The Best Accommodations for Nightlife in Jamaica

Explore Exciting Entertainment and Nightlife Options at Hotels in Jamaica

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Jamaica offers so many ways to unwind during the day, from spa visits to waterside strolls, but the fun doesn't have to stop when the sun sets. Whether you're in the mood for a funky spot where locals flock or a romantic nightclub, you'll have some satisfying choices, especially if you stay at a property that offers entertainment and late-night lounges.

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The properties below are among the best choices if you love Jamaica's relaxing afternoons, but want an exciting nightlife too. Some are known for keeping their guests entertained on the premises, and others are notable for being a walkable distance from several nightlife venues.

Best Hotels in Jamaica for Nightlife and Entertainment

Each of the properties in the table below are recognized as having excellent nightlife and entertainment, or for having some wonderful nearby entertainment venues. Beginning with our top pick, the Grand Palladium Lady Hamilton Resort & Spa, the very best are listed at the top; the rankings take into account a number of relevant features, including their venues, their variety, and more on the properties and nearby.

Because everyone loves a good live performance, we've listed the availability of entertainment frequency at the hotels. Of course, hotels in Jamaica tend to provide more entertainment during the tourist season, so be sure to call or email the property for further information if it's important to you.

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
Moon Palace Jamaica Grande Downtown Ocho Rios 0 check
Iberostar Rose Hall Suites 4.4 mi. East of Rose Hall 6 check check
Holiday Inn SunSpree Resort Montego Bay Rose Hall 4 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
Couples Sans Souci Ocho Rios 6 check check
Franklyn D. Resort 3.0 mi. East of Falmouth 3 check check
Beaches Negril Resort and Spa 2.9 mi. North of Negril 6 check check
Sandals Grande Rivera Ocho Rios 12 check check
Breezes Montego Bay Montego Bay 4 check check
Grand Bahia Principe Jamaica Runaway Bay 9 check check
Couples Swept Away 2.6 mi. North of Negril 4 check check
Sandals Royal Caribbean 2.9 mi. West of Rose Hall 4 check check
Grand Lido Braco Resort & Spa Rio Bueno 5 check check
Breezes Negril Resort 5.8 mi. North of Negril 6 check check
Wyndham Kingston 0.8 mi. East-Southeast of Kingston 3 check check
Grand Palladium Jamaica Resort and Spa 15.3 mi. West of Montego Bay 13 check check
Sunset Beach Resort & Spa 2.0 mi. South West of Montego Bay 6 check check

By clicking the name of a hotel, you'll be led to pages dedicated to different aspects of that property. Each one emphasizes the relaxing and beautiful qualities of its location in a different way. These detailed hotel guides will help you decide if the hotel you like is the one you really love.

Hotels in Jamaica with Notable Nearby Nightlife

Those travelers who like to skip from one party scene to another might appreciate a hotel that's in an area with plenty of options for happy hour and beyond. While these hotels may not have the most hopping nightlife scenes of their own, they are right in the middle of areas known for great late-night stops. So when you're wondering how to get the party started, maybe by lounging at a comfortable bar or dancing under the stars, these properties are within a leisurely walking distance or quick taxi ride of several choices.

Click on their names to learn more about the properties below, and all the tempting options they're near, like restaurants, beaches, and attractions.

Best for Nearby Nightlife
Property Location Accommodation Type Bars Within Walking Distance Bars Within Short Driving Distance
Grand Lido Negril Resort & Spa 4.7 mi. North of Negril Resort 22 63
Coyaba Beach Resort & Club 2.4 mi. West of Rose Hall Resort 3 42
Golden Seas Beach Resort 8.5 mi. East of Ocho Rios Resort 3 10
Riu Tropical Bay 5.1 mi. North of Negril Resort 15 55
Sunset at the Palms Negril 5.3 mi. North of Negril Resort 10 54
Royal Plantation Ocho Rios Resort 18 39
Beaches Sandy Bay 4.1 mi. North of Negril Resort 11 76
Riu Ocho Rios 2.3 mi. East of St. Ann's Bay Resort 12 12
Jewel Dunn's River Beach Resort & Spa 2.5 mi. East of St. Ann's Bay Resort 12 12
Jamaica Inn Ocho Rios Hotel 19 39
Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall Rose Hall Resort 15 42
Royalton White Sands White Bay Resort 9 9
Half Moon Royal Villas Rose Hall Resort 13 46
Jewel Runaway Bay Resort Runaway Bay Resort 6 27
Iberostar Grand Hotel Rose Hall 4.4 mi. East of Rose Hall Resort 11 21
SandCastles Resort Downtown Ocho Rios Hotel 6 34
Beachcomber Club & Spa 2.2 mi. North of Negril Hotel 18 84
Courtleigh Hotel and Suites 0.8 mi. Southeast of Kingston Hotel 11 20
Chelsea Hotel 0.5 mi. Southeast of Kingston Motel 11 20
Jamaica Pegasus 1.2 mi. South West of Kingston Resort 2 19

You can also browse a different section of our guide. Read all about Jamaica, and more. After all, your trip involves so much more than simply bar hopping and partying. You'll want to pick a hotel, resort, or even villa that has all of the amenities that matter to you, and the right balance between quality and price.


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