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Excellence Punta Cana

4.5 of 5 Playas Uvero Alto, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
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London, UK
1 review
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2008

My girlfriend and I booked a week at the Excellence to coincide with my mum's wedding which she had arranged to have at the resort. A soon as we were let into our room we knew we were somewhere very special, from the elegant 4 poster bed to the giant 2 person jaccuzi spa in the room! We were on... More

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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2008

We have just stayed for the first time at the Excellence Punta Cana. My wife and I have stayed at several A/I resorts over the past 2 years including Sandals Ocho Rios and El Dorado in Cancun. Out of the 3 resorts I found the Excellence was most to our taste. All the stories about the arrival in the airport... More

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Lincroft, NJ
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2008

One of the problems with these reviews is that you really don't know the tastes and standards of the person writing the review, therefore you can't be sure if you'll have the same experience as they've described. Let me say that I live in a nice home, with a nice in ground pool, I adore food, I love to cook,... More

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tyne and wear, england
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2008

A great week in the sun but would advise the resort to improve the evening dining experience. Some of the restaurants are housed in a large building which lacks intimacy and atmosphere. One evening I dined with a trolley stacked with dirty plates in view and by 10pm they were setting out the breakfast things. The French restaurant is the... More

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1 review
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2008

We just returned from the Excellence - we stayed March21-28. I was a bit nervous after reading some reviews before leaving. However, after our stay I am actually surprised at some of the poor reviews. The ride to the hotel is no different than any other island ride I have ever been on fast and bumpy - that is how... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2008

We have stayed at many Sandals resorts in the past, and Excellence Punta Cana is as good or better. We were welcomed with warm face towels and glasses of champagne upon our seamless check - in. The staff were all very friendly and always greeted you with a smile and 'Ola' any time you passed them. The 2 parrots (who... More

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Knebworth, Hertfordshire
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2008

My husband and I have just returned from a week at the Excellence as a belated honeymoon. Summed up in a word, it was paradise!! The food was amazing with a huge choice. Breakfast was fresh with a varied selection. We had omlettes freshly made with any fillings you wanted. There was lots of fresh fruit as well as a... More

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BelAir, maryland
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2008

This is the third year that my husband and I have returned to this all inclusive resort for the week of Valentines Day - February 11th -17th. Each year the service and the food get better . There are no reservations for any of the 7 restaurants and the food is delicious. I am a really a choicy traveler, preferring... More

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2 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2008

This was our first trip to the Dominican and we had read a lot about the Excellence Resort. Most was positive and so we were very excited. We were not dissapointed at all. It was one of the most relaxing vacations spots. We did not upgrade to the Excellence Club and we don't feel like we missed anything. I don't... More

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Hoboken, NJ USA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2008

My wife and I recently stayed at Excellence Punta Cana (March 12-17 2008). This was our second experience staying at an all inclusive resort, so we had high expectations after a wonderful stay in St. Lucia. To start, we flew non-stop from Newark, NJ to Punta Cana. The flight was quick and direct, so it really worked great. After landing... 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*
Number of rooms: 464
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