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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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    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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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My mother and I just spent a lovely 7 nights at the Gran Ventana Beach Resort. This place was extremely welcoming allowing for a both relaxed and enjoyable vacation. The entertainment was by far the best addition to our vacation! I made great friends,i.e. Coco, Ms. Shorty, "Will Smith", Carlos and more. The beach activities included horseshoes, aerobics, and beach... More 

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Newfoundland, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just returned and I would HIGHLY recommend this place. Great Staff, Great Food, and most important is how clean everything was. Only one minimal and I mean minimal issue is that the Entertainment could be a little more. Shout out to Elvin who worked at the beach bar( Awesome Job and made such a great impression)

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent a lovely 2 weeks here, our room was in the quiet area which had a pool and bar. The room was comfortable but looked rather tired, in need of a freshen up and a coat of paint. Having said that we spent very little time in the room. The resort was lovely, we prefer the beach to swimming... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a great experience via Thomson/SkyTours. The resort is in the great location, lovely beaches, nice big rooms. Not much difference but the rooms located near the beach have been modernised and those near the tennis courts are less so but still nice for the value. Beaches are lovely, not overcrowded, and lovely walks up to the Peninsula. The... More 

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St. John's, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Enjoyed my stay with my daughter and two friends. I don't consider myself to be very picky, but I was annoyed by a couple of things: the service at the buffet restaurant was lacking. It always took a long time to be served water... and it was hit or miss if a request for tea coffee or wine would ever... More 

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New York City, New York
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My brother and I spent a week at the Gran Ventana in February and it was spectacular. Obviously the beach and resort are beautiful, but what really makes the Gran Ventana stand out is the level of service. I would like to thank our concierges Nelfri & Natasha, as well as the bartenders at the beach club Antonio, Dominico &... More 

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Nova Scotia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just returned from a 2 wk stay at this resort, and would like to say we had a great time once again. The staff is excellent from management down. All our expectations were met and then some. Being our third visit to this resort all the changes seem to definitely be for the positive.

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Halifax, Nova Scotia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My sister and I travelled down to the Grand Ventana on the 14th Of April, for one fantastic week! I emailed the resort and asked for a certain area, due to my personal preference and was given exactly what I wanted, that to me was a 5 star plus!! The Resort is older.. but it is clean, well laid out,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This place was amazing. The Buffett was great had a great selection for every meal. The pool is large with a swim up bar which I enjoyed. They also have 3 other bars with great service.The beach is right there as well. The best part of the resort is the atmosphere. The staff was amazing they are constantly getting the... More 

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Truro, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed at this resort from April 10-17, travelled with a group of friends and had a great time. I had a room in the Catalina building and it overlooked the beach, It was beautiful to see the sun come up and hear the ocean, this resort is not new, and some people will always find something to pick on, but... More 

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