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Idle Awhile Resort

3.5 of 5 Inn   |   Norman Manley Blvd, Negril, Jamaica
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Ranked #4 of 38 Negril B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Finally got to stay here. Very difficult to get rooms due to small number of them and many return guests. We stayed in a 1 BR Garden suite, upper level. Rooms are really nice, although could use better lighting. No real view, but that was expected. Trade off was privacy. Bar and restaurant were convenient, although the setup with the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is arguably the best accommodation on seven mile beach. The staff, restaurant, and facility display the highest standards. If you are fortunate enough to book a room here, (of which there are only 13) you can look forward to a delightful stay.

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Paris, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at Idle Awhile for the first time in December of 2014 and had a great time there. We visit Jamaica every 4 months or so and when in Negril we usually stay at Rockhouse on the cliffs or Country Country Cottages on the 7 Mile strip. We love the wonderful boutique hotel feel of Idle... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My I am very late on writing this review but I really wanted to write this review so hear it goes. we book both idleawhile for three nights and hideawhile because they did not have all five nights at the time I book for idleawhile. We went in May of 2014 the hotel was very nice very laid back no... More 

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South Carolina
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm writing this in January 2015, but hubby and I were at Hide Awhile in April 2014. This is the sister resort to Idle Awhile and it is located on the cliffs. There is a shuttle between resorts, and we did go to the 7 mile beach at Idle Awhile for an afternoon, but I personally prefer the cliffs (no... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The entire staff is lovely here and very honest. I lost my bank card and didn't realize it and it was returned to me before I realized it was missing. The room was always very clean, I loved the decor and we loved hanging out to m the porch, and the grounds are well maintained. The beach at Idle Awhile... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 via mobile

The room was clean, comfortable and private. The atmosphere was laid back. The overall feel was very relaxing. We stayed in 203. IF Coco Palm was not doing construction next door, it would have been perfect. But the construction was SO loud, started at 8am and went until 8pm. The cleaning staff moved painfully slow. Once we came to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

We (group of 4 30-something women from the States) stayed at Idle Awhile after a wedding at Rockhouse, and we're floored by the experience. The room was fantastic, with accommodations to rival any suite in Negril; the beach was immaculate, with superb attendance from the lifeguard and restaurant staff who helped us locate restaurants, let us use their SUP, and... More 

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Wasaga Beach, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 via mobile

Home from 14 nights at this excellent resort. Stayed in room 201 and loved it. Great staff as they go above and beyond for you. Celebrated my 60th birthday going into town and when we got back to the room, it was completed decorated. What a wonderful surprise. Hats off to Gumby (Eric) as he is a wonderful gentleman. He... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This property is 140 feet in width with allot of trees and vegetation, nice setting, clean spacious rooms with balcony , two floor walk up. We stayed there a week and every day at 8 A.M. the workers next door started yelling at each other and then the hammering started. This continued until 11.p.m. Could not sit on beach and... More 

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Address: Norman Manley Blvd, Negril, Jamaica
Location: Caribbean > Jamaica > Westmoreland Parish > Negril
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Idle Awhile Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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