Booking Online Users Prefer Small Hotels in the Dominican Republic

Worldwide users of the Booking travel website have rated as “exceptional” five hotels in the Dominican Republic. Four of these five hotels were included in the small hotels category. Online users expressed their satisfaction of services received during their stay at these facilities. The Booking Online website awards the “exceptional” category to establishments that receive scores of 9.5 (out of 10) or higher.

In the Dominican Republic, the top rated hotels by Bookings are:

Northeast Region:

Las Terrenas (Samana Province):

Hotel Residence Marilar, Casa de Guilles Guesthouse and “Casa Esferica.”

Eastern Region:

La Romana-Bayahibe:

Casa de Campo

Santo Domingo:

Santo Domingo Bed and Breakfast

The “Exceptional” category, given to facilities that receive between 9.0 and 9.4 scores, were awarded to the following hotels:

Northeast Region:

Las Terrenas (Samana Province):

Sublime Samana (9.3); Las Palmas Residence (9.3); Casa la Nouba (9.3); Albachiara Hotel (9.0) and La Dolce Vita Residence (9.0).

Santo Domingo:

Villa Colonial (9.3); Portes 9 (9.1); Casa Sanchez (9.0); and Shakey (9.0).

Juan Dolio:

La Siesta (9.4)

Puerto Plata:

Blue Jacktar (9.0)


Bahia Residence (9.3)

Punta Cana:

Eden Roc Cap Cana (9.2); Majestic Colonial (9.0); and Barcelo Bavaro Beach Adults Only (9.0).

Hotels that Received “Exceptional” Ratings

Casa de Campo:

This world-famous resort features over 1,500 villas and luxury residences; five golf courses (including three world-class courses); a cruise ship port; an international airport; a sports marina for 350 boats up to 250 feet long and wide range of sports facilities.

Hotel Residence Marilar:

The 24-room boutique hotel is situated 19 miles from El Catey International Airport, in Samana Province, on the country’s northeast region. The facility features wi fi service, a top-quality restaurant and provides a host of water-related sports activities.

Casa de Gilles Guesthouse:

Just five minutes from Portillo Beach, on the country’s northeast region, this small hotel features four suites and bungalows. Free breakfast included, private chef services and water sports activities provided, such as kite surfing, windsurfing, sailing and fishing.

Casa Esferica:

This unique boutique hotel is situated a mile from “Playa de La Ballena” (Whale’s Beach). It features four beautifully decorated and spacious rooms, stylishly done with a contemporary touch. Continental breakfast included. It features an outdoor pool.

Santo Domingo Bed and Breakfast:

Located near Independence Park and the Colonial City, this nine-room hotel offers guests free daily breakfast.

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