Top 7 Luxury Airbnbs In Kingston, Jamaica - Updated 2024

Menchie Mendoza
Menchie Mendoza 
Contributing Writer
Updated
| 6 min read

Kingston is the capital, chief port, and the largest city of Jamaica, an island nation that’s situated in the Caribbean Sea. Located on the southeastern coast, Kingston is famous for its fine natural harbor and being the center of Jamaica’s shipping, manufacturing, and trade. It also tells stories of Jamaica’s history and culture as shown by the various galleries and theaters found in the area. The main sights are divided between Downtown Kingston, the city’s industrial center, and New Kingston, where most of the hotels, restaurants, shopping centers, and clubs are located. Popular attractions include the National Gallery of Jamaica, Fort Clarence Beach, and the Bob Marley Museum. As for the stay, you can book a room in one of its historic hotels. Alternatively, Kingston has accommodations offering high-end amenities and elegant interiors. If you want a wonderful experience inside and outside your home, scroll down for a list of the top luxury Airbnbs in Kingston, Jamaica.

Popular picks in Kingston

  • Nature enthusiasts can visit Hope Botanical Gardens in uptown, which houses the most popular collection of native and exotic botanical plants in Jamaica. Be sure to check out the Cassia Siamea grove, cacti garden, and many more attractions when you visit here.

  • Another popular attraction is the Devon House Mansion, renowned as one of the most celebrated historic landmarks in Jamaica. Art lovers can admire the beautiful blend of Caribbean and Georgian architecture furnished with English, French, and Jamaican antiques.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and access to luxury services and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on July 07, 2024.

More information about booking an Airbnb in Kingston

Airbnb has seen substantial growth in Kingston, Jamaica, attracting both leisure and business travelers with its unique accommodations and local charm. According to Loop News, Jamaica has experienced a boom in short-term rentals and Airbnbs, with increased demand for high-rise apartments in Kingston. This surge has significantly impacted Kingston’s skyline, driving vertical development due to high land costs.

Booking an Airbnb in Kingston is ideal for visitors, offering flexible short-term rentals for up to 30 days. With hosts required to register and adhere to city regulations, travelers can enjoy a safe and comfortable stay, experiencing the local culture with peace of mind.

Our top picks for luxury Airbnbs in Kingston

1. Enchanting villa surrounded by beautiful garden (from USD 850)

Best for: Big friend groups

Enjoy a peaceful and relaxing stay at this five-bedroom, five-bathroom home, where you can witness stunning views of the mountains, the Caribbean Sea, and Kingston. Designed with an extensive deck and spacious rooms, the property also features a beautiful garden, indoor and outdoor fireplaces, and access to hiking trails for adventurous souls. A caretaker and a cook are also available on site should you need anything. I am thrilled to relish the traditional food of the places I visit and will surely request them to cook a feast when I stay here. Best of all, it is surrounded by a beautiful garden.

Luxury amenities to indulge in: View of Kingston, the Caribbean Sea, and the mountains, furnished deck, verdant garden

More information from the hosts, George and Deborah:

  • Food scene: EITS Cafe (farm-to-table food and amazing views of the mountain); Café Blue - Irish Town (has the best coffee on the island)
  • Sightseeing: Bob Marley Museum; Jamaica National Gallery; Holywell Park

What guests loved about this luxury Airbnb:
…The house is set in a most spectacular setting with fabulous gardens and views that suppressed our expectations. The sunsets are breathtaking and city views over Kingston at night are magical.” - by Pixley

Stayed at this property?
Kingston, St. Andrew Parish, Jamaica
10.95 km (6.9 mi) from Emancipation Park
22 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire villa 5 Beds 10 Guests 5 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the villa was clean and is just as described and very cozy we had everything we needed
Host:
the staff was amazing
the hosts were very responsive if we had any questions and the staff was very helpful
the staff antoinette and donovan were excellent; eager to please but unobtrusive
the staff was wonderful and there whenever we needed them
george and deborah were very responsive and proactive in verifying our group's preferences and needs
Location:
it’s by far my favorite place in jamaica to get away from the hustle and bustle
great place to stay to explore the blue mountain area
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2. Pet-friendly accommodation with balcony (from USD 50)

Best for: Romantic getaways

In my opinion, this cozy one-bedroom home is perfect for solo travelers and couples looking for a relaxing getaway. It’s also a pet-friendly home, which means you can bring your fur baby on the trip. Some of the property’s notable features include a well-equipped kitchen with a mini-fridge, a cooking stove, and an oven. There is outdoor furniture on the balcony, where you can enjoy stunning views of the hills. The property also features a private entrance and free parking.

