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Windsor
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very pleased with our vacation. 5* for the food, food was delish to MY pallet and I am very picky as I am a cook. The Staff would get 5*, they are amazing people and very friendly and HAPPY. 4* for the beautiful beach. 3* for the rooms, rooms were very clean but just ok. We didn't spend much time...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fantastic location. We had a basic room that was perfectly adequate for our needs. Air con and always clean. Food was decent although some times a bit repetitive but always plenty there. Pool grill was very good in the afternoons. We visited the 3 onsite restaurants and all were good just need to book early the day before and be...

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Moraira, Spain
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After reading reviews on JBR before booking, I decided to book a king size superior room. So glad that I did, we were in room 222 in Hispaniola building, I had requested a upper floor room with an ocean view. All of the requests were met in full, along with a bottle of sparkling wine on ice....what a nice welcome....

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3Thank GreekfanChester
Wharton, New Jersey
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We always book a 7 day vacation in February of every year to get away from the cold of New Jersey. I found this great deal on an all inclusive stay at Jolly Beach Resort in Antigua. Once I saw the West leeward facing location with small waves, a nice sandy beach, set in a semicircle beach of about 1...

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9Thank Pat L
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

As everyone mentions at this location, the beach really IS amazing!! We never went in the pool once. The food was ok, nothing special, usually luke warm at the buffet but no one got sick at all (which for someone with a sensitive stomach) I was elated about. The Italian restaurant was not worth the extra money...we got the "10...

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3Thank Jamie H
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Travelers beware! Unless you are truly looking for the bottom of the barrel resort DO NOT travel to Jolly Beach. This is a 1 star resort with a 2 star beach. There was very little to be "Jolly" about during our stay. The problems started immediately upon our arrival when we were told that the upgraded room we had reserved...

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1Thank steelcitygal3900
Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed for 3 nights and it was good. I will start off with the beach, oh Jolly Beach is amazingly beautiful! The hotel rooms are kind of outdated. Not all rooms has WiFi available which I didn't like. The best thing I enjoyed from this Hotel was the nightly entertainment sessions. The pools were also nice, good family and friend...

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1Thank Brandon J
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

I'm not sure why it took me so long to write this review but here we go. I visited Jolly beach resort with 3 other family members from JANUARY 1st-8th 2017. I had originally been been very skeptic of wether or not to book this place but after reading ENDLESS reviews I figured for the bargain of a price I...

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5Thank A TripAdvisor Member
manchester
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Now then, where do I start….. We arrived on Valentine’s day 2017, as we pulled up outside the resort my wife said that this place has a resemblance to an old British holiday camp. We checked in and got our key, they didn’t tell us where our room was situated so we just asked someone else. We eventually got to...

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6Thank rutrut112
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Have just got back from spending two weeks here and can say the place is a 3 star as others have said, however you can't give any less than 5 stars for the beach or staff. So will give a practical and helpful review with as many tips as possible. We were in room 232 Jamaica block, King size bed,...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Casino and Gambling
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • 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
Region: Caribbean > Antigua and Barbuda > Antigua > Saint Mary's > Bolans
Price Range: $219 - $624 (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 Hotel Bolans
Jolly Beach Resort And Spa
Jolly Beach Resort Antigua
Jolly Beach Resort All Inclusive
Jolly Beach Antigua
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“Get a standard or upgraded room, not a super saver, you'll be Happy!”
 of 5 bubbles 309patl, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in Hespaniola building which had larger rooms at the quiet end on the resort”
 of 5 bubbles FarmersWife21, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“#rd Floor room away from reception”
 of 5 bubbles P8545VXalisonh, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Only select rooms have wifi. Rooms close to restaurant area are loud.”
 of 5 bubbles diverdude15, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“2nd or 3rd floor best for balcony. No lift available.”
 of 5 bubbles No1Ma, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
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