Barnetts Homestay 2023

Barnett’s Homestay

This is the home of Jomo Barnett and his family. Stay with a Jamaican family and get on the fast track to living the Jamaican lifestyle. This is an affordable option where volunteers can stay in a quiet and modest Jamaican home away from the resort areas or busy (and sometimes noisy) Kingston.


  • Air conditioned dorm rooms
  • Cable tv
  • Free Wifi
  • Shared bathroom
  • Beautiful garden with rabbits
  • Home cooked meals
  • Desk/laptop area
  • Living room access
  • Refrigerator access
  • Snacks & Fruits
  • Less than 15 minutes drive from Hellshire and Fort Clarence Beach
  • Live with a local family and the Owners of JIPVOL

Homestay Procedures

Check-In Procedure

Check-in time for homestay is flexible. Upon check-in, you will be welcomed by our Program Advisor and taken to your room to relax, refresh and settle in. You will then be given an orientation on the program, and then served your welcome lunch/dinner. You will also be given a printed copy of your itinerary so that you can track the dates and time of your scheduled activities.



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