$107 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Jun 18, 2015 Check-out: Jun 20, 2015

VH - Gran Ventana Beach Resort -All Inclusive

4 stars
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Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
3.7
out of 5
115 reviews
great trip!

great value! recommend everyone to go! We stayed at this hotel for 4 days and enjoyed every bit of it! See full review

  • lesly m.
  • May 5, 2015
GREAT

Everything went well !! I will recommend this hotel to anyone staying in Puerto Plata. See full review

  • Samuel P.
  • Apr 21, 2015
No need to leave the grounds at Dominican Republic all-inclusive

Gran Ventana Beach Resort offers a distinctive blend of sophisticated design with Dominican Republic charm and hospitality with all-inclusive service. The lobby rewards visitors with a view of the ocean as its centerpiece. Top-notch service and a sense of relaxation greet singles, couples, and families from the moment they arrive.

Highlights
  • Beachfront locale
  • Assortment of restaurants
  • Number of activities
Rooms

The 506 rooms include standard guest rooms, suites, and penthouses. All feature a spacious balcony or terrace with many showcasing stunning ocean views. Rooms are equipped with 2 double beds or 1 king-size, balcony or terrace, air conditioning, ceiling fan, daily restocked minibar, cable television, in-room safe (extra charge), Wi-Fi access (fee applies), and hair dryer.

Features

Three swimming pools include adult pool with a swim-up bar and a children's pool. Daily activities available for guests include beach volleyball, table tennis, water polo, aquarobics, Olympic-style beach games, bike tours, darts, and lessons in Spanish and merengue. Tennis (day and night), snorkeling, windsurfing, kayaking, sailing, and scuba dive lessons are also available. Fitness center and full-service spa help guests work out or wind down. Kids Club offers daily programs and a playground for young guests.

 

Adjacent Playa Dorada golf course, designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr., is open to guests. The signature course was created for all types of golfers, from beginner to professional, providing a challenging, yet fair environment for the ultimate golf enthusiast.


A variety of dining options includes three serving authentic Caribbean cuisine, fine Italian dishes and fresh seafood -- something to satisfy every craving. Guests may choose from seven bars located throughout the resort including a beach club snack bar, lobby bar, swim-up bar, pool-terrace bar, tiki bar, and late-night snack bar.

Transportation
  • Gregorio Luperon International Airport (13.1 mi/21.1 km)
Nearby attractions
  • Puerto Plata (3.2 mi/5.2 km)
Business
  • Conference room accommodating up to 200 people
  • Audiovisual equipment like PCs and projectors available
  • Banquet facilities for large groups
  • Wi-Fi service (fee applies)

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VH - Gran Ventana Beach Resort -All Inclusive Rooms

Superior
Rooms with one king size bed or two double beds includes air condition, ceiling fun, direct dial telephone, cable TV, large bathroom, balcony, mini-bar, safe deposit box (extra charge).
Junior suite
Rooms with one king size bed or two doublebeds includes air condition, ceiling fun, direct dial telephone, cable TV, coffee machine, large bathroom, balcony, mini-bar, safe deposit box (extra charge).
Superior Royal Packages
Rooms with one king size bed or two double beds includes air condition, ceiling fun, direct dial telephone, cable TV, large bathroom, balcony, mini-bar, safe deposit box (extra charge).
Superior Premium Package
Rooms with one king size bed or two double beds includes air condition, ceiling fun, direct dial telephone, cable TV, large bathroom, balcony, mini-bar, safe deposit box (extra charge).

Amenities

  • All inclusive
  • Free parking
  • Pool
Activities
Pool
Fitness Center
Dining
All inclusive
Restaurant
Services
Conference facilities
Parking
Free parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities

