Jamaica Inn

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Jamaica Inn

Travelers will find this breathtaking, timeless property to be an idyllic getaway for romance and privacy. One of Jamaica's most acclaimed resorts, this small hotel features more than 40 ocean-front rooms with spectacular views of the Caribbean and a relaxing atmosphere.

Those looking to keep active will have a blast at Jamaica Inn, as they will enjoy quick access to an excellent selection of outdoor opportunities. Whether you're searching for excitement on land or on the water, this beachfront location has got it all. Young vacationers and those visiting with young ones need to keep in mind that the hotel is an adults-only destination, and is exclusive to guests who are at least 12 years old. If you are hoping to plan a conference or if you're traveling with a group, this group-friendly lodging makes the process a bit less of a hassle.

Set in the northeastern part of Ocho Rios, Jamaica Inn offers a warm welcome to tourists who are thinking about staying in and around this part of the city.


Jamaica Inn features 47 spacious suites and five one and two-bedroom cottages.

Each suite comes complete with a private balcony or large verandah overlooking the distinctive blue Caribbean Sea. Balconies and verandahs come complete with a full-size sofa, wingchair, breakfast table, writing desk and coffee table – and many rooms feature Jamaican antique furniture and full-size dining tables for two. All suite bathrooms underwent extensive renovations recently and now feature expanded modern showers, custom tile work and bathroom vanity space.

The cottages are set on a bluff with stunning views of the Sea and are tastefully decorated in a blend of Jamaican and Indonesian styles. The Cottages are completely private, yet only a few steps away from the Inn and all of its amenities.

The cottages also feature private plunge pools and secluded outdoor showers.

The recently-launched Cottage 7 is a one-bedroom, 2,018 square foot, two-story cottage boasting breathtaking sea views, a 16-foot infinity-edge pool and a staircase that leads to a private cove in the warm blue waters of the Caribbean Sea.

Jamaica Inn is a moderate-sized property, with a total of 52 rooms. Because it provides a good blend of small-hotel service and large-resort convenience, a lot of vacationers will conclude that this property is well suited to their vacation agendas.

This hotel has earned a 4 star rating from Caribya! with respect to features, style, and ambience. You can learn more about our Caribya! star ratings, and why they are usually lower than ratings from Trip Advisor and other sites, by clicking here.

A check list of the in-room features and amenities available at Jamaica Inn include:

  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Room Service
  • Private Bath
  • Bathrobe
  • Air Conditioned
  • Shower
  • Terrace
  • Bath Tub
  • Sitting Area
  • Internet Access Port
  • Refrigerator
  • Balcony

Be sure to contact the property to confirm the option for specific amenities, if it's a high priority for you.

Activities and Amenities

Activities and Recreation at Jamaica Inn

It is actually the amenities that aren't offered that make this property different. At the Inn, there are no televisions, radios or clocks in-room. This helps guests truly unplug, relax and enjoy their vacation.

Guests can expect to experience reggae with their relaxation at Jamaica Inn with Inner Groove, a favorite local Jamaican reggae band, which plays nightly on property. Inner Groove has been playing music together for over 15 years and are said to be so good they inspire famous guests to get on stage and perform with them. Further to the performance, guests can also book the Nine Mile tour, where they trace reggae legend Bob Marley's steps through rural St. Ann, Jamaica, from birth to death.

Jamaica Inn specializes in organizing unforgettable weddings against a breathtaking backdrop that is as romantic as it is timeless. Whether it’s a barefoot wedding on the beach or a formal affair, Jamaica Inn offers a number of venues around the property to accommodate a variety of styles. The staff at Jamaica Inn assists with the wedding coordination so not a single detail is overlooked. Special packages are available that make planning a destination wedding as easy as possible so guests can enjoy their stay to the fullest.

Set on a bluff overlooking the sea, KiYara Spa is housed in a collection of rustic thatch-roofed huts surrounded by tropical gardens, allowing guests to enjoy a spa experience set to the sound of waves and soothed by constant sea breezes. KiYara’s philosophy is "In Balance, with Nature" and treatments are drawn from the plants of the island, which are sourced both from local organic farmers and wild-gathered, or from KiYara’s own herb garden. Treatments include a selection of facials, massages and body treatments, along with private yoga instruction.

Kids and even adults will enjoy the game room. Click here for more complete information.

To view general amenities on the property, check out the following list:

  • Live Entertainment
  • Complimentary Parking
  • Yoga
  • Sailing
  • Exercise Equipment
  • Multilingual
  • Kayaking
  • Courtyard
  • Gift Shop
  • Highspeed Internet
  • Wi Fi Internet Access
  • Snorkeling

If you're interested in something in particular, it's a good idea to double check with the property since the specifics tend to change. Visit this page to see our in-depth discussion about the kinds of recreation and activities that Jamaica Inn offers.


Dining at Jamaica Inn

Again and again the restaurant at Jamaica Inn has been touted as one of the best on the island, winning awards and high acclaim among gourmands everywhere. Executive Chef Maurice Henry creates a menu of light, flavorful cuisine with a Caribbean flair using fresh local ingredients, served at the Inn’s indoor and outdoor dining open-air room, the main bar, beach bar, pool and beach-side service, and lounge and in-suite dining. A room service menu is also available from 7:30am – 11:00pm.

Outside of the dining options on-location, those hoping for further culinary diversity might also look into the region's other local restaurants. Guests here will find a small handful of restaurants close-by. It might save you time to pick out a few restaurants in the area that are worth trying, even though Jamaica Inn offers dining of its own, including Jamaica Inn Restaurant. For more information about your dining options near this property, click here.

Guest Services

Jamaica Inn provides guest services, including those in the list below, helping you stay on track while enjoying your relaxing trip to Jamaica.

  • Concierge
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Complimentary Parking
  • Housekeeping
  • Dry Cleaning/Laundry

This property also has a couple of business amenities, which can be an asset to people who are traveling to this region on business.

  • Conference Facilities
  • Group Friendly


You will find many attractions located within a short distance of Jamaica Inn. Some of the closest attractions include Cove Theatre, Milford Falls, and Shaw Park Garden Falls. Since this hotel is directly on Shaw Park Beach, it's a perfect fit for guests who plan to take advantage of the sun, sand, and surf during their stay. Also, within walking distance of this location is White River Bay.

One of the nearest areas of interest from the hotel is Ocho Rios. If your itinerary allows, take a day trip to a nearby town or two to check out just what else Jamaica has to offer.

To see more about other destinations and attractions near Jamaica Inn, click here.

Contact Info

Location: 1 Old Road, Ocho Rios, Jamaica

General: (876) 974-2514

Toll free: (877) 470-6975

Website: http://www.jamaicainn.com/


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