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Boasting a privileged location in one of the most peaceful beach areas of Juan Dolio, the Emotions by Hodelpa in Santo Domingo is situated 70 km from La Romana airport. This all-inclusive resort offers elegant rooms, delicious cuisine and facilities for families, all within close proximity of Los Marlins Golf Course and Guavaberry Golf & Country Club.
Hotel details
Minimum age
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  • Some section only
  • Minimum age required : 18
Important information
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  • During the Holy Week, please take note that all watersports in the Dominican Republic will be suspended.
    As per new legislation, all discotheques open to the public are to shut down at midnight from Monday to Friday and 2 am on Saturday and Sunday. This may result in various discotheques being closed until further notice. For the hotels that have a discotheque dedicated only to hotel clientele, regular operation hours are maintained. Furthermore, for the casinos that remain open until 4 am, no alcohol is served after midnight on weekdays and after 2 am on weekends.

Mandatory Information: 2 New restaurants

  • November 25, 2016:

    Service offered: Hotel will be offering a new buffet restaurant and a new Mexican à la carte restaurant.
    As of: December 1, 2016
     

Brochure Erratum(s)

  • Please take note of the following changes in our 2016-2017 brochure. 

    November 25, 2016:
    There are 336 rooms, and 3 à la carte restaurants.
About your Hotel
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Hotel Location

  • Approximately 70 km from La Romana International Airport
  • Approximately 130 km from Punta Cana International Airport
  • Across the street from the beach
  • Beachfront
  • Area: Juan Dolio

Hotel Description

  • Minimum age required - Some section only
  • 336 rooms

Services

  • Rooms for family of 5 or more
  • Parking available at the hotel
  • 3 pool(s)
  • 10 restaurant(s)
  • 3 bar(s)
  • Disco
  • Fitness center
  • Playground
  • Internet business center
  • Evening entertainment
  • Convenience Store ($)
  • Casino (off site $)
  • Spa ($)
  • Doctor on site ($)
  • Laundry services ($)
  • 2 tennis court(s)
  • Accessible for people with restricted mobility
  • Nurse on site ($)
  • WiFi available in :
    • The entire complex
  • ATM ($)
  • Shuttle service off site
  • Check-in time : 3:00 PM
  • Check-out time : 12:00 PM
  • Scuba diving ($)
  • Babysitting ($)
  • Golf course nearby ($)
  • Gift shop ($)
  • Photo shop ($)
  • Minimum age to check in without an adult : 18 years old
  • Wine Cellar ($)
  • Beauty salon ($) Nearby the hotel, free shuttle service
  • Massage ($)
  • Spa services ($)
  • Car Rental
  • This hotel accepts student groups

Beach

  • Private beach
  • Beach Club on site
  • Beach Club (facilities on the beach) : Yes (included)
  • Lounge chairs

Hotel Contact Information

  • Emotions By Hodelpa 4*
  • Juan Dolio Boulevard, Juan Dolio. Dominican Republic.
  • Tel.: 1-809-338-9555
  • Fax : 1(809)683-2303
Inclusions
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For travel between November 1, 2016 and October 31, 2017

Package

All inclusive (AI) meal plan :

Our most popular vacation option features:

3 meals a day
Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
A variety of activities

And more!

General inclusions :
  • Roundtrip transfers between airport and hotel (package only)
  • Roundtrip flight in Economy Class (package only)
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Accommodation for the chosen period
  • À la carte dinners (unlimited, reservations required)
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Domestic drinks (unlimited, house wine included)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Gala dinner on Dec. 24 & 31
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, juice, soft drinks and domestic beer)
  • Non-motorized water sports
  • Room service (light menu breakfast, lunch and dinner) in adult-only room
  • Select international brand drinks (unlimited)
  • Snacks
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Service of a representative at destination
Solo Collection inclusions :
  • Promotion (no single supplement, restrictions may apply)
  • Communal table for sharing meals
  • Happy hour (weekly, restrictions may apply)
  • Room service (free, where available)
  • WiFi (free, restrictions may apply)

Accommodation only

All inclusive (AI) meal plan :

Our most popular vacation option features:

3 meals a day
Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
A variety of activities

And more!

