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whala!bavaro

El Cortecito | Bávaro, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (Formerly Alisios Bavaro Beach Hotel)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I went there with my husband the last week of February and was pleasantly surprised. We paid a very low price, and I was expecting it to be worse. We just really needed heat from this long winter. We usual travel to Cuba from Montreal but wanted to try something different. My review, hopefully will help your decision. Whala is... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband booked this hotel as a surprise for my birthday and it was amazing from beginning till end. To wake up and be on the beach within a couple of minutes is just what dreams are made of! Our room was lovely, not brand new but so clean and the nice staff came by and put clean towels and... More 

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Gatineau, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We booked this hotel through Air Canada vacation and this was First time to Dominican Republic. The room was clean.BUT we had the room right above the bar... Beautiful beach but not a snorkeling spot.full of seaweed that we couldn't enjoyed swimming in the ocean.Always windy and wavy. Not so much variety of food. Awful coffee. But Overall we had... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Work in Leicester town centre and felt this was the time we needed a holiday as we've been flat out for six months. We liked the sound of the Dominican Republic and Whala Bavaro looked good. We found a good price as we like a bargain it was booked and off we went. The first thing you do notice when... More 

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Lulea, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Best place ever! we loved it. Three pool areas so you can choose if you want a private place, right next to the bar or right next to the restaurant. Food was great, good variation of the buffet. Close to the beach and a bar on the beach:-) Only negative thing is that wifi is not included, though, its only... More 

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Halifax, Canada
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived on 7th night to hotel. With a 3 yrs old. asked for a crib in advance with an email. well it wasnt ready.. I said to myself -here we go!! Front desk was very apologetic. Next morning the whole thing changed 180 degrees!!! we were moved to a beautiful room, crib was ready. Mr Lopez of reception take... More 

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Halifax Regional Municipality, Canada
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beach really crowded very small but you could walk for miles, could always find a chair but trying to find a spot was harder. Windy every day but I liked it so it didn't make it so hot. shops on beach but they really bug you to buy. Hotel clean we had a corner room that was very big. food... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I learned a few lessons on this trip. First of all you really do get what you pay for and secondly unless I can stay at a very upscale resort know for personalized attention, all inclusive resorts are not for me. Whala Bavaro is nicely located and has a friendly staff. It is one of the smaller resorts and judging... More 

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Estelle L, Director de Relaciones Públicas at whala!bavaro, responded to this review

Dear client, We really appreciate your time on this comment. whala!bávaro tries to read all opinions and uses them to get better day by day. We are already working on the food variety and hopefully it will be better very soon. It's good to hear that you where happy with the staff and that the hotel was clean and comfortable... More 

Beloeil, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a marvellous 3stars hotels that diserves more than that. Of course it was not perfect like a diamond but perfect for the price we've paid and for what we were looking for...relax, quiet, clean, and good food. Super friendly and helping staff, incredible small buffet with very good food. Every day different food from different country (Italie,... More 

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Manitoba, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I can happily recommend this as excellent value for a tropical feel vacation. We are not used to five star hotels, preferring to spend our money on experiences. The Whala experience is simple, honest and unstructured. It had a friendly staff, located very close to the beach and a five minute walk away from places to eat. The food and... More 

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