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Casa Grande Beach Hotel

Playa Bonita 1, Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Jarabacoa, Dominican Republic
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just spent a lovely 3 days at La Casa Grande. The hotel is a little off the beaten path but that's what we were looking for - a quiet get away. We were not disappointed. The entire staff were lovely people to work with, very accomodating, and friendly. We called ahead of time and were able to check in... More 

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Guangzhou, China
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13 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

The Casa Grande is a small hotel on Playa Bonita recently sold to new French owners. The expansive lawn facing the beach is well-maintained, lovely, and a relaxing spot to sit and enjoy the ocean. The rooms themselves are rather basic--perhaps the new owners will add more design details to make them more inviting and more "boutique-like," but they are... More 

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Dominican Republic
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

My name is Miguelina Bisono, I stayed for New Years Eve in this hotel. On the last day, we came back 30 minutes lates for the check out so the owner decided to pick up all my personal belongings stuff them in my bag and place it in the hotel storage room. All my cloth got wet and worst of... More 

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Le check out est de 11 h a midi. Cette cliente s'est presentee a 16h environ pour rendre la chambre.... More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We wanted to go to Samana again, but decided to give Las Terrenas a try as we had never stayed there for more than just half a day. We were not sure what place we should pick so we searched the web and read several reviews on Trip Advisor. The pictures looked beautiful, and so did the description of the... More 

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Beautiful beach. Go to the right by the surfing school or in the extreme right past the little river for a very calm private time away from major waves. Perfect jogging. Perfect scuba diving off the islands across from the hotel. The hosts are a young French couple very passionate about their new homeland and most helpful in all bookings.... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013 via mobile

Sometimes you just have to trust your gut! I will not recommend doing this for non locals because it is too risky but we drove from santo Domingo to Las Terrenas after lunch on a Saturday over a long weekend without a room reservation on an impulse. We wanted to stay overnight beachside in lovely Playa Bonita. Hotels we had... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

Unlike some hotels in the Las Terrenas area, Casa Grande allows dogs to roam freely on the grounds, off-leash. So dog-owners seem to flock to this place, and at various times in the day there can be packs of them, virtually out of control. I was attacked by two dogs in the afternoon of Nov. 30, 2012, while walking back... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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18 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

Pros: On a beautiful beach - go to the left and around the point for the most beautiful, serene swimming. Very laid back. Owners not there during our stay, but the caretakers were exceedingly friendly and accommodating. Cons: Rooms need updating, some paint at the very least.Not very clean. Beds/linens/drapes/lamps/towels - need new ones! Had only two very thin bath... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2011

Casa Grande is located right at one of the most beautiful beaches in Samana. The staff is attentive and helpful, and the breakfast very nice. It has a wonderful garden which is lovely for reading or hanging out. The rooms are simple and the showers a bit strange, but all clean, decent and originally decorated. I can recommend this place!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2011

Perfect place for a relaxing stay, not to mention the awesome owner Jacky. This place will remain special in my heart forever also because we managed to rescue a friend from drowning with the help from the staff of the hotel

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