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Grand Bahia Principe Samana

Ctra Samana-Las Galeras s/n | Los Cacaos, Dominican Republic
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Ranked #29 of 56 hotels in Samana Province
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Northampton, England, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
20 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Firstly I have to say this review is for the resort and hotel. This is not a review for the A La Carte restaurants as I found them to be 2 of my most disappointing restaurant experiences of my life so bad that in one we just chose to walk out.....and they were free. Stick to the main restaurant. Now... More

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Orillia, Canada
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Day one checked into room 315...great view of hill side and maintenance shacks...we are on an island with beautiful scenery everywhere but we got stuck with room with NO VIEW...Not a great start. For another $120 US we got a much nicer room. Every thing here is either up a hill or down a hill, ok when its dry but... More

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Montreal, Canada
1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Waste of money , No variety of food, Poor room with no AC, Yes AC was working but no coolness … We forced to change our room 5 times , yes 5 times. One morning , I found hundred of insects in my glass of Pepsi from over night ! Check the video that I'll upload ! Simply say NO... More

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Cowichan Bay, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

We visited this extraordinary resort in 2007 and were bowled over. We've been to some nice places but the Principe is without a doubt one of our favourite destinations. Although it took 90 minutes by bus to get there on rutted, winding roads, it was worth it. To say it looks palatial is not exaggerating... marble floors, big windows throughout,... More

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

Visited here for two weeks in November 2012... The natural beauty cannot be denied.... The setting is stunning! The hotel is well placed for a film set like pirates of the arrive an. There was a mix up from day one with rooms, the staff were friendly and helpful but for the money I was disappointed with the room quality.... More

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Toronto, Canada
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

We found this trip a horrible was of time and money, the food was very low quality, each night they served us the same food, in fact it was the same food during lunch and dinner. Their "A la carte" dinning was a joke, they served the same food with the same poor quality at the main buffet style, their... More

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

But no one is interested in taking care of the guests. Reservations for a la carte meals were booked by the time we tried and we had to take what we could get. One day, the maid would not clean the room because we were in it by the time she arrived (2:00pm). Arbitrary rules on dress code ensured we... More

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San Francisco, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

We loved the location, except that (blame it on nature), the rains brought tons of garbage from the rivers into the resort beach. The two men who were cleaning the shore area (raking the sand), drank beer and hung out taking their precious time getting the job done. I developed an upper respiratory infection due to the polluted water (where... More

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New York City, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

I was a guest for 4 days, but would have left after day 1 if my friends were not getting married at this resort. First and foremost, DO NOT book a destination wedding here. Second, let your friends and family know that they shouldn't book a dream wedding at this location. Trust me on this. This resort is completely overpriced... More

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8 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

returned a couple of weeks ago. check in so easy all done at the airport so no fussing just straight to your room on arrival was a beautiful room we got upgraded as it was my birthday whilst we were here and staff even organised our restaurant reservations too rooms cleaned and towels and bed linen changed daily and in... More

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Address: Ctra Samana-Las Galeras s/n | Los Cacaos, Dominican Republic
Location: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > Samana Province
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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