The Locale Hotel Grand Cayman

The Locale Hotel Grand Cayman

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5.0
#4 of 11 hotels in Seven Mile Beach
Location
4.8
Cleanliness
5.0
Service
4.9
Value
4.8
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Business or pleasure, we invite you to discover Grand Cayman’s newest boutique hotel. The Locale Hotel Grand Cayman is located in the heart of the Seven Mile Beach corridor. Our central location also allows easy access to both George Town and Camana Bay, where you’ll find restaurants, shops, and nightlife. Our property features 42 modern and spacious rooms that are ideal for solo travelers, couples, families or corporate travelers looking for a convenient place to work and relax on a business trip. Guests enjoy access to our amenities, including a pool, Bonfire Urban Kitchen restaurant & craft cocktail bar and complimentary breakfast. Friendly, helpful staff are onsite to provide a unique travel experience only found at our boutique hotel.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Bar / lounge
Snorkeling
Patio
Taxi service
24-hour security
Street parking
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Saltwater pool
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Outdoor dining area
Baggage storage
Concierge
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
Room features
Air conditioning
Desk
Safe
Telephone
Kitchenette
Microwave
Cable / satellite TV
Walk-in shower
Clothes rack
Iron
Private bathrooms
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
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HOTEL STYLE
Mid-range
Modern
Languages Spoken
English
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Location

455 West Bay Road, Seven Mile Beach Grand Cayman
Getting there
Good for walkers
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The Locale Hotel Grand Cayman garners high marks for its spacious and immaculate rooms, complete with kitchenettes and family-centric conveniences. Guests appreciate the comprehensive amenities like free beach gear and breakfast, which add value to their stay. While nestled in a prime location close to the beach and local attractions, the proximity to a busy road is occasionally noted. The hotel's staff is celebrated for their exceptional service, fostering a welcoming atmosphere that many find inviting. Despite some pricey items, the overall consensus is that the hotel provides good value.
Location
Central
Atmosphere
Inviting
Rooms
Spacious
Value
Reasonable
Cleanliness
Spotless
Service
Friendly
Amenities
Abundant

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Clementine wrote a review Feb 2020
Boston, Massachusetts8 contributions3 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
For the right kind of traveler, this hotel will be perfect. Specifically, this hotel is for travelers who simply need a comfortable bed in a clean hotel that is near the beach, centrally located, and offers free breakfast. Given that my wife and I visited Cayman to scuba dive/gorge on seafood, and we didn’t really mind forgoing luxury in our accommodations, this fit the bill (figuratively and literally considering everything else on the island is mind-bendingly expensive).



If you want frills, however, I would recommend looking elsewhere. The pool borders a busy street and is unusable. There is no place to lounge, so you end up relegated to your room at night, whereas at a nicer hotel you could find a place to cozy up and read for a bit. And the rooms lack any real warmth, making the prospect of going back at night unexciting.



One last thing to note – they recently changed the complimentary breakfast from buffet style to a la carte. They made this change in the middle of our stay, probably in response to complaints about the buffet. I am happy to say that the a la carte menu is very solid.



So in summation – this place nails the important things but lacks much else to write home about.
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Date of stay: February 2020
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
4.0 of 5 bubblesService
5.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
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Response from TylerWelton, Guest Relations Manager at The Locale Hotel Grand Cayman
Responded Feb 20, 2020
We appreciate you taking the time to write a TripAdvisor review about the Locale Hotel. It sounds like you really submersed yourselves in the Cayman Island lifestyle during your stay! There aren't many better ways to spend a week than scuba diving and eating seafood! Here at Locale, we certainly try to hit that sweet spot between modern touches and competitive pricing. One advantage our location has over some of the bigger beach resorts is our centrality to local amenities. Thanks as well for your comments on breakfast, we are delighted to hear you enjoyed the change to the a la carte menu. We hope you'll stay with us again next time you find yourselves on Cayman!
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Dianne C wrote a review Jun 2021
9 contributions1 helpful vote
5.0 of 5 bubbles
I stayed at the lovely Locale hotel this weekend and it was one of the very best experiences I've had at a small hotel on island (or anywhere in the world, really!) Now I understand why they are consistently booked up! You can't beat the location on the Seven Mile strip- all top eateries and beaches are in close walking distance. (WIN!)
My friends and I had a great suite, which could easily sleep up to 6 people comfortably. The rooms were incredibly CLEAN and had everything needed for comfort: warm blankets, spa type showers, good size mini fridge, huge flatscreen tv and outlets conveniently located in all sitting/sleeping areas. The customer service from check in to check out was superb! The manager, Tyler Welton, pays great attention to detail and really aims to ensure that ALL guests have a comfortable stay. Highly recommended and I will definitely be back for vacation/staycation! Choose Locale- you won't regret it!
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Response from Tyler Welton, General Manager at The Locale Hotel Grand Cayman
Responded Jun 18, 2021
WOW! What an amazing review! Thank you so much Dianne. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay at The Locale Hotel. We can't thank you enough and we so look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.
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Paul wrote a review May 2021
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
There's an A-team working in Locale.

