Round Hill Hotel & Villas

Round Hill Hotel and Villas is known for its allure to celebrities and royalty, a fact that likely helped earn this property a spot on Expedia's Top 100 Hotels of 2013. This upscale luxury hotel ensures its guests unforgettable stay. Since the hotel's inception in 1953, many noteworthy individuals have made their way to the elegant seaside resort. Prominent stars, artists, and socialites were invited to invest in the hotel by building cottages on the hotel grounds. Today, the hotel operates nearly 30 privately owned villas that have seen the likes of Grace Kelly, Jaqueline Kennedy Onassis, and Cole Porter. It has built a reputation as one of Jamaica's best known luxury spots. The wood-paneled bar is a gallery of black and white photographs of the cottage owners and their famous guests enjoying Round Hill's amenities.

Round Hill caters to a sophisticated clientele, with discreet service, warm Jamaican hospitality, and a stunning natural setting in a tropical cove. When the cottage owners are not in residence the cottages are available for rent either as villa suites or as complete cottages, many with a private pool the garden. Round Hill Hotel and Villas operates year-round.

Those hoping to stay active should find exactly what they're looking for at Round Hill Hotel, as they'll have convenient access to a wide variety of recreational activities. No matter what you're searching for, whether it's excitement on land or in the ocean, this beach-side destination will have you covered.

Set toward the center of Hanover Parish, 1.5 miles west-northwest of Great River Bay, Round Hill Hotel & Villas happily welcomes tourists who are thinking about basing their vacation in this part of Jamaica. If you're wondering, the center of Montego Bay is six miles (ten kilometers) to the east.


Private Luxury Villas:

These private villas are set on 30 acres of hillside tropical gardens. Each cottage is decorated to suit the individual owner's taste so guests may find many different influences in the decor from wicker, mahogany, or bamboo furniture. The villas are available in two bedroom to six bedroom suites, each with its own bathroom and terrace. All of the villas face west so guests can have the best coastal and sunset views on the island. Guests may book a private, complete villa with private pool and dedicated staff. Villas can be booked in their entirety or as individual bedroom suites.

The Pineapple House:

The ocean front rooms in the luxurious Pineapple House were all designed by Ralph Lauren from the white stone floors to the romantic four post mahogany beds. Guests in the Pineapple House can enjoy breathtaking views, spacious bathrooms, and freestanding rain showers. Some rooms have patios or balconies.

Round Hill Hotel is a somewhat large location containing 137 rooms. With plenty of space per guest, the capacity makes this villa complex a great choice for families who look forward to staying at a roomier property. This villa complex has received a four and a half star rating, for many reasons, including amenities, value, and more.

Below, you'll find a listing of this property's in-room amenities.

  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Microwave
  • AM/FM Alarm Clock
  • 120 AC
  • Bath Tub
  • Safe
  • Air Conditioned
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Refrigerator
  • Television
  • In-Room Alarm Clock
  • Kitchenette
  • Private Bath
  • Iron
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toilet
  • Room Service
  • Telephone
  • Shower
  • Temperature Control
  • Radio
  • Terrace
  • Internet Access Port

If a particular amenity is important to you, contact the front desk to verify availability.

Activities and Amenities

The on-site spa is located in a restored 18th century plantation house, and features eight treatment rooms, a full-service beauty salon, and a private garden loft spa suite. ELEMIS products and all-natural products blended on site are in use here.

Round Hill proves to be family friendly by providing several amenities for children including a nursery, game room, and playground. Click here to learn more details.

The list below displays some other amenities at this property:

  • Jogging Track
  • FAX
  • Hiking/Nature Walk
  • Exercise Equipment
  • Water Skiing
  • Multilingual
  • Live Entertainment
  • Wind Surfing
  • Gift Shop
  • Fishing
  • Highspeed Internet
  • Complimentary Health Club
  • Scuba Diving
  • Boutiques
  • Snorkeling
  • PC/Printer Available

If you're interested in something in particular, it's best to contact the lodging just in case availability varies. To see more info about the kinds of recreational opportunities that Round Hill Hotel & Villas offers, click here.


To compliment the luxury stay at Round Hill guests are treated to fresh seafood, Jamaican dishes, and fresh tropical fruits. Days are casual with cooked-to-order breakfasts (or breakfast in bed) and lunch on the terrace or at the beach barbecue. Dinner is served in the Georgian Dining Room or on the Seaside Terrace. Round Hill offers a la carte menus as well as buffet options. There is something for every palate!

Outside of on-site dining options, travelers looking to find extra culinary diversity can also consider the region's other local dining selections. Guests looking for a bite to eat will encounter a few solid places to eat in the vicinity. It can be a time-saver to know the area's restaurant options, even though Round Hill Hotel has dining of its own, including Round Hill Dining Room. Click here for a more detailed discussion about food in this area.

Guest Services

Familiarizing yourself with this property's guest services -- including the ones listed below -- can help ensure that you keep your entire time in Jamaica easy and enjoyable.

  • Concierge
  • Car Rental Desk
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Tour Desk
  • Turndown Service
  • Dry Cleaning/Laundry
  • Maid Service
  • Shops/Commercial Services
  • Security
  • News Stand
  • Porters
  • Doctor On Call

This lodging also has a nice set of business amenities, which can be an asset to people who might be conducting business during their stays.

  • FAX
  • Secretarial Service
  • Business Center
  • Conference Facilities
  • International Direct Dial
  • Meeting rooms
  • PC/Printer Available


Guests will find numerous attractions in the vicinity of Round Hill Hotel. One nearby place of interest is Rose Hall Plantation, a historical site. Because this villa complex is right on Hope Well Beach, it's an ideal setting for sun-worshippers and watersports junkies alike. Great River Bay is another nice nearby spot to soak up some sun.

One of the closest areas of interest to the villa complex is Montego Bay. To experience as much of this region as possible, have yourself a side trip to a neighboring city to explore the sights and sounds they have to offer.

If you'd like to learn more about what's in the area of the property, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Round Hill Bluff, Hanover Parish, Jamaica

General: (876) 956-7050



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