Punta Cana

Iberostar Dominicana


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Honeymoon: Bottle of sparkling wine, fruit platter, and Iberostar gift.

Iberostar's Premium Collection: Visit a tropical paradise, where lagoon-style pools shimmer beneath swaying palm trees, just steps away from the sugar white sands of Playa Bavaro and the crystal blue Caribbean water. Iberostar Dominicana offers the ultimate family vacation, with incredible dining options, a spa, casino, separate children's pool and activities for every member of the family. The resort is a relaxing and vibrant escape, with days full of sun and laughter and nights filled with music and shows.

Iberostar Dominicana was designed with fun for the entire family in mind. Kids can play in Lucy's Club while teens meet friends in the teen club and parents unwind in the hotel bars, casino, and nightclub. Hotel entertainment and live shows are just some of the many options guests can take advantage of in the evening hours, along with dancing at the famed Hangers Disco, with all parts to it created from an old DC6 airplane!

Sports fans will find a wide array of individual and team activities at Iberostar Dominicana. Play a round of tennis or scuba dive in the clearest Caribbean waters with a team of expert guides. The on-site 18-hole P.B. Dye Golf Course provides a great game for the golf enthusiast.

Work out in the beachfront fitness center, and clear your mind and relieve stress at Iberostar Dominicana's modern spa. Six on-site ŕ la carte restaurants (dining restrictions apply), two international buffets, and a grill/snack bar create a unique dining experience at this Punta Cana resort. You will be delighted with the wide array of restaurants and bars available at the Iberostar Punta Cana.

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HOTEL LOCATION
With all three resorts situated side-by-side along an immense stretch of Bavaro Beach, the Iberostar properties practically forrm a town unto themselves. Located on the Southeast coast, the resorts are 22 km from the airport and 54 km from Higuey.
Address:
PUNTA CANA


