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Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Exceeded our expectations in terms of value for the price. Staff was very friendly & good & place seemed well-managed. Our superior ocean side room looked just like the photos. It was very spacious & clean. Not sure if all oceanside rooms have ocean views or not, but our 2nd floor room had a great view across resort out to...

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Holly_SamsaraLegends, Social Media at Samsara Cliffs Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your stay at Samsara as well as your insights and comments on our sister hotel Legends. It is nice to know that you enjoyed your Ocean View room and the quiet atmosphere of Samsara while taking advantage of Legends with their beach front view and more vibrant night life. We appreciate your staying with...

Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband and I stayed for a short 4 night trip at Samsara Cliffs Resort in January 2017. We stayed in one of the pillar rooms and took advantage of the all inclusive package. Good: The hotel is a great location with great cliffs to jump off at various levels up to about 15 feet. We did a lot of...

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Holly_SamsaraLegends, Social Media at Samsara Cliffs Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review letting us know that you enjoyed your four night stay in one of our Pillar Houses. As a family owned and operated boutique hotel it is very important to us that our guests enjoy their stay and it means a lot to hear that you appreciate the friendliness of the staff, our fantastic cliffside...

Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We didn't stay at Samsara this trip but as we were close by we did visit their amenities and used their on site dive shop. Nice and clean resort. Food is reasonable at the bar and ciao Jamaica as always is amazing. I really just wanted to give a shout out to the gift store. Great prices, better than the...

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Holly_SamsaraLegends, Social Media at Samsara Cliffs Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let our staff know how much you appreciated how friendly and helpful they were when you stopped by Samsara. We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your day with us using our dive shop as well as the gift store. We hope you had a delightful vacation in Negril and hope...

Gonzales, Texas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband saw this place online last year and we knew we had to try it even with reviews being up and down. This was our first non-AI and our first cliff stay. We traveled with our sons 11 and 12 and upgraded to superior king cottage to get 2 beds. ($383 for 2 nights.) Check in took at least...

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Holly_SamsaraLegends, Social Media at Samsara Cliffs Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing the two days you and your family spent with us at Samsara enjoying the wonderfully relaxing atmosphere. It sounds like everyone in your family enjoyed the many options available during your stay, from our fantastic snorkeling and cliff diving to the wonderful experience of trying the local cuisine. We appreciate receiving feedback from our guests and...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I arrived to Legends to celebrate my birthday on the beach. At first glance I was disappointed with the older looking grounds and rooms. After a short walk on the beach, I could see that neighboring properties on 7 mile beach are about the same. I had to remind myself of how the elements of sand, sun, water can quickly...

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Holly_SamsaraLegends, Social Media at Samsara Cliffs Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review of the time you spent with us at Samsara and Legends. We believe that our employees are one of our greatest assets and are pleased to hear that they went out of their way to accommodate your preferences in rooms and locations. It sounds like you enjoyed the unique beauty of not only the...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Second visit to Samsara. Returning felt like coming home, the staff were so friendly, caring and helpful. Being on the Negril cliffs was beautiful, serene and fun. Best place to jump in and snorkel or scuba! Great food made with love by Georgia! Felt safe thanks to Rowan, Peter & Peter. Lovely grounds well kept by Melvin. Miss the smiles...

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Holly_SamsaraLegends, Social Media at Samsara Cliffs Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review letting us know that you thoroughly enjoyed your second visit with us at Samsara. Our staff will be delighted to hear that the work they do and their friendly demeanor helped make your stay memorable. It gives us great pleasure to know that you appreciated not only the great snorkeling and cliff jumping, but the...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing time here! We were worried about it at first from a review from a few years ago...but we couldn't have been happier. From the staff (front desk, drivers, servers and bartenders) making us feel super comfortable and helping us with anything and everything and the amazingggg food . To the beautiful landscape of the location and...

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Holly_SamsaraLegends, Social Media at Samsara Cliffs Resort, responded to this review

We love hearing back from our guests and are delighted to know that you had such a wonderful time staying at Samsara. As a family owned boutique hotel we take great joy in providing a beautiful and quiet retreat for our guests, as well as a staff that thrives on providing exceptional and friendly customer service. It was our privilege...

Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 13 December 2016

yes it isn't a 5 star but was so well worth it...first time in Jamaica and all I can say is I had so much fun and enjoyed every minute!!!! could use some updates and some fresh paint......overall had a great time!!!

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Holly_SamsaraLegends, Guest Relations Manager at Samsara Cliffs Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your candid review. You’re right, we are not a 5-star resort but then we aren’t trying to be! We just want to help ordinary people have great vacations on a budget, and it sounds like we succeeded for you. We are so happy you had a great time, and don’t forget to use your 10% returning guest...

Ucluelet, Canada
Reviewed 12 December 2016

We spent 2 weeks at Samsara mainly because of the relative seclusion compared to the majority of beachfront resorts. The bonus was that when the seas were a bit bumpier for snorkeling off the cliffs we could hop the free shuttle to Legends. Our driver Omar was awesome. Super friendly, funny guy. Informative as to where we could go for...

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Holly_SamsaraLegends, Guest Relations Manager at Samsara Cliffs Resort, responded to this review

What a lovely review you wrote for us! Thank you so much, and we are so glad to know that you were happy staying at Samsara for two weeks. Our complimentary shuttle to the beach is a great perk, and our drivers are a wonderful source of local information. Good for you for taking advantage of this often-overlooked amenity! That’s...

Cornwall, Canada
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

A nice basic hotel, good value. Beautiful location, good snorkelling, plentiful hot water, clean rooms and comfortable beds. Perfect for someone who can enjoy a quiet location and enjoy the views. Bring your own towels and toiletries. Staff were friendly and courteous.

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Holly_SamsaraLegends, Guest Relations Manager at Samsara Cliffs Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your review of Samsara and your compliment to our staff. Hopefully you got to see the solar water heaters on the roofs, because that’s how we achieve plentiful hot water...Not too difficult in the tropics! We’re so glad you enjoyed your stay and we hope you take advantage of the 10% returning...

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Additional Information about Samsara Cliffs Resort

Address: Norman Manley Blvd, Negril, Jamaica
Region: Caribbean > Jamaica > Westmoreland Parish > Negril
Price Range: ₹ 5,598 - ₹ 14,199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Samsara Cliffs Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 50
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Also Known As:
Samsara Cliffs Hotel Negril
Samsara Hotel Jamaica
Samsara Cliffs Negril
Samsara Cliff Resort
Hotel Style:
#15 Spa Hotel in Negril
#18 On the Beach Hotel in Negril
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“Very quiet in the garden area.”
 of 5 bubbles UkeeKevin, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“sea view room”
 of 5 bubbles nkzw1, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Hotel rooms, on the east side, upper storey, are comfy and offer a great view of Negril's amazing westerly sea sunsets”
 of 5 bubbles ThomERyan, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ocean view deluxe suites had an amazing view”
 of 5 bubbles BethCalgary, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“ask for sea vieuw rooms or house.”
 of 5 bubbles dannyv695, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
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