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Donaldson's Inn on the Beach

Norman Manley Blvd, Negril, Jamaica
Donaldson's Inn on the Beach

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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I have stayed at this hotel twice. The location is amazing. The rooms are nothing to brag about, but you are yards away from the beach. The breakfast package that is included with the room is very minimal and they charge for coffee by the cup. You can rent a fridge for 5 bucks a day. The Reservation process is... More 

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Marlborough, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

If you like casual and relaxed and everyone knowing your name, this is a wonderful place. We have stayed here more than 20 times over the years. We have had all the family and used multiple rooms or used Madge's rooms across the street when we wanted privacy . We have brought kids. No kids. We've had weddings, bonfires. Land... More 

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Fairhaven, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

From the time the Security Guard, McCoy met our Car as we drove into the yard 12 hours later than we were supposed to arrive (worst flight ever) when everyone else was in bed to the time we left our Jamaican Home we felt right at home and safe and comfortable. We had 1 of 2 Upper Beachfront rooms with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

has four rooms waterfront. they are great but the garden view are also very nice. great porches to sit on and watch the world go by.Lots of guests have been coming here for 5-30 years. Sunsets are fabulous and you can walk down the beach to lots of places to eat in bare feet. The beach is one of the... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

We stayed at donaldsons for our honeymoon from February 3rd thru February 16th and we had a fabulous time! We were in the beachfront top cabin and the views were spectacular! You don't have to leave your porch to see the sunset! The beach here is the best spot in Negril for sunbathing and swimming. We brought a big raft... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013 via mobile

I have been to Donaldson's close to 20 times and it is the most relaxing place I've found. Madge's restaurant, up by the road, is fantastic and eliminates the need to go far. And, the Inn Ting on the beach serves breakfast and lunch. When I leave home early the morning, I know exactly where I'll be at 4 pm... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Truly a Jamaican gem right on the beach in Negril. Far enough away from the music venues to be quiet at night yet close enough for a moonlit walk down the beach for some live reggae. Rooms are always clean and the best bargain on the beach. Hot and cold running water, AC if you need it, refrigerators available for... More 

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Red Wing, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

well,what can I say about Donaldson inn.the wife and I have been there every year since 1981(twice one year)when we first went there there was no electric,so you had to prepare for darkness.(candles)the 7 mile beach had about 15 or so places to stay,and there was a lot of trees and jungle on the beach.you didn't even have to leave... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2010

Ive been to Negril over 30 times and have stayed at the Donaldson Inn for the past year. i love this place, steps from the sandy beach , clean, safe, and the owners and staff are the best

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2010

My son and I had a great stay at the Inn. Delores, Saundra and the whole staff were very accomodating as usual. I would definitely recommend the Inn to families, and couples who love the beach. The beaches in Negril are the best and you are right on the beach when you step out your door. I recommend the restaurant... More 

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