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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Words cannot express how beautiful The Great Escape is. The property itself, which is maintained by the nicest man (Gary), is stunning. It includes a beautiful in-ground pool, banana and papaya trees, a swing, hammock, garden and wonderful flowers. The pool is open all hours which is also a perk. A fridge is stocked with water, soda, etc and is...

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New Jersey
Reviewed December 31, 2016

My stay in Vieques was at Great Escape - a small inn or bed and breakfast. For those of us on a budget, clean rooms with private bath and nice views Lovely grounds and a pool. Breakfast included daily. This property is in the middle of the island just a few miles from beaches and Esperanza town. Book your own...

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Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed November 30, 2016 via mobile

Our room was certainly not outdated - it looked like it was refurbished not so long ago. Spotless too! We stayed 3 nights and enjoyed ourselves very much. Location is great, you can walk to Publix, CVS, restaurants, and the beach is very close as well. Pool area kept very nice, towels and beach chairs are provided. We had beautiful...

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Haymarket
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...

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Yardley, Pennsylvania
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....

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Penfield, New York
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...

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Thank Lauren S
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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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...

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Thank Joseph Z
New York City, New York
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
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...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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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 - $182 (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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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Best view is from room 5! Top floor has the best views of the garden and ocean”
 of 5 bubbles Blondepanini, 3 days ago | Read review
“Rooms with balconies are the best”
 of 5 bubbles cleeamon, Dec 28, 2015 | Read review
“stay away from here”
 of 5 bubbles Mitchymayhem, Jun 10, 2015 | Read review
“I liked the rooms at the back. We had a beautiful room with a balcony on two sides.”
 of 5 bubbles 980LizW, Mar 31, 2015 | Read review
“Best views face the back of the property!”
 of 5 bubbles sterlingbejane, Mar 25, 2015 | Read review
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