Rockhouse Hotel


Rockhouse Hotel
 

Found on the cliffs of Pristine Cove on the western most point of Jamaica, the Rockhouse Hotel is a luxurious boutique hotel. The resort is set on eight acres of lush, tropical gardens and boasts a cliff-top horizon pool and an award-winning restaurant. Thatched roof villas offer visitors private decks with breathtaking views and the property utilizes ladders and stairs carved into the rock to help traverse the cliff side grounds. Yoga classes are also offered daily and spa treatments are available in the cliff side Massage Cabana, in the Caribbean Drench hut, in the garden spa, or can be arranged in the privacy of the guest rooms.

Rockhouse is a member of Design Hotels, the international lifestyle brand that is synonymous with distinctive architecture and design, complemented by exceptional service. Listed in the New York Times Best Seller "1000 Places to See Before You Die," Rockhouse has been winning awards and receiving nods for its swank design and stellar services including: Best Boutique Hotel in the Caribbean, "Top 20 Caribbean Resorts" and "Best Caribbean Hotels" by Travel + Leisure, and "Best in the World" list by Conde Nast Traveler.

Rockhouse is a good choice for night owls hoping to go out after dinner, as there is a pretty good variety of late-night spots close-by. No Limit Bar is one such entertainment possibility, though the area as a whole is known for having a good selection of shows, lounges, and late-night eateries.

Set in the vicinity of Negril, Rockhouse Hotel is a great choice for customers who are thinking about basing their vacation in this part of Jamaica. If you're wondering, the center of Negril is a mile and a half (two and a half kilometers) to the east-northeast.

Accommodations

Room furnishings are from a new furniture line specifically designed for Rockhouse, built from dressed and polished local timbers. Room amenities include: a room safe, a mini bar, telephones with overseas direct dialing, overhead or oscillating stand fans. Solar hot water is heated throughout the property, with local hot water tank backup for those very rare cloudy days, or unusually high consumption and back-up generators ensure uninterrupted power.

Premium Villas

Rockhouse's Premium Villa rooms are new cliff-top, thatched-roof individual cottages situated directly over the water offering perfect views of the Jamaican sunset and sweeping vistas of Pristine Cove. Each cottage is air-conditioned with a spacious, wraparound terrace. Guests will find CD players and private, outdoor showers open to the skies, in addition to the standard room features. All cottages have four post queen-size beds with mosquito netting and accommodate two people, and guests can request a twin bed or bunk beds to accommodate families.

Villas

Cliff-top, thatched-roof individual cottages situated directly over the water offering perfect views of the Jamaican sunset and sweeping vitas of Pristine Cove. Each cottage is air-conditioned with a spacious, wraparound terrace. Guests will find CD players and private, outdoor showers open to the skies, in addition to the standard room features. All cottages have four post queen-size beds with mosquito netting and accommodate two people, and guests can request a twin bed or bunk beds to accommodate families. Four of the villas feature lofts with a double bed and twin bed.

Studio

The Rockhouse's studio rooms are traditional hotel rooms, each with its own balcony with water views and a private, outdoor showers. As with all the guest rooms at Rockhouse they are air conditioned. All Studio rooms are double rooms with queen-size beds, accommodating two people. Guests can request a twin bed or bunk beds to accommodate families.

Standard

The air-conditioned standard rooms are are traditional hotel rooms with garden views. All standard rooms are double rooms with a queen-size bed, accommodating two people. Guests can request a twin bed or bunk beds to accommodate families.

Rockhouse is a moderate-sized option, with a sum of 64 rooms. Because it provides a nice combination of a small hotel's comforting features and a large location's conveniences, a lot of vacationers will conclude that this property is well suited to their vacation plans. This hotel has received a three and a half star rating, considering its service, amenities, and overall quality.

A list of the in-room amenities that you'll find at Rockhouse Hotel include:

  • Private Bath
  • Room Service
  • Desk in Room
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioned
  • Shower
  • Terrace
  • Hairdryer
  • Mini Bar

If you want to make sure your room will have all the necessities, contact the front desk to verify availability.

