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Tensing Pen Resort

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Being on the cliffs of negril is magical and the vibe is just so relaxing. Really recommend the massage by the ocean. They do a great job. Malcolm impressed me in the dining hall. Rooms are little dated and could use some renewing imo. Overall I was happy with my stay.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Over the past 15 years we have visited Tensing Pen at least 1/2 dozen times, I have remained reluctant to write a review....only because we would love to keep Tensing a secret. But when there's a place so special, you want to tell everyone! From the stunning property, to the amazing sunsets and everything in between you cannot go wrong....

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The property is stunning and quaint. The folks who work here truly enjoy their jobs and are so happy and kind. I had such lovely conversations with my fellow guests. Thank you all for your friendship! I truly cannot say one thing I'd change about this place.

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Return visit to Tensing Pen after finding it accidentally 4 years ago - and it did not disappoint! Same relaxed atmosphere, views from all areas of the resort are amazing and the staff is so accommodating that you never want to leave. It's a small resort so you get know the other guests and staff and you feel right at...

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Anne-Marie P, Guest Relations Manager at Tensing Pen Resort, responded to this review

Dear roxyburl, What a pleasure to read your heartfelt review on TripAdvisor, thank you for taking the time to post it! Our staff is made up of wonderful and caring individuals who take great pride in treating our guests like family. Glad you enjoyed Tensing Pen, the Lodge Restaurant, its amenities and our fabulous people! Hope to see you back...

Washington DC
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second trip to Tensing and we loved it. We enjoy that it is laid back, quiet, well kept. We stayed in the Cove Cottage this trip and loved hearing the sound of the ocean crash into the cove all night long. Our bed was very comfortable and the option to turn on the AC was a bonus....

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Anne-Marie P, Guest Relations Manager at Tensing Pen Resort, responded to this review

Dear Beazy, We appreciate you taking the time to post such a nice review of Tensing Pen on TripAdvisor. Thank you for being a loyal guest. It's always a pleasure to welcome you here, we are happy you enjoy the Cove Cottage, the grounds and the food at the Lodge. We hope to see you again soon at your second...

San Fernando, Trinidad
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in the long house with a pristine view of the ocean !friendly staff and quiet resort yet close enough to many other offsite action if you so desire.Definitely plan to return!Love the cliff view and the natural look of all the bungalows and cottages and the bridge jump is a must when u visit!

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Anne-Marie P, Guest Relations Manager at Tensing Pen Resort, responded to this review

Dear Juliette B. Thank you for this great review of Tensing Pen. We are so glad you chose to stay with us. The Long House is such a lovely choice for 2 or 3 couples, and it seems you had a good time, since you jumped off the bridge :) We look forward to welcoming you again to Tensing Pen,...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great spot to get away from it all. Up on the cliffs, the swimming and cliff jumping was paired wonderfully with the sunbathing and pampering. Friendly staff, great meals, unbelievable views, comfortable accommodations. Just wish we stayed longer. We would recommend for couples who like to unplug.

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Anne-Marie P, Guest Relations Manager at Tensing Pen Resort, responded to this review

Dear Thomas, We couldn't have said it better! Thank you for taking the time to give us such a lovely review. We hope to have the pleasure of hosting you again. Till then, stay well. One Love!

Plymouth, Michigan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband booked our trip to Tensing Pen Resort. I wasn't sure what to expect on our drive from Montego Bay to Negril. We passed many all inclusive resorts and I was hoping our accommodations would be as nice. When we pulled up to Tensing Pen I was thrilled!!! This Boutique style hotel exceeded my expectations. The rooms and the...

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Anne-Marie P, Guest Relations Manager at Tensing Pen Resort, responded to this review

Dear Nielson926, Thank you for posting such a heart-warming review of Tensing Pen! We are happy to have exceeded your expectations. Tensing Pen is, as you put it, the ultimate romantic getaway. As for the water pressure, we are almost done fixing this issue. Hope to see you again soon. One Love, The Tensing Pen family

boston
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't hesitate just go. This is my fifth time staying here and look forward to many more. The staff really makes this place special. The ladies at check in get you set up in seconds, real professional. Keno and Rasheen at the pool are great to hang and talk with. Razor (Sheldon) at the bar keeps you laughing and the...

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Anne-Marie P, Guest Relations Manager at Tensing Pen Resort, responded to this review

Dear Jar77, Thank you for the lovely review you left us on TripAdvisor! We are grateful you took the time to post it. We are pleased our amenities and our staff (thanks for naming them!) met your expectations. Tensing Pen is blessed to have staff that treat guests like family, and we are happy you felt the warmth of the...

cleveland ohio
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just returned from our 10th visit to Tensing Pen. Everything about our visit was perfect. We are always welcomed back so warmly by the wonderful staff, from housekeeping to kitchen and wait staff, bartenders and the office staff. The lifeguards, pool staff, groundskeepers etc. are as gracious and accommodating as possible. The food gets more delicious every year,...

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Anne-Marie P, Guest Relations Manager at Tensing Pen Resort, responded to this review

Dear Nancsign5, Thank you for your kind words, Nancy! It has been our pleasure to welcome you at Tensing Pen, year after year. We are lucky to have such loyal guests, and hope you felt like you were back in your "second home" when you stayed with us....And as Leroy says when he places the food in front of you:...

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the West End of Negril, Jamaica in its own private cove, Tensing Pen is the ultimate destination for the discerning traveler offering a unique collection of beautiful hand-carved wood, thatch and cut stone cottages of varying sizes for the ultimate secluded and relaxing vacation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tensing Pen Resort

Address: West End Road, Negril, Jamaica
Region: Caribbean > Jamaica > Westmoreland Parish > Negril
Price Range: $184 - $587 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Tensing Pen Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 23
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Also Known As:
Tensing Pen Hotel Negril
Tensing Pen Negril
Tensing Pen Jamaica
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#5 Spa Hotel in Negril
#6 Romantic Hotel in Negril
#9 Family Hotel in Negril
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“Not all rooms are air conditioned so book early if that is a requirement. Some are also close to the road so noise could be an issue.”
 of 5 bubbles roxyburl, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All of the rooms are great.”
 of 5 bubbles Beazy, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“You can't go wrong. Biggest decision is outdoor or indoor shower and king or queen bed.”
 of 5 bubbles nancsign5, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are unique and special.”
 of 5 bubbles SOAVeitch, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The pillar houses seemed the coolest.”
 of 5 bubbles Lucy_Wanderlust, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
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