"Wow" - you will say when you enter the lobby. Check-in as a breeze- I had e-mailed the concierge a few months ago and let them know it is our 25th Anniv. When we got our room (7389) champagne was waiting. Great 4th floor room overlooking the ship. This was also fantastic at night when the bands were playing - we could have drinks on our deck and listen. Food was great, something for everyone. The only glitch was the restaurant reservation system was "down" when we tried to make reservations through our butler. We had to go down each morning at 8:00 for the night's dinner. Kind of a pain. We ate at Surf & Turf twice- get the rib eye or filet - fantastic!! Perfectly cooked. Japanese was good also. The buffet for breakfast and dinner was excellent. Lunches were the best though, with fresh salads, awesome salsa and sauteed shrimp. We got room service coffee every morning promptly with a follow-up call to ask how the service was. I think others have said this, but the beachfront is paradise. Not crowded like sardines like the other resorts. People walking by taking pictures... Security very efficient. Beach waiters and Star Friends were VERY friendly. (Grisel) The BEST thing about this resort though is the wonderful staff. Particularly FRANKLIN (my friend) in the main buffet, LEIDY (Pool Bar) MARIA (Pool Bar) have wonderful dispositions. Wait staff in the lobby bar are exceptional as well. These people work very long hours - always with a smile on their faces, they make this resort top notch. I know everyone has a price point - but if you want a 5 star experience and you can afford it, you WILL NOT be disappointed!!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- A resort is more than a place to rest—it’s where day dreams become vacation reality. Resorts should be places that celebrate life, where fantasies are conjured into existence. We provides a tailored, adults-only, all-inclusive vacation designed by each guest to match their vacation desires. At IBEROSTAR Grand Hotel Bavaro, old-world charm meets modern amenities. Those who choose to stay with us receive personalized butler service, European linens, and impeccably designed rooms. They’ll also enjoy specialty restaurants, a state-of-the-art fitness center, and an oceanfront spa. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Iberostar Punta Cana
- Punta Cana Iberostar