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In spite of the charms of Port Antonio, it is currently suffering from somewhat of a lack of business -- resort clients are drawn to the more famous Negril, Ocho Rios, and Montego Bay resorts. Many of the hotels below are thus having to fill empty rooms with low-cost tour groups originating anywhere from Italy to Canada. This, in turn, is causing a major (and unfortunate) deterioration in the physical condition of some of the properties, which no longer seem to be maintained in a state-of-the-art condition.

If you're booking your own accommodations in Port Antonio, check out the information that's available through the website (www.go-jam.com) of the Port Antonio Guesthouse Association & Friends. Another useful Web address is www.portantoniotravel.com.

Traveling frugally? The restaurant San San Tropez rents six plain but very affordable rooms.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.