BlueBay Villas Doradas

Playa Dorada, Dominican Republic

939 reviews
Good wellness hotel. Great location.
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  • Wi-Fi
  • Garage & Parking
  • Restaurant
  • 24h Service
  • TV
  • Fitness
  • Room
    • Radio
    • Safe
    • Internet Access
    • King-size Bed
    • Double Bed
    • Bathroom
    • Shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Minibar
    • Tea/coffee maker
    • Satellite/cable TV
    • Air conditioning (centrally regulated)
    • Balcony/Terrace
  • Facility
    • Hotel Room Safe
    • Hairdresser
    • WLAN access
    • Bar(s)
    • Room Service
    • Laundry Facilities
    • Laundry Service
    • Restaurant(s) with non-smoking area
    • Shops
    • Foyer
    • Theater
    • Air conditioning
    • Small supermarket
    • Public Internet Access
    • Coatroom
  • Food
    • Breakfast Served
    • Lunch Buffet
    • Breakfast Buffet
    • All inclusive
    • Lounge Chairs
    • Jacuzzi
    • Outdoor Pool(s)
    • Aerobics
    • Entertainment Program
    • Diving
    • Jet Skiing
    • Windsurfing
    • Ping Pong
    • Cycling/Mountain Biking
    • Swimming Pool
    • Sauna
    • Tennis
    • Pool bar
    • Children's Entertainment
    • Sun terrace
    • Bocce
    • Water Skiing
    • Number of Pools
    • Banana Boat
    • Massage
    • Surfing
    • Sailing
    • Beach Umbrellas
    • Beach Volleyball
    • Golf
Complejo Playa Dorada Calle principal 538 Puerto Plata
0 ft to downtown


This exclusive resort is situated directly on the seafront, in the prestigious zone of Playa Dorada, an area bursting with possibilities, ranging from nightclubs and shopping to casinos and an unparalleled 18-hole golf course. The beach is just a short walk of 150 m away and the centre of Puerto Plata is 5 km from the resort. Santiago airport is 130 km, while Santo Domingo airport is 200 km away.


The hotel was built in 1987. Guest accommodation comprises 245 rooms. These are distributed across one main building and 8 adjacent buildings. A lobby and a reception are available to travellers. Services such as a cloakroom and a safe ensure a comfortable stay. Wireless internet access is available to guests in the public areas. Various gastronomic options are available, including a restaurant and a bar. Various shops are available, including a souvenir shop. There is also a garden. Travellers arriving by car can leave their vehicles in the garage or in the car park. Additional services include multilingual staff, room service, a laundry service and a hairdresser. Active guests can make use of the bicycle hire service (no extra charge) to explore the surrounding area.


Rooms feature air conditioning, a fan, a kitchen and a bathroom. The standard features of most rooms include a balcony. The rooms have a double bed or a king-size bed. A safe and a minibar are also available. Guests will also find a tea/coffee station included as standard. An ironing set is also available for guests' convenience. Little extras, including internet access, a telephone, a TV, a radio, an alarm clock and WiFi, contribute to a great stay. Slippers are laid out in each of the rooms. The bathroom offers convenient facilities including a shower. A hairdryer, a vanity mirror and bathrobes are provided for everyday use.


The establishment features various options for cooling off on hot days, including a pool and an outdoor pool. A sun terrace, sun loungers and parasols are also available. The hot tub is the perfect place to relax. There is also a poolside snack bar. A variety of sporting activities, such as biking/mountain biking, tennis, bocce, beach volleyball and volleyball, or for a fee, golf, are offered at the accommodation. Many sports options are available, including water sports such as windsurfing, sailing, kayaking and snorkelling. For a fee, water skiing, banana boat rides and diving can also be enjoyed. Jet skiing is organised by third-party operators. Travellers can take advantage of a wide range of indoor sports at the hotel, including a gym, table tennis, yoga and aerobics. At the establishment, various wellness options, such as a spa, a sauna, a beauty salon and massage treatments are offered. Guests of all ages have the opportunity to enjoy an interesting entertainment programme.


All-inclusive is bookable. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are available. The accommodation also offers snacks. The show cooking is a particular attraction. The hotel offers alcohol-free drinks and alcoholic beverages.


The following credit cards are accepted at the establishment: VISA and MasterCard.


  • Breakfast
    "Tasty breakfast"

    "Tasty breakfast."

  • Service
    "Fantastic service"

    Excellent staff. Great entertainment. Great bartenders.

    "Friendly, excellent service in bar and restaurant." "Recreation staff is nice." "Average management, reception and housekeeping." "Booking process should be better organized." "Hotel security is ok."

  • Location
    "Great location"

    All inclusive bars. Close to downtown. Close to airport.

    "Great location near the airport." "Close to the beach, and okay shopping." "Parking is rare."

  • Pool
    "Ordinary pool"

    Hotel has several pools. Horrible pools. Clean pool.

    "Moderately clean pool area."

  • Cleanliness
    "Quite clean"

    Everything clean. Clean table. Dirty plate.

    "Rooms and pool are acceptably clean." "Clean hotel facilities." "Clean enough restaurant, but poorly cleaned bathrooms."

  • Vibe
    "Decent vibe"

    Chic decor. New pillows. Great atmosphere.

    "OK vibe and a friendly atmosphere." "Hotel could use some updating." "Stylish hotel." "Entrance area is not particularly attractive." "Hotel is fairly plain." "Great for a wellness holiday." "Nice for romantic trips." "Good for traveling with friends."

  • Comfort

    Clean sheets. Decorative pillows. A/c wasn't working.

    "Average sized rooms with typical beds, noise and comfort levels." "Small bathrooms and inadequate A/C."

  • Value for money
    "Fairly good value for money"

    Complimentary fruit basket. All inclusive bars. All inclusive resort.

    "Fairly good value for money." "Relatively high internet cost." "Affordable beverage prices."

  • Room
    "Room needs to be improved"

    Very little water pressure. Outlets didn't work. A/c leaked.

    "Poorly-maintained rooms with inadequate A/C and bad minibars." "Old, mostly clean rooms with decent balconies but uncomfortable furniture." "Excellent views from decently sized rooms with okay beds." "Small rooms and poorly cleaned bathrooms." "Shower can be a problem."

  • WiFi
    "Complaints about WiFi"

    WiFi cost extra. Wifi you have to pay for. Poor wifi.

    "Wifi quality could be improved." "Relatively high internet cost."