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Mulmur, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have travelled many places and stayed in 3, 4 and 5* resorts, all-inclusive and non all-inclusive. Here's my honest opinion on Jolly Beach Resort. First of all Air Canada did a great job. We were even early getting back to Toronto. Once we landed in Antigua there was a lot of chaos out where we were to catch the...

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We liked this resort dispite the old fashioned decor and the ancient air conditioning system. I think that the staff must have an active interest in the running of this hotel because they seem genuinely happy to work there. The buffet food has lots of variety for meat eaters (not so much for vegetarians) but often the food was barely...

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1Thank Downroute
Mississauga, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This vacation was a surprise birthday gift for my boyfriend's 30th birthday. He wanted to go somewhere that we both have never been too. I did a lot of research on Antigua and Jolly Beach Resort was the most affordable. I was definitely sold on the pictures I saw online and everyone commented that this resort had the nicest beach...

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5Thank grisingxo
Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed at Jolly Beach for his birthday for 5 nights in November 2016. We read the reviews and were a little apprehensive but, we have read negative reviews before and were completely satisfied, we always try to take reviews with a grain of salt so to say. This resort, believe the bad reviews! Let me start...

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1Thank Jill R
London, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I traveled to JBR Nov 20-27. Upon arrival my room wasn't ready but i was ok with that. My room was ready within a half hour. They took to my room and i was a bit surprised on how small my room was (Supersaver). I had read previous reviews on this resort and people were saying how small the supersaver...

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2Thank NickJFuri
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We arrived and to say I was shocked is an understatement. OK I know it's a 3 star but when the door falls off, the bathroom the taps don't turn, fly screens don't close, the walls in the shower cubicle are crumbling, the light above the sink is all rusty and the mirror so old the top half has not...

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4Thank Maria M
Diego Martin, Trinidad
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I can't say too much on the hotel itself because I only did a day pass. However, I had lunch, and while the food was average, the staff was incredibly nice. What truly made me love this place, what little of it I saw, was the beach. I've been to a lot of caribbean islands, and so far, this has...

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1Thank Johnny L
Long Island, NY
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

The beach and water was one of best and prettiest I've seen. This resort is all about beach and outside activities. Resort itself is outdated but we knew this when booking. Our room was clean and comfy and spacious. But again it was beach beach beach. Food was good but repetitive. Staff was very nice, honest, and pleasant. Drinks were...

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2Thank rockyfitz
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

The location is good. It's close to the jolly harbor and valley church beach so you can walk around the neighborhood if you're bored. There are big supermarket on the main road and local mini mart in front of the hotel which you don't need much because the hotel is all inclusive so you don't need to buy anymore food....

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4Thank Metira C
Sussex
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes Jolly Beach needs a massive amount of investment and modernising but at the end of the day, its about half the price of the next cheapest resort! You get what you pay for.. When you describe all that is wrong with the place it sounds terrible but we had a great week there and I would happily go back....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Spa
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Antigua's best all-inclusive value, the 464-room Jolly Beach Resort & Spa is an exciting Caribbean experience. The resort offers great year-round value for destination weddings, honeymooners and families. Rates include accommodations, government taxes and service charges, all meals, snacks and afternoon tea, house brand beverages, non-motorized water-sports, activities, Jolly Kidz and Teenz Clubs, use of the gym and entertainment. All rooms are air-conditioned and face the ocean; each has a patio or balcony, direct-dial phone, TV and hair-dryer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jolly Beach Resort & Spa

Address: Bolans Village, Bolans, Saint Mary's, Antigua
Location: Caribbean > Antigua and Barbuda > Antigua > Saint Mary's > Bolans
Price Range: $151 - $551 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Jolly Beach Resort & Spa 3*
Number of rooms: 464
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Also Known As:
Jolly Beach Resort And Spa
Jolly Beach Hotel Bolans
Jolly Beach Resort Antigua
Jolly Beach Resort All Inclusive
Jolly Beach Antigua
Jolly Beach Resort & Spa Antigua/Bolans
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“Superior Room for sure”
 of 5 bubbles 995judys, 5 days ago | Read review
“DO NOT stay in a super saver room. Terrible.”
 of 5 bubbles grisingxo, 5 days ago | Read review
“We had a room on the 2nd floor facing the swim up bar/pool. It had a partial ocean view which is the only positive about the room.”
 of 5 bubbles jillr293, 5 days ago | Read review
“3335 was nice but small (Supersaver)”
 of 5 bubbles NickJFuri, 5 days ago | Read review
“Be well away from the entertainment area or it will be loud until midnight!”
 of 5 bubbles zjfa146, 1 week ago | Read review
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