Great House Royal Suite

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Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1

Overview

Pool Resort Villa Wellness Walk to Beach All Bedrooms En-Suite Romantic

Nestled within twenty-six acres of palm trees and tropical gardens, the Great House is located on the Mercers Creek estate on Antigua’s idyllic northeastern coastline. An enchanting boutique hotel with a truly unique Georgian residence at its heart, here guests will find the peaceful one-bedroom haven that is the Royal Suite.

The 350-year-old residence, originally a sugar plantation house, has been elegantly preserved to provide guests with a glimpse into Antigua’s fascinating history, as well as a luxury Caribbean experience like no other. Blissfully private, the Great House is situated amidst verdant trees and lush foliage, with an elevated position that affords spectacular views of the sparkling Caribbean Sea and green Guiana Island. The estate is home to its own turquoise bay, a historic sugar mill and the pretty creek from which its name is derived. The Great House benefits from a refreshing sea breeze, making each charming suite a cool and calm oasis in which guests can take a break from the beautiful Caribbean sunshine.

The Royal Suite is a particularly romantic option within the Great House; tastefully furnished to reflect the traditional grandeur of the residence and the natural beauty of its setting. The suite retains many of its original features, complimented by a beautiful four poster bed where guests will wake each morning to the soft sound of birdsong and the gently lapping waves of the nearby ocean. Fully air conditioned throughout, the suite also features a fitted ceiling fan, ensuring that your nights are as cool and restful as your days are sunny and revitalising. There is a well-appointed en-suite bathroom with a walk-in shower. The Royal Suite’s guests have access to many splendid facilities, including a fantastic swimming pool with a sun-soaked terrace featuring comfortable loungers, as well as a private white sand beach.

The hotel’s small, friendly team is committed to making sure that your stay at the Great House is a completely rejuvenating experience. Wellness treatments can be arranged to take place within the private and relaxing atmosphere of your own suite, or in the stunning surrounds of the hotel’s secluded gardens. There are experienced yoga, Pilates, and exercise instructors on hand for weekly classes in dreamlike settings, including a meditation platform overlooking the crystal-clear waters of the Caribbean Sea. The team can also assist you in arranging exciting island tours, private coastal trips, or guided walks to scenic beauty spots. Once you have worked up an appetite, enjoy a delicious meal in the hotel’s intimate dining area, where you will be treated to authentic Caribbean dishes prepared with organic produce from the vegetable garden located on the estate.

At the Great House, no detail has been overlooked when it comes to providing a laidback luxury experience during your stay in breathtaking Antigua. The Royal Suite is the perfect place to relax and unwind whilst making the most of all that this magical island has to offer.

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What you should know…

  • Great House is one of the last remaining historic sugar plantation residences on the island of Antigua. The grounds at Mercers Creek still feature original masonry, a mill house where cane was once crushed, a traditional distillery and many more unique features
  • The Royal Suite is located within the Great House and features one double bed and an en-suite bathroom
  • We recommend that young children remain supervised whilst exploring the grounds of the Great House and playing near the swimming pool

Property Features

Shared Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con Safety Deposit Box All Bedrooms En-Suite Ceiling Fans

Suite Interior
- Comfortable double bed with four poster canopy frame
- Traditional furnishings and décor
- En-suite bathroom with a walk-in shower

Outside Grounds
- Twenty-six acres of gardens featuring historic sites
- Exercise and meditation platform with sea views
- The Great House dining area
- Secluded beach

Additional Facilities
- Wi-Fi
- Air conditioning
- Ceiling fan
- Mini fridge
- Passport safe
- Complimentary tea and coffee
- Complimentary dressing gowns
- Access to hotel facilities

Location

About the surrounding area of Great House Royal Suite
Walk to Beach <1hr to Airport Historical Sites
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At the Great House, your superb location on Antigua’s northern coastline provides you with a dreamlike setting from which to soak up the stunning Caribbean scenery. Here you will find plenty of activities that will ease you into the relaxed pace of island life. From calming yoga classes in the cool morning breeze to invigorating Pilates sessions at sunset, you will feel refreshed by the careful attention to detail that gives this hotel its well-earned reputation. After a dip in the fabulous swimming pool, you may wish to wander towards the silky-soft sands of the quiet beach, taking in the serene green gardens along the way.

If you fancy venturing further afield, the enchanting landscapes of Antigua lie waiting to be discovered. The nation of Antigua and Barbuda encompasses two namesake sister islands and several smaller islets. Local Antiguans are understandably proud of the island’s 365 beaches, one for each day of the year. Here, you will be spoiled for choice when it comes to your next dip in the Caribbean Sea!

