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Tallahassee, Florida
Reviewed 2 February 2014

We went for a week Jan 18-25,2014. I booked through Cheapcarribean.com. The trip was great, but the room was less than desirable, luckily we did not spend much time in the room. It had a banging noise in the AC that banged every 20 minutes. The shower was not good, and didn't always have hot water or any water for...

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

Dear Jo, Thank you for choosing The Tropical at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort Puerto Plata for your holidays. We take all guest feedback very seriously because we want improve with you, and we're constantly changing all aspects of our service and facilities. Thank you to give us your honest point of view about our property and services. On behalf of...

London, Canada
Reviewed 2 February 2014

If you read the reviews on this resort you will notice most of the bad ones are not answered. The good ones are answered by way of a form letter from an Anette Fielder. This should tell you something. This resort does not care about you unless you are a timeshare owner. The resort boasts many amenities which are not...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 1 February 2014

Ok, so there are several Lifestyle resorts. I stayed at the Tropical property. The room was not lavish but it was clean. The staff was excellent, friendly and professional. The bathroom was designed poorly, so that the floor was soaking wet after a shower. that was annoying. I suspect the VIP package is nicer, but overall I was pleased and...

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

Dear Maya, First of all 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...

Queensbury, New York
Reviewed 30 January 2014

Very nice property, clean. Front desk staff poor. Contrary to what we were told by Cheap Caribbean not all the restaurants are accessible. You need reservations and they are hard to come by if you are not a VIP. Ate mostly at Casablanca, nice variety of tastes, nice staff. VIP package runs at 90.000 dollars and is a TimeShare, plus...

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

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...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 30 January 2014

Great bang for your buck or pesos all inclusive resort. Must attend the welcome party which has fireworks live music and dance shows. Food was very good as well. Want to shout out "Cappachino" Poucchi" for making the pool area a lot of fun with the assortment of games and dance lesson. VIP beach is awesome. Can get some sun...

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

Thank you so much for your nice 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 unforgettable vacation. Sunny regards Annett Fiedler

Eagle, Michigan
Reviewed 29 January 2014

If you are not a Lifestyles member, you do not have access to better bars and restaurants. Membership costs $25,000 plus. Horrid, horrid food. Bitter coffee, no creamer. Juice tastes worse than Tang. Tough, chewy, tasteless beef, pork (including bacon and sausage), lamb. Chicken was the only good meat, but who wants to eat chicken twice a day. Tried five...

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

Thank you for sharing your experiences of your recent stay at our resort. However in regards to the comments made on our food, with all our respect and taking in consideration that the client is always right, we need to point out that in this case we cannot agree on your comments. Please note that even though we are fully...

Rochester, New York
Reviewed 28 January 2014

This is not our first all-inclusive vacation, but our first one to this particular resort. Overall, we had a very nice time. The resort itself was quite nice, with the exception of the rooms. The rooms are just very dated and the bed was quite uncomfortable, but honestly, who goes on vacation to chill in the room all day??...not us....

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

Receive cordial greetings from all the team working at The Tropical at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort Puerto Plata. Thank you for choosing our resort for your holidays and for the time you spent sharing your review with other travelers on Tripadvisor.com. We are happy to read that your recent stay at our resort was overall what you expected and we...

Alliston, Canada
Reviewed 25 January 2014

Well where do I begin, we booked this trip while looking at pictures on the internet followed by reading the info in a travel book. We were not booked at The Tropical but instead booked and stayed at Cofresi Palm Beach & Spa Resort, a sister to The Tropical. Both resorts are located on Cofresi Beach and part of Lifestyles...

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

Dear Rowena, We are glad to learn that you enjoyed all our services and facilities and that your vacation experience was a memorable one. Your nice comments were passed to the rest of the team. Thank you for making The Tropical at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort Puerto Plata to your preferred vacation destination and we are looking forward to welcoming...

Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 25 January 2014

I've been to this resort four times. My first experience was horrible and vowed i'd never go back, but I decided to give it another shot, I liked and went back two more times. I was there 2011,2012 and twice in 2013. This place has improved significantly, the food is better, non VIPs have more access to various parts of...

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

Dear Steve, Thank you for choosing The Tropical at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort Puerto Plata for your holidays already for the 4th time and giving us your honest point of view about our property and services. Thank you for making The Tropical to your preferred vacation destination and we are looking forward to welcoming you back in the near future...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 24 January 2014

jhony bravo at Tropical provides emotions with exercise classes in the pool. I usually take a break from gym activities during the holidays, but their level of creativity u r amazing jhony bravo sexy short boy good luck in your future.......

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

Thank you for your comments which were passed to the mentioned member of our team and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Sunny regards, Annett Fiedler

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Airport Transportation
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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: $87 - $324 (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
#8 Top resorts Hotel in Puerto Plata
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Plata
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  • Most rooms offer a King bed, all are furnished the same way
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“Good luck...I had many issues with my room including a waterfalls from above in my shower. No hot water for several days”
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