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“Fantastic views, lovely hosts and possibly the best value accomm in Bermuda?” 5 of 5 stars
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Brigg, United Kingdom
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“Fantastic views, lovely hosts and possibly the best value accomm in Bermuda?”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

We've stayed at Sound View 6 or 7 times over the last 15 years or so, as well as at other high end hotels in Bermuda. This place is fantastic for it's views of The Great Sound, the patio/pool area, the hosts themselves who are the most lovely people with great stories, and also for being just a 5-10 minute walk from Horseshoe Bay Beach. (5 minutes there, downhill, 10 minutes back!). The accomm is comfortable, clean, and aircon is great. Main bus route nearby, and taxis are plentiful. Nothing is too much trouble for the hosts, and combining a stay here with a few nights in a larger hotel works great for us, as a way of feeling 'the real Bermuda' as well as the more corporate style hotels nearby.

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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2009

SoundView Cottages is a home away from home. The studio room I stayed in was clean, super bright... a perfect size for two, and had a full kitchen. Also had a peaceful deck outside, with a pool. Conveniently located, it's a short walk to the grocery store, and a 5-10 minute walk from the most popular "Horseshoe Bay Beach". There are great beach trails to walk along.

This cottage is located on the top of a hill, with a beautiful view of the Great Sound, amongst local Bermudian homes - it gives you a taste of real Bermuda life, instead of being isolated in a private resort.

Sound View Cottages is a hidden gem. I will be visiting Barbara (owner) again very soon!

  • Stayed May 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2006

We vacationed here during October and November of 2005 and enjoyed it very much. Our hosts Barbara and Eldon responded to our every need with warmth and a smile. The views were spectacular from both sides of the house. The location was good and we traveled by bus. The beaches were just a ten minute walk down the hill from our apartment (coming back up was kind of tough unless you are in good shape). Our unit was spotless, bright and the bed was really comfortable. We love Bermuda, it is our favourite spot to vacation. We will definitely be back to stay again at Sound View Cottage.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2003

title of review said it all. Great little out of the way place.private and quiete.Barbarqa is a gem and her hubby Eldon is a dear. Romantic spot in the crazy worl we all live in. Bermuda ful site.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2003

I have stayed at sound view several times and loved it! Only 3 rooms to rent and very private and secluded. A short distance from Horshoe bay. The owners are very caring and wonderful! We brought some of our own food and used our kitchenette and outdoor grill. I loved the views of the great bay including watching the cruise ships come and go. A nice pool but, jacuzzi didn't work. We saved money , supplemented the food prices with the kitchenette and had a blast! Best stay by moped although, bus stop nearby. Loved it!!!

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Address: 9 Bow Lane, SN 04, Bermuda
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Location: Caribbean > Bermuda > Southampton Parish
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Room Service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Southampton Parish
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Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Perched atop a hill, our established tourist rental apts are self contained one bedroom units equipped with fully supplied kitchenettes, table eating areas, bathrooms and patio areas. We also have an outdoor pool and patio, built in poolside grill, private day or night fully equipped putting green and offer complete maid service. We are walking distance to Horeshoe Beach, restaurants, hiking trails and public transportation if motorcycling is not convenient for you. You awaken to quiet glistening mornings and view magnificent sunsets as night falls with panoramic views of the sound and of the Beautiful island of Bermuda. ... more   less 
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Sound View Cottage Bermuda/Southampton Parish

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