Ronny (the owner) was very helpful and very easy to work with. He arranged for an individual to meet us at the airport and show us to the apartment. He also arranged for a guide during our 8 day stay. I highly recommend everyone utilize these guides. Driving in the Dominican and in La Romana in particular, is a zoo. Crazy driving conditions that you cannot imagine until you experience it. We would not have found many, if not most of the things that we did without the benefit of our guide. Probably 90% of the roads in La Romana do not have street signs.
The apartment was comfortable and met our needs. The apt is located in La Romona proper; we were likely the only visitors in our area. I suspect that this apartment is the nicest apt in the immediate area. We were more interested in allotting more of our vacation money to the excursions more so then our accommodations, and this apartment worked perfect for that goal. We did a ton of fun things while we were there. La Romona is a very good place to home base, as there are plenty of tourist type things in the immediate area, and we were there for 8 days. While the area is intimidating, after the first day we really did not feel that uncomfortable. I think that having the guide played a pivotal role in how well and how quickly we acclimated to our surroundings. The immediate neighbors that we met were all very nice and accommodating. The apartment is one of four apts that make up the building that Ronny owns. I understand that the other three are rented to Dominican residents. This apt is where Ronny and his family stay when they visits from NYC. The master bed is one of the most comfortable beds I have slept in. While the oven and microwave were not working, we managed just fine with the stove top. We refer to this vacation as an adventure as it was totally different than any of our other family vacations, and that is based on what we experienced in the Dominican Republic. Long and short, we would go back and we would not hesitate to rent from Ronny again and in particular this apartment. The photos and descriptions are an accurate and current depiction of the apartment. Ronny is very good to work with.