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Jolly Beach Resort & Spa

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Bolans Village, Bolans, Saint Mary's, Antigua
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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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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8 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 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 3 days ago NEW 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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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 

Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Donald took us for sailing lessons. He was extremely knowledgeable about sailing, polite and patient. He drew pictures in the sand showing wind direction and the direction to sail. Donald asked us questions to verify what we learned/retained. After 2 lessons, we were able to go out on our own. Sailing in the Hobie Cat was one of the best... More 

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Salford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have just returned from 2 weeks at the Jolly Beach overall we enjoyed it very much we have a refurbished room and it was very comfortable except for the pillows thay were very hard. The food was ok but could do with being hotter but the soup was always hot. You could not complain about the entertainment the girls... More 

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Woodstock, Ontario, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We recently returned from a weeks stay at the Jolly Beach Resort and were more then happy with our choice to stay there. The beach is fabulous, and after doing a day trip around the island, we felt it was one of the best in Antiqua. The water was the most amazing turquoise colour. Loved picking up shells on the... More 

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

I'd read the good and bad reviews before our trip to Antigua and so decided to split our 10 days at 2 resorts, Halcyon & Jolly Beach. The best thing about Jolly Beach is the location on the stunning beach/warm ocean and the pool. We booked a standard room rom, we got two rooms next to each other on ground... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Like some of the reviews on here, I read some of the bad ones and panicked a little. I need not have worried! Jolly Beach is typical Caribbean. OK, the rooms have dated furniture and some of the tiles don't match - but is that really what you look for in a holiday?! The beach is incredibly beautiful. The food... More 

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were staying at a condo and wanted to try some water sports (kayak, paddleboard) and enjoy a different beach (Sandals near us was sold out of day passes), plus we were looking for pedicures at a nice spa. Jolly Beach Resort & Spa sounded perfect when reading guidebooks, although I think we only read review of the beach and... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stopped at JBR in January and tried to go with an open mind given some of the terrible reviews on here. We were met with a queue at reception when we arrived, it did seem to move reasonably fast though and porter showed us to our room, we had been given a free up grade to a Standard Room... More 

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