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Hermitage Bay

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Leicester, United Kingdom
HOTEL’S FAVOURITE REVIEW
Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I fell in love with this hotel and will definitely return. We picked Hermitage Bay on the recommendation of some friends who had been and said it was small, friendly and the food was superb - how right they were. The staff are amazing - so helpful and friendly - they can't do enough for you. That...

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Andy T, Owner at Hermitage Bay, responded to this review

Dear Lynn186334 Thank you for taking the time to post a review. I was delighted to hear that you came on the recommendation of friends who had stayed. Despite the modern age of internet connectivity and social media, including TripAdvisor of course, we are finding that word of mouth still has the most powerful impact on our bookings so do...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

In this day and age of TripAdvisor, Yelp, Facebook, etc., and the instant access to reviews, pictures, and commentary, it is very rare that you are surprised by somewhere that you visit. You read the reviews of Hermitage Bay and you think "Can the food really be that good? Can the people working there really be that great? Can the...

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Andy T, Owner at Hermitage Bay, responded to this review

Dear Ted L Thank you for your review and great subject line. I was delighted to read it in its entirety because you seem to recognise many of the areas on which we have focussed our attention. We all hope to be welcoming you back soon. With kind regards Andy Thesen

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I traveled to Hermitage Bay for our honeymoon based on a recommendation from a friend. We had seen pictures from their trip as well as read the reviews on TripAdvisor in anticipation of the trip. We can personally tell you that it was better than we even imagined! We had a flight delay and missed connection on...

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Andy T, Owner at Hermitage Bay, responded to this review

Dear chadd714 Thank you very much for your review. It was interesting to hear that you are a fan of Ting and we were able to get some for you. When can we expect you both back? Best wishes Andy

Dorset, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful place - such a fabulous hotel and spa. The staff are absolutely charming and so friendly - nothing is too much trouble. A sailing day out on Cat Tales II was wonderful too - Wonderful owners, great lunch and amazing snorkelling!

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Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our every need was anticipated and satisfied. I love each of the staff members we were lucky enough to have met. Vera! Linda! Kempton! Chef! Stony! Roslyn! Goron! Koshane! Just to name a few. Love you all! Thank you for a fabulous week. This is the spot to get away, relax, have fun! Reconnect! Eat and feel healthy. The Spa...

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Dear Christina Chiai... R Thank you for your succinct review. My response is likewise. Regards Andy

Reviewed 1 week ago

All staff were absolutely wonderful...anything you wanted they would bring with a smile and an "it's my pleasure". I would definitely return to this resort. Best vacation yet. I would definitely classify this a 5 star resort.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Could not have asked for a better place to spend our 25th Anniversary--fabulous food, room, amenities, staff--totally top notch. Worth every penny and hope we are able to visit again! As for people who say the meals take too long--first of all, so what--what else do you have to do? And secondly the food is prepared fresh for each order....

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visit was to restore my depleted energy and I was cosseted from the moment I entered the airport building until I left to come home fully refreshed. Nothing is too much to ask at this unique resort where the accommodation allows privacy and the ability to commune with nature, the staff are both professional and friendly and the food delicious.

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Andy T, Owner at Hermitage Bay, responded to this review

Dear 605chrissiey I am delighted that you came to recharge and it worked. From the inception of Hermitage Bay we always wanted it to be a place to relax and rejuvenate. I'm so glad it worked for you as it has for many others. With kind regards Andy

wales
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a lovely secluded boutique hotel. Service could not be faulted. Friendly and helpful. Cocktails were great and quickly made. Excellent choice of premium spirits and wines with the all inclusive. Menu changed every night. Dinner was fine dining style and delicious. Could be a bit more spicy for my tastes but has to suit all. Deserts were lovely but...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Will do a full review after holiday completes. We checked in yesterday and so far the resort seems very nice but I would not recommend paying the extra for the hillside rooms for the views unless you can get a high up the hill room. I've attached a photo, nice view but not quite the panoramic view of the Caribbean...

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Andy T, Owner at Hermitage Bay, responded to this review

Dear Denise B I was disappointed to see that you posted this review before talking to anyone in the hotel about your concerns. As i understand it, the day after your arrival you were moved to another suite. I do hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay. Best wishes Andy Thesen

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Concierge
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
~ Conde Nast Traveler 2017 & 2016 Gold List Winner ~ The quiet, independently owned Hermitage Bay is comprised of just 30 luxury cottages so that "even at its busiest, the place seems remote and quaint." Whether visiting for the first time or returning as a friend, you'll enjoy a welcome familiarity and "sensation of belonging" from the moment you arrive. Tucked into a beautiful bay in one of the most secluded corners of Antigua, it is perfect for those seeking to escape the hustle and bustle of city life. Spanning 16 acres of lush tropical gardens, our eco-chic, luxury hotel provides all the comforts of a 5 star resort without compromising the natural habitat that thrives around it. Our open-air facilities, extensive beach and detached rooms allow you to unwind in isolated luxury. Each of the 7 Beachfront and 3 Garden Suites features a spacious split level lounge and patio, while the large wrap-around decks and private plunge pools of the 17 Hillside Pool Suites afford the added luxury of soaking up the Caribbean sun from the privacy of your own sun bathing deck. Whether enjoying lunch by the pool, dining in the beachfront restaurant, or having breakfast in bed, every meal feels privately catered. The menus change daily and feature freshly squeezed local juices, locally grown produce, and organic ingredients. At Hermitage Bay, all dishes are prepared to order, special requests are encouraged, and we are always happy to help with dietary requirements. Non-motorised water sports are included and a shuttle service to and from town and Shirley Heights is available for an additional charge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hermitage Bay

Address: Jennings New Extension, Saint Mary's, Antigua
Region: Caribbean > Antigua and Barbuda > Antigua > Saint Mary's
Price Range: £775 - £1,402 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
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Also Known As:
Hermitage Bay Hotel St. John`s
Hermitage Bay St Johns
Hermitage Bay Antigua
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Saint Mary's
#1 Green Hotel in Saint Mary's
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Saint Mary's
#1 Spa Hotel in Saint Mary's
#1 Romantic Hotel in Saint Mary's
#4 Family Hotel in Saint Mary's
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“Hillside suites provide the best views and a plunge pool. Beach front suites are a wonderful option as well.”
428tedl, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“We had a suite (30) up on the hill - fab view!”
katherinecarr2, 15 May 2017 | Read review
“Beach front best but lots of garden rooms only slightly less view. Hillside rooms further away with a plunge pool.”
sazoscar, 1 May 2017 | Read review
“Get the beachfront suite.. It is worth it :-)”
neo161, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Book a villa on hill We had villa 36”
K6149EGcindys, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
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