A Winnowed guide to Bermuda’s best hotels and what to do while you’re there.

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From institutional mainstays that take you back to another time, to modern icons of luxury, Bermuda’s hotel scene has something for everyone. Here are some of our favourite places to lay your head after an incredible day experiencing the island.

Looking to indulge?

Rosewood Bermuda

60 Tucker's Point Drive, Hamilton Parish

Taking up residence in a property which opened its doors during Bermuda’s original heyday in the 1940s as the Castle Harbour Hotel, Rosewood Bermuda creates a new sense of place, one that draws on the heritage of its setting whilst immersing guests in modern luxury.

Tip: Add a touch of local glamour to your visit - Cruise on a catamaran through Paradise Lakes $1110 for 15 guests3 HoursBook a private cocktail cruise just moments away from the hotel.

The Loren

116 South Rd, Tucker's Town

The island’s newest property, setting a heightened bar in contemporary hospitality with a fastidious eye for detail, refinement, and a touch of glamour. With its spectacular setting, west-coast inspired architecture and interiors, and world-class restaurants and services, The Loren is a welcome new chapter in Bermuda’s long story of hospitality.

Tip: The Loren has incredible restaurants, but if you’re looking for something different - one of the island’s most institutional restaurants, Tom Moore’s Tavern is just moments away.

Want to be where the action is?

Hamilton Princess

76 Pitts Bay Road, Hamilton

Easily one of the island’s most iconic and recognisable names in hospitality - the Hamilton Princess has long reigned as a true leader of the pack. With 300 rooms it is one of the larger properties on the island - however, it maintains a familiarity and charm that makes it feel intimate.

Tip: If you love contemporary art, you are going to die for the collection displayed throughout - Take a private curator tour of contemporary art collection$265 for 10 guests2.5 Hoursbook a tour to see it up close and personal.

Rosedon

61 Pitts Bay Road, Pembroke

A former stately mansion right on the edge of the city - where it lacks in water-front views and beach access, it makes up for in beautiful grounds, charming interiors and warm service. This 40 room gem has emerged gloriously from a sensitive restoration and has been awarded a stamp of approval luxe Relais & Chateaux.

Tip: Try a traditional high-tea with a twist - after you zip up for some Discover beekeeping followed by a traditional high tea $150 per guest2 Hoursbee-keeping lessons on the Rosedon’s spectacular grounds.

Newstead Belmont Hills

27 Harbour Road, Mt Pleasant

If sitting by the pool watching the action of sailboats on the harbour sounds like the perfect way to spend your day, then Newstead is the perfect place for you. Newstead is one of those special places that knows how to deliver while avoiding the hype, striking the perfect balance as an oasis that still has a vibe.

Tip: The view of the Hamilton Harbour from Newsted is unbeatable - unless, of course, you are Cruise the coastline in a luxury catamaran $3000 for 20 guests3 Hourssailing across it on a private cruise.

Remember when life was simpler?

Coral Beach

34 South Road, Paget

Drive through the front gates of this Bermudian institution and immediately you are taken back to time of old school charm. One of the island’s longest standing private clubs and cottage colonies, Coral Beach and Tennis Club maintains the art to hospitality ruled by elegance, subtlety, and formality that has difficult to come by these days and impossible to fake.

Tip: Practice your aim while you get a taste of old school Bermuda, on a Learn croquet at a private beach club$150 for 4 guests1.5 Hourscroquet lesson with Robin - your incredibly charming local teacher. 

Reconnecting with the family?

Grotto Bay

11 Blue Hole Hill, Hamilton Parish

While not strictly a ‘family resort’ the approachable prices, extensive family amenities, calm waterfront location, and generous room sizes means the Grotto Bay is the perfect spot for family get-aways. One of the few hotels located on the eastern end of the island, you can be touring historic St. Georges in minutes.

Tip: Why not take your family on an extra special escape to a Fish-Feeding at a Private Beach$190 for 6 guests3 hoursprivate beach house where you can feed fish and experience local life at its very best.


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