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Get an overview of this hotelTropical paradise in the Caribbean

Close to the sea

Dreams La Romana Resort & Spa is in Bayahibe, overlooking the azure of the Caribbean Sea. A championship golf course is 24 km (15 mi) away. The Saona and Catalina Islands are easily reachable.

Family fun

Amenities at the resort include 4 pools, an Explorer's Club for Kids, a Core Zone Teens Club, 10 restaurants, and 6 bars/lounges.

Ocean or garden views

Room rates at Dreams La Romana Resort & Spa include all meals, drinks, and recreation. Guestrooms and suites have furnished balconies or terraces. Free WiFi is available in all guestrooms.

Dreams La Romana - Luxury All Inclusive

Resort Amenities

All-Inclusive Details

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

Gratuities and taxes

Gratuities and taxes are included.

Food and beverages

  • All buffet and à la carte meals, snacks, and beverages included

Activities and facilities/equipment

All land activities and use of recreational facilities and equipment are included.

Water activities

  • Kayaking
  • Surfing/boogie boarding
  • Windsurfing

Land activities

  • Bicycling
  • Tennis

Kids' club

  • Supervised activities for children between 3 and 12 years old

Resort Amenities

Located on the southeast coast of the Dominican Republic, Dreams La Romana Resort overlooks the Caribbean Sea. The resort is set amid lush tropical jungle and palm lined beaches, adjacent to a 27-hole golf course.

Amenities include 3 swimming pools, plus a kids pool, an outdoor theater, daily activities and nightly live entertainment, fitness facilities, and 24-hour room service.

There's a complimentary Explorer's Club for Kids (ages 3-12) from 9 AM-10 PM with supervised activities, and a Core Zone for teenagers. The hotel also boasts 10 restaurants, 6 bars/lounges, a casino, a nightclub, 24-hour room service, a health club, steam room, and a spa.

Dreams La Romana Resort & Spa also features a business center, 2430 square meters of meeting facilities, exhibit space, banquet facilities, as well as a convention center and other meeting facilities.

Preferred Club status offers access to a private Preferred lounge, concierge services, a private pool area, a daily continental breakfast in the lounge, and complimentary daily newspapers.

  • Supervised childcare/activities (free) 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Children's club (free) 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 6 
  • Number of poolside bars - 3 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Hair salon 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Children's club 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Total number of rooms - 751 
  • Terrace 
  • Beach bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Free self parking 
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 4 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Year Built 1997 
  • Number of restaurants - 10 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 26165 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 2430.78 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Sauna 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 10 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Supervised childcare/activities 
  • Children's pool 
  • Wedding services 
  • Casino 
  • Swim-up bar 
  • Conference space 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Meeting rooms 6 
  • Nightclub 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 8 
  • Garden 
  • Steam room 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Balcony 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • DVD player 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Free bottled water 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Free WiFi 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Minibar 
  • Turndown service 
  • Phone 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower only 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Desk 
  • Cable TV service 

Where to Eat

The majority of meals and beverages plus all gratuities at the following restaurants, snack spots, and bars are included in the room rate for this resort.

RESTAURANTS

World Café – International-themed buffet

Portofino – Italian cuisine (open for dinner only)

Bordeaux – Gourmet French fare - adults only (open for dinner only)

Seaside Grill – Fresh steak and grilled specialties (open for dinner only)

Himitsu – Pan-Asian cuisine (open for dinner only)

El Patio – Authentic Mexican cuisine (open for dinner only)

Oceana – Fresh seafood specialties (open for dinner only)

Jungle – Dominican specialties (open for dinner only)

Coco Café – Espresso, cappuccinos and pastries

Pizzeria – Poolside and near beach

BARS

Rendezvous – Located in the lobby

Barracuda – Located by the main pool

Sugar Reef – Located beachside

Showtime Bar - Adjacent to main theatre

Veranda Bar

Desires Music Lounge

Entertainment

Nightly shows, live music, and shows with audience participation organized by the hotel's entertainment team.

Nearby Things to Do

Guests can enjoy the use of 3 swimming pools, plus a kids pool, 4 tennis courts, kayaking, surfing/boogie boarding, and windsurfing on site.

