Perched above the town’s high street, the memorable views from the Brasserie restaurant and its…
Best Western Hotel de Havelet
“Staff show a sincere and genuine commitment to guest welfare” - AA Inspector
ST PETER PORT, GUERNSEY
Our Inspector's view
This extended Georgian hotel looks over the harbour to Castle Cornet. Many of the well-equipped bedrooms are set around a pretty colonial-style courtyard. Day rooms in the original building have period elegance; the restaurant and bar are on the other side of the car park in converted stables.
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Facilities – at a glance
Electric vehicle charging
- En-suite rooms: 34
- Family rooms: 4
- Bedrooms Ground: 9
- Free TV
- Broadband available
- WiFi available
- Children welcome
- Indoor Pool
- Christmas entertainment programme
- New Year entertainment programme
- Outdoor parking spaces: 40
- Walk-in showers
- Steps for wheelchair: 1
- Single room, minimum price: £70
- Double room, minimum price: £130
- Open all year
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About the area
Guernsey is far from being a large island – it covers only 25 square miles (65 sq km). But it does have a long and complex history, which has left it independent in most matters from its immediate neighbours; the UK and France. Both French and English are spoken widely here, as is a local French dialect, Guernésiais.
The island itself is mild in winter and warm in summer, making it an attractive place to holiday. As you’d expect it also enjoys a good range of coastal features, including charming bays, family-friendly beaches (sandy and pebbled; 27 in all), walker-friendly cliff paths, and many opportunities for kayaking or surfing. There is an airport, but no railway, and buses are plentiful. Those with cars should be aware though, that the speed limit is 35mph. Saint Peter Port is the capital and covers about 10 per cent of the island. Victor Hugo lived in exile here from 1855 to 1870, and his house is one of the many attractions of the town. Another is Castle Cornet, an impressive defensive complex, parts of which date back 800 years.
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