"We got married at Sandals resort Montego Bay. The resort is going through remodeling now as of Nov 28th, 2017. When it is done it will be absolutely a ... " More

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Hotel Description

An all-inclusive stay in the heart of Montego Bay awaits you at Sandals Montego Bay - All Inclusive. You'll be 2.6 km (1.6 mi) from Blue Diamond Shopping Centre and 2.6 km (1.6 mi) from Whitter Village. Highlights at this beachfront resort include 9 restaurants, 4 outdoor swimming pools, and a full-service spa.

LED TVs with cable channels are featured in all 250 rooms, and you can enjoy free WiFi, iPod docks, and coffee/tea makers. In-room dining is easy with amenities like refrigerators and room service. You'll find nice touches like designer toiletries and premium bedding to enhance your stay. Free bottled water, ceiling fans, and safes are also available.

A day of pampering at Red Lane Spa can include massages, body wraps, and body scrubs along with access to the sauna and spa tub. The restaurant, Bayside, serves international cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. With 4 bars/lounges and a beach bar to choose from, you can enjoy a drink at the resort. Spend the day at the beach where you'll find free cabanas, and enjoy the 4 outdoor tennis courts and 24-hour health club. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a spa tub, and a sauna. Free buffet breakfast is available daily between 7:30 AM and 11 AM. There's also the convenience of a free airport shuttle.

With a stay at this Montego Bay resort, you'll be 17.8 km (11.1 mi) from Rocklands Bird Sanctuary.

Sandals Montego Bay - All Inclusive ratings based on 39 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.8 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0
4 out of 5


Pros: the friendly staff was the most memorable trait about the resort. Many employees said they had worked there for over 10 years.
Cons: Come when the construction is done.
Location: You can do about 20+ different excursions. Dolphins, tubing, catamaran cruises, snorkeling, scuba diving, deep sea fishing and many others.
We got married at Sandals resort Montego Bay. The resort is going through remodeling now as of Nov 28th, 2017. When it is done it will be absolutely amazing. I'd love to go back in a year or two. the staff is very nice and friendly and everyone is happy! In Jamaica there are no problems only situations they say. If you want to go relax or get out and do some excursions you will be happy doing both. Bring lots of cash and get ready to party!

Posted by , from Portland, OR on Nov 28, 2017

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4 out of 5

Friendly staff

Pros: Free breakfast, Close restaurants, Quiet, activities
Cons: No free Internet
This motel had wonder staff from the front desk to the maid service ! The food was excellent So much to choose from! There were many activities to choose from, pools, beach areas, and fun shows in the evenings. We had a great time!

Posted by , from North Dakota, USA on Feb 20, 2013

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4 out of 5

This hotel was beautiful

Pros: Free breakfast
Cons: Noisy
The hotel was absolutely amazing! The food on the other hand was not excellent, but it wasn't disgusting either.

Posted by , from Minnesota, USA on Jan 18, 2013

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5 out of 5


Pros: Free breakfast, Close restaurants, Free Internet, Quiet

Posted by on Oct 13, 2012

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5 out of 5

Very pleased... can't wait to return!

Pros: Free breakfast, Close restaurants, Quiet
Cons: No free Internet
I just wanted to emphasize how much we enjoyed our stay at the resort (Sandals Montego Bay). We celebrated our Honeymoon there a few short weeks ago (June 11-19), and couldn't have asked for a better vacation. The food was excellent (especially at Cucina Romana and Stewfish). The staff was incredible, especially the guys involved with the scuba diving (which we did three times during our stay), and our favorite playmaker Salisa, who went above and beyond to always make sure we were having an awesome time. The facility was extremely well kept, and the shows and activities were always entertaining. My only complaint was the service at the Cricketer's Pint. The gentleman working the bar every night we were in did a great job, and was very personable. However, the female server (whose name we do not know) and the manager (Scott) were terrible. Our experiences were terrible with this restaurant every time we went in, and would not have returned if there were other options for late night snacking. Overall though, our Sandals experience far surpassed that at any other facility we've stayed at, and we cannot wait to return.

Posted by , from Swedesboro, NJ 08085, USA on Jun 29, 2012

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2 out of 5

much over hyped.......................Big disappointment!!

