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Jersey City, New Jersey
1 review
Reviewed 6 February 2014

Wow what a vacation. My husband and I just got back from The Tropical and I must say it was not what I expected. For the price and some negative reviews I have read on trip advisor I must say they almost convinced me not to go. The food at the buffet was amazing(casablanca). The drinks were giod as well.... More 

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

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, especially to the mentioned ones. Thank you for making The Tropical at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort Puerto Plata to your preferred vacation destination and we are looking... More 

Winnipeg, Canada
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3 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2014

Arrived at the resort on the afternoon of the 27th January. Check in...was smooth. The room was clean and walls paint without peeling paint that I have found at other resorts. The grounds are well kept. Food is great and I hve never found problem eating at this resort. The animation team of the amazing Jhony Bravo, Lenny Craviz, Big... More 

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

Dear Len, 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 was delightful for all our staff to read that you appreciate the service of all... More 

South Windsor, Connecticut
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2014

This was my first visit to Lifestyle, but not my first visit to DR. I was with a larger group 34 people and booked with a shareholder - Mark Austin and received gold bracelets. The resort is HUGE. The check in was a little hectic, some in my group did not get the jr. suites, as was booked, they were... More 

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

Dear Joanne & Wayne, 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 in general you enjoyed our services and facilities. It is an... More 

Mechanicsville, Virginia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2014 via mobile

I was at this resort with my wife in November last year just before Thanksgiving. This was our first all inclusive trip so we had no place to compare to. The food and room were OK. What made our trip special and unforgettable are the people who worked there. The hospitality and friendliness was exellent. Also the entertaining group did... More 

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

Dear Sebastian & Julia, It was certainly our pleasure hosting you at The Tropical at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort Puerto Plata for your Honeymoon. 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... More 

New York City, New York
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2014

It's a really big resort. You won't have access to everything unless you buy their time share then they give you access to most of their restaurants , beaches, and pool areas. The beach area is really amazing to hang out under the sun on those beds they have, the water had allot of seaweed. Their entertainments are ok. You'll... More 

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

Dear Karim, 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 the... More 

Terryville, Connecticut
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2014

We were here 1/26-2/1...The resort is beautiful. The rooms are just o.k. nothing to write home about. Miriam (with the long dark hair) (spelling ?) in the bar that is just off the lobby was fantastic and so nice and ready with a smile and a cocktail...Victor in the The Blue Lagoon was fantastic as well..what a super guy! I... More 

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

Dear Marji, 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 review 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... More 

Weehawken, New Jersey
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 February 2014

Just finished visiting the Tropical at Lifestyle with my wife. I had an excellent vacation. This is our 3rd time here. It just keeps getting better. The food has improved significantly. The service as well. They have also added some beds by the pool area and changed some of the old tanning beds. Our room was cleaned and prepared daily.... More 

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

Dear Alberto, Thank you for having chosen The Tropical at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort Puerto Plata already for the 43rd time and for sharing your experience with us through this website. It is a pleasure to read, that you had a wonderful vacation in our resort. We are also very pleased to read your appraisal of our team, services and... More 

Tallahassee, Florida
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 3 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... More 

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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... More 

London, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
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... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 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... More 

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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... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • 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: $144 - $866 (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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“For privacy, peace and tranquility getting a Villa or Presidential would be the best.”
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“Make sure you ask about any construction going on, and ask to be away from ANY power plants, large fan units, etc.”
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“Got lucky as we were given a room in the building of #4000's, which is pretty close to everything, top floor. Room was OK (1990's), CRT TV, aged fridge but functional, close to the noisy A/C central (but couldn't hear a thing inside) = Overall Very good, spacious and bed very comfortable....”
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“My hotel room had no hot water, the electricity kept cutting off so there were over 2 blackouts. The room had mosquitos in the bathroom and the walls and ceiling were leaking. I wouldn't stay at the tropical resort again ...sorry”
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“Stay by the Tropical because it's the best part more activities ....Confresi had the best rooms though. I prefer location over room type.”
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