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Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda Don Pablo Collection

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Philadelphia, PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We stayed at the Esmeralda December 13-17, 2014: it was my sister, her husband, their three daughters (14, 18 and 22) and me, and we had 2 rooms. I wrote an email ahead of time and asked that they be close together. I didn't insist on adjoining rooms - although they have them - and we were about 5 doors... More 

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Viancagraciano, customer service at Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda Don Pablo Collection, responded to this review

Dear Josied, It is a real pleasure that you spent a lovely vacation together with your family in our Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda. I would like to thank you for taking the time to share your experience, which gives us an opportunity to assess and evaluate our performance. Thank you for classify the good and not so good aspects you... More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

This was my first time in the Dominican Rep. My 6th time in the Caribbean.It was a nice winter break holiday. The weather was very nice (around 28º). There was a bit of wind witch cause the sea to have some waves. As for the hotel, and having stayed in other Bahia Principe Hotels, my expectations were not that high.... More 

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Viancagraciano, customer service at Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda Don Pablo Collection, responded to this review

Dear Sagan, Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your experience at our Hotel. We regret not having been able to achieve our main objective with you, which is our guests´ entire satisfaction. Please be assured that your observations have been taken in the highest consideration. I offer you big apologies for all the inconveniences that... More 

Canton, Ohio
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

This was my 1st time in the Dominican Republic & I will definitely b back...but NOT to this resort! The good things: They have trams running constantly to take ppl around that massive place. they were generous w/ the alcohol, the drinks were good & they used the good stuff. the Dominican restaurant was awesome! I loved the sea bass... More 

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Viancagraciano, customer service at Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda Don Pablo Collection, responded to this review

Dear Erink, I am glad to find out that there were some aspects you find worth to mention, like the gorgeous Dominican Restaurants and all the good things that you mentioned. I am really sorry for not being able to fulfill your expectations with some services. Your suggestions about updating rooms are taken in high consideration and help us to... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

My wife and I just returned from a mid-December trip to the Luxury Bahia Principe Esmerelda resort in Bavaro-Punta Cana, and I feel compelled to share my overwhelmingly positive review of this excellent resort. We had an amazing time, and I encourage you to visit as well. Arrival Our taxi service dropped us off at the Bahia Principe main lobby,... More 

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Viancagraciano, customer service at Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda Don Pablo Collection, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for sharing this detailed feedback which gives us an opportunity to assess and evaluate our performance. At Bahia Principe our goal is to make your vacation become an unforgettable experience. Thank you for being so kind and share to other travelers the good service you received in our premises and all the aspects you find worth... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We stayed at the GBP Esmeralda Dec 5 - 12, 2014. This was our fifth time staying at the Esmeralda. The additions and improvements to the entertainment and animation team have been a fabulous success! Cappuccino, Luisa, Francisco and Luis ( animation team crew members) made our vacation an incredibly amazing unforgettable experience! Their energy attitude and desire to please... More 

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Viancagraciano, customer service at Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda Don Pablo Collection, responded to this review

Dear Ted, As a repeater client your opinion is very important to us. It represents a challenge to maintain the magic that makes our dear customers choose for their holiday destination this paradise called Dominican Republic. It is magnificent to read that in your fifth time with us you have enjoyed another great vacation and will continue visiting this relaxing... More 

Corunna, Canada
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We have stayed at the Gran Bahia the same time every year for the last ten years, but this is the firdt time we booked esmerelda. The reason we booked here instead of Ambar was that we founf the Ambar to be getting a bit run down. The Esmerelda was okay but too many kids so we spent most of... More 

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Viancagraciano, Gerente at Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda Don Pablo Collection, responded to this review

Dear Tom, Thanks to repeater guests as you is that our Company has reached the success and gained prestige through the last years. Please be assured that Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts will continue being your preferring chain. Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay at our hotel and for visiting us. Looking... More 

Essex
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26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Must be the largest Hotel I've stayed in, yet it never appeared crowded. The Esmerelda location enabled us to have " access all areas". So many Pools , Sun-beds, Restaurants, lovely Cocktails, friendly Staff, just a terrific Complex. Kids are well catered for with a mini Water Park, Climbing, Dodgems, Mini Golf and a Kiddi Club too. But there are... More 

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Viancagraciano, customer service at Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda Don Pablo Collection, responded to this review

Dear guest, We feel very proud to read that you were pleasantly surprise with the largest Resort you have stayed. We feel happy to know that we provided you an enjoyable stay. Thank you for visiting us on Punta Cana. Greetings from paradise, Vianca Graciano Bahia Principe Bavaro Resort More 

Kitchener, Canada
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We were at the Esmeralda the first week of December for our 26th Anniversary. We have been here before 6 years ago and to other Luxury Bahia Principe Don Pablo resorts. We travel the same week every year and have never seen it this busy before. The place was packed. We had requested by email a Pool view room with... More 

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Viancagraciano, customer service at Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda Don Pablo Collection, responded to this review

Dear Mark and Jannette, Posts such as yours delight us and gives us confidence to keep working hard to satisfy our customers and improve our service. It is good to know that you have chosen our Resort as you anniversary destination. Thank you for highlighting the great food, clean rooms and wonderful beach, and the nice facilities. Looking forward to... More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

From your welcome cocktail to the final wave goodbye its a fab hotel. It was our 5th time at this hotel and will def be going back soon after a break from dom rep. Your in your own private bit of a hotel within a huge hotel. You have your own private restaurants and al a cartes as well as... More 

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Viancagraciano, customer service at Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda Don Pablo Collection, responded to this review

Dear guest, We are delighted to know that our personal attention made you feel in a friendly atmosphere and for that reason you are looking forward to return for another fabulous holiday. This is what is allowing us to make a difference in each guest experience and motivate us to continue striving towards excellence. Thank you for your comments and... More 

New Jersey
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71 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Spent the last week of November 2014 at the Grand Bahia Principe Esmeralda in Punta Cana. This is our second time in this resort, and we cannot wait to go back! Absolutely fantastic! We booked the trip via Expedia and the check in process was quite easy. Indeed, we made all of our reservations for restaurants and room requests via... More 

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Viancagraciano, customer service at Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda Don Pablo Collection, responded to this review

Dear guest, Please allow us to reassure that we are extremely proud to know that you enjoyed another absolutely amazing stay. We greatly appreciate that you have chosen our Resort for second time and you love the experience, and cannot wait to come back. It will be a pleasure to have you with us once again in this paradise!!! Kindest... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Tennis Court
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
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 (free) 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 

Additional Information about Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda Don Pablo Collection

Address: Crta. Arena Gorda - Macao, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Location: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > La Altagracia Province > Punta Cana
Price Range: $160 - $540 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda Don Pablo Collection 4*
Number of rooms: 570
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Also Known As:
Gran Bahia Principe Esmeralda Hotel Punta Cana
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#4 Romantic Hotel in Punta Cana
#7 Family Hotel in Punta Cana
#20 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#21 Spa Hotel in Punta Cana
#25 Luxury Hotel in Punta Cana
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