Ratings based on 1,346 Verified Reviews

They paid and stayed. We double-checked.
4.2 out of 5
86% of guests recommend
4.2 Room cleanliness
4.2 Service & staff
4.2 Room comfort
4.4 Hotel condition
Expedia Verified Reviews
They paid and stayed. We double-checked.
4out of 5
by A verified traveller from houston texas

Very nice beach front hotel.

Posted 23-Aug-2016
It was a wonderful vacation and will definitely recommend this hotel. the entertainment crew was very friendly and kept us going it was lots of fun. special thanks to Stephanie, Sara and Marlene for making this trip so much fun..
5out of 5
by A verified traveller from Houston Texas

Great Hotel

Posted 18-Aug-2016
What we loved the most ..is the Staff Great Service all of them ; they make you feel welcome like home. Beautiful place .. we requested dinner on the Beach .. was so great and elegant , Juan Carlo took care of us and did a great job.. we will go back :)
Comment from Hotel Management
19-Aug-2016 by Sandy Pfeil, Hotel Management
Dear guest, thank you so much for your kind words and for sharing your experience with the Expedia community. We are very happy to read that you have enjoyed your stay with us and are looking forward to having you with us again in the future! Kind regards Sandy Pfeil
5out of 5
by A verified traveller

Very nice overall. 10th time at this hotel.

Posted 17-Aug-2016
Pros: Everything, the employees are very cordial and helpful
Cons: Nonslip strips in the bottom of the bath tubs
Location: We find everything in the resort, there is no need to go out of the resort.
This is our 10th time vacationing at this hotel. Food excellent at the buffett and restaurants. (we had dinner at Chez Gourmet two times, felt like in Paris), Fabulous entertainment. The bath tubs are slippery, last year a member of the family slipped in the bath tub, this year I slipped my self, I went to the customer relations office and addressed it to one of the receptionists. Placing nonslip strips on the bottom of the bath tub will be a good way to correct this problem. .
5out of 5
by A verified traveller from Boston

Excellent Vacation

Posted 17-Aug-2016
Pros: Everything!
This place was amazing. My husband and I had 9 wonderful days and it was our first time going there. The room we had was very nice, comfortable and great view. The beach and pool clean at all times. The staff very professional and kind. The restaurants were great. We only have great things to say about this place. Hoping to go again next year.
Comment from Hotel Management
17-Aug-2016 by Sandy Pfeil., Hotel Management
Dear guest, We thank you for choosing Barceló Bávaro Beach for your holidays and, for sharing your experience with the online community and give us your feedback. Thank you very much for all your comments regarding to our resort and staff. We are very pleased to know you enjoyed our resort. It’s our goal to retain you as a satisfied customer and will hope to serve you again in the future. Warm Regards, Sandy Pfeil Director.
4out of 5
by A verified traveller from Dominican Republic

Excelent place to relax

Posted 17-Aug-2016
It's a great hotel but in desperatly need of a Room Renovation, specially The bathrooms!!! Food is ok, The restaurants are pretty good. If you are looking for a relaxing vacation on The beach, this is The place!
Comment from Hotel Management
17-Aug-2016 by Sandy Pfeil., Hotel Management
Dear Guest, We would like to thank you for taking Barceló Bavaro Beach for your vacations and, taking the time to say to everybody how good were your vacations with us. 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 and, offer our guests a service of the highest quality. We really appreciate that you have enjoyed your time here and, we hope to see you soon in our resort. Regards, Sandy Pfeil Director.
5out of 5
by A verified traveller from Utah

Amazing, stress free vacation

Posted 17-Aug-2016
Pros: Beach! It is an amazing place. We tried to spend as much time as we could on the beach or looking at it from the two buffet restaurants.
Cons: Night entertainment. Too many shows of people lip syncing to YouTube videos. Keep pool open later!
Location: Secluded beach with land and sea excursions. We did the ATV excursion and cenote swimming.
This was our first All inclusive vacation and we didn't know what to expect. I probably read over 100 reviews before chosing this one. Barcelo Bavaro did it right. The property is big but you still feel secluded. No lack of chairs at the beach or shade. We took our time getting out to the beach n the morning and always found a good spot. The beach is amazing. Sand is soft and well taken care of. The water is calm and great for swimming, snorkeling' and kayaking. They have security guards at night making you feel safe. The food at the al la carte restaurants is good and buffets are as expected. We always were able to find something to eat if we were hungry. The only restaurant we wouldn't recommend was Mexico Lindo. The rest were great. The staff do an amazing job at making your stay stress free and like you are important. The night entertainment is hit and miss with a lot of lip syncing and karaoke. We were expecting more cultural shows about the D.R. Our room was always cleaned well and the air conditioning was amazing and the bed comfortable. We enjoyed playing pool, ping pong, and chess while watching the shows. Their guest services department (Clakson) did a great job answering our questions and getting us set up for the week for our dinner reservations. Really wish they would leave pool open past 8:00 pm. Too early to close it. We also loved our experience working with Expedia they did a great job working with us to help us have A great vacation.
5out of 5
by A verified traveller from Colombia

