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Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda Don Pablo Collection
4.0 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Crta. Arena Gorda - Macao, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic   |  
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Ranked #13 of 99 Hotels in Punta Cana
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Derby, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Excellente!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

Myself and my partner have just returned from this fab hotel complex. It delivered on all our expectations and more! Thomas Cook advised us of building work one week before we wherdue to travel and offered us different hotels to go to. I'm so glad we stayed with this one. We saw no building works or heard any noise so don't let it put you off.

The hotel is stunning and very clean. All the staff are warm and welcoming. Our bulter Jinette was fantastic and couldn't do enough for us. The housekeeping team ane second to none!

We spent our evenings in the lobby bar with the great bar staff Manolo, maximo and Nestor who kept us entertained and the drinks flowwing!!

The beach was perfect. the pool area was not over crowed or to noisy. If you wanted it a bit nmore action and entertainment round the pool you could go to the main pool in the sister hotel. (7 pools to choose from!)

We only ate in the Jasmin as this catered for ALL our needs and didn't feel the need to try anywhere else, however the there is the option of eating somewhere different every night if you wish lol

I would not hesitate to come back to this resort!! Thank you to all the staff for sharing your piece of paradise with us x

Room Tip: Block 90 is a must! and learn some spanish. Even though the staff speak many laguages I feel it'...
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Customer Servic... B, Customer Service at Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda Don Pablo Collection, responded to this review, September 28, 2013
Dear Amy,

We would like to thank you for sharing your experience with others on TripAdvisor and for mentioning our stunning and Very clear hotel. We are very pleased that we were able to meet your expectations thank your such a nice comments and for highlighting our good food and polite staff,especially Jinette, Manolo, maximo and Nestor they will be delighted to know your acknowledgments.

Looking forward to see you back and provide you another holiday in our paradise All-inclusive luxury hotels on Punta Cana with Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts

Warm greetings,


Claudia Adames
Bahia Principe Bavaro Resort
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
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  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

We last visited your hotel in March 2013 and have decided to return once again to celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary from Nov 14 to 21st, 2013. My husband and I have always enjoyed the excellent service, friendliness of your staff and overall experience at your Gran Bahia Hotel properties in Punta Cana. We have invited many of our friends to your hotel over the years and we all just love it.

This hotel has everything to offer. clean, bright rooms nicely decorated. The a-la-carte restaurants are superb - our favourite being the Don Pablo Restaurant in Ambar - be sure to try the Chateaubriand for two. The variety and quality of food and service is very appealing.

Special thanks to Sondra Rodriqguez, our favourite server at the lobby bar in Esmeralda. After 10 years, SonDra continues to recognize us and her warmth, happiness and excellent service is always appreciated. She has become a good friend and we look forward to seeing her onnce again in November.

If you are looking for a great holiday..at a great price with excellent service and friendliness, be sure to book at this hotel and try it for yourselves.

Madeline & Walter
Toronto, Ontario

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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Customer Servic... B, Customer Service at Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda Don Pablo Collection, responded to this review, September 27, 2013
Dear Madeline & Walter

Please allow us to reassure that we are extremely proud to read that you keep us loyalty. We do not know how to thank you for this kind of comments. It is wonderful to know that everything is as expected.

We feel proud to hear that you are returning to our Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda Don Pablo Collection once again to celebrate your 40th wedding anniversary.

Please don´t hesitate to contact us prior arrival, we will be pleased to assist you.


Claudia Adames
Bahia Principe Bavaro Resort
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

I am always a bit concerned about returning to a place where you really had a great vacation. How pleased was i that we did. After realising we had been before an upgrade had been applied to the booking which really added a new dimension to the location in choice of food and dining options.
The friendliness of the Dom Rep continues to grow across all aspects and the facilities and services offered at these type of holidays now exceeds value anywhere in the caribean. Having been all over this is the best value for money £ for £. These beaches are simply the best beating Barbados, Antigua, or Mexico. Go between xmas and april to avoid the humidity.

Room Tip: all year round great weather but humidity high off season between Aug and xmas
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Customer Servic... B, Customer Service at Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda Don Pablo Collection, responded to this review, September 27, 2013
Dear Guest,

Receive cordial greetings from all the team working at Bahia Principe Bavaro Resort,

We greatly appreciate that you have chosen once again one of our Resorts as your holiday destination. It is a real pleasure to learn that you could enjoy a nice time during your last stay with us. As a repeater client your opinion is very important to us. It is thanks to guests like you, that our Company has reached the success and gained prestige through the last years.

Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts, your best hotel in Punta Cana.

Looking forward to seeing you soon


Claudia Adames
Bahia Prinicpe Bavaro Resort
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Silver Spring, Maryland
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

We stayed here in Sept 2013. The property is very big, but they make it easy to get around with their trolley system. Also, the grounds are beautiful and very-well maintained. The rooms were spacious and clean, and the daily stocking of the mini-bar is a very nice touch. Food was pretty good, especially if you try the different specialty restaurants throughout the property, which I would recommend, as the buffet was nice, but gets old after the 2nd day. Overall, would highly recommend if you're looking for a nice, relaxing vacation. My only regret is that I didn't stay longer.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Customer Servic... B, Customer Service at Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda Don Pablo Collection, responded to this review, September 26, 2013
Dear Customer,

Thank you for your recent review on TripAdvisor and for highlighting our well maintained rooms, pool, beach and other property.

