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Goshen, AL
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Oh my. We have been to Great Harbor a few times and enjoyed it greatly BUT; I didn't know about the Carriearl! We drove past it a few times while out exploring the island but didn't realize it had a restaurant. We heard about Sunday brunch and tired it out. FABULOUS!!!!!! The food, the service, the view, the ambiance were...

3Thank gldelon
Carriearl, Owner at Carriearl Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Tokkie and Gail, It is funny that so many visitors to Great Harbour Cay miss eating or staying with us, because they do not know we are here! I think it must be because the outside is quite unassuming, so the inside is a big surprise. We are a bit of a hidden 'gem'!!! We do have a few...

Reviewed 30 December 2016

Angie and Marty were absolutely wonderful! Marty picked us and brought us back at the Marina where we had our boat. The food was really, really excellent and the atmosphere exactly what we were looking for. A++++

2Thank Ghislain B
Carriearl, Owner at Carriearl Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

We are so thrilled that you enjoyed dining with us and that everything came up to your expectations. As you say, although the Marina is not far away, we have a complimentary pick up service for Marina guests, and the staff will call to make a reservation for you. Thank you so much for taking the time to post a...

Nassau, New Providence Island
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Marty and Angie are so accommodating , we arrived at 8 pm without reservations to a pack house. They went above and beyond to accommodate us and to ensure we received our food as quickly as possible. The wait was worth it because The food was exceptional, it was cooked to perfection!! The reef and beef is a must have☺️.

1Thank Charius242
Carriearl, Owner at Carriearl Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

We are so glad that you came for dinner, and that we managed to look after you. It is not always easy to fit guests in when we have a really busy night, which is why Reservations really help!!!! We want our guests to enjoy their dining experience with us and all our food is cooked fresh and to order....

Flower Mound, Texas
Reviewed 27 December 2016

This was the perfect location for our desired "low key, high class" vacation. Marty and Angie are lovely, the food was good, drinks were strong and coffee was out of this world. We stayed in "Rooster", the room was immaculate, bed was comfortable and there was a nice lounge area, access to the pool and the beach. We are looking...

Thank paschulz
Carriearl, Owner at Carriearl Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

What a lovely comment about us. Sometimes it is difficult to describe a vacation at 'Carriearl' and I think that "low key, high class" is perfect for what we are trying to achieve, and, yes, we are still a bit of a 'secret'!!! So thank you very much. I am so glad that you enjoyed staying in 'Rooster'- everyone's favourite...

Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

It was a business trip but I enjoyed staying there for 5 days. After long working days it was perfect end of the day with great food and company. Food was fantastic, tasty and fresh. Thank you for everything!

1Thank Rada77
Carriearl, Owner at Carriearl Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

We are so glad you were comfortable with us and that you enjoyed the company and the food at Carriearl. You were up and out so early in the morning and had such long days, we just wanted you to get a bit of 'chillin' time with us. It is even better in the summer when the water is a...

Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I visited Great Harbour Cay last weekend on a day trip and had the opportunity to visit Carriearl Boutique Hotel. As soon as we walked in the door we were warmly greeted by the owners Marty and Angie. Firstly, let me say that the resort was actually closed! A hurricane had just passed through The Bahamas and...

2Thank Chinarae P
Carriearl, Owner at Carriearl Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

We loved meeting you both too and enjoyed swapping stories. As long as people take us as they find us when we are closed we are happy to show them round. As you say, we were doing repairs to our property and we had just bought all new beds etc. so we were a bit cluttered!!! Usually, we are glad...

Columbia, South Carolina
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

The unique Carriearl is not for everyone. If you are looking for a boutique hotel with no character, no personality, no majestic views of the white sand and crystal clear water, no private/guests only pool, no customized menus, no personal attention to every detail-then steer clear of the Carriearl! I learned long ago that some people can't be pleased with...

3Thank conniehusband
Carriearl, Owner at Carriearl Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

We accept that 'Carriearl' is not for everyone, neither is Great Harbour Cay. No 'shopping', no Bank no Kentucky Fried Chicken!! Don't you just love it!! We do our very best to be individual, and I do often tell our guests that they are in 'Little England'. We have a great menu which includes 'English Fish and Chips' and 'Bangers...

Reviewed 5 November 2016

My wife and I often travel Florida and the Caribbean by air and on our own boat. We enjoy Great Harbour Cay for its quiet white sand/blue water beaches. CarriEarl is a treat on this island, a wonderful, casual, upscale oasis of hospitality and uniquely crafted drinks and made to order cuisine. We have eaten at CarriEarl perhaps 20 times,...

1Thank Jay C
Carriearl, Owner at Carriearl Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

We are delighted that you enjoy our wonderful Island. Great Harbour Cay is still very unknown, unspoiled and very safe. You can walk our 5 mile beach and not see another person, which is wonderful for most of our guests who lead a very hectic life. Sunday Brunch and our Mimosas are very popular and we enjoy it as much...

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

My husband & I stayed at the Carriearl for our second visit last April. We were spoiled once again. If you are looking for total relaxation, very yummy food and wonderful hosts, this is the place to go. We are now planning our 3rd visit next year & can't wait to get there. See you soon Marty & Angie. Luv...

2Thank Terrievans2015
Carriearl, Owner at Carriearl Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Terri and Evans, We can't wait to see you both again, and thank you for taking the time to review us. You are certainly both very good at relaxing, we hardly know you are here!! You are our perfect guests! You will love our new menus, created by our new Executive Chef, Eddison Lightbourne. His food is REALLY Yummy!!!...

Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

For someone who has been to Carriearl four different times I have to be honest with what I'm going to say. The establishment is not bad at all, They have a nice set up with a bar and a pool. However you can't use the pool if you are not staying at the hotel. You are not allowed to wear...

2Thank joeliff
Dronzi, Owner at Carriearl Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

We are very sorry that you find us so 'terrible' and did not enjoy your experience with us at Carriearl. We are naturally very surprised and upset at your comments. It does, however give us the chance to clarify a few things. Our Hotel guests stay with us because of the peace and tranquility we offer, and because we have...

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf Course
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Carriearl is your antidote to workaday worries, but is only a 20 minute flight from Nassau, and a hour flight from Miami. From the moment you walk in the door you will feel at home. With one of Dronzi's famous Rum Punches in your hand, you will just want to chill round our beautiful freshwater swimming pool and walk our amazing beach, where the only footprints you will see are your own! Owned by 2 'Brits', Angie and Marty, our British Hospitality is reflected in our attention to detail and wonderful International Cuisine. We have a 'Smart, Casual' dress code in the evenings, and we do ask Gentlemen to remove their caps please. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Carriearl Boutique Hotel

Address: Great Harbour Drive, B56 L13, Great Harbour Cay
Region: Caribbean > Bahamas > Out Islands > Berry Islands > Great Harbour Cay
Price Range: ₹ 10,891 - ₹ 13,160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“All the rooms are similar with one having access to a private patio.”
Sheila020, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“You can't go wrong!”
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“We loved "The Rooster" room”
HungryFisherwoman, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We were absolutely spoiled, 4 rooms but we were the only guests during our visit.”
paschulz, 26 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Stayed in the Rooster--private terrace”
landreades, 15 Jul 2016 | Read review
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