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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed August 28, 2014

My husband and I are very happy we chose Half Moon as the place to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. It was the perfect place to relax, unwind, reflect, and celebrate this milestone. We have been to hotels and resorts in many different countries and have to say this is one of the best stays so far. The service is...

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HalfMoonARockResort, Manager at Half Moon, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guests, We are thrilled that we created a memorable and the best vacation experience for your milestone anniversary celebration. We truly appreciate you celebrating your special occasion with the Half Moon family and thank you for sharing these lovely comments on tripadvisor. Beyond the natural beauty of the resort, is the welcoming embrace extended by every level of...

New York
Reviewed August 26, 2014

Just returned from a wonderful week at Half Moon. 13 of us celebrating my parents 50th anniversary. Stayed in a beautiful 7 bedroom villa with private pool. Perfect for large families or groups of friends. Staff so attentive and friendly making us feel like we were all family and right at home. There is something for everyone. Golf, tennis, spa,...

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HalfMoonARockResort, Manager at Half Moon, responded to this review

Dear Valued guests, Thank you for choosing Half Moon, A RockResort and Jamaica for celebrating your parents special milestone. We are pleased that the hospitality extended by our staff made you feel right at home; this is our aim. As you stated there is something for everyone, at Half Moon the possibilities that await our guests are endless, there are...

Atlanta, GA
Reviewed August 25, 2014

We just spent 3 nights at Half Moon and were so sad to leave! We stayed in a junior suite (room 50) and were blown away by the location and amazing accommodation. We were literally 5 steps from the beautiful beach from our French doors. The room was updated, clean and spacious. The beach was quiet and pristine. They have...

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HalfMoonARockResort, Manager at Half Moon, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guests, Thank you for your beautiful description of our 60 year old resort and the varied experiences we offer valued clients like yourselves. We are very pleased that this was a perfect getaway where you were able to truly relax and rejuvenate. Most of our beautifully appointed accommodations are literally just steps away from the sea as you...

New York City, New York
Reviewed August 24, 2014

Our first time at Half Moon - and certainly not the last time. Perfect hotel for anyone looking for a great, relaxing getaway from the hustle and bustle. The scenery, atmosphere and service is exquisite! We stayed in the West cottage 158 with ocean front porch. The traditional style and sensitive integration of these 10 small cottages in a beautiful...

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Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your very apt description of our resort. Your appreciation of how we meld the old with the new is indeed satisfying as we strive to provide experiences of a lifetime to all our guests. We sincerely hope to see you again and thank you for using this medium to share your Half Moon experience....

West Chester, Pennsylvania
Reviewed August 24, 2014

Just spent our 100th perfect idyll at Half Moon! The staff was as happy as we were to share this milestone! We've been to many Caribbean resorts as well as foreign ones and nothing matches the beauty of the water and beach and accommodations. No high rises or indoor dining.The food is elegant or casual depending on one's mood. The...

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Dear Valued Guests, It was our absolute pleasure having you home for your 100th visit; celebrating this milestone with you was an honour. Your patronage over the years speaks volume to the level of commitment and love you have for our Half Moon family. Words cannot express our appreciation for your loyalty and insistence in making Half Moon your preferred...

Potomac, Maryland
Reviewed August 23, 2014

This was our 4th time at Half Moon and the third time in a Royal Villa, which is the perfect setting for a family vacation given each bedroom has its own bath and their is full service of a cook, housekeeper who does daily laundry, and bulter. (In fact, we have found that the weekly cost is less than going...

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Dear Valued Guests, Thank you for again choosing Half Moon, A RockResort for your recent family vacation, it was great having you home! We are delighted that you enjoyed your villa experience and that your villa team of Kirk, Susan and Denise fulfilled and anticipated your every need in taking care of your entire family. Our goal is to create...

Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
Reviewed August 23, 2014

I have been going to the Half Moon Resort since 1982, and to date, 22 trips there. It's obvious I love it there. From the beautiful scenery, the meticulous grounds, the happy faces of all who work there, the excellent service, the fabulous food, what else does one need? There is something for everyone to do there are never leave...

