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Windsor
Reviewed 10 July 2014

Firstly I would like to comment on the food, I have coeliac diease and therefore I have to follow a strict gluten free diet or risk becoming very ill, I let the hotel know this about a month before my arrival and have to say I wasn't overly impressed with the way it was handled. They asked the head chef...

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HalfMoonARockResort, Manager at Half Moon, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing review on your recent stay at Half Moon, A RockResort. We appreciated your candid feedback and sincerely apologise that we did not exceed your expectation in some aspects of your stay; especially with your Food and Beverage experience and the fact that you had strict Gluten free diet. The issues raised were discussed...

Reviewed 10 July 2014

Beautiful resort! I was there for a wedding and stayed in one of the junior suites just steps from the beach and main lobby and resteraunt. The room was like something out of HGTV. The food was DELISH and the service was great. I visited the spa on the 4th of July for a massage. It was beautifully laid out...

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HalfMoonARockResort, Manager at Half Moon, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guests, Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful tripadvisor review; you are truly a Half Moon Ambassador. You have captured so many features of the resort in so few words. Half Moon is truly a first-class resort which offers all the amenities and activities you mentioned and more. Happy you liked your accommodation; Half Moon provided accommodation...

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 9 July 2014

We've been visiting Half Moon Bay for 12 years. We are always taken care of as if we were the most important VIP guest. We enjoy seeing the same wonderful staff from year to year and they always remember us. Beautiful beach for long walks and swimming. Rooms are lovely. If you are planning a trip with friends or family...

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HalfMoonARockResort, Manager at Half Moon, responded to this review

Dear Treasured Guests, It was truly a pleasure having you home again; thank you for sharing another Half Moon experience on tripadvisor. Your Half Moon family sincerely appreciates your patronage over the many years. Without a doubt the team looks forward to serving our treasured guests year after year and make each visit special. Happy you continue to enjoy your...

Overland Park, KS
Reviewed 8 July 2014 via mobile

First time to Jamaica, not our last. Our family of 5..kiddos ages 6,9,11 loved this hotel. Bicycles were a big hit. If your complaining about price, you shouldn't stay here. You get what you pay for...Lovely staff, dedicated management, beautiful rooms. It's special. Housekeeping is spot on. Any needs or concerns were addressed and cared for immediately. The kindness of...

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HalfMoonARockResort, Manager at Half Moon, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guests, It was a pleasure serving you as our treasured guests, not to be left out are our very important little guests. We are happy everyone enjoyed the resort and its wide array of recreational activities; the bicycles are always a big hit with our many families. Happy you enjoyed your accommodation - Half Moon offers luxurious accommodation...

Huntsville, Alabama
Reviewed 8 July 2014

Awesome place to go for the entire family. Plenty of activities for everyone kids and adults . Food is great and the people are so friendly and accommodating. The dolphin swim and on site horseback riding was so fun . Book this resort

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HalfMoonARockResort, Manager at Half Moon, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guests, Sharing your Half Moon, A RockResort experience on tripadvisor is much appreciated. We are thrilled you enjoyed a great family vacation. Half Moon undoubtedly caters for the entire family – with our many family activities and amenities, happy you enjoyed the Dolphin swim and the horseback riding, they are among the popular choices with families. Thank you...

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 6 July 2014

Lots to do...a place where you can keep busy or find spots where you can escape and relax uninterrupted. Large, beautiful grounds. The service was excellent - pleasant and helpful all the time. Our rooms in the Villas were spacious, and clean. Each villa is provided with golf carts to make it easier to get around the property. The pools...

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HalfMoonARockResort, Manager at Half Moon, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, We are delighted that you had a wonderful holiday with us; thank you for your favourable comments for the resort and the array of amenities we offer. The logistics and sheer size of the property (400 acres) offer everyone their personal space and privacy. The Royal Villa Accommodation certainly offers a home-away-from-home atmosphere much to the pleasure...

Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 3 July 2014

This hotel is overpriced and it under delivers. The beach is full of sea weed. The cleanest beach around is doctor's cave, a $60 taxi fare from the hotel. All inclusive was 130 plus 10% tax and 15% gratuity per guest per day. Food was not good for that price. If you don't get the all inclusive, be prepared to...

