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Mountaintop resort with panoramic view of Kingston
With a stay at Strawberry Hill in Newcastle, you'll be in the mountains and close to Holywell Park and University of Technology-Jamaica.
This 4.5-star resort is within the vicinity of Hope Zoo and Hope Botanical Gardens.
Make yourself at home in one of the 13 guestrooms featuring refrigerators and minibars. Rooms have private balconies. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Bathrooms feature shower/tub combinations, designer toiletries, and hair dryers.
Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. If you're looking for recreational opportunities, you'll find an outdoor pool and a sauna. This resort also features complimentary wireless Internet access, babysitting/childcare (surcharge), and gift shops/newsstands.
Enjoy a meal at a restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the resort's room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.
Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and luggage storage. Event facilities at this resort consist of conference space and meeting rooms. Guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle for a surcharge, and free self parking is available onsite.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
The Aveda Concept Spa, Spas at the Caves, features panoramic sea views, couples massage, hydrotherapy, and signature treatments such as Himalayan Rejuvenation and Fusion Stone Massage. This on-site Spa also specializes in facials and other esthetic services. Views are equally impressive from the open-air restaurant's dining room and 3 terraces.
A conference room (the resort's only air-conditioned space) has a memorial wall commemorating reggae legend Bob Marley, who made Chris Blackwell's Island Records an international phenomenon. Strawberry Hill provides complimentary WiFi in the restaurant and lounge. Better yet, explore the mountain biking trails or plunge into the outdoor infinity pool. Other amenities include free parking, an airport shuttle service (surcharge), and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).
- Number of buildings/towers - 11
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
- Outdoor pool
- Full-service spa
- Meeting rooms
- Conference space
- 24-hour front desk
- Total number of rooms - 13
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Barbecue grill(s)
- Wedding services
- Free breakfast
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Picnic area
- Luggage storage
- Free self parking
- Spa services on site
- Free WiFi
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Free self parking
- Free WiFi
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Free cribs/infant beds
- Premium TV channels
- Premium bedding
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Room service (limited hours)
- Coffee/tea maker
- Turndown service
- Designer toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Shower/tub combination
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room safe
- Daily housekeeping
- Rollaway/extra beds available
Where to Eat
Restaurant - Open-air restaurant comprising dining room and three terraces with panoramic views of mountains and Kingston far below. À la carte breakfast, lunch, dinner. Jamaican-accented menus. Dinner choices such as conch fritters, Rack of Lamb with Guava Glaze, Curried Coconut Shrimp, Beef Tenderloin with Jamaican Chimichurri (pepper-herb) Sauce. Weekend afternoon tea. Sunday brunch.
Bar/lounge - Fireplace, telescope, overstuffed seating, polished wooden floor. Open mid-morning to late night.
A free continental breakfast is served daily from 7 AM until 10:30 AM.
Nearby Things to Do
Lined with black concrete so it appears to be a natural mountain pool, an 18.5m (60-ft) kidney-shaped pool on the resort's flat mountaintop features an infinity edge overlooking Kingston and its harbor far below. A stone-wall waterfall cascades below the infinity edge. Wooden and stone sundecks flank the pool.
Elsewhere on the mountaintop are a sauna and an adjacent open-air, black-concrete plunge pool with a panoramic-view sundeck. The mountaintop includes a lawn for complimentary badminton, croquet, and French bowls.
Guided nature/bird-watching hikes through the resort's grounds and the Blue Mountains are available for surcharges. Complimentary bicycles provide another means of touring the mountains.
Yoga classes (surcharge) are offered in an open-air pavilion partly suspended over a deep gully and sided by a lychee tree.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the resort; fees may apply.
- Hiking/biking trails on site
- Mountain biking on site
- Yoga classes/instruction on site
The Spa at Strawberry Hill is tucked in a secluded nook of the mountainside and offer 5 indoor/outdoor treatment rooms for relaxation and pampering. Indulge in the signature treatment, the Blue Mountain Elixir Body Scrub, which utilizes local coffee beans, or choose to unwind with a rejuvenating deep tissue body massage and hydrotherapy session. The spa is open daily from 10 AM until 6 PM.
- Hydrotherapy treatments
- Manicures and pedicures
- Facial treatments
- Hot stone massage
- Deep tissue massage
- Sports massage
- Detoxification wrap
- Body wraps
- Body scrubs
- Aromatherapy treatments
- Ayurvedic treatments
- Sauna in spa
- Body treatments
Check-in time ends at 8 PM
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Check-out time is noon
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit 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.
No pets or service animals allowed
- Airport shuttle fee: USD 90 per vehicle (one way)
We should mention
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort 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. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.
Awards & Affiliations
- Strawberry Hill is listed in the 2014 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay.