Surrounded by the Blue Mountains and sparkling turquoise waters, Kingston is divided into two distinct parts: uptown and downtown. While the city’s historic architecture, government buildings, street markets, and museums line the streets of downtown, luxurious and high-end establishments can be found in the more affluent uptown. With its lush parks, rich cultural heritage, and vigorous nightlife, it’s no surprise that Kingston was named a Creative City of Music by UNESCO in 2015.
Kingston’s stunning natural landscape and colorful personality bring in millions of visitors from around the world every year. Instead of the usually packed hotel, why not stay at a local home and live like a true resident? Read on for the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Kingston, Jamaica.
1. Spacious penthouse apartment in New Kingston (from USD 102)
Looking for a luxury Airbnb in Kingston? This penthouse apartment in New Kingston is gorgeously decorated and spacious to boot. There’s a comfy bed that accommodates two guests and a private balcony and rooftop deck that look out onto the city and Kingston Harbour. Two Smart TVs, free Wi-Fi, and a full kitchen provide convenience, while an outdoor pool and hot tub offer relaxation. At only a five-minute walk from numerous cafés, bars, restaurants, and attractions like cinemas and Devon House, the rest of Kingston is easily at your fingertips.
New & Exquisite Apartment With Breath-Taking ViewKingston, St. Andrew Parish, JamaicaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:balcony view is amazing and pool is a plusbed is sooo comfortable unit has washer/dryer elevator air conditioning in living room and bedroomthe wifi works well all modern appliances the bathroom is warm and inviting with the rain showerbeautifully decorated throughout the entire apartment with stainless appliancesgreat place close to all amenities kitchen only has the basics
Cleanliness:her place was spotless and sparkling cleanvery clean updated and comfortableshereeda's place is very nice spotless cleanshereeda’s apartment is very clean and homeyit was even better and very clean
Host:the host was so amazing and always on time with responseshareeda was a great hostshereeda was a fantastic hostshreeda was a wonderful host very kind helpful and quick to respondshe was very helpful and quick to respondRead more reviews
Location:the location is perfectthe location was perfectamazing stay location and hostthe apt complex is close to a supermarket restaurants and other sites of interestthe place is safe good location
2. Chic apartment with a pool (from USD 85)
With high ceilings and lots of space, this Airbnb with a pool in Kingston is a modern getaway that’s close to nightlife and numerous establishments. Air-conditioned and just right for two guests, the apartment has one queen bed, one bathroom, a well-equipped kitchenette, a dining area, a living room, and a washing machine. Guests can also access the pool as well as the outdoor seating areas. If you want to honor the most iconic reggae musician in the world, the Bob Marley Museum is located fairly close to the complex.
Elegant Kingston Bellagio apartmentKingston, St. Andrew Parish, Jamaica
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Amenities & Room:the apartment is comfortable clean modern and provided all the amenities that we neededthe bed was so comfortable i wish i stayed longer to enjoy the place more
Cleanliness:the place was clean and very welcomingit’s very clean comfortable convenient and provides value
Host:chantal was a great hostfriendly permanent residents and a very helpful security (website hidden by airbnb) flix kept us entertainedthe host was very gracious pleasant and knowledgeable of the area culture and amenitieschantal is an amazing host and helps to accommodate every guest as much as she canwith this appartment just a few meters of hope road and chantal as a host you can't go wrongRead more reviews
Location:great unit in a great locationthis was an excellent (website hidden by airbnb) a good location for walking to restaurant and shoppingyou will not be disappointed with your choice to stay at this locationgreat location and the host she’s the best i ever have i’ll strongly recommend this placethe best place i have stayed at since 2013 in kingston
3. Centrally located condominium with a balcony (from USD 80)
Located at the heart of New Kingston, this one-bedroom apartment is a haven with modern conveniences. Just right for three guests, the air-conditioned condominium contains one queen bed, one bathroom, a fully equipped kitchen, a dining area, a living room, and a balcony. Guests can also access the swimming pool and gym within the building. Nightclubs, bars, theaters, restaurants, entertainment establishments, and Emancipation Park are all just right outside the building for you to enjoy.
