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Barcelo Bavaro Palace Deluxe

4.5 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Carretera Bavaro, km. 1, Bavaro, Punta Cana 23301, Dominican Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2011
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Barnegat, New Jersey
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2011

All the negative reviews didn't stop us from having a fabulous time,room was modern,clean and had some nice amenities inc. outside jacuzzi.Beach was exquisite lots of shade and chairs.Buffets were excellent and adjoining beach restaurants were great. We hadn't been to the D.R. in years, but you can bet we'll be back soon!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2011

As with other reviews the check in process was a nightmare. Informed that just because check in was at 3 you might not get a room until 4 or 4:30. We gave someone a $10 and we got a room faster. Met others who were funneled into the other barcelo resorts on the property which were not nice. Everyone we... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2011

This is not our first trip to the DR, but may be our last, and definitely our last with the Barcelo group. Booked the Barcelo Bavaro Palace Deluxe, and got bumped to the Barcelo Punta Cana. At check in we asked if they had made a mistake, but they insisted that it was what we booked, although I pointed out... More

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hamilton, ontario
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2011

This hotel/resort is huge! glad we were located in the adult area, further end was full of little kids! Good things: always a beach chair availalbe, nice beach, lots of shade, food was plenty, rooms were clean,beds comfy, lots of pillows, check in was quick with AirTransat's private desk. We were given ocean front rooms, which we loved. Bad things:... More

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Cary, North Carolina
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2011

I don't care how beautiful the place is - it's not worth the stress that it causes! When you save up all year to take a vacation you don't expect this... The owners/management screwed this one up big time - first impressions are everything and this will be most people's last impression because no body deserves to be treated like... More

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2011

Once you have read my review there is no need to read any more. The entire experience was absoloutly outstanding. The resort was beautiful and clean, the beach is one of the world's best, the new room we stayed in complete with jacuzzi on our deck was 6 stars, the incredible selection of restaurants from the buffets to the 5... More

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Toronto, Ontario
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2011

The hotel is beautiful and the beach was amazing. My stay was ok compared to others. We arrived about 1pm and waited about 45 min to check in. Had to come back at 3 for keys. It was 4 by the time we were in our room. We got an excellent room with an ocean view (although we didn't book... More

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New York City
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2011

The hotel looks beautiful on the outside but once you enter it is the total opposite. Do not be fooled. Check-in took 5 hours. Payed to stay at the Barcelo Palace Deluxe but brought us to the Barcelo Casino instead because there was no room at the Deluxe. These people do not know how to run a resort. We were... More

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2011

i booked an oceanfront junior suites fr 2/19 to 2/23/11. I got there @4pm, 2/19/11and started to check-in right away. I patiently waited and at around 1130pm they finally told me that there's no more room but they made arrangement with another hotel to take me and my family. I booked this vacation more than a month ago and now... More

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Zionsville, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2011

Booked an ocean front jr suite in the premium section of the resort. Chec-in was slow as we couldn't find the premium office and stood in the regular line. Great people in line so the time went quickly (although1+ hours). Had to go back an hour later for the keys, but you're on Caribbean time! American travellers seemed to be... More

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Address: Carretera Bavaro, km. 1, Bavaro, Punta Cana 23301, Dominican Republic
Location: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > La Altagracia Province > Punta Cana > Bavaro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Barcelo Bavaro Palace Deluxe 4.5*
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Barceló Bávaro Palace Deluxe*****, a unique and unrepeatable location on the best beach of Punta Cana, protected by a coral reef that converts the sea into a natural swimming pool. This an all-inclusive luxury gastronomic hotel is a new concept in luxury on the best beach in Punta Cana. All the rooms have terrace and sea views (front or partial) and jacuzzi for two persons with hydrotherapy, Well-being of the latest generation. ... more   less 
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