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Xeliter Golden Bear Lodge
Ranked #103 of 111 Hotels in Punta Cana
Boulder, CO
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“5 Stars Across the Board”
Reviewed 19 January 2010

Having just returned from an unforgettable, week-long stay at Golden Bear, I feel compelled to share my experience with other potential visitors.

I read the negative reviews with concern before my arrival, and I am beyond happy that we stuck with our gut and decided to visit Golden Bear anyway. I strongly urge you to do the same. This is a top-notch resort and property, and they deserve to be successful. Just as importantly, you deserve to enjoy the kind of experience that we just did.

It sounds to me like these reviewers were visiting at the same time. We did not experience any of these issues, and any time we had requests, they were handled professionally and efficiently.

Many of the reviews take direct aim at the staff of Golden Bear. Ignore what they said - the staff is absolutely wonderful! To say they were courteous and attentive would be an understatement. By the time we left, we felt like we had made a whole new group of friends. We are counting down the minutes until we can return.

We chose to purchase the "Endless Privileges" All-Inclusive Package. When they say "all-inclusive," they mean it. It's all taken care of, including gratuities. The truth is, though, that the service is so good that you might find yourself wanting to tip people anyway.

Included in our package, aside from the stunning room/apartment (more to follow), were round trip airport transfers, unlimited food and drink - including room service, maid service 3 times per day, champagne and fruit daily, a bottle of rum, worldwide phone service, internet, certificates for a 20 minute massage for each person (which we used as a credit towards longer massages), access to spa and fitness center facilities, and - last, but certainly not least - two certificates to play the Punta Espada Golf Course ($330+ value, and worth every penny - truly outstanding).

ARRIVAL

We were greeted at the Punta Cana (PUJ) airport by a representative from a local company, arranged by the hotel. Finding them was no problem, as they had a sign clearly displaying my name. The representative spoke excellent English, and he shared with us some preliminary information about the Dominican Republic that set the tone for our stay.

Upon arrival at the resort, we were greeted by Ramon - great guy! - and we met Kenya and Nicholas in the reception area. Kenya and Nicholas were our go-tos with any questions or concerns, and they took care of arranging shuttle service for us or any other needs. In fact, they were so kind as to arrange for us a trip to La Romana to see a Dominican Baseball game. They speak English fluently, so communication was not a problem at all.

THE ROOM

Ramon and Lorenzo escorted us to our room, and we were giddy the moment we set foot inside. This is more of an apartment than a room. The wonderfully spacious apartment featured two bathrooms (1 full and 1 half), a washer/dryer unit, a fully-equipped kitchenette (full refrigerator, sink with disposal, coffee maker, and panini maker), a large dining room table, a living room setup (with a couch, chairs, and TV), two terraces overlooking the Las Iguanas Golf Course and Caribbean Sea (one terrace includes a personal plunge pool!), a spacious bedroom (including a king-size bed and a desk), a closet with a safe, and a luxurious bathroom (including two sinks, a jacuzzi, and a beautiful shower with two shower heads).

The apartment is air conditioned and very comfortable, and it was the perfect "home base" for our stay. The minibar is really your full refrigerator, and it is stocked fresh each day by the Golden Bear Staff. You'll get some champagne each day, a couple bottles of wine, as much beer as you want, bottled waters, sodas, etc. You can also order room service to have gourmet food and more drinks brought right to you if you don't feel like going to the restaurant.

The maid service is excellent, and each time we returned to our apartment after going to the beach, pool, or golf course, it was nice and clean.

THE FOOD

The food may have been the highlight of the stay. Everything was immaculately prepared and delicious. For breakfast and dinner, you eat at the Magnolia Restaurant, and for lunch, you eat at The Grill, which is beside the pool.

Before talking about the food, I need to make mention of the wait staff. Joel, Boris, Jesus, Carlos, and everyone else were wonderful. They all have a great "positive energy" about them and make you feel really good. They are incredibly attentive, and they go out of their way to make sure you are taken care of.

The food itself was delicious, and the portions were very large. You will not leave hungry, that is for sure!

