$303 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Dec 21, 2014 Check-out: Dec 24, 2014

Elbow Beach Bermuda - Luxury Resort

4 stars
60 South Shore Road, Paget Parish, Paget, PG04
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.0
out of 5
73 reviews
Favorite on Beemuda

Fantastic hotel. Staff is friendly and courteous. My favorite place to vacation. Late night bar was... See full review

  • Jools1017
  • Nov 20, 2014
Fun Family Long Weekend

We had a fun time in Bermuda. The Beach doesn't get any nicer than this. We did most of our... See full review

  • Three Girl Family
  • Aug 25, 2014
Elbow Beach, Bermuda, a luxury resort & spa, is part of Mandarin Oriental's portfolio of world-class establishments. It is named after the stretch of private, pristine shore on which it resides a beach of pink sand. Set amongst 50 acres of landscaped gardens, the hotel is five minutes from the charming, downtown area of Hamilton, the islands capital and center for business, dining and shopping. A private haven for discerning travelers, Elbow Beach offers 98 luxurious hotel rooms and suites, most of them having breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean and the properties finely manicured gardens. Premier rooms were recently renovated and include state-of-the-art technology and all amenities expected in a luxury resort room. When it comes to dining and entertainment, you can choose from five options including the highly popular and award-winning Lido restaurant offering an innovative selection of Mediterranean delicacies. Mickey's is Bermuda's only bistro on the beach and offers lunch and dinner in a casual ambience served with a breeze from the sea. Elbow Beach is renowned as one of the finest and best established resorts in Bermuda. The Spa at Elbow Beach features 6 luxurious individual spa suites, with balconies that provide spectacular garden and ocean views. Whether you prefer an individual treatment or sharing the experience with someone else in one of our couple's suites, treating yourself to a Time Rituals will be a decision you'll thank yourself for long after you have departed. The resort offers an extensive range of recreational facilities including a state-of-the-art fitness room, spa, a temperature controlled swimming pool, a 9-hole putting green, 5 tennis courts, a Kids club and an on-site dive shop also offering snorkeling & kayaking equipment. An outstanding Concierge team is always available to assist in arranging a range of sport and sightseeing activities as well as recommend and confirm dinner reservations for you. In addition to the many amenities and first class facilities, as always with Mandarin Oriental, it is dedication to discreet, thoughtful service that sets Elbow Beach apart. Spa: The Spa at Elbow Beach offers six individual, private spa suites for the ultimate in mind/body experiences. Incorporating traditional Bermudian remedies with time-honored techniques from around the world, The Spa at Elbow Beach will transport guests to a tranquil realm that reflects the island's calming sea, soothing sands and the golden warmth of the tropical sun. Other: Scuba-diving and on-site dive shop; Deep-sea fishing nearby; Horse-riding excursions nearby; Five tennis courts (three floodlit); Large free- form climate-controlled swimming pool; Fully-equipped fitness room; Beauty salon; Pool and beach is full service; Water sports including kayaking and snorkeling; Golf putting green on property (and four 18-hole golf courses very near by) & Kids' Club.

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Elbow Beach Bermuda - Luxury Resort Rooms

Ocean Room
Ocean Rooms have spectacular ocean views and are mere minutes from the resorts private beach. Elegantly-appointed with luxurious furnishings, bathroom fixtures and amenities, large flat-panel LCD TVs with high definition cable, Nespresso machines, iPod docking station, private terrace. 480 sq. ft.
Premier Ocean King Room
Premier Ocean King rooms have spectacular ocean views and are located close to the resort's private beach and Lido Complex. Elegantly-appointed with luxurious furnishings, bathroom fixtures and amenities, large flat-panel LCD TVs with high definition cable, Nespresso machines, iPod docking station, private terrace. 480 sq. ft
Ocean Premier Double Room
Premier Ocean Double rooms have spectacular ocean views and are located close to the resort's private beach and Lido Complex. Elegantly-appointed with luxurious furnishings, bathroom fixtures and amenities, large flat-panel LCD TVs with high definition cable, Nespresso machines, iPod docking station, private terrace. 480 sq. ft
Junior Suite
Junior Suites enjoy expanded square footage perfect for families and couples, and have spectacular floral and ocean views. Elegantly-appointed with luxurious furnishings, bathroom fixtures and amenities, large flat-panel LCD TVs with high definition cable, Nespresso machines, iPod docking station, private terrace. 780 sq. ft
Lanai One Bedroom Suite
Lanai One Bedroom Suites, 1400 sq ft. King master bedroom with sofa sleeper in living room with lush floral views. Bedroom separated from living room with closing door. Elegantly-appointed with luxurious furnishings, bathroom fixtures and amenities, large flat-panel LCD TVs with high definition cable, Nespresso machines, iPod docking station, private terrace.
Ocean One Bedroom Suite
Ocean One Bedroom Suites, 1400 sq ft. King master bedroom with sofa sleeper in living room with ocean views. Bedroom separated from living room with closing door. Elegantly-appointed with luxurious furnishings, bathroom fixtures and amenities, large flat-panel LCD TVs with high definition cable, Nespresso machines, iPod docking station, private terrace.
Beachfront One Bedroom Suite
Located on a bluff overlooking pristine Elbow Beach, Beachfront One Bedroom Suites, 1400 sq ft. have unobstructed spectacular ocean views. King master bedroom with sofa sleeper in living room with ocean views. Bedroom separated from living room with closing door. Elegantly-appointed with luxurious furnishings, bathroom fixtures and amenities, large flat-panel LCD TVs with high definition cable, Nespresso machines, iPod docking station, private terrace.
Lanai Room
Lanai Rooms enjoy lush floral views and are mere minutes from the resorts private beach. Elegantly-appointed with luxurious modern furnishings, bathroom fixtures and amenities, large flat-panel LCD TVs with high definition cable, Nespresso machines, iPod docking station, private terrace. 480 sq. ft

