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Reviewed today NEW

I loved this place for the isolated beaches away from the families who were there. It is not a party animal kinda of place, there are families and there are couples. It has a bit of Old Style English feel, the staff was really friendly. It wasn't crowded, it wasn't loud, it was relaxing. The beach front is long, as...

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New York City, New York
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This is a beautiful hotel on 400 acres. Our one bedroom royal suite was literally steps from the beach. The cottages on sunset beach are right on the beach, we had Lovl (beach attendant) set up our lounges early in the morning and we headed to breakfast. I will get to the food in a sec.. The Half Moon Staff...

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Texas
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When I landed at MBJ, and went over to the greeting area for the Half Moon Resort (HMR), I could instantly tell that this was a finer type of service. Our ride to the resort was brief, and scenic, the resort is nestled Oceanside across from a sprawling green mountain range, entering the grounds was yet another confirmation that this...

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If I had one more day to spend on the planet, it would be on the shores of this spectacular resort. My husband and I arrived in our mid twenties for our first stay as young newly weds almost 16 years ago, and every time we have returned (which has been around 9 times since), we have a fantastic time....

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manhattan
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

What an extraordinary place! No wonder Oprah chose to have her birthday here and the grounds have been graced by visits from Queen Elizabeth, Prince Charles and Richard Branson to name a few. We wanted to book a special location to celebrate my husband's birthday and we had heard about this one for a while but had never made it...

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Marblehead, Massachusetts
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I recently came back from a vacation at Half Moon. Our accommodations were spectacular, the service was stellar and there were many activities we could engage in.The staff were all very charming Jamaicans and it's a great way to support this country.

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Naples, FL
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you are an all-inclusive, crowd-loving, activity junkie then this is not the place for you. The beauty of Half Moon comes in its sheer simplicity and barefoot elegance. Gracing the halls are black and white photos of the Kennedys, Royal family, and other dignitaries bringing to life the decades of history that this resort has seen. We stayed in...

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Kingston, Jamaica
Reviewed 1 week ago

the rooms, royal. location, exceptional. the service and staff, wonderful. overall family oriented! `I stayed there on more than one occasions and I rested quite well and enjoyed the tranquil ambience and helpful staff.

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Florence, Alabama
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our 3rd time here. Between us, my wife and I have 5 children and lead very hectic lives. Although there were families with small children, we had all the privacy and romance we need to recharge. HM's tennis/gymn is is world-class. I hit 3 times w Marcus, their exceptional pro, and my wife worked out daily, as well....

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been home a month and I am still dizzy in love with this resort. Our spacious guestroom was beautifully decorated with comfortable seating for both of us. The bed had triple sheeting and piles of extra pillows. The bath was generously supplied with spa products including lovely cakes of Jamaican milled soap and mountains of snowy white towels. The...

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Dear Valued Guests, It was a pleasure hosting you on your recent vacation at Half Moon; we are thrilled you had a fantastic experience, thank you for sharing on tripadvisor. Our team’s goal is provide the best service, amenities and accommodation to our valued guests and their satisfaction is our reward. Our many treasured guests like you, are immediately captivated...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
  • Golf Course
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A destination in itself, set on 400 acres of manicured grounds with two miles of beachfront. We have 197 individually-appointed rooms and suites and 31 villas, most of which have views of the Caribbean Sea. All of our guests can enjoy the extensive facilities of this destination, which include the largest award-winning spa oasis in Jamaica, an 18-hole par-72 championship golf course, our own equestrian centre with 28 horses and the Sugar Mill, awarded as Jamaica's best restaurant. As a discerning traveller, you will enjoy the luxury of space and tranquility we have to offer. Imagine your first morning taking in the panoramic view of the horizon, and watching the sunrise having just concluded yoga meditation in our overwater bungalow. Then, cycle to the Seagrape Terrace for breakfast before beginning a day of whatever you want. Whether you choose to lounge on the beach, play a round tennis or golf, visit a local art gallery, or go horse riding along the beach, your days at Half Moon are yours to spend in any way you wish. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Half Moon

Address: Rose Hall, Montego Bay, Jamaica
Region: Caribbean > Jamaica > Saint James Parish > Montego Bay
Price Range: $392 - $1,631 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Half Moon 5*
Number of rooms: 388
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Also Known As:
Half Moon, a Rock Hotel Montego Bay
Half Moon Jamaica
Half Moon Resort Jamaica
Half Moon Bay Jamaica
Half Moon Montego Bay, Jamaica, Caribbean
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#3 Spa Hotel in Montego Bay
#3 Business Hotel in Montego Bay
#3 Luxury Hotel in Montego Bay
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Montego Bay
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Montego Bay
#4 Family Hotel in Montego Bay
#6 Romantic Hotel in Montego Bay
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