THE POOL

The pool is very large and beautifully designed. When you sit beside the pool, you have a great view of the golf course and the ocean in the distance. Saul, the bartender, will prepare you some nice drinks while you enjoy the sun and the view.

THE SPA

The spa is not 100% complete yet, but it is open and functional. Chances are you just want a massage, and the massage rooms are set up and ready to go. Both my girlfriend and I received excellent massages by any standard. There is also a hot tub, sauna, and post-massage sitting/relaxation area. The steam room was not yet ready during our visit, but I believe it will be ready soon.

THE BEACHES

We chose Cap Cana because we heard that the beaches are second to none. You will not be let down. There are (at least) two beaches nearby -- Juanillo and Caleton. The sand is just perfect, and the water has all the brilliant shades of blue -- Absolutely beautiful. You can't help but be happy on the beaches.

CAP CANA

There is a Cap Cana shuttle service that you can take - at no cost - to go to the marina, the beaches, and other restaurants. The drivers are friendly and courteous, and they arrive within 15 minutes of your call. All the local attractions have the phone number for the shuttle, so it's just a call away. There's even a mini-market in the marina where you can pick up wine and food to prepare in your apartment. We didn't do that, but if we had known more going in, we might have.

PUNTA ESPADA GOLF COURSE

If you are a golfer, you must play this course. All the incredible reviews you'll find about it online are true. Two rounds were included with our all-inclusive package, and this was definitely a highlight of the trip for me. There is a $20 caddy fee and a $20 cart fee, and you may want to tip your caddy. Also, one day, my girlfriend went with me, and there was a $20 fee for her to walk the course -- well worth it.

  • Stayed January 2010, travelled as a couple
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2010

We recently stayed at the Golden Bear Lodge & Spa. As a disclaimer, I have never posted on Trip Advisor and I am not an overly finicky traveler. I can certainly appreciate the start-up pains that a new resort goes through, having stayed in everything from established first class resorts in the Caribbean to, well, less established places in the Middle East. That being said, we were thoroughly disappointed with the Golden Bear. Like some of the earlier posters, we too were without water and electricity during portions of our stay (I've stayed in war torn areas of the Middle East and never had a problem to this degree) and found that the resort was unable to satisfactorily respond to relatively simple requests (i.e., map of the premises, fixing problems in the room). As it was clear that the staff was overwhelmed, our requests were delivered gently and with courtesy, but were suprisingly responded to with shrugs or long delays before a problem was fixed (i.e. two days without hot water). Just an average level of customer service would have made our stay much more tolerable. There is one dining option on location and, while the food is good for the most part, they need to provide guests with a less formal dining alternative, as you are pretty much stranded at the resort (unless you rent an electric cart for $US50/day). My guess is that the resort will probably be a lot nicer a few years from now once the golf course opens, the staff has learned a bit more about basic customer service and the resort figures out how to provide consistent electricity, water and VOIP to its guests.

As a general matter, most people we spoke with at Cap Cana who were staying at either the Golden Bear or Sanctuary were having lots of problems during their stay and said that they wouldn't return. Misery loves company but it would be great if there was no misery in the first place.

I wish them the best of luck but luck is really opportunity plus preparation. The Golden Bear has not adequately prepared for its guests at this point.

  • Stayed January 2010, travelled as a couple
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2010

I have traveled to the Dominican Republic many times and this is by far the best property I have had the chance to stay at. The entire Cap Cana project is spectacular and the Golden Bear Lodge fits right in.

I also have a philosophy in life which is fairly simple ''Manage my expectations''.
The Golden Bear Lodge did manage all my expectations. More on this below.

We stayed there from January 2nd to 9th. It all started with a warm welcome at the reception, a beautifully decorated ocean view suite (1400 square feet fully furnished apartment) with a private plunge pool.

The food was simply spectacular all week. A short, well thought menu was proposed for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Food quality, presentation and portions were outstanding. Simply the best shrimp gazpacho, seafood soup, lobster and scallop ceviche, duck magret ,beef tenderloin and of course, red snapper to die for. Did I forget, finely cut fresh vegetables, portobello mushroom risotto with truffle oil and sorbet served between meal courses to make room for well crafted deserts.

