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Atlanta
Reviewed 7 March 2007

I stayed at this resort for only one night. It was a short getaway from the city. I went with my dominican boyfriend, so we may have been treated better because we both spoke Spanish fluently and know the culture very well. We arrived at around 3:00, which is the posted check-in time, but the room was not ready. We...

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4Thank daisymagik
Italy
Reviewed 21 August 2006

We stayed at the Playa Esmeralda for four nights, with our 3 year old boy. We loved this place. This is not a large-scale full-of-amenities place. Compared with the average hotel in the Dominican Republic, the place is small, and not crowded. It is placed on the beautiful beach of Guayacanes village. The beach is not particularly large, but since...

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Atanta
Reviewed 22 July 2006

My husband and I recently stayed at Playa Esmeralda, after a 7 day work team trip in San Pedro. Needless to say, after working in the hot sun all day, and staying in a less than desirable hotel in San Pedro, we were pleased with Playa Esmeralda. The hotel is small (only 44 rooms), so it is very quaint. The...

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4Thank jaley43
Lancaster, PA USA
Reviewed 27 July 2005

I felt compelled to write this review after reading one of the previous posts. I travel to Juan Dolio on a regular basis, simply because I am a recreational traveller and have fallen in love with the south coast of this caribbean country. Boy, after reading the last post, no wonder we are sometimes called "ugly Americans". Again and again,...

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Auburn, MA
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Reviewed 11 July 2005

This place is not paradise at all! My husband and myself traveled here for our honeymoon. It was our honeymoon, so we did enjoy each others company but what we were sold was not at all what we recieved. We arrived to a bug infested room and a wonderful King sized bed. Well the king size bed was two twin...

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New York, NY
Reviewed 18 May 2005

The Caribbean: clear water, blue sky, warm breezes. Could it all be yours for under $100 a night? Can you experience the joyful culture of the Dominican Republic at an all-inclusive hotel? My boyfriend and I visited Hotel Playa Esmeralda in April 2005 and answered both questions with a resounding “yes.” Our experience was wonderful. Hotel Playa Esmeralda is located...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting

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: $152 - $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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Playa Esmeralda Beach Hotel Juan Dolio
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Juan Dolio
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Juan Dolio
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Juan Dolio
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“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
“Do not stay here, ever!”
 of 5 bubbles 1212Lauren1212, 12 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Don't stay here”
 of 5 bubbles 542mol, 11 Oct 2015 | Read review
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