A touch of class in the wilderness A review of Graycliff Hotel
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.
The building is amazing, the gardens and sumputous in a nicely tumbledown sort of way and our room was very well equipped and nicely presented with lovely antiques and a very big bathroom. The staff were helpful and I secured a late check out for 7pm the day of our departure adn they only charged me tax and service on the room which came to about $40 which I thought was a bargain for a 5 star hotel. This hotel also has the most amazing swimming pool built in the 1920s which is vast and surrounded by such beautiful gardens with such an air of calm I felt like a 1940's film star in a house in Bel Air. Really fabulous.
There a a few quirky bits to the hotel and it is perhaps a tiny bit run down in places though they seem to be addressing this. We also had a great meal in the restaurant which is the only 5 star restaurant in the Bahamas (apparently) where the service was almost over attentive and the food very good and equally expensive!!
This hotel is a fablous antidote to the cruise ship tourist hole that Nassau sadly seems to be and the perfect transit oasis on your way in our out. A positive sanctuary!!!!!