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    Royalton Punta Cana Resort & Casino
    Punta Cana
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    Surrounded by swaying palm trees and sugary sands, the all-inclusive Royalton Punta Cana Resort & Casino in the Bávaro resort area of Punta Cana beckons to R&R-seekers. Guest rooms and suites feature rain showers, coffee makers, satellite TVs, stocked minibars and balconies or terraces. And according to previous guests, the accommodations are clean and comfortable (albeit small and dated), though many recommend splurging for a Diamond Club room or suite. Each comes with extras like butler service, a pillow menu and access to a lounge with daily breakfast and evening hors d'oeuvres. The property's six restaurants, which plate everything from Japanese teppanyaki-style dishes to Italian-inspired fare, are another hit among travelers. And with three pools (not including one for Diamond Club guests), a fitness center, a casino and a water park, there's plenty to satisfy all entertainment needs. Speaking of entertainment, younger guests can stay busy at the two kids and the teen clubs, which have pingpong tables and PlayStation games. The all-inclusive rates cover all activities and entertainment, plus meals and nonmotorized water sports equipment rentals.
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    The Reserve at Paradisus Punta Cana
    Punta Cana
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    The Reserve at Paradisus Punta Cana is an all-inclusive Punta Cana resort that caters to vacationing families. Property amenities include the Kids Zone, a children's pool with waterslides, a trampoline, a rock climbing wall and suites that come with family concierge service for arranging on- and off-site activities. The Family Concierge suites also offer video game consoles (upon request), kids minibar items, nightly milk and cookies, children's beach kits and kid-sized bathrobes, slippers and towels. Those vacationing sans little ones can book a Paradisus Suite, which features a hydromassage tub for two, a terrace or balcony, an adult-friendly minibar and free Wi-Fi access. When it's time to eat, guests can dine at one of four on-site restaurants or at an eatery at the neighboring sister property, Paradisus Punta Cana Resort. The all-inclusive package covers meals at all on-site restaurants except the Passion by Martin Berasategui fine dining venue. Plus, vacationers enjoy free access to four tennis courts, nonmotorized water sports equipment, daily fitness classes, loaner bicycles and more. Recent guests loved the on-site amenities and activities, although some were disappointed with the property's subpar cuisine and dated suites.
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    Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino
    Palm Beach
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    With eight floors, beach access and the Stellaris Casino, the Aruba Marriott Resort certainly doesn't lack activities. Guests 18 and older can visit the Tradewinds Club, with its exclusive H2Oasis adults-only pool and poolside bar. The area is free to access when staying in Tradewinds accommodations. Meanwhile, swimmers of all ages can retreat to Palm Beach (the stretch of Aruba sand the resort sits on) or the massive main pool. Rooms come outfitted with flat-screen TVs, private 100-square-foot balconies, walk-in closets, wet bars, minifridges and Wi-Fi access (for a fee). For meals, guests will find five restaurants, plus a coffee shop and a gelato parlor. Cuisine options range from classic steakhouse fare to fresh sushi to Italian. Overall, former guests raved about the property's superb customer service and delectable food, though some lamented the excessive smoke odor in the casino. Since this resort is part of the Marriott hotel family, members can pay for their rooms with Marriott Bonvoy points.
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    Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort Spa and Casino
    Palm Beach
    $45 Nightly Resort Fee
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    $45 Nightly Resort Fee
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    Perched on the white sands of northwestern Aruba's Palm Beach, the Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort Spa and Casino provides guest-approved customer service and amenities to suit every need. Each of the Hyatt's 357 accommodations comes equipped with a 65-inch LCD TV, a minifridge, a coffee maker and one or two of Hyatt's signature Grand Beds. Plus, all rooms can be booked with accrued World of Hyatt points. Adults can get a good pampering at ZoiA Spa or test their luck in the property's casino before retreating to the beach or three-level pool area. Kids will especially love the pool's two-story waterslide. When hunger sets in, visitors can choose from five traditional restaurants (and one beachfront eatery), including a Mexican-inspired eatery and the open-air Ruinas del Mar. For a more romantic atmosphere, dine on the beach at Pampered in Paradise or aboard one of the catamarans that set sail every Wednesday. Although many past visitors enjoyed their stays here, some suggested that they expected more for their money.