My congratulations to Head Chef José F. Alias, Chef Gregorio & kitchen staff for making our stay such a pleasant one.

Wines selection was also good and prices were fair. Servers were very professional, attentive and didn't take any shortcuts. Ie: walk around the table vs. walking behind you all the time.

Again here, my special thanks to Joel, Erme and Boris for being such professional servers all week. Your kind attention made us feel like home.

The hotel reception staff also helped us to book excursions, taxis, golf cart rental and my 2 golf rounds at the magnificent Punta Espada golf course. They were very friendly, helpful and took ownership to book the above and confirm with us later.

My girlfriend got a great massage, manicure and pedicure at the Spa.

The Bell boys were also very helpful and would go out of their way to drive us to the golf course or the spectacular Caleton beach.

The room (apartment) was clean, the morning and evening maids were nice and polite.

So now onto the ''managing expectations part''

One reading the above thinks everything above was perfect ?

Well of course we had some ''incidents'' during our stay but nothing to prevent us from being extremely satisfied guests. We had lukewarm water one morning.
What did we do ? We went for breakfast and they fixed it while we were eating.
If you stayed in the Caribbean before you must have experienced this...
Room phones work over VoiP technology and didn't work on one occasion. So what ? Has the internet not ever gone down in your own home ?
A walk to the reception is only a few meters away...
At least this property provides low-cost / direct-no operator international calls.
Both times, problems were fixed rapidly and with a smile. Being polite with staff anywhere I've traveled has always helped :-) Michael Bublé CD playing all the time over dinner ? You should be talking to your spouse / family instead of paying attention on what music is playing in the background.

This property is only 2 months old. Like anything new, some kinks / growing pains are to be expected. And we knew this when we booked. We also knew it's a quiet place as the entire Cap Cana resort is mostly comprised of privately owned villas, hotel rooms and condos. Owners are not there year-round...We felt like we got 100% of our money's worth and would recommend this property to anyone who likes amazing food, large rooms with spectacular views of the ocean, friendly and professional staff, access to one of the best beaches in the Caribbean, a Senior PGA Tour golf course and last but not least, only 15 minutes from the airport.

As a conclusion, in 2009 we had the chance to stay at the Fairmont Monte-Carlo for the Monaco Grand Prix, the Martinez hotel in Cannes, the ''Mas de Pierre'' and ''Moulin de Mougins in Provence (Relais & Chateaux) and it's famous Roger Vergé restaurant.
And had lunch at the Jules Verne restaurant in the Eiffel Tower. None of them were perfect either. Would we go back ? Of course.

As you can see, we like to travel to nice places. The Golden Bear Lodge is no exception, it has a bright future and I hope you have chance to stay there one day as I am sure they will manage your expectations as well.

I also wanted to rectify some of the misleading comments posted by some recent travelers.

  • Stayed January 2010, travelled as a couple
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Boston
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2010

We stayed at the Golden Bear over New Years for 4 nights. While the exterior of the resort looks good, it is clearly not ready for occupancy. They were unable to provide the basic services expected of even the lowest level of hotel (i.e., hot water) or an even remotely acceptable level of customer service. This resort was not cheap and is promoted as a luxury resort. A quick rundown of the issues we experienced:

(1) the room initially assigned to us was not ready for occupancy. It had no
phones, a broken full length mirror with large shards ready to fall off, and stains on the furniture.

