Occidental Punta Cana

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

78%
1.8 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
    91%
    "Tasty breakfast"

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

    "Tasty breakfast."

  • Pool
    86%
    "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
    86%
    "Beautiful beach"

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

    "Clean beach." "Average beach sports."

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  • Location
    78%
    "Great location"

    The restaurants and bars were awesome. I liked the scenery at the hotel pools. Beach was amazing and very close.

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

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  • Bar and Beverages
    77%
    "Bar is awesome"

    Cheap liquor. Bartenders were good. Good booze.

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

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  • Food
    73%
    "Delicious food"

    Oven pizza upstairs is delicious. Beach buffet was fantastic. Restaurant are wonderful attentive and respectful.

    "Good food, especially side dishes." "The menu is okay, with great desserts." "Poor dining experience with untidy dining area." "No good fish & seafood." "Beef dishes & steaks are all right." "Affordable restaurant with great pizza." "Soups are ok." "Good poultry dishes."

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  • Service
    69%
    "Service is adequate"

    Omelette chef was fantastic. Friendly and attentive staff. Excellent entertainment.

    "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." "Hotel security is ok." "Concierge service could be more helpful." "Pool/beach service is ok."

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  • Comfort
    68%
    "Comfortable"

    Air conditioner leaked. Linens were stained. Ceiling fan was not properly.

    "Acceptably comfortable, with decent sized bathroom but inadequate A/C." "Excellent beds, decently quiet."

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

    Cheap liquor. Several meals there including. Inclusive taxi service.

    "Fairly good value for money." "Relatively high internet cost." "Well-priced food and beverages."

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  • Room
    49%
    "Room needs to be improved"

    Broken air conditioners. Filthy pull out sofa. Nasty missing ceiling fan.

    "Inadequate minibars in older, poorly-maintained rooms." "Rooms are relatively tidy, but furniture is poor quality, with substandard TV's and A/C." "Mediocre sized, poorly cleaned bathrooms." "Awesome balconies and views, and comfortable beds." "Shower can be a problem."

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  • Vibe
    48%
    "Vibe is not too good"

    Interior was old. Matresses were old. Loud music.

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

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  • WiFi
    36%
    "Complaints about WiFi"

    You have to pay for wi-fi. Paid for Internet. Prices for wi fi access was ridiculous high.

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

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