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    Breathless Punta Cana Resort & Spa
    Playa Bavaro
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    This adults-only resort sits adjacent to Plaza Uvero Alto, a shopping center located approximately 20 miles northwest of downtown Punta Cana. It's the first AMResorts property to debut under the hotel group's latest brand, Breathless. Catering to singles and couples, the resort features the brand's signature Unlimited-Luxury package, which means all-suite rates cover food, drinks, activities, taxes and gratuities. Accommodations feature contemporary Caribbean decor and come equipped with free Wi-Fi access and complimentary minibars replenished daily with beer, soft drinks and water. Enjoy views of the ocean, pool or verdant gardens from your private balcony or terrace's Jacuzzi. For some extra peace and quiet, plus extras like butler service and upgraded bath amenities, past vacationers recommend reserving an xhale club suite. When you're not relaxing in your suite, pamper yourself at the relax Spa by Pevonia (treatments cost extra) or laze along the resort's alabaster sands while a beach concierge caters to your every need. If you need a break from the sand, you'll have your pick of four pools, including an infinity-edge pool, a bi-level pool and two pools reserved exclusively for xhale club guests. When you're ready to savor a delectable meal, head to one of the resort's 10 restaurants, which serve everything from Pan-Asian fare to Mexican-inspired dishes. Most previous guests enjoyed their stays here, although some report broken suite fixtures and subpar cuisine.
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    Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana
    Punta Cana
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    Fans of the Hard Rock name won't be disappointed by this Punta Cana installment. Presiding over the northern end of the Bávaro resort strip, the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana caters to guests looking for a rowdier vacation. Aspiring musicians shouldn't miss the opportunity to rock out with the resort's PICKS and wax programs, which includes Fender guitar or Crosley record player "room service." If you're looking to ride out a lucky streak, the 45,000-square-foot Hard Rock Casino houses 400-plus slot machines and 40 game tables. The property also offers relaxing amenities, including 13 pools and the Rock Spa; you can enjoy some peace and quiet while the little ones are busy at the on-site arcade or one of two kids clubs. Recent guests raved about the resort's amenities and spacious, swanky digs – complete with hot tubs and private balconies – but some said the staff could work harder to provide a VIP experience.
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    The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba
    Palm Beach
    15% of room rate Nightly Resort Fee
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    15% of room rate Nightly Resort Fee
    • Free WiFi

    Situated on the beach on Aruba's northwestern coast, this Ritz-Carlton outpost, opened in 2013, lives up to its brand's service, amenities and expectations, according to reviewers. Each stay starts with a complimentary welcome drink at check-in and extends to the spacious rooms, all of which feature marble bathrooms with separate showers and large soaking tubs, 46-inch LCD TVs and furnished balconies. Recent visitors described the staff at the front desk and the five on-site restaurants as exceptional. However, the property's cuisine receives mixed feedback. While some previous travelers enjoyed their dishes, others said their meals were average and expensive. When it's time to explore the hotel's offerings, adults can test their luck at slots or table games at the casino or head to the 15,000-square-foot spa to indulge in a unique treatment like a hammock massage or a Caribbean coconut salt scrub. This hotel isn't just for grown-ups, though. The Ritz Kids club entertains children ages 4 to 12 with activities like arts and crafts and board games. Plus, visitors of all ages can enjoy the hotel's two pools and beach, where water sports equipment like paddleboards, kayaks and snorkeling gear are available. And thanks to its Marriott ties, The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba participates in the Marriott Bonvoy program, allowing members to accrue or redeem points here.
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    Renaissance Santo Domingo Jaragua Hotel & Casino
    Santo Domingo
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free Parking

    Situated in the bustling Malecon, the Marriott-affiliated Renaissance Santo Domingo Jaragua Hotel & Casino offers a convenient location for travelers looking to explore Santo Domingo's contemporary neighborhood. Visitors appreciate the updated decor and say the hotel makes for a comfortable stay. Rooms feature plush bedding, Aveda toiletries and, in select accommodations, views of the Caribbean Sea. But with all of the other amenities, you may not need to spend much time in your digs. Travelers say the pool is large, well-maintained and right across the street from the ocean. For a little more pampering, head to the spa. Or, if you're tempted to test Lady Luck, check out the on-site casino. After you work up an appetite, grab a bite at one of the hotel's two restaurants, Luna Bar & Restaurant and Sol Pool Lounge & Restaurant. The property also features a coffee shop with homemade gelato for those with sweet tooths. Recent guests' only complaint was the occasionally lackluster customer service. However, if you're a Marriott Bonvoy member, you can earn or use points here.