At best, this is a 3 star resort, with 5 star pricing. The hotel is very dated, with some maintinence issues. The pictures, description, and even the other reviews here are very misleading. (I never saw on here anywhere that there is an airport runway just outside the hotel. You WILL be seeing and hearing jets take off constantly, just outside your door) The food there was not so great.....Shopping was chaotic & scary. The one saving grace for this hotel was that the staff there was very nice & accomodating. Save your money & do yourself a favor. Go to Playa Del Carmen instead....we will. (Also....everyone we talked to there said the same things we did)

Posted by on Aug 23, 2011

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5 out of 5

Wonderful Honeymoon

Sandals Montego Bay exceeded all of our expectations. Everything about the resorts was great (the food, beach, pools, bars, staff, rooms, etc.). There is so much to do at the resort so make sure you take advantage of everything they have to offer (water sports, evening events, beach games, etc.). Make sure you make your dinner reservations at all the resturants when you first get to the resort. My wife and I enjoyed every place we ate (especially the Japanesse Resturant). Also take advantage of the other local Sandals resorts right there in Montego Bay (Royal Carribean). You can take a shuttle bus over to eat at the resturants there (make sure you go to the Royal Tai Resturant - it was great). Another note - if you plan on buying Jamaican Rum to take home with you, buy it at the airport on the way home and take it in your carry-on. It is way cheaper and they package it up for you to be taken on the flight legally.

Posted by , from West Virginia on Apr 16, 2011

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5 out of 5

The resort staff was very friendly and welcoming.

This was the best vacation my wife and I ever had. The resort was absolutely perfect! The grounds were well maintained, the staff was extremely professional, helpful, welcoming but not instrusive. The only negative would have to be the noise from the airplanes taking off, however, that quickly faded as we emersed ourselves in the plush resort.

Posted by on Apr 12, 2011

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3 out of 5

The staff was amazing and made you feel immediately welcomed.

Cons: Noisy, hotel in need up updates and repair.
The hotel is older and the rooms are in need of repair. The air conditioning didn't work very well, the wall paper and paint were chipped and worn and the bed was comfortable, but needed a new mattress. The staff was wonderful and the food was good. This resort was less than expected and we were a bit disappointed.

Posted by on Feb 8, 2011

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4 out of 5

Good time overall

Pros: Free breakfast, Close restaurants
Cons: No free Internet
Food good overall, better at the actual reservation restaurants. Make sure you bring money and a credit card along (we didn't know there would be a $400 hold placed on a credit card) plus we were held for 45 minutes before being allowed to get into our room. Once settled into the property, however, we were overall pleased. They do a good job of cleaning up at nite. There also was plenty of activities during our stay.

Posted by , from WI on Feb 3, 2011

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About the Sandals Montego Bay - All Inclusive

Location Kent Ave., Montego Bay, Saint James

All-inclusive Details

This resort is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).

Food and beverages

  • All buffet and à la carte meals, snacks, and beverages included
  • In-room minibar (non-alcoholic beverages included)

Activities and facilities/equipment
All onsite activities and use of facilities and equipment are included.

Water activities

  • Kayaking
  • Rowing/canoeing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Water skiing
  • Windsurfing

Land activities
  • Fitness facilities
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

  • Aerobics
  • Pilates
  • Yoga


  • Onsite entertainment and activities
  • Access to onsite clubs
  • Onsite live performances
  • Theme parties

Other inclusions

  • Roundtrip airport transfers

Not included

  • Scuba-diving certification
  • Scuba-diving lessons
  • Tennis lessons
  • Activities and services offered by independent operators

Property Features

Sandals Montego Bay - All Inclusive is an all-inclusive resort. Room rates include meals and beverages at onsite restaurants and bars. Other items and amenities, including taxes and gratuities, and access to recreational activities and entertainment may also be included. Additional charges may apply for meals at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, certain beverages, and other amenities. Lie back and work on your tan with relaxing beach amenities like complimentary cabanas and sun loungers. At Sandals Montego Bay - All Inclusive you can cool off in one of the 4 outdoor swimming pools and indulge in a pampering afternoon at the full-service spa. Free breakfast is available daily. There are 9 restaurants on site, along with a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 4 bars/lounges, a beach bar, and a swim-up bar. WiFi is free in public spaces. This all-inclusive resort also offers outdoor tennis courts, a 24-hour health club, and a spa tub. You'll have access to the outdoor pool at a partner property. This Montego Bay resort is smoke free.

  • 250 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • 9 dining venues
  • 4 bars or lounges
  • Buffet breakfast (free)
  • Bar on the beach
  • Bar by the pool
  • Swim-up bar
  • Coffee shop
  • Cabanas on the beach (free)
  • Beach lounge chairs
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Onsite shopping
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


  • Airport: Montego Bay (MBJ-Sir Donald Sangster Intl.) (4.7 km / 2.9 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free airport shuttle

Room Amenities

Sandals Montego Bay - All Inclusive offers 250 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and laptop-compatible safes. Beds feature premium bedding. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include designer toiletries and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. LED televisions come with cable channels. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • IPod dock
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • LED television
  • Cable channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests are served free buffet breakfast daily from 7:30 AM to 11 AM.

