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Strip malls and hotels line this busy street.
As featured in 3 Days in Montego Bay
Gloucester Avenue, Montego Bay, Jamaica
+1 876-952-4777
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Hip Strip is a cool little area with tons of cool shops lots of knick knacks and souvenirs to buy don't feel the pressure to buy buy what you want and respectfully say I'm good man

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not recommended very pushy locals and they can become nasty if you don't go in the shops and get approached constantly for gange coke and what ever else they are selling

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So yes all the shops are similar & yes you will be asked if you want to buy weed your in Jamaica for crying out loud but it’s not as bad as other reviews make it seem. Police are out & about all day so...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Shops all sell the same things. Poor quality clothing with Jamaica logo, rum or weed. Be prepared to be stopped by every single person you pass asking if you want to buy weed.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 18 September 2019

Stepped off our coach and within minutes we was being harassed by a man on stilts asking to have our photos took . After saying no he gave me a flag as a gift then asked for a tip .gave his flag back .up and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Baz1638
Reviewed 18 September 2019

There are amazing beaches and beach views all along the hip strip, but the streets are dark and a little scary after dark. The locals are all out to make a buck, one way or another. Definitely would not be out alone.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 16 September 2019 via mobile

Literally just returned and all I can say is wow! Don’t go alone & stay firm! You will be harassed from the time you step foot out of your hotel! We wanted to enjoy the walks on the hip strip and shop but you can...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 15 August 2019

We came by today to visit the hip strip and make some purchases. My first impressions were of an area past it's best. It looks very run down in some areas with abandoned shops. The shops that were still clinging on sold much of the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 8 August 2019

it was a little more then I expected while the people were very nice they were very pushy there were several woman trying to get me to buy there stuff.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Me1356
Reviewed 30 July 2019

Margaritaville is expensive but nice. Expect every other taxi man to ask if you want a taxi and ever other other one to offer you weed.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from NLSNA | Reviewed this property |
they are really cheap maybe $2.00 US
14 September 2017|
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Response from mly11599 | Reviewed this property |
A few shops had CDs but not LPs.
21 March 2017|
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Response from ndennifer | Reviewed this property |
They will sell in USD and convert to JMD. Its a tourist shopping area.