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Nice budget friendly resort in Montego Bay?

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Nice budget friendly resort in Montego Bay?

We are travelling in December to Montego Bay for one week and I'm trying to find a nice and budget friendly resort. We definitely want an ocean view. Looking to spend no more than $2600 for 2 people (airfare included). We were originally going with Grand Bahia Pricipe, but its a bit far from the airport. Then I found Sunscape Splash, but I am kind of iffy after reading the reviews. So, sort of back to square one lol. Any input is very much appreciated! Thank you!

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1. Re: Nice budget friendly resort in Montego Bay?

Try Royal Decameron, or Royal Decameron Cornwall Beach both hotels have all ocean view rooms or mostly all ocean view rooms. I stayed at Sunscape and it definitely wasn't my favorite

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2. Re: Nice budget friendly resort in Montego Bay?

Thank you for your suggestion. I will check into them. It's annoying to see such mixed reviews for all the budget friendly resorts. Some people either praise it or swear it off!

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3. Re: Nice budget friendly resort in Montego Bay?

You do not say when in Dec. you plan to visit Jamaica, the 'low season' part of the month or the 'high season' part of the month. If it is the 'low season' part of Dec. then look at the Hilton Rose Hall, the RIU Reggae, and the Royal Decameron Cornwall Beach. If you plan to visit the island during the 'high season' part of Dec. then the Hilton and the RIU are above your budget so just look at the Royal Decameron Cornwall Beach. The exact rate for the hotel varies greatly during the month of Dec. based on your exact travel dates.

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4. Re: Nice budget friendly resort in Montego Bay?

Our dates are December 2-9...what season are these dates considered?

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5. Re: Nice budget friendly resort in Montego Bay?

Low season:)

We stayed at Royal Cornwall late February, I think it fits your needs

I has a nice beach, fresh rooms at fairly new!

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6. Re: Nice budget friendly resort in Montego Bay?

We are staying at the Montego Bay Club Resort, right on the Hip Strip....Contact Burbankhillsoperations@gmail.com or 1 877 794 7688

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7. Re: Nice budget friendly resort in Montego Bay?

Keep in mind the reason for the Mixed reviews are some people have high expectations. If you're paying for a RIU you can't expect it to be comparable to a Sandals. Unfortunately people don't go and write a review when they've had a great time people tend to go write a review because they have something to complain about. There are some people that will complain about anything and everything. That cracks me up when I see complaints about mold in the bathroom corners. You're in the humid Caribbean!! come on people!!!

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8. Re: Nice budget friendly resort in Montego Bay?

2600 for those dates is a decent budget. You don't need to stay at a 'value resort'....your budget allows for a mid tier. I just looked up your dates and found the following within your budget:

Melia Braco

Riu Reggae

Hilton rose hall

jewel dunn river

jewel paradise cove

along with a bunch of other lower end options.

Of the above---I'd pick an adults only resort---Riu reggae or jewel dunn river.

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9. Re: Nice budget friendly resort in Montego Bay?

Decameron is a low budget dump we went last year and it was horrible

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10. Re: Nice budget friendly resort in Montego Bay?

Montego Bay Club Resort is not a resort. It's a condo complex. The condo's are owned by different owners who rent them out. Some locals also live there. I stay there when I'm there. If you don't need AI in Mobay it's a good spot.

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