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Carriearl Boutique Hotel

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Great Harbour Drive, B56 L13, Great Harbour Cay
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Miami, Florida
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29 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a beautiful place! Very posh in a tropical seteting. The food & drinks at the restaurant are great, and the view can't be beat. Just steps away from the best beach I've ever been to... 5 miles of silky white sand, and you will be lucky to find even 5 people sharing the whole beach with you.

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Carriearl, Owner at Carriearl Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

I have to agree with you that we do have an amazing beach here. 5 miles of the softest sand and a beautiful, safe ocean. I have been to lots of lovely places in the world where you cannot swim in the sea because it is either polluted, has a rip tide or is full of jelly fish!! Thank you... More 

Houston
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17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

First, let me just say this, anyone who would complain about the Carriearl must be miserable no matter where they are. How is it possible to "whine" when you are in paradise? This is our go to restaurant whenever we stay in the marina at Great Harbour Cay. Marty and Angie are the most gracious and friendliest people, along with... More 

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Carriearl, Owner at Carriearl Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

You are so kind with your comments and we really appreciate you taking time to write such a lovely review. Marty and I had a lot of fun with you and your guests. It took me a while to understand the name of your boat when we first met, but I got it in the end. It caused quite a... More 

Nassau, New Providence Island
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I had to travel to Great Harbour Cay and I heard that Carriearl Hotel was a nice hotel, and I decided to stay. But when my wife and I arrived we were BLOWN AWAY! The hotel is spotless, it is beautiful, and you would think you are dreaming. Marty and Angie (the owners) ensures that you are satisfied from the... More 

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Carriearl, Owner at Carriearl Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

I sometimes think that I am dreaming when I read some reviews, so thank you so much for your kind comments!!!! Marty and I just love seeing our guests happy and enjoying our little piece of Paradise, and we do go to a lot of trouble to serve different dishes to suit everyone's taste. . We are very lucky to... More 

Montreal, Canada
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

This is the best vacation ever. If anyone has anything bad to say about this hotel, you`d better just stay home. Marty and Angie are the most wonderful people you can ever meet. They made us feel like family. We were very sad to leave our new found friends. My husband & I spent 7 glorious days there. Krystal, Annie... More 

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Carriearl, Owner at Carriearl Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Well, we have to say 'wow' in return for your wonderful review. Thank you so much. We do regard our guests as 'family' as we spend almost 24/7 with you all. Certainly from 7 a.m. to midnight, sometimes later if I get them drinking a Baby Guinness or two !! Not the beer for the uninitiated, as one of our... More 

Alpharetta, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Only place to stay if Bonefishing in Great Harbour Cay - so convenient and the hosts couldn't be more accommodating. Although the food is pricey was top notch especially for a small island. Very clean and safe.

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Carriearl, Owner at Carriearl Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Marty and I are so glad you had a good time Bone Fishing here in the Berry Islands. I know that Percy Darville, our wonderful Bone Fishing guide on Great Harbour Cay, looked after you. It was just a shame you missed one day due to bad weather as you and your husband love to spend as much time as... More 

Miami, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We wanted to get away for 5 days and not puddle jump from Nassau to our destination. The new direct flight from Fort Lauderdale (Tropic Ocean Air) allowed us to fly for 50 minutes and be on the beach in 15 !!! Thats a no brainer ! Then we got to meet our Hosts, Marty and Angie, and from that... More 

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Carriearl, Owner at Carriearl Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. Just for our future guests information, the new direct flight from Fort Lauderdale to Great Harbour Cay is perfect for a 2, 5, 7 or 9 night stay with us. Tropic Ocean Airways are an established airline flying to various Bahamas destinations. They operate a brand new Caravan, together with their sea planes. Leather... More 

Sunriver, Oregon
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

While CarrieEarl isn't a fishing lodge, it is a comfortable accommodation for bone fishermen who come to Great Harbor Cay because of their extensive flats and fishing guides. Marty and Angie's substantial menu of delicious meals makes their restaurant a favorite for the locals and guests alike. Their smoked salmon and cream cheese, and tomato and goat cheese sandwiches made... More 

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Carriearl, Owner at Carriearl Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

I know what avid and professional Bone Fishermen you both are, so your comments are really appreciated, particularly as you missed 1 day due to bad weather. I am so glad you enjoyed our food, as I know that smoked salmon is not on the menu at home, as only 1 of you likes it!! Yes the garden area by... More 

Miami, Florida
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13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

This was the third visit for my partner Mark and me to Carriearl hotel in Great Harbour Cay. Angie and Marty are always so welcoming and friendly; it's really amazing to see how hard they and their staff work to ensure you have a great stay. Crystal and Ana are lovely staff who make sure your dinner experiences are wonderful.... More 

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Carriearl, Owner at Carriearl Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Marty and I really appreciate your kind comments, and we will pass them on to our staff, who I agree are exceptional. We are very lucky to have them. We always enjoy your company when you stay with us, and it is great that you love our Island so much. Next time I am sure you will find your way... More 

Marblehead, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Such a great spot. Great Harbour Cay is a special place. If you love gorgeous beaches, zero crowds, zero shopping, two tiny grocery stores with not much, and a place to call your own, then this is the island for you. Carriearl is a quiet little hideaway with lovely rooms, wonderful and helpful service, and a peaceful, pretty location right... More 

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Carriearl, Owner at Carriearl Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review on Carriearl and Great Harbour Cay. As you say, it is not the top spot for shopping but it is a great place to relax and enjoy the sunshine and glorious beaches. Marty and I so enjoyed having you to stay with us and are looking forward to... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

It's like visiting long-lost friends that you have just met for the first time! I can't recommend highly enough. This is the ideal Bahamian Family island experience. Be forewarned, family islands are Quiet idyllic places. Allison and Richard

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Carriearl, Owner at Carriearl Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Marty and I always say that 'You come as a guest, and leave as a friend'. We love meeting new people, and it makes our life so much more fun when we have good company to enjoy. We feel very lucky to have the chance to make so many new friends who we would not have met if we did... More 

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