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10 Best Hotels in Puerto Plata

Playabachata Resort - All Inclusive
4 out of 5
Bahia de Maimon, Puerto Plata, Puerto Plata
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The price is AU$273 per night
8.67 km from city centre
3.6/5Good! (773 reviews)

"I will preface this review by saying that I am basing it on the price we paid for our stay. My husband and I stayed at the resort July 18-24. The cost for those days was VERY cheap for an all-inclusive. For what we paid, we were very happy. This is definitely not a 5-star resort but, like I said, ..."…"

Reviewed on 7 Aug. 2020

Playabachata Resort - All Inclusive
Lifestyle Tropical Beach Resort & Spa All Inclusive
3 out of 5
Cofresi Beach, Puerto Plata, Puerto Plata
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4.39 km from city centre
3.5/5Good! (1,000 reviews)

"The staff really went out of their way to make sure we enjoyed our stay. Thru difficult times and easy times it was easy to see that they valued us as customers, and wanted us to return."…"

Reviewed on 23 Mar. 2020

Lifestyle Tropical Beach Resort & Spa All Inclusive
Iberostar Costa Dorada - All Inclusive
4 out of 5
Carretera Luperon Km 2.5, Puerto Plata, Puerto Plata
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4.31 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (999 reviews)

"The room we got was terrible, even though the resort was almost empty. Overlooked the garbage and laundry facilities in the neighboring resort. When asked, we were moved to the renovated side."…"

Reviewed on 27 Mar. 2020

Iberostar Costa Dorada - All Inclusive
Lifestyle Crown Residence Suites - All Inclusive
3.5 out of 5
Playa Cofresi #1, Puerto Plata, Puerto Plata
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4.39 km from city centre
3.8/5Good! (480 reviews)

"The resort was large, clean, and beautiful. The staff was very pleasant and helpful. The Crown Residence was the older property and not setup well for handicapped (lots of steps & no place for wheelchairs in/on the transportation vehicles. At least, I didn't see any). It also has the concrete couch/furniture.a ..."…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar. 2020

Lifestyle Crown Residence Suites - All Inclusive
Be Live Collection Marien - All Inclusive
4 out of 5
Carretera Luperón, Km. 4.5, Complejo Turístico, Puerto Plata, Puerto Plata
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4.14 km from city centre
3.7/5Good! (998 reviews)

"Great Staff, nice pool, beautiful beach, very useful amenities"…"

Reviewed on 12 Mar. 2020

Be Live Collection Marien - All Inclusive
Ahnvee Resort Adults Only
4 out of 5
Calle Pedro Clisante s/n, Sosua, Puerto Plata
The price is AU$175 per night
19.37 km from city centre
2.9/5 (124 reviews)

"Everything was great from check in to check out! Staff was very helpful, food was great."…"

Reviewed on 12 Feb. 2020

Ahnvee Resort Adults Only
Cofresi Palm Beach & Spa Resort All Inclusive
3.5 out of 5
1 Paradise Drive, Cofresi Beach, Puerto Plata, Puerto Plata
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4.57 km from city centre
3.4/5Good! (881 reviews)

"I love everything about this hotel!!! Great pools, amazing variety on food and great service."…"

Reviewed on 17 May 2020

Cofresi Palm Beach & Spa Resort All Inclusive
Blue JackTar
4 out of 5
Playa Dorada, Puerto Plata, Puerto Plata
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$179 per night
5.36 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (329 reviews)

"Great staff, close to restaurant, beach and the free breakfast was amazing, not just a continental breakfast but a complete breakfast."…"

Reviewed on 26 Feb. 2020

Blue JackTar
Monte Vista
3 out of 5
Calle America Latina. La mulata II, Sosua, Puerto Plata
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$105 per night
21.19 km from city centre
3.9/5Good! (65 reviews)

"El complejo es bastante cómodo, la piscina es muy buena. El problema es con la música en el área de la piscina, no hay música propia del complejo, pero tampoco se puede poner música aunque esté a bajo volumen. No es fácil estar en un área de recreo con un silencio sepulcral. Deben resolver eso para ..."…"

Reviewed on 3 Aug. 2020

Monte Vista
New Garden Hotel
3 out of 5
C. Dr Rosen # 32, El Batey, Sosua, Puerto Plata
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$104 per night
18.92 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (326 reviews)

"Great location and friendly staff!! Great restaurant too. I will come back here for sure!"…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar. 2020

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Visiting Puerto Plata

Travelers to Puerto Plata give high marks for the beaches, entertainment choices, and lively bar scene. This relaxing city also attracts tourists with its live music and waterfalls. Top sights in the city include Fort San Felipe, Pico Isabel de Torres, and Ocean World Adventure Park.

