The Best Accommodations for Nightlife in Jamaica

Explore Exciting Entertainment and Nightlife Options at Hotels in Jamaica

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Jamaica is known for its gorgeous weather and sweeping views, though few people expect to have such a blast after the sun goes down. Whether you're hoping to find an off-the-wall hangout or a romantic nightclub, you'll have many different options, particularly if you choose a resort that has their own lineup of entertainment and lounges.

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The properties below are definitely worth considering if you crave a taste of late-night Jamaica. Some offer one of a kind on-site amenities, while others are in particularly good locations for hopping to nearby venues.

Best Hotels in Jamaica for Nightlife and Entertainment

Hotels and resorts listed in the table below have been recognized for their popular nightlife and entertainment, or for their locations in entertainment and nightlife hotspots. The best of the best, like the Grand Palladium Lady Hamilton Resort & Spa, are at the top of the chart; their rankings consider a number of relevant features, including shows, activities, and bars on the properties or nearby.

Since guests tend to expect live performances at their hotels, we've listed the availability of entertainment frequency at the hotels. Bear in mind, however, that hotels in Jamaica tend to provide more entertainment during the tourist season, so be sure to contact the hotel for their schedule if you're expecting to see a show.

Best Overall
Property Location Number of Bars Lounge/Club Live Entertainment
Grand Palladium Lady Hamilton Resort & Spa 15.2 mi. West of Montego Bay 4 check check
Iberostar Rose Hall Suites 4.4 mi. East of Rose Hall 6 check check
Holiday Inn Resort in Rose Hall Rose Hall 4 check check
Couples Sans Souci Ocho Rios 6 check check
Secrets St James Montego Bay 1.9 mi. South West of Montego Bay 10 check check
Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay All Inclusive 1.9 mi. South West of Montego Bay 10 check check
Hedonism II 4.6 mi. North of Negril 6 check check
Grand Bahia Principe Jamaica Runaway Bay 9 check check
Couples Swept Away 2.6 mi. North of Negril 8 check check
Sandals Ochi Ocho Rios 12 check check
Franklyn D. Resort 3.0 mi. East of Falmouth 3 check check
Sandals Royal Caribbean 2.9 mi. West of Rose Hall 4 check check
Beaches Negril Resort and Spa 2.9 mi. North of Negril 6 check check
Grand Palladium Jamaica Resort and Spa 15.3 mi. West of Montego Bay 13 check check
Couples Negril 4.9 mi. North of Negril 5 check check
Sunset Beach Resort & Spa 2.0 mi. South West of Montego Bay 6 check check
Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa Rose Hall 4 check check
Iberostar Rose Hall Beach 2.3 mi. East of Rose Hall 5 check check
Royal Decameron Montego Beach Hotel Montego Bay 4 check check
Half Moon Club Rose Hall 8 check check

Click any of the top ranking accommodations to see pages of information about that property, including photos and descriptions. Each one has a different ambiance and its own unique features to be proud of. These detailed hotel articles can help you choose a place to stay that suits you well.

Hotels in Jamaica with Great Nearby Entertainment Options

Those travelers who like to skip from one party scene to another might appreciate a hotel or resort that's in the vicinity of plenty of options for happy hour and beyond. While these hotels may not offer the best nightlife opportunities themselves, they make great choices if you want to try nearby activities. When you feel like lounging at a comfortable bar or kicking it on the dance floor, these properties are within a leisurely walking distance or quick taxi ride of several choices.

Click on their names to preview the nightlife options at the hotels and resorts below, and even more info about what's nearby, like important sites, beaches, and dining.

Best for Nearby Nightlife
Property Location Accommodation Type Bars Within Walking Distance Bars Within Short Driving Distance
Coyaba Beach Resort & Club 2.4 mi. West of Rose Hall Resort 3 37
Riu Tropical Bay 5.1 mi. North of Negril Resort 9 47
Sunset at the Palms Negril 5.3 mi. North of Negril Resort 10 47
Golden Seas Beach Resort 8.5 mi. East of Ocho Rios Resort 3 10
Riu Ocho Rios 2.3 mi. East of St. Ann's Bay Resort 12 12
Royal Plantation Ocho Rios Resort 18 51
Beaches Sandy Bay 4.1 mi. North of Negril Resort 12 67
Jewel Runaway Bay Resort Runaway Bay Resort 6 27
Iberostar Grand Hotel Rose Hall 4.4 mi. East of Rose Hall Resort 11 21
Jewel Dunn's River Beach Resort & Spa 2.5 mi. East of St. Ann's Bay Resort 12 12
Moon Palace Jamacia Grande Downtown Ocho Rios Resort 20 46
Jamaica Inn Ocho Rios Hotel 19 51
Half Moon Royal Villas Rose Hall Resort 8 41
Royalton White Sands White Bay Resort 9 9
SandCastles Resort Downtown Ocho Rios Hotel 18 46
Beachcomber Club 2.2 mi. North of Negril Hotel 22 81
Chelsea Hotel 0.5 mi. Southeast of Kingston Motel 9 18
Courtleigh Hotel and Suites 0.8 mi. Southeast of Kingston Hotel 9 18
Jah B's Cottages 1.6 mi. North-Northeast of Negril Hotel 18 77
Sandals Carlyle Montego Bay Resort 14 51

When planning your adventures, please browse other articles in our guide. You could learn something about Jamaica, and more. Needless to say, your journey is about more than just sipping cocktails or unwinding at local bars. You'll also want a place to retire to each night that offers all of the amenities that matter to you, and is found in an area that suits your taste.


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