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Galley Bay Resort & Spa - All Inclusive - Adults Only

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9.2

Excellent (435 ratings)

St. John's, Canada - 

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420 m Galley Bay

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840 m Hawksbill Beach

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5 km Deep Bay Beach

Hotel Overview

Galley Bay Resort & Spa - All Inclusive - Adults Only, located in St. John's, is often praised for its stunning beachfront location, offering a serene and secluded getaway. Guests frequently highlight the resort's attention to relaxation and romance, making it a favored destination for couples. While many visitors are enchanted by the natural beauty and the quality of service, there are also aspects that some find less appealing, varying from personal preferences to specific experiences during their stay.

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Hotel highlights

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  1. Beautiful Beachfront Location: The resort is celebrated for its stunning beachfront, providing a picturesque and tranquil environment.
  2. Excellent Cuisine: Guests frequently praise the quality and variety of the food available, highlighting the dining experience as a significant perk.
  3. Friendly and Attentive Staff: The service received from the staff is often described as friendly and attentive, contributing significantly to guest satisfaction.
  4. Privacy and Exclusivity: Many appreciate the resort's focus on providing a private and exclusive experience, making it ideal for couples seeking a romantic getaway.
  5. Well-Maintained Facilities: The maintenance and cleanliness of the facilities, including pools and rooms, receive positive feedback, enhancing the overall stay.
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Area for improvement

  1. Cost: A common concern among guests is the cost, with some finding the resort to be on the pricier side.
  2. Limited Nightlife: Those looking for vibrant nightlife may be disappointed, as the resort focuses more on relaxation and quiet evenings.
  3. Seaweed on the Beach: At certain times of the year, seaweed accumulation on the beach can detract from its natural beauty and enjoyment.
  4. Occasional Service Inconsistencies: While generally praised, the service can sometimes be inconsistent, affecting the overall experience for some guests.
  5. Room Availability and Assignment: Issues with room availability and assignment at check-in have been noted as frustrating for some visitors.

Amenities

Tennis court

Toys/Games

All inclusive

Restaurant

Bar

Pool

Spa

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Total 435 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

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9.1

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9.2

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booking

68 Reviews

9.1 / 10

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expedia

367 Reviews

9.2 / 10

Reviews

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Words are aggregated from hotel reviews across the web and listed by the most mentions.

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Nature was mentioned 60 times

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Richa S5 months ago
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I can see why people return to Galley Bay again and again, it's simply incredible! The food is outstanding, even if you're vegetarian or plant-based they cater to it with delicious options. They even have a whole separate vegan breakfast menu, all of which are outstanding and full of flavour. We also loved how the food felt so clean and wholesome, everything was so fresh! Ground floor rooms open directly onto the beach, they are so beautiful! The upper floors have incredible views and vaulted ceilings that are just breathtaking. The pool is gorgeous with a waterfall feature that is so relaxing, and perfect for when the sea is too choppy! We loved seeing baby turtles going out to sea, this hotel is a nature haven filled with different wildlife that always made us smile. What sets it apart is how personalised the service is, even though it's an all-inclusive, the standards are so high whilst still keeping a true Caribbean charm around the place.

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Sue McRae1 year ago
5/5Google icon

We just came back from our first visit to the Caribbean and to Galley Bay Resort and it was everything we had hoped our vacation would be. It’s a smaller and secluded adults only resort that is quiet and has an older clientele. The grounds are tropical and beachy with wildlife like the Whistling Ducks with their mohawks, the Antillean Crested Hummingbird and some tortoises. Our large beachfront suite was on the ground floor so we could walk out onto our patio and directly onto the beach to enjoy the amazing ocean views. The water can get quite rough with no swimming allowed but if you want a dip go and enjoy the resort pool. The food. It can make or break a trip but there are no worries at Galley Bay. Everything was delicious. There are 3 restaurants and a grill. We ate at all of them and were never disappointed. The food is fresh, flavourful and innovative. For lunch and dinner there are 3 courses with 5-6 options in each course. Portion sizes were perfect. We had the pleasure of meeting the head chef a couple of times, a friendly gent who asked about our stay and how we were enjoying our meals. Overall, the staff were very congenial and hardworking with just a handful who appeared to not care or want to be there. We truly enjoyed ourselves and the relaxing week we spent at Galley Bay. This is not a party resort. It’s a beautiful serene place to unwind, enjoy the warm sunny weather, have a few tropical drinks and wish you could stay forever. We would definitely go back again!

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 98

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Number of floors 2

WiFi Quality

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27

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16

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web browsing

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HD online movies

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group video calls

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4K online movies

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What's nearby

Galley Bay

420 m

Hawksbill Beach

840 m

Deep Bay Beach

5 km

Hermitage Bay

9.5 km

Jolly Beach

16.5 km

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Airports Nearby

V.C. Bird Intl. Airport (ANU)

15 km

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Restaurants

Hemingways Caribbean Cafe

4.5 km

carribean restaurant and grille

3 km

Xcape

4.5 km

Big Banana

4.5 km

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2.5 km

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Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$0.9

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$1 - $1.1

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$36.5

Weather In St. John's

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House Rules

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Check in after 15:00

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Check out until 12:00

Children welcome

No pets or service animals

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