$143 Avg/night
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Grotto Bay Beach Resort

3 stars
View map of #11 Blue Hole Hill, Hamilton,

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
3.9
out of 5
402 reviews
Nice get Away

Located on the bus route, nice grounds, friendly staff, great food. Wifi unreliable. Can't wait to... See full review

  • Karen V.
  • Feb 18, 2015
Great Location, Good Rooms, Beautiful View

Great value. The rooms are not as luxurious as most 4-5 star hotels, but the convenience to the... See full review

  • Wilson
  • Feb 4, 2015
Calm, tropical relaxation in Bermuda above a pink-sand beach
A relaxing getaway doesn't get much more idyllic than the Grotto Bay Beach Resort, overlooking the blue Atlantic waters and a pink-sand beach. The resort, comprised of 11 "cottages," features extensive landscaped grounds for walking and paths connected to the south shore beach trail. Guests enjoy newly redecorated and renovated rooms, a freshwater pool, and easy access to golf, tennis, sailing, snorkeling, and shopping in nearby Hamilton or St. George. All-inclusive plans are also on offer.


Highlights
  • On-site dive shop, offering shipwreck and reef tours
  • Kayak, windsurfer, and sailboat rentals available
  • Pool, whirlpool, tennis courts, and exercise facility
  • Children under 12 stay free in parents' room
Rooms

All 201 rooms in the 11 senior cottages with color classic architecture of Bermuda include one king or two double beds, cable television, coffee maker, iron and ironing board, mini-fridge, hair dryer, marble bathrooms, bright tropical decor, and in-room safe. Rooms also offer private balconies or patios, with views of beach and pool. All-inclusive plans are on offer.

Features

Guests enjoy fresh Bermuda island cuisine at Al Fresco above the beach, and enjoy drinks and snacks at the Rum House Bar and the Bayside Bar and Grill. Reservations recommended for dinner.

 

The hotel's spa offers aromatherapy, Swedish and couples massages, body scrubs, and facials. Guests will find a long list of activities for children. The property is adjacent to the Crystal Caves attraction.

Transportation
  • Bermuda International Airport (3.3 mi/5.3 km)
  • There are no rental cars for visitors on Bermuda
  • Shuttles, buses, and taxis are readily available; bus stop is right across the street
  • Bus passes and tokens are available at the front desk
  • Many guests rent mopeds or bicycles
Nearby attractions
  • Crystal Caves (0.25 mi/0.4 km)
  • Bermuda Reef Explorer glass bottom boat tour (5.4 mi/9.8 km)
  • Bermuda Maritime Museum (3.8 mi/6.1 km)
Business
  • Business center
  • Conference rooms
  • High-speed wireless Internet access (fees apply)
Policies and fees
  • Full meal plans available.
  • Children under 12 stay free in parents' room and eat free from children's menu when parents choose a meal plan.

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

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Grotto Bay Beach Resort Rooms

Superior Ocean Front
The Superior Ocean Front offers: 1 King or 2 Double Beds. **CLICK ON MORE ROOMS FOR ALL INCLUSIVE PLAN** These rooms are fully air-conditioned with a private bath and shower, cable color TV, coffee maker, iron, iron boards, mini-fridge, hair dryer and in room safe. Sleeps 4. 1st floor private patio near beach & pool. ***Please specify bedding request. 1 King bed or 2 Double beds, at end of booking.***
Superior Ocean View
The Superior Ocean View offers: 1 King or 2 Double Beds. **CLICK ON MORE ROOMS FOR ALL INCLUSIVE PLAN** These rooms are fully air-conditioned with a private bath and shower, cable color TV, coffee maker, iron, iron boards, mini-fridge, hair dryer and in room safe. Sleeps 4.1st floor private patio. Top of hill. ***Please specify bedding request. 1 King bed or 2 Double beds, at end of booking.***
Deluxe Ocean Front
The Deluxe Ocean Front offers: 1 King or 2 Double Beds. **CLICK ON MORE ROOMS FOR ALL INCLUSIVE PLAN** These rooms are fully air-conditioned with a private bath and shower, cable color TV, coffee maker, iron, iron boards, mini-fridge, hair dryer and in room safe. Sleeps 4. 2nd or 3rd floor room with private balcony near beach & pool. ***Please specify bedding request. 1 King bed or 2 Double beds, at end of booking.***
Deluxe Ocean View
The Deluxe Ocean View offers: 1 King or 2 Double Beds. **CLICK ON MORE ROOMS FOR ALL INCLUSIVE PLAN** These rooms are fully air-conditioned with a private bath and shower, cable color TV, coffee maker, iron, iron boards, mini-fridge, hair dryer and in room safe. Sleeps 4.2nd or 3rd floor private balcony. Top of hill. ***Please specify bedding request. 1 King bed or 2 Double beds, at end of booking.***

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Activities
Outdoor pool
Fitness center or spa
Spa
Tennis
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Services
Business center
Laundry service
Childcare Service
In-Room Safe
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Conference facilities
Doctor on call
Gift shop
Internet
WiFi
Parking
Free parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities

Nearby points of interest

  • Smith's Parish: 2.9 mi

Dining

The Palm Court
The Palm Court has just undergone an exquisite redecoration and renovation. Stately palms, natural sisal details, mahogany, terra cotta tiles and trade wind motifs deliver a relaxed and tropical atmosphere for casual dining. An Island inspired menu, along with an exotic beverage menu ensure your enjoyment for dinner. The Palm Court also features an elegant new bar offering all of your favorite cocktails, wines and beers. Dress code casual; Enjoy yourself on most nights with local entertainment.
The Hibiscus Room
Elegance in soft hues of coral, beige and crisp white echo tropical sophistication in our newly decorated and renovated formal diningroom, The Hibiscus Room. Here you will enjoy fine traditional European cuisine with a Bermudian flavor, which changes daily. Open for Breakfast and Dinner year-round. The Hibiscus Room is the perfect choice for more formal dining. Dress code is smart casual. Jacket and tie optional.
The Bayside Bar & Grill
Bayside is the place for outdoor fun and a taste of home with your favorite quick foods - hamburgers, hot-dogs, salads, sandwiches & much more. The Bayside Bar & Grill also features two theme night buffets for added enjoyment, offering a savoury Island BBQ on Monday evenings and a fresh Seafood Soiree on Thursdays. (Seasonal & weather permitting)

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
3:00 PM
Check-out:
11:00 AM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (402)

Ratings and reviews for Grotto Bay Beach Resort

Overall score

3.9 / 5
5.01.0
402 out of 402
Amenities:
3.9
Cleanliness:
4.2
Hotel staff:
4.3
Comfort:
4
Location:
4.1
Value:
3.9

91% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
CLKL
Business
Massachusetts, USA
Feb 26, 2012

Wonderful vacation spot

6 days and 5 night of absolute pleasure. No need to leave the property if you don't want to. Everyone was pleasant and seemed determined to make our stay enjoyable. We came off season so the poolside amenities were not open yet. Easy access on site to 2 great restaurants, spa, pool, beach, caves, busses and a short walk to an offsite restaurant, parks and more caves. Just 10 minutes from airport by taxi.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Time-saving tip: Not Applicable

Go with a bus pass. It is good for all busses and ferries. Be sure to greet the drivers before asking a question and they will always flag you for your proper stop and offer info on where to be picked up for your return.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Pigpickin
Business
Hope Mills, NC, USA
May 1, 2012

Great Anniversary Location

What a great place. Hotel grounds, pool, beach all excellent. The view is Awesome Resturants were outstanding. Service and Food great. The staff were very helpful. Walk 2 minutes to a bus to anywhere. St. Georges, 15 minutes. What a great experience.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Eat at Wahoo's in St. Georges. On the Water. Quaint, excellent food and recommended by a number of locals we talked to.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Island Visitors
Business
Toms River, New Jersey
May 15, 2012

Relaxing vacation

A wonderful experience, convenient to the airport, bus lines, and waterfront. The staff were all friendly, accomodating, and assisted us with everything with a smile. Dining staff was excellent as well as fresh and delicious food. Room service was great, and the grounds were nice. I would stay here again and will recommend to all.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: In Hotel

Prices were reasonable for this time of the year. Excellent choices, clean dishes, friendly staff, delicious food, and great service.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Jeff Boston
Business
Boston,ma
Jun 25, 2012

Nice escape!!

Grotto bay is beautiful, it was like stepping into a postcard. Very clean rooms. I wish wifi was free but overall great trip

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Honeymooning forever
Business
New Market, MD
Jul 5, 2012

Best Honeymoon

Was just hear at the end of June 2012. We had the most amazing time. The weather was perfect, the staff was very helpful and friendly. The whole area was clean all the time, we didn't have to wait to use snorkeling equip, paddle boards or kayaks. And the food was absolutely the best I've ever had. Hot meals, great tasting and a ton of variety. We did the all inclusive plan and it's the only way to go. Now that we're back however, we're hitting the gym. Definitely going back and would recommned without a doubt to anyone....families or couples that want to have an incredible experience in paradise!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Ami P
Business
Gastonia NC
Jul 9, 2012

Beautiful place....awesome people

E. Michael is awesome! Look for him in the lobby...or anywhere on the resort and he will help you to know the best places to see. The food is awesome and the all-inclusive fee is well worth it. You also get a free bus pass which makes it easy to visit the entire island. St. George's has a free walking tour each day at 10:30 that is fun and let's you learn some Bermuda history.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Mopeders
Business
Groton, CT
Jul 10, 2012

Fantastic Staff

Fantastic! Everyone associated with Grotto Bay is professional and very friendly. We had a wonderful stay.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

The Landing resturaunt is a short drive from Grotto Bay Resort and a fantastic way to celebrate your time in Bermuda. Great food, great service, beautiful veiws, and moderately priced.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Lucky11
Business
New Jersey
Jul 22, 2012

Excellent vacation!!

We took advantage of the all inclusive meal plan which includes unlimited cocktails - highly recommended. The food was great plus every staff member was so accomodating from housekeeping, concierge, bartenders, waiters, etc. Great location with walking distance to the Crystal Caves and Rum Swizzle Inn and also the bus stop was right outside the hotel. We also rented mopeds for a day to go to Horseshoe Bay and Hamilton. We will definitely be back to Grotto!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: In Hotel

Our best waiter at the hotel was Ben. If you are lucky enough to be at his table he will treat you like royalty!!

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Review of Grotto Bay Beach Resort

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
The NY Sisters
Business
Cincinnatus, NY
Jul 21, 2012

Great Vacation

My sister & I had the best vacation ever! The people at this resort work very hard and are great. Our special appreciation goes to Duane-the bartender, Ben & James-waiters, Cristian-Maitre'd, our housekeeper, the gentlemen who opened doors, the cooks and everyone there! These employees helped make the experience a memorable one. We knew if we had any problems, they would take care of it or get Michael to fix it. However, no problems, no worries, just a great time! The food was excellent and exceeded our expectations. The grounds are beautiful and well maintained. One of the best times was swimming in the cave. We will be back. Thanks again to everyone at Grotto Bay. "The Sisters"

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: Not Applicable

Get the bus pass-good on buses & ferries. Check the schedule before going & enjoy

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Review of Grotto Bay Beach Resort

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Mars123456
Business
Boston
Jul 30, 2012

Great!

99% fantastic! Would go back in a second! Only concern is the small beach. Other than that, great place to stay!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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