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool
General
Concierge
Activities
Outdoor pool
Fitness center or spa
Spa
Night club
Tennis
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
24 hour room service
Services
Business center
Childcare Service
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Barber/Beauty shop
Conference facilities
Gift shop
Internet
WiFi
Parking
Free parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities

Meeting facilities

Meeting Info
Our meeting facilities offer over 4,500 square feet of ocean-view function space with room options - both indoors and out. Perfectly located overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, Elbow Beach is ideal for small groups looking for personalized attention and superior customer service. Weddings and group functions can also be arranged on our private stretch of pink sand beach.

Dining

Mickey's
Bermuda's only on-the-beach bistro, set amongst palm trees on one of the island's most famous beaches. Enjoy unobstructed views of the ocean while enjoying a light lunch or romantic dinner. Reservation is recommended. Opening Hours are seasonal (April - December) Dinner: 6:30pm -11pm Beach service: 10am - 6pm Bar service: 10am - 1am
Blue Point Poolside Restaurant
Serving poolside lunch daily. Fresh light fare and delicious desserts. Seasonal evening buffets. Monday - Sunday Lunch:12pm - 4pm (seasonal) Dinner: Saturdays:6:30pm - 9:30pm (seasonal) Bar: 11am - 5pm
Deep
Bermuda's hottest and most exotic nightclub offers superb champagne, wine and cocktail lists to make every night go with a swing.
Lido
Meditterranean restaurant located on the beach terrace, with breathtaking ocean views. Monday - Sunday Breakfast: 7am to 11am Lunch: 12 noon to 2:30 pm Dinner: 6:30pm -10pm
Sea Breeze Terrace
Tapas and sushi are offered in this al fresco dining restaurant. Located on hotel's ocean terrace it is perfect for evening drinks under the stars with a sea breeze. Monday - Sunday Sushi & Tapas: 6pm - 1am Bar: 5pm - 2am

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1500
Check-out:
1100

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. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

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Guest Reviews (73)

Ratings and reviews for Elbow Beach Bermuda - Luxury Resort

Overall score

4 / 5
5.01.0
73 out of 73
Amenities:
4.2
Room cleanliness:
4.4
Hotel staff:
4.5
Room comfort:
4.4
Location:
4.7
Value:
3.5

79% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Jools1017
Business
Essex, MA
Nov 20, 2014

Favorite on Beemuda

Fantastic hotel. Staff is friendly and courteous. My favorite place to vacation. Late night bar was not open during our lady visit which was a little disappointing but all in all the best!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Entertainment tip: Short drive from hotel

The Swizzle Inn and stagger out. The one closer to the airport is fun!!!

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Three Girl Family
Business
New Jersey
Aug 25, 2014

Fun Family Long Weekend

We had a fun time in Bermuda. The Beach doesn't get any nicer than this. We did most of our activities (jet skiing, helmet diving, swim with the dolphins) offsite. Main hotel and overall facilities need to be spruced up. Rooms themselves were very nice. We had ocean front rooms very close to the beach. Hotel seems to be in the midst of some transition and not up to full speed. Beach restaurants were above average. Recommended if you want a nice quiet beach weekend.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Not Applicable

Hartley's Helmet Diving. A truly off-beat fun adventure for the whole family! Even my six year old had fun and stayed under for the entire dive!

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Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
LutherJBurbank
Business
New York
Oct 29, 2013

A taste of Old Bermuda it’s not…

If you long for High teas and echoes of the Old British-Bermudian way of life The Elbow Beach is not for you. The actual hotel stands empty. Ominously awaiting refurbishment, or is it destruction? The once gloriously bustling lobby is dimly lit and slightly seedy. The old wood paneled bar is still there but there is no cheery barman to pour you your favourite single malt or rum swizzle. Now, in its place, there is a pool table. Gone are the high teas on the terrace. Gone are the shops where you could buy anything from Bermuda shorts to postcards. Everything slightly sad and distressed and it reminds one of “The Shining”. Jack Torrance would have been at home here. We arrived and it was raining. In the evening, we sat in the Tapas Bar, the rain leaking though the roof, only to be harangued by the Indonesian wait staff. It eerily reminded me of a scene in “Blade Runner” the staff running back and forth in the rain from the kitchen to the restaurant covering the food with whatever to prevent the rain from soaking into the mediocre food. One thing remains constant, the wonderful bell staff. The same men that have been there since I started coming over ten years ago. Some of these men have put over twenty years of service into Elbow Beach. It didn’t seem right to ask them what they thought of the new regime. But I’ll tell you “Not much!”

