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“Lots of convenience” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Hip Strip

Hip Strip
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US$65.00*
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Montego Bay Sightseeing and Shopping Tour
Ranked #16 of 72 things to do in Montego Bay
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Owner description: Strip malls and hotels line this busy street.
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Lots of convenience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2014

Glousester Avenue has lots of shops, restaurants and several beaches. They call it the "Hip Strip". You can find anything you need without having to go downtown.

Visited August 2014
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40 reviews
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“Not impressed”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2014

After spending a day a Doctor's cave beach around 5 we decided to walk down Gloucester aka hip strip. I've heard about the hip strip but was not impressed at all. no one was there. It was empty and quiet. The souvenirs stores are overpriced, go downtown for good deals. they charge you the same prices the local pays. On Gloucester, the prices double.

Visited August 2014
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Trenton, NJ
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“Could use some sprucing up...”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2014

This road use to be the place to go to get good deals, but its clear most of the places are owned by the same people as everyone charges the same prices and refuse to budge on their over-priced cheap, made in china stuff. If you must buy souvenirs, patronize the locals on the beach; they will start high, but once you walk away they'll almost always give it to you for the price you want to pay and at the end of the day, you are almost always feeding a household by purchasing from them. The locals working at the stores get crumbs off the purchases they harass you to make, don't be fooled. Shop smart!

Visited July 2014
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Orlando, Florida
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45 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Not a whole lot going on ...”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2014

Besides Doctor's Cave Beach and Margaritaville, there are mostly shops and a few restaurants and bars on the "Hip Strip". On cruise ship days, it's pretty hectic, and we tried to avoid this period of time. We did enjoy a few of the businesses... Da ReHab Bar , Bigg's Bar-b-que ,Doctor's Cave Beach and The Pelican.

Visited July 2014
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Riverdale
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“A little on the run-down side; made a few deals on souvenir items. Friendly staff.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2014

Ooops, see above comments. Lilked the ability to negotiate prices on souvenirs; disliked the neighborhood. Didn't look too safe.

Visited July 2014
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