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Dear Valued Guest, We sincerely appreciate your patronage over the years and thank you for taking the time to share your Half Moon experience on Tripadvisor. Some of our international Golf Pros competing in the Jamaica Open Golf Tournament over the years at Half Moon have referred to our course as Jamaica’s Augusta, happy you have enjoyed playing it over...

London
Reviewed August 21, 2014

We returned to the Half Moon hoping that our amazing experience last year would be repeated. It was not only repeated but bettered! The hotel is just perfect. From the moment you walk out into the arrivals hall at the airport you are met with warm, funny, helpful staff who all treat you like their friend and not a guest....

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HalfMoonARockResort, Manager at Half Moon, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guests, It was great having you home! We are charmed that this year (2014) our team was able to create an even more wonderful vacation experience for you and your family. The Oleander suites as you stated are aptly designed for families as they are two rooms connected by a stairway with two full bathrooms and a kitchenette....

Wichita, Kansas
Reviewed August 21, 2014

We returned for the second consecutive year to a villa at Half Moon and the experience was just as heavenly as the first time. We love everything about Half Moon (the grounds, the accommodations, the staff, and the amenities), but it is the staff at our villa that made the vacation so uniquely special. Anthony, Janet, and Andreen treat us...

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Dear Valued Guests, We sincerely appreciate you taking the time to pen your Half Moon Villa experience on tripadvisor and for visiting with your Half Moon family for the second consecutive year; we truly value your patronage. Thank you for recognizing your villa staff of Anthony, Janet and Andrene for providing outstanding service; our staff are the unsung heroes who...

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed August 21, 2014

Stayed here with a friend and had the best time ever. From check in to check out everything was awesome. The staff is amazing but the breathtaking view alone is worth the trip. Had the most beautiful suite (Imperial Suite) with a magnificent ocean view. There's nothing better than waking up to the sun on the horizon blanketing the water...

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Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for visiting our piece of paradise Half Moon, A RockResort and for sharing your experience on tripadvisor. We are delighted that you thoroughly enjoyed staying in our ocean front Imperial Suite. Our 15 Imperial Suites, while they are individually decorated, offer magnificent ocean or garden views and specialized services including, your personal concierge, a welcome...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
  • Golf course
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled on a two-mile, crescent-shaped beach on Jamaica's northern coast, Half Moon, A RockResort, is truly paradise found. This spectacular, 400-acre luxury resort features pristine, whitewashed cottages surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens and the sparkling Caribbean Sea beyond. Expertly combining Old World charm and elegant modern touches, Half Moon offers 197 guest rooms and suites, and 31 private four- to seven-bedroom villas. Its world-class amenities include the renowned Fern Tree Spa, an 18-hole signature golf course, a Dolphin Lagoon, fitness centre, equestrian centre and more. With its spectacular seaside location, rich Caribbean heritage, warm and attentive staff and exceptional array of amenities, it's no wonder that this iconic Jamaican destination has set the standard for luxury Caribbean resorts for 60 years. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Half Moon

Address: Rose Hall, Montego Bay, Jamaica
Location: Caribbean > Jamaica > Saint James Parish > Montego Bay
Price Range: $300 - $1,530 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Half Moon 5*
Number of rooms: 388
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Also Known As:
Half Moon, a Rock Hotel Montego Bay
Half Moon Jamaica
Half Moon Resort Jamaica
Half Moon Bay Jamaica
Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in Montego Bay
#3 Spa Hotel in Montego Bay
#3 Luxury Hotel in Montego Bay
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Montego Bay
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Montego Bay
#4 Family Hotel in Montego Bay
#6 Romantic Hotel in Montego Bay
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“Choose a suite with a sea view.”
 of 5 bubbles B5165SNpaulineb, 2 days ago | Read review
“Oceanfront suite was perfect, however I'm sure all rooms are of the same quality”
 of 5 bubbles tedabers, 1 week ago | Read review
“hibiscus in between ocean and a pool. everything had a pro. we like being a little close to lobby.”
 of 5 bubbles muddywatersUSA, 1 week ago | Read review
“Advantageous to be close to the main hotel, since you will likely have most of your meals there.”
 of 5 bubbles CLE5605, 1 week ago | Read review
“the villas are about a 20 minute walk from the main reception, although golf buggies are provided to get around the property”
 of 5 bubbles varsity88, 2 weeks ago | Read review
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