The Island of Jersey has so much to offer that there is always something exciting to do or somewhere beautiful to discover even if you have visited many times before. If you want to discover the heart and beauty of Jersey, dedicating time to the island is essential. Whether you are staying on the island for one night or several weeks, a place to stay is a top priority when planning your trip. Thankfully, there is an exceptional selection of Jersey accommodation choices. From the most glamorous hotels to affordable hostels, Jersey has great accommodation options with some quirky and unique places too. Jersey has accommodation to suit every taste, need and budget. Regardless of whether you want a luxurious, full-service resort or a budget-friendly base just to rest your head, you will find the ideal spot in Jersey. The island’s extensive collection of accommodation options includes everything from intimate, relaxing guest houses to exciting resorts bursting with family fun.
You will find exceptional accommodation in almost every corner of Jersey allowing you to take your pick of the island’s breath-taking locations. If you plan to explore during your time in Jersey, the island is small enough in size that your accommodation location is not of huge importance. You can stay anywhere on the island and still be able to access the greatest attractions, landmarks and nature spots quickly and easily. You are sure to find the right accommodation option for you in Jersey.
Hotels in Jersey
For visitors heading to Jersey, hotels are typically a top accommodation choice. Hotels provide the luxury of having everything at your fingertips and the novelty of escaping your everyday life. The hotels in Jersey have phenomenal facilities and amenities with the friendly, laid-back culture of the island shining through with exceptional service and welcoming hospitality.
Jersey has a spectacular selection of hotels scattered across the island. From peaceful remote destinations to the most bustling spots, the island has an incredible list of hotels in Jersey’s most prime locations. You can stay centrally at a renowned hotel in the heart of vibrant St Helier or escape to a countryside location and soak up the scenery. Some of the island’s hotels are nestled in Jersey’s most magnificent locations and you are spoilt for choice with an abundance of beautiful views.
When it comes to dining, hotels offer great food choices with in-house restaurants boasting delicious menus. A number of hotel restaurants are some of the most renowned dining locations in Jersey with numerous award-winning and Michelin-Starred establishments based in hotels. Another great benefit of a hotel stay is that hotels are often based in central and convenient locations offering the ease of dining out in the local area and trying a variety of restaurants. This is a great way to explore the flavour of the island and venture out of your hotel.
The hotels of Jersey have something to offer everyone. For parties travelling with kids, St Helier’s Apollo Hotel is a great affordable, family-friendly option with fantastic facilities. Meanwhile, The Merton Hotel is the ultimate resort with plenty to keep younger travellers entertained including an indoor waterpark, surf zone and a games room. Alternatively, if you are travelling as a couple and looking for a relaxing break, Hotel Cristina is a top choice with panoramic views overlooking St Aubin’s Bay whilst the Mayfair Hotel is in a prime location close to both the beach and the vibrant heart of St Helier. The list of great hotel choices in Jersey is seemingly endless and there is no doubt you will find the perfect hotel for you.
From £86 / night
In the heart of St Helier lies the Apollo Hotel. A firm favourite with the returning traveller, the Apollo Hotel is exceptionally well equipped with both and indoor and outdoor swimming pools, two restaurants and bars, as well as a garden, roof terrace and fitness centre. With a large selection of room types available, the hotel is able to accommodate the needs of every traveller. Welcoming and friendly, the staff at the Apollo Hotel are committed to ensuring that their guests experience an enthusiastic welcome and a relaxing and comfortable stay. Read more about Apollo Hotel…
From £129 / night
The Merton Hotel is a 3 star hotel ideally located on the outskirts of St Helier, Jersey’s capital, in the parish of St Saviour. The Merton Hotel has built up and maintained a reputation for providing an unbeatable range of facilities, combined with the highest levels of hospitality, for the perfect stay in Jersey. Appealing to all types of guests, from families to couples, the Merton Hotel Jersey is ideal for a pleasant and tranquil stay on the island of Jersey. Read more about Merton Hotel…
From £90 / night
From its hillside position amid colourful, well-maintained gardens, Hotel Cristina boasts one of the finest views in Jersey. Overlooking St Aubin’s Bay, historic Elizabeth Castle and St Aubin’s Fort, this peaceful location is only one and a half miles from St Helier. The golden beach is a few minutes walk through Coronation Park. Read more about Hotel Cristina…
Mayfair Hotel in Jersey is conveniently located, just a 10 minute walk from St Helier town centre, bus station, Elizabeth Castle and beach. There is an indoor heated swimming pool with Jacuzzi and gym. An outside roof terrace is ideal to enjoy those fantastic Summer days. Read more about Mayfair Hotel…
Luxury Hotels in Jersey
The creme de la creme of Jersey’s substantial list of hotels is the luxury hotels of the island. Jersey’s luxury hotels are renowned for design, facilities, service and dining. The island is home to numerous stylish and elegant hotels with beautiful luxury accommodation on Jersey’s coastline, nestled in the countryside and in the exciting hub of St Helier. Many of Jersey’s luxury hotels are award-winning, receiving accolades for a multitude of categories including service, dining and facilities. Whilst Jersey is a wonder to explore, your visit to the island may be primarily for a relaxing break and you may choose to spend a significant amount of time enjoying your room and the hotel facilities. The rooms and suites of Jersey’s luxury hotels feature elegant and stylish design with fantastic amenities whilst the on-site facilities are worth dedicating time to experience.
