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The Waterfront Hostel
Reviewed 28 September 2011

Stater here in off season and had the while place to myself. The couple running it all are so nice!

Everything was clean and in order, great value! Hopefully I'll be there in high season someday. The bar at the terrace is great.

  • Stayed: June 2011
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Reviewed 17 January 2011

I stayed here this month for 10 nights and would highly recommend it to anyone who wants to avoid hotel complexes. Rooms are clean and have a shower and (most importantly) fans and mozzie nets, as well as free Wifi throughout the hostel (though signal's strongest in the bar ;) ) Dennis and Jules who run it are so nice and relaxed, the food is decent but cheap, and it's about 5 minutes walk to the bars and restaurants of Falmouth or English harbour (where you'll most likely see Dennis and Jules on a Friday night!). Also about 15 minutes walk from Pigeon Beach, and has a beautiful view of the sunset from the veranda/bar area. Can't recommend it highly enough. Only one point to note and that's that there's not yet any hot water (Dennis needs to find a tank) but with the temperatures in Antigua being what they are, I found it not to be a problem and actually quite welcome (especially in the event of sunburn!).

  • Stayed: January 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 4 May 2010

Stayed for one night only as had to come back to the uk but boyfriend stayed for nearly a week. What a lovely place, beautiful view to the harbour, very close to all the restaurants and cheap too. Only negative is the noise from the next door (radio on from 5am) but certainly theres nothing to do with the owners. Will go back not a question.

  • Stayed: April 2010, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 15 March 2009

I had not been to Antigua for 10 years and could not wait to go back. My standards are pretty high so I was very happy to find this bright and cheery hostel overlooking the bay. Julia and Denis are the owners and they made me feel right at home. They have a little bar on the patio serving light meals and drinks, with hammocks, tables, internet / WiFi and the cutest little cat. I found the local yoga classes, walking excursions and massages an added luxury. It has a very chilled out colorful atmosphere and was exactly what I was looking for. Would have to also add that it is a good place to stay if you are looking to work on a yacht.

  • Stayed: February 2009, travelled solo
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Reviewed 12 November 2008

stayed at the waterfront hostel for 5 nights. had an awesome stay, the couple that run the hostel are really nice and will go out of their way to ensure you have a good stay. when i stayed there there was only three of us as the season hadn't started yet. fan, sink and shower in room which slept three. room was plently cool enough with just a fan. free wi-fi was a bonus. overall had a fantastic stay and will definatly return

  • Stayed: October 2008, travelled solo
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1  Thank jp182
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Reviewed 1 July 2008

Been to Antigua for a week out of the high season, when everything is almost shut and the Island offer the real Caribbean Life. Stayed at the Waterfront Hostel, a 10 room place with nice rooms with shower and shared facilities. The place offers cooking areas, fridge for your beers and a nice and relaxing atmosphere... the patio is directly on the harbour with palm trees and a sea view to die for.... wi-fi and with my little mac I skyped friends at home, absolutely fan-ta-stic !!!

Denis & Julia, the owners are very friendly and kind, there was only two of us staying there and the last night they invited us to have a BBQ at their place up on the hill... I never had a similar experience no where in the world..

If you want to go to the Caribbeans, and want an absolute taste of real life, you MUST hit Antigua and stay at the Waterfron, from $40 a night for a single up to $80 for a triple, you will have enough spare money to drink it up on the beach... and by the way... it seems that Denis is building a little bar on the patio terrace..... even better ;-)

  • Stayed: June 2008, travelled solo
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3  Thank rastanat
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Reviewed 25 September 2013
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  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Address: The Compton Building | Dockyard Drive, English Harbour, Antigua
Region: Caribbean > Antigua and Barbuda > Antigua > Saint Paul Parish > English Harbour
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Ranked #2 of 7 Speciality Lodging in English Harbour
Price Range: £30 - £45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13

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