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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 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Rating summary
  • 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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NYC
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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11 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
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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vancouver
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44 reviews 44 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013 via mobile

It might be an adventure with the taxi ride to get to The Palace, but once we walked into the place we where amazed! Never imagined we would get to go to a place like this, with staff constantly bringing you anything you might want. We had all inclusive package which was definitely the way to go. The room was... More

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houston
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

We just got back from four nights at the Palace. It was peaceful, romantic and totally awesome. It is the low season and there were just my husband and myself and one other couple at the whole resort. It has a totally private (and isolated) beach and for three days my husband and I were the only ones on the... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

I don't know where to begin. We stayed for 8 days all inclusive and it was absolutely amazing. We were greeted on our first day with delicious drinks and the most wonderful people. The manager Juan Carlos got us checked in and showed us around what I can only describe as a stunning hotel. It is truly a palace. It... More

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Also Known As:
The Palace At Playa Grande Hotel
The Palace At Playa Grande Hotel Rio San Juan
Address: Calle Rio San Juan | Playa Grande, Rio San Juan, Dominican Republic
Location: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > Maria Trinidad Sanchez Province > Rio San Juan
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Rio San Juan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Palace at Playa Grande 4*
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