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Address: Gloucester Avenue, Montego Bay, Jamaica
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Strip malls and hotels line this busy street.

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just okay, just a row of gift shops.. nothing fancy. there is a restaurant called the pelican - this is an authentic Jamacan restaurant. the food was really nice

Reviewed 27 October 2016
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

just okay, just a row of gift shops.. nothing fancy. there is a restaurant called the pelican - this is an authentic Jamacan restaurant. the food was really nice

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Beaches, restaurants, shops, vendors and whatever else you need. You can find on the Hip Strip. You may get haggled abit as everyone wants you to check their shop. Take it all in stride and just look for what it is you want.

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Stanwood, Washington
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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I couldn't walk 20meters without being hassled for ganja, powder, hair being braided, shopping...oh my gosh! We would be polite and say no thank you, but kept being pushed.."taxi? Docta Feel Good? Wantcha hair braided my lady? You party?" Sheesh!! Be prepared to be a bit curt and rude if walking through otherwise they will jump all... More 

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Woodbridge, New Jersey
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Reviewed 15 October 2016

Shopping for family and friends was easier and less expensive than shopping at the resort. You can bargain for items that you may want to purchase.

Thank rmfunnye
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Reviewed 5 October 2016

All the shops along the strip are owned by outsiders, selling Jamaican souvenirs. I prefer to buy local fro the islanders!

Thank pennym694
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

Area defines beach vibe of MOBAY. If you have been or are not interested in drinking you may want to find other shopping and/or beach venues. Hip Strip along with nearby craft markets is pure Jamaica. Travelers wanting less Jamaica and more American may choose one of the inclusives for beach time and one of the upscale shopping areas for... More 

Thank rfautry
Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

You see so many nice people selling their stuff. I had fun looking at different silvouners to bring back home to my friends and family.

Thank knights23
Omaha, Nebraska
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

We took a tour down to the hip strip. It was fun. You can start at Margaritaville and work your way down the strip. Lots of deals and of course you can barter for everything. Or you can stay and play at Margaritaville, they have a slide from the second floor down to the ocean with trampolines and fun things... More 

Thank Dawn M
Albany ga
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Reviewed 24 September 2016

Day out as our taxi took us to ride. Very nice man with lots of knowledge. He didn't mind taking us n we tip because it was so worth it

Thank 196diannac
Branchburg, New Jersey
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

These shops are true tourist traps! They will have one price on the item...when you enter the store they will tell you there's a discount. Even with the discount, the items are WAY over priced. Bargain, bargain, bargain with them! If they won't go down on the price move on to the next shop. They all carry the same merchandise.... More 

Thank Nightowlinnj

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