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Reviewed 15 October 2009

I went with my boyfrined to Club AMbiance , we had Excllent time. The Place is plan and simple. It look alike it was buliding in 60's, You nedd go out of resort to do things. I recomand you speak to Jean Trip advisor for excuise, Ask Shopping with Junior, He go out in shop with you. He know everybody in town. do Hoover , The horse are very train, you on beach with them. The food is good, but you try Surf and Turf only one night , so much food. It not specal not is good engough what you paid for. You really need to make own fun. You are high maintance, this not place for you. They do not has change for USA dollars, so need get Jamica money. They don't keep change of Jamica either. There ar nude beach, Most people wear swinwear. You want Hemidum , should got to Hemiudm. The room are little noisy from enterinatant outside .

  • Stayed: October 2009, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank jenbelly
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Reviewed 12 October 2009

We went on September 27th 2009,for 2 weeks,my comments are!!!!!! ,the hotel is lovely,very jamacian,very clean and bright,the rooms are a good size,we had 2 double beds and for hotel beds they were very comfortable,kept very clean,and with coffee maker,iron and ironing board,it was very good.the food ,well that was great,hot and plentiful,mind you it was not even half full,but it was Good !!!
There was very little daily Entertainment,maybe because there was not enough people staying.The evening Entertainment is great,though the resident band play far too loud you cannot speak above them but if you like loud reggie music thats OK ,the staff are okay,but unles you American and tipping them all the time there just Ok,The gym was out of order all the time we were there.Only 1 resturant,and 2 bars open they closed at 11 on the dot then the night ckub opened .

Do Not take Jamacian money as EVERYTHING in the shops is US dollars,everything, trips all the lot ,so Jamacian is of no use,And DO NOT buy cigs in the hotel shop they are 800 jamacian,thats £8 per 20 at the hotel exchange rate ,theres a bar next door on the left outside called Cliffs bar they are only 500 jam,There is a Change shop outside you turn lrft and walk t the Supermarket,then turn up there and theres a change shop where you will get at Least 137 for your £1,

And Please be wear that the Jamacian Goverment can amnd will raise the dept tax,while we were there it went from 1000 jam dollars to 1800 in a space of 1 day,we were fortunate that they did not charge those who were already there but we did not find this out till we got to the airport,Its not a place I would go again ,there is nothing to do that does not cost a small fortune,and even those things are not brilliant,
I would say,loo into it first carefully.

  • Stayed: September 2009, travelled as a couple
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Thank Elstub
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Reviewed 8 October 2009

I have stayed in CA several times and for the price an excellent hotel. The rooms are clean, food good and staff the most pleasant people you could meet.
Reading the bad review written in September, I can honestly say the person must need a lot of pleasing or should go to 5 star hotel. I have been to a 5 star hotel and although it was nice it was very impersonal unlike CA.
The staff in CA make the hotel, the bar staff Jnr, Phillip and Nigel are always friendly and serve drinks quickly and never forget your name when you return. The entertainment staff always try hard to make everyone enjoy their stay with different activities and entertainment Damion, Maria and Omar all join in with the guests. The staff in the restaurant are efficient and helpful, nothing is too much trouble for them.
The pool staff are very good, of course they chat to the guests thats part of their job to make people feel comfortable, Mark is always pleasant to everyone.
The disco is one of the best in town DJ Rymes plays music for everyone from disco chart RnB reggae hiphop to dancehall, not as the reviewer said only plays for staff, what he should remember a good DJ plays for everyone and when I have been there everyone enjoys his music and has a good time.
Mr Blackwood is a very good manager and I can't imagine he has any problems with his staff as they are all so friendly and I can't think why anyone would want to complain about any of them.
All I can say to all the staff from the manager to the cleaners well done you have made my holidays the best ever and who ever owns the hotel should be proud to have such good staff working for them.
If you get the odd bad review don't take any notice you can't please all of the people all the time, but you certainly please the majority of the people that come to CA or they wouldn't keep returning as they do

  • Stayed: September 2009, travelled solo
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5  Thank EnglishBlueeyes
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Reviewed 27 September 2009

Myself and my husband have just got back from another great two weeks in the most friendly hotel you will ever stay. All these negative reviews are peoples own opinions, but we have been twice to CA and looking forward to going back. Like many reviews people keep returning so i guess there must be something pulling us back, staff well they are 100% helpful, friendly. food is wicked, well done Mama and colin and the rst of the team. Bar staff Phill,Nigel and Junior respect. Mark, tony blood hell mate... these are just a few of the people that make your holiday a great stay... And ofcourse the nice weather. Maria, Omar. thanks fro the trip to Jamaica,Jamaica you guys work dam hard. But to all the staff at CA that I have missed THANKS for everything. If your reading this and have doubts about going please don't you will love ur stay.

  • Stayed: September 2009, travelled as a couple
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Thank Harrymandy
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Reviewed 25 September 2009

our fifth year straight and again a great time,granted it was a bit quiet but everybody still
makes you feel relaxed.A big shout to all the staff who made us feel welcome from the
very second we got out of the taxi.They remembered our names what rooms we prefered
to stay in even down to what we drank on our previous visits(now you won't get that at the
Bahir)Club Ambiance we Love It

  • Stayed: September 2009, travelled as a couple
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Thank cbmad
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