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Cambridge, Canada
Reviewed June 14, 2012

Wow, you just can't please everyone, that's for sure. Jolly Beach resort and Antigua in general is AMAZING. This was our third time to the island and second to Jolly and we plan on heading back next Spring without a doubt. As an avid traveler I find it so surprising that people that book 3* hotels are "hoping" for grandeur....

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7Thank beachlovergirl77
Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 13, 2012

I have been to several places in the world and this is by far the most amazing holiday I have ever had, from the moment we set foot in the Hotel we were greeted by the most amazing staff who couldn't do enough for us. I can't beleive some of the reviews I have read about this place, it is...

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11Thank Victoria D
Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 13, 2012

Just come back from a week with my family at the Jolly Beach resort. This is or fourth trip to the Caribbean but our first to Antigua and we were duly impressed. The Island is beautiful the beaches, in general, close to perfection and the locals a deilght. Frankly, if you're looking for luxury accomodation then you may want to...

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6Thank Brian M
Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 12, 2012

Having visited other locations in the world and stayed in 4/5 stars we selected the Jolly Beach as it had the facilities we wanted as a family. It was a fantastic week away. It's rating of a 3.5 star is fair and was as the brochure stated. The restaurants were good and there was always something for us and our...

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1Thank Tessa R
UK
Reviewed June 12, 2012

This was our 7th visit to Jolly Beach since 1992 and our son's family 2nd visit. We have stayed at other Islands in Caribbean and other hotels in Antigua. The beach (safe and warm) and location of all the rooms makes it the best hotel we have found. The Superior rooms are spacious, have a fridge, AC and fan, all...

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5Thank Christine Ann M
DALLAS
Reviewed June 12, 2012

We recently spent 6 nights at Jolly Beach Resort & Spa in Antigua. When we first arrived to the island, we were worried that it wasn't safe because of the neighborhood near the airport. As we drove closer to the resort we realized that not all of the island was like that. We also learned later that crime is very...

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4Thank DallasAnonymous
Reviewed June 11, 2012

Just returned from a weeks holiday at Jolly Beach Resort & Spa. It was our first time to the Caribbean and having an All inclusive holiday. The scenery was amazing, the staff friendly and the beach was lovely.....clean and right on your doorstep.....but I have to say that I wasn't "blown away" and will not be rushing back. I already...

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3Thank jones6978
UK
Reviewed June 10, 2012

I have just returned from a 2 week family holiday. Jolly Beach is in a great location right on top of a fantastic beach. The 3 restaurants and buffet restaurant offer plenty of variety and plenty to eat. The staff are all friendly and there is entertainment in the evening if you are so inclined. What's not too like! I...

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3Thank ddtowe
Reviewed June 10, 2012

I was all excited to get to Antigua. Buursting from all the great things I'd heard on the travel channel, magazines...Well needless to say I feel like it's a whole like of fanfare and gas. Yes the isalnds beaches are FABULOUS, yet there is absolutely nothing to do on this island, the hotel I stayed out was very outdated and...

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3Thank me1009
JollyManager, General Manager at Jolly Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Me1009 Thank you so much for taking the time to share your review. Antigua is a beautiful destination and it’s certainly difficult for me to read about your disappointment with not only our beautiful island, but our resort. Jolly Beach is a 3 star property and we strive to offer the best value possible to our guests. The presence...

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Reviewed June 8, 2012

I've stayed at Jolly Beach at least 3 other times before and the last time was 5 years ago. Absolutely nothing has changed! The rooms all have ants, everything is concrete in the room from the table to the desk to the sink, the TV's are small, A/C is old, no WiFi in the rooms unless your in the lobby,...

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JollyManager, General Manager at Jolly Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Mrgeemoney, Thank you for your review and your status as a repeat guest in our Jolly family. While many of our repeat guests like that many things remain the same, there are changes that we think add to a vacation with us. The Casino at Jolly Beach Resort is our newest addition for gaming enthusiasts and an air-conditioned games...

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Amenities

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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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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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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: $143 - $550 (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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“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.”
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