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Idle Awhile The Beach

#13 of 87 Hotels in Negril
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Norman Manley Blvd, Negril, Jamaica
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had 3 rooming together, and our rooms were excellent. The first night we stayed across the road, not on the beach, in a suite, but don't remember the exact name. It was a cute, roomy apartment. Clean with 3 beds, air condition, small kitchen, living room, and dining area. Everything was awesome except the shower had absolutely NO pressure.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed for two weeks in the Whitehouse suite ground level. Amazing place with beautiful surroundings. The suite had a spacious bathroom and kitchen. Right outside there was a patio with hammocks. We were three people, my mum sister and me and there was more than enough room. Except from a little dog barking at night it was really quiet.... More 

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WI
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30 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

we are here now and the rooms are clean and uniquely decorated, the staff are so welcoming and helpful, the food is great, it's very small which adds to the charm, the beach looks tiny at first but when you realize there are only 14 rooms here, it's got plenty of space and chairs to lounge in, I'd come back... More 

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Geneva, New York
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53 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife, myself and our grown son and daughter stayed in this paradise for a week. We had the second floor of the Whitehouse which was fantastic. The beach frontage is one of the best on seven mile beach. The staff is simply the best. We all would return in a heartbeat.

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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Jamaica, particularly Negril is one of my favorite places-with its nice people, gorgeous beach, good food and great weather one can hardly ask for more when seeking a warm weather beach vacation. Idle Awhile is heaven on earth and I can not give this lovely small hotel enough great praise. The staff is attentive and pleasant and the nicest I... More 

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Kerry Ann S, Manager at Idle Awhile The Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your stay at Idle Awhile Beach. We appreciate your comments on our property, staff and your overall experience. We are pleased that your stay with us was comfortable and satisfying. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip. Warm regards, Kerry-Ann More 

NJ
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I celebrated our 30th wedding at this resort and it was handled beautifully by our wedding planner Kerry-Ann. The staff were so nice and accommodating. My husband and I have been coming to Negril for 22 years at another resort and this was our first time at idle awhile. The resort was very nice and quiet ...the... More 

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Kerry Ann S, Manager at Idle Awhile The Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of your 30th anniversary celebration as well as your time spent with us Idle Awhile Beach. It was a pleasure having your family with us. We look forward to welcoming you and your family home again. Warm regards, Kerry-Ann More 

East Brunswick, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We recently stayed here and had to check out early because of the rude front desk lady and poor service at the private beach. There weren't enough chairs for us to use and thus had to go to rent some from a nearby place. While the property is spotless and very well situated on the 7 mile beach, we didn't... More 

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Kerry Ann S, Manager at Idle Awhile The Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We do apologize for any inconvenience you encountered while visiting Idle Awhile. We understand that you had expressed your desire to use our beach at a time when we really could not accommodate off site guests, as outlined to you by the front office agent, and for this we sincerely apologize. Please do understand that our beach space... More 

New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Had a great time here.. Airport transfer, greeting at the front desk, accommodation, beach.. all as (if not better than) described.. however, all of the above would have been wasted if the staff at the Idle Awhile Villas did not help to provide the absolute best in terms of their service.. that's everyone.. the front of house at the reception... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

Come to idle awhile, hide awhile or pamper yourself awhile at the villas. Idle awhile offers three types of stays, on the beach in Negril or the farthest tip of Negril in the cliffs. The hotel on the beach is set back enough so you feel like you're the only hotel on the beach, if you want to get away... More 

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Kerry Ann S, Guest Relations Manager at Idle Awhile The Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your feedback on our 3 properties. We appreciate you placing emphasis on the different services that each property offers. The tranquility that the cliffs offer, the feeling you get on the beach and the luxury service offered at the villas. We look forward to having you return "home" soon. Warm regards, Kerry More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

Great experience all around. Quick, easy communication via email. Reservation confirmed a few days before departure without even asking. Beautiful spot directly on a gorgeous stretch of beach. Clear, calm water. Excellent restaurant and bar. Our room looked out on a landscaped path with a view of the ocean at the end. Room was large, nicely appointed with great outdoor... More 

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Kerry Ann S, Manager at Idle Awhile The Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your stay at Idle Awhile. We appreciate you highlighting each areas of our property; such as reservation, rooms, restaurant, bar, staff and grounds. Your comments are greatly appreciated and we look forward to welcoming you back to Idle Awhile. Warm regards, Kerry-Ann More 

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