Accommodations on Bermuda

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 hotel possibilities that will appeal to just about any kind of traveler. Pick from budget hotels, luxury resorts, and much more in between. Visitors hoping to enjoy a spirited bar scene will find precisely that at plenty hotels around Bermuda. Read more info for each one by clicking on them.

A great vacation spot for recreation on-site is Fairmont Southampton. One of Bermuda's premier resorts, The Fairmont Southampton has been the recipient of numerous honors including being named one of the Top 25 World's Best, the Top 15 in the Atlantic, and one of the best in the Caribbean by Condé Nast Traveler, the Best Hotel in the Caribbean, Bahamas, and Bermuda by Travel + Leisure, and the prestigious AAA Four Diamond Award. Located on 100 lush acres near Bermuda's South Shore, the resort is surrounded by beautiful landscaping and warm pink sands. Guests will find them at 101 South Shore Road.

Travelers who are in search of good on-site dining possibilities might want to look into 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. They're located at 76 Pitts Bay Road.

Visitors who appreciate good on-site dining possibilities may want to think about Elbow Beach Club Resort. The Elbow Beach Club Resort, on Bermuda's South Shore, is nestled among 50 acres of lush gardens and fronted by magnificent pink sand beaches. Since 1908, the resort has been one of the mainstays of the Bermuda tourism industry, and has undergone modern renovations while retaining the classic charm of the period. They're located at 60 South Shore Road.

Luckily, you'll be able to find additional hotels. For a better look at this topic, read this guide, which discusses more possibilities for hotels.

Condos and Villa Complexes

Clear View Suites & Cottages

There are non-hotel lodging options on the island, which include quite a few condominiums and a selection of villa complexes.

For vacationers searching to enjoy a lively bar and club scene, Clear View Suites & Cottages is one location you may want to consider. 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 ahead of time, do so at (411) 293-0484.

An excellent option for those hoping to book accommodations on Bermuda is Brightside Guest Apartments. An affordable option for guests looking for something on the less expensive side, Brightside Guest Apartments is located in Flatts Village in East Bermuda and offers a viable alternative to those high-priced luxury resorts. Visitors will find them at 38 North Shore Road.

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. You'll be able to find them on South Shore Road.

These examples are merely a few of the choices you'll find. Those interested can find out more concerning villa complexes on the island by visiting this page.

Individual Villas

Certain people prefer the seclusion offered by one of the rental homes. To read a more detailed discussion of this topic, read this guide to the individual villa rentals on Bermuda.

All-Inclusive Accommodations

Rosewood Tucker's Point

Some people love the added certainty of an all-inclusive package. There are many explanations why this pricing method is popular. Among other reasons, they let you relax more completely without having to look different costs.

Tennis enthusiasts and their families often enjoy staying at Rosewood Tucker's Point, as they have some excellent 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. The property is located at 60 Tucker’s Point Drive.

One destination along the coast 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. You'll be able to find them at 56 South Shore Road.

If you want to find out about more concerning properties offering this option, read this page.

 

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