We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Occidental Caribe

Show Prices
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
Occidental Caribe
View Map
{"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}}}
Add Photo Write a Review

8,163 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
There are newer reviews for Occidental Caribe
See the most recent reviews
Showing 4,344: English reviews
Reviewed 14 May 2013 via mobile

This hotel service is the worst I've ever had. They are so in helpful. I have bed bug bites all over my body and I didn't drink any of the water and have been having stomach issues for days. They won't give you any extra bottled water either and the nurse won't even say hello to you without paying 120...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Jjfrost
barcelopc, Manager at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First of all thank you for having chosen Barcelo Punta Cana as your holiday destination. We want you to know, that your opinion is very important and valuable to us. For this reason, your comments are taken with special consideration as they help us identifying our improvement areas, giving us the opportunity to correct them, and thus achieve...

Prince Albert, Canada
Reviewed 14 May 2013

We traveled in feb 2013. 2 adults 2 teen girls and a 6 year old boy, 2 rooms booked. we got there late at night and woke up 3 different people because they gave us the wrong room numbers and the wrong keys. so not a good start, then the girls had a room at the opposite end of the...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank SK-FarmGirl
barcelopc, Manager at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First of all we thank you for choosing our hotel Barcelo Punta Cana for your holidays and for the time you took to share your review with the Tripadvisor community. We would like to thank you for highlighting our strengths and weaknesses. Please be sure that your observations are taking into great consideration for their analysis, in order...

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 14 May 2013

What a great trip !! We are going back for sure. The hotel is big, so you'll need that map for the first day. We stayed in building 7 on the 4th floor, with oceanview, but we had a view of the pool as well, it was perfect. Except for 20 minutes of rain the first day, we had a...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Thunderbird71
barcelopc, Manager at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing Barcelo Punta Cana for your holidays and for the time you spent sharing your review with other travelers on Tripadvisor.com. We are happy to read that your recent stay at our resort was overall what you expected and we thank you for your valuable comments. In the name of our entire staff, we thank...

Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 14 May 2013

From the time we arrived, until we left ... I do not have anything negative to say. I believe the gent that was working the desk was Louis. Right away he put a smile on my face. "If your room is not the best, you come back and see me." Room 2207 -- I didn't go back, because the room...

 Report
Helpful?
3Thank Anthony M
barcelopc, Manager at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Anthony, Receive cordial greetings from all the team working at the Barcelo Punta Cana. Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay at our hotel. We sincerely appreciate all feedback. We also are very pleased you enjoyed the all-inclusive program which includes a wide range of delicious food and beverage and the different...

Fredericton
Reviewed 13 May 2013

We stayed at BCP April 24th-May 1st with our 3 year old daughter and 22 other people. We had our wedding here and I honestly can not think of any negative experience we had here! We arrived at midnight with a very overtired little girl. The front desk staff was excellent, we brought us to the first of the line...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Haa2010
barcelopc, Manager at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First of all, again our congratulations for your wedding; wishing you a happy life together! We are happy to read your kind notes on Trip Advisor about your stay with us. We are delighted to know that our facilities and services have left a memorable experience. Your special mention of the staff, like Ariana and Evelyn that enhanced...

Connecticut
Reviewed 12 May 2013

We have been going to Barcelo Punta Cana for years now. We will be going for our 8th time in June of this year and started back when it was still Breezes resort. We have NEVER had a bad experience at this resort. If you want 5 star service then make sure you pay the BIG bucks and go somewhere...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank biljormoore
barcelopc, Manager at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Bill, In the name our entire team we would like to thank you for choosing Barcelo Punta Cana for your holidays and for taking the time to write a review about your experiences. We want to express our satisfaction to hear that our calm and relaxing ambience, the service and our facilities ensures you always a memorable holiday. At...

Belledune
Reviewed 10 May 2013

Our family(myself, my husband, our two daughters and their boyfriends, sister and brother in law and 2 close friends) vacationed at Barcelo Punta Cana from April 24 to May 1 2013. This was my fourth time at this resort and I am already planning to go back in 2014. I love this resort because everything is branched out from the...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank lisalegacyguitard
barcelopc, Manager at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Lisa, First of all, thank you so much for take your time to write your feedback about your recent stay with us. On behalf of our entire team we appreciate your trust in us once again. We feel through your words that we improve every day our service valuated through our quality system service, supported by the excellent job...

New York, New York, United States
Reviewed 8 May 2013

My family (my wife, I and our daughter with her husband) vacationed there 4/14-4/21 2013 Check-in, room We arrived at the hotel at 11am and were told that our room will be ready at 4pm. So we changed into beach wear and had great time by the pool. When we got hungry we had great burgers at a nearby grill....