(2) After complaining to management and enduring an hour and half wait for resolution of the
situation, we were assigned a new room, a one bedroom suite, that was on the outer rim of
of the property. We asked to be moved to a
building closer to the main lobby/pool area and were told that it was not possible because the resort was
completely booked. Mind you that during our entire stay we saw no more than 4
other parties at the hotel, so this statement seemed suspect.
(3) on our first night, we were looking forward to showering after a long day of travel and discovered there was NO HOT WATER in the unit. We called
the front desk from the one phone in the unit that worked (there were two
additional phones that did not work; part of the Golden Bear’s constant refrain of form over substance) and were told that someone would be
down to fix the water "in five minutes." No one came and we called
repeatedly over the next hour and half to no avail. The person at the front desk was very unprofessional and clearly hadn’t been trained to handle any customer issues, as we were either told that someone was on their way to fix the problem (which they weren’t) or our calls were put on hold, then disconnected. Requests to speak to the manager were denied. We eventually
decided to go to the front desk to deal with the situation in person.
We were then told that the lack of hot water was systemic to the
property and they were working on it. We told him that a little bit of initial honesty from the front desk would have saved us an hour and a half of calling and waiting. The front desk manager then told us to go
have dinner and that we would be "taken care of." This was of no use to
us, since included in our room rate was two meals a day, including
dinner. This was typical of the empty gestures at customer service we
received throughout our stay.
(2) When we left dinner we were told the hot water had been fixed. When
we returned to our room there was STILL NO HOT WATER.
(3)That same night, the air conditioner vent in the bedroom made such an
extremely loud humming and rattling noise that it was impossible to sleep in the
bedroom. We called the front desk numerous times and were even hung up
on. No maintenance or other customer service individual came to the
room to rectify the situation. We were simply told that there was nothing they could do (not even that they would ask someone to fix it in the morning). As a result, one of us slept on a couch in the living room
and the other slept on the floor of the
living room.
(4) At around 6AM that morning, the power went out and WE HAD NO ELECTRICITY IN THE UNIT.
Along with no electricity, there was also no running water. At 8AM that
morning, we reported to the front desk that there was NO ELECTRICITY, NO HOT WATER, NO WATER AT ALL, AND THE EXTREMELY LOUD HUMMING AND RATTLING NOISE EMANATING FROM THE BEDROOM VENT.
(5) Upon returning to our room late in the afternoon we were told that
the bedroom vent issue had been fixed (apparently the air duct or vent hadn’t been secured properly, thus the source of the loud noise), the electricity had returned, and
there was hot water. Upon returning to our room we discovered that
there was STILL NO HOT WATER, though to our relief the other issues had been resolved (we were pretty much at wits end at this point).
A "manager" came to our room about 30 minutes later and discovered the
hot water was not working, sent someone to do something and five minutes
later we had some hot water (see, it’s not that difficult).
(6) At about this time during our stay, all 3 phones in our unit
stopped working (why have 3 phones if none of them work?). We told the front desk about the issue and it was not
resolved for the 3 days remaining of our stay.
(7) The resort supposedly offers room service but there were no room
service menus or any other information whatsoever concerning the resort, spa etc...
in our room.
(8) We asked for a map of the cap cana development and were told by the front
desk they did not have one.
(9) Towels, toiletries etc... were not replenished by the cleaning
staff, only when we asked did we get new towels.
(10) The "mini bar," which consisted of a few bottles of beer and juice,
was never replenished.

As a general matter, the customer service at the resort, absent one or
two minor exceptions (the bellboy and lead waiter in the restaurant) was
abysmal. Throughout our stay we had the sense that no one was in
charge (at least no adult). Simple requests (e.g. a map of Cap Cana development) could not
be fulfilled. Moreover, the absolute basics of a hotel - hot water,
electricity, the ability to sleep in a room without excessive noise, could not be provided by
the hotel. In addition, we had two meals a day in the restaurant included in our rate. While the food was generally fine, the main restaurant tries too hard to be fancy, focusing on form over substance. The resort should do a favor for both the guests and the staff and make the restaurant more casual - it is a golf resort after all. Meals became long ordeals (even though we were usually the only patrons in the restaurant) of overly formal service that the staff had trouble with. Also, if you are going to offer a meal plan and have only restaurant for breakfast and dinner, there should be more variety on the menu and more choices (i.e., every night there were the same 5 entree options). In addition, a tip to the resort - please don't play the same Michael Buble cd over and over again at the restaurant at all hours. Get another CD! In sum, the Golden Bear has a lot of work to do; most importantly providing basic services (i.e., hot water) to its customers and some serious customer training to its employees (enough so that they can at least act like they care or will try to fix basic problems in a reasonable amount of time).

