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Grotto Bay Beach Resort

3.5 of 5 Resort   |   11 Blue Hole Hill | Bailey's Bay, CR04, Bermuda
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Ranked #2 of 2 hotels in Hamilton Parish
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2007
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Forest Hills, New York
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5 hotel reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2007

Our third stay at Grotto Bay in as many years only reinforces why we come back to this property: friendly staff, verdant grounds and easy access to the always pleasant Bermuda public bus. (Riding the bus from St. George's to Hamitlon is a relaxing way to observe and absorb much of the island scenery but I digress). The property is... More

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New York City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2007

Yesterday just returned from Grotto Bay and had a wonderful time. The room was big enaugh, the weather was great. The annual New Year’s Eve Celebration in St. George’s on King's Square was wonderful. Festivities include live band performances, a fireworks display and the lowering of the Bermuda onion. It was free and it was fun!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2006

This hotel was terrible. This was booked through Apple Vacations-- which was terrible beyond belief. First, the travel agent, Lake Shore Travel, made us pay for a flight that went from Chicago to Newark, NJ to JFK in New York City to Bermuda-- without telling us! We thought we paid for a flight from Chicago to Newark, NJ to Bermuda.... More

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Burlington, ON
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2006

We were a little nervous on the way to the hotel from the airport because of some poor reviews we had read but in the end we found our stay at Grotto Bay to be worthwhile. The hotel staff were very friendly and more than helpful. They took our bags to our room. They helped fix a problem with our... More

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Cape Elizabeth, Maine
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2006

We arrived in Bermuda on Thanksgiving. Our plan was to stay at the Grotto that night and have dinner when we arrived. We had dinner reservations. Our flight was scheduled to arrive at 7:30 pm. The flight was delayed and we landed near 11 pm. It was raining and windy. When we checked in, the front desk rep directed us... More

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Seekonk, MA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2006

We just returned from a great weekend at the Grotto. The close proximity to the airport was convenient . We had an oceanfront room, and we were never bothered by airport noise, I was concerned about this after reading some reviews before travelling. I agree with other reviews, that this is not the resort for people with any physical difficulties,... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2006

We are make-your-own-adventure travelers who were not looking for anything spectacular in a Bermuda hotel. We picked Grotto Bay because we got a great deal and it seemed nice enough to meet our not-high expectations. It wasn't. I'm not quite sure how this place gets even decent ratings on TripAdvisor. Is it the bugs all over the filthy resort bar... More

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Seekonk, MA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2006

Just returned from Grotto Bay and had a wonderful time. We had an oceanview room which offered a fine view of the bay.. The place was very quiet in general... The grounds are very nice but are extremely steep... Our room smelled like a dirty drunken sailer when we first got there,.. but were able to correct it with candles...... More

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Richfield, MN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2006

About a year ago when I was considering a trip to Grotto Bay, I read mixed reviews on Tripadvisor. I wondered how reviews could range from wonderful to horrible. After returning from there with my wife and 8-year-old son, I now understand it simply depends on what you’re looking for in a resort. If you’re a person who will perish... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2006

The grounds are beautiful, the staff very friendly, and the pool and beach very nice. Close to the Airport at St. Georges. (5 minutes) Breakfast buffet was very good. Restauurant was good but pricey, and limited menu. Swizzle Inn Pub only 4 minute walk from the hotel. Very good food and very reasonable. The disadvantage about the hotel is that... More

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Address: 11 Blue Hole Hill | Bailey's Bay, CR04, Bermuda
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Location: Caribbean > Bermuda > Hamilton Parish
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Grotto Bay Beach Resort 3.5*
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Also Known As:
Grotto Bay Beach Hotel Hamilton Parish
Grotto Bay Bermuda
Hotel Grotto Bay Beach
Grotto Bay Beach Resort Bermuda/Hamilton Parish

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