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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

The Caribbean Dawn is the ultimate Jamaican experience.The driver and caretaker Jason is very attentive of the guests..The views are breathtaking and beautiful.The sleep is very amazing with door open and view of water and cool breeze blowing and reggae music sometimes playing.The city of Port Antonio has a beautiful marina and the local people and food is a must... More 

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surferjpc, Owner at Caribbean Dawn, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to post a review. Glad you enjoyed your stay on the hill at Caribbean Dawn. It's very satisfying to host returning guests. Thanks also for mentioning Jason's attentiveness to guests as well as the view and cool breeze. I agree that the nearby, twin-harbored town of Port Antonio ("Porty") is a must visit that has... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful spot on the side of Harmony Hill overlooking Boston Bay. Goats walking around loose on the hill and you wake up to the smell of the Jerk Center which is a few minutes away. It is a long drive from Norman Manley Airport but worth it. Make sure to check out Winifred Beach, and The falls both approximately 15... More 

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surferjpc, Owner at Caribbean Dawn, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to post a review. Glad you enjoyed your stay on the hill at Caribbean Dawn. Winnifred Beach is a gem for sure and super-chill spot. Hope you have the opportunity to return again in the near future. Peace. JC More 

Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

The drive up to Caribbean Dawn is impossible in an economy rental. It's a very steep, rocky, muddy and uneven road that's dangerous when dry and impossible to navigate when wet. We were going to be at the mercy of Jason, the friendly local groundskeeper, who drove us around our first morning there. We wanted the freedom to be able... More 

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1 Thank JoZtravelbug
surferjpc, Owner at Caribbean Dawn, responded to this review

The road up the hill to Caribbean Dawn is certainly steep and rough. However, any decent rental car can climb the hill, including the economy rental car in which this guest/reviewer arrived and departed. Driving slowly and in low gear is recommended (for both going up and down). This guest/reviewer was swimming in the pool the day they arrived. The... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had a short stay of two nights in the blue room. It was fantastic and too short of a stay. The room was clean, spacious, and had breathtaking views. The sheets smelled great and fresh, the towels also smelled great and were soo soft, the bed was comfy, and we appreciated the mosquito net over the... More 

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surferjpc, Owner at Caribbean Dawn, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to post a review. Thanks also for mentioning the freshness and softness of the linens and towels. Glad to hear that you found Jason down to earth, helpful and accommodating. We are constantly trying to improve the facilities and experience. Therefore, we greatly appreciate your suggestions. Love ping pong, but the strong breeze on the... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

Can only echo everyone else's reviews. The view is amazing, I highly recommend the night view as well. Beautiful! There is no TV, because you get a 144" porch filled with the most beautiful view. The hike up and down the hill is not nearly as bad as some people said and I'm definitely not in shape. In fact, we... More 

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Thank Rolf M
surferjpc, Owner at Caribbean Dawn, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to post a review. Glad you enjoyed the hike up the hill. I think it makes the view even more rewarding. Good tips too, especially to drive slow on our rural roads. Hope you have the opportunity to visit again for a more lengthy stay in the near future. Peace. JC More 

Sarnia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

What can I say except echo all the previous glowing reviews. I actually had the pleasure of meeting the previous two reviewers I just realized! The place gave you a feel of staying with family, and we almost felt a sense of ownership after a month in our cozy hilltop retreat. We stayed in the brown room and it met... More 

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surferjpc, Owner at Caribbean Dawn, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to post a review. So glad to hear that it felt like staying with family and that you had a sense of ownership. Thanks also for acknowledging the contributions of Jason (jack of all trades) and Kevin. You mentioned all the highlights of the area including, of course, the colorful characters (yah mon!). Hope you... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

Look no further if you're searching for the best sunrise view from the top of a mountain. The property is very well kept, clean and our room had a full-sized fridge. The beds were comfortable and the temperature at night was perfect for sleeping. The most amazing part of this place is the view from the balconies looking down on... More 

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Thank Kevin Toad S
surferjpc, Owner at Caribbean Dawn, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to post a review. Glad you enjoyed your stay at Caribbean Dawn. Appreciate for your positive feedback regarding our accommodations. Thanks also for acknowledging Jason's local knowledge and hospitality. We hope you have the opportunity to return again in the near future. Peace. JC More 

Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016

If you are looking for tranquility and unspoiled natural beaches then it is a must that you come to Portland and stay at Caribbean Dawn. As others say the view takes your breath away. The serenity of Boston Bay is magical. It was absolutely hands down the best Caribbean vacation I have ever taken. The accommodations were clean and very... More 

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surferjpc, Owner at Caribbean Dawn, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to post a review. Glad you enjoyed Caribbean Dawn and were able to extend your stay. Thanks also for acknowledging the accommodating nature of Jason and Kevin. We look forward to your return in the near future. Peace. JC More 

Quebec, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016

First time in Jamaica! Caribbean Dawn was perfect. An incredible view of the ocean, of the Boston Bay where you can surf. Possibility to rent a surf for the week or less, ask John and having a teacher for the beginner is the best. The Caribbean Dawn is also a good place to meet other people if you want because... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016

Love it here. Best side of the island - best place to stay! 5th stay. Easy to book, clean rooms, unbelievable view, safe, very friendly caretaker and helpful with the little things, comfortable bed with netting. Especially love moving to the hammock early morning looking out over the bay - you just have to experience it in person to really... More 

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Thank 230marjie
surferjpc, Owner at Caribbean Dawn, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to post a review pointing out the romantic aspect of Caribbean Dawn. Assisted, of course, by a hammock, wee drams and that special someone! I agree that watching the ever changing sky - weather, cloud formations and varying natural light (praise Jah) is arguably the best thing about Caribbean Dawn. Look forward to your return... More 

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Amazing view. Private room, bath & balcony. Pool. Personal service. Lots of common space. Ease the mind, body and spirit. Spectacular sunrises. Sublime sunsets. Undeveloped and uncrowded. Surf, Swim, Tour - Eat, Drink, Sleep - View, Vibes, Irie! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Caribbean Dawn

Address: Harmony Heights | Boston Bay, Port Antonio Fairy Hill Post Office, Jamaica
Location: Caribbean > Jamaica > Portland Parish > Port Antonio
Price Range: $73 - $75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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