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  • Excellent12%
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16 Oct 2018
“Crafts Market Bonanza”
30 Sep 2018
“Be Careful”
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Reviewed 17 October 2018

After a nice afternoon of church and then touring in Montego Bay we enjoyed the craft store. The people are very pleasant even if you do not buy. Yes there is pressure but in the end the is "respect" as they call it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Chrisdelo63
Reviewed 1 October 2018

MoBay is the land of fast Jamaicans. The Crafts Market is OK for traditional tourist stuff. But also you will find people selling drugs and other questionable product. Be careful!

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank StuartGolfer
Reviewed 14 September 2018

I had a wonderful time at this market. Prices were reasonable and the quality of the products were great! Enjoyed the vendors and had a blast getting a history lesson. My son was able to get his hair braided nicely and very quick! I made...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank whitlowse
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

We were told of the craft market on a tour bus so opted to visit. We went to the one in Rose Hall across from the Holiday Inn and were saddened to hear that by 3pm we were their only customers of the day! Apparently...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank HeatherC20182018
Reviewed 18 July 2018

We took a shopping trip given by the resort. We have all been to these places and have gotten mobbed.. Tell you the truth, this was quiet fun, very civil and nice folks..

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Small market to buy souvenirs at. Don't forget to haggle with the prices!! Most shops have the same items.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank G_Sukhraj
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

This place was a huge disappointment. We stopped here hoping to pick up some souvenirs of our first trip to Jamaica. When we rode past the day before it looked very promising with its MANY bright colored small wooden shacks. When we arrived mid day...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank M3427FIwilliams
Reviewed 19 January 2018

Had fun hating with vendors. They did not seem as aggressive as I have found in other parts of the world...but. At times you wish they'd let you look at the goods.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank DianeFromCT
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

You want culture, this is the place. We wanted some Jamaican gifts to bring home and were told to come here. It is outdoors , one booth after another. Mostly the same things. The vendors were somewhat pushy. If something was $20, it was probably...More

Date of experience: December 2017
3  Thank was4wendy
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

I understand that the shop keepers are just trying to make a living however in my opinion this is not the way to get people to buy things. I went as a group of 4 and the second we got out the taxi we had...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank Missgemma03
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Karen L
21 November 2016|
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Response from a1rtimus | Reviewed this property |
You will need to take a cab of other transportation. It is too far to walk.
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Kimberly K
13 November 2016|
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I would suggest taking a cab. This will allow you to spend more time there. The tour is ok but they have a time limit on esch attraction.
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