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Sandals Grande Riviera Beach & Villa Golf Resort

5.0 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Ocho Rios, Jamaica
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2009
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New Mexico
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5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2009

My same sex partner and I spent 9 days here in Sept, 09. We had a fantastic time, but only because we were determined to. First of all, it might say "gay friendly" but the first thing employees will ask is "are you sisters?" We experienced obvious 2nd rate service at the restaurants (poor tables, poor service) until they got... More

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baytown, Texas
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2009

My husband and I went for our honeymoon and stayed in a villa with a ocean view and private butler. The room was amazing, the view was breathtaking and the service was outstanding! There were so many activities the resort had planned each night (live entertainment, food, dancing, ect.) that there was no need to leave the resort in search... More

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Kelowna BC Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2009

We visited the Ochos Rios Sandals having seen their glorious TV advertisements. The reality is very disappointing. Thud! Back to earth! When we arrived at Ochos Rios Sandals they placed us, and one other couple, in scummy rooms in the manor that faced the parking lot, the garbage dump, and the new construction site (clang/bang/thud). The hotel was at least... More

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Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2009

This was our second year in a row that we came to jamaica.Both trips were for our anniversery and both were incredible.We recomend Sandals to any and all.The hard work they put into making sure you are taken care of is way beyond any place we have been before,and we do alot of traveling,so that says alot.We would like to... More

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Virginia
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20 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2009

Over Easter week, we stayed at this beautiful resort and spa. This was our second Sandals visit. It was absolutely amazing. We stayed on the Riveria side I think (whichever was the side with the beach). The room was nice and cozy on the first floor. The courteous staff always made sure the fridge was filled with drinks. The restaurants... More

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Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2009

I will not have enough space too tell my whole story. 1st of all if I would have know I needed a bus to get to the beach I never would have gone. One morning I was told the Manor was open at 6pm for dinner get there it was closed for a party next the Marketplace stuffed shrimp about... More

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Alberta
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2009

My Husband and I went to Sandals Ocho Rios for two weeks for our Honeymoon. I always read these reviews on Trip Advisor before we go places, and when I hear people complain about certain things I always think they are being picky or not appreciative. I have now realized that there are things that can make your trip a... More

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Bloomington, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2009

This was our first time at the SGOR, but our second Sandals experience in Jamaica. We have yet to be disappointed with Sandals' consistent, quality customer service. This trip was extra special to me, for I arrived as a single man and came back home married to a very special lady. Our wedding ceremony was very simple as my wife... More

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Donegal
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2009

It was the perfect honeymoon destination, From the moment we landed till we left the staff were amazing, the food was out of this world and the entertainment was fantastic, particulary Beverlys Piano bar were Jermaine G worked and also the Manor piano Bar were Kemar also took excellent care of us.. I must say the playmakers also made ur... More

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york pa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2009

upon arrival my wife and i were impressed with the staff and beautiful surroundings of this resort. we have visited jamaica 3 times and this was by far the best vacation.we stayed on the villa side of the resort and could view the carribean from our patio what an amazing view.our room was always stocked and the staff made sure... More

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Address: Ocho Rios, Jamaica
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Location: Caribbean > Jamaica > Saint Ann Parish > Ocho Rios
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Sandals Grande Riviera Beach & Villa Golf Resort 5*
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Sandals Grande Riviera Beach & Villa Golf Hotel Ocho Rios
Sandals Grande Riviera Beach And Villa Golf Resort
Sandals Ocho Rios
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