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new york city
Reviewed 5 September 2016

I hope they have improved since last year. They had a quaint property and nice people working there. I didn't expect much for the price, but would have hoped the cabin was a bit more comfortable as they looked from the outside. It was very sparse and not too comfortable. Too many beds in a small space and you could...

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Westfield, Indiana
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We did not stay here. We were her for live band. Roots Bamboo on Wednesday night is always our first choice for Live Reggae. In Negril, different beach clubs host live music. Memorize the hot spots for the week. For years, the schedule has been the same, but each year we ask locals on the beach if the schedule has...

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Fargo, North Dakota, United States
Reviewed 12 February 2016

If your looking for a place that wont break your bank account, this is the place to stay! Right in the middle of seven mile beach. Great people to take care of you and make you want to stay for ever. They have a bar and place to eat by the bar or in your room.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 14 January 2016

I have been to Roots Bamboo plenty of times for the music venue at night but this was my first actual stay at the hotel. We decided to book a room for the New Year holiday due to the convenient location on the beach. There are several varieties of rooms to choose from but with it being so crowded on...

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Buffalo, New York
Reviewed 14 September 2015

I stopped at Roots and it had a great relaxed vibe going on with a local band playing both the classic raggae music and more modern music of their own. I had both Stripes and top shelf liquor there. The area is slow in sept but there was still a good mix of tourists and locals there enjoying the evening.

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1Thank volleyballuk
Hoi An, Vietnam
Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

Been there during the Dream Weekend,it's been the perfect base. Located on the main road next to 7-Mile-Beach it's pretty close to everything but a quiet place als well. Short ways to the parties,cheap and clean rooms,friendly staff and of course what else to say: It's Negril! ;)

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Thank Michael K
Rochester, New York
Reviewed 27 July 2015

I think people are disappointed with their accommodations when they haven't fully prepared themselves for their own needs. I did my homework on Roots & knew what I should expect and my expectations were met. In a rustic setting, if you fail to ask for something, you won't get it. Therefore there's nobody to blame but yourself. Negril never disappoints...

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2Thank robin_claypool
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 9 May 2015

It's not for everyone, but if you are looking for a homey, laid back vibe then this is the place. Do not expect 5 star service, but expect friendly faces and helpful people everywhere. The room was basic, 2 beds and a bathroom and a fridge, the AC was on point, and the food was delicious. They will probably not...

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1Thank mmgood7
Missouri
Reviewed 7 May 2015

Recent stay of 8 days at this place and would not return. We are 17 year travellers to the Negril area and have stayed at mostly inexpensive places. This one just didn't even come close to doing it for us. Just did not feel as if customer / guest service was remotely important to the owners at all. From check...

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 15 April 2015

If you can get a room with A/C and a kitchenette it is worth the extra money. Cottages are close together, and it is a lot of fun if you get along with your neighbors. The property has a great "homey" feeling. Lots of people just chilling on their porches. Beach is great, although beach chairs are wooden. Bring your...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
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  • Bar/Lounge
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Additional Information about Roots Bamboo

Address: Norman Manley BLVD, Negril, Negril 3084, Jamaica
Region: Caribbean > Jamaica > Westmoreland Parish > Negril
Price Range: $74 - $102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Roots Bamboo 2.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Sorry we did not stay overnight”
 of 5 bubbles zorettah, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“It is all good.”
 of 5 bubbles 196randyd, 12 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the area closet to the ocean.”
 of 5 bubbles Jatravelor2015, 14 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the interior of the property are quieter and can be booked directly through Roots Bamboo.”
 of 5 bubbles robin_claypool, 27 Jul 2015 | Read review
“try a different hotel”
 of 5 bubbles Rocket51, 7 May 2015 | Read review
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