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Paradisus Palma Real Rooms

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Paradisus Palma Real Rooms

I just returned from Paradisus Palma Real in Punta Cana. They only have about 9 rooms that are actual Ocean View Rooms. The remaining rooms are either partial ocean view or they are not an ocean view at all. The hotel had roaches in the rooms. The meals at the restaurants were not 5 star meals. I would rate them as just ok. The restaurants were beautiful but the food was over rated. They need a program director as they did not offer any stimulating activities during the day or the evening. Bring lots of single dollar bills with you. It's almost impossible to get American change other than 20's. The evening shows are extremely poor. To see most of the shows, you are in a huge auditorium with no air conditioning. The resort is beautiful to look at but it is over rated. If you are going to just COMPLETELY RELAX, this is the place for you because there is nothing else to do. You can lay in the pool, relax at pool side, relax by the ocean that some days is difficult to get to because the seaweed is not cleaned from the beach area or you can do what we did because there is nothing else to do - you can hang out at the swim up bar all day. You can pay for outside excursions but they are also a rip off. Renting speed boats and snorking you can do by walking on the beach for $25.00 each person. To book it at the same exact place through the resort, will cost $60.00 per person. My next vacation will definitely NO'T be to Paradisus Palma Real and I will also not recommend it to anyone. It is over rated and overpriced. We went to the Casino, there were tops - 10 people in the casino at all times. The disco - there were tops - 8 people at all times. It was completely a disapointment.

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Sorry you had a bad experience.

We are booked in a Royal Garden view so I assumed it would not be on the beach,but your other comment make me leary.

Roaches, did they at least try to spray?

Restaurants, can you give a ittle more detail, was it the quality of every meal?

When you were there was the Hotel full this is our first trip to PC (May 07).

Thanks for any further input.



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eWow! We are going in less than a month. I have heard some great reviews as well as some awful ones like this one. We are getting 2 rooms and taking our adult kids. So, i hope we ahve a great time.

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Wow -it's is really alarming to read such a bad review when we are booked for this resort in the new year. Can you elaborate a bit more about your dining experiences and also the BUGS!!

Alot of people complained of the check-in - what was your experience with that?

Thanks, Maherdon....