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La Hacienda Hostel Ranch

Calle al Faro, Las Galeras 32000, Dominican Republic (Formerly La Rancheta & La Hacienda Hostel)
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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San Jose, Costa Rica
4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a 3 nights reservation at the hostel but when we arrived and saw how isolated the place was, decided to cancel the last night. Karen was not happy at all with our decition and tried to forced us to stay the 3 nights, finally she agreed and everything went smoothly. The place is nice and clean but the... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We didn't stay here but took an excursion by horse with Karin who runs these 2 hotels and also does excursions by horse. The excursion was very nice. Karin accommodated our schedule and in general she is a very nice, sweet person who truly and genuinely cares about her horses. It was not cheap and was rather costly for a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I stayed there with my 2 year old daughter and my mother for a 3 day 2 night stay. It was wonderful. They make you feel like family, really comfortable. The atmosphere is very intimate, felt like paradise. Ronald, the caretaker and his family were friendly and there for anything we needed. They really took good care of us there.... More 

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Frisco, Colorado, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I stayed here this past February as I was up in Las Galeras to do some Whale watching. THis place was perfect for me and my travel companion, We had a private room that was perfect for us, very comfortable and quite. It was nice to wake up with the horses and a great meal of Eggs and multiple types... More 

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Portland, Maine
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

La Hacienda provides peace and tranquility for travels looking for a place off the beaten path. The hostel is basic, yet provides all you need at an affordable price. The open air communal kitchen and dinning area give travels a perfect place to share meals and stories after a day of exploring secluded beaches, coastal forests and the local village.... More 

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Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Karin's lovely home on the outskirts of Las Galeras is far enough away to be absolutely free of noise except for the constant breeze. The rooms are basic but clean, and the bonus of a shared kitchen is unexpected at the bargain price. You can walk in any direction to beautiful secluded beaches, or to Las Galeras for restaurants and... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

I got up every morning and walked down to the beach to watch the sun rise (about 5 minutes.) If you want to go into town, you can either walk about 20 minutes along the gorgeous ocean front to get there, or you just stand out in front of the hotel and wait for a motoconcho and give him 50... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

La Hacienda is the perfect place to stay if you want a relaxing, calm and serene vacation. Close to town and several nice beaches, it is just fantastic! Karin is a wonderful hostess who can provide great information and a great environment in which to kick back. She was very helpful in staying in touch with me before my arrival... More 

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Clones, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

I stayed 8 nights with Karin and loved every moment of it. Karin is very welcoming and has a great love for animals. She gave us a lot of advice with regards the nature and local attractions. Karins offers a horse trek only accessible by foot / boat which is not to be missed. The garden is full homegrown organic... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

We stayed at La Hacienda for four nights. Our thoughts about the place in retrospect, is that Karin is a very nice host. She was very helpful with reservations at local restaurant and tours. We had a beautiful day of horsebackriding to Playa Madama, that Karin arranged. Karin knows a lot about the nature, the area and the animals, which... More 

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Address: Calle al Faro, Las Galeras 32000, Dominican Republic (Formerly La Rancheta & La Hacienda Hostel)
Location: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > Samana Province > Las Galeras
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 4
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La Hacienda Hostel Ranch Samana, Dominican Republic

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