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Royal Decameron Montego Beach

3.0 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   2 Gloucester Road | St.James, Montego Bay, Jamaica
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Ranked #21 of 63 hotels in Montego Bay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2005
rok Canada Bay, Australia
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Canada Bay, Australia
14 reviews 14 reviews
14 hotel reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2005

We (Pty-4) arrived 12 November following a week in Ocho Rios. I was in a leg cast thanks to an accident the previous week in Ochee. We made our plight known to the booking office in Runaway Bay before heading for MoBay. The promised ground floor/ocean view rooms didn't materialize. Our room was at the end of the corridor overlooking... More

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Amherst, New York
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2005

We stayed at the Royal Decameron from Nov.24th through the 29th. We chose this resort based on the great reviews it received on Tripadvisor. It amazes me to read some of the recent negative reviews, because these people were there at the same time as my boyfriend and I were, and you would have thought they were writing about a... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2005

The staff (management) at this resort should re-direct their carrer to something different, front desk people were the worst that we experienced in the last 25 years of intense travelling. It is bad that such a good resort during the Jack Tar era has gone so bad, the DeCameron chain should review the whole staffing group. The management problem between... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2005

We were a group of 30 at the Decameron from 19th nov to the 26th. A side from a bit of bad weather which no one can do anything about, we loved the place. the food was good, staff< Deron, Antonette, Victor etc were very warm and caring. The rooms were great with the best view I have ever had... More

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Ft. Lauderdale, FL
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2005

This is the worst all-inclusvie I have ever been to. The food his horrible(without flavor)or covered in sauces. If you happen to get hungry after 11 - you are out of look except for a hot dog/hamburger grill at the end of resort. There are no vending machines or open bars after 11pm to get a drink. The entertainment is... More

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ontario canada
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2005

my husband and l just returned...we were there nov 19th to the 26th. Besides the weather being awful..we had a great time. Sure service was slow etc...but you get what you pay for! The rooms were clean..no insects. Food was pretty good..we didnt go hungry..we gained weight!! The band was excellent..best entertainment we ever saw while vacationing, if you like... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2005

After having read many reviews of hotels in the area, myself and five of my girlfriends decided on staying at the Royal Decameron. From the minute we arrived, we were blown away by the beauty and cleanliness of the hotel. Everything is right on the water, bright colors, fun music and friendly staff. We spent 5 days hanging out by... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2005

We just got back from spending the week at RDMB. After reading all of the other reviews, I think I had expectations that were too high for this place. This was our fourth visit to Jamaica, but the worst “3 Star” place we’ve stayed at. If the Half Moon is considered 5 star, and the Riu we stayed at in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2005

We stayed at the RDMB from 11/11-11/18. We had a great time. Everything was great. The staff there were so friendly and remembered you. The bartenders were great and remembered your drinks. They were not stingy on the liquor either, which is always a plus. Don’t forget to bring you travel mugs....it helps a lot if you are laying out... More

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chicago IL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2005

Hi Everyone , we just got back from our vacation in Montego Bay , I was a little sceptical about staying in Montego B., but I didn't want to drive for 3 hours to Ochio R. . We've stayed at Royal Decameron and we were pleasently surprised . Hotel was pretty clean , food was good , not super fancy... More

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Address: 2 Gloucester Road | St.James, Montego Bay, Jamaica
Location: Caribbean > Jamaica > Saint James Parish > Montego Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Royal Decameron Montego Beach 3*
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Also Known As:
Jack Tar Village
Royal Decameron Montego Beach Bay
Royal Decameron Jamaica
Royal Decameron Montego Beach Hotel
Royal Decameron Montego Bay Jamaica
Montego Beach
Decameron Montego Bay
Royal Decameron Montego Beach All Inclusive

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