Bermuda Accomodation Options

Bermuda's top-notch accommodations will keep you coming time and again

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Travelers to Bermuda can expect to find a wide range of hospitable accommodation options, from high-class resorts to rental cabins. However, visitors won't find campgrounds or all-inclusive resorts on the islan

Location

When choosing accommodations on Bermuda, most vacationers look first at location, wanting to choose a hotel in the area of the island that they will be spending the majority of their time – whether site seeing or participating in certain activities that are popular in that particular city.

Hamilton is the capital city of Bermuda, and also home to the island's main port.  There are a number of parks and government buildings in this city, but not very many hotels.  There are a number of hotels in the Parish that Hamilton is located in, Pembroke Parish, so vacationers who want to visit this area can still find accommodations within a short distance.  Some of these accommodations include Rosedon and Royal Palms Hotel.

Sandys Parish, on the northwest coast, is known for being home to the Royal Naval Dockyard, and there are also several islands located within the parish.  The Royal Naval Dockyard is a popular attraction among tourists, where many of the buildings have been turned into shops. This is also the home of the Bermuda Maritime Museum.  A few hotels in Sandys Parish include 9 Beaches Resort and Cambridge Beaches Resort.

St. George's is the largest settlement on the island, though not officially incorporated as a city.  The entire town is listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List, so history buffs will enjoy exploring the city.  The town is known for its beaches, museums, and forts.  St. George's Club is located in St. George's. 

If you plan to book your stay through an on-line travel site, make sure you double check the location of your desired hotel.  Often times these vendors will list a hotel as being located in a large city, when in fact it is several miles away. 

Personal Considerations

Choosing your accommodations on Bermuda require that you take a number of different concerns into consideration.  For some people, it is most important that they can find a place to accommodate a large party, while others might worry about finding some place to stay for a long period of time. 

Party Size

Your groups size, and the type of vacation you're hoping to have, plays a role in the type of lodgings you will choose.  If you're traveling solo, you simply choose what sounds appealing to you, but if you have a large group to house, you will have to think about what everyone will enjoy.  Larger groups might be more comfortable in a villa rental, or at a hotel that specializes in suites.  If you are planning a trip for you and a group a friends, and plan to get wild, you may look out for an adults only resort, like the aforementioned Cambridge Beaches Resort & Spa.  Couples looking for a romantic getaway, on the other hand, may choose a small bed and breakfast or inn, such as Greene's Guest House.

Interests

Based on your interests, you may be able to find the perfect hotel for you.  We have an entire list of Best Hotels For particular subjects, like family vacations and dining options.  But it also takes your favorite activities like tennis, swimming, and nightlife into account.  For example, our Best Hotels for Tennis on Bermuda list shows Pampano Beach Club, Elbow Beach Club Resort, and Fairmont Southampton each has having four tennis courts on property.

Length of Stay

If you're planning an extended trip to Bermuda, you'll probably want to find lodgings that feels more like home than a hotel.  Rental properties with kitchens and large living spaces will offer this to guests.  However, if your trip is a shorter one, you may prefer the pampering of a hotel.

Quality

Staying on Bermuda is not cheap. The cost of living is high on the island, and this is reflected in accommodation costs. In fact, you'll be hard pressed to find a hotel for under $100(USD) per night. A government tax of 7.25 percent is added to all room bills. Hotels add a service charge of 10 to 15 percent to the bill in lieu of guest tipping. Also, hotels add an extra charge if a room houses three people. The rate for this third person is lower than the cost for the first two guests. Fees for children are assessed by the child's age.

As you review the hotels based upon their Star Ratings, keep in mind that these ratings are generated independently of the cost of the hotel.  This means you may be able to find a number of options in a variety of ratings within your budget

One and Two Stars

Not everyone wants to be pampered on vacation.  Some people just want a place to put their things, and to fall asleep at night, after they have spent a full day out exploring the island.  If this sounds like you, or you are on a budget, a 0 to 1 Star property might be for you.  Some 1 Star Properties on Bermuda are Granaway Guest House and Cottages and Windsong.  The prices of these lodgings are in the $125 to 325(USD) range.

If you want something a little bit better than the lowest rated properties on Bermuda, be on the look out for places rated with 2 Stars.  These places may not have the top of the line amenities, but they get the job done, offering a nice place to sleep at night, and a pretty competent staff.  Bermuda's 2 Star hotels include the Oxford House and Dawkins Manor, for between $200 and $400(USD).

Three Stars

Three Star accommodations are a great option.  These locales are often inexpensive enough that even those on a budget can enjoy a little bit of luxury during their stay.  They usually cost around $200 to $800(USD).  Check out Aunt Nea's Inn, Surf Side Beach Club, and Wharf Executive Suites Hotel.

Four Stars

Four Star properties may not be the best of the best quite yet, but they are on their way.  Guests who stay at a 4 Star are given every opportunity to indulge themselves in pampering.  Vacationers can expect comfortable linens, high-end décor, and excellent service at locations such as Pompano Beach Club and Carol Beach & Tennis Club for around $300 to $1100(USD).

Five Stars

You're on vacation, so why not treat yourself?  Five Star properties on Bermuda are the perfect way to do this, though it likely won't come without a hefty price tag.  Five Star resorts on Bermuda often cost between $400 and $3,000(USD), but come with such perks as private spa treatments, nightly turn down services, and access to on-site golf courses.  Elbow Beach Club Resort and Tucker's Point Hotel and Spa are just two of the 5 Star rated properties on the island.

Once you know the parameters of booking your Bermuda accommodations, all you have to do is sit back and relax in the lodging of your choice on this beautiful island.

Hotels

Cambridge Beaches Resort

Bermuda offers accommodation options that will be appealing to almost every type of visitor. Find low-cost accommodations, glitzy resorts, and plenty more in between. Those looking to enjoy an entertaining nightlife scene will find exactly that at plenty hotels around Bermuda. Click on the link to each accommodation to read further information.

A great vacation spot which has active recreation on-site is Fairmont Southampton. The Fairmont Southampton offers rooms and suites in a variety of floor plans, sleep accommodations, vistas, and amenities. From their Moderate Room to the Penthouse Suite, and everything in between, guests can choose the room and view that suits their lifestyle and budget. The property is situated at 101 South Shore Road.

Vacationers in search of good on-location dining possibilities may want to consider Fairmont Hamilton Princess. The Fairmont Hamilton Princess has a variety of luxurious rooms of varying size, vista, and accommodation. From the Deluxe Room to the Penthouse Suites, the entire resort is a unique adventure. Guests will find them at 76 Pitts Bay Road.

Visitors who are in search of good on-site dining options may want to check out Elbow Beach Club Resort. Over half-a-dozen room styles and sizes, vistas, and locations are available for guests to choose from at Elbow Beach, Bermuda. Pick a Premier Garden Room View for a cozy stay surrounded by luscious gardens, or jump to the top with a six-guest Geranium Cottage. They are located at 60 South Shore Road.

Needless to say, you can find additional choices. You can go to this article about more available hotels if you'd like better details.

Condos and Villa Complexes

Clear View Suites & Cottages

There are non-standard hotel accommodations on the island, including quite a few condominiums and a selection of villa complexes.

If you are wanting to enjoy a lively bar scene, Clear View Suites & Cottages is one spot you may want to think about. Overlooking the rocky North Shore of the Atlantic Ocean, Clear View Suites & Villas is a family owned resort, with fabulous views, in a central location. The lavish suites and villas are tastefully decorated and have gorgeous ocean and garden views. If you want to call before you go, you can do so at (411) 293-0484.

Vacationers wanting to stay on Bermuda will be interested in choices like Sandpiper Guest Apartments. Sandpiper Guest Apartments are studio and one bedroom accommodations, all cheerfully decorated and spacious. The rooms feature Mexican tiles, a full kitchen, and a dining room. They are located on South Shore Road.

Anyone looking for a place to stay with good swimming pool facilities, one spot to think about is St. George's Club. Located in historic St. George, the oldest continuously inhabited English speaking town in the Western Hemisphere, the fabulous St. George's Club has a view of the Olde Town Harbour and a wonderful history to share with guests. The property is offered both for vacation rentals, but ownership options are available for those wishing to make this a permanent destination. The property is situated at 6 Rose Hill.

Bermuda has plenty of other choices too. To navigate to our detailed guide to more villa complexes on the island, read this page.

Individual Villas

Some would rather have the independence offered by one of the individual villa rentals. Those interested can get more details about the private rental properties on Bermuda here.

All-Inclusive Accommodations

Rosewood Tucker's Point

Some travelers prefer the added certainty of all-inclusive pricing. There are several explanations why these plans are successful. For example, they make it easy to relax more completely without having to think about money.

Tennis enthusiasts and their families often enjoy booking their stay at Rosewood Tucker's Point, as they offer some nice tennis facilities. One of Bermuda's newest luxury resorts, Rosewood Tucker's Point provides a sophisticated and relaxing vacation. Situated on the largest private beach on Bermuda, the beautiful 88-room resort is the perfect setting for a luxurious yet casual tropical vacation. Rosewood Tucker's Point has extensive facilities and activities including 11 different types of guestrooms, gourmet dining, SCUBA diving, tennis tournaments, shopping, golf, water sports, and more. They're located at 60 Tucker’s Point Drive.

A destination positioned on the ocean worth considering is The Reefs. Four styles of rooms, three styles of suites, and seven styles of cottages await the choice of the vacationer wishing to stay at The Reefs Hotel & Club. The room choices are scattered across the resort, with different views of the surroundings, different locations, and different amenities all based on the style and type of room selected. The property is located at 56 South Shore Road.

You can get more details about all-inclusive properties here.

 

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