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Crystal Ripple Beach Lodge

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   PO Box 24, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
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Ranked #24 of 39 hotels in Ocho Rios
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Paterson, New Jersey
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Definitely not one of the better hotels to stay at. It's budget friendly, the rooms were clean with a glass door leading out to a small strip of beach. The road leading down to the hotel felt a little unsafe but its actually a rafting area. There is no formal parking if you have a car. You are outside the... More

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Phoenix,AZ
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

GOOD- right on the beach. All rooms face the water and have table and chairs on the outside patio. Minimum breakfast (toast, juice, coffee). Price was reasonable ($88). Away from the downtown area. ANNOYING- very hard to find. instructions were not that good. Did a bunch of driving around until we found it. UGLY- had to park out in front... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013 via mobile

I will never recommend anyone to stay at this hotel. The only thing that was good about Crystal Ripple was the beach and the view from the balconies. My fiance and i felt the need to get away from Kingston or a few days to relax and we ended up getting our vehicle stolen directly in front of the always... More

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

I booked this hotel through Expedia and the listing clearly stated it is beachfront property with a restaurant on site. Although I knew I was taking a risk, I still booked it. It turns out that there is NO restaurant on site. The housekeeper can cook a meal in the kitchen if you order it at least 24 hours in... More

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Santa Monica, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

The staff here is very accommodating, but the appearance of this hotel is lacking it makes you feel so depressed. The hotel looks like run down and what is the word ghetto. I wouldn't waste my money to stay here ever again.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

What a gem of a hotel! The room was perfectly adequate though the showers were irregular sometimes. Each room overlooks the beach and the beach and sea, sometimes, comes right up to the building. The little bay has trees as a back round and looks like Treasure Island. While the hotel is north facing, the pier allows sunbathing all day... More

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Stevens Point, Wisconsin
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

Picked it because it was cheaper than most hotels in the area over the New Year. Great views from our room and right on the water. The staff was GREAT, , helped us a lot and the Maintenance guy would set our chairs out on the beach every morning where ever we wanted them. Best hotel staff i had in... More

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Brooklyn, New York
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

The hotel has so much potential but mgr lack ideas. I stayed there between 22-25 November 2012 and the quality of service was surely lacking. 1. Paint chipping of the walls 2. Rusty a/C outside on the patio 3. Sliding doors were hard to open 4. External ceiling was rotting 3. Tiles crack in the room 6. An extra deposit... More

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Spanish Town, Saint Catherine, Jamaica
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

The Hotel was kinna tricky to find at first but its a lil section between 2 properties with a nice friendly staff...Rooms are pretty basic but well kept, it was actually more than I had expected. The ground floor which i stayed had easy access to the beach from the patio...Overall it wasn't a bad experience and I would recommend... More

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Maxine E, Assistant Manager at Crystal Ripple Beach Lodge, responded to this review

I must first say a big thank you for making it Crystal Ripple Beach Lodge. I do hope you are planning to return to the property, and if there is anything we can do to make your stay a more memorable one please don't hesitate to let us know. The reason for us not having a pool is that we... More

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Address: PO Box 24, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Location: Caribbean > Jamaica > Saint Ann Parish > Ocho Rios
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Crystal Ripple Beach Lodge 2*
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Also Known As:
Crystal Ripple Beach Hotel Ocho Rios
Crystal Ripple Beach Lodge Jamaica/Ocho Rios

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