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Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 September 2012

This is out third trip to a Sandals resort and once again we were not disappointed. This trip came about as in 2011 we stayed at the Beaches resort in Turks and Caicos (with our family) and were hit by Hurricane Irene, As as reuslt Sandals gave us a free seven day accomadation voucher, hence out trip to Antigua. On...

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4Thank Andrea S
Kuwait City, Kuwait
Reviewed 7 September 2012

Allison greeted us and gave such a good briefing on what to do and where to do it.....checking in was easy. Then we were in a great room that had everything that was pictured and promised. The grounds are beautiful and sooooo clean. We celebrated our 25th and a pair of Birthdays that Sandals recognized and made special. Did a...

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2Thank Crashtank
Charlotte, NC
Reviewed 7 September 2012

We went with another couple and had an amazing time. Not the first visit to Sandals as we have been to the Grand in St Lucia. The beach was very nice and aqua blue water's. The staff was not as friendly as in St Lucia but were freindly when a manager was around. The food was good but breakfeast was...

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1Thank fuhebmtg
Knoxville, Tennessee
Reviewed 7 September 2012

I am the first to read reviews when I am going to travel to a place I've never been. So, I got online and began reading the reviews about this place. When I read the negative reviews-I thought, how bad could it be...it is Antigua after all. Well..pay attention to the reviews (especially the negatives) because most of them are...

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2Thank SweetJosie
Cassie C, Sandals & Beaches Review Coordinator at Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa, responded to this review

We regret to read that your experience at our resort didn't quite meet your expectations. Our service has been the highlight of many reviews on TripAdvisor, which leaves us quite disappointed that your experience was not indicative of the norm. For this, we apologize. However, we're happy to read that the staff at Eleanor's and Kimonos, especially Stacy, Crispin, and...

Frome, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 September 2012

I stayed at the Grande Antigua back in April and this hotel has a huge WOW factor from the moment you drive through the gates to when you arrive in your room! A truely stunning hotel and exactly what you picture the Caribbean to be! Like I've experienced at other Sandals, Food AMAZING Service UNBEATABLE...the only thing that I didn't...

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Brampton, Canada
Reviewed 3 September 2012

We celebrated our anniversary the week of August 18-25th. What can I say other than we had a wonderful time. We started off slow and had a problem with our Portofino suite but the front desk(especially Kofi and Deneisha) handled it well and we were quickly moved to a 4th floor Monte Carlo suite. Housekeeping kept our room spotless, it...

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6Thank PermanentVacashun
Toronto
Reviewed 3 September 2012

We just returned from our honeymoon at Sandals Grande Antigua and I can't say enough good things about it. The food was absolutely amazing, the service was fantastic, and the beach was perfect. If you want absolute relaxation and a great time, you have to go there! We stayed in the Caribbean area (room 512) and it was great, we...

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5Thank L D
Gloucester, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2012

Myself and my husband stayed at the Sandals Grande Antigua in May 2012 because we wanted to get married and our entire experience was amazing. This is a long review but bear with... The Room: On arriving at the hotel we were welcomed with champagne, hor'dourves and refreshing wet flannels to cool ourselves down. We had originally booked a honeymoon...

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10Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 31 August 2012

My husband and I went here for our honeymoon and have regretted the money spent ever since. First, the room does not look like the photos advertised but I wa able to get passed that. if we weren't up by 5:30am, we had a hard time finding a seat by the pool since many chairs were reserved with no one...

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Cassie C, Sandals & Beaches Review Coordinator at Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for posting about your stay with us. I’m so sorry that your experience with us did not meet your expectations. We are known for providing luxury in a friendly and comfortable environment and unfortunately, during your experience, it seems we did not meet those expectations. Your opinion is very important to us and we have noted your dissatisfaction...

Reviewed 30 August 2012

My Husband and I had an awesome time.The place is paradise. All I can say is breathtaking. The staff and the concierge team is absolutely stunning, we enjoy the night life music very nice. We don't mind going back for our 15yrs anniversary

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
•A European Hotel in the Six-Star, all-suite Mediterranean Village •Exotic Rondoval with private plunge pool and butler service •1,400 square foot Mediterranean villa with private plunge pool and butler service•Houses the East Caribbean's largest pool (1 of 6) •Offers 9 dining options and 8 bars including an English pub •Voted "World's Most Romantic Resort" 14 years in a row ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa

Address: Dickenson Bay, St. John's, Antigua
Region: Caribbean > Antigua and Barbuda > Antigua > Saint John Parish > St. John's
Price Range: RM2,492 - RM6,102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 373
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Also Known As:
Sandals Grande Antigua Hotel St. John`s
Sandals Grande Antigua Resort And Spa
Sandals Antigua
Hotel Sandals Grande Antigua
Sandals Grand Antigua
Antigua Sandals
Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa Saint John Parish
Hotel Style:
#3 Luxury Hotel in St. John's
#3 Top resorts Hotel in St. John's
#4 On the Beach Hotel in St. John's
#4 Family Hotel in St. John's
#5 Romantic Hotel in St. John's
#5 Business Hotel in St. John's
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“Depends on your speed. We stayed in Sunset Bluff and it was nice and quiet. There are stairs though to get to the bluff.”
 of 5 bubbles jervisamy, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We were in the Mediterranean Club Level Suite 2nd floor. it was perfect.”
 of 5 bubbles Wendy1229, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Caribbean Village offers quiet rooms near the main lobby. The Mediterranean tower seemed more of a big hotel tower kind of feel.”
  • Club level bar (fridge underneath)
  • Caribbean Beach Walkout
 of 5 bubbles JMoffat03, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Recommend the Honeymoon Luxe rooms, preferably ground floor.”
 of 5 bubbles chrismM519UJ, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Recently renovated but still older. Try to stay in cottages or new main building”
 of 5 bubbles Ksteff, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
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