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Jolly Beach Resort & Spa

3.0 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Bolans Village, Bolans, Saint Mary's, Antigua
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Ranked #4 of 4 hotels in Bolans
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great hotel, friendly loyal staff who always make us feel so welcome. Appeals to all ages from 2 year old to 70 year olds. Our eldest son and his wife on their first visit did not take the smile off their faces for about 5 days. The youngest son and his wife and children loved returning to JB . It... More

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Burlington, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had been looking forward to our stay because a friend indicated they had "day" tickets when in Antigua a number of years ago so I am sure fine then but it has taken a very sad turn. The rooms were tiny and out of the dark ages. You couldn't even turn in the shower. Mosquitos filled the bedrooms. Air... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel was ok but needs refreshing here and there. The cleaners were great,rooms were very clean every day. The food was good ,there was a good choice of food everyday The staff were very nice and friendly The beach was very clean.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

From start to finish absolutely brilliant, the staff couldn't do enough for us and made us feel more than welcome, literally no complaints at all. perfect location right next to the beach, nightlife was superb and the entertainment made the holiday. would happily go live there tomorrow.

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Oshawa, Canada
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Remember that this is currently rated as a 3 star in most travel books so if you are booking here and expect at 5 star resort you are not going to get one. Check in was easy and fast. Room was in a decent location close enough to the beach that you could use the washroom in the room if... More

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Port Charlotte, Florida
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We will not return. We were able to loss weight from our seven day visit. We waited in the sun for several hours when we arrived from USA as there were no rooms available, although few guests stayed there that week. But, we were not alone as we waited along with everyone else arriving until after six pm for a... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The resort needs a bit of a refresh but this is a small detail to the wonderful time that we had. Great food at the restaurants, the staff were there to make sure you had a good time. Lots to do in and around the hotel - good for water sports.

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Cannes, France
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I visited last February and I can t wait to go back. i loved every minute here. The location is perfect the beach clean and hassle free. The staff are exceptionally helpful and friendly but above all the food is out of this world

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Topeka, Kansas
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Jolly Beach is an incredible resort. The beach is phenomenal and the service is incredible. The nightlife is a bit lacking but for newlyweds it is a perfect get-away. We took a catamaran around the island and got to see several other resorts. Ours was equally as nice as the Sandals in Antigua and unlike Sandals, we didn't have tons... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Jolly Beach is the only resort that we have ever returned to. We Love the beach, and we Love Antigua. The last time we visited in 2013, the resort itself was looking tired.. It is obvious that nothing has been done to improve the situation. The entertainment is tired as well. The staff are so warm and lovely.. Especially Tiesha,... More

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Address: Bolans Village, Bolans, Saint Mary's, Antigua
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Location: Caribbean > Antigua and Barbuda > Antigua > Saint Mary's > Bolans
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Jolly Beach Resort & Spa 3*
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Jolly Beach Resort And Spa
Jolly Beach Hotel Bolans
Jolly Beach Resort Antigua
Jolly Beach Resort All Inclusive
Jolly Beach Antigua
Jolly Beach Resort & Spa Antigua/Bolans

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The all-inclusive, 464-room Jolly Beach is an exceptional Caribbean experience. Resort offers great year-round value for destination weddings, honeymooners and families. Rates include accommodations, government taxes and service charges, all meals, snacks and afternoon tea, house brand beverages, non-motorized watersports, activities, Jolly Kidz and Teenz Clubs, Think Jolly Family Program, use of the gym and entertainment. All rooms are air-conditioned and face the ocean; each has a patio or balcony, direct-dial phone, TV and hair-dryer. ... more   less 
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