Hip Strip
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If you're looking for a fun time in Montego Bay, this buzzing strip located next to the Donald Sangster International Airport is always buzzing with activity. During the day, check out the boutiques and shop for some handmade souvenirs. The Caribbean sunsets and panoramic bay views are exceptionally stunning, too. By night, enjoy the pulsating reggae music and party with the locals over rum punch and the island's famous jerk chicken. You can drop by Hip Strip on a shopping or city tour of Montego Bay. Plan your visit from December to April for pleasant weather and the most happening parties. – Tripadvisor
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Diana C
Orlando, FL2 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Couples
I was so disappointed when I get to the hotel I had no towels in the room no bath mat no hot and in my booking I specifically tell them it was for honeymoon.
Written 10 June 2024
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denised22568
Yorkshire Dales National Park, UK5 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Friends
Not great but found a great little shop with no pressure for a sale. It’s called Tropical Treasures. Nice family and good shopping experience
Written 5 May 2024
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Jo Ann R
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
Lots of stores and restaurants. You'll find everything you need. People are friendly, some pushy, just a polite no thank you and keep walking will deter them.
Written 29 February 2024
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April-Elin
Norway634 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Family
A narrow overheated street with souvenirs. Really; who buys souvenirs anymore? Fun to see the real Jamaica, but this was just sad. Sat down for some wine and the prices were European. Rip off.
Written 24 February 2024
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Douglas B
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
The hip strip was fun, shops were nice but the owners and sales people seemed a little pushy. Very safe area for tourists.
Written 23 February 2024
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Kathy R
18 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
We took the free Margaritaville shuttle from our resort but spent most of the time shopping. I love to barter and got some very good deals. Margaritaville is always a good time, and for those who care, there's a geocache right outside of it.
Written 11 February 2024
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Miss Nuhu R
2 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
We stayed in Montego Bay and came to the hip strip. They will rob you and don't buy anything from them.Imagine your own people frauding you for money. The taxi drivers robbed us. Even the restaurant managers will stand at the door and tell you cash only, and then you see the locals using a card. So we used our cards too. The only thing I enjoyed about Jamaica is St. Annes Inverness visiting family and hanging with my husband, cousin, and fiance.
Written 27 January 2024
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C4adventures
Middletown, DE8 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Family
I call it the Rip Strip because you will get ripped off here. The prices are the same as the resorts. I was told $15 for a t-shirt, when I went to pay my 3 t-shirts were $80. They were $25 in the resort gift shop.
Written 3 January 2024
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Amy C
Edmonton, Canada13 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Family
Do not waste your time. We wanted to get out of our hotel for an afternoon and what a waste of time and money. Blue Banana store is a huge scam of a store where they pressure you to buy overpriced garbage. All the shops are the same. Save your time and money.
Written 28 December 2023
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Coastal236310
11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Friends
Will Visit Hip Strip again Montego Bay was more than I expected. The experience was great, will visit again thanks Jamaica
Written 17 November 2023
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