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Sandals Royal Plantation

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Reviewed 8 February 2015

This was our second stay at a Sandals resort, and so far this one is our favorite!!! What makes this place so special is the staff and level of genuine service provided by them. When we first arrived we immediately noticed we were probably the youngest guests staying there, so our first thought was that we might get a little...

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Lauren B, Online Review Coordinator at Sandals Royal Plantation, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your review. It seems like you had a fantastic time at Sandals Royal Plantation and we are so happy to hear that you are quite excited to see more of Sandals in the future! We appreciate all of your kind remarks and for sharing all your fond memories of our wonderful staff members. We hope...

Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed 8 February 2015

We have visited 2 other Sandals properties and each one has its own uniqueness! At this resort we found that the employees are awesome. The general manager, Ferry, Aronld, the hotel manager and Florian the food and beverage manager were all very personable and were seen several times a day. They always were asking how things were going and doing...

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Lauren B, Online Review Coordinator at Sandals Royal Plantation, responded to this review

Dear Stacy, Thank you for your review of Sandals Royal Plantation and for sharing exactly what made this stay so special to you! We're so glad to read that you had such an amazing stay and are grateful for your kind remarks. We always want to ensure that our guests have a romantic and relaxing vacation and I'm glad we...

Red Deer, Canada
Reviewed 8 February 2015

I echo the comments of the other travellers. The staff is just amazing. Marisa,(who we adore), Neil,Kenroy(lovely fellows), Damion,Renee, Zetti, Lorna, Raymond, all the butlers. We had a fabulous time over Christmas, we loved Mr Grant & the new hotel manager Arnold Nugent. We felt Arnold should have become the new GM. We come every Christmas, everything is fabulous. We...

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Winnipeg
Reviewed 7 February 2015

If you are looking for the ultimate In rest and relaxation, you'll find it here. The staff is AWESOME ! We can't begin to list names because there are just too many unforgettable faces and smiles. The new management team, Ferry, Arnold and Florian continue to make this property "unique". TRIP FROM AIRPORT: The 90 minute ride is pleasant, Enjoyed...

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Mississauga, Canada
Reviewed 6 February 2015

Royal Plantation is a beautiful resort. We love the history of the house and guests, and the afternoon tea is delightful if you can fit it in between lunch and dinner! The staff all go the extra mile and make us feel special. Breakfast has everything available, lunch at the beach has live entertainment most days. Dinner in Le Papillon...

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5Thank Alex S
Lauren B, Online Review Coordinator at Sandals Royal Plantation, responded to this review

Hello Alex, We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Sandals Royal Plantation and that all of your expectations were exceeded! Our staff members are genuinely happy to be of service and their efforts are reflected in your kind remarks.Thank you for sharing and we look forward to welcoming you back to paradise soon!

Reviewed 6 February 2015

The Royal Plantation is better for older folks like us than I imagine the larger facilities are--smaller number of guests and overall quieter. We liked the butler idea; though they are probably not really needed, they are all pleasant and make you feel much better about your stay. Probably the weakest aspect of the week was the food, with the...

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Lauren B, Online Review Coordinator at Sandals Royal Plantation, responded to this review

Hello Joseph, Thank you for your review! We are pleased that you had a great time unwinding at Sandals Royal Plantation and that you were able to have some much needed rest and relaxation with us in Jamaica. We appreciate you taking the time to send us your helpful feedback and I will be forwarding your suggestions regarding our dining...

Reviewed 6 February 2015

Service was great, but food choices were poor and extremely meager. Never did an all inclusive before and don't think we ever will again. Not worth the money for low quality Beringer wine and food. Also, beaches and pool on property are very small. We would rather pay as we go and have more quality options available.

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Hello Michelle, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are disappointed to hear that we fell short of meeting all of your expectations during your visit to Sandals Royal Plantation and we realize one of the greatest aspects of a vacation is being able to enjoy delicious food and beverages. Regarding your concerns about the dining...

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Reviewed 4 February 2015

Stayed from 16th to the 23rd January and from the moment we arrived to the moment we left the experience was fantastic. Simply first class service, food and the whole feel of the hotel. Staff - every single one is a credit to the hotel but a special mention to Hector, Olivia, Adrian, Oshane, Ryan, Orlando, Junior, Fernando to name...

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Reviewed 4 February 2015

Royal Plantation - what a lovely surprise! Boutique hotel, small and intimate. Which is fantastic as it means that you get to know the staff and they you. What fantastic staff (and management) they all go out of their way to make you feel at home and nothing is too much trouble. When we left two weeks later we were...

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Ottawa
Reviewed 4 February 2015

My wife and I stayed at the Plantation between December 24, 2014 and January 2, 2015. What can be said about this true piece of paradise. Sandals has created a vacation destination that cannot be beat. The food was some of the best food I have ever had, not just at an all inclusive, but from restaurants in Paris, New...

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
•All suite resort and all are serviced by butlers trained by the Guild of Professional English Butlers•2 private beaches with beach butler service•The Caribbean’s only Champagne and Caviar Bar•Exquisite International, Mediterranean, Caribbean and French cuisine•24 hour in suite dining•Complimentary transfers from this resort to all Sandals Resorts•Voted Sandals Resorts “World Leading All-Inclusive Company” 16 years in a row•Voted Sandals Resorts “Caribbean’s Leading Hotel Brand” 18 years in a row•Five Star Diamond Award - American Academy of Hospitality Sciences ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sandals Royal Plantation

Address: Main Street, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Region: Caribbean > Jamaica > Saint Ann Parish > Ocho Rios
Price Range: $717 - $1,928 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Sandals Royal Plantation 5*
Number of rooms: 74
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Also Known As:
Sandals Royal Plantation Hotel Ocho Rios
Royal Plantation Ocho Rios
Royal Plantation Jamaica
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#1 Top resorts Hotel in Ocho Rios
#2 Family Hotel in Ocho Rios
#2 Romantic Hotel in Ocho Rios
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Ocho Rios
#3 Spa Hotel in Ocho Rios
#3 Luxury Hotel in Ocho Rios
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“Rooms on the west side of the resort, called the "Great House," are larger.”
 of 5 bubbles CWY_08, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“West Beach, all views of ocean.”
 of 5 bubbles SamS32, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room above non-smoking beach if you're not a smoker.”
 of 5 bubbles Amylynn0408, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms have good views of the ocean, are clean and are comfortable. Don't waste your time there though. Go explore! ”
 of 5 bubbles GnosisTraveler, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Prefer East Wing as you otherwise risk being rather 'on view' from the International restaurant.”
 of 5 bubbles johntR6916GS, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
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