Overview of Hotel Tim Bamboo

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3.4 / 5
86 reviews
Guests rated this property 3.9/5 for cleanliness.


  • Free WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast Available


What's nearby

Popular LocationRio Grande9 min walk
Popular LocationAnglican Church9 min walk
Popular LocationPortland Parish Church11 min walk
AirportPort Antonio (POT-Ken Jones Aerodrome)22 min drive

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  • Premium Room, 1 Queen Bed

    Room amenities

    • 275 sq ft
    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 3
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  • Deluxe Room (Two Beds)

    Room amenities

    • 275 sq ft
    • Sleeps 5
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  • Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, Kitchen

    Room amenities

    • 1000 sq ft
    • Sleeps 7
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  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed, Refrigerator

    Room amenities

    • 275 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
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About this area

Port Antonio

Located in Port Antonio, Hotel Tim Bamboo is in the city centre and near the beach. Portland Parish Church and Port Antonio Square are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Blue Lagoon and Blue and John Crow Mountains National Park. Scuba diving, snorkelling and rafting offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with ziplining nearby.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Rio Grande - 9 min walk
  • Anglican Church - 9 min walk
  • Portland Parish Church - 11 min walk
  • Port Antonio Square - 13 min walk
  • Musgrave Market - 14 min walk

Getting around

  • Kingston (KIN-Norman Manley Intl.) - 162 min drive

About this property

Hotel Tim Bamboo

3-star inn with restaurant and bar/lounge
This smoke-free inn features a restaurant, a bar/lounge and a conference centre. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, coffee/tea in a common area, a business centre and a meeting room are on-site. All 25 rooms offer complimentary wireless Internet access, room service (during limited hours) and in-room massages.
Hotel Tim Bamboo offers 25 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a safe. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include baths or showers. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and in-room massages can be requested. Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) are also available.

Property amenities


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

Self parking (surcharge)
24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
Airport shuttle on request
Limo/town car service

Food and drink

Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee weekdays 8:00 AM–10:00 AM: USD 10-18 per person
1 restaurant
1 bar
Room service available
Coffee/tea in a common area

Family friendly

Dry-cleaning service
Laundry facilities
Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)


Front-desk safe
No lifts

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Concierge services
Daily housekeeping
Dry-cleaning service
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Tour/ticket assistance
Wedding services

Languages spoken


Business services

1 meeting room
Business centre
Conference centre


Smoke-free property
TV in reception

Room amenities


Air conditioning
Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)


Bathtub or shower


In-room massage



Check-in between 3:00 PM and 10:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request
Fees may apply; contact the property in advance to make arrangements

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 15.0 per night.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types


Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 10 and USD 18 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 120 per person (one way)
  • Early check-in fee: USD 20 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: USD 15 (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 15.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Guest reviews

Guest rating
5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 4 nights in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Well renovated, maintained, and clean local hotel. Staff was pleasant, breakfast was authentic Jamaican selections+ continental. Will definitely return in future.

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020


  • Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Sort it out. Service then Profit. Poor VY POOR.

Room size and bed great. Service from staff sketchy some staff attentive nothing was a problem. Other swirly like you were a problem. Internet connection you had to get out of bed out of your room and literally stand near a modem to get a sign. Breakfast although you had paid as part of your stay staff were instructed by owner/management that GUEST WERE ONLY ALLOWED ONE SERVICE PER PERSON POOR and Profit lead. The food provided above average though portion size made me think I was on diet. Three pieces of chicken which Really equaled to one chicken piece chopped into 3 pieces which made it VERY BONEYARDS TO EAT. Poor, I’m a qualified chef and ran my own business so I’m aware of cheapest of his less than Mediocre Service. One morning my festival were oil soaked I brought it to the attention of head waiter (or he seemed like he was)he replied because, I had eat the other items on my plate NOT the festive he could not do anything POOR VERY VERY POOR. We my family, brother and sister were told that you a PAYING GUEST ONLY ALLOW ONE BREAKFAST PLATE Per morning per person. We didn’t have lunch or dinner. The primy cock-a-hoop management decided to have a staff meeting in the dining room. Let me just explain. The dining is circled by all the hotel room just one flight of stairs up. It’s echoes and carries noises. It’s a beast day it’s Jamaica. We had diet breakfast went for a short walk sun high thought we’d all go back to the room for a siesta. noise.

Stayed 7 nights in Jan 2020


  • Liked: Staff & service
  • Disliked: Property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Needs renovation and less noise. Delicious food.

There was an event the night of our visit which should not have been an issue but for the fact that the way the hotel is built, the main event room is adjacent to all the guest bedrooms. With no sound absorption or way to cancel the noise, we were warned that the loud noise and music from the event until midnight. The rooms should not have been made available for booking with the event taking place, since there was no way to cancel the noise despite the event being for a good cause. We did enjoy the breakfast included and the food was delicious and there was great variety. They had servers who were helpful in selecting from the breakfast options. The room did not look like the pictures. The place is getting close to wanting a renovation. The wifi did not stay connected for long and the signal was weak from inside the hotel room and the satellite/cable box would not stay steady, so we had to spend over 30 minutes to seat it correctly so that the television would show and the loose cables would not work. The key to the room did not work and I had to ask for help from staff to open the door as you needed to pull and twist the nob while turning in a certain way. The bed sheet had stains on it and while the room was booked for 3 people, there was one towel - so we had to go and request towels and washcloths.

Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

Liked location to local markets. Did not like left over food/ trash was not cleaned up for entire day upstairs.

Stayed 3 nights in Dec 2019