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12 Market Street, Nassau, New Providence Island   |  
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Ranked #2 of 11 Nassau B&B and Inns
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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“Must stay!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013 via mobile

Such a great place to stay for so many reasons.
A 2 minute walk to Straw Market & 5 mins to the supermarket.
Very clean & tidy rooms.
Safe & secure.
But what made my stay were my hosts. Maria is one of the sweetest people you will meet. So friendly & lovely, she made me feel like family.
I recommend this place to stay for 2 night or many!

  • Stayed April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Trondheim, Norway
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21 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

Stayed for some days while visiting Nassau. It was conveniently located in town, close to most of the attractions. Good security. The room was spacious, clean and had cable TV. The room was cleaned on a aily basis. The bathrooms were okay, though they were shared with the other rooms. We had access to a shared coffee maker, a kitchenette and a fridge in the hallway. The owners were kind, and great to talk to. Their English wasn't the best, but communication was never a problem. They were helpful in planning your day, they always asked how we were, and they were always available for a chat.

Perfect for solo travellers, backpackers and those not looking to splurge at one of the many hotels in town.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

Was only staying in Nassau for a couple of days before leaving on a dive live-aboard and Mignon provided me with clean and simple accommodation at a decent price. The owners were very nice and the location of MIgnon is great.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Bedum, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

we stayed 9 nights in this guesthouse, had a great time!
guesthouse had everything we needed.central location, clean rooms with free wifi, flat screen tv.the owners are amazing!they are 86 and 89 years old!felt like staying with friends.Maria made us cookies and cake.best guesthouse we stayed in ever!

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Charleston, SC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

We discovered the Mignon some 18 years ago and have been staying there for a week every winter since. Before we discovered the Mignon, we had to limit our stays to 2 or 3 days. Maria and Steve Antonas have always made us feel at home. We have always felt safe there. The guests at the Mignon come from all over the globe. As a result Maria speaks half a dozen languages. We have met some very interesting fellow guests there over the years. At the Mignon you have every convenience one could ask for. A communal microwave, refrigerator and free bottled water are very much appreciated. A grocery store is just a short walk away. There is free wi-fi in the rooms as well as A/C & fans. Maria runs a tight ship. No smoking in the rooms, but she has allowed me smoke my Cuban cigars in the hallway. The guesthouse is spic and span. Way past clean. You can bounce a quarter on the bed sheets. All night party animals need not apply. There is a public beach a hundred yards to the left of the nearby British Colonial Hotel. The location is central to all attractions in Nassau. Only a hundred steps to E. Bay St., (the main street) and you are in the center of town. Since this little jewel has been discovered, it’s best to call for reservations as soon as you have travel plans.
Bill & Christina Filyaw
Charleston, SC

Room Tip: There are only 6 rooms & they are all about the same. Two communal bathrooms in the hall (with...
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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pompano beach
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

I have stayed at Mignon many times while in Nassau. Mary is always kind and helpful, the rooms are very bright and clean, and the climate control and tv's are really good. It is close to the bus routes and downtown. There's also a fridge, microwave, utensils, dishes, and pure water.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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New York, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2012

This is a little gem right in the heart of Nassau (sadly Nassau isn't a place worth spending much time in). Location is amazing, close to all restaurants and not too far from the bridge to Paradise Island. Straw Market is just up the block. Maria, the owner, is a really sweet woman and a real firecracker with such a great sense of humor. She's a real gem. Her husband is a bit of a tyrant though, always shouting for some reason or another. Rooms are a little dark and dungeon-like but good for sleeping in, with flat-screen TVs (and quite a few channels). Bathrooms are shared, one for men, one for women, but I never found them occupied.

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  • Stayed May 2012, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 12 Market Street, Nassau, New Providence Island
Location: Caribbean > Bahamas > New Providence Island > Nassau
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 11 B&Bs / Inns in Nassau
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Owners: Steve & Mary Antonas. Mignon Guest House is just a two minute walk from the main shopping area on Bay Street in the heart of downtown Nassau. The six rooms are simply furnished with twin or double beds, a desk, a night table and lamp. Each is equipped with an individual slim line AC Unit, clothing hang rail with hangers, a fan, Cable TV & FREE wireless internet access. Bathrooms are shared, one for men, one for women and are in the hallway close to the rooms. Each has a large shower, a sink unit and a separate toilet. The common area is equipped with a microwave oven, tea kettle, plates & utensils, a large shared refrigerator and free bottled water. A covered porch has a small dining table & chairs for guest use. The owners live in a small apartment on the premises and are available for assistance with directions or advise. The manager speaks English, Greek, & French. The front of the building is secured with two wrought iron gates, one which is kept locked at all times and the other is locked during night time hours for extra security. Access to the property is a stairway leading from the street to the first floor. Room Rates as at 1 November, 2013 are: Single or Double: $60 + 10% Government Tax ($66.00) Triple: $70 + 10% Government Tax (77.00) We accept reservations for a minimum of 3 days. ... more   less 
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Mignon Guest House Bahamas/Nassau

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