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"Live Like a Local in Jamaica"

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    Cruise ship heading to the Ocho Rios port. Took this from my bedroom balcony!
    Property description
    Ocho Rios
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    Rental Home – 
    1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
    Come experience living with a Jamaican family in a quiet community on the outskirts of the resort town of Ocho Rios, Jamaica. My husband Richard and I have been involved in the tourism sector in Jamaica for many years and continue to contributed to nation building as we open our humble home to international travelers who want to experience the unique Jamaican culture and our colorful history.
    Richard, who is a certified tour operator can show you our Island from coast to coast as he gives you historical facts while you explore this beautiful Island.

    Come experience Jamaica from a different point of view, the warmth and friendliness of a people, the beautiful beaches, amazing water falls, swimming with the dolphins at Dolphin Cove, bobsledding and zip lining at the Mystic Mountain that ove...
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  • Amenities & details
    • Balcony
    • Blender
    • Books
    • Ceiling Fans
    • Freezer
    • Garden or Yard
    • Housekeeping Optional
    • Internet Access
    • Linens Provided
    • Microwave
    • Mountain Views
    • Parking
    • Refrigerator
    • Satellite TV
    • Stove
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • Washer
    • Water Views
    Suitability
    • Wheelchair Access:
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    • Elder Access:
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    • Pets Allowed:
      No
    • Smoking Allowed:
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    • Suitable for Children:
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    Listing #FK539062 by: FlipKey
  • Rates

    Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

      Begins Ends Min stay Per night Per week
    Default - - 2 nights
    $40
    $280
  • Property location
    Restaurants
    Things to Do
    Additional Location Information
    Our home is in a local neighborhood on the outskirts of the resort town of Ocho Rios. We are 6 minutes drive from the town center, beaches, shopping, entertainment and nightlife. Attractions such as Dunn's River Falls, Dolphin Cove, White River Rafting, Botanical Gardens, Fern Gully are all within 10 to 15 minutes drive from our home. There are daily route taxis from our neighborhood to and from the town center.

    There is ample parking at our home if you are driving your own car.
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stefanias...
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013 for a stay in October 2013
2
people found this review helpful

Earlier in the year, after looking at all the rave reviews on Trip Advisor about what Richard and Marcia have to offer - not only accommodation in their beautiful home but also airport transfers and tours, we booked with them. From the outset we felt they could be relied on to look after us and having built up a rapport via emailing our requests over the months, when it came to our arrival at Kingston it was like being met by a good friend. Marcia helped us settle in after our long journey - we had a large bedroom with a comfortable double bed and ceiling fan plus our very own bathroom - and told that there would be no rush to have breakfast in the morning and that it would be when we woke up. Every morning we had fresh fruit, toast and jam, tea and coffee and every morning Marcia would present us with a new Jamaican fruit or dish to try such as fried plantain, ake and salt fish etc.,The view from their balcony is amazing for you can see right across the local cricket pitch... more

CuoriJahR...
Milan, Italy
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013 for a stay in October 2013
3
people found this review helpful

Exellent place where to stay in Ochi!!
Richard and Marcia are two lovely person who helped us a lot during our stay in there!!
Very nice house on top of the hill in Content Garden, best place if you are thinking where to stay in Ochi..
We have stayed for about 10 days and we enjoyed a lot!!
very nice room with fan, hot water shower, big beds, fridge..what else do you eant..even a good coffee in the morning!!
Staying there il like being home away from home!!
Placed in a good location close to Ochi downtown but away enough to have a quiet night and a good sleep..
Thanks again to Mom and Dad!!
Gianluca and Matteo
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Management response:

Thanks guys, Richie and I really did enjoy your company and the respect you showed for our home. Hope you had fun here in Jamaica and will come again to... more

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Owner
Marcia B.
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Listed since : May 2013
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 187 days ago
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