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The Cardiff Hotel & Spa, Runaway Bay

2.5-star2.5 stars
8 Riketts Ave., Runaway Bay, Saint Ann, Jamaica

Runaway Bay beach resort with free beach shuttle, outdoor pool
  • Free full breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
  • Collect nightsYou can collect® Rewards nights here
From 97 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveler Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

  • I would go back, quite excellent spot I would recommendMay 7, 2019
  • Friendly professional staff who deliver excellent with a smile. Rooms are clean, updated…Feb 10, 2019

The Cardiff Hotel & Spa, Runaway Bay

from $147
  • Junior Suite, 1 King Bed
  • Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds, Garden View
  • Suite, 2 Bedrooms
  • Deluxe Room, 2 Full Beds, Ocean View

What’s around The Cardiff Hotel & Spa, Runaway Bay


  • Runaway Bay Beach - 12 min walk
  • Cardiff Hall Beach - 21 min walk
  • Green Grotto Caves - 4.2 mi / 6.8 km
  • Puerto Seco Beach Park - 5.9 mi / 9.5 km
  • Our Lady of Perpetual Help Roman Catholic Church - 8.8 mi / 14.1 km
  • Dolphin Cove - 14 mi / 22.5 km
  • Dunn's River Falls - 14.1 mi / 22.7 km
  • Mystic Mountain - 15.1 mi / 24.3 km

Getting around

  • Ocho Rios (OCJ-Ian Fleming Intl.) - 49 min drive
  • Montego Bay (MBJ-Sir Donald Sangster Intl.) - 72 min drive
  • Free beach shuttle

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 56 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-out time is noon

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking


  • Free beach shuttle

Payment types at the property

* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free full breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Free beach shuttle
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa treatment room(s)
Working away
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 4
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
Things to enjoy
  • Furnished balcony
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels
  • IPod docking station
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Isabella's - This restaurant specializes in local and international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Onsite venue #2 - bar. Open daily.

The Cardiff Hotel & Spa, Runaway Bay’s small print

Also known as

  • Cardiff Hotel Runaway Bay
  • Cardiff Runaway Bay
  • Cardiff Hotel
  • The Cardiff Hotel Spa


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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Recent reviews

Good 7.8 From 33 reviews

Very Good 8.0
A little noisy. No covered area when it rains so it was challenging walking from the room to the lobby. Overall the staff was receptive and addressed concerns as best as possible.
us3 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Time well spent
I booked this hotel for my brother in law and he enjoyed the stay he also said the food was good thanks again
Stephanie, us2 night romance trip
Very Good 8.0
Room was comfortable, refreshments provided in fridge. Shower pressure was not great but room clean. It is a training hotel so staff learning.
Katrina, usBusiness trip
Exceptional 10.0
Paradise within Paradise!
This was my husband and my second time staying at the Cardiff. The rooms are always clean and comfortable, the staff is always pleasant and helpful, and the onsite, as well as, local amenities are excellent.
Janice, us4 night family trip
Good 6.0
not worth the price
it was an okay hotel but not worth the price. food service took 1 hour. lucky they had a great bartender that made good zombies that were about $3 each and have 5 oz or rum. nice front apperance but no help offered with bag or finding how to get to room.
Jeff, us1 night trip

The Cardiff Hotel & Spa, Runaway Bay

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