This hotel offers up cabin-style rooms surrounded by tropical gardens. And it’s just a short stroll from a white-sand beach.
This beachfront hotel’s got a great spot in serene Runaway Bay. It’s a short walk to the town’s restaurants and bars. And at the hotel, accommodation comes in the form of little wooden cottages.
There are sea views from the main pool and the waterfront Asian à la carte. Or you can get a prime shot of the ocean from the cocktail bar. Down at the beach, there’s a range of watersports, too.
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Buffet and à la carte meals from 3 restaurants. Midnight snacks.
All alcoholic beverages and soft drinks 10.00-02.00.
All are included except where indicated.
This is the main pool for everybody to enjoy. With sunbeds and beach or pool towels.
The Booze Liner is an open-air bar right on the beach, so you never have to travel far for refreshments.
Enjoy live shows, music and themed nights.
These bright and cosy cottages come with a balcony or a terrace that offers views of the ocean. They have a double bed with an extra bed. Plus you'll also find air-con and a TV included.
These light and spacious suites come with a balcony that offers views of the mountainside. They have a double bedroom with 2 extra beds and a lounge area. Plus you'll also find air-con, a fridge and a TV included.
6 of us travelled on 8th June for 2 weeks. Long flight, hour & half coach journey but on arrival checked in quickly. We booked 3 ocean front huts. Basic and in need of a little decoration but functional with large comfortable beds. They were clean and our cleaner was brilliant, always returning with our towels later on if they were not back from the laundry in time. All huts have individual air conditioning units. Oceanview huts come with a fridge (others have a charge) with one large bottle of water (which you re-use throughout your stay by getting the bar staff to re-fill) Safe has a charge. One of our huts had a problem with the air con on arrival which was reported to reception and sorted out within a couple of hours. We met our Thomson/ First Choice Rep the following morning who was very informative. We had a couple of celebrations while there and she arranged for us to have a 'special' decorated table on one of the evenings. Pool is small but adequate considering the sea is so close. The pool area (by the main restaurant) is where the main bar is and where the daytime & open air evening entertainment is based. Entertainment staff work very hard and are very friendly. Bar fully stocked and staff helpful. As you would expect there were lots of evenings when there was a Reggae singer. My only complaint is the No Smoking in the open bar, although the non smokers in my group thought this was a good thing! Food in the main restaurant was quite spicy. Although there was always salad and nice cakes. On some occasions I felt that certain food was rationed by the staff. Most restaurant staff were happy & friendly although we did come across a couple that were rude (which we just ignored). Breakfast was good. If you are fussy you can always eat in the snack bar between 12-2pm & 11-midnight where they served (not self service) pizza, burgers, hot dogs & chips. Staff here were always friendly. We booked our excursions with our Rep: Dolphin Cove - Brilliant!! Do the Ultimate Swim. The photographer takes photos of the whole experience and for a family of 6 the cost was 300 euros for all the photos (aprox 400 photos) on a disc. Smoking allowed on site and the Ice-cream here was good too! Mystic Mountain Cable car up the mountain. My party did the zip line back down which meant I had to wait about an hour for them. No smoking anywhere in the park. Drinks & choc bars available to buy in the souvenir shop but this place would make a fortune if they sold ice-cream in the heat! Bob Sled was good. Splash of Reggae was a full day trip. The morning we travelled to Nine Mile to see where Bob Marley was born & then buried. A bit touristy but ok. I was expecting to be bombarded with the locals trying to sell us 'bob marleys' but our guide told us that if we wanted to buy a spliff or special cake then to buy from just the one person they pointed out and to ignore the rest. Which worked. Lunch was Jerk chicken and jerk pork (very spicy). The afternoon we went to Dunns River Falls - Absolutely exhilarating! Climbing up a waterfall, I am not the fittest/slimmest of people but I managed it. The water refreshingly cool (not freezing) - I would advise wearing sea shoes. The shop on site was a touch pricier than the shops outside. We had to walk out of the hotel grounds to get cash from the ATM. The locals did unnerve us a little, trying to sell us stuff. We were glad to get back into the hotel grounds. The beach is in 5 coves, plenty of sunbeds and space. Snorkling equipment available (for free) but a shortage of them (you have to be lucky and see someone returning them to go & get them). Pedaloes also available for free.More
