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Lisbon, Portugal
1 review
10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2006

I have been with my family (wife and two kids 14,10) at Gran Bahia Principe Bavaro from 2 to 9 of July. Arrived at the small but cute airport where there was the tour operator (SOLTOUR) waiting for us. Didn´t take more than 15 minutes to get on the bus that took us to the Hotel. There was an employee...

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toronto
Reviewed 13 July 2006

I will try to make this as brief as possible I just got back from my second trip to the Bahia Principe PC, the first trip was February this year. We stayed in the Gold Club both trips. I can’t believe how much abuse a resort can take in 5 months. The grounds and the food have stayed the same....

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5Thank audrav
Chicago
Reviewed 12 July 2006

I debated giving this place only 1 star because it wasn't entirely terrible, but there were enough negative incidents that I could not recommend it. I visited Bahia Principe with some friends and my extended family for a wedding in June. I called the resort several weeks before arrival to confirm that my extended family would all be able to...

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Ashburn, VA
1 review
5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2006

I depend on this website before making any travel plans.. I looked for advice and suggestions before booking our trip to the Bahia Principe in Punta Cana. With that said, I hope that my honest, maybe even too honest opinions are helpful to those researching this resort. Here's the real deal..... My husband, 14 year old daughter and I booked...

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Reviewed 11 July 2006

It took me a while to get around to writing this review, but thought I'd throw in my two cents. A friend & I went to Gran Bahia in mid-May. Excellent deal - 7 nights, air, transfers, etc. for $1200 each, which was well worth it. I've stayed at mostly smaller places in the Caribbean, Mexico, and Maui, so that...

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Woodbridge, Ontario
1 review
18 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2006

Please do not listen to the negative reviews that some have posted about this resort - they are far from the truth! We have just returned from Gran Bahia Principe in Punta Cana and had the best Honeymoon! The resort was not only beautiful and clean but the food was amazing and the staff was great! The all-inclusive package is...

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New jersey
Reviewed 11 July 2006

We just returned from a week stay-6/28-7/25. As my husband accurately stated, thr DR is about 5 years behind Mexico in tourism. Positive- The hotel is lovely, very clean and we were very pleasantly surprised-no bugs; none in the room, or by the bars., or at the beach. We were 2 families and we went to the beach every day....

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Calgary, Alberta
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17 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2006

Just got back from the Gran Bahia. Spent a week from June 24 to July 1 with my wife and 6 month old infant. Not sure why there are so many negative comments about this resort. I have travelled to many resorts and you have to remember that a 5 star in mexico, dominican, etc. is not a the same...

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UK
Reviewed 9 July 2006

You can probably get a good view of the resort from the photos and reviews. I read most of them before going, ignoring the obvious ones from rival resorts or from people who couldn't have a good time in heaven, and I ended up with a pretty accurate picture. Now for the slightly different stuff. i) Ask for a room...

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Lakehurst, New Jersey
Reviewed 9 July 2006

June 30th thru July 7th, a week to forget. Pros: very clean, the general help, maids, waiters,try very, very hard to understand our needs as we speak extremely limited spanish.Beach is beautiful, packed with people. had to get there early to find a spot., not a way to spend a vacation. Cons: Handicapped accessability not handicapped Welcomed. I use a...

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Facilities and services 2 lake-style pools Large sun terrace New relaxation zone with Bali beds, sun umbrellas and loungers Pool and beach towels BAHIA SPA (additional charge) Sports facilities: gym, 3 tennis courts (floodlit for an additional charge), multi-sports court Water activity centre WiFi access in the lobby (1h per day free of charge) and in rooms (additional charge) Entertainment theatre Wedding gazebo 1 buffet restaurant and 17 speciality restaurants Japanese restaurant 10 bars 3 Snack Bars Cocktail Lounge Punta Blanca Golf Club: 18 hole Golf Punta Blanca Golf Club designed by Nick Price (additional charge) Pueblo Principe: Shopping and Leisure Mall with local craft stores, live music, shows, stores, bars, karaoke, disco and casino Rooms 816 rooms including two types: Superior Junior Suite and Club Hacienda Junior Suite Room facilities: King size bed or two full size beds Fully-equipped bathroom with hydromassage bath tub, hair dryer and magnifying mirror Sitting area with sofa Air conditioning Ceiling fan Telephone Alarm clock Satellite TV Minibar Coffee-making facilities Safe (additional charge) Ironing set Wifi (additional charge) Club Hacienda Junior Suite (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: Mini Club for children aged 4 to 12 Evening Mini Disco Babysitting service (additional charge) 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) Bus stop opposite the hotel Meeting and convention room Personalised menus (for celiacs, diabetics, etc.) Available on request and subject to circumstances Specialised service for organising weddings, incentive trips, events and anniversaries ... more   less 

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Address: Arena Gorda - Macao Seccion Baigua, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Region: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > La Altagracia Province > Punta Cana
Price Range: €137 - €379 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Bahia Principe Bavaro 4*
Number of rooms: 744
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Also Known As:
Gran Bahia Punta Cana
Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana
Bahia Principe Dominican Republic
Gran Bahia Principe Bavaro Resort
Punta Cana Bahia Principe
Gran Bahia Principe Bavaro Punta Cana
Principe Punta Cana
Bahia Punta Cana
Bahia Resort Principe
Gran Bahia Principe Dominican Republic
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#10 Best Value Hotel in Punta Cana
#32 Casino Hotel in Punta Cana
#34 Family Hotel in Punta Cana
#38 Romantic Hotel in Punta Cana
#44 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#44 Spa Hotel in Punta Cana
#47 Luxury Hotel in Punta Cana
#47 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
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