Iberostar Dominicana

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The Iberostar Dominicana is a part of the other Iberostar Suites found in the Punta Cana Resort strip. Much like the other Iberostar suites, this is a great destination for both families and couples. The food options are average. There are good buffet items. For those who are looking to eat at the a la carte restaurants during the majority of their stay, make sure that you reserve during your check-in. These restaurants have a tendency to be very busy. Great nightly entertainment and the staff are attentive and knowledgeable. Overall however, there are other options around the strip available if you want to get the most out of your money.

Set on one of the finest beaches in Punta Cana and showcasing a huge, meandering free-form swimming pool, you'll find everything you need at this fabulous resort. This popular superior hotel is located directly on Punta Cana's beach next to the Iberostar Bavaro Resort.

Location: Directly on Bavaro Beach, next to the Iberostar Bavaro Resort, 60 minutes to Higuey, 30 minutes from the airport.

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  • cpurses : Pottstown,Pa
Terrific hotel

We just spent a week at the Iberostar Dominicana ...it was absolutely outstanding...from arrival to departure we had nothing but pleasant and helpful people to make us feel at home..the food was delicious and the star friends were terrific...the waiters and waitresses could not have been more courteous...the rooms are very nice and also clean...well stocked refrigerator ...don’t hesitate to make this your next place to vacation...you won’t be disappointed.

  • blackbeard0221 : stl
Home Again!!!!

We arrived back at the Dominicana the first part of October, for our 5th time here and the 12th time to Punta Cana. When we arrived we found our Lobby and Buffet were closed due to the hurricane damage. We had a smooth check-in at the Punta Cana Lobby, enjoyed some lunch, then a golf cart ride to our room. By the time our week was over our Lobby was open.Many Thanks to Melissa Foy and Natalia Pairo, for making our stay so nice once again!!! Thank You for the flowers and bottle of champagne, we truly appreciated it. We use our vacation to celebrate our Birthdays and Anniversary. You could not have asked for a better room. The room was always cool and the minibar ice cold. We actually wished we could have brought back the mattress and the coverlet, it was so comfortable. Many Thanks to Marisela for her towel art and the great job she did taking care of us!! We wanted for nothing. Since we love to take sunrise pictures we needed a little extra coffee, so we left a note on the bed and Marisela made sure we had enough. The Wi Fi worked great in the room no matter what time of day we accessed it.Once again there were plenty of choices, sometimes too many at the buffet. Guaranteed you will not go away hungry unless you are extremely picky. On different occasions one of the chefs would be walking thru the restaurant and talking to the guests. We always find when we get home, how much we miss all those choices, when we have to figure out what we want for dinner, or how much you miss those omelets for breakfast any morning you want one. Yenice and Magnolia, who were actually sisters took care of us at the Punta Cana Buffet. Dominco, was our waiter at the Seafood Restaurant, and the buffet at the beach for breakfast and lunch. We never had a problem being waited on. There was always someone asking us if we needed anything.The same could be said for the bartenders at the beach. Our bartenders were Luis, David, and Santos, for the week. They will remember what you are drinking!! Our waitress at the Punta Cana Lobby Bar was Madelyn. All of them were super friendly!! We didn't encounter anyone that was not friendly, or didn't understand us. They do understand English, and to tell you the truth, we feel we should learn more Spanish.Everyone works so hard here, The roofers were working all day re-roofing the building consisting of the Lobby and the Show Area. Others were working on the landscaping as there were a few very large trees that had been damaged by the hurricane. They still have quite a few palapas to replace on both the Dominicana and Punta Cana sides. It looked like they lost the first 2 rows to the hurricanes. There were still plenty of palapas to choose from. By now they have probably started on them. At least they didn't lose a lot of their beach, as some of the other resorts did, even before the last two hurricanes. The workers were out every morning raking up the seaweed. The girls in the restaurants keeping the floors clean and the girls taking care of the restrooms. The restrooms by the beach are the cleanest of almost any resort we have been at in the past 17 years. If you can give them a small tip, even a $1.00 or $2.00, we have found they truly appreciate it, but don't expect it. You don't have to tip every time. If you treat the employees with respect, you will be rewarded. They go out of their way to make sure your vacation is memorable. So we aren't sure about prior reviews claiming lack of service. Maybe some people feel entitled, we are just happy to be there and to be taken care for the week we were there.We spent all of our days on the beach just relaxing and enjoying the waves. While at the beach we met and spoke with families from Switzerland, Germany, England and Russia. Our beach neighbors for the week. It is always fun to meet families from other countries, every year it is someone different!! We can't wait to go back.At the airport we spoke with people who had stayed elsewhere, at Gold 6's, who had nothing good to say about their stay. This is why when people ask why we keep going back to the same resort, we tell them we don't have a good reason not to. We enjoy seeing the employees that we have become friends with. They will remember you, even though it has been a year.Don't hesitate to book here!!

