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Jolly Beach Resort & Spa

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Bolans Village, Bolans, Saint Mary's, Antigua
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

After reading some of the reviews on tripadvisor I was a little concerned about visiting the jolly beach resort. on arrival a rum punch was provided and check in was prompt. The room was small and yes a little dated, but it was clean and functional and as we only slept in the room, this was not a problem. The... More 

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Cromer, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I will first off like to say that everyone needs to remember that this is a 3* resort and you need to not expect it to be a 5* one. We visited from 28 October 2015 to 13 November 2015. Our sole purpose of going here was for our wedding and honeymoon, we went here with a party of 10... More 

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1 Thank Victoria_Annells
JBRCSR, Guest Relations Manager at Jolly Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for writing such a thoughtful review on you recent stay with us and are happy to hear your wedding in paradise was “an amazing, unforgettable experience of a lifetime” We try our best to please a many people as possible, so we’re glad your entire party were able to enjoy our offerings and that our Chefs catered well... More 

Hicksville New York
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28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife & I stayed here for 12 days. Jan 19th to the 30th, 2016. We met nice people and there was good entertainment every night. Our favorite was Da Vibes Steel Band, and "The Fire Eater." Check in was friendly and smooth... and with the proverbial rum punch. I wanted another one but there was no time. Check in... More 

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Portland, England, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Having read the latest reviews before we went out expectations were pretty low and sure enough we were originally given a very sad room with concrete furniture and rusty taps. However our friends had a nice refurbished rom so we asked if we could move rooms. Our rep Marlene nod the hotel reception were very helpful and the next day... More 

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leatherhead
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I just returned on 5th Feb from Jolly Beach Antigua, I'm sure many of you are concerned about this resort since it went into receivership on the 1st of Jan 2016, the initial changes seem for the better. Although the hotel is being run by Elite and the Government the hotel management team remains the same, it seems that there... More 

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Malvern Wells, United Kingdom
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151 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

After reading some of the reviews for this resort I was hesitant to book but the prices are so reasonable we Throught we would still give it a go! Firstly I must give you some positives. The beach is fantastic soft sand no real heavy tides or waves it is a public beach but was never busy when visited at... More 

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We booked two weeks before arriving in Jolly beach,arriving at the resort on the 26th January 2016 for one week.We only discovered two days before flying out about the hotels take over, and to say I was worried was an understatement!! If like me,you read the reviews.... foolishly after you have booked and were horrified by what people have said......... More 

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you want 5 star polished perfection this may not be for you but on the other hand if you like something a little less formal where you can really relax then you should enjoy a stay at The Jolly Beach Resort and Spa. It does have the feel of a work in progress and there was evidence that it... More 

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11 Thank Jeff P
JBRCSR, Guest Relations Manager at Jolly Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review and for sharing the many positive highlights of your stay. It was also good to read that you overall enjoyed our dining options, our friendly and helpful staff and of course the beautiful mile long stretch of pristine, beautiful beach. We are so happy we could share our hospitality and... More 

Ontario, Canada
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Jolly Beach Resort the first week of December, 2015. We too had read the reviews and were a little apprehensive. But there was no need to worry. We booked the hotel and air separately, so we weren't sure what to do with orientation, but the hotel holds a separate orientation every day. We had upgraded to a... More 

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JBRCSR, Guest Relations Manager at Jolly Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your review! We are so delighted that despite your initial hesitation you came with an opened mind and really enjoyed all that Jolly Beach has to offer. Thank you for highlighting the efforts of our talented and dedicated Team who works tirelessly to make an enjoyable experience for all our Guest. Lisa, Jeanette, Neil and Zouda... More 

Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As this was our third time to Jolly Beach we new what to expect, yes the resort is old but that adds to the charm, I am fine with a key to my room I don't need a swipe card. The wifi in the courtyard was fine for us maybe a little slow, so what we're on holiday and only... More 

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4 Thank davehni
JBRCSR, Guest Relations Manager at Jolly Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for writing your honest review of your recent stay with us. We are so happy to learn everyone contributed to creating an enjoyable experience for you! Your kind words and compliments will be sure to inspire our staff to continue delivering excellent service. We appreciate all your comment and look forward to sharing more of our Caribbean charms... More 

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