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Idle Awhile Resort

3.5 of 5 Inn   |   Norman Manley Blvd, Negril, Jamaica
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Ranked #4 of 37 Negril B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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New Jersey
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

After many years of searching for a perfect vacation Idle Awhile turned out to be a hidden gem. My wife and I spent 7 wonderful relaxing days at this resort. The staff was great, at the restaurant Sonja, Needles, King and Jenny always greet you with a smile .Arron and Erik are on the beach to set up the chairs... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful rooms with lovely beds and linens and large elegant porches. Beautiful gardens. Lovely beach with trees for natural shade. Friendly staff. Good food (except the hamburgers). food is not always as hot as would be preferred as kitchen is so far from beach dining area. Great Quesideas, really good mashed potatoes, porriage and poached eggs. Food is not included... More 

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Kenosha, Wi
16 reviews 16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After our first trip to Idle Awhile last year, we came back again to the same experience we had last year........LOL......Can't beat it.....The condition, staff, food, beach, and total package can't be beat........We wasted 10 years in Negril after buying a timeshare at another beach hotel.......We have already booked next year........we truly have found our home away from home.......This place... More 

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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here in August of 2014. This was our first visit to Idle Awhile & it will not be our last! Such a beautiful, small intimate property. We only stayed 3 nights & wish we could have stayed longer. Front desk was great and all staff were very friendly, even down to the female security guard out front. We... More 

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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was trip #32 and were in need of a relaxing getaway from the beach. We had not stayed on the west end for about 10 years. This place was the perfect fit. We stayed in a second floor garden room. It is cooler and quiter than the ocean front units. We had a pillow top king bed, full kitchen,... More 

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san antonio
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

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 January 14, 2015

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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New York City, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

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
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

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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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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