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Iberostar Selection Hacienda Dominicus

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Playa Bayahibe, Bayahibe 23000 Dominican Republic
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 09/15/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#1 of 24 hotels in Bayahibe
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2020 Travelers' Choice Best of the Best
GreenLeaders Platinum level
The Iberostar Hacienda Dominicus, an all-inclusive 5-star hotel just 1.4 km from Dominicus Beach and 2.3 km from Saona Island, is an example of Iberostar Wave of Change initiative to protect the oceans surrounding our properties and It is based on three pillars: eradicate the plastic of a single use of the rooms, the responsible consumption of fish and seafood and the improvement of coastal health. An Iberostar commitment that we are sure will conquer you as well as our facilities surrounded by lush gardens that allude to its name, a Hacienda, with native water and flora and a variety of exotic bird species. But that's not all, our hotel is perfect for holidays with family, couples and friends. Come and enjoy our 4 themed restaurants: Japanese, Mexican, Gourmet, SteakHouse and the show cooking buffet that will make you live a unique gastronomic experience. For the little ones, Iberostar Hacienda Dominicus presents the Star Camp program, a style of children's and youth entertainment that combines entertainment and values ​​and that includes three concepts: Monkeys, Dolphins and Eagle, the ideal environment that will help children also have some dream holidays
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Free parking
Free internet
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Beach
Diving
Babysitting
Parking
Wifi
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Yoga classes
Fitness / spa locker rooms
Fitness classes
Bar / lounge
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Outdoor dining area
Snack bar
Swimup bar
Poolside bar
Snorkeling
Tennis court
Aerobics
Darts
Entertainment staff
Evening entertainment
Table tennis
Nightclub / DJ
Indoor play area for children
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids club
Highchairs available
Strollers
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Head massage
Massage
Salon
Baggage storage
Concierge
Shops
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
Butler service
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private beach
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Minibar
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Hair dryer
Room service
Safe
Telephone
Private bathrooms
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Ocean view
Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
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Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, German
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CAMOETO wrote a review Oct 2020
Canton, Michigan, United States791 contributions58 helpful votes
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Pre-COVID 7 night stay. This resort has potential, but did not really stand out in any way other than the beach section. It also didn't help matters that they had active construction going on at one of the buildings close to the pool, which made it less than pleasant to be at the pool due to the very audible construction noise. This was not disclosed on their website at any point in time before our trip. Very quiet resort for the most part. Overall this resort did not meet the expectations that we had based on prior stays at other Iberostar properties. Read below for the details. Positives - Beautiful grounds. Very clean. The ocean was super clear with shallow entry, and basically 0 waves for the duration of our stay. Very nice light house beach bar. The resort has a beach area that's nicer than most other resorts in the Bayahibe region. They did Paella on the beach on a couple of occasions, which is a nice touch. Good animation at the beach. We liked the beach party, the foam party, and the white party in the lobby. Not so positive - Food was objectively average for a resort at this price point. The buffet did not have many quality items for breakfast and lunch and selection was almost the same every day. A bit better for dinner, but not what I expected given my stay at other Iberostar properties in Punta Cana and Mexico. The specialty restaurants were decent but not outstanding. We tried the Gourmet, Mexican, and Steakhouse. They had name brand spirits, but nothing high end. The lighthouse beach bar seemed understaffed. Very few people using the pool due to construction, so the beach felt packed, although they had plenty of loungers. Very little service outside of restaurants and bars. You don't even have bottled water in your room. They give you reusable bottles that you have to refill in the hallway multiple times per day. Resort is basically dead at night other than the couple of nights where they had theme parties. They had live music in the lobby a couple of evenings. After the resort show at the theater was over, there was basically nothing to do. Disco was dead. Other thoughts - Rooms seemed updated, but were on the smaller side. If you are an English speaker, very few staff here speak English, and the majority of guests are Spanish speakers as well. Most of the activities are ran in Spanish (unlike Punta Cana). There is a manmade snorkeling reef on the edge of the swimming area with lots of fish to see.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Room Tip: Building 4 for closest to the beach, 2 or 6 for the quiet.
