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Whistling Bird Resort

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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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Free Wifi
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3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Cottage was clean and roomy. Property is beautiful. The foliage adds to the ambiance and the sense of privacy. As we walked up and down the beach, we all felt like we had the place in the area! The staff was so accommodating: Chef Brown...More

3  Thank MR0263
Response from calvin h, Owner at Whistling Bird ResortResponded 1 week ago

The Staff and I thank you for being great guests, your wonderful comments, and so pleased you had a fantastic time! I agree, I think Whistling Bird is the best place on Negril 7-Mile beach, and I appreciate your support of Jamaica and our beautiful...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We returned to Whistling Bird Resort after not going for a few years due to a few issues. Calvin and staff have made Whistling Bird the wonderful place I remember when Jim owned it. It was so glad to see the upgrades and wonderful staffs...More

4  Thank VermontFluffy
Response from calvin h, Owner at Whistling Bird ResortResponded 1 week ago

I am so honored when previous guests return to Whistling Bird, and especially those with fond memories, and I will be the first to admit 'the Bird' went through a rough patch before I came on board. It is even more of a privilege to...More

Reviewed 4 August 2017

Calvin was so kind during our visit (I stayed a year ago for a service trip). He and his workers were always very accommodating, with excellent food and space to make sure we were able to complete all of our activities. The hotel is right...More

3  Thank Caroline C
Response from calvin h, Owner at Whistling Bird ResortResponded 5 August 2017

I cannot express my appreciation enough for your flattering comments, but most importantly, for what you and other participants in the service organizations do for Jamaica and her people, schools and children! When I have a chance to speak with guests here at Whistling Bird...More

Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful stay at the Whistling Bird. Calvin and his staff make you feel like you are part of their family. It is very low key and right on the beach. The food is Awesome! Ms. G makes the best drinks ever! You...More

2  Thank Tiffanycharlotte
Response from calvin h, Owner at Whistling Bird ResortResponded 31 July 2017

Your kind word and praise are greatly appreciated, and I thank you for your support of Jamaica and our little family-run spot here! This is Genuine Jamaica and you are most welcome back any time, please contact me directly at calvin@whistlingbird.com or feel free to...More

Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

this place offered me the best experience ever. the whole staff is super friendly & welcoming. it's right on the beach and you never have to leave the resort if you don't want too! the meals were delicious. i always felt very safe and protected....More

2  Thank psiloveyoutimes100
Response from calvin h, Owner at Whistling Bird ResortResponded 31 July 2017

I am so pleased you were able to stay with us for your last minute trip! Sometimes those are the most fun, and I hope the next time you have a long weekend, you head to Jamaica again and your friends here at Whistling Bird....More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Beachfront
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$226 - US$448 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#27 Top resorts Hotel in Negril
#30 Romantic Hotel in Negril
#31 On the Beach Hotel in Negril
Room types
Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$226 - US$448 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#27 Top resorts Hotel in Negril
#30 Romantic Hotel in Negril
#31 On the Beach Hotel in Negril
Room types
Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Dining (6)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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jeneindia
5 September 2017|
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Response from Derrik R | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know it's just tourists but I'm sure anyone paying full rate could stay, but you would need to check with management regarding locals
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adrian16
24 March 2017|
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Response from calvin h | Property representative |
Hello, all have a/c except for the 2 closest to the beach. 3 have television, but you have to request at reservation if you want that, but this is a beautiful beach in beautiful Jamaica, Mon! Better things to watch than a... More
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twoods1389
24 March 2017|
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Response from calvin h | Property representative |
Hello! Ahh yes, sometimes telecommunications in Jamaica can be a bit of a challenge, with it being a beautiful island in the middle of the Caribbean! None the less, try alternative #s 876-357-9296 (a direct JA #) or... More
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"Wifi was spotty but who cares when you're in Jamaica?! There is a bar across the street that cranks the..."
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"Can't see there being a bad room on the property...."
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"We did a customized package with them and it was great!"
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"Get a room away from the road and near the beach, Aunty Katy is the best"
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