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Hotel Kaoba

2.5 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Calle Principal, Cabarete, Dominican Republic
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Ranked #11 of 17 Cabarete B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Gulf Breeze, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel Kaoba is exactly what they advertise it as. A very affordable, comfortable stay, right in the heart of Cabarete. It is NOT luxurious, it is NOT beachfront, and it is NOT perfect. What it is is very clean, very hospitable, and VERY inexpensive. The staff was very helpful in spite of my poor Spanish skills. The rooms were comfortable... More

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Lakefield
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not a 5 star hotel but good value for the money. Location is close to many excellent restaurants and beach. Staff is friendly and pool is well maintained. The rooms in the building at the rear of the complex are away from any street noise.

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Brooklyn, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I tried leaving a review prior to this one, and was asked to modify it. I will go forth with my honest review of this hotel: 1. Staff needs more training, and professionalism. Owner/manager was a bit condescending and rude. I like the woman that works in the restaurant in the morning she was very nice. Also Jolenny at front... More

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Stay in the apartments in the main building, not in the bungalows behind the pool. They are much nicer and quieter. Great location just steps from the beach, stores and restaurants. Cleaning lady was rude but that's probably because she was working on new years day. Overall worth the prime location.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

So, this place was pretty cheap, only a 2 minute walk from the beach. The rooms were okay, nothing to brag home about, and my particular room had an adjoining balcony. The sliding glass door for this room had no lock so I had to pray no one would enter my room and steal my things. There's tons of young... More

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Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

Really cheap hotel but it is not worth it. Go somewhere else. Rooms need heavy maintenance. Window nets were broken, water was dropping down on my head in bathroom, broken ellectric sockets, no hot water. A/C worked.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

I've stayed at the Kaoba over 10 times. Always good bang for your buck! You get a clean room, hot water and a ceiling fan. For 5 bucks more you get AC. Out of all the times I've stayed there a couple of rooms have been in really bad condition. Management needs to keep a close eye on this! Some... More

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Miami, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

We booked the garden cabana for August 2013. We were spending 2 weeks in the northern coast of DR and wanted to spend a few days in Cabarete. The hotel is located right in the center of Everything!!! We spend very little time in the room so it wasn't until the 2nd day that we noticed that our room didn't... More

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4 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013 via mobile

Made us pay before we had even seen the rooms, the other seven places we have stayed in the DR we payed when leaving. if we had not payed (ok stupid of us) we would have left after the first day. The hotel seems to be falling apart. I've traveled 13 different contries in Latin America and mostly I stay... More

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New York City, New York
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12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

I stayed at hotel kaoba in january 2013,I booked queen room with kitchen which was at the back of the hotel as the queen rooms without kitchen are at the fron of the hotel and too close to the road My room was clean as was the bathroom,no problem with water pressure or temperature ,id say it was a while... More

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Additional Information about Hotel Kaoba

Also Known As:
Kaoba Hotel Cabarete
Address: Calle Principal, Cabarete, Dominican Republic
Location: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > Puerto Plata Province > Cabarete
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Kitchenette Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #11 of 17 B&Bs / Inns in Cabarete
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Kaoba 2.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The hotel is located in the center of Cabarete just a few steps away from the worldknown beach of Cabarete. From the outside, it is impossible to imagine that our area of 4,000 m2 encloses a hotel with 25 bungalows and 31 rooms in a lush tropical setting. ... more   less 
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