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#1 of 2 resorts in Saint Mary's
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4.9
Cleanliness
4.8
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4.8
Value
4.5
2023 Travelers' Choice Best of the Best
Guests will want for nothing at Curtain Bluff Hotel, located on the south side of Antigua. We have 72 spacious suites and guest rooms where you can gaze at the Caribbean Sea all day long. Our two on-site restaurants 'The Sea Grape'' and 'The Tamarind Restaurant' are ready to serve you the best local cuisine and you can pair your meal with a glass of something special from our own wine cellar. Luxury awaits you at Captain Bluff Hotel.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Beach
Diving
Babysitting
Parking
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Fitness classes
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Snorkeling
Tennis court
Aerobics
Evening entertainment
Table tennis
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids club
Airport transportation
Business Center with Internet Access
Meeting rooms
Spa
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Massage
Salon
Concierge
Gift shop
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Minibar
Hair dryer
Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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Romantic
Great View
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Curtain Bluff has earned rave reviews for its extensive amenities, with travelers frequently applauding the attentive service, diverse leisure activities, and exceptional dining options. Although some visitors mention the higher price point, the consensus is that the resort provides excellent value. The rooms are frequently praised for their luxurious furnishings and pristine cleanliness. Guests are captivated by the scenic location, which significantly enhances their stay. Reviewers consistently highlight the warm, familial service and the resort's inviting atmosphere.
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LA1005 wrote a review Jan 2024
Columbia, South Carolina439 contributions238 helpful votes
Our 18th visit in 18 yrs. Love Curtain Bluff. Great staff and great guests. We reconnect with lots of friends and meet wonderful new friends. Beautiful setting. Great food and drinks. Lots of activities available. New expanded gym, new Infiniti pool and yoga pavillon. Our favorite island "home".
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Date of stay: January 2024
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dmctravels wrote a review Aug 2022
Oxford, United Kingdom11 contributions30 helpful votes
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We spent a week at each and I have reviewed both hotels separately but this is the review title I searched for prior to booking. Both are amazing hotels, virtually next door to each other and in many ways very similar. Rooms - Based on our Bluff Suite vs two Junior Suites, Curtain Bluff is well ahead, driven by the standard of finish and furnishings. Food is comparable. If pushed i would give it to Curtain Bluff on quality and Carlisle Bay on variety although it’s very close and I would probably say Carlisle Bay’s Jetty Grill is the best of all the options. Service - again close with Bluff the most professional but Bay being more universally friendly. Facilities - this one goes to the well maintained tennis courts and gym of Curtain Bluff. Overall the extent and standard of facilities is better at Bluff. Waterskiing and trips out to snorkel the reef are included along with all the other non-motorised water sports that are common to both resorts. The beach is slightly better at Carlisle Bay and its Jetty Beach Bar is a small but beautiful spot. Clientele - Carlisle Bay is more British and Curtain Bluff more American. The average age of children is higher at Curtain Bluff with teens and university age dominating vs a more even spread at Carlisle Bay. So, which would I choose to go back to? Whilst I’d be happy to stay at either, I’m going to say my preference by a fairly narrow margin was Curtain Bluff, but it is more expensive…
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Date of stay: July 2022
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Responded Sep 9, 2022
Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us at Curtain Bluff. So pleased that you enjoyed so many aspects of what CB has to offer. Our all inclusive package does offer so much more than most all inclusive resorts. Looking forward to seeing you back at Curtain Bluff in the not to distant future
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Don B wrote a review Jan 2024
Brooklyn, New York3 contributions
The quality and friendliness of the staff is exceptional. As far as an “all inclusive” is concerned, there isn’t much more that one could hope for or receive. At first glance the property appears to be a bit pricy but after you experience the value you receive for the cost, the price is easily justified. The relatively small number of rooms gives you a sense of “family” as a returning guest. Kudos also to Curtain Bluff for what they do for the community through the Old Road fund.
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endubrow wrote a review Jan 2024
Setauket, New York43 contributions9 helpful votes
Curtain Bluff is simply the best!!!! I would be hard pressed to find and experience another Caribbean resort hotel that could equal Curtain Bluff. Abundant activities, if you do so desire. Or, you could be left completely alone. The food is top notch.
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Stewart Woodward wrote a review Jan 2024
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Fantastic return trip to the Bluff (4th visit)...really no disappointment at all and the hotel continues to impress in terms of facilities, food and service and magical setting! What we really do enjoy about the hotel is the non-corporate, private ownership feel of the hotel which I hope continues.
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Betty-Ann H wrote a review Jan 2024
Toronto, Canada132 contributions250 helpful votes
Its not a new resort but it is well maintained. The clientele is older and almost are repeats. These guests act as unofficial ambassadors wanting to be sure you like their property. It is quite endearing. The resort provides every imaginable amenity in the rooms which was inpressive and I LOVED the robes. TIP: At the beach sit near to the Sea Grape restaurant to avoid sharp pebbles entering the water, to access Wi-Fi and to be near the bathrooms. The staff are very service oriented and really care. We liked the food and found the resort really grew on us the longer we stayed. It felt like a truly elegant Caribbean experience of days gone by....
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Date of stay: January 2024Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Howard L wrote a review Jan 2024
London, United Kingdom37 contributions11 helpful votes
this hotel continues to impress they have invested in a new pool and deck and enhanced gym the all inclusive deal is most welcome staff are very attentive and although the owner has sadly passed away the team carry on the spirit we went as a family of 4 and all enjoyed it it is expensive but worth it!