The majority of on-site recreational activities and facilities described below are included in the room rate for this resort. Horseback riding, however, incurs a surcharge.

The recreational activities listed are on site; fees may apply.

  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Free bicycles on site 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Fitness classes on site 
  • Horse riding/rental on site 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Snorkeling on site 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site 
  • Tennis lessons on site 
  • Volleyball on site 
  • Windsurfing on site 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 

Spa Services

The hotel's full-service Spa By Pevonia has 12 treatment rooms for singles or couples and offers a menu of hydrotherapies and body treatments. The spa features a Swedish sauna, steam rooms, and exotic pressure showers. Body treatments include wraps and scrubs, and massages on the beach. The spa has a beauty salon with hair stations and offers facials, manicures, and European pedicure whirlpools. The boutique offers prestigious skin care products and the lounge serves light refreshments. Bathrobes, towels, and sandals are provided.

Advanced reservations are required for massages and spa treatments.

  • Number of treatment rooms 12 
  • Outdoor treatment areas 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Massages on beach 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Resort Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

No elevators

Please note, some room types at this property are not available when booking a stay with children.

No rollaway/extra beds available

Resort Name

  • Dreams La Romana Luxury
  • Dreams La Romana Luxury All Inclusive
  • Dreams Luxury All Inclusive
  • Dreams Romana Luxury All Inclusive
  • Dreams Romana Luxury

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Rainforest Alliance Sustainable Tourism Certification, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

Dine Around Privileges

Guests staying at this resort enjoy Dine Around privileges at select partner resorts in the area.

Guests must speak to the concierge at their resort by 3 PM to make dining arrangements at a partner resort. Arrangements must be made in advance, including arrival and return times, as well as restaurant selection. While dinner and entertainment are complimentary, guests will be responsible for their roundtrip taxi fare and all gratuities. This program is valid for 1 evening only and the visit is not to be considered as a day pass. Blackout dates apply. Other restrictions may apply.

Unlimited Connectivity

Guests can download the free Unlimited Connectivity by AMResorts app to their phone or tablet and receive the following benefits during their stay:

  • Free calls to US, Canada, and local land lines
  • Free WiFi throughout the entire resort
  • Place and receive phone calls from your guestroom phone from anywhere on property
  • Interact with the resort on social media platforms
  • View daily activity calendar and entertainment schedule
  • Access dining menus, restaurant times, and facility information
  • Book spa appointments
  • Make special requests and leave messages for resort staff
  • Exclusive deals and offers
  • Access guidebook for information and reviews of excursions and local attractions
Full details at check-in. Offer subject to availability. Offer is not valid with groups/conventions and may not be combined with other promotional offers. Other restrictions may apply.


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4.1 out of 5
82% of guests recommend
4.3 Room cleanliness
4.4 Service & staff
4.1 Room comfort
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Great hotel, popular but not over crowded.

4 out of 5
by from London
Posted Feb 23, 2017
A very good hotel. Facilities were excellent. Very clean and hopeful staff. Everything to a high standard. The only busy part was the beach mid morning to mid afternoon. No complaints. I would recommend to both coupes and families. A lot of eating options. I will book again.
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Beautiful beach, friendly staff and guests

4 out of 5
by from NEPA
Posted Feb 11, 2017
Pros: Grounds, staffs, beautiful beach
Cons: Temperature of food in the cafeteria.
Location: We walked the beach to nearby town of Bayahibe.
My husband and I just returned from the Preferred Adult-Only section of DLR. Beautiful beach with a lot of opportunities for either sun or shade. Adult-only pool was clean,cold (no pools are heated),big enough, and had a swim up bar. More greenery than cement throughout the whole resort facility. A la cart restaurants were very good. The cafeteria style "World Cafe" had a big variety of breakfast foods (we only tried breakfast here, twice) but the food was barely warm. I was reluctant to try any pre-cooked egg dish, but fresh egg dishes were available, cooked-to-order. Staff were very friendly and polite. I'd definitely return. Beware of sales pitch from concierge!! They try hard to sell you into their AM RESORTS properties (Secrets, Zoetry,Dreams, etc) That was disappointing factor from staff.(We were there to get-away, not to do business transactions)
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Paradise

