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Reviewed 15 January 2017

Really lovely nine night trip at this marvellous boutique hotel. Room 7 was in the eves in the main building, small but lovely room, though very disappointing en-suite. Tiny and very dated with no where to leave any wash products out. Would have given it 5* if they upgraded. Small can be comfortable when it's cleverly designed. This was neither....

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We were greeted with a very pleasant welcome from the hotel staff and 'upgraded' to Loft number 2 for our 10 night stay, and although it was more spacious, it was the noisiest room I have EVER stayed in. The walls between rooms were incredibly thin, and you could hear the conversations next door, also as this hotel is part...

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Kingsclere, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 December 2016

This was our first trip to Antigua and we absolutely loved it! The Admirals Inn is a stunningly beautiful assembly of buildings steeped in history. We had opted for a Garden Room which was spacious and pleasantly befitting the historical character of the whole hotel. Its very difficult when you choose a smaller boutique hotel to let go of your...

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Hampshire
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Rooms are small; bathroom but no facilities (e.g. bar, TV phone). Bed comfortable. The common areas are good, spacious and the ambiance understate and quiet. Breakfast os good at their Pillars Restaurant and you have access to the Boom pool and restaurant facilities on the other side of the Bay. Priced around mid market - and value for money.

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 20 December 2016

I am hesitant to write this review in fear that the hotel will never have another vacancy, but it definitely deserves a 5 star rating. Admiral's Inn is by far the best boutique hotel I have ever stayed at. Not only is it absolutely beautiful which so much character, the staff is super attentive and willing to do anything needed...

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Nevada City
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Taxi hotel had arranged to meet airport didn’t show up. Booked in, to find we had a 250 Sq Ft attic room for $250/night. Had to sit on the bed to avoid bumping into each other. Smoke alarm went off. Instead of fixing it they removed it for the duration, in a wooden building so probably illegal. Up and down...

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Lucca, Italy
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Set in a spectacular historical setting, quiet always peaceful and beautiful. I have stayed here many times over the years. But the addition of Boom their day spa and the new Suites overlooking the Harbour takes it to a new level. The food is wonderful, both at the Admirals Inn and across (a short shuttle boat ride) at Boom. A...

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St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Built by Nelson; yes, the Admiral. The bar, the central feature of the foyer, has a bar game that has been there (it is alleged) since that time – although the facility wasn't a hotel or bar in 1784, it was a tar and pitch store with some rooms for officers and dockyard engineers upstairs. Some reviewers on this site...

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Poole, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Excellent welcome service food and room - coulda.t have been better for final days of holiday. The staff ere extremely friendly helpful and accommodating The hotel is in nelsons dockyard but still close to other restaurants if you do not wish to eat at restaurant however the food is extremely good at Admirals Inn

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London
Reviewed 16 November 2016

A test of a good hotel is how they handle you when things go wrong. Arrived late evening after 9 hour flight amid torrential rain, checked into OK room with tiny shower room. No hot water ( but quickly sorted, though we had to wait), went to bed exhausted, only to be woken several times by water coming into the...

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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: $276 - $784 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Admiral's Inn & Gunpowder Suites 3.5*
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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“Spring for a Gunpowder Suite! It's worth the upgrade. Spring for a Gunpowder Suite. The upgrade is worth it!”
 of 5 bubbles charlotten329, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room E is next to the path through the hotel - at night all the noisy party people will wajke you up again”
 of 5 bubbles MrLoo, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“harbour views at the front , garden views at the back”
 of 5 bubbles ClaireD232, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Avoid Loft 2 room - incredibly noisy”
 of 5 bubbles Tigzvc, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are lovely- cant go wrong”
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 of 5 bubbles tonir421, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
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