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“Getting even better every year!!” 5 of 5 stars
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Hotel Albachiara
Ranked #5 of 37 Hotels in Las Terrenas
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“Getting even better every year!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

My family and I are just back from a fantastic week at this residence, after having a fantastic time last year! Every year there is even something more and special.Location is fantastic, really close to the hearth of Las Terrenas so you can walk everywhere.
People at the reception are very friendly and helpful for anything you need and the service is really good.
The buffet breakfast is a feast of local fresh fruits, juices, eggs, yogurt........Apartments are spacious and we spend our time on the terrace, when we are not on one of the fantastic beaches that you can find in Las Terrenas.Great place for couples, families and very safe even if you like to go by yourself! Looking forward to next year...I hope!

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013 via mobile

Returning for the 4th year to the hotel, after spending the previous years at its "little brother" La Dolce Vita. I am always in awe at the great location an friendly service. I will continue coming back to this Paradise and hotel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

I stayed at albachiara hotel and I'll definitely come back soon. It's a great hotel, great service, very comfortable, great staff... I'll recommend this hotel. Great beach and pool, perfect for families...

  • Stayed February 2013
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

Lovely apartments which have sea views. We were in the 3 bedroom and the bedrooms were very spacious.

The best bits; the ultra comfortable bed, the views, the location on the one hand great as you are near everything and can walk everywhere. Great wardrobe space and very friendly staff. Great omelettes for breakfast. Great pool as well and not too busy.

Bits that could be changed; the bathrooms are a little dark and they could be a little more modern. The breakfast was good but perhaps a little more variety. The location also makes it quite noisy as it is in town, so if you are up for lively then good but not if you want tranquility although you didnt hear it in the bedrooms. Another issue the terraces are great but the lighting a bit dark. The living room is too small for such a huge terrace in case you wanted to sit inside.

Otherwise as always a great holiday in las terrenas!!

Room Tip: 3 bedrooms are spacious and have an upstairs room. Choose the ones at the back facing the sea!
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

Great Location and a well run Hotel. The staff all work very hard to keep the Hotel clean and make us feel welcome.

We stayed for 10 days in Feb 2013 and we were very sad to leave. We felt very much at home at this Hotel.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

I am currently working in the DR and needed a place for my wife to spend some time. After looking at many places in Las Terrenas we settled on the Albachiara Hotel. The location is excellent, being in walking distance to many good restaurants and shopping. The beach is just across the street and you can buy fresh fish and shrimp at the local fishing village.

We have a 2 bedroom unit with a small kitchen and wonderful front porch overlooking the Caribbean. The unit is very clean and well stocked with everything that we have needed

The staff is very attentive to my wife to make sure she feels comfortable and save. Josephine, the manager is always ready with a smile, to help in any way. I highly recommend the Albachiara

Room Tip: See Josephine or Alex
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

My husband and I stayed her for 10 days at the end of January. The hotel is lovely and clean. I swam every morning in the pool which at 7:30 I always had all to myself. We had a ground floor apartment which was quite spacious.The bedroom has enormous floor to ceiling cupboards at one end, a safe, a TV, a King sized bed, ceiling fan, and air-conditioning. The kitchen is equipped with a 4 burner propane stove, a good-sized fridge, pots, pans, cooking utensils and dishes for 4 people.There is a large bottle of water with a hand pump. The best part of the apartment was the front porch which had 2 large armchairs , a table, and a coffee table. I just loved sitting reading or listening to music on the porch.
We took the breakfast plan. The breakfast room is lovely ( on second floor above the lobby) with a view of the ocean. They always had a good selection of fresh fruit and excellent French style crusty bread. There is always someone ready to do your eggs any style.
The location of the hotel is a plus. It is outside the town proper but an easy walk to many restaurants, grocery stores, bank machines and of course more tourist souvenir shops than anyone ever needs.
The owners and the manager ( Alex Guzman) are multilingual. It of course helps to speak Spanish, but you can certainly get by in English, Italian, or French.

Room Tip: We toured a second floor apartment which is in on two levels with two full bathrooms and would be go...
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
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Property: Hotel Albachiara
Address: Calle 27 de Febrero | Camino Playa de Popy, Las Terrenas 32000, Dominican Republic
Location: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > Samana Province > Las Terrenas
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Las Terrenas
#6 Family Hotel in Las Terrenas
#9 Romantic Hotel in Las Terrenas
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Albachiara 3.5*
Number of rooms: 36
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Albachiara Hotel Luxury Beach Front, Las Terrenas disposes of 36 luxury apartments with all the amenities to enjoy a truly special holiday in the Caribbean. The luxury furniture is made of precious wood in an elegant but sober design that strikes the right compromise between the Caribbean style and modern practicality. The apartments are fully equiped and wonderfully appointed with kitchen, comfortable mattresses, Jacuzzi, air conditioner, TV, internet access and have a balcony or terrace with views of the sea. Located close walking distance direction Playa Punta Popi in the heart of Las Terrenas in the Samana Peninsula in the Dominican Republic less than 3 hours from Santo Domingo’s Las Americas International Airport, just 30 minutes away from the new international airport El Catey Samana, a 5 minute drive from the local airport El Portillo. If you are arriving from Santiago or Puerto Plata, it is about 3 ½ hours, while from La Romana or Punta Cana, the trip can take about 4 or 5 hours. ... more   less 
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