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The Old Government House Hotel & Spa

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Set in the heart of Guernsey's capital, St Peter Port, commanding amazing views across the harbour and neighbouring islands. Sea facing rooms with balcony, gourmet dining, luxurious spa and heated outdoor pool make this hotel a destination in itself on this charming island escape. Celebrating 150 years of hospitality in 2008, the hotel offers unrivaled levels of service and a full range of leisure and corporate facilities to the discerning traveller.
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Property amenities
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room service
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport transportation
Banquet Room
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Non-smoking rooms
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Historic Hotel
Marina View
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57Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
7Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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We stayed here in April on the basis that it was a luxury 5 star hotel, and looking forward to using the spa facilities. We were so disappointed. Firstly - the good bits: - the location is good if you want to be around St Peter Port (albeit there isn’t a lot to do in town and
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I have just got home after my visit to the OGH , I absolutely love this place , I have been once a year for the last 4 years and hope to go again next year ! It’s in a great position with the town just a short stroll down the hill ! The staff are all so welcoming nothing is to
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Response from Andrew C, General Manager at The Old Government House Hotel & Spa
Responded Jul 10, 2018
Dear Susie B Thank you for taking time to post a review following your stay with us at The Old Government House Hotel and Spa. It’s fantastic to read that you would recommend a stay with us at the OGH. I am so pleased that you continue to receive such a warm welcome from the team, and that you find the hotel excellent and the facilities fantastic. We look forward to welcoming you next year. Kind Regards Andrew Chantrell General Manager
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Arrived Tuesday for a 4 night stay, greeted with two glasses of sparkling wine as a welcome drink. Reception staff all smiling and only too willing to help. The young concierge was also a great credit to the hotel, very helpful and attentive. Our room was magnificent - the
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Response from AndrewC8097, General Manager at The Old Government House Hotel & Spa
Responded 6 days ago
Dear krrgolf, Thank you so much for taking the time to post such a lovely review of your recent stay with us. It was a pleasure for us all to welcome you to The OGH and I am thrilled that your enjoyed your 4-night stay with us. It will give me great pleasure to share your review with the whole team and I know that they will be happy that their efforts have been so appreciated. I am sorry that there was an issue with the spa pools during your stay but we are working hard to identify the problem and rectify it as soon as possible. I hope we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back to The OGH again very soon. Kind regards, Andrew Chantrell, General Manager
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A very special trip to start the celebrations for my 60th Birthday! My husband planned it as a surprise, as I was working in Guernsey 40 years ago. He could not have picked anywhere better than the OGH. The hotel is wonderfully opulent without being stuffy. Fabulous furnishings.
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Response from AndrewC8097, General Manager at The Old Government House Hotel & Spa
Responded 6 days ago
Dear Jayne S, Thank you so much for your amazing feedback. I am so happy to know that your stay with us was such a memorable start to your birthday celebrations. The team and I are delighted that you liked the hotel and particularly enjoyed dining in The Curry Room. We are very fortunate to be situated so conveniently for a stroll in to town and the seafront and to have such lovely views across to Herm and our neighbouring islands. We all send our very best wishes for your birthday and that you enjoy the rest of your celebrations. Kind regards, Andrew Chantrell, General Manager
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This is second time I have visited this charming hotel and, as someone who travels frequently for work around the world, it is my favourite hotel of all. It’s in a beautiful, tranquil position, a short walk from the sea. The attention to detail is spot on and the service is
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Response from AndrewC8097, General Manager at The Old Government House Hotel & Spa
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear hartles_11, Thank you so much for the wonderful review of your recent stay with us. My team and I are thrilled that you enjoy the ambience and service we offer and that their efforts have been so appreciated. We look forward to your next visit and to welcoming you back to The OGH. Kind regards, Andrew Chantrell, General Manager
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Do the rooms have air conditioning? We plan a July visit. Thank you
Hmmm cant remember sorry. You will love ❤️ it.
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Dear miztraveller, Thank you very much for your message. Our 3 course menu in The Curry Room is priced at £38 per person, or £60 per person including a flight of wines matched to each dish. Should you require any further information, or wish to make a booking, please do not hesitate to contact us. Kind regards Andrew Chantrell General Manager
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Are there any bedrooms for smokers?
Thank you for your enquiry. Smoking in enclosed public areas, hotels and workplaces is not permitted in Guernsey and Herm. However, a number of our bedrooms have private terraces where we allow smoking, please call our reservations team on 01481 724921 for availability and rates. Kind regards, Andrew Chantrell, General Manager.
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"Balcony room worth the extra"
"Sea view an absolute must"
"Noise from kitchen fans in room 132, even with window closed & thick curtains drawn."
"Try one with a balcony! We had a super view from #125"
"Ask to see the room to assess first."
$234 - $423 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United KingdomChannel IslandsGuernseySt Peter Port
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