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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2012
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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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Miami, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2012

If you want rest, relaxation and feel like a king in a palace, this the right place. The whole staff go above and beyond to please you. Juan Carlos and the entire staff are spectacular. Excellent private beach. You feel like you are in your own private villa with Hotel Service. The peacocks are loud but beautiful...We did not even... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2012 via mobile

Resort provides a hollistic getaway for romance and adventure. The palace is made up of 13 beautiful suites for anyone's desire and taste. Make sure to go on all outside adventure activities.

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Countryside, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2012

We found this place on Groupon and thought we'd take the chance. We were MORE than impressed with our 6 night-7 day stay at the Palace. We were greeted at the airport by our pre-arranged (by the Palace) taxi driver and Presidente beers! The taxi driver was knowledgeable about the country and answered countless questions. Upon arrival at The Palace,... More

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Denver, CO
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38 reviews 38 reviews
32 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2012

My husband and I wanted both adventure and tropical surroundings abroad for our one year anniversary trip. One look at the Balaji Palace’s website and we were sold. The thirteen room mansion was even better in person. It felt like our own private villa complete with attentive staff (a chef, butler, driver and housekeepers) in paradise. ARRIVAL We were happy... More

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New York City, New York
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3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2012

This is a lovely property. It's very romantic, with ocean view rooms that have grand balconies and four poster beds draped in mosquito netting. You can hear the waves roll in at night. The staff is super helpful, with Cynthia being the best. She is always cheerful and a great problem solver. The place is a bit like a spanish... More

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Nyack, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2012

We just got back from a week at the Palace and had one of the best vacations ever. While the hotel, grounds and views are all stunning, it really was the staff that made this stay so wonderful. They all go out of their way to accommodate every request and they always have smiles on their faces. Other reviews mentioned... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2012

We just spent 3 nights at the Palace at Playa Grande. The photos were beautiful, but when we stepped out of the taxi and were greeted by the staff with a drink and caught a glimpse of the gorgeous views, it was even better in person. This place is so beautiful with amazing views, detailed architecture in the palace and... More

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Centreville, Virginia
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2012

I just returned from the Palace (traveled from 02/14 to 02/21). We had rented the entire property as a private villa. The property is by far the most magnificent property I have stayed at. The Palace is even more majestic and beautiful than the website reflects! The grounds are impeccably clean and well kept. The rooms and suites vary in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2012

What are the ingredients for a perfectly romantic anniversary getaway - 30 years of bliss? The site, the staff, the guest, and location all combine for the surreal. The real measure of a resort destination are the memories that survive the test of time. The web site photo gallery accurately depicts the many amenities of location, design and attention to... More

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Lexington, Kentucky
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2012

Attended a wedding at The Palace and was very impressed. I believe all the guests enjoyed it very much. The location is stunning. The staff was very helpful with the wedding.

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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*
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