Occidental Punta Cana

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

78%
1.7 K reviews
Good beach hotel. Located near shopping areas and the beach. Beautiful beach.
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  • Wi-Fi
  • Garage & Parking
  • Restaurant
  • 24h Service
  • TV
  • Fitness
  • Room
    • Safe
    • Internet Access
    • Lounge
    • Bathroom
    • Shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Tiling
    • Minibar
    • Bathtub
    • Tea/coffee maker
    • Fridge
    • Satellite/cable TV
    • Air conditioning (centrally regulated)
    • Balcony/Terrace
  • Facility
    • Bicycle Cellar
    • Playground
    • Hotel Room Safe
    • Hairdresser
    • Kids Club
    • Café
    • Currency Exchange
    • Bar(s)
    • Room Service
    • Laundry Service
    • Shops
    • Foyer
    • Theater
    • Medical Assistance
    • Nightclub
    • Casino
    • Air conditioning
    • Conference Room
    • Small supermarket
    • Public Internet Access
  • Food
    • Breakfast Served
    • Lunch Buffet
    • Evening Buffet
    • à la carte Dinner
    • Breakfast Buffet
    • All inclusive
    Activities
    • Children's Pool
    • Lounge Chairs
    • Jacuzzi
    • Outdoor Pool(s)
    • Aerobics
    • Paddle Boats
    • Entertainment Program
    • Diving
    • Jet Skiing
    • Windsurfing
    • Ping Pong
    • Archery
    • Aqua aerobics
    • Swimming Pool
    • Sauna
    • Tennis
    • Pool bar
    • Children's Entertainment
    • Billiards/Snooker
    • Darts
    • Sun terrace
    • Bocce
    • Water Skiing
    • Number of Pools
    • Banana Boat
    • Massage
    • Catamaran
    • Surfing
    • Sailing
    • Horse Riding
    • Beach Umbrellas
    • Beach Volleyball
    • Golf
    • Basketball
Avenida España s/n Playa El Cortecito 23301 Punta Cana La Altagracia

Location

This charming hotel is situated directly in the holiday resort of Playa Bávaro, surrounded by a tropical garden and palms. Guests will arrive at the long, white sandy beach within a few minutes and the airport is just 25 minutes away.

Facilities

This complex was built in 1999. Travellers can feel at home in one of the 877 rooms. A lobby and a reception are available to guests. Amenities include a currency exchange service. Wireless internet access (for a fee) is available to travellers in the public areas. Various gastronomic options are available, including a restaurant, a café and a bar. Various shops are available, including a supermarket and a souvenir shop. The grounds of the accommodation feature a playground and an attractive garden. Guests arriving by car can leave their vehicles in the garage or in the car park. Bicycles can be left in the bicycle storage area. Additional services include multilingual staff, a babysitting service, a childcare service, medical assistance, room service, a laundry service and a hairdresser.

Rooms

Each of the rooms is appointed with air conditioning, a fan and a bathroom. Most rooms feature a balcony with a view for guests' enjoyment. Many rooms feature a sea view, which further enhances the ambience. Cots are available for younger travellers. A safe and a minibar are also available. A fridge and a tea/coffee station are provided as standard. An ironing set is also available for guests' convenience. Other features include internet access, a telephone, a TV, a radio, an alarm clock and WiFi (no extra charge). Slippers are laid out in each of the rooms. The bathrooms have a shower, a bathtub and a hot tub. A hairdryer and bathrobes are provided for everyday use.

Sports/Entertainment

The complex offers an outdoor pool and a children's pool. The sun loungers and parasols on the sun terrace offer a great place to unwind. The hot tub is the perfect place to relax. There is also a poolside snack bar. A variety of sporting activities are available at the hotel, for example tennis, bocce, beach volleyball, volleyball, basketball, golf and archery, or for a fee, fishing and horse riding. Many sports options are available, including water sports such as windsurfing, catamaraning, kayaking, snorkelling and aquafit. For a fee, water skiing, jet skiing, paddle boating, banana boat rides and diving can also be enjoyed. The complex also offers sports enthusiasts a wide range of indoor activities, including a gym, table tennis, billiards and aerobics. Various wellness options are available at the accommodation, including a spa, a sauna, a beauty salon and massage treatments. Other options and services include an entertainment programme, live music, a disco, a kids' club and a casino.

