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Idle Awhile The Beach

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Ocean City, Md
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I will never stay at another place....if at possible! Everyone there treated us as if we were family. They were so overly accommodating. The location could not have been in a more convenient location to everything we love to do. Bryan is a huge part of why we love Idle:) Thank you for being you:)

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Clinton Township, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I stayed at the Idle Awhile in June of 2015. We couldn't have asked for a better experience. Let me start with the location. Right in the middle of 7 mile beach. You pretty much could enjoy yourself just staying on the beach the entire time you're there. The staff is very friendly, and will pretty much... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for such an exceptional review. We are so delight that you shared your experience with the Trip Advisor family. Also for emphasizing the customer service provided by our staff and highlighting our properties. We look forward to welcoming you back to Idle Awhile. Warm regards, Kerry-Ann More 

Woodstock, Ontario
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52 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

This was my first stay on the beach, I have stayed on the Cliff's at Hide Awhile twice before, but thought I would try the beach location. I loved the convenience of being just steps from the beach! The staff were great, and even had some of them remembering me from previous visits. Since I was only staying 4 nights... More 

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

Dear Eddine, Thank you for sharing your feedback with the Trip Advisor family of your time spent with us at Idle Awhile Beach. We are happy to know that you have experience both Idle Awhile Cliff & Idle Awhile Beach. We appreciate your recommendation and look forward to welcoming you home in April. Regards, Kerry-Ann More 

Saint Joseph, Missouri
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39 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in an ocean side room for our 1st trip to Jamaica for our anniversary. Staff was wonderful, from check in on! Idle Awhile was exactly what we were looking for, a quiet, private getaway in the middle of the beautiful 7-mile beach. The property was lush with greenery, quiet and beautiful. Every time we passed a larger crowded... More 

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

Dear Pamela, Thank you for taking the time to share your review of your time spent with us at Idle Awhile Beach. We happy to be able to provide exactly what you are looking for. We look forward to welcoming you home on your next trip. Warm regards, Kerry-Ann More 

White Plains, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Good Morning Nathefa. I want to thank you and the staff for making our 2016 vacation another wonderful trip. From the front desk, to the housekeeper and bar stewards…..everyone was great and always pleasant. And to Eric and Aaron for always making sure our chairs were out and in the same spot every morning….This, you and the staff did every... More 

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

Dear Theresa, Thank you for sharing your review with the Trip Advisor family, of your time spent with us @ Idle Awhile Beach. We appreciate you highlighting our staff that made an impact on you on your vacation. See you on your next visit. Warm regards, Kerry More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

This boutique hotel is fantastic. We had a garden room from Wednesday to Sunday. The rooms were very clean and had all the amenities we needed. The hotel staff were amazing. They were extremely courteous, catered to our every need, helped us arrange day excursions and taxis, and were a pleasure generally. The "Chill Awhile" cafe was great for morning... More 

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

Dear Daniel, We appreciate you taking the time to write such an amazing review of your time spent with us at Idle Awhile Beach. Thank you for your recommendation and kind comments on our staff and the service received during your stay. See you on your next trip. Kerry-Ann More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Idle Awhile The Beach. The room was great, restaurant had great food, and the beach was perfect! The staff was extremely nice and welcoming. Will definitely stay here again next time in Negril! DJ North Carolina

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

Dear DJ F, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your time spent with us at Idle Awhile Beach. It was our pleasure having you stayed with us and we look forward to seeing you on your next trip. Kerry More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

It was my first time visiting Jamaica and decided on beautiful Negril. This beautiful, intimate, boutique hotel made the trip! From the moment we arrived, all the staff were incredibly lovely and helpful. My friend and I shared a beautiful room with a view of the ocean, It was incredibly clean and came with all necessary amenities. My favorite being... More 

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

Thank you for choosing Idle Awhile for your vacation spot on your first trip to Jamaica. Congratulations on becoming our newest member of the Idle Awhile Family. We welcome your review of our property and look forward to your return. Warm regards, Kerry More 

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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Idle Awhile, our little piece of heaven. From the airport pickup and until nine days later, we were delighted. We wanted intimate, small and mind blowing. We found it! After the immediate check-in, we were "special guests.". We were escorted to room with a direct view of the ocean and lush foliage framing it. Our room was just what we... More 

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

Dear Phyllis, We are delighted that you have taken the time to right a review on your time spent at Idle Awhile. You have beautifully summed up the Idle Awhile experience from check in to check out. It was a pleasure having you stayed with us. I will certainly pass on your appreciation to our staff. We look forward to... More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

I spent one night here with my family. The view is amazing! Crystal blue beach and tropical garden. The room we booked is big (one bedroom garden suite) and well decorated. It can fit five people. The only thing I don't like that much is the restaurant on site, the food is overpriced and doesn't taste that good. There's another... 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 your review of your time spent with us at Idle Awhile. We appreciate your feedback on our property. Warm regards, Kerry-Ann More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Idle Awhile The Beach

Address: Norman Manley Blvd, Negril, Jamaica
Location: Caribbean > Jamaica > Westmoreland Parish > Negril
Price Range: $176 - $314 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Idle Awhile The Beach 3.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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