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Iberostar Costa Dorada

3.5 of 5 Carretera Luperon km 4 | Marapica, Costa Dorada, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Rochester, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Been to several Iberostar's and really enjoyed this resort. Key was the staff and they were helpful every minute. They even read my son's birthday off the passport when we checked in and made sure a "Happy Birthday Cake" was left in the room on his Birthday. Some of the locals were a little pushy on the beach trying to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautifully kept. Extremely well-maintained and very very very clean . Very nice pool and extremely nice people. Make sure to get a Poolview room. Building nine was the best building. Upgrading to a spa room does not really add very much however.

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Let's start from the bottom. Rooms - eh. Beaches - ok. Activities - good. Food and liquor - very good. Service - great. People - excellent. Connie in the kids club - the reason we come back every year. But don't book in each to mid December. This is when we like to go. Hahaha.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

No complaints about the hotel just been in better 5 star hotels in Mexico. The locals who come in at weekends takeover and ruin the experience. Town and area very dirty with litter everywhere. Probably the dirtiest island I have been to. Tourist areas are the cleanest.

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Barnstable, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed our first trip to the DR. The resort is a great value for the price. Could use a bit of updating, but overall very good. The buffet was good and we had no issues with the food. The Mexican restaurant is by far the best, but it is a bit of a challenge getting reservations. The staff... More 

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Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First Of All I Booked This Vacation For My Wife And Myself For Relaxation Peace And Quiet. And That's Exactly What We Received At This Very Special Resort. We Read All The Mixed Reviews And Were Very Leary To Book. We Are So Happy We Did. Staff, Reception, People ,Cleanliness, Food And Plenty Of Drinks To Be Had. Everything Was... More 

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County Durham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice hotel but needs updating for a five star food good but service in main buffet restaurant not that good for five star felt the staff were just after a tip. Rooms very clean good service from cleaners the soft drinks were not up to standard often flat did not replenish lots of things regularly good holiday but defiantly not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our second return to the Iberostar Costa Dorada In Puerto Plata The room was lovely, great people from reception to the good old gardeners & maintenance men. Our room was well cleaned each day with a lovely towel display to come in from the beach to. The restaurant had everything you required eggs/bacon/smoothies/ cereals toast/ omelettes. The beach... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately not all room have been rejuvinated. Otherwise Excelent resort and food and evening shows are very impressive. lots of beach animation as well.ATM on site as well as a medic. The staff were very attentioned.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed at this resort the last 4 days. The front desk staff was extremely rude. The food was bad cheap quality and made me sick. All inclusive means they use cheap food. Service was extremely bad. They forget that you are the customer. Rooms are built with cheap materials. The TV was broken, shower broken, Insects in the room.... More 

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Additional Information about Iberostar Costa Dorada

Address: Carretera Luperon km 4 | Marapica, Costa Dorada, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
Location: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > Puerto Plata Province > Puerto Plata
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Iberostar Costa Dorada 3.5*
Number of rooms: 506
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Also Known As:
Iberostar Costa Dorado
Iberostar Puerto Plata
Iberostar Costa Dorada Dominican Republic
Iberostar Costa Dorada Puerto Plata
Iberostar Hotel Costa Dorada
Iberostar Costa Dorada Hotel
Costa Dorado
Puerto Plata Iberostar
Iberostar Hotel Puerto Plata
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in Puerto Plata
#2 Romantic Hotel in Puerto Plata
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Puerto Plata
#3 Family Hotel in Puerto Plata
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Plata

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