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Hotel Mocking Bird Hill vs Hotel Riu Negril

Both hotels are recommended by travel writers. On balance, Hotel Mocking Bird Hill ranks significantly higher than Hotel Riu Negril. Hotel Mocking Bird Hill has a TripExpert Score of 83 with approval from 6 sources including Fodor's, Frommer's and Lonely Planet.

Hotel Mocking Bird Hill
8 / 10
Mocking Bird Hill, Port Antonio, Jamaica
From $400 /night
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Restaurant
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Concierge
"This 10-room inn, on a quiet hillside 600 feet above the shoreline, is like a family-run New England B&B that's been plopped among palms and bamboo."
Fodor's
"With only 10 rooms, some overlooking the sea and all with views of lush hillsides, Mocking Bird Hill is much more like a cozy bed-and-breakfast than a hotel." Full review
Travel + Leisure
"The restaurant at Hotel Mocking Bird Hill has become a destination unto itself, thanks to chef Melvin Laidlaw, who gets most of his produce from an on-site garden." Full review
Frommer's
"This charming, homey, and well-maintained inn competes effectively with hotels and resorts that are larger, grander, and sometimes, much more pretentious." Full review
Lonely Planet
Top Choice
"The Mocking Bird deserve a lot of credit: not just for being a great hotel (although that it is) but for being one of the most vigorous proponents of ecotourism in Portland parish." Full review
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Hotel Riu Negril
7 / 10
Bloody Bay Beach, Norman Manley Boulevard, Negril, Jamaica
From $0 /night
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
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Frommer's
"Two blockbuster hotels of Negril occupy immediately adjacent plots of beachfront, beside the highway leading in from Montego Bay, east of Negril's town center." Full review
Oyster
Mid-Range
"A friendly resort with a mellow beach, free minibars, and a surprisingly solid buffet -- the Riu Negril is a great value." Full review
Star Service
"This resort may come of as a bit dated in comparison to Breezes, Sandals and the pair of Couples hotels on the beach, but it has a bit more elegance than its sibling Riu Tropical Bay" Full review
Fodor's
"At the far north end of Negril on Bloody Bay, this massive resort has a decent, sandy beachfront." Full review

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