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1 room, 2 adults

Idle Awhile Resort

3.5-star3.5 stars
Great for families

Good to know

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • DVD player
Norman Manley Blvd, Negril, Westmoreland, Jamaica

3.5-star beachfront hotel with restaurant, near Seven Mile Beach
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Free cribs/infant beds
    • In-room childcare (surcharge)
    • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
    • DVD player
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  • Very nice and cosy hotel. Amneties were working fine. Beach is perfect! You pay a premium…Aug 21, 2018
  • I was very disappointed that after arriving and checking in, i was notified that i had no…Aug 19, 2020

Idle Awhile Resort

from €159
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Garden View
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Ocean View
  • Suite, 1 Bedroom, Garden View
  • Suite, 1 Bedroom, Ocean View
  • Junior Suite, 1 Bedroom

What’s around Idle Awhile Resort


  • On the beach
  • Seven Mile Beach - 1 min walk
  • Kool Runnings Water Park - 41 min walk
  • Time Square Mall - 15 min walk
  • Throne Room - 32 min walk
  • Bloody Bay - 2.7 mi / 4.3 km
  • Bloody Bay Beach - 3.1 mi / 5 km
  • Negril Lighthouse - 5.1 mi / 8.3 km

Getting around

  • Sir Donald Sangster Intl. Airport (MBJ) - 87 min drive
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 14 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-10:00 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking on site


  • Area shuttle *

  • Shopping center shuttle *

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • On private beach
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Free use of nearby fitness center
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Beach towels
Working away
  • Computer station
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Wedding services
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3
  • Year Built - 1999
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Turndown service
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
  • Separate sitting area
  • Balcony
Freshen up
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Be entertained
  • Plasma TV
  • Cable TV channels
  • DVD player
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Chill Awhile - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specializes in Caribbean cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Idle Awhile Resort’s small print

Also known as

  • Idle Awhile
  • Idle Awhile Resort Negril
  • Idle Awhile Resort Hotel Negril
  • Idle Awhile Negril
  • Idle Awhile Resort
  • Idle Awhile Resort Negril
  • Idle Awhile Hotel Negril
  • Idle Awhile Resort Hotel


This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 48 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Breakfast costs between USD 5 and USD 12 per person (approximately)

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Area shuttle and shopping center shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Idle Awhile Resort

  • Does Idle Awhile Resort offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Idle Awhile Resort does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Idle Awhile Resort?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at Idle Awhile Resort?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Are pets allowed at Idle Awhile Resort?
    Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Idle Awhile Resort?
    You can check in from 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM. Check-out time is noon.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Idle Awhile Resort?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant that serves Caribbean cuisine.

Recent reviews

Superb 9.2 From 68 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Romantice stay
Idle Awhile was a breathtaking experience , i loved how my room headed straight to the beach from the verrandah, i loved how we were welcomed and given a very nice water bottle , it was pouring and they provided umbrellas so we could get to our rooms dry.
Monica, us2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Amazing relaxing hideaway
Amazing boutique hotel with direct access to beach. Very relaxed atmosphere, the staff is very welcoming and great wifi. Location is great to the point you can walk along the beach (or road) to other restaurants. If theres one negative, it's that the entrance is close to the road. So at times if you were in your room and a car or motorcycle with a loud muffler passed by, you would hear it. Aside from that, its peaceful and quiet. Would definitely stay here again.
Richard, ca6 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Quick stay in Negril
The property is very small, which just perfect. The room was clean, modern and comfy and all the staff was very pleasant.
Erin, la1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great vibe, relax recharge
So good I rebooked and am coming back !
william, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Idle Awhile was amazing from start to finish! We absolutely loved our room and the entire resort! (The restaurant was a little pricey though) but service was great and everyone was so friendly!! I’ll definitely recommend it to anyone/everyone!
Emilee, us3 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Lovely! Relaxed, chill, easy stay.
Christine, ca7 night romance trip
Very Good 8.0
Nice, not perfect
Second time at this property. First time was excellent, with the most warm, caring, attentive staff. This time some (certainly not all) of the staff seemed a little less friendly and helpful. Not rude, just indifferent. Property is located in a wonderful spot, is nicely cared for but not perfect. Room was clean and well cared for. Wifi and phone systems were wiped out by a lightning strike while we were there (obviously not their fault) which made flight confirmation difficult. Based on previous stay we had high expectations that just weren't quite met. Its still a wonderful property that could use a bit of attention to the small details that really get noticed.
us4 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Quiet but gives you a chance to enjoy the culture.
Family vacation we had a wonderful stay! We had a sweet three kids were comfortable as were we!
Wendy, us6 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Perfekt für einen entschleunigten Urlaub
Schwer zu finden, wir waren zuerst im falschen Resort. Nettes, kleines Hotel am Strand. Gute Cocktails und leckeres Essen, man muss nur (wie fast überall auf Jamaika) Geduld haben - für ein Frühstücksomlett kann die Wartezeit schon einmal (ohne Vorwarnung) eine Stunde dauern. Große, geräumige und komfortable Zimmer. Kein Aufpreis für Roomservice. Wenige Autominuten zum Supermarkt, 15 USD mit dem Taxi zu Rick's Café.
Sabrina, at3 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Hotel stupendo sulla spiaggia
Hotel in ottima posizione sulla spiaggia, personale gentile, nostra camera molto bella e confortevole
Rodolfo, it3 night family trip

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