We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Cotton House

Mustique Island, VC0410 Mustique
Prices are the average nightly price provided by our partners and may not include all taxes and fees. Taxes and fees that are shown are estimates only. Please see our partners for more details.
Traveler (162)
Room & Suite (99)
Pool & Beach (38)


#1 of 2 hotels in Mustique
Cotton House is as intriguing as it is beautiful. Originally an 18th century sugar plantation hidden away on the private island of Mustique, Lord Glenconner gave it a new lease of life in the early 1970s blending lush tropical beauty with plantation-style elegance and creating an exclusive retreat tailormade for visiting high flyers. Today it is owned by the Mustique Company, who’ve introduced such contemporary ‘must haves’ as a designer spa and infinity-edge pool, the romantic colonial mood remains evident throughout.The resort stands on a picturesque hilltop between the tranquil Caribbean Sea and the windswept Atlantic Ocean. Just 17 charming rooms & suites provide the accommodation dotted throughout the 13 acre grounds and thoughtfully equipped with mini-bars, CD players and private terraces or balconies. Private plunge pools are exciting new additions to eleven of the rooms, whilst a new two-bedroom villa with its own swimming pool and 24 hour butler gives a taste of the island-style living. A perfect hideaway and intimate destination.
Read more
Full view
Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Tennis court
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Breakfast available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
Show more
Room features
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Room service
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Good to know
Hidden Gem
Great View
192Reviews3Q+A44Room tips
Traveler rating
  • 151
  • 24
  • 10
  • 5
  • 2
Time of year
Traveler type
  • More
Selected filters
  • Filter
  • English
Popular mentions
Richard K wrote a review Dec 2019
Cuckfield, United Kingdom134 contributions24 helpful votes
We started our Honeymoon at the Cotton House 30 years ago so it was wonderful to share the Anniversary with friends and to have Dinner there on the exact date. We had a table on the veranda looking out towards the beach ✅ We had impeccable service ✅. The menus lacked nothing in terms of variety and the execution was spot on. It is a dreamy location and I missed the ambience as soon as I left.
Read more
Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Traveled with friends
1 Helpful vote
World Luxury Travel wrote a review Jun 2019
Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom122 contributions20 helpful votes
We stayed 2 nights in an oceanview room with plungepool. Oh my it was lovely! Firstly we were greeted at the small airfield and taken the short ride to the main house and our luggage was whisked away to our room. Emilie( GM) greeted us and took us into the Great Room for a refreshing drink and registration. The tranquil surroundings does wonders for any stress you may have brought with you - instant calm. Staff are everywhere it seems but you don't really notice them until you need something. It is a very relaxed atmosphere and guests are there just to chill it seems- quite rightly so! The main restaurant is closed at lunch and the evening meal was to take place at the Beach cafe( seperate review)on our first day, so it was suggested that we could try a local restaurant called The View - Bobson took us there and picked us up later. It's called the View for a reason( review done seperatlely) Our room was just lovely - they offer a free pressing and unpacking service upon arrival - very nice indeed. They also give you a beach bag with 2 nice beach towels in and flipflops - they have thought of most things. The views from our room....well you could have just stayed there for 2 days and dreamed away with your eyes open....On Saturday evening there were drinks in the Great Room where we met other guests and other islanders - so nice and welcoming! We walked mostly but there are Mules ( beach buggys) to hire should you wish. We went to Basils Bar of course as well ( seperate review) - so nice and welcoming again and of course Bobson took us and collected us:) We went swimming on Princess Margaret beach - take proper beach shoes to walk around there as it's just round the corner of another beach and you walk on rocks and it's a little slippery - once there ...you're on your own! Amazing! I'm happy to be contacted for any further information or photos - It was just a lovely stay! Naisha in particualr( seemed to be working everywhere) was such a delight to meet and talk to and she had our breakfast table ready as we arrived in the morning having seen us sauntering across the grass! Thank you. If you are in need of a bit of relaxed luxury this place is worth it!
Read more
Date of stay: June 2019
Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: If views are a priority check if any ocean view rooms are available.
See more room tips
1 Helpful vote
sanukphoto wrote a review May 2019
Los Angeles, California222 contributions90 helpful votes
I am in love with this place. Visited the first time in 1984 and it has retained all of its charm and beauty and magic. The bungalow suites are divine. Literally PERFECT. The main house restaurant/bar is beyond stunning serving wonderful drinks and food. We decided to come in the off season for some relaxing days and it couldn't be any better. If you want the high life come during the season and you will find parties everywhere. Even now, we are out and about with new found friends every evening. The snorkeling right in front of the main beach is wonderful too. Turtles, parrot fish and everything else! GO!!!
Read more
Date of stay: May 2019
Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: Guava Bungalow is divine as are all the rooms
See more room tips
Clare R wrote a review Apr 2019
1 contribution
Just got back from a stay at Cotton House, we enjoyed our stay but it could have been better! The staff were all EXCELLENT, this actually made our trip! we picked this hotel because it had a gym!!!! We were on English time so up early! The gym opened at 8am! Which is late for a gym anywhere in the world! Plus the few bits of equipment they did have were rubbish! The one treadmill was broken I was advised that you had to use a pencil to get it working! Which sometimes worked and often didn’t! The great room was beautiful and food good, the evenings at the beach restaurant could have had a bit more atmosphere! Overall a nice holiday but wouldn’t return.
Read more
Date of stay: March 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Mustique_12 wrote a review Apr 2019
Toronto, Canada17 contributions11 helpful votes
This was our 10th March Break on Mustique at The Cotton House. Obviously we know more of the staff than most regular visitors, but they are still as wonderful as the first day we met them oh so many years ago when my daughter was 4 and they were putting together 2 chairs because she fell asleep at dinner. Now she can go anywhere on the island, it is that safe, which I would never do in my own big city. The girls at the Front of House will track you down if you forgot about a tennis lesson, Sheldon will remember your favourite drink, and absolutely everyone in the 2 restaurants are just lovely lovely lovely. The Beach Café has a new menu, and they now have daily specials, so when we stay for 10 days it's nice to have the variety (great job!). Basil's has been renovated and finally re-opened: awesome menu (even though I miss the old rustic place - Baldwin is now at The Cotton House, so it's all good :)). Yes, it's pricey. But is it worth it? OMG YES!!
Read more
Date of stay: March 2019
Trip type: Traveled with family
the cotton house hotel mustique, cotton hotel mustique, the cotton hotel
CaribbeanSt. Vincent and the GrenadinesMustique
Is This Your Tripadvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Frequently Asked Questions about The Cotton House
Which popular attractions are close to The Cotton House?
Nearby attractions include Macaroni Beach (0.9 miles) and Basil's Bar - Mustique (0.7 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The Cotton House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at The Cotton House?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at The Cotton House?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at The Cotton House?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Cotton House?
Conveniently located restaurants include Firefly Mustique Restaurant and Bar, Basils Bar, and Cotton House Beach Cafe.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Cotton House?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness center during their stay.
Does The Cotton House have an airport shuttle?
Yes, The Cotton House offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is The Cotton House located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.8 miles away from the center of Mustique.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Cotton House?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Does The Cotton House offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and a banquet room during their stay.