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Reggae Hostel

8 Burlington Ave, Kingston, Jamaica
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hostel to stay for cheap. Excellent place to meet fellow travelers.Its in a relatively quiet part of town but walking distance to the markets and vendors. They also have breakfast and dinner on the house. The staff is really helpful and will arrange activities and find drivers/taxis to get you around town or get you to the next city.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

it was difficult to get there since there are no signs or whatsoever. a little too noisy, but the staff was very nice and has nearby restaurants that can serve good takeout jamaican vegetarian food. good for the price you pay, quiet neighbourhood.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Reggae hostel meets all the expectations that a hostel must have. Well located in the city, clean, nice rooms and dorms, clean and equipped kitchen, and good social atmosphere. Besides all this the people working on it is very friendly and helpful. It helped to make our Kingston experience unique. Highly recommended.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Super basic, but decent. if you are looking for a low budget yet relaibale place and if you desire meeting young people from all around than thats your place. the staff is very nice and hellpful. location is not so good. no supermarkets in walking distant, walking to any place nearby is 10 minutes. at the day time very hot... More

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Fronteras, Izabal, Guatemala
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Friendly people, always a big smile. Clean hostel, always willing to help you out. On Sunday we had a free BBQ, which was great. The atmosphere is easygoing, a good stay for a good price. You can park your car for free, it's easy to find with your GPS. The kittens were cute too..;)

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

This was my first time staying in a hostel and my second time travelling alone. I must say this hostel surpassed my expectations BY FAR! It took a while to find the place in the dark, and there was a bit of mix up with my reservation (not the fault of the hostel) but I was quickly accomodated. I got... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

excellent place to stay in Kingston, great staff making you feel like being part of the family, great place to meet new friends... services, cleaniness etc are on standard hostel level, would come again

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

My brother and I stayed at the Reggae Hostel in Kingston and at the newly opened Ocho Rios location. We had an incredible time. The facilities are very clean, and you have access to wifi, a computer, a bar, kitchen, free coffee, etc. Most importantly, you really get warm 'family" experience. The hostel promotes a friendly and open environment. Scotty,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

I stayed here back in the summer of 2012 and it was a wonderful surprise. The hostel is clean and spacious and perfect for those who want to venture off the beaten path in Jamaica and get away from the tourist traps. The staff are friendly, Scotty is especially nice and helpful. Bar is well stocked and drinks were not... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

I stayed here for 2 nights on two separate occasions & I've to say this is one of my best hostel experiences. It is a real hostel designed for backpackers & laid back people with a nice & relaxing outdoor area. The hostel is located on a side street with no sign on the door & not all taxi drivers... More

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Address: 8 Burlington Ave, Kingston, Jamaica
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Location: Caribbean > Jamaica > Kingston Parish > Kingston
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Located in the Center of the Greater Kingston Area, Reggae Hostel offers a comfortable and secure environment with easy access to attractions, beaches, surfing, culture, cuisine, clubs, pubs, parties, recording studios and restaurants. The hostel is conveniently situated only 10 minutes walk from the Half way Tree which is the largest commercial district in Jamaica boasting the most modern transportation center. The property is suitable for young and outgoing travellers who are interested in meeting people and getting an authentic taste of the fantastic culture of kingston, the birthplace of reggae. ... more   less 
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