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    Idlers' Rest Beach Hotel

    Black River, Jamaica
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    Overview
    • Excellent31%
    • Very good20%
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    • Poor16%
    • Terrible13%
    20 Mar 2016
    “Idlers Rest-a place to relax and unwind”
    6 Feb 2016
    “Not a Good Idea”
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
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    2.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 40 reviews

    Reviewed 20 March 2016

    This is NOT a North American hotel, so don't expect that. It IS quirky and beautiful and quiet and staffed by kind people. Expect some water and wifi issues. Expect beauty, gorgeous ocean. Need a car.

    1  Thank Neira65
    Reviewed 6 February 2016

    This place could very well be a very nice place. It is charming with its eclectic decorations, and the food is good; HOWEVER, I would not recommend going there unless many things change. The musty/moldy smell in the rooms is overwhelming and disgusting. Then, there...More

    6  Thank batbirdbug
    Reviewed 8 August 2014

    Personally, I don't expect much, especially if I'm paying $4,000 per night, but goodness, I didn't expect my room previously booked to be shifted on me at the last minute with no explanation. Understand, I booked a room for four men with four beds and...More

    9  Thank Ryan S
    Reviewed 3 August 2014

    This place could be a wealth or entertainment and rest but is riddled with dust, dirt, unpreparedness and excuses. I would rather pitch a roadside tent than return to that Idlers nest. The plumping was substandard, the facilities inoperable and desperately understaffed. The rooms lacked...More

    1  Thank Swtcandi
    Reviewed 19 March 2014

    The Idler's Rest has seen better days. It needs upgrading to justify paying $100 a night (with no pool). On a positive note, the beach is lovely and quiet, and swimming in the sea is wonderful. The room I stayed in was clean and spacious,...More

    3  Thank 989JAH
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$97 - US$129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 25
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    • Location
    • Caribbean >
    • Jamaica >
    • Saint Elizabeth Parish >
    • Black River
    • Also Known As
    • Idlers Rest Beach Hotel
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    Room Tips
    "We were in room 8, round walls, my son got wifi in the corner, awesome balcony, like another room."
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    "Do not book here until some upgrade is done."
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    "Take the upstairs room if possible."
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