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 hoping to stay active won't leave disappointed with Jamaica Inn, which offers easy access to an ever-expanding array of outdoor opportunities. Whatever you're searching for, whether it's excitement on land or in the ocean, you should find what you're looking at this coastal destination. Young guests and those visiting with young ones would do well to keep in mind that the hotel is an adults-only destination, where visitors must be at least 12 years old. If you are trying to plan a conference or if you're traveling as part of a group, this helpful accommodation makes the process a bit less worrisome.

Set in the northeastern portion of Ocho Rios, Jamaica Inn happily welcomes customers who are thinking about staying in this part of the city or an adjacent neighborhood.


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, with a sum of 52 rooms. Their balance between the space and convenience of a larger place to stay means visitors can enjoy the best of both worlds. In terms of quality, we've rated this hotel a 4 star rating.

Below, you'll find the in-room amenities provided by Jamaica Inn.

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

Contact the hotel to ensure the availability of certain amenities, if it's particularly important to 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 details.

For this lodging's general amenities, check out the following list:

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

Just in case, it's suggested that you call the front desk if you're interested in something in particular. Visit this page to read our in-depth article about the kinds of activities available 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.

Besides the on-location dining, vacationers looking for more culinary diversity should also check out some of the area's other local restaurant choices. Travelers looking for somewhere to eat will discover a limited but good selection of restaurants beyond the property. It's a good idea to check out the nearby restaurant options, though Jamaica Inn provides on-site dining, including Jamaica Inn Restaurant. To find out more about dining in this area, click here.

Guest Services

Jamaica Inn offers guest services, including the ones in the following list, so you won't be entirely on your own during your trip to this region.

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

This property also has a few business amenities, great for those who might be conducting business during their stays.

  • Conference Facilities
  • Group Friendly


There are many interesting sites and attractions located within a short distance of Jamaica Inn. Some nearby places of interest are Cove Theatre, Milford Falls, and Shaw Park Garden Falls. Since this hotel is located right on Shaw Park Beach, it is a perfect fit for travelers who look forward to frequent trips to the water. You can also soak up some sun at nearby White River Bay, which you can easily walk to from this location.

Among the closest notable areas to the hotel is Ocho Rios. To maximize what you see and learn during your trip, have yourself a side trip to a noteable nearby town and see what they're all about.

For our in-depth discussion on 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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