S Hotel Jamaica

Montego Bay, Jamaica

Virgin rating

The hotel

With its high-end design, jaw-droppingly gorgeous spa, 24-hour gym, and dazzling dining spots, this sophisticated adults only hotel wouldn’t look out of place in one of the world’s cool cities (think Miami or LA) – of course, you won’t be disappointed to find yourself along Doctor’s Cave Beach instead. The incredible location on the palm-fringed sands mean you get stunning views from the rooftop Sky Deck – with its glass-enclosed pool, comfy cabanas, and Jamaican-tapas menu. If you’d rather be nearer the sands, S Hotel Montego Bay also comes with an equally enticing beachside pool with daybeds, a pool bar, and a trendy vibe with a DJ playing the latest sounds during the day. S Hotel has direct access to Doctor Cave beach and offers guests complimentary sun loungers and waiter service so you lie back with your toes in the sand, relax and enjoy time here too.

Amenities

  • Bar
  • Fitness Centre/Gym
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Beachfront location

Where is it

Overlooking Doctor’s Cave Beach on Montego Bay’s Hip Strip. Transfer time from Sangster International Airport: 5-10 minutes.

Hotel information

120 boutique style rooms. All with air-conditioning, TV, tea/coffee-making facilities, iron and ironing board, complimentary WiFi, work desk, phone, safe, comfortable bed and blackout blinds. Mini King Rooms have interior hotel/city views, bathrooms with a stand-up shower and 1 king-size bed, sleeping maximum 2 adults. These rooms do not feature a balcony or patio, resulting in no outdoor space available.


All Inclusive of: welcome drink on arrival. All meals (delicious Jamaican and international dishes created by the Executive Chef). All beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic). Local and premium bar included.

Deluxe Double Rooms have sea views from a furnished balcony and 2 double beds, sleeping maximum 4 adults.

Junior Suites With Cabanas are located on the ground floor and have access to a personal cabana, bathrooms with a freestanding soaking tub and an oversized standing shower, and 1 king-size bed, sleeping maximum 2 adults.

Ocean View Junior Suites have either 1 king-size bed, or 2 double beds, and an oval-shaped soaking tub with a shower, sleeping maximum 4 adults.

One Bedroom Suites Ocean View have a separate living room, furnished balcony, 2 bathrooms and 1 king-size bed, sleeping maximum 2 adults.

Presidential Suite - with views of the Caribbean Sea, Doctor’s Cave Beach, and Jimmy Cliff Boulevard, the two-floor suite features 2 bedrooms, an expansive living area with dining table, a wet bar and a 55” TV, sleeping maximum 2 adults.

  • Book by 7 nights and pay for 5 by 30 June 2024  during stays between 1 Nov '24– 30 Jun '25. Terms and conditions apply. Blackout Dates apply. Applies to certain room types. 

4 restaurants, 3 bars, 24-hour café and all-day poolside grill. Rock Steady (fine-dining restaurant open for dinner, featuring artisanal Jamaican and international cuisine along with live music, piano or saxophone). Marketplace (featuring fresh locally driven buffet offerings for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily). Roots Rock - celebrates Jamaica's musical heritage and the symbols that represent the beloved island. The large mural of Jamaica's Roots Rock Reggae artists gives the impression that you are dining at an outdoor street dance. It is open for dinner daily and reservations are required. Jamrock - located on the 5th floor and has sweeping views of the ocean. It is open for dinner daily and entrées are served on heated rocks. Reservations are required. The Pool Bar & Grill (inventive craft cocktails and classic, with an all-day menu that includes snacks and sandwiches). The Lobby Bar (intimate central meeting spot, serving a selection of wines, beers and champagne). Sky Deck bar, offering light bites and libations overlooking the Instagram-worthy Sky Deck pool). Pool Bar (main pool). S Café (24-hour café offering pasties, coffee/tea).

Club S nightclub.

2 swimming pools - the beachfront main pool with sun beds and cabanas and the roof top glass pool on the Sky Deck with sun beds. Irie Baths & Spa* with a sauna, hair salon and relaxation area. 24-hour fitness centre. Next to beautiful Doctor's Cave Beach.

Complimentary WiFi. Laundry service*. Room service operates from 06:00am - 11:00pm*.

* Denotes local charge.