Activities and Amenities

Rockhouse is not shy about pampering its guests. The brand new Rockhouse Spa Pavilion is a temple-like structure nestled in lush gardens. The cliff-edge treatment cabanas allow nature to set the tone of the spa treatments. The philosophy is a Jamaican approach to simple, holistic well-being.

For general amenities at the location, check out the list below:

  • Complimentary Parking
  • Yoga
  • Hiking/Nature Walk
  • Parasailing
  • Water Skiing
  • Movies
  • Gift Shop
  • Personal Watercraft
  • Scuba Diving
  • Boutiques
  • Snorkeling

However, because these details are always in flux, it's always best to call with questions to be sure everything you're expecting is available. Visit this page to see our complete article about the types of activities available at Rockhouse Hotel.

Food

Guests may choose to dine at the on-site restaurant, or make it a night out on the town.

Rockhouse Restaurant

The Rockhouse Restaurant, considered Negril's finest dining spot, is usually busy with a mix of locals and guests. The restaurant features an airy thatched-roof bar and a balcony suspended over Pristine Cove. Its new Jamaican cuisine is a lighter, more modern interpretation of classic Jamaican fare. To give guests the full epicurean experience a la Jamaica, the substantial menu is supplemented by rotating specials. An international wine list and tropical cocktails complement meals at the Rockhouse Restaurant. Don't forget Jamaica's famous Blue Mountain coffee for dessert!

Pushcart

Pushcart, with its open kitchen design and extensive rum bar, provides a relaxed and entertaining dining experience. Pushcart gets its cuisine inspiration from Caribbean street vendors, serving peppered shrimp and homemade jerk sausage. The menu also includes traditional Jamaican favorites like curried goat, oxtail, and an delicious array of local desserts. It is located right next door to the hotel at Pirates Cave, which has a rich cinematic history after being featured in "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea" (1950) and Steve McQueen's "Papillon" (1970).

Pushcart guests also enjoy an open kitchen design and an amazing rum bar with nightly live entertainment and the requisite Caribbean sunset views.

Pool Grill

Just a short walk through lush gardens will take you to Rockhouse's Pool Bar & Grill. The creative architecture allows the entrance to blend in with the natural rock face Guests can sample tasty meals off of the Pool Grill Menu while lounging poolside. Open for lunch from noon to 4pm daily and for drinks from 11am to sunset, the menu includes jerk chicken, a grilled snapper sandwich, and the Rockhouse burger with the Pool Grill's signature Jerk Mayonnaise.

Outside of the on-site dining, travelers looking for extra culinary diversity might also look into the region's other nearby mealtime selections. Travelers looking for somewhere to eat will encounter a few solid places to eat within traveling distance. It might save you time to find out which nearby restaurants are worth visiting, even though Rockhouse offers dining of its own, including Pool Grille & Bar. To find out more about dining in this area, click here.

Guest Services

Rockhouse Hotel provides guest services, including the ones listed below, helping you stay on track while enjoying your relaxing trip to Jamaica.

  • Complimentary Parking
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Tour Desk
  • Concierge
  • Laundry/Valet
  • Dry Cleaning/Laundry

This diverse lodging option also has a helpful set of business amenities, great for those who are traveling to this area for business reasons.

  • Conference Facilities
  • Meeting rooms
  • Desk in Room
  • Video Check Out

Nearby

You will find many attractions in the vicinity of Rockhouse. Some of these attractions include Long Bay Beach Park and Barney's Hummingbird Garden. If you plan to work on your tan, like most travelers who come to enjoy Jamaica's coast, you've no doubt made time for plenty of time at the beach. Negril North Beach, one of the nearest, is only a short distance off from the hotel.

One of the nearest areas of interest from the hotel is Negril. To maximize what you see and learn during your trip, take a day trip to a couple nearby towns and see what they're all about.

To see more about what's in the area of the property, click here.

Contact Info

Location: West End Road, the vicinity of Negril, Jamaica

General: (876) 957-4373

Secondary Phone: (876) 957-0557

Website: http://www.rockhousehotel.com/

 

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