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Grotto Bay Beach Resort


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Grotto Bay Beach Resort sits on a lush tropical estate featuring dramatic caves and acres of woodland preserves along the water's edge in Bailey's Bay. Scattered over 21 acres and sloping down toward three private beaches are 11 colorful cottages in traditional Bermudian architecture overlooking the turquoise waters dotted with small islands.

Swim on the private pink sand beach and in the fresh water pool, or languish in the outdoor Jacuzzi surrounded by gardens above the beach. Sail, snorkel, wind surf, dive ancient wrecks or explore the delicate and beautiful coral reefs. Take a boat cruise on a sunny afternoon or during a glorious sunset. Play tennis night or day, or work out in the exercise room. Grotto Bay Beach Resort is also conveniently located within five minutes of two of Bermuda's finest golf courses.

Grotto Bay Beach resort offers two fine-dining options. At The Palm Court, enjoy a relaxed and tropical atmosphere for casual dining. An island-inspired menu and an exotic beverage menu ensure your enjoyment for dinner. Or try the elegant Hibiscus Room that features traditional European cuisine with a Bermudian flavor- the perfect choice for more formal dining. If you just want to grab a drink and mingle, head to the Rum House Bar.

Spend a day at the spa and spoil yourself. With many different types of massages, facials, manicures, pedicures, and body scrubs, you can achieve ultimate relaxation at Grotto Bay Beach Resort.
HOTEL LOCATION
Grotto Bay is located in Hamilton Parish on Bailey`s Bay, just a 5-minute drive from the Airport. Guests are within walking distance of numerous local attractions, including the Crystal Caves and Swizzle Inn, and Hamilton is only 20 minutes away.
Address: 11 BLUE HOLE HILL
HAMILTON PARISH


BM
Local Phone: 441-293-8333
Toll Free Phone: 800-582-3190
Fax: 441-293-2306
Website Address: www.grottobay.com
HOTEL FACILITIES
Concierge
Disco / Nightclub
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Meeting Rooms
Physician on Call
Pools
Number of Pools: 1
Outdoor Pools: 1     
Swim-up Bar
There are two underground caves with a natural cove for underground swimming. The swimming pool has a swim-up bar and a jacuzzi.
Golf: NEARBY
St. George`s Club Tuckers Point Golf Club
Designed by Robert Trent Jones, St. George's is a challenging links-type course with ocean views on every hole. It is an 18 hole Par 62 course with 4,043 yds. The 18-holecourse at Tuckers Point builds upon the beauty of the former Castle Harbour course.
Holes: 18
Lessons Available
Tennis
Number of Courts: 4
Outdoor Courts: 4
Lighted Courts: 2
Court Fee: $8.00/day
Pro Onsite
Water Sports on Site
Fishing: Additional Charge
Sunfish Sailing: Additional Charge
Snorkeling: Additional Charge
Motorboats: Additional Charge
Wind Surf: Additional Charge
Health Club / Spa
Aerobics: Complimentary
Jacuzzi: Complimentary
Massage: Additional Charge
Nautilus Equipment: Complimentary
Spa: Additional Charge
HOTEL DETAILS
Nestled along a hillside, this intimate three-story resort has just completed a multi-million dollar renovation project, including extensive renovations and expansions of the guestrooms, bathrooms, lobby area, restaurants, pool and beach areas. Property features include natural coves for underground swimming, tailor-made traditional British mahogany furniture in the guestrooms, an outdoor swimming pool with swim-up bar and jacuzzi, and a seasonal underground disco. Beach: This full service waterfront resort overlooks three private beach areas, including one large beach of 250 feet. Check-in: 3:00 PM
Check-out: 12:00 NOON
Total Rooms: 201
Year Opened: 1973 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card, American Express
HOTEL RESTRICTIONS
There are limited handicap facilities.
ROOM TYPES
DELUXE OCEANFRONT
Ocean Front Room - A higher floor water view room located near the beach and pool area. British mahogany furniture and all-marble bathrooms complement the furnishings,resulting in a very luxurious, Old World look with a Caribbean twist.
1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds Rollaways Available, Rollaway Charge:$6.00 per day
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Shaver
Telephone
Television
TV Movies
Room Safe
Satellite
SUPERIOR OCEAN VIEW
One king bed or two double beds. Room is located at the top of the hill on the groundfloor and features air conditioning, TV, mini-fridge, coffee maker, hair dryer, safe and a private patio with an oceanview.
1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds Rollaways Available, Rollaway Charge:$6.00 per day
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Shaver
Telephone
Television
TV Movies
Room Safe
Satellite
DELUXE OCEANVIEW
One king bed or two double beds. Rooms are located at the top of the hill on the 2nd-3rd floor and feature air conditioning, TV, mini-fridge, coffee maker, hair dryer, safe and a private balcony with an oceanview.
1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds Rollaways Available, Rollaway Charge:$6.00 per day
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Shaver
Telephone
Television
TV Movies
Room Safe
Satellite

Ocean Front Room - A higher floor water view room located near the beach and pool area. British mahogany furniture and all-marble bathrooms complement the furnishings,resulting in a very luxurious, Old World look with a Caribbean twist.
1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds Rollaways Available, Rollaway Charge:$6.00 per day
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Shaver
Telephone
Television
TV Movies
Room Safe
Satellite
DELUXE OCEAN VIEW
Ocean Front Room - A higher floor water view room located near the beach and pool area. British mahogany furniture and all-marble bathrooms complement the furnishings,resulting in a very luxurious, Old World look with a Caribbean twist.
1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds Rollaways Available, Rollaway Charge:$6.00 per day
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Shaver
Telephone
Television
TV Movies
Room Safe
Satellite

Ocean Front Room - A higher floor water view room located near the beach and pool area. British mahogany furniture and all-marble bathrooms complement the furnishings,resulting in a very luxurious, Old World look with a Caribbean twist.
1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds Rollaways Available, Rollaway Charge:$6.00 per day
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Shaver
Telephone
Television
TV Movies
Room Safe
Satellite
DELUXE OCEANFRONT DELUXE
One king bed or two double beds. Room is located on the 2nd-3rd floor and features air conditioning, TV, mini-fridge, coffee maker, hair dryer, safe, and a private balcony with oceanfront views.
1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds Rollaways Available, Rollaway Charge:$6.00 per day
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Shaver
Telephone
Television
TV Movies
Room Safe
Satellite
SUPERIOR OCEAN VIEW
Ocean Front Room - A higher floor water view room located near the beach and pool area. British mahogany furniture and all-marble bathrooms complement the furnishings,resulting in a very luxurious, Old World look with a Caribbean twist.
1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds Rollaways Available, Rollaway Charge:$6.00 per day
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Shaver
Telephone
Television
TV Movies
Room Safe
Satellite
SUPERIOR OCEANFRONT
One king bed or two double beds. Room is located on the ground floor and features airconditioning,TV, mini-fridge, coffee maker, hair dryer, safe, and a private patio with an ocean front view
1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds Rollaways Available, Rollaway Charge:$6.00 per day
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Shaver
Telephone
Television
TV Movies
Room Safe
Satellite
DELUXE OCEAN VIEW
Ocean Front Room - A higher floor water view room located near the beach and pool area. British mahogany furniture and all-marble bathrooms complement the furnishings,resulting in a very luxurious, Old World look with a Caribbean twist.
1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds Rollaways Available, Rollaway Charge:$6.00 per day
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Shaver
Telephone
Television
TV Movies
Room Safe
Satellite
DELUXE OCEANFRONT
One king bed or two double beds. Room is located on the 2nd-3rd floor and features air conditioning, TV, mini-fridge, coffee maker, hair dryer, safe, and a private balcony with oceanfront views.
1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds Rollaways Available, Rollaway Charge:$6.00 per day
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Shaver
Telephone
Television
TV Movies
Room Safe
Satellite
DINING
Grotto Bay Beach Resort features 4 meal plan options:
Breakfast and Dinner Daily-Optional Modified American Plan available.
Breakfast Plan-Optional Breakfast Plan available.
No Meals
All Meals, Drinks & Tips-Optional All-Inclusive Plan available.
There are 3 Restaurants at Grotto Bay Beach Resort:
Hibiscus Room - 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 Palm Court - Enjoy the 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 bar.
The Bayside Bar & Grill - Bayside is the place for outdoor fun and a taste of home with your favorite quick foods. The Bayside Bar & Grill also features two theme night buffets--a savoury island BBQ on Monday, and a fresh seafood buffet on Thursday (seasonal & weather permitting).
ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Dive shop, marina, tennis, beach pavilion, fitness center.
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Nightly entertainment, underground disco (seasonal).
CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS
The children's program is only available from July 4 through August 31, 2004, and activities include field trips, visits to the aquarium and walking tours.
Applicable Ages: 4 to 12 years
Program Fees: $5.00/child/day

