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VH Gran Ventana Beach Resort

3.5 of 5 Playa Dorada | PO Box 22, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were at Gran Ventana as a large group for my wedding from Jan 13-20/15. i was nervous about the wedding but Vilma is very organized and planned a wonderful wedding. we had our dinner at the Octopus restaurant and everyone was satisfied. we were treated as the wedding couple to a private dinner on the beach and our waiter... More 

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Great Grimsby, null, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

just got back from the gran ventana what a great place the staff are wonderful they make you feel so welcome nothing is too much trouble everywhere is spotlessly clean the food was very good the best we have had in any all inclusive in the carrbean and we have to quite a few we met some lovley people from... More 

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Nova Scotia, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I just returned from a 7 day vacation with friends at this resort and we had a fabulous time!! The food was great- Lots of choices at the buffet, and the a la carte restaurants were delicious. Only thing is I wish they had more snacks available during the day. The rooms were clean... but bring your own pillow! This... More 

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Powassan, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Jacob, Jose and Laura would like to send a special "thank you" to Bon Jovi, Shorty, Choopi Choopi, Carlos, Coco and Blondie for helping to make our stay amazing. Francesca is the absolute BEST hostess and should be training any new hostesses to greet people the way she does, she is ALWAYS smiling and makes you feel comfortable and welcome... More 

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Chatham, New Jersey
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Ideal place to stay for families, a lot of fun things to do, one of the cleanest beaches and finest sand (no seaweeds, rocks nor shells at the shallow part). Not happy with food at first but it improved during the next few days. They have a shortage of clean towels for the pool or beach. If you don't want... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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6 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited this resort with my two daughters during the summer of 2014. We were most pleased with the service, and the staff. The all inclusive was terrific. The food was well done and different plates to satisfy just about everybody. The fruit available at the time was delicious and and very fresh. The drinks prepared by the pool were excellent... More 

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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Anyone who would rate this hotel 4 or 5 stars, has obviously never stayed at a 4 or 5 star hotel. This hotel does not even come close to 4 stars, let alone 5 stars! There is nothing about this hotel that makes it above a very generous 3 stars. I would of gave it 2.5 stars if that was... More 

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Resort_Team, Manager at VH Gran Ventana Beach Resort, responded to this review

We are very sorry to read your disappointment with so many areas of our resort. We think perhaps you had the date wrong of your stay, as the picture you posted was taken before the renovation completed in October last year, and we have had many additional changes since then as well. We are a solid four star resort by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have just returned from this fabulous hotel and we can say the new look is absolutely fantastic.From the new look reception area refurb rooms, and the entire pool area paving is a credit to the management. The staff are very frendily and in particular we mention the bar man LEWIS, works evenings in the pool bar. He is polite,corteous... More 

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Halifax Regional Municipality, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I just arrived back from a 7 day stay at the vh gran ventana! Our experience was great! We were impressed with the choice of food at the buffet and could always find something we liked at each meal ( breakfast is the best though). The room isn't anything fancy but it was definitely clean and provided us with a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I haven't even been home for a few hours now and imam wishing that I was back at this resort. I went with 15 other family members and we all had a blast. Rooms were beautiful m food was great , pool and ocean were even more great ! But I have to admit the entertainment at the pool was... More 

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  • Very good(44)
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  • Quiet pool(17)
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Additional Information about VH Gran Ventana Beach Resort

Address: Playa Dorada | PO Box 22, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
Location: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > Puerto Plata Province > Puerto Plata
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — VH Gran Ventana Beach Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 506
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Also Known As:
Gran Ventana Beach Hotel
Gran Ventana Dominican Republic
Gran Ventana Puerto Plata
Gran Ventana Beach Resort Puerto Plata
Hotel Gran Ventana Beach
Grand Ventana Beach Resort
Gran Ventana Hotel Dominican Republic
Hotel Style:
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Puerto Plata
#4 Romantic Hotel in Puerto Plata
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Plata
#4 Family Hotel in Puerto Plata

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