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Yepton Estate Cottages
3 out of 5
Yepton Estate, St John's, Antigua
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4.9/5Exceptional! (129 reviews)

"Very peaceful location. Two beaches within easy walking distance. Well equipped for self-catering. However the best thing is the hosts, Gabrielle and Doug. They couldn't have been more helpful."…"

Reviewed on 12 Feb 2020

Yepton Estate Cottages
Buccaneer Beach Club
3 out of 5
Dickenson Bay, St. John's, Antigua
The price is £153 per night
4.8/5Exceptional! (153 reviews)

"Decent place to stay. Not fancy but does the job for a short stay. Excellent customer service!"…"

Reviewed on 27 Jul 2020

Buccaneer Beach Club
The Villas at Sunset Lane
3.5 out of 5
Sunset Lane, Paradise View, McKinnons, St. John's, Antigua
The price is £147 per night
4.8/5Exceptional! (36 reviews)

"The rooms were large, quiet and very clean. Ms. Jackie was wonderfully hospitable and a very good cook. I’ve been to almost all the Caribbean islands and this was by far my most enjoyable stay."…"

Reviewed on 4 Mar 2020

The Villas at Sunset Lane
Galley Bay Resort & Spa - All Inclusive - Adults Only
4.5 out of 5
Five Islands Village, St John's, Antigua
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4.7/5Exceptional! (293 reviews)

"Went here for my honeymoon by far my favorite resort I've ever been too."…"

Reviewed on 18 Jul 2020

Galley Bay Resort & Spa - All Inclusive - Adults Only
Galley Bay Cottages
3 out of 5
Galley Bay Road, St John's, Antigua
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4.6/5Wonderful! (39 reviews)

"This is such special place. We stayed in Spice cottage and could not have been happier. Set in amongst the trees with a beautiful view of the ocean. We woke up to birdsong every morning and walked along gorgeous Galley Bay beach. The accommodation was extremely well stocked and Marco helped us with ..."…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar 2020

Galley Bay Cottages
Siboney Beach Club
3.5 out of 5
Dickenson Bay, St John's, Antigua
The price is £178 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (219 reviews)

"The property is smaller than a true resort. We came right when they opened back up and we were one of very few on the beach, so much fun!"…"

Reviewed on 24 Jun 2020

Siboney Beach Club
Antigua Seaview
3 out of 5
McKinnon's, St John's, Antigua
The price is £88 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (25 reviews)

"Omg donna was the best she was so attentive to all our needs. The place is very clean and just right. I can’t wIt to go back. Was one of those homey place that you just felt welcome. Very reasonable and near everything Thank you donna"…"

Reviewed on 14 Mar 2020

Antigua Seaview
Trade Winds Hotel
4 out of 5
Dickenson Bay, St John's, Antigua
The price is £139 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (174 reviews)

"The staff were so friendly and helpful. The room was clean as was the whole hotel area. The food menu had a good selection as did the drinks & wine list. The Covid procedures were to a high standard and I felt very safe."…"

Reviewed on 4 Aug 2020

Trade Winds Hotel
Antigua Village Beach Resort
3 out of 5
Dickenson Bay, St John's, Antigua
The price is £190 per night
4/5Very Good! (153 reviews)

"All good really. Particularly liked the gardens. The bedside lights in our room were too high on the wall! Seriously, that's the only negative I can think of!"…"

Reviewed on 18 Feb 2020

Antigua Village Beach Resort
Hawksbill by Rex Resorts - All Inclusive
3 out of 5
Hawksbill Beach, Five Islands, St John's, Antigua
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3.8/5Good! (296 reviews)

"i really enjoy the clothing optional beach. Our beach front cottage was nice, but it needs work. bathroom screens are ripped, so the one night that we left the windows open for the breeze we had big mosquito problems. Other than that the staff are for the most part very friendly and helpful. The ..."…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar 2020

Hawksbill by Rex Resorts - All Inclusive
Caribbean Inn & Suites
3 out of 5
Radio Range, St John's, Antigua
The price is £86 per night
3.4/5Good! (61 reviews)

"I love the view and need more service at the bar and more options of drinks"…"

Reviewed on 5 Jun 2019

Caribbean Inn & Suites
Anchorage Inn
3 out of 5
Anchorage Road 11, St. John's, Antigua
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3.2/5 (108 reviews)

"Friendly staff... an the place is clean .. the room are in excellent condition"…"

Reviewed on 9 Jan 2020

Anchorage Inn
Connie's Comfort Suites
3 out of 5
Penny Lane, Upper Fort Road, St John's, Antigua
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The price is £70 per night
3.2/5 (38 reviews)
We love Antiguans, they are so polite

"The photos in the promotion of this property are certainly not a true representation of how the property is now. Having said that we were delighted to be greeted by a very friendly group of staff members, who were very supportive throughout our stay. I hope they have fixed the problem we had with ..."…"

Reviewed on 2 Feb 2020

Connie's Comfort Suites
Heritage Hotel
2.5 out of 5
Heritage Quay, St John's, Antigua
The price is £87 per night
3.2/5 (231 reviews)

"Great hotel, close to all the downtown shops. Rooms were huge and exceptionally clean. WiFi not the greatest but I didn’t really need it for the time I was there. They did offer a better connection if I had required it. King size bed was comfortable and new AC worked perfectly. I would return."…"

