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Overview
Calle Las Palmeras, Cabarete Dominican Republic See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Pool
Airport Transportation
Shuttle Bus Service
Breakfast included
Restaurant
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Swell was absolutely amazing. First of all, it is extremely clean and rooms are cleaned daily. Secondly, the women cooks do an incredible job preparing meals. So tasty and fresh. Still obsessing over mango. Haudy is incredibly warm and welcoming. Great spot for a solo...More

1  Thank lewislynds55
Reviewed 22 June 2018

I recently got back from a week stay at Swell and it was everything I hoped for and more! I went as a Solo traveler so I'm always a bit nervous heading in, not knowing what to really expect, but the second I stepped into...More

3  Thank Nyr51
Reviewed 17 May 2018

I was a solo traveler, first time in a surf camp. I didn't know what to expect, but everything turned out to be exactly as the website says! I had surfed once before, but had no real experience. I had a blast! Since it was...More

3  Thank cpome057
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Been down here twice now and really enjoyed it both times. The staff is amazing and the place seems to attract some great people. Super fun location in the town near everything, but the surfing is in a place that’s not crowded (at least by...More

4  Thank Mateo G
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Learned a lot at SWELL from knowledgeable and patient surf instructors. Cooks prepared fabulous hardy/heathy meals. Facilities were very comfortable, clean and safe. Can't say enough about all the staff. Glad I stayed 2wks to allow time for other activities ie kiteboarding nearby. Traveled solo...More

4  Thank jrobert2018
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About
Description
Swell is a brand new purpose built hotel for surfers in the center of Cabarete. All rooms have en-suites with AC optional. Swimming pool with LED and fibre optic lighting and a large communal area with pool ...More table, fussball and ping ping table as well as a video library and other games.We cater for active people that want quality accommodation in a social setting. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Shuttle Bus Service
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$40 - US$100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Swell Surf Camp Hotel Cabarete
Location
Caribbean > Dominican Republic > Puerto Plata Province > Cabarete
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$40 - US$100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Swell Surf Camp Hotel Cabarete
Location
Caribbean > Dominican Republic > Puerto Plata Province > Cabarete
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Traveller (157)
Pool & Beach (43)
Room & Suite (35)
Dining (8)
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Questions & Answers
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Jenna F
30 December 2017|
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Response from Clare M | Property representative |
We have a lot of guests who stay longer than a week (the longer you stay, the cheaper it is too :-)
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Simon M
20 July 2016|
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Response from pnutcox | Reviewed this property |
No I did not use 2Checkout. From here in the states we used PayPal.
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Kingztron
16 April 2015|
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Response from Clare M | Property representative |
Hi there Kingztron, our average guests range is from 19 years to 44, but on occasion we have had 16 year olds and 65 year olds. The wonderful thing about Swell is that it feels like a family (but even better as everyone... More
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Room Tips
"Dorm rooms would be the best value"
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"The dorms were great. I had 2 others for half my stay & was alone for the rest. Very spacious &..."
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"Dorms are super nice. Sometimes you have the whole dorm to yourself."
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"All premium rooms are lovely, overlooking the pool. For a cheaper option the dorms are really tastefully..."
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