Luxury amenities to indulge in: City skyline views, furnished balcony

What guests loved about this luxury Airbnb:
This Airbnb was great!!! The place was clean, quiet, and peaceful. The view from the balcony was amazing. I will definitely stay here again!!!” - by Emanuquette

Stayed at this property?
St. Andrew Parish, Jamaica
8.03 km (5.0 mi) from Emancipation Park
53 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
clean updated apartment nice view firetv and safe
Cleanliness:
i also felt at home as well very clean and spacious
Host:
they were very attentive and ensured that everything was working efficiently
the hosts made checking in very easy and were available when i needed them
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3. Beautiful villa with full kitchen (from USD 564)

Best for: Business travelers, families, or anyone looking for some privacy

Situated on a quiet residential street in one of the city’s popular neighborhoods, this beautiful three-level villa features spacious living and dining areas, a powder room, an open-plan and fully equipped kitchen, a pool area, a wet bar, and barbeque facilities. Three out of five bedrooms come with en-suite bathrooms. Overall, it can accommodate up to nine adults.

Apart from the amazing views of the mountains, the property comes with stylish decorations that make every corner perfect for a photoshoot.

Luxury amenities to indulge in: Wet bar, private pool, TV room, spa-like master bathroom with a tub, view of the city skyline and mountain, outdoor dining area, library and work space, furnished patios

More information from the Superhost, Joanna:

  • Food scene: Usain Bolt's Tracks & Records; F&B Downtown; East Japanese New Kingston (great place to have sushi), Devon House Ice Cream (best ice-creams in the world); Tamarind Indian Cuisine (a nearby restaurant that offers home delivery for a small fee)
  • Sightseeing: Jamaica National Gallery (highly recommended public art museum); Fort Clarence Beach (best beach in Kingston with seafood restaurants); Devon House (a national heritage site known for shopping and specialty food)

What guests loved about this luxury Airbnb:
“…The spacious and beautifully appointed accommodations exceeded my expectations, offering a perfect blend of comfort and style. One of the highlights of my stay was the delicious meals prepared by the talented cook, which added an extra layer of luxury to my experience…The property itself was stunning, with lush grounds and a refreshing pool that provided the perfect backdrop for relaxation…” - by Ashlee (Homestead, Florida)

Stayed at this property?
Kingston, St. Andrew Parish, Jamaica
4.05 km (2.6 mi) from Emancipation Park
43 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire villa 7 Beds 14 Guests 6 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 14

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
had a magical time the pool and home are gorgeous
Cleanliness:
it was clean well manicured and kept
Host:
the staff is wonderful and can help you with anything you need
everyone will be happy amazing host & team very friendly helpfull and kind
great location friendly staff stylish decor and communicating with joanna is always easy
Location:
great place location and service
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4. Lovely home with pool (from USD 500)

Best for: Family reunions

This gated property features a main house, a guest house, a large balcony, a pool area, and even private quarters for the gardener. Surrounded by fruit trees, it offers a tranquil atmosphere. While you’re here, enjoy breathtaking views over the city, the Caribbean Sea, and lush vegetation.

There’s a live-in housekeeper who can prepare traditional Jamaican food upon request. Complement your meals with great music by using the speakers on the main balcony and in the pool area. I would love to take relaxing dips in the inviting pool when I stay at this property.

