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Theodore Chasseraux No.2, Santa Barbara de Samana 241029, Dominican Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Santa Barbara, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

We didn't realize how disappointing our stay was until the 4th day, when things just got too annoying to overlook. This is a fine location for a short stay only. Don't make it your main stay. Luckily, Samana was a wonderful town and made up for the bad hostel experience in full. PROS: Location is great--walk to the beach, restaurants,... More

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Stayed there one night prior to going out on a whale tour. I called and booked two rooms with air conditioning for my wife and I and another couple. When we arrived and checked in we were given two thread bare towels, the remote for the air conditioner and the TV. The remote for the AC did not work and... More

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Oslo, Norway
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

I arrived at this hotel after recomandations from some expats at the local gringos bar. I loved my stay here, it had everything i needed. Aircondition that worked, english speaking owners who was very very helpful with answering questions, giving tips for places to go, where to eat and so on. It was very quiet when i was there, and... More

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St. Croix, USVI
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

My husband and I had the pleasure of spending our one year anniversary at this gem in the beautiful town of Samana. For simple accommodations where the scenery was the main decoration, this can't be beat. The proprietors are fluent in English, a huge plus for us, and were indispensible in helping us plan all the tours we wanted to... More

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Las Galeras, Dominican Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

We turned up absolutely soaked through to the skin after having driven on a motor bike from Las Galeras. We unfortunately caught the tail end of a tropical storm and were closer to Samana than home so we continued with our journey. When we arrived, we were provided with a good clean room and, best of all, hot showers! (Something... More

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Sosúa, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
14 reviews 14 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

There are a few good things about this hotel: it's very close to the whale watching and bus stop, it's relatively clean, and the tv/air-con worked. The not-so-good aspects were: no screens in the windows (although there were no mosquitoes when I was there in Jan), very noisy area and hotel (bathroom opens into hallway at the top, so there... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

Clean, simple, secure and central; you can't ask more from an in-town hotel in Samana. Anyone traveling through the Samana region who wants to spend one or several nights in Samana's main city will appreciate this spot right in the middle of everything, steps from the pier (and whale watching departures), one short block behind the oceanfront Malecon promenade, close... More

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Address: Theodore Chasseraux No.2, Santa Barbara de Samana 241029, Dominican Republic
Location: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > Samana Province > Santa Barbara de Samana
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