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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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Nova Scotia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
27 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was our second stay at this resort in the last year. Over all it is still a great place. It is busier since they added the new buildings. There have been a couple of improvements with the addition of ou door seating on the end of the lobby bar area and near the beach behind the buffet. The Brazilian... More 

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Fort St. John, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went for 2 weeks from March 24-April 7. We had done our research and were aware that to get a pallalup you had to get to the beach before 6:30, but there were always lot of chairs and shade trees. The food was incredible at the buffet and we loved eating outside. The al la cartes were also good,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just returned from 2 great weeks .weather great food great staff exceptional.javier at front desk takes care of all problems if Any.we stayed in new junior suites in bldg 26.very nice.great snorkeling and swimming on beautiful beech.hope to be back for a3rd time next year.they made a lot of new improvements this past year which makes the stay even better.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It's a great place, extremelly clean, food very good, very friendly people, a lot of smiles, some more then others but it's like anywhere... they have an amazing gazebo style with couches and pillows facing the ocean it's an excellent place to hang out have a drink chill and relax it's a beautiful place...

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We flew from Toronto on Air Canada Rouge with no problems. The winds must have been behind us because we were there in under 4 hours. NO Problems at the airport and a nice bus ride (30-40 minutes) to the Resort. (It would have been nice to have a beer on the bus) There were nine of us traveling together... More 

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Barrie, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were here from April 1-8th. The resort is beautiful, food was great, and the staff was very helpful. We did have a great expierence. It Is correct that loungers were scarce and you had to be an early riser to get one. They did allow small children at the adult pool which was clearly posted 12 plus. The pillows... More 

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Nova Scotia ,Canada
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed from March26th til April 2nd. Sunquest Vacations with Air Canada plane . Only six of us in van with a beautiful 40 minute drive to resort. Airport was small and only took 15 minutes to get luggage and go. Resort is secluded with a lovely beach and the town of Las Terenas only a$10.00 cab ride away or a... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I just returned from a week in Samana, (April 4 - 11), and stayed at the Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo. This was my first time to Dominican, but have been to Mexico multiple times previously. Samana and the Bahia were amazing. The scenery is beautiful, the beaches are the best I've seen and the hotel was awesome. The rooms... More 

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Vancouver , BC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a group of 9 people from 18 to 75 years of age and we stayed at the EL Portilla From Mar 10 to 24 2015. The resort was amazing, clean and the food was great. We had dinner at all the specialty restaurants and our favorite was the Italian and our least favorite was the seafood. The Buffet... 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 please receive greetings from the Grand Bahía Príncipe El Portillo. We would like to thank you for trusting and recommending Grand Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts. We are grateful for your comments regarding your recent stay with us and appreciate that you have taken the time out to give us your feedback. It is always... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Hotel-food-service-room was great!!Lovely restaurant on the beach!:)Staff very helpful!:)The beach was cleaned every day!:)Cool evening entertainment's!;)I couldn't complain about anything!It was another good choice!!;)Thank you Bahia Principe for nice holiday!!:)

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

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking of your time to write this nice review about our hotel. We are really happy read that you have enjoyed your holiday at Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo. We are so glad to see that every minute with us was memorable, we work hard to succeed our guest needs and we are... More 

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