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Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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132 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I headed to the Dorado Beach Ritz for a quick 3-day trip. If you want to relax and not have to go off property, the Dorado Beach Ritz Reserve is a place to try. The property is huge. The grounds are lush and beautiful. The staff on the resort are friendly and helpful. Not a single person... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband took me here to celebrate me "going back to graduate school", a few weeks ago. He was sweet and booked me a surprise pedicure and one hour massage. I have been very fortunate to spa all over the world at 5 star hotels. Unfortunately, my pedicure was literally (I'm not exaggerating) Nightmare on Elm Street with Freddy Kruger.... More 

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Remus P, Hotel Manager at Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Chris D, I am sorry to hear about your experience. Please allow me to connect with you directly. I can be reached via the main hotel telephone number (787) 626-1100. Sincerely, Remus Palimaru Hotel Manager More 

Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This resort is simply fabulous and very much worth the price. The rooms and suites, as well as the West Beach residences are uniquely well appointed all with ocean view and steps from the beaches of which there are 2 for swimming and 1 for water sports. The grounds are spectacular with a six mile nature trail for biking and... More 

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1 Thank salbrau
Remus P, Hotel Manager at Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, responded to this review

Dear salbrau, Thank you very much for the kind words describing Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve and all it has to offer. We look forward to hosting you again in the near future. Sincerely, Remus Palimaru Hotel Manager More 

Chico, California
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24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing food! And atmosphere I can't say enough about this place. If you ever get a chance to go there, you will be one lucky person. Wait staff impeccable, food was real Puerto Rico, plantain chips octopus fish of all kinds locally caught. World Class

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Remus P, Hotel Manager at Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, responded to this review

Dear grantman19, Thank you for your kind comment. Our talented Chefs are delighted to hear that their craft impacted your culinary experience in such ways. We look forward to your return, Sincerely, Remus Palimaru Hotel Manager More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

As soon as you roll in it feels like a luxury resort which is pretty much what you would expect if you know their prices. They opened our car doors and immediately escorted to the lobby for check in. Unfortunately their computer system was down so there was a small delay there. We were then escorted to our room through... More 

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Remus P, Hotel Manager at Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, responded to this review

Dear aliehsaicrag, Thank you for sharing your candid feedback in regards to your recent stay. Please accept my apologies for the few glitches. The mechanical alarm clock is somehow still part of a luxury hotel standard; however, these clocks should certainly be checked daily by our ladies and gentlemen. I will look into our current process, and find out why... More 

Orlando, Florida
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24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

As a travel agent, I had booked this property often for my clients; fellow agents raved about it prior so when my boyfriend and I decided to go to Puerto Rico for our anniversary trip we had to pay a visit. We only spent 2 nights, as we had trekked around the island for about a week so this was... More 

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Remus P, Hotel Manager at Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Marjie_Travels, Feedback from our distinguished guests is always appreciated and valued; yet when a Travel Agent shares their perspective, this means even more to us. Thank you so much for listening to your fellow agents and giving us a try. We hope you will share your experience with your clients, and return to stay with us again soon. One... More 

Orlando, Florida
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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had the opportunity to stay here recently and it was nothing short of amazing! We have stayed at other Ritz Carlton properties before, but this one being a Reserve, was even a step above that. The grounds are impeccably kept with lots of native trees, flowers and wildlife. So peaceful. The property is fairly large and because of this they... More 

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Remus P, Hotel Manager at Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, responded to this review

Dear mkl2902, Thank you for taking the time for this thorough feedback. I am delighted to read that you have enjoyed all of our outlets, and the serenity and privacy has allowed you to disconnect and relax. Allow me to elaborate a bit about the vast option for children. We have a state of the art Ambassadors of the Environment... More 

York, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife selected this resort based on a book she was reading. It really is a beautiful setting, and we had a great family vacation. We ended up not leaving the resort, with the exception of one dinner in Dorado. We were going to go twice, but opted to cancel the second trip based on our level of enjoyment of... More 

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Remus P, Hotel Manager at Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, responded to this review

Dear BermanCPA, Please extend your wife our sincere "Thank you" for selecting us. I would love to know what book she got her inspiration from. Thank you for your thorough feedback in regard to the Ambassadors of the Environment program by Jean Michel Cousteau. Our Naturalists are putting a lot of energy and pride in making this experience special, fun... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife was looking for somewhere spectacular to celebrate her birthday and we couldn't have chosen a more wonderful destination. After a 45 minute drive from the airport, you are greeted with lush tropical fauna before arriving at the Valet Station were you are greeted with frozen fruit popsicles to counteract the excessive heat. After checking in, you are driven... More 

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Remus P, Hotel Manager at Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Richard J, Thank you so much for your thorough review of your stay. I am delighted to hear that we were able to make this special occasion memorable for many years to come. A promise is a promise and I will ensure we remove the First Class charge. If you would be so kind to send me your information,... More 

Miami, Florida, United States
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74 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm not sure I can add any more to what has already been said but I'll try to give some more insight for anybody out there that wants to visit this property. The property itself is in a nice part of Puerto Rico. The drive in was pleasant and modern. Once inside the resort it felt like a private retreat.... More 

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Remus P, Hotel Manager at Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Jose C, Thank you very much for your kind and thorough review of Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve. We hope to see you again soon in the near future! Warmest regards, Remus Palimaru Hotel Manager More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
GreenLeadersPlatinum level
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Somewhere between idyllic and perfection sits a Puerto Rico resort of such intimate luxury and rare character, it calls to those who believe every journey should be a voyage of discovery. Once a 1,400-acre sugar plantation owned by the Livingston family, Dorado Beach caught the eye of conservationist visionary Laurance S. Rockefeller, who in the 1950s transformed the lush landscape into one of Puerto Rico’s most exclusive luxury resorts. With its serene coastline, private residences, spa sanctuary, golf courses and a harmonious sense of place that blends masterfully into the natural surroundings, Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve invites guests to arrive spellbound – and depart speechless. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve

Address: 100 Dorado Beach Drive, Dorado 00646-2058, Puerto Rico
Location: Caribbean > Puerto Rico > Dorado
Price Range: $560 - $4,745 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve 5*
Number of rooms: 114
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