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Reviewed 7 July 2004

Rooms are what you expect for a 3 star hotel. Service was extremely slow (I think that is just a cultural thing). Food was Awful except for Barrington’s (you need to make reservations and it is frequently booked for events). Antigua / Saint Johns is dead. Not much of interest to see locally. What was good you ask? The beach... More 

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Reviewed 5 July 2004

This is not a five star hotel. It's a three star, so you cannot arrive at this place expecting five star service and five star facilities. If you do you're going to be disappointed. The thing is there’s no need to get upset, the Royal Antiguan is great and if you come prepared you’ll love it! For a start, one... More 

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Reviewed 29 June 2004

We just got back last night from Antigua We stayed from June 25, to The 28 of June 2004 and yes we did stay at the Royal Antiguan. I have to say it was very relaxing. After reading some of these reviews I was very scared at what to expect at the royal antigua, however upon our arrival, I changed... More 

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Reviewed 28 June 2004

The hotel greets you with a very poorly laid out Butlins like setting for the front desk. First Night we had no air conditioning and most nights had no hot water.......we paid for the so called "all inclusive" but were nickeled and dimed every day wich drove the price up considerably. The staff if asked quitely will confess that they... More 

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Reviewed 14 June 2004

I stayed at the Royal Antiguan from the 4th - 11th of June 2004. As I had read the reviews on this website before hand I went with very low expectations which worked to my advantage as had I expected what I had seen on their website I would have been very dissapointed. 3 of us shared a standard room... More 

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Reviewed 10 June 2004

Went between May 13 to 20. Resort ugly, building looks like a North American hotel from the 60's. The grounds were awesome, the beach was good, nice bay. Not many people, b/c no other resorts on beach. Food was good, no complaints...We got married there...really nice, people nice...smile at them first, or talk to them first, and they will be... More 

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Reviewed 8 June 2004

When we first arrived, we we're less than thrilled buy the decor of the hotel; the funiture was fresh from the 1970's. When we got to our room, we were having some serious doubts, until we pulled back the curtains to the balcony!! We had the most amazing view of the bay, the pool, and the beach! It changed our... More 

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Reviewed 6 June 2004

We have just returned from the Royal Antiguan after a weeks holiday and we thought it was fantastic. Beautiful hotel (yeah it could do with a paint job but so what!) it was clean and had all of the facilities that you could ask for. All the staff were extremely polite and friendly and would help with anything (receptionists could... More 

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Reviewed 5 June 2004

As with others, it was with some trepidation that we booked to come here (having read the reviews). However, I have to say we were generally pleasantly surprised!! PROS: 1. Generally well-run establishment. 2. Most of staff friendly when approached in the right way (exceptions e.g. the enormous lady at breakfast serving who barked at me to leave the porridge... More 

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Reviewed 4 June 2004

There were 4 adults and 1 child on vacation last Nov. 6th through the 15th and we stayed at the Royal Antiguan. To start off we arrived at the airport on a rainy night and our luggage was left at the Puerto Rico airport on the tarmac in the rain. I guess they leave luggage so everyone will fit on... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about Grand Royal Antiguan Beach Resort

Address: Five Islands, Deep Bay, St. John's, St. John's, Antigua
Region: Caribbean > Antigua and Barbuda > Antigua > Saint John Parish > St. John's
Price Range: RM489 - RM667 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Grand Royal Antiguan Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 250
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Grand Royal Antiguan Beach Hotel St. John`s
Grand Royal Antiguan Beach Resort Antigua/Saint John Parish
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“Go to the beach. Don't count on having internet.”
 of 5 bubbles 21BenC, 27 Mar 2016 | Read review
“don't stay there!!!! roof falling, balcony too... scary!”
 of 5 bubbles sunajocr, 11 Mar 2016 | Read review
“All rooms face a lagoon.”
 of 5 bubbles BernardP755, 21 Feb 2016 | Read review
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