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24 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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... More 

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Toulouse, France
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64 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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 The rooms are very basic and a bit outdated, this is however compensated by a direct access to a fantastic beach.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... More 

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Miami, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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... More 

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74 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
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... More 

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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
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6 reviews
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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... More 

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Marion, Arkansas
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed here 10 days - our base for missions and excursions while in the country. Our group had a great stay. Food was always delicious. The view and beach were gorgeous. It was well cared for. The staff was very friendly, hardworking and helpful. Hope we can stay here again next trip.

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Portland, Oregon
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38 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016

The resort was inexpensive- especially when you consider food and drink were covered, but you get what you pay for, The food was not great. The location is great right on the beach, but the facility is run down. If you are on a budget, great spot, but do not expect 4 or 5 star facility. I'd give this at... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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3 reviews
Reviewed 18 February 2016

We were at Playa aesmeralda Beach resort Feb 5 & 6 after completing a medical mission and it was a great experience. Beds were comfortable, rooms were clean and nicely decorated. The landscaping and grounds were lovely!! It was an all inclusive deal, and our drinks and food were good quality. They had a masseuse at the beach for a... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
About the property
  • 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: €102 - €155 (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 Top resorts Hotel in Juan Dolio
#2 On the Beach 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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