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Ocean Terrace Inn

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Wigley Avenue Fortlands, Basseterre St. Kitts
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A charming and eclectic 4 star oceanfront boutique hotel strategically placed to afford breathtaking views of the Caribbean at every turn. Gentle cascading waterfalls in the swimming pool create a serene experience, you'll feel like you have the space all to yourself. Two unique restaurants, The Verandah and Fisherman's Wharf offer mouthwatering Asian Fusion and Kittian Delights. The hotel is located in a prime location outside of the capital city of Basseterre. The 50 attractive rooms and suites with upgraded amenities are cheerfully decorated with a selection of contemporary furniture and bright colors creating a signature style. The Free Wi-Fi keeps you connected and our staff training program and our new service standards means that at OTI, nothing is too much trouble.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Diving
Fishing
Babysitting
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Restaurant
Poolside bar
Car hire
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Massage
Concierge
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Sun terrace
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Private balcony
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Flatscreen TV
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Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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Family rooms
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FRR68 wrote a review Mar 2020
Marlboro, New Jersey2 contributions
Room, resort and staff were very good Pool area disappointing, needed more chairs. An outside children's party was being held the first day of our stay and we could not get seating around the pool. Resort is in a good location and walking distance of the shopping area where the cruise ships dock. Restaurants affiliated with the resort alternate the days they are open for dinner. Breakfast is held at the restaurant on the resort property. The other restaurant is across the street.
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Date of stay: March 2020
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Tofowhales4life wrote a review Mar 2020
Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom311 contributions22 helpful votes
Booked OTI as prefer small and friendly to large and corporate. It was a good decision. The staff mostly, especially Teshan on front desk, were so welcoming, helpful and professional. Our room was an Ocean Terrace Suite, and was very spacious and quiet and had the expected bay view which was great. Lots of windows giving different aspects and a large balcony. Air con was the simplest, quietest and most efficient I can recall. The negatives were that despite their stated strap line 'exceeding your expectations' they didn't. The room spec detailed tea & coffee making facilities, however there was only a coffee filter machine and two sachets of filter coffee. No kettle if you wanted to make tea, as well as coffee, but no tea offered anyway, no sugar or milk - fresh, Uht or powdered. No glasses in the room. There was a fridge though, in fact there were two!! Having asked the following day for some milk, we were given enough milk in a plastic pot for one cup of tea, which was not ever replaced. Fortunately I had brought some tea bags but when they ran out, using the coffee machine, I left a note in the room for some teabags. I got 4, which were not replaced when used up. No water in the room after the first day, which is odd these days, being supplied in almost any other hotel anywhere. The bathroom area was fabulously spacious with a dressing area, but the toiletries were awful - I think the shampoo and shower gel were identical products but couldn't be completey sure as one of the dispensers did not work, I took the top off to try to fix, they smelt and looked identical. They were not full on arrival hence the room service did not try them or refill them, the entire week. The grounds of the hotel and the pool area were lovely, with lots of separate areas for group or quiet activity. Staff everywhere greeted with a smile. The only aspect that not only didn't exceed, but didn't even meet expectations was the food/restaurant areas. There are two restaurants: Verandah for breakfast and Sunday lunch/dinner, we only used for breakfast and it was very inconsistent with service, both in length of time to deliver, and in freindliness of staff, some were nice, one was not ever, nobody seemed to care about delivering cold food which was meant to be hot. Food itself was not bad and the view from the terrace was fantastic, but very windy. They did have an electric visor/blind which was operated to mitigate the intensity of the sun and the wind, which was a very good addition. The other restaurant, Fisherman's Wharf, was allegedly open every day for lunch and dinner apart from Sunday. We did not see any activity there, from our balcony, which sadly was probably due to the number of poor reviews, our one visit, late in our trip because we felt we should try it, was very dissappointing. Would not recommend. Although the food aspect of this review is negative, we would come to OTI again as the location was great, proximity to Basseterre and also diving was literally 5 mins in car, 10 walking. Our overall stay was very good and we loved our room despite its shortcomings. I would not give such a harsh report, had the management not been so confident that their product exceeded, where it did not. I must add though that the manager did make himself known on day one, hoping that we would enjoy our stay, so it is our responsibility to make issues known if we feel something is lacking. It is not our way to moan and groan about the small things so we didn't. Additionally, we also had cause to speak to the catering management on our last day, and she did absolutely sort out an issue quickly and acceptably.
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Date of stay: March 2020
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chrisJ528JS wrote a review Mar 2020
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Perfect location and very friendly service. Clean and comfortable small hotel. Good value for money. My favorite place to stay in St Kitts. Highly recommended, especially if you are doing business in Basseterre.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Traveled on business
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lucia s wrote a review Mar 2020
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We are a family from the Czech Rep. and we spent 6 days in the hotel with our 2 kids, 8 and 12. We had an apartment directly in front of the pool. Our daughters can’t forget about the turtles in the small pond below the restaurant and the small lizards all over the place. The staff was of great help whenever we needed anything. Downtown is about 15 min by walk and my husband and smaller daughter would go there every day to buy some stuff. They both loved it. It was really quiet there and the kids enjoyed the pool every day- really beautiful and large. We loved to talk to Techan at the reception who was very much helpful. Maybe the only thing that I would change is that breakfast would be in the form of a buffet. My daughter is now saying to me that she really misses the hotel and the sandwiches and the every day walk to the shop in the downtown. Thank you very much for the pleasant experience. I wish you a lot of satisfied guests.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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MassIS300 wrote a review Mar 2020
Pittsfield, Massachusetts126 contributions77 helpful votes
Stayed here for 2 nights before a week on the island at a VRBO. Pleasantly surprised by OTI. The room was spacious and clean. The pool and pool grounds were beautiful and great to relax at the pool bar. Evenings were enchanting with the peepers filling the air and view of Basseterre lights. Food at the wharf was good as well. Service was excellent, from bringing our luggage up and down the stairs (there are a few since it’s situated on a hill side) to breakfast to the poolside. I will return again if I’m looking for a place to relax for a couple nights.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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PRICE RANGE
$161 - $299 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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ocean terrace hotel basseterre, ocean terrace basseterre
LOCATION
CaribbeanSt. Kitts and NevisSt. KittsBasseterre
NUMBER OF ROOMS
50
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Frequently Asked Questions about Ocean Terrace Inn
Which popular attractions are close to Ocean Terrace Inn?
Nearby attractions include Noble Jewelers (0.7 miles), La Casa Del Habano St. Kitts (0.7 miles), and Kay's Fine Jewelry (0.7 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Ocean Terrace Inn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Ocean Terrace Inn?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Ocean Terrace Inn?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Ocean Terrace Inn?
Conveniently located restaurants include Serendipity, Sweet Cane Restaurant & Bar, and Timo Bar and Kitchen.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Ocean Terrace Inn?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness center during their stay.
Is Ocean Terrace Inn located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.5 miles away from the center of St. Kitts.
Are any cleaning services offered at Ocean Terrace Inn?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Ocean Terrace Inn offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.
Are there any historical sites close to Ocean Terrace Inn?
Many travelers enjoy visiting The War Memorial (0.1 miles), Shadwell Great House Wellness Centre (1.1 miles), and Bloody Point (3.1 miles).
Does Ocean Terrace Inn have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbor view available here.