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Get an overview of this hotelCasual Puerto Plata hotel with beaches and disco

Playa Dorada playground

This north-coast Dominican Republic resort is part of the exclusive Playa Dorada development in Puerto Plata, a 10-minute walk from a shopping plaza, and less than 4 km (about 2 mi) from the popular Brugal Rum Factory tour.

All-Inclusive resort

Relaxed and family friendly, Grand Paradise Playa Dorada includes meals and drinks, non-motorized water-sports equipment, daytime tennis courts, aerobics, an archery range, and miniature golf in the room rate.

Patios and balconies

Set in Victorian-style buildings, guestrooms at Grand Paradise have glass doors opening onto balconies or patios with garden or ocean views; décor includes oak-colored furniture, floral fabrics, and ceramic floors.

Hotel Amenities

All-Inclusive Details

This resort is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).

Gratuities and taxes

Gratuities and taxes are included.

Food and beverages

  • All meals, snacks, and local beverages included

Activities and facilities/equipment

All non-motorized water sports are included.

Land activities

  • Bicycling
  • Fitness facilities
  • Miniature golf
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Lessons/classes/games

  • Aerobics
  • Dancing

Kids' club

  • Supervised activities for children between 5 and 12 years old
  • Open from 9 AM until 5 PM

Entertainment

  • Onsite entertainment and activities
  • Access to onsite clubs
  • Onsite live performances

Not included

  • Motorized water sports
  • Premium food items
  • Premium and/or non-domestic beverages
  • Airport transfers
  • Childcare
  • Laundry/dry cleaning services
  • Offsite tours

Hotel Amenities

The majority of amenities, activities, and gratuities at Grand Paradise Playa Dorada - All Inclusive are included in the room rate; guests will not be charged extra for the majority of amenities and activities (scroll up to the All-Inclusive Details section for more information).

Interspersed with tropical gardens and renovated in early 2009, this 425-room Puerto Plata resort's 20 3- and 4-story buildings (no elevators) resemble a compact plantation with a modern touch and includes a cold-water whirlpool, a lagoon-style pool and a children's pool. Children have their own Kid's Club (age 5 - 12) with supervised activities (9 AM - 5 PM). Child care is available (surcharge). Beach umbrellas, lounge chairs, and towels are provided. Massage services are available for adults. Daytime programs include aerobics, beach volleyball, dance classes, and contests.

For additional fees, a tour desk arranges excursions such as 4-wheeler trips into the mountains, river rafting, and parasailing. A convenient guest services desk is also available.

  • 24-hour front desk
  • ATM/banking
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Billiards or pool table
  • Casino
  • Children's club
  • Children's pool
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free breakfast
  • Free self parking
  • Garden
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Hair salon
  • Laundry facilities
  • Multilingual staff
  • Nightclub
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2
  • Number of buildings/towers - 20
  • Number of floors - 4
  • Number of restaurants - 3
  • One meeting room
  • Outdoor pool
  • Poolside bar
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Shopping on site
  • Spa tub
  • Supervised childcare/activities
  • Swim-up bar
  • Tennis on site
  • Free theme park shuttle
  • Total number of rooms - 425
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Free use of nearby fitness center
  • Wedding services
  • Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge
  • WiFi (surcharge)
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Theme park shuttle (complimentary)

Internet

Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( 0.00 USD )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access (5 USD per 60 minutes surcharge), Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Cable TV service
  • Climate control
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Free toiletries
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Desk
  • Down comforter
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room safe
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Minibar
  • Phone
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • Private bathroom
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Shower/tub combination
  • WiFi (surcharge)
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Where to Eat

The majority of meals and beverages, plus all gratuities, at the following restaurants, snack spots, and bars are included in the room rate for this resort (scroll up to the All-Inclusive Details section for more information).

Hibiscus - Overlooking the sea, this open-air restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner buffets. All include international choices as well as theme selections at dinner.

Eden's - In the evenings, this open-air place becomes Eden's Grill for à la carte service featuring grilled fare. Reservations are required. From noon until 4 PM and again from midnight to 1 AM, it's the spot for burgers and other fast foods.

Michelangelo Restaurant - Open only for dinner, this restaurant offers an à la carte Italian menu. Reservations are required, and men are asked to wear long pants and shirts with sleeves.

The resort includes a swim-up pool bar, bars near the pool, on the beach, in the Hibiscus, and in the Disco Bar (open until 1 AM).

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Nearby Things to Do

The majority of on-site recreational activities and facilities described below are included in the room rate for this resort (scroll up to the All-Inclusive details section for more information).

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site
  • Sailing nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Aerobics on site
  • Basketball on site
  • Miniature golf on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Playground on site
  • Volleyball on site
  • Windsurfing on site
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Spa Services

  • Massages

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 1 PM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

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

  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old.

No elevators

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Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 0.00 (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 5 (for 60 minutes, rates may vary)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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