Dozens of Hotels in the D.R. Honored for Excellent Services During 2016

Forty-seven hotels in the Dominican Republic received important national and international awards during 2016. Many of the hotels received top honors in various categories, such as: family, romantic, luxury, all-inclusive hotels, best restaurants and best golf destination, among others. The following are the hotels that received top awards:

  1. Tortuga Bay Puntacana Resort & Club: Received top honors among all hotels in Punta Cana, and the fourth in the Caribbean (US News & World Report); Five Diamonds from the U.S. Automobile Association (AAA); World Luxury Hotel Award 2016 and the Star Category Award (Forbes Travel Guide).
  2. Royalton Punta Cana Resort & Casino: “TUI to Superior Quality” and  “Loved by Guests” (
  3. Luxury Bahia Príncipe Cayo Levantado Don Pablo Collection: One of the world’s most popular all-inclusive hotels; Romantic Hotels of the Caribbean (Travellers´ Choice 2016); Holiday Check Award 2016 and TUI Holly 2016.
  4. AlSol Tiara Cap Cana (3,800 rooms): “Best in the Caribbean” (Travellers´ Choice 2016).
  5. Eden Roc at Cap Cana(34 suites): “Top 25 Resorts of the Caribbean” (Travellers´ Choice 2016).
  6. The Reserve at Paradisus Punta Cana: Included among top 25 most popular all-inclusive hotels in the world and the Caribbean (Travellers´ Choice 2016); Four Diamonds from AAA.
  7. Luxury Bahia Principe Samana: Best Hotels in the Caribbean List; Best All-Inclusive List in the Caribbean (Travellers´ Choice 2016).
  8. JW Marriot Santo Domingo: Best Hotels of the Caribbean, Best Customer Service in the Caribbean (Travellers´ Choice 2016); Four Diamonds (AAA).
  9. Iberostar Grand Hotel Bavaro: Top 25 Most Popular All-Incluisve Hotels in the World and the Caribbean; 25 Luxury Hotels in the Caribbean, (Travellers´ Choice 2016) and Holiday Check Award 2016.
  10. Eden Roc at Cap Cana(34 suites): Luxury Hotels in the Caribbean (Travellers’ Choice 2016); Four Diamonds (AAA).
  11. The Reserve at Paradisus Palma Real:  Included among the top 25 all-inclusive hotels in the world and the Caribbean; 25 Luxury Hotels of the Caribbean (Travellers´ Choice 2016); Four Diamonds (AAA).
  12. Sublime Samana Hotel & Residences: Luxury Hotels in the Caribbean (Travellers´ Choice 2016).
  13. Casa Colonial Beach & Spa: Luxury Hotels in the Caribbean (Travellers´ Choice 2016).
  14. Four Diamonds (AAA).
  15. Casa Veintiuno (Sosua): Best Small Hotels of the Caribbean (Travellers´ Choice 2016).
  16. Hooked Cabarete: Best Quality/Price in the Caribbean (Travellers´ Choice 2016).
  17. Villa Baya Aparta-Hotel, Bayahibe: Best Quality/Prince in the Caribbean (Travellers´ Choice 2016).
  18. NH PuntaCana: Best Quality/Price in the Caribbean (Travellers´ Choice 2016).
  19. Hotel Villa Iguana, Bayahibe: Best Quality/Price in the Caribbean (Travellers´ Choice 2016).
  20. Viva Wyndham Tangerine: Regional Winner 2015 (Cristal International Standard.
  21. AlSol Luxury Village: Four Diamonds (AAA).
  22. Be Live Collection Marien:Regional Winner 2015 (Cristal International Standard).
  23. Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana:Regional Winner 2015 (Cristal International Standard, Leading Hotel in the Caribbean (World Travel Awards 2016) and Four Diamonds AAA.
  24. Barceló Santo Domingo: Regional Winner 2015 (Cristal International Standard) and Certificate of Excellence 2016 (TripAdvisor).
  25. The Westin Puntacana:Recognized by Starwood Hotels & Resorts.
  26. Four Points by Sheraton: Recognized by Starwood Hotels & Resorts.
  27. Radisson Santo Domingo: Recognized for Top Hygiene Standards (Himax International).
  28. Casa de Campo: Top Golf Destination (Celebrated Living/American Airlines) and Four Diamonds (AAA).
  29. Barceló Bávaro Palace Deluxe: Certificate of Excellence 2016 (TripAdvisor).
  30. Barceló Bávaro Beach: Certificate of Excellence 2016 (TripAdvisor).
  31. Occidental “El Embajador:” Certificate of Excellence 2016 (TripAdvisor).
  32. Memories Splash: “Best Family Resort” (
  33. CHIC Punta Cana: “Best Restaurants” ( and “Loved by Guests” (
  34. Iberostar Hacienda Dominicus: Most Popular All-Inclusive Hotels in the Caribbean (Travellers´ Choice 2016) and Holiday Check Award 2016.
  35. The BannisterHotel: Four Diamonds (AAA).
  36. Holiday Inn Santo Domingo: Safety Global Partner (InterContinental Hotels Group); Best Guest Experience (America IHG Rewards Club) and Certificate of Excellence 2016 (TripAdvisor) and Loyalty Champion Award.
  37. Puntacana Resort & Club: Gold Star in Eco-Friendly Green Resort Category (Travel  Weekly).
  38. Pearl Beach Club: Silver Magellan in “Destinations and Beaches” Category  (Travel Weekly).
  39. Catalonia Royal Bávaro: Gold Magellan 2016 in “Hospitality, Luxury and Design of Restaurants” category.
  40. Catalonia Hotels & Resorts: Gold Magellan 2016 in the “Hospitality and Social Media” category; and Four Diamonds (AAA).
  41. Dreams Palm Beach Punta Cana: Four Diamonds (AAA).
  42. Dreams Punta Cana: Four Diamonds (AAA).
  43. Excellence Punta Cana: Best All-Inclusive Resorts in the Caribbean (Travellers´ Choice 2016); Four Diamonds (AAA).
  44. Sanctuary Cap Cana by AlSol: Four Diamonds (AAA).
  45. Secrets Royal Beach Punta Cana: Four Diamonds (AAA).
  46. Sivory Punta Cana Boutique Hotel: Four Diamonds (AAA).
  47. Zoëtry Agua Punta Cana: Four Diamonds (AAA); World’s 25 Most Popular All-Inclusive Resorts (Travellers´ Choice 2016).

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