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Beautiful and exclusive resort area near Discovery Bay, where Columbus is said to have first landed on the island.
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  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just came back from Jewel Paradise Cove Resort and Spa and I am very impressed with one of the lifeguards there. Nathan was a very friendly and entertaining lifeguard. Guests knew him by name as he makes everyone feel welcome. He does an amazing...More

Thank TanyaChan
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

We stayed as a family of 3 (my husband and I and our 17-year old son) earlier in March of this year. The weather was beautiful. We had rain one evening and then 1 cloudy day. Besides that it was sunny and hot. The beach...More

1  Thank UKMay05
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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

I was expecting more as it was a Hilton chain. Not much for a beach and is really not close to anything however they do provide transportation to shopping, Golf and activities. I was surprised not to be upgraded (I’m a Hilton Diamond), they said...More

Thank Todd H
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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the bahia Principe luxury and had a great holiday. Nothing happening in the resort though. Very quiet and more of a place to drive through than go to

2  Thank simon m
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Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Everything is great but the rain the nicest people great food beautiful hotel looking for Jamaican food Beautiful island will go again

Thank sammarisa7
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Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Let me start by saying Jamaica is my happy place on earth and really is home from home for me. I'm a seasoned traveller and with the emergence of Airbnb/Flipkey and other similar options I have enjoyed staying in a local community, going to the...More

3  Thank ExpertJules
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Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

I'm very first trip to Jamaica landed me in Runaway Bay. I met my future husband there but I also made a lot of wonderful friends. The people in the area are not pushy their kind this is not a place you go for excitement....More

2  Thank Nomi M
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Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Spent two weeks at this hotel. Everything was ok except for the issue with towels , both in our suite and pool. They never seemed to get it right. We would either be missing bath towels or face towels every single day. Dry clean towels...More

1  Thank Patricia J
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Reviewed 25 November 2015

The locals call it Flavors Beach due to the restaurant called Flavors out front of this public beach. This beach has great sand and space unless its a Sunday when a lot of locals are out hanging around for the day. You will get a...More

Thank deans44
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Reviewed 17 November 2015

Runaway Bay is very nice with very helpful staff. Room was clean and it was nice sitting on the balcony overlooking the ocean. Beach is small and not a lot of chairs or cabanas. Pools were clean and well kept. Food was good and plenty...More

Thank bkstlong
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sunkissedjan_13
29 May 2017|
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Response from ExpertJules | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you may get some rain, as you can anytime of year in Jamaica - it's rains and the suns come out and everything is dry very quickly. Official Hurricane season is June to the end of November, however they are infrequent... More
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PKC01
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Response from Nomi M | Reviewed this property |
I didn't notice a difference in pricing whether I booked prior or day of.
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GMJOHN
5 March 2016|
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Response from Ms.L | Reviewed this property |
Montego Bay..approximately 1 1/2 hr ride
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