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Hotel Palapa

Portillo Street | Punta Popi, Las Terrenas 00000, Dominican Republic
Hotel Palapa
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Panama
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Rude staff, insects in every place, overpriced, no air conditioning, no pool, dirty and "decadent" bathroom,...I use to travel a lot and without any useless confort, but paying 50$ for a dirty room, without any amenities, full of mosquitos and cockroaches, more then in any other hotel in Las terrenas (dirty?) it looks like next time I will do 3... More 

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Central MO
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I'm going to put the positives of this review right up front. It's located on a beautiful beach, one of the prettiest I've ever seen. When the pool is cleaned, it's very nice. Now I'm going to discuss the problems, starting with the biggest one. I could have died. I stayed in a room without air conditioning for four weeks.... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Stuck on the DR north shore after flights were canceled, grabbed a rental car and headed to Las Terrenas, I'd heard it was a cool spot. Nice drive from the Cabarete area that we had been spending time in. Arrived in a very busy, noisy beach town. Drove to the water and turned right, went a few blocks and found... More 

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Gainesville, FL
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73 reviews 73 reviews
27 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

The only thing I didn't like was having to leave after only five days. Laidback owners Aida from Santo Domingo & husband Philippe from Bordeaux did everything possible to make our stay pleasant. Wonderfully large rooms in this 16 unit property with big baths, bar/restuarants and a minimarket on premises. On Playa del Palapa one of the nicer stretches of... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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31 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

My boyfriend and I stayed here for a week and had a wonderful time. This is a great hotel for young people- it was easy to meet other young people and las terrenas has a lively night life. The hotel is literally across the street from one of the nicer areas of beach and a 15 minute walk to anywhere... More 

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Montreal, Canada
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2012

Very unpleasant expericence.. We traveled to Las Terrenas 2 weeks ago. What a lovely town, with so much to offer. Unfortunately, we tried getting a room at Hotel Palapa, wich is located in across the road from the main beach. First, we walked in, and there was no one at the front desk. We went to the restaurant up front,... More 

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Toronto, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2011

Awesome 2 weeks and 3 more to go. A quiet place at the eastern end of the main waterfront strip and just steps to the beach. The recent renovations and upgrades are quite pretty. Plenty of great restaurants around including Kahuna which is on the property and has the BEST burgers in town! Or there is a communal kitchen upstairs... More 

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Florida City, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2011

The Place just opened up recently and I have to say, that they did a great Job on this one. The service was great, the prices are very reasonable and the rooms are great also!! Last but not least, it s beach front!! So what else could you want? They are gonna have live acts soon too. Can t wait... More 

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Barrie, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2011

As James said below " hard not to have a good time". We stayed a couple of nights last month, and I have to say, what a difference a year and a new owner make. Lots of nice new renovations. Very clean and comfortable, and certainly affordable.This place is right on the beach on a really calm bay (perfect for... More 

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Ontario
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2011

I stayed here for a couple of nights last month. After returning a year later I found the Hotel has a new owner Sam. Great guy, very helpful. Sam has is a Canadian who has spent a lot of time in the DR and is renovatinng the hotel. The rooms were very clean, the hotel staff friendly. It would be... More 

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