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Catalonia Gran Dominicus

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

My partner and i stayed here in September 2015 and really enjoyed our stay. The food was great and i really enjoyed the steakhouse and the tapas on the beach. I would recommend going privilege here as the rooms are more modern than the standard rooms. We didn't book privilege before we went and tried several days to get a...

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Catalonia_Caribbean, Director General at Catalonia Gran Dominicus, responded to this review

Dear Chloe, What a beautifully written review. We are so happy to know that you appreciated all the aspects of your stay. We are thrilled to know that you were impressed with our friendly staff and courteous service! We definitely hope that you decide to visit us again and we can become qualified with 5 stars for you, it will...

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Reviewed 12 March 2017

This is our second visit to Catalonia which we have visited with family friends. We have chosen privileged room and were not disappointed. The rooms were spacious and clean. Check in was quick and facilitated by wonderful manager Ms Fanny Heredia and Bravulo Santana.They were so nice and helpful. Beach was beautiful with serene and warm waters . It was...

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Dominicus C, Director General at Catalonia Gran Dominicus, responded to this review

Dear Mario. Thank you for writing to us. We are so happy to know that you appreciated all the aspects of your stay and that you were impressed with our friendly staff and courteous service! We can't thank you enough for the nice remarks about our Resort, they are so kind and thank you a lot for recommending us. The...

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Customer service needs to be trained in order to work with customers Rooms need a make over asap Smell really bad they changed me 3 times. First one was dirty and there was a really bad odor second one the air conditioner didn't work and the last one was so dirty. I would never go back there.

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Dominicus C, Director General at Catalonia Gran Dominicus, responded to this review

Dear Raquel, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments online. On behalf of the Catalonia Bávaro Resort staff we extend our apologies for the discomforts you faced during your stay with us. We guarantee you that your comments have been forwarded to the departments involved in order to put together an immediate action plan to prevent future...

St. Petersburg, Russia
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great vacation! That was our second stay in Catalonia Gran Dominicus and we enjoyed this hotel even more. We noticed a lot of improvements around the territory since 2014 which gave the guests feeling of hospitality and care. The hotel is surrounded by beautiful, well-kept Caribbean garden ending to an amazing beach with white sand and crystal water,...

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Dominicus C, Director General at Catalonia Gran Dominicus, responded to this review

Dear guest, On behalf of the Staff and Management of our Resort, we would like to thank the time you are taking to share your feedback. What a beautifully written review. We are so happy to hear that you have an excellent stay with us and that you enjoyed the beauty of the Caribbean. We are thrilled to know that...

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just visitied this hotel two weeks ago. we had originally stayed here in October of 2011, and wanted a place not too far from our home in Santo Domingo, as this was a quick weekend getaway. When we visited the Hotel in 2011, we wwere very unhappy with the service, food and liquor. they were using some Russian inexpensive...

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Dominicus C, Director General at Catalonia Gran Dominicus, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. It's nice to hear that you enjoyed the beautiful landscaping, the activities, the shows and the beautiful beach. We highly value your observations regarding our services, as we believe that they are key to the continuing process of improvement, which is why we have shared your email with the departments...

Province of Naples, Italy
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

A very fun and enjoyable day organised by Richard gere with Eden village isole saona blue lagoon and finding starfish Fun from the beginning to the end staff all very good fresh coconut at the blue lagoon and an amazing pina colada on the arrival at isolated saona

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Dominicus C, Director General at Catalonia Gran Dominicus, responded to this review

Dear Grim. It is nice to know that you had a nice trip and that you enjoyed our facilities and services. The biggest compliment that our team can get is your desire to return. It will be our pleasure to welcome and pamper you once again! Best Regards

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Based on reviews and reputation, we came here for quiet. Unfortunately, they have changed their approach. At virtually all hours there is loud obnoxious music and loud obnoxious announcements. I am here right now. It is 10 pm. I am in my room and it feels like i am listening to a boxing announcer full of hype. They have been...

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Dominicus C, Director General at Catalonia Gran Dominicus, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thank you for rating us. We would like to apologize for the inconveniences you experienced during your stay. Be assured your comments have been shared with the departments involved. Please, feel free to inform our Guest Service at the moment if any inconvenience happens during your stay, so we can improve your experience opportunely. Look Forward welcoming you...

Brno, Czech Republic
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Excellent stay. Spent 10 nights in this hotel from 24.2 to 6.3.2017 and have great feelings generally. Great service from the staff (especially animation guys - Jesse etc.) who are really pleasant and helpful. Great variety of excellent food, beautiful nature all around you, well maintained garden and all facilities. Felt really like in heaven. Small negative was the 'comfort'...

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Dominicus C, Director General at Catalonia Gran Dominicus, responded to this review

Dear Peter. We would like to thank the time you are taking to share your feedback. We are very grateful to hear that you had a good experience with us and that you enjoyed the services and facilities. Please be assured that your comments and suggestions have been taken into consideration and that we will do our utmost to improve....

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Relatively small resort, located roughly ~1.5 hours from Santo Domingo airport, ~40 min. from Punta Cana airport, and ~20 min. from La Romana airport by car. We've only stayed Privileged and once in the Honeymoon suite, therefore this review's focused on that experience. Rooms: Honeymoon suites are the largest, and located near the entrance lobby to the resort - the...

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Dominicus C, Director General at Catalonia Gran Dominicus, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thank you for taking the time to write us. We are very grateful to hear that you had a good experience with us and that you enjoyed the services and facilities. Please be assured that your comments and suggestions have been taken into consideration and that we will do our utmost to improve. We certainly look forward to...

Pisa, Italy
Reviewed 7 March 2017

It is easier to start with what we did not like because they are very few: a) internet connection slow b) warm water availability sometime. It is worth of mention that for both the issues there are work around. Concerning the internet connection it is very slow in some points therefore if you have the necessity to have it available...

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Dominicus C, Director General at Catalonia Gran Dominicus, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thank you for your feedback. We are so glad you enjoyed every aspect of your stay. Thank you for your nice remarks about the facilities, restaurants and friendly staff. We highly value your observations regarding our services, as we believe that they are the key to the continuing process of improvement. Thank you a lot for recommending us....

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  • Pool
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Spa
  • Room Service
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Catalonia Gran Dominicus is an all-inclusive resort located on the south-east coast of the Dominican Republic and overlooks the white sandy beach of Bayahibe; 25 km. from the famous Caribbean art centre Altos de Chavon and 4.5 km. from the tiny fishing of Bayahibe, close to the Natural Park of the East, home of the biggest remains from the Island's first inhabitants, the Taino Indians; only 30 minutes by boat from Saona and Catalina both wonderful virgin islands. ... more   less 

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Address: Bayahibe Playa, Bayahibe 10501, Dominican Republic
Region: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > La Altagracia Province > Bayahibe
Price Range: RM604 - RM1,978 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Catalonia Gran Dominicus 3.5*
Number of rooms: 404
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Also Known As:
Catalonia Gran Dominicus Hotel Bayahibe
Catalonia Gran Dominicus La Romana
Gran Dominicus
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Bayahibe
#2 Green Hotel in Bayahibe
#3 Family Hotel in Bayahibe
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“try to get one closer to the beach as the one we stayed in was near the entrance of the hotel, and everything is a hike from there.”
DR_Gent, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Go privileged”
HappyWandererStan, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Look for privileged rooms”
Peter_mrostx, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“choose privileged room”
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“priviledged and first floor”
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