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Hotel Castilla

Jose del Carmen Ariza #34, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
Hotel Castilla
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • English first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
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Pittsburgh, PA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2008

It has taken me a while to sit down and write my review of Sam's, Hotel Castilla, but here goes. We were there in October and this marked our 8th trip to the DR, but our first to Puerto Plata and our first outside of our regular all-inclusive in Punta Cana. The only draw back was the non direct flight... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2008

I can't really say enough good about Hotel Castilla. I am a single female, traveling alone to Puerto Plata for the first time. This is exactly what I needed. I always felt safe, and the rooms are secure. I found myself tearing up when it was time to go home. Thank you for everything, I will be back soon :)... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2008

For someone escaping an English winter, arriving in downtown Puerto Plata is quite an experience. Its hot, its noisy, its chaotic and ramshackle, its busy and best of all its very much alive. For those of you willing to escape the confines of the hotel complexes there is an exciting and vibrant town to be discovered. It is, of course,... More 

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Puerto Plata Dominican Republic
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2007

Sam's Bar and Grill is a favorite hangout for gringos and tourists as well. It's a historical building, built in the 1890's. It was the first hotel in Puerto Plata. I enjoyed the variety on the menu. You can have a great American breakfast anytime. The hotel rooms were clean and the staff friendly. As a matter of fact, I... More 

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