Curio – A Collection By Hilton Debuts Second Jamaica Hotel: Jewel Dunn’s River Beach Resort & Spa, Ocho Rios
September 08, 2015 // Franchising.com // Ocho Rios, JAMAICA and McLEAN, Va. – A secluded, luxurious oceanfront resort featuring colonial elegance, Jewel Dunn’s River Beach Resort & Spa, Ocho Rios today joined Curio – A Collection by Hilton. As Hilton Worldwide’s growing global collection of distinctive hotels, Curio caters to passionate travelers seeking local discovery and authentic experiences. Set amid the pristine Northern coast of Jamaica, Jewel Dunn’s River Beach Resort & Spa, Ocho Rios, Curio Collection by Hilton offers an exclusive, adults-only, all-inclusive experience designed to relax, refresh and rejuvenate.
“The Northern coast of Jamaica is a treasure trove of remarkable sensory experiences – everything from zip lining through the rainforest at Mystic Mountain to touring the birthplace of reggae king Bob Marley in Nine Mile,” said Dianna Vaughan, global head, Curio – A Collection by Hilton. “With its distinct culture, beautiful beaches and iconic music, it’s fitting for Curio – a brand that celebrates unique communities and individuality – to expand our global collection with such an exemplary resort as Jewel Dunn’s River Beach Resort & Spa, Ocho Rios.”
Offering a secluded private beach, two pools, two hot tubs and a variety of activities, guests will experience the perfect combination of serene tranquility and entertainment. The resort’s diverse range of amenities and services, all designed to rejuvenate the mind, body and soul, have contributed to the hotel earning the prestigious 2015 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award. Service and amenity highlights include:
- Invigorating and customized treatments at Radiant Spa
- A 24-hour open-air fitness center featuring state-of-the-art workout equipment and resident fitness instructors
- An on-site 9-hole pitch and putt golf course, as well as close proximity to the Runaway Bay Golf Club
- Weekly “dive-in” movies under the stars
- Live reggae music on the beach
Other complimentary services designed to make stays memorable and stress-free include airport transfers to and from Montego Bay Sangster International Airport, resort-wide WiFi and concierge services. Guests also have access to a 24-hour business center with complimentary printing services.
All of the resort’s 250 spacious guest rooms are designed with Colonial Caribbean charm and feature luxurious king-sized beds, tiled floors and nightly turndown service. Many rooms feature balconies with sweeping ocean, mountain or garden views and some garden lanais rooms offer outdoor furnished patios. Guests will also enjoy an in-room mini bar stocked with complimentary water, soda and juices in addition to coffee/tea service.
Among the guest rooms, 16 exclusive one-bedroom Ocean View Butler Suites offer stunning views of the ocean from oversized balconies. The suites feature a canopied king-sized bed with elegant mahogany furnishings and an oversized bathroom with dual sinks, a whirlpool and a separate shower. Additional highlights include a fully-stocked mini bar with premium alcohol, room service and a personal butler to take care of everything from in-suite check-in to unpacking and pressing clothes, and turndown service.
"The partnership of two very distinct and authentic brands, Jewel Dunn’s River Beach Resort & Spa, Ocho Rios and Curio - A Collection by Hilton, is the perfect combination for our guests who look for unique and authentic experiences that are truly special and memorable,” said Dave Johnson, president and CEO, Aimbridge Hospitality. “In addition to the first-rate guest service experience and signature programming that Jewel Resorts have benchmarked, guests now also have access to the added benefit that comes with the globally-recognized Hilton name and award-winning Hilton HHonors program.”
Along with six bars – including a martini bar and two pool bars – the resort features six dining venues, each with their own distinct theme and unlimited access to premium cocktails.
- Coral Café: Featuring innovative specialties with a local twist, this restaurant offers a buffet format for breakfast and lunch, and shifts to an à la carte menu for dinner.
- Aquamarina Beach Grill: Featuring made-to-order sandwiches, fresh salads and wraps, this casual dining spot is open for daily and late night dining.
- Platinum: Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner, this sophisticated, upscale restaurant offers traditional favorites with a distinctive Jamaican flair.
- Court Jesters Fire-Oven Pizzeria: Open daily for lunch and dinner, guests will enjoy customized, thin-crust pies crisped to perfection in a fire oven at this gourmet-style pizzeria.
- Moonstone by Dominic: Open nightly for dinner, this Italian-themed restaurant features signature dishes ranging from spaghetti and risotto to Italian-style chicken and pork.
- The Jade Samurai: Open nightly for dinner, this restaurant is known for its specialties from the Far East along with Teppanyaki-style entertainment.
For those seeking a memorable wedding, event or company retreat, Jewel Dunn’s River Beach Resort & Spa, Ocho Rios is a serene oceanfront venue with 4,000 sq. ft. of banquet facilities that can comfortably accommodate up to 90 guests. Customized onsite catering includes specialty cocktails and other Jamaican-inspired dishes, and will ensure any event is a success.
Jewel Dunn’s River Beach Resort & Spa, Ocho Rios participates in the Hilton HHonors® loyalty program, which is open to all guests and free to join - visit here for enrollment information. HHonors members always get our lowest price with our Best Price Guarantee, along with HHonors Points, free standard Wi-Fi, access to digital check-in and Digital Key, and no hidden fees, only when they book directly through Hilton. Existing reservations are intact, and current and future guests may immediately begin earning and redeeming Hilton HHonors® points. To celebrate the opening, Jewel Dunn’s River Beach Resort & Spa, Ocho Rios is offering 1,000 bonus points on the best available rate for bookings completed through December 8, 2015 that include three nights or more.
Jewel Dunn’s River Beach Resort & Spa, Ocho Rios, Curio Collection by Hilton is located at Mammee Bay, Ocho Rios, Saint Ann, Jamaica. For more information, or to make a reservation, travelers may visit curio.com or call +1-800-587-1854 or 1-876-972-7400. The property marks the brand’s second hotel in the Caribbean, joining Jewel Paradise Cove Beach Resort & Spa in Runaway Bay, Jamaica, Curio – A Collection by Hilton, which opened in June 2015.
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