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Idle Awhile The Beach

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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Reviewed July 25, 2012

We have come back to IdleAwhile for years.We arrive and kick off our shoes and never put them on again until we leave. Our son's were ages 3 and 7 on our first trip. It was the first vacation we had truly been able to...More

5  Thank Nicole L
Reviewed July 17, 2012

It took us over an hour to find Idle Awhile (it is really in the cut, far from civilization), but once we did it was totally worth the wait. The rooms are absolutely gorgeous: so spacious, flat screens, wi-fi, big bathroom, beautiful shower, kitchenette, and...More

6  Thank LUVSNL
Reviewed July 15, 2012

There's no other place on 7-mile beach quite like Idle Awhile. It is truly a classy oasis on the beach. The desk staff are excellently professional (particularly Karim). Our suite was spacious, comfortable, clean with an elegant, subtle tropical design. The living area included a...More

3  Thank Green_Flash_Kids
Reviewed July 9, 2012

It's such a shame that people stay in the all-inclusive resorts like Sandals, whose money benefits the islands so little (as any islander will tell you). It's much better to stay at a locally owned hotel like Idle Awhile. The service is perfect, and all...More

3  Thank notsosad
Reviewed July 7, 2012

We have stayed at Idle Awhile a few times now over the years, and we're just back from two weeks there and I wanted to "big up" the staff for being so wonderful. From the front desk to the restaurant and bar, and of course,...More

6  Thank srayburn
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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Multilingual Staff
Shuttle Bus Service
Laundry Service
Concierge
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Price range
$188 - $312 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#10 On the Beach Hotel in Negril
#10 Top resorts Hotel in Negril
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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$188 - $312 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#10 On the Beach Hotel in Negril
#10 Top resorts Hotel in Negril
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Ryan A
April 11, 2018|
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Response from Bequia1 | Reviewed this property |
All rooms are close to the beach (and very nice), as I recall.....but only a few have views of the beach from the first or second floor. I'd check with the hotel to confirm which rooms these are. The only room I really... More
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locokirky
February 28, 2018|
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Response from Kerry Ann S | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for your interest in Idle Awhile. Idle Awhile is a lovely property, it's small and intimate. Our food prices varies, see the ranges below: Breakfast: $5 - $12 plus tax & service charge Lunch: $7 - $20... More
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avalerien08
November 4, 2017|
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Response from Kerry Ann S | Property representative |
Hello Avalerien, We do not have a play ground, only the beach area where kids tends to hang out for most of their days. We have a few cribs available and a high chair for guest to use. Let us know if you have any other... More
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"There is not a bad room on the property,"
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"Higher floor away from road."
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"Upper floor, ocean view (vs. street) would be preferable"
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"Keep away from the road"
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