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  • In order to make a group reservation on Hostelworld.com it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
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  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
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  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card 4 weeks prior to arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

25% non refundable deposit.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
8.6
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

Reggae Hostel is a cool and fun place, great for meeting people. The hostel is located in a house in a semi residential area near Half Way Tree and has a family type of feel where it is really easy to meet new people from all over the world. The hostel is the ideal launch pad to explore the fascinating culture of Kingston. Chill in our large and comfortable yard which has an open lounge and bar where each evening, you can share stories of the days adventures . Our front desk is there to help you make the most of your experience by organising transportation, giving advice and directions and making you as comfortable as possible. Join us each night as we explore Kingston' s rich nightlife and during the days there is plenty to do with many attractions within walking distance like Bob Marley Museum and Devon House. Get immersed in the reggae vibe of Kingston with musical inspiration from great reggae artists. Feel the seductively slow tempo of the island as we greet you with warm smiles and Jamaican hospitality. Cook your own food in our Kitchen or sample local cuisine in nearby restaurants. We also offer local cuisine breakfast at a rate of US$5 that is not included in the room rate. You may preorder from our competent staff.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.5

  • Security 9.1

  • Location 8.2

  • Staff 9.5

  • Atmosphere 9.1

  • Cleanliness 8.3

  • Facilities 7.2


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    06 Aug 2019
    Good place to stay with nice common areas
    Mexico, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    18 Jul 2019
    Great stay, very helpful staff. They even helped me get a ticket to Reggae Sumfest! They also arranged my taxi to Knutsford Bus.
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 9.4

    Superb

    24 Jul 2019
    The best part about Reggae Hostel is the staff and the people it attracts. It's conviently located near Half Way Tree. The accomodations aren't fancy but it's cheap and a great place to meet people. The staff is incredibly warm and helpful. I will definitely be coming back when I'm in Kingston next (though I might splurge and book the Culture Room, which is a single room with its own bathroom).
    Canada, Male, 31-40
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    30 Jul 2019
    Location seemed a bit sketchy, but I had no issues walking alone at any hour. A/C in my room was solid, backyard is a nice spot to chill. Main issue was no running water at times, so I could not shower.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    28 Jun 2019
    Great place and vibe to stay for a few nights. Bartender and his gorgeous wife made the stay extra fun
    Lithuania, Female, 25-30
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    01 May 2019
    Nice place, friendly staff. Cool chill-out area in the back to meet people. Only suggestion is they have key access to the rooms for any extra layer of security.
    Canada, Male, 31-40
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    23 May 2019
    This is my second time staying at this hostel, like it was two years ago when I first visited, it is still my favourite spot to hang out in Kingston. You will certainly meet some interesting people, explore the city, and have a fun time here. Highly recommend.
    Canada, Male, 25-30
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    18 Sep 2019
    Despite being a part of the Reggae brand, you get a much different experience as compared to the one in Ocho. Free breakfast is great but they never had coffee (which is ok to run out! But after 3 days of just not getting some? Also the on-site bar was barely stocked too. I don’t understand that mentality it’s lost revenue for the hostel!) staff is super friendly but mostly kept to themselves. The location is pretty good too, not far from the main sights. Solid but not amazing.
    Canada, Male, 25-30
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    23 Jun 2019
    Nice people and ok place. Not near much though.
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 4.6

    Rating

    11 Oct 2019
    Definitely does not live up to the hype. In a really rough area. Girl on reception was beyond useless and made the signing in process to be extremely tedious with her bad attitude. Lockers in room is good but have to have them when the room can’t be locked. Nice big backyard.
    New Zealand, All Male Group, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Jobs Board
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Swimming Pool
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Fax Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Meals Available
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Board Games


Awards

  • 2014

    1st, Country Winners Jamaica

  • 2013

    1st, Country Winners Jamaica

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