About the Homestay

Rural Modern
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I'm Colleen and look forward to hosting you for your stay in Toll Gate, Clarendon, Jamaica. I have 2 double rooms, one with air conditioning and all with meshed windows. All rooms have ceiling fans and misquito nets. My home is in a great location to get a real taste of life in rural Jamaica.

Colleen is 64 years old and enjoys cooking, music, festivals, reading, photography, travel, learning foreign languages, television, nature, theatre, and opera. She speaks English. She was educated in England.

The host offers tours of the south coast areas. Walking tour of the vacinity or air conditioned vehicle tours of the south coast. Tour prices to be negotiated with host.

Additional Info

There is no better way to learn a foreign language than to speak it in everyday situations. Your host Colleen offers qualified language instruction in her native language English. One hour of instruction costs 30.00 USD. The classes will be given by the host himself at the accommodation.

The room rate includes the following services: regular room cleaning and internet access

Additional available services at an extra charge (payable directly to your host on arrival):

Pick up service: 60.00 USD one-way
Dinner: 10.00 USD per person per night
Charge for washing machine usage: 2.00 USD per machine load

Pets

Dog

House Facilities
  • Garden
  • Computer
  • Laundry
  • Patio
  • Barbecue
  • Parking
  • TV
  • Internet Access
  • Smoke alarm
  • Non Smoking
  • Air Conditioning

Bedrooms available for booking

Minimum stay is for 1 night

Maximum stay is for 365 nights

Available for given dates

Room 2
From $5,400 per night
Family Room
Sleeps 4

Bathroom shared (with family / other guests)
1 Double Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

This is a very large double room (15 ft x 15 ft) facing east with a great view of the back garden. Large meshed window ensures fresh clean air circulation. Double closet, drawers. Ceiling fan. Mosquito net. Television with roko box.

Facilities
  • TV
  • Dresser / Drawers
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Bedside Locker / Nightstand
  • Carpet / Moquette
  • Mirror
  • Hair-dryer
  • Radio
 1 guest
2+ Guests
Nightly Price
$6,750
$7,500
Weekly Price
$42,525
$47,250
Monthly price
$162,000
$180,000
Room 1
From $6,428 per night
Double Room
Sleeps 2

Bathroom private (exclusive to guest)
1 Double Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

This is a very large double bedroom (15×15) with private ensuite bathroom. Air conditioned, dresser and wallrobe.

Facilities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Dresser / Drawers
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Bedside Locker / Nightstand
  • Carpet / Moquette
  • Mirror
  • Hair-dryer
 1 guest
2 guests
Nightly Price
$7,500
$7,500
Weekly Price
$45,000
$47,000
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About the Area

My house is located 5 minutes walk from the main A1 road. The are a variety of transportation available: rural taxi, mini-vans and rental car office. Many attractions: milk river bath and spa, black sand beach, great house, rum factory, crocodile, manatees, outdoor market, shopping malls. Norman Manley airport is 1 hours away and transfer can be arranged. Montego Bay airport is 3 hours away by car over mountain roads and is more expensive but transfer can also be arranged. So don't worry you won't have any problems finding my home in Toll Gate, Clarendon.

Local Area Facilities
  • Gym
  • Swimming
  • Beach
  • Cinema
  • Library
  • Shopping Centre
  • Fishing
  • Restaurant
  • Bus Stop
  • Hospital

Meals

Hosts can offer a complimentary light breakfast at their discretion. All other meals, including a full breakfast, might incur an additional cost, if offered. Meals and any additional payment should be arranged directly with your host.

Included in the stay
  • Complimentary Light Breakfast
  • Use of Kitchen
Available on request at an extra cost
  • Half Board
  • Full Board
Diet Type available on request
  • Vegetarian
  • Diabetic
  • Lactose Intolerant

House Rules

Please keep my home secure and double-lock the front door when entering and leaving the house

Please do not adjust the A/C settings yourself, ask me and I will happily do it for you

Keep noise to a minimum after midnight please.

Please do not invite strangers into my home; if you would like to invite a friend over please discuss it with me in advance.

Please enjoy your stay and treat my house as you would your own home!

Smoking is not allowed.

9 Reviews

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    United Kingdom
    Age 55 - 64

    5 hearts
    February 2016

    SUPER STAY,FROM BEING COLLECTED AT THE AIRPORT,LOVELY HOUSE WITH FRIENDLY EXTENDED FAMILY & FRIENDS INVOVED. FREQUENT TRIPS TO EXPERENCE THE LOCAL CULTURE,FOODS & SIGHTS,THOROUGHLY ENJOYED & RECOMMENDED

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    Spain
    Age 45 - 54

    4.9 hearts
    July 2011

    Colleen has been a great host, very kind and helpful. It has felt as being at home. Colleen´s place is very clean and tidy and has all the facilities I needed. Even though it is a bit far from the center, it is very well connected by a very quick subway line, so it is very easy to go anywhere in New York City from her place. The building has security and the area is very safe. The price is very good and I advise you to take advantage of her wonderful cooking skills. I definitely recommend this home stay.

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    France
    Age 65 - 74

    5 hearts
    June 2011

    This guest awarded the host 5 hearts but didn’t leave any comments.

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    Taiwan
    Age 45 - 54

    2.7 hearts
    February 2011

    房東的規矩太多,網站說提供晚餐,並沒有做到,態度有時候不是很好,不是很好的經驗....

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    South Korea
    Age 35 - 44

    4.9 hearts
    January 2011

    A very kind host and a very warm house!

  • 4.5 hearts
    December 2010

    Nuestro hijo de 15 años, viajo solo a casa de Colleen y realmente el trato y acompañamiento y el lugar donde lo recibió fue EXCELENTE. lo fue a esperar al aeropuerto con mucha diligencia y lo ayudó a orientarse en la ciudad de una forma muy didactica. Es una muy buena anfitriona y da una muy rica comida. totalmente recomendable

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    Denmark
    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    October 2010

    It was a nice stay, good treatment and Colleen was a perfect hostmother.

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    Saudi Arabia
    Age 25 - 34

    4.5 hearts
    August 2010

    i am really happy to choose this homestay i really comfort and safe ....good hostfamily clean,quite ,all facility availible and good food .....thank you

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    Denmark
    Age 75+

    4.7 hearts
    June 2010

    Do not hesitate to choose this hostess. She is both kind, friendly and very helpful. I'm thoroughly enjoying my stay with her.

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