General inclusions :
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Accommodation for the chosen period
  • À la carte dinners (unlimited, reservations required)
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Domestic drinks (unlimited, house wine included)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Gala dinner on Dec. 24 & 31
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, juice, soft drinks and domestic beer)
  • Non-motorized water sports
  • Room service (light menu breakfast, lunch and dinner) in adult-only room
  • Select international brand drinks (unlimited)
  • Snacks
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Service of a representative at destination
Solo Collection inclusions :
  • Promotion (no single supplement, restrictions may apply)
  • Communal table for sharing meals
  • Happy hour (weekly, restrictions may apply)
  • Room service (free, where available)
  • WiFi (free, restrictions may apply)
Rooms
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  • For your comfort, each room offers :
  • Superior > Ø

    • WiFi
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Flat screen cable TV
    • Garden & Pool View
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds
    • Crib (on request)
    • Connecting room available on request
    • Balcony
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Room service ($)
    • Telephone
    • Evening entertainment
  • Deluxe > Ø

    • WiFi
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Flat screen cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Garden View
    • Up to 5 people :
      • Maximum 4 adults
      • Maximum 3 children
    • 2 queen-size beds
    • 1 sofa in the living area
    • Crib (on request)
    • Dining area
    • Connecting room available on request
    • Balcony
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Hairdryer
    • iDock
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Room service ($)
    • Telephone
  • Adult Only Superior > Ø

    • WiFi
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Flat screen cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Pool or Garden View
    • Up to 3 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds
    • Connecting room available on request
    • Balcony
    • Full bathroom
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Room service ($)
    • Telephone
    • Dedicated room location
    • Waiter service (at the private pool in dedicated adult only area)
Sports / Activities
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Sports

  • Archery
  • Boogie board
  • Climbing wall
  • Golf course nearby ($)
  • Snorkeling ($)
  • Volleyball
  • Tennis ($)
    • 2 tennis court(s)
    • Night Tennis ($)
    • Tennis Pro ($)
  • Waterpolo
  • Windsurfing

Activities

  • Aerobics
  • Aquafitness
  • Bicycles
  • Bingo
  • Board games
  • Dance lessons
  • Fitness center
  • Games room
  • Giant chess board
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Karaoke
  • Nature walk
  • Pilates
  • Ping-pong
  • Pool tables
  • Scuba Diving ($)
  • Spanish lessons
  • Spinning
  • Stretching sessions
  • Video games
  • Yoga
Internet
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WiFi available in :

  • The entire complex

Internet for Business

Restaurants / Bars
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  • This information is for informational purposes only and can change depending of the occupancy and season.
    • Disco
  • Restaurant(s)

    • Amici
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Italian
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Casual
    • Oak
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la carte Cheese and Wine ($)
    • Pitahaya
      Image bar
      • Lunch : Market & à la carte Organic ($)
      • Dinner : Market & à la carte Organic ($)
    • Bigaro
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Grill ($)
      • Reservation required
      • Evening dress code: Formal
      • Smoking area
    • Ergos
      Image bar
      • Breakfast : Buffet Restaurant
      • Lunch : Buffet Restaurant
      • Dinner : Buffet Restaurant
      • Evening dress code: Casual
    • Oregano
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Dominican
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Casual
    • Milwaukee
      Image bar
      • Lunch : Snack Bar
      • Dinner : Snack Bar
    • Lolita
      • Dinner : À la Carte Mexican
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Casual
    • Tropico
      • Breakfast : Buffet Restaurant
      • Lunch : Buffet Restaurant
      • Dinner : Buffet Restaurant
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Casual
  • Bar(s)

    • Ola Lola
      Image bar
      • Location : Beach
    • One
      Image bar
      • Coffee Shop
    • Tiki Tiki
      Image bar
      • Location : Pool
      • Opening time : 09:00
      • Closing time : 23:00
Kids
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  • Kids' Club (ages 4 to 12)
  • 1 kids pool(s)
  • Playground
  • Babysitting ($)
  • Rooms for family of five or more
Golf 2
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  • There’s nothing like a good game of golf to get you in the vacation spirit, so here's some information on nearby golf course(s) offering advantageous rates locally ($).

