$127 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in: Jan 5, 2015 Check-out: Jan 6, 2015

Doctors Cave Beach Hotel

2 stars
Gloucester Avenue, P O Box 94, Montego Bay,
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
2.9
out of 5
44 reviews
kids summer trip

the kids enjoy the pool table and the table tennis playing. my young son was fond of the night... See full review

  • BOUGER
  • Dec 24, 2014
Weekend getaway

I had the opportunity to stay at the Doctor's Cave Beach Hotel for the weekend. It was a great... See full review

  • Lizzy the Lizard
  • Aug 18, 2014
Beach hotel on Montego Bay Hip Strip is just what the doctor ordered

The charming Doctors Cave Beach Hotel rests in the heart of Montego Bay's bustling tourism center.  Just steps away is famed Doctors Cave Beach, a breathtaking stretch of white sand and aqua blue water perfect for lounging, swimming and snorkeling. The AquaSol Theme Park, which offers thrilling aquatic attractions, go karts and live entertainment, also is nearby. This boutique hotel is within the city's popular "Hip Strip," home to gift shops and street vendors, mouthwatering restaurants and vibrant clubs blaring reggae music late into the night.

Highlights
  • Steps from scenic Montego Bay beach
  • "Hip Strip" location within walking distance to shops, restaurants, clubs
  • Lush surroundings in tropical foliage
  • Near AquaSol Theme Park and attractions
Rooms

The 80 guest rooms and suites at the Doctors Cave Beach Hotel occupy a three-story structure overlooking tropical gardens or the pool. Rooms are decorated with tile floors, floral fabrics and brightly painted walls that reflect the playful Jamaican vibe. Amenities include air conditioning and cable TV. Standard rooms have balconies, while suites offer kitchenettes and separate seating areas.

Features

The nearby beach from which the Doctors Cave Beach Hotel gets its name is a popular gathering spot for relaxation and recreation. Guests rent chairs and umbrellas as well as equipment for snorkeling and jet skiing. Indulge in a Red Stripe and jerk chicken hot off the grill for reasonable prices. The beach is part of the Montego Bay Marine Park, boasting coral reefs for snorkeling. A minimal entry fee includes use of showers and changing stations.

The Doctors Cave Beach Hotel's location amid Montego Bay "Hip strip" means endless opportunities for dining, shopping, and jammin' to live reggae. Shop for jewelry, crafts or that perfect Bob Marley t-shirt.  After dark, live reggae blares from the Brewery, which serves a signature "Firewater" cocktail. For romantic oceanfront dining, Marguerite's serves creative Caribbean fare such as Tijuana shrimp flambéed in tequila and Grand Marnier.

 

The nearby AquaSol Theme Park offers aquatic thrills such as jet skis, banana boat rides and snorkeling, as well as a go-kart track.

Transportation
  • Montego Bay Airport (1.4 mi/2.3 km)
Attractions
  • Doctors Cave Beach (0.4 mi/0.6 km)
  • AquaSol Theme Park (0.5 mi/0.9 km)
  • Cinnamon Hill Golf Course (4.1 mi/6.6 km)
Business
  • High speed internet (fees apply)

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Doctors Cave Beach Hotel Rooms

Standard
The bedding option for this room includes 1 Double or 2 Doubles, 1 King and 2 Twin with air conditioning, private bath, cable TV and telephone.
Suites
The bedding option for this room includes 1 Double, 1 King and with air conditioning, private bath, cable TV and telephone. The suite also has a living room and kitchenette which has a small fridge.
Superior
The bedding option for this room includes 1 Double or 2 Doubles, 1 King and 2 Twin with air conditioning, private bath, cable TV, telephone and balcony.

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Pool
Activities
Pool
Dining
Restaurant
Room service
Internet
WiFi
Parking
Free parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities

Nearby points of interest

  • Jarrett Park: 1.5 mi

Dining

The Poolside Grill and Grotto bar
The casual on property restaurant and bar open for all day dining.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1500
Check-out:
1200

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (44)

Ratings and reviews for Doctors Cave Beach Hotel

Overall score

2.9 / 5
5.01.0
44 out of 44
Amenities:
2.6
Room cleanliness:
3.5
Hotel staff:
3.8
Room comfort:
2.9
Location:
4
Value:
3.1

61% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
BOUGER
Business
Fort Wayne
Dec 24, 2014

kids summer trip

the kids enjoy the pool table and the table tennis playing. my young son was fond of the night swimming in the pool and eating jerk chicken.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Nightlife tip: Short walk from hotel

nice place to stay ,and very good and helpful staffs

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Lizzy the Lizard
Business
Abingdon, Maryland
Aug 18, 2014

Weekend getaway

I had the opportunity to stay at the Doctor's Cave Beach Hotel for the weekend. It was a great hotel! I loved the location because there was soo much to do around the area.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

Doctor's Cave was beautiful and is very close to the hotel. It just cost $6 to get in, but it is worth it!

