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Round Hill Hotel and Villas in Montego Bay, Jamaica

Originally opened in 1953 on the sugar-white sands of Montego Bay, Round Hill Hotel and Villas has become a modern day icon of style and taste in Jamaica. Brimming with simple, understated elegance, the property exudes a timeless glamour that has attracted prominent socialites, dignitaries, and artists to its beach club, accommodations, and retro-chic spaces. Among its celebrated guests is internationally acclaimed designer Ralph Lauren, who has lent his classical style to the entire property, including his signature 36-room remarkable villa, The Pineapple House. Whether your stay is in a sun-kissed guest suite or a complete villa, amenities are top notch, including private verandas, expansive floor plans, iPhone docks, and wireless Internet access. Plus, with a world-class oceanfront spa ready to transport you to a sublime sanctuary, this resort is not short on anything when it comes to the pampered lifestyle. From the abundance of genuinely warm hospitality that Jamaica is famous for, to the luxurious surroundings at every turn, expect a supremely fantastic retreat at Round Hill Hotel and Villas, one of the most beautiful places on earth.

Spend your time relaxing by the hotel's double infinity pool or lounging on the pristine beach. A bevy of water sports are readily available for the doing, including snorkeling, kayaking, pedal boating, windsurfing, and glass bottom boat tours. Opt for something more adventurous and try your hand at waterskiing, sailing, speedboating, or sport fishing, too. The resort is also a PADI-recognized operation for scuba diving, should you prefer to do your exploring below the surface. Recently voted as having among the best cocktail in the Caribbean, Round Hill's signature rum punch is a perfect complement to any sunny afternoon, and the new farm-to-table restaurant takes dining to a whole new level, as you delight in ultra fresh fare. Eat al fresco, savoring plates that blend healthy living with locally sourced and sustainably produced ingredients, starring seafood from the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico, the resort's organic garden, and an open exhibition kitchen. In every respect, Caribbean elegance and timeless luxury makes Round Hill Hotel and Villas a classic that will call you back again and again.

Location of Round Hill Hotel and Villas

Round Hill Hotel and Villas
John Pringle Drive P.O. Box 64
Montego Bay, Jamaica

Nearest Airport: MBJ

Amenities for Round Hill Hotel and Villas

  • General Information
  • 110 Guest Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Dining
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar & Lounge
  • Afternoon Tea
  • On-Site Amenities
  • Beauty Salon
  • Concierge
  • Spa on Property
  • Laundry Service
  • Library
  • Gift Shop
  • Fitness Center
  • Private Beach
  • WiFi
  • Live Entertainment
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Tennis Courts
  • Outdoor Whirlpool
  • Jogging Path
  • In-Room Amenities
  • Private Patios or Balconies
  • Air Conditioning
  • Direct Dial Telephones
  • In-Room Safes
  • iPod Docks
  • Coffee & Tea Facilities
  • Pillow Menu
  • Radio & CD Players
  • Rain Showers
  • Activities
  • Deep Sea Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Windsurfing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Sunset Cruises
  • Nature Walks
  • Basketball
  • Yachting
  • Business
  • Business Center/Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Family
  • Cribs
  • Babysitting
  • Kids Club
  • Highchairs
  • Children's Menus
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
  • Golf
  • Interests
  • Beach
  • Family
  • Honeymoons & Romance
  • Spa & Wellness

Reviews for Round Hill Hotel and Villas

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TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 11 hours ago

I saw so many good reviews on this hotel, that I booked this hotel with high hopes. It was a disappointment in almost every way. The room -- while others seem to have rooms with 4 poster beds and updated furniture, we had very sparse old rattan furniture, no dresser or drawers, and a dark, noisy space. The air conditioning was a room version (mounted near the ceiling) and it never got the entire room cool. Since the bathroom had no AC, it depended on the room, it was never a comfortable temperature. And speaking of bathroom, the towel rack threatened to fall (loose mountings) and it really needed to be painted from where prior guests may have been ill (stained paint near toilet). ewwww.. bottom line - the room was dreadful. We did have a nice outside area (this was a villa with semi private pool), but the room was so bad nothing could make up for it. The resort itself is very lush and pretty. If you love tree frogs this is the place for you. They make their noise from dusk to dawn... continually. I found it quite annoying after an hour... The food -- was again a disappointment. We read nice reviews and had mixed results. The fish dishes were always overcooked -- the scallops were tough and the grouper was dry. Really just overcooked. The lunch jerk tacos and jerk wraps were very good. But the burger was clearly a frozen patty and just tasted like cardboard. So a mixed result on dining. The staff were generally outstanding. The food servers and bar service was friendly and pleasant and helpful. The housekeeping staff were outstanding -- friendly and efficient. Same with bell staff. Front desk could be described as aloof. Not bad, but not friendly. There is nothing to do.. really nothing. Some people are ok with that. The beach is small. The snorkeling is a small area off the pier and not great visibility or fish. That's it. And going into town was unpleasant (if you need armed guards with automatic weapons to check the cars into town, perhaps this is not the place for us). It didn't feel safe. The resort did, but not off the resort. And again, nothing to do on the resort... The cost -- this is what really bothered me -- our room with tax was $690 per night. I am fine with that if it's a nice room, but as noted before it was dreadful. And then the meal plan seemed like a good idea to be simple at $199 per person per day. But the fine print adds 25% on that. So at $1187 per day for two people this was a really awful deal. Bottom line - Stay anywhere else.

dottie dog - Dallas TX


TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I had a wonderful time at Round Hill and look forward to going back and want to make Round Hill our Honeymoon get away every year. The restaurant staff and food was great......The polite staff and cleanliness of Round Hill is just awesome...........

Tyrone L


TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 2 days ago

Round Hill Hotel and Villas can be highly recommanded! Friendly and well trained staff on all levels, beautiful gardens all around (even an organic garden can be visited!), a cosy private beach with an infinity pool, a modern gym, free afternoon tea - I enjoyed my recent stay very much! Eggimann

weggimann - Thalwil, Switzerland


TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 4 days ago

I would have never guessed that our trip in Jamaica would be that exceptionnal. You will fall in love with Round hill, its staff and its cottages where you will live a unique and premium experience. You are welcome as a prince and served as royals. It is just the best of the Caribbean in the most exclusive (but affordable) resort.

Linda T - Montreal, Quebec


TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 4 days ago

We just returned from our third vacation at Round Hill, an it remains our “go to” Caribbean resort. As always, it starts with the first class way that every member of the staff treated us. They strive to make every guest feel like a VIP. Our room in the Pineapple House was impeccable, as always, with the usual breathtaking view of the beach and ocean. All of the services were top notch, from concierge to spa to the beach and pool to the bar, room service and wait staff. We can’t wait to return to this wonderful place.

John R


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