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halifax
Reviewed 31 March 2006

Hi...this was a wonderful resort ...food,staff,excursions,nite life, a la carta's..only downfall was the "ChAPERONES " from Prince Edward Island....canada..who allowed their charges to drink from 10AM to the time they left the resort...these chaperones and the 23 or so teens were disrespectful to the staff ......otherwise it was a great trip for us!!! thanks to the WONDERFUL DOMINICANS!!!!!!!

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10Thank hermanHalifax
Burlington, Ontario
Reviewed 30 March 2006

Just returned from a one week stay at the Bahia. We -myself, hubby, son(15) and daughter(11) - had a fantastic time. Thank you to all the people who have posted on this site - you gave some great tips. The best one was about CAMPO TOURS. Well worth the trip down the beach to their office (hut). We took the...

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28Thank JenAndFamily
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lancaster england
1 review
20 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2006

just got back,we all hade the time of are lives.if you have booked to stay here it is excellent value for money just lay back and relax.(to all the frends we made please send emails as we have lost some,many thanks)

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Stittsville,Ont.
Reviewed 29 March 2006

Our stay at Bahia Principe was a most enjoyable one. My wife and I and our two boys (7 & 8), loved every minute of our vacation. The food was very good and we only ate at the buffet as it was working for our children, and we never left hungry. Although you don't have the white sandy beaches of...

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18Thank PTNK
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Ponoka, Alberta
1 review
21 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2006

I cannot believe some of the poor reviews I read about this place prior to visiting from March 14 - 28/06. You had my friends and I worried, but I'm happy to report that practically none of what we read was true. The resort itself is amazing! There wasn't a path you could walk on that you didn't see someone...

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21Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Nova Scotia
Reviewed 29 March 2006

We stayed at the Bahia Principe, San Juan from March 18/06-March 26/06. We travelled on Canjet from Halifax, Nova Scotia. We had a wonderful time, and so did our kids, 11 & 6. The weather was great and really HOT. We stayed in the Golden Club and our room was fine, cleaned daily. We sometimes had to ask for extra...

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11Thank Allegrotraveler
Ontario Canada
Reviewed 28 March 2006

My Dad and I went down for the week and you will not believe the fun and enjoyment the staff brought us from this resort. Absolutley amazing time, this resort is out in the Country in the Dominican surrounded by relaxing, calming trees and beaches. From the time we flew in wow, we got on the bus and headed for...

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22Thank mikeymike12
blainville
Reviewed 28 March 2006

I went to the bahia principe with 8 other persons of varied ages (from 14 to 48) and we all enjoyed everything of this hotel. The staff, the food, the rooms, the pools, everything was just great. The best thing of all at the hotel is the party in the street every nights. That's just cool. I recommend this resort...

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7Thank famille_slomo
gravenhurst
Reviewed 28 March 2006

My husband and I stayed here from march 19-26 and had the best time. This was my 5th trip to the dominican and my husbands first trip ever. Just to mention my husband is incredibly particular and I was worried about my choice as it is 1 hour from the airport and away from alot of amenties and towns. Were...

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27Thank luvi
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Lancashire England
1 review
11 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2006

We visited the Bahia Principe at Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic from the 11th March until the 25th March 2006. It is over an hour from the airport on some very bumpy and pot holed road for the most part. The hotel is a large complex with very friendly staff with colourful and well maintained gardens. I would not recommend a...

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Internet
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  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • 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: RM417 - RM904 (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
Bahia Principe San Juan Puerto Plata
Bahia Principe Dominican Republic
Bahia Principe San Juan Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic Bahia Principe
Bahia Principe San Juan Resort
Bahia Principe Sj
Puerto Plata Bahia Principe
Bahia Principe Resort San Juan
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“Book a suite”
mell5kenn, 28 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Always on the second floor. Water comes down, not up”
toniv216, 28 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The rooms are in 2 story four plex, 2 upper 2 lower with a covered patio for each room each building on the property had a view of the ocean”
millerchris2017, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The room locks are key locks. They do not re-lock automatically. Please be careful when leaving your room.”
DerekandDella, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“E1-4 close to pools and restaurants.”
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