Jamaica Inn  

This famous hotel offers old-fashioned elegance on one of Jamaica’s best beaches. No wonder Marilyn Monroe loved it.

This is one of Jamaica’s top hotels – Marilyn Monroe and Arthur Miller honeymooned here, Churchill visited, and Ian Fleming sipped martinis at the bar. It’s won awards from Condé Nast Traveller, too.

It’s an intimate affair, with around 50 rooms. Along the front of the hotel is a private beach. And even though the hotel is in a secluded spot, you’re just a 10-minute drive to Ocho Rios.

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  • 48Rooms

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Bed and Breakfast

Buffet breakfast.

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Outdoor pool

The peaceful atmosphere by the outdoor pool with sunbeds dotted around the terrace overlooks the sea and gardens.


Whether it's a special occasion or you'd just like to treat yourself. The spa offers a full range of treatments. A massage can be enjoyed outdoors on the wooden decking, where you will be able to feel a light breeze and hear the sounds of the sea.

Jamaican restaurant

The open-air Jamaican restaurant comes with costal views and fresh cuisine to enjoy.

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superior double room with sea view and large balcony

These superior double rooms have a bright and airy feel throughout. Outside you’ll have a large balcony and sea views. There’s also air-conditioning and a king-size bed.

deluxe double room with sea view and terrace

These deluxe double rooms come with a light and bright feel. There’s air-conditioning and a king-size bed. Plus outside you’ll find a terrace overlooking the sea.

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What a wonderful place!

My fiancé and I visited Jamaica for the first time, and we stayed in the Jamaica Inn, which I actually learned about from TripAdvisor. I can't say enough great things about this exceptional hotel; I have stayed at many fancy Relais & Châteaux hotels and the Jamaica Inn is their equal in service. We opted for a Deluxe Verandah room, which turned out to be a great choice. Our patio was near the croquet lawn and just a few steps from the beach. The only thing I would do differently if I stay there again is to go for the all-inclusive package; we ended up spending a bit more a la carte (and we ate dinner off property on 3 of our 7 nights there). I find some of the criticisms of the food to be a bit surprising; it's certainly not avante garde, but it's quite good; certainly better than any other place in Ocho Rios. More

Ariel B, 41852

Heavenly and Luxurious Anniversary Celebration

We recently returned from a 7 night stay at the Jamaica Inn. This trip was to celebrate our 15th anniversary. It was our 2nd visit as we also honeymooned at the resort. From the moment we stepped out of the car and viewed the crystal blue waters and tropical landscaped lawn, we truly knew we had been "welcomed home"! We had high expectations for this vacation as our honeymoon trip made quite the impression on us and the Jamaica Inn did not disappoint! The service we phenomenal, every person went out of their way to make sure we were taken care of and pampered. From the beach bar, to the dining room, to housekeeping, and reception, every employee of the inn was a pleasure to be around. Georgia, Sherlene, Francois, Reupert, and Patrice were just a few of the friendly faces we encountered everyday. If the service wasn't enough, the beautiful grounds and beach top off all expectations of a great vacation. The Inn is located on a private, coved beach so you have no distractions from the large resorts nearby. The water is glistening, clear, and blue and the sand is maintained daily to keep everything looking pristine. The décor of the Inn is simple, understated, and elegant. All of the rooms at the Inn have a view of the Caribbean which is very nice. Our room was located very close to the beach. We actually made a room request and were granted our choice! Of course the food at every meal was wonderful. We booked the all-inclusive meal plan and enjoyed breakfast every morning served on our veranda, lunch at the beach bar, and dinner under the stars with a local band to entertain us. One of the most memorable parts of our trip was getting to see a Sea Turtle Release. For a very minimal cost, we were able to visit a nearby beach where we were educated on the local endangered turtles. Then we watched as they were dug out of their nest. We were able to participate by washing them off, counting them, and then releasing them into the ocean. It was one of the most amazing things I have experienced. The Inn has hatchings all throughout the summer so make sure to inquire about this. Our anniversary was everything we could have ever hoped for. The Inn has hardly changed and we were so glad to see that. We know that when we return for our third trip that we can expect the same, great getaway. Thank you Jamaica Inn for staying true to who you are! We will be back "home" soon!More

reynm7v0, 54414

Beautiful and relaxed luxury!

