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Atlanta
Reviewed 21 February 2014

Some background details: I recently stayed here for 4 days for a friend's wedding. At this point I have been to 5 different all-inclusive resorts around the Caribbean and Mexico. This was my first Dominican Republic resort. I traveled alone for this event. I booked though cheapcarribean for this stay. I usually rate 1/2 a point higher than deserved. My...

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The Management T, Manager at The Tropical at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort, responded to this review

First of all we thank you for choosing our hotel The Tropical at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort Puerto Plata for your holidays and for the time you took to share your comments with us. We would like to thank you for highlighting our strengths and weaknesses. Please be sure that your observations are taken into great consideration for their analysis,...

Lowell, Indiana
Reviewed 20 February 2014

This was our 1st. time to the Dominican Republic. The resort was beautiful and the grounds are very well maintained and are very pretty. It is right on the ocean with a narrow sandy beach. They do have vendors on the beach which some are pushy but not all. The resort is very very large with lots of stairs, not...

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The Management T, Manager at The Tropical at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for having chosen The Tropical at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort Puerto Plata as your holiday destination. We want you to know, that your opinion is very important and valuable to us. For this reason, your comments are taken with special consideration as they help us identifying our improvement areas, giving us the opportunity to correct them, and thus...

Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 20 February 2014

The property and the rooms looked great and were spacious. Unfortunately, the feeling was it was more a façade of a great resort as opposed to a great resort. The staff was not friendly or inviting in too many areas. The food was subpar at best. All the food looked good, but the flavors fell short. The beach is great...

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The Management T, Manager at The Tropical at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort, responded to this review

First of all we wish to express our sincere apologies for any inconvenience that you may have encountered, as well as thank you for taking your valuable time to share your experiences with us. Please be assured that whatever corrective actions have to be taken to rectify identified maintenance and service issues will be taken and we sincerely regret that,...

Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 19 February 2014

We just got back from a 5 night stay @ the Tropical Lifestyle Resort. Feb 11th-16th. Girls vacation. We arrived @ the hotel. Quick Check in. After we got to our room & changed, we realized they failed to mention where any restaurants or entertainment was held & certainly didn't offer us a safe. So back to the front desk...

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The Management T, Manager at The Tropical at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing The Tropical at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort Puerto Plata for your holidays. In the name of our entire staff, we want to thank you for taking time to share your review with other travelers. Thank you to give us your honest point of view about our property and services and for your feedback. It helps us...

Williamsville, New York
Reviewed 19 February 2014

This is the second time I've been to this place and I never want to go anywhere else in my life. I stayed in the presidential suites last year but this time I stayed in the tropical and I absolutely loved it. The tropical is located in the middle and it is around the best pool and bar in my...

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The nice notes like the one you kindly posted on the Trip Advisor webpage are very appreciated by us. Thank you for taking some time to express your impressions during your stay at The Tropical at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort Puerto Plata. It is an honor to know that our staff is providing our guests with the natural warm and...

Buffalo, New York
Reviewed 19 February 2014

Vacationed with the family February 7-12th, gorgeous weather! Had a wonderful trip, the hotel itself could be updated at tad as far as rooms went, but the staff (my man Coffee) and the entertainment were fantastic. I would come back for the beautiful scenery and lovely staff alone. Everyone was wonderful!

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Dear Fitscher Family, Thank you very much for your comments. It was our pleasure to host you at The Tropical at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort Puerto Plata and we look forward to welcoming you back for another family vacation. Sunny regards Annett Fiedler Hotel Manager

Newjersey
Reviewed 19 February 2014

This was our second time and we loved it. My sister and her husband from England joined us and they loved it too. The food and beach setups were much better than last year. Staff at check in/customer service were mostly great except for one woman who was off hand and/or rude but I avoided her. Staff at the buffet...

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The Management T, Manager at The Tropical at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort, responded to this review

It was certainly our pleasure hosting you at The Tropical at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort Puerto Plata. We are glad to learn that you enjoyed our services and facilities and that your vacation experience was a memorable one. We passed your nice comments to the rest of the team especially to the mentioned ones! We want you to know, that...

Kamloops, Canada
Reviewed 19 February 2014

We just spent 9 days at the LHVC resort. It’s a big resort and is divided into different VIP and accommodation types. The accommodations vary from large villas of 6-7 bedrooms, villas with 3-4 bedrooms, Presidential Suites that have one or two bedroom upscale suites, other suites one or two bedroom; nice not quite as fancy and then on down...

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Thank you for taking your time to share your experiences with us. Our ultimate aim is to provide service excellence; our guests’ feedback shifts our focus on any possible deficiencies that may exist throughout our Resort and helps us improve the quality of our services and facilities. It was certainly our pleasure hosting you at The Tropical at Lifestyle Holidays...

Reviewed 18 February 2014 via mobile

I just returned from this resort and it was absolutely awesome......I also got married on confresi beach while there and the wedding planner did a great job setting it up....Thank u jesenia....also if u can book in to azul I recommend that place and simply gourmet to eat they are top notch food

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Dear Heather, Thank you so much for your nice comments. We are happy to learn that you had e beautiful wedding. It was our pleasure to host you at The Tropical at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort Puerto Plata and we look forward to welcoming you back for another unforgettable vacation maybe for your Anniversary. Sunny regards Annett Fiedler Hotel Manager

Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 17 February 2014

We returned yesterday from our 5 night stay at the Tropical. I'm torn between 3 and 4 stars but given the price we paid, makes me want to give it 4. We normally stay at Sandals resorts but my expectations were set medium/low after reading hours of reviews. The staff were all very friendly and probably the best service of...

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Receive cordial greetings from all the team working at The Tropical at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort Puerto Plata. Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay at our hotel. We sincerely appreciate all feedback. We also are very pleased you enjoyed the all-inclusive program which includes a wide range of delicious food and beverage...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set within the sprawling Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort, The Tropical offers a classic hotel vacation experience set within quaint, two- and threestory, Mediterranean-style buildings. The mood is laid-back and distinctively Caribbean. Guest enjoy all resort facilities and amenities (excluding the V.I.P areas) including swimming pools, a choice of excellent restaurants, exercise rooms, tennis courts, windsurfing and so much more. The Lifestyle Tropical is Ideal for couples seeking a private island hide-away with all the advantages of a world-class resort. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Tropical at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort

Address: Columbus Torre 1 | Playa Cofresi, Puerto Plata 57000, Dominican Republic (Formerly Lifestyle Tropical Beach Resort & Spa)
Region: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > Puerto Plata Province > Puerto Plata
Price Range: $145 - $385 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Tropical at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 282
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Also Known As:
Lifestyle Tropical Beach Resort And Spa
Lifestyle Tropical Beach Hotel Puerto Plata
Lifestyle Tropical Beach Resort Spa
Hacienda Tropical
Hotel Lifestyle Tropical Beach
Hotel Style:
#6 Family Hotel in Puerto Plata
#7 Top resorts Hotel in Puerto Plata
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Plata
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