DR
Local Phone: 809-221-6500
Toll Free Phone: 888-923-2722
Fax: 809-468-5859
HOTEL FACILITIES
Barber / Beauty Salon
Boutique Shops
Car Rental
Currency Exchange
Disco / Nightclub
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Meeting Rooms
Parking
Physician on Call
Casino Onsite
Pools
Number of Pools: 2
Outdoor Pools: 2     
There are two parallel free form lake-style swimming pools, creating a massive pool area rimmed with comfortable lounge chairs, shaded palapas and swaying palm trees. There is also a children's pool.
Golf: NEARBY
Located in the hotel complex.
Holes: 18
Lessons Available
Tennis
Number of Courts: 2
Outdoor Courts: 2
Lighted Courts: 2
Court Fee: Fee for night play
Water Sports on Site
Fishing: Additional Charge
Sunfish Sailing: Complimentary
Scuba: Additional Charge
Snorkeling: Complimentary
Wind Surf: Complimentary
Other Sports Available
Horseback Riding: Additional Charge
Other Sports: Kayaks, boogieboards
Health Club / Spa
Aerobics: Complimentary
Jacuzzi: Additional Charge
Massage: Additional Charge
Nautilus Equipment: Complimentary
Sauna: Additional Charge
Spa: Additional Charge
HOTEL DETAILS
Visit a tropical paradise, where lagoon-style pools shimmer beneath swaying palm trees, just steps away from the sugar white sands of Playa Bavaro and the crystal blue Caribbean water. The resort is a relaxing and vibrant escape. Iberostar Dominicana offers the ultimate family vacation, with incredible dining options, spa, casino, separate children's pool, shops and more at the nearby Caribbean Street, as well as a brand new casino in the lobby area. Beach: Guests have direct access to an immense stretch of beautiful white sand beach, dotted with swaying tropical palms and shaded palapas. Enjoy warm turquoise waters and an exciting variety of watersport activities. Check-in: 3:00pm
Check-out: 12:00pm
Total Rooms: 506
Year Opened: 1995 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card, American Express
HOTEL RESTRICTIONS
Guests are guaranteed the following minimum # of a la carte dinner by duration- 3-4 nights= 1 a la carte dinner, 5-7 nights= 3 a la carte dinners. No spring breakers aloowed. Each room must have someone who is at least 21 yrs old.
ROOM TYPES
STANDARD POOL VIEW ROOM
Pool view standard room and with privileged location, welcome details at the room.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Kitchen
Minibar
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
SUPERIOR JUNIOR SUITE
Spacious junior suite includes one king bed or two double beds, and a private balcony with breathtaking ocean views. Room also features complimentary access to the spa wet areas, bathrobes and slippers, and much more.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
STANDARD PANORAMIC VIEW
Double room, on upper floor, with Panoramic view of the Hotel. Welcome details at theroom.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Kitchen
Minibar
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
JUNIOR STE
Spacious junior suite includes one king bed or two double beds, and a private balcony with stunning garden or pool views. Room also features complimentary access to the spa wet areas, bathrobes and slippers, and much more.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
OCEAN VIEW STANDARD
Guestroom includes one king bed or two double beds, and a private balcony with a beautiful ocean views. Room also features complimentary access to spa wet area, a minibar, turndown service, and more.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
STANDARD GARDEN VIEW ROOM
Garden View Standard room, welcome details at the room.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
STANDARD STAR PRESTIGE
Double Room with balcony with star prestige package like Welcome champagne bottle andfruit platter, Nespresso Coffee Machine, Premium wine and liquor with 750 ml bottles:whiskey, gin, rum, vodka, white and red and more. Free access to the spa wet area.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Kitchen
Minibar
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
SPA JUNIOR SUITE
Located near the spa. Free access to spa's wet areas. Spa credits and amenities. Daily aromatherapy. Special tea service. One king bed. Priority location convenient to spa. Garden or pool view from private balcony.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
STANDARD GARDEN VIEW ROOM
Garden view standard room with the welcome detail at the room.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Kitchen
Minibar
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
JUNIOR SUITE STAR PRESTIGE
Garden View Standard room, welcome details at the room.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Kitchen
Minibar
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
FAMILY SUPERIOR 2 CONNECTING
It is a family unit composed by two connecting rooms. Welcome gift , for children (Chocolates) and adults (Bottle of Rum), Toys for children, Bath robes for adults and children, Minibar stocked with juices and snacks, PlayStation in the room.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Kitchen
Minibar
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
DINING
Iberostar Dominicana features 1 meal plan options:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips-FULL-There is a coupon system in place for the a la carte restaurants.
There are 9 Restaurants at Iberostar Dominicana:
La Marimba - A la carte restaurant. Reservations are required. Men are required to wear long pants.
La Pagoda - Oriental a la carte restaurant. Reservations required. Men are required to wear long pants.
Maria Bonita - Mexican a la carte restaurant. Reservations are required. Men are required to wear long pants.
Star Rock Cafe - Serving snacks and a la carte dinner. Men are required to wear long pants.
La Cana - Continental breakfast and buffet lunch (10am-12 noon) and buffet lunch (12:30pm to 4pm) Steakhouse (7pm-10pm) Reservations are required. Dress Code: Casual
La Yola - Ice cream stand (11am-5pm).
Higuey Main Buffet Restaurant - A buffet restaurant with show cooking, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.Men are required to wear a shirt with sleeves and Bermuda shirts.
La Sibilia - An a la carte gourmet restaurant. Reservations are required. Men are required to wear long pants.
El Conuco - Continental breakfast (10am to noon),k buffet lunch (noon to 4pm) and snakc bar (4pm to 6pm).
ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Organized activities by Entertainment Team, Billiards, Table Tennis, Volleyball, Gymnastics, Jazz, Archery.
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Professional Shows, Live Nightly Entertainment, DC-6 Disco, exciting casino action in the Dominicana Casino.
CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS
The Mini-Club (4-8 years), Maxi-Club (9-12 years) and Teeny Club offer all types of activities supervised by a professional staff. There is also a playground and mini- disco.
Applicable Ages: 4-12 years old
Program Fees: Complimentary

Children's Facilities
PlayGround
Teen Disco
Babysitting Fee: Yes
Advance Notice for Babysitting: Yes

Apple Vacations Customer Satisfaction Score
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5248 Recommend
5248 past Apple Vacationers would recommend Iberostar Dominicana to their friends and family



