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.

Guests looking to stay active will never run out of things to do at Jamaica Inn, as they will enjoy convenient access to a wide variety of outdoor activities. No matter what you're searching for, whether it's excitement on the water or on land, you'll be able to find it all at this oceanfront destination. Young vacationers and those with children would do well to note that the hotel is an adults-only destination, where a minimum age of 12 is observed. If you're hoping to plan a conference or are traveling with a group, this hospitable property can make organizing a bit less of a hassle.

Set in the northeastern part of Ocho Rios, Jamaica Inn is a great choice for vacationers who want to stay in this part of the city or another nearby area.


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 moderately-sized property, utilizing a total of 52 rooms. Their combination of the space of a big property will make it the perfect fit for many visitors. In terms of quality, we've awarded this hotel a 4 star rating.

A list of the in-room features and amenities offered by Jamaica Inn is provided below.

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

If a particular amenity is important to you, mention this when you contact the front desk or reservation service.

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 to read more.

The following list shows some other amenities at this property:

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

Since the specifics tend to change, it's always best to call with questions to be sure everything you're expecting is available. Visit this page to navigate to our in-depth article about the recreation and activities offered at Jamaica Inn.


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.

In addition to on-location dining, visitors looking for extra culinary variety might also want to think about some of the area's other nearby restaurant choices. Travelers looking for somewhere to eat will encounter a limited but good selection of restaurants within traveling distance. It may be helpful to decide which nearby choices your family will enjoy, even though Jamaica Inn does have dining of its own, including Jamaica Inn Restaurant. Click here for more information on this area's dining choices.

Guest Services

Jamaica Inn provides guest services, including those that are listed below, meaning you can check off a few details and enjoy your stress free stay in Jamaica.

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

There's also some business amenities, which could be ideal for any visit, whether it's for business or pleasure.

  • Conference Facilities
  • Group Friendly


You will notice numerous attractions situated near Jamaica Inn. Some of these attractions include Cove Theatre, Milford Falls, and Shaw Park Garden Falls. Since this hotel is located on Shaw Park Beach, this property is the perfect spot for anyone who wants to experience the area's beautiful coastal region. White River Bay is another beach in the area, just a short walk from this property.

One of the nearest notable areas to the hotel is Ocho Rios. For even more adventure, have yourself a side trip to a nearby town and see what they're all about.

For more info on what you'll find near the property, 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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