Jamaica Pegasus Hotel

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Jamaica Pegasus Hotel
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View of Kingston from the Pegasus Hotel.jpg
View of Kingston from the Pegasus Hotel
Jamaica Pegasus Hotel is located in Jamaica
Jamaica Pegasus Hotel
Location within Jamaica
General information
Location 81 Knutsford Boulevard, Kingston, Jamaica
Coordinates 18°0′9″N 76°47′16″W / 18.00250°N 76.78778°W / 18.00250; -76.78778
Other information
Number of rooms 300+
Number of restaurants 3

The Jamaica Pegasus Hotel is a hotel in Kingston, Jamaica, located at 81 Knutsford Boulevard in the financial and business district of the city. A noted landmark, the hotel is 17 stories high.

The hotel, which was built in 1973, is also a notable location for conferences and meetings, exhibitions,[1] and weddings and anniversaries. The hotel has 9 conference rooms for these events. The hotel is also affiliated with American Airlines.[2]

The hotel has a number of special deluxe suites. These include the Deluxe Junior Suite, Royal Junior Suite, Royal One Bedroom Suite and the Royal Luxury Suite.

The hotel was the site of the death of Pakistan's cricket coach Bob Woolmer during the 2007 Cricket World Cup. Months of investigation by Jamaica's Deputy Commissioner of Police Mark Shields and Scotland Yard failed to produce agreement on the cause of death.[3] The jury convened to conduct the inquest into Woolmer's death concluded that there was insufficient evidence to return a verdict either of murder or of death by natural causes.[4]

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  1. ^ "Roy Reid:The intuitive artist". Daily Gleaner. September 4, 2005. Retrieved February 10, 2010. 
  2. ^ The Jamaica Pegasus
  3. ^ Churcher, Sharon; Rice, Dennis (2007-03-31). "The fashion designer, the Scotland Yard detective and the world's most mysterious murder". The Daily Mail. Retrieved 2012-07-21. 
  4. ^ "Police close Woolmer case after open verdict". Agence France-Presse. 2007-11-28. Retrieved 2012-07-21.