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Eldemire's Tropical Island Inn

3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   18 Pebbles Way | PO Box 482 GT, George Town KY1-1106, Grand Cayman
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Ranked #2 of 5 George Town B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Southbury, Connecticut
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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

Sacramento, California
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113 reviews 113 reviews
32 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

On our way to Little Cayman for a dive vacation, we stopped over nite in Grand Cayman due to the connection flight timing. We found this inn on the net, and after emailing and asking questions, we booked a night. We took a taxi from the airport to the inn, and then spoke with the daughter who called her mom,... More

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

Hi, I am so appreciative of your honest assessment of Eldemire’s and as you are aware, we always ask our guests to inform us on how everything was for them. Within a few days of your departure, we placed 2 new beds in the room and hung a new ceiling fan, and as soon as we are not full (which... More

Clearwater, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

We were looking for an inexpensive place with AC as a home base for our dive trip. We found it at Eldemire's. But, there are a lot of better places to stay on the island if you can afford it. My wife would not have enjoyed Eldemires. It is more like a hostel than a hotel. But it was fine... More

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

Thanks for taking time to write your review about Eldemire’s and we thank you for your positive feedback stating that our place is inexpensive (actually it is one of the lowest cost Government licensed accommodations on Grand Cayman) and that it was fine for you and your nephews to stay at. I am happy that you were okay with Eldemire’s... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

We had missed our cruise ship departing from Miami, FL and had to fly to Grand Cayman to catch up with it...after two VERY long days of traveling and unplanned expenses we finally arrived in Georgetown. I called several local hotels and found them to be WAY overpriced($400-$600USD per night). Finally an employee at Marshall's car rental suggested Eldemire's. I... More

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

Thank you so much for your wonderful review about Eldemire's Tropical Island Inn and I am so delighted that you had a wonderful stay at our place. My biggest aim as an owner, and as a Cayman Citizen, is to know that our visitors are having a good experience staying here and that they appreciate the fact that the facilities... More

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
16 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights after 12 nights driving the length of Cuba. The IDEAL location to finish our Caribbean island hop, a short walk southwards is a lovely beach at Smith`s Cove and 15 minutes the other way is Georgetown and the bus service all over the island. Tootie makes you feel SO at ease that we immediately adopted... More

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

Hi I appreciate the fact that you have taken your time to write a lovely and positive review about myself and my business - Eldemire’s. I always welcome my guest’s feedback, as it gives me a guideline to know what they are thinking about myself as an owner, and about the business also as these comments give me somewhat of... More

Courtenay, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014 via mobile

I have been coming to Grand Cayman for 13 years and have now found my favourite place. Used to stay at Sunset House, but find the manager there to be quite rude, so went across the street this trip, to Eldemires. Best decision ever! There's only a few guest rooms, some being rented to residents, so it's extremely quiet. I... More

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

Best Kept Secret in Cayman We are elated that you had a good stay at Eldemire's, and thanks for taking time to write your review about us. We appreciate all the facts you have stated about us - all realistic.. As you have experienced yourself, we always try to please our guests and offer advice on what to do and... More

gijen82
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

I do want to first say that I met Tootie when we arrived and she was incredibly nice and welcoming. She set up the taxi to come pick us up and take us to the airport the next morning. My boyfriend and I stayed here in December just for one night (we had been on Brac the last 4 nights... More

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

Hi, I appreciate your kind words about myself and yes, I can boast that I always try to please my guests so that they have a good experience. You are correct in saying that there is no coffeemaker in the bedroom but I had mentioned to you when you checked in, that there was complimentary tea and coffee in the... More

Fiji
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

We had a great stay at Eldemire's! It's quiet & peaceful, while at the same time being only a short distance from town. It's also 'real Caribbean' which we find is much nicer than the much more expensive American-style hotels that one finds all along 7-mile beach. Eldemire's Tropical Island Inn has good facilities (kitchen for preparing meals, free tea... More

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

Hi I appreciate the fact that you have taken your time to write a lovely and positive review about Eldemire’s, and your kind compliments about myself and Eldemire’s. Yes we do try to offer that real “Caribbean” feeling of tranquility, and a down-to-earth experience and you can now state that you met some authentic Caymanians who tried to ensure that... More

St John's, Antigua
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

I had two nights at Eldemire's, being greeted by the owner(?) on arrival, but haven't seen her since. The place is very pleasant - clean, light, airy - the kitchen is well stocked with pots and pans etc, and free tea and coffee is available all the time. Town is a (hot) 20-25 minute walk away, but that's okay (when... More

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Address: 18 Pebbles Way | PO Box 482 GT, George Town KY1-1106, Grand Cayman
Location: Caribbean > Cayman Islands > Grand Cayman > George Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Eldemire's Tropical Island Inn 3*
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Eldemire`s Tropical Island Hotel George Town
Eldemire's Tropical Island Inn Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

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What words describe Eldemire's best? Friendly, Informal, Simple, Charming, Affordable, Peaceful. Our simple little "Bohemian style" vibrant guest house, offers an ambiance of informality and friendliness, and is perfect for "free-spirited" travelers who just want a clean, simple down to earth tropical place to spend their vacation at.In the 37 years of being in the visitor sector, we can truthfully say that most of our guests are those who just like a charming and simple alternative to the bigger, busier, expensive hotels. Instead they would rather spend their vacation dollars on enjoying our beautiful beaches, diving, snorkeling, good restaurants, varied excursions, etc. And a rent a car,than spending a lot of money staying in a big hotel. In 1977, Tootie's Caymanian parents, opened up rooms in their large home (now known as Eldemire's Tropical Island Inn) to visitors coming to Grand Cayman for vacation, or to conduct business. Then in 2000, Tootie and her family took over the business and made a lot of changes which included colorful decor and brightly painted walls, furnishings, etc. Then a pool and large deck were built and lush tropical vegetation and colorful tropical plants and banana trees were placed all around the pool. So when you sit back and relax by the pool you, you get that authentic tropical feel.Our location is on the west coast of the island, across the road from the ocean, and ten minutes drive from Owen Roberts Airport and famous 7 Mile Beach. Within a short walk is a beautiful white sand cove, 2 fabulous oceanfront restaurants, a fitness center, 3 Dive centers, Cathy Church Underwater Photo Center, and Georgetown with lots of shops, restaurants, the Museum, and Duty Free shopping. Our property has 4 private 2nd level rooms with private bathrooms, and a large shared kitchen and relaxing lounge downstairs. The 2 comfortable self-contained one bedroom suites have their own private kitchens, lounges and garden entrances. Our amenities? All rooms and suites are air-conditioned, have private bathrooms, complimentary tea and coffee, Cable TV, FREE WIFI and free on-site parking with security lighting. ... more   less 
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