We stayed for a 5 day break & very much enjoyed the hotel and the very friendly staff. The hotel has been very recently refurbished & the rooms are smart & comfortable. There is no fridge in the room, which we felt should be provided, but if you ask for fresh milk it will be provided - although one staff member did try & charge us £1 for it!
We ate in the Restaurant on our first night - bad move. The restaurant is quite pretentious & doesn't exactly encourage you to relax, but the food definately isn't up to 4* standards. The mix of ingredients was a little bizarre - my turbot arrived with undrained spinnach which made the whole plate watery, & it was sprinkled with diced red peppers & fried vegetable crisps! We sent both puddings back - the peach tart pastry was raw, & my chocolate terrine was stale & tasteless - not what I expected from an expensive meal! We left the restaurant shortly after that - the staff were not exactly apologetic!
The hotel didn't charge us for the puddings but we still ended up paying over £70 for a very poor meal - I wasn't exactly happy about that but the lady on reception told me she was the chefs girlfriend - not exactly impartial although she was very friendly. I didn't feel able to push the matter further with her.
The terrace bar, grounds & pool facilities are very nice & well maintained.
There is a bus stop into town just outside the hotel, & it's easy to get around the island by bus - but the buses do stop running about 7.30pm so eating out means you either eat early or you drive - there are lots of good restaurants in town - we liked Christies.
The hotel gives you lots of tourist info but nothing about good pubs/food - I guess they want you to eat there. There is also a good chinese take-away 100yds to the left of the hotel entrance.
I did suggest that they could have more info available about local events - the staff didn't know about any of the easter events & we stumbled onto those that we found.
The breakfast in bed was good & delivered promptly, & the buffet breakfast & dining room was good - but with some bizarre background music playing - Demis Rousos & Celine Dion!
Overall - good facilities & comfy room - but awkward to get anywhere in the evening without driving, & with a poor & expensive restaurant.
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- St Pierre Park Hotel, Spa and Golf Resort is dedicated to providing our guests with warm and genuine hospitality. Located in 35 acres of stunning grounds just 1 mile from St Peter Port, it is the one of the most well equipped hotels in Guernsey for business events and conferences. The hotel also offers a variety of dining options, top spa treatments and one of only three golf courses on the island. ... more less
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