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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During an extended stay in Antigua while relocating to Anguilla we stayed with Marco at Galley Bay Cottages for over a month. Although the cottages are simple, they are comfortable and he's provided all the amenities. Perfect for what we were looking for. The view from Sea Breeze is amazing, and its only a few minutes walk to one of... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

This has to be one of Antiguas best kept secrets. The location is completely private yet just minutes from St Johns. The villas and cottages stand on the hilltop between Galley Bay resort and the exclusive Galley Bay Heights. It's a short walk to the beach yet very quiet with just the goats and crickets and geckos to keep you... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

It is easy to sign up for an "all inclusive" - certainly the option that most vacationers to this beautiful island opt for. BUT, if you are eager for the chance to explore this magical, friendly, and easily navigable island (and this island deserves your attention), Galley Bay Cottages affords you that opportunity. The cottages are well equipped for one... More 

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

When planning the 1st visit to Caribbean, I came across Galley Bay Cottages as one of the extremely good value self-catering options for Antigua. I confess that I immediately felt a connection, the West Indies design and the decor are very exquisite and you'll either love it or hate it - I love it. This type of approach is very... More 

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london
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

We stayed at Galley Bay for 4 days in January 2016. Our experience there was great. We had stayed at Coco Bay Resort for a few days before and wanted to experience something different from the all inclusive experience Antigua has to offer as our entire trip was over 2 weeks. Marco came and collected us from our resort and... More 

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Newtown, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

Impossible to catalogue all the things wrong with this place. 4 people issued 3 bath towels and 2 beach towels. No pillow cases on some of the pillows. Necessary floor fan roars like a 747 taking off nearby. NOTHING worked - garbage and kettle lids didn't close, toaster had to be held down. Espresso maker wouldn't make coffee. Tripping hazard... More 

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Marco D, Owner at Galley Bay Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Guest First of all thank you for the review even though it is a negative one. I am taking your complaint seriously and I would like to address each issues you brought up. Galley Bay Cottages were built respecting the original Caribbean style and the natural landscape. Therefore some of the cottages have a view of the local natural... More 

San Diego, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Never even made it to the cottage, becuase they did not have our reservation that we booked online, not only in another country and have to find another place to stay with not internet or phone service was a nightmare! FAR AWAY from everyhing, not so nice area. Why go all the way to Antigua and not be anywhere near... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

What an amazing location, with a view to match. So peaceful and picturesque. We loved having our breakfast so close to such beauty and our dinners looking out at the sunset. Easy walk down to the beach, one of the best on the island. Huge thanks to Marco. What a gentleman.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Visited earlier this month and we stayed at the Spice Cottage. Beautiful cottage with lovely partial views to the ocean! The cottages are easily accessible (with a car) but away from everything making it a very quiet and peaceful stay. Marco was incredibly helpful and was even nice enough to pick us up from the airport (super appreciated!!). The beach... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 via mobile

We booked with owner Marco Della Patrona on TripAdvisor because we loved the picture from te Breeze cottage's deck - and were not disappointed. We spent a week in our rental car touring the historical, cultural and beach destinations on the island of Antigua and came home every night armed with local groceries to try to make an interesting island... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Internet
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Galley Bay Cottages are four charming Caribbean cottages and a mediterranean style Villa located hillside, just steps from the beautiful white sands of Galley Bay beach on the northwest coast of Antigua. Built into the natural landscape of the hill, winding stone paths and steps lead through the property and take you to each of the four gorgeously secluded cottages. Wooden gingerbread cottages each with an ocean view, cool breezes and open layouts allow you to experience a uniquely Caribbean vacation.The shabby chic colonial interiors have been indiviudally decorated and furnished with an eclectic mix of European antiques, renovated finds and Caribbean art. Wonderful details like locally fired and hand painted tiles and face basins, four poster beds and wooden painted shutters are a delight for your eyes daily. Each unit is self contained with a fully equipped kitchen and all have amazing sea views, with private galleries perfect for relaxing day and night. Watch cruiseships entering and leaving St. John's Harbour and catch stunning sunsets while enjoying drinks and dinner al fresco. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Galley Bay Cottages

Address: Galley Bay Beach | Five Islands village, St. John's, Antigua
Location: Caribbean > Antigua and Barbuda > Antigua > Saint John Parish > St. John's
Price Range: $96 - $1,081 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Galley Bay Cottages 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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Galley Bay Cottages Hotel St. John`s
Galley Bay Cottages Antigua/Saint John Parish
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