13 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Kingston, Jamaica - Updated 2023


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 View
Kingston, St. Andrew Parish, Jamaica
128 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
balcony view is amazing and pool is a plus
bed is sooo comfortable unit has washer/dryer elevator air conditioning in living room and bedroom
the wifi works well all modern appliances the bathroom is warm and inviting with the rain shower
beautifully decorated throughout the entire apartment with stainless appliances
great place close to all amenities kitchen only has the basics
her place was spotless and sparkling clean
very clean updated and comfortable
shereeda's place is very nice spotless clean
shereeda’s apartment is very clean and homey
it was even better and very clean
the host was so amazing and always on time with response
shareeda was a great host
shereeda was a fantastic host
shreeda was a wonderful host very kind helpful and quick to respond
she was very helpful and quick to respond
the location is perfect
the location was perfect
amazing stay location and host
the apt complex is close to a supermarket restaurants and other sites of interest
the place is safe good location
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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 apartment
Kingston, St. Andrew Parish, Jamaica
61 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment is comfortable clean modern and provided all the amenities that we needed
the bed was so comfortable i wish i stayed longer to enjoy the place more
the place was clean and very welcoming
it’s very clean comfortable convenient and provides value
chantal was a great host
friendly permanent residents and a very helpful security (website hidden by airbnb) flix kept us entertained
the host was very gracious pleasant and knowledgeable of the area culture and amenities
chantal is an amazing host and helps to accommodate every guest as much as she can
with this appartment just a few meters of hope road and chantal as a host you can't go wrong
great unit in a great location
this was an excellent (website hidden by airbnb) a good location for walking to restaurant and shopping
you will not be disappointed with your choice to stay at this location
great location and the host she’s the best i ever have i’ll strongly recommend this place
the best place i have stayed at since 2013 in kingston
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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 Bliss
Kingston, St. Andrew Parish, Jamaica
59 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i enjoyed many breakfasts on the balcony
the appliances are brand new and the a/c was cold and efficient
very clean spacious very well kept
the property listing is as exactly as posted unit was very clean also
denise place looks exactly as advertise very comfortable and clean a home like environment
the communal areas are super clean and the tenants i met were all friendly
denise was a great host
denise is a great host who provided everything i needed
denise was a perfect host
denise was a very great host
denise was an excellent host very quick to reply
great place and location
i love to walk so the grocery store was a 20 mins walk
the location was also ideal and i felt very safe and comfortable
the location is ideal and close to all the possible amenities
i would recommend this location to family and friends
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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 View
Kingston, St. Andrew Parish, Jamaica
124 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire condo 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great space nice furniture and everything you need is available; wifi phone air conditioning etc
it provides all the comforts with modern decor and excellent amenities like the gym and pool
board games wall darts cable tv and great wifi
great apartment with even better amenities
it is very clean stylish comfortable and has amenities such as wifi and ac
clean safe and comfortable
it was clean as well as comfortable
everything advertised about this place was there and it was clean
it is very comfortable clean and safe
appartment is just like the picture nice n clean very comfortable
the ground staff and security staff are quite pleasant and helpful
judine is an amazing host
judine was the perfect host
judine was a very good host and accommodating
easy to communicate with host
this home is located in an excellent location
the park and other attractions were close enough to walk or a short drive away
this place is really nice and location is good
the location of the apartment ties it in perfectly with everything else
this place is really perfect and well located
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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 Apartment
Kingston, St. Andrew Parish, Jamaica
46 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice and cozy apartment with a great view
the bed was very comfortable we would definitely stay here again
clean and spacious
quiet and clean space
the apartment was spacious clean & stylish
the apartment was absolutely amazing was exactly as pictured even better in person clean spacious and safe
i would recommend his apartment to anyone: clean modern secure and larger than expected
kraig was a great host
kraig was an amazing host
thanks for being a great host kraig :)
kraig is an amazing host
he’s very attentive and offers a great home away from home
loved the location and the privacy of the building
please keep in mind this location was not very close to anything
very comfortable and safe location will be staying here again
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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 - Palms
Kingston, St. Andrew Parish, Jamaica
71 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view from the balcony makes having breakfast at the residence worthwhile
stylish modern apartment in secure complex
the space was exactly as described- so very comfortable serene and secure
the pool was very nice as well
very clean place and exactly as advertised
apartment had towels soap and clean linens
ken’s place is safe clean adequately furnished and in an excellent location
the apt is very well laid out clean and secured
beautiful clean spacious and very comfortable with all the amenities
the host was very accommodating friendly and knowledgeable
ken was the perfect host
ken is a wonderful host
ken is a gracious host who goes out of his way to make sure you are comfortable
ken was a very good host had an answer to all our questions
location is safe and close to everything
location is within walking distance and few 5mintues drive to very good restaurants entertainment centers atm etc etc
and it was close to all the attractions
very convenient location and we felt very safe in the complex
great quite location loved it
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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 Kgn
Kingston, St. Andrew Parish, Jamaica
109 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
everything worked perfectly: microwave stove air conditioner cable tv iron
apartment looks exact to photos and facilities true to word
