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Goblin Hill Villas

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San San Beach, Port Antonio WI, 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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St-Quentin, France
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

We stayed 3 nights at GHV as a friend of ours was getting wed there. I had read and saw a lot on the internet about it. The place is very easy to find on the coastal road. 5 mins walk down to san san beach. 5 mins drive or less to the blue hole, well : very good access... More 

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GoblinHill, Manager at Goblin Hill Villas, responded to this review

Dear Andy, What a pleasure to have you and your friends at Goblin Hill. You enjoyed being here but we definitely enjoyed having you here too. Thank you for the great review. We are happy that you managed to describe with words what is difficult to understand for someone who never visited us. Come visit us soon (July?)... as you... More 

Kingston, Jamaica
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16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

We stayed by the special ocean view villa. The view was AMAZING. Very peaceful, beautiful and relaxing place. The grounds/gardens are well kept and the villa appeared to be very clean. The bathroom and some parts of the villa needs some renovating or a modern touch but overall a good experience. The housekeeper was very pleasant and the food was... More 

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GoblinHill, Manager at Goblin Hill Villas, responded to this review

Dear Ayesha, Thank you for staying at Goblin Hill. We are happy and proud to read that you enjoyed your stay, especially the location and the services of your housekeeper. We started the renovation of some villas, starting with the bathrooms so, on your next stay, don't forget to ask for one of these villas. We are looking forward to... More 

Port-Mort, France
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

An outstanding establishment. I went with a group of 18 and stayed in 3 of their 2bedroom villas. Reception was warm, friendly and accommodating. The housekeepers were a dream. They made us a mouthwatering dinner and breakfast and were hospitable & warm (thanks Marlene, Blenderine & Dana :-) the place was clean, quaint and boasts some spectacular views of the... More 

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GoblinHill, Manager at Goblin Hill Villas, responded to this review

Dear Kay, It was such a pleasure to welcome you and your group... and it is another one to read this great review. Thank you! We are so happy to hear that you really enjoyed your stay among us, from the villas to the helpers, without, of course!, forgetting the location and the views! We are ready to welcome you... More 

Bowen Island, Canada
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

The view from our room was amazing, the grounds were pretty and the layout of the villas was great. However the hotel had seen better days. Tiles were replaced with unmatched times, the laminate in the kitchen was coming off in parts, the upholstery was faded. It was nice to have Elaine as our house cook. She was helpful in... More 

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GoblinHill, Manager at Goblin Hill Villas, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We were delighted to welcome you at Goblin Hill. We are glad you enjoyed your stay but I would like to apologize for not giving you full satisfaction. As I explained in previous reviews, some villas need upgrading and we started the work in some of them leaving a few of them to be done. I hope will... More 

London, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

Good value for money; now 40 yrs old, a little worn at the edges but it is still a FANTASTIC place to spend several days. The spacious accomodation is very comfortable. The air con efficient and the plumbimg works. Although the kitchen needs a refit Marcia, our cook, made good meals for us. Spectacular views over San San Bay. Excellent... More 

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GoblinHill, Manager at Goblin Hill Villas, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for this great review! You were one of our very first guests, 40 years ago and we are all so proud and happy to see that, today, you still enjoy the charms of Goblin Hill. Yes, we do have a few grey hair (but at 40, isn't it normal?) but we are still fit and in... More 

Dublin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

I recently spent a night in Goblin Hill in villa 16, 2 bed villa. The villas are spacious and a little rustic. The bedrooms are very comfortable with stunning sea views. The bathrooms are functional but older in style. Nice living and kitchen area with seating are outside. Villas come with a housekeeper who will cook and clean. The staff... More 

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GoblinHill, Manager at Goblin Hill Villas, responded to this review

Dear guest, It was great having you here at Goblin Hill and we are so happy you did enjoyed it! Thank you for the review. Yes, you understood and appreciated the simplicity and charm of Goblin Hill. And, good news, step by step, we are refurbishing the bathrooms. Do not wait too long to come back visit us! Rafael de... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

We had a terrific time at Goblin. You cannot beat the location for exploring the beaches, lagoons, rives and falls of Portland. The grounds are beautiful and the villas are spacious. Staff is very curtious. We did not use are housekeeper much.

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GoblinHill, Manager at Goblin Hill Villas, responded to this review

Dear Jarvis, It was a real pleasure to welcome you at Goblin Hill. We are delighted to know you enjoyed your stay among us. Wonderful stay for wonderful guests! Thank you for this great review and we hope to seeing you back soon. Rafael de Campos Resident Manager More 

Arlington, Virginia
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35 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

We made a brief (2-night) visit to Goblin Hill as part of a tour of Jamaica. This was by far my favorite place of the 5 we stayed in. The personal food preparation was fantastic, accommodations were very comfortable, and the grounds were very well maintained but not so manicured that you felt like you were in Disney. The views... More 

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GoblinHill, Manager at Goblin Hill Villas, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you for visiting us and thank you for that review. We are proud to know that your visit at Goblin Hill was the highlight of your trip on our beautiful island. We hope to see you back soon for another (longer?) visit. Rafael de Campos Resident Manager More 

New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

I discovered Goblin HIll accidentally and I am so grateful. Have been going there for about seven years and it never disappoints me. Set on a green lush hill of villas the moment you enter the property all of your worries seem to stop. Sitting on the veranda and taking in all the beauty of nature is so peaceful. After... More 

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GoblinHill, Manager at Goblin Hill Villas, responded to this review

Dear Denene, Thank you for staying with us and your continuous support for 7 seven years now...and thank you for sharing this review. You perfectly described what Goblin Hill is and what it brings to our visitors. And our returning guests like you are a big part of the relaxing and family feeling.... Regarding our housekeepers, some are indeed more... More 

Ottawa, Canada
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17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

We had an excellent time and will definitely be back!!! I want to start by saying that if you are into grout-porn and love snapping and posting pictures of your perceived room or resort deficiencies, you really should not come here. The resort has been lovingly maintained since the 70's but in no way visibly upgraded. It was spotlessly clean... More 

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GoblinHill, Manager at Goblin Hill Villas, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you for staying with us while in Portland and thank you for your great review. It was great meeting you and chat during our rum punch party. No, we do not sell villa #28! And in no way we would allow you to take Shirley away from us! We are really happy you enjoyed being at Goblin... More 

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