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Excellence Punta Cana

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Playas Uvero Alto, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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1 review
5 of 5 stars NEW

Had an amazing time!! Jon (sorry spelling is not correct) was an amazing server on the beach/pool always came to find us to say hi and make sure we were taken care of. Christian in the agave was beyond over the top!!! Went out of his way to be fantastic!! Everything about the hotel was great, I like the resort... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place is not worth the money. Disgusting food, slow horrible service and a total disappointment overall. Sometimes we got turn down service, sometimes not. We had to move rooms after 4 days and the second room had no privacy and was so loud. Overly crowded beach. Drinks were brought to us maybe once every 3 hours, less if you... More 

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Packer Country, Wisconsin
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Before I get to the hotel review, I would definitely recommend booking the direct transfer to this hotel. It is a bit farther than many from the airport and not having to stop at a bunch of other resorts to drop people off before you get there is worth whatever extra we paid. Now to the resort. The minute you... More 

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Key West, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful relaxing resort . Thoroughly enjoyed my 4 day stay with 6 friends celebrating big Birthdays . The rooms are lovely and the shower divine seriously loved the shower and also spa treatments which were amazing!! We enjoyed the Grill restaurant and also the World Market really tasty.

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Krakow, Poland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I spent my honeymoon at Excellence Punta Cana and it was a great choice! Amazing place, people and food! I really loved it! I was also very pleased with the entertainment programme. I was there for 2 weeks and it was wonderful! I can definitely recommend this hotel and would love to come back!

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Garden City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I really never review any hotel, but with excellence punta Cana I felt I had to. What a beautiful place with beautiful people. Clean rooms, gorgeous beach with a lot of straw huts, get there early. List of good entertainment and games, if you like that. Special people-- the cook at Las Olas great! The other people ambriosis, Cassandra, Juan... More 

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New Egypt, New Jersey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We just went for my Birthday (2/20/15). We upgraded to "Excellence Club". Was not worth it! Food: Out of 8 restaurants the French was the best. Worst: Lobster House was terrible. We both ordered grilled lobster and we received a plate with shrimp, fish, and pieces of lobster mixed with vegetables. We sent it back and waiter brought out lobster... More 

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Belleville, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place is amazing. We traveled with 12 couples and had a wonderful time. The service was outstanding in every aspect. Everyone was very courteous. The rooms were very nice and spacious with hot tubs in the room. Any drink you want. Plenty of bars. Shows every night. The ocean was a bit rough but the pools were beautiful. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I absolutely love this place! The customer service is above and beyond and they are always willing to accommodate any need, want or desire! The daily activity directors are both fun and engaging! The food is plentiful and very good with an abundance of choices!!! My husband thinks the gym is best he has been to compared... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Overall we (two couples) thoroughly enjoyed our ten days in February at the Excellence Punta Cana. The resort is older but it is continually being refurbished, so it is clean, contemporary, and comfortable. There is no nearby golf course, or town to visit for markets and night life. It is simply a wonderful place to unwind and enjoy sun and... More 

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  • Room service(95)
  • Very good(88)
  • Lobster house(88)
  • Great time(55)
  • Chez isabelle(37)
  • Mini bar(36)
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Additional Information about Excellence Punta Cana

Address: Playas Uvero Alto, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
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Location: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > La Altagracia Province > Punta Cana
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Excellence Punta Cana 4.5*
Number of rooms: 464
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