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Casa Colonial Beach & Spa

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Playa Dorada, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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52 reviews 52 reviews
38 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my 4th stay in this hotel and I was a little disappointed. By far it is the best hotel in Puerto Plata and the area. I went for a long weekend to relax since this hotel it is a quiet place that you can really lose your stress and recharge your batteries. The weekend that I stayed there... More 

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Resort_Team, Manager at Casa Colonial Beach & Spa, responded to this review

We were so pleased to be able to welcome you back for your forth visit to Casa Colonial. We are sorry to hear that some of your tranquility was disturbed by other guests. We do not have a policy of limiting the size of groups that stay with us, but we are glad we were able to speak to this... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here for the first part of our honeymoon and loved our stay. We keep very busy at home so we were looking for a chance to simply unwind. The Casa Colonial was perfect for unwinding. The staff was hospitable and the room was beautiful. We lounged on the beach and pool side. We got a couples' massage at... More 

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Resort_Team, Manager at Casa Colonial Beach & Spa, responded to this review

We are honored you selected Casa Colonial for your honeymoon and are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. We hope we are able to welcome you back for many anniversaries! More 

Miami, Florida, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Casa Colonial is a destination boutique hotel. It's 50 exquisitely decorated suites with lavish attention to detail. The bed sheets are so soft I didn't want to leave. The spa is wonderful...You need to plan some spa time. The rooftop infinity pool, the gardens, all amazing. The beach was lovely, the food at Lucia was exquisite...The chef is from Florence... More 

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Resort_Team, Manager at Casa Colonial Beach & Spa, responded to this review

We are truly delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay at Casa Colonial and that you enjoyed our restaurants and spa as well as the resort. Thank you so much for posting your comments, but we did not see any photos – perhaps you could share on our Facebook page? We look forward to having you back with us... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were amazed by this beautiful hotel right from the entrance... the exquisite decor and the general ambiance suggests a peaceful and wonderful stay. The limited number of rooms, allows the staff to provide a high quality service and attention to everything you might need. Don't expect "fun" or any of those noisy entertainment activities from regular hotels, this is... More 

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Resort_Team, Manager at Casa Colonial Beach & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your recent stay with us at Casa Colonial – we are very happy to hear you enjoyed a romantic vacation with us. We hope to be of service again soon. More 

Malibu, California
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102 reviews 102 reviews
42 hotel reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having just gotten off an 11 hour boat ride (one engine broke, that will be another review…), we were blessed beyond all belief to check into this little gem. It is actually not that little, but it was calm and beautiful and everyone was so nice to us that I thought I had died and gone to heaven. The room... More 

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Resort_Team, Manager at Casa Colonial Beach & Spa, responded to this review

We are so pleased to hear that Casa Colonial was able to provide a calming and relaxing haven after your harrowing experience. We do hope to have you all back with us again soon. More 

New York City, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Let me start by saying that this property is absolutely gorgeous! Rooms are spacious and the grounds and decor are stunning. It's truly a 5 star resort property! We enjoyed the beach as well as the grounds immensely. The problem with this place is the staff ... Or lack of. First of all no one speaks English, I understand this... More 

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Resort_Team, Manager at Casa Colonial Beach & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and your kind words about our resort. We are happy that you found the hotel, our rooms and the grounds so beautiful, and we are of course disappointed to hear you found some of the service lacking. Pleased be assured that over 90% of our staff does speak English, which is high given that we... More 

Chicago, Illinois
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We'd never been to DR before, and didn't have expectations that this hotel would live up to 100% of the positive reviews. Casa Colonial exceeded them. "It is more beautiful than the web pages, yes?" the bellhop said. "Si," said we. The room was extremely comfortable and had all the comforts you would expect for a 5star... high end linens,... More 

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New York City, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I took a 6-day vacation to Casa Colonial over Easter break. Despite the positive reviews, I was wary that it was not going to be a great vacation as I worried it would be boring, especially compared to its all-inclusive neighbors. The boutique hotel itself is not a one-stop shop for excitement, mind you, and for that... More 

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Resort_Team, Manager at Casa Colonial Beach & Spa, responded to this review

We are truly delighted to know that you enjoyed your visit to Casa Colonial. Thank you so much for posting your comments and feedback – these are very useful for us and for future guests. We very much hope we will be able to welcome you back very soon. More 

Tampa, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

My husband and I recently visited with 3 other couples. We purchased the ultimate getaway package, and it actually lived up to its name! The rooms were large and lovely, the staff was almost all amazing. We particularly enjoyed our waiter Ramon, who took care of our large party with care and kindness. The resort grounds were just lovely as... More 

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Resort_Team, Manager at Casa Colonial Beach & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review. We are pleased that you and your group enjoyed the resort and the restaurants. Please stay with us again. More 

New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Positive: Phenomenal rooms - Not just good for DR but compares well with some of the nicest (and more expensive) places in the Caribbean. Bathroom was large and had a soaking tub and rain shower. Beds were large and comfortable. Boutique feel - attentive service, beautiful grounds, not at all crowded Food and drink are all top notch as well... More 

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Resort_Team, Manager at Casa Colonial Beach & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit and sharing positive feedback about your vacation experience. We appreciate hearing that Casa Colonial is among the nicest in the Caribbean. Please come back and stay with us again soon. More 

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