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Small Hope Bay Lodge

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Rosamond, CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2011

We just wrapped up an all-too short first time stay in August of 2011 and would like to comment that there is a reason some 95% of tripadvisor reviewers have rated Small Hope Bay Lodge either “Excellent” or “Very Good”. That reason (IMHO) is the management & staff that will host you there. Unlike many such resorts in the Bahamas,... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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Reviewed 2 August 2011

Great All inclusive property - full bar - wonderful food - good diving - very small and rustic - if you are looking to just dive and relax this is the place!

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Beach Park, Illinois
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Reviewed 1 August 2011

The people were great, diving was great, food was wonderful and plenty of it. The relaxed ,"make yourself at home" atmosphere was right there. I loved the staff joining us for meals sharing stories and information about the island and their lives. They all are very knowledgeable and helpful about things to see and do, my special thanks go to... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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Reviewed 1 August 2011

This was our second trip, and the first with our two kids. There is no place like Small Hope Bay. Don't come if you want "luxury", shopping, casino gambling, lots of hand-holding and pre-arranged activites, or wild partying. _Do_ come if you want an fascinating and international group of fellow guests, a relaxed and easy-going atmosphere, lovely and charming staff,... More 

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Reviewed 1 August 2011

I have been going to small hope for about 20 years and there is a reason I return every summer. At the end of every trip I feel well rested and have gained so many new friendships. The diving there is phenomenal! When u go make sure to go to the backside of the blue hole dive site. It is... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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Reviewed 20 July 2011

Had a great time. These folks really made you feel at home the moment you arrive. Food was great! Local chefs preparing meals. We actually got to eat the fish we caught that morning for dinner!! Sashimi style for appetizers as well! Breakfast is cooked to order for whatever your pallet is desiring that morning. Good coffee. Lunches are simple,... More 

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tucson
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Reviewed 26 June 2011

For fifty years,I have known Small Hope Bay Lodge. The Birch Family has developed a unique approach to hospitality which I have rarely experienced in my travels through much of the world. The Small Hope Bay Community and Staff goes above and beyond to make your stay comfortable and adventuresome.....add the pristine beauty of the surroundings and you have the... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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Reviewed 26 June 2011

If you want a place to relax and be with friends and family this is the place in the bahamas, only a one hour commuter flight from lauderdale and you are in another world........ friendly staff at small hope, and it is of course all inclusive on Andros. for a diving vacation or any vacation to regroup and relax i... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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Reviewed 11 June 2011

My family recently stayed at the Small Hope Bay Lodge on Andros Island in the Bahamas. We discovered the lodge while looking for an all - inclusive resort that was family-friendly and did not feel crowded or commercialized like many big hotels can. Here were our top 5 favorite things (no particular order) about the Small Hope Bay Lodge all-inclusive... More 

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Bad Soden am Taunus, Germany
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Reviewed 9 June 2011

We spend one week at the Small Hope Bay Lodge in Andros. It was a beautiful place for vacation. Service, food, and offered activities are excellent, especially the diving. You won't find any better place to explore the world beneath the surface. The staff was always very pleasant and helpful. If you want to escape the hubbub of the main... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
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  • Free Parking
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We have been catering to scuba divers, snorkelers, fishermen, eco-tourists, and relaxers since 1960. Third largest barrier reef in the world and bonefish heaven. There are 21 all-inclusive rooms in cottages right on the beach. Come experience our unique ambience, friendly staff, and natural safe environment. Our dock and dive shop are right on property and fishing trips are easily arranged. Of course, if grabbing a drink, a book, and a hammock are more your style, go right ahead. We have 2 beaches and plenty of hammocks. Rest, Relaxation, and Rediscovery ... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Small Hope Bay Lodge

Address: Fresh Creek, 00000, Andros
Region: Caribbean > Bahamas > Out Islands > Andros
Price Range: $556 - $912 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Small Hope Bay Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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Also Known As:
Small Hope Bay Hotel Andros
Small Hope Bay Resort
Small Hope Bay Lodge Andros, Bahamas
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Andros
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“don't get the a/c...the ocean breeze is perfect”
 of 5 bubbles EddieCharleston, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There are no bad rooms, but some people like cabins 1 & 2 better.”
 of 5 bubbles CummingJim, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms face the ocean so they are all good!”
 of 5 bubbles B3249IDbillp, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We try to stay not too far from the dining area & dock as we dive every day.”
 of 5 bubbles eatatzazu, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are good!”
 of 5 bubbles DonaldV999, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
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