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Staff serving food to the guests at Round Hill Hotel & Villas

Awards & Recognitions

View the Recent Accolades for Our Luxury Resort in Montego Bay

Long known for its captivating setting, exquisite service, impeccable accommodations and upscale amenities, Round Hill has been recognized as one of the most exclusive and beloved resorts in Jamaica since opening in 1953.

In addition to our stellar reputation and illustrious history, some of the more recent accolades for Round Hill are highlighted below. To view recent press coverage, visit our Press Room.

Staff serving food to the guests at Round Hill Hotel & Villas

Awards

Family & Travel

•    2021 Top 25 Resort Hotels in the Caribbean, Bermuda, and the Bahamas (#2) - Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards
•    2021 - Top 100 Hotels in the World (#63) - Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards
•    2020 - World's Leading Villa Resort 2020 - World Travel Awards
•    2020 - Top 10 Resorts in the Americas & Caribbean - Conde Nast Traveller 2020 Readers' Choice Awards
•    2020 - World's Leading Villa Resort 2020 - World Travel Awards
•    2020 - Caribbean's Leading Villa Resort 2020 - World Travel Awards
•    2020 - Jamaica's Leading Hotel 2020 - World Travel Awards
•    2020 - Best Hotels in the Jamaica (#1) – U.S. News & World Report
•    2020 - Best All-inclusive Resorts in the Caribbean (#2) - US News & World Report
•    2020 - Best Hotels in the Caribbean (#5) – U.S. News & World Report
•    2020 - Top 10 Resorts in the Americas & Caribbean - Conde Nast Traveler 2020 Readers' Choice Awards
•    2019 - Top 25 Resorts in the Caribbean, Bermuda, and Bahamas - Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards
•    2019 - Top 100 Hotels in the World - Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards
•    2019 - Caribbean's Leading Villa Resort (16 years running) - World Travel Awards
•    2019 - Jamaica's Leading Hotel (16 years running) - World Travel Awards
•    2018 - Caribbean's Leading Villa Resort (15 years running) - World Travel Awards
•    2018 - Jamaica's Leading Hotel (15 years running) - World Travel Awards
•    2018 - Caribbean Honeymoon Package of the Year - Caribbean Wedding Industry Awards
•    2018 - Top 20 Resorts in the Americas & Caribbean - Conde Nast Traveller Annual Readers' Travel Awards 
•    2018 - Top 25 Resorts in the Caribbean, Bahamas & Bermuda (#5) - Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards
•    2017 - Caribbean Hotel of the Year - Caribbean Journal 
•    2017 - Best In Cuisine - Gleaner Hospitality Jamaica Awards 
•    2017 - World's Leading Villa Resort (14 years running) - World Travel Awards
•    2017 - A Caribbean Top Resort - Conde Nast Traveller Annual Reader's Choice Awards 
•    2017 - World's Leading Villa Resort (14 years running) - World Travel Awards
•    2017 - Top 25 Resorts in the Caribbean, Bahamas & Bermuda (#5) - Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards
•    2017 - No. 1 Family-Friendly Hotel In The Caribbean - Family Vacation Critic (TripAdvisor)
•    2017 - Best Hotels in the Caribbean – U.S. News & World Report
•    2017 - Certificate of Excellence - TripAdvisor
•    2016 - 2017 - Best Small Hotel Jamaica - International Hotel Awards, World's Best Hotels
•    2016 - Top 25 Resorts in the Caribbean, Bahamas & Bermuda (#5) - Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards
•    2016 - A Caribbean Top Resort - Conde Nast Traveller Annual Reader's Choice Awards 
•    2016 - World's Leading Villa Resort (13 years running) - World Travel Awards
•    2016 - Caribbean Leading Villa Resort - World Travel Awards
•    2016 - Jamaica's Leading Hotel - World Travel Awards
•    2016 - Jamaica's Best Small/Boutique Hotel - The Gleaner Hospitality Jamaica Award
•    2016 - Certificate of Excellence - TripAdvisor
•    2016 - Family Vacation Critic Favourite
•    2016 - Best Hotels in the Caribbean - US News & World Report
•    2015 - World Travel Awards - World's Leading Villa Resort (12 years running) 
•    2015 - Round Hill's Managing Director, Josef Forstmayr, Awarded Caribbean Hotelier of the Year by Caribbean Journal 
•    2015 - Top 25 Hotels in the Caribbean - TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards
•    2015 - Top 25 Hotels for Families, Caribbean - TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards
•    2015 - Top 25 Luxury Hotels, Caribbean - TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards
•    2015 - UK Luxury Travel Guide Awards - Luxury Villa Resort of the Year
•    2015 - Family Vacation Critic Favourite
•    2014 - World Travel Awards - World's Leading Villa Resort (11 years running) 
•    2014 - World Travel Awards - Caribbean's Leading Villa Resort (11 years running)
•    2014 - Concierge of the Year, Kingsley Blake - Caribbean Journal's Caribbean Travel Award
•    2014 - Nation Builders Award for Western Jamaica - National Commercial Bank
•    2014 - Top 100 List - Expedia® Insiders' Select 
•    2014 - Top 25 Luxury Hotels in the Caribbean - TripAdvisor's Travelers' Choice Awards
•    2013 - World Travel Awards - World's Leading Villa Resort (10 years running) 
•    2013 - World Travel Awards - Caribbean's Leading Villa Resort (10 years running)
•    2013 - Top 100 List - Expedia® Insiders' Select
•    2013 - Top 25 Resorts in the Caribbean, Bahamas & Bermuda - Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards
•    2013 - Top 25 Luxury Hotels in the Caribbean - TripAdvisor's Travelers' Choice Awards
•    2012 - World's Best Luxury Coastal Resort - World Luxury Hotel Award
•    2012 - Top 25 Hotels in the Caribbean - TripAdvisor's Travelers' Choice Awards
•    2012 - Top 25 Luxury Hotels in the Caribbean - TripAdvisor's Travelers' Choice Awards
•    2011 - Travel + Leisure Top 10 Family Resorts in the Caribbean, Bahamas & Bermuda
•    2011 - Awarded Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence for resorts in Jamaica
•    2011 - Named among Top 10 Classic Hotels in the World by Worth Magazine
•    2010 - Travel + Leisure 500 Top Hotels of the World; Top 25 in the Caribbean
•    2011 - World Travel Award for World's Leading Villa Resort (8 years running)
•    2012 - World Travel Awards - Caribbean's Leading Villa Resort  (9 years running)
•    2012 - Round Hill's General Manager, Omar Robinson, Awarded Hotelier of the Year by the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA)
•    2010 - Condé Nast Traveler Gold List Property
•    2010 - Recipient of the AAA Four-Diamond Award, resorts in Jamaica
•    2008 - Round Hill's Head Concierge, Kingsley Blake, Awarded Hotel Worker of the Year by the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA)
•    2007 - Condé Nast Traveler Gold List for the Caribbean
•    2007 - Round Hill's Managing Director, Josef Forstmayr, Awarded Caribbean Hotelier of the Year by the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA)
 

