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The Judy House Reviews

Westland Mountain Road, Westmoreland, Negril, Jamaica

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93%

Rating
104 Total Reviews
  • 91%Value For Money
  • 96%Security
  • 88%Location
  • 96%Staff
  • 96%Atmosphere
  • 92%Cleanliness
  • 89%Facilities

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100%

Everything about this hostel is amazing, except for the never ending sounds from the farm animals next door. Nothing can be done about that though. The people are great, staff is very helpful, and the vibes are perfect for relaxing or getting a party started. The place really trusts the guests with helping take care of the place and all the plants make the place so beautiful.

  • 18th Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Many thanks for your review Michael and for taking the time to write it. Glad you enjoy the vibes so much. Jamaica local community life always comes with its bird and animal sounds, from most yards, which I love. It is your home when you are here so trusting each other is an important apart of the package. One Love !

60%

Hostel changed my reservation from a single room to dorm without any notification. I learned about it upon arrival. I was told the private was given to a walk-in (why not the dorm bed then???)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks for your review Filip, Sorry this happened to you and you are so angry about it you gave us a ridiculous score. The room was not available because the guest already in it wanted to stay longer. You were only booked for one night so we thought it would be OK. Whoever told you we gave the single room to a 'walk in' was lying, I would never do that. We asked you if it was ok and you said yes, if you had said no I would have moved the other guest or I would have given you my own room instead.

100%

very nice palace

  • 6th Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks for your nice words, would have been great if you had paid your bar bill before you left ? One Love !!

97%

Great value for the price ! great location ,atmosphere and friendly staff.

  • 2nd Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks for taking the time to give us a review, glad you enjoyed the Judy House, many thanks from all of the Judy House crew. One Love!

94%

Lovely place to stay! Awesome spirit! Would recommand to anybody! Just go there,!

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Many thanks for this review, short & to the point .. One Love !!!

100%

Truly excellent place, even if it is located a little distance (10 min walk) off the main Negril-West End Road (get yourself a drink at the Canoe Bar if you need some uphill motivation). The hostel area is delightfully lush and well kept. Great place to socialise with travellers, dogs and cats. Sue makes the stay a breeze, she is a fountain of local knowledge, and the Honesty Bar is a great concept. If you stay in the right side hammocks, the soundtrack of the neightbouring roosters is LOUD!

  • 16th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Norway
  • Couple, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

The Judy House Hostel was more than we could have ever imagined!! Great atmosphere, beautiful setting. The staff were awesome and the people we met there were super chilled and friendly. We stayed for a week in the hammocks which were extremely comfortable and was so lovely to wake up to the sound of nature and that stunning view everyday. I would live there if I could :)

  • 8th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Wales
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Many thanks for taking the time you review the Judy House so soon after your long flight. Thanks to you both for your wonderful contributions in setting a very enjoyable social scene for other guests. You were both a great support to me too during the busiest person at the Judy House ever. Thanks for the 'time out' it was so much fun! Hope to see you back here soon one day. One Love and lots of hugs xxxx

100%

Awesome place. Sue is rad. People were cool. Hate the damn roosters but that's Jamaica for you. They're everywhere.


100%

Sue (thé owner) is so nice and sweet! The place is safe and well located,near the beaches and from a supermarket. The taxis aroud all cost 130 Jmd (about 1.30$). Nice clean place and the no-visitors poli y ils really reassuring!

Owner Comment (Hide)
Many thanks for taking the time to review me. Glad you enjoyed the Judy House and appreciated my no visitors policy. Security is so important to maintain to reassure guests. Thanks again, one love !

100%

Lovely Place to stay where you can find very good vibes but also have enough privacy for yourself! Sue was awesome, helps you organising everything you want and it's very nice that she is that Kind if owner that likes to hang around with the guests! Felt like Family! Thanks

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Many thanks for your lovely review. So glad you enjoyed the 'vibes'. The Judy House attracts such great people and so many characters it is a joy to hang around with you sometimes. One Love !

94%

I had a fantastic time there. I stayed in the hammock tent. If it's droopy you just need to tighten it. Once I did that I was very comfortable for the 3 nights I stayed. The places to hang out are great. It has an adventurous feel with lots of comfort. I was by myself but instantly made friends with other guests.

Owner Comment (Hide)
So glad you enjoyed your stay too much and learned to organize yourself in the hammocks! Thanks of your review and taking the time to write it. Also glad you enjoyed al the friends you made, you were certainly a great crew! One Love !

83%

If you are a backpacker in Negril, this is the place to stay. Good to meet other travellers and friendly and helpful staff.

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Many thanks for your review and taking the time to write it. I really enjoyed your stay with us at the Judy House and I hope to see you again one day ... One Love!

100%

I really had a great time there. All the staff and the owner are so friendly and nice people. The owner Sue took us on trips several times for a little gaz fee. She showed us beautiful places and introduced us to local Jamaicans. That's the way you really get an idea what's Jamaica and I think it is almost impossible to do so yourself only. The Judy house itself is not far away from beautiful beaches and Rick's cafe as well. And it has got a beautiful jungle garden including bath tubs outside.

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Loved your review as I loved spending time with you and all the others. I certainly hd a good time too! Nice to know we met our objectives, as the Judy House is very much about 'living' with the locals. Plus spending time off in the 'real' Jamaica with the people away from the regular tourist venues, therefore contributing to the local economy of small local businesses also. Thanks very much indeed for your wonderful review. One Love!

89%

What a pleasant stay at the Judy house! We were only there one night but Sue was extremely accomodating and helped us with the shuttle back. The guava room was really cute and everyone was super chill and friendly. Wish we could have stayed longer! We will have to be back.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks so much for taking the time to review me after such a short stay, It was great to meet you both and yes, I do hope you will come back one day. One Love !

77%

We really enjoyed our stay at the Judy House. Judy is a very friendly woman who want to give information and help u during your stay.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you so much for reviewing me and always glad to be of help to all our Judy House guests to help you have the best stay in Jamaica. Thanks for the appreciation. One Love !!



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