Perfect place to rest and have fun in the beach

Posted 16-Aug-2016
Pros: Everything: the sea, the beach, the facilities, the room, the buffets, the gardens... a really nice and peacefull place
Cons: Desserts in all restaurants can improve and the quality of the bed and the pillows
Location: Didn't go outside
Had a wonderful time in the resort. I wanted a place to rest and have fun, and found a paradise
Comment from Hotel Management
17-Aug-2016 by Sandy Pfeil., Hotel Management
Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay at our hotel. We sincerely appreciate all feedback. I will like to thank you for highlighting out our great beach and also for pointing out the beauty of our grounds and excellent gastronomy. We will be honored to welcome you back in our resort, always your second home in Dominican Republic. Do not hesitate to contact us prior your next visit. Warm Regards, Sandy Pfeil.
4out of 5
by A verified traveller from Patchogue, NY

Great Place to Stay

Posted 15-Aug-2016
Pros: Large room. Food variety & quality. Plenty of beach & pool loungers. Safety/Security. No insect problems. Close to airport. CLEAN!
Cons: The shower/toilet part of the bathroom needs to be enlarged and updated. The dinner reservation system and the orientation process need to be better.
Location: Stayed on property because I was advised to do so, but it had everything we could want. Excursions available off property. Been told they were good.
Stayed 4 nights. Weather was beautiful! It rained either at dusk or dawn for less that a half hour each. Well supplied rooms. Shampoo, conditioner, shower gel in wall dispensers. Good blow dryer with a night light built in. No need to bring any of the above. Vanity, sewing, toothbrush, shoe polish kits provided. Double sinks with PLENTY of counter space in between. Sink area separate from toilet/shower. Toilet/shower area needs updating and enlarging. Rest of the room is fine. Comfortable beds and a variety of pillow sizes. Refrigerator with complimentary beverages. DO NOT DRINK THE TAP WATER! Plenty of bottled water is available and provided. The ENTERTAINMENT TEAM was THE BEST! They tried to encourage you to take part, but left you alone, if you were insistent. Good variety of fitness activities. Friendly and knowledgable staff. LOVED the spinning class in the pool and the fitness dancing. Good nightly shows, but don't expect broadway quality. For a resort, they were excellent. Hard working performers.Property was beautiful & well maintained. Beach cleared of seaweed daily. Pool very clean. Lots to do: Games, shows, mini golf, bowling, casino, disco, water sports. billiards, ping pong. Guest services: Too long of a wait. Need more staff here. Told on first day dinner was only available at 11pm & we had to return at 6:30 to see if they could fit us in. They did, but restaurant was more than half empty the entire time we were there. So why did they need to "fit us in"?
Comment from Hotel Management
17-Aug-2016 by Sandy Pfeil., Hotel Management
Dear Guest, We would like to thank you for taking Barceló Bavaro Beach for your vacations and for sharing your comments in this community. We would like to express how pleased we are to read your positive assessment about the beauty of our facilities, excellent service from our staff and enjoy our beautiful beach, it is always a pleasure for our entire team to meet the expectations of your holiday in our hotel Barceló Bavaro Beach. We want you to know, that your opinion is very important and valuable to us. We appreciate your comment and we will try to find a way to improve our dinner reservation system. We would like to have the opportunity to welcome you once again at Barceló Bavaro Beach Resort. We remain at your entire disposition for any assistance you might need before your visit. Warm Regards, Sandy Pfeil Director.
5out of 5
by A verified traveller from PR

Excellent location, not far from airport

Posted 15-Aug-2016
Very good, planning to return next year. Food and beverage was excellent
Comment from Hotel Management
17-Aug-2016 by Sandy Pfeil., Hotel Management
Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your review. We appreciate that you have chosen our hotel for your holidays. We are glad to know that you enjoy your vacations with us, our food and amenities. We hope to see you again in our complex. We will be honored to welcome you back, do not hesitate to contact us prior your next visit. Warm Regards. Sandy Pfeil Director.
5out of 5
by A verified traveller

My Stay

Posted 14-Aug-2016
Pros: The People are so Friendly
Location: Bavaro Beach Is Very Quiet Great For Quiet Getaway
2nd Visit I would Highly Recommend Staff Is So friendly And Helpful Most Restarunts Are Great Food
Comment from Hotel Management
17-Aug-2016 by Sandy Pfeil., Hotel Management
Dear Guest, We thank you for choosing Barceló Bávaro Beach for your holidays and for sharing your experience with the online community and give us your feedback. Thanks for choosing us as a destination for you stay. For us is very important the experience our guest have about their stay in out hotel. We are glad to know that every time you have stayed with us, you have been able to enjoy of many unique and memorable experiences due to the amazing staff, and our service. We hope to have the pleasure to see serve you and give you the best service you deserve in our hotel Barceló Bavaro Beach.Best Regards, Sandy Pfeil Director.