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    Renaissance Curacao Resort & Casino
    Willemstad
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    This resort next to Riffort Village in Willemstad, Curacao, caters to business and leisure travelers with its ample amenities. Guests have access to a large meeting space, a fitness center, an outdoor infinity pool, a casino, a man-made beach and a jogging trail, among other amenities. For meals, the resort boasts the internationally focused Nautilus Restaurant, plus a beach bar with casual fare and a lobby bar with light bites and cocktails. Recent visitors loved the property's delectable (albeit expensive) cuisine and attentive service. However, some lamented the outdated room decor. Each accommodation comes equipped with a 32-inch flat-screen TV, a minifridge, a coffee maker and slippers and bathrobes. As a member of the Marriott family, this Renaissance property allows participating Marriott Bonvoy members to rack up or redeem points here.
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    The Cove at Atlantis, Paradise Island
    Paradise Island
    $73.14 Nightly Resort Fee
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    $73.14 Nightly Resort Fee
    • Free WiFi

    The Cove at Atlantis offers some of the more upscale accommodations within the Atlantis Bahamas resort complex. Suites at this Marriott outpost include queen- or king-sized beds, private balconies and spacious marble bathrooms. If you're looking to up the luxury factor, book a Sapphire, Presidential or Penthouse suite, which offer personal butler service. Guests at The Cove also enjoy access to all of Atlantis' amenities, including the Mandara Spa and a casino with more than 700 slot machines. For seclusion from the rest of your Atlantis vacationers, steal away to the traveler-approved Cove Pool, which boasts an adults-only, 9,000-square-foot pool and 20 private cabanas. After you've soaked up some rays, take your pick between more than 20 on-site restaurants and numerous bars and lounges. Overall, past visitors praised the on-site facilities (covered by the resort fee) but weren't as complementary of the staff, citing the subpar service as not worth the high prices paid. To offset the cost of your stay, use accrued Marriott Bonvoy points to pay for your room.
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    Barceló Bávaro Palace
    Punta Cana
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free Parking

    Flanking the southern tip of Punta Cana's resort strip alongside its sister property, Barceló Bávaro Beach, the all-inclusive Barceló Bávaro Palace promises prime access to soft sands and green fairways, not to mention an on-site casino. However, some guests feel that this resort doesn't live up to its word, citing subpar cuisine at the 11 on-site restaurants and lackluster customer service. But those who cite a pleasant stay here attribute their enjoyable experience to the resort's beautiful grounds and spacious guest rooms and suites, which come equipped with high-tech amenities like flat-screen TVs, iPod docking stations and Wi-Fi access (for a fee in standard accommodations). The resort also offers plenty of entertainment for children and families, as well as kid-friendly facilities like two water parks and a children's pool. With the kids out splashing, weary parents can indulge in a massage or facial at the property's spa.
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    Dreams Palm Beach Punta Cana
    Punta Cana
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free Parking

    Sandwiched between the ocean and Bávaro Lagoon Wildlife Refuge at the southern end of Punta Cana's resort strip, this all-inclusive Dreams resort boasts rooms and suites appointed with flat-screen TVs, stocked minibars, free Wi-Fi access and furnished balconies or terraces. Recent visitors recommend paying extra for a Preferred Club accommodation, which offers additional perks, such as upgraded minibar items and toiletries, personalized concierge service and access to exclusive pools and the Preferred Club Lounge. However, many cautioned that all of the property's accommodations are dated and feature thin wall that tend to let in a lot of noise from passers-by. Outside the rooms, visitors will find a plethora of amenities, including a casino, kids and teens clubs, a theater with nightly performances, a fitness center and a beach with complimentary nonmotorized water sports equipment. What's more, Dreams Palm Beach Punta Cana is home to seven bars and seven restaurants, one of which only welcomes adults. All of the eateries earn ample praise from past diners, especially Asian-inspired Himitsu, French-influenced Bordeaux and the international buffet.