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Response from Iberostar Hotels and Resorts, Other at Iberostar Selection Hacienda Dominicus
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear guest, Thank you for sending us your helpful review and constructive criticism regarding your pre-covid stay at our five-star hotel in Bayahibe. Although we are delighted by your praise concerning our privileged location, pristine cleanliness, and comprehensive entertainment programme, we are disappointed that we did not satisfy you. Please allow us to mention that our international buffet that features, pasta, meat, fish, vegetables and salad dishes with live cooking daily is well known for its exquisite cuisine, therefore, we regret that you did not receive this impression and apologise for any inconvenience. You can rest assured that we will look into your comments and relay them to the correct departments as we know that feedback such as yours is an improvement possibility. It would be an honour to serve you again in the future at our establishment on the seafront that is perfect for couples until then we wish you all the best. Kind regards, Quality Manager Iberostar Selection Hacienda Dominicus
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Ghislain M wrote a review Feb 2020
Montreal, Canada1 contribution6 helpful votes
I don't know what happen but when we did go previously (2017 - 2016 - 2015) we had very good services and people were warm and very helpful. This time the services in general was cold except from some individuals that help to pass the vacation with more fun. None of the people that I know from my previous experience was there. Did not get like previously my invitation from returning guest. No more themes at the buffet like before. The animation on the beach is not starting a the same time everyday. Nearly no more service at the beach. For me this hotel is not a 4.5 or 5 stars but only 4 stars.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from QualityManagerDR, Quality Manager Online at Iberostar Selection Hacienda Dominicus
Responded Mar 2, 2020
Dear Guest, We would like to express our appreciation for the time that you have taken to send us your review. With reference to the attention received this time, we take note of your comment and we regret the impression experienced. Professionalism and excellence of service are some of our strengths and we work with enthusiasm so that they continue to be so. We are sad that during your stay we did not manage to conquer you as before with the personalized treatment that characterizes us. We hope that your return journey was a pleasant one and that you will come and visit us again soon. We really thank you for your loyalty to this destination. Best regards, Quality Manager Online Iberostar Selection Hacienda Dominicus
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Lauriek50 wrote a review Feb 2020
Rochester, Minnesota23 contributions13 helpful votes
We previous visited IHD in 2017, and decided to return. We were not disappointed. The food is excellent, the beach is beautiful, the grounds are immaculate . Check in was fast and easy. We were in building 6, rooms were great, cleaned everyday, although we spent very little time in them☺️ We are beach folks and spent our 8 days mostly on the beach. Shout out to Carlos who kept us hydrated on the beach. Yuan the bartender makes excellent dirty monkeys. Maury in the dining room was always waiting for us with a smile. This hotel is top notch and you will not be disappointed. Everyone works hard to keep the guests happy and full. Definitely brush up on your spanish☺️
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from QualityManagerDR, Quality Manager Online at Iberostar Selection Hacienda Dominicus
Responded Feb 26, 2020
Dear guest, We would like first of all for you to know that we are really pleased that you had such an excellent holiday with us at our hotel. Every area and every service of our hotel is designed to provide a quality holiday experience, and whenever we receive confirmation this has been achieved we consider it a success story. We will commend for sure, those you mentioned by names. We would like to thank you once again for your appreciation and hope to welcome you back again soon. Best Regards, Quality Manager Online Iberostar Selection Hacienda Dominicus
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Peter H wrote a review Feb 2020
Whitmore Lake, Michigan5 contributions8 helpful votes