  • There are 351 hotels and other accommodations in Puerto Plata
  • The closest major airport is in Puerto Plata (POP-Gregorio Luperon Intl.) 14.2 from the city center
  • The next closest is in Santiago (STI-Cibao Intl.) 44.9 away

Sightseeing and Staying in Puerto Plata

Well known for its live music scene, the city's cultural venues include Amber Museum, Museum of Taino Art, and Museo de la Comunidad Judía de Sosúa. Notable city landmarks like Fort San Felipe and Pico Isabel de Torres might be worth a visit. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the beaches and these places to visit: Playa Dorada, Long Beach, and Isabel De Torres National Park.

In Puerto Plata, there are 351 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have ample places to choose from for your holiday retreat. Here are highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Garden by the Sea - With a stay at this 3.5-star bed & breakfast, guests can enjoy access to a water park and an outdoor pool, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its beach locale and pool.
  • Ultravioleta Boutique Residences - Our customers like the beach locale and pool at this condo resort. This 4-star condo resort features a private beach, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi.
  • Casa Colonial Beach & Spa - This 5-star hotel features a full-service spa, 3 restaurants, and an outdoor pool. Expedia customers like its beach locale and pool.

Other top sights in Puerto Plata include Ocean World Adventure Park.

Dressing for Puerto Plata

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 89°F and the nighttime average to be 68°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 93°F during the day and 71°F at night
  • July through September averages 93°F during the day and 75°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 91°F during the day and 68°F at night
  • Average annual rainfall for Puerto Plata is 1.69 inches
  • Hottest months are usually July and June with an average temperature of 93°F, while the coldest months are February and January with an average of 68°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Puerto Plata?
Playa Paraiso en Magante is a favourite property for Expedia customers. This hotel offers a private beach and free breakfast. Reviews from our site also recommend Anton Reef and Sosua Inn Hotel as top choices for your visit.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Puerto Plata, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most hotel bookings are refundable if you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of your check-in date. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, it may still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within 24 hours of booking. Enter dates and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to review the best deals available in Puerto Plata.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Puerto Plata?
Based on reviews, Costambar is a popular 2.5-star aparthotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other choices for your budget-friendly stay include Casa Marina Beach and Reef and Lifestyle Tropical Beach Resort & Spa All Inclusive.
What's the best hotel for families in Puerto Plata?
Iberostar Costa Dorada - All Inclusive is a top 4-star property on Expedia for families, and features a children’s pool and a free children’s club. Other choices for your child-friendly holiday include VH Gran Ventana Beach Resort - All Inclusive and Sunscape Puerto Plata - Optional All Inclusive. Also, attractions such as Puerto Plata Cable Car and Ocean World Adventure Park are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for couples in Puerto Plata?
Casa Colonial Beach & Spa is a favourite 5-star hotel for couples, and features comfy beds and bathrobes. Other good choices for a romantic stay include Blue Bay Villas Doradas - Adults Only - All Inclusive and Sunscape Puerto Plata - Optional All Inclusive.
What's the best accommodation for an all-inclusive stay in Puerto Plata?
Iberostar Costa Dorada - All Inclusive is a 4-star all-inclusive property featuring 5 restaurants and 2 poolside bars, and a favourite with Expedia travellers. Other good choices for your stay include Viva Wyndham V Heavens - All-Inclusive Resort, Adults Only and Cofresi Palm Beach & Spa Resort All Inclusive.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Puerto Plata?
Hotel Kaoba is a top hotel for people travelling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and an outdoor pool for its human guests. Two other good options for you and your pet’s trip include Cabarete Boutique Ecolodge Beachfront and The Ocean Club, a Luxury Collection Resort, Costa Norte.
What's the best place to stay to stay near the beach in Puerto Plata?
VH Gran Ventana Beach Resort - All Inclusive is a top 4-star beachfront property with 2 outdoor pools and 4 restaurants. Other good choices for your stay near the beach include Iberostar Costa Dorada - All Inclusive and Be Live Collection Marien - All Inclusive. Head to Playa Dorada or Sosua Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the best high-end place to stay in Puerto Plata?
Casa Colonial Beach & Spa is a 5-star hotel with 3 restaurants and a full-service spa, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for an elegant place to stay. Another upscale option for your stay is Millennium Resort & Spa.
What's the best boutique hotel in Puerto Plata?
Casa Colonial Beach & Spa is a favourite 5-star hotel with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features 3 restaurants and a beach bar. Urban Cabana and Millennium Resort & Spa are other choices for a boutique stay.
What's the best accommodation for a golf trip to Puerto Plata?
Casa Colonial Beach & Spa is a top 5-star hotel that has an adjacent golf course and features a full-service spa. Other good options to stay near a golf course include Blue JackTar and Blue Bay Villas Doradas - Adults Only - All Inclusive. You can tee off at Playa Dorada Golf Course, Playa Grande Golf Course or Los Mangos Golf Course while you’re in town.
What are some hotels with pools in Puerto Plata?
Be Live Collection Marien - All Inclusive is a popular 4-star property featuring an outdoor pool, a children’s pool and 8 restaurants. Other choices that offer an on-site pool include VH Gran Ventana Beach Resort - All Inclusive and Iberostar Costa Dorada - All Inclusive.

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