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The Tropical at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort

3.0 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Columbus Torre 1 | Playa Cofresi, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic (Formerly Lifestyle Tropical Beach Resort & Spa)
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2011
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Wilmington, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2011

My husband and I stayed here for 5 days and had a great experience. We were able to check in with no trouble and our room was in building 5, as per our request. We found all of the staff to be friendly and helpful. Our room was clean and comfortable, fresh towels were provided each day and the fridge... More

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Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2011

I'll start with the less then positive remarks. We stayed at Cofresi Palm Beach and Spa Dec 8 - 15,2011. We were unable to see in the closet or safe as there is no lighting. For us older folks this is a real issue. The lights in the building, not in the room, are on a timer. So if you... More

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Pawtucket, Rhode Island
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2011

We just got back from a week long vacation in Puerto Plata for the first time, but not the first time in the Dominican. I will start with the postive parts of the resort and then follow with my no positive ones: The resort was in very nice condition and beautifully kept, pools were awesome the beach was fantastic. The... More

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Bridgeport, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2011

We were treated VIP all of the time. We enjoyed a fabulous VIP welcome that could have been televised on MTV. The VIP beach was wonderful with its canopied beds and excellent waiter service. Our group of 21 had a vacation of a life time. I wholeheartedly recommend a stay at the Lifestyle Tropical Resort!!!

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Buffalo, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2011

We just got back from te Dominican Republic. We took advantage of the Cheap Carribean $19 per day all inclusive. Just go have fun. If you insist on reading more, here's some info. The place is clean. The staff couldn't be friendlier. Even though it poured at some point every day, we still found lots to do. 4 nights was... More

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new york, ny
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2011

Hola, Is there anything else I need to add? Should I mention the eye rolling incidents? We booked 3 rooms and stayed for 6 nights. Rooms were clean, well stocked with beverages and towels, plenty of cable channels in English and Spanish and had strong air conditioning. Some issues we encountered from one or all three of the rooms were,... More

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San Francisco
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2011

when staying at Lifestyles going in with no expectations is the best. if you bought in on the time share deal know you don't have to purchase just to get the perks. the best bat to drink at was the VIP Beach bar just get there early to get a good spot. make sure you take plenty of $1 dollar... More

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Newport, Rhode Island
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7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2011

Get what you pay for. Getting into the DR was a piece of cake - no problems there. Once in the Dominican, getting onto the bus was a bit of a hassle but again no problems, just make sure you have your cheap caribbean voucher/paperwork printed out. Make sure you book the round trip transportation on this trip. You don't... More

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Yamhill, OR
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3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2011

We enjoyed the time there and the people were friendly enough. We had a bit of trouble figuring out where to eat and when - our bodies were a little off DR time. Once we had this under control, all was good. We booked through Cheap Carribean and they told us we did NOT have to sit through a time... More

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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2011

My husband and I arrived with low expectations so we wouldn't be disappointed and we were pleasantly surprised by the entire vacation. We didn't book the resort airport transfer so we had to negotiate a taxi which we got for $35 in total (instead of the posted $45 to Confresi). We arrived at the resort way ahead of the others... More

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Address: Columbus Torre 1 | Playa Cofresi, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic (Formerly Lifestyle Tropical Beach Resort & Spa)
Location: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > Puerto Plata Province > Puerto Plata
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Tropical at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort 3*
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Also Known As:
Lifestyle Tropical Beach Hotel Puerto Plata
Lifestyle Tropical Beach Resort And Spa
Lifestyle Tropical Beach Resort Spa
Hacienda Tropical
Hotel Lifestyle Tropical Beach

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Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool
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#6 Family Hotel in Puerto Plata #6 Top resorts Hotel in Puerto Plata #7 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Plata
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Set within the sprawling Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort, The Tropical offers a classic hotel vacation experience set within quaint, two- and threestory, Mediterranean-style buildings. The mood is laid-back and distinctively Caribbean. Guest enjoy all resort facilities and amenities (excluding the V.I.P areas) including swimming pools, a choice of excellent restaurants, exercise rooms, tennis courts, windsurfing and so much more. The Lifestyle Tropical is Ideal for couples seeking a private island hide-away with all the advantages of a world-class resort. ... more   less 
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