We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

VH Gran Ventana Beach Resort

Traveler (6203)
Panoramas (18)
Room & Suite (550)
Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
Playa Dorada, a gated oceanfront community on the northern coast of the Dominican Republic, is home to Gran Ventana Beach Resort, one of the country’s friendliest, most welcoming hotels. Located directly on the beach, our Puerto Plata beach resort boasts three pools, a kids club and an airy, cool and fresh lobby. We also offer a superb, all-inclusive value for families, couples and group vacations.
Read more
Property amenities
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Center with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Paid Internet
Paid Wifi
Shuttle Bus Service
Tennis Court
Wheelchair access
Show more
Room features
Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
Good to know
Family Resort
100Room tips
Traveler rating
  • 2,811
  • 2,156
  • 816
  • 271
  • 163
Time of year
Traveler type
  • More languages
  • Filter
  • English
Popular mentions
We stayed from 2/07/19 to 2/14/19 and enjoyed our stay at this resort. We found the overall experience here very nice and found all the staff very friendly and wanting to make our stay enjoyable. The food was very good and the Beach was great with some very nice views of the
Read more
Stayed Jan31-Feb7 with my wife. Later check-in due to almost 5 hour delay with Air Transat. Check-in was smooth and we stayed in building 3 on the ground floor overlooking a pool. This was a nice quiet area although a bit of a walk to the buffet and beach. The whole place
Read more
The Gran Ventana is a large resort. Hundreds of guests stay in two and three story buildings around a large pool which is more for wading than for swimming. The pool is surrounded by deck chairs, and in the middle there is kind of an “island” to which one can wade for a drink.
Read more
Right after we checking @ 3pm we were hungry, everything was closed, the only one open was the grill restaurant, we got in there & they said it was closed & we can only have a soup. We seeing one of the cooks with a nice tray with vegetables, we asked if we can have just a small
Read more
Response from VilmaBeard, Social Media Manager at VH Gran Ventana Beach Resort
Responded 3 days ago
We are so sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your visit to VH Gran Ventana Beach Resort. We are very surprised to hear that you had bad experiences with the staff. As you can tell from the majority of the other reviews, the staff are the stars of our resort. Please know that our Snack is always available up til 5:00 pm, so we are very surprised that you couldn't find any food at 3:00 pm. We also checked all the reports and we have no complaints registered by any guests about the cleanliness of the rooms. We do appreciate your comments and the information you have provided will have an impact on maintaining the level of quality that is well known at VH Hotels & Resorts.
Read more
My daughter n I just returned from this resort last week. Let’s start with the cons .... There were mostly elderly people there. The bar closes at 12. After which if u want a drink, u maybe able to get a rum n coke but that’s about it. Also, don’t expect to get any top shelf
Read more
Album Categories
All photosTravelerPool & BeachRoom & SuiteDining Business Center & Event RoomsFamily and Play Areas
Professional photo exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisorVH Gran Ventana Beach Resort
The Superior Room at the VH Gran Ventana Beach Resort
Photo provided by managementVH Gran Ventana Beach Resort
Gran Ventana Aerial View
Hello Very unlikely a great resort, but rather primitive in matters of that nature, best thing to do is go to the reservation desk early in the morning, it is off the main resort property but a short walk past the front resort door past the tennis courts. Most reservations are for 7:30 or 8:30, but the main buffet is a great place to grab a light snack and drink rather than starve. Enjoy your vacation, Benni
2 votes
Show all answers
Usually the main buffet closes at 10:00. After that, I believe the salad bar is open in the main restaurant. I’m not sure what else is available. To be honest, that’s all I saw after hours.
0 votes
Show all answers
WiFi is $35 USD for one device. It is free at the theatre and with the upgrade programmes.
0 votes
hello yes about 15 - 20 minutes A Ice Cold beer at airport to go is $5 USA just in case you need to de-frag
0 votes
Show all answers
"Get a ground floor room if you do not want to climb and go down stairs. There are no elevators."
"i have stayed in 2 different buildings and they we both good"
"No elevator to upper floors, stairs only. Area around the pool can be quite noisy at times."
"Make sure your mini bar cools as ours didn't"
"Try main floor as there are no elevators for 3 story building, open view excellent with a nice small patio/deck table & chairs."
$101 - $349 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
gran ventana beach hotelgran ventana dominican republicgran ventana puerto platagran ventana beach resort puerto platahotel gran ventana beachgrand ventana beach resortgran ventana hotel dominican republic
CaribbeanDominican RepublicPuerto Plata ProvincePuerto Plata
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing