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Hamilton, Canada
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Just returned on Dec 3. Yes dated rooms, but clean,good food & friendly staff. Beach by far is the best thing about this resort. What else do you really go to the islands for...the beach, & this as a Stunning beach with great views on each side of the beach. Our rooms were at the very end of the resort...

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Beach is amazing, pool areas are nice with lots of space and sun beds... Rooms were very tired and need updating... dripping aircon.. so very wet floor all the time.. I came for the beach not the rooms though.. I was expecting basic.. Final morning there was no water in any taps so no shower.. reception didn't seem to fussed...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We have just returned from a week at the Jolly Beach Resort (2 Dec to 9 Dec). Before travelling I was really worried after reading some of the reviews and considered changing, at cost to us. I am so glad we didn't and chose to travel with an open mind! The Hotel - Yes, the hotel isn't 5* luxury, like...

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Andover
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My daughter, a friend and I visited Antigua between the 19th of Nov. to the 27th of Nov. 2016. We stayed at the Jolly beach Resort and were satisfied with the stay. The food was alright. the Italian Restaurant served the best food and the service was very courteous. - Our rooms were somewhat in need of a good going...

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ontario
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The opposite reviews over the years intrigued me to visit Jolly Beach Resort, and after experiencing it myself, my advice to anyone traveling here is to lower your expectations and you should be fine. This is an old no-frills basic hotel. It is not the glitz and glam you may experience elsewhere. There is no wow-factor or pampering. As another...

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Cromwell, Connecticut
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel is outdated but if you are not looking for a high end place this is a great place for a budget conscious amazing trip. The place was very clean and safe, the food was very good and most of the staff was very friendly. The front desk staff seemed annoyed that they worked there, but I would say...

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Brampton, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

This resort is in need of extra lighting in walkways, mosquitoes are crazy in this place, fogging is definitely a must on a daily basis, mainly because of the trees and puddles of water after the rain. The beach is AMAZING, the people /staff are super great, on the odd time you'll find the odd screw face, but it's great....

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

the property is very outdated, we stayed in the most expensive rooms and it's still very very basic. food choices are limited but i always managed to find something delicious so cannot complain, but dont expect the all-inclusive you get in 4* properties in DR or Mexico. Beach is very beautiful and even though umbrellas are old you can find...

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Hartford, Connecticut
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Jolly Beach is a 3 star resort with excellent potential. I rated it 4 Star because it was a great value. The beach is amazing. Gorgeous water and sand. The vendors on the beach were great if you politely said no thank you they would move on. Food was good. Breakfast buffet was great they changed it up in the...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was a little hesitant booking this resort because of the reviews. Everything the reviews say is exactly true. The beach is GORGEOUS and the hotel is run down, but definitely worth staying. If you are looking for a nice getaway at a budgeted rate, this is the place. If you are looking for a state of the art honeymoon...

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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
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  • 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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“The door to my room had only shutters and one can hear every word from people going by.”
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