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East Greenwich, Rhode Island
Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I had a great time and had the best butler named Dennis. He took care of everything for us. Rohan the bartender was awesome and I never laughed so hard. The only thing I wasn't crazy about was the food and expected more choices and better food than we had. I would strongly urge anyone who goes...

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Platteville, Wisconsin
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This was our 2 visit to the Sandals Royal Caribbean Resort in the past 2 years. We love it! We used the Butler service this time. You receive 2 Butlers that assist you with ANYTHING. Both of ours was great!! Everyday there was something left in our our room by the Butlers. Snacks, bathtub filled with water and beautiful flowers...

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Tipp City, Ohio
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Warning, long post. Just returned from Sandals Royal Caribbean Jamaica, where we stayed in one of the over the water villas. We had so much fun just relaxing, enjoying the views and hospitality. I’ll start off by saying this was our first visit to a Sandals, or any all-inclusive resort. We are not big drinkers/eaters and we weren’t sure how...

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Oakville, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

They are close to the airport which means a 15 minutes bus ride. Bad news is close to the airport means you will hear plans. If you are from the city, you will barely notice. The beach is small but cozy - I prefer the quality. We stayed in Barbados last time and it remains my favourite but RC has...

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Monore CT
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have been to Sandals several times over the years, and to Jamaica multiple times. We decided to spend our 25th anniversary at Sandals Royal Caribbean and eagerly awaited our trip. We arrived early in the morning and to our delight our room was ready. Due to the fact we had been at Sandals many times, I had asked for...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

It's our first visit to Jamaica and for sure it's not our last.The water villas are amazingly beautiful and our butlers(Nivaldo and Mathew)were so welcoming,professional and very helpful.Not only our butlers were nice but all the people working in the resort were so friendly specially the guy who watered our private dinner Kerome he was amazing and funny.Thank you Sandals...

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Ashland, Kentucky
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Resort is beautiful. From landing in Jamaica Sandals took care of us. The bus to the resort looked brand new. We stayed in the Romeo & Juliet Walkout Butler Suite with Patio Tranquility Soaking Tub Rm#3301. Room was very new and beautiful.This place offers real postcard like views. Butler service was top notch along with all staff of the Royal...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had the best time at Sandals Royal Caribbean. The room was amazing, the staff was awesome. I definitely recommend getting a butler room, our butlers were Sherry-ann and Andre. Both of them were truly amazing and bent over backwards to make our stay unforgettable. We had our wedding at Sandals and the wedding team were truly amazing and made...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Early in April 2017, we enjoyed our first “split Sandals experience.” We started our holiday at Sandals South Coast (SSC) and then shifted to SRC. Our original plan had us only doing a test drive at SC but we were instantly swept up by its magic and extended our stay to six nights. When the time came to leave, we...

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New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Royal Caribbean was so much fun. Property pretty good sized. Grounds are always immaculate, we found our suite a little small especially bath--no vanity space. Pools were nice but small, Restaurants were really good

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
•7 exquisite dining options, with world-class culinary cuisines.•Only Jamaican resort with a private offshore island, housing an authentic Thai restaurant.•Magnificent, swim-up crystal lagoon suites.•24 hour room service as a part of our concierge service.•English pub offering an authentic pub dining experience.•Voted Sandals “World's Leading All-Inclusive Company” 16 years in a row.•Voted “Caribbean's Leading Hotel Brand” 18 years in a row. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sandals Royal Caribbean Resort and Private Island

Address: Mahoe Bay, Montego Bay 167, Jamaica
Region: Caribbean > Jamaica > Saint James Parish > Montego Bay
Price Range: $590 - $1,766 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Sandals Royal Caribbean Resort and Private Island 5*
Number of rooms: 197
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Also Known As:
Sandals Royal Caribbean Hotel Montego Bay
Sandals Royal Caribbean Montego Bay
Sandals Royal Caribbean Resort Jamaica
Sandal Royal Caribbean
Hotel Style:
#5 Top resorts Hotel in Montego Bay
#5 Romantic Hotel in Montego Bay
#5 Spa Hotel in Montego Bay
#5 Family Hotel in Montego Bay
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Montego Bay
#6 Luxury Hotel in Montego Bay
#7 Business Hotel in Montego Bay
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“Rooms in the Kensington Block are the quietest, but if you want fun then choose a room nearer the main pool.”
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