Jack Nicklaus’s picture is plastered all over the hotel, but he should be ashamed of this ripoff. We wonder if he knows he awful an experience his Golden Bear Lodge & Spa has provided its customers?

  • Stayed December 2009, travelled as a couple
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Santo Domingo
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2010

Our family had planned to pass the New Year here, but we checked out after one night vowing to never return!

Views entering Cap Cana are breathtaking, white sand, blue sea .... unfortunately not much else I can say positive about the place.

We checked in early afternoon after driving from Santo Domingo, I was charged the room fee for the complete stay on arrival (at US$900 per night for a 2 bed apartment), rather than them taking a guarantee on my credit card as most hotels do, plus an additional US$400 charge to cover being able to sign for food and beverage etc. against the room number. Check in staff were only able to give us two plastic room keys (for a party of 6) as they didn't have any others available (not sure what they did for the next guest who checked-in.) We asked for a resort map (Cap Cana is spread out over a really large area,) and after 5 minutes were given a tiny unreadable photocopy.

As we were here for the new year we asked about the activities planned for the 31st and decided on one of the restaurants in the Marina and for the Cap Cana New Years Party, which the guest services rep said they would set up and reserve for us .... (more on this later.)

We wanted to have a bite to eat, it was 3.00pm, a little late for lunch but for the "World's New Greatest Destination", there should be numerous options available and set off for the Marina .... the place was deserted we saw maybe 5 people in the whole area, and trekked to all 3 restaurants / terrace cafes and all were closed, we were told they would be opening at 6.00pm, so we phoned up the reception and apparently the only place available at that time was the pool bar at the Golden Bear Lodge, we we told we couldn't go to the Sanctuary Hotel as it was reservation only! So 30 minutes later we were sat ordering at the pool bar, a salad, 3 sandwiches, 3 personal pizzas and six fruit juices - which came to US$209!!! The food was good but US$209??

We then returned to the room to relax & freshen up, only to find that one of the bathrooms had no hot water, and the bath tub/jacuzzi was incredibly dirty and literally smelled of sewage, which we promptly reported and were assured would be rectified immediately. Fortunately the other bathroom was clean, had hot water and we were able to all take a shower. The plan for the evening was for my wife and I to receive a business colleague at Punta Cana airport who was staying at another hotel in the area, the rest of the family would use room service for dinner, and my wife and I would have a quiet meal in the restaurant after we returned. We confirmed with reception that the Magnolia restaurant closed at 11.30pm. We looked everywhere for a resort guide & room service menu in the rooms, but none were to be found, so also asked for one to be sent to the room. On returning from picking up our colleague at 10.20pm, we found that there was still no hot water, fortunately the tub had been cleaned, but still no room service menu (after phoning again they said they were still printing it out) so we all ventured to the Magnolia restaurant before they closed, only to find that they had actually closed at 10.00pm and were now informed that all the restaurants in Cap Cana also closed at this time! After protesting we were able to order some ice cream and chocolate mouses to be sent to the room, at US$14 plus 26% tax a pop, which arrived in a few minutes but the ice cream was almost completely melted..... better than nothing i suppose!

We hoped a new day would bring us some better luck ......

We awoke around 6.00am feeling rather hot, I thought that the aircon had been turned off, but on checking, there was not only no aircon, but no electricity or water at all!!! By 7.30am I decided to go off to the reception area (couldn't call as the phones were also out,) to see what was going on. There were other guests around with similar complaints, the staff were completely lost as they had no phones only offering the excuse that the whole complex was without electricity and the maintenance technician hadn't arrived yet! We finally got lights & water back at about 8.30am, but still no hot water in one of the bathrooms ....We had already decided that we weren't prepared to spend another US$900 per night here, so after showering we checked out preferring to return home to Santo Domingo. Check out took another 45 minutes, finally reversing the charges to my credit card .... The reception staff were always very polite and seemed genuinely sorry for all the problems we had, however this was one of the worst and most expensive experiences we have ever had in a hotel, for US$900/night we would expect to be treated like royalty, not to mention have hot water to bathe in.

