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      • Breakfast : Snack Bar
      • Lunch : Snack Bar
      • Evening dress code: Casual
    • Royal Level Restaurant
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      • Breakfast : À la Carte Breakfast
      • Lunch : À la Carte Lunch
      • Dinner : À la Carte Dinner
      • Evening dress code: Formal
      Exclusive to Royal Level guests
  • Bar(s)

    • Lobby Bar
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      • Location : Lobby
      • Opening time : 09:00
      • Closing time : 23:00
      • Local drinks
    • Las Canas Snack Bar
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      • Location : Pool
      • Opening time : 11:00
      • Closing time : 18:00
      • Local drinks
    • Cayena Bar
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      • Location : Theatre
      • Opening time : 18:00
      • Closing time : 23:00
      • Local drinks
    • La Fontana Bar
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      • Location : Terrace
      • Opening time : 18:00
      • Closing time : 01:00
      • Local drinks
    • Palmera Bar
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      • Location : Swim-up
      • Opening time : 09:00
      • Closing time : 18:00
      • Local drinks
    • Lounge Bar First Club
      • Lounge
      • Opening time : 08:00
      • Closing time : 23:00
      • Local drinks
      • Premium drinks
      Exclusive to First Club guests
    • Beach Club Bar
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      • Location : Beach
      • Opening time : 09:00
      • Closing time : 18:00
      • Local drinks
    • Beach Bar First Club
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      • Location : Beach
      • Opening time : 09:00
      • Closing time : 18:00
      • Local drinks
      Exclusive to First Club guests
    • Beach Bar Arena
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      • Location : Beach
      • Opening time : 09:00
      • Closing time : 18:00
      • Local drinks
      • Premium drinks
      Exclusive to Royal Level guests
    • Mangu Bar
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      • Disco
      • Opening time : 23:00
      • Closing time : 02:00
      • Local drinks
Kids
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  • Kids' Club (ages 4 to 12)
  • Teen Club (ages 13 to 17)
  • 1 kids pool(s)
  • Playground
  • Mini-disco
  • Babysitting ($)
  • High chair available at the restaurant(s)
Scuba Diving
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Services ($)

  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool
  • Scuba diving centre on site
  • PADI certification
Spa
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Services ($)

  • Body Treatments
  • Massage
Wedding / Honeymoon
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Free honeymoon package

  • To be eligible for the honeymoon package, newlyweds must advise at the time of booking and present their proof of wedding, dated within the last month, upon arrival at the hotel.

Wedding package ($)

Honeymoon package ($)

Ratings
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TripAdvisor rating
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TripAdvisor rating : Last 3 reviews
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Stay away 0¼¼¼¼ November 8, 2017

  • We are currently at the hotel and very unhappy as are almost all of the other people we have talked to. We paid for the Royal level accommodations and arrived Oct 31. On Nov 1 all Royal rooms were...
  • havetostay

Gone down the pan 0¼¼¼¼ November 6, 2017

  • I don't normally write hotel reviews but this sad excuse for an 'improved' hotel deserves a severe slating 😡 This was our 4th visit to the Occidental (now Barcelo) looking fwd to the renovation...
  • Cubanite

Stay away from this hotel 0¼¼¼¼ November 6, 2017

  • Just came back from the first time in DRP. We stayed there for 1 week at this place. The resort itself is great, clean room, good amenities, full of entertainment activities all day, and the beach is...
  • 816hu_nht
Transat rating
8888*
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Hotel Ranking Descriptions

★★★★★ A luxury resort offering first-class accommodation along with a very wide range of services and facilities.
★★★★ A superior resort offering a high standard of accommodation along with a wide array of services and facilities.
★★★ An intermediate resort offering a good price/quality ratio along with pleasant accommodation and various services.
★★ A standard resort offering comfortable accommodation and basic services.
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