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Whistling Bird Resort

06/11/2017 06/12/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Michigan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our 6 day 5 night stay at The Whistling Bird was by far our favorite part of our 10 day stay in Jamaica. If you are looking to experience real Jamaican culture, food and people you will find it here. The resort is small, private and incredibly quaint. The service was well above any we have ever experienced in any...

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calvin h, Owner at Whistling Bird Resort, responded to this review

Many Thanks for a wonderful review, and many more thanks for spending your vacation time at Whistling Bird! Liz, Allen and the entire staff sends their greetings and gratitude. We review our guests comments together and so appreciate the recognition of treasured visitors that have enjoyed their stay on this beautiful island beach, and we look forward to being at...

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I stayed at this property the week of April 6-13, 2017. Upon arrival, my friend was ready to back out, the outside gate/giant concrete wall is not super inviting but, once you're in the property, man it's like being in a little piece of jungle paradise. The walkway to your private cottage is always kept very clean...

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calvin h, Owner at Whistling Bird Resort, responded to this review

Thank you sooooo much for your thoughtful comments! Guests like you and yours are what makes the staff and Kathy and I so happy to be here and share Whistling Bird with guests that 'get it'. I have been a regular here in Negril since 2005 when I first came to The Bird, and this is the first year the...

St. Catharines, Canada
Reviewed March 16, 2017 via mobile

Just got back from the Whistling Bird and had a great time and the staff make you feel like family.Stayed 10 days and everything was fabulous, from the food to our little cottage in the middle of jungle/garden setting and they keep the grounds immaculate.There are only 12 cottages so it makes it nice and not crowded and the staff...

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2Thank Derrik R
calvin h, Owner at Whistling Bird Resort, responded to this review

Many, many thanks from the Staff and I for your great comments and spending your vacation time with us at Whistling Bird! We are so pleased to have experienced travelers choose to stay with us year after year and allow Whistling Bird and beautiful Negril to be part of their wonderful memories. We look forward to your future visits and...

Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

Fantastic place to stay in the middle of 7 mile beach. The staff is great and the resort is in the jungle instead of the rest of the resorts on the beach that are all sand and palm trees . It is very authentic and the food is very good. The cottages are a bit rustic , but the management...

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calvin h, Owner at Whistling Bird Resort, responded to this review

I am glad you had a great time and thank you for your comments, sometimes the simple way is the best, and most enjoyable! I think we have the best beach and the best Staff in Negril, very pleased you agree, and we look forward to your future visit. Please let me know what we can do to help you...

East Lansing, Michigan
Reviewed February 28, 2017 via mobile

Whistling Bird is back. Just came back from a week vacation, fantastic time at "The Bird" a new management team has taken over, the change is evident the moment you walk in the front gate. You are greeted with broad smiles and very cheerful staff. Miss Gee, Ryan, Milton, the list goes on .......Calvin has taken command of a ship...

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calvin h, Owner at Whistling Bird Resort, responded to this review

Many thanks for the praise and wonderful comments! I review each guests comments, good or bad, with each Staff member, and your words and compliments are an added treat for everyone! Anything I may do to assist or help plan your travels, please call me directly, 844-634-7450, Calvin and Everyone at Whistling Bird

Arlington Heights, Illinois
Reviewed February 22, 2017

I have visited Whistling Bird 3 times since April 2016 and will be returning April 2017. To be honest I didn't want to let others know what a wonderful treasure I'd found. I researched for 6 months every possible location on 7 mile. When I found Whistling Bird, I knew my search was over. I'm not the all inclusive type....

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calvin h, Owner at Whistling Bird Resort, responded to this review

Many thanks, and your visits are always looked forward to by us, your Jamaican family! We look forward to seeing you soon :-) and as always, call me directly if I can be of assistance, 844-634-7450, Calvin

New York City, New York
Reviewed February 10, 2017

my wife and I stayed for two nights. We could not have been happier with our decision! Especially after walking the beach and checking out the other hotel options. This place offers complete privacy. the people were extremely nice and helpful. the grounds were beautifully maintained. The food was by far the best we had, especially the Jamaican breakfast. We...

