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Montego Bay, Jamaica
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

This review and listing is for the old fort craft market. It's a ramshackle assortment of small hut shops arranged up the side of a hill. It's slow this time of year which is the downside since at one point we were the only customers...More

2  Thank Steve C
Reviewed 25 June 2016

We visited the market during an outing from our resort. Prepare for mildy aggressive selling tactics. I'm sure we over pod for everything, but my children loved the conch shell and carved turtles, and the personalized fans were appreciated by the mothers. Reality is: you...More

2  Thank sjboyden
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Nice market but they all want you to have a look. most sell the same things so we bought what we wanted from different stalls tried to keep them happy. But remember you need to barta

2  Thank nicky1203
Reviewed 5 June 2016

There were alot of shops and the people were friendly and a little pushy but no one ever was upset when we didn't buy anything. They were just happy people. And they expect you to ask for lower. They told me that.

1  Thank CookieNeenah
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

We stopped here during a couple hour shopping tour we took by getting a driver at our resort. It was just us and we got lots of great attention from him and learned alot an the island. I didn't care too much about the market....More

Thank Karen P
Reviewed 18 May 2016

I had asked at Hyatt Ziva where I could find a Jamaican Santa Claus. After checking several places, I was taken by one of Hyatt's drivers to the Crafts Market where I found a wood carved Santa. He was not finished but Patrick took care...More

1  Thank Lana W
Reviewed 20 April 2016

This is place to avoid if you do not like being hassled. It reminded us of our experiences in Egypt and Tunisia and were therefore ready for the unwanted attentions of shopkeepers. Mostly a polite NO was all that was needed. In our opinion, the...More

Thank nsmith50
Reviewed 7 April 2016

All of the booths have similar items. They were all nice and wanted to make a sale. We wanted to venture away from the resort and see the local crafts.

Thank forejays
Reviewed 21 March 2016

we went to the old fort craft market, and let me say these people are so kind! mu husband and i walked around looked and the items they had for sale, we got a bamboo mug that was all hand crafted and its neat how...More

Thank vanessa t
Reviewed 11 March 2016

While in Jamaica, this was the worst part of my entire trip. The people who run these tiny shops are obviously just trying to make a buck, and I feel bad for them but they harass you and try to hussle so much that you...More

2  Thank NIkmac15
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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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Response from a1rtimus | Reviewed this property |
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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