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Lev S
barcelopc, Manager at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear lev, First of all we thank you for choosing our hotel Barcelo Punta Cana for your holidays and for the time you took to share your review with the Tripadvisor community. We would like to thank you for highlighting our strengths and weaknesses. Please be sure that your observations are taking into great consideration for their analysis, in order...

Whitby, Canada
Reviewed 8 May 2013

We attended a wedding at Barcelo along with the bride, groom and 38 others from April 26 to May 3, 2013. Because it is difficult to write about an entire week in a few wee words, this review is divided into specifics, so you can read about just the aspects you are interested in: ROOMS, WATER - bathing & drinking,...

 Report
Helpful?
3Thank AlleVast
barcelopc, Manager at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Anitta, First of all thank you for having chosen Barcelo Punta Cana as your holiday destination. We want you to know, that your opinion is very important and valuable to us. For this reason, your comments are taken with special consideration as they help us identifying our improvement areas, giving us the opportunity to correct them, and thus achieve...

Reviewed 7 May 2013

Just returned from Barcelo Punta Cana. Traveled from April 26th-May 4th 2013. Overall we had a great time though the people at the desk were rude and not helpful. The food was average. The pizzeria was good and had a great view of the beach. Our room was a great location and a great view of the pool and beach....

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Janet C
barcelopc, Manager at Occidental Caribe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Receive cordial greetings from all the team working at the Barcelo Punta Cana. Thank you for choosing Barcelo Punta Cana for your holidays and for the time you spent sharing your review with other travelers on Tripadvisor.com. We are happy to read that your recent stay at our resort was overall what you expected and we thank you...

8,161 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (7896)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (1873)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (1096)
Viewed
Room/Suite (684)
Viewed
Dining (496)
Viewed
View from Room (370)
Viewed
Bathroom (168)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (156)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (41)
Viewed
6:29
Videos (13)
Viewed
Other (2999)

TripAdvisor Photos: Professional photos exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisor

Viewed
All TripAdvisor Photos (232)
Viewed
Adult Pool (9)
Viewed
Amenities (69)
Viewed
Beach (19)
Viewed
Deluxe (35)
Viewed
Jacuzzis (4)
Viewed
Quiet Pool (9)
Viewed
Dining (29)
Viewed
Suite (5)
Viewed
The Hotel (53)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (33)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (18)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (1)
Viewed
Room/Suite (3)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (1)
Viewed
Other (10)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Punta Cana hotels
30.6 km away
Alsol Del Mar
Alsol Del Mar
#41 of 110 in Punta Cana
898 reviews
5.7 km away
Occidental Punta Cana
Occidental Punta Cana
#22 of 25 in Bavaro
335 reviews
1.3 km away
Grand Bahia Principe Turquesa
Grand Bahia Principe Turquesa
#60 of 110 in Punta Cana
1,974 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
9.4 km away
Melia Caribe Tropical
4.0 km away
VIK Hotel Cayena Beach
VIK Hotel Cayena Beach
#78 of 110 in Punta Cana
322 reviews
1.4 km away
Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Spa
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Occidental Caribe

Address: Carretera Macao s/n | Playa Arena Gorda, Punta Cana 23301, Dominican Republic (Formerly Barcelo Punta Cana)
Region: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > La Altagracia Province > Punta Cana
Price Range: $190 - $461 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Occidental Caribe 3.5*
Number of rooms: 798
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, BookIt.com, Barcelo, Hotels.com and Booking.com so you can book your Occidental Caribe reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Barcelo Punta Cana Hotel Punta Cana
Breezes Punta Cana
Barcelo Punta Cana Resort
Barcelo Premium Punta Cana
Barcelo Dominican Punta Cana
Punta Cana Barcelo
Hotel Style:
#37 Casino Hotel in Punta Cana
#52 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#53 Spa Hotel in Punta Cana
#55 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Occidental Caribe staff and other travellers.
443 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (443)

Questions? Get answers from Occidental Caribe staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Pay a little extra for ocean view, ask for a higher floor.”
 of 5 bubbles golfherum, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you are on the ground level, ensure your patio door locks as there is a lot of traffic on the beach at night.”
 of 5 bubbles E5183HCjulieh, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I would suggest paying extra for the room upgrade. Rooms facing the beach have a very nice balcony view.”
 of 5 bubbles josephwT3337YH, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for an upgrade, hotel is updating so make sure you get a newer room.”
  • Storage Cupboard with Gate
 of 5 bubbles Mike03072015, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Choose rooms ocean front, away from party pool... The higher the better for view”
 of 5 bubbles 830kathyf, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
5 of 5