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Omaha, Nebraska
Reviewed 16 September 2013

We have traveled extensively in the Carribbean and Hermitage Bay is one of our overall favorites based upon relaxation, landscape, view, beach, rooms, food, and staff. It is everythig pictured on its website and more. The views are stunning and the bungalows incredibly private, incredibly romantic! While the hotel does offer a few bungalows on the beach most are built...

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Dothan, Alabama
Reviewed 5 September 2013

We visited Antigua in July for a most relaxed anniversary. The service was impeccable and the facility a true escape. Our plunge pool kept us cool yet comfy in the sun. Wonderful mountain views in one direction and a wide bay in 2 other directions. Large footed tub allowed long leisurely soaking seeing the same views. Screens kept bugs at...

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2Thank Ray M
Reviewed 4 September 2013

We recently booked our honeymoon at this so-called luxury resort. You would think the price per night would equal impeccable rooms, a beautiful plunge pool and amazing amenities. We found quite the opposite. After a disgruntled and aggressive cabby drove us through the depressed country, we finally reached the resort. Gated of course to fend off the wild dogs and...

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andysinging, Owner at Hermitage Bay, responded to this review

Dear DB1930, I am sorry Hermitage Bay wasn’t quite what you are expecting. It is very peaceful here in Antigua and you were obviously wanting a much livelier resort. I hope you found what you were looking for in Miami and managed to enjoy the rest of your honeymoon. Andy Thesen, Owner, Hermitage Bay

Reviewed 24 August 2013

We tried to go the economical route when we went to Antigua. That was a huge mistake. My wife and I work to hard during the year to question our vacation accommodations. We switched hotels after 2 days and checked into Hermitage Bay. It is hard to justify a $1,500 per night stay while sitting behind a desk, but I...

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Antigua
Reviewed 23 August 2013

All I can say is 'WOW' my husband and I were blown away by the incredible 'EVERYTHING'...the setting, the room, the service, the staff...everything was wonderful!! The minibar selection was also a pleasant surprise, it had everything we both liked and then some. It was very difficult to leave the room as we loved the pool and the privacy of...

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Clear Lake Shores, Texas
Reviewed 21 August 2013

I have been to exclusive resorts in my time and yet have had a stay similar to Hermitage Bay. The staff made the experience most pleasant with their friendly attitude. Why not Antigua is paradise and the acomidations simply put where exemplary. I found myself wanting to seek a way to remain surrounded by the beauty and abundance of joy...

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3Thank Charles O
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 August 2013

We had such a relaxing holiday here in 2012 that we returned in 2013, just 9 months later as a special treat. It is still a magnificent destination for those seeking a totally isolated, switched off type of venue, so why review it again so soon after? Well this time we were upgraded to one of the villas up the...

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4Thank whitesheilagh
Reviewed 19 August 2013

My husband and I stayed for 10 days for our honeymoon in June. It truly was above and beyond our expectations! We arrived a day late due to airline difficulties. When we arrived I was feeling quite ill, ended up in the hospital in kidney failure when I returned! And my husband pulled his Achilles on the trip down. We...

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Bethel
Reviewed 18 August 2013

Hermitage Bay was the perfect location for our Honeymoon. The staff was impeccable! They were kind, helpful, and made you feel very comfortable. When we asked about excursions, they not only recommended the best ones, but booked them for us, so we had to worry about nothing, but enjoying our time! The food was unbelievable - we found ourselves looking...

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Cranston, Rhode Island
Reviewed 17 August 2013

This is our last night at HB. We have a hillside suite w/a pool. Well worth the extra money. There are other hotels that describe themselves as barefoot elegance. Well, this is the refined cousin. Most people come here for the beach, the food. But your lasting memory is the staff. They go out of their way to accomodate you....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Spa
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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 

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Address: Jennings New Extension, Saint Mary's, Antigua
Region: Caribbean > Antigua and Barbuda > Antigua > Saint Mary's
Price Range: ₹ 81,473 - ₹ 1,80,779 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 27
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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 Romantic Hotel in Saint Mary's
#1 Green Hotel in Saint Mary's
#1 Spa Hotel in Saint Mary's
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Saint Mary's
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Saint Mary's
#4 Family Hotel in Saint Mary's
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“Spring for the hillside suite- definitely worth it ”
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“Hillside suites are perfect and best views”
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“The higher up the mountain you go the better the views. We stayed at Suite 21 for most of our stay and they moved us up to Suite 38 our last night. I liked both rooms just as much.”
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“Stay towards the top of the hill (there are 39 villas).”
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