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Hotel Costa Larimar

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Enriquillo 6, Barahona, Dominican Republic (Formerly Hotel Riviera)
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Caracas, Venezuela
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015 via mobile

Is such expensive shelter... Can't call.it diferent, once we arrived the sheets weren't clean, the reception didn't like the complain bit sent the guy who fix everything with 1 sheet ... Next day once we arrived at 7 pm were the housekeeping "cleaning" , she was pretending to no change the sheets and once we complained she said ahhh... To... More 

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New York City, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

First, you walk into a gorgeous lobby, and it makes you think that the $140 is worth it. Then you meet, Savier, the rudest receptionist I've ever met. My room price ended up being $220, which I had to pay in pesos, which they converted at $40 (considering the peso was at $45). We went to our bedroom, and we... More 

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Santo Domingo Province, Dominican Republic
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113 reviews 113 reviews
31 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

A travel agent booked this for us. Can't believe someone would actually think this is a proper hotel. So disgusted with the bed, dirty filthy coverlet that has never been washed. As we are stuck here for 3 terrible nights, we ended up using the towels to cover the pillows. Ewwww. The music is BLASTING loud in the pool/restaurant/bar area... More 

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Brandon, South Dakota
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I have stayed here annually for a week for 8 years. I agreee with other reviews that ratings are relative to other "outside-of USA" places. For business and missions this is a very nice place to stay. Beautiful grounds. Not a resort beach, but you can spend time on the beach and swim in the warm Carribean. The pool is... More 

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Silverdale, Washington
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I have been staying at this hotel for 18 years. The hotel has seen good and bad days. Currently the A/C, water, electricity is working. Breakfast is the basics. If the Hotel is full the breakfast is better. Everything is clean. The linens are well dated but clean. Staff are very friendly. No English these days. Not a vacation spot... More 

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Salem, Oregon
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88 reviews 88 reviews
16 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Leave your America expectations and remember where you are. Hotel is an older facility but functional. Beware of the elevators. They usually broke down at least once a day but I am a stair person so this was not an issue for me. The food was excellent although the meal times seemed to be very flexible according to when the... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Rooms have broken mosquito nets, ants/bugs inside, Internet is very hit and miss. Breakfast is good at the cafe though. Beach is dirty and very sandfly infested. Very nice staff that works hard, but has little power to affect the poor situation at the hotel. Check in check out takes FOREVER as they only have one computer....oh and they dont... More 

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

We were on a family trip in the southwest of the island and decided to stay overnight at the hotel. Excellent care and service since we call 45 minutes before arrival. I found the price a little high, but the other option was to drive 3-4 hours on a dominican highway (8pm). No hot water and the AC was not... More 

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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57 reviews 57 reviews
51 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013 via mobile

This is a terrible hotel. So old that nothing works properly, elevators cant shut the doors completely; air conditioning system does not work at all and they have installed individual old ones that make a tremendous noise throughout the night; staff is rude and the electricity power keeps going on and off, during my one night stay (there were suppose... More 

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Elait-Israel Pools
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

I was driving pass the resort and noted that the Canadian flag was upside down. Most people from other countries may not know which way the red leaf is suppose to be positioned. I stopped and went into the beautiful lobby and through a Spanish interpretor was able to express my observation. We asked permission to view the resort and... More 

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Address: Enriquillo 6, Barahona, Dominican Republic (Formerly Hotel Riviera)
Location: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > Barahona Province > Barahona
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Costa Larimar 3*
Number of rooms: 108
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