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Private Room, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
Gingerland, Nevis, St. Kitts and Nevis

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Medusa34
London, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Nevis Nice!”
Reviewed January 30, 2015 for a stay in January 2015
2
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The previous reviews say it all. We spent two weeks on Nevis, staying here. Its location, a few hundred yards from Hanley's Road, down a track in leafy countryside is ideal if you wish to get away from it all, with no near neighbours. Yet you are within a short walk of the main road where on the corner you can get delicious BBQ chicken and pork, ice-cream and bakery. A big supermarket is a couple of minutes to the right. The view from the front, of Nevis Peak is magical, and from the back porch you can watch the sunrise over the sea. Colourful flowering plants in the garden are visited constantly by the hummingbird and butterflies. The cabin is very comfortable, it lacks for nothing. I don't think I have stayed anywhere before where absolutely everything has been thought of! The sitting lounge is nice for relaxing and the little kitchen has all that a cook needs! The availability of speedy Wifi is an enormous plus.
We made several trips to other islands, and each time we returned it felt like coming home.

Tazel is very kind and helpful and makes sure that your stay at the Yellow Cabin is a happy time. We hope to return.

Traveling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Mar 15, 2015
Thank you for the wonderful review. We are happy you had a great time and that the Yellow Cabin met all you needs. We look forward to you visiting us again in the future. All the Best!
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Peter P
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Perfect escape location”
Reviewed December 22, 2014 for a stay in December 2014
4
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Nevis and Yellow Cabin was a perfect escape for us. The Yellow Cabin is in a nice quiet location with donkeys, goats, and monkeys surrounding it. We drank coffee on the back patio every morning watching the animals roam about the area. The cabin is a great size for two people with a little kitchen so you don't have to go out for every meal. However, Nevis has some superb restaurants (pricey though) but one of our favorites is a little snackette at the corner of Hanley's Rd, walking distance from the cabin, called the Ginger Snap, with home cooking done by Laverne. Her food is splendid, the price can't be beat on the island, and there are great characters who frequent the place to talk to. The Yellow Cabin is an easy drive to Charleston, making a rental car required if you are staying there. The owners of the cabin also own Strikers car rental, which we rented from. We were picked up at the airport by Tazel, who drove us to the cabin, where our car was waiting. She showed us around the cabin, answered any questions we had, and checked up on us, making us feel really welcome. Tazel also recommended some good hikes for us. Overall, she made our rentals hassle free and stress free, exactly what two tired people needed to start relaxing on their vacation. The cabin overall was clean and comfortable, making it a perfect escape for us.

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Liked best: Back porch
Liked least: Chairs in the back porch could be more comfortable
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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kent uk
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10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Simply Perfect!”
Reviewed December 7, 2014 for a stay in November 2014
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Words cannot describe the wonderful time both myself and my partner had when we stayed at the cabin, we were there for ten days and we were both so sad to leave it and Nevis sigh.
It is literally a home from home and has everything you need to do self catering with a cooker and microwave. Full range of pots and pans although I meant to say to the fab TAZEL who looked after us so well that you need to be a tall person to easily access them! There is simply everything from a full range of cutlery and frying pans to a casserole dish. One word of advise, look in the cupboards before you go shopping to check what is already in stock. We bought some tin foil and there was already two lots of it in a cupboard! The whole of the cabin has mozzy screening! a fan and air conditioning in the bedroom which has a really comfy bed and a rather romantic mozzy net all round which gave a four poster bed feel to it.... so romantic! The veranda is where we spent our evenings when at home, turn the lights off and watch the fire flies flitting around ! The monkeys arrive usually between 7.45 to 8.15 a.m. they are noisey, destructive but sooooooo cute! you will love them, and they often sat on the front porch rails or jumped onto the roof of the cabin. We saw lots of wild donkeys so you have to keep the gates closed otherwise they and the roaming wild goats will eat away the incredibly beautiful garden. The lizards and butterflies come in all sizes and colours. I digress... back to the cabin. Photos on line do not it justice. The inside is a lot bigger than it looks on the outside. Largish lounge area, kitchen small but as mentioned fully fuctional. Shower has lots of lovely hot water. Plenty of towels supplied and our bed linen was also changed during our stay. Tazel and Mr Striker are both lovely, helpful and the hire car we had from them was great for travelling along the tiny rutted roads which are all the same when off the main road. Look out for goats, donkeys and the occasional pig darting across the road! We had cold drinks and fruit left for us. The supermarket, Best Buy is only a five mins drive away on the main road. We ate at Bananas and at the Botanical Gardens and at the Chinese in Charlestown at lunch times. and The Hermitage and Mango s next to the fourseasons for Dinner. Everywhere we ate at was fanatastic but the Mango had the edge for where is it situated. Try and book a table by the front overlooking the sea and where the lights shine out, the latter of which attacts Barracudas which chases fish also caught in the gaze of the lights.... flying fish competing for sheer attention with the flitting fireflies. Nevis a fantastically lush green island to holiday in and the The Yellow Cabin is the ideal base for visiting everywhere. Enjoy!

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Liked best: Every thing!
Liked least: The ants ... trod on a nest of them in the garden. Ouch!!
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
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Management Response
Mar 15, 2015
Thank you for such a generous review! We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay here with us. We absolutely loved having both of you and look forward to you visiting us again. We tried to ensure that everything was perfect for your stay and from your review it seems like it was. All the best to you!
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Izzy13201...
St. Kitts and Nevis
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“great place to stay”
Reviewed October 22, 2014 for a stay in August 2014
3
people found this review helpful

the little yellow cabin was a nice quite place to stay, it had a fully stocked kitchen with fresh fruit and wine provided for us.

Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Mar 15, 2015
Thank you for a great review! We hope you would visit us again soon.
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Nevisnice...
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Peaceful, clean, beautiful, and great value!”
Reviewed September 7, 2014 for a stay in August 2014
3
people found this review helpful

My boyfriend and I enjoyed our stay at the yellow cabin. It was nice to relax on the screened in porch after a busy day of touring the island. Lovely plants around the cabin and neat wildlife too. Very clean rooms and a comfortable bed. It's clear Tazel has thought of everything a guest might need from an umbrella for a rain shower to a well equipped kitchen and even beach chairs. I highly recommend this place, and it's a great value too. Also, we rented a jeep from Strikers and it did very well around the island, as there are a lot of hills. Nevis has some lovely places and kind people. I'll miss my time I'm paradise. : )

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Management Response
Sep 12, 2014
Thank you so much for the great review Laura! We enjoyed having you and your boyfriend here at the Yellow Cabin. We're glad you enjoyed your stay here in Nevis and look forward to seeing you again.
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PuraVida1...
Mesa, Idaho
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Fantastic Stay!”
Reviewed August 30, 2014 for a stay in August 2014
3
people found this review helpful

The Yellow Cabin was a wonderful 3 night stay. Hospitality and service was excellent. They even had a welcome basket of fruit and cold drinks ready when we arrived. The cabin is off the beaten road a bit, so if you don't mind being really the only house around for a 100 yards or so then it's an excellent quiet stay. I would go back and stay again.

Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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OceanBlue...
St. Thomas
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Private”
Reviewed August 5, 2014 for a stay in July 2014
2
people found this review helpful

Amazing place! Perfect location on island. Very private and secluded. A home away from home. Thank you Tazel for making our stay so enjoyable. We would also highly recommend Striker's car rental. I definitely hope to return again!

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Traveling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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