Punta Cana

Barcelo Punta Cana


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A spectacular resort, set on a dazzling beach, the all-inclusive Barceló Punta Cana boasts 798 rooms with red Spanish-styled rooftops. The lobby, in warm tangerine hues, invites you to linger, with comfy seating under a chandelier, which amusingly also happens to house a birds nest! Sprawled parallel with the beach, this spacious hotel curves around gardens and features two large pools that are perfect for a refreshing dip.

Boredom is not an option at this adventurer's paradise! Fly through the air on a trapeze at the circus school, or test your strength and endurance on the rock-climbing wall. Then, gaze down at the spectacular ocean-view from the top. Children's programs are also available and include a playground, game room, pool, and more.

Entice your palate at one of seven specialty restaurants and after supper, don't forget to try your luck at the casino or take in one of the dynamic live shows in the forum-style theater. Before topping the evening off at the nightclub, stop by one of the late night bars for a nightcap. Finally, head off to your luxurious room to rest up for the next day's adventure.

Once you've had a good night's rest, why not start your day off in the gorgeous, fully-equipped spa? Enjoy relaxing in the hot tub, pampering yourself in the beauty salon, or melting away stress in one of many massage rooms.
HOTEL LOCATION
Barcelo is on a 400,000 m˛ property, near the beautiful white sands of Arena Gorda-Bavaro Beach.
Address: PLAYA ARENA GORDA, CARRETERA MACAO
BAVARO, PUNTA CANA
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Local Phone: 809-476-7777
Fax: 809-412-2334
HOTEL FACILITIES
Barber / Beauty Salon
Boutique Shops
Car Rental
Currency Exchange
Disco / Nightclub
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Meeting Rooms
Parking(Complimentary.)
Physician on Call
Pools
Number of Pools: 2
Outdoor Pools: 2     
Two large swimming pools and kids water park.
Golf: NEARBY
"Barceló The Lakes" golf course is located just 12km from the resort.
Designed by architect P.B. Dye, this championship golf course includes 25 inland lakes and 122 bunkers while showcasing Bávaro's natural beauty. Designed to suit all levels of play, there are five tees ranging from 4,688 yards to 6,655 yards.
Holes: 18
Lessons Available
Tennis
Number of Courts: 3
Outdoor Courts: 3
Court Fee: Complimentary.
Water Sports on Site
Sunfish Sailing: Complimentary
Scuba: Additional Charge
Snorkeling: Complimentary
Wind Surf: Complimentary
Other Sports Available
Bicycles: Additional Charge
Other Sports: Minni Soccer, Rock Climbing, Circus Trapeze, Beach Volleyball, Acuagym
Health Club / Spa
Aerobics: Complimentary
Jacuzzi: Complimentary
Massage: Additional Charge
Nautilus Equipment: Additional Charge
Sauna: Additional Charge
Spa: Additional Charge
Steam Room: Additional Charge
Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge
Facials: Additional Charge
HOTEL DETAILS
Barcelo is a beachfront hacienda-style resort surrounded by lush tropical gardens. This four- story All-Inclusive hotel faces the beach, and is situated around a centralized pool area with a jacuzzi, lounge chairs, parasols and towel service. The resort offers unlimited domestic drinks, nightly entertainment, a disco, six a la carte restaurants, eight bars, two large pools, kids water park, two tennis courts, casino and Mini-Club. Beach: This property is located directly on the Arena Gorda Beach. Check-in: 3:00 p.m.
Check-out: 12:00 p.m.
Total Rooms: 798
Year Opened: 1999 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card, Diners Club
HOTEL RESTRICTIONS
Spring Break groups (ages 16-23) are permitted with restrictions including a mandatory deposit. Minimum age to check-in without a chaperone is 18.
ROOM TYPES
OCEAN VIEW ROOM
