Jewel Dunn's River is a lovely resort. Everything was clean, the staff friendly and accommodating and the grounds lovely. We upgraded to an ocean view room which is well worth the extra money. We went to this resort because we were big fans of the former Breezes Runaway Bay which was taken over by Jewel and converted to family friendly. So we decided to give Jewel Dunn's River a try because it was adult only. We don't have a problem with family friendly resorts as long as the resorts are set up for families and adults. The resort really is lovely but not "our" resort. It didn't have the same feel as Breezes did and there were a couple of things that I was disappointed with. I found it very hard to believe that if I wanted a plate of jerk chicken, a "staple" of Jamaica, I had to order it through room service and pay for it, even though we had paid for an all-inclusive stay. The jerk chicken wraps by no means replace a plate of jerk chicken. The other thing was the entertainment was held inside. Not outside to enjoy the wonderful weather, although the steel drum band was awesome! Didn't enjoy the food as much as when we stayed at Breezes. The oven fired pizza was a saving grace. We had thought about going back to Runaway Bay even though it is now family friendly because we loved that resort until I read the reviews and that resort is no longer an option. The room service was wonderful, the staff was wonderful but we will not return. We will continue our quest to find "our" resort!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Introducing The Jewel Dunn’s River, a new Jamaican beach resort located mere moments from one of Jamaica’s top attractions – spectacular Dunn’s River Falls. The Caribbean’s most romantic, adults-only Jamaican resort is the perfect spot for couples, honeymooners and idyllic weddings. Plus, our all-inclusive resort features the unique ‘Jewel Only’ exclusives you can only discover here. Imagine watching a movie from the comfort of a pool raft and dining by candlelight on a pristine beach – that’s just the beginning. Now visualize your first breath in the morning being filled with fresh ocean air from your room’s private balcony. Picture yourself sipping handmade rum punch served by a pool concierge. Anything is possible at The Jewel. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- The Jewel Dunn`s River Beach Hotel Ocho Rios
- The Jewel Dunn`s River Beach Resort And Spa
- The Jewel Dunn's River Beach Resort & Spa Jamaica/Ocho Rios