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THOMAS M.
Dec 05 2018
Right off the start bad experience, I arrived at 12:30 pm and didn't have room ready till 6pm. The room was old looking, shower curtain was too small, sink didn't drain until you pulled out stopper, no stopper in bathtub, and outlets were actually loose. The grounds though were nice and beach was the best part of this hotel. The food was the biggest complaint here. Breakfast was great, Lunch ok, but the dinner was just awful. The restaurants were actually worse than the buffet. They are also doing construction on walkways as well the Star Cafe is closed. I wouldn't go back here if it was free.
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Anniversary celebration
LINDA L.
Nov 20 2018
We just returned from our 5th visit to Iberostar Dominicana once again we loved it. Friendly staff, beautiful grounds, pool and beach beautiful, we will return.
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Iberostar Dominicana GREAT for families
NANCY Y.
Jul 10 2018
I would recommend this hotel to families. There is much for kids to do (Kids camp, pool games, beach games). However teens will struggle with things to do. Couples looking for a romantic getaway this is not the place. I also don't like restaurants having a "dress code" for people on vacation. The seafood restaurant was terrible. Our lobster bisque soup with crab consisted of a bowl of various seafood items, then staff poured in this green substance. I guess lobster bisque means something different in Punta Cana. The buffet restaurants were good. The staff are excellent. We did not book any excursions, because I read on-line that Scape Park is pretty much what they try and sell you and it can get quite crowded and unorganized. We did a day trip to Fun Fun cave that was amazing. We also did a zip line course that rivals Costa Rica.
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not what it's been in the past
IZABELLA Z.
Jun 02 2018
Our room was not ready till after 6pm wasted the first day waiting. The maid never so how showed up till after 4 or 5 pm daily hard to get dressed for dinner or not have the room cleaned. Had Med problem with our grandson the on sight med was terrible
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11 time in Iberostar - Best resort
KATE Z.
Apr 24 2018
This is our 11 time in Iberostar Dominicana. We absolutely love this resort. Keep doing what you are doing, we will be back again!
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Just OK
DIANE T.
Apr 05 2018
Good: The staff was great everywhere: maid service, restaurant and bar staff, entertainment. The beach was beautiful. There was seaweed, but that is just a part of nature. Areas To Improve: The rooms are dated. The bed and pillows wer comfortable. There was only one outlet in the bathroom and only one under the nightstand. This was annoying. The liquor was 90% off brands. There was no Bacardi or Captain Morgan and the Vodka selection was weak. The only beer was Presidente. The pool did not have built in loungers so you can be comfortable and cool in the water. I've never been to a resort that doesn't have them. The steak restaurant was very good. The omelette and pasta bars were good. The cooks worked very hard! The fresh fruit and bread were delicious. The rest of the food was just OK. After 2 times in Punta Cana and several in Cancun, Playa del Carmen and Cozumel, I prefer Mexico.
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Fair and friendly
ARTHUR E.
Mar 30 2018
The pros, friendly attentive staff. The room comfortable, weak air. The food average seems the same at all hotels. The strength of the alcohol week same as all the others. The service always excellent. Cant blame the staff for owners policies. The beach however is beautiful but the palapas are so close together there is no sun to tan in. So basically you need two spots one for shade then move to the end of the palapas to see the sun.
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JONATHAN W.
Mar 02 2018
Great hotel, layout was good. Very clean, excellent staff. Food was ok. Nothing to write home about. The drinks need much improvement. Beer is good.
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Second time visitor
WILLIAM H.
Feb 26 2018
We LOVE the Iberostar! 1st time we stayed at the Punta Cana, this time we were in the Dominica. Both rooms were well appointed, buffet food was good. French and American food was horrible. Steak house was awesome. Pools are HUGE with a great party atmosphere. Beach was a bit crowded, but get there early and reserve a good spot and you're set for the day. Would we go back? In a heartbeat!
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Wonderful Experience!
TIERNEY B.
Feb 23 2018
The staff there are above average! They are what made our trip to the Dominican excellent. Jensy, Lori and "Mr. Solution" went above and beyond! Thank you!
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Iberostar Dominicana....great beach
CHARLOTTE W.
Feb 23 2018
The beach at this resort is fabulous! Bar service on the beach is lacking..lucky to see a waiter once in a day. Food was fair....buffet items always cold. Servers very pleasant.
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Exceeded expectations
thumper114, Ontario, Canada
Sun Jan 13 03:10:48 EST 2019
Having recently stayed at Sandals Grenada I lowered my expectations coming here, especially paying $700USD for the week, with direct flights. I was pleasantly surprised with this resort, and my first time to the DR. Stayed in a a Family Double room (connecting rooms). You will have to keep the a/c on full (which also goes off once you leave the room) but it works fine. The beds and pillows were very comfortable and the mini fridge was restocked daily. The towels were exceptionally soft. The staff here are great; so friendly and helpful. The food quality was excellent. My wife thought as good as Sandals. Though selection day to day is similar at the buffets, it is great. Especially when the ones by the beach are open until 4!! The only food disappointment was the Asian a la carte. Both the mini-buffet and entrees were cold and rather bland. The Mexican restaurant was the best a la carte. Of note, you are given a coupon book after checkin. Be advised that the one for the spa ($30) is only valid if you spend at least $100, though nothing on the coupon states that. Use of the beach equipment is great, and the fitness center is the best I've ever seen at a resort. Tip : eat at the Iberostar Punta Cana buffet (next door to Dominicana buffet). Food is identical and yet 1/2 the crowd or less for some reason.

