St. James Club
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Just spent a week at St. James Club. Overall it was very good but there are several things which were not. Some were not the resort's fault, others were:Beach Seaweed - Maybe the first week of August is seaweed season but the beach was basically unusable for swimming. They had an army of workers trying to remove it but you can't fight mother nature. For most of the day on several days, there were tractors, back-hoes and trucks running up and down the beach all day long.Coco's (Casual Restaurant/lower level) - most unfriendly staff in existence. Acted like it was a favor to seat you and acted surprised that you wanted to order food. Went there three times and each time it took 45 minutes to get a hamburger - and the place was empty and we were a party of 5. Hamburgers do not take that long to cook.Fitness Center - top notch - clean; good machines (new/variety). Nicely done,Housekeeping - totally random. Showed up after 4 p.m. on two days. Hit and miss on what they replaced each day - some days the body butter (moisturizer which I really needed for borderline sunburn) was replaced, some not. But mostly very annoying that they didn't come at the same time each day.Mamora Bay Grill - same as Coco's - order your food an hour before you are hungry - it takes forever to get a hamburger/hotdog - again, no long lines - just a few people ordering.Pools - good variety - very nice.Food - There are three restaurants. For some reason, on several nights, two out of three were closed for dinner. Breakfast/lunch - always good and plenty of food.Entertainment - there is absolutely nothing to do on this entire island except sit on the beach - but that's the point so not a criticism.The Moonlight dinner was excellent - food; presentation; etc.Overall - good place to stay but they really need to fire the entire staff at Coco's and bring in a short order cook to whip up a burger in no time flat.
Just slightly late with my post of this hotel. Not quite sure where to start from. But could not fault this hotel on any level at all. The hotel comprises of some of the most accommodating and friendliest people that I have ever met in a hotel.These people went out of their way to make our stay the most memorable and enjoyable and they succeeded.From the food, to the weather to the activities and being looked after by bar staff, cleaning staff (Marjorie), to porters to drivers to the guys who book out the boat trips for you and the guy who fogs the Island at 5:30 in the morning to stop the mosquitoes to the girls who look after the Kids Club, Althea, Stacey and Dalea, I have to take my hat off to all 3 of you for doing everything that you do with the kids and making the stay for them so pleasurable, My little one would tell me that he is going to see the girls in the Kids Club on the way back from our days on the beach and pool. The first day that we reached we were greeted with pink lemonade drinks at reception and taken to our rooms, which were spacious and had all the necessities needed. Although basic in terms of what they had, they were very clean and had flowers dotted around which was a nice touch.Our room was a beach facing room which meant direct access to the Atlantic side of the ocean. The hotel offers 2 beaches and this was definitely the one that inidcated what the weather would be like for the day, as it could be seen from the horizon in the early hours of the morning.We had a short walk to the Breakfast area every morning, where we would stop to check phones as wifi only really works properly in the lobby and isnt available in the rooms. The variety and menu for breakfast is absolutely fantastic, from choosing the fillings for your omelettes, to the kind of egg that you would like, to the variety of cakes, pastries, traditional Antiguan salted fish, or a continental breakfast or even wanting an english fry up. The hotel catered for every taste.In the afternoons, there is a tea held just outside the lobby where sandwiches, tea/coffee, cakes and biscuits are on offer, if you still have room in your stomachs from the mornings breakfast!For lunch there are 3 places where you can choose your preference, there is the breakfast area Rainbow Garden which boasts a huge spread for lunch, again the varieties are endless, the coco beach restaurant where you can select pizzas, pasta, burgers etc and the beach pool bar Docksider which which also offer chips, burgers and sadnwiches etc. We stayed at the hotel for 10 days and had a brilliant time, the weather was spot on, even having the storms with the warm rain were a pleasure to be in. The Kids club for me was the highlight as my son still talks about how we are going to go back to Antigua and see the girls mentioned above. We have been away since but the kids clubs cannot be compared to the one in St. James Club & Villas. One of thr trips that we did was to Stingray city which was one of the most memorable. Again the staff and people who accompanied us made this a pleasure.I cannot wait to have the opportunity to go back and do the same again. Thank You to all of the staff at St James Club & Villas for making our trip one of the best holidays we have ever had.
If your looking for a resort with no night life and very little going on during the day... perfect!We stayed again for 2 weeks in July, the time the seaweed came in! Beach staff did an amazing job at cleaning up this natural occurance, However the management failed to talk to the holiday makers and keep us informed to what was happening, 3 Tractors, a digger, flat bed truck on the beach does require you to talk to us? Yes it's needed but it would have been nice to have someone managing our expectations. Tractors started around 7am and ran up and down the beach all day, this made if difficult with children in the sea, but the guys driving the tractors did do everything they could to keep one eye on them to prevent any accidents..At one point there must have been in the region of 25 men working very hard to clear the seaweed.. Fantastic job but please talk to people and let them know the plans, they have spent a fortune to enjoy a break at your resort.I went away to relax and unwind, apart from the above you can certainly do this but I found I was bored... Drinks wagon comes round 3 times (ish) a day on the wild side beach..Cleaners are never consistent, with time or cleanliness level.Food was ok but nothing specialWe love this resort but value for money it is no longer worth the £8000 price ticket which is a shame as I really do love the staff and location.
A friend and I made the trip down to Antigua earlier this month and stayed at the beautiful St. James Club. We stayed in a beach-front villa which had a spectacular view of the water and the surrounding mountains. The staff was very helpful and hospitable. The restaurants offered a wide variety of choices so that while you enjoy the savory catch of the day, your kids can have their favorite pizza or a tasty burger. We were also lucky enough to be down in time for their exciting Full Moon Party which took place down on the beach where they offered free food and drinks, as well as lively entertainment with a live band and thrilling fire dancing. Picturesque, breath taking views, entertainment, and a helpful staff equaled an all in all great time! I highly recommend a visit if you have not yet already done so. I can't wait until my next trip down there!
Actually travelled in January 2016Strengths:Stunning palm tree bay with soft white sandVery peacefulGlorious viewsGreat choice of foodThe villas are spaciousGolf buggies available when it's too hot to walk!Watersports freely availableWeaknesses:Kids facilities & club very basic
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- 3 meals daily
- All drinks (International brands, Domestic beer, House Wine, 10 am - 1:30 am)
- Non-motorized water sports: Sailing, Windsurfing, Kayaking, Pedal Boat
- Introductory scuba diving lesson
- Exercise classes (Aerobics, Water aerobics )
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- 170 and 72 villas rooms in six 2 and 3-storey buildings
- 2 buffet restaurants
- 2 a la carte restaurants (International, Italian, Caribbean)
- 5 bars including Beach bar, Lobby bar, Pool bar
- Disco (fee)
- 4 outdoor pools
- 18-hole golf course 40 minutes away
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- Beachwear shop
- Fitness facilities
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- Scuba diving on-site (fee)
- A range of watersports available
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- 2 doubles or 1 king bed
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St. James ClubAntigua,Antigua And Barbuda
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