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Iberostar Dominicana

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Iberostar Dominicana


These forums are fabulous! We are headed to the iberostar dominicana in a few weeks, two adults and no kids. Any advice from a seasoned traveler is welcome. Our main goal is total relaxation and a smooth trip with cocktails. Any advice on requesting a room on a certain floor, best ways to get a strong drink, restaurant recommendations? Can we get away without dress up clothes? How early do we have to get out to grab palapas?

Cape May, New Jersey
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Just returned from IPC - shared resort, all facilities. No towel game. Lots of chairs at 8-9 AM, beach and pool. Lots of palapas on the beach. The premium drinks and alcohol will be found mostly at the lobby bars. We enjoy the buffet rather than being tied down to a reservation time, but reservation hours go long, so just stop at the lobby desk when no one is waiting, easy reservations. The Gourmet-LaSibila, on Thursday nights, do the "Special Romantic Dinner." Fixed menu, Elegant service, roses for the ladies. Gentlemen, long pants please. Long pants required for specialty restaurants. Don't drink the "Brahma" beer in mini bar. Yuck. Everything is close, no matter where room is. Nice, grilled lobster many afternoons at beach patio.

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This is great info thanks Kathryn. We're going in September for the first time........ Been to Iberostar's in Europe and always enjoy the experience.

Winnipeg, Canada
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want a strong drink, ask for more alcohol or a double,,, they are happy to oblige.

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My husband and I went to Iberostar Dominicans in November. We were not impressed by any of the specialty restaurants we went to so we just went to the buffet. What made the resort special are the great people that work there. The beach drink service was great. We were in the same area on the beach every day and got to know the waiters on the beach.....look for John....he is so much fun and you will get whatever you want in drinks. I take $100 in 1 dollar bills for tips...the people work so hard there and are always so pleasant. I think they deserve tips even though it is supposed to be included. As far as rooms...I would ask for anything but the ground floor. We were on the ground floor and had some problems with ants. It wasn't real bad but if you can I would avoid it. Most important.....go and have a great time!!!

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