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The Waterfront Inn & Hostel

The Compton Building Dockyard Drive, English Harbour Antigua
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#3 of 10 Speciality lodging in English Harbour
The Waterfront is an iconic travelers inn in the heart of a Caribbean sailing mecca. For affordable accommodation, this is one of the best locations in Antigua. Enjoy our stunning view of Falmouth Harbour with its two world class marinas: Falmouth Harbour Marina and Antigua Yacht Club Marina.​​ This is an ideal stopover for backpackers, yachties, and all vacationers wanting to stay in a world-class location without breaking the bank.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Car hire
Baggage storage
Shared bathroom
24-hour check-in
Street parking
Water sport equipment rentals
Squash offsite
Tennis court offsite
Taxi service
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
Express check-in / check-out
Laundry service
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Room features
Coffee / tea maker
Electric kettle
Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken


Full view
72Somewhat walkable
Grade: 72 out of 100
25Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
1Attractionwithin 0.5 km
24Reviews3Q+A2Room tips
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shah1_06 wrote a review Mar 2020
Birmingham, United Kingdom237 contributions75 helpful votes
Me and a friend opted to stay here rather than the resorts. We are glad we did as we met lots of lovely people and was really sociable. Rooms are basic but meet the needs as we only slept in them and spent very little time in the room. Room was decorated nice and had a shower. The owners are friendly and relaxed as well as helpful in regarding the local area. We met many nice people on our stay in Antigua especially staying at the waterfront. Great views from the balcony. 👍🏼
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Carl H wrote a review Dec 2019
2 contributions1 helpful vote
I recently had the pleasure of staying at the waterfront inn Hotel both before and after my RYA sailing course in Antigua. The experience was fantastic with such a great location, clean and tidy with great views of the Marina. It is literally on the doorstep of everything that is happening in that part of Antigua. The owners of the hostel are so friendly and helpful being a wealth of knowledge on the area. The international mixture of guests of all ages makes the communal areas and fully equipped kitchen a hive of relaxed conversations and trip planning. With plenty of space on the elevated terrace area to find a space to work, just chill out alone using the fast internet or grab a book from the collection and lose an hour or two. I really enjoyed my stay there and look forward to my next visit. Carl
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled solo
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elad J wrote a review Jun 2018
Ramat Gan, Tel Aviv, Israel12 contributions8 helpful votes
very friendly place to be at great atmosphere the owners are there and happy to help out with recommendation and whatever you need good and tasty breakfast is served daily beautiful views and central location
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Date of stay: January 2018
Robert R wrote a review Apr 2017
Guelph, Canada10 contributions10 helpful votes
For a barebones rental, this hostel is more like a hotel! My room was clean, with a private shower and fan (no AC). Only cold water available, which worked for me, and very reliable internet. The owners, run a kitchen and bar in the hostel, which are both high quality with a great view of the harbour and very affordable. The hostel is directly across from a super-yacht dock, so if you are into boat-gawking this is the spot for you. Very short walk to waterfront bars/restaurants, 15 minute walk up and over a hill to the beach. I would stay here anytime over spending thousands on a hotel. The owners are very accommodating, and responded to all my email questions in advance quite quickly as well as helping me arrange a taxi.
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Date of stay: April 2017
Trip type: Travelled solo
Stu S wrote a review Mar 2017
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This hostel has to be the best place to stay in Antigua. Don't let the cheap cost of the rooms put you off, they are great value! $50 / night for two people, with a stunning view of the harbour and Dennis serving beers at the bar! You could not want for more. Breakfast is served by the lovely Jules in the morning with unlimited coffee. The Waterfront hostel is comfortable, welcoming and really clean. I loved it!
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Date of stay: March 2017
Sleep Quality
Trip type: Travelled with friends
Room Tip: Just ask Dennis.
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US$91 - US$94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
CaribbeanAntigua and BarbudaAntiguaSaint Paul ParishEnglish Harbour
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Waterfront Inn & Hostel
Which popular attractions are close to The Waterfront Inn & Hostel?
Nearby attractions include Zenergy Boutique (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Waterfront Inn & Hostel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and laundry service.
Is parking available at The Waterfront Inn & Hostel?
Yes, free parking and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Waterfront Inn & Hostel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Island Fusion, Cloggy's, and Flatties Flame grill.
Are there any historical sites close to The Waterfront Inn & Hostel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Shirley Heights (2.1 km) and Fort Berkeley (1.3 km).
Does The Waterfront Inn & Hostel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.