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Excellence Punta Cana

4.5 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Playas Uvero Alto, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
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Bucks County Pa.
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here in early Oct 2013, it was our 1st trip to EPC and our 4th stay with Excellence. We were celebrating our wedding anniversary and my wife's birthday. The property is beautiful the beach we believe is the best out of all the excellence resorts. Service was great they couldn't do enough for you and no request was... More

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1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Where do I even begin. I was looking so forward to this trip. So many great reviews and what seemed to be one of the best adults only all inclusive resort in the DR. The short story? I will NEVER stay at an "Excellence" Resort again. Here's the detailed terrible experience--let me start by saying it was our honeymoon and... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I hate that this is true, but Let me first start off with saying, anyone who give this place 5 stars obviously has never been treated to 5 stars. The food sucks, service sucks, mosquitos ruin the entire experience. The only 5 stars about this place is the welcome and spa. No service worker did anything other than their specific... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I did a lot of research before purchasing this trip, as it was for my 5 year wedding anniversary. I read a lot of complaints regarding the beds and the food. Let me say....they were all true. One thing I didn't expect when booking a 5 star resort was the spring-break type clientele that would frequent this place for the... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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37 reviews 37 reviews
5 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited in mid to late-August. We had beautiful weather - it was hot and humid - and it only rained one morning (the morning we left) and overnight a couple times. GOOD THINGS: No children (we were on a get-away from our kids for the first time in six years). Gorgeous setting. Plenty of sun loungers and palapas (no... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed at Excellence for a week! We had the wedding of our dreams there!! They took care of everything as far as the wedding and more! All the staff there makes you feel so welcome and they literally cater to your every want and need! The resort itself is beautiful, they makesure that you are having a great time... More

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Holmen, Wisconsin
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Everything about this stay was wonderful. Only reason it didn't get a 5 was the local wildlife outside was crazy loud every night. Turns out this local bird is only found in certain parts of the island, snorkeling is around the corner & not directly near the beach. Also, the food was great for breakfast, lunch but having stayed at... More

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Feasterville, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Excellence Resort in Punta Cana was everything I had heard about and more. The entertainment staff there is just out of this world. Luz, Casandra, Merlin, Johnathon just go above and beyond to make your stay fun and exciting. Concierge staff just could not do enough for you, Roberto could not be any kinder, I really cant say enough... More

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15 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We just returned from this resort and even with a day of rain due to the forming hurricane , we had a wonderful experience. We were in the Excellence club section. Our room was large and had a view of the gardens. The people at the resort went out of their way to make our trip wonderful. The food was... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed in an oceanfront honeymoon suite in the preferred section in Nov. 2013 for our honeymoon. Liberty Travel (first time I used them and the last) recommended this resort. I think they must get something for doing so... but as I was in wedding planning mode, a vacation spot was unfortunately, an afterthought (and it shouldn't be). Resort is... More

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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*
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This quaint, colonial-style resort is the ideal destination for couples seeking secluded romantic getaways. Nestled among palms on a perfect white-sand beach on a remote stretch of Punta Cana's Caribbean shoreline, Excellence Punta Cana provides the perfect All-Inclusive playground for adults only and is also home to a world-class spa, state-of-the-art fitness center and an exceptional range of activities and services. ... more   less 
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