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Whistling Bird Resort

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Miami, Florida, United States
Reviewed 6 November 2015

For absolute relaxation, this is my favorite place in Jamaica! The setting is beautiful with only a handful of private cottages and hands down, the best beach,sunning and sunsets! The staff will take care of you hand-and-foot, or let you do your own thing. A great little bar and for food you can let them know what, when and where...

1Thank Calupio J
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Authentic Jamaican holiday. It`s like being at the cottage. The exotic room cabins are nestled in a garden well hidden from the public beach but footsteps away from the warm sea.The food is exquisite. The sunsets breathtaking.The service is personalized, warm and friendly. James and Amanda, not to forget Miss Jee and Norton always make our stay feel perfect, a...

1Thank natashaclaude
Burlington, Vermont
Reviewed 2 July 2015

I've stayed at Whistling Bird so many times that it is like being at home. If you are searching for an authentic Jamaican vacation where you actually get to meet Jamaicans and avoid the gigantic resorts, Whistling Bird is your place. With private bar and restaurant Anthony and the crew at Whistling Bird will make sure you have a great...

1Thank Chippapotamus
Detroit, MI
Reviewed 1 March 2015

If you are like us and you don't enjoy staying in Resorts, this is the perfect place to enjoy a real Jamaican experience. For me spending time in a resort, is detached from the country that I am in. Each resort is the same as another. This was our second stay at Whistling Bird and we met a few people...

3Thank RIS
Cape Cod, Massachusetts
Reviewed 24 February 2015

Spent February 14-22nd with my wife. The Owners, James and Amanda run a true Jamaican experience .From the daily made to order cuisine to the garden type atmosphere. It fit our needs perfectly. Their staff was always attentive and made us feel secure .The beach was raked daily and chairs placed out beachfront for the guests .Meals are served very...

1Thank Chris G
Rockwall, Texas, United States
Reviewed 21 December 2014

Wonderful authentic Jamaican food coupled with some regular favorites provide appetizing meal options on property. Great beach view, friendly staff and unique surroundings make this a taste of Jamaica full of personality and local flavor. Comfortable mattresses and powerful fans create a pleasant sleeping environment despite the humidity and heat. Can't wait to be back at the Whistling Bird!

Thank M H
Reviewed 21 December 2014 via mobile

If you want to really experience jamaican hospitality this is the place. Major renovations, upgrades, and training have occurred since the original owners have passed and left the property to their son James. Food is good. Mattresses are good. Staff is awesome including round the clock securit. Not the best water pressure or temperatures, bugs, lizards, people selling stuff on...

Thank Jessica P
Reviewed 22 June 2014 via mobile

I stayed here whilst on a service trio through my fraternity. The service and rooms were wonderful. The owners and staff were friendly. The food was stellar! The week I stayed was one of the best experiences I've had!

2Thank Jacob C
Montego Bay, Jamaica
Reviewed 16 June 2014

My partner and I went here for vacation, it was awesome, the place was peaceful and nice, we were surrounded by nature, beautiful trees, flowers all around, warm beautiful beach. The staffs were kind and friendly, they made us feel at home. The food was so delicious, the Whistling Bird special was a real delight. We just loved it there...

3Thank Latoya P
Asheville, North Carolina
Reviewed 14 June 2014

My partner and I traveled to the Whistling Bird for a much needed vacation, and it was just perfect! The staff was outstanding and such great company, to food was out of this world, the beach was idealic, and the cottages were roomy and refreshing! They made us feel completey at home and I certainly did not want to leave!...

1Thank kmheffner

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Smoking rooms available
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beach cottages in a unique enclave. Totally immersed in nature, intensively landscaped. The cottages can be large or small, simple or deluxe. Whistling Bird offers amenities, several are unique. It's a small family business - an UNhotel, yet we have a pretty full slate of service to offer. We can do food and drink, a simple breakfast or dinner for example. What we really like to do is show off fine dining with our five course meal plan of refined Jamaican dishes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Whistling Bird Resort

Address: Norman Manley Blvd, Negril, Jamaica
Region: Caribbean > Jamaica > Westmoreland Parish > Negril
Price Range: €204 - €415 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Whistling Bird Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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Whistling Bird Hotel Negril
Whistling Bird Negril
Hotel Style:
#26 Top resorts Hotel in Negril
#28 On the Beach Hotel in Negril
#30 Romantic Hotel in Negril
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“Can't see there being a bad room on the property....”
Paloots, 3 May 2017 | Read review
“We did a customized package with them and it was great!”
T2037nw, 11 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Get a room away from the road and near the beach, Aunty Katy is the best”
Chippapotamus, 2 Jul 2015 | Read review
“This is for those who prefer a more rustic and true R and R experience. Meant to offer a quieter, romantic, Jamaican experience. Live like they do........”
chrisgY9081VT, 24 Feb 2015 | Read review
“get a cottage close to the beach. but they are all close to the beach, bring lots of lotion, even in november the sun was scorching. all the cottages are nestled in lush vegetation ......but who stays in their room? get to the beach or the bar.....”
gphs63, 2 Jan 2014 | Read review
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