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Jumbo F
Business
Marblehead, Ma
Oct 16, 2013

Going downhill

What a shame. The people, location and food are great. The facilities are degrading as in no one in the main hotel and as a result there are not many activities to do other than eat and drink (and sun yourself on the fabulous beach of course). But when it rains you are stuck

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
NDRosenthal
Business
New York, New York
Aug 19, 2013

Good but not excellent

The good: the beach is one of the most beautiful beaches I have ever seen. Sand is soft and clean. Ocean is not rough so you can actually swim in the water. Fish swim between your legs. You can swim right off the shore. The hotel provides some water boards, snorkeling equipment, and other water rafts. There is a restaurant on the beach as well a table service to the beach itself. Hotel also provides free bottled water at the beach. The main part of the hotel is closed, this can either be good or bad. It means that the hotel at times feels deserted and empty. this also means that you do not have to fight over finding a spot by the pool or the beach. You can always get a seat at the restaurant. But it also means that sometimes you feel like the hotel has been abandoned. The buildings are also old, so problems may crop up here and there. Restaurants are good but expensive (we heard this complaint from other travelers at other Bermuda hotels). the bad: They messed up our room and our first day pretty badly. My husband called ahead to confirm with the hotel that we would have a king sized bed, champagne and strawberries as a surprise to me for our wedding anniversary. We walked into a room with 2 tiny double beds and no champagne or strawberries. The hotel was fully booked so they could not fix this. And this was the biggest problem with the hotel- especially a hotel under the Mandarin Oriental name- the staff's response. They didn't offer anything as an apology or in the way of fixing the problem. The water was shut off our room on our third day for 2 hours from 5:30-7:30, during the time everyone was getting ready for the night out. Again, the response was nonexistent. We found out on our own that there are extra showers in the cabana- not through the front desk. The front desk at the hotel provided the poorest service overall. The staff at the restaurants were more accommodating though with the mandatory gratuity, you could see that the staff was not trying as hard- there was no incentive to. This hotel is also very kid friendly (our trip was in August). There were a ton of trips. This makes it not as romantic as a couples only or adults only resort. Overall, our stay was good but not as luxurious or pampering as one would expect from a Mandarin hotel.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Recent Visitor from MD
Business
Maryland
Jul 18, 2013

Lacking amenities for the price

I've been to Elbow beach many times but now due to the change in ownership and the main hotel being out of service, it no longer deserves the title of best destination on Bermuda. It remains a wonderful beach and great surf. The guest suites are very nice and redone but food options are sorely limited and kids' activities are non-existant in their current form. My visit was tinged with sadness to see how the once mighty Elbow Beach has fallen.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Not Applicable

Food choices are limited on Elbow Beach grounds, a quick trip to the Fairmont Southampton provided much needed better meal options.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Laura H
Business
Philadelphia, PA
May 18, 2013

Great Anniversary Trip

We love Elbow Beach. It is the only place we will stay in Bermuda.The staff is very responsive and willing to help. You can't beat the views and beach. Our room was beautiful and comfortable. We have always stayed in the main hotel but enjoyed the cottage this time. Can't wait to go back!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Philcousa
Business
Hamilton, Ohio
Apr 3, 2013

Fantastic Anniversary Trip!!!

We went to celebrate our 35th wedding anniversary. The weather wasn't so good - chilly, some rain, and strong winds. But, the resort and staff were The Best Ever and we had a lovely time in spite of the "not so good" weather. Yes, it is a little pricey, but it is well worth the money. We were pampered and treated royally. EVERYONE was WONDERFUL!!! We are especially grateful to the restaurant staff. Best of luck to our friends from Romania, Italy, Phillipines and all the others - they made our trip memorable and we will always remember them with affection.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Short walk from our lovely room to the Lido and Sea Breeze restaurants. Both serve Great food and have the best wonderful, attentive staff. Everything on the menu - we tried it all - is great!! Especially try the fish chowder - it is awesome!!!

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
TankC
Business
Tewksbury Ma
Aug 19, 2012

40th Birthday getaway for wife

Great time in Bermuda at Elbow Beach! Everything was great, the beach, room, restaurants! Room service breakfast on the patio...wonderful. Most fun was renting a scooter from Elbow Beach Cycles! Saw the whole island! Wish we did it sooner! (saved this for our last day!) Lots to do and see...and a great hotel/resort to stay at! We felt spoiled!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: In Hotel

Elbow Beach Cycles!!!! rent a moped and enjoy the island!! But remember to STAY TO THE LEFT!!!!!!

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Review of Elbow Beach Bermuda - Luxury Resort

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Scott Jones
Business
Chicago
Aug 5, 2012

Excellent

Luxurious, very kid friendly. Food was pricey but otherwise everything was perfect. Goregous beach fantastic pool, very friendly.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

go to grocery store when u get there. The rooms have friges.

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