DOCTORS CAVE BEACH HOTEL

Po Box 94 Gloucester Ave., Montego Bay Jamaica (JAM)
2.0 Star Beach Hotel
18.48725-77.9281
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Average
3.0/ 5

Based on 183 guest reviews

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  • Our hotel comes with an outdoor pool
  • Free breakfast available
  • Avg. Group Discount of 11.7%!
  • Fitness center on property
  • Hotel has 82 rooms
  • Check out time: 12 NOON
  • Group score of 5.8/10
  • Hotel has 2 meeting rooms

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Local Attractions

Doctors Cave Beach, Tryall Golf, Bird Sanctuary

Summary of Verified Reviews

Summary of 457 verified reviews

66
Poor

Old rooms and poor ambiance. Beach nearby.

“Beach hotel was real nice” “Beautiful beach and shopping access”

Excellent Beach Hotel Top 4% in city
Excellent Budget Hotel Top 6% in city
Best Shopping In City

Good to know

  • Friendly service

    “Staff was attentive” “Front desk was very helpful”

  • Dirty room

    “Toilet overflowed” “Soiled sheets”

  • Hotel is outdated

    “A/c was old” “Bathroom to be old”

  • Poor beds

    “Soiled sheets” “Hard pillows”

Review highlights

Location

91/100
149 reviews

Great location near the airport. Great nearby restaurants, bars, and shopping right by beach. Easy car access but inadequate parking.

“Peaceful and easily accessible to beach” “Close to the bars” “Excellent location”

Service

83/100
200 reviews

Management and bar service are friendly.

“Front desk and reservation staff are the saving grace” “Staff was attentive” “Excellent customer service”

Bar

74/100
55 reviews

Great, affordable bar with good drinks. Good bar service.

“Free rum punches” “Free drinks” “Friendly bar staff”

Food

49/100
32 reviews

Food is not good. Desserts & fruits are ok.

“Dry pastry” “No restaurant” “No food”

Comfort

47/100
86 reviews

Generally poor comfort, particularly the beds, and A/C is lacking. Large rooms without much noise.

“A/c was old” “Malfunctioning AC unit” “Soiled sheets”

Cleanliness

45/100
65 reviews

Dirty rooms, bathrooms, and pool area. Moderately clean hotel facilities.

“Jacuzzi needed a good clean” “Toilet overflowed” “Soiled sheets”

Breakfast

43/100
68 reviews

Breakfast affordable but not so tasty.

“Dry toast” “Paid for breakfast buffet” “Continental breakfast it's a waste of time just”

Room

37/100
176 reviews

Bad beds in dirty, out-of-date rooms. No view, and A/C, TV and minibar are lacking. Subpar balconies in badly maintained rooms. Spacious rooms.

“Loud a/c” “Malfunctioning AC unit” “Outdated fan”

Vibe

35/100
69 reviews

Atmosphere not particularly friendly, giving poor vibes. Hotel is outdated. Unpleasant entrance area. Unstylish Hotel. Awesome for a beach holiday. Fine for a budget trip.

“A/c was old” “No elevator” “No real ambiance”

WiFi

25/100
29 reviews

Bad internet service.

“No wi-fi” “No internet in the room” “No internet”

Ranked top 76% by couples, with a score of 66

Good to know

  • Spacious rooms

    “Spacious rooms” “Large rooms”

  • Balcony is not nice

    “No balconies” “No balcony”

  • Food is not good

    “Dry pastry” “No restaurant”

  • Bad internet service

    “No wi-fi” “No internet in the room”

Review highlights

Location

90/100
35 reviews

Excellent location close to the beach.

“Peaceful and easily accessible to beach” “Close to the bars” “Excellent location”

Service

83/100
37 reviews

Reception is decent, with overall friendly and professional service.

“Front desk and reservation staff are the saving grace” “Staff was attentive” “Excellent customer service”

Bar

76/100
13 reviews

Bar is awesome.

“Free rum punches” “Free drinks” “Friendly bar staff”

Food

47/100
8 reviews

Food is not good.

“Dry pastry” “No restaurant” “No food”

Comfort

46/100
22 reviews

Not very comfortable, with bad beds. Large rooms without much noise.

“A/c was old” “Malfunctioning AC unit” “Soiled sheets”

Breakfast

40/100
14 reviews

Bad breakfast.

“Dry toast” “Paid for breakfast buffet” “Continental breakfast it's a waste of time just”

Cleanliness

39/100
11 reviews

Dirty room.

“Jacuzzi needed a good clean” “Toilet overflowed” “Soiled sheets”

Vibe

34/100
20 reviews

Atmosphere not particularly friendly, giving poor vibes. Hotel is outdated.

“A/c was old” “No elevator” “No real ambiance”

Room

34/100
37 reviews

Rooms are large but untidy, with bad bathrooms. Balconies and beds are poor.

“Loud a/c” “Malfunctioning AC unit” “Outdated fan”

WiFi

25/100
9 reviews

Bad internet service.

“No wi-fi” “No internet in the room” “No internet”

Ranked top 64% by families, with a score of 67

Good to know

  • Hotel is outdated

    “A/c was old” “Bathroom to be old”

  • Dirty

    “Jacuzzi needed a good clean” “Toilet overflowed”

  • Dirty room

    “Toilet overflowed” “Soiled sheets”

  • Poor vibe

    “A/c was old” “No elevator”

Review highlights

Location

93/100
10 reviews

Great location.

“Peaceful and easily accessible to beach” “Close to the bars” “Excellent location”

Service

84/100
19 reviews

Friendly service.

“Front desk and reservation staff are the saving grace” “Staff was attentive” “Excellent customer service”

Bar

72/100
5 reviews

Bar is awesome.

“Free rum punches” “Free drinks” “Friendly bar staff”

Value

62/100
6 reviews

Fairly good value for money.

“Cheap local restaurants” “Free rum punches” “Made my stay worthwhile”

Breakfast

47/100
7 reviews

Bad breakfast.

“Dry toast” “Paid for breakfast buffet” “Continental breakfast it's a waste of time just”

Cleanliness

47/100
7 reviews

Dirty room.

“Jacuzzi needed a good clean” “Toilet overflowed” “Soiled sheets”

Comfort

46/100
6 reviews

Not very comfortable, with bad beds.

“A/c was old” “Malfunctioning AC unit” “Soiled sheets”

Room

37/100
15 reviews

Dirty rooms with uncomfortable beds and horrible bathrooms.

“Loud a/c” “Malfunctioning AC unit” “Outdated fan”

Vibe

32/100
6 reviews

Poor vibe. Hotel is outdated.

“A/c was old” “No elevator” “No real ambiance”

Ranked top 34% by solo travelers, with a score of 79

Good to know

  • Bad breakfast

    “Dry toast” “Paid for breakfast buffet”

  • Great location

    “Peaceful and easily accessible to beach” “Close to the bars”

  • Uncomfortable

    “A/c was old” “Malfunctioning AC unit”

  • Friendly service

    “Staff was attentive” “Front desk was very helpful”

Review highlights

Location

93/100
10 reviews

Great location.

“Peaceful and easily accessible to beach” “Close to the bars” “Excellent location”

Service

84/100
10 reviews

Friendly service.

“Front desk and reservation staff are the saving grace” “Staff was attentive” “Excellent customer service”

Comfort

52/100
6 reviews

Comfortable.

“Peaceful and easily accessible to beach” “Quiet garden” “Nightlife quiet”

Breakfast

49/100
5 reviews

Bad breakfast.

“Dry toast” “Paid for breakfast buffet” “Continental breakfast it's a waste of time just”

Room

41/100
9 reviews

Room is not nice.

“Loud a/c” “Malfunctioning AC unit” “Outdated fan”

Good to know

  • Friendly service

    “Staff was attentive” “Front desk was very helpful”

  • Dirty room

    “Toilet overflowed” “Soiled sheets”

  • Hotel is outdated

    “A/c was old” “Bathroom to be old”

  • Poor beds

    “Soiled sheets” “Hard pillows”

Review highlights

Location

91/100
139 reviews

Great location near the airport. Great nearby restaurants, bars, and shopping right by beach. Easy car access but inadequate parking.

“Peaceful and easily accessible to beach” “Close to the bars” “Excellent location”

Service

84/100
188 reviews

Excellent and friendly service from bar staff, reception, and management.

“Front desk and reservation staff are the saving grace” “Staff was attentive” “Excellent customer service”

Bar

75/100
54 reviews

Great, affordable bar with good drinks. Good bar service.

“Free rum punches” “Free drinks” “Friendly bar staff”

Food

50/100
27 reviews

Food is not good. Desserts & fruits are ok.

“Dry pastry” “No restaurant” “No food”

Comfort

48/100
79 reviews

Generally poor comfort, particularly the beds, and A/C is lacking. Large rooms without much noise.

“A/c was old” “Malfunctioning AC unit” “Soiled sheets”

Breakfast

46/100
57 reviews

Breakfast affordable but not so tasty.

“Dry toast” “Paid for breakfast buffet” “Continental breakfast it's a waste of time just”

Cleanliness

43/100
61 reviews

Dirty rooms, bathrooms, and pool area. Moderately clean hotel facilities.

“Jacuzzi needed a good clean” “Toilet overflowed” “Soiled sheets”

Room

36/100
163 reviews

Spacious but dirty bathrooms and rooms, with uncomfortable beds. Rooms are old, with poor TV's, bad air conditioning and no view. Subpar balconies in badly maintained rooms.

“Loud a/c” “Malfunctioning AC unit” “Outdated fan”

Vibe

35/100
66 reviews

Atmosphere not particularly friendly, giving poor vibes. Hotel is outdated. Unpleasant entrance area. Unstylish Hotel.

“A/c was old” “No elevator” “No real ambiance”

WiFi

27/100
26 reviews

Bad internet service.

“No wi-fi” “No internet in the room” “No internet”

Ranked top 70% by couples, with a score of 67

Good to know

  • Poor hotel buildings

    “Not enough facilities” “No elevator”

  • Balcony is not nice

    “No balconies” “No balcony”

  • Great reception

    “Front desk ladies were excellent” “Front desk was very helpful”

  • Food is all right

    “Dry pastry” “No restaurant”

Review highlights

Location

90/100
29 reviews

Great location.

“Peaceful and easily accessible to beach” “Close to the bars” “Excellent location”

Service

85/100
33 reviews

Friendly service and great reception.

“Front desk and reservation staff are the saving grace” “Staff was attentive” “Excellent customer service”

Bar

77/100
12 reviews

Bar is awesome.

“Free rum punches” “Free drinks” “Friendly bar staff”

Food

47/100
3 reviews

Food is not good.

“Dry pastry” “No restaurant” “No food”

Comfort

46/100
18 reviews

Not very comfortable, with bad beds.

“A/c was old” “Malfunctioning AC unit” “Soiled sheets”

Breakfast

43/100
10 reviews

Bad breakfast.

“Dry toast” “Paid for breakfast buffet” “Continental breakfast it's a waste of time just”

Cleanliness

39/100
10 reviews

Dirty room.

“Jacuzzi needed a good clean” “Toilet overflowed” “Soiled sheets”

Vibe

34/100
18 reviews

Atmosphere not particularly friendly, giving poor vibes. Hotel is outdated.

“A/c was old” “No elevator” “No real ambiance”

Room

34/100
31 reviews

Filthy rooms with unacceptable bathrooms. Balconies and beds are poor.

“Loud a/c” “Malfunctioning AC unit” “Outdated fan”

WiFi

26/100
8 reviews

Bad internet service.

“No wi-fi” “No internet in the room” “No internet”

Ranked top 83% by families, with a score of 65

Good to know

  • Hotel is outdated

    “A/c was old” “Bathroom to be old”

  • Dirty

    “Jacuzzi needed a good clean” “Toilet overflowed”

  • Dirty room

    “Toilet overflowed” “Soiled sheets”

  • Poor vibe

    “A/c was old” “No elevator”

Review highlights

Location

93/100
10 reviews

Great location.

“Peaceful and easily accessible to beach” “Close to the bars” “Excellent location”

Service

84/100
19 reviews

Friendly service.

“Front desk and reservation staff are the saving grace” “Staff was attentive” “Excellent customer service”

Bar

72/100
5 reviews

Bar is awesome.

“Free rum punches” “Free drinks” “Friendly bar staff”

Value

60/100
5 reviews

Fairly good value for money.

“Free rum punches” “Made my stay worthwhile” “Steep hill”

Cleanliness

48/100
6 reviews

Dirty room.

“Jacuzzi needed a good clean” “Toilet overflowed” “Soiled sheets”

Breakfast

47/100
6 reviews

Bad breakfast.

“Dry toast” “Paid for breakfast buffet” “Continental breakfast it's a waste of time just”

Comfort

46/100
6 reviews

Not very comfortable, with bad beds.

“A/c was old” “Malfunctioning AC unit” “Soiled sheets”

Room

37/100
14 reviews

Terrible beds in dirty rooms.

“Loud a/c” “Malfunctioning AC unit” “Outdated fan”

Vibe

32/100
6 reviews

Poor vibe. Hotel is outdated.

“A/c was old” “No elevator” “No real ambiance”

Ranked top 34% by solo travelers, with a score of 81

Good to know

  • Bad breakfast

    “Dry toast” “Paid for breakfast buffet”

  • Great location

    “Peaceful and easily accessible to beach” “Close to the bars”

  • Uncomfortable

    “A/c was old” “Malfunctioning AC unit”

  • Friendly service

    “Staff was attentive” “Front desk was very helpful”

Review highlights

Location

93/100
9 reviews

Great location.

“Peaceful and easily accessible to beach” “Close to the bars” “Excellent location”

Service

84/100
8 reviews

Friendly service.

“Front desk and reservation staff are the saving grace” “Staff was attentive” “Excellent customer service”

Comfort

52/100
6 reviews

Comfortable.

“Peaceful and easily accessible to beach” “Quiet garden” “Nightlife quiet”

Breakfast

49/100
5 reviews

Bad breakfast.

“Dry toast” “Paid for breakfast buffet” “Continental breakfast it's a waste of time just”

Room

41/100
8 reviews

Room is not nice.

“Loud a/c” “Malfunctioning AC unit” “Outdated fan”

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Customer Reviews of Doctors Cave Beach Hotel

3.0 out of 5. Based on 183 guest reviews , Average

Property Description

For a truly unforgettable Jamaican vacation visit an enchanting little resort in a storybook setting. Where smiles and laughter fill the air and warm memories fill the soul. Visit the intimate Doctors Cave Beach Hotel in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Sunny accommodations that are modern and spotless. An attentive staff that is thoughtful and courteous. Doctors Cave Beach Hotel is serenely secluded and yet strategically located. Just a short hop from the airport, mere steps from world-famous Doctors Cave Beach and moments from tennis, golf, horseback riding and Jamaica's colorful markets and duty-free shopping.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 12 NOON
Year of Last Renovation: 2008
Floors: 3
Rooms: 82
Corridors: Both Interior and Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 10
Handicap Rooms:
Suites: 11
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 2
Meeting Space: 1000 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 100 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.5 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours: 5PM-10:30PM
Pool Info:
Our freshwater outdoor pool is open from 6am to 11pm.
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
21 days required on groups.
Nightly Parking: Free
Typical Group Deposit: 50%
Total Taxes: 20.00%
Total Misc Fees: $10.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 2.00 Per Night
Additional Person Fee: 35.00 Per Person (Per Night)

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Breakfast in room
  • Car rental
  • Central location
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Currency exchange
  • Dinner available
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Games room
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kitchen facilities
  • Licensed bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Private garden grounds
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe in rooms
  • Shower
  • Shows or evening entertainment
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • TV room

Airport & Shuttle Information

The nearest airport is Sangster International (MBJ), which is 5 minutes from the hotel. A taxi will cost US$ 8-10 depending on the number of persons.

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

We offer a free continental breakfast. Full Breakfast can be arranged for groups over 20 at an additional cost of US$ 12 per person daily.

Seasonality and Projections at Doctors Cave Beach Hotel

Rate fluctuations of Doctors Cave Beach Hotel

This chart illustrates fluctuations of sleeping room prices for both group quotes and the best online individual traveler prices our rate checker could find at the time the group offer was entered. The lowest group or meeting displayed is 12.0% in the month of June 2015 and the highest average individual rate is $124 in the month of December 2015. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Doctors Cave Beach Hotel in a month when rates are lower.

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