Studio Apt - 5 min walk to Hamilton

Apartment - Entire home/apt · Rosemont Ave, Hamilton, Pembroke, Bermuda

The perfect edge of town apartment for two. For those who prefer to walk, this is the perfect spot with restaurants and shops within close proximity. All the conveniences, none of the noise. Full amenities means you can pack light.

The Space

Just a five minute walk from the center of town is our home and guest apartment. The apartment has a private entrance leading to a main bedroom with an adjacent kitchenette, and en-suite bath. Queen size bed. Within the closet is everything else you might need such as an iron, hair dryer, lots of towels, soaps, a cooler bag, beach mats and beach towels. The large bedroom has a plasma TV, DVD, AC and Wifi. In the winter, linens include a down comforter. In the summer the large windows, ceiling fan and air-conditioning will provide cool relief. Perfect for the business traveler or vacation seeker looking for something a bit different.
If you are visiting for sporting events, we are a 7 minute walk to the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club, and a 5 minute scooter ride to the National Stadium for World Rugby Classic.
Vacationers renting scooters can drive to all the South Shore beaches in about 15 minutes during the day, and walk to all the bars and restaurants in the evening in about 10 minutes.
The kitchenette includes a fridge/freezer, microwave, coffee maker, kettle, toaster, wine glasses and all needed plates and cutlery. If you are arriving late, just ask and we'll be happy to get a few grocery essentials in for you. The grocery and liquor stores are less than 200 meters around the corner and are open till 7pm most evenings. If you need a load of laundry done, please just ask. We don't have a separate washer and dryer for guest use but we're happy to do a load for you.
Sorry, strict limit of 2 people only. Transportation from the airport can be arranged. Our guests also receive a 20% discount on scooter rentals.
By request, we will bend the minimum stay rule. We will accept bookings for 1 to 3 nights at a rate of $150.00 per night. If you wish to book less than 4 nights, just ask and I'll create the "special offer" for you.

Guest Access

Guests have their own private en-suite bathroom, private kitchenette, Wifi, local phone, cable TV, laundry service, taxi calls, and all the dog toys you care to play with.

Interaction with Guests

My wife and I live here with our daughter. One of us will be here to meet you upon arrival and answer any questions you might have.
We love to meet and chat with our guests. It's your vacation and we're happy to interact to what ever level you desire. We've had everything from just a quick hello, to basically having family living with us. When the chemistry is right, we've made some very long lasting friendships. Again, this is YOUR vacation, and we will always respect your privacy.

The Neighborhood

Rosemont Ave is considered a very prestigious neighborhood. Large homes and lots on the edge of town has made this a very desirable destination for frequent business guests as well as tourists looking to be close to the amenities of town.
I never need an excuse for a cup of tea if I'm home during the day or perhaps a glass of wine after 5. Please feel free to come see us and let us know how we can make your vacation even better.

Getting around

As mentioned, walking is easy from here. The islands main public transportation hub is a 10 minute walk. For those who want to rent a scooter, we have made an arrangements with Smatts Scooters to offer a 20% discount to our guests.

Other Things to Note

Tell us what you'd like to do and we'll try our best to make it happen.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: No Charge
Minimum Stay: 4 nights
Weekly Price: $800 /week
Monthly Price: $2800 /month
Check In: 2:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
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Cancellation: Moderate
Pet Owner: Dog(s)

Overall Guest Satisfaction

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  • Chris and Susan's place is exactly as the pictures show it to be - no disappointing surprises here. It's clean and they make it seem more like a hotel with their towels, beach mats, hair dryer, etc. It is a pretty close walk into town which was really nice. Chris was even nice enough to drop us off at a beach on is way out - that way it avoided us taking a taxi! What great hosts! You definitely do not have to worry staying here, they are both great people. This was my first experience with Airbnb so I was understandably nervous about what could happen as we all hear some of the horror stories. If you email them questions they get back to you asap - this is the sign of true professionals who are committed to making this endeavor work. Had a great time celebrating my birthday here and will definitely be back.

    April 2014
  • Ideal accommodation in Hamilton. Well appointed, generous studio very central on a lovely road. Chris was a wonderful host, always available to help but left us to get on with our sightseeing. Apartment had everything you would need and very comfortable.Will definitely be back to Bermuda and this place will be our first stop!!

    March 2014
  • Chris and Susan were very helpful and welcoming. The apartment was clean and nice, with all of the amenities listed. The location was fantastic. We loved Bermuda and having a great place to stay helped make our trip more enjoyable.

    February 2014
    Chris & Susan
    Response from Chris & Susan:

    We're glad you had a good time!

  • We loved staying at this place. It was clean with all amenities as descriped. Chris was very helpful and the location was great to explore the whole island. Would love to stay here again.

    February 2014
    Chris & Susan
    Response from Chris & Susan:

    Thanks Tim. It was great meeting you guys and I hope we see you again soon.

