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Phoenix, Xanadu or Victoria House

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Phoenix, Xanadu or Victoria House

Hi all, planning a trip to AC this summer and am trying to pick the best place to stay. We're looking for nice rooms and we'd like to be within walking/bike distance of restaurants and shops.

The Phoenix looks great but I was also wondering about Xanadu and Victoria House. Any pros and cons for these places? Thanks!

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1. Re: Phoenix, Xanadu or Victoria House

All great choices. Not sure if you are a couple or family, but if you are on your honeymoon, check out the Tower Suite at VH!

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2. Re: Phoenix, Xanadu or Victoria House

Tough call, although I consider both Victoria House and the Phoenix a notch above Xanadu.

The Phoenix is easily walkable to all the restaurants/bars/shopping downtown. Victoria House is about two miles south of town. Xanadu is a mile south.

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3. Re: Phoenix, Xanadu or Victoria House

I agree all great choices.

What month are you planning to come? Lobsterfest is in June.

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4. Re: Phoenix, Xanadu or Victoria House

Thanks all for the responses. We are coming in August (not the best month, I know, but the only one that works with our schedule.) Just my husband and me - first trip without the baby!

Online, I liked the looks of Phoenix more than Victoria House, but I keep reading rave reviews for VH. Choices choices!

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5. Re: Phoenix, Xanadu or Victoria House

The Phoenix has just been rated as the #1 hotel in the world by tripadvisor... tripadvisor.com/TravelersChoice-Hotels-cTop2… Availability may quickly become an issue so if you like the looks of it, I think you should book it asap.

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6. Re: Phoenix, Xanadu or Victoria House

The Phoenix is almost new, hasn't been open all that many years. High end, luxury condos. Beautiful pool area. I've eaten at the restaurant for lunch, it was good. No real beach though, there's a sea wall.

Victoria House is more spread out. Several pools, even some areas of lawn. It has sort of a British plantation feel. Part of the property has a sea wall, part is a beach.

I guess it depends what sort of property you're interested in, and whether you want to be two miles from town.

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