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Playa Esmeralda Beach Resort

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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible16%
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“boca chica”(6 reviews)
“bit outdated”(2 reviews)
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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3.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed May 1, 2012

We stayed at this resort for 12 days (we were a group of 8) and in my opinion it is a gem. The service in the buffet, housekeeping and front desk was prompt and always professional. All needs were met in a timely fashion and...More

1  Thank NANCY D
Reviewed March 7, 2012

I made my reservation for this place togo with my boyfriend and since i arrived, i tell him "Im not going to stay here". Fisrt of all, there was not Parking available for more than 10 cars... but its ok. We entered into the lobby...More

12  Thank Marlina2111
Response from Rosa S, Gerente at Playa Esmeralda Beach ResortResponded March 21, 2012

Apology for the inconvenience, we are working to improve our services each more. NOTE: our check in is from 15:00 pm and our check out from 13:00 pm for the room you can stay in the Hotel until 17:00 pm Rosa Smith Management

Reviewed February 28, 2012

That's honestly my best description. This place is small (42 rooms), and they are way under-staffed. The entire stay the ONLY bar on the resort would be unmanned for hours. Our group finally resorted to just going behind the bar and making our own drinks....More

2  Thank nmiler84
Reviewed February 19, 2012

I was looking for a relatively inexpensive place to stay while in DR for volunteer work, and it is that. On the positive side: it is clean, fridge in room, well landscaped,small resort,bar drinks free and usually, but not always good, friendly staff,AC was cold,...More

1  Thank Jumall
Reviewed December 29, 2011

My friend and i moved here after a night at a not so nice place and we were so happy we did. It's intimate and friendly, clean and well taken care of. The staff is delightful and helpful, the beach is private and charming. It...More

5  Thank SusanV968
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Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Beachfront
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
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Breakfast included
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Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Pool
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$104 - $189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#3 Top resorts Hotel in Juan Dolio
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Juan Dolio
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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$104 - $189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#3 Top resorts Hotel in Juan Dolio
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Juan Dolio
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Ciao, puoi fare escursioni con i tour operator che ti faranno proposte direttamente sul posto. Nelle vicinanze, non ci sono attrazioni se non il mare!!
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"Ocean view rooms are better equipped, but may also be more expensive than the base rate"
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"Best views are overlooking the pool and beach at the second or third floor level"
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"room with sea view are good."
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"Ask for a newly renovated room overlooking the beach on the second level. High enough for a view, and not too..."
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