This was our first visit to Royal Decameron, I travelled with my teenage son and we both had an amazing time. We stayed in one of the garden bungalows, they are quaint and very nice with an open layout, bedroom, sitting area and tv, large closet Room and the bathrooms have a stand up shower only. Unfortunately the bungalows are not furnished with a mini bar fridge but they are available to rent for $5.00 Per day, it is definitely a must for a late night drink. You also have to pay $2.00 Per day for a safe. The food was well prepared and the buffet had a lot to choose from for breakfast and lunch and everyday they had a different theme for dinner. This hotel has 2 a la carte restaurants - Thai and Jamaica. Both were amazing and the servers at both are very attentive. The grounds are well kept. The beach was lovely with 5 individual coves and well kept by the beach attendants, a big shout out to Ralston who I talked to every morning while enjoying my morning tea beach side. There are a lot of beach chairs so you won't have a problem getting one, This hotel offers a lot of different excursions and if you wanted to venture out of the resort, there are a few local craft shops and restaurants within walking distance. Dunns River Falls is a must see. I would highly recommend the resort and have already told my friends about it. Great resort with great staff.More
Me & my partner went for 7 nights! We stayed in bungalow 118 which was just one row away from the beach, the sound of the sea woke you up each morning which was perfect :) The bungalow was adorable, clean, spacious & lovely & cool which is exactly what you need after such hot days! The maid came every day and did a fantastic job! She even left us fresh flowers daily! All the staff on the complex are so helpful and polite! From gardeners, maids, security staff, cooks, receptionists, life guards & restaurant / bar staff all so helpful and attentive! We ate at the buffet style restaurant each morning, once a lunch and once for tea. Plenty choice & local cuisine! However for lunch we loved the grill for lunch, choices of burger, fries, pizza etc! For tea for six nights we ate at the a la cartÃ© restaurants (alternated between the two). One was Thai and the other Caribbean cuisine! Both were DEVINE! The chef was fantastic and the staff especially Adrian & Leon are an asset to the hotel! So polite and can not do enough for you! It was a please to meet them on our hols! The entertainment is typical hotel entertainment but I assure you of you have a sense of humor and a drink in hand you will definitely be laughing! Keep your eyes on Freestyle - HILARIOUS! I would recommend this hotel to everyone and anyone! After spending a week at the complex I can not fault it at all! Beautiful piece of paradise :) More
This was our second trip to the Royal Decameron Club Caribbean. This time, we brought our 17 year old daughter, as well as my brother-in-law and his wife. Once again, we were not disappointed! From the moment we arrived, we felt like we were home. The staff is amazing! From the hotel desk crew , to Marvin, the bar manager and his crew, to each and every server, chef, and especially Adrian who is a restaurant manager, all the way to the fantastically talented entertainment crew and Royal Decameron dancers! The grounds are beautiful, the views are amazing, and the customer service was fabulous! It's been four years since we were last there, and many of the staff remembered us. I can't say enough about this place. And if you need a taxi service, Loraine and Morris are great drivers! Not only did they get us to our excursions, but waited for us to pick us up. And an added bonus, gave us great conversation and educated us on island life, as well as stopped along the way so we could pick up mangos from the roadside sellers, and stopped to get Jamaican "patties" (a real must have!). This is truly my favorite vacation spot!More
I have just come back from a weeks holiday at the Decameron Hotel, I have to say 4 girls travelled and we had an amazing time. We really could fault anything. The food was fresh and excellent even the fussiest of eaters would always find something to eat. The rooms were spotless, we had a garden bungalow which was set back from the restaurant and entertainment so was really peaceful and quiet at night, the surrounding grounds were well kept and spotless. The staff were polite and nothing was to much trouble. We met some great people and DK was always on hand with lunch!!!!!. I would highly recommend this hotel and will definitely be returning for 2 weeks next time and not one. I can honestly say this was my first time in Jamaica and I definitely wouldn't stay anywhere else.More
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