Guestroom includes one king bed or two queen beds and a balcony with stunning views of the ocean. Features a private bathroom with a shower and additional amenities. 355 square feet.
1 King Bed or 2 Queen Beds Rollaways Available, Rollaway Charge:
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
STANDARD ROOM
Spacious guestroom includes one king bed or two double beds, a balcony with garden or pool views, and a private bath with a shower. 355 square feet.
1 King Bed or 2 Queen Beds Rollaways Available, Rollaway Charge:
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
SUPERIOR OCEANFRONT
Spacious guestroom features one king bed or two queen beds and a balcony with breath taking views of the ocean. Room also includes a private bath with a shower, a ceiling fan and many other upgraded amenities. 355 square feet.
1 King Bed or 2 Queen Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Kitchen
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
SUITE CLUB PREMIUM
Oversized guestroom includes one king bed or two queen beds and a balcony with amazing views of the tropical garden or pool. Bathroom features a hydromassage bathtub and luxury amenities. Complimentary internet access, sofa bed and more. 603 square feet.
1 King Bed or 2 Queen Beds Rollaways Available, Rollaway Charge:
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
SUPERIOR
Elegant guestroom includes one king bed or two queen beds and a balcony with views of the beautiful tropical gardens. Room also features a private bath and shower, a ceiling fan, and other upgraded amenities. 355 square feet.
1 King Bed or 2 Queen Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Kitchen
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
DINING
Barcelo Punta Cana features 1 meal plan options:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips
There are 7 Restaurants at Barcelo Punta Cana:
La Comedie - Casually elegant, air-conditioned French (a la carte) restaurant (open for dinner only 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m).Dess Code: Casual elegant dress required (no shorts, sandals, t-shirts, tank tops, or jeans). Non-smoking restaurant.
Beach Grill "El Marlin" - A la carte restaurant featuring a variety of meat and fish dishes. Open for dinner from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Dress code: smart casual (no shorts, sandals, tank tops or swimsuits). Poolside snack bar open from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm.
Kyoto - A la carte Japanese restaurant (open for dinner only 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Dress Code: Casual elegent required (no shorts, sandals, t-shirts, tank tops or jeans).
Mexico Lindo - A la carte restaurant serving a light, international menu from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Mexican dinner served from 7:00 pm to 10:00pm. Semi-formal dress code. Reservations required.
La Dolce Vita - Casually elegant, air-conditioned Italian (a la carte) restaurant (open for dinner only 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm). Dress Code: Casual elegent dress required, men must wear long pants. Closed once a week.
El Conuco - Air-conditioned Dominican a la carte restaurant, open for dinner 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Dress Code: Casual Elegant- no shorts, sandals, t-shirts, tank tops or jeans.
Buffet Alcazar - Casual buffet dining; open for breakfast (7am to 10:30am), lunch (12:30pm to 2:30pm) and dinner (6:30pm to 10:0pm). Dress code applies: no shorts, nosleeveless shirts and no swimwear.
ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Table tennis, beach volleyball, basketball, aerobics, water gymnastics, archery, golf darts, rock climbing, soccer and more.
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Night club, evening shows in a theater and casino.
CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS
Children's Pool, Mini Disco (open daily from 9:00pm to 6:00pm), Special Children's Program
Applicable Ages: 4-12 years old

