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West Paterson, New Jersey
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2014

Entertainment is great, the staff are soooo nice and cool.. John cenacle, moskito and coffee they were amazing.. The bar attendant are very helpful and friendly I felt like I was home, this place is very good for family vacation ..

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2 Thank Kenia R
The Management T, Manager at The Tropical at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice comments. It was our pleasure to host you at The Tropical at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort Puerto Plata and we look forward to welcoming you back for another unforgettable vacation. Sunny regards The managment More 

New Bern, North Carolina
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2014

This was my first trip to the Dominican Republic...we met a group of fiends there and we stayed at one of the villas...it was a 5 bedroom 5 bathroom villa with pool. The place was amazing! The people in all areas seemed to be very well trained and extremely courteous. The services in all areas was top notch. Great entertainment... More 

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The Management T, Manager at The Tropical at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort, responded to this review

It was certainly our pleasure hosting you at The Tropical at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort Puerto Plata. We are glad to learn that you enjoyed our services and facilities and that your vacation experience was a memorable one. We passed your nice comments to the rest of the team! Thank you for making Lifestyle Puerto Plata the preferred resort for... More 

Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 April 2014

The Tropical hotel at this resort was overall a great experience. Would like to thank a few of the staff there. John Cena and Moskito you two were very entertaining. Everyone at Aqua Center was amazing. We did a lot of diving there and they were very helpful in booking the dives we wanted. Angel gave us the comfort that... More 

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The Management T, Manager at The Tropical at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing The Tropical at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort Puerto Plata for your holidays. In the name of our entire staff, we want to thank you for taking time to share your review with other travelers. We are glad to learn that you enjoyed our services and facilities and that your vacation experience was a memorable one. Thank... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2014 via mobile

My daughter and I stayed here for a week and had the best time ever on vacation! The employees of the hotel are some of the friendliest I have ever met on vacation. We left with a lot of new friends, especially John Cena, Mosquito, Coffee, Johnny Bravo and our favorite waiter, Jose in Casablanca. Yes, the rooms are in... More 

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The Management T, Manager at The Tropical at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay at our hotel. We sincerely appreciate all feedback. It is an honor to know that our staff is providing our guests with the natural warm and hospitality that characterize the Dominican people. Please be assured that your nice comments will be forward to our staff. They... More 

Gatineau,Québec
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31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2014

First, I have to precise that everywhere we go we always have fun and we also have good relation with the staff as we love to participate to games and everything...and yes, we do give money (tips)!! Tropical Lifestyle was our first place where we didn't enjoy our stay at all. Where should I start? Let me start with the... More 

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The Management T, Manager at The Tropical at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort, responded to this review

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Port Colborne, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 12 April 2014

We had a great time at the Tropical Resort! The resort was beautiful, the rooms were clean and service was excellent whatever we asked for we got. The shows were excellent and the animation team were the best! Our thanks to Lenny Craviz, Jhonny Bravo and I think her name was Tiana they were very entertaining and really made our... More 

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The Management T, Manager at The Tropical at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort, responded to this review

Dear Marsha, Thank you for taking some time to express your impressions during your stay at The Tropical at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort Puerto Plata. It was delightful for all our staff to read that you appreciate the service of all of them and the facilities at the resort. Your comments encourage us to continue improving our services. Thank you... More 

Forest Hills, New York
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2014 via mobile

If you are reading the review like I did before booking my vacation.... Most reviews are from the VIP timeshare owners. The resort is catered to them and not anyone else. If you are staying at the tropical SAVE YOURSELF DONT BE FOOLED BY THE NICE REVIEWS.... the resort by far is one of the worse placed I have ever... More 

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The Management T, Manager at The Tropical at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to share your experiences with us. We would like to apologize for any inconveniences that you may have experienced; we sincerely regret that, on this occasion, we were not able to fully meet your expectations. We feel confident that we have provided all services and amenities as described on the Cheap Caribbean website and... More 

Attleboro, Massachusetts
1 review
Reviewed 12 April 2014

I had a wonderful time!! The food was great the location was beautiful. All the options available made it almost like a different resort every day. The staff, especially John Cena, were exceptional and so courteous and friendly. It was almost like I was at a home away from home thanks to the staff!!

