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Room type What's included Nightly price per room Book
Villa, 1 Bedroom (Master Villa Suite)
Room with view
1,600 square feet
1 King Bed 2 Twin Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Other room types
Deluxe Villa, 2 Bedrooms, Private Pool, Ocean View
Room with view
2,200 square feet
1 King Bed and 2 Twin Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Standard Room, Ocean View
Room with view
452 square feet
2 Double Beds 1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Junior Room
400 square feet
1 King Bed 2 Twin Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Standard Room, Patio, Oceanfront
Room with view
452 square feet
1 King Bed 2 Twin Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Deluxe Suite, 1 Bedroom, Ocean View
Room with view
1,400 square feet
1 King Bed 2 Twin Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Get an overview of this hotel
Jamaican vacation retreat with private beach, spa

Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
Restaurant
On private beach
24-hour business center

Former plantation

Occupying a former plantation on a secluded peninsula 17 km (10 mi) west of Montego Bay, this seaside family-friendly resort offers rest and relaxation for the world-famous and the world-weary.

Private beach

With private beach access, Round Hill Hotel and Villas features a full-service health spa, seaside swimming pool, and on-site banquet facilities.

Rooms and villas

Guests of the Round Hill Hotel can choose between Ralph Lauren-designed hotel rooms overlooking the calm-water bay and spacious villa suites tucked into forested hillsides.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Begun in 1953 as a collection of villas on a 110-acre pineapple/allspice/coconut plantation, Round Hill Hotel has long served vacationers who come here for the restful rusticity, which attracts celebrity and non-celebrity couples and families.

Accessible by a path from the resort's beach, an adults-only retreat features a health and beauty spa in a restored 18th-century plantation house and an 8-meter-diameter (26-foot) seaside pool. The spa (surcharge) offers treatments in air-conditioned rooms, on a veranda, at the sea edge, and in a hillside hydrotherapy area enveloped by trees. A garden tour is offered on Fridays and guests can take advantage of the walking and jogging paths, as well as an onsite fitness facility with an instructor. A kids' club and babysitting/childcare services are also available.

A 24-hour business center offers high-speed Internet access and a library includes game tables. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available throughout the resort. The property also offers 24-hour airport shuttle (surcharge, on request).

  • Library
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Children's club
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Poolside bar
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Restaurant
  • Free self parking
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • On private beach
  • Conference space size (meters) - 93
  • Terrace
  • Free reception
  • Hair salon
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Shopping on site
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 5
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Total number of rooms - 110
  • Number of buildings/towers - 27
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Beach bar
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Number of bars/lounges - 3
  • Full-service spa
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Meeting rooms 2
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Year Built 1953
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Free WiFi
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Health club
  • Children's club (free)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Spa services on site
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space size (feet) - 1000
  • Laundry facilities
  • Beach towels
  • Television in common areas
  • Wedding services
  • Garden
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

Round Hill Hotel And Villas offers 110 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature iPod docking stations and safes. These individually decorated and furnished accommodations have separate sitting areas. Beds feature premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers with rainfall showerheads, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and hair dryers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include in-room massages.

  • Free newspaper
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Individually furnished
  • Phone
  • Turndown service
  • Individually decorated
  • Free bottled water
  • Ceiling fan
  • Pillow menu
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Free WiFi
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • In-room massage available
  • Premium bedding
  • Slippers
  • Separate sitting area
  • iPod docking station
  • Separate bathtub and shower

Where to Eat

Round Hill enchants guests and tempts palates with an abundance of dining pleasures. Their James Beard award-winning Executive Chef, Martin Maginley, and his talented team showcase the finest local ingredients, with fresh vegetables and herbs from their on-site organic garden.

The Grill - Dining room and Upper and Lower Seaside Terraces with tropical-almond trees and sea/sunset views. À la carte breakfast and dinner. International choices and Jamaican specialties. Live music nightly. Dinner dress code: long pants, collared shirts for men.