very clean good air condition hot water iinternet great security warm welcome comfortable
cable wifi pool hot and cold water long mirrors balcony new cozy and clean condo private parking nice pool
omgee and the bathroom is heaven will be returning soon
very clean spacious and comfortable
the apartment was very clean and spacious
the building is extremely clean and there was always someone cleaning the grounds in the morning
fayon's place was super clean
nice clean comfortable place to stay at in new kingston
fayon is a great host
fayon was an awesome host
the host is the best airbnb host i have ever had
thank you fayon again for being such a great host
fayon is a great host - warm accommodating and attentive
great central location
i loved the location as it was close to everything i needed
this location is safe secure & ideal for anyone looking for peace and quiet
very nice place and was close to everything
excellent location for someone who is visiting kingston
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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, central
Kingston, St. Andrew Parish, Jamaica
115 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire condo 3 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i enjoyed having a tv in each room plus a washer & dryer
the apt is gated in with security
the apartment is beautifully decorated and offers all the comforts of home
the apartment was clean and inviting
the unit itself was clean and welcoming
gated community and very clean
a clean modern bug-free apartment exactly as advertised
harry and ann's place was beautiful and in a very clean and ultramodern building
they were very accommodating thank you again
also the hosts are exceptional people very professional and helpful
harry and ann were great hosts and helpful
loved my stay and my hosts
harry is the most understanding host i've met very attentive and easy going
it is located in a quiet and safe neighborhood not too far from stores
very cute place just as pictured
this was a great location accessible and secure
it is in secure location so i felt safe
the place is new secure and the neighborhood within close proximity to supermarkets and good restaurants
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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 Duke
Kingston, Kingston Parish, Jamaica
37 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in guesthouse 7 Beds 2 Guests 7 Bedrooms 7 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room was clean and had great wifi too
clean rooms with private bathrooms
very clean and comfortable place but i would warn people not to walk alone in the area
with a fantastic host who will do anything for you
simone was very helpful after this and the room is very comfortable
simone is a great host gave us tips on what to see in jamaica
very nice place in the middle of downtown kingston
great place in downtown kingston
this is a very chic place nestled near the heart of downtown kingston
great communication and central location
the location is convenient to eating like burger king and wendys
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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 Apartment
Kingston, Saint Andrew Parish, Jamaica
208 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed is comfy and the wifi is awesome
at night it was very cool we barely needed to use the air conditioning
located in a quiet upper-class community of beverly hills this apartment also provides a breathtaking view of kingston
the apartment was well put together and beautiful use of space
the facility is clean and amenities are provided
the apartment was very clean and private
clean safe and convenient place
safe neighborhood clean living space
the place was very clean and very well equipped
great clean and will definitely be back
the host is great
rocky was a great host
rocky was a really wonderful host
rocky is the best host ever
rocky is the best host ever
great location just mins away from everything
great location overlooking the city
nice and peaceful good location
this place is safe and secure located in an affluent neighborhood within kingston
the location is a very relaxing
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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 Apartment
Kingston 6, St. Andrew Parish, Jamaica
301 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the good: all the amenities are as described there were clean towels toilet papers and hand soap
the room was a good size for one person
the apartment is central to alot of kingston's to-dos like the bob marley museum and hope gardens
very clean will definitely stay again
this place was very clean and well kept
clean quiet and easy to get to
the place the very clean and accommodating
it's a great space; very clean and outstandingly well kept
staff was very friendly
the host was extremely nice
hosts were pleasant and swift with their responses about any concerns
the staff was awesome and very helpful also
the place is beautiful and the host is extremely nice
the location is ideal
a wonderful location where this studio is located
the location was great central to everything
safe and secure location in central kingston
the location is superb and central to many local entertainment
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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 views
Kingston, Saint Andrew Parish, Jamaica
118 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the views are spectacular and the patio deck and pool are luxurious and inviting
great kitchen and bathroom lovely view and swimming pool
great view of the city in a peaceful and comfortable cottage
it was beautiful and clean and everything we hoped for
the cottage itself was clean gorgeous and cozy
we loved watching the sunset and the sparkly clean pool was a welcome respite from the warm days
antonia & roger where great hosts
antonia and roger were great hosts
antonia was a considerate and generous host
antonia & roger were extremely welcoming and friendly
antonia was welcoming and accommodating
the location was truly unique
antonia’s place is lost paradise in a perfect location
location is nice and it’s in a cosy residential neighborhood
when arriving at antonia's place you will amazed at its shear beauty
absolutely blown away by this stunning home and location complete with warmly welcoming and friendly hosts
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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 Airport
Kingston, St. Andrew Parish, Jamaica
21 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
it's sparkling clean and comfortable with amazing fruit trees in the yard
love the host so much
she is a very good host and has a good local knowledge
a cozy little studio apartment hosted by great host
a++++++++ very friendly and hospitable
miss yvonne is a gem and a super great host
great location very central thanks for everything
good lil place in downtown kingston
the perfect place for travelers wanting something quick and affordable close to the airport
i had an amazing and restful night at your place
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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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