So, I'll start out by saying that other people that we talked to at the hotel really like it. We on the other hand did not. We did no realize that there are 5 other resorts on the same property. Well the "Principe" is the lowest, so you cant go to a lot of places because they are all for the "VIP" guests. I don't like going on vacation and feeling lowest class. You also have to take a trolly to get to the beach or late night food because it is about 2.5km away. I like to walk, but you takes up too much time. I make 3 five minutes phone calls home, and they cost me a total of $75 dollars. I cant believe they would ripe off their guest like that! The food was very plain, even at the A LA CARTE places. We were only aloud 3 reservations, and of course, we got the last pick because the VIP guests get to pick all the good times. My rating system is based on other resorts for the same price or CHEAPER!
ROOM - 4/10
FOOD - 5/10
BEACH - 10/10
POOLS - 7/10
FRIENDLINESS - 10/10
NIGHT CLUB - 9/10
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Facilities and services 1 Pool 4 Jacuzzis 1 children's pool Lounger, sun umbrella and towel service BAHIA SPA (additional charge) Sports facilities: gym, 3 tennis courts, bicycles, football, volleyball, petanque, darts and mini-golf Water activity centre (snorkelling, canoeing, windsurfing, fishing) WiFi access in the lobby (1h per day free of charge) 1 buffet restaurant and 3 speciality restaurants Japanese restaurant (exclusive to guests) 5 Bars 18 hole Punta Blanca Golf Club (additional charge) Wedding gazebo Pueblo Principe: Shopping and Leisure Mall with local craft stores, live music, shows, stores, bars, disco and casino Rooms 502 rooms including three types: Superior Family Junior Suite, Family Master Suite and Premier Junior Suite Room facilities: King size bed or two full size beds Fully equipped bathroom with hydromassage bath tub, shower, hair dryer and amenities Sofa-bed Sitting area Air conditioning Ceiling fan Telephone Satellite TV Ironing set Coffee-making facilities Mini-bar Safe (additional charge) Balcony or terrace WiFi (additional charge) The Family Junior Suites and Family Master Suites also include: Bath robes and slippers for all the family for use throughout your stay Children's bath kit Welcome basket with sweets Mini-bar for children stocked with juices, shakes, milk and soft drinks Two separate and connecting rooms (Master family suite) Children Bahia Scouts The hotel is perfect for families, offering a range of facilities tailored especially for children, including the following: Mini Club for children aged 4 to 12 (located in the Grand Bahia Punta Cana hotel) Baby Station Bahia Scouts Water Park Fun Area and Adventure Park (additional charge) Teens' Club (11 - 16 years) Other services 24 hour medical service (additional charge) Pharmacy (additional charge) WiFi in the lobby (free of charge) and in rooms (additional charge) Specialised service for organising weddings, incentive trips, events and anniversaries Personalised menus (forceliacs, diabetics, etc.) Available on request and subject to circumstances. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Gran Bahia Principe Premier Hotel Punta Cana