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Barcelo Bavaro Beach - Adults Only
Ranked #24 of 112 Hotels in Punta Cana
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Reviewed 4 June 2013 via mobile

I went for a confrence at the convention center but I couldn't escape this beautiful place. It is serene and peaceful. I stayed at the Aldult only hotel which was interesting because all the facilities were for adults and no children allowed. So for relaxing couples this is a place to be. There are many resturants on site with different themes so each night we tries some thing new. Being all inclusive helped a lot because you can eat and drink any where with no cost. I bearly used cash. They had offers on laundry which was great, 70US $ for unlimited washing. In a humid area that offer was a necessity. In the evening there is a show which is different in every night. The show starts at 10 pm and goes on. The other Hotel on site is a family Hotel and there are many shops around. There is also a golf place. To link all these places a tram is available that operates every 15 minutes. he rooms were so comfortable with balcony that faces the beach. The only problem I faces was the staff and being a non Spansih speaker did not help. The service is slow as it took us more than a hour to be checked in and shown to our room. Also the cleaners are load and start the noise before 7am which is so early for vacationers. They also tend to do half jobs so towels were forgotten and so on. I guess that is a small price to pay when comparing to the price payed and all the facilities offered.
I would love to come again for a real vacation

  • Stayed: June 2013
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4  Thank Falsaqri
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Director Samuel J, General Manager at Barcelo Bavaro Beach - Adults Only, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2013

Dear guest,
We thank you for choosing Barceló Bávaro Beach for your holidays and for sharing your experience with the online community and give us your feedback.
Thank you very much for all your comments regarding to our resort.
I have read thoroughly your comments because they are very important for us as a responsible and professional hotel chain. On behalf of all our team, we would to extend our most sincere apologies for any difficulties you may have experience during your stay. For us it is very important the experience our guest have about their stay with us. I accept your feedbacks for continuous improvement in a future stay.
Barceló and its team are working very hard to improve our service on the daily basis.
We remain at your entire disposition for any assistance you might need before your visit.
As with any business like ours, the greatest advertising we can have is word of mouth from a satisfied customer. It’s our goal to retain you as a satisfied customer and will hope to serve you again in the future.
Warm regards,
Samuel Johnson
Director

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Reviewed 4 June 2013

We recently came back for a week at the Barcel Bavaro Beach (May 10 to May 17th) and i must say it is one of the best one week vacation we had.
Upon arrival at the Check-in, we immediately upgrade to a Club Premium Superior Ocean Front room. I must say that we made prior arrangement with Mabel Geronimo, the manager of the Club Premium section, so we knew that an oceanfront room was already reserved for us.
We were assigned bloc 4, room 4051, on the second floor. The room was near perfect, except for the tub that definitively need to be changed, but the view from our balcony was fantastic.
We found bloc 4 very quiet as expected, except as mentionned by other travellers, helicopter noise and loud music coming from the flew market on our left and the excursion boats, but after 5 PM, it became very quiet and very pleasing.

Before going on, i must give a special mention to all the staff at the Club Premium reception, especialy Mabel, the manager of the Club Premium, Anny and all the other ones that i don't remember the name, including a very nice guy. They were all very attentive to our requests and
very efficient in solving some minor problems.

I also want to thank Miguel Goncalves that unfortunately, i didn't have the chance to meet and
mister Samuel Johnson, the director that we meet my wife and i at a small informal meeting on Wednesday.

We received everything that we asked for prior to arrival and all a la carte restaurant reservations that we made were as planned.

Now about the resort.
Almost everything was written by other travellers so i won't go in details about that.
What we found is that we were treated in a very courtois manner by almost everybody we were dealing with. I don't know if it was our bracelet that was responsible for that, but i suspect more a general attitude to be as kind as possible to all guests.

In some minor occasions, we experienced some service disorganization, especialy at the Sea Food restaurant, the soup came before the Salad Bar and we waited 20 minutes between the soup salad bar and the main dish, but the quality of the food was very good. We went to the Steak House, the Japanese restaurant, the french one La Comédie (Try the Chauteaubriand, Wow!) La Brisas the Mediteraneen in front of the ocean, the Gourmet and the Sea Food. We ate very well, all dishes were hot and well presented and very tasty and the service was attentive.

A special mention to Lelena (hope i wrote it right) at La Brisas, she took care of us in a very funny way and pratically ordered all that we ate. It was a very good choice and very, very good.

We also had access to all fine liquors, so we drunk Grand Marnier and Frangelico our favorite ones.Try the Casey Lounge for their Spanish Coffee, a real deligh.

