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Occidental Caribbean Village Playa Dorada

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Went here 12 years ago and had the most amazing time. Breakfast was fab they made our eggs how we asked fresh! Self service bar, pool games in the daytime, boogie boarding on a jeep safari trip, we ended up friendly with entertainment staff, skeleton and Jesus we went to a Dominican party til 4am when we had to leave... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

we were at the playa dorada beach house by faranda in Puerto plata in January, it had been renamed lately,close to golfing & mall, there used to be over 50 resorts, but now only 7.The grounds were beautiful & beach, worst complaint was food, very repetitive, a lot tasteless, grab juice while its going, staff was all good especially maids,... More 

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8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This was an absolute blast - the rooms were a bit sparse, but the common areas more than made up for that. The beach was beautiful; the casino, lounge, and several on-site restaurants were more awesome than we expected them to be. We got extra special treatment at that Italian place, which was a bonus! They're well-organized when it comes... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We visited Playa Dorada in March 2014! I believe we expected more, but we were ok with everything. Traveled with a child and husband. Service was excellent except from reception desk, what can I say quite characters!!! Beach was ok, have been to Puerto Plata before and loved the beaches, at this resort....I don't know looked too bushy, not taking... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

The food was good. The service was really nice. Had the best threes days of my stay in DR in this hotel. The rooms were clean and the room service very efficient. Lots of very nice dominican people really friendly staff and the tours are very educational.

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Pictou, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2010

I am an occidental first club member, at the occidental playa dorada, Puerto Plata. My wife and i decided to take our son, daughter, son in law, and grand daughter on a once in a lifetime trip. We were booked at the Playa Dorada, tickets were purchased, Everything was ready to go. One week before our trip, Occidental switched hotel's... More 

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Newfoundland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2010

My girlfriends and I went to the Carribean Village 2 years ago. I am only now getting around to writing a review.. lol Depsite all of the negative comments we read before travelling down south, we had an absolute blast!! We got an incredible deal.. $900 taxes in pp. Rooms: The resort was not right on the beach but we... More 

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Nova Scotia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2010

Caribbean Village Playa Dorada – Club on the Green February 4, 2007 – February 12, 2007 My husband and I are 35 & 32 and have been to Tryp Cayo Coco, Cuba February 2002, Brisas Guardalavaca, Cuba February 2003, Hotetur Palma Real, Cuba, February 2004, Club Amigo Atlantico, Cuba February 2005, Breezes Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic February 2006. We traveled... More 

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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2009

As usual we were a little apprehensive about staying here after reading the negative reviews but I can honestly say that it was one of the best hotels we have stayed in abroad (and we do go away four times a year!) The rooms were basic but clean, good aircon and no insects, towels were changed whenever you wanted. Cleaner... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2009

Well i ended up in this resort by mistake anyway - I was suppose to stay at Barcelo Down the street in playa dorada but a friend messed up everything When we first arrived there - the service was kind of alright its true what they say (sometimes") PICTURES LIE when we arrived there , the pool was way too... More 

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  • Tennis Court
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Additional Information about Occidental Caribbean Village Playa Dorada

Address: Playa Dorada | PO Box 653, Puerto Plata 57000, Dominican Republic
Location: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > Puerto Plata Province > Puerto Plata
Price Range: $57 - $114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Occidental Caribbean Village Playa Dorada 3*
Number of rooms: 336
Also Known As:
Occidental Caribbean Village Playa Dorada Hotel Puerto Plata
Caribbean Village Playa Dorada
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#21 Top resorts Hotel in Puerto Plata
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