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Tapestry Collection by Hilton Enters Caribbean with Opening of ROK Hotel Kingston

pool deck hotel ROK Hotel Kingston, Tapestry Collection by Hilton
ROK Hotel Kingston, Tapestry Collection by Hilton
The property delivers an authentically local stay in the vibrant Jamaican locale

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Recently opened in Kingston, Jamaica, ROK Hotel Kingston, Tapestry Collection by Hilton is poised to build the city’s Downtown into a quintessential hospitality destination. The 168-room property, owned by PanJam Investment Limited and managed by Highgate, features 47 suites and promises to be an exciting addition to the Kingston market while delivering a world-class hospitality experience. The hotel is notably the first Tapestry Collection by Hilton in the Caribbean.

“ROK Hotel Kingston is an exciting milestone for the growing Tapestry Collection as the brand’s first hotel in the Caribbean,” said Jenna Hackett, global brand head, Tapestry Collection by Hilton. “As each Tapestry by Hilton is designed to foster a genuine connection to the destination, ROK Hotel Kingston will provide guests with an authentic stay in Downtown Kingston with access to local art, music, dining and rich island culture. Overlooking the Kingston Waterfront and steps from The National Gallery of Jamaica, the property is in a prime location for travelers to immerse themselves and discover all that the area has to offer.” 

hotel guest suite ROK Hotel Kingston Tapestry Collection by Hilton
ROK Hotel Kingston Tapestry Collection by Hilton Guest Suite

The hotel will deliver an authentic and elevated Jamaican experience through its contemporary design, state-of-the-art facilities, expansive food and beverage offerings, and cultural expression centered around Downtown Kingston’s creative vibrancy and historic legacy. 

With proximity to the Norman Manley International Airport, Victoria Pier, Port Royal, business district and Kingston’s only convention center, ROK Hotel Kingston, Tapestry Collection by Hilton has created a gathering place for guests with varying interests to connect and enjoy the creative energy the hotel and surrounding area have to offer. Its location also boasts premium views of Kingston Harbour, the world’s seventh largest natural harbour, and the picturesque Blue Mountain range.

”As part of the capital of Jamaica, Downtown Kingston is the place to be for travelers who want to experience the liveliness of the cultural district of the island,” said Stephen Facey, executive chairman of PanJam Investment Limited. “We look forward to welcoming guests to the hotel to embrace Kingston’s urban roots and Caribbean legacy, while enjoying all the city has to offer from golf, beaches, fine art galleries, a bustling nightlife, colorful markets, and more.”

hotel exterior ROK Hotel Kingston Tapestry Collection by Hilton
ROK Hotel Kingston Tapestry Collection by Hilton Exterior

Locals, business professionals, leisure travelers, event bookers and travel administrators will be truly taken care of during their stay and inspired to work, escape, create and feel the rhythm of the historically rich city. Guests can relax by the sparkling pool, which is surrounded by palm trees and blue skies, or squeeze in a sweat session at the fitness center. The property boasts six fully-equipped meeting rooms for corporate sessions and board meetings. 

ROK Hotel Kingston, Tapestry Collection by Hilton is part of Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest loyalty program for Hilton’s 18 world-class hotel brands. To further enhance the guest experience, Hilton Honors members have access to contactless technology exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app, where members can check in, choose their room, and access their room using Digital Key.

Media Contact

Marlene BuckridgeDirector of Sales and Marketing, ROK Hotel KingstonMarlene.Buckridge@Hilton.com

About Hilton

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 18 world-class brands comprising more than 7,000 properties and more than 1.1 million rooms, in 123 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its founding vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality, Hilton has welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its more than 100-year history, earned a top spot on Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For list and been recognized as a global leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for five consecutive years. Hilton has introduced several industry-leading technology enhancements to improve the guest experience, including Digital Key Share, automated complimentary room upgrades and the ability to book confirmed connecting rooms. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, the nearly 146 million members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money can't buy. With the free Hilton Honors app, guests can book their stay, select their room, check in, unlock their door with a Digital Key and check out, all from their smartphone. Visit stories.hilton.com for more information, and connect with Hilton on  Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.


About Tapestry Collection by Hilton

Tapestry Collection by Hilton is a portfolio of 90 original hotels that offers guests unique style and vibrant personality, encouraging guests to make an authentic connection to their destination. While each property is unique, every Tapestry Collection property is united by the reliability that comes with the Hilton name, in addition to the benefits of the award-winning Hilton Honors program. Experience Tapestry Collection by Hilton by booking at tapestrycollectionbyhilton.com or through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. Learn more about Tapestry Collection by Hilton at stories.hilton.com/tapestry, and follow the brand on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.


About PanJam Investment Limited

PanJam has invested in Jamaica for over 50 years, and is among the largest publicly-listed companies in the Caribbean.  As an investment holding company, PanJam generates shareholder returns through three distinct activities. It engages in a wide range of real estate activities, including rental, management and development of commercial properties, and captive insurance. It takes actively-managed positions in both public and private companies, throughout the Caribbean but primarily in Jamaica.  It also trades equities and fixed income assets for its proprietary portfolio. 


About Highgate

Highgate is a leading real estate investment and hospitality management company widely recognized as an innovator in the industry. Highgate is the dominant player in major U.S. gateway cities including New York, Boston, Miami, San Francisco and Honolulu, with a growing footprint in Europe, the Caribbean and Latin America. The hospitality forward company provides expert guidance through all stages of the property cycle, from planning and development through recapitalization or disposition. Highgate has a proven record of developing its diverse portfolio of bespoke lifestyle hotel brands, legacy brands, and independent hotels and resorts with contemporary programming and digital acumen. The company utilizes industry-leading revenue management tools that efficiently identify and predict evolving market dynamics to drive outperformance and maximize asset value. With an executive team consisting of some of the most experienced hotel management leaders, the company is a trusted partner for top ownership groups and major hotel brands. Highgate maintains corporate offices in New York, Dallas, Los Angeles, Miami, Seattle, Waikiki and London. www.highgate.com.