Puerto Plata

Be Live Collection Marien


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Be Live Collection Marien is an exclusive, all-inclusive hotel in Puerto Plata, situated in the northern part of the Dominican Republic. At Be Live Collection Marien, you will enjoy an exceptional climate, luxurious facilities, tranquility, fun, and truly unforgettable moments. Located on beautiful Costa Dorada Beach, the crystal-clear water and coconut palm trees create the ideal setting and perfect vacation for families and couples.

Discover all that Be Live Collection Marien has to offer. Entertainment is assured all day long: aerobics, tennis, beach volleyball, sailing, and a kids' club are just a few of the activities. If you prefer to relax, enjoy the warmth of the sun and take a dip in the pool, or pamper yourself with a variety of massages and body treatments in the spa. When the sun goes down, the fun continues. Dance the night away at the disco, or try your luck at roulette, black jack, or slot machines in the hotel's casino.

The restaurants at Be Live Collection Marien serve-up a choice of exquisite flavors from around the world. Delight your taste buds with spectacular dishes from Brazil, Mexico, the Dominican Republic, and more. Choose delicious gourmet food from the international buffet and three themed restaurants. Enjoy your favorite cocktail at one of four lively bars.

Upgrade to Be Unique for an even higher level of luxury: enjoy VIP amenities, a Superior Room (subject to availability), turndown service, bottle of rum, concierge amenities, free WiFi, and access to the private lounge.

Plus, when staying in Superior Deluxe Rooms, guests receive upgraded amenities including a personalized check-in, a safe deposit box, late check-out (subject to availability), a superior mini-bar, one additional a la carte restaurant reservation, WiFi access throughout the hotel (one ticket per person, per stay), and complimentary access to the sauna and Jacuzzi sections of the spa (reservations required).

Learn more about Puerto Plata.
HOTEL LOCATION
The hotel is located aproximately 30-minutes from Puerto Plata's airport, beachfront along Costa Dorada Beach.
Address: Carterra Luperon Km. 4.5
Puerto Plata
PP

DR
Local Phone: 809-320-1515
Fax: 809-320-1414
HOTEL FACILITIES
Boutique Shops
Business Services
Car Rental
Concierge
Currency Exchange
Disco / Nightclub
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Meeting Rooms
Parking
Physician on Call
Pools
Number of Pools: 3
Outdoor Pools: 3     
There are two oversized swimming pools and a children's pool.
Golf: CLOSEBY
Playa Dorada Golf Club is located in the beautiful Playa Dorada Project. The following amenities are available: Driving Range, Putting Green, Golf Lessons, Bags & Club Rental, Shoe Rental, Pro Shop, Restaurant (VISA, MC, AMEX accepted)
Designed by Robert Trent Jones,this championship golf course has 18 holes with a yardof 6990, and par 72 It has wide fairways, 4 greens by the sea, 5 greens are set bordering inland water.
Holes: 18
Green Fees: $
Cart Fee: $
Club Rental Fees: $
Caddy: $
Tennis
Number of Courts: 2
Outdoor Courts: 2
Lighted Courts: 2
Water Sports on Site
Fishing: Additional Charge
Sunfish Sailing: Complimentary
Scuba: Additional Charge
Snorkeling: Complimentary
Wind Surf: Complimentary
Other Sports Available
Bicycles: Additional Charge
Other Sports: Ping Pong
Health Club / Spa
Aerobics: Complimentary
Massage: Additional Charge
Nautilus Equipment: Complimentary
Sauna: Additional Charge
Spa: Additional Charge
Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge
Facials: Additional Charge
HOTEL DETAILS
The resort's 584 guestrooms feature uniquely Dominican decor and ocean or tropical gardens views. The property's amenities include four restaurants, four bars, daily activities, nightly entertainment, a full service Spa, three pools, a Kid's Club, fitness facilities, a dive center, concierge and more! Beach: Located on a white sand beach Check-in: 3:00 p.m.
Check-out: 12:00 p.m.
Total Rooms: 584
Year Opened: 2001 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card, American Express
HOTEL RESTRICTIONS
The All-Inclusive plan does not include unlimited premium brands and specialty wines. Free WiFi access is available in the lobby area for 1 hour per day, per device. All access is non-accumulative.
ROOM TYPES
STANDARD ROOM
Equipped with complete bath, air conditioned , terrace or balcony, minibar, cable TV, telephone (outside line), safe-deposit box (extra charge), King Size or Queen Size bed. Garden or Poolview.
Rollaways Available, Rollaway Charge:
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
FAMILY JUNIOR SUITE
Gardenview, 2 full bathrooms, 2 bedrooms, small kitchen with microwave & basic cookware. Access to the areas & services offered by Better Together: Kid's Club with snacks during the day & video games; babysitting, unlimited WiFi access and more.
1 King Bed or 2 Twin Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Shower
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
JUNIOR SUITE OCEAN VIEW
Junior suite includes a bedroom with a king bed, a spacious living area with a sofa bed separated by a door, and two full bathrooms including one with a Jacuzzi. Guestroom also features a balcony with partial ocean views. Max Occ: 4 adults.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
STANDARD OCEAN VIEW
All the amenities of a standard room, plus a partial ocean view.
Rollaways Available, Rollaway Charge:
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
JUNIOR SUITE
Junior suite includes a bedroom with a king bed, a spacious living area with a sofa bed separated by a door, and two full bathrooms, one with a Jacuzzi tub. Guestroom also features a balcony with beautiful garden views. Max Occ: 4 adults.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
SUPERIOR DELUXE OCEAN VIEW
Guestroom includes one king bed or two beds, a complete bathroom with a Jacuzzi tub, and a private balcony or terrace with partial ocean views. 1 additional a-la-carte restaurant reservation. Complimentary access to the wet areas of the spa.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
SUPERIOR DELUXE
Guestroom includes 2 large beds, complete bathroom with a Jacuzzi tub, & a private terrace with beautiful garden views. 1 additional a-la-carte restaurant reservation. Complimentary access to the wet areas of the spa. Late check out.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
FAMILY JUNIOR SUITE OCEAN VIEW
Sea views, kitchen with microwave and basic cookware, access to Better Together: Kid's Club with snacks during the day and video games; babysitting service, 2 bars, 24 hour room service, unlimited WiFi access throughout the entire hotel and more.
1 King Bed or 2 Queen Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Shower
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe

