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Tamarind Great House

Overview
Crescent Estate St Mary, Oracabessa Jamaica See on map
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
Suites
3.5 Star accommodation
About
Description
We offer our guests at Tamarind a unique environmentally-friendly setting providing luxury accommodation at very affordable prices. Secluded waterfalls, plantation tours, James Bond Beach and More Noel Coward's Firefly are only a few of the nearby attractions. Ocho Rios is a 30 minute drive, with its varied activities, such as botanical gardens, the famous Dunn's River Falls, Dolphin Cove as well as Mystic Mountain tree top tours. Of course there are lots of restaurants and duty free shopping, as well as a large local craft market. Tamarind Great House is built on the site of an original planters estate, first built in the 18th century. The house has solid wooden floors from locally sourced trees throughout the downstairs, with antiques and locally made furniture to enhance the feel of colonial Jamaica. Our guests enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of Tamarind, with its spacious bedrooms and large balconies. Our 13 acre farm produces fresh organic fruits and vegetables used in our kitchen. The road to Tamarind is a Jamaican country road, and the scenery to the house shows you every side of the real Jamaica. We are an owner run guest house, therefore catering personally to your requests. Away from the main road, a relaxed and safe setting, surrounded by verdant hills, tropical flora and fauna. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Electric Vehicle Charging Station
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room types
Suites, Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Price range
US$102 - US$105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Tamarind Great House Hotel Oracabessa
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Tamarind Great House Jamaica/Oracabessa
Location
Caribbean > Jamaica > Saint Mary Parish > Oracabessa
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A great rebuilt colonial-style house, very big, with big rooms, beautifully located in the middle of a former plantation, with pool, garden, great views etc. It is quite a few kilometres off the coastal road, along a potholed road up the hills. Not signposted until the very last
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We stayed at Tamarind for three days, and enjoy every moment of our stay. The place is very clean and beautiful. The Gillian and Barry were amazing host, very kind and friendly.
The scenery was awesome, amazing view. The food was delicious, everything was fresh and grown on the f
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The bright spot in Jamaica! This inn is only 25 years old, but constructed to give the feel of a 19th century great house. The hosts, Barry and Gillian, are helpful, well informed about the area and interesting to talk to. The decor and outdoor space are not only beautiful but gi
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Gillian cooks like a chef, she provided delicious fish from their own pond, veggies and fruit from their own garden, and my 90 year old Mother LOVED her banana cake! The lush vegetation, fresh air in the hills, the wonderful hospitality made it very difficult to leave. I am an av
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Oh my gosh!!! This place is one word...majestic!! The pictures on the website does not do the place justice. The ride to there is complicated, but once you arrive, you feel at ease. Gillian, is one of the best host I've ever met, she and her husband was so gracious and wonderful
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"An upstairs room facing the back is huge and has it's own balcony."
"Ask for the room with balcony and view over the valley"
"swimming pool much used - lovely idilic place to stay"
"Just request what you are looking for. Gillian and Barry will accomodate you. All the rooms are great. If you are having problems with stairs take the rooms on the first floor."
"upstairs rooms have better views and some have balconies."
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