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“Wonderful setting..................no service”
Review of Rum Bus Beach

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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been for drinks a few times and have always enjoyed it so we thought we would stay for longer and get day beds and food and chill for the day.
We were met by a host who did a great job saying hi, introducing herself and taking us to our loungers and chill area. Took drinks orders all good. We ordered a fish burger advised no buns said that is fine will have it without bun. Out of burgers no buns out of popcorn chicken. They had tacos so I ordered those. Then the wait begun.... we waited and waited, read a few chapters of book, waited some more. After 40 minutes asked were the food was, advised they were waiting on the buns.... Waited another 20 minutes asked again told it is coming. 10 minutes later food came. Dried out fish in a hard batter, could not eat it and taco dripping oil that soaked the taco shells in a sea of chopped up lettuce.
Have a wonderful spot, nice cocktails, great bed and lounge areas but a massive fail on the food.
Has potential to be a top spot in Antigua. Sort out the food and sharpen the service and you will have a fantastic experience.

Thank Murray P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have driven past and sailed past, this place looks fun and quirky, and the beach is exceptional,,a must see,cheers

3  Thank daniel f
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Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

I had read about Rum Bus Beach before we arrived in Antigua and it was on my list of beaches to hit !
We we're welcomed in by Rose and picked a Cabana and started our day .
Rose was very attentive and friendly as we spent our day there .
The view and service was more than what we expected and loved every minute of it !

Thank Alisha S
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Reviewed February 22, 2018 via mobile

Yes indeed welcome to the great ' unexpected ' .... this is a great place for lounging , eating and playing. Excellent staus is well deserved as the staff accompanied by their manager Avron Mr. Red T- shirt were on hand for all of our requirements.
Be warned food portions are generous and prices competitive , bearing in mind the location and low cost of seating facilities. My daughter and I both treated ourselves to a jet ski ride which we haggled down to $50. 00 american for 30 mins.
So what with the 'kid friendly ' atmosphere and great views , you'd be challenged to find a close competitor. Oh and the 'Rum Bus theme ' most of all is 2 room accommodation by all counts per night apparently $ 100 US each enquire at your leisure
Well done guys

1  Thank Michael S
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Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

Visited with a group of friends after having a horrendous experience next door at OJ’s.

The staff was friendly and on spot. The drinks were cold and delicious, the food also very good. Love the atmosphere and the pool is so cool.

Would definitely recommend this experience and would return in a minute.

Only negative comment is regarding the cover charge on a Saturday in the middle of the afternoon. Clearly a desperate attempt to make money without earning it. They waived it for us, which is why they still got the 4 star rating. If we had paid it, this would have warranted a 3 star rating as we were quite disgusted at the feeble attempt to take advantage of travelers in this manner. Recommendation, set a minimum order and get rid of the signs.

1  Thank RonTravelsTheWorld
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