Graycliff Hotel

West Hill Street, Nassau, New Providence Island, 10246, Bahamas | 4 star hotel
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Nassau, Bahamas

A travel blog entry by jvrk

... A tier member. She was going to try to get in.

We went down to the party, and it was nice. My mom, Tish and Kim were able to get in, so we stayed for a few minutes, and then we decided to go back to our room and have a nice little sailaway party (both our bottles of Champagne arrived). We had a great time laughing on the balcony and relaxing. Then, we realized that we’re heading back to Nassau. There ...

Our last day of cruising - Nassau

A travel blog entry by sarahjr


... the it when we get home. I will tip generally at home when the service and food has been great.

This cruise has been such a fabulous experience. I can understand why cruising is such a culture over here, especially from Florida ports with the Caribbean at their doorstep. Carnival is an impressive cruise line, the staff professional and courteous. We head off tomorrow to Orlando for the last leg of our tour – ...

Cruising on the Oasis of the Seas

A travel blog entry by tavernertales


... are going to the comedy show at 9pm. Last night we went to Hairspray and it was fantastic. Even John loved it. The kids didn't want to come, they wanted to go to kids/teens club so I'm hoping the girls can get into the matinee session tomorrow ...

Cruise - Bahamas

A travel blog entry by jas20j


... the complex and shown the various features. Once we completed the orientation we headed to Cove Beach. Jan stayed at the beach to relax and swim while Allan took his camera to capture some of the amazing areas around the resort. These included a large aquarium and water park.

At 11.00am we met at the reception area to join our snorkel activity. Our snorkel guide, Truth, organised us with snorkelling ...

Bahamas Baby!

A travel blog entry by gthznathan


... whinging along the way, we met up with a tour guide/taxi...negotiated a price and got into the rickety, un-airconditioned van. With "Big Mamma" at the wheel, we feared for our lives before she had even pulled out onto the street. With no need to turn her head or use her mirrors, she edged the van forwards and backwards knowing when to she hit the car infront and behind! Onto the street, weaving this way and that...honking the horn and talking without breath ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on West Hill Street, Nassau, is near Ardastra Gardens, Zoo and Conservation Center, Pirates of Nassau Museum, Straw Market, and Dolphin Close Encounter.
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    Historical Traveler Reviews Graycliff Hotel Nassau

    A touch of class in the wilderness


    My husband I I stayed here only for 1 night in transit and had a very pleasurable experience conpared to the horror we had had in Cable beach in transit on the way out.



    Like other reviewers giving a review for the hotel I did not stay here during my trip. I did visit 4 times during the week though. Three times for cigars and one time for dinner.

    Absolute paradise


    We decided to go to Nassau for a relaxing weekend, and we're glad we chose the Graycliff. Not only is it a wonderful hideaway, it's still close to everything that you (may) want to do. We had the expectation of venturing out and doing all kinds of activities, but in the end, we relaxed by the pools, enjoyed our meals poolside or on our terrace. And best of all, the spa came to us - we didn't even have to leave our room!

    We're going back in a few months for another re-energizing weekend.

    Bad From the Beginning


    Well- I was trying to find something decent for a one night overnight at Nassau. First few times I tried the Graycliff, no one even answered the phone. When I did finally reach someone, I think the person was drunk. I held a room just in case I couldn't find anything else but MY MISTAKE because it has been a nightmare trying to reach anyone to cancel the reservation...oh boy! I'm positive that this experience must be a reflection on how the entire hotel experience must be. Like the earlier comments...AVOID the GRAYCLIFF...I couldn't agree more!!

    One of the best experiences


    I have found that most of the reviews on this site are about the restaurant itself. I cannot comment on it, since I chose not to dine there. However, the hotel was a truly wonderful experience. If you are looking for an all-inclusive hotel with a beachfront this is not for you. However, if you want to be treated like more than a number and have people actually go out of their way for you, then the Graycliff is great. The grounds are gorgeous, the room was a great size for the price, and the two pools were clean and refreshing. Sure, it's not right on the beach, but the nearest beach is only a fifteen minute walk away. When we arrived, one of the staff offered to tour us around and he continued to check up on us every once in a while. Everything was just wonderful. We actually visited Atlantis, and we kept on commenting on how we were so glad that we made the choice to stay at the Graycliff.

    Just plain bad


    Summer 2005. We had been living in Nassau for a few months and had been told that Graycliff was the best restaurant on the island. Boy were we misinformed! Party of 5...we had to wait forever in the shabby little lounge area with our cocktails. The hostess asked us to place our orders for dinner before we even reached our table. Most of the staff were snooty and obsequious. The main courses were ordinary, the wine was stupidly expensive, everything came a la carte so we ordered some sides which were so average they were left uneaten...puddles of greyish mashed potatoes (yum!) and grilled celery, carrots and potatoes (yesterday's fusion?). The table ordered 2 desserts and a 3rd, bananas flambee (which we didn't order) arrived as well; we thought this was a was included on the bill. We paid and left vowing never to return. We are always happy to pay top dollar for an exceptional meal, but this time we felt violated & gouged. Unfortunately, restaurants of this kind in tourist towns, continue to thrive because they cater to a new throng of prospective diners every week.

    Avoid the Graycliff


    I have never been more dissapointed with a meal. The steak was advertised as Prime, dry-aged beef and it was not even as good as an average steak at Outback. I order steak almost every time I eat out. My favorite steakhouses are Smith & Wollensky, Peter Luger and Morton's is a close 3rd. The porterhouse at Graycliff was so far inferior to these three establishments, and at a cost of $20 more, I felt compelled to post this review. The lobster thermidor was way below average, practically tasteless. The appetizers were bland, small and way too expensive. This meal cost us $300 and I would gladly have paid more for an outstanding culinary experience. Unfortunately, this one will go down as our all-time worst dining experience.

    Enormous bill for poor service and mediocre food


    We were visiting the Bahamas in February and planned our Valentine's dinner at Graycliff. We had dined there before and had great memories of the food, wine and service. What a disappointment.

    Beautiful building


    A bit too much on the shabby chic side for the price. Would have expected better quality toiletries, better tasting coffee and a turndown service for the price. Having said that the staff were lovely and the grounds are fabulous.

    Graycliff great restaurant for a special occasion


    We splurged on a birthday dinner at the Graycliff restaurant in Nassau. Everything about it was atmospheric, including the tab. The old stone foundation (thus "graycliff") used to be a soldier's garrison and there are still bars in the windows of what is now the wine cellar. Inside, the refined historic decor transports you to the 1920s. We enjoyed champagne cocktails in the lounge, where you can watch a woman roll cigars by hand. The stone crab, lobster, and filet mignon were delicious and the service was very attentive. There's good people watching, too, as the diners are all dressed to the 9's to impress - or at least, in their very best pressed bonefishing shirt. The Graycliff hotel itself has a slightly rundown air around the courtyards and cool mosiac tiled pool, and it's nowhere near the beach. But for a dressy and romantic break from conch and daquiris, it was ideal.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Graycliff Hotel Nassau

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent