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Admiral's Inn & Gunpowder Suites

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Cheshire
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

I have previously reviewed Admiral's Inn as we stayed 10 years ago for our honeymoon. What a difference 10 years and a change in ownership can make. Unfortunately, this time around we were not impressed. Having spent 2 weeks in the Caribbean, visiting 4 islands, I can honestly say the service we received here was the rudest we have come...

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Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed 30 January 2017

My Wife and I stayed 5 nights at the Admiral's Inn (the old historic building) . The website gives a reasonable impression of the hotel. The hotel is very charming and atmospheric (unless the cruise ship guest are wondering through the grounds) We also enjoyed: - the place was clean - the hammocks are fun - you can look at...

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Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 29 January 2017

When I saw the price of this hotel, it never occurred to me to ask if they had TV's in the room; AC in the room; coffee/tea set up in the room. Thankfully there was an individual AC unit in the room that worked perfectly. The hot water on the other hand was give and take. Procedure went like this:...

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

We recently spent a week at this hotel. The location is superb right in the midst of Nelsons Harbor National Park within the English Harbor. The hotel is an old historic building dating back to Nelson time in the area. The bedrooms on the first floor are spacious, air conditioned and with an overhead fan however the sound insulation leaves...

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Ashford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 January 2017

We have been staying here for some years now and we can't speak highly enough of the accommodation and the staff and owners . The level of service is excellent and they all work cohesively as a team to provide a perfect stay. The standard is wonderful and the attitude of the staff a reflection of the exemplary role model...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

I love this hotel. Return visit to a friendly well run hotel with great staff. Beautiful location. We stayed across the water in the gunpowder suites and woke to this beautiful view. A definite recommendation. Hotel boat will take you to nearby galleon bay beach. Historic Nelson's Dockyard surrounds you and many restaurants nearby.

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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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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: RM841 - RM2,298 (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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