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Glistening Waters Hotel

1 Off Main Highway A, Falmouth Jamaica
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#6 of 8 hotels in Falmouth

Finding an ideal budget friendly hotel in Falmouth does not have to be difficult. Welcome to Glistening Waters Hotel, a nice option for travellers like you.

Rooms at Glistening Waters Hotel offer air conditioning and a desk providing exceptional comfort and convenience, and guests can go online with free wifi.

24 hour front desk, a concierge, and room service are some of the conveniences offered at this hotel. A pool and a lounge will also help to make your stay even more special. If you are driving to Glistening Waters Hotel, free parking is available.

Nearby landmarks such as Historic Falmouth Cruise Port (1.6 mi) and Water Square (1.7 mi) make Glistening Waters Hotel a great place to stay when visiting Falmouth.

During your visit, be sure to check out one of Falmouth's popular shrimp restaurants such as Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Falmouth, Glistening Waters, and Time 'n Place, all a short distance from Glistening Waters Hotel.

During your visit, be sure to check out a popular government building like Falmouth Court House, which is a short distance from the hotel.

Glistening Waters Hotel puts the best of Falmouth at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable.

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Property amenities
Free internet
Bar / lounge
Airport transportation
Business Centre with Internet Access
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Outdoor pool
Breakfast in the room
Special diet menus
Shuttle bus service
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun terrace
24-hour front desk
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Air conditioning
Room service
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
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Clothes rack
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Hair dryer
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Juan692 wrote a review Feb 2021
Tortola4 contributions1 helpful vote
I was going to have breakfast with my 2 kids and brother in law after doing some kayaking around the lagoon with my son further that I know it's open to the public as knutsford Express is in there parking lot and many times before I have had lunch with the family but after this day never again!!!! we arrived at 8 am pull of my kayak with my son we reached the water through the mangroves hopped in a gentleman that was observing who was working for the hotel said we are good and of we went on our return back from kayaking a gentleman called me and said managment wanted to talk to me so I told him no problem so this lady came and told me in a bad tone I had to pay $5,000 next time and for launching my kayak from the mangrooves?????? I didn't even walk on there dock and on top of that calls the police????? for kayaking with my son ??? were has the hospitality industry gone to ?? and she had no clue who I am that many times I have breakfast and lunch there for over 12 years and recommend many tourist and friends from over seas to do there tours and dine by the restaurant. I work in the hotel industry for over 20years in Jamaica and this is so sad how business is handled in this place no wonder they have so many negative comments on trip advisor it is the worst. You just lost another client with great recommendations. Check Yourselves as this industry is very competative and it will put you out of business very soon with this type of managment.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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ccom c wrote a review Nov 2019
1 contribution2 helpful votes
Worst place ever. I have been to different places, but this So the worst hotel by far, service was poor and the professionalism is out of this world. The day we arrived they didn't have our room ready because the hotel was overbooked per the manager and checking was about 2hrs for a temporary upgraded room We should move from, the next day. How there over booking our issue? we made our reservations two months in advance, for our sister’s 50th bday, 27 people in our party. The next day on our way to visit the city, we were stopped by the receptionist to move, we asked what room number are we moving to but the didn't have one ready, so they wanted us to go pack and leave our stuff at the desk till the figure it out. We refused that offer and we asked if we can pay the difference in price for the rooms the manager refused that as well. Later that evening upon our return our room door we left closed was open, which still remains a mystery how that happened. It took security 45min to come to the room to do inventory and see what happened, thank God nothing was missing. Our party had at least 7 people who had to move but we’re not given a room at the same time. These people came to our birthday dinner with security to get one of the birthday guest to go move her room. I’m the middle of dinner! Also during the birthday party we were asked to move the party while the celebrant is cutting her cake because the section were the party was set up is closing.. again this bday party was planned months In advance. The decor was left behind, we started the first two hour of the party without a DJ. This place is outrageous! We plan a meeting with the GM Shawn for 5:30pm which they scheduled, come time for the meeting he is unavailable, we come back at 6:30 he still wasn’t there, at 8pm while we were getting ready for dinner we get a call that he is ready, very unprofessional and disrespectful. Then had the audacity to tell my sister she will only be compensated $200 because of the DJ beings late. But all the $40,000 the 27 guests spent at the resort didn’t matter, not the $1500 plus she paid for party the the messed up and decor! Please people go spend your money somewhere else SMH
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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Tulip007 wrote a review Sep 2019
19 contributions6 helpful votes
