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    Idle Awhile The Beach

    Norman Manley Blvd, Negril, Jamaica
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    159 reviews
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    Overview
    • Excellent71%
    • Very good22%
    • Average5%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travelers talk about
    “mile beach” (57 reviews)
    “patties” (24 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
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    Bar/Lounge
    Fitness center
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    Private Balcony
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 381 reviews

    Reviewed May 27, 2017

    Third time to stay at Idle Awhile on the beach in Negril and thrilled to report another wonderful, memorable, relaxing vacation! Excellent guest services, beautiful, well maintained property. Everyone is friendly and genuinely welcoming and accommodating. Beginning at the awesome folks at check in and...More

    1  Thank Amy L
    Response from Kerry Ann S, Director of Sales at Idle Awhile The BeachResponded May 29, 2017

    Dear Amy L, It was a pleasure having you home with us again. Thank you for highlighting your staff and the services offered. We are pleased to learn that your stay was to your satisfaction and we look forward to your return. Warm regards, Kerry-Ann

    Reviewed May 10, 2017

    We had a nice large kitchen suite for 4 people. Beautiful beach, beach side restaurant with pretty good offerings including local food. Very good tropical drinks, friendly staff. We had a great time. Property right on the beach.

    1  Thank cherylchin
    Response from Kerry Ann S, Director of Sales at Idle Awhile The BeachResponded May 26, 2017

    Dear Cherylchin, We are grateful to have had you stayed with us at Idle Awhile Beach. Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your vacation and we look forward to welcoming you home on your next trip. Warm regards, Kerry-Ann

    Reviewed April 23, 2017 via mobile

    From the moment we arrived we were welcomed. We stayed for 6 nights in RM 202. The room was spacious, nice, A/C with a balcony and seating. The bathroom has is a wet room which means the floor is always wet. No windows in the...More

    3  Thank colinmcintyre1
    Reviewed April 18, 2017

    My second time at Idle Awhile was as great as my first! Small, beautiful, unparalleled customer service, beautiful staff people and gorgeous beach! I came with my partner and we fell in love with Negril and Idle Awhile all over again. Left the island soothed,...More

    3  Thank Nic369987
    Reviewed March 31, 2017

    Have never stayed at such a small hotel before - past experiences have all been larger resorts so let me compare. The attention of the staff was A+ - from Jermaine to Needle and Sanja at the restaurant to Aaron at the beach - felt...More

    2  Thank psychoscarf
    Response from Kerry Ann S, Director of Sales at Idle Awhile The BeachResponded April 14, 2017

    Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing Idle Awhile to be the first small hotel that you've every stayed. We are truly appreciative of your amazing comments on our staff and the services that they have provided. Your emphasis on how hassle free it was for...More

    Idle Awhile The Villas
    159 reviews
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room Service
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • $163 - $311 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #19 Top resorts Hotel in Negril
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 16
    • Reservation Options
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    • Location
    • Caribbean >
    • Jamaica >
    • Westmoreland Parish >
    • Negril
    • Also Known As
    • Idle Awhile Hotel Negril
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    Traveler (524)
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    Pool & Beach (141)
    Dining (70)
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    RBdreamtripper
    May 18, 2017|
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    Response from Kerry Ann S | Property representative |
    Yes we do have refrigerators in the rooms. The suites have a with full refrigerator while the deluxe rooms comes with a mini fridge. Kerry
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    Amber D
    February 16, 2017|
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    Response from Kerry Ann S | Property representative |
    Hi Amber, We have 24 hours security located on the property, and our guest do feel safe onsite. We have 2 securities during the day and 3 at nights. Let me know if you have any other questions, I will be happy to assist... More
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    December 25, 2016|
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    Response from Kerry Ann S | Property representative |
    Dear William, We have available kayaks and paddle boards that are accessible to all our guest at no extra charge. Kerry-Ann
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    "Small boutique hotel, all rooms are awesome."
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    "All rooms pretty close to the beach"
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    "Avoid Room 101 and 102 as they are closest to the road and tend to have more traffic noise both from the road..."
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    "Can't comment on the resort;"
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