  • I stayed at Chris' and Susan's studio apartment for a month in January '14, during off-season, because of a project I worked on in Bermuda. The studio apartment was perfect for me, as Chris and Susan's description of the apartment (both pictures and apartment details) perfectly matched the situation: their studio apartment is lovely and provides all amenities, and it is located within walking distance to Hamilton, an unbeatable location really if you want to stay close to town. Restaurants and a shop are close by (all also within walking distance), the neighborhood is lovely and, from Hamilton, all parts of the island are easily reachable by public transportation or taxi. That being said, I also cannot thank Chris and Susan enough: for all their help both with the project and with everything related to travelling in Bermuda, for their advice when I had questions with regards to how things work in Bermuda, for welcoming me into their family and home, and for making my stay truly successful. I could go on (and on) with this list, as they really helped me out in so many different situations - even on the morning I left, as my means of transportation almost crashed into their garden and had to be lifted out of the garden by Chris and our driver -, but I do not have that much space left :-) so let me just summarize by saying that I could not have picked a better place to stay, and that is mainly due to Chris and Susan being such lovely hosts! Should I come back again, I would love to stay here again!

    January 2014
    Chris & Susan
    Response from Chris & Susan:

    Any guest who cooks dinner for us on their first night here is ALWAYS welcome back! It was truly our pleasure to have you here Nicole.

  • We stayed here for a long weekend getaway from our 2 young children & had an absolute fabulous time. It was so nice to have a clean, comfortable and affordable place to stay while in Bermuda. We have no problem paying hundreds of dollars a night at resorts, but not in Bermuda! It's such a safe island, we spent our entire stay cruising around to different beaches on the scooters that Chris helped us rent. Because we saved so much in lodging, we had extra money to spend at a few of the great restaurants in Bermuda. Chris & Susan were terrific hosts, very welcoming & friendly, and always willing to help us out.

    October 2013
  • We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Bermuda and our stay with Chris and Susan. The bed was very comfortable, the studio clean and had all of the amenities needed for a great week. The neighborhood is quiet but the walls of the studio are not soundproof, so be prepared to hear some family activities in the evening and morning. If you are relying on public transportation to get around, allow at least 30 - 45 minutes to get to the closest beach by walking into Hamilton and catching a bus.

    October 2013
    Chris & Susan
    Response from Chris & Susan:

    Our apologies for the noise. This is our home and as such there is the noise of daily life. Mornings for us start at about 7:30 and everyone is out of the house by 8:30. On the weekends, the open door policy usually means friends and neighbors over for drinks, dinner and laughs usually no later than 11pm. The good news is that the open door is open to ALL guests. If you want to get to know Bermuda, share a drink with the locals. More than likely it will turn into a dinner invite and in more than one occasion, a very long friendship.
    There's a reason for the repeat guests! lol

  • When I arrived Chris was there and welcomed me. He showed me the studio and handed me the key. The studio looks exactly like in the pictures. It has enough room for two and has a nice bathroom. There were plenty of towels available and even a small cooler and beach mats.
    Before my arrival Chris asked me if I wanted to rent a scooter during my stay and then took care of the reservation. I just had to pick it up from the rental place less than 10min walking distance. If you walk a little further you reach Front St. in Hamilton.
    The house is in a quiet location and I slept very well on a comfortable bed.
    I also got to meet their dog, who is really nice and friendly. I never heard him make any noise.
    I had a very good time in Bermuda and would definitely stay there again.

    September 2013
  • Chris and Susan have created a comfortable and welcoming Airbnb atmosphere, and they seemed willing to accommodate individual traveler styles by offering the right amount of input and interaction based on their guests' preferences. They were eager to offer advice and direction about the best places to visit and restaurants to eat at, but were not overbearing. Their location is very convenient - just a short walk to Hamilton town center and not far from a grocery store. The room showed that they had strong attention to detail, was very clean, and the amenities exceeded our expectations. We stayed in three Airbnb's in Bermuda and this was our clear favorite.

    August 2013
  • Chris and Susan's studio apartment was perfect for our trip to Bermuda! The studio is a nice walk into downtown Hamilton, where you can take the bus or ferry to any other point of interest in Bermuda. Our hosts were both happy to give us tips on where to go, what to do, and how to get there. The actual room was clean, cool, and very comfortable. I would highly recommend their place as a quiet getaway!

    August 2013
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DeVry Institute of Technology
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Compass Networks Ltd.
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Susan and I are both business owners. Susan is involved with high-end office interiors and I have network infrastructure company. We love to travel (living on a small island it's no wonder). Susan's family dates back to the 1600's here in Bermuda and she is very knowledgeable about the island and it's history. I'm from Canada and have only been here 18 years. We love to show off the island and are happy to help guests have a wonderful time. It's your vacation, you tell us what YOU want.....
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