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Haymarket
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

What an experience! Great Escape is such a gem on the enchanted Isle of Vieques. We stayed two nights and felt like we were in a secluded, romantic garden of eden. Dana is a gracious and unpretentious hostess. She ensures her guests are happy and will do whatever necessary to make you feel comfortable. Its a special place where life... More 

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Yardley, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

I really liked it but as most things in Vieques it is not your "Hilton" style hotel. The rooms don't have TV or WIFI but it is really THE great escape We relaxed and enjoyed the picturesque atmosphere. The owner (manager) is super friendly. The bedroom was very clean and they do a great job making you feel at home.... More 

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Thank betinalew
Penfield, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

Dona, the hostess runs a tight ship. The place is well appointed and maintained. It is cleaner and nicer than you might expect in this part of the world. Dona and her staff are delightful, friendly and very helpful. Great Escape is designed for relaxation. A poolside Casita provides a common area for breakfast, or enjoying an evening libation. It... More 

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Thank Lauren S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

The staff was very amenable and the facilities were very clean. The room surpassed my expectations! Would be convenient to have a car, but if you don't, Donna can drive you most places for a small fee.

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Thank Colson C
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

This is an eco-friendly bed and breakfast. Part of being eco-friendly is conserving energy which explains the reasoning behind their request to shut off the a/c as you leave your room. I have noticed complaints about this, and others blaming Dana for their own mistakes when booking which I think is unfair. That being said, I found Great Escape to... More 

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Thank Joseph Z
New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

This woman made a mistake and did not properly take our reservation. She did not take ownership for her mistake and charged us even though were not able to go, due to her mistake. I feel robbed of my vacation and my bank account. I would avoid this place at all costs, as this is not an honest person.

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Alpharetta, Georgia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

I booked a room with Great Escape & then read review that you need car when you are there. Literally, 30 minutes later, I talked with my husband and he said we don't want a car, & to cancel. I tried through Booking.com and their customer service representative said that she was sorry. She tried to get Dana/Donna the owner... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

We decided to stay here after having a horrible experience with AirBNB. The owner, Dana, is a doll - very charming and accommodating. The pool is so relaxing and clean, the rooms have a European decor that I absolutely love! And a nice breakfast every morning included. A little outside of Esperanza, but so worth it! We'll be back for... More 

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Oakton, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

Nice place. Owner not there so Gary, the handy man, took care of us. He was very friendly and helpful. Directions on web site were not correct. I had to call owner, who was in the States, twice to figure out how to get there. Room was decent. Bed comfortable. Hot water for shower but not sink.

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Campinas, SP
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Our family stayed at this BB for 3 times; once with 1 baby, then with 2 babies, and then when the kids got bigger, around 7/8 years old. Dana is an amazing woman that keeps the place running very simply, but in a very picturesque way. Everything is neat and clean, and very calm, once it's in the middle of... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Great Escape Bed & Breakfast Inn is located on a hilltop on 3.8 acres of land in La Llave, Vieques Island, Puerto Rico. Almost constant trade winds make for a temperature several degrees cooler than in the towns. There are 10 modern guestrooms and 1 apartment with one bedroom, which, via connecting doors can be rented as a 2 or 3 bedroom. Continental Breakfast is served poolside daily. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Great Escape

Address: HC-02 Box 14,501, 00765, Puerto Rico
Location: Caribbean > Puerto Rico > Isla de Vieques
Price Range: $168 - $180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Great Escape 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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Great Escape Hotel Isla De Vieques
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