Ottley's Plantation Inn

Address: Ottley's Village, St. Kitts, Saint Kitts and Nevis | 4 star hotel
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This 4 star hotel, located on Ottley's Village, St. Kitts, is near Brimstone Hill Fortress, Greg's Safaris, Royston Tours, and St. Kitts Captain Sunshine.
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        • Restaurant
        • Swimming pool


        • Minbar in room
        • Breakfast Available
        • Wireless internet connection in public areas
        • Wireless internet connection in room (free)
        • Free High-Speed Internet
        • High-speed internet in room
        • Refrigerator in room
        • Air-Conditioning
        • Free parking


        • Airport Transportation
        • Conference facilities
        • Room service
        • Business Services
        • Laundry

        Historical Traveler Reviews Ottley's Plantation Inn St. Kitts

        There's better


        I recently attended a wedding there and it was, indeed, beautiful. But the staff (not the workers, the owners) are very snooty and not so nice. It takes $40 to get there and back, so if you are staying there, you are stuck there pretty much, unless you rent a car. YES, it's gorgeous, but there are plenty of other gorgeous places to go in this world, and St. Kitts is probably one of the most boring and expensive ones. The food was good, but nothing totally amazing.

        Relaxing week at Ottley's


        My husband and I stayed at Ottley's from 05/01/04 to 05/08/04 and had the most relaxing time. We researched the island and hotels/Inn's and selected Ottley's as it sounded so peaceful. We also checked out the web reviews from other guests on the Island and found Ottley's to be the most highly rated. We stayed in a villa with a private plunge pool (no TV) and enjoyed 7 days of virtual seclusion. We did not really see any other people until we went to dinner. The villa surpassed our expectations! We took part in the meal plan, $65.00 per person/day. The food was outstanding. We were so full from breakfast that we never really needed lunch. The property/buildings are meticulously maintained. The Innkeepers were very hospitable and did their best to make sure that we had everything we needed and that we were happy. Ask Art or Marty why they love Ottley's so much and they will gladly tell you their story. See the rest of the Island and the "confidence" the innkeepers have will be understood. They are very proud of Ottley's and have put in alot of work to make it what it is today. Here's a tip-If you research your trip properly, you Should know what your expenses will be once you arrive. Research will also tell you that the property is far from town and that a rental car will be necessary if you want to come and go oftin. THey have a complimentary shuttle that takes you to the beach and to town for shopping every day. Your stay at Ottley's will be well worth the money. You can also pick up snacks/drinks at the convenience store on the way from the airport to Ottley's or if you take an island tour, ask the driver to stop at a store. You can also bring snacks (no fruits or veggies) with you from home. You can also bring your own wine or liquor for drinking in your room/suite or villa. Enjoy!!

        One of the best anywhere!


        This is THE best place to stay on St. Kitts and one of the besti in the entire Caribbean. The setting is magical. Think Scarlett O'Hara and Gone With The Wind. The service is excellent and food is great. You will NOT be disappointed in this place. The other people who complained probably would not be happy in the Garden of Eden!

        No other word but BEAUTIFUl


        No other word but beautiful. My husband and i just

        got back from staying at Ottley's. May22,2004

        if you are looking for a beautiful,quiet

        place with great food,sevice and a friendly staff

        this is it. If you can stay in a cottage with a plunge

        pool,just wonderful,do it. ottley's has a package

        that has all breakfast, 5 dinners,sunday brunch,

        a catamaran trip to Nevis with lunch and drinks, a

        great island tour for 2725.00 it is worth it and your

        super deluxe room, coffee is free,wine is high

        7.50 a glass. For the price you can't go wrong,

        Remember if you go anyway by cab it's about

        20.00 one way. at ottley's you have the best of

        both worlds, the food and the plantation and more

        This was the best, Tax and sevice charge is

        everywhere.We will be back at ottley's it's the best

        So many people we met were staying at Marrott

        The food bad,they came to ottley's and they

        loved it. yes the place is quiet but the whole

        island is this way. all i have to say, THIS IS

        THE BEST.Don't stay at Golden Lemon, it's the

        pitts. Very small run down,the fencing around

        the area on top of the complex with no view,

        areas has alot of run down huts. very poor area.

        Not worth the money.

        Honeymoon Hideaway


        Ottleys truly is a beautiful place. The grounds are immaculate, the scenery breathtaking, the rooms fantastic...however, this does come at a price. For all of Ottleys "pluses" (and there are many, right down to their fantastic rum punch), there are several negatives. First, Ottleys is certainly not for the budget-conscious traveler. With rooms pricing into the thousands of dollars for just five nights, one would expect it to be a little more inclusive than it actually is. At Ottleys, nothing is free. My husband and I choked when we received a $1300 bill at the end of our stay - especially since most of it was from dining.

        The food at Ottleys is great, however, so is the food at many other restaurants on the island like Circus Grill, Marshalls, or Ballahoo (more casual). It definitely is not worth the exobetant prices or the enormous amounts of time guests spend waiting for it.

        The people were very friendly, if conceited about their property. Additionally, be prepared for seclusion as Ottleys is far removed from most everything else on St. Kitts. I didn't mind as much as my husband who needs a little more activity than I.

