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whala!bavaro

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Reviewed 19 January 2018

This is a medium size hotel and not great amenities but the location is very good and its like a guest house as you get to know the staff very quick and they helped with everything they could. Punta Cana is different to what we...More

3  Thank S17rich
Response from Miguel L, Director de Recepción at whala!bavaroResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest. Greeting from whala, Wow, thanks for the fabulous review about your visit to our hotel, S17rich! We are absolutely happy to read you enjoyed our services and restaurants! We are truly grateful for your compliments! We cannot wait to welcome you back to...More

Reviewed 13 January 2018

I just came back from four nights in Bavaro Beach, that I have actually been visiting for years since I was younger with family, its a really short trip away and always perfect weather somehow. I had never stayed at this particular hotel before but...More

1  Thank J101tiff
Response from Miguel L, Director de Recepción at whala!bavaroResponded 13 January 2018

Dear Guest. Greetings from Whala! Bávaro. Words are missing to express our gratefulness for having had the opportunity to host you during your first time in Punta Cana and thank you very much for being a member of our family. We are delighted to confirm...More

Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

We’ve spent 9 nights there and were very pleased with the professionalism and friendliness of their staff which makes you feel like you’re not just a tourist. Of course you’ll find more resorts with nicer rooms, more ‘à la carte’ restaurants... but at a much...More

1  Thank paul t
Response from Miguel L, Director General at whala!bavaroResponded 13 January 2018

Dear Guest Greetings from Whala! Bávaro. We appreciate your kind words of our beautiful grounds, lovely staff, and delicious food and resort amenities. At Whala Bavaro we managed to create unforgettable experiences. Thank you for highlighting the attentions delivered by our staff. We are so...More

Reviewed 8 January 2018

We stayed in one of the junior suites, which are situated in the more calm area of the hotel and everything was ok and we had a nice big balcony. The garden and the pool area are nice and well-kept. The entire hotel area is...More

2  Thank Pia G
Response from Miguel L, Director de Recepción at whala!bavaroResponded 13 January 2018

Dear guest, Greetings from whala, We would like to thank you for taking the time to share your experience at our Whala!Bavaro with other travelers on TripAdvisor. It is gratifying to hear that you enjoyed a fabulous vacation among us and that you found our...More

Reviewed 2 January 2018

Unfortunately, this hotel is well under par. I felt sorry for the staff who although friendly, attentive and helpful could only work with what they have around them to try and improve your surroundings. Overall it is a very worn and tired looking hotel: bedrooms...More

2  Thank ATSLuton
Response from Miguel L, Director de Recepción at whala!bavaroResponded 13 January 2018

Dear Guest. First of all, please receive greetings from the Whala Bavaro Resort & Spa team. We are disappointed to read that our hotel did not match your expectations. This is certainly not indicative of the feedback we usually receive from our guests Even so;...More

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Pool
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Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
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Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Pool
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Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
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US$68 - US$188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#6 Best Value Hotel in Punta Cana
#39 Romantic Hotel in Punta Cana
#73 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#75 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$68 - US$188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#6 Best Value Hotel in Punta Cana
#39 Romantic Hotel in Punta Cana
#73 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#75 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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22 November 2017|
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Response from baronwillie | Reviewed this property |
hotel is close by the beach but not on the beach, i said 1/2 block....i prefer a room by the last pool, they hv 3 pools....last pool is more privately....
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Martyna S
13 August 2017|
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Response from tina s | Reviewed this property |
Hi yes there is vegetarian/vegan dishes like mushrooms, cauliflower in sauce,aubergines, fresh pasta, salads cheeses,breads, chips, cassava, rice mix beans and pizza but you jus have to be careful and read the labels as they... More
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Liz H
21 April 2017|
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Response from trivial60 | Reviewed this property |
Half a block walk away, not far at all
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"DO NOT let them assign you to room 1302"
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"Avoid the main pool bar area because this can be noisy up to 11pm. Request a room within the complex the..."
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"Pay the extra money or a suit. It's more private and quite."
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