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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 January 30, 2012
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2012 via mobile

I just got back and this is the first time I have written a review on trip advisor, but I feel a moral oligation to readers to warm them not to go here. My group was promised a stay in the presidential suite and when we got there it was not available. We were downgraded and they would not allow... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2012

I have a timeshare with Lifestyle Hacienda Vacation Club so we have access to the all the VIP areas. We stayed for 10 days during and after New Years. I arrived sick and the weather was bad for an entire week and yet it was still a nice visit to a familiar spot. This place has some definite 6 star... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2012

The facilities here are great - organization and overall experience, not so much. Be advised that the main focus is to sell timeshares so be ready. Once you do it, you will be left alone. To me it was worth the time because it gave us an overall view of the the resort and all of the amenities we were... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2012

i keep reading all of these horrible reviews of this resort, i have been there twice in the last 1-1/2yrs and im returning again on march 1st. I do not not own a timeshare and i do go through cheap carribean everytime. first off i think people need to get out of there minds this whole star rating system, its... More

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2012

I recently returned from a lovely time under the warm skies of the Dominican Republic and I have to say I really enjoyed myself even though I was not sure at the onset if I should go. For one thing I am retired so over 60 years old, and I thought I would stick out, but it was really a... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2012 via mobile

We visited in late January and ended up in the Tropical resort. We are a couple with two kids, 3 and 6. The Lifestyles motto is "Tell only your best friends." They should change that to "warn." First, the good. This resort is part of a huge, crazy complex of resorts. It's next a place called Corfesi Palms. You have... More

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Brantford, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2012

went here with my family and received ppor service. our rooms flooded and destroyed items of ours. we were nto reimbursed and they wouldnt let us change rooms they would not even let us talk to a manager the manager was to much of a coward to speak to us. the bathroom door is a large piece of glass which... More

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Cromwell, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2012

I have stayed at this "Timeless Treasure" 5 times in the past three years. I am NOT an owner ( GOLD, PLATINUM OR SHAREHOLDER) and do not have a vested interest in the resort. I have read some of the negative reviews of the resort and find myself wondering what exactly went wrong. I have met many wonderful people who... More

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New Jersey, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2012

My boyfriend and I just returned from this resort in Puerto Plata this week. The grounds/property of the resort is beautiful, very large- a lot of walking! However, we had booked through Cheap Caribbean and when we got there at the Tropical they told us they did not have our reservation, and that they would call over to the Cofresi... More

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Kewaunee, Wisconsin
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2012

I booked my family trip through Cheap Carribean. Cost was very inexpensive but there was a huge price paid. First this cheap trip is connected to a timeshare type organization. You are hounded to get your welcome package. We were never told that was the reason for the SALE price from Cheap Carribean. We are a family of 8 with... 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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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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