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, as noted by Conde Nast Traveler in 2013 and US News in 2014, 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 should find exactly what they're looking for at Jamaica Inn, as they will enjoy quick access to an impressive range of recreational options. Whatever you're in the mood for, whether it's activities in the ocean or on land, you'll be able to find it all at this oceanfront destination. Younger guests and visitors traveling with youngsters should keep in mind that the hotel is open only to adults, and has a minimum age of 12. If you're trying to organize for some special occasion, or are traveling as a group, this helpful lodging might be just the place.

Set in the northeastern part of Ocho Rios, Jamaica Inn is a great choice for tourists who are thinking about staying in this part of the city or a nearby location.


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.

With its 52 rooms, Jamaica Inn is a mid-sized option. Their combination of the space of a big property means all kinds of visitors will feel welcome. In terms of quality, we've awarded this hotel a 4 star rating.

A listing of the in-room amenities awaiting visitors at Jamaica Inn include:

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

If you want to confirm exactly what comes with your room, you can contact the hotel by phone to verify it's available in the room you are reserving.

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.

Kids and even adults will enjoy the game room. Click here to learn more details.

To view this property's general amenities, take a look at the list below:

  • Live Entertainment
  • Yoga
  • Sailing
  • Kayaking
  • Exercise Gym
  • Courtyard
  • Gift Shop
  • Highspeed Internet
  • Wi Fi Internet Access
  • Snorkeling

If you're still not sure exactly what to expect, it's a good idea to call ahead of time since the specifics tend to change. To see more about the specific activities that Jamaica Inn has to offer, click here.


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, visitors looking for extra culinary diversity might also be interested in the region's other nearby restaurant selections. Vacationers who stay at Jamaica Inn will encounter a small handful of restaurants within reach. It's never a bad idea to learn about the nearby restaurants, though Jamaica Inn does have dining of its own, including Jamaica Inn Restaurant. To find out more about dining in this area, click here.

Guest Services

Familiarizing yourself with this property's guest services -- including the ones listed here -- can help ensure that you keep your entire time in Jamaica easy and enjoyable.

  • Maid Service
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Dry Cleaning/Laundry

This property also has a small set of business amenities, doubly great for professionals who must bring along business or attend meetings in this region.

  • Conference Facilities
  • Group Friendly


Guests will find many attractions within a short distance of Jamaica Inn. Some of the closest attractions include Cove Theatre, Milford Falls, and Shaw Park Garden Falls. Considering this hotel is directly on Shaw Park Beach, this property is an ideal setting for guests who plan to take advantage of the sun, sand, and surf during their stay. White River Bay, another nice place to relax, is located within walking distance of the hotel.

One closeby area of interest from the hotel is Ocho Rios. If you want to find even more attractions and fun, take a day to travel to a nearby town to see what else the country has to offer.

For the full discussion of 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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