Grand Bahia Principe San Juan

Rio San Juan / San Juan, Dominican Republic

584 reviews
Good romantic hotel. Great location.
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  • Wi-Fi
  • Garage & Parking
  • Restaurant
  • 24h Service
  • TV
  • Fitness
  • Room
    • Safe
    • Internet Access
    • King-size Bed
    • Lounge
    • Bathroom
    • Shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Tiling
    • Minibar
    • Bathtub
    • Tea/coffee maker
    • Fridge
    • Satellite/cable TV
    • Air conditioning (centrally regulated)
    • Balcony/Terrace
  • Facility
    • Playground
    • Hairdresser
    • Kids Club
    • Currency Exchange
    • WLAN access
    • Bar(s)
    • Pub(s)
    • Bicycle Hire
    • Restaurant(s) with air conditioning
    • Laundry Service
    • Restaurant(s) with non-smoking area
    • Shops
    • Foyer
    • Theater
    • Newspaper stand
    • Nightclub
    • Casino
    • Small supermarket
    • Public Internet Access
  • Food
    • Breakfast Served
    • Lunch Buffet
    • Evening Buffet
    • à la carte Dinner
    • Breakfast Buffet
    • All inclusive
    • Children's Pool
    • Lounge Chairs
    • Jacuzzi
    • Outdoor Pool(s)
    • Aerobics
    • Entertainment Program
    • Diving
    • Jet Skiing
    • Windsurfing
    • Ping Pong
    • Aqua aerobics
    • Cycling/Mountain Biking
    • Swimming Pool
    • Steam bath
    • Sauna
    • Tennis
    • Pool bar
    • Children's Entertainment
    • Billiards/Snooker
    • Darts
    • Minigolf
    • Sun terrace
    • Bocce
    • Water Skiing
    • Number of Pools
    • Massage
    • Catamaran
    • Badminton
    • Sailing
    • Horse Riding
    • Beach Umbrellas
    • Beach Volleyball
    • Basketball
Carretera Gaspar Hernández km 18 33000 Río San Juan
4.4 mi to downtown


This modern holiday complex is located in the tourist centre of Rio San Juan, directly on a fine sandy beach. The town centre offering numerous shopping and entertainment facilities is located around 7 km away. Well worth a visit are Cabarete (around 45 km away) and Sosua (60 km away). The International airport can be reached within 70 km and transfer time takes around 90 minutes.


The hotel was built in 1995. Guests can feel at home in one of the 941 rooms. A lobby and a reception are available to travellers. Amenities include a currency exchange service. Wireless internet access in public areas allows guests to stay connected. Among the culinary options available at the accommodation are a restaurant, a café, a bar and a pub. Various shops are available, including a supermarket and a souvenir shop. The grounds of the establishment feature a playground and an attractive garden. Additional facilities at the hotel include a newspaper stand. Travellers arriving by car can leave their vehicles in the garage or in the car park. Additional services include a babysitting service, a childcare service, room service, a laundry service and a hairdresser. In addition, a shuttle service is offered. Active guests can make use of the bicycle hire service to explore the surrounding area.


Each of the rooms is appointed with air conditioning, a fan, a living room, a kitchen and a bathroom. Most rooms feature a balcony with a view for guests' enjoyment. The rooms each feature a sofabed. A safe and a minibar are also available. Additional features include a fridge and a tea/coffee station. An ironing set is also available for guests' convenience. Little extras, including internet access, a telephone, a TV, a radio, an alarm clock and WiFi (no extra charge), contribute to a great stay. Slippers are laid out in each of the rooms. The bathrooms are fitted with a shower, a bathtub and a hot tub. A hairdryer and bathrobes are provided for everyday use.


The accommodation offers an outdoor pool and a children's pool. The sun loungers and parasols on the sun terrace offer a great place to unwind. The hot tub is the perfect place to relax. There is also a poolside snack bar. A variety of sporting activities are available at the establishment, for example biking/mountain biking, tennis, bocce, beach volleyball, volleyball, basketball and crazy golf, or for a fee, fishing and horse riding. Fishing is organised by third-party operators. Many sports options are available, including water sports such as windsurfing, paddle boating, sailing, catamaraning, kayaking, snorkelling and aquafit. For a fee, jet skiing and diving can also be enjoyed. The hotel offers numerous indoor sporting opportunities, with activities such as a gym, table tennis, badminton and aerobics, or for a fee, billiards. A range of wellness facilities, such as a spa, a sauna and massage treatments are offered bringung","addData":}. For a fee, travellers can also take advantage of a steam bath and a beauty salon. Other options and services include an entertainment programme, a disco, a kids' club, a kids' disco and a casino.


Catering options available at the accommodation include full board and all-inclusive. Guests can choose to book options such as breakfast, lunch or dinner. The establishment also offers snacks. Options include alcohol-free drinks and alcoholic beverages.


The following credit cards are accepted at the hotel: American Express, VISA and MasterCard.


  • Breakfast
    "Tasty breakfast"

    "Tasty breakfast."

  • Service
    "Fantastic service"

    Excellent staff. Excellent entertainment. Good security.

    "Friendly restaurant and housekeeping service, but not that professional." "Recreation staff is nice." "Poor reception but decent management."

  • Cleanliness

    Clean facilities. Clean resort. Cleanliness exceptional.

    "Clean hotel facilities." "Clean rooms." "Pool in need of cleaning."

  • Location
    "Great location"

    The nearest city. Bars close by. Pharmacy on site.

    "Good location, but far from city centre."

  • Pool
    "Ordinary pool"

    Appreciated 4 pools. Beautiful pool. Pool was cold.

    "Acceptable pools with some cleanliness complaints."

  • Beach
    "Reasonable beach"

    Quiet beach areas. Beach was full of. Dirty beach.

    "Reasonable beach." "Beach needs a clean."

  • Comfort

    Noisy Bus. No A/C. Noisy air conditioners.

    "Reasonably comfortable rooms with a tolerable noise level and standard beds." "Spacious rooms."

  • Bar and Beverages
    "Standard bar"

    Coors light.

    "So-so bar with mediocre drinks."

  • WiFi
    "Regular internet service"

    Free wi fi service. Free WIFI. Bad wifi.

    "WiFi is good value." "Wifi quality could be improved."

  • Room
    "Room is all right"

    Mini fridge never worked. There was no water pressure. There are no chairs.

    "Rooms outdated with poor minibars, but beds are acceptable." "Poorly-maintained rooms with unsatisfactory bathrooms, TV's and furniture." "Rooms are clean and spacious, with nice balconies." "Shower can be a problem."

  • Vibe
    "Vibe is not too good"

    No band. Dated facilities. Broken down lobby.

    "Atmosphere not particularly friendly, giving poor vibes." "Hotel could use some updating." "Entrance area is ok." "Nice for romantic trips." "Good for traveling with friends." "Good resort hotel."

  • Wellness Area
    "Wellness & sports facilities could be improved"

    Skip gym.

    "Wellness & sports facilities could be improved."