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Jupiter, Florida
Reviewed 5 July 2015

Goldeneye is truly one of those special places that you just simply can't do justice with even the most eloquently written review. We have stayed every summer for the past three years and look forward to going back next month. I am pretty "well traveled" and can honestly say, I have never found a more relaxing destination than Goldeneye. The...

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 4 July 2015

Another June and another vacation in Goldeneye. It was even better than last year. The food has improved tremendously and there is a Sushi night as well. Service continues to be excellent and friendly and as always unobtrusive. By far one of the best resorts I've ever been around the world. It's now an annual fixture and am looking forward...

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Newport Beach, California
Reviewed 28 June 2015

This resort was wonderful. The lagoon rooms were great - we had so much fun diving off the deck and using the kayaks. I felt like I did when I was a little kid -- just swimming all day long and going from pool to ocean to lagoon. I wish I could do that every day. :) The restaurant food...

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denver
Reviewed 15 June 2015

There really is no place like Goldeneye. From the view that greets you across the bridge to the magnificence of the lagoon, the privacy of the villas, the warm and friendly staff and the fresh farm to table food representing Jamaica, there isn't a better place to spend days...months even! A few highlights that we really enjoyed: - The lagoon...

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waterford
Reviewed 7 June 2015

I have visited many resorts and hotels in Jamaica and this maybe the best. It is absolutely beautiful. The rooms - 2 bed room villa is amazing. Everything in the villa - including bed quality is fantastic. The beach is on your door step and the water just crystal clear. Everything is laid on so nicely - you cannot but...

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Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

We had an amazing time here at Goldeneye. We did jet skis, stand up paddle boards, massages, kayaking and just relaxing by the sea. There really isn't anything quite like Goldeneye from the time you first walk across the drawbridge it's like entering another world.

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Montego Bay, Jamaica
Reviewed 3 June 2015

Had the opportunity to transfers some V.I.P clients to the Goldeneye resort in Oracabessa St Mary, from Montego bay and on our arrival the staff met and greeted my clients with warm true Jamaican hospitality , the golf cart was waiting for the luggage. The concierge manager then escorted the clients across the secret coves, breathtaking private beaches, tropical forests,...

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NYC
Reviewed 3 June 2015

Value for money is something that matters at any price point, it sets expectations. I understand that March is high season in the Caribbean, but for $1400/night for a 1 bedroom villa I expect everything to be perfect - it's Aman prices. Pros: - elegant, spacious villas - there's a kitchenette with a stylish SMEG fridge, sink, etc so I...

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Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

Golden eye was always a place of intrigue for me in view of being the former house of the author of James bond books, Ian Fleming. The setting is what you dream of -a laid back luxury, the bay is perfect shape, and the lagoon allows you to do all kinds of sports- kayaking.paddle boarding. I stayed in a self...

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Brooklin, Canada
Reviewed 25 May 2015

I have been traveling to Jamaica for many years from Negril, to Ocho Rios. This was our first time at Golden eye and we will definitely return. The accommodations are excellent, the resort is boutique and cozy. Staff are excellent (Nadia, very warm and helpful, and Rickard in the diningroom, very welcoming and wonderful). Ricardo, are you feeding those kittens...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
GoldenEye was Ian Fleming's Jamaica retreat and where he wrote all 14 of the James Bond novels. Today, accommodations at the original resort include: The Ian Fleming Villa, 11 one and two-bedroom Beach and Lagoon Villas, six Lagoon Cottages, and one Ocean Front Villa. Located on a stunning 52-acre site, GoldenEye is home to secret coves, breathtaking private beaches, tropical forests, and a seawater lagoon. The property is also home to the FieldSpa and two restaurants - Bizot Bar (a beach bistro) and The Gazebo (finer dining). GoldenEye is located 20 minutes east of Ocho Rios. It is a 90-minute drive from Montego Bay Airport and an 8-minute drive from Ian Fleming International Airport (private aviation). ... more   less 

Additional Information about GoldenEye

Address: Oracabessa Bay, Oracabessa, Jamaica
Region: Caribbean > Jamaica > Saint Mary Parish > Oracabessa
Price Range: €444 - €887 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — GoldenEye 4*
Number of rooms: 21
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Also Known As:
Goldeneye Hotel Oracabessa
Goldeneye Hotel Ocho Rios
Goldeneye Resort Ocho Rios
GoldenEye Jamaica/Oracabessa
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“If staying in a 'Beach Hut' ask for one that actually has a waterfront view.”
 of 5 bubbles CAFCDarren, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Nice to hear the ocean on the shore in the beach villas, but lagoon villas seem more private”
 of 5 bubbles My_luxe_travels, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Avoid beach houses--they are cute but impractical”
 of 5 bubbles nashvillian, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in a villa on the lagoon, which was just perfect and private. All accommodations are truly beautiful and well appointed.”
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 of 5 bubbles nicolaa109, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If requesting a beach hut then some have more of a sea view than others.”
 of 5 bubbles willb864, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
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