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Apart-Hotel Garden Villa

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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
3 guests
2 nights minimum 
Offering colorful studio apartments that are comfortable and secure. Each unit has a queen size bed and a full size sofa bed to sleep 3. Second level apartments feature high, vaulted ceilings and all units include well equipped kitchens. Ceiling fans and plenty of screened windows keep them bright and airy. The solar water heating system provides plenty of hot water for showers. The property is well located on a peaceful side street yet a short walk from two beautiful beaches and all the restaurants, bars and shops in town. Mel, the resident manager, will take great care of you and is a wealth of knowledge an the area.
House Rules
Pet-friendlyKid friendly
Check with ownerSmoking allowed
Bedrooms
1 King1 Sofa
Bathrooms
1 Attached (ensuite)

Meet the host
William M
Hosting since August 2015
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Response Time: Within a few hours

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Destination818249
Destination818249
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mell
Mell il a reparée ma tablette , endroit a 10 minutes de la plage équipement fonctionnelles et récents .matelas confortable
Visited January 2019
Written 25 January 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Christelle B
Christelle B
Bedford, Canada9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Wonderfull stat at Garden Villa
My father and I spent a week at Garden Villa and really enjoyed our stay. The apartment was perfect, airy, well kept and all the linens were fresh. The resident manager Mel even changed all these mid stay and did some of our laundry. The kitchen has all you need to cook and coffee and sugar if you arrive late like we did. In the garden there are tomatoes and kale for omelettes. The location in perfect to walk left to Playita and right to the main Street and Playa Grande. Mel is great and very helpful with suggestions for things to do and to eat. His dog Danee is very sweet and watches over guests. Very nice vacation, thank you!
Visited February 2018
Written 10 March 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Coastal592967
Coastal592967
Thanks so much Christelle. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your time at Garden Villa and we hope to see you again one day in Las Galeras.
Written 21 March 2018. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Xavier L
Xavier L
Biot, France9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Idéal pour des vacances authentiques et reposantes
Description entièrement conforme. Le studio est calme, grand (40 m2 à peu près), excellent état, déco sympathique, excellent matelas et grande douche. Tout est prévu, linge de toilette, draps, serviettes de plage, parking, thé, café, fourniture eau en bombonnes, et même du répulsif anti-moustiques (si besoin). Pas de clim, mais ventilo silencieux, et à 25-27° cela suffit amplement. Plage superbe à 10mn à pied. Mel est un hôte remarquable de gentillesse, de souplesse, et l'accueil est vraiment excellent, et ses conseils sont à suivre ! Loin des hôtels "all inclusive" et sans charme de la région de Punta Canas, le coin de Las Galeras est resté authentique, les gens sont adorables, et la vie y est vraiment cool. Plages paradisiaques, belles excursions, bref, le bonheur.
Visited December 2017
Written 3 January 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

DakotaRedCat
DakotaRedCat
Miami Beach, FL16 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Fantastic, friendly villa
This place is fantastic. The rooms are quiet, super large and the beds truly comfortable. Everything is very clean. Everything works (including the wifi)! Everything is close by, including restaurants, beaches, bars, and country hikes. But what makes this place super special is Mel, the manager of the place. He is fantastic, kind and generous. Super helpful, he goes out of his way to make you comfortable, relaxed and have fun. I can't recommend this place (or Mel) enough. Also, we loved the town - a sleepy-ish fishing village with tourist amendities, great hikes and fantastic beaches. What is not to like? We are coming back!
Visited December 2017
Written 16 December 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Iago P
Iago P
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Best place in Las Galeras
Wonderful place to stay. Mel, the owner, is a very kind man. He offered us fresh fruit from the garden and really good advise about the places to eat, drink and visit around.
Visited June 2017
Written 9 July 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Coastal592967
Coastal592967
I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed your time at Garden Villa and want to thank you for taking time for a review. Best regards, Bill
Written 10 July 2017. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

