Curio – A Collection by Hilton Debuts Second Jamaica Hotel: Jewel Dunn’s River Beach Resort & Spa, Ocho Rios

OCHO RIOS, Jamaica & MCLEAN, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–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
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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