We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
03/09/2017 04/09/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Idle Awhile The Beach

    Norman Manley Blvd, Negril, Jamaica
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    03/09/2017 04/09/2017
    US$200
    US$190
    SAVE US$10
    US$200
    US$200
    Traveller (531)
    Room & Suite (260)
    Pool & Beach (152)
    Overview
    • Excellent70%
    • Very good23%
    • Average5%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “mile beach” (58 reviews)
    “patties” (24 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Available
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Room Service
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Fitness centre
    Kitchenette
    Concierge
    Wheelchair Access
    Laundry Service
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Babysitting
    Private Balcony
    3.5 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    Offers from Idle Awhile The Beach
    Deals (3)
    3 Sep4 Sep
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Ocean View (Free WiFi)
      US$200US$190
      View Deal
    • Deluxe King Room with Ocean View - Non-refundable
      US$200
      View Deal
    • Deluxe King Room with Ocean View
      US$200
      View Deal
    Sandy Haven Resort
    646 reviews
    #16 of 81 hotels in Negril
     
    Beaches Negril Resort & Spa
    5,153 reviews
    #11 of 81 hotels in Negril
     
    Nirvana on the Beach
    780 reviews
    #15 of 81 hotels in Negril
     
    Charela Inn / Le Vendome
    479 reviews
    #23 of 81 hotels in Negril
     
    Write a Review
    Reviews (389)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    1 - 5 of 384 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    Just back from 10 days in suite 203 at Idle. This place was perfect. We like the cozier boutique style resorts, and this one was just right. Not quiet like a morgue, but quiet enough to get some napping in on the beach, balcony etc....More

    1  Thank John V
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    7 mile beach has an abundance of hotels and eateries but Idle Awhile on the Beach still gives you that zen like secluded feeling. The accommodations are very clean and cozy. The property landscape give you the feel that you are in a secret tropical...More

    1  Thank lynnette B
    Response from Kerry Ann S, Director of Sales at Idle Awhile The BeachResponded 5 days ago

    Dear Lynette B, Thank you for taking the time to share your review with the Trip Advisor family, we certainly appreciate your comments on our accommodations, location and feeling you get when you stay at Idle Awhile. See you on your next visit home. One...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    This was our first time in Negril and could not be happier about choice to stay at Idle Awhile! The staff was welcoming, friendly and helpful. Even though you are on the public 7 mile beach, the beach in front of the hotel feels very...More

    3  Thank SmithTravelsAbroad
    Response from Kerry Ann S, Director of Sales at Idle Awhile The BeachResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Smith TravelsAbroad, We are delighted that you have chosen Idle Awhile for your first visit to Jamaica. You have found your home away from home vacation spot. Let me take the opportunity to official welcome to the Idle Awhile Family. We appreciate you recommending...More

    Reviewed 28 May 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 29 May 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 11 May 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 26 May 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

    Sandy Haven Resort
    646 reviews
    #16 of 81 hotels in Negril
     
    Beaches Negril Resort & Spa
    5,153 reviews
    #11 of 81 hotels in Negril
     
    Nirvana on the Beach
    780 reviews
    #15 of 81 hotels in Negril
     
    Charela Inn / Le Vendome
    479 reviews
    #23 of 81 hotels in Negril
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Room Service
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room Service
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Babysitting
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$165 - US$311 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #19 On the Beach Hotel in Negril
    • #19 Top resorts Hotel in Negril
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 16
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Hotels.com and Agoda so you can book your Idle Awhile The Beach reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • Caribbean >
    • Jamaica >
    • Westmoreland Parish >
    • Negril
    • Also Known As
    • Idle Awhile Hotel Negril
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (531)
    Room & Suite (260)
    Pool & Beach (152)
    Dining (74)
    Hotel & Grounds (275)
    Bathroom (17)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
    Nearby
    Nirvana on the Beach
    780 reviews
    .24 km away
     
    Charela Inn / Le Vendome
    479 reviews
    .11 km away
     
    Beaches Negril Resort & Spa
    5,153 reviews
    1.52 km away
     
    Sandy Haven Resort
    646 reviews
    .15 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    The Best in the West
    696 reviews
    .04 km away
    Juici Patties
    197 reviews
    .33 km away
    Niah's Patties
    327 reviews
    .28 km away
    Coletta's
    117 reviews
    .33 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Seven Mile Beach
    5,962 reviews
    .43 km away
    Mary, Gate of Heaven Catholic Church
    111 reviews
    .09 km away
    Real Tours Jamaica-Day Tours
    470 reviews
    .47 km away
    Joe Cool Taxi & Tours Jamaica
    468 reviews
    .33 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    RBdreamtripper
    19 May 2017|
    AnswerShow all 2 answers
    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
    0
    Votes
    Amber D
    17 February 2017|
    AnswerShow all 4 answers
    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
    1
    Vote
    WilliamandShell... H
    26 December 2016|
    Answer
    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
    0
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "2nd floor balconies much more private than 1st floor"
    Read review
    "There are only 16 rooms so whichever you choose will be great!"
    Read review
    "Small boutique hotel, all rooms are awesome."
    Read review
    "All rooms pretty close to the beach"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing