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Kansas City, Missouri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2014

Well I just returned from another wonderful vacation thanks to Sandals and Ruth DeMuth of Trip Guy Travel! This was our seventh Sandals vacation in our first trip to the Royal plantation, and I must say the Royal plantation has set the bar very high for our next trip. Let me start by giving a wonderful shout out to Ruth... More 

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buenos aires
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2014

This was the 4th visit to the resort. The property is small, nicely decorated, clean and quiet. All rooms face the sea. My husband and I visited Royal Plantation before and after becoming part of the Sandals' resorts. Even though we have noticed some changes since it is part of the Sandals, the overall experience has always been excellent. There... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2014

Our first time at an all-inclusive and we did it right! We had a fantastic room and great butler service. The beach and the pool are quiet during the day, great for relaxing, napping, reading and low key splashing around. You can go around the beach to the property next door to eat at their restaurants or party on the... More 

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5 Thank OKCtraveler48
Montgomery, Alabama
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2014

I don't know where to begin except from the minute we got off the airplane. As my wife and I walked in the sandals lobby at the airport I was greeted at the tap by I gentlemen that introduced himself as my airport butler. He proceeded to find us a seat and brought us drinks and food as we waited... More 

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Lexington, SC
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2014

We are a little late submitting this review, but it has allowed us to compare The Plantation to other resorts and butler service since our visit in August 2013. We give this stay 4.9 out of 5.0. This place is fantastic! As a little background, we are extensive travelers and have visited around 30% of the world's countries staying in... More 

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4 Thank Stuart0301
Northern Virginia/DC
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2014

For the resort itself - a 5 star is deserved. It is a perfect resort for couples that just want to spend time with each other. There were three issues that made the resort lose a half star: (1) tipping; (2) service; and (3) butlers. The Bad and Good. The Bad - 1 - Tipping. There was so much confusion... More 

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Mission, Texas
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2014

We stayed here for a week and loved every minute of our vacation. Our butlers Sean & Fiona were amazing, paying attention to detail while accommodating our needs. During our first meal, our butler Fiona called on the provided cell phone and offered to unpack our luggage. Walking into our room after an exhausting day of traveling only to find... More 

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6 Thank mylesrn
Columbia, South Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2014

I recently vacationed with my boyfriend at Sandals Royal Plantation and let me tell you it was paradise. Once we arrived, Sherril(one of our butlers) takes us to our room, I was surprised to see that there were birthday decorations, a bubble bath, and a birthday cake waiting for me. I don't think that there could have been a better... More 

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

Hello Jenny, Thank you for your review of Sandals Royal Plantation. We are thrilled that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay from beginning to end and had a great time celebrating your birthday with us! It was such a pleasure to have had you as our guests and we hope to see you again soon! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2014

We stayed here for a short trip on one of those last minute deals. We wanted to check this resort out along with Sandals Grand Riviera next door. We wanted to try out a different Sandals than our usual one and see what we thought. This resort is small at 72 rooms which makes getting around very nice and you... More 

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

Thank you so much for your review, C C. We are happy that Sandals Royal Plantation was the perfect location for relaxing getaway to paradise! It's lovely that you were able to completely unwind and get some much needed R&R. We are looking forward to welcoming you back soon! More 

Hinsdale, IL
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2014 via mobile

My fiancé and I came for a wedding at Beaches, but that was not an option. This is the first review I have ever written, but I think I am going to start writing them more often. I would say we stay at higher end hotels and enjoy the finer things in life. I guess I should say, I know... More 

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

Thank you for your review, Brent. We are happy to hear that overall you enjoyed your stay at Sandals Royal Plantation and that our staff members were able to make sure that you had a good time during your stay with us. However, we noted that you were not completely satisfied with some aspects of your vacation experience and we... More 

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Paid Internet
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Breakfast
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
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: RM2,358 - RM6,644 (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
Sandals Royal Plantation Jamaica/Ocho Rios
Hotel Style:
#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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“As I understand it all suites have a sea view”
 of 5 bubbles billhj, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“2nd and 3rd floors offer best views. East wing beach is beautiful and quieter. West wing has elevator if you are less able-bodied.”
 of 5 bubbles donnarT4057ED, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All Rooms have a tremendous View.”
 of 5 bubbles trevorf969, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“This is a very quiet resort and I would think all rooms are great!”
 of 5 bubbles nanafuller, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in room # 260 - one of the best!”
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