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Sandals Royal Plantation

5.0 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Main Street, Ocho Rios 2, Jamaica
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our first time at an all-inclusive and we did it right! We had a fantastic room and great butler service. The beach and the pool are quiet during the day, great for relaxing, napping, reading and low key splashing around. You can go around the beach to the property next door to eat at their restaurants or party on the... More

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Montgomery, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I don't know where to begin except from the minute we got off the airplane. As my wife and I walked in the sandals lobby at the airport I was greeted at the tap by I gentlemen that introduced himself as my airport butler. He proceeded to find us a seat and brought us drinks and food as we waited... More

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Lexington, SC
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We are a little late submitting this review, but it has allowed us to compare The Plantation to other resorts and butler service since our visit in August 2013. We give this stay 4.9 out of 5.0. This place is fantastic! As a little background, we are extensive travelers and have visited around 30% of the world's countries staying in... More

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Northern Virginia/DC
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9 reviews 9 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

For the resort itself - a 5 star is deserved. It is a perfect resort for couples that just want to spend time with each other. There were three issues that made the resort lose a half star: (1) tipping; (2) service; and (3) butlers. The Bad and Good. The Bad - 1 - Tipping. There was so much confusion... More

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Mission, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here for a week and loved every minute of our vacation. Our butlers Sean & Fiona were amazing, paying attention to detail while accommodating our needs. During our first meal, our butler Fiona called on the provided cell phone and offered to unpack our luggage. Walking into our room after an exhausting day of traveling only to find... More

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Cambridge, England
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15 hotel reviews
183 helpful votes 183 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I am a senior reviewer on TripAdvisor and always give an honest opinion on the service we experienced. I also consider myself very well travelled. The reason we returned to Jamaica was because we got married in Ocho Rios in 1989 and always said we would return to Jamaica for our Silver Wedding Anniversary. As you can see by the... More

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Lauren B, Online Review Coordinator at Sandals Royal Plantation, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your review. We are deeply disappointed that you had this experience during your stay at Sandals Royal Plantation. We strive to deliver exceptional service to our guests for the entirety of their visit with us and it seems that we fell short of this goal. Please accept my apologies for any inconvenience. I have sent... More

Columbia, South Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I recently vacationed with my boyfriend at Sandals Royal Plantation and let me tell you it was paradise. Once we arrived, Sherril(one of our butlers) takes us to our room, I was surprised to see that there were birthday decorations, a bubble bath, and a birthday cake waiting for me. I don't think that there could have been a better... More

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Lauren B, Online Review Coordinator at Sandals Royal Plantation, responded to this review

Hello Jenny, Thank you for your review of Sandals Royal Plantation. We are thrilled that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay from beginning to end and had a great time celebrating your birthday with us! It was such a pleasure to have had you as our guests and we hope to see you again soon! More

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3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for a short trip on one of those last minute deals. We wanted to check this resort out along with Sandals Grand Riviera next door. We wanted to try out a different Sandals than our usual one and see what we thought. This resort is small at 72 rooms which makes getting around very nice and you... More

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Lauren B, Online Review Coordinator at Sandals Royal Plantation, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, C C. We are happy that Sandals Royal Plantation was the perfect location for relaxing getaway to paradise! It's lovely that you were able to completely unwind and get some much needed R&R. We are looking forward to welcoming you back soon! More

Hinsdale, IL
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My fiancé and I came for a wedding at Beaches, but that was not an option. This is the first review I have ever written, but I think I am going to start writing them more often. I would say we stay at higher end hotels and enjoy the finer things in life. I guess I should say, I know... More

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Lauren B, Online Review Coordinator at Sandals Royal Plantation, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, Brent. We are happy to hear that overall you enjoyed your stay at Sandals Royal Plantation and that our staff members were able to make sure that you had a good time during your stay with us. However, we noted that you were not completely satisfied with some aspects of your vacation experience and we... More

Greenville, SC
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second visit to Sandals properly (Beaches on Turkes was the other). The Royal Plantation was everything we could have asked for. I booked the basic room and was upgraded to a suite on the 2nd floor on the West wing (I think, non-smoking beach side). The Fantastic(s): -The Staff. Our Butlers Hector and Sherril were absolutely amazing... More

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Address: Main Street, Ocho Rios 2, Jamaica
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Location: Caribbean > Jamaica > Saint Ann Parish > Ocho Rios
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Sandals Royal Plantation 5*
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Also Known As:
Sandals Royal Plantation Hotel Ocho Rios
Royal Plantation Ocho Rios
Royal Plantation Jamaica
Sandals Royal Plantation Jamaica/Ocho Rios

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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Ocho Rios #2 Romantic Hotel in Ocho Rios #3 Spa Hotel in Ocho Rios #3 Business Hotel in Ocho Rios #3 Luxury Hotel in Ocho Rios #3 On the Beach Hotel in Ocho Rios #4 Family Hotel in Ocho Rios
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•All suite resort and all are serviced by butlers trained by the Guild of Professional English Butlers•2 private beaches with beach butler service•The Caribbean’s only Champagne and Caviar Bar•Exquisite International, Mediterranean, Caribbean and French cuisine•24 hour in suite dining•Complimentary transfers from this resort to all Sandals Resorts•Voted Sandals Resorts “World Leading All-Inclusive Company” 16 years in a row•Voted Sandals Resorts “Caribbean’s Leading Hotel Brand” 18 years in a row•Five Star Diamond Award - American Academy of Hospitality Sciences ... more   less 
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