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The Management T, Manager at The Tropical at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort, responded to this review

The nice notes like the one you kindly posted on the Trip Advisor webpage are very appreciated by us. Thank you for taking some time to express your impressions during your stay at The Tropical at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort Puerto Plata. Thank you for staying with us and we look forward to be able to welcome you back. Warmest... More 

New York City, New York
1 review
Reviewed 12 April 2014

The staff at the resort was really great. They were friendly and remembered your name. The animation team was amazing... Always dancing and making sure everyone was having fun. The restaurants had delicious food and wonderful service. There are plenty of things to do there and the shows at night were all amazing and beautiful. I went to the tropical... More 

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The Management T, Manager at The Tropical at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice comments, we passed them to the rest of the team! It was our pleasure to host you at The Tropical at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort Puerto Plata and we look forward to welcoming you back for another unforgettable vacation. Sincerely, Annett Fiedler Hotel Manager More 

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Reviewed 12 April 2014

I was there for 3 nights and I had so fun and really enjoin thoses day. I stayed at tropical. The entertainment was so good. My girlfriend love the pool aerobic class thanks to Jhonny bravo and Jhon cena. Pucho, pochi pochie and coffee was the best friend the I make there. The Sunday partie was amazing, then band, And... More 

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The Management T, Manager at The Tropical at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort, responded to this review

Dear Kevin, It was certainly our pleasure hosting you at The Tropical at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort Puerto Plata. We are glad to learn that you enjoyed our services and facilities and that your vacation experience was a memorable one. We passed your nice comments to the rest of the team! Thank you for making Lifestyle Puerto Plata the preferred... More 

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set within the sprawling Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort, The Tropical offers a classic hotel vacation experience set within quaint, two- and threestory, Mediterranean-style buildings. The mood is laid-back and distinctively Caribbean. Guest enjoy all resort facilities and amenities (excluding the V.I.P areas) including swimming pools, a choice of excellent restaurants, exercise rooms, tennis courts, windsurfing and so much more. The Lifestyle Tropical is Ideal for couples seeking a private island hide-away with all the advantages of a world-class resort. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Tropical at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort

Address: Columbus Torre 1 | Playa Cofresi, Puerto Plata 57000, Dominican Republic (Formerly Lifestyle Tropical Beach Resort & Spa)
Region: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > Puerto Plata Province > Puerto Plata
Price Range: $152 - $868 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Tropical at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 282
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Also Known As:
Lifestyle Tropical Beach Resort And Spa
Lifestyle Tropical Beach Hotel Puerto Plata
Lifestyle Tropical Beach Resort Spa
Hacienda Tropical
Hotel Lifestyle Tropical Beach
Hotel Style:
#6 Family Hotel in Puerto Plata
#7 Top resorts Hotel in Puerto Plata
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Plata
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“For privacy, peace and tranquility getting a Villa or Presidential would be the best.”
 of 5 bubbles 257ericw, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Make sure you ask about any construction going on, and ask to be away from ANY power plants, large fan units, etc.”
 of 5 bubbles RickIn508, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Got lucky as we were given a room in the building of #4000's, which is pretty close to everything, top floor. Room was OK (1990's), CRT TV, aged fridge but functional, close to the noisy A/C central (but couldn't hear a thing inside) = Overall Very good, spacious and bed very comfortable....”
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“My hotel room had no hot water, the electricity kept cutting off so there were over 2 blackouts. The room had mosquitos in the bathroom and the walls and ceiling were leaking. I wouldn't stay at the tropical resort again ...sorry”
 of 5 bubbles Netta29, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Stay by the Tropical because it's the best part more activities ....Confresi had the best rooms though. I prefer location over room type.”
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