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La Rancheta & La Hacienda Hostel

Las Galeras, Dominican Republic
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Ranked #13 of 16 Las Galeras B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
Philip W Frisco, Colorado, United States
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Frisco, Colorado, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 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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3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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Stuttgart, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

we stayed 2 nights and ist was horrible. Karin is not friendly at all. She only cares for her pets and horses. You dont get drinking water. The matresses are rotten. It is too far to walk to the village. The garden is ugly and there are the hores in the garden. There is no transportation. We really felt bad.... More

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

I admit, after traveling all day, we were disappointed at the accommodations when we arrived. This is bare bones basic and having backpacked in South America we know basic! Our fan was missing its cover, but still worked. There are no screens in the windows nor mosquito netting in the rooms. A big let down in this environment. One of... More

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Santiago, Dominican Republic
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

For anyone that is into the packlacking lifestyle and adventure, THIS IS THE PLACE FOR YOU. After backpacking with my brother and his girlfriend for a couple weeks I can honestly say the best part of the trip was had at Karin's beautiful home situated in the hills a short walk from the most amazing beaches you will see in... More

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Address: Las Galeras, Dominican Republic
Location: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > Samana Province > Las Galeras
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