Great Spot!
STLfan1981,
Sat Jan 12 16:44:35 EST 2019
The staff was very friendly; especially Wascar! The rooms and public areas were clean. The beach is good and would say it’s the best along the Atlantic side. Took a long walk along the beach and it narrowed and had quite a bit of seaweed. Food was ok! Not much of a healthy option. If you’re trying to decide between Mexico {Playa} and here; choose Mexico if the flight is shorter and cheaper. Couldn’t really tell a difference between the two.

First Time Family Trip to Punta Cana - Average Stay but Will do things different Next Visit
needsavacation755,
Sat Jan 12 06:34:22 EST 2019
This was our first Family Trip Vacation and with a family of 6, budget was a big concern. We decided to stay at the Dominicana as it fit our price point. We were greeted at the hotel by very friendly staff and introduced to our concierge - Angel Feliz. We could not have been given a better Guy. Angel was great and he attended to our every request and treated us like a member of his family. All of the staff was incredibly friendly but some obviously more than others. As with comments from others on this location being the lowest of the other locations here, that is 100% correct. It is nice and food is good, but if you are looking for 5 star food, this is not the location for you. Language Barrier was sometimes a problem. We asked when we arrived for more wash clothes and extra pillows and they never arrived. We went to the front desk the next day and when we returned from the beach, there was an extra bed in our room and still no extra pillows or cloths. Slowly we started getting more of what we needed and although we requested several times to have the bed removed, it stayed in our room the entire trip. We stopped asking. House Keeping did ok, but was not as great as the rest of the staff. At one point, we did get a delivery of extra wash clothes it was 10:30 at night (2 hours later than requested) and all the family was sleeping, I got out of bed to answer the door, she pushed passed me, turned all the lights on and counted out wash clothes on the bed, turned around and left. Was incredibly rude but again seemed to be the normal reaction from cleaning staff. All in all the sleeping quarters were clean, but not overly clean as there was obvious remnants from the previous days and nights that were left in open area's sometimes for days. Finally, we were told on check in to find our rep from AMSTAR to get excursion information and to get our departing information. We looked for the rep from the day we arrived until the day before we left and never saw her. It was not until we spent an hour tracking her down. She was very rude and essentially gave us the departing information and brushed us off. They make extra money for you to take the excursions, so if you are not spending extra money on these, you will not exist to them. Everyone else from AMSTAR was terrific on the transportation end, just be aware of the staff at the hotel. In closing, we had a good vacation and it was much better to be in the sun instead of in the snow but if you are looking for the 5-star experience, you are going to have to pay the extra money and stay at the Bavaro or the Grand.

Iberostar DR
KimAlfau, Cancun, Mexico
Thu Jan 10 07:36:32 EST 2019
We Celebrate my uncle's 50th birthday. We were a group of 40 people from the United States. We stayed 1 week. All excellent, the hotel was very attentive to our needs. Food delicious, all complex perfect. Staff friendly. Our suite excellent. So happy to be there, no disappointment.

Christmas Visit
anthony k,
Tue Jan 08 08:35:35 EST 2019
Our family of 3 spent Christmas at the Iberostar Dominicana over the holidays. It was our 11th time staying here and the Bavaro next door so obviously we quite like this resort. The staff are great and the grounds and beach are wonderful. The downside that we continue to run into at this resort is that there is usually an issue with the room maintenance that WE need to rectify. Our initial room had a leak over the bathroom ceiling which you could see by water stains and damage was something that was going on before our arrival. Also the safe did not work. We reported the issues to the front desk separately as we discovered them. So I returned to our room after maintenance had visited our room but there was no note if everything was fixed, so off I went to the front desk again to see what was up. They said we need to change rooms as the leak was going to take time to fix. The room manager was at the lobby at the time so I asked why doesn't the resort check the rooms to see if things like the tv, safe, shower etc are in working order BEFORE the guests arrive instead of leaving up to the guests to report problems as they settle into their rooms. Didn't get much of an answer so we packed all our stuff up and moved into our new room and unpacked everything. Nice waste of precious holiday time which the resort didn't seem to care about as I brought it to their attention. Luckily the only thing not working in the new room as TV (batteries) and 2 rooms keys. Iberostar: please institute a Room Check policy before guests arrive! Tip to guests: Ask assurance from the front desk that everything is in working order before accepting your room.



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