Children's Facilities
PlayGround
Game Room
Children's Pool
Babysitting Fee: Yes
Cribs available at no charge, on request basis only.

TripAdvisor Web Reviews
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Apple Vacations Traveller Reviews
Not what the photo's show
PAUL C.
Dec 06 2016
instead of a king bed we got 2 doubles, how romantic. went to call the front desk and the phone did not work. there were no towels. After the second day, montizuma's revenge and the Apple Rep say'sno over the counter must see the doc$$. on the last day, I find the anti-med in the store downstairs. It is an illusion.
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Great vacation
ANDREW K.
Oct 20 2016
This hotel was not one of the fancier ones in Punta Cana, but the description given is spot on. Pictures are exactly what is shown. It has everything you need. It is well kept, clean and everything to keep you entertained. We would definitely stay at this location again. In a previous review it mentioned the elevators not working properly, that is true also. The worked for most of the time. They were slow and small. They also were very hot inside of them. But your only in them that long. Overall it was a great experience. I would also recommend this location.
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No return to Barcelo
HEATHER F.
Oct 18 2016
Other than our Bellman, Waitress, and Towel Boy, the service was awful! We were watched and followed at the Gift Shops. We asked if additional merchandise was available in back, the worker said maybe. We asked if she could check and she said no. We asked our kids to put everything down, that we would not buy anything while she was working. The staff in the Buffet was awful! Not friendly, not helpful. The staff in the sit down restaurants were very nice and helpful.
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Good food, bad room experience.
PAULA V.
Jul 13 2016
We had water leaking out of the bathroom ceiling for more than 4 days. I asked twice for room change and it was denied. We did not have clean towels in the room for 3 days and our complementary bottles of water were never refilled.
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SUSAN J.
Jul 07 2016
The beach was beautiful and loved access to the beach equipment, chairs were always available. The food was mostly unrecognizable to Americans, theme nights were not relevant at all. Restaurant staff seemed to ignore us most of the meals, very rarely were we served drinks - we had to help ourselves when others all around us would be served. Check-in was the most unorganized process I have ever experienced, very poor first impression of the hotel staff! It seemed to us that the only way to get service or help was banging on the counter and speaking loudly lin Spanish. Room attendants didn't understand that a group of 4 people needed 4 towels and 4 washcloths every day - we would have to go get our own every day. Nightly entertainment was a joke - same dances/moves each night just a change of costume - not entertaining! The pools were beautiful and the 2 staff running the "Aerobics" were a lot of fun! If you just want the beach and pool they were wonderful!
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Great potential but lackluster service
JEREMY J.
May 16 2016
The hotel, grounds, pool and beach were beautiful, but service was highly lacking. The rooms were fine, but could use some updating, improvements and general cleaning.
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It was an OK experience
LEONOR E.
May 06 2016
The Hotel advertised 7 restaurants only 3-4 were open .... You had to make reservations... They served the same type of food in the buffet everyday .... Our hotel room at cockroaches coming from the restroom..
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Don't believe all the negative reviews!
AMANDA R.
Apr 14 2016
First of all, don't believe all the negative reviews. This place was exactly what you pay for and then some and I would most definitely go back! These people that are complaining have champagne taste on a beer budget. There wasn't any problem with checking in and we were greeted by smiling employees and a waitress brought us all a drink while we were waiting. They directed us to our room (2303) which was beautiful just like the pictures on their website. The resort is good size but after a day you know where everything is so it's not that difficult to figure out. Food is decent and out of 6 of us none of us got sick.. This was our first time staying at an all inclusive but from what I've gathered from friends the food is like that at pretty much any resort. The Japanese restaurant was by far the best and the waiter and chef were hilarious! If you're expecting a waitress to follow you around and get you drinks every 5 mins, you need to go to a $6k+ resort where they do that. There are bars everywhere and if you're too lazy to walk 5 steps to get your own drink, you need to go to a more expensive resort. The drinks are by no means watered down..One drink and you'll be feeling good! Tip a couple dollars and it'll go a long way. As far as staff being rude..We never came across a single rude person. Everyone was awesome and always had a smile on their face. And remember, these people work 16+ hours a day and NEVER stop and they are still very friendly!! Yes, many of them don't speak very good English but these people have to learn several different languages! If they don't understand what you're asking, they'll find someone else who does. The pools are amazing, the beach was amazing, the grounds and the entire place are very clean and there are constantly people working and maintaining the property. Again, if you are expecting the Ritz, spend the money and go to the Ritz. This vacation was worth every penny spent. I have 0 compalints with Barcelo Punta Cana! Side-note: We did not purchase internet because we wanted to enjoy ourselves and be disconnected. The other two couples that we were with purchased it and it worked all week with no problems. Room Tip: Our rooms were in buildings 2 and 3 which is quieter on that end of the resort See more room tips Stayed April 2016, traveled as a couple
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Great Spring Break Destination - But not for families... and have to work to understand service expectations.
Gary U.
Apr 10 2016
Too much weight and preference given to spring break college students. Very loud and too much of a party atmosphere. As a paying family, we felt like we did not matter. Late night partying and constant loud music grew tiring. We were told this was not a "big" spring break destination. Nothing could be further than the truth. Had to ask for cleaning service 4 of the 7 days. Did not know what to expect and had inconsistent messaging on making dinner reservations. Staff was overall not helpful here. No snacks available. Resort was not interested in customer service.
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MARISSA S.
Mar 07 2016
The entertainment team was amazing! So fun and made the trip that much better! I didn't want to leave!
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LETICIA V.
Jul 19 2012
The expectations we had set according to the information on the Apple Vacation website were high and when we arrived each one was met. We had a great time and the apple reps before leaving and while on vacations did a great job making sure we were completely satisfied. I will always recommend Apple Vacation. Very impressed and happy.
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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
Under renovations, but unadvertised
Cody T, Palestine, United States
Fri Oct 20 14:32:38 EDT 2017
Very disappointed in the stay at this hotel. The property is under going renovations, but they did not let us know. One pool was closed, several restaurants were closed. Food and drink quality were fair, at best. Our room was dirty. The curtains didn't close. The air wasn't cold. We found dirty laundry on our balcony. You get what you pay for. This was a cheap hotel that had visual appeal on the travel sites, but in reality was disappointing.

