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“How to relax in perfect suuroundings” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Old Government House Hotel & Spa

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The Old Government House Hotel & Spa
Ranked #2 of 19 Hotels in St Peter Port
Certificate of Excellence
Dursley
1 review
“How to relax in perfect suuroundings”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2010

The whole ambience of this hotel strikes one on entering the reception.The staff have a pride in their hotel and their standard of service reflects this.They will help in any situation and in sorting out bookings or any other service.The Governor's Room Restaurant serves the most exquisite food any is highly recommended. We found the whole Hotel experience relaxing and rewarding.
P.T.Coles

  • Stayed August 2010, travelled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2010

Just like to say what a wonderful time we had on our recent stay at the OGH. The staff were wonderfully attentive. We arrived in the morning , knowing that we would be too early to book into our suite. No problem! We were taken care of. Harry - Guest Relations took us for morning coffee and stayed to chat a while. We had chosen to stay at the OGH for our 35th Wedding Anniversary and the staff in every department of the Hotel made our stay extremely memorable. Nothing was too much trouble and always came with a smile. We will certainly stay there on our next visit.

  • Stayed August 2010, travelled as a couple
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st albans
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2010

Hotel is lovely, very clean and beatifully presented. Facilities are very good and rooms are very well presented. Staff are extremely helpful and the service was excellent for our whole stay.

  • Stayed August 2010, travelled with friends
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2010

Although we had stopped at other Red Carnation hotels before, we had never stopped at the Old Government House in Guernsey. It was an absolute delight and we will readily go back as soon as possible to ensure the excellent standards they have set are being maintained!

We travelled with my 82 year old mother who had one of the refurbished King rooms and we had a suite. My wife loved the room quality and the attentive service of all of the staff. Rarely do you find a hotel where all the staff (without exception) are so obliging and helpful.

We will unreservedly not hesitate to recommend the Old Government House to our friends and business colleagues.

Bryan, Pamela and Mrs N James, Great Barr, Birmingham

  • Stayed August 2010, travelled with family
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Hampshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2010

Tagged a stay in this hotel on the end of a trip to see my sister. Had had a bit of a torrid time on Guernsey with rubbish weather and shredding two tyres on the granite which seems to be lurking on every road!! Fancied a bit of pampering so thought a stay at the OGH hotel would help us go home on a high! When we arrived, the staff could not be more helpful. The Concierge staff were absolutely delightful and my two year old was spoilt rotten and frankly started to turn into a bit of a diva! The hotel itself is beautiful with a real old world charm. It was like stepping back in time and just what I needed after a stressful week. The food in the brasserie was great except we hadn't booked and so had to sit in the lounge area which took the gloss off of it a bit. The highlight for me though was probably the afternoon tea. Gorgeous little cakes and pastries served with a tea of your choice. The sun finally came out on our final day so we got to spend some time in the lovely warm pool and relax on the sun loungers.
The only thing I would do differently next time is maybe request a room that didn't overlook the town. It was quite noisy on the Saturday night with the late night drinkers and there were the crazy Guernsey 4am bin collections which woke us up on both nights!
All in all though we had a fabulous time and are looking forward to a future visit.

  • Stayed August 2010, travelled with family
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2010

Just had a lovely 9 day break in this superb hotel. Excellent service in all counts from very friendly and efficient staff. Food was really good from breakfast to afternoon tea to dinner. Room was spaceous,clean and tastefully furnished with a huge double bed.
My wife and I were celebrating our 41st wedding anniversary and we received a complimentary bottle of champagne with a plate of fresh fruit and chocolate sauce served to us in our room just after we had arrived. A lovely gesture.
If I have one critism it is the limited space round the pool although we always managed to get a sunbed to relax on with a nice cold beer from the bar and enjoy the late afternoon sun after a days sightseeing.

  • Stayed August 2010, travelled as a couple
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2010

Visited Guernsey for the first time and enjoyed it very much.
Stayed at the OGH for the weekend and had a wonderful time. The hotel is beautiful, in excellent condition with very good food. The staff is friendly and helpful. It's obvious they pride themselves on their customer service.
I would recommend a visit to Guernsey but be sure to stay at the OGH.

  • Stayed August 2010, travelled as a couple
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Property: The Old Government House Hotel & Spa
Address: Ann's Place, St Peter Port, St Peter Port GY1 2NU
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Region: United Kingdom > Channel Islands > Guernsey > St Peter Port
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in St Peter Port
#1 Luxury Hotel in St Peter Port
#2 Romantic Hotel in St Peter Port
#4 Business Hotel in St Peter Port
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:5 star — The Old Government House Hotel & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 62
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Set in the heart of Guernsey's capital, St Peter Port, commanding amazing views across the harbour and neighbouring islands. Sea facing rooms with balcony, gourmet dining, luxurious spa and heated outdoor pool make this hotel a destination in itself on this charming island escape. Celebrating 150 years of hospitality in 2008, the hotel offers unrivaled levels of service and a full range of leisure and corporate facilities to the discerning traveller. ... more   less 
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