The Best Accommodations for Nightlife in Jamaica

Explore Exciting Entertainment and Nightlife Options at Hotels in Jamaica

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Jamaica provides warm sunshine for exploring attractions in the afternoon, but don't miss their upbeat nighttime entertainment either. Whether you're hoping to find a lively disco or an intimate nightclub, you won't run out of things to do in the evening, especially if you stay at a hotel where entertainment and lounges are first-rate amenities.

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The hotels included in these tables are definitely worth considering if you want to do more than just star gaze in the evenings. Some are better known for on-site entertainment options, while others really shine when it comes to outstanding nearby venues.

Best Hotels in Jamaica for Nightlife

Hotels and resorts in the following table are top rated for their excellent entertainment and nightlife, or for being found in areas where the surrounding nightlife is good too. The best of the best, like the Grand Palladium Lady Hamilton Resort & Spa, are at the top of the chart; the ratings were created to consider a number of factors, including shows, activities, and bars on the properties or nearby.

Because some night owls view live performance lineups as necessity, we've listed the availability of entertainment frequency at the hotels. Bear in mind, however, that hotels in Jamaica tend to offer entertainment less frequently during the off season, so be sure to call or email the hotel to ask about their seasonal schedules if you're looking forward to seeing 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
Couples Sans Souci Ocho Rios 6 check check
Holiday Inn Resort in Rose Hall Rose Hall 4 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
Secrets St James Montego Bay 1.9 mi. South West of Montego Bay 10 check check
Sandals Royal Caribbean 2.9 mi. West of Rose Hall 4 check check
Grand Bahia Principe Jamaica Runaway Bay 9 check check
Franklyn D. Resort 3.0 mi. East of Falmouth 3 check check
Couples Swept Away 2.6 mi. North of Negril 8 check check
Beaches Negril Resort & Spa 2.9 mi. North of Negril 6 check check
Sandals Ochi Ocho Rios 12 check check
Grand Palladium Jamaica Resort and Spa 15.3 mi. West of Montego Bay 13 check check
Sandals Negril 4.4 mi. North of Negril 5 check check
Sandals Montego Bay 2.3 mi. North-Northeast of Montego Bay 4 check check
Royal Decameron Club Caribbean Salen 4 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
Club Ambiance Runaway 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 of these accommodation options has a different idea about what it takes to relax and let loose. Our detailed hotel guides let you know all aspects of the property before you ever arrive.

Hotels in Jamaica with Notable Nearby Nightlife

When the sun goes down and everyone heads out for the night, you might appreciate a hotel that's located near several other social venues, like bars and lounges. Though these hotels might not offer a full schedule of entertainment and nightlife, they make excellent choices if you want to try out nearby establishments. When you feel like socializing at a bar or going to a sunset celebration, these properties are within a leisurely walking distance or quick taxi ride of several choices.

Click to learn more about the properties below, and all the fun options they're near, like restaurants, activities, and landmarks.

Best for Nearby Nightlife
Property Location Accommodation Type Bars Within Walking Distance Bars Within Short Driving Distance
Coyaba Beach Resort 2.4 mi. West of Rose Hall Resort 3 37
Riu Tropical Bay 5.1 mi. North of Negril Resort 17 63
Sunset at the Palms Negril 5.3 mi. North of Negril Resort 10 62
Round Hill Hotel & Villas 6.2 mi. West of Montego Bay Villa complex 3 4
Royal Decameron Cornwall Beach Montego Bay Resort 16 57
Riu Ocho Rios 2.3 mi. East of St. Ann's Bay Resort 12 12
Royal Plantation Ocho Rios Resort 18 53
Travellers Beach Resort Negril Hotel 13 68
Jewel Runaway Bay Resort Runaway Bay Resort 5 27
Jamaica Inn Ocho Rios Hotel 20 53
Jewel Dunn's River Beach Resort & Spa 2.5 mi. East of St. Ann's Bay Resort 12 12
Iberostar Grand Hotel Rose Hall 4.4 mi. East of Rose Hall Resort 11 21
Half Moon Royal Villas Rose Hall Resort 8 40
Hideaway at Royalton Negril Negril Resort 32 70
Moon Palace Jamacia Grande Downtown Ocho Rios Resort 20 48
Royalton White Sands White Bay Resort 17 19
Beachcomber Club 2.2 mi. North of Negril Hotel 22 89
Courtleigh Hotel and Suites 0.8 mi. Southeast of Kingston Hotel 7 20
SandCastles Resort Downtown Ocho Rios Hotel 18 48
Sandals Royal Plantation Ocho Rios Resort 19 53

You can also browse other articles in our guide. You could learn something about Jamaica, and other topics. These enlightening aspects of travel are important after all, assuming there's fun to be had besides frequenting a variety of bars and night clubs. You'll want to spend your days - and nights - at a property that has just the right mix of amenities, and the right balance between quality and price.


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