Spa

•    2020 - Jamaica's Best Hotel Spa 2020 - World Spa Awards
•    2017 - Caribbean's Best Hotel Spa - World Spa Awards
•    2012 - Top 25 Relaxation & Spa Hotels in the Caribbean - TripAdvisor's Travelers' Choice Awards
•    2005/2006 - Condé Nast Traveller UK rated one of the TOP 10 Resort Spas
•    2012 - Jamaica's Leading Spa Resort - World Travel Awards 
•    2007 - Travel + Leisure's Tropical Top 10 for Family Spas in the Americas

Culinary

•    2021 Wine Spectator Award of Excellence - Restaurant Awards
•    2020 Wine Spectator Award of Excellence - Restaurant Awards
•    2020 - 50 Best Restaurants in the Caribbean 2020 - Caribbean Journal 
•    2018 - Junior Top Chef (David Gayle) - Taste of Jamaica
•    2018 - Gold Award for Mixology (Kemar McCalla) - Taste of Jamaica
•    2015 - Chef of the Year (Martin Maginley) - Jamaica Observer Table Talk Food Awards
•    2015 - Chairman Award for Exemplary Service in Hospitality (Hillary Stewart) - Jamaica Observer Table Talk Food Awards
•    2014 - Award of Excellence - Wine Spectator Magazine
•    2014 - Best in Cuisine - The Gleaner Hospitality Jamaica Awards