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whala!bavaro

3.0 of 5 El Cortecito | Bávaro, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (Formerly Alisios Bavaro Beach Hotel)
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Wichita, Kansas
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you are not looking for luxury hotel but want a well located clean place, this Whala hotel is ideal. The hotel is on the beach and you have all the small shops and bars and restaurants you need within walking distance. Staff are easy to deal with and the food is good. Liked the idea of giving bottles of... More 

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Halifax, Canada
2 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

ROOM: We have room #1211 which was a bgi size, king bed and had a large bathroom. The floors were extremely sticky and were like that all week, must've been the cleaning products they use. The bathroom has a pedestal sick which made it difficult to brush my teeth or wash my face because there was no place to set... More 

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Minnesota
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent location, good staff, clean rooms, nice pool and good food. the cost of this holiday was so good compared to other beach vacations in the caribbean we have done. local amenities close by and friendly feel from minute we arrived till we left. very relaxing.

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Truro, United Kingdom
1 review
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall: much better holiday than expected - the food, staff and facilities were all good, and if you can go for rooms 11 - 73 these are suites with Jacuzzis and 4 poster beds. Upside : we were upgraded for free, and had a quiet 11 days either sat around a lovely pool or on the beach which is literally... More 

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New Laguna, New Mexico
2 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Got what we asked for and we expected. A well run, clean hotel on the beautiful Punta Cana beach. It´s a not a big hotel and had a warm friendly feel which we prefer. Bright room with good bed and nice pool view. The pool was spotless and the gardens looked lovely. Staff do a great job in all areas... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The main asset of this hotel is a laid-back and friendly atmosphere. We would rather stay there than in a huge 5stars resort closed from the real world by the wired wall. The room was clean, with comfortable beds and good bathroom - nothing fancy but everything you need during holiday at the beach. The pool and surroundings were also... More 

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Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Incredible beach vacation. Punta Cana is well know for it's amazing beaches, we just had to decide on going to a bigger less friendly apartment or a smaller hotel. This suited me better as I'm not so good in busy, corporate places. If we went back to Punta Cana, I would stay here without a second thought. While the room... More 

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1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Much better than the reveiews here. Relaxing and very clean .... the room was not very large but it had evrrything we needed with comfortable beds and a nice bathroom. If going to Punta Cana try it for yourself.

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ENGLAND
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I looked this hotel up on TripAdvisor before I went and one reviewer said don't tip it makes no difference. Well never a truer word spoken. They haven't got a clue at serving,they wonder around the restaurant oblivious to any customers efforts to attract thier attention, and that's if you can find anyone. The food is bland. Let's talk about... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Travelled to this hotel Jan 27-Feb 3, 2015 and were a little disappointed by this resort. We travelled as a family with 2 adults and a 16, 10 year old. We do travel a lot and by comparison to other resorts we have stayed at, the Whala Bavaro needs to upgrade a number of areas. For what we paid for... More 

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Address: El Cortecito | Bávaro, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (Formerly Alisios Bavaro Beach Hotel)
Location: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > La Altagracia Province > Punta Cana
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — whala!bavaro 3*
Number of rooms: 147
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Also Known As:
Alisios Bavaro Beach Hotel
Hotel Alisios Bavaro Beach
Hotel Style:
#3 Best Value Hotel in Punta Cana
#39 Romantic Hotel in Punta Cana
#51 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#55 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana

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