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Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Tonya314
Business
St Louis, Mo
Aug 10, 2014

Vacation

It was not what I thought staff was rude and hotel look like a motel just not what I expected

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
2
Location:
2
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Caribgirl123
Business
Toronto, Ontario
May 14, 2014

Not so good

Upon arrival we asked for a ground floor room instead we were put on the 3rd floor with no elevator. The swimming pool was a little green, beds were two twins pushed together and very uncomfortable. Will not be staying there again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
1
Location:
3
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Ocean front dining short walk away

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
First time in Jamaica
Business
Dublin, ireland
Apr 21, 2014

Good location good value

Staff were very helpful to accommodate our requirements. Location is very good to go around montego bay. And rooms are clean

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

The house boat grill. Great food and atmosphere. Incredible setting

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Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
The swirly travel Turtle
Business
Chicago
Mar 27, 2014

All Inclusives – JUST SAY NO!!

Doctor’s Cave Beach hotel was ok for a quick trip to Montego Bay. Location is easy to find. It is right on the HIP strip and best of all right across the street from the Doctor’s Cave Beach – by far a top beach on our list and alone worth the visit to Montego Bay. The hotel is surrounded by a nice garden though our room had a street view – according to the bell hop; an ocean view – according to us! None the less, all was quiet most of the time. The room was a bit uncomfortable. If they would just upgrade the bed linens it would be much better. The bathroom was ok, but hot water was hard to come by. No refrigerator and the ice was far from the room. Our room had a very private balcony w/ seating. There is only WiFi in the hotel lobby/common areas; not in the rooms. The hotel has a cool looking bar and nice pool. Breakfast is light – toast and tea/coffee. All the staff was very nice though. A bit overpriced for the condition of the hotel rooms. As for Montego Bay – wouldn’t stay there again except that Doctor’s Cave Beach is so awesome! Next time would try another hotel. We stayed longer in Ocho Rios and loved it there!! Stayed at Condo’s at the Ridge / Mystic Ridge – best place we ever stayed at!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
1
Location:
4
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

Doctor's Cave Beach is worth the visit! Beautiful sand and water. Reef easy to swim to for snorkeling. Excellent good priced drinks and food at the restaurant. $6 to enter.

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Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
MiaTrav
Business
Los Angeles, CA
Jan 12, 2014

2 stars for a reason

Good location, most pleasant staff, good size rooms, comfortable bedding, decent pool, nice bar. Breakfast was toast, a small tasty muffin, and good coffee. Fruit or juice would have been a pleasure. TV watching, smoking guests arguing through the paper thin adjoining door at 3 & 4 AM not appreciated. Grounds looked like they had once been beautiful. Our room needed a better renovation job in the bathroom, dishes and cutlery in the kitchenette, a heavier or blocked-in connecting door, and it would be a 3.5 star place. Got wifi in 2nd floor suite. First room had very noisy a/c and poor tv signal.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
2
Location:
3
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Eat at Biggs. Sit by the railing outside on a clear night and share a combo plate. All ribs - wet & dry. Yum.

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
SteveJ Ulal
Business
Atlanta, Georgia
Jan 2, 2014

Very comfy

Very pleasing, staff was genuinely kind and pleasant. Breakfast was good

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
etanimodi
Business
Miami, FL
Dec 10, 2013

Not in the best shape

I stayed in this hotel and it has a lot of room in the rooms, I had a suite, but the bed was uncomfortable and the pool was not operable and the whole pool area was in bad condition. The staff was very friendly. For the price, I would rather stay in a nice resort.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
1
Location:
4
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Business

Nightlife tip: Short walk from hotel

You can go to margaritaville or pier one, but both are outside, so try to stay cool.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
tourist4goodtimes
Business
Maryland
Aug 8, 2013

Great for a quick lay over

Staff very friendly and the hotel is close to MBJ airport

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Entertainment tip: Short walk from hotel

Beach

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