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    Dreams Punta Cana Resort & Spa
    Punta Cana
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    Sitting 13 miles northwest of Punta Cana's Bávaro resort strip, Dreams Punta Cana Resort & Spa flanks powdery sands and boasts ample activities, such as snorkeling, rum tastings, Spanish lessons and archery. Plus, the property offers tennis and beach volleyball courts, as well as one of the largest free-form pools in the Dominican Republic. After working up an appetite, guests can choose from one of this Dreams outpost's eight restaurants. Although travelers offer mixed feedback about the on-site eateries, most say Oceana's seafood-focused dishes are tasty. When it's time to bed down for the night, visitors can unwind in their guest room or suite. Each comes equipped with a furnished private balcony or terrace, a stocked minibar, free Wi-Fi access and a cable TV. This AMResorts property offers the brand's signature Unlimited-Luxury package, meaning the all-inclusive room rates cover most amenities, including all meals and beverages, nonmotorized water sports equipment rentals and kids and teens club activities.
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    Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino
    Oranjestad
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    Sitting on 40 acres in Aruba, the Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino caters to both couples and young families with its two distinctive areas: the adults-only Renaissance Marina Hotel and the kid-friendly Renaissance Ocean Suites. The adults-only Renaissance Marina Hotel features a casino (one of two at the property), a fitness center, an infinity pool and the Okeanos Spa. Meanwhile, Renaissance Ocean Suites boasts its own beach lagoon, outdoor pools and the Patamingo Kids Club. No matter which section of this Renaissance resort you stay at, you'll have access to six restaurants (plus a Starbucks and two bars), a private island with family and adults-only beaches, and the shops at the attached Renaissance Mall. Guest rooms and suites in both areas offer contemporary decor, flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi access and private balconies or patios. Although some past guests said the room decor was a bit dated, many loved the private island, friendly staff and tasty cuisine. If you're a member of the Marriott Bonvoy program, you can use accrued points to pay for your stay.
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    La Concha Renaissance San Juan Resort
    San Juan
    18% of room rate Nightly Resort Fee
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    18% of room rate Nightly Resort Fee
    • Free WiFi

    Stylish and sleek, La Concha boasts striking ocean views from its perch along Condado Beach's sugary sands. But La Concha's position on Puerto Rico's northeastern shoreline isn't the only reason this Renaissance outpost earns high praise from recent guests. Rooms and suites are comfortable and spacious (albeit slightly dated in some areas). Standard amenities include 37-inch flat-screen TVs, walk-in showers and free Wi-Fi access. Past visitors also attribute a satisfactory stay to La Concha's plentiful entertainment options. Sun-seekers can sprawl along the beach, while history buffs can head less than 4 miles northwest to explore Old San Juan. Still craving more action? Test your luck at the on-site casino or invigorate your taste buds at one of eight restaurants. Cuisine options range from American to Italian to Japanese. If you participate in the Marriott Bonvoy program, you can earn or redeem points here.
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    Harborside Resort at Atlantis
    Paradise Island
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Breakfast

    For residential-style villas within the Atlantis complex, previous guests say you can't go wrong with the Harborside Resort. You'll have your pick between spacious one-, two- and three-bedroom villas, all featuring private patios, washers and dryers and kitchenettes. Past visitors say the large rooms and convenient amenities make Harborside an excellent choice for vacationing clans. Families will also enjoy the fact that access to the 141-acre water park, 11 pools, three beaches and marine exhibits (among other resort attractions and activities) are all included in Harborside's room rates. But while lodgers are quick to praise the included resort amenities and attentive staff, reviewers aren't as complimentary of the food. Guests say the restaurants (of which there are 21) are over-priced. Reviewers also warn that your pocketbook won't find much relief at the on-site grocery store.
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    Sunscape Curaçao Resort, Spa & Casino
    Willemstad
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    A beachfront resort on the southwestern coast of Curacao, Sunscape Curaçao Resort, Spa & Casino is an all-inclusive property that specializes in family-friendly activities. The resort is a haven for water lovers and beach bums thanks to its impressive stretch of sand, which features a wave breaker for year-round swimming and is the largest resort beach on the island. For the more adventurous, there's Ocean Encounters, a PADI diving and snorkeling center that offers scuba diving and snorkeling lessons, excursions and dolphin experiences. Plus, the property features four pools, an adults-only whirlpool, two tennis courts, a kids club, a rock climbing wall and a casino. Inside the guest rooms and suites, visitors will find tropical green and blue hues, garden or ocean views, minibars, flat-screen TVs and private balconies or terraces. Although the all-inclusive room rates cover kids club activities, taxes and gratuities, minibar items and all meals and drinks in the property's six eateries and seven bars, additional charges apply for in-room Wi-Fi access. Despite this drawback, most recent guests enjoyed their stays here, citing the hotel's friendly employees and beautiful beach as highlights.