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HalfMoonARockResort, Manager at Half Moon, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, We appreciate you taking the time to share TripAdvisor review on your recent Half Moon A, RockResort visit. We sincerely apologise that we did not exceed your expectations in some areas of our facilities and service delivery. Be assured, we take your review very seriously, as direct feedback from our valued guests, both positive and negative serves...

Reviewed 3 July 2014

From the moment you enter the gates, you know your not staying at your typical hotel. The villas are like having your own piece of heaven cut out for you personally. From the A-Class butler and maid service tending to your every needs, to food that is a Half Moon experience on its own, even down to simply having your...

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HalfMoonARockResort, Manager at Half Moon, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, The lovely comments regarding your recent experience at Half Moon, A RockResort are highly appreciated. It was certainly a pleasure serving you as our treasured guests. We are happy your stay exceeded your expectation and you enjoyed the Royal Villa experience. The Villas certainly offer that captivating aura that keeps our guests (friends, family or groups) returning...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 2 July 2014

I had a awesome time at the Halfmoon. Along with 50 other woman, we stayed at 4 of the wonderful villas. Each of the villas had a maid, a cook, a butler and 2 golf carts. My particular villa waitstaff was amazing. Beverly is the best cook in the world. Pamela made sure that our rooms and clothes were kept...

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HalfMoonARockResort, Manager at Half Moon, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guests, Thank you for selecting Half Moon, A RockResort for your recent vacation and for celebrating your very special occasion. Happy Belated Birthday and best wishes for many more. We are happy your expectations were exceeded. Our many guests continue to enjoy the ambiance of the luxurious private home setting that the Royal Villas offer. The villas are...

Athens, Greece
Reviewed 1 July 2014

First time visiting Jamaica we took our friends advice to stay at the legendary hotel Half Moon in Montego Bay. Overall OK - Fantastic landscape and plantation - colonial architecture - very clean Hybiscus Junior Suite - very friendly personnel. However the hotel needs some renovation (lobby and furniture). The famous restaurant the Sugarcane Mill is highly over priced for...

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HalfMoonARockResort, Manager at Half Moon, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guests, Thank you for sharing candid feedback regarding your recent Half Moon, A RockResort visit. We sincerely apologise for the areas that we did not exceed your expectations. Half Moon continues to enjoy a large share of the market while maintaining its legendary status. We truly regret that you did not fully enjoy aspects of the resort and...

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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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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • 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)
Nestled on a two-mile, crescent-shaped beach on Jamaica's northern coast, Half Moon, A RockResort, is truly paradise found. This spectacular, 400-acre luxury resort features pristine, whitewashed cottages surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens and the sparkling Caribbean Sea beyond. Expertly combining Old World charm and elegant modern touches, Half Moon offers 197 guest rooms and suites, and 31 private four- to seven-bedroom villas. Its world-class amenities include the renowned Fern Tree Spa, an 18-hole signature golf course, a Dolphin Lagoon, fitness centre, equestrian centre and more. With its spectacular seaside location, rich Caribbean heritage, warm and attentive staff and exceptional array of amenities, it's no wonder that this iconic Jamaican destination has set the standard for luxury Caribbean resorts for 60 years. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Half Moon

Address: Rose Hall, Montego Bay, Jamaica
Region: Caribbean > Jamaica > Saint James Parish > Montego Bay
Price Range: $399 - $2,034 (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
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Montego Bay
#3 Spa Hotel in Montego Bay
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Montego Bay
#3 Luxury Hotel in Montego Bay
#3 Business Hotel in Montego Bay
#4 Family Hotel in Montego Bay
#6 Romantic Hotel in Montego Bay
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“Choose a suite with a sea view.”
 of 5 bubbles B5165SNpaulineb, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Oceanfront suite was perfect, however I'm sure all rooms are of the same quality”
 of 5 bubbles tedabers, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“hibiscus in between ocean and a pool. everything had a pro. we like being a little close to lobby.”
 of 5 bubbles muddywatersUSA, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Advantageous to be close to the main hotel, since you will likely have most of your meals there.”
 of 5 bubbles CLE5605, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“the villas are about a 20 minute walk from the main reception, although golf buggies are provided to get around the property”
 of 5 bubbles varsity88, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
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