Please feel free to contact us for a future stay in order to prepare all the details before arrival, and make your next visit the most unforgettable experience in the Caribbean.

Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts, a 5 star experience in Punta Cana

Warm greetings,


Claudia Adames
Bahia Principe Bavaro Resort
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

we just came back from the Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda in Punta Cana, everything was perfect, even if their was construction going on, it was hidden so well we did not even noticed. the beach, the service, the food, the rooms, it was just perfect. we are not very interested in animation or activity, this hotel is more for people who want to relax in luxury not realy for party so i would recommand it for people from 40 + years even if they so accomodate families very well.

Room Tip: the complex is on the beach so every room is a good room
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Customer Servic... B, Customer Service at Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda Don Pablo Collection, responded to this review, September 26, 2013
Dear Custumer,

We greatly appreciate that you have chosen one of our Resorts for your first visit to Dominican Republic. It is a real pleasure to read that you enjoyed a perfect vacation.
Thank you for your nice comments and for highlighting our beach, the service, the food, the rooms and recognize that Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda is an excellent relaxing place

All-inclusive luxury hotels on Punta Cana with Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts

Looking forward to seeing you in the future!

Claudia Adames
Bahia Principe Bavaro Resort
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Toddington, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

We stayed in room 92113.
After spending two amazing weeks at the Bahia Principe Esmeralda, it goes without saying that we was not disappointed in our stay.
The staff could not do enough for you, they were very friendly and welcoming, especially bellboy George :)
The food was outstanding, especially in the a la Carte's.
Rooms were very spacious and well maintained, the lavender pillows and chocolates were a nice little added touch as well as the decorative towels.
As for the beach it without a doubt had the WOW factor, and on the plus side the staff always made sure a drink was in hand!
Id just like to also mention how curtious, polite and helpful Darius the butler was.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Customer Servic... B, Customer Service at Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda Don Pablo Collection, responded to this review, September 25, 2013
Dear Stephen,

Posts such as yours delight us and gives us confidence to keep working hard to satisfy our customers.

It is wonderful to know that you enjoyed an absolutely wonderful stay with exceptional and outstanding treatment from our employees.

Looking forward to seeing you again at our Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts, your best hotel in Punta Cana!!!


Best Regards,

Customer Service
Bahia Principe Bavaro Resort
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Gatineau QC
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3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

I was at Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda in April 2013 with my husband, my daugter and her boyfriend; the place was clean, beautiful. People who work at the resort were friendly and very, very nice and incommoding. The employees at the Buffet Los Geranios are sooo nice and friendly like Francesco and his brother. I loved every minutes of it especially at the pool with Leondra and her partner they were the best, also Marcos where we could get our towels and plan a trip. The beach was fantastic! We loved it so much, we are going back next year.

Suzanne Miville Alias Mama & Papa

From Canada Gatineau Quebec

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Customer Servic... B, Customer Service at Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda Don Pablo Collection, responded to this review, September 25, 2013
Dear Suzanne,

We greatly appreciate that you have chosen our Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda Don Pablo Collection for your visit to the Dominican Republic. It is a real pleasure to read that you enjoyed a wonderful vacation.

Thank you for your nice comments and for highlighting our fantastic beach, our spotless premises and the friendliness of our staff.

We look forward to having you again with us for your next Family holidays with Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts

Regards from Punta Cana,

Customer Service
Bahia Principe Bavaro Resort
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Address: Crta. Arena Gorda - Macao, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
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Location: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > La Altagracia Province > Punta Cana
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Punta Cana
#6 Spa Hotel in Punta Cana
#7 Family Hotel in Punta Cana
#11 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#12 Luxury Hotel in Punta Cana
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda Don Pablo Collection 4*
Number of rooms: 570
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Facilities and services 2 Pools Sun terrace 4 Jacuzzis Sun umbrellas and loungers Beach and pool towel service BAHIA SPA (additional charge) Sports facilities: gym, 3 tennis courts, 1 padel tennis court (additional charge), multi-sports court Water activity centre Motorised water sports (additional charge) WiFi access in the lobby (1h per day free of charge) and in rooms (additional charge) Entertainment amphitheatre 2 buffet restaurants 3 speciality restaurants 3 Bars 1 Snack- bar Wedding gazebo Punta Blanca Golf Club: 18 hole Punta Blanca Golf Club, designed by Nick Price (additional charge) Pueblo Principe: Shopping and Leisure Mall with local craft stores, live music, shows, stores, bars, karaoke, disco and casino. Rooms, 570 Deluxe Junior Suite Room facilities: King size bed or two full size beds Air conditioning Ceiling fan Sitting area with sofa Terrace Fully-equipped bathroom with hydromassage bath tub and separate shower, hair dryer and magnifying mirror Bathrobe and slippers VIP amenities Radio-alarm clock Flat screen satellite TV Coffee-making facilities Ironing set Pillow menu Umbrella 24 hour room service Minibar WiFi (additional charge) Children Bahia Scouts The hotel is perfect for families, offering a range of facilities tailored especially for children, including the following: Mini Club for children aged 4 to 12 (at the Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana) Evening Mini Disco Babysitting service (additional charge) Bahia Scouts Water park Fun Area and Adventure Park (additional charge) Teen's club (11 - 16 years) Other services Medical service (additional charge) Pharmacy (additional charge) Specialised service for organising weddings, incentive trips, events and anniversaries Personalised menus (for celiacs, diabetics, etc.) Available on request ... more   less 
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