Devon House

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Devon House is a unique landmark. On an island filled with historic plantation houses once owned by white slave owners, Devon house was built by Jamaica's first black millionaire, George Stielbel.

What to Expect

Inside Devon House is a collection of Jamaican, English, and French antiques that date back to the 19th century. A tour of this property takes guests through a huge number of rooms including Palm Hall, the dining room which has a 19th century grandfather clock, a drawing room, a game room that still houses popular games from the 1800s, a sewing room, the grand ballroom with its original chandelier, the master bedroom, a young girls room, and more.

Devon House is an example of Jamaican-Georgian architecture, which features an elegant, sweeping staircase, jalousied panels, and symmetrical lines.

Staying Close

You may enjoy staying in Kingston if you plan on visiting Devon House, since those visiting this part of Jamaica will be pleased to have easy site access for the duration of their trip. There are a decent collection of hotels in the locale within range of Devon House.

Hotels near Devon House
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Terra Nova All Suite Hotel Hotel 0.3 mi. (1.1 km) NNW
Holborn Manor Guest House Hotel 0.4 mi. (0.7 km) S
Mayfair Hotel Hotel 0.5 mi. (1.6 km) N
Indies Hotel Hotel 0.5 mi. (0.8 km) S
Shirley Retreat Hotel Hotel 0.5 mi. (1.7 km) E
Four Seasons Hotel Hotel 0.5 mi. (0.4 km) SSW
Knutsford Court Hotel Hotel 0.6 mi. (0.6 km) S

Location and What's Nearby

Not far away you'll find Constant Spring Golf Club, a convenient place to hit a few holes of golf in the area.

Information

Operating Hours

The schedule of operation for Devon House isn't readily available, meaning your group's smartest option is phoning early to confirm the site is going to be open to guests during the time you and your companions aim to make an appearance.

Payment

Arrive at this site prepared to hand over the cost of admission, which your group can learn by phoning ahead.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (876) 929-6602 Or (876) 926-0815

Location: 26 Hope Road, Kingston, Jamaica

Website: http://www.devonhousejamaica.com

Email: devonhouse@cwjamaica.com

 

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