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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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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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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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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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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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Reviewed 5 May 2016

Great experience there. The staff was amazing and the value of rooms was good for your money. Best part is that the staff takes you out at night. They keep you safe while your out in the community at night. They also cook great food in the hostel for an affordable price. I recommend that anyone who goes to Jamaica,...

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Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Very friendly and organises transport to evening events like Sunday at Dub Club. Not all the lockers in dorm rooms are lockable. Otherwise it has all you would expect and a nice little bar outside. The location is conveniently central too.

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Shanghai, China
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

A typical backpacker hostel, very friendly staff and good security. Well located near the Halfway Tree transport centre for travel across the island and supermarket etc close by. Free coffee and a good WiFi connection, although no hot water in the showers, but it's so hot you don't need it...a good option

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Manila, Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 16 March 2016

I stayed on and off for a couple of weeks as a solo traveller (in the private room) when the hostel was super busy in February. It was a perfect experience at every level..the fantastic, cool staff (big ups to you all, esp Scotty, Nicky and Nicole), the hostel vibe itself (super conducive to socializing), and the brilliant location (center...

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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.”
 of 5 bubbles Lana_J82, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you can afford it, take a private room”
 of 5 bubbles 201MikeB201, 15 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Request for a room with A/C”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles 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!”
 of 5 bubbles parms2013, 19 Mar 2014 | Read review
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