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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Food & Drink

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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"One of a Kind Paradise"

Words cannot describe the peace, tranquility and ambiance that this small boutique style resort provides. Feels like a home away from home as the warm welcoming staff and management welcome you and indulge your highest expectations of a Caribbean vacation. The property is so beautiful and meticulously maintained and delivers an experience not dissimilar to the heady days of the 1950's as advertised. The beach is by far the best beach in the Caribbean as voted in several surveys. All rooms have beautiful spacious verandahs facing the turquoise Caribbean. The service is gracious, understated and surpasses any reasonable expectation of excellence. The food is better than any other hotel we have stayed at in the Caribbean and we have been to many. Definitely try some of their Jamaican specialties which are added to their extensive menu featuring varied and tasty international dishes. All in all we have decided to make this a repeat yearly indulgence that we will look forward to with relish.More

985Marilyn52, 155019

Peaceful paradise

We were welcomed home when we arrived and I would have moved in if I could. The setting is beautiful and the staff take great care to refresh everything each day. This is not a roudy, loud, party-central kind of place but is rather a refined, quiet place to relax and enjoy yourself. There was definitely a "British" feel with tea every day at 4pm and a bit of formality around dinner. On the other hand, we were able to have Red Stripes and dinner brought to the bar so that we could watch the Penguins win the Stanley Cup ("No problem, Mon!") There are no TV's in the rooms, but each room has a lovely furnished porch to watch the sea, and there are some pretty interesting attractions nearby such as the Blue Hole and Bob Marley's house. On the lawn, there is a small pool and croquet set-up with someone to explain the rules if you don't already know how to play. We will definitely go back again.More

Lisa S,


What an awesome place. My first time ever to Jamaica. The Jamaica Inn, is an experience that will last me a lifetime. I went swimming everyday, for 6 straight days. I haven't done that since i was a kid. My room, room number 5. Gave me a view. That is imprinted into my brain. I find myself daydreaming about the Jamaica Inn. Great food, served and cooked by great people. Beach staff was just incredible. They made sure my favorite spot on the beach was set everyday. House keeping kept my room clean. Towels were a plenty. Never had to ask for anything. The front desk helped plan trips when needed. Every aspect of the Jamaica Inn is awesome. Thanks Jamaica Inn for taking care of me!!!! Oh yeah, my facial at the spa was wonderful.More

Roy F,

A Special kind of Paradise!

Amazing staff, food, beach, rooms, spa and great company. From the minute we arrived I knew there was something special about this place. The staff were friendly and always smiling. Everything I tried on the menu was excellent. My room was comfortable with water and ice waiting by the bed. The air conditioning was fairly quiet and cooled the room nicely. Loved the Jamaican night sounds, crickets? tree frogs and doves in the morning. The beach is right there! One of the best beaches I have ever seen. Snorkelling, SUP, kayaks and little sail boats were all there to use too. The Caribbean sea is even better at sunrise for a memorable swim. Exercise room was air conditioned and well put together. I cannot wait to come back to enjoy this piece of paradise longer!More

William F, 181769

An "OK" Beach but nothing more!!

My wife and I went to the Jamaica Inn for a 5 night break at the end of April this year, thank goodness 5 nights is all it was.... If we could have got flights back in Virgin's Upper Class any sooner we would have done (and we did try). I was delighted to see the review below which described the food and service as 3 star.... Thank god, someone else with taste buds!! I would say this description is 100% accurate, the food is edible but shockingly poor quality for the money paid.... The food here was our biggest issue, not so much the service, as we understand the Jamaican attitude is a laid back one, something we're absolutely fine with. The fish dishes were always dry and tasted like cardboard. Whatever your choice of main course it will always be supplied with the same vegetable accompaniment, whatever is on-the-go for that evening - So regardless of whether you select meat or fish, you'll still end up with the same spoon full of vegetables on the side of your plate. One evening this format lead to my wife receiving shrimp and mashed potato, a new one on us!! The desserts we encountered were no better, although it did feel a little like a return to my childhood - During our stay at the Jamaica Inn we came across many well known desserts from the 80's..... If Chocolate Eclairs, Angel Delight, Black Forrest Gateaux and Pineapple Upside Down cake are your thing, then you've come to the right place!! They're all here!! I could go on for hours but I really can't be bothered..... In short, the room was tiny (and not particularly clean if you looked closely), it also has no windows, just wooden shutters, (meaning you hear voices and footsteps passing your window day and night). A small glass of Prosecco is about $15 inclusive (something to bear in mind), oh yeah, something they don't really tell you is that all prices (including room rates) are plus approx 25% (service and taxes), we also had overcharges on our bill for other peoples drinks equating to around $500 (these were removed from our bill). I honestly don't know where all these people who leave 5 star reviews for this place normally go for their holidays / vacations..... If you guys honestly think this place is great, you haven't lived!! If I had to sum up the Jamaica Inn, I'd say the food is poor, the place is overpriced and it has an OK beach.... but that's about it.More


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