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“Great Value and Outstanding Meals” 4 of 5 stars
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Cardiff Hotel & Spa
Ranked #8 of 16 Hotels in Runaway Bay
Certificate of Excellence
kingston, jamaica
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“Great Value and Outstanding Meals”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2012

The hotel has recently rebranded as The Cardiff and the change is for the better. We paid a rate of $180 for two including breakfast and dinner and it was great value for money. The food is excellent and plentiful and the dining room staff is very friendly and helpful. On the weekend that we were there we received additional menu items courtesy of the chef and that was a nice surprise. The rooms are not fancy but are quite spacious and have a nice large balcony with a great ocean view if you are on the second floor. It is not seaside but the beach is just a few minutes on foot and about two minutes by car and if you feel lazy there is a pool. One caveat - there's not a lot to do at the hotel - it is small and in the evening there are no shows and no entertainment (at least when I was there) so you may have to go offsite. If you are looking for luxury you probably won't enjoy this but if you want a nice clean and comfortable place that doesn't charge an arm and a leg this is it.

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  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Additional Information about Cardiff Hotel & Spa

Property: Cardiff Hotel & Spa
Address: Ricketts Ave, Cardiff Hall, Runaway Bay, Jamaica
Location: Caribbean > Jamaica > Saint Ann Parish > Runaway Bay
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Runaway Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Cardiff Hotel & Spa 2.5*
Number of rooms: 56
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Cardiff Hotel & Spa Jamaica/Runaway Bay

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