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Worcs
Reviewed 12 February 2010

Getting to Whitfield Hall was an adventure in itself; the road from Mavis Bank is 4 wheel drive only, dirt with occasional tarmac, hair pin bends and glorious views over the hills and valleys. We stayed in the Cottage, a simple but comfortable cabin with kitchen, bathroom and two bedrooms, within walking distance of the Hall. There is no electricity...

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Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 13 October 2009

I visited Jamaica last week with two friends (one male and one female) to experience as much of the real country as we could. I can't remember how we found Whitfield Hall, but it was an amazing place to stay the night before climbing to Blue Mountain peak. The staff was incredibly friendly and accommodating. Robert, who's mom (Miss Lynette)...

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1Thank SmallAxe
Seattle, WA
Reviewed 31 December 2008

My husband and I were looking for an adventure and set-off to trek to the highest mountain top in the Blue Mountains. We found Whitfield Hall in the Moon Jamaica Handbook and rang them up. 24 hours later we were making our way by bus first to Kingston, then hopped another local bus to Papine, then another to Mavis Bank....

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3Thank PeppermintPattyG
New Jersey
Reviewed 13 December 2008

My husband and I would normally celebrate our special holidays by selecting some of the most luxurious hotels that pampered you in all-inclusive indulgences. On this our 4th anniversary, I wanted to be away from man-made entertainment and all the noise that usually accompanies that type of vacation (by the way our last trip was to Las Vegas which was...

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Thank itsybitsy10
Omaha, Nebraska
Reviewed 5 January 2007

Visiting here was a great experience. The air is fresh, the water is pure, straight from a spring and above all, the people are wonderful. It is far from being luxurious (i.e. cold water showers and no electricity) but that is only a temporary inconvenience. What will last in my mind is how great a quality of life can exist...

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5Thank changes_n_latitudes
Pittsburgh,PA USA
Reviewed 20 November 2006

My wife and I just got back today from spending a fantastic week at Whitfield Hall. I must say up front that I love going to Jamaica, this has been our fifth time in four years. This trip was especially relaxing and on the other side of the coin the most physically challenging. The roads that you drive to get...

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3Thank agnag09
Miami, Florida
Reviewed 28 March 2006

I just recently stayed at Whitfield Hall and can report that it is indeed a wonderful spot in the Blue Mountains. One of my favorite things to do during my short stay was to sit with a book in front of the fireplace at night. My second favorite was to drink a cup of coffee (Blue Mountain coffee, of course)...

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Tampa, FL
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5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2006

I had read about Whitfield Hall in a couple of guidebooks and decided to try it out when I was in Jamaica. For $15 a night, I wasn't sure what to expect. This is what I had: a bunkbed in a room in a historic house. A good deal, I agree. The place wasn't full so I didn't have to...

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5Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Miami, FL
Reviewed 5 January 2006

The drive up to Whitfield Hall is totally breathtaking! Be sure to go in a 4 wheel drive. The roads are steep and sometimes unpaved. Once you get into the mountains, the air is crisp and clear and the views are gorgeous. They're called the Blue Mountains because with the fog coming off, they have a bluish cast. Whitfield Hall...

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Whittaker, Michigan
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Reviewed 9 March 2004

If you want to see some of the real Jamaica, this place is a must! Getting there is part of the adventure and the scenery is just incredible. The trip from Kingston can be made by minibus to Mavis Bank, which is the mannner of travel for the local population also. It is inexpensive but once you get to Mavis...

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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Whitfield Hall sits at 4000 feet directly on the main hiking trail that travels up to Blue Mountain Peak. The hall itself, dating from the late 18th century, can provide rustic accommodation for up to 30 guests. Most rooms have bunkbeds, although the Colonel Whitfield room has a double (full) bed and is private. Guides to the Peak can be arranged for trekkers. Hearty, home-cooked meals and other refreshments, including cups of, Blue Mountain coffee brewed with fresh spring water, are available (with advance notice). Guests may also use our kitchen to cook. A campsite is also available. You can hire our driver to provide safe, 4 wheel drive transportation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Whitfield Hall

Address: Blue Mountains, Penlyne Castle, Jamaica
Region: Caribbean > Jamaica > Saint Thomas Parish > Penlyne Castle
Price Range: ₹ 967 - ₹ 1,289 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Whitfield Hall Hotel Kingston
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“hostel- mostly bunk beds”
  • View of the peak from near the property
285melisac, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The house & bunks are very comfortable but the property is so beautiful that you may want to bring a tent & camp or just a hammock.”
Q1476YDmattm, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If you need a guide, ssk for a real Guide, NOT PAUL. (see my comments)”
Bradbin, 16 Sep 2014 | Read review
“We expected to hear a bunch of people get up in the middle of the night for the sunrise walk, but didn't and slept very well.”
Laurita258, 29 Jul 2014 | Read review
“It gets a tad chilly at nights so bring a sweater-remember you are in the mountains.”
  • Bunk Beds in room-Whitfield Hall Hostel
266kimberleys, 17 Apr 2012 | Read review
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