Grand Palladium Punta Cana

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Our Opinion

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 Some of the suites are outdated.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.


Overview
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
  • Taysmum : Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Huge Resort with a Great Beach

GP Punta Cana Resort & Spa was very good. The room and amenities in the room were good. We did think it was a little hard to get a shower in the shower/jetted tub combo, without getting the floors and tub surround very wet. That is so minor but i feel it did need mentioned as that may bother some people. Everything was clean, service and food were good. There are so many restaurants, we didn't have a chance to try them all. The Tex-Mex and Brazilian were very good. We didn't care for the Tapas / Spanish. We loved the buffets for breakfast, lunch and dinner. We tried sandwiches and cappuccino machine at the sports bar. We loved the adults only pool. The lounger cushion doubles as a pool float and they had a really nice swim up bar. The nightly entertainment varied and a few different things were going off in different areas of the resort so you have plenty of options. The real highlight of this place is the beach. The sand in the water is so soft it felt like velvet, the water was incredibly clear and warm. You can def. take runs and long walks on the beach. It goes on and on, beautiful white powder sand.

  • Colton L :
Colton from atlanta

I loved the hotel with all the vegetation and the lobby bar tender Janiel Pena makes the best drinks I've ever had. Everyone needs to try the mohito. I love the hospitality of all the workers and how they treat all guests.

  • colton l :
Best Vacation

Have had the absolute best time. Great service, resort is amazing with so much to do, very friendly staff and very clean. Our favorite bartender Janiel Pena at the lobby bar he makes the best mojitos ever and we stop to just see him while he's working. He has made our trip very enjoyable. I would visit this place again. Highly recommended.

  • moomoo196 : Warrington, United Kingdom
24 hour stay due to flight delay

We had a 24 hour delay on our flight home and Thomas Cooke put us up in this hotel for 1 night after 10 wonderful nights at Dreams Punta CanaThe check in was slow and hard work and toook them nearly 30 minutes to take us and our bags to our roomRoom was a good size excellent jacuzzi tub but after 10 days of no mosquito bites as dreams spray the resort 10 minutes in the room and I had 3 huge bitesSafe didnt work but we were only there for 24 hours so we just locked everthing in our casesPool was Ok and pool bar was nice but the staff are very rude and not friendly AT ALLWe loved the beach which is this hotels main plus point the beach is fab and the sea beautiful but you do get hassled by sellers quite a bitThe evening we decieded to eat at the Steak restaurant and when we were arrived the rude memeber of staff just said NO FOOD and waved us away so we went to the buffet restaurant where the food was nice but again 10 minutes to get even a drink of waterMy partner had steak from the steak bar which was quite under cooked and he suffered a terrible stomach upset for over a week afterwards so wouldnt recomendThe deserts are amazing thoughCheck out was quick and easy which was good as we were ready to leaveWouldnt recomend this resort only gave 2 stars because of the beach

  • Lauren E : Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Okay place, there is better out there.

I stayed at the Grand Palladium last week with a group for a wedding. We had a fun time, how can you not with a large group of family and friends?! However, I will say that this is not the best resort. The food is mediocre at best, hibachi place is the best you will get. Also, there is only one restaurant that is open 24/7 and it is clear at the end of the resort which isn't ideal to most especially if you have a large group with children. At the buffets, you are lucky if you get any silverwear or water at your table before you come back to sit with your plate. If you get a waiter for assistance it's accompanied by an eyeroll. I'm sorry for asking you to do your job.More importantly, the inconsistency in the drinks was astounding. One bar made a good mojito, the rest made horrible ones. I watched a friend order vodka/soda and get a drink back that had orange juice in it. Ordered a strawberry daq and the pool bartender put tequila in it. This is not the best place for drinks, it takes forever to find one at the bar you are at that actually tastes like what you ordered and is correct. Do not even try to get a drink at the casino, the rudest woman ever and the drink tasted like there was floor cleaner in it!! Mind you, it was a VODKA WATER!Lobby bartenders were friendly, others not so much.Rooms were clean even though we had to wait 40 minutes past check in for our room to be ready. There are plenty of pool options, but the water isn't as refreshing as the ocean.. its warm bath water.It was an okay place, there are way better out there. Would not go back.

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  • 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
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  • 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.

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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.

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