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Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo

3.5 of 5 Carretera las Terrenas, El Limon Km. 4, Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic (Formerly El Portillo Beach Resort)
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Montreal, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We like the hotel, nice beach . The beach is not long enought for long walk. The room is very good, it is like all other Bahia Principe suite. The bed needed to be change. Two hole where the persons sleep. The best Bahia Principe that I visited is Punta Cana. I visited Ambar, Esmeralda, Bavaro, Levantado, Jamaica, Mexique. The... More 

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Newmarket, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Overall, this was a nice hotel with friendly staff. The beach is nice and has it's own mini coral. I would highly recommend upgrading to the suites since the regular rooms are small and need more updating. My suggestions for improvement to make this a true 5-star resort would be to update the rooms, buy more beach/pool lounging chairs, and... More 

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Ontario
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3 reviews 3 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

In the weeks leading up to our stay at El Portillo, I must have read every single review related to this fine destination. I fretted over every negative comment, and kept second guessing our decision to book there. Ultimately, this was all a waste of time. This resort is fantastic (see my last paragraph). The staff and management work extremely... More 

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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hola, we just returned from a 1 week stay at GBP El Portillo. We had a great time and would recommend this resort. We had a jr suite on the first floor. I prefer not a ground floor but thought this was just fine. We were in the 24000 villas which are probably one of the furthest from the lobby/pool/beach... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

just got back from this resort where we stayed from Feb. 21-28. The week before we were at the Grand Bahia Principe Cayacoa on the other side of the Samana Pennisula. This was my first time in the Dominican Republic and whenever I go on holidays near water I always bring along some fishing rods. Before going, I tried to... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a great place with super staff, good food, gorgeous beach. The very enthusiastic activity staff members kept things going, the excursions were good and we had perfect weather!!! The only problem was getting beach or pool chairs - they were always all taken! On the last day a staff member got us some! We also had patient assistance... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed in this all-inclusive for 21 days (January 31 through to February 21, 2015) and enjoyed it except for its annoyed limited 60minutees daily free internet access and only in the lobby. That means in this day and age of electronics, guests must walk a displeased great distance back and forth to the lobby in order to access internet... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Travelled with a girlfriend as we do every winter. Arrived around 2pm and bellman delivered us to our room, walk in there is a king size bed ( we booked two beds) the bed took up the whole room. So we said to bellman this is a mistake this is not what we booked so he calls front desk and... More 

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Timmins, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is the second time we have visited this property and it has improved!! Lovely outdoor lounge located right at the beach for those that want the beach feel but shaded seating always available. The staff are wonderful always helpful and never expecting a tip but very thankful if you do tip them. We attended a wedding which I had... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went as a family of six with a toddler. We loved the resort, the food was excellent and the standard rooms, although not very large, were very nice. Bed linens were clean although the bed was a little too hard for my taste but my husband didn't mind it. The washroom towels were soft and very clean and changed... More 

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Address: Carretera las Terrenas, El Limon Km. 4, Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic (Formerly El Portillo Beach Resort)
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Location: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > Samana Province > Las Terrenas
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo 3.5*
Number of rooms: 582
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Also Known As:
Gran Bahia Principe El Portillo Hotel Las Terrenas
El Portillo Beach Resort
Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo Las Terrenas, Samana, Dominican Republic
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#1 Family Hotel in Las Terrenas
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Las Terrenas
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Las Terrenas
#3 Spa Hotel in Las Terrenas
#6 Romantic Hotel in Las Terrenas

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