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Grand Bahia Principe Bavaro

4.0 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Playa Bavaro | Arena Gorda-Macao, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
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Ranked #48 of 100 hotels in Punta Cana
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Cindy O Avon, Ohio
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The first time I visited this hotel last year my family could not eat at the restaurants because customer service told us that we had to make reservations before we arrived to the hotel. Knowing how difficult it is to make reservations, my husband and I have tried to make all the arrangements to get reservations. Unfortunately, after almost one... More

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York, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautifully kept resort. Gorgeous beach. Entertainment was good. Now lets start with some issues my husband and I encountered; check in was quick,too quick because we were not informed what areas our wristband color enabled us to be. We took a walk the first evening and were told you can't eat here,can't get a drink there, not even supposed to... More

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Never Again I Wouldn’t Return for FREE ! Certainly not my ''First Choice'' We had previously upgraded to the Gold club so upon arrival at reception ushered into a separate lounge to book in from then on the holiday went downhill. We constantly felt that we were being treated as second class, during checking in we had the room allocation... More

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Avon, Ohio
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went to this resort last yr and liked it. Very large though. My daughter is there now with her boyfriend as she was familiar with this hotel from last year. Big disadvantage this year is they have limited the internet to 60 min per day per room. Now...maybe you shouldn't be wanting to do that on vacation but its... More

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice facilities, the pools are really enjoyable. The rooms are clean and have a descent size. The resort is HUGE and I am not even sure we did visit the full complex in a week. Excursions are well organized even if quite pricy. Santa Domingo is worth it to discover more about the Dominican culture. The only main thing for... More

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Viancagraciano, customer service at Grand Bahia Principe Bavaro, responded to this review

Dear Clarisse, I am happy to read that you enjoyed our nice facilities, pools and clean rooms. It was an honor to have you in our property for a week. Your comments about our food are taken in the highest consideration and have been transferred to the Food and Beverage department. Looking forward to seeing you in a heartbeat! Vianca... More

Columbia, Maryland
1 review
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I will never come back to your hotel. We only went here because a family member was here 9 years ago and had a great time. The hotel has clearly changed since then. Making excuses about climate, sun exposure, food/drink mixtures, and temperature variation for food poisoning is outrageous. My wife had food poisoning, simple as that. She was not... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Upon checking in, our rooms were not the least bit ready. The floors were being hosed down and the comforter felt wet. One of my family members found a old gross sex stain on her couch when she got in her room, and instead of cleaning it, the room service covered it with a blanket. I will say whoever cleaned... More

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Viancagraciano, customer service at Grand Bahia Principe Bavaro, responded to this review

Dear Dylan, Our staff is certainly committed to offering the warmest welcoming to each and every one of our guests as well as to providing the best of services, for we understand that our customers are the ones who make possible for this hotel to work. I deeply apologize for the difficulties you have encountered in the room when you... More

Silver Spring, Maryland
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It makes me sad that this resort in any way represents the country that my family is native to. This was easily the worst experience I have ever had at a resort in DR and I have been to MANY. Let me count the ways... - The food was downright gross. In fact, I got food poisoning! Dear god. Buffet?... More

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Viancagraciano, customer service at Grand Bahia Principe Bavaro, responded to this review

Dear Jessica, I would like to thank you for bringing to our attention the comments about your stay in our Hotel. Regarding your comments about your experience, please let me inform you that we cannot conclude that our hotel is the causative of your food poisoning. Our hotel follows a very strict hygiene, quality and security program monitored by the... More

Houston, Texas, United States
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3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Traveled: July 4 - July 7 (just got back late last night) *Please make sure to at least read the very last part (if this is too long)* This is our third time (3 years in a row) with the Bahia Principe group and it was so bad that it might have been our final time. We ran into problem... More

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Viancagraciano, customer service at Grand Bahia Principe Bavaro, responded to this review

Dear Sally, Thank you for communicating your impressions concerning your stay in our Hotel, because it help me to forwarded to the relevant department to improve the negatives. I would like to inform you that I deeply regret to hear that we didn´t achieved your complete satisfaction this time, and being you a repeat customer you were sadly disappointed in... More

West Monroe, Louisiana
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We looked at a lot of reviews before we booked this trip, and were a bit nervous considering the variety of ratings on this resort. Those that have given this resort a bad rating, must be very picky and cheap. Our experience was overall wonderful. We visited June 16 – 26, 2014. The first suggestion I would make is to... More

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Viancagraciano, customer service at Grand Bahia Principe Bavaro, responded to this review

Dear Carlton, I greatly appreciate that you have chosen our Resort to celebrate your 30th anniversary. We are very pleased you enjoyed the special decoration you received in the room at you arrival, the tray of fruits and champagne. A big thank you for recognize the good food you enjoyed at the specialty restaurants. Thank you for recommend us and... More

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Additional Information about Grand Bahia Principe Bavaro

Address: Playa Bavaro | Arena Gorda-Macao, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Location: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > La Altagracia Province > Punta Cana
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Bahia Principe Bavaro 4*
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Also Known As:
Gran Bahia Punta Cana
Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana
Bahia Principe Dominican Republic
Gran Bahia Principe Bavaro Resort
Punta Cana Bahia Principe
Gran Bahia Principe Bavaro Punta Cana
Principe Punta Cana
Bahia Punta Cana
Bahia Resort Principe
Gran Bahia Principe Dominican Republic

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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#34 Family Hotel in Punta Cana #38 Romantic Hotel in Punta Cana #40 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana #40 Luxury Hotel in Punta Cana #42 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
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