OTHER INFO
Safe desposit box, personalized check in/check out, WiFi access, Discount on not included services.
DINING
Be Live Collection Marien features 1 meal plan options:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips-Five Restaurants/Four Bars
There are 5 Restaurants at Be Live Collection Marien:
Snack Bar - The Snack Bar offers customers specialty snacks to eat between meals.
Gourmet - Lovers of fine cuisine can choose from the most select dishes on the menu of the hotel. Reservations are required, and no children under 7 are allowed. Open for dinner only. Formal dress code.
Orale - The restaurant Mexican serves all the traditional dishes from Mexico for dinner. Reservations are required. Dress is formal. Open for dinner only.
Rodizio - Rodizio serves Brazilian fare a la carte. Open for dinner only, reservations required. Formal dress code.
Buffet - The buffet serves a wide variety of international breakfast, lunch and dinner options. Formal dress code.
ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Daily activities include beach volleyball, water polo, aerobics, dance classes, ping pong, beach parties, and more.
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
During the evening guests can enjoy a variety shows, nightly music and live entertainment. If they are feeling lucky, they can head down to the Casino to try their luck!
CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS
Volleyball, water polo, aerobics and Latin dance classes, nintendo, horseshoes, ping pong, and beach parties.
Applicable Ages: 4 to 12 years old

Children's Facilities
PlayGround
Children's Pool
Babysitting Fee: $
Advance Notice for Babysitting: 24 hours
At night, kids can look forward to theme parties, mini disco, a weekly special Night, where kids participate in a show afull mini-games program.

