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Greenwood Great House

Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Built during an era of elegance and brutality, Greenwood has retained the atmosphere of the 19th century and continues to capture the imagination of its visitors. The house was built by the Barretts of Wimpole Street London in 1800. Unique among...more
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435 Belgrade Ave, Montego Bay, Jamaica
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We just visited Greenwood and our guide was the lovely Thora. She was exceptional and kind. She remembers every single historic detail and explains it with precision and excitement. I highly recommend this visit which helped us learn more about Jamaican history and the history...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Solange K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great historic experience, knowledgeable tour guide, made the experience an interesting one for the group.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RReid-Martin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We toured this house led by an eloquent and intelligent guide named Thora. She made history come alive with interesting facts and details of life in this house in by gone days. The house has a spectacular view of the ocean . Sidewalks are line...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Greenwood Great House in October 2019 with our 9-year-old daughter and were greeted by our lovely guide Thora. We felt very welcome straight away and Thora was more than happy to explain and go into more detail when we asked questions. The house...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Lucy R
Reviewed October 14, 2019

My partner and i visited the great house but decided not to take the tour due to the owners attitude, such a shame as we were looking forward to the tour but their unwelcoming attitude was a turn off. Not personable at all

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Tom v
Reviewed September 8, 2019

this place is a historic site which is filled with artifacts that speaks to the times of the past. the tour guide was friendly but the owners have no manners and their service was poor. we were treated as if we were a bother and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank universitystudent123
Reviewed September 4, 2019 via mobile

Had an exceptional visit at Greenwood Great House yesterday. Our guide, Thora, was excellent. In each room of the house are many historic pieces that give an understanding of life in Jamaica more than 200 years ago. Really interesting are the music makers that still...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed August 30, 2019

See how rich family of Jamaica lived in past time. You can visit the house inside, see the furniture and feel the ambience. And bonus: from a balcony you can see a seaview and the horizon line natural bend into a curved shape - so...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TadekZorawski
Reviewed August 25, 2019 via mobile

One of the many Great houses, we had booked a trip which included this as one of the highlights of the trip. Lunch was included & was ok, nothing to shout home about though.... they had the Jamaican biscuits that were handmade & they were...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Samantha M
Reviewed July 17, 2019

I took my sister and mother to see the great house, but there was not much to see, plus the owners live there, this made me a bit uncomfortable walking through someone's home. I do hope they put away there items before showing you around...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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nonagomezgirl
November 4, 2019|
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We used Next Level Jamaica Tours for our airport transfers and day trips - on all occasions everything was fantastic, have already recommended to family visiting Jamaica next year ! And they also have excellent reviews
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It varies by driver. Would recommend reaching out to JUTA and organizing in advance.
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putertutor22
October 28, 2018|
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A taxi from the port in the easiest way. You can arrange in advance. Several listed on trip advisor or find one when you are there. Ensure they are registered taxi drivers and negotiate the round trip rate in advance of... More
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