Waterloo Guest House

Built in the early 19th century, this property was named for the Battle of Waterloo and is boasted as the first place on the entire island of Jamaica to lit by electricity. Today it serves as a popular hotel, bar, and restaurant.

With quality facilities, Waterloo is a nice fit for travelers looking to get some sun. Hanging out by the pool is the ideal activity after an afternoon enjoying the area.

Located toward the southern outskirts of Black River, Waterloo Guest House welcomes visitors wanting to stay in this town or an adjacent area.


With just 16 rooms, the space is small, but it makes it easy to maintain a high quality of living. All rooms have cable television and air conditioning, and vary between twin, double, queen, and king-sized beds. You can also request a room with a miniature refrigerator.

Waterloo has a grand total of 16 units, which makes it quite a small option. Visitors who are trying to avoid big, commercial resorts will appreciate the intimate atmosphere at this small property. This guest house has received a rating of 3 stars, for its amenities, quality, and service.

An overview of the in-room amenities available at Waterloo Guest House include:

  • Shower
  • Television
  • Desk in Room
  • Toilet
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Private Bath
  • Temperature Control
  • Double Bed
  • Terrace
  • Single Bed
  • Refrigerator

Call ahead for more info regarding their amenities, if it's particularly important to you.

Activities and Amenities

Besides these room amenities, this guest house also offers a couple of other amenities.

  • Outdoor Parking
  • Hiking/Nature Walk

If you want to be certain the hotel has exactly what you expect, it's best to check with the front desk since the specifics tend to change. Visit this page to read our in-depth article about the types of recreational opportunities that Waterloo Guest House offers.


Outside of the on-site dining options, vacationers looking for more culinary variety should also give thought to some of the area's other local dining establishments. Vacationers who stay at Waterloo Guest House will find a small handful of restaurants within traveling distance. It's worth it to learn which choices are available nearby, despite the fact that Waterloo offers some some tasty choices of its own. Click here for a more detailed discussion about food in this area.

Guest Services

Another plus is this property has a couple of business amenities, perfect for people who are visiting on account of business in addition to the beautiful area.

  • Desk in Room


There are a fair number of interesting sites and attractions near Waterloo. One of the attractions include Appleton Estate Rum Distillery, a distillery. If you and your family are like many travelers who visit Jamaica, your vacation wouldn't be complete without a few hours at the beach. One of the nearest beaches is Hunt Bay, which is to be one of of the easiest beaches to access from the guest house.

The guest house is located near Black River, a particularly enjoyable area for travelers to visit.

For our comprehensive article on what's in the area of Waterloo Guest House, click here.

Contact Info

Location: 44 High Street, Black River, Jamaica

Phone: (876) 965-2278

Website: http://www.waterlooguesthouse.com


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