Children's Facilities
PlayGround
Game Room
Children's Pool
Babysitting Fee: $10.50 per hour
Advance Notice for Babysitting: yes

TripAdvisor Web Reviews
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Apple Vacations Traveller Reviews
Grotto Bay
PATRICIA S.
Jun 22 2018
A great vacation. The hotel and amenities were excellent. Would com back!
Customer Rating: 

Wonderful Trip
GARY C.
Aug 04 2016
Everything about this trip was as expected and better. Everyone was friendly and nice and all went smoothly. We really enjoyed the all inclusive so we could enjoy the vacation and not worry about carrying money..etc.
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Social Graces
Sharon V.
Jul 01 2016
Best part of the island are the people who live there.
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Disappointed
DENISE G.
Jun 23 2014
I was so disappointed in my stay at Grotto Bay. We were in building 8 so had a hike up the hill to get to the room. Then to go to lunch, the pool or what is referred to as the beach you had to go down several levels of steps. I was glad I had not taken my disabled mother with me as she would not have been able to walk to the room or the pool. I was also disappoint in the fact that tips are included in the all inclusive package but they have you sign a receipt at every meal that has a line for additional gratuity. There was a comedian one night and gombay dancers for five minutes another evening. That was the extent of the entertainment. I had so much more fun in Aruba
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Outstanding
CATHIE F.
May 21 2014
From the moment we arrived, the service was outstanding. Grotto Bay Beach Resort's staff are attentive, friendly and very knowledgable. The property is beautiful. Our room was completely refurbished with Mahogany furniture, an excellent mattress, fine linens and a bathroom finished with Travertine tile. The view from our room was amazing - gorgeous Grotto Bay. We did not purchase the all inclusive plan. Instead, we ate at both the hotel's restaurants and local restaurants. The breakfast buffet, at Grotto Bay, was large and had multiple delicious entrees. Lunch was at the poolside grill and served sandwiches/salads. Dinner was in one of the formal dining rooms. In St. George(a short bus ride from the hotel), we'd highly recommend Temptations Bakery and the CV Cafe for breakfast. In Hamilton, Flannigans and Dockside have waterfront views and excellent pub style food. To get around, we purchased 7 day passes for both the bus and ferries. We traveled the entire island by public transportation, visiting historical sites, beaches and the main cities. For $56 USD, it was very inexpensive. Bermuda is a clean, beautiful, friendly island. It definitely ranks as one of the best places that we visited.
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MARY J.
Mar 10 2014
Grotto Bay is such a wonderful place and we have stayed there many times and will continue to return there in the future. They were so accomodating to all of our needs. The facility is beautiful and located near the airport with a bus-stop out front.
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Grotto Bay Review
WILLIAM E.
Aug 05 2013
My family was extremely pleased with our stay at Grotto Bay. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Bermuda. The facilities were spotless, the service and food were great, and the pool and beach were very nice. The bus and ferry pass that was included with the package came in very handy. We are already talking about going back to Grotto Bay next year. All of the staff were exceptionally friendly. We found the same friendliness and cleanliness throughout Bermuda.
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Grotto Bay Beach Resort Review
SUSAN W.
Jul 22 2013
The concierge staff were excellent. The ladies treated us like family!
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Grotto Bay
TIMOTHY Y.
Jun 27 2013
We loved the location of the resort which is close to the airport. We never heard the planes. We enjoyed everything about the resort. We did the all inclusive which we would recommend. This includes 3 meals/day, all drinks, transportation ( bus or ferry) and use of the non motorized sports( kayaks and snorkeling equipment). Every staff member was friendly and accommodating. There was also a nice mix of guests.
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ANDREW T.
May 06 2013
We did not have transport service provided by us as was stated and expected
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Bermuda Vacation
GERARD D.
Mar 17 2013
Bermuda is not the place to go in March,the weather was cold & rainy all week temps in low 60's with gale force winds,tried the pool once but too cold to enjoy,the jacuzzi was the highlight of the resort (because in was hot) but you froze getting to it & getting out of it. If not for the local city bus we would have nothing to do,did a lot of sightseeing because of the weather. I would not go back to Bermuda or this hotel.Also,the Apple rep was not existant,she met us at the airport that's all didn't see or hear from her for the rest of the week if I didn't check with the hotel desk,I wouldn't have known when we should be ready for pick-up for return trip.
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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
We love this resort - just get people used to not reserving all lounges on the beach and pool with towels.
Ed E, Daytona Beach Shores, FL
Tue Jul 17 16:18:10 EDT 2018
My wife and I went here 10 years ago for our honeymoon (match.com couple) and we came back this year to try it again. It is a great property, with a wonderful beach, great snorkeling, a great pool and wonderful views. The tree frogs can be deafening but it is an authentic slice of Bermuda. Just a short walk to the Swizzle Inn and Crystal Cave, it is a great place to stay. We will be back again.