From the first call to find out if they have a room (book early!) to the hour that you arrive there's understated and impressive attention being paid to detail.

Locale is a modern hotel and check in has always been a breeze for me. There's the friendliest of welcomes and this may sound cliché but it always feel like a home from home for me.

The front of house team are only part of the story, the hard working gals and guys keeping Locale's rooms and amenities looking pristine are also stars of the show.

The cleanliness of the rooms is incredible. I felt extreme guilt whenever I brought sandy feet back from the nearby beach. Sorry... !

Back in my room I could relax on the couch or huge bed and watch the smart TV or listen to music with Alexa. There's also in-room facilities to prepare food if I don't want to eat at the multitude of restaurants close by.

In summary, great location, wonderful staff and lovely rooms. It's the perfect formula and Locale is simply my go to hotel in Grand Cayman.
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Traveled solo
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Response from Tyler Welton, General Manager at The Locale Hotel Grand Cayman
Responded May 3, 2021
It was such a pleasure having you stay at Locale Hotel! We were all very happy to make your stay a home away from home as you said so kindly. Please do come back and visit us!
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Gabriel Garcia Rosa wrote a review Jan 2021
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
I live in Florida and needed to make plans for Cayman for a business trip , the owner was spectacular with her attentions and took care of my needs. The room was amazing, clean and beautiful. Located in a very centric and convenient location and needless to say the price was unbeatable
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Traveled on business
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Response from Tyler Welton, General Manager at The Locale Hotel Grand Cayman
Responded Jan 27, 2021
Thank you for the 5-star review! It was our pleasure to make sure your stay was convenient and comfortable. See you again next time you come for a visit!
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Honor & Stephen wrote a review Jun 2021
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
LoCale is a beautiful boutique style hotel located on Seven Mile Beach and within walking distance to some great restaurants and bars. There is a restaurant and bar on the premises but unfortunately this is currently closed as it is not run by the hotel but leased to another company.

My husband and I did a staycation there last weekend and we were very pleased with the room and overall experience at LoCale. Our room was very spacious, had a lovely kitchenette with crockery and cutlery for 4, microwave, Keurig coffee maker and good sized fridge. TV had great stations. The bathroom was spotless and lovely soft towels. There was also a safe, iron, ironing board and good hairdryer.

On both arrival and checkout, the Manager and staff were extremely friendly and very helpful. On request a kettle was provided within 5 minutes.

Plenty of parking at the back of the hotel. There is also a beautiful swimming pool which is very private.

Would we stay at LoCale again, absolutely as we really enjoyed our few days there.
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Date of stay: June 2021
5.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
5.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
Room Tip: All rooms face Seven Mile Beach and are soundproof as we never heard any traffic during our three...
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Response from Tyler Welton, General Manager at The Locale Hotel Grand Cayman
Responded Jun 18, 2021
Thank you so much for this amazing review! We truly appreciate your kind words and we can't wait to welcome you back to The Locale Hotel!
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Jay Lo wrote a review Feb 2020
Durham, North Carolina976 contributions165 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Had an amazing stay at the Locale! The staff was absolutely wonderful and helped surprise my friend for her 40th birthday by putting flowers and balloons in her room (along with an extra special touch)! The room was beautiful, the beds comfortable and the staff attentive to our needs.

The hotel is easily accessible to multiple Seven Mile Beach access points, and within walking distance to several restaurants, as well as a 10min walk to Foster's Supermarket and Camana Bay. There is also ample guest parking. We got free entry to the Royal Palms Beach Club as guests of the hotel with a free chair (you have to pay for umbrella though). There are only 3 floors, but there is an elevator at the center of the building.

When, and not if, I return - I will definitely be staying here again!

