Iberostar Costa Dorada

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Our Opinion

One of the most beautiful resorts in all of the Dominican. Top notch food, service, amenities, pools and rooms. The expansive buffet leaves nothing to be desired and overall, this is the best you will get in Puerto Plata. Recommended without hesitation.


Overview
Set in lush tropical gardens and designed in grand Colonial style, this expansive hotel manages to offer an intimate feel with its romantic gazebos, winding walkways, and colourful peacocks roaming the grounds. Gaze into one of the small ponds to watch the ducks and turtles splash about, or take a splash yourself in the large free-form pool. Iberostar Costa Dorada has it all: fabulous beach, great food, and a variety of excellent facilities - including spa services!

Location: Beachfront, 25 minutes from the airport and 10 minutes from downtown Puerto Plata.

tripadvisor Traveler Reviews
  • Giancarlo M :
best holiday

is my first time here in iberostar Costa dorada and is the best hotel in puerto Plata the beach is very nice and very clear and big the poor is amazing is very very good is very clear the hotel is wonderful the resection is good the bar is very very good the entertainment is really really good the show are very excellent especially Batman and marielis from the bar she is very nice and Santos from Mercado capuchino Pepsi cola will fi eskny Justin biber from entertainment they are very good especially Batman he was the best

  • Marielyyyy_yyyy : New York City, New York
Great time with my family

It's my first time coming here and I love it the beach is beautiful, I love the pool and the food. The show at night time is awesome! The entertainment guys was the best especially wifi, Justin Bieber,skinny,Maria,Batman and chapuchino thank you guys

  • cellyromero :
The best holiday

It is my first time coming here and I love it, food and room service and everything is amazing. The pool and beach and bars are great! The employees wifi, Batman, Justin Bieber, skinny & maria are wonderful and very helpful. I'll be looking forward to be coming here again!

  • KimL1992 : Toronto, Canada
Best resort we've ever been to!!

There was a group of 29 of us who travelled here together for a wedding vow renewal. All 29 of us loved the resort and nobody had any complaints. The resort is beautiful, clean, and easy to navigate. All the staff were very friendly and helpful and always smiling and joking around with us!! The food was incredible. The Brazilian restaurant was delicious, don't miss it. There was lunch on the beach every day, sometimes a pig on a spit, or a large paella or a BBQ. Our rooms were great. Huge beds with very comfortable mattress and lots of comfy pillows!! There is soap, shampoo, conditioner, and lotion in the rooms, stocked daily. There is soda pop, water, and beer in your fridge every day, also stocked daily. Each room has an iron and ironing board, and a hair dryer. The rooms did smell slightly musty but this is typical of a tropical destination, and you don't even notice it after a day or two. The evening shows were typical of an all inclusive resort and you could hear them anywhere near the lobby, so you didn't have to sit right in the actual theatre to listen to it. There was also some entertainment around the lobby areas at night, one or two man bands playing live music. The pool is very large and there are games and events going on almost every day. It was easy to find a shady spot and always easy to find loungers.The beach was nice. There is quite a lot of seaweed, but if you walk around it you can find spots where the water is clear and mostly calm. Some days were a bit windy with sand blowing up. The beach is very large and there are lots and lots of lounges and shade available. This resort is amazing and we will definitely be coming back. Thank you Iberostar Costa Dorada staff for a wonderful, relaxing, fun vacation!!

  • Sdorrin :
Been to better places

I am sad to report that I was not very satisfied with this resort. This was a family vacation for a family reunion and it was not the best. First I will begin by saying I am from the Dominican Republic and this place was embarrassing. The food I give it a 4/10 even the Dominican style food at the buffet was terrible. The staff is not friendly I can't tell you how many times I would walk pass a staff member in the morning or afternoon and I had to be the first to say good morning or good afternoon to them they always looked angry. It took for ever for them to turn the tables over between people eating at times you would sit a table thinking it was clean to find out it wasn't. The staff at the buffet are not the best takes forever to get water, coffee served to you no matter how many times you ask. If anything g the wait staff just stand around complaining about there jobs in Spanish ( which I was able to understand).Had issues with the cleaning staff they kept cleaning the rooms above me and dumping the dirty water out the balcony which the majority of the time my family and I would be sitting out enjoying the ocean view and get a bucket of dirty water splashed all over us and our clothes that where outside drying I complained twice at the front desk to please stop and they told me they would and everyday it was still happening. The small refrigerator is awful never kept things cold. I would not recommend this resort.

Vacations packages include round-trip flights, accommodations, round-trip transfers (unless outlined below) to and from the hotel, and tourist cards (if required, unless outlined below).

If selecting an all-inclusive resort option, the package will also include the all-inclusive features as outlined by each resort.

Items not included:

  • Travel insurance (mandatory if traveling to Cuba)
  • Tourist cards ($10USD)if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing Airlines
  • Departure taxes ($20USD) if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing or Signarture Vacations
  • Hotel transfers for packages with WestJet to USA (with exception to Honolulu)
  • Hotel transfers for packages to Europe
  • Items of a personal nature

  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • Snacks
  • A la carte dining w/reservations
  • Unlimited International brand drinks & beer from 9am-2am
  • House wine included
  • Sailing
  • Boogie boards
  • Kayaking
  • Windsurfing
  • Snorkeling
  • Waterpolo
  • Tennis w/instruction
  • Archery
  • Aerobics
  • Water aerobics
  • Sauna
  • Spanish lessons
  • Daily activities
  • Nightly entertainment
  • 516 rooms in nine 3-storey buildings
  • 1 buffet restaurant
  • 3 a la carte restaurants: Brazilian, Mexican, and International, dress code & reservation required
  • 3 bars
  • Disco
  • 1 outdoor pool
  • 2 lit tennis courts (fee)
  • Jacuzzis
  • Fitness facilities
  • Sauna & steambath
  • Boutiques
  • Dive shop on-site (fee)
  • Spa (fee)
  • Beauty salon (fee)
  • Free WiFi internet 

Hotel Rooms include:

  • 1 king or 2 twin beds
  • Air-conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Satellite TV
  • WiFi
  • Sitting area
  • Mini-bar
  • In-room safe (fee)
  • Full bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Balcony or patio
  • Max occupancy 4 persons, no more than 3 adults

UNDER 13 STAY, PLAY & EAT FREE - Pay a special rate including airfare & transfers when sharing a room with 2 adults. Maximum 1 child. Discounted rates available for 2nd child. Inquire for details.

For the Kids - Kids 4-12 can enjoy supervised activities daily at the Kids' Club, playground, and kid's pool. Babysitting service available (fee).

Honeymooners - Receive a fruit basket and a bottle of rum. Request at time of booking. Requires proof of marriage.

Wedding Bonus - Wedding packages available, please inquire for details.

Early Booking Bonus - This hotel may offer early booking bonuses at certain times of the year. If early booking bonuses apply to your vacation, prices shown online have already been adjusted accordingly. Please inquire for complete details.

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  • Iberostar Costa Dorada
    Puerto Plata,Dominican Republic

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Iberostar Costa Dorada
Carretera Luperon km 4 Marapica, Costa Dorada, Puerto Plata 57000 Dominican Republic

Some restaurants may be open for certain meals only and limited visits may apply. Reservations required and dress code in effect for a la carte restaurants. Time restrictions may apply for water sports.

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Photo identification and/or credit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy. Rollaway beds and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges upon check-in to fulfil.

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