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Doctors Cave Beach Hotel

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19 Gloucester Avenue, Montego Bay Jamaica
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#36 of 72 hotels in Montego Bay
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Doctors Cave Beach Hotel is centrally located on Gloucester Avenue, locally referred to as the "Hip Strip" because this is where you will find many of the shops, restaurants, beaches and nightlife that Montego Bay has to offer. The hotel is moderately priced and offers clean rooms, friendly staff and all the conveniences of a full service hotel, such as a pool, Jacuzzi and a small fitness room.
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Free parking
Free internet
Pool
Free breakfast
Game room
Billiards
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Car hire
Internet
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Poolside bar
Table tennis
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Currency exchange
Non-smoking hotel
Sun terrace
24-hour front desk
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Air conditioning
Safe
Kitchenette
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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Nakeysa H wrote a review May 2020
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First of all, the hotel is in a great location! Stores, restaurants, and beaches are all a short walk away. The property itself is very pretty with a lovely garden area. The room and bathroom were clean and the cleaning ladies were exceptionally kind and helpful as were the women who serve breakfast. ALL of the staff was amazing, especially Simone and Kenny!!! I was traveling with a friend. We are both young females and the staff ensured that we felt safe and comfortable during our stay. The pool is nice, the drinks are amazing, and it was a lovely stay. There was a tiny bug problem but that is to be expected in a tropical environment. Overall, my friend and I loved our stay and hope to return again soon!
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Date of stay: March 2020
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Samone wrote a review Jan 2020
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I stayed there 08/2019 and in 2weeks i will be back i felt safe and its around everything i love love love it see you in 2 weeks.. The beach is across the street the casiono is about a mile away the bar is not far
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Date of stay: August 2019
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Room Tip: I want room 7
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Mtarbox20 wrote a review Jan 2020
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We stayed there for one night because I needed to be close to the airport. This was the absolute dirtiest hotel I have ever stayed at. Mind you I’ve spent a lot of time on a budget in Eastern Europe and China and have seen sketchy hotels. The common areas are cute in a shabby chic way but the room/bathroom were ICK! All of the linens towels/sheets were gray (not original color) and smelled musty like they had been washed with kitchen towels. My thoughts were if the sheets smell this bad I don’t even want to think about the bedspread! The bedside lamp had what appeared to be dust but on closer inspection it was a layer of greasy dust so this thing had not been wiped in a looong time. I can handle peeling paint, and the occasional missing tile if things are clean but this place was faaaar from clean. The vanity in the bathroom was originally white but it had such a nasty layer of scuz that it appeared streaky gray. Don’t stay here! Go to Toby’s where even if it’s not super up to date at least it’s very clean. Only reason I didn’t was because they were booked. Never again!!!
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled solo
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Vicki N wrote a review Dec 2019
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The hotel is attractive in a shabby chic way but misses out on supplying todays travellers with what they expect, internet in the rooms. As a female solo traveller I rely on this access to plan my next day. Internet access is not much better in the lobby either. The location however is the best, directly across from Dr. Cave beach which is beautiful.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Room Tip: Keep to the main floor so you have access to internet , also no elevator
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Elizabeth K wrote a review Nov 2019
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We stayed 1 night and that was more than enough. Our family was exhausted from lack of rest. The motel is located on a busy street where you hear every car/bus and lots of honks. The rooms surround the pool area which has a dance club style party every night beteen 7pm-11pm. The music was so loud, it was impossible to sleep and even watching TV was a challenge. Then there was the AC unit. While the room was cool, the unit was very loud. We almost immediately regretted our choice to book here as we learned about the extra fees for things. 1st there is no airport shuttle and a cab was about $15 for a 5 minute ride. At check in we learned it would be an $80 deposit plus $3 daily charge to use the in room safe. This made us nervous as the street had many bars on windows and fences. We really were unsure if we would be safe and considered leaving. The free WIFI is only in the public areas not in room. Local calls are also an extra charge and require an upfront deposit. We learned the motel is not affiliated with Doctors Cave Beach Club, so if we wanted access it would be $7 per person to gain entry. Then there are the issues with decor/amenities. Hard mattresses, dated furniture and no elevator. No water, coffee or toiletries were provided in the room. The tub had no plug and the water in the shower kept going hot to cold. I would say the staff was nice and welcoming, but spend your money somewhere else!
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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PRICE RANGE
US$119 - US$198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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hotel doctors cave beach, doctors cave beach montego bay
LOCATION
CaribbeanJamaicaSaint James ParishMontego Bay
NUMBER OF ROOMS
90
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Frequently Asked Questions about Doctors Cave Beach Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Doctors Cave Beach Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Cornwall Beach (0.05 km), True Life Tours Jamaica (0.3 km), and Margaritaville After Dark Nightclub Experience (0.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Doctors Cave Beach Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Doctors Cave Beach Hotel?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Doctors Cave Beach Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Doctors Cave Beach Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Doctors Cave Beach Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Marguerites, Usain Bolt's Tracks and Records, and Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Doctors Cave Beach Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Doctors Cave Beach Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Are there any historical sites close to Doctors Cave Beach Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Barnett Estate Plantation (2.1 km) and The Cage (1.1 km).