New Kingston BlissKingston, St. Andrew Parish, Jamaica
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Amenities & Room:i enjoyed many breakfasts on the balconythe appliances are brand new and the a/c was cold and efficient
Cleanliness:very clean spacious very well keptthe property listing is as exactly as posted unit was very clean alsodenise place looks exactly as advertise very comfortable and clean a home like environmentthe communal areas are super clean and the tenants i met were all friendly
Host:denise was a great hostdenise is a great host who provided everything i neededdenise was a perfect hostdenise was a very great hostdenise was an excellent host very quick to replyRead more reviews
Location:great place and locationi love to walk so the grocery store was a 20 mins walkthe location was also ideal and i felt very safe and comfortablethe location is ideal and close to all the possible amenitiesi would recommend this location to family and friends
4. Spacious apartment with a view and infinity pool (from USD 115)
Spacious, bright, and surrounded by stunning views of the city, this sleek apartment is an interesting take on modern Kingston city life. Suitable for up to four guests, the air-conditioned two-bedroom apartment contains one queen bed, one double bed, one bathroom, a fully equipped kitchen, a large common area, and a balcony. Guests can also access the shared laundry room, gym, and infinity pool. If you want to explore the city life even further, there are many restaurants, cafes, eateries, bars, and shopping centers nearby. Emancipation Park and the Bob Marley Museum are also easily accessible from the property.
Safe New Kingston stay with City ViewKingston, St. Andrew Parish, Jamaica
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Amenities & Room:great space nice furniture and everything you need is available; wifi phone air conditioning etcit provides all the comforts with modern decor and excellent amenities like the gym and poolboard games wall darts cable tv and great wifigreat apartment with even better amenitiesit is very clean stylish comfortable and has amenities such as wifi and ac
Cleanliness:clean safe and comfortableit was clean as well as comfortableeverything advertised about this place was there and it was cleanit is very comfortable clean and safeappartment is just like the picture nice n clean very comfortable
Host:the ground staff and security staff are quite pleasant and helpfuljudine is an amazing hostjudine was the perfect hostjudine was a very good host and accommodatingeasy to communicate with hostRead more reviews
Location:this home is located in an excellent locationthe park and other attractions were close enough to walk or a short drive awaythis place is really nice and location is goodthe location of the apartment ties it in perfectly with everything elsethis place is really perfect and well located
5. Sleek apartment in a gated neighborhood (from USD 70)
Situated on the second floor, the air-conditioned apartment can accommodate up to two guests and contains one queen bed, one bathroom, a kitchen, a spacious living room with a couch, a dining area, a balcony, and laundry facilities. If you’re in the mood for a night out or a day trip, there are many restaurants, supermarkets, and shopping centers nearby. Norman Manley International Airport, also known as Kingston’s main airport, is only 35 minutes away.
The Rochester Executive ApartmentKingston, St. Andrew Parish, JamaicaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:nice and cozy apartment with a great viewthe bed was very comfortable we would definitely stay here again
Cleanliness:clean and spaciousquiet and clean spacethe apartment was spacious clean & stylishthe apartment was absolutely amazing was exactly as pictured even better in person clean spacious and safei would recommend his apartment to anyone: clean modern secure and larger than expected
Host:kraig was a great hostkraig was an amazing hostthanks for being a great host kraig :)kraig is an amazing hosthe’s very attentive and offers a great home away from homeRead more reviews
Location:loved the location and the privacy of the buildingplease keep in mind this location was not very close to anythingvery comfortable and safe location will be staying here again
6. Homey apartment with mountain views and a pool (from USD 120)
Surrounded by mountain views, this second floor apartment has both a relaxing environment and a homey ambiance. Situated within a newly constructed complex, the air-conditioned two bedroom apartment can accommodate up to four guests and contains one queen bed, one double bed, two bathrooms, a kitchen, a dining area, laundry facilities, and a large living room. To reduce the negative impact on the environment, the apartment only uses energy-efficient appliances. Guests can also access the swimming pool. Numerous banks, restaurants, entertainment centers, and the US Embassy are all within walking distance. If you want to go a little further, there is also the Bob Marley Museum, a golf course, a bowling alley, some movie theaters, and two universities a few minutes away by car.
Apt 10, Executive Suites JA - PalmsKingston, St. Andrew Parish, Jamaica
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Amenities & Room:the view from the balcony makes having breakfast at the residence worthwhilestylish modern apartment in secure complexthe space was exactly as described- so very comfortable serene and securethe pool was very nice as well
Cleanliness:very clean place and exactly as advertisedapartment had towels soap and clean linensken’s place is safe clean adequately furnished and in an excellent locationthe apt is very well laid out clean and securedbeautiful clean spacious and very comfortable with all the amenities
Host:the host was very accommodating friendly and knowledgeableken was the perfect hostken is a wonderful hostken is a gracious host who goes out of his way to make sure you are comfortableken was a very good host had an answer to all our questionsRead more reviews
Location:location is safe and close to everythinglocation is within walking distance and few 5mintues drive to very good restaurants entertainment centers atm etc etcand it was close to all the attractionsvery convenient location and we felt very safe in the complexgreat quite location loved it
7. Spacious condominium near commercial establishments (from USD 78)
Located near Kingston’s entertainment and business hub, this spacious condominium offers the many comforts of modern living. Perfect for two guests, the air-conditioned one-bedroom apartment contains one queen bed, one bathroom, a kitchen, laundry facilities, and a large living room with a couch. The apartment sits within a gated building, and there is a swimming pool, lounge, and gym which guests are free to use. Aside from numerous commercial establishments, the property is also near the national stadium, Emancipation Park, and the Bob Marley Museum.
