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Galley Bay Resort

4.0 of 5 Galley Bay Beach Rd, St. John's, Antigua
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Toronto, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2011

We discovered Galley Bay in 2009 when we visited for lunch one day while staying at another hotel on the island. Then and there, we decided to return as guests. We wanted a small, intimate, all-inclusive resort - not an easy thing to find, wanting to avoid - at all costs - large resorts like Sandals with hundreds of rooms... More

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Apollo, Pennsylvania
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2011

We went to Galley Bay with our friends/neighbors. We stayed in the Superior Beach Front rooms. Our room was wonderful! First, the housekeeping staff kept our room very clean and comfortable. The room was beautiful with a king size bed and anything you need to make your stay perfect. The beach & ocean were right outside our back door! The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2011

I read many reviews before I went to Antigua. Some of the best reviews were on Galley Bay. Although their were a few that were concerning we picked GB anyway. I have to say we were very glad that we did. We had a great vacation. There was only one time that we had bad service at the Sea Grape.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2011

Galley Bay is a beautiful place with friendly people who know how to make you feel special. If you want to relax this is the place to go. Beautiful uncrowded beach, great food and great atmosphere. This was our 3rd time and we met lots of repeat customers who keep coming back --they really do make you feel like "family".... More

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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2011

main problem the main resturarant it's like a canteen. Other 2 restaurants are fine and don't seem part of hotel they are so good. Like all places you go none are perfect, but this place is good and after seeing nearby hotels those place is paradise. Beach here is wonderful and quiet go and enjoy they really do try hard... More

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Hamilton, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2011

We are a couple late 40’s early 50’s who have traveled to several Caribbean AIs. We prefer smaller, adults only resorts. Rooms – We stayed in a Gauguin cottage, which was very nice. The other rooms are all directly on the beach, and we debated about an upgrade to one of the beachfront rooms. However, we particularly enjoyed the privacy... More

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Hamilton, Canada
2 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2011

We were at Galley Bay the last week of January. The beach and views were stunning. Our accommodations lovely - very comfortable bed and huge bathroom, step out to the patio and the beach is right there ... awesome. Overall the staff were warm, friendly and helpful. The food presentation quite nice and meals all very good. Took a boat... More

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53 reviews 53 reviews
26 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2011

We had a superior room right on the beautiful sandy beach. That is the upside to that category room. However the bathroom is pretty basic but serviceable and the room size is not that big. However if you upgrade then you are not -mostly- in a stand alone semi detached bungalow with your own outside private area on the beach,... More

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Schliengen, Germany
2 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2011

We booked Galley Bay in July 2010 via our German agent (after having seen its web page on the internet) for a week in January. We received a confirmed booking and vouchers for the hotel and a week before leaving, sent an e-mail with our plane arrival times and asking about a pick up. The reply told us that we... More

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Alliston, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2011

if you want a place to relax, yet also do some sightseeing, this is the place to be. if you can get an island tour by Simon (Island Adventures)he is the best tour guide ever! Also, take the boat tour to Barbuda on the Excellence. Was well worth the money.

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  • Very good(28)
  • Beach front(24)
  • Sea grape(24)
  • Premium beachfront suite(13)
  • Guest service(10)
  • Water sport(10)
  • Red flag(9)
  • Rum Punch(9)
  • Mini bar(7)
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Additional Information about Galley Bay Resort

Address: Galley Bay Beach Rd, St. John's, Antigua
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Location: Caribbean > Antigua and Barbuda > Antigua > Saint John Parish > St. John's
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Galley Bay Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 70
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Also Known As:
Galley Bay Hotel St. John`s
Galley Bay Antigua
Galley Bay St Johns
Antigua Galley Bay
Galley Bay Resort Antigua/Saint John Parish

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