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Hard Rock Hotel is it worth it?

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Hard Rock Hotel is it worth it?

Thinking of booking this hotel for my birthday in Sept. Have read all the reviews and last couple of days theyve not been so good. Finding it hard in the UK to get a good deal so dont want to waste money on this if there is a better one. Love all inclusive but would rather have a bit more up beat than the usual staff entertainment at night.!!! Thought the HR might fit the bill. Any help appreciated and if in the UK who you booked through. Thanks.x

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1. Re: Hard Rock Hotel is it worth it?

Read my "Live" thread...............just got back from a 15 day stay.

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Herbii ,

It is worth every penny and even that long flight !!

Sent you a message.


Edited: 1:48 pm, February 04, 2013
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Take what you read in the reviews with a grain of salt.

The Hard Rock is awesome. We are heading back at the end of this month for our 4th trip there (10th to the DR). We can't wait!

If you look at the reviews, you'll see that some posters just look for things that are wrong with the resorts they are at. If you want to find things wrong, stay home!

We used to post on another website and one of our threads was the craziest things that people complained about.

Things like "The workers there all speak spanish!", well that's thier native language!

Look at the majority of the postings. Most say it's just great.

We have been to 3 other resorts and we've found you get what you pay for. There are other less priced ones, but the quality was less also. We've found it's worth every penny.

Have fun wherever you end up!

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We also are heading back in 2 weeks for our second trip. We chose to go back to Hard Rock for this trip because it's just my husband and me going. We usually go with friends and no one is joining us and we don't want to be bored. We know we won't at Hard Rock. We loved it the last time.

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Well, you heard it from them, not us however, if you choose our Hard Rock Hotel, we'll be sure to rock your socks!! XD

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Hi Herbii

If it is pricey for Hard Rock a second place I would suggest is the Gran Bahia complex.

I have friends in United Kingdom (Newcastle) and they were telling me there was some good deals for the Bahia. So maybe you would have the same deals in Glasgow.

It is 5 resorts in one and the biggest complex in Punta Cana. There are many pools with pool bars, main pool has quiet side and party side.

In the center of the resort there is a square called Pueblo Principe that has casino, shopping, disco, karaoke bar, sports bar, terrace bar with a outdoor stage that house bands play, gym, photo shop, etc.

I have been 3 times and soon to be 4 times and the nightlife has been great.

I have been to many other resorts and the only other one that had a decent on resort disco was the Bavaro Princess but that days were repetitive basically lobby bar, watch show, sit in lobby bar to wait for club to open.

By the way Bahia and Bavaro there discos are free drinks.

Also at the Bahia the disco is theme night. One night will be Latin, next 90s, next hip hop, etc. It would show you whats playing on the activity sheet the resort provides you.

Plenty of things to do at Bahia and each day is not the same.

From there you can go off resort at night to one of the pay clubs or hard rock casino.


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Hi Herbii

I have booked to go to the Hard Rock in July and like yourself have been concerned about the recent reviews, but I think the positives outweigh the negatives.

Booked via ba.com as they price matched another company with the added bonus of collecting ba miles (join the executive club and you will earn points towards free flights). In addition you get to fly ba with free seat choice, meals and drinks on board :0)

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We are also heading to hard rock in July from uk and since we booked 2 weeks ago the reviews have been awful , but I'm putting that down to the concert that took place on resort which then caused the resort to be over booked !!

My only concern is that my husband paid to upgrade to rock star level and all reviews are saying that was a waste of money .....

Now I have given up looking at reviews for the next couple weeks till al the negativeness from the concert and members ( rightly so ). Have finished reviewing

BUT on the other hand my husband hasnt stopped and is stressing me out !!!

So if anyone has any POSITIVE feed back re rockstar level & so called butler service please let me know so I can put his mind at rest therefore stop stressing me out :-) lol

Fingers crossed all we work itself out

And I'm sure all will be back to normal soon

Thanks x

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Im going to the Hard Rock at the very beginning of September for my honeymoon and I just wondered, as you said you were going in July how you got on? We are flying from Gatwick and staying for 2 weeks. Is there anything that you recommend that we definitely need to take with us or do whilst we are there?

Many Thanks in advance!

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10. Re: Hard Rock Hotel is it worth it?

We are here now and having a fab time. You will love it. Will update more when home later this week 😄