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Eldemire's Tropical Island Inn

18 Pebbles Way | Grand Cayman, George Town KY1-1106, Grand Cayman
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Orono, Maine
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

My husband and I stayed here at the beginning of January while we were in Grand Cayman, we stayed for 3 nights and really enjoyed our stay here! It was a cozy little place, with great location to downtown. We had a rental car, which I would suggest as the side walks are pretty narrow (if even there) on the... More 

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CarolEE E, Owner at Eldemire's Tropical Island Inn, responded to this review

Hi We appreciate your kind and honest review about Eldemire's and so happy that you had a good experience staying with us.. So sorry about the minimum amount of TV channels that you saw. This does occur sometimes but we have no control over it as it is the fault of our Cable Company. Wish we could do something but... More 

Gatineau, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

My girlfriend and I stayed at Eldemire's Inn for 7 days this January, and had a lovely time. As others in the comments say, this is not a place for the mindless tourists who need the comforts of a hotel and the hand-holding of tour managers and all-inclusive packages. This guesthouse is purely a home-base, out of which you organize... More 

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CarolEE E, Owner at Eldemire's Tropical Island Inn, responded to this review

Greetings. Thanks you for the wonderful review that you have provided to the travel community, about our Guest House. Yes we do try to the utmost of our ability to provide a calm and nice atmosphere to everyone. A real tropical ambience, as you experienced, whilst you stayed here. Thanks for your observations pertaining to not being able to make... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

ok lets see this place is as bad as it get its not safe no smoke alarms dodgy wiring the bed had fleas my girl friend and i got loads of bights the pool is filthy when you ask for anything we where fobbed off it should be closed as the owner has no manners it stinks of damp and... More 

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CarolEE E, Owner at Eldemire's Tropical Island Inn, responded to this review

Dear former guest. I think that maybe you have written this review about another property in that your description of your issues does not match who and what we as owners and description of our property. Firstly, all rooms have to, AND do have smoke alarms in them, as the Fire Department inspectors comes to inspect the rooms a few... More 

Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

If you're the kind of traveler who stays in name-brand hotel chains, has never entered a grocery store in another country, and is used to 5 star accommodation, then Eldemire's Tropical Inn is not for you. If you're the kind of traveler who stays in local B&Bs or hostels, loves exploring local hangouts, and relishes the opportunity to get to... More 

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CarolEE E, Owner at Eldemire's Tropical Island Inn, responded to this review

Hi. Thanks for your very kind and honest review about us and we are so elated that you had a great time staying at Eldemire's and enjoying the island. As you were aware, we do try our best to ensure that you, our guest, is happy with everything. We hope to see you sometime in the near future again. Much... More 

Gwynn Oak, Maryland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Overall it felt like a quiet little private retreat with just a hint of home. The inn is much larger than it appears but you can't really tell because most of the foliage gives many of the unit entrances a feel of secluded privacy when you come and go. We had a late evening arrival so check in for weary... More 

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CarolEE E, Owner at Eldemire's Tropical Island Inn, responded to this review

Hi Thank so much for your lovely review about myself and the Inn. This kind of review gives us a boost to hear nice reviews from our guests and gives us an insight into what our guests like (and don't like) about staying at our place. We are one of the few local Caymanians that are licensed by our own... More 

New York City, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Booked one of the apartments for my trip, with private kitchen. In the weeks leading up to my trip, Tootie was always available to answer any questions I had, and once I actually got to Grand Cayman the place wasn't hard to find or get around from. The house was clean and all the staff were friendly- Bob was especially... More 

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CarolEE E, Owner at Eldemire's Tropical Island Inn, responded to this review

Booked one of the apartments for my trip, with private kitchen. In the weeks leading up to my trip, Tootie was always available to answer any questions I had, and once I actually got to Grand Cayman the place wasn't hard to find or get around from. The house was clean and all the staff were friendly- Bob was especially... More 

Livorno, Italy
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

The place is very quiet and you can sleep well, it's not too warm inside the house thanks to the trees surrounding the place, we had to keep the air conditioning at minimum if not powered off, which was surprising for the island's climate. The kitchen was well furnished and near the door, before entering the room there is a... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Filthy, dusty living conditions. Air conditioners don't work right. 85 in your roon at night. Refrigerator doesn't keep any thing cold. Swimming pool filtration didn't work. Dead frog and crab in water. Bbq filthy, no propane. Weeds all over pool deck. Horribly maintained, thank god for motels at 7 mile beach

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CarolEE E, General Manager at Eldemire's Tropical Island Inn, responded to this review

“Best place to ruin a vacation” 1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW Filthy, dusty living conditions. Air conditioners don't work right. 85 in your roon at night. Refrigerator doesn't keep any thing cold. Swimming pool filtration didn't work. Dead frog and crab in water. Bbq filthy, no propane. Weeds all over pool deck. Horribly maintained, thank god... More 

Southbury, Connecticut
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Want the quintessential cultural GC experience? Stay here. It's walking distance to Georgetown, Smith Cove, Sunset House, Art stores, etc. It's quaint, eclectic, and host is amazing. She leaves you space and room to breathe.

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CarolEE E, Owner at Eldemire's Tropical Island Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thanks for your kind and honest review of Eldemire's and am so happy that you had a great time staying with us and hope that you return sometime in the near future. Please if there are any tips that you feel would enhance a visitor's judgement of our property in any way, we would welcome any feedback that... More 

Grand Rapids, Michigan
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

We stayed at Eldemire's Tropical Island Inn for a week in April, and had a great time! We've stayed on Grand Cayman before, mostly at The Retreat at Rum Point, so we knew our way around fairly well, although a lot has changed after 2005's Ivan! My husband, 2-year-old-son, mother and I all shared the pool-side self-catering suite. My son... More 

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CarolEE E, Owner at Eldemire's Tropical Island Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind and honest review of Eldemire's. I am happy that you spent a good time at your little "home away from home" and we also enjoyed having you stay here. if there is anything that you saw that could be improved upon, please be sure to email us as we always strive to improve on our product.... More 

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