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Grand Paradise Samana

3.0 of 5 Las Galeras, Dominican Republic (Formerly Casa Marina Bay)
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sarnia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I have been to this resort twice and loved it. It was smaller and quieter than other resorts we have been to and we loved this. I also loved the fact that there were always chairs anytime of the day..this was amazing. The resort was very clean, our room was very nice and clean and we had... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This tropical resort is nestled away in Samana Bay at Las Galeras. The location is remote, given the long drive involved, but let me assure you that it provides you with such natural beauty & a scenic Paradise. Good name. The property had everything we needed for our two week stay. We arrived in the night & were given a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at GPS Nov. 16 to 23 with another couple. OK so the drive is 90 minutes and we did not get to the hotel until midnight. Found some food at the restaurant on the beach and you can get drinks in the disco (dancing stops at midnight but the bar stays open until 2 am). Satisfied our hunger and... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A group of of went to this resort nov 16-23. Where do I start.? My room had no air conditioning and the toilet flushed only after I filled the tank myself. I had maintenance come several times but they had no idea what they were doing. Who fixes a toilet with a screw driver? My friends next door had leaks... More 

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Prince Edward Island, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I apologize for a late review, we stayed April 2014 had a great week! From the beautiful landscape, the gorgeous beaches in the area and the friendly locals, Las Galeras is our new favorite vacation spot. Beach: 5 stars, Samana is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean which is why we keep returning to this... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Stayed at the Grand Paradise with my husband and 2 teenage kids, Nov 8-15th. The beach is beautiful, no question about that. The resort does get busier on the weekends with the locals and that was the only time the disco seemed to be in use. Would have been nice if it was open during the week with Dominican music.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

Second time at Grand paradise!!! Perfect for me, not huge resort, beautiful newly renovated room with patio, beautiful beach, gorgeous weather, always found something good to eat or drink but what defines this place is the staff starting with one of the best classy manager Samuel, all the waiters in the dining room, and the entertainment staff who smile at... More 

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I love Samana. It is a beautiful and stunning countryside. There are wonderful landscapes and beautiful beaches. If you visit someday Dominican Republic, don’t forget to go to Samana town. It is in the Northeast of the capital. If you go, use the highway done for the government. They are three expensive tolls, but the landscapes in the road that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I have visit this resort a few times now, and I amazing how wonderful it is resort is, the food always fresh and well cooked. Rooms: always clean. I would like to take a moment to thank the great entertainment stuff people, starting with Alexis(DJ) and Andujar great music in all the shows, Yonatan, margarita, pinky, Bomby, Daniel, Judith, Olga,... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Just got back from paradise. Grand paradise samana is amazing. I had so much fun. Beautiful beach. Abundance of food. Clean clean I loved it awesome place for very little money Staff was great excursions also great

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Address: Las Galeras, Dominican Republic (Formerly Casa Marina Bay)
Location: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > Samana Province > Las Galeras
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Grand Paradise Samana 3*
Number of rooms: 334
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Also Known As:
Grand Paradise Samana Hotel Las Galeras
Casa Marina Bay
Grand Paradise Samana Las Galeras
Grand Paradise Samana Dominican Republic

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