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Playa Esmeralda Beach Resort

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Quebec, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall not bad especially a good place for tranquility and relaxation, not much entertainment but the sea and the great beach, poor food but not terrible, drinks and personal good. The structure and badly preserved but has the need for people who do not expect much. Good

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel has good, clean rooms with plenty of basic amenities, from the pool to the food to the beach chairs and towels at the private beach. We appreciated the gorgeous coconut palms and turquoise water there, as well as the opportunity to buy local handicrafts and fresh fruits from artisans who walked the beach - they were polite and...

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Reviewed 6 January 2017

But the food is terriblle......From breakfast they make lunch.The room needs to upgrade!When is saturday and sunday the hotel its full and we must wait for table or for food.....The personal its frendly ,but for the price this hotel it`s waste of money.

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New York
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Friday i was in this hotel is good because the beach is very close and is a very clean and quiet beach is a place to spend a nice day in a group, the reason is that they have several areas where you can make any kind of activity such as now 50 years of a friend, we had a...

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Toulouse, France
Reviewed 1 September 2016

First time in Dominican Republic and decided to stay in Juan Dolio, instead of Punta Cana, since the location is much better to visit the country and closer to Santo Domingo. The rooms are very basic and a bit outdated, this is however compensated by a direct access to a fantastic beach. Great nightline close by at Boca Chica. Wifi...

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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Nice small resort but not boutique hotel for couples or families all nice quiet and accommodating , beautiful sea view rooms . Good food and drinks great sea in natural surroundings . A good experience in the Dominican Republic . Wi fi ok

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British Virgin Islands
Reviewed 18 August 2016

This small hotel and a tropical paradise to rest and take advantage of the sea and the beach . And well-kept clean and organized , and simple but cozy . polite and accommodating staff , the lawns and plants fanna frame and looks like a botanical garden . bright rooms board sea view , wi fi good. he food and...

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Reviewed 11 August 2016

My expectations were greatly exceeded. An older, small and inexpensive resort, was spotlessly clean, with a nice pool area, and a well kept beach front. Gardens were attractive and well cared for. The staff were very friendly, helpful and as attentive as it gets in the Caribbean. Do not expect glitz or mile long buffets. This resort is basic, and...

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Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

The beach and access were excellent. There were security personnel at the junction of the public-resort beach area to discourage sellers, stray animals, and non-guests. Food was included buffet style. Pool excellent. Room was OK. Not the Marriott, but the beach was the reason we went!

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Arlington, Massachusetts
Reviewed 24 April 2016

For 5 years I have been delighted with a month on the beach under a coconut tree at this Resort. By now I know all the staff and many of the other repeat clients. The rooms are basic and scrubbed daily. The food is much improved over the years and always provides a variety of options. The hotel is currently...

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Airport Transportation

Additional Information about Playa Esmeralda Beach Resort

Address: Paseo Vicini, Guayacanes | San Pedro de Marcoris, Juan Dolio, Dominican Republic
Region: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > San Pedro de Macoris Province > Juan Dolio
Price Range: $146 - $221 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Playa Esmeralda Beach Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 44
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Also Known As:
Playa Esmeralda Beach Hotel Juan Dolio
Playa Esmeralda Beach Resort Dominican Republic/Juan Dolio
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#3 Top resorts Hotel in Juan Dolio
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Juan Dolio
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“Best views are overlooking the pool and beach at the second or third floor level”
 of 5 bubbles Vidaesviaje, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“room with sea view are good.”
 of 5 bubbles lovepower3, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a newly renovated room overlooking the beach on the second level. High enough for a view, and not too many stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles michaelbQ3546UR, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Best views with outside door to pool”
 of 5 bubbles Marcela_441, 18 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Ocean views are a bit more expensive. Make sure your room door lock works!”
 of 5 bubbles weffley, 24 Jan 2016 | Read review
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