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Paderborn, Deutschland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had three nights here with three friends & me in march 2017. Excellent staff, Nicky managed to get us some beds despite the fact that they were full. So they improvised some sofa-beds. Quite a little chaotic, but really warm-hearted. The house and all the people there were awesome, would have been even better when the pool was in use.

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David S, Owner at Reggae Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Chardes. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay! The pool is now in use so come back soon to enjoy :)!

Reviewed 9 March 2017

Just loved the vibe at the hostel and the great staff. They had nice bar and took us out for party. Kingston nightlife is really one of a kind, cant be compared to anything. The place felt safe and clean and I will definetly come back.

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David S, Owner at Reggae Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for being our guest and allowing us to show you around Marina! We are so grateful for your review. Bless!

Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed in this hostel after spending 4 nights at the one in Ochi.... had the private room. Staff really friendly and very accommodating, good local vegan places to eat in walking distance. The room is more basic than the one in Ochi but still great value. Shower sometimes. It that warm. Very secure and felt 100% safe. Main reason we...

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David S, Owner at Reggae Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Tracy.We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you will come to Dub Club with us again!

Toronto
Reviewed 7 February 2017

This was our ideal hostel. Spacious private room with a great closet for weary backpackers. Clean bathrooms close by. Great indoor common area with functioning laptop, and fridge full of beer and water for purchase. Kitchen accommodated us perfectly. Supermarket and restaurant up the street. Outdoor common space was beautiful - awesome music, interesting art, comfortable seating - something to...

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David S, Owner at Reggae Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review and getting into our Vibe. We cant wait to see you again! Bless!

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 January 2017

I've been staying in Reggae Hostel over Christmas. Everyone working there were very welcoming and professional. There was a great concert on the day of my arrival, a local mama cooked delicious vegan food, we even had a Christmas dinner together and went out to The Dub Club (totally awesome!!!) The place has a great vibe, lots of cool people...

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David S, Owner at Reggae Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us bringing great energy Lana. We hope to see you again!

Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Nice staff. Fun backyard. But a little loud after dark and located in a bland neighborhood that's a little far from things. The private room sets you back about 70 USD, not a great deal. The dorms are a steal if you don'd mind the noise.

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David S, Owner at Reggae Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback Bill. The neighbourhood actually is vibrant and close to the center of town but we did a poor job of showing you for which we do apologise. Our hostel is very social and at times noisy. We have a quiet time in the night and we are sorry that we fell short in protecting you from...

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights in november 2016 and truly Loved our stay. All in all this is the best hostel in Kingston and definitely a must-stay when you want to experience the party-vibe of Jamaica Pro's: - party & music every night - but OUTSIDE, after 10pm quiet in the hostel (so no need to worry about night rest). When...

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David S, Owner at Reggae Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Chris. We really appreciate you staying with us! The points made were very revealing and we will use your insights to help us improve. I hope you will be back to enjoy the improvements!

Sindelfingen, Germany
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Very friendly welcome,bautifully painted courtyard including a bar. Local cooked breakfast upon request, free coffee or tea any time. Ideal for backpackers who want to socialise. For example I went to a nearby reggae party with a group of people. And when the people at the front desk helped me to organize a trip to the Blue Mountains a young...

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David S, Owner at Reggae Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us Annette and your review is very welcome. Bless!

Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

A nice hostel if you don't mind staying in dorms. Great place to meet other people! We went on some of the night tours to go out, and it was absolutely awesome! Staff is very friendly and very helpful! I will definitely stay here again when I go back to Jamaica someday!

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David S, Owner at Reggae Hostel, responded to this review

We hope you stay with us again when you return to Jamaica some day! Thanks for the review Sissel!

Santa Fe, New Mexico
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Zana rocks, and I just love being here! Make sure you go with them on Sunday night to the DUB CLUB!!!!!! Blessed vibes, and bug up the reggae hostel, every time!!!! I miss you like crazy!! I'll be back!! Soon come!

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David S, Owner at Reggae Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for staying Kai, hoping to see you again soon!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the Center of the Greater Kingston Area, Reggae Hostel offers a comfortable and secure environment with easy access to attractions, beaches, surfing, culture, cuisine, clubs, pubs, parties, recording studios and restaurants. The hostel is conveniently situated only 10 minutes walk from the Half way Tree which is the largest commercial district in Jamaica boasting the most modern transportation center. The property is suitable for young and outgoing travellers who are interested in meeting people and getting an authentic taste of the fantastic culture of kingston, the birthplace of reggae. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Reggae Hostel

Address: 8 Burlington Ave, Kingston, Jamaica
Region: Caribbean > Jamaica > Kingston Parish > Kingston
Price Range: $23 - $106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Reggae Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 5
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“I stayed in a private room and it was very comfortable.”
Lana_J82, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you can afford it, take a private room”
201MikeB201, 15 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Request for a room with A/C”
JessicaC516, 24 Jul 2015 | Read review
“I think all the rooms are good. I stayed in the Reggae and Dub rooms. They are great. It's all good.”
AlienTraveller1978, 6 Dec 2014 | Read review
“I stayed in 3 different rooms and they were all fine. I particularly liked the private garden view rooms I just paid for 2 peoples space and there was air conditioning and a couch!”
parms2013, 19 Mar 2014 | Read review
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