TripAdvisor Web Reviews
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Apple Vacations Traveller Reviews
Mediocre
STACEY B.
Jul 19 2017
This is fourth time booking with apple as a group (4 couples) and we were highly disappointed. Typically booking through apple gives us extra perks with the hotel. This instance we got nothing. The hotel was not great. We NEVER had enough towels or wash clothes even though there are only two people per room. That makes no sense to me. The staff was not friendly. No one communicated the events that would take place. Our apple representative was like a Dominican Police officer. Trying to force us to book an excursion and would not allow to look elsewhere. Of course, its a group of 8, so we made the best of it. But I would definitely not recommend this place to anyone. And I am highly disappointed at the lack of benefits for booking through apple. If we get the same thing as everyone else, what is perk of booking through apple?
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AMY L.
Apr 21 2017
The restaurants were frustrating as the ala carte was booked from our arrival until we left. The rooms were uncomfortable. There was nothing to do at night. The pool was great though. Beach had a shelf ledge which makes swimming hard.
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Take the good with the bad, Mostly bad!
LORNE M.
Apr 14 2017
Our stay at Be Live Collection Marian in Puerto Plata Dom Rep was our 20th anniversary. We have stayed at many all inclusive resorts and have traveled on cruise ships. We are easy going people and would not let our surroundings determine the total quality of our vacation. With that being said, we had a VERY nice time at Be Live! It was probably the most beautiful pool we have seen yet. The beach was nice. The food was ok. BUT when we got there they had overbooked. We had reserved an ocean view room and they wanted to give us a garden view. They wanted us to check back in with them the next morning to see if "maybe" an ocean view had become available. We were VERY upset to say the least. I contacted the Apple rep. Rodolfo, who contacted the manager and got us our ocean view room. BUT...yes again but, it was a very very outdated room!! It had a broken cupboard door on the dresser, mold around the bathroom sink, a broken tub, falling ceiling panels in the bathroom, broken fridge, and old furniture. We decided at that point to just accept the view and enjoy our trip regardless of the accommodations. From that point on we found the staff to be less than attentive, although our maid service was excellent!! We had to ask for silverware, napkins, misc at every meal. There was a key card slot inside our room door also that you had to put your key card in to turn on the lights. I have never seen this in a hotel or resort. It was a way to pinch pennies I guess. Like I said, we had a wonderful trip, but it was not due to the resort. This resort falls seriously short of what we feel the rating was. We would not recommend this to anyone!
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fun in the sun
KENNETH C.
Mar 23 2017
the employees were great. the Brazilian restaurant was great, sadly u could only use it once. the rooms were clean and huge. one room did have a problem with airconditioning , but the staff addressed it promptly. ive never had GREAT food in the dominican , but it was sub par here. dont get me wrong i found food and manged to gain 4 lbs. lol we found frozen drinks at the pool bar only. the others pored pina colada mix over ice ,with alcohol.
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Very well maintained older building
CHRISTOPHER A.
Mar 02 2016
We were in buildng 3, beachfront. Very nice older building. My biggest complaint was the trash intermingled with the sea weed that was washed ashore, and the trash in the sand, where people had left cups, straws, etc. They need more trash cans and more attention to beach cleanup.
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DIANA K.
Mar 02 2016
On Friday before our departure on Saturday we met with the Apple Rep (Luis) to see what time we needed to be ready for our airport transportation. We had three bookings, 5 people total. He looked up our information and advised we needed to be in the lobby at 1:20 (we had a 3:15 flight). I was checked out and in the lobby at approximately 12:10 when Luis approached me to see where the rest of my party was. I advised that they were not yet ready and they still had an hour to arrive for the transportation. There was a bus outside the lobby and he said we had to be on that bus in the next 5 minutes if we wanted to get to the airport. I explained that that was not possible because the rest of my group were not yet ready as we had been told 1:20 was our time. He was very, very rude to me and said it was our fault even though he admitted he had told us 1:20 was our time. He said that we did not have our Apple paperwork when we saw him the day before. I advised that if he needed our paperwork he would have only had to ask and we would have been more than happy to go to our rooms and get he information. He looked on his Apple paperwork and verified all three bookings when he gave us the time. He told me I had 15 minutes to get all of my party to the lobby or we would not be provided transportation. To say that it was a very bad way to end the vacation is an understatement.
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Slightly disapointed
KAREN G.
Jun 02 2014
1. There was no Casino in the hotel. It has been closed to sometime. 2. Maid service was so so. They didn't leave enough towels and had to chase them down for water. 3. The description of the hotel says, take a stroll along the Marina. What Marina?, 20 minutes away. no live music at all. We were bldg 9, third floor with no elevator. Our balcony view was a ton of garbage across the way, not on the hotel property, but one would think they should had cleaned it.
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Smelly Room
MICHAEL B.
Aug 24 2012
The hotel was ok, the staff was not as attentive as I've seen in other resorts. The hotel room was old (very outdated) and it smelled really bad. I've had to wash my clothes twice to get the musty smell out. I realize it is on the ocean, but I have not had this experience wtih other ocean front rooms.
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Disappointed
SARA B.
Jan 06 2012
The good - not too many people in Puerto Plata (maybe it's coz Punta Cana is so much nicer), so no need to fight for a beach chair. The bad - hotel very stingy with food selection in kind and quality, slices of cheese instead of chunks for you to help yourself to, few options for fresh tropical fruits, not even a softserve machine or free popcorn and nachos (like Iberostar Dominicana in Punta Cana where we went to twice), and managers not really insight in restaurants or other areas of the property to oversee staff and keep things moving. The ugly - photographers with iguanas, local tour agents walking all over the property, even pool side, to pitch. Where's the peace and quiet I am looking for? And what about security and safety when there are all these 'strangers' all over the place? Nightly entertainment was bad - bathing suit contest for little girls? asking little boys to strut their stuff copying moves by male dancers? how sexist and disgusting! Punta Cana's Iberostar Dominicana was much, much better. And tons of sea grass on the beach and garbage galore at mouths of rivers bordering beach properties, these are no-man's land (not hotel property) so glass bottles, plastic junk everywhere, washing into the ocean. Yuck, yuck, yuck. Won't be going back to Puerto Plata for sure, and certainly not to Be Live Grand Marien. Head to Punta Cana's Iberostar Dominicana instead.
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OK for the Price
JERALD H.
Dec 12 2011
The ground are very beatuiful and the pools are great. Also, the food was quite good. There were very few people staying there at the time and most of them were older, not very outgoing and didn't take part part in many activities. We are 62 & 69 years old and found this hotel to be boring. We like to dance and there was very little chance for that, except to go to their disco late at night. The activity staff didn't get out and engage the guests as much as they should have. Some people we talked to said they liked this place because it was "very relaxing". If that's what you're after, it may be for you. However, we can relax at home.
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CONSTANCE C.
Sep 06 2011
We had a fantastic vacation. Very pleased with the resort. The restaurants were good and the Gourmet rest was excellent.
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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
Great Value Great Vacation
Scott T, Toronto, Canada
Thu Jan 10 12:17:13 EST 2019
We stayed here in late Dec 2018. We booked the VIP package which I highly recommend. I've stayed in way to many all-inclusives to count. This was my first time back in DR in close to 15 years though. I found the resort to be incredibly good for the price we paid for it. The room was beautiful with no caveat required, spacious, well maintained, and well appointed with a refrigerator, coffee maker and safe included in the VIP package. The beach was as beautiful as I recall for the area. Soft white sand. The VIP package gives access to a separate, adults only area with beach beds and a dedicated beach bar. As long as they don't over sell the package it takes a good vacation experience and makes it an awesome one. The food is very good relative to the price point. The drinks are about what I expect at the price. While the service was great, I did struggle to find a drink I loved as the mixes used were not great. But again, given the price point, this is not something to complain about, and I didn't hear any guests complaining. About the only complaint I had, and it was small, was the stray cats. At one point we counted 12 cats wandering through the snack bar. When one of them started spraying the furniture it was really quite disgusting. I hope the owners will do something to control the cat population. Cats aside, it was a great value. Yes, I could list a bunch of small things, but I could do that about resorts costs 50% more.

