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Livingstone Jan Thiel Resort

3.0 of 5
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Jan Thiel Baai z/n, Willemstad, Curacao
Livingstone Jan Thiel Resort
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overall the room was nice and the grounds well maintained. The bar/restaurant staff were friendly and helpful. The two complaints were the front desk staff who seemed to really care less about their job let alone helping customers. The other issue was the AC in the main room wasn't working which the staff advised that is the way it is... More 

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Marianna, Florida, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We reserved an ocean view room and while we could see the ocean from the house there wasn't much of a view. We could catch a glimpse of the ocean through the trees. The rooms are nice. Kitchenette (no oven) with large living area. Bedrooms are smallish, especially considering the two twin beds in each room put together to make... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 via mobile

Perfect location to have a relax stay at Curacao. Close to sea, pick up for bus and supermarkt. Nice pool and garden. Basic houses but we did not need more because we were mostly outside. Staff at restaurant could be more friendly and let the people feel they are enjoying there work. Food was good at the restaurant

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Vermont
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We stayed in BayBay just one night. Our teenage girls had one bedroom and we had the other - the living rooms were connected so our two halves of the house became one whole. Very comfortable. The air conditioning in the bedrooms was nice because the house didn't get much breeze. The pool is lovely. Great place for kids (teenage... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We visited this resort about 4 years ago, it was very nice and clean. Now we are far from happy with this resort, - Reception and staff are not happy with their work. - There are no clean towels everyday. - Sometimes it takes 30 minutes to get a drink from the bar because of not enough or lazy staff.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

The bathroom had an odour of mold that all four of us could smell (could not see any actual mold though). We also got a notice that they would change the closet during our stay, we asked them to do so on the day after the scheduled day. Imagine our surprise when we come back from the beach to find... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

we stayed in the Montana deluxe apartment (I cant judge on the other apartments) and had a great time: -very well equipped kitchen -beautiful dark furniture -huge terrace -airco and fans working well -gardens around very well kept -big pool -Jan Thiel area is great in all kinds of ways, beach and supermarket most of all

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Wheaton, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The resort is quiet and family-friendly. The guests seemed to be mostly from the Netherlands, many with kids/grand kids. Several of them translated what my Dutch-speaking 3 year old granddaughter was saying to the other kids in the kiddie pool. The facilities (reception area, pool, restaurant, etc.) are attractive and generously proportioned for the size/population of the resort. The rooms... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

I loved staying at jan thiel livingstone resort. Right next to the nice zanzibar beach location at the most beautiful bay on curacao. Tropical plants and quiet island life is best enjoyed on this safe haven on Curacao

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Kigali, Rwanda
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Nothing special...Good for a price...The beach and reastaurants are nearby,also a supermarket is close .Apartment is large and nice...They have a very large and nice swimming pool..Diving center is located in the resort...As I said good for a price :)

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