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Sandy Haven Resort

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Norman Manley Boulevard, Negril, Jamaica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Beverly, Massachusetts
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

This was my third trip to 7 mile beach, and my best experience. Before I selected this 35rooms, boutique hotel, I read several mixed reviews on this site. But I knew, viewing it from the beach, it would be for me. I have to say, I am not enamored with huge, all-inclusive resorts, and this definitely was not that! The... More 

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Frankenmuth, Michigan
2 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014 via mobile

We had booked our one week stay at SH thru Jetsetter.com. We grew a bit concerned after reading negative reviews regarding a water issue just before leaving but at that point our flight and resort are paid in full so all we could do is hope for the best. We arranged transportation with Gary's Jamaican Taxi to SH. We were... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

On arrival my room had issues with the toilet blocking and not flushing and no water in shower. When reported at front desk we were told that someone would look at it and fix by later that day. When we came in from the beach around 3pm the shower had water but freezing cold and the toilet not fixed. We... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

I stayed at the resort for a week and had hot water for two evenings (one in another room some distance from my own room) and one morning during my stay. I was forced to have cold showers morning and evening for the remainder of the time. I complained on the first morning and a maintenance man was sent to... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island, United States
2 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

This is my first time reviewing anything, but this place left me so torn I had to write one. The room was huge, clean and comfortable with a perfect balcony. The beach was well set up, staff was nice, perfect location and a decent bar on the beach. However, like many others we had zero hot water for a full... More 

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Virginia
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9 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Plumbing issues marred our entire stay. The toilet lacked enough water pressure to flush even toilet paper. The shower water temperature ranged from tepid to ice-cold when it was running at all. Our room safe was broken. The fitness room (universal gym, two treadmills, light dumbbells) did not have air condition working and felt almost like a sauna. I would... More 

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Rhinfcliff
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Currently here ! Sweet and short . Pros : nice ambiance , yes , boutique hotel . Good food . Excellent location . Best beach chairs ever . However , do you want to spend big bucks for a place with little to no , that's right No water .... And if there us it is cold . If management... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Other than a little confusion over our reservation for an ocean view room and a delayed hot water situation one of the days, it was a good stay, especially for the price. The staff there were responsive to take care of the issues. The morning continental breakfast included with the room on the terrace overlooking the beach was very nice.... More 

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New York City, New York
1 review
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

There are some problems - like broken plumbing - that are just facts of life that you have to deal with. There are other problems - like management's handling of those problems - that can totally change your perception of a resort. The former wasn't our issue with Sandy Haven; we just drew a short straw. Our issue with Sandy... More 

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MA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This hotel is situated on a lovely spot in Negril within walking distance to many restaurants, bars, nightlife. The beach is beautiful. My room was even nice, but it stopped right there. Had NO HOT WATER the entire trip (except for 1 night) and what made matters worse is the way the owner dealt with the situation by joking, laughing... More 

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