Best family vacation ever
lucmannella, Montreal, Canada
Wed Jan 09 14:05:20 EST 2019
We have been coming here for 2 years now. And we'll likely come again next year. This resort is great for the kids. We come here with my son and his family of 3 kids. Dany and Kirsia at the Brazilian restaurant were great. Everybody at the buffet especially Dolores, Israel the manager of the buffet who gave us a great seat at the new years eve party. Deyanira who works at the Mexican restaurant was so nice. We love this resort and well be back.

Small gem
blossomgervais, Montreal, Canada
Wed Jan 09 02:30:12 EST 2019
We stayed here from dec 16-23 I have stayed at several resorts in puerto plata and am very glad I stayed here.the other reviews made me nervous about the food being bad ,but I’m glad I didn’t listen!everyone was very kind to us and we had more than enough options for food!we stayed in building 3 which was not far from the beach and snack bar and pool!we stayed on the 3rd floor my brother in-law stayed in the room next to us and my sister in-law was on the first floor with ocean view!not one of us had any problems with our room.the air conditioning kept the room cold .the bathrooms were nice and clean and our maid was very kind and stocked our room everyday with beer pop and water!would def come back here again!never felt crowded never waited in line for food.homestly one of the best resorts we have attended.the beach wasn’t bad not clear water but the only clear water I’ve seen in puerto plata was sosua beach,so bring water shoes. Free wifi is 1 hour a day by the pool or buffet,we caught it in the buffet. Lots of shops but we made our purchases in Santiago where it’s cheaper. The front desk extremely helpfull booked all our a la carts for us and got 1 extra! Would def come back!

Enjoyed our vacation. The food and the service in the buffet wasn't the best.
Curious31857897077,
Tue Jan 08 17:11:08 EST 2019
Very well laid out resort. Everything was a short walk. The resort was very clean and housekeeping was excellent. Good beach and pool area. The entertainment staff were very good especially Mayo. Everyone loved the foam party in the pool. New Years Eve was great which included lobster at dinner and fireworks. They could of had more for teens to do in the evening. Overall we enjoyed our vacation but the food and the service at the buffet wasn't the best. We were seated quickly but often were not given beverages until meal almost finished.

Group visit, excellent time
Dreiatorres,
Tue Jan 08 16:54:07 EST 2019
Came in a group of 6 for a fun vacation just after the new year. The hotel staff was very welcoming and room was ready at the correct time. The ocean view room was stunning and worth the extra money, calming sounds of the ocean at night. The guest services manager was amazing and very accommodating. He was always greeting us when we saw him and asking if there was anything he could help with. Thank you Frank for helping to make our vacation so much better. The pool is great, always lot of space to swim. Bartenders were always happy and the Banana Mama is a must try. Overall we had a great time, and would consider the Be Live Collection again.



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