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Drapers San

San San Beach, before Frenchman's Cove, Port Antonio, Jamaica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Bristol
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26 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We were disappointed by this guest house. It is NOT near a beach- the nearest is a miles walk away along a busy road. The room was very basic but we did have the worst one I think. The water ran out and we were told this was a usual problem in the area, but we had plentiful water in... More 

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Dear Sirs i was reading with great disappointment your report. And I felt that your info were not truthful. First of all Drapers San has Sanku Bay beach at 200 m from its entrance and Frenchamns Cove beach is at 600m which means 10 minutes walking Secondly breakfast is abundant, same as dinner is Breakfast, menu is composed of 3... More 

Cincinnati Ohio
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We were there for one week and stayed in the Rasta Cottage. We liked Carla, Francesca and the rest of the staff. Were very informative and gave us some tips. Was fun to meet travelers from different countries. It has a good porch and view, but for the money the room and esp. the bathroom needs some fixing up. I... More 

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Bellvue, Colorado
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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Our family of 4 found Drapers San guest house adorable and delicious for the 2 nights we spent there. Keke made local cuisine for dinner at a very reasonable rate served family style. Shanae was friendly and provided a light fruit and baked goods breakfast with great coffee. Keke was able to line up surfing lessons for my sons at... More 

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Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I spent one night at the place and everything was good! It´s a guest house for travellers! I rented a private room with private rest room, the water was hot and the room was clean. The place was confortable, simple and it was located near Blue Lagoon and Boston Bay. I tried breackfast and dinner and both were great! The... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Drapers San felt like a tropical retreat. Our room was clean and had an ocean view. Almost no water pressure in the shower, but the super friendly and helpful staff (Shene and Keke) made our stay enjoyable. Fresh fruit for breakfast was delicious.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

It seems that there are not inexpensive places to stay in and around Port Antonio. I guess there is only Oone hostel which is not conveniently located in Port Antonio. After looking around and calling few places, I found this place which seemed reasonable in terms of price and location. I paid 35USD for a night (solo traveller), and ended... More 

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Paris, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We spent 2 nights at drapers san. The owner Carla and her daughter are nice people. The location is great if you plan to discover the different beaches in the area. The b&b itself looks nice. The garden is cute. But We've paid 84$/night for the private room with bathroom. Well it is extensive if you consider the quality of... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

My husband and I would like to thank the owner, Carla Gullotta, her daughter Francesca, and the staff at Drapers San for a relaxed and enjoyable six-day stay at this gem of a guesthouse in a small and safe community just east of Port Antonio. The property is nestled beside the Caribbean Sea in an ideal location from which travellers... More 

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St. Louis, MO
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

I loved this place!!!!! The feel of the landscape and the accommodations was so very Italian, which of course makes sense considering the owners are but this is very atypical for Jamaica. Carla, Franchesca and Chris were so wonderful, warm and inviting. Everything we wanted and/or needed was readily available. Great places to eat are within walking distance. Amazing beaches... More 

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Vicenza
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50 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

I was really looking to stay at Drapers San after so many years.. We had a wonderful experience and we had the opportunity to meet Carla who is really helping the local community to grow up. She is doing a great job and started this business where are working also locals. Chris the chef is very good and you will... More 

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