For an exciting day out, head south to the majestic Nelson’s Dockyard National Park. One of five national parks in Antigua, this cultural treasure is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. The eighteenth-century British naval dockyard is an area of great historical significance on the island, as well as a popular venue for maritime events and activities. For those who wish to experience the magic for themselves, there are plenty of sailing excursions and water-based activities available.

While taking in the sights at Nelson’s Dockyard, don’t forget to hike to Shirley Heights, a restored military lookout known for its bewitching views and community feel. With a popular street party happening every Sunday evening, visitors are welcome to enjoy the music of live Caribbean steel drum bands, taste some of the local food and rum punch and take in the breathtaking sights as the sun begins to go down on the beautiful island of Antigua.

Located only a fifteen-minute drive away from the Great House, Devil’s Bridge is another Antiguan national park that is sure to make an impression. The bridge itself is a natural arch composed of limestone rock, formed over the course of many thousands of years. With geysers and blowholes surrounding the bridge and the waves of the Atlantic crashing against the rocks, this is a bracing adventure that will leave you in awe of the serene waters you have just left behind.

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Local Amenities
Nearest Airport VC Bird International Airport

(15.8 km)

Nearest Ferry Port Antigua Cruise Port

(14 km)

Nearest Village Pares

(3 km)

Nearest Town/City St John's

(15 km)

Nearest Restaurant The Great House Antigua

(0 km)

Nearest Bar/Pub Locust Bar

(4.8 km)

Nearest Supermarket Muffy's Eastside Grocery

(2.7 km)

Nearest Golf Cedar Valley Golf Course

(15.6 km)

Nearest Beach

(200 m)

Extras

At Oliver’s Travels, we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to travel services, we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team, who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off

Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team.

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Arrival time 2:00 pm
Departure time 11:00 am
Energy costs included? Yes, included in the rental price
Linen & towels included? Yes, included in the rental price
End of stay cleaning included? Yes. However, guests are required to leave the accommodation clean, tidy and in the same condition as on their arrival. Any extra cleaning, laundry, maintenance and/or rubbish disposal required will be charged against the security deposit
Internet access? Wi-Fi internet access included
Minimum stay 2 nights
Changeover day Flexible
Pets welcome? Not allowed
Smoking Allowed? Smoking & Vaping are not permitted
Tax Tourist Guest Levy $5 per night per guest not included
Insurance Guests are required to be in possession of a valid insurance policy, which covers them for cancellations, loss of personal belongings, personal liability and any accidental damage caused during their stay
Other Ts and Cs Hotel guests must be 18+

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 2 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jul 17th 2024 - Nov 8th 2024 £1,152 £1,728 £2,304 £2,879 £4,030
Nov 8th 2024 - Dec 17th 2024 £1,411 £2,117 £2,822 £3,527 £4,937
Dec 17th 2024 - May 3rd 2025 £1,371 £2,056 £2,741 £3,426 £4,795
May 3rd 2025 - Nov 7th 2025 £1,152 £1,728 £2,304 £2,879 £4,030
Nov 7th 2025 - Dec 16th 2025 £1,411 £2,117 £2,822 £3,527 £4,937
Dec 16th 2025 - Jan 18th 2026 £1,371 £2,056 £2,741 £3,426 £4,795

Prices based on an occupancy of 2 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jul 17th 2024 - Nov 8th 2024 €1,373 €2,059 €2,745 €3,431 €4,802
Nov 8th 2024 - Dec 17th 2024 €1,682 €2,522 €3,363 €4,203 €5,883
Dec 17th 2024 - May 3rd 2025 €1,634 €2,450 €3,266 €4,083 €5,714
May 3rd 2025 - Nov 7th 2025 €1,373 €2,059 €2,745 €3,431 €4,802
Nov 7th 2025 - Dec 16th 2025 €1,682 €2,522 €3,363 €4,203 €5,883
Dec 16th 2025 - Jan 18th 2026 €1,634 €2,450 €3,266 €4,083 €5,714

Prices based on an occupancy of 2 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jul 17th 2024 - Nov 8th 2024 $1,501 $2,252 $3,002 $3,752 $5,252
Nov 8th 2024 - Dec 17th 2024 $1,839 $2,758 $3,678 $4,597 $6,433
Dec 17th 2024 - May 3rd 2025 $1,786 $2,679 $3,572 $4,465 $6,249
May 3rd 2025 - Nov 7th 2025 $1,501 $2,252 $3,002 $3,752 $5,252
Nov 7th 2025 - Dec 16th 2025 $1,839 $2,758 $3,678 $4,597 $6,433
Dec 16th 2025 - Jan 18th 2026 $1,786 $2,679 $3,572 $4,465 $6,249

Please note that these prices/rates are a guide only and may not be correct at the current date. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

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