Holiday Inn SunSpree Resort Montego Bay
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Day 16 8th January 2008 Montego Bay, Jamaica We had to vacate the cabin by 8.30. So up early, scoot round the room checking all the storage areas. Quick breakfast and off to the zip wires. We got helmets, gloves and harnesses.....and lots of insect repellant. There were about 8 zip wires of varying heights and lengths set in lush tropical …
... marginal but what we expected. The staff go out of their way to seem interested. Show was fun to watch. Day 2 - settling into a routine. Slept fantastic and don't make it down to beach till 11. Lunch buffet is great. Tonight's dinner is Japanese. We found it slow and not ...
... Bay in the morning, and Zach and Zane boarded a bus for Ocho Rios to climb the Dunn's River Falls. (The name Ocho Rios is a misnomer because there are not eight rivers in the area...the name is probably a British corruption of the original Spanish name "Las Chorreras"...the waterfalls). We took a tour of Montego Bay while the ...
Jamaica was a great vacation. We over ate, over drank, Courtney was always happy and Cher had the "Palsy". Mornings on the ramp making multiple deposits and when the smell of bbq jerk chicken was in the air, we moved to our afternoon spot.
Aside from a pedicure from some whack women, we did very little else! It was a killer vacation...
... and we hung out at the port together for a while and had a light lunch at Margaritaville, which seem to be popping up everywhere.
Then it was back on board for some quiet time on the ship before we departed for Royal Caribbean's private resort at Labadee, Haiti. Dinner tonight was at Tuscan Grille with friends. Another excellent meal. Celebrity really excels in the food department I think.
How has this resort rated in the past?
1. all inclusive
2. good snacks- burgers, fries, nachos, ice cream
3. great views, sunsets
5. clean rooms, good housekeeping
6. friendly staff
7. great for family visits
8. water sports available for free never too long of a wait, catameran ride was amazing
9. tourist office provided easy tours of the town and the country
1. buffet style food - not too many options- ran out quickly on food and plates-roasted whole animals like a pig
2. not much for older visitors to do
the beach was small- not much sandy areas and water was very shallow
-> Overall this place was pretty good, food was okay but could use some imrovements, staff was great, clean rooms, but a little too family friendly for me and my group.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.