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    Hotel Las Ballenas Escondidas

    Highway 5, Los Naranjos # 55 | Halfway between Samana & Las Galeras, Santa Barbara de Samana 32001, Dominican Republic
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    • Excellent67%
    • Very good23%
    • Average4%
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    “infinity pool” (3 reviews)
    “private beach” (8 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
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    Multilingual Staff
    Pets Allowed
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    2.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 5 September 2017

    Not always so quiet, at night you hear the ocean waves, tree frogs and insects, I am used to either sleeping or trying to sleep at night but during the six nights that my wife and I spent at Ballenas I spent many hours just...More

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    Response from escondidas, Gérant at Hotel Las Ballenas EscondidasResponded 12 October 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Thank you for taking the time to live in harmony with nature in our paradise. The team joins me to thank you again. cordially The manager Delphine

    Reviewed 26 May 2017

    Fantastic location- hosts were friendly- welcoming and supportive- pool was relaxing- gardens were gorgeous- ocean was pretty to look at- very special location. Quiet as at end of season- restaurant sat up high and allowed a spectacular of the beach and water- close to playa...More

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    Response from escondidas, Gérant at Hotel Las Ballenas EscondidasResponded 28 May 2017

    Hello Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We continue our efforts to satisfy you, is happy to receive you. Good continuation cordially The team of Las Ballenas Escondidas

    Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

    If you're looking for a nice and relaxing location far from the massive all including hotels that's the place to be. Located in a tropical garden full of palm, where you can almost only hear the birds and the sea. Really nice atmosphere.

    Thank simonepellegrini970
    Reviewed 20 February 2017

    This isn't a Marriott or an all inclusive resort; don't expect lightning fast wifi and 50" TVs in the rooms. There isn't 24/hr room service and you can't just walk into town. This is a place to relax and disconnect in nature. This is a...More

    3  Thank lebuffamir
    Reviewed 2 January 2017

    My boyfriend and I spent a few days at this charming boutique hotel and truly enjoyed our stay. The bungalows, the swimming pool, the breakfast area and the dining room are very peaceful, quiet, and offer spectacular views over the ocean and palm trees. The...More

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