Special Nights - Monday-night beach-party buffet (casual wear). Wednesday-night Manager's Cocktail Reception from 7 to 8 PM, with dinner at the Seaside Terrace. Thursday and Sunday-nights Farm-to-Table Dinner at The Grill, featuring local Jamaican ingredients and organic vegetables. Friday-night Jamaican buffet with folkloric show (dress shorts permitted). Saturday-night dinner-dance with live jazz (men's jackets suggested but not required).

Beach Bar - Circular bar built around tropical-almond tree. Open 10 AM to 6 PM for sandwiches, salads, burgers, and tropical drinks.

Pool Bar - Circular bar built around tropical-almond tree. Open 11 AM to 4 PM for sandwiches, salads, burgers, and tropical drinks during high-occupancy periods.

Cocktail Bar - Located in rear of Lower Terrace. Open mid-morning to late night. Contemporary designer decor in blue and white with wood trim. Complimentary afternoon tea.

Entertainment

Round Hill features nightly entertainment, from the Beach BBQ on Monday evenings to a full Jamaican Heritage Show with steel drum bands on Friday evenings, with the Mento House band and local singers and musicians on all other nights.

Nearby Things to Do

A terrace overlooking Round Hill Bay and the forested mountains on the bay's opposite side features a large family swimming pool surrounded by cushioned lounge chairs. Another pool measuring 8m in diameter (26 ft) overlooks the bay in the resort's 4-hectare (10-acre), adults-only spa-and-fitness retreat, which is accessible by a 400m (437-yd) path along the bay.

The complimentary fitness center contains free weights and cardio and weight machines. Complimentary step and stretch classes along with yoga classes (surcharge) take place in the newly built yoga pavilion.

Furnished with cushioned lounge chairs and umbrellas, the resort's private 75-m (76-yd) beach is lapped by the calm waters of little Round Hill Bay. Cushioned lounge chairs also are available on a 75-m (76-yd) stone-and-concrete walkway shaded by tropical almond trees that extends from one end of the beach. A trampoline raft and two wood rafts are anchored off the beach, and there's snorkeling among rocks near the beach and a reef farther offshore.

The resort provides complimentary snorkeling, kayaks, pedal boats, wake boards, and glass-bottom-boat tours. Water skiing and fishing are available for surcharges, as are scuba-diving instruction/certification, diving excursions, and a 15.5-m (51-ft) catamaran with crew for sailing/snorkeling excursions.

The property offers complimentary guided Friday-afternoon nature walks through the resort's grounds. A jogging/running path winds through the resort's hills.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the resort; fees may apply.

  • Snorkeling on site
  • Fishing on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Tennis lessons on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Water skiing on site
  • Motor boating on site
  • Windsurfing on site
  • Parasailing on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Pilates classes on site
  • Playground on site
  • Rafting nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Sailing on site
  • Basketball on site
  • Scuba diving on site
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby

Spa Services

Located in an 18th century Great House on 10 oceanfront acres, The Spa at Round Hill features 7 treatment rooms including a couple's suite along with an outdoor treatment area in a garden setting. Treatments include deep tissue massages, aroma stone massages, facials, salt scrubs, body wraps, manicures, pedicures, and other beauty services.

  • Number of treatment rooms 8
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Massages on beach
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Minimum age to access spa is 12
  • Massages

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Guests planning to arrive after 12:05 AM must contact this property in advance for check-in instructions or be considered a no-show. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Airport transportation is offered on request 24 hours a day. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 79.00 per day.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: USD 37.50 for adults and USD 18.75 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 90 per room (roundtrip)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 79.00 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • Hill Round
  • Round Hill
  • Round Hill Hotel
  • Round Hill Hotel & Villas
  • Round Hill Hotel & Villas Montego Bay
  • Round Hill Hotel Villas
  • Round Hill Hotel Villas Montego Bay
  • Round Hill Villas Montego Bay
  • Round Hotel
  • Round Villas

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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