Accommodations in Jamaica

The accommodations in Jamaica offer something for every traveler

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Like any major tourist destination, Jamaica's accommodations run the gamut from pricey, high-class resorts to bare-bones guest houses and hotels. However, Jamaica sets itself apart by being known for having the most hotel options in the Caribbean, so you can make your accommodation choice based on a large number of factors including price, location and amenities.

Accommodations Map

There are many ways to narrow down a hotel search. For some vacationers, learning about the different types of accommodations available is the best way to start their search. Others, however, may want to jump right in.



Despite being more rural than some of the other locations on the island, Negril is perhaps the most popular location for guests to choose to stay. This is due to the fact that the famed Seven Mile Beach is located in Negril, the multitudes of dining options, the exciting nightlife, and the easy access to well-known natural attractions like the Negril Watershed Protection Area. Accommodations in Negril run the gamut, with everything from small hotels to sprawling all-inclusive resorts, and a number of villas and rental properties to choose from as well.

Montego Bay

Montego Bay is a popular destination due to the fact that the airport is located nearby, and the city-like atmosphere. Vacationers who enjoy having numerous shopping, dining, and nightlife options will find it all in Montego Bay, as well as some like the Martha Brae River. Lodgings around Montego Bay are fewer than Negril, but still plentiful, and are mainly hotels.

Ocho Rios

Ocho Rios has a lot of diversity, if you are one who wants to have plenty of options, or if you are traveling with a group who has a lot of different opinions about what is important to see and do in Jamaica. Ocho Rios is home to beautiful beaches, , and natural must-sees like Dunn's River Park. Most of the accommodations here are hotels and resorts.


Altamont West Hotel

Jamaica offers hotel possibilities that will suit almost any type of visitor. Select from luxury resorts, low-cost accommodations, and much more in between. Travelers hoping to enjoy a spirited nightlife scene will find precisely that at many hotels around Jamaica. Click on the link to each accommodation to read more details.

A popular destination with recreation on-site is Jamaica Pegasus. There are 300 rooms and suites at Jamaica Pegasus Royal Club. Though recently restored, the rooms retain a warmth and comfort that reminds guests of the island of Jamaica. Visitors will be able to find them at 81 Knutsford Boulevard.

A destination located on the ocean to consider is Riu Tropical Bay. Just ten steps away from the Caribbean Sea is Rocalata Resort and Spa, an adults-only, clothing optional haven for those guests who want to be free to be, well . . Visitors can reach them at (876) 957-5900.

Visitors in search of good on-location dining opportunities may want to look into Half Moon Club. The Half Moon resort in Jamaica boasts rooms, suites, and villas, all designed to ensure a restful and worry-free stay. All guestrooms come with the following amenities: large comfortable beds covered in fluffy duvets, flat-screen TVs, work desks, computer safes, cable TVs, finely appointed bathrooms, and private balconies. Visitors can reach them at (876) 953-2211.

Jamaica is home to many other choices too. Click on this link to check out our page regarding hotels on Jamaica.

Condos and Villa Complexes

Trident Hotel

There are also non-standard hotel booking options on the island, including lots of condominiums and several villa complexes. Beach-goers will usually have easy access to the beach, as a lot of the properties are situated on the shore.

Tennis enthusiasts will like the idea of staying at Round Hill Hotel & Villas, as they offer some nice tennis facilities. Round Hill Hotel and Villas is known for its allure to celebrities and royalty, a fact that likely helped earn this property a spot on Expedia's Top 100 Hotels of 2013. This upscale luxury hotel ensures its guests unforgettable stay. Reach them at (876) 956-7050.

One place on the oceanfront worth mentioning is Tryall Club. Everything you could want in a Jamaican vacation is available to you at Tryall Club, from spacious and private living quarters offering all the comforts of home, to luxurious amenities like spa services, golf, and gourmet meals. Set on 2,200 acres of tropical paradise, Tryall Club is the type of place you dream about. If you want to know more, call them at (800) 238-5290.

Those who prefer staying at a high-end property, The Cliff Hotel would be a nice spot to start your search. The Cliff Hotel boasts 33 suites and villas, including two one bedroom villas and a four bedroom and five bedroom villa. A;; accommodations come with views of the Caribbean Sea and beautiful sunsets. Guests can find them on West End Road.

Luckily, you can find other options too. For more details about this specific topic, visit this page about villa complexes on the island.

Camping and Eco-Tourism

Negril Treehouse Resort

Nature lovers might want to check out the availability of eco-tourist options offered to them on the island.

Tennis enthusiasts will enjoy booking their stay at Sea Garden Beach Resort, as they have some nice tennis facilities. Holistic spa treatments, personalized fitness programs and meal plans, and fun activities abound at the Sea Garden Beach Resort. The first all-inclusive resort on the island to focus on health and wellness, it allows guests to discover the best of themselves in the best of locations. You'll be able to find them at 8 Kent Avenue.

A place located on the oceanfront that travelers often enjoy is Negril Treehouse Resort. Negril Treehouse Resort is a small hide-away in the popular tourist destination of Negril. The Tree House is a highly regarded and popular resort in Jamaica because of its exceptional service, comfortable facilities and fantastic location. If you're looking to call before you go, you can do so at (876) 957-4287.

Naturalists can find a variety of different eco-lodges on the island, including Mocking Bird Hill. The 10 rooms at the Hotel Mocking Bird Hill combine elegance and comfort, at an affordable price. All rooms are decorated with locally handmade furniture comprised of sustainable woods, and the fabrics, art, and shuttered windows give the rooms a very tropical feel. If you want to know more, call them at (876) 993-7267.

Those planning to visit Jamaica includes a nice selection of eco-related accommodation choices too. For more in formation concerning the eco-accommodations offered, click this link.

Individual Villas

Some people always favor the privacy offered by one of the individual villa rentals. For more in-depth coverage of this specific topic, visit this guide to the individual villa rentals on Jamaica.

All-Inclusive Accommodations

Grand Bahia Principe Jamaica

Some travelers seek the convenience of an all-inclusive package. There are multiple explanations why these plans are successful. Among other factors, they allow you to completely relax without having to look different costs.

For vacationers looking to stay somewhere with a good bar scene, Grand Bahia Principe Jamaica is one spot you might want to think about. Situated on Jamaica's north shore, the eco-friendly Grand Bahia Principe Jamaica is an idyllic retreat for all those seeking a break from the stresses and strains of daily life. If you are looking for something specific and want to call before booking a room, you can do so at (876) 973-7752.

A property located on the water's edge that travelers often enjoy is Riu Ocho Rios. This new The Hotel Riu Ocho Rios Hotel is an all-inclusive, service driven tropical paradise. Riu Ocho Rios has a natural backdrop that will captivate any guest. The well-known Ocho Rios waterfalls are not far from sight. If you want to call ahead, you can do so at (876) 972-2200.

You can get more information on all-inclusive properties here.


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