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Casa Bonita Tropical Lodge

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Km. 17 Carretara de La Costa, Barahona 81000 Dominican Republic
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#1 of 14 Specialty lodging in Barahona
Location
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Cleanliness
4.6
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4.6
Value
4.2
Travelers' Choice
Once the weekend retreat of the Schiffino family, Casa Bonita has been budged by nature to open its doors to outside guests and become an eco-lodge. Located in Barahona, in the still unspoiled and secluded southwest region of the Dominican Republic and adjacent to the only biosphere reserve in the country, Casa Bonita offers a unique ecological experience. A member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, Casa Bonita Tropical Lodge consists of 05 River Suites, 01 Villa, a Spa, and Restaurant featuring naturally grown products from the area.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Hot tub
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Hiking
Highchairs available
Airport transportation
Parking
Wifi
Lazy river
Private pool
Pool / beach towels
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary welcome drink
Wine / champagne
Walking tours
Board games / puzzles
Spa
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Massage
Steam room
24-hour security
Concierge
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Doorperson
Umbrella
Laundry service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Minibar
Cable / satellite TV
Bath / shower
Room service
Safe
Wardrobe / closet
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Mountain view
Non-smoking rooms
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Quaint
Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish
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Twc622 wrote a review Sep 2022
Auckland Central, New Zealand98 contributions23 helpful votes
Definitely a must if you are in Toronto. It is located in the Portuguese area near Ossington ave and the owner operator makes the most amazing food. I had the freshest salad since leaving New Zealand 6 weeks ago and it was huge as well for just over $13. My husband had Feijoada which is a generous helping of various meats in black bean sauce accompanied by rice and 2 other condiments for just under $20. Naturally we were not surprised that the owner says they are super busy especially as they are the caterer for Hunger Hub (suppliers to the movie industry). The food is not only healthy but really tasty and authentic. A must for Brazilian food connoisseurs!!
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Date of stay: September 2022Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Mariel V wrote a review May 2022
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We stayed at the Master River Suite, it was amazing. Felt really welcomed, the staff is very friendly. My favorite part was the bathroom and the jacuzzi, they allowed and helped all the decorators to make my engagement a dream. We loved the nature around it and how peaceful it was. Just an observation food is expensive and not a lot of variety, but we managed. After that perfection.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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Response from Gonzalo Alonso, Director General at Casa Bonita Tropical Lodge
Responded May 29, 2022
Hi Mariel We deeply appreciate your comments and observations. We are very happy to know that you will enjoy all the experience at Casa Bonita waiting for you to visit us again. Congratulations on your engagement!!!.
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alexandramedinaf wrote a review Apr 2022
Nassau, New Providence Island2 contributions4 helpful votes
Stayed at Casa Bonita with my family and friends during April/2022. Rented the river suite and the villa. Both were good, but really enjoyed the river suite and it's bathroom. The service was great . Everyone was very accommodating to all our needs. Can't wait to see how the hotel looks like after they rebuild the area that faces the sea.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Traveled with family
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Response from Gonzalo Alonso, Director General at Casa Bonita Tropical Lodge
Responded Apr 30, 2022
Hi Alexandra! Thank you very much for your comments, we love knowing that you enjoyed your family trip and the Casa Bonita service; We hope you come back very soon.
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Patricia R wrote a review Feb 2022
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I’m Dominican and used to the big beach hotel settings. Casa Bonita was a excellent alternative to what we are used to! Small hotel but, make no mistake, big in service with great accomodations! Hotel staff treats everyone like family, and feels its their personal responsability that guests have a pleasant stay. The manager (Gonzalo) and Berenice are ALWAYS available, very attentive of every detail to further improve the guest experiences. If you go there, you need to make sure to have a conversation with these two! Awesome people with a big ‘Im here to help’ written across their faces! Food was awesome, organic and very tasty! Kudos to the driver (Carlos) that took us to Bahia de las Aguilas. A very knowledgable gentleman, very eager to share all that he knows so we can appreciate more the views, the little towns that we passed by, and the best beach in this country. This tour was very well organized, on time and lots of great food! Cant wait to come back and enjoy the river suites. Its so peaceful there that one really does not want to leave!
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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Response from Gonzalo Alonso, Director General at Casa Bonita Tropical Lodge
Responded Mar 1, 2022
Hello Patricia, thank you very much for your words, they have really moved us, it has been a pleasure to achieve our main objective at Casa Bonita, that you and your whole family feel at HOME; These are the reviews that make us want to keep going every day. I will personally take care of sharing your review with the whole team, hoping to have you back very soon!!
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Maria X. wrote a review Feb 2022
Fort Lauderdale, Florida12 contributions9 helpful votes
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This is one of the best Hotels I've been in, in DR! 🇩🇴.. Second time in a row...! The Villa really nice and spacious and has EVERYTHING you need!! And the River Suites are AMAZING!! Very Boho-chic Hotel, you feel sooooo close to nature it's incredible! 🌼🌸🍀🍄Amazing food, specially the steak and (4 the first time I can honestly say), the Ceviche one of the best in the Country (and I'm Peruvian!) 😆🇵🇪… The service incredible and Yorkendi from the staff, always so helpful even got the cake & flowers for my sister’s birthday and Berenice & Co. took care of the Decor!! 🎂 💜.. Speaking of Berenice & Gonzalo... what a couple!! so nice and helpful, took care of every demand we had! 😣… they really went overboard to make our stay unforgettable!! Really amazing people & hotel.. We will cherish them our hearts forever!! 💜💜 We’ll go back as soon as we can!! Keep up the great work guys! 💪🏼🙏🏼💜🥰😘
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Date of stay: February 2022Trip type: Traveled with family
Room Tip: Try the Filet and the Ceviche!! 👌🏼
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Response from Gonzalo Alonso, Director General at Casa Bonita Tropical Lodge
Responded Feb 20, 2022
Hello Ximena, thank you very much for choosing us once again and sharing these beautiful words that fill our souls! It was a PLEASURE to have you here and share with you. Thank you for your comments. Casa Bonita family sends you a big hug. We are waiting for you very soon at home!