Cheers!
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Response from TylerWelton, Guest Relations Manager at The Locale Hotel Grand Cayman
Responded Feb 20, 2020
We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay at Locale! We know birthdays, especially ones with such a milestone, are important. So we will always help where we can to make the experience even more special. Thanks for also touching on some of the great features of our property, your comments are truly appreciated. Now that you're family, we are already looking forward to your return!
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Martin R wrote a review Aug 2022
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
The Locale is a wonderful newer hotel which, for me, offers the perfect amenities without being too fancy. It's clean and modern with great service, but is not one of the many luxury hotels on the Seven Mile Beach stretch. While those hotels are nice, the Locale is the perfect choice for people just looking for a moderate, safe, clean hotel in the perfect location. The staff were all very friendly and accommodating. The downstairs restaurant (Bonfire Grill) offers free delicious breakfast your stay which is a good deal when you add up the cost of breakfast elsewhere. Bonfire offers great healthy bowls (as well as pizza and some other choices) as well for lunch and dinner and we found ourselves eating there quite a bit, not only for convenience, but because the menu was appealing and it was really good. The hotel is a perfect location for waking to a nice stretch of Seven Mile Beach (1/2 mile), Camana Bay (1/2 mile), and various shops and restaurants. There's also a 24-hour gas station across the street with lots of last minute items you may need. Overall, a great stay and I'd certainly visit Locale again.
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Date of stay: July 2022
5.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
5.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
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Response from Guest Relations, Marketing at The Locale Hotel Grand Cayman
Responded Aug 8, 2022
Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to write a review about your trip. We adore hearing how much our guests like our spacious accommodations and the mouthwatering fare at Bonfire Urban Kitchen. Please let us know when you're ready to return, and we'll assist you with your booking.
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jbrautx wrote a review Aug 2022
Houston, Texas2 contributions2 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
They’ve got everything you need at a remarkably inexpensive rate. Free to rent beach towels, beach chairs, and umbrella saved us a lot and made the beach an easy place to chill for hours. The staff is super fun and friendly, special shout out to Aaron who really went out of his way to make our vacation perfect every day, this dude needs a raise and a promotion. The restaurant is really great with affordable authentic options, and the feee breakfast is really great.
The location is literally better than anything on the island because the front door is the dead center of the 7-Mile Beach district next to bars, shops, and restaurants.
You MUST go to Governors Beach if your looking for the absolute best public beach access, but the beach access next to this hotel is easy and close.
I really have no complaints. It’s a motel style resort so keep that in mind if you don’t want your door to lead you directly outside.
I love this place.
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Date of stay: August 2022Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Guest Relations, Marketing at The Locale Hotel Grand Cayman
Responded Aug 19, 2022
Thank you for staying at Locale and for your kind words about our employees. They enjoy what they do, as demonstrated by how well they look after our guests and property. We appreciate your tip to visit Governors Beach; it will surely assist future guests in making travel plans. We hope to see you again soon!
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Rose T wrote a review Jan 2020
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
We were pleasantly surprised with our stay at The Locale. Rooms were extremely clean and spacious. Staff went above and beyond. 2-3 minute walk to 7 mile beach. Short walk to Camana Bay and Fosters (awesome supermarket) and many great restaurants. Continental breakfast and 2 bottles of spring water that was included each day was a plus. Staff always filled our water bottles with ice water each morning as another plus. Beach and bath towels are big... a plus for the beach especially if you don't have beach chairs. Small pool, but perfect for cooling off since we spent most of our time at the beach. Great, great stay! Highly recommend The Locale.
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Date of stay: December 2019
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
Room Tip: All rooms are accessed from the same side. We were on 2nd floor, but I'm sure 3rd floor had...
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Response from TylerWelton, Manager at The Locale Hotel Grand Cayman
Responded Jan 9, 2020
Hi Rose T, Thank you so much for this wonderful and kind review. We are glad to hear that you were pleasantly surprised by Locale. It is our team goal to go above and beyond for our guests. Great to hear you went exploring and you are right, Fosters is an awesome new supermarket. We hope to welcome you back soon Rose. Tyler & The Locale Crew
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Alli wrote a review Apr 2022
1 contribution2 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Awesome hotel! Really clean, spacious, and nicely decorated. The location to the beach, restaurants and entertainment was perfect. Breakfast every morning was included and the variety of options kept my 11 & 14 year old full. Beach towels were available each day for us to take to the beach and the outdoor showers allowed us to clean off when we were done. Tyler and her staff were extremely warm and welcoming each day, offering ideas of where to eat and go. Always a warm smile and hello. The Birds behind the building were great entertainment for the family allowing us to get around with a little bit of fun. Catching a bus or taxi was easy, right out front! I’m so happy we chose Locale! Looking forward to visiting again. Thank you for all of your help.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Traveled with family
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Response from Guest Relations, Marketing at The Locale Hotel Grand Cayman
Responded Apr 25, 2022
We are delighted that you had such a great time staying with us. From breakfast to beach towels, we work hard to take care of all the details so that you don’t have to worry about a thing. We are pleased that you loved your time with us at The Locale. We can’t wait for your next visit!
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$281 - $348 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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42
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Locale Hotel Grand Cayman
Which popular attractions are close to The Locale Hotel Grand Cayman?
Nearby attractions include Seven Mile Beach (0.2 miles), Cayman Scents (0.04 miles), and Divers Supply (0.1 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The Locale Hotel Grand Cayman?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at The Locale Hotel Grand Cayman?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at The Locale Hotel Grand Cayman?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at The Locale Hotel Grand Cayman?
Yes, free parking and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Locale Hotel Grand Cayman?
Conveniently located restaurants include Veranda, Ms. Piper's Kitchen + Garden, and Anchor & Den.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Locale Hotel Grand Cayman?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Locale Hotel Grand Cayman?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to The Locale Hotel Grand Cayman?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Old Homestead (3.2 miles) and Mind's Eye - The Visionary World of Miss Lassie (3.5 miles).
Is The Locale Hotel Grand Cayman accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access, reduced mobility rooms, and facilities for disabled guests. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.
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