When thinking of their dream destinations, many people would have Bermuda at the top of their list. They are attracted to the wonderful climate, the beautiful beaches, the plentiful attractions, and the culture of the Bermudians. If you are lucky enough to visit this amazing island, then your choice of accommodation can make a significant difference to your overall enjoyment of your time in Bermuda. To help you make the right decision, here is an overview of the 20 best hotels in Bermuda.
One of the smallest hotels in Bermuda, Granaway is a three-star hotel that has just four guest rooms plus a cottage. Therefore, it is ideally suited to those who prefer the intimate feel of a guest house. It is a colonial-style guest house that is set on the waterfront and offers ocean views. The main facility for guests is the outdoor pool. A complimentary breakfast is included in the price of the rooms.
19. The St. George’s Club & Resort
You will find this three-star accommodation on Rose Hill in St. George’s, which is an excellent alternative to staying in the island’s capital. The accommodation available is a range of apartments and cottages, some of which have views across the bay. Some of the best bay views are from the casual restaurant, which is where the complimentary breakfasts are served. There are three outdoor pools and a gym for guests to use. There is also a bar, a hot tub, and free Wi-Fi. Those who have stayed at The St. George’s Club & Resort say that they have also enjoyed relaxing in the stunning gardens surrounding the hotel.
18. Belfield Beach Estate
Guests who have stayed at the Belfield Beach Estate say that it is in a good location for getting around, visiting the attractions, sightseeing, enjoying recreational activities, and eating out. Some of the landmarks and attractions nearby include the Royal Navy Dockyard, the National Museum of Bermuda, and Horseshoe Bay. This traditional property is set in beautiful grounds that give the hotel a sense of seclusion away from the crowds of tourists.
17. Coral Beach & Tennis Club
As its name suggests, the Coral Beach & Tennis Club is a fantastic option for tennis enthusiasts as there are tennis courts in the grounds. However, there are plenty more things for guests to enjoy if they are not fans of tennis. This large, 3-star hotel boasts a golf course, a spa, a hot tub, a fitness center, restaurants, bars, direct beach access, a pool, and free Wi-Fi throughout the property. This is a child-friendly hotel that offers spacious rooms, some of which have separate kitchens. Located on South Road, guests say that they found the location convenient for sightseeing and dining out. They have also noted that there is a relaxed ambiance in this hotel that has made their stay enjoyable.
16. Willowbank Resort & Conference Center
One of the best options for business travelers visiting the island is Willowbank Resort & Conference Center, which is located on Somerset Road in Somerset. However, it is equally suitable for leisure travelers as there is a good selection of facilities that promote an enjoyable stay. Some of these include an outdoor pool, a bar, restaurants, free parking, a fitness center, a complimentary breakfast direct beach access, an airport shuttle service, and Wi-Fi throughout the property.
15. Coco Reef Bermuda
Coco Reef Bermuda is located on Stonington Circle, which gives guests convenient access to Horseshoe Bay, the Royal Navy Dockyard Bermuda, and Gibbs Hill Lighthouse. Guests who have stayed in the hotel think that this property's location is good for sightseeing, and there are some excellent restaurants in the vicinity. One of the best features of this hotel is the outdoor pool, which boasts ocean views and a poolside area that is perfect for relaxing. Guests can also relax in the on-site spa, which offers a range of treatments and therapies. Some other facilities at this hotel include direct beach access, a bar, access to golf courses, and a restaurant.
14. Newstead Belmont Hills Golf Resort & Spa
Golf enthusiasts will enjoy a stay at the Newstead Belmont Hills Golf Resort & Spa as it boasts an 18-hole golf course, and guests can enjoy one complimentary round of golf per day. This luxurious hotel offers comfortable accommodation the plenty of extra touches that make a guest’s stay special. There is an award-winning restaurant called Blu at this hotel, which is particularly well known for its seafood menu. Other aspects of this hotel worth noting are the infinity pool and the spa.
13. Pompano Beach Club
An excellent option for golf enthusiasts is the Pompano Beach Club, as this accommodation has three 18-hole golf courses within four miles. The hotel is also ideally located for enjoying many other outdoor activities. Facilities available on site are a spa, a fitness center, tennis courts, and a pool. Other than the access to activities, one of the best features of this hotel is the range of dining options, as there are seven restaurants and bars on-site.
12. Greenbank Guest House & Cottages
Located on the opposite bank of Hamilton Harbor from the City of Hamilton, Greenbank Guest House & Cottages offers both guest rooms in the main building and private cottages on the grounds. Conde Nast Traveler says that the property overlooks the Salt Kettle shoreline, and it is set in a quiet spot away from the hustle and bustle of the busier tourist areas, The rooms are traditional Bermudian in design, and they offer comfortable accommodation.