Luxury amenities to indulge in: Beautiful views of the Caribbean Sea and Portmore, Kingston, and St. Andrew Parish, access to the shared pool, private yard, bathtub, treadmill, patio with seating

What guests loved about this luxury Airbnb:
“The property easily accommodated our large group and the house had a cabin and rustic vibe. It was very cozy. The rest of the property is huge and overlooks the city! The view during the day is captivating and at night is just romantic and breathtaking…” - by Judeine (Apopka, Florida)

Stayed at this property?
Kingston, St. Andrew Parish, Jamaica
7.9 km (5.0 mi) from Emancipation Park
11 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 8 Beds 16 Guests 4 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the newly renovated bathrooms are a nice touch
Host:
our host was super friendly engaging and responsive
the host and her family are very warm and welcoming
Location:
excellent location and great views
what an amazing place to stay
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5. Spacious home with beautiful backyard

Best for: Friend groups

This private villa has all the amenities that will surely make your stay fun and enjoyable. Designed with 6 bedrooms, it is the perfect hideout for 10 guests. The villa comes equipped with a gym, a salon space, and a fully functional kitchen. Other notable features include an office area and a lush backyard with a pool.

Since it sits in a central location, you will enjoy the property’s proximity to popular attractions around Kingston. Overall, it’s the perfect vacation home for couples, families, or business travelers looking for a place to relax after a hard day at work.

Luxury amenities to indulge in: Pool, spa tub, spacious backyard, home gym, gourmet kitchen, walk-in wardrobe

Stayed at this property?

5.58 km (3.5 mi) from Emancipation Park
2 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire villa 6 Beds 10 Guests 6 Bedrooms 7 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

6. Gorgeous penthouse with balconies

Best for: Small families on a vacation

This three-bedroom penthouse apartment features master suites, air conditioning, and three bathrooms, one of which has a glass-covered granite shower. It has a living room that extends to the various areas of the property. Additionally, it has a balcony on both of its levels, allowing you to enjoy the spectacular views.

With its proximity to major shopping areas, such as the neighborhoods of Liguanea, Barbican, and Constant Spring, you will never run out of things to do and places to visit while on vacation.

Luxury amenities to indulge in: Pool, terrace with seating, mountain view

Stayed at this property?

3.71 km (2.4 mi) from Emancipation Park
13 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 3 Beds 4 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the place is spacious clean great location and the veiw is one of the best
Host:
very helpful and communicates with guest politely and timely
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7. Relaxing mountain retreat with wonderful views

Best for: Love birds

Only a few minutes from central Kingston, this oasis offers a luxury stay with amazing city and mountain views. Built with six bedrooms and a space for yoga and meditation, it is the perfect getaway for anyone who seeks a relaxing and quiet vacation. Modern showers, air conditioning, a sitting room, and a hot tub are also featured on the property. Undoubtedly, this is one of the best villas with pool in Kingston.

What’s more, its location is close to Kingston Dub Club, which can be reached on foot. The University of Technology is 15 minutes away, while Papine Square is 9 minutes away.

Luxury amenities to indulge in: Pool with loungers and seating area, breathtaking mountain views

Stayed at this property?
Kingston, St. Andrew Parish, Jamaica
6.08 km (3.8 mi) from Emancipation Park
49 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beds are so comfortable which makes for some great night sleep
Cleanliness:
space was exceptionally clean and hosts were very welcoming
Host:
the staff are outstanding
absolutely amazing home and wonderful helpful staff
host was very helpful and accommodating
the staff is great and was available 24/7
great staff our new home in jamaica
Location:
the house’s location is perfect
such a cool vibe cool location cool people it's a go
if you are looking for a relaxing but adventurous stay definitely choose this place
it's also a 2 minute walk from the popular dub club which we enjoyed an evening at
best house in the best location in kingston whole house was room enough for our party of 15
Read more reviews

Have a fun and pleasurable vacation when you travel to Kingston, Jamaica

Get to know more about Kingston’s unique and colorful history when you visit this city in the heart of Jamaica. Make your visit even more meaningful when you stay in a luxury accommodation that’s fully equipped with all the amenities for a relaxing and enjoyable stay.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
Disclosure: Trip101 selects the listings in our articles independently. Some of the listings in this article contain affiliate links.

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Menchie loves to travel solo and has been to some countries around Asia. These include Indonesia, Malaysia, Taiwan, Singapore, Hong Kong, Cambodia, and India. She is interested in learning new...Read more

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