Get an overview of this hotelMountaintop resort with panoramic view of Kingston

Located in Newcastle, Strawberry Hill is in the mountains and close to Holywell Park and University of Technology-Jamaica.

This 4.5-star resort is within the vicinity of Hope Botanical Gardens and Hope Zoo.

Make yourself at home in one of the 13 guestrooms featuring refrigerators and minibars. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Partially open bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature designer toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include safes and desks, and housekeeping is provided daily.

Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, which include 2 outdoor swimming pools and a sauna. This Colonial resort also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).

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. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Strawberry Hill, the 26-acre mountain-top retreat, is located in the heart of Jamaica’s Blue Mountains in Irish Town, 3,000 feet above the Caribbean Sea. It features awe-inspiring views of the mountains in one direction and the twinkling city of Kingston in the other. The property features thirteen 19th century Georgian-style cottages, an infinity pool, FieldSpa, expansive botanical gardens, and world-class dining.

A conference room has a memorial wall commemorating reggae legend Bob Marley, who made Chris Blackwell's Island Records an international phenomenon. Strawberry Hill provides complimentary WiFi throughout the hotel. Better yet, explore the mountain biking trails or plunge into the pool. Other amenities include free parking, babysitting/childcare, 24-hour airport shuttle service (surcharge), and a concierge.

  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Sauna 
  • Restaurant 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Conference space 
  • Total number of rooms - 13 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Library 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Concierge services 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Garden 
  • Terrace 
  • Picnic area 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Free self parking 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Free WiFi 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Television 
  • Partially open bathroom 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

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.

Breakfast

Start your day with a free continental breakfast, available daily from 7 AM to 10:30 AM. You can order a meal from room service during limited hours.

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 

Spa Services

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.

  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Sports massage 
  • Detoxification wrap 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Body treatments 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at 8 PM

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 5 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 75.00.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 90 per vehicle (one way)
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Strawberry Hill Hotel Irish Town
  • Strawberry Hill Irish Town
  • Strawberry Hill Hotel Newcastle
  • Strawberry Hill Newcastle

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. Children 5 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. 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 2015 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay.

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