11. Elbow Beach
Time Out lists Elbow Beach as one of the top hotels in Bermuda. This classy beachfront hotel sits on a plot of 50 acres just south of Hamilton. The exterior of the hotel is colonial-style, which gives the property an air of sophistication. Once inside, there is the chilled-out ambiance that is associated with Bermudian culture. There are 98 spacious rooms, many of which have private terraces. Some of the best features of this hotel are the private beach, an outdoor pool, the hot tub, and the spa.
10. Cambridge Beaches Resort & Spa
Located in western Bermuda, Cambridge Beaches resort & Spa has stunning views over Mangrove Bay and Somerset Long Bay. It is an option that will appeal to those looking for some fun and adventure as it sits beside the beach and there are a variety of activities on offer. The accommodation consists of rooms, suites, and cottages, so there is something to suit all sizes of parties. Those who have stayed in this hotel have enjoyed the opportunities to relax in the tranquil gardens or at the Ocean Spa. Guests can enjoy French cuisine at the tamarisk Restaurant & Terrace or a casual dining experience at Breezes
9. Fairmont Southampton
An expansive hotel, Fairmont Southampton has ten restaurants, which The Telegraph says gives guests plenty of options. These eateries vary from casual restaurants to fine dining establishments, so you can enjoy a variety of dining experiences during your stay. The rooms are clean, bright, and spacious, and they all boast marble bathrooms and private balconies.
8. Royal Palms Hotel
A family-owned boutique hotel, Royal Palms Hotel exudes traditional Bermudian style. This is a fantastic place to stay if you enjoy an intimate feeling with some personal touches when you are taking a vacation. There are 32 comfortable guest rooms split over two buildings, and each has modern amenities. At breakfast time, guests dine form a buffet-style breakfast in the dining room, which is included in the room rate. For other meals, guests can dine at Ascots Restaurant, which is on-site and serves Mediterranean cuisine.
7. Hamilton Princess & Beach Club
Overlooking Hamilton’s Harbor, the Hamilton Princess & Beach Club is ideally located for visiting local attractions and spending time on the beach. The colorful guest rooms at this hotel have modern amenities, and some have either a balcony or a terrace. Some of the facilities available include boat and water sports rentals, two outdoor pools, a babysitting service, and four restaurants.
6. Rosewood Tucker’s Point
This luxurious resort was opened in 2009, and it boasts 92 spacious guest rooms and suites. One aspect of staying in this hotel that has been praised by former guests is an excellent ambiance. Guests can enjoy views of Castle Harbor from the hotel’s location on the northeastern edge of the island. It is a popular option for golfers as there is access to the Tucker’s Point Golf Club. Those who stay at Rosewood Ticker’s Point can also relax during their stay, thanks to the on-site spa,
5. Edgehill Manor
If your preference is to stay at a smaller property that has a more intimate feel than the large chain hotels, then you can’t get much better than Edgehill Manor. This luxurious boutique hotel is a 14-bedroom mansion in Hamilton that is close to the waterfront. There is a pool on the grounds where guests can take a dip to cool off or relax on the poolside. In the mornings, guests can enjoy a complimentary buffet-style continental breakfast. There is free Wi-Fi access throughout the property.
4. The Loren at Pink Beach
The location of this hotel is perfect for accessing the local attractions and golf courses, says US News. It is also overlooking the Pink Beach. Guests at this hotel can enjoy an outdoor pool with cabanas, a spa, a salon, and much more. Although all the rooms have excellent features, the best option is to stay in one of the private villas as these have additional features, such as private plunge pools. Guests can dine at either the Pink Beach Club, which serves casual American fare or at the upscale European restaurant Maree.
3. Grotto Bay Beach Resort & Spa
The Telegraph says that Grotto Bay Beach Resort & Spa is one of the best hotels in Bermuda, and that is is an excellent option for families visiting the island. This all-inclusive resort organizes a range of activities and water sports for people of all ages. There are two ancient caves on the grounds of this hotel. One has been transformed into a unique cave swimming pool, while the other is a subterranean spa. Other facilities at the hotel include a tennis court, access to a private beach, a kids’ club, and a fitness center. There are several restaurants, each of which offers a different dining experience.
2. Rosedon Hotel
Originally, the Rosedon Hotel was a 20th-century mansion. It has since been converted into a stunning boutique hotel that has retained some of the original features while adding modern touches for the convenience of the guests. It is in a quiet location that is surrounded by tropical gardens, yet it is only a five-minute walk to Hamilton. One of the best features of the hotel is its restaurant, Huckleberry, as this is one of the top restaurants in the Hamilton area. There is also a bar and an outdoor pool at this hotel.
1. The Reefs Resort & Club
According to Conde Nast Traveler, the best hotel is Bermuda is The Reefs Resort & Club. Set on a coastal cliff, guests can enjoy stunning coastal views. They have access to some of the best pink beaches leading to turquoise waters that are home to the reefs after which the hotel is named. The Reef Resort & Club has some excellent guest facilities, including a pool, a fitness center a spa, and a tennis court. There are four bars and restaurants in this hotel, one of which is the Ocean Echo which is known as one of the best brunch spots anywhere on the island.
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