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Tensing Pen Resort

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Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great hotel. Lovely rooms, wonderful setting on the Negril cliffs, beautiful gardens. We stayed in Sea Grape 2 and were very happy with it. The food in Tensing Pen was fine but it was nice to have alternative places to eat across the road (cheap), as well as Ivan's at Catcha and Rick's Cafe. I really cannot... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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33 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a visual treat Tensing Pen is. This is a very small resort with approximately 15 rooms. The resort is situated on the extremely interesting cliffs of Negril which were largely created from volcanic activity millions of years ago. TP was built atop these cliffs which range from just a few feet above the ocean to at least 20-25 feet... More 

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Minneapolis
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is nothing else like Tensing Pen. It is such a serene place. The snorkling is great and the restaurant is exceptional.

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is really a unique property. There is the natural beauty, excellent staff, good food, and location. We felt comfortable walking to Rick's, or any of the other local spots close by, Hire a driver and explore the waterfalls. I recommend Mayfield Falls, which is about an hour and a half from Negril. While there, ask for a guide named... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I only got to stay at Tensing Pen for half of my planned vacation because of Hurricane Matthew. I loved everything about the resort. I stayed in the Bungalow II for 2 nights and the Cove Cottage for 1 night (was planning on switching for rest of week due to availability when I booked). Both rooms were amazing for the... More 

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Auckland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tensing Pen is one of a kind and is the first and only hotel in which I found myself not wanting to leave the resort. The rooms are lovely and well appointed, the restaurant serves good food and reasonable prices, the daily included breakfast is great. But the best of Tensing Pen is the cliff jumping! Being able to spend... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

October 9th thru 15th 2016 Rock Cottage 1. Excellent room, great view. Nice touches on the decorations! First time to stay in this cottage, and loved it. Grounds were excellent as always, so beautiful. Plenty of chairs for both pool and ocean views. Nice floaties for the ocean. Security/Life Guards always present, so easy to relax and know that the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Just left and I am already wanting my wife to start planning on next visit. Been there 2x's in 5 months. The resort has more then one spot that I consider my Happy Place. The Hammock Hut in the early morning and late night. The area around the yoga studio in the middle of the afternoon. The pool area and... More 

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Jupiter, Florida
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Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for a wedding. Tensing Pen had everything I wanted in a vacation. Cliff jumping for my adventurous side and hammocks and incredible views for my relaxing side. Each room was very unique. We stayed in the bungalow which was small and quaint (minus those pesky mosquitos). We didn't plan on spending too much time... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

For years I have traveled to Mexico, Florida, California, and various other places for vacations. I just returned from Tensing Pen yesterday evening and am already looking to book a future trip. I can't say enough good things about this place! The staff truly care about their guests and treat everyone like they are royalty! The bartender, RB, went way... More 

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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 

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Address: West End Road, Negril, Jamaica
Region: Caribbean > Jamaica > Westmoreland Parish > Negril
Price Range: $186 - $636 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Tensing Pen Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 21
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Also Known As:
Tensing Pen Hotel Negril
Tensing Pen Negril
Tensing Pen Jamaica
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#4 Spa Hotel in Negril
#6 Romantic Hotel in Negril
#9 Family Hotel in Negril
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“Definitely get a room that overlooks the ocean and I do recommend asking for a room with air conditioning. It gets hot.”
 of 5 bubbles stevek237, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the north side are quieter. AC rooms not necessary with the breeze coming off of the water”
 of 5 bubbles debih359, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There isn't a bad room on the resort and we had family in all of them! The studio suites have a great ocean view from the second floor.”
 of 5 bubbles MichaelFelts, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Pillars have no AC; garden rooms have no sea view Not recommended for small children ot people with mobility issues.”
 of 5 bubbles TravelingGrandma66, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
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