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Admiral's Inn & Gunpowder Suites

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We have visited this historic hotel many times but only for drinks and food. We promised ourselves we would stay as well. we HAVE!!! Bad points: You would not pay £50 per night for this size room in the UK. Superior Hill View room. No space to unpack. There is a hairdryer but no mirror able o be used. The...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent our 2nd week in this quirky hotel. On arrival our room was not ready but we were told we could use the hotel facilities. We decided to go to the swimming pool area to catch some rays. You access the pool via a small boat across to the island from the main hotel. It only takes a few...

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Tobermory, Ontario
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second visit to Admiral's Inn. We had a room in Gunpowder Suites, across the water from the main building. A beautifully appointed room (Petrana) with a very nice balcony. The shower was particularly good, both in decor and water flow. Initially the internet was very hit and miss, but on raising this with management it was promptly...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would say quirky is a great word to describe this hotel. It is absolutely not your typical Caribbean spot. That's exactly why we loved it. I usually read every review before I pick a place and for some reason did not this time. I didn't know it was 2 sides to the hotel. We had a garden room on...

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's hard to express in words how wonderful The Admiral's Inn and Gunpowder Suites are. The whole place simply oozes character and charm and this ooze is liberally spread about by the excellent staff. Now before I continue it's worth mentioning there are two very distinct parts to this hotel. There is the Admiral's Inn and Pillars restaurant and the...

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Uttoxeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the most relaxing places I have ever stayed. The service is good and the staff are very friendly . The rooms are a good size. We had the mountain view which meant every other morning it was bit noisy with leaf blowers and gardening activity. There are no TVs or telephones in the room which is fantastic and...

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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We were told when arrived that the hotel had a quirky feel to it - and it does, it is small and intimate without being claustrophobic. The staff could not have been more helpful and nothing was too much trouble, including storing a luggage when we went on a sailing course for 5 days in the middle of our stay....

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Newport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

The first place you go after being dropped off in English Harbour. Old building and nice to sit outside in the sunshine. Drinks service was slow as per the Caribbean style and quite expensive about 16 usd for a beer and a small wine.

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Reviewed 7 February 2017

We loved Admiral's Inn and Gunpowder Suites. We stayed in one of the newly constructed Gunpowder Suites. The view was inspiring, the room spacious and gracious with a fabulous porch overlooking the harbour. Midday meals at Boom restaurant were very good - evening meals at their Pillars restaurant were outstanding. We have since stayed at other "5-star" resorts on Antigua...and...

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Reviewed 4 February 2017

We sailed into English Harbour in Antigua, and moored at Nelson's Dockyard. Nelson’s Dockyard is the historical enclave that was the home of Admiral Horatio Nelson’s royal navy in the 1700’s. The Antiguan government has gone to great lengths to repurpose the buildings for modern use, while preserving their heritage and history. The admiral himself occupied a building that is...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A charming, historic boutique hotel set in a secluded section of 18th century Nelson's Dockyard, offering casual elegance and friendly, personal service, provides the perfect backdrop for relaxation, romance, special events and being active if you choose.The 23 rooms and suites are housed in 4 historic buildings on the waterfront and a headland 100 yards across the bay. The hotel offers a small non-swimming beach, spectacular infinity edged pool, a spa and two excellent open-air restaurants, Pillars and Boom. There is a complimentary boat shuttle to the swimming beach in Freeman's Bay and kayaks to explore the harbour. The perfect hotel for relaxing in peace and quiet or for finding plenty of activities (sailing, scuba diving, hiking, snorkeling, yoga) and fun (several restaurants and nightlife) only 5 - 10 minutes away. A great spot for honeymoons and weddings for 2 to 200. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Admiral's Inn & Gunpowder Suites

Address: Nelson's Dockyard, English Harbour, Antigua
Region: Caribbean > Antigua and Barbuda > Antigua > Saint Paul Parish > English Harbour
Price Range: $253 - $688 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Admiral's Inn & Gunpowder Suites 4*
Number of rooms: 22
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The Admiral`s Hotel Nelson`s Dockyard National Park
Admiral's Inn & Gunpowder Suites Antigua/English Harbour
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“Superior grden view room 6 is best”
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“Spring for a Gunpowder Suite! It's worth the upgrade. Spring for a Gunpowder Suite. The upgrade is worth it!”
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“Room E is next to the path through the hotel - at night all the noisy party people will wajke you up again”
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