This historical complex is affords a sophisticated style and takes travellers back to its English colonial roots. The hotel lies just 12 km from the crafts market and approximately 15 km from the centre of Montego Bay where a diverse selection of shops are to be found. The airport is 8 km away.The resort lies nestled amidst around 160 hectares of gardens- flowers and wetland reserve- beside an almost 2 km long stretch of private sandy beach. Offering superb services and a decidedly different take on luxury accommodation- guests will always find something to do here. The luxury establishment is always the first choice of celebrities- dignitaries and royalty. All guests to the hotel are treated equally however- with one exception: children- for whom there is a children's centre- a games room with supervised activities and babysitting. The business centre provides business visitors with high-speed access to the Internet (for an additional fee). A total of 398 rooms are available and standard facilities include a lobby with a 24-hour reception desk- a hire safe and a currency exchange desk. There is a selection of shops to browse and a hairdressing salon; fees apply for use of the laundry service and those arriving by car are offered car parking. Dining options include 6 different restaurants and bars: the Seagrape Terrace with delicious Jamaican cuisine is complimented by island and dance music. Just off the hotel's golf course is the Sugar Mill- which is open for dinner only and features specialties such as chicken-pineapple stew with turmeric-passion fruit sauce. La Baguette- serving grilled specialties- opens out onto one of the pools.
Diverse facilities include inviting pools, an Equestrain Centre, 18-hole championship golf course, Golf Academy (payable locally with instruction courses, putting green and driving range), squash and tennis courts, croquet, a luxury spa, fitness centre, a Children's Village for 3-12 year olds (payable locally) and a 'Hype Zone' for teens and young adults aged 13-19 years. Snorkelling, sailing and glass bottom boating is available or swim with dolphins at the natural lagoon (prebook a package). Italian and beachfront restaurants complement the Sugar Mill and Prince of Wales pub and there is nightly entertainment.
197 rooms and suites and 33 expansive villas, each with airconditioning, ceiling fan, television, minibar, bath and shower, king or twin beds, and balcony or terrace with garden or sea view. Superior rooms have garden views. Deluxe rooms are set within cottages, have twin beds and garden or ocean views. Junior suites have a lounge area, king beds and overlook the bay. Deluxe suites are more spacious with separate living room, kitchen, four poster bed and second bathroom. Luxury one and two bedroom suites, plus large villas are available on request.
Food, Drink and Entertainment
Amenities include 6 restaurants and 5 bars, including 1 swim-up and 1 beachfront option. There are 3 outdoor pools, a sprawling spa and a dolphin lagoon. Activities consist of a golf course, a gym and tennis courts, plus water sports and horseback riding.
A 5-minute walk from the beach, this elegant resort off A1 scenic highway is 1.3 km from Half Moon Golf Course and 8 km from Sangster International Airport.
From : 23/03/2011 to 14/12/2012 - A Resort Fee of $30 per room per night will be charged to guest bills for guests staying in rooms and suites. For guests in the Royal Villas, a fee of $15 per bedroom per night will be assessed. The resort fee will be applicable for all new reservations made as of April 1, 2011 for arrival October 1, 2011 and beyond. The fee is taxable and is payable on property at check-out. The Resort Fee includes: Wireless internet service in every guest room as well as in public areas across the resort; Use of the computer lounge and business centre services; In-room bottled water utilizing RockResorts' sustainable Water on the Rocks programme; Use of water sports equipment (single & double kayaks, paddle boats, water lilos); Use of resort bicycles; Nightly Happy Hour snacks at the Cedar Bar; Other services and amenities to enhance our guests' stay.