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Iberostar Costa Dorada

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At a Glance

    Pros

  • good management makes for a happy staff and a fun resort
  • gorgeous spot along the beach
  • top-shelf liquor in the lobby bar
  • Wi-Fi in the rooms and public areas

    Cons

  • popularity translates to high-occupancy year-round
  • you must pay for Wi-Fi
  • pool can be very noisy
  • house wine is subpar

Iberostar Costa Dorada Review

This resort will dazzle you with its sprawling lobby, its curvaceous pool with a central Jacuzzi encircled by Roman pillars, and excellent buffet food. Of the à la carte restaurants, the Brazilian is the standout, and the Mexican is highly authentic. Guest rooms have a light, breezy, tropical look; the ocean-view junior suites have desks and flat-screen TVs. The resort itself is close to Puerto Plata, so you can have more contact with real Dominican life. At night you can watch the entertainment (the music is especially good) from the outdoor seating in the garden surrounding the wrought-iron gazebo. Lucy's Kids Club has had its own spiffy reno.

    Hotel Details

  • 516 rooms.
  • Rate includes all-inclusive.
  • Credit cards accepted.
Updated: 03-12-2014

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