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    The Royal at Atlantis, Paradise Island
    Paradise Island
    $52.95 Nightly Resort Fee
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    $52.95 Nightly Resort Fee
    • Free WiFi

    Compared to the luxe Reef at Atlantis and the adults-only Cove at Atlantis, The Royal at Atlantis is the most kid-friendly branch of the Atlantis Bahamas properties, starting with one of the largest open-air marine habitats in the world (which resides in the lobby). Recent guests praised The Royal at Atlantis' rooms, which feature flat-screen high-definition TVs, 24-hour room service and French balconies that open to harbor or ocean views. But the best part about staying here is having access to Atlantis amenities like the 141-acre water park, one of the Caribbean's largest casinos, the Mandara Spa and an 18-hole golf course. Though there are 24 on-site restaurants, plus coffee shops, bars and lounges, previous visitors recommend going into Nassau (about 5 miles south of the property) for meals to avoid shelling out a pretty penny for pricey meals at the resort. Travelers can also cash in accrued Marriott Bonvoy points for stays here.
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    Hilton La Romana, an All-Inclusive Family Resort
    Bayahibe
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    This all-inclusive Hilton outpost, situated approximately 40 miles southwest of Punta Cana International Airport, is a popular Caribbean retreat for families. With age-specific clubs for little ones and teens, parents can rest assured that their kids will be supervised while participating in activities like sandcastle contests, treasure hunts and bonfire parties. Meanwhile, adults can test their gaming skills at the casino, take dance lessons or book a relaxing treatment in the 21,000-square-foot spa. Everyone can enjoy the resort's other amenities, such as pingpong tables, beach volleyball and an ocean trampoline, or just chill in a lounge chair on the beach or by the four pools. When it's time to retire for the night, you'll find your accommodation outfitted with a balcony or terrace, a minibar refreshed daily and a flat-screen TV. Plus, the all-inclusive rates cover in-room Wi-Fi access, 24-hour room and concierge services and meals and drinks at nine restaurants and a coffee shop. What's more, Hilton Honors members can use accrued points to pay for rooms. While most recent visitors appreciated the resort's picturesque location, they offered mixed feelings about the service, accommodations and restaurants. Some said they encountered friendly and helpful staff members and praised the clean rooms and delectable cuisine, while others said the employees were rude, the rooms were outdated and the restaurant dishes were hit or miss.
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    Grand Palladium Palace Resort Spa & Casino
    Punta Cana
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    The all-inclusive Grand Palladium Palace Resort Spa & Casino sits alongside a white sand beach just 12 miles northwest of downtown Punta Cana. Tucked inside the Bávaro neighborhood, this Palladium property places visitors within 10 miles of four golf courses, as well as various shops and eateries. But the standout features here are the on-site amenities and facilities. Described as beautiful and amazing by former lodgers, the property's 410 guest rooms and suites offer neutral decor with whirlpool tubs, satellite TVs and balconies or terraces. For dining, travelers have access to 14 restaurants on-site and at adjacent sister properties. However, many past guests lamented the dining establishments' lackluster cuisine and slow service. After satiating their appetites, visitors can test Lady Luck in the casino, go for a dip in one of six pools (which have built-in Jacuzzis), play miniature golf or go kayaking or windsurfing. Or, for a fee, guests can unwind with a treatment at the spa or participate in diving, snorkeling or deep-sea fishing excursions.
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    San Juan Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino
    San Juan
    19% of room rate Nightly Resort Fee
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    19% of room rate Nightly Resort Fee
    Standing above Condado Beach's shimmering waters in San Juan, Puerto Rico, this Marriott outpost welcomes guests with prime shore access, a relaxed pool area and plenty of activities. The resort's 527 guest rooms and suites come equipped with minifridges, flat-screen TVs, private balconies and Wi-Fi access (which is one of several amenities that's part of the daily resort fee). Though many recent visitors were satisfied with their cozy digs, some encountered minor inconveniences like broken dresser drawers and no hot water. Despite these drawbacks, previous guests said that the overly accommodating staff and delicious (but pricey) cuisine at the property's three eateries made their stays particularly memorable. After you refuel, arrange a hiking, sailing, snorkeling or golfing expedition through the resort's concierge. Or, unwind with a massage at the Ocean Club Wellness Center. If you're a member of the Marriott Bonvoy program, you can use accrued points to cover the cost of your room.