In conclusion, we went to a lot of places in D.R and Mexico including Iberostar Grand and Royal Suites Yucatan in Riviera Maya, Royal Suite Turquesa and Grand Bahia Principe Ambar in
D.R. and Barcelo Bavaro Beach Club Premium as nothing to be ashamed of.

Try it, it is definitively a nice place if you are a couple and want to enjoy a very relaxing vacation

Thank's to all

Jacky and Guy

Room Tip: Use the instant 400$ rebate to upgrade to Club Premium included in the discount booklet that they gi...
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  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled as a couple
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5  Thank JacGuy
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Director Samuel J, General Manager at Barcelo Bavaro Beach - Adults Only, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2013

Dear guest,
We thank you for trusting in Barceló Bávaro Beach for your holidays and for sharing your experience with the online community and give us your feedback.
I really appreciate all your wonderful comments regarding to our resort. We are very pleased to know you enjoyed all services in our resort especially our Club Premium services kindness in providing our services.
For us is very important the experience our guest have about their stay with us. Is a pleasure for us to have met all your travel expectations. I hope you will visit us in the future in our resort.
Thank you for your feedback about our employees, it makes us feel very proud to do this job for you. Thanks for choosing us as a destination for you stay.
We remain at your entire disposition for any assistance you might need before your visit.
As with any business like ours, the greatest advertising we can have is word of mouth from a satisfied customer. It’s our goal to retain you as a satisfied customer and will hope to serve you again in the future.
Warm regards,
Samuel Johnson
Director

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Reviewed 4 June 2013

First and not last time! Had a wonderful time service was excellent! Johanna/Jonanna was very easy to work with and always a had a smile. The property was clean and very accommodating. Loved the various food choices,and beach access.

Room Tip: Suite does not meet the same standards as the USA. Ocean view is an absolute must!
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  • Stayed: April 2013, travelled with friends
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2  Thank Angela H
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Director Samuel J, General Manager at Barcelo Bavaro Beach - Adults Only, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2013

Dear guest,
We thank you for choosing Barceló Bávaro Beach for your holidays and for sharing your experience with the online community and give us your feedback.
Thank you very much for all your comments regarding to our resort. We are very pleased to know you enjoyed all services in our resort especially our Restaurants and our wonderful beach highlighting the friendliness of our employees.
Thanks for choosing us as a destination for you stay.
We remain at your entire disposition for any assistance you might need before your visit.

As with any business like ours, the greatest advertising we can have is word of mouth from a satisfied customer. It’s our goal to retain you as a satisfied customer and will hope to serve you again in the future.
Warm regards,
Samuel Johnson
Director

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Reviewed 3 June 2013

We were first timers for Cheap Caribbean (CC) and Barceló Bavaró Beach Resort (All Inclusive), however as couple in the 55-65 group who has traveled and lived internationally well-seasoned travelers. The CC agent was polite and professional handling questions and travel arrangements as well as follow-up e-mail. The CC agent somewhat pushed us into staying 8 days instead of our originally planned 7 days, pointing out the extra day would make us eligible for extra redeemable discount coupons for room upgrades, meal, and services.
We wanted the Jr. Suite and the CC agent told us the extra days made us available for a $400 Jr. Suite Voucher, however he would not be able to do it but all we had to do is present the coupon upon check-in. This turned out to be a classic “Bait & Switch”, as upon check-in we were told all Jr. Suites were occupied and in 2 days we could change our room in the golf course section to a Jr. Suite… no problem! Day 3 turned out to be a day that I not forget, as the front desk indicated that all Jr. Suites were considered ocean view, yes the $400 coupon was redeemable, and surprise surprise the Jr. Suite required another $1,200 in addition to the coupon and they pointed out the fine print on the coupons that we were issued after checking-in. Classic Bait & Switch and in my view both CC and Barceló should probably share the responsibility in this shameful & dishonest ruse and we didn’t reward this behavior with more of our money.
Barceló Bavaró Beach Resort rates as the top of our list in the 4-5 Star category. RESORT: professional impeccable STAFF: professional friendly courteous extremely well trained ROOM: updated clean great maids A/C excellent BEACH & POOL: great choice of pools & bars beach was well cleaned and well groomed.
RESTAURANTS: The trick of the restaurants is too immediately after check-in reserve a table at each restaurants for your total stay, as the reservation systems is total mess. We tried to book at several restaurants at a specific time and were told they were completely booked or not available for our time. We took the time and looked in at restaurants we were told were booked and at least 20% of the tables were vacant. Not sure what the issue is, however it’s a mess and frustrating and can be mitigated by booking at all restaurants after checking-in. BUFFET: Good to above average choices & quality FRENCH: Good $20 surcharge each with voucher SPANISH: Very good JAPANAISE: Excellent MEXICAN: Excellent ITALY: Excellent STEAKHOUSE: Excellent SEE FOOD: Average to poor MEDITERRANEAN: N/A SPORTS BAR: Average to poor.
We will definably go to another Barceló property in the future as the staff and property impressed us. The poor practice of Bait & Switch by both Barceló front desk & Cheap Caribbean staff by will surely cause many to leave with a bad experience, however we will have our eyes open and will require written confirmation of all verbal promises before booking.
Jeff

