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Hotel Las Ballenas Escondidas

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Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

Just been back from a week in Samana and we spent 2 nights in this hotel. We chose the hotel after checking the photos on the property website and we didn't get disappointed... the views are incredible and even better! This hotel is located something like 20-25 minutes away from the village of Samana and like someone wrote already there... More 

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Sao Jose Dos Campos, SP
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19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

I stayed with my husband in this hotel in the period from 03/20/2016 to 03/23/2016. In fact, my reservation was until 24/03/2016, but we was greatly disappointed, and we decided to leave before. The hotel is beautiful but not worth the amount that is charged daily. Points that worth notice: 1. We stayed at the bungalow 5B, which should be... More 

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escondidas, Gérant at Hotel Las Ballenas Escondidas, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment on our property. We are sorry that you did not enjoy our charming hotel which is very different resorts you need to know. I allow myself to meet your different comments to make a correct answer. The bungalow roof fan 5B is not broken, it's just a standing fan, water heater fontionne... More 

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

We stayed in a bungalow with sea view and loved it! No a/c needed as sea breezes day and night were plenty. Beautiful grounds give a jungle kind of feel right by the sea. Only issue that might be presented if stairs are an issue for you -- from parking lot to bungalow is down rough concrete ramps. stairs etc.... More 

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escondidas, Gérant at Hotel Las Ballenas Escondidas, responded to this review

thank you for your comment, it's hotel is a call to total disconnection and a haven of peace , as you say ; it is a pleasure to share this with our customers Delphine More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

My wife and I stayed for a few nights and it was wonderful. We were looking for a small, relaxing place to get away from stress and this was perfect. The owners and staff were so helpful and friendly. All you could hear at night was the ocean and in the morning we would awake to the birds singing. We... More 

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Darien, Connecticut
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Great property. Small private beach. Great landscaping and surroundings. Incredible views. if your looking for a pampered experience this may not be the best option for you. If you want to get away from the sanitized and un-personal feel of many properties then this is a great hotel. The French couple that run it are great guests and are happy... More 

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2 Thank Alvaro R
Delphine L, Gérant at Hotel Las Ballenas Escondidas, responded to this review

It's always a pleasure to introduce to our customers, otherwise tourism in this beautiful country. Thank you for your visit, it was a pleasure to receive you. More 

Geneva, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Basic but very nice bungalows set in a beautiful garden. Magnificent views over the bay. We loved it and came back several times ! Excellent restaurant ! Not really handy with a baby (downhill/uphill walk) and no baby chair at the restaurant but you'll manage it when you'll see the place. Wifi only available at the lobby. Use of the... More 

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Groton, Massachusetts
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Highly recommend this place, it was such a pleasure to visit. The staff is so helpful, and the grounds are so clean and well cared for. Nice quiet beach and beautiful views from the pool. Close to other nice beaches in the area as well Highly recommend this establishment to everyone

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2 Thank stephanie12349
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 via mobile

we had a wonderful time the staff was warm friendly. the infinity pool was awesome very relaxing. the private beach was beautiful. dining room food was very good. The owners were very sweet and made us feel right at home very accommodating. we plan to return . the weather was amazing every day

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2 Thank Diane G
Centreville, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Wow. This place is beautiful with a pool and private beach. rooms are romantic and private and the views are staggering. best part is the owner/operators. they are very nice coupled form France. If you are lucky they will go with you on an excursion and you will have a blast. Make sure they have at least one night of... More 

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Forest Hills, New York
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42 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Amazing place! I’ve stayed in half a dozen places in the Samana area, this may have been our best experience yet. Its a boutique hotel, so don’t expect to many amenities, or to be anonymous. Since it was the off season it was basically us and a few more people, I counted a total of 7 people staying there during... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Spa
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Boutique Hotel Las Ballenas Escondidas in Samana Peninsula, Dominican Republic. Small and Charming Hotel with Pool and secluded Beach located halfway between Samana City and the village of Las Galeras. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Las Ballenas Escondidas

Address: #55 Highway 5, Los Naranjos | Halfway between Samana & Las Galeras, Santa Barbara de Samana 83675, Dominican Republic
Location: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > Samana Province > Santa Barbara de Samana
Price Range: $87 - $136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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