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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    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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Tiny, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The beds are very uncomfortable. There is a great deal of humidity resulting in damp rooms and damp clothes. The food is unpalatable and the liquor is watered with most cocktails extremely sweet. If you like loud music all day and into the evening this is the place for you. One night the performance was so loud, we had our... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed at the Ventana for our 5th consecutive year, and rather than getting stale, it just keeps getting better. The hotel spent a lot of money in the year since we last visited with a new look to the lobby, new pool deck which didn't get hot from the sun, new fixtures and shelters around the pool, and finally replaced... More 

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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Me and my hubby had a great time at this resort. Our room was nice, the view from the balcony faced the pool, and we can see the beach as well. The only disappointed we had was, how we weren't really able to leave the resort without taking a taxi....over all we loved it!!!

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Abington, Massachusetts
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Myself and 3 girlfriends went to the Grand Ventana hotel jan 12 through 16 for my birthday. We could not have asked for a better time..people were so friendly and fantastic especially the man at the desk when we checked in.. I think his name was Kerman, who heard it was a birthday trip, had a special drink brought to... More 

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Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We travelled to Gran Ventana for the second time Nov. 6-13th, 2014. All was great as was our first time there. Already booked to go back again in April. STAFF - Front desk & check in was speedy & Victor helped us with a great room. Jeffery the bellhop, was outstanding & extremely helpful. Our maid, Lydia was great. Everything... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Four of us (2 couples) stayed that the Gran Ventana Jan 19-26th. This was our second stay at this great place. We were again impressed with the cleanliness of the grounds, rooms, public bathrooms etc. The staff are great, friendly and helpful. The food was wonderful, and always plenty of it! We could never get enough of the fried chicken... More 

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Wheeler, Wisconsin
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We just returned last week. I would say overall this was an average place to be. Check in was easy. Our room was clean. They told us we would have a view of the beach but we could barely see it from our balcony. It was fine though as we were not planning on spending much time in the room.... More 

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Victor, New York
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Overall, definitely worth the money, upgrades are evident. No complaints, however I wanted to share a comparison to Blue Bay should anyone be on the fence, hope this helps. Staff - same, very friendly, always an "hola" awaiting you. Entertainment - better at VH, much more rehearsed and talented. Not that BB was bad, it was more hokey, but hokey... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

So where do you go when it's -8C in the UK? For only a little more than a trip to Lanzarote you can be sunning yourself in Dominican Republic. We stayed this week and it was 80C. The Hotel is Good even by European standards. It would be brilliant for families, as the entertainers are always around, but good for... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Usually you get what you pay for, but here I felt that I got less. First off, there's a predisposition of the staff to the word 'no'. If you have any questions, or have a small request, the immediate response is no. After a little prodding, or explaining the situation, it may change, but it's just a pain to have... More 

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

We are very sorry to learn you did not fully enjoy your stay at our resort. We would like to address a few of the issues you mentioned. You are correct, we do not have 24 hour food and beverage services, but we also do not promote anywhere that we do. Our late snack and beverages facilities are open until... More 

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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 Family Hotel in Puerto Plata
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Plata

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