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calvin h, Owner at Whistling Bird Resort, responded to this review

Your thoughtful words are a great reward, and the staff and I are very happy you stayed with us! Hope to see you again on your next visit to Beautiful Negril! Many thanks, Calvin

Festus, Missouri
Reviewed January 6, 2017

What a wonderful place to stay. If you like the real jamaica vibe. Starting from the owner/manager Calvin and his wonderful laid back and friendly style. We loved all the staff from Ms. G, Milton, garwood, Chef Brown, Ryan and Chris and more. So many wonderful things to say. We were booking for 5 nights, but Calvin let us stay...

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calvin h, Owner at Whistling Bird Resort, responded to this review

Hi Cindy, I can't begin to tell you how wonderful it is when you visit, and thank you from all of your Jamaican friends and family here at Whistling Bird! Life is full of challenges, some great and some small, and facing them alone is never easy. I think you have found the perfect spot to relax, recharge, renew, and...

Reviewed January 5, 2017

The staff at the Whistling Bird are very attentive and friendly, the famous Jamaican hospitality is practiced here. The Chef is wonderful and we ate most of our meals at the resort. It is centrally located on the beach and there are many other places nearby to wander for a drink or a meal. Very chill atmosphere and a beautiful...

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calvin h, Owner at Whistling Bird Resort, responded to this review

It is such a reward to the Staff and I when a guest enjoys their visit and their surroundings, and you are right, this is such a beautiful spot, and we appreciate more than words can tell visits from those that 'get it' ! We can't wait to see you again, let me know whenever I may be of assistance,...

Ohio
Reviewed January 4, 2017

We loved our stay at Whistling Bird! This small, family owned property has a beautiful beach, comfortable rooms, good food, lovely beachfront dining area and employees who quickly become like family. After a long day of travel we were pleased to find a gentleman waiting at the gate for us. From the minute we walked onto the property we were...

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calvin h, Owner at Whistling Bird Resort, responded to this review

The Staff and I look forward to your visit and wish you all the best until your return! Thank you for the wonderful comments and 'soon come', :-) Calvin

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Smoking rooms available
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beach cottages in a unique enclave. Totally immersed in nature, intensively landscaped. The cottages can be large or small, simple or deluxe. Whistling Bird offers amenities, several are unique. It's a small family business - an UNhotel, yet we have a pretty full slate of service to offer. We can do food and drink, a simple breakfast or dinner for example. What we really like to do is show off fine dining with our five course meal plan of refined Jamaican dishes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Whistling Bird Resort

Address: Norman Manley Blvd, Negril, Jamaica
Location: Caribbean > Jamaica > Westmoreland Parish > Negril
Price Range: $198 - $464 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Whistling Bird Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Whistling Bird Hotel Negril
Whistling Bird Negril
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#27 Top resorts Hotel in Negril
#29 On the Beach Hotel in Negril
#30 Romantic Hotel in Negril
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“Can't see there being a bad room on the property....”
Paloots, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“We did a customized package with them and it was great!”
T2037nw, Jan 11, 2016 | Read review
“Get a room away from the road and near the beach, Aunty Katy is the best”
Chippapotamus, Jul 2, 2015 | Read review
“This is for those who prefer a more rustic and true R and R experience. Meant to offer a quieter, romantic, Jamaican experience. Live like they do........”
chrisgY9081VT, Feb 24, 2015 | Read review
“get a cottage close to the beach. but they are all close to the beach, bring lots of lotion, even in november the sun was scorching. all the cottages are nestled in lush vegetation ......but who stays in their room? get to the beach or the bar.....”
gphs63, Jan 2, 2014 | Read review
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