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Emotions Playa Dorada

Dominican Republic - Puerto Plata

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4 Nights with Air from $849 All-Inclusive
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At Emotions Playa Dorado, this all-inclusive resort sits on one Puerto Plata's widest, white sandy beaches and the sunsh ... More

Customer Rating 13 Reviews
Value
 
3.2
Service
 
3.7
Beaches & Pools
 
3.4
Dining Options
 
2.5
Room Comfort
 
3.4
3.4 out of 5
"This place was amazing! Great food great staff great property and the only complaint i have is leaving to go home! Wanted to stay longer. a special thanks to Adellfi and Ambiorix. Both amazing fun and ..." – Lisar2018
6 out of 13 (46%) customers would recommend this product to a friend. Read All Reviews
Customer Rating
Value
 
3.2
Service
 
3.7
Beaches & Pools
 
3.4
Dining Options
 
2.5
Room Comfort
 
3.4
3.4 out of 5
"This place was amazing! Great food great staff great property and the only complaint i have is leaving to go home! Wanted to stay longer. a special thanks to Adellfi and Ambiorix. Both amazing fun and ..." – Lisar2018
6 out of 13 (46%) customers would recommend this product to a friend.
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August 17, 2019
Not Worth It

The food selection was horrible. It was also served cold. When you would ask for hot food they would refuse or pretend to not understand. If the food was better the experience would have been a bit more better. The pools close at 7pm and if you choose a swim out you can only use it up until 9pm. People pay too much money to be limited as to what they can and cannot do. The showers overflow with water easily and if the person above you isn't careful with their showers the water will eat into your bathroom from above. Most of the staff was friendly but some of the staff members were very rude and tried to use being a "tourist" against you.


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Overall Rating: 1
Value
 
1.0
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3.0
Beaches & Pools
 
2.0
Dining Options
 
1.0
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From: NY,NY
Age: 25-34
Travel: 3-6 trips/year

August 14, 2019

The food is not good. I recommend getting a regular hotel so you're not restricted to the food on the resort. You will NOT get authentic Dominican cuisine on the resort. And sometimes, depending on the employee, you will get subpar service. I was not satisfied with my stay and won't be going back to DR


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Overall Rating: 3
Value
 
2.0
Service
 
2.0
Beaches & Pools
 
3.0
Dining Options
 
1.0
Room Comfort
 
3.0
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From: Bronx, NY
Age: 25-34
Travel: 3-6 trips/year

June 22, 2019
Great Rest

Thanks to Jet blue we arrived 3 hours late. The room was fantastic we had jr suite with jacuzzi on the balcony in the adults only sections! The beach is fantastic, water was great! Due to the many incidents occurring in DR, the place was sparse, not a lot of guess, so you had your pick of the beach chairs at beach! The food was good in the gourmet. Their hamburgers for some reason, don’t taste like ours in the states! Overall the place is nice . The pools are too small and I never seen anyone clean them in the morning like they do at other resorts. Good value for your money.


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Overall Rating: 4
Value
 
4.0
Service
 
4.0
Beaches & Pools
 
4.0
Dining Options
 
3.0
Room Comfort
 
4.0
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From: NEWYORK
Age: 45-54
Travel: 3-6 trips/year

April 8, 2019
Great Staff, Great beach

Stayed in swim out room 4 nights. Beach was beautiful. We did not use the hotel pools much as we had our own. Staff of Animacion was awesome: Decibon, Adelfi, Manuela, Kimberly. Maria and Juan at the bars were always great. Santiago is my new amigo. And Carlos the bellhop is awesome and fun. The resort is smaller and lends itself to knowing the staff and the guests easily. The adult area is quiet. It is steps to the beach or the pool. The good: The staff, the beach, the bars, the size The bad: the sales pitch, the lack of restaurants being open during the week (heard the mexican was great but it was never open). I didnt go for the food. The buffets were very good and no long lines at all. The three restaurants had good food but lacked variety. Wouldnt recommend for the gourmet, but it was fine for me. Can be as relaxing or as vibrant as you choose. I definitely had fun AND relaxed. Thanks again to the staff.


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Overall Rating: 4
Value
 
4.0
Service
 
5.0
Beaches & Pools
 
5.0
Dining Options
 
2.0
Room Comfort
 
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From: Plymouth, MA
Age: 45-54
Travel: 1-2 trips/year

Room Information

479 suites designed to create at especial ocassion, with a king size bed with 300 Thread Egyptian Cotton Linens, private bathroom, slippers and feather pillows. Included is one bottle of sparkling wine, rose petals in the room upon arrival, special turn down service, a romantic dinner on the beach, one per stay 15% discount on all spa treatments, personal welcome by our concierge staff and 24 hour room service. Also included is 40" Samsung smart TV with cable, radio, iron and ironing board, personal care amenities, hair dryer, mini-bar ($), steam mirror, safety deposit box, telephone, complimentary tea and coffee maker.

