Spanish Court Hotel

1 St Lucia Avenue | Kingston  [SEE MAP]Kingston  [SEE ADDRESS]

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Superb location in central Kingston
Customer service is hit or miss
A luxury hotel set in central Kingston, Jamaica, the Spanish Court Hotel's exterior is that of a classic European villa, while inside, it is all about sleek decor and modern amenities. The hotel's 125 guest rooms and suites boast 48-inch LED TVs, free Wi-Fi access, oval-shaped soaking tubs, minibars and iPod docking stations next to king-sized or twin beds. Guests can swim in one of two pools, work out in the fitness center or indulge in a massage or facial at the spa. Venture outside to experience Kingston – Bob Marley's home – with its vibrant reggae scene and range of Jamaican cuisine. Or, take a cue from recent guests and stay in and grab a bite to eat at one of three on-site eateries. They praised all of the dining outlets' varied and delicious cuisine. However, a few former visitors said the customer service was not up to par.
Hotel Class
Property Type
Hotel, 125 rooms
Primary View
City center



  • 4.0Hotel Class
  • GOODCritic Rating


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Critic Reviews



The go-to hotel in Kingston, providing service to business travelers, wedding parties, and tourists, Spanish Court is a calm oasis in New Kingston. Rojo Restaurant offers fine dining for lunch and dinner, including outside dining.

Fodor's Choice

Lonely Planet


A favorite with the discerning business elite. Thoroughly modern rooms have Jamaican-designed furniture and come with iPod docks.

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by Tripadvisor. A total of 1170 have reviewed the Spanish Court Hotel, giving it a rating of 4.5, on a scale of 1-5.

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Tripadvisor Travel Rating: Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1170 reviews 4.5 (based on 1170 reviews)

Guest Rooms

The Spanish Court Hotel's guest rooms and suites feature dark wood furniture, white linens and pops of red on the walls and in decor accents. Bathrooms offer above-counter sinks and showers with soaking tubs. In-room amenities include 48-inch LED TVs, iPod docking stations, blackout blinds, minibars and coffee makers.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access
  • Each room features a king-sized bed or two twin beds
  • Suites offer robes and slippers, one or two bedrooms and two bathrooms
  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Internet
  • Wireless internet
  • Free internet
  • Fee for internet usage
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

Located in Kingston, Jamaica, the Spanish Court Hotel puts guests within 2 miles of attractions like the Bob Marley Museum, Devon House and Emancipation Park. To get around Kingston and to various tours, travelers can hire a driver through the hotel. Airport transportation can also be arranged for a fee. What's more, the property offers free self-parking.
  • About 10 miles north of Norman Manley International Airport
  • New Kingston shopping center sits within walking distance
  • Nearest beach is roughly 15 miles away
  • 24-hour valet parking
  • 24-hour self-parking (free)
  • Airport shuttle (with fee)
  • Car service (with fee)

Within walking distance of:

  • Bus stop
  • Restaurants
  • Movie theater
  • Train station
  • Beach
  • Theater
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Grocery store
  • Shopping


The Spanish Court Hotel's main eatery, the ROJO Restaurant, offers a variety of Jamaican dishes in a modern space that showcases local photography prints and ergonomic chairs designed by Alison Antrobus. The dining venue is open for all meals. The Sky Terrace, a rooftop venue by the lap pool, offers light bites and cocktails. And at The Café, travelers can enjoy grab-and-go fare like sandwiches, smoothies, salads and desserts.
  • Room service available 24 hours a day
  • Additional watering holes include The Cabana Pool Bar and The Red Lounge

Number of restaurants2

Cuisine TypesAmerican

  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • free breakfast


On the Spanish Court Hotel's rooftop terrace, guests have access to a 50-foot lap pool, which features an infinity edge and mosaic tiles. An additional pool with live weekend entertainment can be found on the first floor. Both pools are surrounded by tables, chairs, chaise lounges and umbrellas. Poolside cocktails are available through the rooftop's Sky Terrace and the ground-floor Cabana Pool Bar.
  • The Sky Terrace also serves light bites
  • Lap pool
  • Wading pool
  • Lazy river
  • Family pool
  • Infinity pool
  • Whirlpool/hot tub
  • Adults-only pool
  • Lifeguard on duty
  • Poolside service
  • Waterslide
  • Deck chairs or cabanas
  • Pool bar


The property's spa offers a select number of massages, facials and body wraps and scrubs. Manicures and pedicures and several spa packages are available as well.
  • Appointments required for spa treatments
  • Local ingredients used in body scrubs
  • Spa open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily

Services offered:

  • Massage
  • Facial
  • Body Treatments (i.e. scrubs, wraps)
  • Salon services
  • Outdoor treatment area
  • Steam room
  • Sauna


Other than cribs and high chairs, no designated kids amenities are available at the hotel. However, families will appreciate the property's spacious one- and two-bedroom suites. Plus, the hotel offers two family-friendly pools.
  • Kids 11 and younger stay for free when sharing a room with a parent
  • Kids Club
  • Free Kids Club
  • Fee for Kids Club
  • Cribs
  • High Chairs


The Spanish Court Hotel offers a basic fitness center that's open 24 hours a day. Inside, guests will find free weights and cardio and strength-training equipment. A 50-foot lap pool is also available on the hotel's rooftop.
  • No fitness classes
  • Weight equipment
  • Cardio equipment
  • Yoga mats
  • Free fitness classes
  • Premium fitness classes (with fee)


The hotel houses one event space, plus a deck and two bars and restaurants that can be reserved for business functions. The largest space can accommodate up to 200 guests. Two of the venues – The Sky Terrace and the Mountain Deck – are outside and offer city views. A 24-hour business center is also available for computing, scanning and printing needs.
  • Free Wi-Fi access

Number of meeting rooms1

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Meeting and event planners available


The hotel does not host wedding ceremonies. However, three outdoor venues are available for receptions: The Cabana Pool Bar, The Sky Terrace and the Mountain Deck. The largest space can accommodate smaller weddings with up to 75 guests.
  • Catering from hotel's main restaurant can be arranged

Maximum wedding guest capacity75

  • Hotel hosts weddings
  • Outdoor space for weddings
  • Wedding planners available

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