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. 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
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

OTHER INFO
Complimentary Wifi throughout the entire resort.
Safety deposit box for an additional fee.
DINING
Hotel Samsara features 2 meal plan options:
No Meals
Inclusive-Optional Inclusive Plan: All meals (buffet), drinks (10am-10pm), and limited watersports.
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
Best boutique hotel for value, location, character and staff!
THEant77,
Mon Nov 19 06:47:17 EST 2018
This is the "go-to" hotel for me and my family in Negril. The small amount of rooms and the large size of the property give you plenty of room to relax and be alone if you want or even get to know the other guests during your stay. The bar is a perfect center setting with the best views and an even better staff. O-Wayne, Marcia and Tina head up the best bar staff around and are part of the reason we keep coming back! The cottages and pillar houses give you the privacy you crave and the hotel portion gives you the value so you can bring the whole family without going broke. We usually go non-inclusive since we like to move around in town and eat/drink other places. However, going all-inclusive at this resort is an amazing deal. The drinks and food are great! Being able to eat and drink right on the cliffs of the most western point of the entire island of Jamaica give you the most amazing views and of course, the best sunsets on the planet!

ONE OF A KIND
Anita T, Cleveland, Ohio
Mon Nov 12 12:30:24 EST 2018
This was my first trip to Jamaica. Our room was a beautiful location overlooking the water! A view you cannot beat! You can jump directly in to the ocean! Fresh coconuts available to you every day! Staff was very gracious and accommodating! We had a small issue with a late night taxi driver suggested by the security guard. Other than that the stay was great! The Room: When first walking in it is a basic room no frills so don't expect any. Remember it's an island so there are no micro-fridges to store anything. The Wifi was spotty but worked over all. (You can't get wi-fi in the ocean and furthermore you're on vacation so unplug). The shower and bathroom could use a few updates due to rust from being on the ocean and a little paint here and there. The beds were actually very comfortable, clean quiet and affordable! Myself and two of my best friends went along it was a wonderful venue to unwind and not too crowded as we do not like the over populated touristy places. The little strip where the hotel sits is a serene slice of peace on earth and worth visiting again! Thanks Samsara!

An enjoyable stay.
pandtab, Edmonton, Canada
Thu Nov 08 08:24:52 EST 2018
Samsara is an older, but lovely 3 star hotel in a beautiful location. We stayed in a garden room and quite liked it. The room was plain, but clean, quite large and equipped with a closet, drawers and a desk. The only bathroom amenity is soap - so bring the rest! We loved the deck out front. We opted for the all inclusive and I'm glad we did. As mentioned in other reviews, it is not so easy to move around in the night without getting a taxi. The food is very good, but the options are extremely limited. Most of the items on the menu were not available or sometimes available, but you had to pay for them. Seems to be a very strange "all inclusive." But the price we payed was excellent so we were mostly fine with things. The pool and sitting areas on the cliff are excellent. We also enjoyed our days at Legends (the sister resort on the beach). The staff at Legends were great. My only real problem with Samsara was with their staff. Most were just fine, but two were almost to the point of being rude. That did put us off and I'm not sure I would return. Other than that, though, it is a lovely place to have a restful getaway.

A solid three star, lovely location
Rob_likes_2_travel, Cochrane, Canada
Mon Nov 05 06:14:15 EST 2018
Lovely location on the cliffs right on the ocean (ladders take your right into the warm water for snorkeling or excursion pickup). We opted out of the all inclusive. Seemed to be limited in options and there are many restaurants near by to choose from. Warning: you can not walk on the road safely, especially at night as they are extremely narrow and traffic is fast. They have a driver who will suggest and take you to activities or restaurants for a small fee. Take a beach towel as they are not available. We were in a superior ocean view. Not fancy but clean and fabulous sunsets. Take a baba to save using one use plastic drinking glasses. I would not suggest taking young children as there are no guard rails on the cliffs. We would recommend and return.

Nice enough
lovedjamaica79, York, Pennsylvania
Wed Oct 31 04:18:01 EDT 2018
Just came home from 3 nights at Samsara. The cliffs are beautiful, but swimming was closed most of the trip due to large waves. The hotel was conveniently located. The rooms could definitely use an update. The beds were very uncomfortable, door did not shut without a huge gap, air conditioner was not as cool as I would have liked and shower head did not work well. Would have loved having a small fridge and coffee maker in our room. We did not do the all inclusive package, but did eat breakfast. Food was good, but the hours were limited. We are all early risers (up at 530 every morning)and were quite disappointed to have to wait until 8 am to get our morning coffee.



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