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Emotions By Hodelpa

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Dining (291)
Certificate of Excellence


#2 of 13 hotels in Dominican Republic
Certificate of Excellence
See why so many travelers make Emotions by Hodelpa their all-inclusive resort of choice when visiting Juan Dolio. Providing an ideal mix of value, comfort and convenience, it offers a family-friendly setting with an array of amenities designed for travelers like you. The rooms offer a flat screen TV, a minibar, and a refrigerator, and getting online is possible, as free internet access is available, allowing you to rest and refresh with ease. Emotions by Hodelpa features a 24 hour front desk, room service, and a concierge. In addition, as a valued Emotions by Hodelpa guest, you can enjoy a pool and free breakfast that are available on-site. Guests arriving by vehicle have access to free parking. During your visit, be sure to check out one of Juan Dolio's popular shrimp restaurants such as El Meson and Sal Marina Restaurant, all a short distance from Emotions by Hodelpa. We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay at Emotions by Hodelpa as you experience all of the things Juan Dolio has to offer.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Snack bar
Poolside bar
Tennis court
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids club
Free airport transportation
Airport transportation
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
BBQ facilities
Currency exchange
Sun terrace
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Air conditioning
Private beach
Flatscreen TV
Private balcony
Room service
VIP room facilities
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Ocean View
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I am so grateful for Kelvis for making my week trip amazing, all I can say is Wow! He is an amazing bartender, he made me feel safe and pleased throughout my whole stay at the resort. He makes the best drinks and he is super humble and very friendly. He made us feel like family and helped make my daughters birthday an amazing experience which my daughter will never forget. He has wonderful customer service and takes his time to get to know you and for that me and my family are forever thankful for making our stay so wonderful . We will definitely return and look for Kelvis to be our bartender again. He is awesome at what he does!
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Just returned from a 6 Day stay at Emotions! July 11th-16th, overall this resort has mixed impressions! Check in was quick and painless. Resort is more modern then other resorts as it’s only 2 years old. The room was fine, never had beer in my Fridge so no biggie but for people who like beer, ASK! Also be aware of some bugs that may get under your main door as there is some space for then to fit. Food is decent, some of the items get repetitive but you’ll never go hungry especially with the 24 hours snack bar. Pools are fine, big and there are a couple around the resort. Beach is nice, some rocks when entering but no biggie. Entertainment is laking. Some days it’s very boring, out of the 6 days the Beach party on Monday was the best. They had 2 karaoke nights in the 6 days i stayed there... That was a bust. Coffee shop and beer houses are good! Especially the coffee/fraps. Time share people are a little annoying and there is no way you can avoid them they are everywhere. A lot of beach vendors but a simple no thank you and they wont bother you for the rest of the day. The weekends is hectic at this resort, you have all the locals and people from other island countries arriving for the weekend so it gets full, loud, and food lineups are insane, people cut in front of you in the lines. Very rude and selfish in my opinion. Overall i still think this resort needs some improvement in terms of it’s entertainment other then that i’ve had a relaxing couple of day with family.
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You will find the location is ideal and has potential with the beautiful beach steps away. But at the same time employees will harass you to have their name he on TripAdvisor so they can be employee of the month, enhance why you see all the reviews with employee pictures and names. Food is terrible, stayed 4days and everday when served, the water glass had lipstick still on it. Aside from a nice beach and a handful of pools don’t expect anything else.
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Last minutes at this Resort..... 2h drive from Punta Cana Airport. Resort is clean and well maintained. Pools are average size and clean. Beach not well organized but OK. Ocean has seeweeds and when entering in the water has rocks so be careful. Vendors are everywhere on the beach, they are allowed to come up close to the bar and they are constantly asking you to by their things (in my opinion they should not be allowed to come up to the resort area as I have seen in other places), if you say NO THANKS they go away however few minutes latter another one comes... Food its OK but have experienced better, not to much variety, food area is very small so I think it will be like that year round. It was my birthday during this week so the hotel offered a cake (very tasty). Workers are very friendly and polite. Coffee shop has reasonable variety of coffees (hot and cold/ice coffee, cappuccino). Night entertainment needs improvement, 2 nights karaoke, less than 1h shows (some days), overall show/night entertainment was poor. During the day also has little to none entertainment (mornings at the beach you’ll have stretch and sometimes voleibol), afternoon has nothing. During the weekend lots of locals come in so it gets packed and hotel rans out of towels and of course more noise more confusion however they spend most of their time at the pool and snack bar area so if you are at the beach you are reasonably OK. Overall we enjoyed our week and Resort is fairly OK!
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Roberto Pelalla works at Opus a bar for members only here in emotions. He is a friendly bartender and he is always helpful. He always makes the environment comfortable for you to stay in. He likes to please you
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Response from hoteleshodelpa, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Emotions By Hodelpa
Responded 3 days ago
Dear Evelyn0726, We are thrilled to see that your stay with us went so well and you truly enjoyed our costumer service, thank you for commenting on the job well done by Roberto, we will definitely share your special mention with him. Comments like yours keep us motivated and striving for improvement. Thank you for sharing. Warm regards, Monica, Hodelpa costumer satisfaction manager
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$119 - $377 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
CaribbeanDominican RepublicSan Pedro de Macoris ProvinceJuan Dolio
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