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Grand Palladium Palace

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Our Opinion

The Grand Palladium Palace is another resort that makes up the Grand Palladium Strip in Punta Cana. This resort is perfect for both couples and families. Compared to the Bavaro -it's sister resort- it is a bit more luxurious, and offers more options with regards to amenities. The animation team during the day, and the entertainment shows held in the evening are worth checking out. There are plenty of buffet and a la carte food items to choose from. Be advised that this resort does not take reservations, so make sure to visit the restaurant early, as it gets fairly busy. There is a disco in this resort for younger travelers. Great, pleasant and attentive staff.

The Grand Palladium Palace rests on an eternity of flawless white powder sand washed by water so inviting your first inclination upon arrival will be to plunge headlong into the surf. Located on well-known Bavaro beach, the Grand Palladium Palace sits next door to its sister resort the Grand Palladium Bavaro and is surrounded by swaying coconut palms. Forget about your worries and enjoy an unforgettable vacation at the Grand Palladium Palace Resort.

Location: On Bavaro beach in Punta Cana, 60 minutes from Higuey, 25 minutes from the airport.

tripadvisor Traveler Reviews
  • cortlandteacher : Cortland, New York, United States
Wonderful resort!

Stayed here last week for Spring Recess and really enjoyed it. My thoughts:1. Food- DELICIOUS! A lot of variety at the buffet. Many a la carte restaurants- make a reservation! Did not love the Indian restaurant- would not recommend it. Italian restaurant was delicious and hibachi restaurant was delicious. Hibachi restaurant was LOUD. Definitely a place for family fun and not romance.2. Drinks- Offered both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. They did not skimp on the alcohol either!3. Rooms- We stayed in a loft suite with an ocean view. The bed was not super comfortable but was able to sleep in. Room service is available 11am-11pm (unless you are in Royal Suites which is 24 hours).4. Pools- The family pools have a lot of activities. There is a secret adults only pool that is wonderful if you'd like to be away from little ones.5. Spa- Had a massage on the beach for $65 for 50 minutes. It was a nice massage-nothing spectacular- but still a massage on the beach is pretty darn good! My friend loved the gym and Zentropia spa.6. Beach- Plenty of lounge chairs. Some people selling items move along the beach but security is quick to rid of them if you don't want anything. They don't let anyone bother you.7. Staff- Friendly and helpful.8. WiFi- Not great, Sometimes only worked in the lobby, if I could connect at all. 9. Entertainment- Live band one afternoon on the beach was great! Only saw one show at the theater and it was not great. The performers were lip syncing and doing hip hop dancing. I was disappointed that they were lip syncing. It was almost like a high school talent show.10. Getting around- There is a shuttle that looks like a train that can drive you around the resort. It is slow but a nice ride if you are looking to see the rest of the resort.11. Housekeeping- Our room was well taken care of everyday. Refrigerator was also stocked daily with water, soda and beer.Overall, a great place! You won't regret your stay here!

  • gisellealmeida0918 : West Bloomfield, Michigan
The most amazing service & overall experience!

I would recommend this resort to EVERYONE I know. It is beyond perfect and the service is beyond me. The restaurants are amazing, the beaches are beautiful & the nightlife is great. The excursions are a MUST! book your excursions with andres through island sun! I will always return to this resort, nothing compares, they treat you like royalty! ❤️😍😍😍

  • mannycastillo18 : New York City, New York

The hotel experience was great and the service was amazing. I will recommend this hotel to anyone that visits punta Cana. The food is great and the quality is amazing. Overall the place isn't great and I plan on returning next year. The bell boy delves was great to me and my girlfriend. Thanks for everything. 🌴🌴🌴🌴🇩🇴🇩🇴🇩🇴🇩🇴😍😍

  • lillivian j :
First time to Punta Cana

When my friend and I checked in to the grand palladium palace resort, spa & casino and the bell boy named Rapheal, took us to our room and we saw that it was only a queen size bed. My friend got upset and Rapheal told her no worries I will handle it and it got on the phone and talk to the front desk, told us to wait there in the room while he go get the key to an double bed suite. We thought that was so sweet of him going the extra miles for us. He would assist us back and forth with transportation when he worked also. The front desk representatives by the names of Yudid, Cely, and Cindy were always nice,pleasant and very helpful in explaining information to us. William the bartender at the pool was nice, funny and made the best long island drinks. I would definitely come back and recommmend others to come. The Japanese restaurant was phenomenon. I enjoyed going to the buffet for breakfast every morning.

