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“Lovely hotel!” 5 of 5 stars
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Hibiscus Lodge Hotel
Ranked #11 of 39 Hotels in Ocho Rios
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Atlanta, GA
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25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Lovely hotel!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012 via mobile

I stayed at this hotel during the weekend after Thanksgiving and had a great time. The room was very clean and comfortable. The grounds are absolutely beautiful: from the flowers, to the birds, to the landscaping. The bathroom was nice, white, clean, and spacious! And the view from the balcony was breathtaking.

The location of the hotel was perfect. This was my first time in Ochi and we were close to everything. Island Village (shopping area) and Margaritaville are about a 5 minute drive away. And Dunn's River Falls is about a 10 minute drive away. We went to both and had a wonderful time; especially at Dunn's River Falls. There are lots of places to eat. There is a restaurant on the property, but we only went there once for breakfast. We had the continental breakfast which was very good. My favorite was the cheese and fresh fruit!

Overall, this is a lovely, quaint, hotel and I've already suggested it to family members. I'll definitely be back. The staff as well as the owner were very nice and welcoming. And special note to all the future brides....perfect location for a wedding and/or honeymoon!!

  • Stayed November 2012
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

Our group used the banquet hall at Hibiscus Lodge Hotel for our Gala Dinner & Dance in November. We enjoyed ourselves very much. The service that we received from the staff was great. They were very attentative to our needs. The food that was served was so tasty. We were glad that is was buffet style with many choices. The salad, main course and desserts were all very good. Excellent venue for our group. Thanks to all of you at Hibiscus Lodge.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
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Gatlinburg, TN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

The Hibiscus Lodge Hotel is located on the water in the middle of Ocho Rios. It has absolutly great views. the balcony of the room is like an outdoor room. It has a table, chairs, chase lounge, electrical outlets and a spectacular view of the ocean. the rooms are clean and comfortable. The Almond Tree resturaunt is located on primisus. It is a great place to eat any time of the day. Last night I had the porkchops coverd in a banana and rasin sauce that was delicious. all of the staff are very friendly and helpful.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled solo
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Trinidad
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

I visited Ocho Rios for a seminar and stayed at this hotel for 3 nights. It was clean and the staff was friendly and it was a suitable location for the venue.

The hotel is not an all inclusive resort so one should not expect that type of environment but it has some very good ammenities: lovely view of the beach, a good restaurant on site [though the portion sizes are quite small compared to most European and US meals]. It is safe, there is free wifi on the whole compound and a great effort is taken to keep the place clean.

Some things you may want to note: there is no phone in the room, the front desk is not 24 hrs, the town of Ocho Rios is a walk away if you should want to venture there. I think a great effort has been made to general upkeep though a keen eye will note that some of the areas have seen the fairer side of life.

My final take is if you are looking for a good place to stay and you are working on a budget you should give it a shot.

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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled on business
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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2012

I've been coming here since 1990. I've always enjoyed the Hibiscus Lodge!

I've eaten here dozens of times over the years and the food is always good. The ambiance is lovely, and I've even been in a wedding here.

The Hibiscus Lodge is a real treasure.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled with friends
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Kingston, Jamaica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2012

Jacqui W

My Fiance and I visited the Hibiscus Lodge Hotel for a three nights stay during his vocation to the Island. We really would have preferred an all-inclusive at the time we were booking but had to opt for something else. We were not dissappointed. The Lodge was absolutely gorgeous.

The scenery was breath-taking from the front to the back. The staffs were friendly and nice from the front desk to the life-guards. The food was to die for and the kitchen staff was even lovelier. We really didn't miss the all-inclusive. It allows us to enjoy the walks on Main Street up to the square.

The rate is extremely affordable for such comfort.
We really look forward to coming back again. The best little hotel in Ocho Rios

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled as a couple
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Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2012

I just got back from a few days at the Hibiscus Lodge. I had stayed there about twenty years ago and wondered how it would now measure up. It was great. Rooms 14 & 15 are perched on the cliff with spacious adjoining verandahs. It is worth the extra to stay in the cliffside rooms. The full breakfast that was included in the room rate was delicious and extensive. It was hard to leave.

The only negative is that the once beautiful coral reef has seriously deteriorated. While I saw many fish while snorkeling, there were very few of the beauiful corals that I recall from years past.

I didn't have a hard time finding it. Just go to the city center and go to the east. You'll first see a sign for the Bar with swings. (They are fun, though tricky if you've had too much rum. )

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  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with friends
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Property: Hibiscus Lodge Hotel
Address: 83 Main St | St. Ann, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Location: Caribbean > Jamaica > Saint Ann Parish > Ocho Rios
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Spa Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#6 Family Hotel in Ocho Rios
#9 Romantic Hotel in Ocho Rios
#10 Spa Hotel in Ocho Rios
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hibiscus Lodge Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 27
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Hibiscus Hotel Ocho Rios
Hibiscus Lodge Hotel Jamaica/Ocho Rios
Hibiscus Ocho Rios

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