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City View Hotel

Mannings Hill Road | Smokey Vale, Kingston, Kingston 000, Jamaica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We recently stayed for two nights while exploring Kingston on the back end of our vacation. The view is a jaw-dropper, a fully commanding perch above the din and hustle of Kingston. The rooms feature high ceilings, hand-carved furniture, large, beautiful balconies to sip coffee in the morning and lots of space throughout. It is remarkably cooler than the city... More 

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Queens Village, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I stayed 2 nights at the Cityview Hotel. While the view is amazing and pretty awesome, You don't sleep outside you sleep in the rooms. I stayed in he Kings room with the nice view, The room is in need of some serious makeover. I have stayed at nice hotels before and send a friend to look at this hotel... More 

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Oswald A S, Public Relations Manager at City View Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Netrous: Thank you for choosing City View. We apologize for any discomfort you may have experienced during your stay with us, as City View aims to provide a rustic and eco-friendly experience for all our guests. We have noted all your concerns and have actually already begun the process of upgrading the property, to include a pool, bar and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

If you're looking for a quiet peaceful spot for your wedding/reception, retreat or just some time away that's also not far from Kingston this is the place. It was perfect for our weekend getaway. Has a great view of the city (really lived up to its name). Staff was pleasant and very accommodating. They really went above and beyond for... More 

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Honestly we didn't expect too much from the hotel pics first (they were kinda old fashioned...) - - but it came all very different: the host lived in Germany for 7 years so we had a BIG fan from the first minute we entered this place. And then we became big fans of him and the place very soon -... More 

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Paris, France
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We stayed 3 nights in the beautiful room 1, which apart from being very pleasant in itself, has the best possible view of Kingston down below from its large private balcony. The welcome was excellent and we really felt at home. All of the staff went out of their way to help us with a lost baggage issue and Mrs... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Beware! The road leading up to the hotel is winding and littered with many potholes. It is about 3 miles up the hill. However, once there the view is spectacular. The room we had, (#2,) was very outdated. Furnitures are old, and worn. Definitely needs upgrading. The top bedspread was very old and worn and the sheets were clean but... More 

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Oswald A S, Public Relations Manager at City View Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Andrea, Thank you for your feedback. The team at City View Hotel is very sorry to learn that your stay with us was not an enjoyable experience. We will examine the concerns that you have highlighted and assure you that swift action will be taken to effect all necessary improvements. We also take this opportunity to advise that all... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I travell to Jamaica quite often on business, usually i stay at the big hotels in New kingston, until nine months ago i stumbled upon City View while on line, the pictures and reviews were brilliant and so i decided to give this hotel a try the next time i went to Jamaica. This is best decision i made, this... More 

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Trondheim, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We stayed 2 nights and enjoyed this place very much. It was a long taxi ride from the airport but once there the view of the Kingston City lights was worth it along with the luxurious room with massive wood carved bed. We got there 7pmish & were hungry & tired & although we were too late to have pre... More 

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Kingston Parish, Jamaica
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

i had an event there, and the owners where horrible, no professionalism, it was the worst experience i ever had with anyone, wolves in sheep clothing, the staff damage the things i carried in and no compensation given among other things they did. what glitters is not gold.........DO NOT GO to THIS HOTEL, IT IS HORRIBLE

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Oswald A S, Public Relations Manager at City View Hotel, responded to this review

Dear AnGry-COstuMeR: We thank you for selecting City View Hotel to host your event. Please be assured that we take the concerns expressed regarding the lack of professionalism displayed by the owners very seriously. As owners of City View Hotel, we take full responsibility for your unfortunate experience as we totally appreciate that you and all of our other guests... More 

Vienna, Austria
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

we chose the hotel for two nights stay in kingston. because of the fact, that we have never been to kingston before, we completely relied on the excellent feedback on tripadvisor. pro's + excellent view over the whole city ( but, be honest: would you expect anything other??) + twin bed good and not like a hammock con's - troublesome... More 

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