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On the beach, white sand, sun loungers, beach umbrellas
On the beach, white sand, sun loungers, beach umbrellas
3 outdoor pools, pool umbrellas, sun loungers

Guest reviews

3.8 out of 5 Good
251 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Pool
Free WiFi
Breakfast included
All inclusive
Air Conditioning
Spa

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays

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Explore the area

Popular LocationPlaya Dorada Golf Course6 min walk
Popular LocationPlaya Dorada6 min walk
Popular LocationLong Beach8 min drive
AirportSantiago (STI-Cibao Intl.)94 min drive

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  • Superior Room

    Room amenities

    • Beach view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Queen Bed
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  • Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
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  • Double Room

    Room amenities

    • 796 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
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  • Swim Out

    Room amenities

    • 796 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Queen Beds
    More detailsSwim Out
  • Room

    Room amenities

    • 22 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
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About this area

Puerto Plata

Located in Puerto Plata, Emotions by Hodelpa - Playa Dorada is on the beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Playa Dorada and Cofresi Beach, while Puerto Plata Cable Car and Ocean World Adventure Park are popular area attractions. Traveling with kids? Consider Fun City and Lorilar Ranch. Looking to get your feet wet? Scuba diving, surfing/boogie boarding and boat tours adventures can be found near the property.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Playa Dorada Golf Course - 6 min walk
  • Playa Dorada - 6 min walk
  • Fun City - 4 min drive
  • Long Beach - 8 min drive
  • Embassy of the United States Dominican Republic - 12 min drive

Getting around

  • AirportGregorio Luperon Intl. Airport (POP) - 24 min drive

Restaurants

  • Amici — 1 min walk
  • Bigaro — 1 min walk

About this property

Emotions by Hodelpa - Playa Dorada

Upscale hotel on the beach, with 3 outdoor swimming pools
Catch some rays at the beach or spend the day relaxing at Emotions by Hodelpa - Playa Dorada's full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the hotel's 5 restaurants. All 425 rooms offer free WiFi, balconies or patios, and TVs with cable channels. Other amenities available to guests include 24-hour room service, minibars, and coffee makers. Limited housekeeping is available.
Emotions by Hodelpa - Playa Dorada offers 425 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Televisions come with cable channels.

Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.

3 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool. Other recreational amenities include an outdoor tennis court, a sauna, and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Evolution Spa has massage/treatment rooms. Services include massages. The spa is equipped with a sauna.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 13 years old are not allowed in the spa.

All inclusive details

This hotel is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).

Food and beverages

All buffet and à la carte meals, snacks, and beverages included
24-hour room service

Activities and facilities/equipment

All onsite activities and use of facilities and equipment are included.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry sanitization guidelines of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • No onsite parking available
  • Roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast available daily 7 AM–11 AM
  • All buffet and à la carte meals, snacks, and beverages included
  • 5 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 2 bars/lounges, 1 beach bar and 1 poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • 3 outdoor pools
  • Beach volleyball
  • Children's pool
  • Fitness center
  • Full-service spa
  • Kayaking
  • Nightclub
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Playground
  • Sailing
  • Sauna
  • Snorkeling
  • Windsurfing

Family friendly

  • 3 outdoor pools
  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Housekeeping (limited)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Business center

Outdoors

  • Beach loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beachfront location
  • Garden
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace

Spa

  • Massages
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Sauna
  • Spa open daily

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Beach towels
  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower

Entertainment

  • Cable channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Minibar

Outdoor space

  • Balcony or patio

More

  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - 9:00 AM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from April 1 2020 to October 31 2020 (dates subject to change).

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per adult: USD 50
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per child: USD 50 (from 6 to 12 years old)
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: USD 50
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: USD 50 (from 6 to 12 years old)
  • New Year's Day (1 January) Gala Dinner per adult: USD 50
  • New Year's Day (1 January) Gala Dinner per child: USD 50 (from 6 to 12 years old)

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No onsite parking is available
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector

We should mention

Guests under 13 years old are not allowed in the spa

Property is also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Emotions by Hodelpa - Playa Dorada and receive a full refund?
Yes, Emotions by Hodelpa - Playa Dorada offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Emotions by Hodelpa - Playa Dorada cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does Emotions by Hodelpa - Playa Dorada have a pool?
Yes, this property has 3 outdoor pools and a children's pool.
Is Emotions by Hodelpa - Playa Dorada pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Emotions by Hodelpa - Playa Dorada?
This property doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at Emotions by Hodelpa - Playa Dorada?
Check-in is from 3 PM–9:00 AM.
What time is check-out at Emotions by Hodelpa - Playa Dorada?
Check-out is at noon.
Does Emotions by Hodelpa - Playa Dorada provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle.
Are there all-inclusive benefits at Emotions by Hodelpa - Playa Dorada?
Yes, the property is all-inclusive. All food and beverages are included.
Where is Emotions by Hodelpa - Playa Dorada located?
Nestled on the beach, this Puerto Plata hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Playa Dorada Golf Course and Playa Dorada. Long Beach and Isabel De Torres National Park are also within 3 mi (5 km).
3.8
Good
251 reviews
5 - Excellent
103
4 - Good
68
3 - Okay
37
2 - Poor
22
1 - Terrible
21

4.2/5

Cleanliness

4.0/5

Staff & service

3.8/5

Amenities

4.1/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Playa Dorada Stay at Emotions.
Very Nice place for the price. Food was very good in all of the different venues. The Buffet had plentiful selections and special stations for grilled foods. The specialty restaurants, Italian, Mexican, Dominican were excellent with good selections and very good service. Definitely would stay here again.
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Amenities
The courtesy and amability of staff. I didnt like the food at all. It was always cold.
Stayed 7 nights in Mar 2020

3/5 Okay

The music was instrumental at all times what kind of vacation property is that
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

3/5 Okay

Traveled with group, Traveled with family
Sad face IconDisliked: Staff & service, amenities
The beach and coffee shop were great not many lounge chairs
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

1/5 Terrible

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Sad face IconDisliked: Amenities
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

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