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Date of stay: January 2024Trip type: Traveled with family
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Beachlover wrote a review Jan 2024
Toronto, Canada27 contributions36 helpful votes
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We just spent an amazing 7 nights at Curtain Bluff with our 3 and 5 year old kids for the New Year Holiday!! When we first arrived, my husband was like…omg, where did you bring us?! We are used to some of the best and most luxurious hotels. I was like-the reviews were great, let’s keep an open mind! Needless to say, at the end of our holiday we just smiled at each-other and said “they got us, we will be back!” Curtain Bluff was the most relaxed, easy and fun vacation we have ever had with our kids!! Everyone was so kind, from the staff to the guests that have been coming here for over 30 years. The beach was perfect! Comfortable chairs and umbrellas, perfect water for our kids to swim in all day! The included water sports were so fun. We went tubing and on a boat ride almost everyday. They had a fun floating dock out in the ocean that my kids loved jumping off. The kids loved the popsicles on the beach everyday!! Huge Hit!! There was no buzzer service on the beach, the service was hit and miss getting drinks to our beach chairs. We would have to go to the bar. It’s a lot for one server to cover. The Kids Club was great! They had a bouncy castle, playground, lots of fun games and toys. We even got a private sitter for New Years and that was convenient. We left the kids at kids club when we went for our massages and they had fun. The spa, so beautiful!! We had a couples massage and the whole experience was wonderful. They have an adult pool there and it’s very relaxing. The room- was it the best room I ever stayed in, no. Was it comfortable and served its purpose, yes. The view was nice. Did I love hearing everything in the halls and everyone hearing us from my room, no. The open shutter doors and windows might be something to consider changing for more privacy and quiet. The bathroom was nice and I liked the shower. They didn’t have plugs and chargers on both sides of the bed. Some nights our reading lamp worked and others it didn’t. The kids loved the snacks in the room. Laundry service was quick and efficient. Room Service- some nights they came super quick and everything was great. A few nights no-one picked up. One night they forgot about our order. We were there during full capacity and new year’s craziness so maybe that was why?? Food- breakfast was good, lunch was good, and dinners were great. All in all the food was very tasty and plenty of variety! Did they forget some stuff we ordered and sometimes we waited long, yes, but it was still good. I loved that for lunch I could go to the buffet and get my kids some fruits, veggies and pasta. At a lot of a la carte places you are restricted with what your kids can eat. Breakfast and dinner as well, great choices for kids, they loved everything and ate so much. They also loved ordering smoothies and ice cream. We really enjoyed our dinners and the live entertainment. We also loved that the kids could dance and play and we could finish our meals and drinks. My husband didn't love the strict dinner dress code but soon we got used to it and appreciated it. One suggestion would be to keep a breakfast buffet with fruit, pastries, toast, scrambled eggs, etc at all times. It was only available for part of our stay and I feel it makes breakfast faster and easier with kids. We got invited to the Bluff House one night and found this to be so nice and special. New Year’s Eve Dinner and Party were so fun. It was nicely decorated with great music, dinner and fireworks. I would suggest maybe getting a backdrop and photographer where guests can have family photos taken and purchase them. Also, maybe no water spraying on the dance floor during the party. Super fun night!! In conclusion, is this place without any faults, no! Is it magical in its own special unique way, yes!! It’s so safe, charming and intimate with the nicest and happiest people. It’s very well managed and all the staff are lovely people. It was one of our best trips where we could just relax and not have to worry about anything. Our kids already want to go back!! Thank you so much for a great holiday!! Truly a little hidden gem in the caribbean!
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Date of stay: December 2023
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Susana Prada G wrote a review Jan 2024
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This is a lovely hotel that successfully caters for different types of guests. It has a very relaxed atmosphere but there are plenty of activities on offer. The rooms are lovely, bright, clean and very well furnished, the fitness centre is extremely well equipped and the spa is great. The food is to die for, and the all inclusive package is well worth it. Staff are competent and friendly, which makes for a great experience. Overall highly recommended.
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Date of stay: December 2023Trip type: Traveled with family
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jfbrook wrote a review Jan 2024
Surrey, United Kingdom17 contributions27 helpful votes
My husband and I enjoyed a wonderful week at Carlisle Bay in December. We wanted to visit Curtain Bluff as a potential location for ours (and some friends') next trip to Antigua. Despite Carlisle Bay telephoning ahead of our arrival we were not permitted entry. We are both in our early 60s and have stayed at many superior hotels to Curtain Bluff. The miscommunication and the way in which our subsequent feedback was handled would be described as arrogant and chaotic. The e mail sent to the General Manager was not handled personally and professionally. Even offered a free holiday to Curtain Bluff we would decline due to this humiliating experience. I am pleased to read that once through the gates, guests enjoy themselves. However a warm WELCOME is synonymous with a holiday in Antigua and Curtain Bluff failed whole heartedly.
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Date of stay: December 2023
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Frequently Asked Questions about Curtain Bluff
Which popular attractions are close to Curtain Bluff?
Nearby attractions include Ffryes Beach (4.4 miles), Valley Church Beach (4.4 miles), and Darkwood Beach (3.8 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Curtain Bluff?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
What food & drink options are available at Curtain Bluff?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Curtain Bluff?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Curtain Bluff?
Conveniently located restaurants include Colibri, Cloggy's, and The Fox House Restaurant & Bar.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Curtain Bluff?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness center, and fitness classes during their stay.
Does Curtain Bluff have airport transportation?
Yes, Curtain Bluff offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Curtain Bluff?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Curtain Bluff offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to a business center and meeting rooms during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to Curtain Bluff?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Shirley Heights (5.8 miles), Fort Barrington (8.5 miles), and Fort James (8.2 miles).
Does Curtain Bluff have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.