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Bahia las Ballenas

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Jose Antonio Martinez | Playa Bonita, Las Terrenas 32200, Dominican Republic
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Ranked #26 of 33 hotels in Las Terrenas
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
121jason Hong Kong, China
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Hong Kong, China
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wnt to costa las ballenas hotel with my family :-) it was amazing lovely room .bbig pool andnthe staff was very attentif and there for us .. the beach is nice if you like surfing isnthe place to be i recommand this place :-)

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel itself is not bad. It has a clean pool, and amazing beach front. The rooms are bungalow tipe, and had a decent deco, however it is really difficult to sleep there because there is no AC and you need to sleep with a mosquito net, which prevent the air from the fan cool down your bed. There was... More

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Athens, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This location on beautiful beaches has a peaceful, non-commercial atmosphere although not inconveniently far from town. The bungalows are simple but charming. The landscaping creates a "small village" effect. The pool area is attractive. Breakfast included choice of omelette and a delicious crepe. The manager and staff members were friendly and attentive.

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

A little piece of heaven on earth! A very unusual place. If you want to experience something different from the conventional hotels this is the place! The beach as it was meant to be enjoyed in the tropics!

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Miami, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

This is just to warn other people so it does not happen to them. My wife and I stayed at this hotel last week and two guys broke into our bungalow in the middle of the night. The hotel is all bungalows and the back of the hotel has completely open access from a boardwalk on the beach and no... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

We stayed at Bahia las Ballenas for 5 nights and found a fabulous location far from the Mekka of All Inclsive Resorts. The authentic DR! A real Paradise with gorgeous beaches. The Bungalows are in a big well kept green sorrounding, very charming and romanic ambience. Nice Pool, wonderful breakfast and in the Restaurant very friendly and smily staff. (not... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

I fell in love with this place after seeing our lovely villa! Far apart from the other villas it makes you feel like you are in a private island. The room was spacey and comfortable. Having the bathroom "outside" was a nice touch. Breakfast was nothing special and service a bit slow, but the surroundings are beautiful. You can rent... More

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

We booked this place for a two night stay but we left the next day. The room we got was very spacious and nicely decorated but was very musty. I was not into the outdoor bathroom, which also had an interesting odour. The breakfast that was included was not good so we didn't try anything else. We were hoping that... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

I arrived at Bahia Las Ballenas for a three-night stay in September 2012. I first heard of the hotel from Tablet Hotels.com. The photos on the Tablet website were very misleading, and made the rooms look much more modern and well-maintained than they actually are. However, the rooms were clean and although there were some basic maintenance issues (e.g. broken... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

The hotel is calm & clean and the staff is very attentive. It's a great place to read in a hammock, jog on the beach, relax by the pool or go on an adventure in the town, which the hotel can help accommodate. The manager is French and knows how to cater to his guests. Large bungalows with outdoor private... More

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Address: Jose Antonio Martinez | Playa Bonita, Las Terrenas 32200, Dominican Republic
Location: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > Samana Province > Las Terrenas
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Bahia las Ballenas 4*
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Bahia Las Ballenas Hotel Las Terrenas
Hotel Bahia Las Ballenas
Bahia Las Ballenas Las Terrenas, Samana, Dominican Republic

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#18 On the Beach Hotel in Las Terrenas
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The simple and elegant decoration of the cane roof bungalows along with the cool breeze of the sea and the enchanting scenery substitute the air conditioning and the television. Far from the joyous tumult of Las Terrenas, the hotel, provided with a roof made of cane, is built in a traditional style and combines comfort and ease with the exoticism and charms, the perfect place to get away and relax. ... more   less 
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