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Our top 5 budget hotels in Jamaica

Our top 5 budget hotels in Jamaica

Jamaica is renowned for its incredibly clear water and tropical backdrop of gorgeous white sand beaches and swaying palm trees. Holidays here focus on the seafront, with many hotels located right on the shoreline with epic views across the water. Jamaica is very affordable and has plenty of hotels to fit any budget – here are our top pick budget hotels to get you started.

Holiday Inn Resort, Montego Bay, Jamaica

Luxury doesn’t get any more affordable than at the Holiday Inn Resort in Montego Bay. This hotel is located on a two-kilometre stretch of white sand, and even has its own private island just a few steps from the shore.

The hotel itself is surrounded by tropical gardens and has two large outdoor swimming pools overlooking the expanse of coastline. Food-wise you’ve got six restaurants to eat your way through, including an Italian a la carte, Japanese teppanyaki and Jamaican barbecue.

Holiday Inn Resort

Montego Bay, Caribbean, Jamaica





Was £1030pp

Royal Decameron Club Carribean, Runaway Bay, Jamaica

For relaxation at its finest stay at Royal Decameron Club Caribbean in sleepy Runaway Bay. The accommodation comes in the form of little wooden cottages that either have a garden or beach view. If you prefer, you can opt for a suite in the hotel block. All come equipped with their own air-conditioning, TV, balcony or terrace.

The beach scene is the most popular activity here, with five coves to explore and watersports available, including snorkelling, kayaking, sailing and pedalos up for grabs. You can also take tennis lessons on one of the two courts, or play beach volleyball with the setting Jamaican sun as your backdrop.

Royal Decameron Club Caribbean

Runaway Bay, Caribbean, Jamaica





Was £1026pp

Riu Montego Bay Hotel, Montego Bay, Jamaica

Located on its very own beach – Mahoe Bay – Riu Montego Bay Hotel has all the holiday comforts you need at an affordable price. Bedrooms here come with RIU’s trademark liquor dispensers and you can upgrade for your own personal hydro massage bathtub.

The outdoor pool scene is where all the action takes place – Riu Montego Bay Hotel boasts a massive lagoon style pool with sunk-in sunloungers and a pool bar with submerged bar stools. There’s also a small island in the centre of the pool you can swim to, with sunloungers on top.

Riu Montego Bay Hotel

Montego Bay, Caribbean, Jamaica





Was £1242pp

Sunscape Splash Montego Bay, Jamaica

If you’re looking for that ideal family-fun Jamaican getaway, look no further than Sunscape Splash Montego Bay. This hotel is located on its own secluded peninsula and has over 550 metres of beachfront.

Its main event is of course the Sunscape Splash waterpark, located on site with a pirate ship and lazy river for kids to enjoy. While the kids are splashing in the pool you can unwind at the Serene Spa by indulging in candlelit massages, strawberry facials and chocolate body wraps.

Sunscape Splash Montego Bay

Montego Bay, Caribbean, Jamaica





Was £1156pp

Clubhotel Riu Ocho Rios, Ocho Rios, Jamaica

The tropical retreat of Clubhotel Riu Ocho Rios makes for the perfect base while exploring the area. It’s located right on the beachfront, with a thick rainforest as its backdrop. Ocho Rios’ town centre is just a 10-minute drive away, and you’ll also be near the Dunns River with its beautiful falls and shopping district.

Watersports are all the rage at Clubhotel Riu Ocho Rios, with windsurfing, catamaran and kayaking all on offer, as well as a free introductory scuba diving lesson in the pool. End the day by dancing the night away in the Pacha nightclub – it’s not called a clubhotel for nothing!

Clubhotel Riu Ocho Rios

Ocho Rios, Caribbean, Jamaica





Was £1129pp

Holidaying in Jamaica doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg, book one of these budget hotels and you’re sure to have a great time, at an even greater price. Let us know which Jamaican region you’re looking forward to visiting in the comments below.