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Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo

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Carretera las Terrenas, El Limon Km. 4, Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic (Formerly El Portillo Beach Resort)
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Overall, I was expecting a bit more from this resort. I stayed 4 days with my husband and was eager to experience this resort because of the nearby beaches that I have visited in the past. I'm not a beach person but I did go and enjoy it for a day of our stay. The shaded huts on the beach... More 

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Oakville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had been to this resort with my family two weeks ago, we practically enjoyed everything here,great dinning experience,beautiful beaches, beautiful landscape and architec throughout the whole resort area.the villas are very tastfully decorated and the rooms are spacious.Best of all the resort has the best staff working, very friendly and devoted to helping you.we would go back again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel is located in El Portillo beach and it is excellent for a rested vacations. If your thinking about going to Punta Cana or Samaná. let me tell you that El Portillo is much much better than Punta Cana...by far!!! The services are very good, the hotel staff are 5 stars and the complex is very well integrated with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Amazing vacation ! starting with the bus ride to the hotel (about 30-45 mins) the tour guided was entertaining. the location is perfect its not as touristy as punta cana ! the buffet is amazing everything at the dinner buffet was delicious ! the a la cart again so good i went to the Italian restaurant , Brazilian, and the... More 

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Falls Church, Virginia
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent hotel, super clean, delicious food, excellent customer service. A paradise. We are already recomming the hotel to our friends and look forward to our next visit. Our children lived it. The excursion that we went the Haitises was a dream. Everyone super nice. You need to go.

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Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This resort was superb! The food was good, the entertainment, the staff. Everyone was very helpful and accommodating. The coral reef beach was beautiful. Snorkeling was great. Grand Bahia is one of our favourite resort chain, you never have any surprises, it is mostly the same design and concept at each resort even in different countries. The only con I... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Travelling form the uk we had the long 4hr transfer from the airport but we knew that when we booked if how ever you are delayed or have to go to punta cana due to not being able to land due to thunder storms it makes for a very long journey This resort is huge which we didn't mind as... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We travelled to the Grand Bahia principe El Portillo in June. I have been to the GBP in Jamaica several times so decided to try El Portillo. Transfer from the airport was efficient. They give you your bracelet and room assignment as you board the bus. The transfer is about 45 minutes on a 2 lane highway through some very... More 

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Customer Servic... B, Social Media Coordinator at Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First of all, thank you for taking the time to post a review of your stay in our hotel. We appreciate your comments and value your opinion for the overall betterment of our hospitality. We are especially appreciating your positive comments about the rooms, the cleaness of the resort and even more the quality of the service provided... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First time in my life at an all inclusive resort and it did not disappoint me or my wife. - We had a junior suite, very clean, air conditioned worked perfectly. We were in building number Seven, one minute to hotel lobby. - 4 a la carte restaurants - 3 were excellent, French, Mediterranean, and the Italian, only one sub... More 

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Customer Servic... B, Social Media Coordinator at Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo for your first experience at an all inclusive resort and for taking the time out to write a detailed review of your stay. We are so glad to hear that you had a memorable stay and we sincerely look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Bahia Principe Hotels... More 

ottawa canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We would recommend this resort to anyone. We have stayed at numerous Bahia Principe resorts over the years and will continue to visit them because of the enjoyment they continue to provide. We are seasoned all inclusive travelers and this resort is one that we plan on re-visiting. We were housed in villa 26 in a nicely appointed junior suite.... More 

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Customer Servic... B, Social Media Coordinator at Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We would like to thank you for taking the time to communicate the impressions of your vacation with our Tripadvisor community. It is clear that our customers are the most important, naturally so are their comments. At Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo we have a commitment to provide quality service beyond our guests’ expectations, and it is a... More 

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