Classic Jamaican Resort Listed as No. 1 Family-Friendly Hotel in the Caribbean

May 30, 2017 – Family Vacation Critic, TripAdvisor’s family-focused travel site, revealed that Round Hill Hotel and Villas is the No. 1 family friendly resort in the Caribbean.
“We are truly privileged to have been recognized by Family Vacation Critic,” said Round Hill’s Managing Director Josef Forstmayr. “Our inclusion at the top of this list of outstanding family resorts underscores the immense contribution of our dedicated staff and our evolving family-friendly programmes at the resort. We are grateful for this accolade and look forward to upholding this placement while continuing to be the preferred Caribbean resort for families.”
Each property on Family Vacation Critic’s list has exceeded a strict list of family-specific criteria, having been highly-rated by family travelers and personally vetted by Family Vacation Critic’s team of family travel experts. In order to be designated a Family Vacation Critic Favorite, Round Hill Hotel and Villas received only four and five-star editorial ratings and was recommended by over 75 percent of families.

Round Hill Hotel and Villas offers tremendous opportunities for families to spend quality time together in the 36-room Pineapple House, and the absolutely luxurious 27 private villas. This summer, guests staying in Round Hill’s villas will receive two free nights when seven nights are booked, plus a catered gourmet dinner served by dedicated villa staff. Moreover, beachside activities and Round Hill’s Pineapple Kids Club will keep guests of all ages actively engaged while parents can relax on the beach or at the spa.

More than 750 hotels were named as 2017 Family Vacation Critic Favorites, representing the top six percent of hotels on the site.

Every hotel listed on Family Vacation Critic has been hand-selected as appropriate for families. Each hotel profile on the site highlights amenities of particular interest to families – from baby equipment to complimentary Wi-Fi – and lists can be filtered by age to find the best hotel for every age group.

For the full list of winners, visit the 2017 Family Vacation Critic Favorite Hotels. For a link to photos of the winning hotels, click here.

About Round Hill Hotel and Villas:

Round Hill Hotel and Villas is situated on a lush 110-acre peninsula just west of Montego Bay, Jamaica. Boasting a guest list of world leaders, cultural icons and Hollywood A-listers, this classic resort continues to attract a jet-set from around the world who enjoy timeless glamour and understated luxury along with pristine natural beaches and the inimitable Caribbean waters. Accommodations include 36 Ralph Lauren-designed oceanfront guest rooms, 90 luxurious villa rooms and suites or a selection of 27 private 2 – 6 bedroom Villas – most with private pools.  Other highlights include open-air terrace dining and The Grill at Round Hill, award-winning family programs, an infinity pool, tennis courts, and an Elemis spa located in a beautifully-restored 18th century plantation house. For more information, please visit or call (876) 956-7050.

About Family Vacation Critic

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