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Hermitage Bay
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Reviewed 26 February 2013

We spent five days at the resort and loved every second of it. We loved how small it was and quiet and how nothing ever seemed crowded. We had a beach cottage--the front one--the last one and it was ideal. Orginally we were bummed we could not get a cottage with plunge pool but there were booked and as it turned out--the beach cottage was better for us. We were 40 feet from our chaise lounge chairs (we had the same ones every day) and we could hear the water and the room opens up with these large floor to cieling doors and it was lovely and bc we were the last cottage--it was very private. We also loved how we were close to dining and didn't have to trek up the stone stairs which are a hike. Food and wine were great--good selection and menu changed daily. They lacked on bar type food at cocktail hour--really don't offer much even though they say they do. That was a miss. We like to have a light app or snack of some sort. We would go again and again. If you do beach cottage, ask for beach front bc there are other cottages that are behind the beach front. Cottage 15 is what we had.

Room Tip: Beach front cottage 15. I think the rooms with pools are a hike down and the stairs are not easy to ascend and I am a young and healthy person. As nice as the plunge pool is the people we spoke to said it was pain coming up and down.
  • Stayed: February 2013, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank marathon8
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Reviewed 25 February 2013

After lots of research, we chose this resort to take a long deserved vacation. We were looking for a private plunge pool with a great view. The room did not disappoint. The plunge pool was great although not heated. Ours was in direct sun which warmed it up in the afternoon. The room was well designed with great views and refreshing airflow. Our room was very private (#33).
The minibar was stocked everyday. You can make certain requests and they usually are able to accommodate them, i.e. Red Stripe and champagne. They give you a slip at breakfast in order to request refills of the minibar. The walk between the restaurant and room was not too bad. Definitely bring a small flashlight for the evening (a weak one was provided). They do provide insect repellent but you might want to bring some more. Wireless internet was available throughout the resort. It was definitely a stronger signal near the restaurant compared to the room.
The food was very good. We were initially worried about food quality when booking this resort as it is all-inclusive and there is only one restaurant. There was always a variety of foods on the menu. The wife and I do not eat seafood but there were plenty of choices. The dinners were unique and tasty. When we were there, they were including French champagne in the all inclusive list, Nicolas-Feuillattee.
The best part of the resort besides the location was the staff. They were very helpful and always pleasant.
The one downside of the trip was not the resort's fault. The beach is a public. Throughout Saturday night and through the day on Sunday, the locals were having a beach party. They had a generator powering a sound system playing very loud music. The resort called the police but the police were ineffective. Again, not the resort's fault. I would think that the police would be able to control the noise level as tourism is Antigua's #1 source of revenue...that's just our opinion, though.
The spa could use some upgrading. Again, the staff was very nice and capable but it would be nice to have professional pedicure chairs.
Overall, we would return to the resort. We thought it was a better value than Jade Mountain.
We found a great price on booking.com.

Room Tip: #33 is a great room. Private.
  • Stayed: February 2013, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank Divination
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Reviewed 4 February 2013

We celebrated our 20 year anniversary at this special gem of a resort. It is small, private, intimate setting. A wonderful arena to reconnect. We were in #39. It was on the hillside (I had read previous reviews and was worried about the walk but it wasn't bad) but it had a private pool which was divine. We were greated upon arrival at airport and shuttled to resort. At resort we were greated with Mojito's and the sound of waves lapping the sand. The food was better than expected. It is not a 5* dining experience but the food was more than acceptable. The service was a tad slow, we attributed this to the same service team serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. And the pace of the island is a little slower. If you are looking for a cookie cutter, big box hotel experience, you will not be happy. This for a seasoned traveler and/or someone who can appreciate the best another culture has to offer. Please consider all reviews before weighing too much on the negative reviews. We would go back in a heartbeat. We have been all over the world and this was a truly memorable trip. We loved it.

Room Tip: If able, select a hillside room with a pool. The walk will be worth it.
  • Stayed: October 2012, travelled as a couple
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7  Thank gritgirldery
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Reviewed 1 February 2013

Hermitage Bay is an excellent resort, great destination, with a relaxing atmosphere. Loved the layout of the property and the suites, and especially the plunge pools, and baliense beds. Saw many falling stars from here! Service was great, the food spectacular, even the champagne was really good. This is an excellent choice for a honeymoon, romantic getaway, or a much needed respite. The only downside, is its too dark in the bathroom & they need lighted make up mirrors for the ladies.

  • Stayed: January 2013, travelled with friends
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5  Thank CasperBurger
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Reviewed 29 January 2013

I assume this place caters to honeymoon packages - people who haven't traveled much & who pay much less than we did for this place as part of a package. But if you pay what we did on their website you will feel truly ripped off.

The setting is gorgeous, the beach is pretty and it could be a marvelous boutique property. But that it is not. It suffers from poor design. All of the rooms are on top of each other. We had a room with the spa on one side, the maid quarters behind a palm tree in front of us which is where motorized vehicles congregated, revved their motors and the maids chatted loudly early in the morning. And behind us was the next villa where the balcony overlooked our outdoor shower (which I might add is the ONLY shower & is very poorly lit if you plan to shower after dark...)

The room is VERY dark,the safe is on the floor, you can choose between bugs or ac or light because the shutter screens are very klugey and don't let in light - or you can just let in the bugs. We saw a moth the size of my hand fluttering outside our door.

It is all inclusive but if you come to the bar you may have to wait for the help to stop talking to each other before they and if they pay attention to you.

The food is good but nothing special - rather bland in fact. There is a following it seems here of elderly folks & honeymooners but anyone who travels much will find this a very poor value for the money. Nice beach, mediocre food, poor service & the rooms are poorly designed. Depends what you like and what your reference points are.

Room Tip: Maybe the top villa is nice but they're still all on top of each other. People on their balcony overlook your shower and or "private" pool
  • Stayed: January 2013, travelled as a couple
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9  Thank bigtimetraveller1111
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