  • Aldo A : Buenos Aires, Argentina
Never going back

I am writing this one again because someone seems to have censored my last review.I had a terrible time, I am not going back to the Grand Palladium Palace, not even for free.The GoodAt the beachEverything is included (except premium drinks and lobster)BreakfastThe BadThe All-inclusive experience is subpar -cannot book restaurants in advance and when you go there on a first come first serve basis, the good ones are full.The beach is a nightmare, full of street vendors that are allowed there because they have an arrangement with hotels and local authorities.Everyone is trying to sell you stuff and expect tips and money for everything.Do yourself a favor and spend your money somewhere else. Go to the Mayan Riviera instead.

Vacations packages include round-trip flights, accommodations, round-trip transfers (unless outlined below) to and from the hotel, and tourist cards (if required, unless outlined below).

If selecting an all-inclusive resort option, the package will also include the all-inclusive features as outlined by each resort.

Items not included:

  • Travel insurance (mandatory if traveling to Cuba)
  • Tourist cards ($10USD)if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing Airlines
  • Departure taxes ($20USD) if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing or Signarture Vacations
  • Hotel transfers for packages with WestJet to USA (with exception to Honolulu)
  • Hotel transfers for packages to Europe
  • Items of a personal nature

  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • 24 hour snacks
  • A la carte dining w/reservations (3 per week)
  • Unlimited House Wine, Domestic beer and drinks
  • Kayaking
  • Windsurfing
  • Catamarans
  • Introductory scuba diving lesson
  • Daytime tennis
  • Mini-golf
  • Badminton
  • Volleyball
  • Soccer
  • Archery
  • Gym
  • Daily activities
  • Nightly entertainment
  • Entrance to Disco
  • 504 rooms in 17 two-storey and 3 three-storey buildings
  • 2 buffet restaurants
  • 5 a la carte restaurants (Asian, Spanish, International, Mexican, and Italian)
  • Snack bar
  • 4 bars including swim-up pool bar
  • Casino nearby
  • 1 pool with children's area
  • Jacuzzi
  • 2 tennis courts
  • Mini-golf
  • Gift shop
  • Mini-mart
  • Gym
  • Sauna
  • Spa treatments (fee)
  • Turkish bath
  • Massage services (fee)
  • Beauty salon
  • Free WiFi
  • Scuba diving and banana boat rides (fee)

Hotel Rooms include:

  • Two 3/4 beds
  • Air-conditioning
  • Satellite TV
  • Mini-fridge (stocked on arrival)
  • In-room safe
  • Full bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Balcony and terrace
  • Max occupancy 3 persons

For the Kids - Kids Club for ages 3-12, located at Palladium Bavaro. Babysitting services available (fee).

3 Hotels in 1! - Guests staying at the Grand Palladium Palace have access to the facilities at the Grand Palladium Bavaro and the Fiesta Beach.

Early Booking Bonus - This hotel may offer early booking bonuses at certain times of the year. If early booking bonuses apply to your vacation, prices shown online have already been adjusted accordingly. Please inquire for complete details.

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  • Grand Palladium Palace
    Punta Cana,Dominican Republic

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Grand Palladium Palace Resort Spa & Casino
Avda. Francia s/n Playas de Bavaro Higuey, Punta Cana 23000 Dominican Republic

Some restaurants may be open for certain meals only and limited visits may apply. Reservations required and dress code in effect for a la carte restaurants. Time restrictions may apply for water sports.

Child pricing may only be available with select tour operators and valid for select dates and durations. Child pricing rules are subject to change without notice. Please contact one of our vacation specialists if you require assistance with child pricing.

Photo identification and/or credit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy. Rollaway beds and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges upon check-in to fulfil.

Hotels do not condone unruly behavior, parties in rooms, excessive noise or any other actions that violate the hotels terms of use. Guests may be removed from the property at their own expense in the event of any disturbance or complaint from other guests or hotel staff. cannot be held responsible for any guests who may be removed from the hotel due to a violation of rules. makes every effort to ensure that the information on this page is accurate, however, all information on this page is subject to change without notice. is not responsible for any changes, errors or omissions that may occur.