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Livingstone Jan Thiel Resort

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Reviewed 28 March 2014 via mobile

The houses were ok nothing fancy but spacious and clean. The beach and restaurants are at a walking distance. Must say that the water they use for their plant stinks. I think they recicle the water and its very unpleasent. It's not that save since friends enter without being question by security.

Thank Angie231757
Saint Cloud France
Reviewed 4 February 2014

The Good: The flat is large and clear, but only at the upper floor (those at the ground floor are dark with a smaller terrace). - The kitchen is convenient with sufficient utensils. - A diving center is located within the resort: Johan and Monique knows perfectly well the diving spots and can propose you taylor-made dives. If you dive,...

4Thank DivingSagitarius
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 21 October 2013

Livingstone is a ok resort with ok prices for curaçao understandings (not a cheap island) Its not luxury bud has everything what you need especially when you are with children. The beach near bye has 4 beach clubs and caracasbaai is not far away so there is plenty to do. The only advice what i give you about this resort...

3Thank arie f
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 15 March 2013

Let's face it, Curacao is not a cheap place to spend your holiday. So if you can find a reasonably priced apartment near the beach, the more you can spend on overpriced cocktails on the same beach. Livingstone is a family-oriented place, with several types of apartments in different price categories. We stayed in a Montana apartment with 3 pp,...

4Thank Pocketdiver97
Reviewed 17 February 2013

I have stayed at this hotel for about 5 nights, it all depends what you are looking for, Nobody will be at the reception after 20:00 in the evening and before 8:00 in the morning, The breakfast is also served only after 8:00 and is very poor both in service & in content, Need help from the front desk? forget...

3Thank Tomerinho
South Luangwa National Park, Zambia
Reviewed 31 December 2012

We stayed at Livingstone for 2 weeks. The small chalets have all the basic needs, fan, aircon, new fridge and TV and a nice swimmingpool. Some people are more service minded than others at the main reception...but I guess you will find that everywhere you go. We didn't want to spend to much un unnecessary luxury so this was a...

3Thank Peter G
Kent, England
Reviewed 13 November 2012

Stayed here for two weeks from 19th October 2012 in a Rif Azul apartment. Large sitting, dining kitchen, bedroom with shower room and a separate toilet, with a full width balcony outside. The accommodation was clean and perfectly big enough for two; four would have found it a bit of a squeeze, even if they were children. No double beds,...

5Thank PlumTreeKent
Reviewed 9 November 2012

The good thing about Livingstone is that the accommodation is good, well equipped with everything that you need for a self catering stay. There were no double beds we were told, so just had 2 singles pushed together, with a single duvet each. No double duvets either apparently. You are given a beach pass which is worthless as you have...

Thank Roydi
Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 20 August 2012

Beautiful private villas are fully equipped. The tiny store close to reception is very convenitent for eggs, milk, etc. Swimming Pools were okay but not that great IMHO. 3-4 min walk to the beach not good when you have little ones. The beach is lovely. The Island is small and ppl are super friendly. I would stay here again, but...

1Thank traveller200010
Reviewed 31 July 2012

We stayed in the villa with three kids, aged 2, 3 and 6. We liked the pool area, as it has a big deep pool, but also a large kiddies pool. Both pools are located at the same level. We found the amount of loungers OK, but not all the appartments were booked. They supplied an extra ed for us...

4Thank MarrieNuenen

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Casino and Gambling
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Livingstone Jan Thiel Resort

Address: Jan Thiel Baai z/n, Willemstad, Curacao
Region: Caribbean > Curacao > Willemstad
Price Range: RM549 - RM789 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Livingstone Jan Thiel Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 131
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Livingstone Jan Thiel Hotel
Livingstone Jan Thiel Curaçao
Livingstone Jan Thiel Resort Curacao/Willemstad
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“Ask for the villa. Depending on how many people travelling, for a couple the one bedroom villa has more than sufficient space.”
 of 5 bubbles 576suzannep, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“low numbers look over the sea.”
 of 5 bubbles 31anitav, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Best views in town when you book the villa's with sea view”
 of 5 bubbles yous79, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask about what is in each bed room and if beds are true King or Queen, not pushed together twins.......”
 of 5 bubbles NoahsMom83, 15 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Apartment looking towards the sea”
 of 5 bubbles MaheshD353, 15 Dec 2015 | Read review
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