  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank jeff270
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Director Samuel J, General Manager at Barcelo Bavaro Beach - Adults Only, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2013

Dear guest,
We thank you for choosing Barceló Bávaro Beach for your holidays and for sharing your experience with the online community and give us your feedback.
Thank you very much for all your comments regarding to our resort.
I have read thoroughly your comments because they are very important for us as a responsible and professional hotel chain. On behalf of all our team, we would to extend our most sincere apologies for any difficulties you may have experience during your stay. For us it is very important the experience our guest have about their stay with us. I accept your feedbacks for continuous improvement in a future stay.
Barceló and its team are working very hard to improve our service on the daily basis.
We remain at your entire disposition for any assistance you might need before your visit.
As with any business like ours, the greatest advertising we can have is word of mouth from a satisfied customer. It’s our goal to retain you as a satisfied customer and will hope to serve you again in the future.
Warm regards,
Samuel Johnson
Director

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Reviewed 2 June 2013

Just returned from five nights at the adults only part of the resort and overall am very satisfied.

Pros: THE BEACH AND PROPERTY ARE BEAUTIFUL. I mean, perfect. I could have laid on that beach and by the pool all day long. No problem with finding chairs whatsoever, and no people being in your face or annoying. There was also plenty to do without even taking any excursions off the resort. Pool tables, ping pong, chess, mini golf and a golf course at the "sister" resort (Barcelo Bavaro Palace Deluxe, just a few minute shuttle "train" ride away), shops, the spa, you name it. They had activities during the day that we didn't really participate in but were fun to watch too--dancing, water aerobics, etc. There were hilarious silly/pretty bad shows every night that we loved to laugh at but kept us entertained. Drinks were yummy and plentiful :)

Cons: The rooms. Decent enough, but the bathrooms are TINY and in serious need of upgrade. Was NOT thrilled with the room (it skeeved me a little--saw TWO roaches in five nights), but hey, we had a nice view of the pool, had air conditioning that worked, and the beds were comfortable. Next, the food. For buffet, pretty decent. It DID make us sick to our stomachs pretty much every day though. Not the best quality, but what else can you really expect? I did like the variety they offered: we ate at a different beautifully decorated restaurant every night and still didn't visit them all. Can't really complain but it really was just "meh" food for the most part. Finally, service. Everyone was very pleasant, but not very helpful at all. Most people BARELY spoke any English so they never understood us when we asked a question or had a simple request. Luckily we are very low maintenance people, because we would have had a rough time otherwise. Also mildly annoying was that upon checking in we asked for one king bed (we had two double beds which makes no sense for a couple), and they couldn't accommodate us. Asked us if we want someone to come into the room to push the beds together. I said yes, no one came. So we did it ourselves the next day. Unfortunately the floors are tile, so the beds kept shifting apart. Not great....oh, and you have to pay for wifi. We decided to cut ourselves off from the world for a week instead!

Anyway, I do think that it is worth it to visit this resort at least once. They try so hard to keep it beautiful, and maybe the more expensive rooms are nicer. I was willing to look past mediocre food because I had such a relaxing and great time overall. Tanned and ready to return to work!

Room Tip: I'd say go for the more expensive rooms...they might be nicer.
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  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled as a couple
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3  Thank Rangerholic
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Director Samuel J, General Manager at Barcelo Bavaro Beach - Adults Only, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2013

Dear guest,
We thank you for choosing Barceló Bávaro Beach for your holidays and for sharing your experience with the online community and give us your feedback.
Thank you very much for all your comments regarding to our resort.
I have read thoroughly your comments because they are very important for us as a responsible and professional hotel chain. On behalf of all our team, we would to extend our most sincere apologies for any difficulties you may have experience during your stay. For us it is very important the experience our guest have about their stay with us. I accept your feedbacks for continuous improvement in a future stay.
Barceló and its team are working very hard to improve our service on the daily basis.
We remain at your entire disposition for any assistance you might need before your visit.
As with any business like ours, the greatest advertising we can have is word of mouth from a satisfied customer. It’s our goal to retain you as a satisfied customer and will hope to serve you again in the future.
Warm regards,
Samuel Johnson
Director

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Reviewed 2 June 2013 via mobile

Last year we stayed at the Palace and this year decided to stay at the adults only Bavaro Beach side. Check in was very quick and easy. We had requested a room area before arrival and we were given those rooms. The beach and pool are so beautiful and everything is always so clean. We did not have a bad meal the entire trip. The service was great! Around the pool there was always someone asking you if you needed a drink. We can't wait to start planning our trip back next year!

