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Forest Row, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Hermitage Bay is an absolute treasure of a discovery. The staff, location, beautiful suites, food, grounds and eveything about the place. For us, it was perfect from start to finish. I particularly loved the way the suites seemed to be at one with nature. Exquisite wooden villas carved into the hillside. You must take a boat trip with Devon, the...

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

Dear essexlala2017 Thank you very much for your review. You will definitely have to come back with your children sometime. Let us know in advance so we can prepare the welcome. Best wishes Andy

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Incredibly relaxing and chilled out place. We stayed in a room higher up the hill with amazing views over the bay. Unforgettable to watch the sunsets while luxuriating in the plunge pool. Our room was spacious and tastefully furnished and really put a smile on your face when opening the door. Great food, brilliant facilities, exceptionally friendly and helpful staff....

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

Dear boxinthefox Thank you for taking the time to provide us, and all the visitors to our page on TripAdvisor, with your thoughts on your stay. We too would love you to come back. Please make sure that you let us know when you are planning a return trip. We do have special rates for repeat guests. Regards Andy

Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 February 2017

We spent a week at Hermitage Bay - I have to say it is the most beautiful place. Not only the scenery, sea, beach, villa but the staff are extraordinary. Nothing is too much trouble and their main aim is to make sure that you have the most wonderful time. Thank you for much for a 'never forget' experience

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

Dear smj10123 Thank you for your review and kind words. We are all delighted that your stay was a big success. We are looking forward to welcoming you back. Please get in touch when you are planning to return because we do offer repeat guests special terms. Best wishes Andy

Holland
Reviewed 9 February 2017

The combination of a perfect location, great accommodations, incredible staff and service, and some of the best food you'll ever have results in an experience that is both memorable and almost impossible to improve upon.

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

Dear Scott S Thank you for your succinct review. You seem to have hit all the points in very few words and only one sentence - quite an achievement - well done. We hope to see you back soon. Regards Andy

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Such an amazing hotel. The detail is so impressive - for example, most hotels will have metal rooftops in Antigua but this hotel has a wood material roof for each of its 27 villa suites (very important if it rains in the night in terms of keeping down noise). Each suite blends into the surroundings really well. The food menus...

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

Dear SJB2012_08 Thank you for your review and kind words. We are delighted to hear that you plan to come back and will be trying out a different category of suite. Many people have a dilemma having experienced both types. We'll be interested to hear your thoughts next time. Best wishes Andy

Staten Island, NY
Reviewed 6 February 2017

This is a great location for a couple going on their honeymoon. Excellent staff, everyone is so friendly and helpful and they will know you by name by the second day you're there. Dining experience is amazing. and the beach and pool are wonderful. The room is perfect from views, to private pool, the lounge chairs and the outdoor shower;...

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

Dear 372drewb Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I was disappointed to see that you found the bed not to your liking. We do tend to go for a firm mattress which is not necessarily to everyones liking. I liked the beach full of sand analogy. Best wishes Andy

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Beautiful resort with excellent service and fabulous food. No buffets here, just a changing menu every day with the freshest ingredients. Very very quiet so if you are looking for excitement , this is not the place for you. The staff really make the experience; warm, friendly and professional.

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

Dear jeanette_levine Thank you for your review and kind words. It is good to point out that it is very quiet here because we focus on providing a quiet, relaxing energy to help people to unwind from the stresses of their daily lives. We do hope to see you back soon. Regards Andy

Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

We are just at the end of a nine night stay in a pool hillside suite no 38 .... absolutely stunning and very private, only one suite higher, no 39!! Extremely relaxing as the hotel is very small with only 37 suites. The food is top drawer ... the menu changes daily!! If there is something special that you would...

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Dear marie m I really like the heading you used. It's great to hear that you are planning a return trip already. Thank you for giving us some feedback. All the staff love reading these reviews. Best wishes Andy

Herne Bay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Total experience was terrific. Service and staff were excellent. T staff were so friendly, cheerful and efficient and in many ways they made the holiday but we were also in a paradise location, on a clean sandy beach, watching turquoise waters and listening to the waves drinking whatever we wanted! What's not to like? The location was peaceful and idyllic...

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Dear chrismS67FF We were delighted to hear that we exceeded your expectations and that you found that the staff made the difference. We do hope to see you back soon. Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Regards Andy

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 23 January 2017

My husband and I just got back from our honeymoon at Hermitage Bay and it was ABSOLUTE PARADISE. Unlike many surrounding resorts the bay is quiet and the only views are of breathtaking green mountains and the Caribbean. I woke up in the middle of the night our first night from excitement and stared at the ocean wishing the sun...

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Dear limegreen28 Thank you for taking the time to post a review. I also recognise from a few clues in the review that you emailed me personally to express your thanks. We all really appreciate the feedback and love to have our approach to hospitality confirmed by guests as the right path. I do hope to see you both back...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
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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 2017 & 2016 Gold List Winner ~ The quiet, independently owned Hermitage Bay is comprised of just 30 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: $1,336 - $2,864 (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 Spa Hotel in Saint Mary's
#1 Green Hotel in Saint Mary's
#1 Romantic 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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“You can choose either beach side villas or more elevated locations .”
 of 5 bubbles Z7341GWdanieln, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Hill view suites have great views (room 35) was superb but furthest from the hotel but they do provide a good buggy shuttle.”
 of 5 bubbles davidcN4190GC, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Beach and garden rooms are low level. Hillside rooms have a plunge pool and fantastic views.”
 of 5 bubbles CarolPaul64, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Level changes in room can be tricky. Outdoor showers are lovely!”
 of 5 bubbles akadbt, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in a garden villa (no. 18) which was quiet and peaceful as the beach villas would have definitely been too noisy with the blustery sea (we are both light sleepers). ”
 of 5 bubbles 55jenny1960, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
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