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Reviewed 5 May 2010

White Sands is simple. Not a lot of frills, but you get a relatively clean room on or near the beach. I didn't know this before I arrived, but no towels are provided for the beach chairs, so remember to bring your own or be prepared to haggle one of the nearby beach vendors. The owner, Francis is a nice...

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mrussell, Manager at White Sands Negril, responded to this review

Thank you. I hope the next time you visit you find a place for you. Regards, White Sands Negril

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 25 April 2010

Please remember that this is a budget hotel, not for the fussy Having said that..here is the good 1) great location (beach, close by eating options, coffee shop, convenience store) 2) The manager francis is very helpful 3) fairly safe and quiet 4) Great bar 5) rooms are large and comfortable but for..see the "not so good" below) The not...

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mrussell, Director of Sales at White Sands Negril, responded to this review

Hello FWT18, Thank you for your honest feedback, we value your opinion. It is true we are blessed with being located on one of the best parts of the entire Negril beach. Our manager Francis is one of our best assets and I wish I had $1 for every person who writes about how helpful he is. I am glad...

Duluth, MN
Reviewed 12 April 2010

I've been staying at White Sands since 1994. I'm not sure exactly the number of times I've stayed but it has to be at least 10 now. Once again, the hotel was everything I needed. I love the size of the overall hotel footprint...it's not too small nor is it a huge compound that takes forever to navigate. I stay...

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mrussell, Manager at White Sands Negril, responded to this review

Shari, Great to host you again and I have to agree that the Best in the West Jerk chicken is some of the finest on the planet. A great local spot to get a bite and only a 30 second walk from White Sands. There is always a Garden side vs Beach side battle and those who love the garden...

ny,ny
Reviewed 4 April 2010

This family owned hotel combines a great loaction on the beautiful White Sands Beach with a environment free of television, computers and telephones. The rooms are simple and no frills yet roomy and clean. The staff is extremely friendly and helpful. Most of the clients that visit this hotel come back year after year creating a friendly and familiar environment...

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mrussell, Manager at White Sands Negril, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your kind words in your trip report. We look forward to sharing our beach again with you soon. Cheers, White Sands Negril

Minneapolis
Reviewed 2 April 2010

My husband and I wanted to have the "true Jamaican experience" this time around as we stayed in an all-inclusive last year. White Sands is amazingly affordable/inexpensive. Our room was clean and basic, and that was all we needed. The air conditioner was great and needed as it was very, very warm. We also had a mini fridge so we...

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mrussell, Manager at White Sands Negril, responded to this review

Thank you for the great trip report. We look forward to sharing our beach with you again soon. Regards, White Sands Negril

Albertville, Minnesota
Reviewed 27 March 2010

Checked in March 19th out on 26th. Ladies at the front desk very sweet and helpful. Bed not so great but much better than Grand Paladium where we stayed last year. We really wanted our $$$ to stay in Jamaica this year rather than go to a Spanish owned resort so we chose White Sands. Cheryl our Room Attendant was...

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mrussell, Manager at White Sands Negril, responded to this review

Great trip report, thank you. We look forward to hosting you again on your next visit. Cheers, White Sands Negril

Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 18 March 2010

My second year at White Sands Ok the low down. Owner (Henry) , Manager ( Francis - very cool) Hotel Bellman and assistant (Henry) Driver (Leon) Bartenders (Paul and Tony) The restuarant is the only thing that needs improvement. opens at 8 AM closes at 3 PM (don't get all inclusive) just get the room and chill. This small family...

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mrussell, Manager at White Sands Negril, responded to this review

Travelseven, Thank you for the post, glad you had a great time at White Sands. Tony and Paul are awesome and our long time repeat guests, as well as those who find us while they are strolling the beach, all love our bartenders. People love our 2:1 daily drink specials ! Tony and Paul are icons at White Sands. I...

Green Bay
Reviewed 17 March 2010

i have stayed at the White Sands in Negril for about 6 years now and love the place. Francis the GM is a great guy, if you like to play some dominoes he will play. the staff is wonderful, very friendly and helpful. they always have a smiling face. the 2 for 1 daily specials at the bar are awesome....

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Hello GuyGreenBay, Great having you back, you are a veteran ! Glad you enjoyed your time again and good to know the daily drink specials are just as tasty...Everyone loves Francis, and for good reason, he takes care of all our guests. I am glad you find us the best value in Negril, we have been voted Best Value for...

Champlain, New York
Reviewed 14 March 2010

This was my second time to Negril, and first time staying at WS. I found all of the employees very friendly. Francis in the office is great and very helpful. The housekeepers were very great also.( thanks Peaches) My room was moved a couple of day after check in,First rm was very small and would of had to live out...

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mrussell, manager at White Sands Negril, responded to this review

Hello JamaicaSueNY- Thank you for choosing White Sands for your 2nd trip to Negril, glad to hear you had a nice time. Francis certainly is a great guy and always takes such great care of our guests. Peaches has been taking care of our guests for over 15 years and it is a privilege to have her on our team....

nyc
Reviewed 23 February 2010

White Sands has become our home away from home. Frances, the General Manager of the hotel is all heart and greets us with his big smile and warm embrace. The room rates cannot be beat and the value for the experience is beyond compare. We stayed for 2 weeks with our 8 and 6-year-old children and were never bored as...

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mrussell, Manager at White Sands Negril, responded to this review

Keep counting....we look forward to hosting you for many years to come. Thank you for writing such a wonderful trip review. Cheers, White Sands Negril

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
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  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An intimate resort with a non-hotel atmosphere ideal for families, singles and couples alike. An excellent choice for the undemanding traveler who values the charm of a family owned and managed resort. Excellent mid beach location with rooms on the beach and garden side of the property. Choose from spacious one-bedroom apartments, inviting deluxe and standard rooms, and a villa w/pool. ... more   less 

Additional Information about White Sands Negril

Address: Norman Manley Boulevard | PO Box 60, Negril, Jamaica
Region: Caribbean > Jamaica > Westmoreland Parish > Negril
Price Range: RM303 - RM628 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — White Sands Negril 3*
Number of rooms: 40
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Also Known As:
White Sands Negril Hotel Negril
White Sands Hotel Negril
White Sands Resort Negril
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Negril
#17 On the Beach Hotel in Negril
#18 Top resorts Hotel in Negril
#32 Romantic Hotel in Negril
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“There is a beach and garden side. Garden side has the pool and is a little quieter. Takes no time to walk to the beach from the Garden side.”
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