Small Places In Bermuda?

Old May 20th, 2002, 10:02 AM
  #1  
Catherine
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Small Places In Bermuda?

Can any of you experts help me please?! My husband and I are going to Bermuda in June and we were told that since we're not bringing kids, a smaller hotel would be nice rather than the Southampton or Hamilton. After reading this board, both have some really mixed reviews anyway.

Can anyone reccommend a good one smaller place? Money is not an issue. We just want to be assured a beautiful place with a great beach, and no bugs in our room!

Thanks so much.
 
Old May 20th, 2002, 10:11 AM
  #2  
Susan
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
My friends went to Bermuda for their honeymoon in July and stayed at the Pompano Beach Resort, it looks very charming. Check out the website!
 
Old May 20th, 2002, 10:59 AM
  #3  
Beth Knobe--Unforgettable Honeymoons
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
You need to stay at The Reefs...A Beautiful Hotel...Small in size. No children. If I can help further please email me.
Thanks
Beth
 
Old May 20th, 2002, 11:29 AM
  #4  
Opinion
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Cambridge Beaches or Ariel Sands.
But don't be too alarmed if you find the occasional bug-in-a-room. It's the climate for it.
 
Old May 20th, 2002, 11:41 AM
  #5  
Catherine
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
I'm LOL at the occassional bug in the room, as the thought of this is inducing stress!

About The Reefs and Pompano... I've heard they're inconvenient since they're "far" from other points of interest in Bermuda? Is that just one person's opinion or is the distance no big deal?
 
Old May 20th, 2002, 09:18 PM
  #6  
x
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
If you want beach access then you have to compromise. You won't have downtown Hamilton and "other points of interest" and beach access all at the same time - doesn't exist. What's more important for you ?
 
Old May 21st, 2002, 05:36 AM
  #7  
Miranda
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
We stayed at Stonington last July ---very quiet and a very short walk to the beach, as well as a short cab ride to town. No bugs that I saw. I have also heard Cambridge is nice, however I think it is a bit further out.
 
Old May 21st, 2002, 09:37 AM
  #8  
Tanya
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Aerial Sands is quite lovely and has its own private beach. You are a ten minute taxi ride into town and it is directly on the bus route. Also walking distance to the "gardens" and a couple of different restaurants.

Waterloo House in Hamilton is directly on the Harbour, however, they use a private club facilities on the South Road and have a shuttle bus service.

 
Old May 24th, 2002, 05:25 PM
  #9  
jc
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Been to Bermuda many times, Stonington,the Reefs and Pompano are all lovely. Our favorite is Cambridge Beaches it is outstanding. Although it is farther out on the island, they provide ferry service into Hamilton several days a week and there is a public ferry less than 1 mile from CB. Also, the bus route is just a short walk away.
 
Old May 24th, 2002, 06:47 PM
  #10  
contessa
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
The Reefs, hands down! Although Cambridge Beaches ( worth being so far away!), Pompano, Ariel Sands and Stonington are excellent choices....but the Reefs is my favorite.
xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
contessa
 
Old May 27th, 2002, 09:49 AM
  #11  
Catherine
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Thanks for the responses. I tried several of these suggestions but on such short notice, I couldn't get a room for the week I want. I ended up choosing the Royal Palms on the edge of Hamilton. It's not on the beach, but it looks pretty, the rates are good and they had a suite available. Thanks agaiin.
 
Old May 27th, 2002, 10:40 AM
  #12  
penny
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
I have never stayed or viewed the rooms at The Royal Palms, but it is in a lovely location. It has a nice restaurant Ascots, I love dining on the porch! NIce spot! Enjoy!
 
Old May 29th, 2002, 04:47 PM
  #13  
Fred Neumark
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Just got back from a 5-day stay at the Royal Palms. A great place with a good location. 10 minute walk to Front Street in Hamilton or to the bus station (get a bus/ferry pass, you'll get to the beach, the Dockyards (by ferry) and to St. George's without problems. Richard & Susan, the owners, are extremely helpful and Ascot's is a terrific restaurant. Enjoy your stay. We did!
 
Old May 29th, 2002, 09:52 PM
  #14  
Kerri
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
You'll be glad you chose Royal Palms.
Stayed there last September and
was very satisfied. The owners are
indeed very involved in making sure
everyone is "happy". It's a pleasant few minute walk into downtown Hamilton and a 15 min. bus ride to the beaches.
We'll stay there on our next trip.
Have a wonderful time.
 
Old Jun 2nd, 2002, 04:52 PM
  #15  
Catherine
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Thanks to those who posted about The Royal Palms. It's good not know that you had pleasant experiences there.
 
Old Jun 2nd, 2002, 04:54 PM
  #16  
Catherine
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
...uh...make that "Good TO know...." :0
 
Related Topics
Thread
Original Poster
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Denise_from_Toronto
Caribbean Islands
5
Mar 20th, 2005 05:42 AM
carrieongrove
Caribbean Islands
4
May 9th, 2004 03:38 PM
Garrett
Caribbean Islands
7
Jul 2nd, 2002 08:58 AM
Lori
Caribbean Islands
15
Jun 17th, 2002 02:39 PM
Sunny
Caribbean Islands
7
May 30th, 2002 05:12 AM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Do Not Sell My Personal Information