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Rock House

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Rock House is a luxury 10 room boutique hotel on Harbour Island, Bahamas. Our fine dining restaurant has one of the best sunset views of the bay. Personal service and unmatched attention to every detail.Rock House has been a vibrant and colourful feature of the Harbour Island landscape since the early 1940's. Originally a private home, then a Bed and Breakfast and for many years a rental property, Rock House today has evolved to become the standard for elegance, island sophistication and superior service. Fodor's Choice, Condé Nast, Travel & Leisure and Tripadvisor award winner.In July 2002, Rock House caught the interest of the well-known South Florida builder J. Wallace Tutt III. Tutt and business partner Don Purdy, who had already created the successful Hotel Impala in South Beach and worked on commissions for Cher and the late Gianni Versace, had a vision of transforming the property into a luxury boutique hotel. The bar and dining experience at Rock House warrant special and distinct mention offering fine dining under the stars on the pool patio, at our select Chef's Table or on the Terrace overlooking the bay - you can be assured of the perfect cocktail, a superb wine list and delectable menu choices, all served by an attentive yet unobtrusive staff.
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Property amenities
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
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Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
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A really nice hotel with super friendly and helpful staff! It almost felt like you were visiting a friend's home. The beach is probably the most beautiful beach I've ever been on. The restaurant was great. Some reviews tell that some rooms are noisy being in close proximity to
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Hotel's Favourite
We landed in Ft Lauderadale and a hopped Silver to North Eleuthera, We then took a 5 minute cab to the dock to catch a quick boat ride to our destination Harbour Island. Thus far we were welcomed with big smiles. We then decided to take a walk to the Rock Island resort. From
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Response from Eli K, General Manager at Rock House
Responded 31 May 2018
Hi John & Jean, Thank you for staying with us and becoming part of the Rock House family! What a "Fantastic" review, much appreciated. We are delighted to hear you truly enjoyed your experience. We can't wait to welcome you back hopefully sometime soon. Thank you, From all of us at Rock House
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We went there with very high expectations. The atmosphere and the decor did not disapooint us. However, the food was not that pleasant at all and , in fact, hard to digest and far away from being good. With the prices they charge, I cannot give them more than a 3 (All because of
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Beautiful dining area but no airflow. Food good. Good staff but I don’t know how they can work when it is so warm. Great breeze outside but zero inside. Had seared tuna that was yummy. Many craft cosmo cocktails that intrigue.
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This is by far the best hotel / resort on Harbor Island. The owners Don & Matthew are absolute gems and you can feel how much love and attention they put into this place! It is a beautiful resort with the best restaurant on the island. A great pool and an awesome gym. The hotel
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Response from Jasmine G, Manager at Rock House
Responded 5 Jan 2019
Thank you Kevin for staying with us at Rock House and your kind review. We look forward to you next visit. Thank you, From all of us at Rock House
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Hello Ariel , Thank you for considering The Rock House on beautiful Harbour Island. We are located on the bay side , but we do have a area with chairs, umbrellas and tables dedicated to Rock House guest. Our beach set up is located at the bottom of Sip Sip. Hopefully this answers your question. Kind Regards, Jasmine Griffin
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Hi, Yes take a taxi from the airport for $5 each to the dock to Harbour Island then take a water taxi to Harbour Island for $5 each from there you can walk a couple blocks or take another taxi for $5 each. Thank you
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Hello Ian, I prefer the weather in the spring and summer months as it is warmer but it's nice year round. As we are on the bay side of the island we face sunset so we have great sun during the day into the evening. The Commodore Suite is $665 off season and $950 peak season plus a 25.5% taxes/ fees per night. Thank you
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Are you open in august?
We are closed until Nov 16th
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it is steep coming back up, if you enter by Coral. If your staying at the Rock enter by Sip Sip and the stairs make it easy. Also, you don't have to pay the $20 for chairs and umbrella.
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"I would look into rooms not in the main building with a view of the Bay, but staying in the main building was still a great experience."
"SeaHorse - great price, conveniently located off pool, large bathroom, very spacious room"
"Great rooms"
"All of the rooms are in great locations however we preferred away from the main lobby"
"Best view and large space"
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PRICE RANGE
US$389 - US$1,039 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
rock house hotel harbour islandrock hotel harbor island
LOCATION
CaribbeanBahamasOut IslandsHarbour Island
NUMBER OF ROOMS
10
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