  • yankeeman411 :
bad food

title says it all,staff was very friendly. i didn't appreciate every thirty feet someone trying g to sell me an excursion,i don't need the hard sell when I'm on vacation. if i want an excursion ill look for one.

  • GinaQ28 : Scotrun,
NOT A 5 Star like they Claim!

Do not stay at the Iberostar Dominicana in Punta Cana! It was the worst vacation my family had ever had! We are even “Club members” but we were disgusted by the way this resort is run. Day one: No internet or properly running air conditioning in our very poorly designed room. Day two: No running water in the entire resort for over 5 hours! I requested to move to another Iberostar and pay out of pocket for the upgrade and I was told NO by the member services because they were booked. I found out myself by walking over that they had availability but they would not help me either! How could the staff run the restaurants and bars without waging their hands???? Day three: No electricity during the night. So once again, no air conditioning, or lights, or tv, or internet in the room! Once again I complained to the office and was told “things happen!!!” Disgraceful! My family and I were not even offered an apology for the incredibly horrible experience much less any type of compensation in any form! This is suppose to be 5 stars?? No way! No swim up bar or servers by the pool either. The restaurants are very hot too! The food is mediocre at best! This was my fourth time staying at an Iberostar I am embarrassed by how poorly we were treated! We will not be returning!

  • Kimberley R :
Best holiday ever

Still here, enjoying my last day! 2 weeks of absolute heaven! Staff cant do enough for you! The entertainers and the lads of an evening truly become friends!! Will miss them all! Food is fab! We had the option to dine a la carte 3 nights a week as part of our deal but didnt once dine anywhere other than at the buffet!!!!! Cant find a single thing to complain about! Was made to feel welcome the minute i arrived! Truly has been my best holiday and favourite hotel to date!! Already looking to return next year!

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
  • Resort fees (if applicable) must be paid directly to the hotel
  • Hotel transfers for packages to USA
  • Hotel transfers for packages to Europe
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • 24 hour snacks and drinks
  • A la carte dining w/reservations
  • Unlimited Domestic beer, select International brand drinks and House Wine with meals
  • In-room mini-bar w/water, soft drinks and beer only
  • Lounge chair and towels (pool/beach)
  • Non-motorized watersports 1 hour/person/day:
  • Windsurfing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Kayaking
  • Boogie boards
  • Tennis
  • Billiards
  • Exercise room
  • Aerobics
  • Daily activities
  • Nightly entertainment
  • Free admission to the Disco and Sports bar, including drinks
  • Free admission to the Casino, drinks not included
  • 346 rooms in a 4-storey building with elevators
  • 2 buffet restaurants
  • 6 a la carte restaurants: Tropical, Mexican, Gourmet, Oriental, and Steakhouse, dress code & reservations required
  • Snack bar
  • Ice cream parlour
  • 8 bars
  • Casino
  • Disco
  • 2 pools
  • 4 Jacuzzis
  • 3 tennis courts
  • Mini-mart
  • Gift shop and boutiques
  • Gym
  • Sauna and steambath
  • Health spa and massage services (fee)
  • Beauty salon
  • Free WiFi internet
  • Medical services (fee)
  • Cocotal Golf Course nearby
  • Deep-sea fishing, Scuba diving, Horseback riding available (fee)

Standard Rooms include:

  • 1 king or two 3/4 beds plus sofa bed
  • Air-conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Small living area
  • Satellite TV
  • WiFi
  • Mini-bar
  • In-room safe (fee)
  • Full bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Max occupancy 4 no more than 3 adults

Kids Deals - 1st child 2-12 stays and eats free when sharing a room with 2 adults. Time restrictions may apply. Please inquire for further details.

For the Kids - Kids 4-12 can enjoy supervised activities at the Kids' Club, Playground, and wading pool. Babysitting services available (fee).

Stay at 1, Play at 2! - Guests of the Iberostar Dominicana have access to the facilities, restaurants and bars of the Iberostar Punta Cana.

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

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 Dominicana
    Punta Cana,Dominican Republic

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Iberostar Dominicana Hotel
Carretera Arena Gorda, Bavaro, Punta Cana 23000 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.

Child pricing may only be available with select tour operators and valid for select dates and durations. Child pricing rules are subject to change without notice. Please contact one of our vacation specialists if you require assistance with child pricing.

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.

Hotels do not condone unruly behavior, parties in rooms, excessive noise or any other actions that violate the hotels terms of use. Guests may be removed from the property at their own expense in the event of any disturbance or complaint from other guests or hotel staff. Escapes.ca cannot be held responsible for any guests who may be removed from the hotel due to a violation of rules.

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