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Mooresville
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2013

Winter Haven is a complex of sixteen cottage type units. All very private and very clean, comfortable, roomy and modern. The view is astounding from the large porches and it is very quiet. There is a private pool and jacuzzi facing the beach. The Knowles family will make you think you are at a best friends home with all the... More 

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Stonington, Connecticut
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81 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2013

If you are looking for a place that typifies life in the family islands of the Bahamas this is the place to stay, clean, bright and very friendly. As with the family islands though, don't expect much. At the current time there are 8 rooms in two buildings, two up, two down and it seems another building, not as close... More 

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2 Thank dennis u
San Francisco, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2013

I stayed here for a week in January 2013. The rooms were really big and clean, the bed was comfortable and i agree with the other positive comments. The best part of the stay, aside from the whirlpool on the pool deck overlooking the ocean, was the hospitality of everyone at the place. You are treated like family. Chloe even... More 

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Nassau, New Providence, The Bahamas
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17 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2012

I just stayed here for three days and was delighted with the accommodation, view, great friendly service and helpfulness of all the staff. If you go to Long Island, stay here!!

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Los Angeles, California
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2012

This is the second time I've stayed at Winter Haven and the hospitality and accommodating atmosphere only gets better. The food is unquestionably the finest on the south end of the island and my fiancee says Chloe's coleslaw is the best in the world...period. I personally love her cracked conch, fritters, lobster and snapper and can eat it until the... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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133 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2012

We just got back from a week on Long Island, we stayed at Winter Haven Inn and rented our vehicle from them. The room was large, clean and comfortable. We had a beautiful view from the back deck, we actually left our door open each night to bring in the ocean breeze and hear the waves. We never needed the... More 

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Little Rock
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2011

I can't let that last review stand. We booked 8 nights at Winter Haven starting 11/22. I was worried after reading this review in the airport on our way to Long Island. After 7 nights with no problems and having met the entire family that runs Winter Haven I asked about the event described in Stay Away review. According to... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2011

Arrived here with great expectations after reading the reviews. Paid a premium compared to other available accommodation. First day, I was negotiating the cost of a rental vehicle only to be called a "[...]" by one of the Rowdy boys themselves. While he had never actually met a Jew he explained it merely referred to someone who would negotiate you... More 

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2011

Don't be misled by the title, the fish fingers in question are home made by Chlo, using freshly caught grouper and would put Birds Eye out of business any day This is a small but very friendly hotel to stay at, all the staff are very helpful and friendly, they pick you up from the airport at no charge and,... More 

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Gastonia, North Carolina
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53 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2011

This place has some of the best food on the island. We stopped for lunch after a trip to Gordon's Beach. I had a grouper sandwich and hubby had a burger. Lunch was very good and staff was great. The restaurant has great atmosphere and amazing views. Later in the week we ran into trouble (got stuck in sand) and... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Winter Haven is located in Clarence Town, one of the most scenic towns in the Bahamas. The hotel, restaurant, bar and pool and hot tub are built right on the beach. The view to the east is all ocean and reef. To the west, you look out over the marina harbor and town. Within minutes, you can be bone fishing the flats, snorkeling the crystal clear waters, or beach-combing the white sands. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Winter Haven Inn

Address: Lighthouse Point Road, Clarence Town DC 30633, Long Island
Region: Caribbean > Bahamas > Out Islands > Long Island > Clarence Town
Price Range: $216 - $219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Winter Haven Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Ask for an Ocean Front room”
 of 5 bubbles VicandRich2016, 30 May 2016 | Read review
“any. Ocean fron the best”
  • From the porch of our room
 of 5 bubbles JohnL433, 25 Apr 2013 | Read review
“The top floors have the views, rooms 3,4,7, and 8. 5 is on the first floor by the pool. If you're on the lower floors your view from the balcony is an impenetrable jungle.”
 of 5 bubbles dennisu362, 7 Mar 2013 | Read review
“I was in room 4, i think, on the second floor of the two story bldg., and it was a great room. Sliding door opens up to balcomy overlooking ocean with breezes, and great view.”
  •                   View from the jacuzzi
 of 5 bubbles JohnH20133, 18 Feb 2013 | Read review
“The best room is definitely the ocean top floor left. Very comfortable beds. If I had one complaint it would be the shower water pressure. On the other hand, it is generally not very good at most places on Long Island.”
 of 5 bubbles SteveS866, 7 Mar 2012 | Read review
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