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Image of the Tripadvisor rating My S Hotel surprise thrill of a vacation

Jun 20, 2024 Digo71 West Orange, New Jersey

I chose the "S" out of merely wanting a change and received an absolutely wonderful stay. The rooms are spacious, clean and just right. The staff, Rambo on the beach, Roan at the night bar, Delroy in the buffet restaurant, Andre the arranger, Toni-Ann the CHEF and literally the entire remaining staff we encountered were incredibly warm and… Read more
I chose the "S" out of merely wanting a change and received an absolutely wonderful stay. The rooms are spacious, clean and just right. The staff, Rambo on the beach, Roan at the night bar, Delroy in the buffet restaurant, Andre the arranger, Toni-Ann the CHEF and literally the entire remaining staff we encountered were incredibly warm and caring! The beach was amazingly clean, the water was the perfect temp to recover from the blazing sun! I thought the Food in the buffet section was the best I've ever had. It matched and at times was better than the specialty restaurants. Manager Andres Cope's kind unassuming demeanor seem to positively affect his staff and I felt magical for the 8 days I spent there. The view from the 5th floor pool was awe inspiring! Each day I had a healthy choice of foods and enjoyed every ounce thereof! Read less
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Jun 19, 2024 LaToya C

I took my mom to Jamaica for Mother's Day this year and I could not have chosen a better place to stay than S Hotel. I randomly came across a video of it on reddit and without knowing where it was located decided that I was going to visit whatever country it was in. Booking through their website was extremely easy, and because of Monique B. via… Read more
I took my mom to Jamaica for Mother's Day this year and I could not have chosen a better place to stay than S Hotel. I randomly came across a video of it on reddit and without knowing where it was located decided that I was going to visit whatever country it was in. Booking through their website was extremely easy, and because of Monique B. via email prior to even arriving on island I was able to secure dinner reservations, spa treatments, and a floating breakfast for myself and my mom. Monique was extremely helpful and very responsive to my many emails lol, which I truly appreciated because I was trying to make the trip as special as possible. Starting at the airport, our driver Wayne was punctual, funny, and accommodating. He was very friendly and even offered us tips on things to do while we were there. I ended up getting his contact info and reaching out a few times to get around as I felt extremely safe and comfortable with him. S Hotel is only about 5-6 minutes away from the airport which I loved because after flying nearly a whole day, the last thing I wanted to do was have a long car ride. I don't need to go on and on about the look of the hotel because I feel like any review you see says the same thing - it is beautiful!! I will say though that the beds are so comfortable - OMG. I have terrible insomnia so I am usually awake nightly until at least 2 or 3 a.m. (usually way later) - but I was knocked out around midnight or soon after every night that I stayed there. I want to acknowledge the staff overall, and particularly the following people: Homroy - talking to him is like talking to an old friend. He is warm, personable, and takes a lot of pride in his job and his staff. It is clear that he loves what he does and it shows. No matter what I had an issue or question about, he was always willing to step in and help solve the problem. Such an amazing person. Shaunakay - she was our waitress our first night in Jamaica at Rocksteady and our last night at Roots Rock. She is an awesome server who anticipated our needs many times and got us things before we even had to ask. She has a very pleasant demeanor and knows the menu, and hotel like the back of her hand it seems. Juanita - she was the housekeeper who serviced our room while we were there. Every day that I saw her she always had a smile on her face. One of the days we needed our room touched up but my mom was taking a nap - Juanita came in and did her thing quickly and quietly. I was actually on the balcony and didn't even notice she'd been in the room until she was already gone. She is very friendly and a pleasure to talk to. Daniela - she was at the front desk several nights during my stay and she was always extremely helpful and pleasant to converse with. I even saw her having to deal with a guest that was quite upset, but her demeanor never changed and she handled the interaction very well. Anne Marie - she is the GM; I booked a photoshoot for my mom and I on our second day there as well as a makeup artist. When the artist arrived, I was told that I was supposed to have cleared it with the manager as visitors at the hotel had to be approved prior. This was my first time at an all inclusive hotel so I wasn't aware, but Anne Marie stepped in and let me know the policy, as well as let the makeup artist come in so that we could do the shoot as planned. Any time that my mom and I ran into her around the hotel she always checked in to chat with us and see how our stay was going. It is very apparent that she takes a lot of pride in and cares about the hotel, staff, and guests alike. Deondra - I sent laundry down on our final night, but unfortunately something happened and many of our clothes were damaged. Deondra came up to our room and was very sympathetic to the situation. She took pictures of the items, then left to see how she could rectify things. In the end, she did a great job of more than fairly compensating us for the lost clothes, which was appreciated. S Hotel is truly one of the best places that I have ever visited in my life, and I am extremely grateful that I was able to share such an amazing experience with my mom. From the decor, cleanliness, food, pool, rooms, spa, staff, and everything in between - I truly could not have asked for a better inaugural trip to Jamaica. I'm planning to go back next year for my birthday and I will be staying here again! Read less
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Jun 18, 2024 Jah'nya C

