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The Hastle Strip Harbour Street Area Really is a Tourist Trap

We got a Taxi from our resort to the Hip Strip. When he dropped us off he said the price included a... read more

Reviewed June 13, 2018
Michael W
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Preston, United Kingdom
TOURIST TRIP

Prices are expensive and no haggling. Taxi drivers get a cut from store owners and will try to... read more

Reviewed February 27, 2018
COASTIE32
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Houston, Texas
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This street is best known for its open-air craft market, where t-shirts, beads and handmade crafts are sold.
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Harbour Street, Montego Bay, Jamaica
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Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

Hello everyone. I'm writing this review to set the record straight regarding Harbour Street Craft Market, located downtown Montego Bay. I had the pleasure to spend 2 weeks with a local family I hold dear to my heart. As a tourist there was alot opened...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Alicia D
Reviewed June 13, 2018

We got a Taxi from our resort to the Hip Strip. When he dropped us off he said the price included a visit into the gift shop where we would get special offers and discounts. Take no notice this is just a scam. We then...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Michael W
Reviewed February 27, 2018

Prices are expensive and no haggling. Taxi drivers get a cut from store owners and will try to make you over spend to compensate for the kick back.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank COASTIE32
Reviewed June 26, 2017

Fun to drive down if you have time to spare, but if you are in a hurry to get anywhere out of town.... Go another way!

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank TheSandyCrab
Reviewed January 5, 2017

This isn't the best place to take your children. You will have to have conversations about subjects that may be waiting until they get older. While some people offering to sell marijuana to me were discrete, there were others that would do so in front...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank AlphaRam
Reviewed December 11, 2016

Don't waste your time if you don't look Jamician. You will be bothered about buying useless items and about buying pot but most of the stuff is worthless to buy.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank AroundTheWorldKen
Reviewed May 30, 2016

Formal hotel tour didn't go into the Harbour Street Craft Market, (disappointed). So I used a locally licensed taxi driver (he had a Red plated vehicle, which means he is legit!) not associated with the hotel for this. Dane was great, very friendly, professional and...More

Date of experience: May 2016
5  Thank Francine M
Reviewed November 13, 2015

I honestly do not mind people trying to sell me stuff. I know what I want and if I want something I will buy it, so not a big deal. I am also very good at saying NO and meaning it. So, now the drugs....More

Date of experience: November 2015
5  Thank Cheryl_Cyr
Reviewed September 9, 2015

On Harbour Street, we have the shops that offer a very wide variety of souvenirs, crafts and clothes. There is also a restaurant and a cambio.

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank wgordon2015
Reviewed July 1, 2015

If you are looking for some nice handmade local crafts, then this is the area you'll want to visit!!

Date of experience: August 2014
3  Thank Andrew G
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