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Hotel el Rancho

Calle Dr. Rosen 36, Sosua 1809, Dominican Republic
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Hotel el Rancho
Ranked #10 of 33 hotels in Sosua
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Always safe, clean, and consistent. Great staff and nice restaurant. Next to a great private beach. The rooms are comfortable. Sosua is a neat town has some great places to eat. Only downside is a slight musty smell. Make sure to ask for a room with a balcony for some fresh air.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

I found this hotel accidentally and am sure glad I did. The accommodations were nice, staff very nice and helpful. Very homey feeling here. Beats a resort any day!!! I will definitely come back when I can. This is a diamond in the rough!!

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Toronto, Canada
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

This small hotel exudes Spanish-Caribbean atmosphere, but with a German owner it is very well run and maintained. For $50 a night, I had a delightful room with lots of light and a little balcony. It was at the front overlooking the street, but it was not noisy at night. Although the room was relatively small, it was comfortable and... More

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Munich, Germany
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Jürgen from the divebase Merlin recommended this hotel. Our room was no 16. It had a good size, warm shower, balcony for two and a slightly creaky bed. There was a ceiling-fan with adjustable speed and a ridiculously small TV with a cable receiver (which we did not even try to turn on - it's vacation, eh?). We stayed for... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013 via mobile

Having only booked 2 nights at Casa Valeria (highly recommended!) and a change of plans, we needed a place to stay over Xmas. With little reasonably priced options this is where we wound up. Basic room, ground floor, $45, no windows, tiny tv w/cable, a/c, best feature was the 5 minute walk to the beach. FYI-most of the clientele we... More

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Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

After a terrible experience at Tampico Angel, formerly known as Sosua Bay Resort, we moved to El Rancho Hotel for the remainder of our trip. We instantly fell in love with the charm of the hotel. For only $50 US, we got a very clean room with A/C and hot water with only 4 minute walk from the beach. The... More

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Gainesville, FL
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49 reviews 49 reviews
16 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

We stayed 4 nights at this small, lovely hotel in Sosua in August 2013. We paid $55 USD per night for an air conditioned room with a kitchenette facing the pool. The room was spacious and clean. The hotel staff was very accommodating. Jesus cleans the pool twice a day. Soledad, the hotel cat, even hung out with us. There... More

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Gainesville, FL
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73 reviews 73 reviews
27 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

El Rancho is perfect! Brief walk to the beaches, cafes and shopping. Clean, convenient, secure and inexpensive; we paid US $50 per night for a poolside, terrace room with a kitchenette. Stayed six days. Garden like setting with abundent hisbiscus and a large overhanging limoncillo tree. Wonderful staff: Jose, Hector, Jesus and "Soledad" the friendly hotel cat. Resturant on premises... More

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Lethbridge, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

WE LOVE THIS LITTLE HOTEL! We needed to stay one night in Sosua unexpectedly and tripped upon this wonderful little hotel that's affordable. The owner has made this place so interesting with his paintings and personal touch. Clean, quiet, safe and 2 min walk to a beautiful quiet beach. We couldn't have asked for anything better. The staff was excellent... More

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New York City
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

This small boutique hotel is well run by a German gentlemen and his wife. The wife is from Costa Rica so she is bi-lingual. They and the staff run a tight ship while keeping the place cozy. It's away from all the riff-raff in the town and is a block away from the nices beach in Sosua. NO VENDORS and... More

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Address: Calle Dr. Rosen 36, Sosua 1809, Dominican Republic
Location: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > Puerto Plata Province > Sosua
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $

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