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Cardiff Hotel & Spa

Ricketts Ave, Cardiff Hall, Runaway Bay, Jamaica
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#8 of 15 Hotels in Runaway Bay
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Kingston, Jamaica
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cardiff Hotel is a good location if you need to just get away to some peace and quiet. No long buffet lines; no schedules. Just going at your own pace. The property is clean, quiet; staff is very courteous, friendly & helpful. Everyone was welcoming. A shuttle takes you to a private beach 5 minutes away

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I think this hotel is great for rest. This is their focus and the hotel truly accommodates that. The rooms are spacious, modern and clean. The staff is friendly and helpful and the food is good. Additionally, its proximity to other attractions in St.Ann makes it easier to be able to explore other places and interest. I enjoyed my stay

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

My family and I visit Jamaica each year and we stay at different hotels during each stay. Last year we visited Cardiff and stayed there for the remainder of our stay because it was perfect. The staff was extremely helpful and friendly, the room and facilities were beautiful and clean and my daughter loved the pool!! Needless to say we... More

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Hartford, Connecticut
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

This is such a beautiful little laid back casual hotel. I stayed there summer 2013 for a night in transit and returned for originally two nights extended for a further two nights. Such a welcomed spot after few days in all inclusive. My daugther and mother and I loved it. My fussy daughter really loved it to my surprise. The... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

My 21year old son and my 13year old spent one night at the Cardiff this place was so peaceful and quiet a hidden jewel . The staff were excellent the hospitality was great the grounds were beautiful and the location though off the main was easy to find. The wifi was free and worked very well not much attraction for... More

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Franklin, Kentucky
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214 reviews 214 reviews
40 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

I was contacted by a client to conduct a workshop in Jamaica and both my accommodations and meeting room was located at the Cardiff Hotel and Spa. From the moment that I checked in the staff was very attentive and informative. All offered a pleasant smile and excellent service. The bell-staff did an excellent job in taking me to my... More

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Kingsbridge, Devon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

I stayed here for 3 nights with my young baby, when I was craving hot water and air-conditioning during a month long stay with my husband's parents up in the hills! From the moment I arrived, I had an absolutely fantastic experience. The staff could not have been more accommodating and helpful, and were friendly and relaxed so that I... More

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Orlando, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

I recently stayed at this resort and continued to be amazed at how well the grounds are and how caring the staff is. I had a great room with a Jacuzzi tub. The only bad thing was the room was located near the roadway so every car that sped pass and an annoying dog periodically barking throughout the night was... More

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Runaway Bay, Jamaica
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

This is a wonderful hotel! I've traveled to Jamaica on several occasions, mostly to teach short courses. I've stayed at hotels in several places on this island. The Cardiff Hotel and Spa is the best I've experienced. If is beautifully designed, very clean, with well appointed and comfortable rooms, truly scenic views of the ocean, quiet - rural - yet... More

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Woodstock, New York
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

I. Recently spent one night at the Cardiff Hotel & Spa. We were on the way to Boston Beach and this seemed like a nice spot for a night. This was much nicer than we expected and did not want to leave. Very nice restaurant at a reasonable price. I've stayed in many small hotels in Jamaica and the restaurant... More

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Address: Ricketts Ave, Cardiff Hall, Runaway Bay, Jamaica
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Location: Caribbean > Jamaica > Saint Ann Parish > Runaway Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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