I stayed at this hotel for two nights and it felt like a long time! The place is mainly known for the Luminous Lagoon boat trip. I had been on that trip before and it had been pleasant which is why I gave the hotel a try. I really wish I hadn’t! The decor: The hotel is really drab and to say, well worn, is being kind. The hotel rooms and furniture are dated and the curtains barely met. I had a room at the front and the noise of the traffic was continuous throughout the night. It was extremely difficult to get some sleep. The tiles in the bathroom were cracked and the tub had some sort of stain. There was no hot water from the shower but some in the hand basin. Overall the tile floors and the room were generally clean. The telephone did not work which was not helpful when I had to ring the lobby to change the pillow slip which had a dirty mark on it. There was not attempt to address the problem. There was no water to drink in the room. If you wanted anything from the restaurant it had to be purchased before 9pm when it shut! The restaurant This is open plan which could have been pleasant. However, the plastic flowers on the table were dusty and the fans needed cleaning. The mosquitos descended at about 6pm and the hotel had little arranged to prevent this happening. A mosquito coil was quickly set up after I grumbled about being bitten! The food was actually awful. The soup which comes with the main meal was absolutely tasteless. The jerk chicken which I had was dreadful. The sauce was just that, not cooked and smoked into the chicken, which is the essence of jerk chicken. The clue being in the name! I planned to have a small of glass of Appleton Rum until I was told the price was $7.50 which gave me pause. The food is frankly over priced and way below expectation. The staff are generally pleasant but they have no idea about customer service. I waited for milk for my coffee on two occasions and had to repeat the request before the milk arrived; asking for water seemed to invoke surprise; paying the bill required me going to the bar to make payment. Requesting a substitution of callaloo at breakfast ( which was included in the nightly hotel price ) elicited an additional payment of J$200! I was not told that the hotel only takes a credit card if the bill is over $25. This kind of explains the exorbitant prices but does not excuse the appalling quality. It is all the more irritating when the web site laughably refers to the restaurant as a “fine dining” experience. Access If you have any disability- don’t bother. There are steps everywhere. I am fortunate to have good mobility but having to drag my case up stairs and then up two flights of stairs to the room was tiring. The hotel does not have a functional front desk hence the need to drag my case up flights of stairs. It would have been helpful to have had some assistance on arrival. The pool The pool looked less than sanitary and I decided to forego a swim when the staff were unable to state when the pool was last cleaned. The entire pool area needs revamping but in the scheme of things is probably the least of the problems here. The hotel nightly rate Frankly it is vastly overpriced for what is on offer at the hotel. There is a real feel of nickel and dime-ing! The hotel nightly price was also to include the luminous lagoon boat ride. However, the hotel attempted to charge me a further $25! I refused and was later told that the last boat had gone at 6.30pm despite the fact I had said I wished to go. Finally, I should have realised what to expect when I was told the internet was down. It did work later but the following day it was sporadic. There was also a huge clue when full payment for my stay was required at check-in which I now assume is to avoid people immediately checking-out. Honestly, just don’t bother with this place. It truly isn’t worth it.
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Date of stay: September 2019
Room Tip: Find another hotel
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2 Helpful votes
Nolalove78 wrote a review Jul 2019
10 contributions2 helpful votes
My family and I stayed at this ratchet hotel or “resort” rather by default. Southwest sent us here for the night due to issues with flying out on the day that we were supposed to leave. The odor of the room was so bad & strong that I was unable to eat my food. There were ants and spiders in the shower. There was a large hole in the closet with an exposed pipe. I could not sleep at this place, I was to afraid that some large rodent or something dreadful would come out of the large hole in the closet!!! I watched my 6 year old as she finally fell asleep after being worried about the bugs and spiders. I blame Southwest Airlines for sending us to such a terrible place to get 4 hours of sleep after being left left in a hot airport and told nothing for 13 hours! Southwest Airlines & staying at this nasty hotel ruined our great Jamaican vacation.
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Date of stay: June 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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Dave wrote a review Feb 2018
Waterlooville, United Kingdom645 contributions179 helpful votes
Basic hotel on waterfront location. Restraurant closes at 9pm SHARP and there are no drinks or facilities in the rooms unless you buy some from local stores! Hotel is close to the main East West highway and can be noisy at night!
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Date of stay: January 2018
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Trip type: Travelled on business
Room Tip: Stay at the Holiday Inn 5 mins away!
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US$202 - US$218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
CaribbeanJamaicaTrelawny ParishFalmouth
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Frequently Asked Questions about Glistening Waters Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Glistening Waters Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Martha Brae River (3.9 km), Blue Waters Beach Club (4.3 km), and Diamonds International Jamaica (2.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Glistening Waters Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Glistening Waters Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Glistening Waters Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Falmouth, Juici Patties, and Leon's Lobster Hut.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Glistening Waters Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Glistening Waters Hotel have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Glistening Waters Hotel offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does Glistening Waters Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to a business centre and meeting rooms during their stay.