We stayed here 3 times in the past, the last time being in October 2019. This past February we decided to stay at the Iberostar Grand Hotel in Bavaro. We took a day trip back to The Hacienda Dominicus to see how the renovations looked and to say hi to some 'old friends' who worked there. We want to personally thank the I.H.D. assistant manager for providing us with a day pass. Upon our arrival and to my surprise, Francisco, who worked at the front desk remembered us from our October trip! He remembered that we were looking to upgrade our room to the ocean front suite! I was stunned that he even remembered the details. At the beach, Jan the bartender at the lighthouse also remembered us (and our son who traveled with us the last time) He is such a pleasant person, always smiling. One waiter on the beach also stopped us and remembered that we were there previously (he waited on us back in October). My only disappointment is that I did not see Wilkins, the omelette maker at the main buffet. He made the best omelette ever! (even better then omelettes made at the Grand) I wanted to say hi, unfortunately he was off that day. I couldn't believe that after seeing thousands of guests, some of the staff remembered us. These guys are great! I own a business in the USA and wish I could find employees with such memory and attentiveness! As for the hotel the renovations, they were coming along nicely, what was finished looked spectacular. The beach restaurant is now open, the rotisserie chicken station they added is awesome! With regards to the food (variety and quantity), tropical feel of the grounds, quality of service from the staff and personal attention to detail, we have to say that in all these categories, Hacienda Dominicus exceeds that of the Grand Hotel, which is Iberostar's flagship property in the Dominican Republic. Upon arriving back at the Grand, we went online the next day and booked that upgraded oceanfront room were looking at in building 7 back in October, we will be returning next October 10th! amigo's! ;) and we cannot wait! Keep up the great work Hacienda Dominicus! we count the days until we return to our second home....we will see you all soon! :)
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Response from QualityManagerDR, Quality Manager Online at Iberostar Selection Hacienda Dominicus
Responded Feb 24, 2020
Dear guest, We would like to express our appreciation for your kind words and positive rating of our hotel Iberostar Selection Hacienda Dominicus. It was a pleasure to read your description of our establishment and it motivates us to maintain our standards. Of course, we will relay your compliments to our team, they will be delighted to know that they enhanced your day experience. It would be an honor to serve you again in the future at this, your second home ,until then we wish you all the best. Kind regards, Quality Manager Online Iberostar Selection Hacienda Dominicus
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Julwa wrote a review Feb 2020
London, Ontario, Canada1 contribution
We just returned from the Iberostar Selection Hacienda Dominicus and was very impressed with the entire resort. The staff are very friendly and accommodating. The food and drinks are also very good. The nice sandy beach was amazing. The highlight of our trip was being able to see the fish just off the shore.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Response from QualityManagerDR, Quality Manager Online at Iberostar Selection Hacienda Dominicus
Responded Feb 17, 2020
Dear guest, We would to thank you for your great review of your stay with us at Iberostar Selection Hacienda Dominicus Our day to day efforts are to create a particularly pleasant atmosphere for our guests with the numerous services available in our wonderfully designed hotel, so your words confirming our success are really important to us. We hope to have the pleasure of your company again, in the not too distant future. Best regards, Quality Manager Online Iberostar Selection Hacienda Dominicus
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PRICE RANGE
$182 - $407 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
iberostar hacienda dominicus hotel bayahibe, iberostar hotel bayahibe, iberostar hotel hacienda dominicus, iberostar la romana
LOCATION
CaribbeanDominican RepublicLa Altagracia ProvinceBayahibe
NUMBER OF ROOMS
504
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Frequently Asked Questions about Iberostar Selection Hacienda Dominicus
Which popular attractions are close to Iberostar Selection Hacienda Dominicus?
Nearby attractions include Playa Publica Dominicus (0.7 miles), Fine Cigars Bayahibe (0.3 miles), and Museo y Fabrica de Puras (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Iberostar Selection Hacienda Dominicus?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a swimup bar, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Iberostar Selection Hacienda Dominicus?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Iberostar Selection Hacienda Dominicus?
Guests can enjoy a swimup bar, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Iberostar Selection Hacienda Dominicus?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Iberostar Selection Hacienda Dominicus?
Conveniently located restaurants include Las Palmas, Il Cafeto Del Chef, and Restaurant La Cueva.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Iberostar Selection Hacienda Dominicus?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness center, and fitness classes during their stay.
Does Iberostar Selection Hacienda Dominicus have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Iberostar Selection Hacienda Dominicus offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Iberostar Selection Hacienda Dominicus?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Iberostar Selection Hacienda Dominicus offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Iberostar Selection Hacienda Dominicus?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, and German.