Gated, secure, modern,spacious condo in New KgnKingston, St. Andrew Parish, JamaicaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:everything worked perfectly: microwave stove air conditioner cable tv ironapartment looks exact to photos and facilities true to wordvery clean good air condition hot water iinternet great security warm welcome comfortablecable wifi pool hot and cold water long mirrors balcony new cozy and clean condo private parking nice poolomgee and the bathroom is heaven will be returning soon
Cleanliness:very clean spacious and comfortablethe apartment was very clean and spaciousthe building is extremely clean and there was always someone cleaning the grounds in the morningfayon's place was super cleannice clean comfortable place to stay at in new kingston
Host:fayon is a great hostfayon was an awesome hostthe host is the best airbnb host i have ever hadthank you fayon again for being such a great hostfayon is a great host - warm accommodating and attentiveRead more reviews
Location:great central locationi loved the location as it was close to everything i neededthis location is safe secure & ideal for anyone looking for peace and quietvery nice place and was close to everythingexcellent location for someone who is visiting kingston
8. Modern apartment in a secure complex (from USD 62)
Located in a quiet residential area near the business district, this neat little apartment offers Kingston visitors a secure home away from home. Spacious and air-conditioned, this one-bedroom apartment is suitable for up to three guests and contains one queen bed, one bathroom, a kitchen, laundry facilities, and a common area with a couch. If you’re in the mood for a food trip or a night out, there is an upscale wine bar, a bowling alley, various restaurants, and some supermarkets nearby. There are also authentic roadside Jamaican jerk chicken vendors in the area, if ever you’re into more exotic experiences.
Harry and Ann’s Uptown apartment, secure, centralKingston, St. Andrew Parish, JamaicaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:i enjoyed having a tv in each room plus a washer & dryerthe apt is gated in with securitythe apartment is beautifully decorated and offers all the comforts of home
Cleanliness:the apartment was clean and invitingthe unit itself was clean and welcominggated community and very cleana clean modern bug-free apartment exactly as advertisedharry and ann's place was beautiful and in a very clean and ultramodern building
Host:they were very accommodating thank you againalso the hosts are exceptional people very professional and helpfulharry and ann were great hosts and helpfulloved my stay and my hostsharry is the most understanding host i've met very attentive and easy goingRead more reviews
Location:it is located in a quiet and safe neighborhood not too far from storesvery cute place just as picturedthis was a great location accessible and secureit is in secure location so i felt safethe place is new secure and the neighborhood within close proximity to supermarkets and good restaurants
9. Comfortable apartment in central Kingston (from USD 65)
Ideal for a large family or a group of friends, this cheap Airbnb in Kingston, Jamaica is spacious enough to comfortably sleep up to eight guests. Located in the entertainment and business district, this accommodation ensures the full safety of guests. A restaurant and a sports bar are within the building of the rental, which means you don’t have to travel far to eat or enjoy a few drinks. You also have access to a hot tub during your stay here for a comfortable R&R session while on vacation.
Chillinn at DukeKingston, Kingston Parish, Jamaica
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Amenities & Room:the room was clean and had great wifi too
Cleanliness:clean rooms with private bathroomsvery clean and comfortable place but i would warn people not to walk alone in the area
Host:with a fantastic host who will do anything for yousimone was very helpful after this and the room is very comfortablesimone is a great host gave us tips on what to see in jamaicaRead more reviews
Location:very nice place in the middle of downtown kingstongreat place in downtown kingstonthis is a very chic place nestled near the heart of downtown kingstongreat communication and central locationthe location is convenient to eating like burger king and wendys
10. Studio apartment in Kingston’s Beverly Hills (from USD 79)
This charming apartment has everything you need for your stay in Kingston, Jamaica. Capable of fitting four guests, this studio has a private bathroom, a full kitchen, and free WiFi. The neighborhood is quiet and is within easy driving distance to several destinations. Popular attractions like Bob Marley Museum, National Stadium Arena, Hope Gardens and Zoo, and Emancipation Park are within a 15-minute drive, while commercial areas and nightclubs are equally close.
For a low-key stay with convenient access to the city, this apartment is a solid option for a vacation rental in Kingston, Jamaica.