Nearby points of interest

  • Amber Museum: 0.4 mi

Dining

Las Almejas Cafeteria
Las Almejas Cafeteria serves daily buffets for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Restaurant
Gran Ventana Beach Resort offers a variety of dining options. With three a la carte, all-inclusive restaurants featuring authentic Caribbean cuisine, fine Italian dishes and fresh seafood, there is something to satisfy every craving. For a refreshing cocktail or savory snack, guests may choose from seven bars located throughout the resort including a beach club snack bar, lobby bar, swim-up bar, pool-terrace bar, coco bar, tiki bar and late night snack bar. Guests may also sample the weekly cocktail during the poolside Manager's Cocktail Party.
Octopus Gourmet Restaurant
Octopus Gourmet Restaurant serves flavorful Caribbean cuisine.
Ocean Grill
Ocean Grill features a variety of fresh meats, fish and seafood on the grill.
Sapore di Mare
Sapore di Mare offers delectable Italian cuisine.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
3:00 PM
Check-out:
1:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

Ratings and reviews for VH - Gran Ventana Beach Resort -All Inclusive

Overall score

3.7 / 5
5.01.0
115 out of 115
Amenities:
3.6
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4.3
Comfort:
3.7
Location:
4.1
Value:
4

78% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of VH - Gran Ventana Beach Resort -All Inclusive

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
lesly m.
Business
grand rapids
May 5, 2015

great trip!

great value! recommend everyone to go! We stayed at this hotel for 4 days and enjoyed every bit of it!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of VH - Gran Ventana Beach Resort -All Inclusive

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Samuel P.
Business
N/A
Apr 21, 2015

GREAT

Everything went well !! I will recommend this hotel to anyone staying in Puerto Plata.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of VH - Gran Ventana Beach Resort -All Inclusive

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Kole Zefi Gojcaj
Business
Lake orion
Apr 21, 2015

Pleasure

The VH Grand Vantana Beach Resort was great, they make it very fun for people so they stay there. There are plenty of activities to do there. Now on the other side. Make sure you don't rent a car, just take a cab or something. People will say anything to see you smile. When you go in the malls or something, make sure you have pesos on you because when they see you have dollars they just want more and more. The place is very corrupt, and I mean very corrupt so on small note, just go with someone from the resort and let them deal with locals or such.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
1
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of VH - Gran Ventana Beach Resort -All Inclusive

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Robin G.
Business
N/A
Apr 19, 2015

was dissapointed

First room was the worst, right outside a taxi stand , no security lock, and the delivery trucks all used the same driveway, but after the first night they moved us.Food in the buffet was not very good , over cooked. The people who help book day trips were the worst. The staff for the hotel were nice. I will never go back.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
3
Location:
2
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of VH - Gran Ventana Beach Resort -All Inclusive

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Sarah F.
Business
N/A
Apr 6, 2015

vh gran

it was very nice staying at the vh gran ventana. very clean. nice location. friendly people

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of VH - Gran Ventana Beach Resort -All Inclusive

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Mark 1962
Business
Burke
Apr 6, 2015

Spring Break Family Vacation

Hotel met expectations for an all inclusive hotel. Buffet was good and varied. Although they advertise free Wi-Fi, it is only free in the entertainment area, to connect in your room it was an extra charge for each device. They also charge extra for in room safe, do not understand why, when they are not otherwise responsible for your belongings. Upgraded to VIP section at $30 per person per day, not sure it was worth the extra money, when the resort is not busy.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of VH - Gran Ventana Beach Resort -All Inclusive

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Dougie Sean
Business
Broken Arrow
Apr 6, 2015

Family Trip

The location was great but the buffet food was horrible. We arrived on Saturday and they had the restaurants booked through Wednesday.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of VH - Gran Ventana Beach Resort -All Inclusive

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Penelope T.
Business
N/A
Mar 24, 2015

paradise

This was my third stay at Gran Ventana, so bviously I like it there. It is paradise run by friendly outgoing staff, especially the entertainment staff,and the bar staff Jose, Ervin and Pedro. Always make you feel at home and for the price , a piece of heaven.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of VH - Gran Ventana Beach Resort -All Inclusive

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Charles O.
Business
Carteret
Mar 14, 2015

This Resort was awesome!

The staff was great and very friendly.. I can't think of any complain. Food was great!.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of VH - Gran Ventana Beach Resort -All Inclusive

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Jvanbrink
Business
New York
Mar 3, 2015

Fun but Chill

The hotel is good - not overly great. It has everything you need from an all inclusive. I highly recommend upgrading when you arrive. There's nothing to do at night beyond their 45 minutes of entertainment but if you're looking to just get away and relax, it's perfect!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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