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Which hotel is better-the Hard Rock or Barcelo Bavaro Palace

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Which hotel is better-the Hard Rock or Barcelo Bavaro Palace

We will be going with 2 children age 11 and 15. Which hotel has better room accommodations,

activities and more to do for them?We will be going during xmas vacation

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1. Re: Which hotel is better-the Hard Rock or Barcelo Bavaro Palace

Of these two resorts, we'd recommend the Barcelo. But if we may suggest, you would also do well to check-out the Grand Palladium complex, which has one of the best kid & teen activity programs in the region as well as an assortment of sections and accomodation catagories to fit virtually every budget.

Happy Travels whichever you choose!

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2. Re: Which hotel is better-the Hard Rock or Barcelo Bavaro Palace

Hard Rock

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3. Re: Which hotel is better-the Hard Rock or Barcelo Bavaro Palace

its personal preferences/taste.

i personally would prefer the Barcelo Palace, as it is located on the calmest and most beautiful wide beach/Bay of the area. the hotel is built along the beach, so you are never far from the beach, even that the resort is huge. they offer all kind of activities you could imagine and have their own golf course on site.

the Hard Rock is a mega big complex, you need to use transportation to come back and forth, it has to myself more a feel of a cement city than a tropical resort. their beach is also very wide, but often noit swimable, as the waters there up north of Bavaro are quiet rough, for times dangerously rough. here also you find all kind of activities you could imagine.

Mike

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4. Re: Which hotel is better-the Hard Rock or Barcelo Bavaro Palace

Bob, you pick Hard rock because you're a member.

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5. Re: Which hotel is better-the Hard Rock or Barcelo Bavaro Palace

that doesn't matter, Brian, he will have his reason to be a member, so he picked to be a member there, he also could have bought membership at any other of the countless timeshare properties.

and he recently spent his Punta Cana Vacation at the Occidental Grand, not at the Hard Rock if i recall that correctly.

each has its pros and cons, there's a suitable place for each.

Mike

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