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4.7 out of 5

"Very much enjoyed 5 nights at this small hotel in the hills above Runaway Bay. We chose the half board plan and the meals were excellent. Convenient ... " More

By a verified traveler on Tue 13 Feb 2018

Hotel Description

3-star beach guest house with beach shuttle

Steps from the beach

You'll find Cardiff Hall Beach and Runaway Bay Beach within 2 miles (3 km) of this guesthouse. Flavours Beach and Salem Beach are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Private white sand beach

This guesthouse features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Families will appreciate the onsite laundry facilities and supervised childcare. WiFi in public areas is free.

Free WiFi, balconies

The 15 individually furnished guestrooms offer free WiFi and room service. Balconies, refrigerators, and free bottled water are also available.

Standard room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
$66* Per night/room Aug 8 - Aug 9

Junior Suite

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Junior Suite, Multiple Beds

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Honeymoon Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Villa Sonate ratings based on 3 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.7 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 5.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Villa Sonate

Everyone (3)
4 out of 5

Runaway Bay

Very much enjoyed 5 nights at this small hotel in the hills above Runaway Bay. We chose the half board plan and the meals were excellent. Convenient to the beach and Ocho Rios. Would stay again.

Posted by , from Tennessee on Feb 13, 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

Mar 29, 2018 by Sonia

We thank you for making it Villa Sonate. We look forward to hosting you again. Best wishes

5 out of 5

Great staff and food

Staff were very friendly, polite and helpful. Great customer service. Food was very reasonable and great quality. Villa is close to everything.

Posted by , from Florida on Dec 18, 2017

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jan 8, 2018 by Sonia

Wishing you a great New Year. Thanks for making it Villa Sonate. We look forward to seeing you again.

5 out of 5

Great Stay

Let me thank the dedicated members of staff at Villa Sonata for a wonderful stay. It's our 3rd year staying at this Villa and what can I say, I'll be back my next visit, thanks to chef Mike for cooking up real Jamaican breakfast. Keep up the good work guys, see you next visit. IRIE!!

Posted by , from louisiana on Jun 15, 2016

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Comment from Hotel Management

Oct 27, 2016 by Sonate

Thank you David. You are always welcomed at Villa Sonate. We look forward to your visits and will continue to maintain our good qualities. See you soon.

Property Features

Feel the sun on your face and the sand in your toes on the private white sand beach, located just 1 mi away. You'll be playing in the surf in no time with a ride on the guesthouse's beach shuttle (surcharge). Along with a restaurant, there's a snack bar/deli on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. This beach guesthouse also offers an outdoor pool, a garden, and a terrace. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3-star Runaway Bay guesthouse.

  • 15 guestrooms or units
  • 300 sq ft of conference space
  • 28 sq m of conference space
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Deli
  • Supervised kid's activities (surcharge)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • 1 conference room
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Transport

  • Airport: Sir Donald Sangster Intl. Airport (MBJ) (72.8 km / 45.2 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle, area shuttle, beach shuttle, and shopping center shuttle

Room Amenities

Villa Sonate offers 15 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and complimentary bottled water. Rooms open to balconies. These individually furnished accommodations include desks. This Runaway Bay guesthouse provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and ceiling fans. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Private balcony
  • Separate bedroom
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast daily from 8 AM to 10 AM.

Lantana Restaurant - Overlooking the golf course and garden, this restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the guesthouse include an outdoor pool.

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

  • Rafting nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Cave exploring/spelunking nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Ziplining nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • No elevator (single level property)
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 11 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 11 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7 AM - 11 PM.
Guests arriving after 11 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10.00.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for USD 10.0 per night.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards

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

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be 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. This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash.

For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • No elevators
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service
  • Number of children who can stay free - 2
  • Debit cards
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: USD 10 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 100
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 10.0 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Villa Sonate
  • Villa Sonate House
  • Villa Sonate House Runaway Bay
  • Villa Sonate Runaway Bay
  • Villa Sonate Jamaica/Runaway Bay
  • Villa Sonate Guesthouse Runaway Bay
  • Villa Sonate Guesthouse
  • Villa Sonate Guesthouse
  • Villa Sonate Runaway Bay
  • Villa Sonate Guesthouse Runaway Bay

You should know

  • Villa Sonate offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation 72 hours prior to arrival with your arrival details.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.