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Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo

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Essex, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Not long back from this beautiful country and beautiful hotel. I must say we use trip adviser all the time to review destinations and have learned to read through the slightly negative comments and really glad we did. The three hour transfer time is well worth it to go to this hotel and with the break in the middle goes... More 

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What an amazing holiday!! Just returned home from a two week holiday and am itching to get back, this place is unbelievable. beautiful rooms, outstanding food and great bars, this place has everything, pool bar, lobby bar, drinks waitress service under the palm trees on the beach, a la carte resutarants with impeccable food and the las dalias buffet was... More 

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Kitchener
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have no complains about this resort. It is nice with very good layout, so everything is close by. The gardens are stunning and the beach was very nice. The buffet food was good and I could always find something tasty to eat. The A-la-carte restaurants were just ok for me. It was extremely hot and humid in August, so... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just got back from a great vacation. We flew with Transit and paid about $1150 cdn per adult for the week. We were in the Royal Golden Family Suite. (there were 5 of us and we had a connecting room) Family vaycay 2 adults, 16, 14 and 13yr olds. We have travelled to many destinations. The resort is a 5... More 

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Spalding, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have just returned from a 2 week holiday 6/8 to 21/8 and a group of 12 including 3 children 11/13 and 14. We emailed before arrival as we had a family room and the rest Of the group had been upgraded to golden suite as a promotion from Thomsons. WE were all in the same block even the same... 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 your time and write this comment about our hotel! We really appreciate your nice comments regarding our hotel, rooms and services and even more the ones regarding our staff! Altagracia will be so happy to hear the nice words that you have for her! We hope to welcome you again to the Gran Bahia... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Pros: beautiful, soft, sandy beach with coral reef makes great snorkeling, friendly service, meticulously kept grounds Cons: not many staff speak fluent English so communicating can be frustrating, small main pool, no swim up bar, rooms needed some repairs (broken locks, mini fridges not cold, broken alarm clock), not much night life. We traveled on Air Canada in August of... More 

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Customer Servic... B, Social Media Coordinator 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 

Swift Current, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a great time! May was an excellent time to visit. No need to panic for a space at the beach. Our rooms were very clean, spacious and pleasing. The buffet dinners were more than accommodating. Very fresh and lots to choose from. Over all great experience. :)

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

Dear Guest, We are greatly appreciating your comments. Our goal it is to achieve maximum satisfaction of our guests. We hope to welcome you again to the Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo and to thank them in person. Contact us at our email address info.elportillo@bahia-principe.com. Greetings from El Portillo. Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts, all-inclusive hotels in Samana Licelot Vicioso... More 

Lancaster, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Hotel staff very friendly and helpful rooms spacey and clean, main pool area small mainly for families with children not well accessed for wheelchairs you need to access beach buffet /restaurant to get to the wheelchair access for the beach in saying this l must add the staff we're extremely helpful and happy to assist, the journey from porta plata... More 

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

Dear Guest, It is a real pleasure to us to get your comment. You can be sure that there is no biggest reward for us than to get a message like yours knowing you are really blissful with the product of our effort to do everything to make your vacations reality. We are glad that you have enjoyed your visit... More 

Amora, Portugal
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This was my 4th time in Bahia Príncipe hotels. This hotel was wonderful as usual, the localization near the beach is very good, the food was great and the employees are very friendly. My room was big and with allot of light, bathroom was cleaned two times per day. Thanks for the great week.

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

Dear Guest, It is truly a pleasure for us to learn that you enjoyed your stay at our resort, especially the services from our employees and that you appreciated the professionalism from them, we are aware that it is only because of them that we are able to achieve our goal- the continuous improvement of our services. We are very... More 

Spain
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel in general is fantastic, the sevice, the food and the cleaning, but the diving school is the best, a group of profesional people and his master dive instructor "Mido" is very good and very friendly.

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

Dear Guest, It is a real pleasure to us to get your comment. You can be sure that there is no biggest reward for us than to get a message like yours knowing you are really blissful with the product of our effort to do everything to make your wedding dream reality. We are glad that you have enjoyed your... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Tennis Court
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • 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: $125 - $426 (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
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#1 Top resorts Hotel in Las Terrenas
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Las Terrenas
#3 Spa Hotel in Las Terrenas
#3 Family Hotel in Las Terrenas
#7 Romantic Hotel in Las Terrenas
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