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Reggae Hostel

8 Burlington Ave, Kingston, Jamaica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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Odense, Denmark
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Reggae Hostel in Kingston for about 4 days. It was cheap and within walking distance to supermarkets, central bus station, reastaurants, fast food, banks etc. Very friendly staff who served a free meal at 18 o'clock everyday. The hostel has a nice outside hangout spot. Good facilities. I met people from all over the world while... More

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Mexico City, Mexico
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here in September 2014. It is a very nice place, specially if you are into reggae since they play it at the bar every night. Moreover and the most important feature is its location. Reggae hostel in Kingston is quite near to the Bob Marley Museum, Tuff Gong Records and the National Art Gallery so it was easy... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is my first time staying in the hostel and I thoroughly enjoyed the 3 days that I stayed there. It is very inexpensive and hostel staff are very friendly. They are flexible enough to accommodate last minute reservations or cancellations without any extra charges. Though there are lot of people coming and going every day, the hostel is very... More

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Sydney, Australia
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40 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I stayed in this hostel for two nights and enjoyed the experience. The staff are very hospitable and were always at hand to help. The hostel is well equipped with a good common area, bar, huge backyard, books, computer and wi-fi. Everything was fine except for the Wi-fi which hardly worked at all throughout my stay. The communal computer worked... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

The Reggae hostel is the best! I arrived having messed up my bookings and they were readily available to make room for me at a cheaper price! It has an amazing backyard to chill and the guests who go there are generally really nice and cool people. The staff were amazing, caring and took us out for drinks and parties.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

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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mendoza
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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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Runaway Bay, Jamaica
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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Tel Aviv, Israel
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14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
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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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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Address: 8 Burlington Ave, Kingston, Jamaica
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Location: Caribbean > Jamaica > Kingston Parish > Kingston
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Number of rooms: 5
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