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Reviewed 13 February 2015

My girlfriend and I booked a 6 day stay at this beautiful estate after reading the great reviews and finding a great Groupon deal. The overall stay wasn't bad, definitely could have been better. Pros: - Gorgeous estate that is well taken care of and has incredible views. - Clean rooms and clean hotel area - Staff are always smiling...

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7Thank MikeNewYork01
Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 30 January 2015

My husband I stayed here for our 20th anniversary. We were looking for a tropical place, to get away from the cold & snow, and just relax. We did use a groupon & it was 100% worth it. The hotel is decorated beautifully & feels more like a mansion then a hotel. Our room was on the 3rd floor (lots...

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Thank Michelle J
Reviewed 27 January 2015

We recently stayed at the Balaji Palace hotel situated on a private cliff on the North East side of the island. Private and tranquil, the hotel has the air of bygone luxury with cobwebs delicately adorning the grand chandelier and rickety railings spiralling down to the secluded beach. It all has a Dickensian feel about it, as if Miss Havisham...

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2Thank Darvonda
Reviewed 15 January 2015

My husband and I have just returned from our stay at The Palace for our 10 year anniversary. I cannot praise the place enough. We felt like we were part of the family. The staff have been exceptional, any request was met with a smile. It was relaxing, quiet, luxurious and absolutely out of this world. The Indian decor fit...

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2Thank Viktoria D
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 30 September 2014

Had a great time venturing out from the typical chain hotel. We can say the staff was probably the best we have encountered in recent years. Overall the facilities are great and secluded. The private beach on the back is very nice and has a very private feeling. Also, the snorkeling around the beach was great! Overall I recommend this...

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2Thank Samuel K
Frisco, tx
Reviewed 10 July 2014

As soon as we drove in from the long 4 hour drive from santo Domingo (we couldn't find route 7 aka new toll road) we were greeted at the door by a waiter, Felix and security. I didn't have to check in or give them any info because apparently there was only one other couple in the hotel. They gave...

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1Thank Freo520630
NYC
Reviewed 1 April 2014

If you are looking to get away from the world this place may be perfect. Located on a relatively underpopulated part of the North Coast, this magnificent property has a serene feel to it. The views and service are excellent. A few noteworthy points from our stay: 1. The place gets locked up at night so if you are arriving...

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8Thank yk13_nyc
new jersey
Reviewed 26 February 2014

My wife and I stayed there in early february for a week. On one night we were the only guests in th hotel. No dimunition of service...two waiters, a chef, nightly turn down and playing pool with the security guard. The architecture, the views, the ambience and the service all deserve five stars. Waiters, who also make drinks, Felipe, Xavier...

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4Thank lawnorman
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 25 February 2014

The Balaji Palace at Playa Grande is the perfect spot for those seeking a getaway at a smaller, quieter, more personal resort. The grounds and interior are well kept and absolutely beautiful. We stayed in one of the cliff side suites which had an amazing view of the water. We had breakfast brought to us twice on our little balcony...

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4Thank emor37
vancouver
Reviewed 20 February 2014

Just when you thought Dominican Republic couldn't get any better you stumble across a Gem like The Palace. We stayed at The Palace for 3 nights and they were unforgettable. It has huge spacious rooms that were beautifully decorated in traditional east Indian style. The staff was amazing from the wonderful manager and waiters right down to the very friendly...

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  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about The Palace at Playa Grande

Address: Calle Rio San Juan | Playa Grande, Rio San Juan, Dominican Republic
Region: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > Maria Trinidad Sanchez Province > Rio San Juan
Price Range: RM718 - RM1,294 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Palace at Playa Grande 4*
Number of rooms: 13
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“Rooms in the palace is a must.”
jorgeluisf338, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“4B has a large balcony and a small balcony.”
Runnerny2244, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Go for a garden view, cliff-side, or ocean view room. Those are amazing. Totally worth it.”
  • Cliffside Apartments that overlook the private beach.
757colettem, 9 Feb 2016 | Read review
“The Cliffside Suites cannot be beat for privacy, peace, and an incredible view.”
986serenab, 16 Oct 2015 | Read review
“A slight upgrade pays dividends.. but the experience is the hotel.”
lawnorman, 25 Feb 2014 | Read review
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