Reviewed on 3 Jul 2020

Heritage Hotel
Touch Therapies Guest House
3 out of 5
Fort Road, St. John's, Antigua
The price is £100 per night
3.1/5 (7 reviews)

"Check in and check out were effortless procedures. The entire guest room was clean and in proper order. Bigger pillows would have been nice."…"

Reviewed on 7 Aug 2020

Touch Therapies Guest House
Caribbean Holiday Apartments
2.5 out of 5
Valley Road Creekside, Po Box 3586, St John's, Antigua
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3.1/5 (19 reviews)

"There are no facilities at the property. The water is turned off at night so u need bottled water to clean your teeth! There is no restaurant, no bar and no beach at the property as advertised. The air conditioning does not work! The nearest area is a 3mile walk away which is okay during the day ..."…"

Reviewed on 9 Feb 2019

Caribbean Holiday Apartments
Cortsland Hotel
3 out of 5
Upper Gambles, St John's, Antigua
The price is £104 per night
2.8/5 (24 reviews)

"2 star hotel, just for sleep, in the middle of nothing, difficult to get there, no vending machine and no food or liquid at the kitchen at 9 PM !"…"

Reviewed on 29 Sep 2019

Cortsland Hotel
Inn La Galleria
2.5 out of 5
Five Islands, St John's, Antigua
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2.6/5 (47 reviews)

"The place is a dump. Needs to be closed down like yesterday!,Awful never to return please remove from website don’t go there !,"…"

Reviewed on 13 Jan 2020

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About St John's Historic Hotels

When you take a St John's trip out of town, it is easy to choose a chain you are familiar with, or a modern hotel. You may be used to your room having all the necessary amenities. However, staying in an in a more distinctive hotel can enhance your stay. Staying in a St John's historic hotel allows you to still have a well-appointed room and one with lots of personality. Furthermore, it allows you to immerse yourself in St John's's history.

Something Old, Something New

A night in one of these St John's historic accommodations can transport you to a bygone era right from the start. With classic charm and mesmerising narratives, you'll discover that these accommodations stand apart from your everyday hotels. Thankfully, you aren't required to live like the hotel's past guest. While these hotels are vintage, they have modern amenities to help you keep in touch or relax on your trip. You'll discover rooms outfitted with a comfy bed, lots of character, and just about anything you'll need for a marvellous trip.

After you have explored the historic hotel property, you can continue to take in this culturally-rich region by touring the renowned landmarks and art galleries. Of course, all this hopping through history can stimulate your appetite. Feel free to check out our 2052 guest reviews for recommendations from fellow travellers to help make your St John's visit wonderful. You can also ask your hotels' front desk to recommend where some of their favourite places to enjoy a drink or dinner in St John's are.

Your St John's Accommodation Is Waiting

St John's has 30 vintage hotels that have the look and feel of another era. Some of these lodgings are where notable musicians may have stayed. You are sure to land a hotel with all the amenities and the traits you desire. If you are hoping to stay in one of these St John's vintage hotels, book soon, or you could miss your chance on a one-of-a kind accommodation.

Frequently asked questions

What can a history enthusiast expect from a trip to St John's?
You’ll probably want to seek out the places with historical relevance while on holiday in St John’s. While you’re in town, you can check out the scenic seaside and top-notch restaurants. You also can spend time at the waterfront.
What's the best hotel in St John's that's close to historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, Caribbean Holiday Apartments is a top apartment on Expedia for those interested in history, and it features free parking and in-room kitchens. St. John’s Cathedral is a short 13-minute drive away. Other choices close to historic sites include Heritage Hotel and Inn La Galleria.
How many historical hotels are there in St John's?
In St John’s, you’ll find 86 hotels bookable on Expedia, including 28 historic hotels or hotels close to historic sites.
What are the must-see historical places and other sights to visit in St John's?
St John’s is notable for landmarks like Fort James, Museum of Antigua and Barbuda and Fort Barrington. The natural setting is picturesque, namely the beaches, and places to see include: Dickenson Bay Beach, Runaway Bay Beach and Galley Bay. Additionally, in the area, you’ll find Jolly Beach and Hermitage Bay.
What is a historic hotel like in St John's?
Guests who choose historic hotels have the chance to stay in a building officially recognised with a national historic designation. Historic hotels throughout the world can be castles, palaces or even pubs or old police stations — any building that’s been identified as being of special interest. These types of hotels in St John’s often preserve original qualities like traditional architecture and period features in their communal spaces or guestrooms.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
These are quite similar. The term “historic hotel” is more common in the U.S., whereas “heritage hotel” is common in Asia and Europe. Historic hotels tend to focus on the building and architecture itself. Mainly heritage hotels draw meaning from the cultural value that the place has and how it shaped the community.
Do historic hotels in St John's have modern facilities?
Yes. Every effort is made to preserve historic facades and treasured traditions, but interiors include modern conveniences and safety features. Guests can expect the usual amenities you’d find in a hotel such as private rooms with updated bathroom facilities, heating and air conditioning, and free and fast Internet. In St John’s, booking a historic hotel doesn’t mean you’re picking a place that’s rundown or uncomfortable for guests.

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