This hotel exceeded all expectations! My first time in Jamaica for my birthday trip and this was by far the best birthday ever. From the time I arrived to Montego Bay to the time we returned to the airport, it was amazing. Our driver Romaine was absolutely amazing. So kind, helpful and very respectful. He is so patient and willing to make sure you… Read more
This hotel exceeded all expectations! My first time in Jamaica for my birthday trip and this was by far the best birthday ever. From the time I arrived to Montego Bay to the time we returned to the airport, it was amazing. Our driver Romaine was absolutely amazing. So kind, helpful and very respectful. He is so patient and willing to make sure you enjoy your stay. Contact info: +1 (876-433-0359). Contact him for stress free transportation! The S hotel food was sooo amazing! Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner was immaculate. The room was beautiful and they surprised me with a banner upon arrival to my room. I can go on and on about my experience. You just have to see for yourself! A MUST VISIT. Read less
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Jun 18, 2024 Michelle M New York City, New York

THIS BEAUTIFUL AND SMALL HOTEL IS GIVING THESE BIG BOX HOTEL A RUN FOR THEIR MONEY. THE STAFF IS PHENOMENAL THE FOOD WAS OUTSTANDING , THE CHEFS KNOW WHAT THEY DOING IN THAT KITCHEN. I JUST LOVE THIS PROPERTY I MUST GIVE CREDIT TO THE HOTEL HOW IT GAVE LIFE TO OUR HERITAGE AND TOLD A STORY ON EACH FLOOR AND AROUND THE PROPERTY AMAZING WORK ALL… Read more
THIS BEAUTIFUL AND SMALL HOTEL IS GIVING THESE BIG BOX HOTEL A RUN FOR THEIR MONEY. THE STAFF IS PHENOMENAL THE FOOD WAS OUTSTANDING , THE CHEFS KNOW WHAT THEY DOING IN THAT KITCHEN. I JUST LOVE THIS PROPERTY I MUST GIVE CREDIT TO THE HOTEL HOW IT GAVE LIFE TO OUR HERITAGE AND TOLD A STORY ON EACH FLOOR AND AROUND THE PROPERTY AMAZING WORK ALL OVER. I HAVE BEEN IN CUSTOMER SERVICE FOR 30 YEARS AND THESE GUYS HAVE IT DOWN EXCELLENT SERVICE ALL AROUND, MY ROOM WAS ON THE 2 FLOOR I WOULD HAVE PREFER A HIGHER FLOOR BUT ITS A SMALL PROPERTY AND THE ROOM WAS NICELY DONE THE SHOWER WAS AWESOME. THE ART WORK AND CRAFTSMANSHIP AND DESIGN OF THE PROPERTY IS VERY REFRESHING THANK YOU FOR STAYING AWAY FROM THE NORM AND MAKING A PATH FOR YOUR SELF. CANNOT WAIT TO RETURN Read less
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Jun 13, 2024 Tamara J

From the moment I walked in, I felt welcomed by everyone, starting with the security at the gate to the front desk agent. The service was excellent, and the ambiance was everything I hoped for, showing that they take pride in keeping the hotel clean. The rooms were very clean, and the spectacular oceanfront view was truly amazing. The food at the… Read more
From the moment I walked in, I felt welcomed by everyone, starting with the security at the gate to the front desk agent. The service was excellent, and the ambiance was everything I hoped for, showing that they take pride in keeping the hotel clean. The rooms were very clean, and the spectacular oceanfront view was truly amazing. The food at the hotel buffet was a highlight of my stay. There was a wide variety of dishes, all beautifully presented and delicious. From fresh seafood to exquisite desserts, every meal was a delight. The chefs clearly put a lot of effort into crafting a diverse menu that caters to all tastes. The dining experience was enhanced by the attentive staff, who ensured that everything was perfect. My friends and I enjoyed every bit of it. I especially liked that on each floor there was a unique piece of art, which brought even more light and charm to the hotel.I thoroughly enjoyed my weekend stay and highly recommend this hotel. Read less