Just got back on the 17th of Nov; I went with my 2 young kids (3 years and 6 months), my wife and her brother's family (3 kids and his wife who is in a wheel chair). I read all the negative reviews and I wonder to myself was I at the same place?!?
-THE RESORT: was nice (nice pools, nice beach, nice bars, nice restaurants and nice lobby) a few renovations and changing the carpets in the hallways wouldn't hurt, but overall NICE.
-THE STAFF: were super nice, personable and always willing (Personally I thought they were a bit understaffed with the waiters but still nothing worth making a fuss about) DEAR TRAVELERS if you complain about service or rudeness how about you tip the hard working poor people and notice a 180 degree change (they live in a 3rd world country and this is how they put food on their tables). I had a mix up in my room and the issue was rectified by 'Ada' within 24 hours. Its not about having no problems, its about how you deal with them!!
-THE FOOD: my only complain is about the "a la carte" they were BAD. The buffet (was not great but average and surprisingly better than the a la cartes)...again my opinion
-THE ROOM was clean, well kept and always smelled great, no mosquitoes but very small insects here or there (again, Ill go back to the whole you're in a 3rd world country point).
-ENTERTAINMENT: Too much Bob Marley (no offence) but nice surprise bands and singers on a couple of occasions by the pool. The night shows were actually worth attending after a long day of being in the sun.
Go with a positive attitude, don't listen to the negative comments, mingle and have a great time with the staff and put yourself in their shoes and take care of them so they can do the same to you.
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- Also Known As:
- Bahia Principe Jamaica
- Gran Bahia Jamaica
- Gran Bahia Principe Jamaica Hotel
- Grand Bahia Jamaica
- Bahia Jamaica
- Gran Bahia Principe Runaway Bay Jamaica
- Gran Bahia Principe Jamaica Resort
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