They won’t let me swear, so I can’t tell you my real opinion of this place
marshaann27, La Valle, Wisconsin
Wed Oct 18 19:33:51 EDT 2017
Worst hotel I’ve ever stayed at!! Our room was disgusting, dirty, falling apart, and oh my gosh, the smell!!! We paid extra for a premium suite, and it was far from anything you would expect. Not to mention the construction going on everywhere. Workers dropping clay shingles off the roof with no signs out warning people. We almost got hit my one when it bounced off the concrete back into the walkway we were walking in!! Horrible, horrible experience! Do not book here!!!

Disgusting rooms and unethical pratice in the casino
rickyg819, Lake Mary, Florida
Wed Oct 18 09:17:06 EDT 2017
Rooms were not cleaned. Roaches on the headboard, black spots on the sheets, and the second bed had dirty sheets. The Casino was the worst experience. Two dealers scammed me out of $2080 on my first night by changing the rules to their game. When I called them out on the scam they threaten to have me arrested if I didn't pay. When my card declined due to my bank not accepting gambling charges the dealer said he'd settle for $300. When I left to get the money he told me friend, that stayed behind, that I owed $1000 and charged his card for the $1000. Sad part is, my friend was the groom getting married at the resort. Worst experience ever for my first time out of the country. I warn anybody interested in staying at this resort to select a different location to enjoy your vacation. All they want is your wallet. They could careless about a great experience. Oh! I even had a staff member from the casino tell me to tell a manager because shes seen this happen to several tourist. Management did nothing when told about the situation.

Not the best... but decent
belkysnicolee, New York City, New York
Fri Oct 13 16:53:37 EDT 2017
I only liked 4 things about this resort. The pool, beach, the breakfast buffet, and the Tokyo restaurant. The food for dinner and lunch was pretty awful to me. Very little variety and more Americanized than Dominican dishes. Barely no entertainment during the day. I think there was only like 3 males that are part of entertainment team and I didn't see any activities during the day. There was rarely any music being played by the pool side, not a live ambiance. The pool is very nice and has a swim up bar. The beach, breath taking. So clean, nice, clear water, and a few annoying sellers that tend to nag you while you're relaxing. At night time, there was no real entertainment. Compared to other resort I've been to where night entertainment is a big thing, their shows only had small crowds. There was a lot of construction going on due to the hurricane as well around the premises. On our side of the resort, the elevator was not working. Most of the staff were friendly and helpful besides one incident I had at the gift shopping store with the employees. Overall, just an okay experience.

Don't stay here...
755hawkb, Abingdon, Maryland
Wed Oct 11 14:18:12 EDT 2017
Called in advance and was told the hotel experienced no damage due to Hurricane Maria. When we arrived, the construction was unbelievable. Loud and non stop until after 6 p.m. in the evening. No time to sleep in or take a nap in the afternoon. Most restaurants are closed to include spa and Casino.



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