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Resort Costa Las Ballenas

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Playa Bonita, Las Terrenas 32200, Dominican Republic
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Toronto, Canada
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156 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For the price, proximity to the sea and a huge, private bungalow, it would be difficult to match what this resort provides. Our room had a mini-fridge which was a bonus, and the on-site beach bar sold amazing and convenient slabs of pizza for 100 pesos. On the sea side of the property, a boardwalk leads to several restaurants and... More 

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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Questo posto è veramente incantevole e senza parole è uno dei posti più belli del mondo, poi è pulito e accogliente. We really loved this place: the rooms are very cute and blend perfectly with the Caribbean panorama that is just a few steps away. Waking up to amazing sunrises in an almost private beach - Playa Bonita - which... More 

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Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

It was a great hotel in the past but one must admit that it badly needed some improvement to bring it back closer to international standards. Time has now arrived when a young couple with high spirit and experience has taken over management. Vincenzo the Owner is very resourcefull While Gilda his partner is in charge of preparing great Italian... More 

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Resort C, Director Comercial at Resort Costa Las Ballenas, responded to this review

Wing are awaiting her return with open arms! Thank you More 

Cabarete, Dominican Republic
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Lovely, spacious bungalows located on the beach front lot of the Playa Bonita. Exotic, dominican style buildings and furnitures, very different from the typical tourist standard well spread in the resorts all over the world. New owners, young couple full of energy, friendly, open, passionate and.. already experienced in the hotel / restaurant business. No doubt they are making this... More 

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Resort C, Director Comercial at Resort Costa Las Ballenas, responded to this review

Estimated thank you very much for your comment With This comment we have encouraged us to offer 100% more We await his return thanks you All personnel of Resort Costa Las Ballenas More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

This is not fancy place like AI in Punta Cana, but I liked it so much! If you want to have a couple of days of relaxed reclusive rest, this place is for you! What did I like: - hotel location and territory, it's just on the beach Playa Bonita and has very green territory. The beach is really very... More 

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Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 via mobile

I checked in today and I knew not to expect a luxury hotel, but what I found is plain disappointing. Rooms are run down, uncomfortable beds and don't get me started on the bathrooms. You can't have dinner at the restaurant as it is closed early. You have to pay extra if you want air conditioner in your room. The... More 

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Claude R, General Manager at Resort Costa Las Ballenas, responded to this review

I read your review with attention and I remenber you too, You buy coupons in discount-company and this company that we work since few years, have charts that explain you that you can upgrade the room for 20 usd to 50 usd and for air conditioner too you have little charges,,,of course if you pay for the cheapest rooms you... More 

Cebu Island, Philippines
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This place was maybe nice a few years ago but is visually getting run down. The room was huge and featured a king size bed which was really nice BUT... the bathroom is "open air" (not really because they put plastic over the opening so rain cant come in but neither can fresh air..) but the real problem is that... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Our experience this past weekend was horrible, what looked like a nice and comfortable weekend villa turned out to be a nightmare of a stay. The rooms are not private enough, anyone walking outside can just look inside the villas, closing the windows are not an option because of the heat. The bathroom area of the rooms have a shared... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015 via mobile

It's a pretty hotel, very comfy... We had trouble with reservation upon arrival... The rooms (ours at least) was not not well cleaned. We had huge bugs in our room (still big for the Caribbean standards) and tons of mosquitos. The floor was aldo dirty.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

This is a beautiful hotel right at the ocean with cute little bungalows on a very manicured ground, a very clean nice pool and super friendly staff. We missed our flight and had to stay an extra night. Robert and his team let us check in extremely late, gave us a great deal on our room and was overall so... More 

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