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Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

This is the most amazing hotel! The staff are always happy and friendly and so hardworking! Our room was always clean and drinks are restocked in the fridge daily, as well as coffee and tea. The food at the buffet is delicious, regularly restocked so is always hot! Also a really wide selection of local drinks at the bars! Pools... More 

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

WOW! Fantastic two weeks. A long journey, but definitely worth the three hour transfer from the airport. Beautiful hotel in well kept grounds. Staff very helpful and friendly and food was very good, plenty of choice and something for everyone. Beach was amazing, you could walk for miles on the lovely sand in both directions and it was just like... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is the first time we went to an all inclusive walking away completely happy with all aspects of the resort. Beach- Awesome 10+!!! Soft sand, clean beach, shallow waters, no waves, so very safe for kids. Best part was there are corals and you can literally walk out, stick your head in and see fish! We are not morning... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Food, was spectacular, the gardens were stunning, the staff was the most friendly, helpful group of people ever. The entertainment was not horrible but I found they could have been better. I don't expect much since I have been to several other places in the Dominican. I love the wonderful dancing and lip-syncing but this was a little dull. The... More 

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed at GBP el Portillo for 14 nights July 2016 booked all inclusive with First Choice. We are a family of 4 with 8 year old twins. We had an amazing time! The resort is large enough to feel like you have lots going on, yet strangely small enough to feel like everything is just a stones throw away!... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We choose the same resort chain as last year when we went to Punta Cana. And we didn't regret about it all. The resort like 50 min drive from Samana airport. But the scenery on the way is breathtaking so you don't really get bored. We pay couple extra bucks for Golden section and got a huge room in building... More 

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Customer Servic... B, Social Media Cooridnator at Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First let me inform you that your opinion is valuable to us, therefore we are extremely proud and happy for having left a pleasant memory. We are especially appreciating your positive comments about the quality of our service and our staff. Comments like that you send us, are what motivate us as a team every day to improve... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed at the Bahia Principe El Portillo for 3 weeks in June I would first like to say that my review is based on comparison with other hotels that I have stayed at in the Dominican Republic over the last 15 years. The hotel is about 15 mins in a taxi from the town of Las Terrenas, it can be... More 

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Customer Servic... B, Social Media Coordinator at Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We would like to thank you for taking the time out to communicate the impressions of your vacation with our Tripadvisor community, we are a family hotel and we do everything possible to make feel our guests like part of this great family. In the name of our staff , we would like to thank you for vacationing... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the 2nd time here and definitely the last. Check in is at 3 but I didn't get my room until 4 I asked for late check out, seems like a reasonable request for all the inconvenience ,yeah good luck with that. Food was repetitive and bland, they seem to cater to Europeans. The best restaurant Is the Italian,... More 

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Customer Servic... B, Social Media Coordinator at Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your kind opinion about our hotel, we really appreciate it because it helps us to learn about our guest needs and satisfy them. We are really so happy that you have enjoyed your stay in our hotel and our beautiful beach we hope to welcome you once again in Grand Bahia Principe El... More 

Immingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here between the 3rd July and 17th July and had been looking forward to this break since we booked it back in Feb 2016. We'd booked here because it appeared to be a perfect spot for a bit of relaxation and it did not disappoint. The Hotel was modern enough, although our room could have done with a... More 

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Customer Servic... B, Social Media Coordinator at Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to give us such a good review of your recent stay at Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo in our Tripadvisor web page and share with our fans your experience with us, we are totally agree with you, we are blessed with one of the most beautiful beach. We would love to welcome... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was our first trip to Dominican and it surpassed all expectation. The scenery was stunning, beach was beautiful and never crowded and it was nice to be the only hotel along that part of coastline surrounded by a forest of palm trees. We were in a Junior Golden Suite which was huge, two queen beds and 1 single bed... More 

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Customer Servic... B, Social Media Coordinator at Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting such a wonderful review of your recent stay in our hotel Gran Bahía Príncipe El Portillo. Your kind and sincere words make us very proud of our achievements, and are truly motivating for our relentless pursuit in exceeding our guests’ expectations. As much as the importance that we give to our customer service and... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Tennis Court
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Facilities and services: 2 pools Jacuzzi Sun terrace with loungers and sun umbrellas Pool and beach towel service BAHIA SPA (additional charge) Sports facilities: gym, tennis court, basketball court, volleyball net on the beach Water activity and scuba diving centre WiFi access in the lobby (1h per day free of charge) and in rooms (additional charge) Entertainment theatre Main buffet restaurant and 4 a la carte restaurants 4 Bars Snack-bar Pueblo Principe: local craft stores, live music, shows, bars and disco. Rooms 582 rooms including 4 types: Standard, Club Golden Junior Suite, Junior Suite and Family Suite. Junior Suites are larger than Standard rooms. Room facilities: King size bed or 2 full size beds Fully-equipped bathroom with hydromassage bath tub, shower, hair dryer and magnifying mirror Air conditioning Ceiling fan Terrace or balcony Telephone Radio alarm clock Satellite TV Coffee-making facilities Mini-bar Safe (with additional charge) WiFi (additional charge) Ironing set (available on request) Superior Junior Suite: balcony or terrace, sitting area with sofa-bed, ironing set, coffee-making facilities, private guest service phone line, umbrella, VIP amenities. Club Golden and Club Hacienda Junior suites (See page 18 Club Golden, Club Hacienda) Children Bahia Scouts The hotel is perfect for families, offering a range of facilities tailored especially for children, including the following: Children's pool Mini Club with daytime activities Evening Mini Disco Babysitting service (additional charge) Bahia Scout Water park Other services Medical service (additional charge) Pharmacy (additional charge) Bus stop opposite the hotel Personalised diets on request and subject to circumstances Specialised service for organising weddings, incentive trips, events and anniversaries ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo

Address: Crta. las Terrenas - El Limon, km 4, Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic (Formerly El Portillo Beach Resort)
Location: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > Samana Province > Las Terrenas
Price Range: $129 - $425 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo 3.5*
Number of rooms: 582
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Also Known As:
Gran Bahia Principe El Portillo Hotel Las Terrenas
El Portillo Beach Resort
Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo Las Terrenas, Samana, Dominican Republic
Hotel Style:
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Las Terrenas
#3 Family Hotel in Las Terrenas
#3 Spa Hotel in Las Terrenas
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Las Terrenas
#7 Romantic Hotel in Las Terrenas
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