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La Romana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Before talking about the place, I want to talk about he staff. The most outstanding hotel staff we have met in Dominican Republic... where do they find this staff and how do they training? Who knows? But they are amazing. They make every effort for your stay to be perfect and they have a touch of being personable but not...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 29 July 2016

If you want top shelf service without being in a busy and loud all-inclusive, this is the place. Small, quaint, quiet, tucked away in the mountains, with an awesome view of the beach, this place has top shelf food and spa. It is hard to find super clean in Baharona and this place is it. I have a place in...

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France
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Casa Bonita is the address to stay in the fabulous coastline that runs from Barahona to Pedernales, with breathtaking views, jewel-like colours and hillsides spilling with palm and mango trees. The best features are the swimming pool area as well as the river spa and the zip line built amidst the Bahoruco forest. Plenty of things to do and discover...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I heard of Casa Bonita Tropical Lodge on a Dominican television program a few years ago and promised myself to visit the place one day. My wife and I just spent two wonderful nights at Casa Bonita celebrating our first wedding anniversary. Wow! this place fulfills all expectations: The place is a dream, the food is out of this world,...

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Toronto
Reviewed 27 October 2016

This lodge is nestled in the mountains, you have both a beautiful mountain view and a stunning ocean view. The hotel is at the top of a hill, which you get to up a very bumpy gravel road, one part of the road had been washed out a little scary at night, especially as there is no lighting of any...

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Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We have stayed at this place for 3 nights and it was simply amazing! It is a 3.5h drive from Santo Domingo where we have landed,but this part of the island is so beautiful and non commercialized. Somehow out of nowhere there is this beautiful resort siting on top of the hill a few minutes from the beach. Nice fresh...

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Reviewed 16 September 2016

This is a Diamond in the south part of the Dominican Republic, there's no other place close to this in the area in regards of quality, so if you are looking for luxury combined with great customer service, this is the place to go. The owners were very detailed in the things that makes a place comfortable and luxurious at...

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Thank you so much R0mer1 for sharing your experience with the community and us! It was truly a pleasure to be your host & hope to have you back in a near future. We will make sure to congratulate the Team onsite that continues to excel our clients expectations and provide world class costumer service. See you soon!

Reviewed 5 September 2016

This may be a thorough review so please read on... The drive from Santo Domingo to Casa Bonita takes approximately 3.5 hours with the occasional pit stops in each town you cross through. Roads were recently repaved (2016) and are in good condition but be wary at night as no street lighting is available in most parts of the road....

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Dear Mymigi. Thank you for your review and for choosing our hotel. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay and we looking forward to having you again as our guest. We appreciate your recommendations for future guests and your kind words that promote our services.

Somerville, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 August 2016

We ate at the restaurant several times during our stay in Baharona. The food was outstanding. The service was very good as well. We kept going back because we enjoyed it so much. The view was wonderful and the breeze refreshing.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We had a pleasant three-day stay at the Casa Bonita. Service was generally good. We asked for a couple of small things to be done in the room but they were not done until we reminded them again. They took care of them and we were appreciative of the apology. We enjoyed the friendliness of the staff. The quality of...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Minibar
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Once the weekend retreat of the Schiffino family, Casa Bonita has been budged by nature to open its doors to outside guest and become an eco-lodge. Located in Barahona, in the still unspoiled and secluded southwest region of the Dominican Republic and adjacent to the only biosphere reserve in the country, Casa Bonita offers a unique ecological experience.A member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, Casa Bonita Tropical Lodge consists of 12 Deluxe Rooms & 1 Ocean View Suite, a Spa and Restaurant featuring naturally grown products from the area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Casa Bonita Tropical Lodge

Address: Km. 17 Carretara de La Costa, Barahona, Dominican Republic
Region: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > Barahona Province > Barahona
Price Range: £153 - £271 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Casa Bonita Tropical Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 13
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Casa Bonita Hotel Barahona
Casa Bonita Tropical Lodge Dominican Republic/Barahona
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“All rooms and all locations are good, I"m sure. Great place to work and rest quietly.”
 of 5 bubbles domingom5, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“GEt a room with sea/mountain view, suites are real suites!”
  • View from the balcony of the suite
 of 5 bubbles R0mer1, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms quiet. Closer to pool will have less stairs. Much to do, plan for some exciting activities. Can't wait for new rooms.”
  • Simply put...breathtaking!
  • Morning Mimosas - Infinity - Heated Pool - Spectacular view
  • Ziplining (Canopy Tour) at Casa Bonita - River View
  • Sunrise from the Casa Bonita Ocean View Suite
 of 5 bubbles mymigi, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ocean View Suite is simply amazing !”
 of 5 bubbles Alinutza92, 23 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are similar although the ones being built now might be somewhat larger”
 of 5 bubbles simoncross1, 1 Apr 2016 | Read review
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