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Indies Hotel

5 Holborn Road, Kingston, Jamaica
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Ranked #20 of 22 hotels in Kingston
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

This was one of the worst hotel experiences Inhave had. I had a room with twin beds. The beds were hard and uncomfortable because the mattresses have seen better days, the pillows were lumpy and flat, the air conditioner was noisy, bright lights shone thru the room all night and having a shower was challenging due to a poor shower... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We were only in Kingston for one night and decided to stay here. The property is a convenient 5 minute walk from the Knutsford Express bus station. The rooms are nothing to brag about, but were kept in good order and were clean. The food at the restaurant wasn't bad, be mindful though if you plan on having a late... More

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Los Angeles, CA
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134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

The Indies Hotel in New Kingston is located on a quiet little street. It's a small and simple establishment, which is how I like to travel. The room was simple, yet clean and everything worked. The staff was very polite and ready to help with whatever I needed. There's a cute little patio, where you can sit and relax, read,... More

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

The room, bathroom, furniture & décor are from the 60s. The room needs to be gutted. I know times are hard but if you are going to charge $95.00 a night, it needs to be presentable. I wouldn’t sleep! I only stay one night. Management need to do something otherwise it should only be about $20 a night. The pipes... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

We (family with 1 sun, 16 years old) stayed here twice and we felt comfortable in this hotel. It has a really nice patio where you could read or have drinks/food/cocktails. The restaurant offered good cocktails and nice food, although service was - jamaican style - slow. Staff we're friendly, we felt welcome and they gave as great tips about... More

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Piaseczno
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153 hotel reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

This hotel offers pretty good alue for price around 80 USD per room. There are several spacious rooms with TV and comfortable beds. There is also patio garden where yo can celebrate evening. It is worth to try hotel's cuisine - typical jamaican meals or western meals.

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Costa Mesa, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

This is an inexpensive local hotel in Kingston proper. If you are into travel, but not a resort type person, this could work for you. They have a restaurant onsite, and the food is good and reasonable. The rooms are small, but clean. There are some pealing paint, due to high humidity, but for the price it is a nice... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013 via mobile

Hotel not recommended Food takes long - breakfast was horrible, bathroom door doesn't close, not enough towels and when we asked for more it took a whole day, no fridge, bed hard as rock, floors were dirty, rooms were cramped, you can hear any little noise from outside, WIFI DOES NOT WORK IN THE ROOMS, only outside. Does not include... More

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Vicenza
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10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

I stayed with a friend at this hotel because we had a flight to catch from Kingston and we want to arrive at the airport relaxed and fresh. Since the first moment the staff did not look very helpful. I have to admit that we arrived at 10am and after 40 minutes they gave us the possibility to check in... More

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Los Angeles, California
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29 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

On the one hand, this is listed as a budget/inexpensive option by Lonely Planet. But the room itself seemed overpriced/expensive for such a simple basic room. However, the staff were extremely helpful with giving us directions for walking to the Bob Marley Museum and restaurant recommendations, and getting good taxi drivers to take us to Port Royal and to Hellshire... More

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Address: 5 Holborn Road, Kingston, Jamaica
Location: Caribbean > Jamaica > Kingston Parish > Kingston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Indies Hotel Kingston
Indies Hotel Jamaica/Kingston

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