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Grand Bahia Principe Jamaica

3.5 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Salt Coopers Villa, Runaway Bay, Jamaica
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Ranked #5 of 15 hotels in Runaway Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2011
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Middleton, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2011

We just returned from this resort last night. I was curious about what other people wrote, so I just checked the reviews. I could agree with the good and the bad comments. The main thing for me was the lack of the wonderful Jamaican spirit. This was our fifth time traveling to Jamaica. We have been told that we are... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2011

We had great service, no animals made from the towels, though! Bartenders were great...Jerome, who was at the beach bar (next to the nude beach) was the best! Remembered our names all week and had drinks ready when we got to the bar. There are a lot of steps and a lot of walking but we were fine with that.... More

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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2011

We stayed at the GBP - Runaway Bay Resort this past week (arriving home March 25th). First off, I must say, we were ripped off by Flight Centre who booked our holiday... long story short, their "lowest price guarantee" didn't apply whatsoever and we went through a long bout of drama with this company trying to rectify a situation that... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2011

I want to write a solid review of this hotel since it was so beneficial to read other reviews prior to booking. *** Time & Length of Stay Depart from Ottawa on Saturday March 19, 2011 Return Saturday March 26, 2011 2 adults, and 2 daughters 14 and 16 *** Rooms All Junior Suites I believe. Our room was well... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2011

To start let me say that I am not easily bothered by much, even less so on vacation. My husband and I stayed here from March 18-25. We went down for a wedding, which was beautiful, with a group of 16 people, including a 15 month old. Check In: Upon arrival we checked in using the golden club room. This... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2011

my first day set the tone for the following 6 days... there were 3 people working the front desk for a hotel having more than 800 rooms..it was spring break and i was told that they were full..after a long wait in line i was told that there were no more rooms with 2 beds and they would bring up... More

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Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2011

When we went on this trip we were not too sure what to expect due to the reviews this hotel has gotten! So we arrived with an open mind and really just ready for some sun and sand! I found that the people there are very nice, even the front desk staff;) If you are nice to them, they are... More

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Onoway, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2011

First time to Jamaica and only second all inclusive we have ever stayed in. We thought everything was great, loved the food, loved the people, loved the resort. Had a very relaxing and enjoyable stay. Travelled with Air Canada and would recommend them, they were very good to us. Only complaint about the resort would be the invite to the... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2011

Well I was a bit nervous about this resort because of the reviews. I travel very often and have stayed at numerous resorts in the island so I have a lot to compare it to. There were some highs and some lows. The highs include; the junior suite, bathroom and property overall. It was very clean and well taken care... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2011

Well we've been to Jamaica several times and this has to be my fav. resort yet. I was a little concerned cause there is a lot of negative reviews but I LOVED IT!! It has everything you need, nice beach, cool shopping centre, great snorkling, beautiful grounds, great food, clean rooms....I could go on forever honestly, the only negatives are... More

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Address: Salt Coopers Villa, Runaway Bay, Jamaica
Location: Caribbean > Jamaica > Saint Ann Parish > Runaway Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Grand Bahia Principe Jamaica 3.5*
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Also Known As:
Bahia Principe Jamaica
Gran Bahia Jamaica
Gran Bahia Principe Jamaica Hotel
Grand Bahia Jamaica
Bahia Jamaica
Gran Bahia Principe Runaway Bay Jamaica
Gran Bahia Principe Jamaica Resort
Grand Bahia Principe Jamaica Runaway Bay

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