I visited Jamaica Inn back in June this year and arranged it through British Airways Holidays. It is a beautiful hotel, the rooms are lovely, there's something very relaxed about the hotel and not at all pretentious which is really rare for a five star hotel! The staff are so friendly and I cannot say a bad word about the hotel! Whilst you're there, you have to try the Jamaican Nachos and a beef patty!More

Rikki P,

Modern Colonial Luxury...with a great beach

I am a repeat visitor to Jamaica Inn (been going for over a decade) I love it with the Wedgwood blue color, croquet lawn and the beach that is the center piece of the property it is stunning. Plus they have the most amazing breakfast served on your own private balcony...life doesn't get much better than this. And the service is always the best, they never disappoint you. In a world where standards and quality vary, this is my constant. Great service, great guava jam, great breakfast, great beach...I don't miss the tv...life is good at Jamaica Inn.More

xesus j, 147310

Best vacation ever

We just returned from spending an entire week at Jamaica Inn. The moment we arrived were treated by friendly greetings, cold towels, complimentary drinks and a view to die for. Jamaica Inn is a small out of the way resort that caters to mostly couples although you can bring older kids. We got a quick tour from Kingsley and then off to our cottage. Everywhere you look are beautiful, immaculately manicured gardens and grounds thanks to Henry and his crew. The cottage 5 itself was amazing, right on the blue waters of ocean. You can see the ocean directly as you walk in from the French doors of both the living area and the bedroom. Our cottage 5 had two bedrooms with two bathrooms which gave our daughter completely separate space. There is a heated dip pool, veranda area with outdoor furniture (with complimentary bottle of wine), a small garden and even an area allow you to privately enter the ocean for a swim. There is a fully stocked kitchen with a stove, full fridge, microwave and other items you might need. I was not planning on cooking but at least you can keep and reheat food. The bathrooms are spacious and there are walk in closets with room safes. The beds are comfortable and afford a great night's sleep while listening to the ocean. They have great housekeeping and turn down service daily so thanks to the housekeeping crew. My only complaint is the plumbing needs fixing in the master bath. The beach although small is well taken care of. The sand is raked every morning, there are cabanas with lounge chairs and they set you up with chair covers and towels regularly. They will provide you with complimentary drinks daily, or you can order drinks or food from the all day menu right there on the beach. We got great service from Damar, Georgia and Carter. The beach workers and life guards are also very helpful. There is one restaurant but it provides outstanding dining for breakfast and dinner. The breakfast had great options we enjoyed. They make a fresh bread basket for you every morning. Fresh squeezed orange juice, great coffee and every dish was delicious. You have to try to local favorites which my wife enjoyed. She is from Jamaica and they went as far as to go out and get some items she requested, thanks Robert. The service is outstanding and over the top. I have to give great credit to the breakfast team and I have no complaints. There is an all day menu that you can order from at anytime. The "American" dishes are kind of hit or miss but I would recommend getting the local dishes which are great. Tea is served everyday and you can get sandwiches and great tea thanks to Jason. For dinner there are hors d'oeuvres served right before the restaurant opens. The restaurant is very intimate and romantic; candlelight overlooking the sunset with live music. it is formal in that you need to dress accordingly but it is worth it. Everything is over the top with service and elegance that alone makes you feel like you are at any top restaurant. The menu changes daily but there a really are no dishes you won't like. You have to respect that you are in Jamaica so you need to order the fish. I hate when people complain about going to Jamaica and ordering a pizza or beef when you know you should order the fish. My compliments to Chef and his entire crew right down to the servers. The service is outstanding and makes the dining experience special. We had a couples sunset spa massage once again with great friendly service. My daughter got her nails done while my wife and I enjoyed the best massage we have ever had overlooking the ocean. it was difficult to get up when we where finished. The Jamaica Inn is a wonderful place to stay and we had a great week relaxing. The service and friendly people make this place a step above. I would also get a hello or good morning with a smile. Please note that Jamaica Inn is definitely not cheap. But if you are looking for an upscale quiet retreat without all of the noise and partying this is the place. Suggestion: Tuesday is rib day at Scotches and OMG they are so good. Get the ribs and pork skip the chicken. Have Marvin take you out snorkeling. Take the trip with Chef Henry. Let Sharlene show you round. Dale is the best with booking. More


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