Beverly Hills Private ApartmentKingston, Saint Andrew Parish, Jamaica
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Amenities & Room:the bed is comfy and the wifi is awesomeat night it was very cool we barely needed to use the air conditioninglocated in a quiet upper-class community of beverly hills this apartment also provides a breathtaking view of kingstonthe apartment was well put together and beautiful use of spacethe facility is clean and amenities are provided
Cleanliness:the apartment was very clean and privateclean safe and convenient placesafe neighborhood clean living spacethe place was very clean and very well equippedgreat clean and will definitely be back
Host:the host is greatrocky was a great hostrocky was a really wonderful hostrocky is the best host everrocky is the best host everRead more reviews
Location:great location just mins away from everythinggreat location overlooking the citynice and peaceful good locationthis place is safe and secure located in an affluent neighborhood within kingstonthe location is a very relaxing
11. Sunny modern apartment in a residential area
Located in the uptown area, this sleek and sunny apartment is one of the best Airbnbs in Kingston, Jamaica as it combines the comfort of home with the practicality of being near many commercial establishments. Situated within a residential area, the air-conditioned studio apartment can accommodate up to two guests and contains one king bed, one bathroom, and a fully equipped kitchen. The refurbished apartment sits on the second floor, and there is a shared laundry area within the building which guests can access. Restaurants, supermarkets, shopping centers, public transport, and nightlife are all only a few minutes away.
Sunlit Sleek Studio ApartmentKingston 6, St. Andrew Parish, Jamaica
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Amenities & Room:the good: all the amenities are as described there were clean towels toilet papers and hand soapthe room was a good size for one personthe apartment is central to alot of kingston's to-dos like the bob marley museum and hope gardens
Cleanliness:very clean will definitely stay againthis place was very clean and well keptclean quiet and easy to get tothe place the very clean and accommodatingit's a great space; very clean and outstandingly well kept
Host:staff was very friendlythe host was extremely nicehosts were pleasant and swift with their responses about any concernsthe staff was awesome and very helpful alsothe place is beautiful and the host is extremely niceRead more reviews
Location:the location is ideala wonderful location where this studio is locatedthe location was great central to everythingsafe and secure location in central kingstonthe location is superb and central to many local entertainment
12. Hilltop garden cottage with a pool
Nestled on a hill surrounded by Kingston’s stunning natural terrain, this charming cottage is truly the perfect island getaway. With a garden and its own swimming pool, guests at this property are sure to come home completely refreshed. Just right for two guests, the renovated one-bedroom guesthouse contains one queen bed, one bathroom, a fully equipped kitchen, an open-plan common area, a terrace, laundry facilities, and a lush outdoor area. Aside from the hills of Kingston, the property is also near coffee plantations, a resort and spa, a restaurant, a cafe, and Hollywell National Park.
Perfect getaway, stunning viewsKingston, Saint Andrew Parish, JamaicaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the views are spectacular and the patio deck and pool are luxurious and invitinggreat kitchen and bathroom lovely view and swimming poolgreat view of the city in a peaceful and comfortable cottage
Cleanliness:it was beautiful and clean and everything we hoped forthe cottage itself was clean gorgeous and cozywe loved watching the sunset and the sparkly clean pool was a welcome respite from the warm days
Host:antonia & roger where great hostsantonia and roger were great hostsantonia was a considerate and generous hostantonia & roger were extremely welcoming and friendlyantonia was welcoming and accommodatingRead more reviews
Location:the location was truly uniqueantonia’s place is lost paradise in a perfect locationlocation is nice and it’s in a cosy residential neighborhoodwhen arriving at antonia's place you will amazed at its shear beautyabsolutely blown away by this stunning home and location complete with warmly welcoming and friendly hosts
13. Budget friendly studio
This Airbnb vacation home is a great place to stay in Kingston for travelers on a budget. It is conveniently located at a 15-minute drive away from Norman Manley International Airport. A short drive from here will also take you to some prominent tourist places such as Emancipation Park, Bob Marley Museum, and Devon House. The rental features a bedroom with two single beds and a private bathroom for guests to comfortably sleep on, without going beyond the budget.
Quiet budget Friendly Studio near AirportKingston, St. Andrew Parish, Jamaica
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Cleanliness:it's sparkling clean and comfortable with amazing fruit trees in the yard
Host:love the host so muchshe is a very good host and has a good local knowledgea cozy little studio apartment hosted by great hosta++++++++ very friendly and hospitablemiss yvonne is a gem and a super great hostRead more reviews
Location:great location very central thanks for everythinggood lil place in downtown kingstonthe perfect place for travelers wanting something quick and affordable close to the airporti had an amazing and restful night at your place
Taste the many flavors of Kingston
Kingston is a diverse city, and this colorful personality can be seen in its many interesting accommodations. The city may be a popular holiday spot with tons of hotels and villas, but there are also many underrated gems to be discovered within its hills and streets. For your next holiday excursion to this vibrant city by the bay, be sure not to miss these great Airbnb rentals.
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