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Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda Don Pablo Collection

4.0 of 5 Crta. Arena Gorda - Macao, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
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Sydney, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2012

The Esmeralda is the shining jewel in the five resort Bahia Principe Complex. You pay a little more, for a lot more. A modern all-suite resort that is hard to beat. Punta Cana's best beach is on your doorstep. Enjoy.

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Windsor, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2012

We have a family of 4. We booked for the Esmerelda but had to stay the first 2 days in the gran bahia which was OK. From where they drop you off it takes 10 mins to walk to the beach. Thats right 10 mins. Yes they do have shuttles if and when they pick you up. REMEMBER its Dominican... More

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Manchester,IOWA
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8 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2012

Just returned home.. beautiful HUGE resort. Esmeralda is just part of the much larger complex.. this and the Ambar were the nicest 'hotel' areas. You will get your exercise walking here unless you take the train everywhere. Room was beautiful and clean, food was good but after 7 days ready for 'home comfort' food. Staff was friendly, attempted to change... More

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Okotoks, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2012

We stayed at this wonderful resort from February 24th - March 2nd. We traveled with 2 other couples. All the postive reviews we read about are absolutely true. The negitive reviews were in my opinioun unfounded. The room and service was top notch. We always found chairs on the beach in the Esmeralda private section. We were always down to... More

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Vaudreuil sur le Lac, Qc
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2012

Its so easy to complain if you are looking for perfection. Get real people! The Esmeralda is a great place to go to. Stayed with wife and 3 kids (10, 7 and 5 mths) and really enjoyed the week (Feb 26 to Mar 4). Yes complex is huge and great if you are looking for more (shopping, Casino, Disco) but... More

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Ajax, Ontario
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2012

Don't forget...you are in the Dominican Republic!!! Not the Ritz in Paris, or a ultra cool boutique hotel in New York...therefore, just know that you will not be getting gourmet food. Buffet and a la carte resto's quite good for a resort in Caribbean...however food gets boring by the end of the vacay. I agree with the previous reviews: Nice,... More

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Toronto
2 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2012

February 25, 2012 - I am sitting the lobby of the Esmeralda, as we are getting ready to depart our 10-day holiday. Summary The facilities are beautiful, the weather was very nice but the service and food were spotty. In short the complex is too big, it is very hard to communicate with the staff, the staff is poorly trained... More

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Huntsville, Ontario, Canada
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2012

We have just come back from our stay at the Esmeralda and absolutely loved it! We have stayed at a lot of different resorts ( from RIUs to Iberostars) and this was by far our favorite hotel(have already priced out how much to go again!) The food was fantastic! We also dined at the Japanese and the Steak House. You... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2012 via mobile

Went one week, had great weather, overall service is very good, maid wasen't impressive, my fiancé had prepared gifts wrapped in clear wrapping paper for the maid everyday, she likes to do that since we get better service than just tiping since we give them stuff they either can't buy there or is very pricey there, but they still didn't... More

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Oromocto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2012

We just returned from our second trip to the Esmeralda -21 Feb to 27 Feb 2012. My wife and I were treated beyond well.This resort is remarkable. We asked for a poolview room which required a room change and was granted this request within 24 hours. They have a butler by the name of Ramon Diaz who will make you... More

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Address: Crta. Arena Gorda - Macao, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Location: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > La Altagracia Province > Punta Cana
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda Don Pablo Collection 4*
Number of rooms: 570
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