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Tensing Pen Resort

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Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Reviewed 19 January 2013

Upon our arrival at Tensing Pen, my family and I were greeted with hot towelettes and a refreshing drink by the courteous staff. From the moment you walk in, you can start relaxing! It was a great break and the staff was amazing. Their gins & beers, especially Red strip were amazing. With several options for Breakfast, Lunch and, Dinner...

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Cortlandt Manor, New York, United States
Reviewed 19 January 2013

Tensing Pen is by far my favorite Caribbean destination. It's 100% Jamaican, for one, the real deal. Instead of finding yet another homogenized spa resort with all the same old amenities, everything from the thatched cottages to the food is unique, casually yet also gracefully done. It's a relatively small resort, holding maybe a maximum of about 40 people. Breakfast...

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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 16 January 2013

My wife and I stayed at Tensing Pen on our Honeymoon in October of 2012. We arrived and the resort was beautiful, the staff was kind and very helpful when they could be. This is the only positives we could say because the trouble started with walking into our room. Since it was our honeymoon we went ahead and paid...

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TPManager, Manager at Tensing Pen Resort, responded to this review

TENSING PEN - A GREAT PLACE FOR "ROUGHING IT" While we respect the views of nwd07 we find the claims surprising. Our records indicate that this guest was informed that we were hosting a wedding during the chosen dates of stay and that the cottage selected has no air conditioning . When this guest made a complaint in our Front...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 15 January 2013 via mobile

The Tensing Pen is perfect for those seeking peace and quiet, set on a beautiful cliff. The rooms are gorgeous, intricately handcrafted and look out onto the stunning ocean. An ideal location for couples.

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Reviewed 18 December 2012

In short, Tensing Pen is amazing if your looking for an intimate, seaside resort with character. The people are really wonderful, the food is soooo good and the location really chill. I like how you feel that you're in Jamaica at Tensing Pen. It's not one of those enormous all-inclusive compounds where you could be anywhere in the world. It's...

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Tarpon Springs, Florida
Reviewed 17 December 2012

tensing pen is the best spot in negril! beautiful, private, wonderful staff who will help you make the most of your trip. if you never left the front gates you would not have missed a thing! I took my wife to the 7 mile beach so she can experience how annoying it is, constant hassels from the locals. at tensing...

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Winnipeg
Reviewed 16 December 2012

We stayed at Tensing Pen in 2009 and loved it so much, we decided to get married there. We booked our rooms over a year ago - bungalow, garden cabin, garden a, garden b, longhouse. Closer to the wedding - additional guests booked Seagrape 1 & 2, cove cottage, garden studio and south house 1 & 2. We didn't book...

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Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 14 December 2012

To start with this property is one of the most interesting and serene places I have ever been. We stayed in the Long House with our family. It is by far the best view as it is front and center directly behind the bridge that connects the two halves of the resort. We stay here after four days on 7...

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Upstate NY, USA
Reviewed 12 December 2012

Not our first stay at Tensing Pen, but finally they did something about the bartender whose only spoken words were "every time." Not only did the replacement staff not say "every time" they actually approached us at the pool to see if we would like a drink! That is the first time that has every happened. I had trouble with...

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1Thank Seamuis
Wisconsin
Reviewed 11 December 2012

My husband and I have been to Negril numerous times, but this was our 1st time at Tensing Pen. We found it to be very relaxing! We are not the type to tour much anymore, but love to get out and about in Negril to the shops, craft markets and especially the restauraunts. We love the Negril people. Tensing Pen...

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the West End of Negril, Jamaica in its own private cove, Tensing Pen is the ultimate destination for the discerning traveler offering a unique collection of beautiful hand-carved wood, thatch and cut stone cottages of varying sizes for the ultimate secluded and relaxing vacation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tensing Pen Resort

Address: West End Road, Negril, Jamaica
Region: Caribbean > Jamaica > Westmoreland Parish > Negril
Price Range: $199 - $634 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Tensing Pen Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 23
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Also Known As:
Tensing Pen Hotel Negril
Tensing Pen Negril
Tensing Pen Jamaica
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#5 Spa Hotel in Negril
#6 Romantic Hotel in Negril
#9 Family Hotel in Negril
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“Not all rooms are air conditioned so book early if that is a requirement. Some are also close to the road so noise could be an issue.”
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“All of the rooms are great.”
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“You can't go wrong. Biggest decision is outdoor or indoor shower and king or queen bed.”
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“All rooms are unique and special.”
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