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The Palace at Playa Grande

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Calle Rio San Juan | Playa Grande, Rio San Juan, Dominican Republic
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Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Rio San Juan
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Houston, Texas
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Had a great time venturing out from the typical chain hotel. We can say the staff was probably the best we have encountered in recent years. Overall the facilities are great and secluded. The private beach on the back is very nice and has a very private feeling. Also, the snorkeling around the beach was great! Overall I recommend this... More 

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Frisco, tx
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

As soon as we drove in from the long 4 hour drive from santo Domingo (we couldn't find route 7 aka new toll road) we were greeted at the door by a waiter, Felix and security. I didn't have to check in or give them any info because apparently there was only one other couple in the hotel. They gave... More 

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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

If you are looking to get away from the world this place may be perfect. Located on a relatively underpopulated part of the North Coast, this magnificent property has a serene feel to it. The views and service are excellent. A few noteworthy points from our stay: 1. The place gets locked up at night so if you are arriving... More 

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new jersey
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10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

My wife and I stayed there in early february for a week. On one night we were the only guests in th hotel. No dimunition of service...two waiters, a chef, nightly turn down and playing pool with the security guard. The architecture, the views, the ambience and the service all deserve five stars. Waiters, who also make drinks, Felipe, Xavier... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

The Balaji Palace at Playa Grande is the perfect spot for those seeking a getaway at a smaller, quieter, more personal resort. The grounds and interior are well kept and absolutely beautiful. We stayed in one of the cliff side suites which had an amazing view of the water. We had breakfast brought to us twice on our little balcony... More 

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15 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Just when you thought Dominican Republic couldn't get any better you stumble across a Gem like The Palace. We stayed at The Palace for 3 nights and they were unforgettable. It has huge spacious rooms that were beautifully decorated in traditional east Indian style. The staff was amazing from the wonderful manager and waiters right down to the very friendly... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

We went for a 4 night package in February and had a fabulous time! The place was absolutely stunning and definitely not your average all-inclusive. If you are looking for someplace peaceful, private, unique and beautiful, this is it. The Palace itself was stunning with a beautiful private beach, amazing views of the ocean, jacuzzi, lovely pool and nice rooms.... More 

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Fort Walton Beach, Florida
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

I went here with a group of friends who had all purchased the Groupon. We didn't know what to expect, and I was very pleasantly surprised. This is definitely a luxury resort, and the privacy, the wonderful service, amazing meals and gorgeous views were way more than I expected from a resort in the Dominican Republic. We had 5 star... More 

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Gulf Breeze, Fl
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

We agree with all the wonderful things said about "The Palace." It's not likely that we will ever stay in another place so unique. The view alone is incredible. The staff is personal and wonderful and always looking for opportunities to serve you and help you in any way possible. It was quite a humbling experience. It was our 30th... More 

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Address: Calle Rio San Juan | Playa Grande, Rio San Juan, Dominican Republic
Location: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > Maria Trinidad Sanchez Province > Rio San Juan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Palace at Playa Grande 4*
Number of rooms: 13
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