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Dartmouth, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed May 13, 2011

Every little things was great. The View of the room (beach). The service very friendly. The food very good and a lots of choice every day different. The alcool was great too i specially like 'MAMA BANANA' but Marco Polo was very good too....I'am already planning my next trip again to the same place but this time i will take... More 

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Wolverhampton
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Reviewed May 11, 2011

We returned from the Gran Ventana in late March, weather beautiful overcast some mornings and occasional rain but sun came out later in the day. Food was brilliant, buffet for breakfast, lunch and evening meal with wide variety (bacon not avaliable every morning). We ate in all three a la carte resturants twice during our 2 week stay and also... More 

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed May 9, 2011

Just got back from 4 days at the Gran Ventana and am happy to report that all worked out. *The rooms are quite dated but clean. *The food is ok and it was always easy to get a restaurant reservation and the buffet was always fully stocked. *The beach is beautiful and the palapas are mostly available. The ocean is... More 

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Pasco, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed May 2, 2011

Words cannot describe how wonderful Puerto Plata was. It was amazing. We stayed at Gran Ventana. The resort was wonderful; friendly staff, lots of booze, mediocre food, but best of all the coral reefs and color fish were beyond words. They also had free activities. The excursions were cheap if you bartered on the beaches. It was amazing my wife... More 

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Kingston, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed May 2, 2011

First I would like to say that I have used trip advisor to help me decide which hotel I would stay at for my last two vacations. I love it and it’s the best forum I have found and I decided it was time for me to give back. We arrived home April 30th after a week at the VH... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed April 29, 2011

we stayed at gran ventana from 19th to 26th of april, with around 13 other family members. it is a great resort. very clean and super friendly staff. very good 3.5/5 star it is a family resort so if you are looking to party it up with youngsters, this is a wrong resort. however there is 2 "clubs" just outside... More 

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Brantford, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed April 29, 2011

We take a lot of 2 week vacations and this place is right up there with some of the best 4 star places we have been...DR, Mexico, Cuba etc... better beach than the last time we were at Playa Dorada area lots of shade under the palapas or trees but as usual you have to be there early, but not... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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Reviewed April 28, 2011

This was my first trip anywhere tropical. I like that it is not a far distance from the airport but you do get to see some of the towns along the way. The hotel is very clean and staff very friendly. The food was good. I am not one to try new things and there was always familiar food. The... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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3 reviews
Reviewed April 28, 2011

Just got back from the Dominican. First time there and enjoyed immensely. Hotel was definitely a 4 star with lots to do and easy access to tours. Buffet was great, some items the same for those less adventurous and new items each meal for those wanting something different. Staff were pleasant and very friendly, this includes the vendors on the... More 

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Montreal
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Reviewed April 28, 2011

Our stay was very nice. At first we got a noisy room near the Coco Bongo club but they moved us as we called to complaint. The hotel was very clean and the service was great. The food was not bad but they could have more seafood. Guest services always helpful. They booked a hotel for us and even helped... More 

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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Additional Information about VH Gran Ventana Beach Resort

Address: Playa Dorada | PO Box 22, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
Location: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > Puerto Plata Province > Puerto Plata
Price Range: $111 - $334 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — VH Gran Ventana Beach Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 506
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Also Known As:
Gran Ventana Beach Hotel
Gran Ventana Dominican Republic
Gran Ventana Puerto Plata
Gran Ventana Beach Resort Puerto Plata
Hotel Gran Ventana Beach
Grand Ventana Beach Resort
Gran Ventana Hotel Dominican Republic
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#3 Top resorts Hotel in Puerto Plata
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Plata
#3 Luxury Hotel in Puerto Plata
#4 Family Hotel in Puerto Plata
#4 Romantic Hotel in Puerto Plata
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