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Grand Paradise Playa Dorada

3.5 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Complejo Playa Dorada | P.O. Box 337, Puerto Plata 332, Dominican Republic
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Ranked #8 of 41 Hotels in Puerto Plata
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2003
momo80 Whitby, Ontario
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2003

Just arrived home today from the DR. and where do I start. First of all if you are looking for a 5 star then this place is not for you. I would give it maybe a 3 star. Ok so the beach is not the nicest, but there are other beach close by, like Sousa, we spent 2 days of... More

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Whitby, Ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2003

My Vacation was everything I hoped for!Monday: Free horseback riding tour was awesome! it was just me and my girlfriend that went and no one else, out guide was very friendly and you got to see a lot and he took beautiful pictures of us on our horses at the bottom of a stunning mountain. Buffet: EnglishTuesday: Jungle Safari Tour... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2003

I have been to this resort 5 times and it just gets better. the hotel staff are the best that I have seen. I will continue to return to paradise beach and casino because this is what a vaction is all about. a very outstanding place. bill from canada

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2003

My stay was from the 7 to 22 November 2003 I have been to this hotel 5 thaims, and i will keep coming back. The resort is great and you never get bored, it's always somthing to do. The kikos team are ther to keep you in a good moode, they are always making you attend the most craziest games... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2003

Well where can I begin? In my humble opinion, if you want a average hotel that offers decent food then the Paradise is for you. The staff we found to be very helpful and nice. The rooms are poor, no doubt about it. Nearty every room in the hotel has a musty smell, however, after a day or two you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2003

On Nov. 6-10 I visited Sun village resort and had the absolute worst time in my life. The resort was so horrible I wouldn't wish it on my worst enemy. I've been making trips with my co-workers for the past 5 years, often going twice a year. This year we decided to try another resort and got a rude awakening....... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2003

I have previously submitted a review on this hotel but think in all fairness to you out there reading these reviews, that I should change my submission. We just returned (Oct 19th,2003) from my 5th stay at Paradise Beach Club and Casino. I had read that alot of reviewers were encountering "locals" on the weekends, something I've never seen in... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2003

We had booked 5 nights at this hotel. The moment we arrived we were depressed. Our room was depressing; however it did overlook the beach. The swimming pool was depressing and even the hotel is located on the worst part of the beach which is quite beautiful and runs for miles. Fortunately, we were not on a package. We left... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2003

I just got back from staying at Paradise (9/12-9/15). I had a great time. My boyfriend who lives in DR, choose this resort for us. I was impressed!!! The hotel was very nice, clean and the food was great. The staff is very friendly and trust worthy. My boyfriend and I went out and I forgot my purse in the... More

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Valley Stream, NY
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2003

My boyfried and I thought this would be our dream vacation since we really had not been on a real vacation in a while. At the advice of some friends and co-workers who had been to "Paradise" we took their advice and said "Lets' Go". Please keep in mind that these friends/co-workers were Dominican themselves. And the nightmare begins....the room... More

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Additional Information about Grand Paradise Playa Dorada

Address: Complejo Playa Dorada | P.O. Box 337, Puerto Plata 332, Dominican Republic
Location: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > Puerto Plata Province > Puerto Plata
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Grand Paradise Playa Dorada 3.5*
Number of rooms: 425
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Also Known As:
Grand Paradise Playa Dorada Hotel Puerto Plata
Paradise Beach Club Puerto Plata
Paradise Beach Resort Casino
Paradise Beach Puerto Plata
Paradise Beach Club Casino

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