Jamaica

Hotel Samsara


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Hotel Samsara is an intimate, oceanfront resort located on Negril's famous cliffs, with their crystal clear coves, lagoons, and stunning rock formations. It is only five minutes from Seven Mile Beach and a two-hour drive from the airport. This property is set on five acres of lush tropical gardens and features spectacular ocean views, easy access to the ocean, excellent snorkeling and scuba diving.

Hotel Samsara is a full-service Negril hotel with swimming pools, restaurant, bar, spa services, sun terrace, PADI scuba center, and games room. At Samsara, the pool is oceanside, offering fabulous views of the Caribbean Sea.

There is a free shuttle twice daily to Hotel Samsara's sister hotel, Legends, where guests have exchange privileges at both hotel facilities, including all-inclusive food and domestic beverages! The hotel is very spacious with large sundecks carved into the cliff and easy access to the sea for swimming, snorkeling, and scuba diving via steps and ladders just like getting into a swimming pool.

Hotel Samsara has an on-site Scuba Center for your convenience and fun. The Marine Life Diver's Scuba Centre offers scuba diving lessons and PADI certifications. Once certified, you can dive right off the spectacular cliffs and take boat excursions and night dives.
HOTEL LOCATION
This property is located oceanfront, on the cliffs. It is only 5 minutes away from Seven Mile Beach,and the hotel does offer free shuttle service to and from the beach. It is a 2-hour drive from the airport to the hotel.
Address: NORMAN MANLEY BLVD
NEGRIL
WI

JM
Local Phone: 876-957-4395
Fax: 876-957-4073
HOTEL FACILITIES
Currency Exchange
Meeting Rooms
Parking
Physician on Call
Pools
Number of Pools: 1
Outdoor Pools: 1     
There is an outdoor swimming pool.
Golf: NEARBY
Negril Hills Golf Course
This 18-hole, par-72 course measuring 6,333 yds has gently undulating fairways, elevated tees and greens, picturesque water hazards and lush vegetation. A restaurant, pro-shop and club house are all on the property.
Holes: 18
Lessons Available
Tennis
Number of Courts: 1
Water Sports on Site
Snorkeling: Additional Charge
HOTEL DETAILS
Hotel Samsara is an intimate oceanfront resort uniquely located on Negril's famous cliffs, with their crystal clear coves, lagoons and stunning rock formations. Ocean-view rooms have a private balcony or patio. This property features spectacular ocean views, easy access to the ocean, excellent snorkeling and scuba diving. Weddings and honeymoons can be arranged.
Total Rooms: 50
Year Opened: 0 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card, American Express
HOTEL RESTRICTIONS
Springbreakers: The hotel has the discretion to remove anyone that is acting inappropriately or causing disturbance in the hotel. Deposits: Incidental deposit is required at check-in. $100 cash, traveler's check, or credit card. Returned at check-out.
ROOM TYPES
STANDARD GARDEN VIEW WITH A/C
Hexagonal shaped room includes one king bed or two double beds, a private verandah with tropical garden views. Room also features high ceilings and ceiling fans, a private bathroom, and more. Inclusive Plan (INC) included.
1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds Other Amenities -
Fan
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Telephone
Television
Satellite
SUP OCN VW WITH AIR CONDITION
Located in the beautifully colored, two-story buildings, this guestroom includes one king bed or two double beds, air conditioning with a ceiling fan, and a verandah with stunning views of the sea and gardens. Inclusive Plan (ICN) included.
1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Telephone
Television
Satellite
STANDARD GARDEN VIEW WITH A/C
Hexagonal shaped room includes one king bed or two double beds, a private verandah with tropical garden views. Room also features high ceilings and ceiling fans, a private bathroom, and more. European Plan (EP) included.
1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds Other Amenities -
Fan
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Telephone
Television
Satellite
SUP OCN VW WITH AIR CONDITION
Located in the beautifully colored, two-story buildings, this guestroom includes one king bed or two double beds, air conditioning with a ceiling fan, and a verandah with stunning views of the sea and gardens. European Plan (EP) included.
1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Telephone
Television
Satellite