4 out of 5
by from F
Posted Feb 2, 2017
Beautiful surroundings, wonderful staff, good food. What more could one ask for on a vacation. A little disappointed with the beach. The seaweed is usually cleaned up from the swimming area floor and I was stepping all over it but still enjoyed the calm and beautiful sea on this part of the island. Pools -- one better than the other. Highly recommend the preferred club. You'll never regret a vacation here!!
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4 out of 5
by
Posted Jan 17, 2017
Very nice location, comfortable, wide choice of activities, good selections from buffet and good food in the restaurants.
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Not Luxury Resort

3 out of 5
by from New York, NY
Posted Jan 9, 2017
Pros: The beach was good. But always had to ask staff to get chairs since they were taken very early on.
Cons: Stop marketing as luxury because it is misleading and not accurate to the experience.
Overall it wasn't a BAD experience. My main problem here was that this resort markets itself as luxury but it most certainly is not. I was looking for a luxury experience and instead got something plain average. The room, which we got upgraded to a "preferred" one, was very out dated and lacked attention to detail. The shower was old and not taken care of, the towels were hard and the bed + linens uncomfortable. The room photos shown here do not represent most of the hotel but the suites. Again, it wasn't bad per se but I was expecting luxury. The nicest areas of the hotel were the ones for "preferred" guests and even so, they were not luxury. The food was mediocre. I was even disappointed by dominican food which should have been at least good. The restaurants aren't great and the best option every night was the buffet precisely because we'd have options to chose from. I had been to this hotel many years ago and unfortunately the quality has gone down significantly. Very disappointing.
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i stayed at this hotel last week, December 2016

3 out of 5
by from NYC
Posted Jan 1, 2017
Pros: Yoga at the beach and water exercising.
Cons: Get a good chef.
Location: About 2 hours from the airport. Scoobadiving, zip line.
Poor room service, boring food, poor qaulity of food. Relatively good entertainment team.
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4 out of 5
by
Posted Dec 28, 2016
Great time, highly recommend for a laid back beach holiday.
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Amazing week in paradise

5 out of 5
by from Jackson Heights (Queens), NY
Posted Dec 13, 2016
Everything was excellent! We did adults only upgrade which was nice. Beach- amazing Pools- A few to pick from & always found a spot, no matter time of day. Rooms- could use some upgrading but they were clean & nice. Restaurants- Plenty, food was good and never needed a reservation which was nice. Staff- Friendly and extremely attentive!
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nice hotel

4 out of 5
by from US
Posted Dec 2, 2016
the beach is perfect, clean, lots of shade. Food is fine. The rooms are old with outdated furniture, same for the bathrooms. But everything is in working order
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A bit of a letdown...

3 out of 5
by
Posted Nov 30, 2016
Pros: Food at the Italian restaurant Helpful, professional and friendly staff. Grounds and facilities The magic show Access to Altos de Chavon
Cons: Food at the Asian-themed restaurant Pool 'features' Food choices at buffet Room bathroom conditions Queues for buffet during peak times Access road
Location: Catalina and Saona island tours are by far the top must-do in this area closely followed by Altos de Chavon.
We booked this hotel because it was highly recommended by a friend. Unfortunately it seems that some circumstances changed and our experience simply didn't match our (admittedly lofty) expectations It all starts with an uncomfortable access road which is full of potholes, removing a lot from the beautiful arched trees on the sides. Check-in was fairly painless even though requesting a 'quiet location' netted us a room right next to the cleaning staff's closet - something we were made painfully aware of when we tried to sleep in the afternoon Buffet food was ok, definitely not bad but certainly not great with the notable exception of the dessert menu items which were often spectacular. We only got to try two themed restaurants and the experiences were polar opposites... At the Asian-themed restaurant, we had to wait too long for service and once we got our food, all of it was just awful. The following evening we tried the Italian restaurant where the food was great! We were also surprised by the fact that often we were asked for our room numbers to go into the buffet area. This practice creates long lines for folks trying to go in there during peak times If we consider the experience a positive one overall it's definitely because of the staff. With few notable exceptions everyone we dealt with was helpful and friendly. It was obvious though that more staff is needed at all of the restaurants. We didn't appreciate the constant timeshare-style offers Overall its ok
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