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Prince Edward Island
Reviewed 11 February 2006

I just returned from this resort on the 10th of february and had a wonderful time. I travelled with 2 friends and we all loved it. The service was excellent and the food was plentyful. We stayed in the club diamond section of the resort which was very nice. The buffet was alot less crowded than the main one which...

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23Thank Salsadawn
Pembroke
Reviewed 10 February 2006

I just got back from a week at The Bahia Principe on Feb 06/06. It was my first time ever being at an all inclusive resort. Ive been to vegas, Florida a few times and all around Canada but it has never been like this. There are definatley more Pro's then Cons for this resort so i will tell ya...

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14Thank dickie19
Whitby, Ontario
Reviewed 10 February 2006

My husband and I just returned from a weeks vacation. We were there from the 2nd to the 9th. The weather was perfect! Always a bit of cloud and a breeze. The service was great. Although the english was pretty weak they always tried and you usually succeded in getting what you asked for. We really enjoyed the food. The...

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12Thank Heather O
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Ontario,Guelph
1 review
8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2006

Food was ok, not the best. Everyone always had a smile on thier face, Which was nice. The beach was nice not very crowded. But the pool chairs were always crowded before 3ish. The shows were so good!! I went on a tour with Bahia. We went snorkaling, into a nice town, and on a really nice white sand beach.The...

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Toronto
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10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2006

Stayed at the resort jan 4/06 and had a great time. we are a family of four and there was something for everyone. my 12 year old spent the majority of his day playing beach volleyball. only suggestion is the resort should have had more volleyballs available (only one) to use, and not the plastic kind. they played rain or...

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10Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Kitchener,Ontario
Reviewed 6 February 2006

We stayed at the resort for one week with 10 persons in our group. We had a blast. The staff was great and you didn;t even have to walk if you were tired as the train would be by soon and take you wherever you wanted to go. The restaurants were great and the buffet was really nice. Lots of...

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9Thank SistersKitchener
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Ontario
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8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2006

Just got home yesterday. This hotel was clean, service was great. Food was fabulous (so were the drinks!!). Really nice property, beautiful beaches, the vegitation around the property is really lovely, lots of shade for those of us who can't take too much sun. Loads of chairs both on the beach & at the pool areas. Always some type of...

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8Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Kitchener, Ontario
Reviewed 4 February 2006

Just returned, stayed at the Bahia Principe from January 28 to February 4. Booked through Signature vacations. 2 Adults and 1 teenage daughter. I will start by saying that this resort is listed as a 4+star in the Signature brochure. It certainly is not a 4star+ resort. Flew SkyService Airlines from Toronto January 28 6:00am flight. Left toronto late due...

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18Thank skyher747
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Tillsonburg, Ontario, CAN.
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Reviewed 3 February 2006

Just arrived back from Bahia Principe in San Jaun Puerto Plata. We travelled with our 4 children to the resort..... Brave or silly not sure. We arrived and had to wait a bit to check in which is normal but were encouraged to have drinks and go and eat. Rooms were very clean... Caution floors very slippery if wet. Rooms...

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18Thank A TripAdvisor Member
picton,canada
Reviewed 30 January 2006

We just came back from visiting the bahia principe diamond club. The resort was huge. The sunquest rep was great, he would help anyway he could. We booked with campo tours down the beach on the right much cheaper than at the resort. Freddie is the man to have alot of fun with. ,if you want fun. We could eat...

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Internet
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Tennis Court
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Facilities and services: 4 pools BAHIA SPA (additional charge) Sports facilities: gym, tennis court, mini golf, football pitch... Water activity centre Motorised sports (additional charge) WiFi access in the lobby (1 hour free per day/device) and in rooms (additional charge) Wedding gazebo Main restaurant and 3 specialty restaurants 6 bars Playa Grande Golf Course just 40 minutes from the hotel Convention / Meeting centre Pueblo Principe: shows, live music, bars, stores, karaoke, casino and disco Rooms 608 rooms including 2 types: Suite & Standard The Standard rooms are equipped with: King size bed or 2 full size beds Fully-equipped bathroom: Bathtub plus shower, wash basin, hair dryer and magnifying mirror Bathroom amenities Air conditioning Ceiling fan Safe (additional charge) Mini-bar (Restocked daily) Direct phone line (additional charge for external calls) Flat screen TV Coffee set WiFi (additional charge) The Suite rooms have the same equipment as the Standard rooms but also include: Ironing set Sitting area with sofa Pool towel available in room Bathrobe and slippers Evening turn-down service International newspapers Terrace or balcony 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 for children aged up to 12 (additional charge) Other Services Medical service (additional charge) Pharmacy (additional charge) Specialised service for organising weddings, incentive trips, events and anniversaries ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grand Bahia Principe San Juan

Address: Ctra. Gaspar Hernandez, km 18, Rio San Juan 33000, Dominican Republic
Region: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > Maria Trinidad Sanchez Province > Rio San Juan
Price Range: $134 - $280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Grand Bahia Principe San Juan 3.5*
Number of rooms: 608
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Also Known As:
San Juan Dominican Republic
Bahia Principe Puerto Plata
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Bahia Principe San Juan Resort
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“Block 8 upstairs suite 1226,right next to the beach bar and grill.”
 of 5 bubbles Driver1200, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Stay away from the jungle (building D and H) and not too far from the buffet. Perfect location would be building A/B/C/E/F/G 1-4 (e.g. B-1).”
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 of 5 bubbles CoconutBubble, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Section E close to beach and lobby.”
 of 5 bubbles 780suzettem, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“First floor, close to the buffet. Just a quick walk to the main lobby and entertainment.”
 of 5 bubbles crazyfazie, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask to be on the 2nd floor, closer to the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles Madeline68, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
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