Well worth it!
Jefrey C, Boston, Massachusetts
Tue Jul 17 05:53:56 EDT 2018
Beautiful resort with spectacular beach. Great water sports that are part of the all inclusive (non-motorized). Excellent food for all 3 meals. Definitely should take advantage of the all inclusive otherwise it can be very expensive.

Relaxing Visit
kjh4444, Boston, Massachusetts
Mon Jul 16 18:49:45 EDT 2018
Wonderful and relaxing stay at the Grotto Bay. 5 day/4 night all-inclusive. Food and drinks were very good and plentiful. We did not encounter any poor or rude service as I’ve read in some of the other reviews. Bartenders, wait staff, and service staff all very friendly and accommodating. Our room was clean and probably renovated 2-3 years ago (think clean 3+ star hotel room). Grounds were well taken care of with nice pool and beach area. All-Inclusive gets you free use of kayaks, paddle boards, floats, and a small sunfish sailboat to use on the bay. Not to be missed is the Swizzle Inn which is a quick 5 minute walk away.

Perfect for us!
NewYorkRogue, New York
Sun Jul 15 11:45:46 EDT 2018
Just returned from 4 nights at Grotto Bay. My husband and I went with our two grown children, son-in-law and two grandchildren. The trip was flawless from beginning to end. Some reviews concerned me - although most are outstanding - happy to say agree completely with the positive ones! Staff is amazing and accommodating. Property immaculate and well cared for. Rooms recently renovated and more than adequate. Location - quiet - but that's what we were looking for. Yes, the beach is small - but always got a chair. The calm water a big plus for a 4 and 2 year old. Food good and service great. Cave and small beach where kids could feed the fish apart from the regular beach - both plusses and added a little something different to do for them. Also the hotel offers a shuttle to Clearwater beach for $10 each rt which we took and enjoyed. Everyone relaxed to the max. We were in Oceanfront rooms and will say was an excellent choice for us as the property is very hilly and there are many steps. Didn't have any bugs in room - but you are in a very natural environment have to expect that comes with some live creatures. No Zika was important to us. Would certainly recommend without hesitation to those who like a higher end casual resort. We took all inclusive option and were glad we did. Thank you Grotto Bay for a trip to remember!

Beautiful Bermuda
Simon B, oxford, United Kingdom
Sun Jul 15 11:17:25 EDT 2018
The four of us spent nine nights at the Grotto Bay as part of a British Airways package. The location is very close $12 by taxi to the airport, we could watch the BA 777s arrive and depart yet very little noise. Recommend the all inclusive package, the food, drinks and public transport passes are great value. The food is very good indeed and there's a good choice of premium beer, wine and spirits. Fruit and non alcoholic drinks delicious. Rooms are nice and kept very clean, blue sea views lovely. Staff are very friendly and attentive in all areas, with exception of a couple of the bar staff who (at busy times) could be a bit surly. Air conditioning very good, unusually so in the gym. WiFi was good in all areas except by the pool bar where it could be made to work. Lots of activities, the place even has its own illuminated caves to explore and swim in! The island has a lot of charm, some colonial British features like red telephone boxes and the historic naval dockyard, unspoiled towns, a beautiful cathedral in capital Hamilton, regular buses and ferries get you around efficiently. Overall a super holiday, we were well looked after and would recommend and return to the Grotto Bay Resort.



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