Jamaica Accommodations

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.

Location

Negril

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.

Hotels

Altamont West Hotel

Jamaica offers accommodation possibilities that will suit almost every kind of visitor. Choose from budget hotels, glitzy resorts, and much more in between. Vacationers hoping to enjoy an entertaining bar scene will find just that at plenty hotels around Jamaica. Click on the links to read additional information.

A great destination for active recreation on-site is Jamaica Pegasus. Located in downtown Kingston, the elite 17-story Jamaica Pegasus is one of the island's most popular hotels. Guests at the Pegasus find themselves in the heart of the business and financial district and within walking distance of everything from tourist sites to shopping. Guests will be able to find them at 81 Knutsford Boulevard.

A destination positioned on the water's edge that travelers often enjoy is Riu Tropical Bay. With more than 400 elegant guestrooms, guests at the Hotel Riu Tropical Bay are sure to find the room that is perfect for them. Suites are also available. If you have questions and want to call ahead, you can do so at (876) 957-5900.

Vacationers who are in search of good on-site dining possibilities should look into Half Moon Club. Set amidst lush tropical gardens on Jamaica's northern coast, the Half Moon resort offers a dizzying array of services and facilities, like a world-class golf course, numerous swimming pools of all shapes and sizes, a dolphin lagoon, more than a dozen tennis and squash courts, an equestrian center, a fully-equipped fitness center, gourmet dining, a shopping village and even its own 24-hour medical center. As one of the most popular resorts on the property, it is no surprise that it was ranked as one of the top properties in the Caribbean by Conde Nast Traveler in 2013. If you are looking for something specific and want to call before making reservations, you can do so at (876) 953-2211.

These are only some of what's available. Make your way to this page regarding more available hotels if you want to find out better information.

Condos and Villa Complexes

Trident Hotel

Guests will also find non-hotel booking options on the island, including tons of condos and a large variety of villa complexes. Avid beach-goers can usually expect to enjoy easy access to the beach, as a lot of the villas and other accommodations are located on the water.

Tennis enthusiasts often enjoy 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 has helped it gain its prestige and well-regarded reputation. This upscale luxury hotel ensures that its guests have an unforgettable stay. To talk to them, call (876) 956-7050.

One property located on the waterfront that travelers often enjoy 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 call before booking a room, you can do so at (800) 238-5290.

Those who prefer staying at a top-notch accommodation, The Cliff Hotel would be a nice place to begin looking. 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. You will be able to find them on West End Road.

These examples are only some of what's available. To reach our page about more villa complexes on the island, follow this link.

Camping and Eco-Tourism

Negril Treehouse Resort

Travelers who love the outdoors should consider the selection of eco-tourist options offered to them on Jamaica.

Tennis enthusiasts and their families will enjoy staying at Sea Garden Beach Resort, as they have some good 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. They can be found at 8 Kent Avenue.

One destination positioned on the coast worth mentioning 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. You can contact them at (876) 957-4287.

Nature enthusiasts can find a selection 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. For customers who want to call before you go, you can do so at (876) 993-7267.

Luckily, there are many other choices too. You can find out more about eco-accommodations available by visiting this page.

Individual Villas

Certain people would rather have the privacy offered by one of the many individual rental properties. Click here to view our extended discussion of rental properties on Jamaica.

All-Inclusive Accommodations

Grand Bahia Principe Jamaica

Some travelers seek the convenience of paying for everything on a single bill. There are several reasons why this pricing method is popular. Among other reasons, they let you indulge yourself without having to think about your budget.

For guests searching to stay somewhere with a good bar and club scene, Grand Bahia Principe Jamaica is one spot you may want to consider. 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 would like to call before booking a room, do so at (876) 973-7752.

One property positioned on the water's edge that merits your consideration is Riu Ocho Rios. The Hotel Riu Ocho Rios Hotel has 856 rooms and suites. Double Rooms come with a balcony or terrace, and private bathroom. If you'd like to call before booking a room, you can do so at (876) 972-2200.

Readers can learn more about all-inclusive properties by visiting this page.

 

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