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The Couples Tower Isle resort is a stand out from the staff to the resort it self. We have stayed at others places and by far the way the staff treats you was exceptional. We are making a return trip to the awesome resort.
15 yr anniversary trip
Our overall experience was very good. The a/c didn't work the greatest in the first room, but we did do a room change . The pool at the swim up bar is in need of repairs, but it sounds like they are already doing this. Food quality was excellent, always try the soup it won't disappoint. The staff there are not enough words to describe how well they treat you. From the grounds keepers to the managers they always go out of their way to stop and speak to you. It has been 12 years since our last visit to Couples Tower Isle and I can say it was great to be home. It is very nice to go to an all inclusive and that is exactly what you get. No extra tipping is expected like at a lot of all inclusive resorts. If you would like a nice, relaxing vacation check out Couples they will not disappoint.
The hotel staff went above and beyond to ensure we had an amazing vacation and were able to do all the activities we wanted to on our short time period. They exceeded our expectations by leaps and bounds!
Spot on for some R & R....
My husband and I were married here at Couples Tower in Ocho Rios in February of 2017. Apples ratings were spot on. The atmosphere here was SUPER mellow, the service and staff were super friendly. I did feel a little younger on the crowd at 35 years old. But it didn't matter, we enjoyed our time!
We enjoyed our stay. The staff were very friendly. Enjoyed the inclusive water sports and excursions. We were a little disappointed by the beach. It was very small and could not walk on it. Also, not a lot of restaurant choices at this resort.
Love this resort it's not too big so you're not tripping over other guests yet it's small enough to provide intimacy & romance. The food is delicious & the staff are so friendly, beautiful views & grounds. This was our 2nd trip to this resort & we will definitely return, I love the dive staff & actually became PADI certified this time. Can't wait to return again!
Our stay at Couples Tower was everything we hoped for. The resort was private and not crowded. The beach was beautiful and footsteps away. The food was delicious! The staff was friendly and always asking how your day was going. We did not have to travel far to the excursions and they were breathtaking. It truly was the perfect vacation!
We went as a delayed honeymoon and had an amazing time! The staff was always willing to help with anything and we loved all the complimentary water sports, shopping trip, cruise, and Dunns Falls! We will definely be recommended to all our friends!
Beach completely unusable during the whole stay due to storm. Beach entirely covered by trees, plastic bottles, shoes, trash in some places over a foot deep. Never was able to dive for the whole time because of rough seas.
Overall, we enjoyed our trip. At times, the bar staff at the swimming pools made us feel like we were an inconvenience and were not the most polite. Also, the entertainment was kind of boring. The bands at night were great, however that is almost all there was to do at night. We got kind of bored after about day 5. I wish there was more information about the events going on and I wish there was more to do on site.
Couple Tower Isle - everything and more
I looked at different all inclusives in Jamaica and read the reviews for Couple Tower Isle. The photographs looked great and the reviews were spectacular. We went during the off season and couldn't have ask for a better time or a better resort. The staff and facilities made all the difference. Everyone working there was happy! Smiles all around! Always asking how we were and if there was anything we needed. The room was spacious and clean. The food at the restaurants was top notch. We loved the beach, the pools and the private island. We were only sad when we had to cut the trip short due to the project hurricane. We plan to go back next year!
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One Of The Best Hotel Experiences In The Carribean!!!
I know this is a very late review but this is arguably one of the best travel experiences I ever had. The hotel is small which for many might not sound to attractive. On the contrary, it was perfect for us. Small adults only hotel meant top notch service from the staff and they even remember your name!!! The drinks and the food were better than expected, especially the jerk chicken. The beach is small but private making it ideal if you want to avoid huge crowds and locals harassing you to buy souvenirs. Also, this is probably the best value hotel since there are a lot of activities included, even tours such as Dunn's River Falls, Catamaran, Snorkeling and much more. There's a reason why we met many couples who have returned time and time again and I understood perfectly why. This is definitely one of the best vacations I ever had!!!
This resort was spectacular! From beginning to end and in between. Want to mention some names who made our stay even better....
CJ- Hobie Cat
Our room was looking at the beautiful ocean, we had breakfast delivered every morning! Glorious is all I can saw especially when it was like 0 degrees where I live!
Food was excellent...
New Years Eve a Blast and over the top from food to champagne toast to dancing... 2018 Woohoo!
Iâ€™m so happy we chose this resort! We will be BACK!
Great relaxing hotel
Great hotel (although looking a bit dated).
This place isn't plush in anyway, it simple and almost still feels like it's in the 1950's. Personally I think they need to make the dÃ©cor more 1950's and take it back to it's roots rather than upgrade it to modern and fancy.
The reception is chilled and calm with views to the sea.
