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    Sand Castles Resort

    1 Main Street, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
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    03/09/2017 04/09/2017
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    Overview
    • Excellent17%
    • Very good24%
    • Average20%
    • Poor9%
    • Terrible30%
    Travellers talk about
    “beach access” (5 reviews)
    “dunns river” (14 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Kitchenette
    Business Centre
    Shuttle Bus Service
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 314 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Sandcastles is an older, smaller resort, but it's the perfect compromise for anyone who wants the amenities of a resort, but who wants to experience the local culture. This resort is located in the heart of Ocho Rios with beach, restaurants, shopping, and nightlife all...More

    1  Thank MissTiaD2017
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Returned today, the apartment was very clean. The bed was very big held 3 adults, then bathroom was modern (with hot water) and the kitchen was useful. Recommendations: when cleaning for next customer everything should be checked, the kettle was missing ( we received evening...More

    Thank Mrs N
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Apartment D4 is a first floor beachfront one-bedroom unit. The apartment was spacious, functional, clean and comfortable - queen bed in bedroom and pull out sofa sleeper in living area. Aside from safety, cleanliness and properly functioning equipment, strong wifi and water pressure are a...More

    Thank Hotelier32819
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    This resort is at a great location, close to shops and the beach. The rooms are average so don't expect a 4 or 5 star accommodation. The staff is friendly and willing to help. Some of the units in the resort are privately owned so...More

    Thank Dean156
    Reviewed 13 June 2017

    The front desk lady was decent as well as the security guard who opens the gate! These were the best amenities here. D19- RUN! This place had rat poo, ants galore everywhere ont he bed the table the floor the shower the sink the drawers!...More

    Thank Akilah B
    Jamaica Inn
    1,295 reviews
    #2 of 35 hotels in Ocho Rios
     
    Little Pub Inn
    2 reviews
    #16 of 35 hotels in Ocho Rios
     
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    8 reviews
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    Plantation Inn
    4 reviews
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$100 - US$247 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 174
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    • Location
    • Caribbean >
    • Jamaica >
    • Saint Ann Parish >
    • Ocho Rios
    • Also Known As
    • Sand Castles Hotel Ocho Rios ,
    • Sand Castles Ocho Rios ,
    • Sandcastles Ocho Rios ,
    • Sandcastles Beach ,
    • Sandcastles Resort Jamaica
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    Traveller (229)
    Room & Suite (197)
    Pool & Beach (68)
    Dining (53)
    Hotel & Grounds (177)
    Bathroom (8)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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    Tiffany E
    16 July 2015|
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    Response from Aeysha Y | Reviewed this property |
    No It's not. It's not even an resort it's an apartment style hotel.
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    SandCastles C
    26 June 2015|
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    Response from Ahhhndrea3 | Reviewed this property |
    That is completely untrue and you know it. The blood on the towels was not the only problem either. It wasn't even close to being worth $140 a night and I would never recommend someone stay there. That is my opinion and I am... More
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    "Get a room near to the beach."
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    "29A or any of Christian's apartments. Face the ocean, not the pool."
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    "Excellent view"
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