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Catalonia Royal Bavaro

4.5 of 5 Playa Bavaro, Punta Cana 837, Dominican Republic
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Chicago, Illinois
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My boyfriend and I just returned from Catalonia Royal Bavaro, and had a wonderful stay. Overall, I think it's a solid resort that has a lot going for it. I don't really agree with any of the negative comments below, particularly the comments about service (I did not experience any problems with the staff). I also didn't notice anything that... More 

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Dryden, Canada
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hello everyone! My husband and I are headed to this resort at the end of February. I have been the the neighbouring resort, and when I had the chance to sneak over and see the royal, I knew my husband and I had to come here! So my question is: If I am booked at the Royal side do I... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The key to enjoying this place to the max is simple: (1) drop all expectations of what 5 stars and $350/night translates to elsewhere, and (2) limit staff interaction. What you will get at the Royal Catalonia Bavaro is: a decently appointed room (albeit a bit dated), strong drinks, immaculately maintained grounds (kudos to the landscaping team!) and the uneven... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Resort is not that big but you have access to neighboring family resort that have disco, open air theater and lot more. Staff is very pleasant and welcome. Rooms very clean and big. We stayed their only 4 nights but I gain 5lbs because of their delicious food )). It is very great for couples, nice and beautiful place. Wifi... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Firstly don't listen to the bad reports yes the rooms can be a bit musty but as they say your in a third world country it is different from what you are used to so embrace the way of living in this beautiful country. Food, people, beach, atmosphere is amazing so just go and enjoy. If you want home from... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just returned from 2 weeks at the Royal Catalonia and already planning on returning next year. The staff are amazing! They will do anything that they can to make your stay fantastic. Charlton would stop every time he saw us to ask if we needed anything. Our room was not ready when we arrived so Charlton came to see... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Catalonia Royal is great if you want to go to a resort and spend your entire time there. We went for 5 days and did not leave the resort. There is a casino but we didn't check it out. Also there are several different stores, a mini-market and a pharmacy on site. We paid for all-inclusive and were very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was such a wonderful resort, very close to the airport but still secluded which was very nice. The staff here are amazing, every single person tries to make your stay special. The cleaning ladies did such a great job, we loved coming to our room to find new decorations with flowers our towel arrangements not to mention how thoroughly... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to Catalonia royal bavaro for my 30th birthday with my husband from 9/10-9/16 ...I just want to preface this and say we had an amazing time I mean cmon the environment you are in. White sands,good drinks, and courteous people is a good time to me!!! We stood on the royal side which pretty much is the adults only... More 

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Rochester, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We'd like to report our terrible experience with Catalonia Royal Bavara- adult resort only in Punta Cana. Me and my husband have been traveled a lot without any problems with hotels and resorts in which we stayed. The first moment we stepped into the hotel lobby gave us a sign we got into the bad place: dark and not cleaned... More 

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Address: Playa Bavaro, Punta Cana 837, Dominican Republic
Location: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > La Altagracia Province > Punta Cana
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Catalonia Royal Bavaro 4.5*
Number of rooms: 255
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Also Known As:
Catalonia Royal Bavaro Hotel Punta Cana
Catalonia Royal Bavaro Punta Cana
Royal Catalonia Bavaro
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#15 Family Hotel in Punta Cana
#17 Romantic Hotel in Punta Cana
#23 Casino Hotel in Punta Cana
#29 Spa Hotel in Punta Cana
#34 Luxury Hotel in Punta Cana
#35 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#37 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana

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