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VH Gran Ventana Beach Resort

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 27 April 2011

I just got back from a three night stay at the Gran Ventana with my wife and generally had a great time, with some noteworthy caveats. First, the pros: Location could not be much better. It's a short trip from the airport ($35 USD, about 15 minutes, maybe less). The beach is clean and beautiful, warm clear water, and the... More 

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Seaford, New York
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Reviewed 24 April 2011

Well, we got back tonight from DR and we are already in withdrawl!! If you are someone that needs room service, plasma tvs and plush surroundings I would stop reading this review and keep looking! However, if you're looking for a great time, a beautiful beach with the most beautiful sunsets, decent food, and strong drinks without the 5-star accomodations,... More 

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Ontario
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2011

Air Canada vacation package (highly recommend- comfortable seating in the plane - excellent service and t.v. in seats - prebook your seats on the Air Canada website 24hrs ahead if you want to ensure sitting with a spouse of friends. We did this online at the resort prior to departure back to Canada also which again if you have preference... More 

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St. George, Canada
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Reviewed 24 April 2011

Just arrived home from Gran Ventana April 8th - April 22nd for a relaxing holiday. Great weather, wonderful beach clear water and great for long walks. Al Carte make sure you book them any of the beef or steaks were really good, also order special coffees. Chicken Ceaser salad at buffet on Wednesday was really good. Read all the reviews... More 

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Mt. Brydges, Ontario
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Reviewed 23 April 2011

We stayed at the Gran Ventana April 12-19. Upon initial check in, everything was fine. The pools are lovely, the beach is fabulous, and it helps to speak French with the local sellers at the beach. There were a few minor cons, and a few MAJOR cons to this resort. Minor: 1. they were always running out of beach towels... More 

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Liverpool, Canada
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Reviewed 21 April 2011

We had a two week stay at the Gran Ventana from March 14th-28th. We had previously stayed at 3 other resorts in the Playa Dorada complex and while they were nice, this resort was great. We flew with Air Transat from Halifax. The seats were comfortable and once in the air we were offered a glass of champagne or juice.... More 

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Boston
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Reviewed 21 April 2011

Last year, I stayed at Iberostar in Puerto Plata and I will say that it spoiled me a bit. It is a solid 4-star hotel, with very good nightly entertainment, nice accomodations and excellent food. Gran Ventana is lacking in some areas, but in the most important areas...they are actually better than Iberostar! What are the areas, you ask? Well,... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 21 April 2011

My husband and I, along with another couple, stayed at VH Gran Ventana from March 31 to April 7, 2011. This resort is not luxurious but it is clean and comfortable and I believe that if you want to have a good time - you will. We got a great deal on redtag and I would certainly go back to... More 

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orangeville, ontario
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Reviewed 20 April 2011

We have just returned from 2 weeks at the Gran Ventana. It was our 4th time and we will be returning again in November for the 5th. As usual the food was good with lots of choice and I am a fussy eater. It seemed to be busier than when we were there last (November 2010) with a lot of... More 

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Glace Bay, Canada
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Reviewed 18 April 2011

Each year we travel south to vacation at a resort. Prior to choosing, we check out reviews quite extensively. This year, based on some reviews, we almost missed out on what is now one of our favourites, We had the pleasure of spending a week at the VH Grand Ventana, in Puerto Plata, from April 8, to April 15, 2011.... More 

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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Additional Information about VH Gran Ventana Beach Resort

Address: Playa Dorada | PO Box 22, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
Region: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > Puerto Plata Province > Puerto Plata
Price Range: $149 - $444 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — VH Gran Ventana Beach Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 506
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Also Known As:
Gran Ventana Beach Hotel
Gran Ventana Dominican Republic
Gran Ventana Puerto Plata
Gran Ventana Beach Resort Puerto Plata
Hotel Gran Ventana Beach
Grand Ventana Beach Resort
Gran Ventana Hotel Dominican Republic
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#3 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Plata
#3 Luxury Hotel in Puerto Plata
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Puerto Plata
#4 Romantic Hotel in Puerto Plata
#4 Family Hotel in Puerto Plata
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