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 option for night owls looking to go out at night, since there is a fairly wide variety of late-night venues close-by. No Limit Bar is one such entertainment possibility, but the area as a whole is known for having a good selection of shows, lounges, and late-night eateries.

Situated in the vicinity of Negril, Rockhouse Hotel is a great choice for vacationers who are interested in staying 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.

With 64 rooms, Rockhouse is a moderate-sized property. Their balance between the space and convenience of a larger place to stay will suit a variety of vacation styles. With respect to overall quality, we've given this hotel a three and a half star rating.

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

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

Contact the hotel if your party will require all types of amenities, if it's a high priority for you.

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.

The following list shows other amenities on this property:

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

If you want to guarantee that a certain favorite amenity will be available, it's best to check with the front desk just in case some of the amenities vary. To view our complete description about the types of recreational opportunities offered at Rockhouse Hotel, click here.

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.

In addition to what's available on-location, vacationers looking to find more culinary variety may also be interested in the region's other local mealtime selections. Guests looking for a bite to eat will find a small handful of restaurants in the vicinity. It's never a bad idea to learn which choices are available nearby, even though Rockhouse offers dining of its own, including Pool Grille & Bar. Click here for more info on the availability of food in this area.

Guest Services

Acquainting yourself with the guest services -- including the ones shown below -- are ready to help you maximize your enjoyment during your time in Jamaica.

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

Also provided are a nice set of business amenities, which makes Rockhouse a good home-base for travelers who will be bringing work along with them.

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

Nearby

You will notice lots of attractions located near Rockhouse. The nearest include Long Bay Beach Park, Barney's Hummingbird Garden, and Discovery Falls. If you're ready to relax, like most travelers who come to enjoy Jamaica's coast, your vacation would be incomplete without a trip to the beach. You'll find Negril North Beach located one and a quarter miles from the hotel.

The hotel is in the vicinity of Negril, a particularly enjoyable part of the island for sightseers to visit.

For 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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