Room Details

Superior DBL
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Deluxe Family DBL
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Adults Only Junior Suite DBL
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Swim Out DBL
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What's to Love

This all-inclusive in Puerto Plata has 3 swimming pools, 2 Jacuzzis, and a gorgeous beachfront location.

The Wet Feet sunset dining experience by the pool or beach is SO romantic!

The kids will love the rock climbing wall and all the activities sprinkled throughout the resort.

 

What We'd Change

The ocean waves are strong at times so difficult to snorkel here, but the soothing sounds and the warm temps make it still easy for swimming.
 

Why You Should Go

Puerto Plata is fast becoming a hot Dominican Republic destination. The beaches and the water and the sun are enticing.

The entertainment at night is varied with different themes and shows.

This resort includes it all - kids & teens clubs, swim-up bar, a full spa, water sports and activities like tennis, climbing wall and archery.

Available Amenities

  • Beach
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Babysitting/Child Care ($)
  • Fitness/Exercise Room
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kayaks
  • Kids Club
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming Pool(s)
  • Scuba Diving ($)
  • 24 Hour All-Inclusive
  • 5 Restaurants
  • 7 Bars/Lounges
  • Massage/Spa Treatments ($)
  • Wireless Internet
  • Watersports Center ($)
  • Tennis Courts
  • Loungers at Beach and Pool


Nearby Excursions & Attractions

  • Beach
  • Dive Shop(s)
  • Eco-Adventure Tour(s)
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Watersports Rentals

Map of Local Area

The Dominican Republic continues to grow as a major tourist destination due to its beautiful beaches, rich culture, and abundance of available activities.

Emotions Playa Dorada

809-683-1000

Hotel Description

Emotions Playa Dorado: The Widest Beach in Puerto Plata

At Emotions Playa Dorado, this all-inclusive resort sits on one Puerto Plata's widest, white sandy beaches and the sunshine keeps you warm and relaxed. The resort includes all your favorite things - a variety of cuisines, any cocktail you want, activities for you and the fam, a spa, three pools, Jacuzzis and more. It combines all our favorite things - being able to get away - like escaping to one of the beach palapas or having a little fun with the fam playing tennis or checking out the rock climbing wall. We know one thing that will wow you - the sunsets and the colors of the sky as the sun goes down are spectacular. Make sure you catch some snaps of these epic colors.

DINING

Amici
Type: Italian
Hours: Dinner - daily, 7pm-10pm
Description: Dine on delicious Italian cuisines.

Bigaro
Type: Lobster Grill
Hours: Dinner - daily, 7pm-10pm
Description: Located close to the beach, you'll enjoy the best lobster selections.

Ergo's
Type: Buffet
Hours: Breakfast - daily, 6am-10am; lunch - daily, noon-3pm; Dinner - daily, 7pm-10pm
Description: This international buffet offers a wide variety of cuisines.

Oregano
Type: Dominican Fusion
Hours: Dinner - daily, 7pm-10pm
Description: Cuisines are prepared with authentic recipes, handed down from generation to generation.

Lolita
Type: Mexican
Hours: Open daily
Description: Dine on Mexican cuisines.

Hours are subject to change.



BARS/NIGHTLIFE

ONE
Coffee shop. Open daily - 10am-11pm.

Oak
Wine & Cheese. Open daily - 3pm-midnight.

Milwaukee
Beer House. Open daily - 3pm-midnight.

Premium Bar
Open daily.

Tiki Bar
Pool bar. Open daily.

Ola Lola
Beach snacks. Open daily.

Ice Cream Shop
Open daily.



BEACHES AND POOLS

Hanging out on the white sandy beach will make your vacation even dreamier. But, you'll also have the main pool for relaxing and a sports pool for fun. Plus, you've got two Jacuzzis. Good news - the kiddos have their own pool.

SPORTS/ACTIVITIES

Water

  • Swimming

Land

  • Fitness
  • Climbing wall
  • Archery
  • Tennis
  • Soccer
  • Theatre



INTERNET

Wi-Fi is available at the resort.

SPA SERVICES

Evolution Spa & Salon offers a wide range of services that will pamper you.

WEDDING SERVICES

Wedding services are available at the resort. Please contact the resort directly for more information.

CHILD CARE

A kid's club and a teen's club is available for the kids.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Location
Emotions Playa Dorado is about 20 minutes from Gregorio Luperon International Airport.

Check In/Check Out
Check-in: 3pm. Check-out: 1pm.
A valid credit card may be required upon check-in for possible incidentals not included in your hotel reservation.

Resort Update
Please note, due to mandatory routine maintenance, the Emotions Playa Dorada Casino will be out of service until further notice.



All hours, fees, amenities, information and services are subject to change without notice.
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Travel Dates 9/21 - 10/31
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