Bayside - This beachfront restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Cucina Romana - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. Reservations are required.

Mariners - This beach restaurant specializes in Caribbean cuisine and serves lunch only.

The Oleander - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant serves dinner only. Reservations are required.

Tokyo Jos - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specializes in Asian cuisine and serves dinner only.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.


Evening entertainment is on an indoor stage under a multi-colored fabric ceiling and includes karaoke, casino games for charity, cabaret entertainers, and staff/guest talent shows. A Monday night beach party features a Jamaican buffet, fire dancers, and a steel band. A disco offers DJ music nightly and provides bar service until late night/early morning. Daytime activities include games and athletic competitions as well as shopping on site.

Daily activities include:

  • Piano Bar
  • Chocolate Buffet
  • Talent Night
  • Beach Party
  • Jamaica Jamboree
  • Live Bands
  • Theme Nights
  • Talent show rehearsals
  • Reggae dance class
  • Manager's cocktail party
  • Steel band performance
  • Beach party raffle and games
  • Disco dancing

Nearby Activities

The majority of recreational activities detailed below are included in the room rate for this resort (scroll up to the All-Inclusive details section for more information).

The resort features 503 meters (550 yards) of private beach, consisting of a shallow, 274-meter (300-yard) section with water divided by narrow piers and a 229-meter (250-yard) section of flat sand extending 46 meters (50 yards) deep. Thatched shades and lounge chairs along the beach's entire length ensure tranquil sunbathing and swimming for all guests even when the resort is fully occupied.

5 pools provide outdoor swimming. The main pool measures 65 by 30 feet and is paired with a 10-person spa tub. Other pools comprise a 10-meter-diameter (33-foot) half-moon pool adjacent to the Red Lane® health-and-beauty spa; a 10-meter-diameter (33-foot) half-moon pool adjacent to Presidential beachfront 1-bedroom suites; and a small, free-form pool with swim-up bar that is part of the Piano Bar. There is also a 24-hour fitness center and sauna on site.

Guests have use of canoes, kayaks, pedal boats, small sailboats, scuba-diving gear, snorkeling gear, hydro-bikes, windsurfers, complimentary bicycles, and 4 lighted tennis courts. Pilates, yoga, and aerobics classes are offered in a fitness center. Land sports include table tennis, shuffleboard, basketball, horseshoes, bocce, outdoor chess, and volleyball.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the resort; fees may apply.

  • Snorkeling on site
  • Safari nearby
  • Beach volleyball on site
  • Volleyball on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Water skiing on site
  • Windsurfing on site
  • Ziplining nearby
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Pilates classes on site
  • Rafting nearby
  • Rowing or canoeing on site
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Sailing on site
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Basketball on site
  • Scuba diving on site
  • Golf lessons available nearby

Spa Services

The Red Lane® Spa offers a range of services, including massages, body wraps, manicures and pedicures, and facial treatments.

  • Sauna in spa
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Number of treatment rooms 8
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facial treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Massages


If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies


  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children 18 and younger are not allowed at this adults-only property. All guests older than 18 are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.


  • No pets allowed


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

This hotel is exclusively for adult couples.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • 24-hour check-in
  • Minimum guest age is
  • Caters to adults only

Hotel Names

  • All Inclusive Sandals Montego Bay
  • Montego Bay Sandals
  • Montego Bay Sandals All Inclusive
  • Sandals Royal Caribbean Resort Jamaica
  • Sandals All Inclusive Montego Bay
  • Sandals Montego Bay
  • Sandal Royal Caribbean
  • Montego Bay Sandals Hotel
  • Sandal Montego Bay
  • Sandals Hotel Montego Bay
  • Sandals Montego Bay Hotel Montego Bay
  • Sandals Royal Caribbean Hotel Montego Bay
  • Sandals Royal Caribbean Montego Bay
  • Sandals Montego Bay All Inclusive

You should know

  • This is an adults-only property and guests under 18 years old aren't allowed.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in EarthCheck, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.


Catamaran Cruise for 2

Book a 7-night minimum stay in any room or rate category for travel now - December 26, 2018, and receive a complimentary Catamaran Cruise for 2 adults (once per stay).

Applicable for new bookings only. The cruise reservation must be made at the Resort. Cruise is only redeemable at an Island Routes Tour Desk and the tour must be taken during your qualifying stay. Free Catamaran Cruise is based on availability and suitable weather conditions. All excursion changes or cancellations are at the discretion of Island Routes Caribbean Adventures. Free Catamaran cruise is not redeemable for cash towards the balance of any bookings, cannot be used for any applicable tax, service charge, or gratuity, and has no cash value.

Blackout dates: December 27-31, 2017; December 27-31, 2018. Other restrictions apply.