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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful, special place to go for peace and tranquility. Organic food, amazing meals prepared by a lovely chef trained in New York. Not much in the gift shop - don't forget your toothbrush. Fantastic staff who are clearly well trained.

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Columbus, Georgia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all, I want to explain that this resort is the ORIGINAL reason I elected to begin reviewing locations on TripAdvisor; however, I am leaving this until the end/bottom in order to make this review easier for those — probably most of you — that just want to know about this resort. TOP NOTCH service beginning with ‘pre-stay’ emails...

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Andy T, Owner at Hermitage Bay, responded to this review

Dear Douglas P Thank you for your review. I particularly liked the heading but also read the entire review with great interest. I was intrigued to know whether you found us by reading bad reviews at other resorts or you read our bad reviews and thought they were balanced out by the good ones. I would love to hear more....

Wetumpka
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our son Rob and daughter in law Kelly spent their honeymoon at Hermitage Bay. Their dream was for our family to go back together and experience this beautiful place. All our expectations were met from friendliness of staff to service in all categories. Now our dream is to return one day.. The entire Bannon family

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Andy T, Owner at Hermitage Bay, responded to this review

Dear beckybT5804OM Thank you for your review and kind words. We were delighted to hear that your family came back to experience Hermitage Bay. We look forward to welcoming you all, including some more extended family perhaps, many times in the future. Best wishes for 2017 Andy Thesen

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful location, great food (as in really great) and some of the nicest staff you could come across. Listing their names individually would fill a review so easier to say simply all of them. On our short list of destinations to return to. Thanks for a great stay

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Andy T, Owner at Hermitage Bay, responded to this review

Dear Alexander S Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We all look forward to welcoming you back soon. Best wishes Andy Thesen

Kent
Reviewed 1 week ago

A fantastic place to stay and ideal for a romantic get away from it all break over Xmas and the New Year. Picnic hampers, private beach, nothing is too much trouble. The food, ambience ,scenery and tropical island feel cannot be beaten.

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Andy T, Owner at Hermitage Bay, responded to this review

Dear blueskychaser Thank you for your review. I was delighted that we gave you the full tropical island feel. We look forward to welcoming you back. With kind regards Andy

New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are wondering if all the reviews could be true that this hotel is THAT good- well it is. It's an incredible hotel with beautiful views. The food and service is incredible- it's just perfect. If you like nature and aren't bothered being surrounded by it- birds flying around on the porch, rooms nestled into the jungle- nature sounds...

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Andy T, Owner at Hermitage Bay, responded to this review

Dear elizabethfr Thank you for your review. We love it when our guests really appreciate the natural feel of the hotel. We are looking forward to welcoming you back. Don't stay away too long. Best wishes Andy

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing hotel, luxurious tranquility, food amazing, truly a gem, 5 star and the rest. We stopped in one of the Hillside Suites, i would highly recommend . The private beach is a great thing to do and the staff will put together a picnic hamper for you, so you can chill and enjoy the surroundings.

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Andy T, Owner at Hermitage Bay, responded to this review

Dear kaldy63 Thank you for your review. Although you recommend the Hillside Pool Suites, I would encourage people to check out the suites on the beach too. Maybe a split stay next time? Regards Andy

Caledon, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Never thought I would be so fortunate to have experienced such a wonderful resort. Everything I wanted and more... privacy, food was amazing, staff that looked in your eyes and called you by name. Clean beach, hillside cottage was outstanding!

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Dear Lucille W Thank you for taking the time to give us some feedback. All the staff get to see these reviews and they are a great source of motivation for us all. We do hope to see you back here again soon. With kind regards Andy

Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Five stars just aren't enough. You start by being overwhelmed by the stunning physical beauty of the place, the wonderful rooms, the views of turquoise sea, white sand and green mango trees from your shower and private terrace and end by realising that no matter how amazing the place it is the staff who make this hotel truly exceptional. The...

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Dear hannahgilbert2016 Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We'll make sure all the staff see your feedback. We hope to see you back soon. Regards Andy

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our honeymoon at hermitage bay was a dream! Hermitage bay far exceeded our expectations. The staff and service was too notch from the restaurant, to the water sports-such good quality service. We enjoyed every meal and even attended the chef's cooking demonstration. We got a couples massage and my husband said it was the best he's ever gotten. Everything about...

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Dear Errin F Thank you for your review. We are all delighted that your honeymoon was a great success. I am sorry that you found the beds a bit hard. We use a standard mattress and try to make it middle range so that it appeals to everyone. My personal preference is for a harder mattress so I hope that...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
~ Conde Nast Traveler 2015 Gold List Winner ~ The quiet, independently owned Hermitage Bay is comprised of just 27 luxury cottages so that "even at its busiest, the place seems remote and quaint." Whether visiting for the first time or returning as a friend, you'll enjoy a welcome familiarity and "sensation of belonging" from the moment you arrive. Tucked into a beautiful bay in one of the most secluded corners of Antigua, it is perfect for those seeking to escape the hustle and bustle of city life. Spanning 16 acres of lush tropical gardens, our eco-chic, luxury hotel provides all the comforts of a 5 star resort without compromising the natural habitat that thrives around it. Our open-air facilities, extensive beach and detached rooms allow you to unwind in isolated luxury. Each of the 7 Beachfront and 3 Garden Suites features a spacious split level lounge and patio, while the large wrap-around decks and private plunge pools of the 17 Hillside Pool Suites afford the added luxury of soaking up the Caribbean sun from the privacy of your own sun bathing deck. Whether enjoying lunch by the pool, dining in the beachfront restaurant, or having breakfast in bed, every meal feels privately catered. The menus change daily and feature freshly squeezed local juices, locally grown produce, and organic ingredients. At Hermitage Bay, all dishes are prepared to order, special requests are encouraged, and we are always happy to help with dietary requirements. Non-motorised water sports are included and a shuttle service to and from town and Shirley Heights is available for an additional charge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hermitage Bay

Address: Jennings New Extension, Saint Mary's, Antigua
Region: Caribbean > Antigua and Barbuda > Antigua > Saint Mary's
Price Range: ₹ 74,824 - ₹ 1,60,085 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
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Also Known As:
Hermitage Bay Hotel St. John`s
Hermitage Bay St Johns
Hermitage Bay Antigua, Antigua And Barbuda
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Saint Mary's
#1 Spa Hotel in Saint Mary's
#1 Romantic Hotel in Saint Mary's
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Saint Mary's
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Saint Mary's
#4 Family Hotel in Saint Mary's
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“Bungalows on hillside have plunge pools and garden/beach rooms are close to bar/beach/spa/pool.”
  • Rainbow happened after a quick rain on the day we left. This is the view from breakfast.
  • Freestanding tub with view of beach.
  • Plunge pool view of bay from #35.
 of 5 bubbles douglaspahl, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“hillside suites have stunning views”
 of 5 bubbles paulwilliams941, 22 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Definitely choose a suite on the hilltop with a plunge pool. Gorgeous.”
 of 5 bubbles samanthad494, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Spend the extra $ on a Hillside Pool Villa....and request to be as high up on the hill as possible for the amazing view.”
 of 5 bubbles Q1283VStylers, 13 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Spring for the hillside suite- definitely worth it ”
 of 5 bubbles mccaslinjr, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
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