St. Kitts Accomodation Options

St. Kitts and Nevis are known for accommodations that make use of great architecture

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From restored plantation houses to tiny new hotels and all-inclusive resorts, lodging on St. Kitts can be as steeped in history or as contemporary as the islands themselves.

The island is known for its plantation-style houses that take visitors back to an era when sugar cane was the region's main source of income. At these restored plantation houses, visitors get an up-close peek at colonial daily customs while enjoying the intimacy of a quiet inn. Having drinks with other guests before dinner may be part of the gracious island hospitality you will experience when you book a room with a history.


Basseterre and the nearby Frigate Bay are popular destinations amongst tourists. Access to the beaches is the biggest draw, but these areas also offer a good variety of accommodations, including a few large resorts. Elsewhere on the island, tourists will find charming coastal towns, historical sites, soaring peaks and other attractions, but very few places to stay.


Bird Rock Beach Hotel

There are multiple types of accommodations to pick from on the island, including a bed & breakfast and a selection of resorts. Visitors wanting to enjoy an entertaining bar scene will find precisely that at a handful hotels around St. Kitts. Read further info for each property by clicking the names.

A popular vacation destination with active on-site recreation is Ocean Terrace Inn. Guest rooms sit on the property of Ocean Terrace Inn in the form of Standard and Superior Rooms, Superior One-Bedroom Suites, and Deluxe Rooms, so there is something available for every visitor to choose from. All have balconies, air conditioning, mini-fridge, cable TV, and WiFi. Visitors will find them on Wigley Avenue.

Royal St Kitts Hotel is one of these properties found in Frigate Bay, St. Kitts. There are 215 rooms available for guests to rent, spread out across the complex in several two-story buildings. Guests can take their pick of garden, lake, golf course, or pool views. You can call them at (869) 465-8651.

Anyone wanting to find a place to stay with good swimming facilities, one spot to think about is Sugar Bay Club. Sugar Bay Club has 89 guest rooms and suites available for rent, with views of the gardens, swimming pools, or ocean. All accommodations are set in one and two-story buildings, scattered about the property. You can call them at (809) 465-8037.

Luckily, there will be additional choices too. For more in formation concerning the standard hotels available, visit this page.

Condos and Villa Complexes

Guests will also find non-hotel lodging possibilities on the island, which include a few condos and several villa complexes. Avid beach-goers will generally have easy access to the beach, as many lodgings are situated on the coast.

If you're looking to find plenty of convenient dining possibilities within reach of your accommodation, Sealofts on the Beach is one spot to think about. Set on the Atlantic Ocean side of the island is a collection of three-story condominiums that offer vacations the privacy they crave during their getaway. Customers can reach them at (869) 465-1075.

One destination on the oceanfront worth mentioning is Ocean's Edge. Slowly but surely, this managed villa property is growing and expanding, with a completion date set for sometime in 2015. The property is set on 40 acres and allows guests to experience their own little slice of paradise, complete with a view of the Atlantic Ocean from nearly every room.

Sunrise Hill Villas: Facing east, this property is named for the sunrise which greets guests each morning. Its setting takes advantage of the natural landscape to create the perfect island set-up for guests looking for their dream rental property. For customers who want to call before you go, you can do so at (869) 465-2511.

St. Kitts has other choices too. Anyone who needs to find out more concerning villa complexes on the island by following this link.

Individual Villas

Some people favor the luxury offered by one of the many individual rental properties. To read more about rental properties on St. Kitts, visit this page.

All-Inclusive Accommodations

St. Kitts Marriott Resort & The Royal Beach Casino

Some people seek the advantages of an all-inclusive price. There are multiple reasons for their appeal. Among other reasons, they eliminate the need to prepare a detailed budget.

Avid tennis players often like the idea of staying at St. Kitts Marriott Resort & The Royal Beach Casino, as they offer some nice tennis facilities. St. Kitts Marriott Resort & The Royal Beach Casino is a 25 acre resort with luxury facilities that feature a casino and an 18 hole championship golf course, all situated on spectacular beachfront property. Enjoy all the comforts of home at this elegant resort with spacious rooms overlooking the water in a stunning tropical setting for the perfect retreat at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort. You'll be able to find them at 858 Frigate Bay Road.

A place located on the coast that you could consider is Bird Rock Beach Hotel. Meeting your every need and desire is of utmost importance to this warm and friendly staff. Bask in the luxury amenities, enjoy the view, and sink into the relaxation that a stay at this property affords its guests. If you are looking for something specific and want to call before booking a room, you can do so at (869) 465-8914.

If interested, find out more details concerning all-inclusive properties by clicking on this link.

Personal Consideration

Planning your trip to St. Kitts involves considering multiple factors, especially when it comes to choosing where to stay.

Party Size

Finding a place to accommodate a large group of people at an affordable price can sometimes be a hassle. Look into hotels that specialize in suites, or rental properties large enough that everyone will be comfortable.


At times, you can find accommodations that specialize in the activities that you are interested in pursuing. Some hotels offer packages that include diving trips, or days out on the boat fishing.

Length of Stay

Most people vacation on St. Kitts for just a few days, but those who are planning an extended stay have more to consider. Staying in a resort can be great for a short period of time, but longer trips might required for some rental properties.

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Accommodation costs are at their highest during the peak months of December through February, but hotels can be discounted as much as 40 percent during the off season. Most hotels add a 10 percent service charge to the bill as well as a 7 percent government tax.

Prices for accommodations usually range from $75(USD) to more than $300(USD) for one night's stay on either St. Kitts or Nevis, though accommodations can cost as low as $25(USD) in some locations.

When searching for a hotel on St. Kitts, it's helpful to review our Star Ratings. These ratings are based upon the quality of the hotel, including the service, décor, comfort, and amenities. The ratings are given without recognition of the price, so you may be able to find a number of lodging options in your price range in all of the rating categories.

One and Two Stars

Hotels rated with 1 Star on St. Kitts are small, and often privately owned and operated by the same person or family. The rooms are often very plainly decorated, and have few amenities. This will be just fine, however, for vacationers who place more emphasis on exploring the island than lounging in a posh hotel suite.

When it comes to the 2 Star accommodations, you'll find that the rooms are often the same small size if not a little larger. Usually the rooms will still be sparsely decorated, though maybe with a little more care to detail, and amenities remain basic. You may find that these hotels are a part of a small national chain.

Three Stars

As you approach St. Kitt's 3 Stars properties, you begin to enjoy more comfortably sized rooms, with more carefully chosen appointments, and a well-liked staff. These hotels will likely have a bar or restaurant (or both), and room service. 

Four Stars

Luxury amenities begin to pop up as you move towards the 4 Star resorts. Rooms are decorated with great care and often have themes. The staff makes it their goal to provide each guest with the experience of a lifetime, and there may be high-end amenities, and lots of them.

Five Stars

It doesn't get any better than a 4 1/2 or 5 Star. To merit this grade, properties must be beautifully furnished, very comfortable, very well taken care of, nicely landscaped, and frequently updated.

Depending upon what you're looking for, finding a hotel on St. Kitts and Nevis that is right for you can sometimes be a long process. Still, if you take your time and weigh all of your options, you'll thank yourself in the long run.


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