The place is a long way off being ready for commercial operation, If i were Jack Nicklaus i would be very worried about tarnishing his name being associated with this hotel, he and the suffering guests both deserve much better.

I would not recommend staying here nor will we ever be coming back!

As a post script, after arriving back to Santo Domingo I received an e-mail from one of the guest services rep at 9.00pm advising me that he was very sorry for the inconvenience but he had not been able to contact the restaurant in the Marina to make our reservations for dinner that night or for the New Year's Party - Unbelievable! I hate to think what would have happened if we had turned up as planned at 8.00pm. to the restaurant.

  • Stayed December 2009, travelled with family
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woodstock, ny
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2009

from the moment we arrived at the lobby we knew we had arrived someplace special. the design and feng shui of this resort is impeccable, the vistas heavenly, and the staff was always helpful and cheerful. the 'rooms' are fabulous 1 ( or 2) bedroom apts with a full kitchen, gorgeous bath with jacuzzi + another half bath and 2 decks, one with a plunge pool. i am a designer and i loved the spaces, beautiful, simple, comfortable elegance. the grounds are also beautifully maintained & the pool is great. the restaurant, magnolia, is lovely, the food was good, some days and meals were better then others, they were clearly working out some kins and were always eager to give top notch service. it i very easy to take a shuttle all around cap cana, the caleton beach has become my favorite beach in the world ( and ive livedin hawaii!) sugary white sand, sweet protected cove to swim, the most amazing blues and greens, clearest water. unfortunately the spa was barely opened, it is another great space, the treatment rooms were pristine, simple and elegant.... i hope to go back ...........

  • Stayed December 2009, travelled as a couple
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New York
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Reviewed 16 December 2009

The previous reviewer makes it sound like all is complete here, and that is not accurate! The hotel is stunning, and will be a 5-star destination, but the golf course is not yet finished, and the hotel still had construction going on when I stopped in in November. The facility is gorgeous, views spectacular, and the Las Iguanas course will be a marvel when completed (I think about 12 holes are done). Call the hotel and ask about the status before you book! Cap Cana's first course is open and spectacular, the beaches at the other two hotels are perfect (the long undeveloped strands on either side of Sanctuary are perfect, if dirty -- if the resort cleans them, they're among the best in the world!)

I wouldn't hesitate to book here once completed, or if you're OK with some rough edges. Food everywhere in Cap Cana is almost unbelievably good, service excellent, and the people so friendly it's almost scary -- there is none of that Caribbean rudeness or carelessness here.

Cap Cana is going to be he best destination in the Caribbean once the economy gets up some serious steam and luxury spending comes back.

Stayed November 2009, travelled on business
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Property: Xeliter Golden Bear Lodge
Address: Cap Cana, Punta Cana 23000, Dominican Republic
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Region: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > La Altagracia Province > Punta Cana
Amenities:
Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#66 Luxury Hotel in Punta Cana
#80 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Xeliter Golden Bear Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 90
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Inspired by the life and lifestyle of the legendary "Golden Bear", Jack Nicklaus, and perfectly situaded near his signature golf course Punta Espada. Xeliter Golden Bear Lodge is conveniently located 10 minutes from Punta Cana's International Airport. Our accommodations are exquisite designed within great spaces to bring a comfortable and relaxing atmosphere along with great views to the turquoise sea: Ocean View Studio Suites, and one and two bedrooms Ocean View Suites. A flat-screen TV, iPod docking station, and CD/DVD player are included in all condos at Xeliter Golden Bear Lodge. The rooms are stylishly decorated in tropical colors and also boast a fully equipped kitchen. Concierge service from 7:00am to 11:00pm, multilingual staff, Golf Concierge, tennis courts, swimming pool and jacuzzi are waiting for you at this spectacular and luxurious suites overlooking the Caribeen Sea. ... more   less 
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