dbpeck
dbpeck
Tallapoosa, GA1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Relax, restore, recharge your soul at Garden Villas Las Galeras
We found the perfect time-out at Garden Villas. What a great location! When we stepped outside the front gate we had the choice of going right or left and taking a short stroll to one of two beautiful beaches. Owners Bill and Gina could not have been more accommodating and helpful. Our upstairs room was airy and inviting with a balcony over- looking the gardens. A great place for morning coffee and an evening cocktail. While we enjoyed the nearby local restaraunts, we cooked a few memorable meals with locally sourced ingredients from the produce truck which comes to town on Thursday and Saturday mornings. Basically we unplugged and restored our souls. We are leaving, but look forward to our return.
Visited May 2017
Written 26 May 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

bvrlybest
bvrlybest
San Francisco, CA24 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Beautiful Garden
We had a wonderful stay at the Garden Villas. Mel was a dream--and makes great fish and chips. The apartment was spacious and clean. We loved having the porch. Thanks for the tomatoes Mel, they were so good. A really good beach was right down the road.
Visited February 2017
Written 21 March 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Coastal592967
Coastal592967
Hi Beverly, Thanks for choosing Garden Villa and thank you especially for taking time to review us. We hope to see you again one day. Cheers, Bill
Written 26 March 2017. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

kaydeebaker
kaydeebaker
8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Comfortable
Comfortable is the one word that keeps coming to mind when I think of our recent two week stay at Garden Villa. The apartment was "as described" and comfortable. The location was a comfortable walking distance from the village centre and both Playa Grande and Playa Playita and most importantly, the property manager (Mel) made us feel comfortable and relaxed from the moment we arrived. He has a wealth of local information and while always ready to be of assistance, he never intruded on our privacy. The ability to pick fresh tomatoes, kale and bananas whenever we felt like preparing our own meals was an added bonus. For anyone wishing to bypass the "all-inclusive" option and get a feel for the real Dominican Republic, I would highly recommend considering a stay at Garden Villa.
Visited January 2017
Written 10 February 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

TONY R
TONY R
Durango, CO3 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Outstanding
Mel, the resident host was a fountain of knowledge. Not only did he provide info about restaurants and activities but he helped with public transportation. Visit Ruby's for a great dinner. We found that most restaurants provided a good to excellent meal and great service. Visit playa Colorado. You may want to hire a local guide. Ask the locals at playita for Johnnie. He is reliable and trustworthy.
Visited January 2017
Written 18 January 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

alonsooj
alonsooj
Juan Dolio, Dominican Republic5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Exelente lugar, a buen precio
Es un un muy buen lugar para estar en Las Galeras muy cerca de la calle principal, llegar es fácil, aunque la calle no esta pavimentada, no es problema para un vehículo sedan como mi caso. tiene un jardín amplio y cuidado,la habitación que me correspondió 2do nivel, cómoda, limpia, la cocina con todo lo necesario, y la atención de Sr. Mel excelente, y la relación precio lugar esta bien y las fotos del web site corresponden a la realidad.
Visited March 2016 Travelled with family
Written 28 March 2016. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

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What this rental offers
Bathroom and laundry
  • Linens provided
  • Towels provided
  • Washer
Things to do
  • Fishing spots available
Kitchen and dining
  • Grill
  • Freezer
  • Refrigerator
  • Cooker
Wi-fi and internet
  • Wi-fi
Outdoor amenities
  • Balcony
  • Private yard
  • Terrace
Parking
  • Secure parking available
Services
  • Housekeeping included
Indoor amenities
  • Internet access
Property features
  • Ceiling Fans
Location info
  • Beachfront/Lakeside

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Map
Getting there
Las Americas Airport
107.7 km

Samaná El Catey International
56.3 km
Restaurants
Le Bdm Playita
2 min

La Bodeguita
5 min

C L'Aventura de John
4 min

Marakana
3 min
Attractions
La Ruta de las Casas Típicas
6 minPoints of Interest & Landmarks
Activities nearby
Fishing spots available

Things to know
Cancellation policy
  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
  • 50% refund* if you cancel at least 4 weeks before check-in
  • 25% refund* if you cancel at least 2 weeks before check-in
  • No refund available once booking is confirmed

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Frequently Asked Questions about Apart-Hotel Garden Villa

Apart-Hotel Garden Villa is able to accommodate up to 3 guests. See all property details.

Apart-Hotel Garden Villa has one bathroom available. See all property details.

Apart-Hotel Garden Villa has one bedroom available. See all property details.

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