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St. Kitts Hotels

Ottley's Plantation Inn

  • Luxurious Retreat
  • Fodor's Choice

Pros

  • Posh yet unpretentious luxury
  • Wonderfully helpful staff and owners
  • Gorgeous gardens
  • Excellent dining

Cons

  • No beach
  • Bumpy access road
  • Long walk from farthest cottages to office

Updated 03/04/2014

Fodor's Review

You're treated like a beloved relative rather than a commercial guest at this quintessential Caribbean hotel, formerly a sugar plantation, at the foot of Mt. Liamuiga. The 18th-century greathouse (opt for top-floor rooms) and stone cottages hold commodious, recently refurbished lodgings with hardwood floors, Laura Ashley–esque trimmings, and wicker and antique furnishings. "Supreme" cottages have plunge pools and whirlpool tubs. You can wander the exquisitely landscaped

ornamental gardens, which brilliantly counterpoint the wild adjacent rain forest (filigreed with trails), or visit the rustic-chic spa for one of its exotic treatments. Thoughtful extras include beach and town shuttles, as well as TVs and DVD players for rent. The Keusch and Lowell families set the warm, fun-loving, yet cultured tone. Staff are professional, knowing their business but not yours, providing posh pampering without pomp.

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Hotel Information

Address:

southwest of Nicola Town, Basseterre, St. Kitts, St. Kitts and Nevis

Phone:

869-465–7234; 800-772–3039

Website: www.ottleys.com

Hotel Details:

  • 24 rooms
  • Some meals

Updated 03/04/2014

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