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Rocky Mountains
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

In many ways this place deserves a great rating. Despite its age, the owners have kept it up well. The rooms are large, comfortable and very clean and there is no sign of mold in the showers, as is often the case in warm, humid climates. There are enough included activities to keep a guest occupied for a week -...

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Prescott, Arizona
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

so we went to dive there, they advertise 150 for three tanks it was 132 for one tank. 3 of us dove. I had a faulty bcd, inflate did not work. another had a faulty hose. not one of the depth gauges worked. got to the dive site, the dive master said I will check you on the bottom, then...

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Stone Ridge, New York
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just spent a week at Small Hope. It does not disappoint! Its right on the beach and the food and staff are incredible. Its all inclusive so you don't have to worry about being charged for everything. A cooler of beer, and bar is at your ready! Kayaks, paddle boards, snorkeling equipment are all easily available. The water is blue,...

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 week ago

Small Hope is an amazing place. The staff are the kindest and most accommodating staff I have ever seen. If you want top notch service and the most beautiful diving and snorkeling this is the place for you.

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Erin S, Marketing Ninja at Small Hope Bay Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review, and especially your praise of our staff! We continuously strive toward providing our guests with the best service so they can have the best experience possible. I am so happy you enjoyed your stay with us! We hope to see you again soon . . .

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came for the birds at Small Hope Bay and we were not disappointed. This is the only lodge in the Bahamas with the endangered Bahama Oriole, fewer than 250 in existence, right on the grounds! Additionally we saw a Red-breasted Merganser in the bay, and Reddish Egret, Clapper Rail, Piping Plover, "Golden" Yellow Warbler, Painted Bunting, and an Orchard...

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Erin S, Marketing Ninja at Small Hope Bay Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the wonderful review! I am so happy you were able to have such a great birding trip. Andros is a gem for birders, especially when you can spot the Bahama Oriole right from the resort! We hope to see you back for some more nature adventures, and of course, more delicious food!

Holly Springs, NC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not your typical All-Inclusive...so intimate and private...best staff ever...will go above and beyond to make your stay enjoyable. You can do all the activities or nothing at all. A very safe, friendly, and beautiful environment.

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Erin S, Marketing Ninja at Small Hope Bay Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. And thanks for the compliment to our outstanding staff. We are very lucky to have such beautiful natural surroundings here. And all the activities you'd like, or as you said, the opportunity to do nothing at all, and truly disconnect. Hope you see you back again soon!

Rock Hill, South Carolina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small Hope Bay is a treasure. A step back in time allows you to wander through the coconut trees as you unwind and enjoy a complete break from it all. The staff is wonderful, the water is beautiful and the time spent there, priceless.

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Erin S, Marketing Ninja at Small Hope Bay Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the lovely review. I am so happy you enjoyed your stay with us. It is like a step back in time, away from the hustle and bustle, just a quiet, secluded beach to yourselves, and I am glad you got a chance to unwind. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Once upon a time, we were yearly guests, but then life took some twists and turns and it had been over a decade since our last visit. As we travelled to Small Hope, we kept reminding ourselves of the time that had passed and to expect changes. From the moment we walked down the beach to our cabin, we felt...

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Erin S, Marketing Ninja at Small Hope Bay Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for that wonderful review. I am so happy you came back for another visit and that Small Hope is still the place you remember! We try to keep our resort amenities up to date, while keeping the same atmosphere and feeling that we've had for over 50 years. I am glad you were able to enjoy the diving, birding,...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Just flew out of the Bahamas after another perfect stay at Small hope bay lodge. We arrived to blue sky, calm sea and a warm welcome. Enjoyed 9 days of relaxing, and catching up with family and guests old and new. Rediscovered a love of ping pong, as a great way of working off the good food, especially those afternoon...

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Erin S, Marketing Ninja at Small Hope Bay Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! It was wonderful seeing you again. So happy you enjoyed another lovely stay with us - full of diving, relaxing, delicious food, and great company. I am glad you like the new renovations! We are working hard to update our cabins while keeping the simple and comfortable feel they've always had. We look forward to...

Reviewed 12 January 2017

Have been coming here many times over last 50 years, never disappointing. We see this as the ideal location to "recharge your batteries" as we endure the rat-race of this century. No casinos, no troublesome vendors bugging you, ability to walk hundreds of meters along the sandy beach and not encounter another person and of course the great diving. Its...

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Erin S, Marketing Ninja at Small Hope Bay Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! As always, it was wonderful to see you again. I agree, one of the best parts of this place is the ability to truly disconnect and "recharge", just steps away from the beautiful, Bahamas sea! We look forward to your next visit for more of the same!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We have been catering to scuba divers, snorkelers, fishermen, eco-tourists, and relaxers since 1960. Third largest barrier reef in the world and bonefish heaven. There are 21 all-inclusive rooms in cottages right on the beach. Come experience our unique ambience, friendly staff, and natural safe environment. Our dock and dive shop are right on property and fishing trips are easily arranged. Of course, if grabbing a drink, a book, and a hammock are more your style, go right ahead. We have 2 beaches and plenty of hammocks. Rest, Relaxation, and Rediscovery ... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Small Hope Bay Lodge

Address: Fresh Creek, 00000, Andros
Region: Caribbean > Bahamas > Out Islands > Andros
Price Range: RM1,881 - RM3,316 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Small Hope Bay Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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“You are literally right on the beach!!”
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“All cabins are steps from the beach”
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“All rooms face ocean and are within 30 meters of the waters edge.”
 of 5 bubbles nickhQ6047HC, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
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