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Grand Palladium Punta Cana

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The Grand Palladium Punta Cana is another resort that makes up the Grand Palladium Strip in Punta Cana. This is the resort to go to, if you're looking for plenty of food options. There is a plethora of food choices in this resort - it sometimes gets a bit overwhelming. The resort is staffed with incredible staff. There is always someone available to address your needs and concerns. Because this resort is connected with two others, the beach area is very big, making it easy to find loungers. The rooms however, are in need of a huge overhaul. Some of the suites are outdated. However, they are cleaned and re-stocked daily.

Grand Palladium Punta Cana has hundreds of coconut trees, palms and tropical vegetation indigenous to the area. Enjoy the "Stay at One, Play at Three" option where guests can also use the facilities of the Grand Palladium Bavaro and Grand Palladium Palace Resorts.

Location: Beachfront property, 60 minutes from Higuey, 25 minutes from Punta Cana airport.

tripadvisor Traveler Reviews
  • Cengiz K :
First holidays

Beautiful rooms, delicious Food and very Nice Service. The Rception helped me if i had questions or wishes:) te a la carte Restaurants a very good i Wohl der recommend the steakhouse. We had Al lot of tun and Entertainment Here.

  • Tricia F :
Beautiful resort, food not so desirable

We had a group of 19 celebrating our kids graduations and found the resort to be beautiful and the entertainment staff Spaghetti and Denby were off the chain getting our group involved in activities each day to make the trip more memorable! They went above and beyond making the graduates feel special by throwing them a foam party and getting them up on stage! The food at the resort was less to be desirable! If I come here again the Japanese Hibachi, Chinese and Mexican restaurants were the best! I would sign up for those restaurants several times and forget the others! I was also surprised no seafood restaurants especially being near the ocean! I just wish cold foods were cold and hot foods to be hot! I had seen cockroaches around the food areas in the buffet and seen ants on the bagel sandwiches in the Spas Healthy food shop! The Zentropia Spa was fabulous I ended up having two massages throughout the week plus a facial and exfoliation done and was in heaven! I wish there was more reasonably priced souvenirs and more items to choose from to take back to the family! Overall a great trip, met a lot of fabulous people and a lot of hard working people on the resort! We had a favorite golf club driver Jaime that went over and beyond making sure we got to where we needed to be and his personality was so funny!

  • Marlyn S :
Great experience

I visited the hotel with a group of friends for three days. The conditions of the room were very good. The restaurants have a wide variety of food and drinks to offer. Great experience! We would be visiting this hotel again soon! 5 stars experience

  • Kat5409 : Houston, Texas
Something for everyone.

Grand Palladium Royal is like a huge cruise ship on land. Inside of the gate there are 5 hotels. The grounds are beautiful! Bavaro is the "Motel Six" low budget and family style and the top hotel is The Royal Suites. The Suites are very nice. We stayed in the Suites. (Unfortunately people can use the whole property. It makes for some people watching!) Our trip got better each day as we learned the lay of the land. You discover that if you stay at the "adult" pools and on the "adult" beach it's more relaxed and far more upscale. The staff is nice when you are nice. No one was over the top. A dollar or small tip goes a long way. We enjoyed the French and Indian restaurants the most. Everyone raves about the Japanese. I would pass. The best thing is the Chef at the Royal Pool making fresh grilled hamburgers and chicken at lunch time. Breakfast is a buffet and just ok. I love my water and coffee. They do not rush. 45 minutes to get a cup of coffee? No water? You do not go here for the food. Again it is like a cruise. Lot's of volume. If you like booze and people watching its a hit. Also with the all inclusive some of the people are crude at times. We found that you could get a great coffee in the lobby or at the pool and they do put out a lite breakfast by the adult pool. They are very generous with bottle water at the pool too. I met a gentleman named Tony at the first shop, on the right of the adult beach. He helped me get all the goodies I wanted to take home as presents. Pay 1/3 to 1/2 of what they ask. Our suite was to have bottles of liquor in the room. We had 0 for all 7 days. We were questioned at check out about the missing booze. Again hit or miss. We had no bottled water the first 24 hrs. You cannot drink the tap water. We had a "butler" but they did not do anything for the most part. Nice people but no extra care. We also lost power one day. It was out for an hour or so all through the resort. Our coffee pot leaked all over the dresser. No replacement. The shower did not drain well. The bath tub, which is in the bedroom, grimy. The beach and water are beautiful. The coral is dead. No need to pay to dive. The beach is crowded. People grab chairs at the beach and pool and never show up. There is certainly something for everyone. Be sure to bring a big Yeti cup to use while you are here! All in all it is a nice place.

  • Diane N : Southampton, United Kingdom
Be careful upset stomachs

A beautiful large complex.. pools, beach are lovely... drinks are not real cocktails. They are made with slushy ice... no real fruit..Food looks lovely, but whilst we were there us and many other holiday makers were complaining of bad stomachs due to very uncooked chicken. Food not hot enough. And cold food at room tempertures.. The shop is rubbish and very expensive. So make sure you take all the things you need. If you tip staff your get treated better, and with our experience some of staff including management are very rude. A big shout out to thomson reps doing a great job at this resort. I would not return . There are nicer places to visit for this money.

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 dinner, dress code required
  • Unlimited domestic drinks
  • 24 hour food and beverage service
  • Kayaking
  • Windsurfing
  • Sailing
  • Catamarans
  • Tennis
  • Billiards
  • Archery
  • Beach volleyball
  • Soccer
  • Fitness centre
  • Aerobics
  • Mini-golf
  • Daily activities
  • Nightly entertainment
  • 451 rooms
  • 2 buffet restaurants
  • 5 A la carte restaurants
  • Buffet restaurant
  • 4 Bars
  • Disco
  • 2 Pools
  • 6 Tennis courts
  • Casino nearby
  • Shopping area
  • Fitness centre
  • Spa (fee)
  • Beauty salon (fee)
  • Free WiFi
  • Golf nearby

Deluxe Rooms include:

  • 1 king or 2 beds
  • Air-conditioning
  • Full bathroom
  • In-room double jacuzzi
  • Hairdryer
  • Satellite TV
  • Minibar stocked 3 times per week with beer, soft drinks and bottled water
  • Coffeemaker
  • In-room safe
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Max occupancy 4 people

Kids Deal - Kids 3-12 pay a special child's price when sharing with 2 adults.

For the Kids - Kid's Club for ages 4-12.

Stay at 1, Play at 3 Guests staying at the Grand Palladium Punta Cana Resort, receive access to all services and facilities at Grand Palladium Bavaro and Grand Palladium Palace. Shuttle service between the 3 Grand Palladium Hotels is available based 'on demand' and not a set schedule.

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 Punta Cana
    Punta Cana,Dominican Republic

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Grand Palladium Punta Cana Resort & Spa
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.