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Sandals Grande Riviera Beach & Villa Golf Resort

5.0 of 5 Ocho Rios, Jamaica
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millsboro,de
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2009

My husband and I go to Jamaica every November to celebrate our anniversary. We have stayed at Sandals Whitehouse for the past 2 years but it was closed for renovations. I booked our stay at Ochio Rios because they had a great sale and because I had heard from other Sandal Select members that it was a great resort. I... More

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St. Louis
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2009

First of all, If you are taking the time to read this, then chances are you've read reviews of this resort and know most of the negatives. That being said, I would venture to guess that almost all of the negative reviews of SGOR have come from people who didn't know what to expect going in. My wife and I... More

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London
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2009

Ok a bit about me and my partner first, we are both 27 and work hard in order to go on nice holidays every year. We have been all over the world and this is our second trip to a Sandals resort (went to the Royal Bahamian in Dec 2007). Due to the price difference (and the reviews I have... More

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Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2009

I was amazed with the hospitality and everyone was so nice and friendly. I didn't want to come home and if it wasn't for my kids I would have stayed. I will be back again, soon.

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Mastic Beach, NY
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2009

From the minute we got there, we felt duped. We paid for an all inclusive Villa on the Manor side that was to include a semi-private pool. Little did we know that we would be sharing our semi-private pool with four other couples. The Villa we were offered was run down and falling apart. The 1st day, the remote for... More

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Amherst, Canada
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2009

Unfortunately, we were not impressed with the Sandals Grande. Our expectations were high and they were not met. On arrival, we were given keys to a room in the Bamboo Grove building on the Riviera side like we paid for. I would not even have taken a shower in the room. It was so below par. I took me three... More

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Grand Canyon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2009

We had an almost perfect experience at Sandal Ocho Rios! We were honeymooners and the level of guest service still boggles our minds. Both my husband and I work in the hospitality industry, so we have extremely high standards. The staff, even the "grumpy" ones were so genuinly concerned with our good time. We could not walk down any walkway... More

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Menasha, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2009

went with my brother and his wife. fantastic time! Jerk pork or chicken and banana dacquris aren't to be missed! staff was friendly and were a joy to be around. will return as soon as humanly possible!

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Edmonton, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2009

The service was fantastic due to the fact that staff was dedicated to making our stay at Sandals Grande memorable. Our room was not up to standards upon our arrival so management immediately corrected the problem and even offered a different room. We went for dinner and was happily surprised by rum, cheese/crackers platter, sparkling wine, candles and rose petals.... More

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El Paso, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2009

Things I liked about this Sandals Resort; 1.The food was great as were the drinks 2.The service in most of the restaurants was top notch. 3.The maid service was very attentive 4.The tours. We stayed at the resort from November 9-16 and had a pretty enjoyable time while there.As returning guests we attended the Welcome Home Dinner and Show and... 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*
Number of rooms: 529
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Sandals Grande Riviera Beach & Villa Golf Hotel Ocho Rios
Sandals Grande Riviera Beach And Villa Golf Resort
Sandals Ocho Rios
Ciboney Ocho Rios
Sandals Grande Riviera Beach & Villa Golf Resort Jamaica/Ocho Rios

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