Meals

Catering options available at the complex include full board and all-inclusive. Guests can choose to book options such as breakfast, lunch or dinner. The hotel also offers snacks. Options include alcohol-free drinks and alcoholic beverages.

Payment

The following credit cards are accepted at the complex: American Express, VISA and MasterCard.

Ratings

  • Breakfast
    88%
    "Tasty breakfast"

    Informative breakfast. We loved breakfast. Enjoyed the breakfasts every day.

    "Tasty breakfast."

  • Pool
    85%
    "Great pool"

    I liked the scenery at the hotel pools. Pool was amazing. Pools and beach were amazing.

    "Clean pool area."

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  • Beach
    84%
    "Beautiful beach"

    Beach was amazing and very close. I loved the bar on the beach. Beautiful resort and beaches.

    "Clean beach." "No good beach sports."

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  • Bar and Beverages
    79%
    "Bar is awesome"

    Cheap liquor. The best bartenders. Premium alcohol.

    "Great, affordable bar with good drinks." "Good bar service."

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  • Location
    78%
    "Great location"

    I liked the scenery at the hotel pools. Beach was amazing and very close. Excellent location.

    "Great location." "Excellent location with good bars, restaurants, shopping and beaches nearby."

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  • Food
    74%
    "Delicious food"

    Beach buffet was fantastic. Choice of food was excellent, deluxe. Buffet was very beautiful.

    "Complaints about dining experience with untidy dining area, but food otherwise good." "Restaurant menu and prices are okay." "Great pizza and desserts." "Fish & seafood is acceptable." "Good side dishes." "Beef dishes & steaks are all right." "Soups are ok." "Good poultry dishes."

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  • Cleanliness
    73%
    "Clean"

    Spotless buildings. They cleaned everything. Cleaned fittings.

    "Clean hotel facilities." "Decently clean rooms and bathrooms." "Clean pool area but untidy dining area."

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  • Comfort
    70%
    "Rather comfortable"

    Large mirror. Rooms were spacious. No noise.

    "Great sized rooms, very comfortable with wonderful beds." "Air conditioning is poor, but bathroom size and noise level are acceptable."

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  • Service
    69%
    "Service is adequate"

    Omelette chef was fantastic. Excellent entertainment. Pool bar staff very kind and approachable.

    "Friendly, professional enough service, good housekeeping, and decent restaurant service." "Recreation staff is nice." "Guests complain about reception staff and management." "Good bar service." "Good tour guide." "Booking process should be better organized." "Room service could have been improved." "Concierge service could be more helpful." "Pool/beach service is ok."

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  • Value for money
    62%
    "Fairly good value for money"

    Cheap liquor. Several meals there including. All inclusive resort.

    "Fairly good value for money." "Relatively high internet cost." "Normally priced food." "Affordable beverage prices."

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  • Room
    51%
    "Room is all right"

    New fresh towels every day. Broken AC. Nasty missing ceiling fan.

    "Decently clean rooms with okay minibars." "Wonderful beds and views in big but old rooms." "Badly maintained rooms with poor air conditioning, televisions, and furniture." "Bathrooms aren't perfect, but okay size and clean enough." "Shower can be a problem."

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  • Vibe
    47%
    "Vibe is not too good"

    Facilities were old. Atmosphere was not a good one. Bathroom was old.

    "Atmosphere is friendly but the vibe is low." "Hotel could use some updating." "Entrance area is ok." "Hotel is relatively luxurious." "Stylish hotel." "Awesome for a beach holiday." "Great for a wellness holiday." "Good for traveling with friends."

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  • WiFi
    36%
    "Complaints about WiFi"

    Wi-fi was very expensive. Paid for Internet. No free wifi.

    "Wifi quality could be improved." "Relatively high internet cost."

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