        So, for those of you looking to get away from it all and who do not mind complete rest and relaxation while emptying your wallet for it...Ottleys is it. For those of you who aren't sure and want to check it out - go. It is a breathtaking place. But make sure to explore the rest of the island, take a catamaran sail and do some fun things off the property. Have plenty of cash available for taxis and transportation if you don't rent a car. It's not terribly expensive to hire taxis to take you around at all. In fact, I recommend it because the driver also usually ends up giving you a bit of the island's history and flavor as well.

        And, for those of you wanting to be closer to the beach, check out the Marriott in Frigate Bay or any of the other smaller hotels in the Frigate Bay, Friars Bay area - it's beautiful there.

        Heaven on Earth


        Perfection. We could not have had dreamed of a better vacation. The staff and the owners' were charming and accommodating to our needs, without being obnoxious. Each meal was a masterpiece and better than the next. You can take a self-guided stroll through a rainforest on the property--"the tree" is amazing! The direct flight to St. Kitts from Philadelphia was easy and pleasant. This place is amazing, don't sell yourself short and stay at one of the other far inferior hotels on the island.

        Island Paradise ??


        We stayed on St. Kitts this past January 2004. The resort Ottley's was absolutely beautiful with one of the nicest properties in the Caribbean. All of the working staff was extremely friendly and helpful.

        On the other hand, the owners don't really have a clue about customer service. They believe that they have on of the most beautiful properties in the Caribbean and will let you know it constantly.

        Because of this fact they let things go such as the restaurant. They also believe that their food is the best on the island. Do yourself a favor and try some local food because I've had much better food at Fast food joints in the USA. Also their wine list is absolutely horrible.

        For such a beautiful resort they need help.

        Bill S

        Great honeymoon spot on beautiful island


        Getting to and from St. Kitts was the only bad part of our trip!(you should fly direct if possible, otherwise pack light because our bags are still in St. Kitts, waiting to be transported to NYC!) Ottley's is a paradise. The food is excellent with 4 course dinners, huge breakfeasts and a top notch staff. We never wanted for anything. The rooms were spacious and very clean (the cleaning staff is amazing too.) We stayed in a cottage with a plunge pool. The pool was too cold - but we enjoyed the privacy of the room. I have nothing negative to say about Ottley's - just some tips: we were surprised by the 1,000 dollar bill at the end of the trip - we had pre-paid the trip and couldn't believe that taxes and gratutities would be so high. Remember when tipping that 10% gratuity charge is included. Second, Ottley's has a beautiful mountain beside it -but that mountain attracts the clouds.

        What this means is that a few days it was cloudy at Ottley's but perfectly sunny at the beach. Renting a car is a good idea, at least for a few days - the islands is absolutely beautiful. You cannot go wrong staying at Ottley's - it is the perfect place if you are seeking a retreat and escape. If it is tons of excitement you are after - then Ottley's is not for you!. (FYI: We checked out Rawlings Plantation which is also BEAUTIFUL. We also looked at the Golden Lemon and it is a big step down from Ottley's and RAwlings. It is run down and in need of renovations. )

        Paradise Found


        If you want to escape to Eden, this may very well be the spot. The experience is perfect in every way. Be warned however, that this is not for the super active vacationer who will miss TV, phones, the internet, and organized activities with bubbly group leaders. It is better suited for someone who thinks a good book before breakfast followed by a little lounging and maybe a dip in the pool is heaven. I would be remiss not to mention the food, because it is fabulous. I still have dreams about Sunday's champagne brunch!!! My husband and I stayed at Ottley's twice, both times in standard rooms in the little cottage--no plunge pool, but the main pool is practically deserted during off season (when we go) so no matter. Plus, the little cottage has an unbeatable view of the croquet court and looming mountains.... We did rent a car on visit number two, because Ottley's is sort of out of the way, and while the roads are rough, there is really just one big loop around the island so you can't get too lost. Use your horn to say hello to everyone you pass. It will make you feel like a local, and after a week here you will wish you were.

        Ottley's is Paradise


        We spent a heavenly week at Ottley's last summer and can't wait to go back. We stayed in a supreme room which includes a jacuzzi and private plunge pool....very romantic and private! The meal plan we purchased inluded full breakfast and prix fixe dinner daily plus Sunday brunch. The food was always fresh, creative, delicious, abundant and beautifully presented. We chose not to rent a car and were really glad! It gave us permission to really relax instead of running all over the island. Ottley's provides a daily shuttle into Basseterre or to the beach. The drivers were courteous and more than happy to point out the sights along the way. We usually like to stay at B&B's. Ottley's provided all the personal touches and homeiness of a B&B but with all the amenities of a big luxury hotel. From the welcome Rum Punch to the fond farewell, we felt like family...really, really pampered family! On a scale of 1 - 10, Ottley's is an 11.

        TripAdvisor Reviews Ottley's Plantation Inn St. Kitts

        5.00 of 5 stars Outstanding

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        Traveler Photos Ottley's Plantation Inn St. Kitts

        High Tea
        Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis
        Panorama from the restaurant
        Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis