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VH Gran Ventana Beach Resort

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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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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just returned after 7 days at the resort. We were very satisfied. Beautiful and well maintained property. ALL staff were very pleasant, but we had our favorites which included our Housekeeper (Rm# 2237), Augusto- Buffet, Felix- Buffet, Randolph-Aqua exercises , Jancy- Ocean Grill and Italian restaurant, Jackie - Bartender ,and one of the gentlemen from the snack bar. Would highly... More 

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Ottawa Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed atthis resort in January 2006. Hotel was very clean and very friendly staff. The beach is nice, but nothing like in Punta Cana. This was our first vacation with our daughter, she was 4 at the time and she was treated like a princess. I would definitely recommend this hotel for families.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed for 5 nights from June 18 to June 23. Advantages: Great Food- Dinner Friendly Staff Clean facilities Top Shelf Liquor ( with purchase of VIP band- $150.00) Beautiful Private Beach with cabanas (with purchase of VIP band-$150.00) WIFI everywhere ( with purchase of VIP band- $150.00) Disadvantages: Small Rooms Uncomfortable Beds Decent Food- Breakfast and Lunch No nightlife... More 

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Oxford
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Spent 2 weeks at this resort. We arrived when the hotel was quiet, so we were very lucky as the locals do like to take over the place & have no manners. I don't normally let busy places ruin my day but there's busy then there's animals. When you can't turn your head to one side without being pushed out... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Food was absolutely amazing, especially the specialty restaurants. Always great breakfasts and lunches but the buffet at dinner could be better. If it isn't busy they let you book restaurants more than 3 times which I recommend. Nightly entertainment was terrible. Not kid friendly (we don't have kids), sexist at times and lame most of the time. There was WiFi... More 

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Hamlin, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This year is the fifth time my wife and I have been there again the staff are great the food the best .The weather in may was out standing.My wife and I went on a tour in the mountains to see how the people live

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I spent 3 days at the Gran Ventana Resort recently. The resort is clean and quite. If your a late night person you may be upset because everything closes at 12 pm. You can walk to the Disco which is right outside of the resort for the local experience. The buffet is good, and the staff is friendly. During the... More 

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United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

this review is honest and true, but in brief the hotel was clean and the staff were very good , the entertainers were great (if you are young and pretty) they were not interested in the under 10s , no games while we were there for the kids club except colouring in a hut, and the night shows were pretty... More 

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Penicuik, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just returned home from another great holiday at gran ventana thanks to the brilliant staff at this resort who always make our holiday amazing special thanks to elvyn at the beach bar for keeping us and our friends entertained for 3 weeks nothing is too much trouble for the staff at this resort from the room maids right up to... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here in June. The hotel itself is kept very clean. The cleaning staff around the bar/entertainment area work extremely hard to keep the area spotless. The waiters and bar staff are great and try to accommodate all your needs. The one thing that bothered us was that we were given a room above the gym and you could hear... More 

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