OTHER INFO
Safety deposit box for an additional fee.
Complimentary Wifi throughout the entire resort.
DINING
Hotel Samsara features 2 meal plan options:
Inclusive-Optional Inclusive Plan: All meals (buffet), drinks (10am-10pm), and limited watersports.
No Meals
There are 1 Restaurants at Hotel Samsara:
Chez Maurice - A seaside restaurant and bar with a casual atmosphere, serving Jamaican, continental and seafood specialties, with a daily happy hour and lunch grill. There is also dining al fresco.
ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
A tennis court is available for use. Court time is free but hotel does not provide rackets and balls.
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Small reggae band twice per week
TripAdvisor Web Reviews
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Apple Vacations Traveller Reviews
Great for the money.
TODD A.
Oct 12 2017
If going to Negril on a budget, you must understand that you get what you pay for. I went to Negril and Samsara knowing that I had gotten a deal by general standards. If you want a 5 star hotel, then you had better get your wallet ready to pay twice or three times the money of Samsara. The staff as a whole were great, the location was really different and unique with the cliffs and the laid back attitude. However, there were constraints; like the road being hard to cross and access to other activities hard to get to. Having said this, with a realistic attitude, we had a great time and intend to go back again.
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Go to SamSara!!!
LAMARR W.
Jan 10 2016
Great views, great staff, and it's not a rah rah hotel it's off the 7 mile beach so don't expect to be entertained it's a chill spot and that's what makes it cool. Within walking distance are a number of restaurants and places to hang! Also, the pool is good but the ocean is right there so who cares about the pool, nobody.
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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
Stunning & Relaxing resort
kate-intherockies, Edmonton, Canada
Wed Apr 11 20:33:28 EDT 2018
It’s hard to beat the resorts location and stunning views of the sea. We stayed here with two young children on an all inclusive package which we thought was great value. Loved the small resort feeling and friendly staff. Having access to the sister beach resort was a great feature however we always enjoyed coming back home to Samsara to have an incredible view of the sunset. Snorkeling around the cliffs is one of the highlights. The food was tasty however more variety would have been nice. The standard rooms are dated and on the small side for a family of four. Bathrooms need more counter space as well. The hotel doesn’t supply beach towels. Overall a beautiful property which surpassed our expectations.

Quiet Cliff-side Escape
Jody H,
Sun Apr 08 12:22:41 EDT 2018
If you are looking for a North American 5-star retreat, this is not the place for you. BUT, this quiet all-inclusive is a treat for those seeking a rest-filled, laid-back stay in Negril. With approximately 50 rooms, it is an ideal location to find a lounge chair, read, dip in the pool or snorkel off the cliff edge. The food is down-home Jamaica cooking and filling. The staff are friendly, caring and want nothing but the best for you. Accommodations are a little dated but the resort is clean and well-kept. If you'd like to visit the beach, a shuttle runs daily to the sister property, Legends. Day tours can be arranged also. Definitely a place to consider staying!

Paradise in Negril
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Sat Apr 07 05:53:06 EDT 2018
We stayed at Samsara Cliff resort in 2017. All inclusive as a couple. Very quiet and peaceful environment. We stayed ocean side(the upgrade is worth it) in a cabin with a porch and comfortable king size bed. Lovely and rustic. If you are looking for a five star this is not your place. But if you are looking for good cliff jumping, snorkeling and a safe place to chill away from the Seven Mile strip then this is your place. The food was good. Authentic Jamaican mixed with some tourist food. Not a huge selection but it is a small resort. Never hungry and always found something to eat. Most staff expected tips and if not given were not pleasant but it was not everyone. The room was always clean and although at times water was limited you could always get a warm shower. The shuttle to the beach was perfect on days you wanted to eat and hang at their sister resort Legends...but we much preferred our oasis on the cliffs. You can walk to the centre of town or to Rick's cafe...just becareful of the traffic, can be quite dangerous on the cliffs. The views from our room were amazing and I could enjoy my tea on my porch watching the fisherman coming back from their morning jaunts. We also met a great local guide in Thunder who drove us up to Orange hill and about to show us some local places. All in all, a great stay again in Jamaica. Always feels like my second home!

fantastic!!!
kendwilcox, Lone Butte, Canada
Wed Apr 04 20:31:18 EDT 2018
staff so great we hated to leave!!! first time to jamaica and not our last everyone so friendly in and out of resort but in the resort feels like home with better weather we miss all our new jamaican fiends so much can't wait to return ken & vera

Overall a great experience
Dorisj64, Fanwood, New Jersey
Wed Apr 04 11:41:55 EDT 2018
The location is what this place is all about. It is a gorgeous setting on the cliffs. My family of 4 including two teens loved jumping from the cliffs and snorkeling all around it. Some days the jumping was limited due to the ocean waves being too powerful but most days it was fine. Our room was an octagon shape on the ocean side with a king bed and a double bed. We requested a cot for my teen son and it was there waiting for us. The cot was not great but it did the job. The room was spacious enough for us. The rooms are not fancy but adequate. The bathroom was pretty big but dated. Every day we had to request bath towels as often none were left in the room or only two which is strange when you have 4 people. Often we had to wait for towels which was a pain. We only got breakfast included and the breakfasts were very good and coffee was always available when we got up. The food for lunch and dinner was just ok. It was Jamaican style food which some we liked and some we didn't and a lot of it was unhealthy (fried etc.). We ate out for most meals. Also all drinks are served in small Styrofoam or plastic cups. The cocktails are small for the price. Some of the staff were quite polite and kind but a few stood out as unfriendly and seemed to be rather unhappy doing their job such as the female bartender during the day and the woman who cooked the eggs in the morning. I don't appreciate poor service and especially a bad attitude when I am on vacation. Staff at a resort such as this should always be aiming to have excellent customer service. The maid was lovely as well as some of the other restaurant staff. I also wished we could have walked more places but the road is right outside and the cars whiz by with little room for pedestrians. All in all this resort met our needs but it could definitely use some updating. The lounge chairs outside are rusted and falling apart. The price is family friendly.



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