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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)
  • 6 restaurant(s)
  • 3 bar(s)
  • 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
  • WiFi available in :
    • The entire complex
  • Nurse on site ($)
  • ATM ($)
  • 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
  • Lounge chairs

Hotel Contact Information

  • Emotions By Hodelpa 4*
  • Juan Dolio Boulevard, Juan Dolio. Dominican Republic.
  • Tel.: 1(809)339-9555
  • 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)

HOTEL 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
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • 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
    • iDock
    • Iron & ironing board (on request)
    • Room service ($)
    • Telephone
    • Evening entertainment
  • Deluxe > Ø

    • WiFi
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Flat screen cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Pool or Garden View
    • Up to 5 people :
      • Maximum 4 adults
      • Maximum 3 children
    • 2 queen-size beds
    • 1 sofa bed in the living area
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • 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
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Connecting room available on request
    • Balcony
    • Full bathroom
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board (on request)
    • 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)
    • Tennis Pro ($)
  • Waterpolo
  • Windsurfing

Activities

  • Aerobics
  • Aquafitness
  • Bicycles
  • Bingo
  • Board games
  • Dance lessons
  • Darts
  • 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.
  • Restaurant(s)

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

    • Ola Lola
      Image bar
      • Location : Beach
    • One
      Image bar
      • Coffee Shop
    • Tiki Tiki
      Image bar
      • Location : Pool
Kids
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  • Kids' Club (ages 5 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)

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 528 Review(s)
TripAdvisor rating
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TripAdvisor rating : Last 3 reviews
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very confortable hotel 0000¼ July 24, 2016

  • very comfortable hotel staff. Was very friendly. Breakfast was great. Location is very good, the very nice caaribbien beach. I stayed her for 4 nights in a mini vacation with my family and spend a...
  • baez404d

Great place!!! 0000¼ July 22, 2016

  • I recently stayed at this hotel and it was awesome. It's newly renovated, furniture, decor, lobby with AC and great internet connection. All the bedrooms are renovated as well. The buffet is not as...
  • DiannesEscano

2 weeks at emotion 0000¼ July 22, 2016

  • my husband and I stay for 2 weeks. the hotel was decent and quiet until Friday. the service at the beach is not good. we have to constantly go to the bar and get our drinks. this need to be improved...
  • payano629
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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