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The Palace at Playa Grande

Calle Rio San Juan | Playa Grande, Rio San Juan, Dominican Republic
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pittsburgh, pa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The overall impression of the Palace is beautiful, however, there were more drawbacks (in my opinion) which is why I say it depends upon what you are looking for. Very, very remote and have to have access to transportation to get anywhere (or you stay on the property). Personally, I would not go back to this place simply because of... More 

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Ridgefield, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

We love to stay in this hotel, The employee so friendly, even took us around to see sight seeing. The hotel it just like palace, very quiet and private. Its a huge property . If you are looking for quiet place and not tourist this is the place.

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Lake Forest Park, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

This was my first trip to the Balaji Palace. I had the privilege to attend my brother in law's wedding at the Palace, and our party of about 25 people rented the entire property. My husband and I stayed in the bottom of the two Cliffside Suites, which was just fantastic. It was such a quiet, private room, with beautiful... More 

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Princeton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

The Palace is beyond beautiful. I don't think that pictures can capture how cool this property actually is. That being said, it is a secluded location that has some drawbacks. The water pressure was nonexistent and not always hot. The power goes out on occasion or has a brown out. There are armed gaurds that roam the property which is... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

This was our second visit to Balaji Palace and we loved it just as much as the first time! It was so nice walking in the door, seeing the same staff as last year and realizing they actually remembered us (I travel a lot for work and can't remember the last time that happened anywhere). That alone made the whole... More 

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Rochester, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Our vacation started off right at the airport. They sent two guys to drive us, they brought drinks and he was giving us a tour of the towns we were going through on our way to the hotel. We felt like we were hanging out at a friends mansion and not at a resort. It was a beautiful, small resort,... More 

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5 Thank Liz G
New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

My girlfriend and I booked a 6 day stay at this beautiful estate after reading the great reviews and finding a great Groupon deal. The overall stay wasn't bad, definitely could have been better. Pros: - Gorgeous estate that is well taken care of and has incredible views. - Clean rooms and clean hotel area - Staff are always smiling... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

My husband I stayed here for our 20th anniversary. We were looking for a tropical place, to get away from the cold & snow, and just relax. We did use a groupon & it was 100% worth it. The hotel is decorated beautifully & feels more like a mansion then a hotel. Our room was on the 3rd floor (lots... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We recently stayed at the Balaji Palace hotel situated on a private cliff on the North East side of the island. Private and tranquil, the hotel has the air of bygone luxury with cobwebs delicately adorning the grand chandelier and rickety railings spiralling down to the secluded beach. It all has a Dickensian feel about it, as if Miss Havisham... More 

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1 Thank Darvonda
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

My husband and I have just returned from our stay at The Palace for our 10 year anniversary. I cannot praise the place enough. We felt like we were part of the family. The staff have been exceptional, any request was met with a smile. It was relaxing, quiet, luxurious and absolutely out of this world. The Indian decor fit... More 

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