    This information is for informational purposes only and is subject to change.

Guavaberry Golf & Country Club

Designed by Gary Player
Juan Dolio
8093334653
8093333030
guavaberrygolf@codetel.net.do
  • Golf Course near the property
  • 18 holes
  • Mandatory caddie ($)
  • Lockers ($)
  • Par 72
  • 7,156 yards
  • Pre-reserved tee times available
  • Formal dress code
  • Teaching pro ($)
  • Club house ($)
  • Mandatory golf cart ($)
  • Minimum age to play : 18 years old
  • Pro shop ($)

Los Marlins Golf Course

Designed by Charles Ankrom
Metro Country Club, Juan Dolio
8095263315
8095261130
mcountryc@groupmetro.com
  • Golf Course near the property
  • 18 holes
  • Mandatory caddie ($)
  • Driving range ($)
  • Lockers ($)
  • Par 71
  • White 70.5/123 (6400 yards) - Yellow 68.3/120 (5970 yards) - Blue 69.9/115 (5283 yards)
  • Pre-reserved tee times available
  • Formal dress code
  • Teaching pro ($)
  • Club house ($)
  • Mandatory golf cart
  • Pro shop ($)
Golf package ($)
Golf package ($)
  • Transportation to and from golf course included
  • Round 1 round of golf
  • Golf cart included
  • Fee(s) included
Scuba Diving
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Services ($)

  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool
  • Scuba diving centre on site
Spa
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Services ($)

  • Body Treatments
  • Massage
  • Sauna
  • Spa Circuits
  • Special Therapies
  • Turkish bath
Spa package ($)
Wedding / Honeymoon
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Wedding package ($)

Honeymoon package ($)

Special offers
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  • 1 child under 13 stays and eats free (2016-2017)

      • Applicable for travel between May 1, 2017 and October 31, 2017
Solo Collection
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Vacations just for you

Travelling solo means you never have to compromise. Whether you want to laze by the pool, practise your Sun Salutation on the beach or take part in hotel activities, the choice is yours!

Our Solo Collection compiles resorts that cater to people like you, who want to enjoy their vacation the way they see fit. This way, it will be easy for you to make friends whenever you feel like having a little company.

Solo Collection Benefits
No SINGLE SUPPLEMENT * 
Free WIFI ** 
COMMUNAL TABLE for sharing meals
WEEKLY HAPPY HOUR with Transat clients
Free ROOM SERVICE **

* Limited number of rooms.
** Where available.

Ratings
0000¼ 958 Review(s)
TripAdvisor rating
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TripAdvisor rating : Last 3 reviews
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Great staff! 0000¼ April 25, 2017

  • We just returned from a nice three night vacation at the all inclusive Emotions resort in Juan Dolio, DR celebrating my husband’s birthday. The service was very good and the check in staff was...
  • tb5710

Most relaxed vacation 00000 April 25, 2017

  • I have been to many resort all through the Dominican but I have never been able to relax and enjoy like this one. It's a small resort but everything that you might need is here and it's very modern...
  • 854danig

Food and Beverage manager 00000 April 24, 2017

  • Melwin Franklin Ruth Carlos mario Juan Carlos - the animation team was magnifique! Made us so happy and fit! We had à very splendid Time in this luxurios Hotel! We recommend it very Much! Comeback...
  • 594m_rtenb
Transat rating
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Hotel Ranking Descriptions

★★★★★ A luxury resort offering first-class accommodation along with a very wide range of services and facilities.
★★★★ A superior resort offering a high standard of accommodation along with a wide array of services and facilities.
★★★ An intermediate resort offering a good price/quality ratio along with pleasant accommodation and various services.
★★ A standard resort offering comfortable accommodation and basic services.
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