Sneak peek: Here's what the new Senator Puerto Plata will look like


Sneak peek: Here's what the new Senator Puerto Plata will look like

As announced several months ago, Spanish group Senator Hotels & Resorts has bought two of the RIU properties in the Dominican Republic to mark its foray into the Caribbean market: The old RIU Merengue, is now called Playabachata & the old RIU Bachata ( now called Senator Puerto Plata, opening on Dec. 1 ) will be renovated from top to bottom to welcome its first vacationers in December.

Once complete, the Senator Puerto Plata will have a total of 567 rooms.

The expected date of opening is December 1, 2018.

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"This is our first presence in the Caribbean, even beyond Spain in fact, and we are very pleased with the concept for Puerto Plata. We intend to become a major player in the hotel offering in the Dominican Republic, particularly on the north coast. Eventually, we will have 1,600 rooms to our credit," explained Marc Pelfort, commercial director of Senator Hotels & Resorts.

The Senator Puerto Plata: an overview

  • Access to the facilities of the nearby Playabachata Spa Resort
  • 7 different categories
    • SENATOR JUNIOR SUITE (non-renovated)
    • SENATOR JUNIOR SUITE OCEAN VIEW (non-renovated)
    • SENATOR LUXURY  JUNIOR SUITE
    • SENATOR LUXURY JUNIOR SUITE OCEAN VIEW
    • SENATOR IMPERIAL ONE BEDROOM SUITE OCEAN VIEW
    • SENATOR SWIM-UP SUITE OCEAN VIEW
    • SENATOR PRESIDENCIAL SUITE (access to a private pool with sea view)

    • Room services (fee for deliveries)
    • Commercial driveway with shops
    • Golden sand beach surrounded by vegetation
    • Lush gardens with 300 varieties of plants
  • Free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel

Restaurants and bars

  • 13 restaurants & snack bars
  • An international buffet
  • 3 à la carte restaurants
  • 7 snack bars
  • Ice cream counter
  • Teppanyaki and sushi bar
  • Coffee
  • Free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel
  • Room services extra
  • Commercial driveway with shops
  • Golden sand beach surrounded by vegetation
  • Lush gardens with 300 varieties of plants
  • Royal service extra:
    • Concierge
    • VIP welcome
    • Guaranteed reservations
    • Pillow menu
    • Nespresso machine
    • Premium minibar
    • Dressing gown and slippers
    • Early Check In - Late Check Out at no extra charge

Senator Puerto Plata Pictures 

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