The Best Accommodations for Nightlife in Jamaica

Explore Exciting Entertainment and Nightlife Options at Hotels in Jamaica

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Jamaica is perhaps best known for its soothing views of the water and mild climate, though few guests realize just how many ways they can party after dark. Though you may think one night out is enough, like to a popular disco or a spot to hear local music, you'll have some satisfying choices, particularly if you choose a hotel that offers a place to grab a cocktail, mingle, or even see a show.

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The hotels included in these tables are worth considering if you need a taste of the dancing, drinking, and social scenes in late-night Jamaica. Some offer one of a kind on-site amenities, and others are notable for being a walkable distance from several nightlife venues.

Best Hotels in Jamaica for Nightlife

Accommodations in the following table have been recognized for their highly rated entertainment and nightlife, or for being found in areas where the surrounding nightlife is good too. The most impressive choices are listed first; the ratings were created to consider a number of factors, including the hotels' on-site and nearby shows, bars, lounges, and more.

Considering that live performances are practically the staple of hotel nightlife, the table includes availability of entertainment at the hotels. Bear in mind, however, that hotels in Jamaica tend to host entertainment more frequently during the tourist season, so be sure to call or email the property for their schedule if you're expecting to see a show.

Best Overall
Property Location Number of Bars Lounge/Club Live Entertainment
Iberostar Rose Hall Suites 4.4 mi. East of Rose Hall 6 check check
Grand Palladium Lady Hamilton Resort & Spa 15.2 mi. West of Montego Bay 4 check check
Hedonism II 4.6 mi. North of Negril 6 check check
Couples Sans Souci Ocho Rios 6 check check
Holiday Inn Resort in Rose Hall 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
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 Bahia Principe Jamaica Runaway Bay 9 check check
Couples Swept Away 2.6 mi. North of Negril 8 check check
Sandals Grande Rivera Ocho Rios 12 check check
Franklyn D. Resort 3.0 mi. East of Falmouth 3 check check
Grand Palladium Jamaica Resort and Spa 15.3 mi. West of Montego Bay 13 check check
Half Moon Club Rose Hall 8 check check
Sandals Montego Bay 2.3 mi. North-Northeast of Montego Bay 4 check check
Club Ambiance Runaway Bay 6 check check
Sandals Negril 4.4 mi. North of Negril 5 check check
Royal Decameron Club Caribbean Salen 4 check check
Couples Negril 4.9 mi. North of Negril 5 check check

By clicking the name of any listed hotel you'll be led to pages dedicated to different aspects of that property. Each of these accommodation options has its own ambiance and amenities to show off. These informative hotel guides make it easy for you to view all aspects of your accommodation options.

Hotels in Jamaica with Great Nearby Entertainment Options

When the time comes to let loose during your visit, you might appreciate a hotel that's located near hangouts like bars and clubs. Though these properties may not have a lot of their own nightlife options to offer, they are right in the middle of neighborhoods full of choices. When you grow tired of the same drinks and ambiance, and feel like meeting up at a nearby bar or dancing under the stars, these properties are within a 10-minute walk or just a few miles of several exciting venues.

Click to learn more about the hotels and resorts below, and all the tempting options they're near, like activities, important landmarks, 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 42
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
Royal Plantation Ocho Rios Resort 18 51
Beaches Sandy Bay 4.1 mi. North of Negril Resort 12 67
Riu Ocho Rios 2.3 mi. East of St. Ann's Bay Resort 12 12
Half Moon Royal Villas Rose Hall Resort 13 46
Jewel Runaway Bay Resort Runaway Bay Resort 6 27
Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall Rose Hall Resort 15 42
Royalton White Sands White Bay Resort 9 9
Iberostar Grand Hotel Rose Hall 4.4 mi. East of Rose Hall Resort 11 21
Moon Palace Jamacia Grande Downtown Ocho Rios Resort 20 46
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 51
Beachcomber Club 2.2 mi. North of Negril Hotel 22 81
Courtleigh Hotel and Suites 0.8 mi. Southeast of Kingston Hotel 9 18
Chelsea Hotel 0.5 mi. Southeast of Kingston Motel 9 18
SandCastles Resort Downtown Ocho Rios Hotel 18 46
Jamaica Pegasus 1.2 mi. South West of Kingston Resort 2 17

Cover all other aspects of your vacation and visit another part of our guide to learn about Jamaica, and more. Nightlife might be a much-anticipated part of your trip, but needless to say your getaway is about so much more than just dancing the night away. You'll also want to choose a hotel that offers all the features and perks that matter the most, and the perfect balance between relaxing and thrilling activities.


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