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Admiral's Inn & Gunpowder Suites

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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
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Sunnyvale, California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed at the Gunpowder Suites and completely enjoyed the room decor, the infinity pool, and the convenience of a boat shuttle to the main hotel and restaurant. Six of us enjoyed an excellent dinner at Pillars restaurant, and the red snapper was outstanding. The staff were excellent from restaurant, to pool side, and the bar at night. Great ambiance.

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Fredericksburg, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lunch place for us and a very nice one. We sat right by the water, perfect for a leisurely lunch. Mrs. 4 enjoyed her mojito, the calamari was tender, the grilled shrimp perfectly cook as was my Admiral's burger. Prices were reasonable, service was very good. Lovely place for lunch.

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Manchester UK
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed at the admiral for 2 nights with work. The rooms and nice and in keeping with the age of the building. Breakfast was lovely. There is a small boat to take toy across to the gun powder suits to use the pool which is very lovely over looking the water. Lunch there was also nice. Yup can walk...

1Thank Jaybob888
Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were very fortunate to have spent 6 nights at the Admirals Inn. Excellent and friendly service, sound sleeping, delicious food, all while you are soaking up the historic atmosphere of the 1780's dockyard. We were there for the 30th Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, me sailing and she sunning and exploring. A perfect stay, safe. Wonderful pool...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sitting outside in the heart of Nelson's Dockyard never fails to disappoint. The food and service is always a good standard, if lacking a bit in excitement....it's dependable. Would be nice to have some 'specials' or more frequent menu changes.

Thank Mervyn G
Kinsale, County Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After spending 6 nights on a large sailing vessel hopping around the Islands, it was great to have a great hotel to spend time. The room we got was brilliant(room 1), ask for this room if available, 4 poster bed, four sets of windows huge room we got this as an upgrade as it was available. The pool and lunch(only)...

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Norwich, UK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for a few nights at the Admiral's Inn. Pricey but on a par with the competition nowadays. We enjoyed the stay in the new well-planned "bungalows" over the water next to the Gunpowder Suites...and the excellent Boom restaurant which is great for lunch overlooking the water and near the pool. The main restaurant, Pillars, right on the water in...

Thank MikeatTurnpike
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place has an historical atmosphere and modern touch in one. The restaurant is fabulous. The food superb. I had a lobster, which was amazingly topped with some kind of cheese .There are around 5-7 tables just in front of the sea- worth to be reserved. There was a jazz evening and the band was played fantastic jazz standards. Great...

Thank Vessela T
Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

We return often to this hotel as it has a lovely feel to it . The restaurant serves excellent food and now there is a pool at the gun powder suites it is a great place to relax. Another reason we stay is the excellent water taxi service they run to a near by beach and also to snorkelling spots....

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 22, 2017

We have visited this historic hotel many times but only for drinks and food. We promised ourselves we would stay as well. we HAVE!!! Bad points: You would not pay £50 per night for this size room in the UK. Superior Hill View room. No space to unpack. There is a hairdryer but no mirror able o be used. The...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A charming, historic boutique hotel set in a secluded section of 18th century Nelson's Dockyard, offering casual elegance and friendly, personal service, provides the perfect backdrop for relaxation, romance, special events and being active if you choose.The 23 rooms and suites are housed in 4 historic buildings on the waterfront and a headland 100 yards across the bay. The hotel offers a small non-swimming beach, spectacular infinity edged pool, a spa and two excellent open-air restaurants, Pillars and Boom. There is a complimentary boat shuttle to the swimming beach in Freeman's Bay and kayaks to explore the harbour. The perfect hotel for relaxing in peace and quiet or for finding plenty of activities (sailing, scuba diving, hiking, snorkeling, yoga) and fun (several restaurants and nightlife) only 5 - 10 minutes away. A great spot for honeymoons and weddings for 2 to 200. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Admiral's Inn & Gunpowder Suites

Address: Nelson's Dockyard, English Harbour, Antigua
Location: Caribbean > Antigua and Barbuda > Antigua > Saint Paul Parish > English Harbour
Price Range: $182 - $364 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Admiral's Inn & Gunpowder Suites 3.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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Also Known As:
The Admiral`s Hotel Nelson`s Dockyard National Park
Admiral's Inn & Gunpowder Suites Antigua/English Harbour
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“Rooms in main hotel were great a bit noisey if band playing”
davebZ8197PK, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Go for the bungalows for a peaceful spot overlooking the marina. You are still very close to the pool and Boom restaurant for lunch.”
MikeatTurnpike, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Superior grden view room 6 is best”
TonyF798, Mar 22, 2017 | Read review
“We felt the mountain view was good value and a great size”
BethC924, Mar 9, 2017 | Read review
“Spring for a Gunpowder Suite! It's worth the upgrade. Spring for a Gunpowder Suite. The upgrade is worth it!”
charlotten329, Feb 7, 2017 | Read review
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