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Overview of Admiral's Inn and Gunpowder Suites

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Free beach shuttle
Free beach shuttle
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool

Admiral's Inn and Gunpowder Suites

3.5 out of 5

4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationNelson's Dockyard3 min walk
    Popular LocationFort Berkeley3 min walk
    Popular LocationPigeon's Point Beach15 min walk
    AirportSt. John's (ANU-V.C. Bird Intl.)40 min drive

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Standard Room, Garden View

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed OR 2 Single Beds

Superior Room, Mountain View

5/5 guest room rating
  • 200 sq ft
  • Mountain view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed OR 2 Single Beds

Standard Room, Harbour View

4.4/5 guest room rating
  • 160 sq ft
  • Harbor view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed OR 2 Single Beds

Deluxe Gunpowder Suite, Harbour View, Balcony

4.4/5 guest room rating
  • 400 sq ft
  • Harbor view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed OR 2 Queen Beds

Superior Room, Garden View

4/5 guest room rating
  • 200 sq ft
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed OR 2 Single Beds

Superior Room, Harbour View

5/5 guest room rating
  • 200 sq ft
  • Harbor view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed OR 2 Single Beds

Deluxe Loft, Harbour View

5/5 guest room rating
  • 400 sq ft
  • Harbor view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed

About this area

English Harbour

Located in English Harbour, Admiral's Inn and Gunpowder Suites is in the historical district and on the waterfront. Nelson's Dockyard and Admiral House are notable landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Pigeon's Point Beach. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium or Recreation Ground. Guests appreciate the hotel's location for the sightseeing.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Clarence House - 1 min walk
  • Admiral House - 2 min walk
  • Nelson's Dockyard - 3 min walk
  • Fort Berkeley - 3 min walk
  • Pigeon's Point Beach - 15 min walk

Getting around

  • St. John's (ANU-V.C. Bird Intl.) - 41 min drive


  • PILLARS — 1 min walk
  • BOOM — 1 min walk
  • Pirates Pizza - 4 min walk
  • Island Bistro Cap Horn - 5 min walk
  • Carribean Taste - 5 min walk

About this property

Admiral's Inn and Gunpowder Suites

Beach spa retreat, walking distance from Nelson's Dockyard
At Admiral's Inn and Gunpowder Suites, hop on the free shuttle to the beach, dine on-site at PILLARS or enjoy a drink at one of the hotel's 2 bars/lounges. All 32 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and room service. Other amenities available to guests include furnished patios, ceiling fans and hairdryers.
Admiral's Inn and Gunpowder Suites offers 32 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a safe and complimentary bathrobes. Rooms open to furnished patios. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and a ceiling fan. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.
Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool.
Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the on-site spa services. There are massage/treatment rooms and outdoor treatment areas. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Swedish massages and facials.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch and dinner
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Limited on-site parking
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Free beach shuttle

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 7:30 AM–10:30 AM: USD 15.00 for adults and USD 15.00 for children
  • 2 restaurants
  • 2 bars/lounges and 1 poolside bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa services

Family friendly

  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Corner/local shop
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool


  • ATM/banking services
  • Corner/local shop
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Hair salon
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Russian

Business services

  • A meeting room


  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • Body scrubs
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - Swedish
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Treatment room


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Upper floors only accessible by stairs


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Ceiling fan


  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels

Outdoor space

  • Furnished patio


  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Safe

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Check-in from 3 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The property is closed between 30 August and 28 October.

Access methods

Staffed front desk


No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: USD 15.00 for adults and USD 15.00 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 32 per vehicle

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a first aid kit

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

Admiral's Inn Gunpowder Suites English Harbour
Admiral's Gunpowder Suites English Harbour
Admiral's Gunpowder Suites
Admiral's And Gunpowder Suites
Admiral's Inn and Gunpowder Suites Hotel
Admiral's Inn and Gunpowder Suites English Harbour
Admiral's Inn and Gunpowder Suites Hotel English Harbour

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Rating 5 - Excellent. 59 out of 86 reviews
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Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Admiral’s Inn was an amazing place to stay! The moment we arrived we were completely taken care of. We got escorted to our rooms, we had breakfast right away, and relaxed by an amazing infinity pool. The food we had was great, fresh, and organic. They really captured the island life and we had an amazing stay!
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great location
Beautiful historic building, some really friendly and some not so friendly staff. Great food for NYE dinner. Nice area, and the boat shuttle is actually very convenient and the drivers were very friendly. However apparently you’re not allowed to use any facilities after checkout, the beach on site isn’t really one- it’s a boat trip from the main building to the small pool, or the better beach. Very expensive; comparatively poorer value for money even for Antigua.
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Perfect location and setting!
Stayed 5 nights in Dec 2020

3/5 Okay

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Disliked: Amenities
Pros: The location staying at Nelson's Dockyard was amazing. The history and architecture of the surrounding buildings was nice to see. Unfortunately due to covid most dockyard things were either closed or felt underwhelming, but that is no fault of Admiral's. They offer a free water taxi shuttle across the bay to Gunpowder Suites, which has the more lively bar scene and also the only pool. Free parking, strong wifi signal, hot shower, great iron were all a plus. The room is as it looks in photos so it was quaint and does have a beautiful harbor view. Cons: I stayed in the standard room, which is the smallest of all rooms and is located on the top floor (or otherwise known as the 3rd floor/attic). There is no elevator so individuals who have issues with stairs should not select this room. The room is listed as 160sq ft, and definitely feels extremely tiny. Part of the room is unusable due to the third floor roof trusses slanting inward preventing you from stand up in a portion of the room. The room is listed as sleeping two, but i would certainly not recommend this room for two people unless all you are going to do is sleep in the bed. The restroom only fits one person and does have the largest lip (i.e., riser to step into the shower i ever saw). The riser Unfortunately cuts the standing height of the shower so individuals who are tall such as 6 feet and above will feel claustrophobic in the shower. The room had no TV, refrigerator, or safe :(
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2020