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Roman R wrote a review Feb 2022
Dubrovnik, Croatia1 contribution
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I didn't know what to expect - so many places in the DR are big beach resorts, so i was really thrilled to see that this was a beautiful, serene oasis in the midst of a grove of trees! The setting was deeply relaxing, and the room (we got a river cottage) felt like a dream - dark wood, rustic, light filled but protected for privacy. A small deck directly next to the river made for a good reading spot, and a beautiful semi-outdoor shower next to a hot tub. I could have just stayed in the room for days. The service was unparalleled - Bere and Gonzalo were attentive and always available (it was really helpful to message them on whatsapp), and the food was great - organic, local, delicious. One night we had dinner by the wood-fired oven outdoors with candles, and with the sound of the river in the background, it made for a really memorable experience. I loved the staff's knowledge of the area, from attractions to food and the nearby town. The area is less touristy than others in the DR, but no less full of natural attractions, including the prettiest beach (Bahia de las Aguilas). It was great to explore all of it without big crowds, and return to the restorative zen of Casa Bonita for a great meal, a beautiful setting and the coziest room.
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Date of stay: December 2021
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Response from Gonzalo Alonso, Director General at Casa Bonita Tropical Lodge
Responded Feb 24, 2022
Dear Roman, Wow, what a wonderful review - thank you! We love that our guests feel at home and being with family, we are glad to know that we have achieved our goal. Our staff will be happy to know that you have recognized their great work on this important platform, thank you for taking the time to write about your experience in our beautiful little hotel. Our team will be waiting for your next visit. With pleasure, Casa Bonita Family
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Maria Luisa M wrote a review Feb 2022
Lima, Peru1 contribution
This was an surprising experience! The staff goes out of their way to make your stay memorable, they make you feel at home. The food was really good too. It is the perfect place for a getaway or to celebrate a special occasion. Will defenitely go back!
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Date of stay: February 2022Trip type: Traveled with family
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Response from Gonzalo Alonso, Director General at Casa Bonita Tropical Lodge
Responded Feb 23, 2022
Hello Maria Luisa! It is excellent to know that our guests had a great experience and that they enjoyed the service and food as well as the atmosphere and attention of the staff. We appreciate you recommending us and we hope you come back as soon as possible!
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Adriana W wrote a review Jan 2022
92 contributions25 helpful votes
The first night we spent at the lodge we were expecting a quite stay, after turning off the lights strange sounds were heard....surprise! a mouse in the lodge...we notified the frontdesk next morning, nevertheless you don't want to spend the night wiht a mouse nearby. When we booked the main house, the pool was still in service but after the fire, nor the house neither the pool were available anymore, they asked us if we still wanted to stay and said they would make it up to us with some fare adjustments...which was never offered or modified.. When we ordered dinner with just two "main" dishes with fair servings, two entreés and a couple of wine glasses, a total of USD 150 was the total for a regular dinner after 1h waiting time... In summary, value for money not at all, expectations totally blown 350US per night not worth it... ... I wouldn't stay here again.. By the way, the reservation was made in Agoda website, however this review was never published...
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Date of stay: January 2022
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Room Tip: wait until the pool is back on so you can enjoy the view
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José R wrote a review Aug 2021
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The amenities are all nice, all the staff is friendly and very helpful, and the food was good. Definitively the best of all is the views to the ocean from the infinity pool. It is an experience that everyone should live once in a lifetime. You won’t regret.
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Robert Vargas, Director General at Casa Bonita Tropical Lodge
Responded Aug 17, 2021
We appreciate very much José your comments about our facilities and service, your description makes us proud of what we do and commits us to be better every day. We hope to see you again soon.
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RalphDana wrote a review Aug 2021
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic12 contributions11 helpful votes
Our suite was really comfortable with a river next to the balcony, sounds of nature was very tranquil! The employees were attentive and helpful. We look forward to returning again soon. Outdoor shower was invigorating!
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Responded Aug 14, 2021
Dear RalphDana, We promise that your next visit will be even better and we are very happy for your comments about our service and facilities.
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PRICE RANGE
$474 - $545 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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casa bonita hotel barahona
LOCATION
CaribbeanDominican RepublicBarahona ProvinceBarahona
NUMBER OF ROOMS
6
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Frequently Asked Questions about Casa Bonita Tropical Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Casa Bonita Tropical Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Playa San Rafael (4.5 miles) and Playa Quemaito (3.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Casa Bonita Tropical Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Casa Bonita Tropical Lodge?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Casa Bonita Tropical Lodge?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Casa Bonita Tropical Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Casa Bonita Tropical Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Mojito Bar y Restaurante, Snack CANA restaurante, and Chochirrom.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Casa Bonita Tropical Lodge?
Yes, guests have access to a private pool during their stay.
Does Casa Bonita Tropical Lodge have airport transportation?
Yes, Casa Bonita Tropical Lodge offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Casa Bonita Tropical Lodge?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, and French.
Does Casa Bonita Tropical Lodge have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.