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A quaint cottage to relax and enjoy the view of the harbour

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Bedrooms 1
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Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Garden Cottage, 1 Bedroom Open Plan Kitchen And Lounge Views Of The Harbour

Less than ten minutes travel from the airport it is located in the very center of St. Georges, the original capital of Bermuda, can be found a quaint one bedroom garden cottage with views of the harbor, only seconds away from shops, bars and restaurants.

This fully modernized cottage sleeps two, fully air-conditioned and heated in both rooms, plenty of closet space with a washer and dryer, and a comfortable king size bed. The open planned kitchen and lounge gives you views of the garden and harbour and is fully equipped with cooker, refrigerator, microwave and toaster, a small dinning area, TV with free cable and WI FI in the lounge.

Enjoy sitting on the patio or on the dock in the shared garden taking in Bermuda's beauty or walk around St. Georges and visit it's historical sites and museums. Only a twenty minute walk or three minute drive to Tobacco Bay and Fort St. Catherine Beach.

To venture out of St. Georges we have the bus and ferry stops only minutes away from your door.

More Details

Property Manager
Linda Hanafin
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
20 August, 2018

Guestbook comments from the manager

Arrived in Bermuda for the first time to visit friends and stayed at this Idyllic and peaceful cottage with a shared garden overlooking St. Georges harbour. It has all the facilities you could need, one spacious bedroom with good storage space and washer/dryer, well equipped kitchen/diner with a small sitting room. Air-conditioned throughout, with free WFI, and TV with lots of channels.



There are no hire cars available on the Island (only scooters) but you are only minutes walk away from a ferry and bus service that is reasonably priced that can take you anywhere you wish to visit. Supermarket, restaurants and bars are minutes away from this quite area and the locals are so friendly and welcoming. Beautiful Tobacco Bay and St. Catherine's Beach are twenty minute walk away.



Linda, the property manager and her husband Chris are so welcoming and helpful, they made it very easy to relax, and when the time came, took us back to the Airport.
Jul 2013
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in St. George in Bermuda

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Because of other dwellings on the property we do ask if you have guest's with children to keep them by the cottage area.
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 1 Bathroom Toilet and shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • 1 Bedroom - sleeps 2 King size bed Big closet space
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • museums
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
Notes:
To relax and find yourself

Reviews

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A quaint cottage to relax and enjoy the view of the harbour
average rating of 5.0 based on 44 reviews
Georgetown
5

Outstanding Property

  • 5 of 5

We would give Smith Cottage six stars if possible. It is a private location right in the middle of St. Georges, a historical UNESCO site . It is five minutes from the ferry terminal and bus stop that provides transportation to the whole island. The cottage is very well equipped with amenities and clean. One block away is Kings Square that is the center of activity with restaurants and entertainment. Linda, the owner/manager, takes very good care of her guests to make sure they enjoy their stay. We highly recommend staying there and hope to return.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Waterfront Apt. in historic St. Georges

  • 5 of 5

Great apartment within historic Smith House right on the waterfront. The large covered and nicely furnished balcony/deck overlooks the lovely resort-like grounds and harbor. Several excellent waterfront restaurants are walkable in less than five minutes. After a day of beaching/exploring the islands, coming back, getting cleaned up and then walking to dinner is a huge benefit. St. Georges has a number of historic sites and several beaches within a 15 minute walk. The public ferry dock is a five minute walk and buses are easy to access as well. Our favorite aspect of the apartment was the balcony. We spent mornings out there with breakfast and books, and evenings just relaxing before and after dinner. Linda was a terrific host and an excellent source of advice and assistance. I discovered I had left my wallet in a taxi an hour after the fact and Linda made a couple phone calls and I had my wallet returned in tact an hour later. This was our first trip to Bermuda and we won't hesitate to stay here again. Beautiful beaches, quaint towns and a very safe feeling environment. Skip the over-priced resorts and big hotels; stay here-you'll be glad you did.

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--Patrick Quinn Atlanta, GA

  • Review Submitted: 31-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A lovely stay at the perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

This quaint little cottage is tucked away with a private entrance and a beautiful view, while also a very short walk to all the sights in St. Georges. You can relax on the patio overlooking the harbor, and then easily explore the shops and restaurants just around the corner. Wahoo's Pub is a lively little place for lunch, dinner or cocktails. And for a nice dinner, we highly recommend The Tempest Bistro and The Wharf. All are right on Water Street and literally a 2-minute walk from the door of the cottage. Also very nearby are King's Square and St. Peter's church. Be sure to check out Kelly's Sea Glass shop for some beautiful hand-made items, just a short walk up Water Street. This was our first trip to Bermuda and Linda was the perfect host and so helpful. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay!

  • Review Submitted: 21-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful way to spend our honeymoon!

  • 5 of 5

The second part of our honeymoon in Bermuda was spent at the Smith Cottage. We are so glad we split up our trip. We began our holiday in Southampton, so we explored the southern part of the island, and then headed up to St. George for the second part of our trip. St. Georges is a super cute and friendly town. The Smith Cottage is SMACK in the middle of the old downtown and right on the water. It was just PERFECT. We adored waking up and being right on the water and having our own private patio to enjoy, and the location was also FANTASTIC for evenings because we could walk to EVERYTHING (shops, restaurants, bar, pharmacy, grocery store, etc.) Not to mention that Linda & Chris are fantastic hosts. The cottage is set up with everything you need, and having a kitchen to cook some meals really helped our budget out. I cannot say enough about the location – right on the water, close to the action, and can walk to everything. What more do you need?!?

  • Review Submitted: 16-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Location ,Location , Location

  • 5 of 5

This was a lovely spacious 2 bedroom apartment. Everything was very comfortable and clean. It is right in the heart of town and with a view of the ocean . What more could you ask for ! We walked to all the shops, restaurants and to two beaches. The bus is only blocks away as well as the scooter /cycle shop. Linda was a joy to work with and was a pleasure to meet.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Georgetown, Ontario
5

Wonderful Cottage in a Great Location!

  • 5 of 5

We just celebrated our 25th anniversary at this unique and special cottage. It was everything we hoped and more. The beaches in the area are fantastic, beautiful sand and snorkelling. We walked to the beach everyday - Tobacco Bay is maybe a 10 minute walk . Location of the cottage is perfect, nice privacy in the yard with a beautiful succulent garden, but right in the heart of the old town of St.George. Steps away from a number of restaurants, grocery store, bus stop, visitor centre, ferry, post office, museums, town square and bike rentals. Many places to explore in the area and also easy to get to other areas of Bermuda. The cottage was very well equipped. Linda was awesome and very helpful to get us oriented. Can't wait for our return visit!! Thanks Linda for making our stay special!

  • Review Submitted: 07-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
1.5 Miles
LF Wade International
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
The Wharf
Nearest Ferry
0.3 Miles
St. Georges
Nearest Golf
2.5 Miles
Tuckers Point
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Wahoo Restaurant
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Tobacco Bay

St. Georges is a World Heritage Centre with wonderful historical fortifications within walking distance, fabulous pink beaches where you can relax, snorkel or swim.

Relax with the locals in the Town Hall and Square where you can watch the dunking of the local gossip in the harbor.

A ferry ride to Royal Naval Dockyard, a must see The Commissioners House and the Dolphins.

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Prices & Availability

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Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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