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Distillerie du Rhum Montebello

Closes in 15 min: 08:00 - 13:00
Open today: 08:00 - 13:00
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A fascinating and personal visit

It's all too common to make a visit only to be fed a pre-packaged, sanitised experience. This... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2018
Paul B
Excellent distillery

It’s not an overtly touristic place as it is a working distillery. We almost drove past it because... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2018
Perth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 July 2018

It's all too common to make a visit only to be fed a pre-packaged, sanitised experience. This place is the real deal, and should be on everyone's must see list. If you miss the ramp to the 'shop', just turn in through the main gates...More

Date of experience: July 2018
6  Thank Paul B
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

It’s not an overtly touristic place as it is a working distillery. We almost drove past it because we couldn’t see an entrance (a ramp leads up and to the back). The young guy that works in the factory shop took us on a free...More

Date of experience: May 2018
6  Thank moushmoula
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

We had a really pleasant visit to this distillery with the rum tasting in the end. The rum was super delicious, probably the best we tried on the island. During the tour we saw the oldschool steam machines (oldest working in Caribbean) and also tried...More

Date of experience: April 2018
5  Thank vikingpopcorn
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

The Montebello distillery was shown to us by an english speaking employee. Walking freely you can get in direct contact with the production chain. The tour was free. In the shop you can taste and buy their products. Worth the visit!

Date of experience: April 2018
7  Thank 376matthiasl
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Loved this Distillery, it is a family owned operation and not commercial . We got a great tour from Edward who took us to every nook and cranny of the distillery, even touching the still as they were not actively working, access that you would...More

Date of experience: March 2018
6  Thank Stay763301
Reviewed 23 March 2018

The (free) tour exceeded all my expectations. The tour guide, Edward, was incredibly knowledgeable about the process, and he had great English, which was a big plus for me. During the tour itself, you get to taste the product from raw sugar cane, to the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
7  Thank etk247
Reviewed 21 March 2018

The salesperson in the gift, rhum shop told us to look for Roger for a tour. Walked around the distillery for half an hour but didn't find anyone. Maybe we were there at the wrong time of year. Looked interesting.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We loved our tour of Montebello Distillery! Our guide was excellent! He explained the process, the 150 year old machines, the different types of sugar cane (and in perfect English) ,the power supplied by the left over sugar cane waste. This is a must on...More

Date of experience: March 2018
7  Thank seetheworld12
Reviewed 2 March 2018

I was lucky to be there just when they started the production period and got immediately offered a very nice private tour at the factory by a friendly staff member. I got to know about their traditional production methods and to see the awesome over...More

Date of experience: February 2018
7  Thank 415abroad
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

We just stopped to buy few bottles of the local agricole rhum, but we were offered a guide tour aroud the distillery. The factory is working the whole year, that is why we were enabled to see all the traditional machinery at work. It was...More

Date of experience: November 2017
9  Thank Prague_marie_
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Kristin D
2 March 2017|
Response from RhumM3 |
Yes of course, visits are free but only in the morning from Monday to Friday (8am to 1pm) ;).
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23 November 2016|
Response from RhumM3 |
Hello, Here's the opening hours Monday to Friday from 8am to 5pm except: - Wednesday from 8am to 1pm - Saturday from 8am to 12pm closed on Sundays
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