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Hermitage Bay

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Hollywood, Florida
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We stayed in the Hillside pool villa. The views are spectacular. The pictures are exactly what you see. The staff make your already Amazing vacation that much more enjoyable. The food was exceptional! If you are thinking about booking don't hesitate!!! You will not be disappointed. We will definitely return someday soon...Thank you #HermitageBay for making our honeymoon everything we...

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

Dear athenag78 Thanks for your review. I love the title to it. Please do get in touch before you return. Best wishes Andy Thesen

St. Lucia
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I have been to many resorts overseas. However none has compared to Hermitage Bay Resort, Antigua. I stayed there in May 2016 but I still have to write my sincere appreciation to the team members and also express my true amazement regarding the resort, team and services. Upon arrival, it really was a mystery with the wooden gate however it...

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

Dear 758LuxuryTraveller I am glad that you got round to writing your review after a few months. I'm impressed that you remembered so much detail. I really appreciate your thoughtful comments and they carry lots of weight with us because we know you work in the hotel industry. Thank you. I hope to meet with you some day. Regards Andy...

Houston
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Fantastic resort that is definitely worth a return trip. The staff was incredibly helpful and courteous. The dining experience was great; the food was excellent and fresh. The hillside suites have incredible views and make it difficult to leave your room.

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

Dear William F Thanks very much for your review. You were very succinct so I will be too. Looking forward to seeing you back here. Regards Andy Thesen

Memphis, Tennessee
Reviewed 27 October 2016

He chose Hermitage because I wanted a jungle-type retreat and my husband wanted a beach retreat and this place has both. It was the most beautiful resort we have ever been too. There is nothing i would have changed or wanted done differently. The staff are so accommodating. I love that everything really is included. We went off the resort...

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

Dear Meghan C Thank you for your review and your kind words. We are all delighted to hear that your honeymoon went so well. We look forward to welcoming you back some time in the future. Regards Andy

Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

My husband & I have just returned from a weeks stay in paradise! There aren't enough words to describe how fabulous it has been. The location is stunning, the villas are beautiful, the food is sublime & the staff are exceptional. We have stayed in many 5 star establishments in other places but nothing compares to this. We loved the...

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

Dear Helen G Thank you very much for your review. I think you hit the nail on the head when you said what makes Hermitage exceptional are the staff. They will all get to read your review so your thanks will be conveyed to them. I would like to echo your thanks to everyone too. With kind regards Andy Thesen

lancashire
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Just come back from 3 weeks in the Carribean and 5 hotels - trust me - this is THE ONE! We stayed in villa 34 - up at the top. Do not fear it is just a few minutes to walk down and they zoom you back up in a golf buggy. It is so worth paying extra for that...

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

Dear yummymummyLancashire I was delighted to read your review rating us as the best of 5 hotels you stayed in on your recent 3 week trip to the Caribbean. Thanks for coming and thanks for taking the time to write a review. I do hope we'll see you back soon. Regards Andy

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Staying at Hermitage Bay kind of defies words. It is the most luxurious, understated, friendly, elegant, beautiful, tranquil, peaceful place I have ever been. From the moment you step off your airplane to the moment you step back through the doors of the airport you are enveloped in so much warmth and love and hospitality and friendly service. You are...

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

Dear scad_mfa Thank you so much for your review. Do please let us know when you are coming back in April. I like the sound of an annual trip. With kind regards Andy

Cheshire
Reviewed 19 October 2016

My wife and I stayed here for 10 days in the highest room in the hotel grounds, at the top of the hill. Although we are in our 70's, and not really fit, the effort involved in climbing the last 50 steps left after the buggy dropped us at its highest point was not a problem. It was a pleasure...

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 September 2016

So...with transparency at the front of my mind I want to say that the owners are friends of mine and I have been enthralled by the stories of their journey at this hotel since the beginning. This year I finally had the chance to visit Hermitage Bay and, as my title suggests, this is truly heaven on earth. From the...

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

Dear The DadofChas Just a quick response to say that we were delighted that you came and tried it and doubly delighted that you found it heavenly. That is what all the staff are aiming for. Best wishes Andy

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 September 2016

It is honestly hard to put into words the wonderful time I had here, the staff are truly wonderful human beings who are caring, fun and so happy to help, they become like your family the minute you arrive and they look after you effortlessly throughout your whole stay. The rooms are beautiful my room (suit 9) which was on...

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Dear omjames Thank you for taking the time to write your review and thank you for your kind words. We are all delighted that you enjoyed your stay so much. Best wishes Andy Thesen

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Amenities

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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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  • Free Breakfast
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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 

Additional Information about Hermitage Bay

Address: Jennings New Extension, Saint Mary's, Antigua
Region: Caribbean > Antigua and Barbuda > Antigua > Saint Mary's
Price Range: $1,603 - $3,556 (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, Caribbean
Hotel Style:
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Saint Mary's
#1 Romantic Hotel in Saint Mary's
#1 Green Hotel in Saint Mary's
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Saint Mary's
#1 Spa Hotel in Saint Mary's
#4 Family Hotel in Saint Mary's
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“Spring for the hillside suite- definitely worth it ”
 of 5 bubbles mccaslinjr, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Hillside suites are perfect and best views”
 of 5 bubbles Spdpmd, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“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.”
 of 5 bubbles r0bertpn, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Stay towards the top of the hill (there are 39 villas).”
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“Hillside villa!”
 of 5 bubbles kellycZ9546DK, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
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