  • Stayed: May 2013
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1  Thank Jamie M
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Director Samuel J, General Manager at Barcelo Bavaro Beach - Adults Only, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2013

Dear guest,
We thank you for choosing Barceló Bávaro Beach for your holidays and for sharing your experience with the online community and give us your feedback.
Thank you very much for all your comments regarding to our resort. We are very pleased to know you enjoyed all services in our resort especially our Restaurants and our wonderful beach highlighting the friendliness of our employees.
Thanks for choosing us as a destination for you stay.
We remain at your entire disposition for any assistance you might need before your visit.

As with any business like ours, the greatest advertising we can have is word of mouth from a satisfied customer. It’s our goal to retain you as a satisfied customer and will hope to serve you again in the future.
Warm regards,
Samuel Johnson
Director

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Reviewed 31 May 2013

This was my 4th trip to DR, I have now stayed at 3 different places, the rason I decided to try this place was were I usualy go it was too expensive for 1 week. I was quite surprised, I ate at the buffet each night and it was pretty good for a buffet enought variety etc.. The staff was great very friendly people and helpful. The rooms were clean and the mni bar was always stocked. I was in a room far away from the entrance which was nice it was quiet, relaxing. The beaches were cleaned 3 times a day and they were great.

  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled solo
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2  Thank Mike S
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Director Samuel J, General Manager at Barcelo Bavaro Beach - Adults Only, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2013

Dear guest,
We thank you for choosing Barceló Bávaro Beach for your holidays and for sharing your experience with the online community and give us your feedback.
Thank you very much for all your comments regarding to our resort. We are very pleased to know you enjoyed all services in our resort especially our Restaurants and our wonderful beach highlighting the friendliness of our employees.
Thanks for choosing us as a destination for you stay.
We remain at your entire disposition for any assistance you might need before your visit.

As with any business like ours, the greatest advertising we can have is word of mouth from a satisfied customer. It’s our goal to retain you as a satisfied customer and will hope to serve you again in the future.
Warm regards,
Samuel Johnson
Director

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Additional Information about Barcelo Bavaro Beach - Adults Only

Address: Carretera Bavaro Km. 1, Punta Cana 23301, Dominican Republic
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Region: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > La Altagracia Province > Punta Cana
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Casino and Gambling Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#16 Casino Hotel in Punta Cana
#21 Spa Hotel in Punta Cana
#21 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#23 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
#24 Luxury Hotel in Punta Cana
#25 Romantic Hotel in Punta Cana
#30 Family Hotel in Punta Cana
Price Range: £184 - £404 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Barcelo Bavaro Beach - Adults Only 4*
Number of rooms: 589
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Barcelo Bavaro Beach - Adults Only*****hotel is located on one of the 10 best beaches in the world, in the Punta Cana area of the Dominican Republic. This dreamy hotel has reinvented itself after a complete renovation to become an exclusive hotel for adults only. The hotel offers first class rooms 80% of which are located right on the beachfront. This makes it the most perfect place for a romantic getaway. Enjoy the exquisite range of cuisine on offer at the hotel through the Barcelo All Inclusive Programme with its Caribbean Buffet, Chez Gourmet and La Brisa restaurants; 9 a-la-carte restaurant options: Chez Gourmet (international), La Brisa (Mediterranean), El Coral (fish and seafood), Santa Fe (meat), La Dolce Vita (Italian), Mexico Lindo (Mexican), La Fuente (Spanish), Kyoto (Japanese) and La Comedie (Gourmet - additional charge except for Club Premium guests). Visit the facilities where you can find different options to fill your days: football pitch, tennis court, swimming pool, golf course, water sports, wellness centre, theatre and casino. This exclusive resort set on a virgin beach welcomes you with a cocktail, spoils you with drinks by the pool and offers you a 45 minute hydrothermal circuit, per person once during your stay. There are also 2 massage beds in the pool area (at an additional charge). Staying at this hotel also grants guests access to the facilities of the Barcelo Bavaro Palace Deluxe, a hotel which shares some of its services and facilities. This hotel is one of the very few in the country that boasts the international BLUE FLAG for compliance with the standards required by the non-profit non-governmental organisation the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE). Come and rediscover the marvels the Barcelo Bavaro Beach - Adults Only***** hotel has to offer! ... more   less 
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