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    Meliá Caribe Tropical All Inclusive Beach & Golf Resort
    Punta Cana
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    If you're heading to Punta Cana with kids in tow, consider making the Meliá Caribe Tropical your home base. Overlooking Bávaro Beach from the southern end of the resort strip, this all-inclusive property caters to clans with special family suites, which include kid-friendly extras like bunk beds, baby bath amenities and step stools for sinks. Outside the rooms, younger guests will discover facilities like a climbing wall and a kids club. Meanwhile, adults can aim for par at the Cocotal Golf and Country Club (guests receive unlimited green fees) or sign up for a couples massage at the YHI Spa. Just save some time to test Lady Luck at the on-site casino and soak up some sun at the resort's nine pools. Past guests appreciated the variety of things to do here and the friendly staff; however, some warned that ongoing renovations mean select amenities are occasionally unavailable. Others said the cuisine served at the property's 14 restaurants is underwhelming at best.
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    The Ritz-Carlton, San Juan
    Carolina
    18% of room rate Nightly Resort Fee
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    18% of room rate Nightly Resort Fee
    • Free WiFi

    Encompassing 8 acres of Isla Verde along San Juan's northern coast, The Ritz-Carlton boasts 416 recently renovated rooms accented with 400-thread-count Frette linens, goose-down bedding and marble baths. But believe it or not, the upscale interiors are not what recent guests are raving about. Visitors say that The Ritz-Carlton's impeccable service is what made their stay memorable. But those looking for ultra-luxurious amenities will be happy to find an outdoor pool and Jacuzzi, two professional tennis courts, a full-service spa and an on-site casino at their disposal (along with easy access to El Morro and Puerto Rico's sugary sands). When dinnertime rolls around, placate your appetite with the tantalizing culinary specialties offered at the five on-site restaurants. Another bonus of staying here: Thanks to Ritz's Marriott ties, those participating in the Marriott Bonvoy program have the opportunity to earn free nights for choosing to stay here. Note: The hotel was impacted by the 2017 hurricanes and is expected to reopen in 2019.
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    Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel & Casino
    San Juan
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Positioned in San Juan, Puerto Rico's Convention Center District, this Sheraton outpost greets working travelers with a fully equipped business center, spacious conference facilities and an easy commute to the Isla Grande Airport. Meanwhile, the property's full-service spa, infinity pool and casino provide a relaxing oasis for leisure travelers (although some recent visitors warned that sun-seekers will be disappointed with the hotel's distance away from the beach). When hunger strikes, head to Choices Urban Bistro for international fare, savor fresh sushi at The District Lounge & Sushi Bar, venture to Texas de Brazil for Brazilian-style steakhouse dishes, enjoy authentic Puerto Rican and Cuban cuisine at Metropol Restaurant or grab a light snack from The Bay Pool Bar & Grille. At the end of the day, you'll rest easy on one of Sheraton's signature beds as you enjoy in-suite entertainment on your 40-inch flat-screen TV. In-room Wi-Fi access is also free thanks to the property's daily resort fee. And because this hotel is part of the Marriott family, Marriott Bonvoy members can earn or use points here.
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    Crowne Plaza Santo Domingo
    Santo Domingo
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    With its ideal location along the Malecón, just a mile southwest of Zona Colonial, this Crowne Plaza outpost makes a great home base for exploring Santo Domingo. Previous guests loved the ocean views from the guest rooms, which also come equipped with coffee makers, minibars, free Wi-Fi access and flat-screen TVs. If you're able to part from your cozy digs, the Crowne Plaza Santo Domingo does offer several ways to enjoy the warm weather, including a pool and whirlpool. Plus, the on-site spa and casino allow you to kick back and unwind. For a more lively atmosphere, head to Level 1 for a cocktail and live nightly music or grab a bite to eat at the pool bar, the lobby's casual Kaffetto's eatery or the American-focused Nabu Restaurant. Though most past visitors enjoyed the property's facilities, some cautioned that the restaurant menus are limited and that the on-site gym and pool are small. But keep in mind, members of the IHG Rewards Club program can earn or redeem points for stays here.

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