The rooms are spacious, clean and airy although basic. Our air con was old and battered. Not enough drawers in the room.
Beach extremely small with no where to walk, so if you like going for walks this is not the place for you.
Water skiing, paddle boards, scuba, peddle boats, sailing all included.
Food amazing and lots and lots of choice...they even move all table to the beach with candles etc for evening meals sometimes, fabulous. No BBQ nights though, I thought this would be a great addition.
Piano bar was amazing and Terry the bartender was responsible for that...He's great at what he does.
Hotel entertainment was a bit hit and miss.
There are towels in your room for the beach. You get a menu everyday to choose what items you want in the mini bar. Dressing gowns in your room along with tea and coffee. The shampoo is a bit rubbish but it does the job same with the shower gel.
The sun disappears on the pool and beach at abut 3pm, so not much option for sun bathing. I guess this is better in the summer as the sun is higher.
Overall, I would return here and I understand why there are so many repeat guests.
The team of hard working staff are totally responsible for the atmosphere of this hotel, they are always singing, dancing to themselves and smiling....I would love to have these guys working for me.
New years eve done right
We stayed at CTI from Dec 27th to Jan 3rd and it was amazing!
Check-in was a breeze, we were met at the lobby with drinks, they took our bags upstairs and showed us to our room. They do daily tours/orientation of the resort x2 a day if you want to see where everything is.
We stayed in one of the Ocean suite Jr rooms on the top floor of the main building. Beautiful view, room was clean, loved the turn down service every night, and they stocked the mini bar daily. There was a day or 2 when we missed the mini bar service due to our "do not disturb" sign being up. But a quick call fixed that. We had no issues with our jet tub but it wasn't big enough for 2 people. That wasn't an issue for us . The rooms were a little outdated, but considering this was the spot to be in the 50s I think it just added to the charm and history of this place.
It is a smaller resort so rather than take a tour we just wandered around the first day and found everything. The grounds are impeccably maintained. There is A LOT of seaweed but the staff raked it up multiple times a day so the beach was mostly clear. The main pool was closed one day for maintenance but the swim up bar was open for the whole week. There were plenty of lounge chairs on the beach and around the pools, we never had to fight to get one or get up super early to play the towel game. We ended up on the naked island for most of the trip. It was my first experience doing anything au natural like that and staff on the island were fantastic! Made us feel very comfortable and welcome, and of course kept the drinks coming.
The food was good. I only had one meal that I wasn't a fan of. Some of the meat on the buffet dried out quick, but they usually served it with some kind of gravy or Au Jus so that helped. Fish was always fresh. Drinks were good, they had no problem making them stronger if you asked them. We never dinned at Eight Rivers, but Bayside was very pretty at night and had some awesome appetizers. The food at Bayside was made with a lot of curry which isn't my favorite.
I felt like there was a good mix of guests on the resort, I'm in my 30s and didn't feel too young or too old. We met couples anywhere from their 20s to their 70s. Saw one couple get married and one couple renew their vows after 20 years together.
What made this trip for us was the staff! They were so helpful and welcoming, really made us feel like we were home. The bar staff was great, sharing stories about Jamaica and giving us tips on stuff to try. The staff at the main buffet were so attentive, I think I only ran out of water once. When the glass was half full they were there to refill and grab us drinks from the bar. We almost extended our stay cause we didn't want to leave.
New years eve was crazy!!! They really do it big there. The whole resort was decorated, had the balloons drop at midnight, awesome entertainment. Probably the best NYE party I've been to ever. The crazy part was how fast the staff got it all together and took every thing down. I don't think we went to the room until about 3am and by the morning the resort was back to normal. I honestly don't know how they do it while not disturbing the guests. They also do a weekly beach party where they have the buffet, tables, and chairs down on the beach which was really cool. They had some form of entertainment every night, steel drum band, magicians, beach reggae party, every night was a blast.
Check out was also easy. They left a note in your door to tell you when to have your bags ready and meet in the lobby. They took our bags from our room about an hour before we had to be down and then we were on way home... much to our disappointment.
All in all, we loved it here and will definitely be back! Thank you CTI for a great vacation, hopefully you can give your staff some kind of bonus cause they deserve it!
2 days late, but here we are, for our Six Christmas in a row!!
For us, Tower Isle has been and still is a wonderful resort to enjoy Christmas and the New Year's Holidays. Our 2018 New Year's celebration with the exceptional food and good entertainment was off the chain. Actually, the party is like this every year. My wife and I usually enjoyed the same Premier Ocean View room overlooking the beach and the pool but, what is important to me, is that it's near the workout Gym. If you can remember my last review I made reference to the need to update the workout equipment. And, they did with new equipment! Once again the food was outstanding with the soups and desserts still fit for a king.
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