Jersey’s luxury hotels can be found across the island so no matter which corner of Jersey you wish to explore, there will be a top rate accommodation option for you. With a high concentration of luxury hotels located in St Helier, you can stay within the heart of the island’s vibrant capital. Alternatively, there are great choices offering scenic views with an abundance of luxury hotels tucked away within Jersey’s beautiful countryside and overlooking the island’s breath-taking coastline.
Jersey’s luxury hotels are the base for many of the island’s most prestigious dining locations with a staggering list of award-winning restaurants set within hotel grounds. L’Horizon Beach Hotel and Spa in St Brelade, for example, boasts a AA Rosette award restaurant, The Grill, famous for its delectable seafood menu. However, the star attraction is to be found in the heart of St Helier. The stylish boutique hotel The Club Hotel & Spa is the home of the exquisite Bohemia restaurant. The restaurant is the holder of one Michelin-Star and celebrated for playful flavours and unique dishes created using seasonal, local ingredients and produce.
L’Horizon Beach Hotel and Spa
From £120 / night
L’Horizon Beach Hotel and Spa overlooks sandy St Brelade’s Bay in Jersey. Built in 1850 by George Hicks, a Colonel in the Bengal Army, the interior of the hotel offers pure elegance, space and light. Read more about L’Horizon Beach Hotel and Spa…
Club Hotel and Spa
From £179 / night
The spectacular boutique 5 star Club Hotel and Spa is based in a sophisticated townhouse in the heart of the island’s capital, just a stone’s throw from breath-taking beaches and many of the popular Jersey tourist attractions, making it an ideal base for a stay in Jersey. Offering a selection of stunning bedroom options, the hotel boasts its own Michelin starred Bohemia Bar and Restaurant making it one of Jersey’s, and in fact the UK’s, top dining experiences – truly an unmissable food-lover’s destination. Read more about Club Hotel and Spa…
The luxury hotels in Jersey also feature the best facilities of any other hotel type with many offering a spa on site. St Helier’s best known hotel, the Royal Yacht, has a high reputation with stylish accommodation, exceptional dining options and the award-winning Spa Sirene. The Royal Yacht’s Spa Sirene features an extensive treatment menu and traditional spa facilities. In addition, some more unique amenities can be found including an experience shower and a salt inhalation room. However, The Royal Yacht is not the only luxury hotel in Jersey with an incredible spa, there are many other spectacular wellness centres in five star hotels across the island.
Royal Yacht Hotel
From £110 / night
The Royal Yacht Hotel is a modern, luxury spa hotel situated in St Helier town centre (110 rooms). It has several quality waterfront restaurants (Sirocco, Café Zephyr, The Grill and The Drift), popular bars with live entertainment (The P.O.S.H Bar, The Cabin and The Lazyjack), luxury spa (‘Spa Sirène’), gym and indoor swimming pool. A popular wedding and conference venue. There are 9 rooms licensed for civil wedding ceremonies and high tech boardrooms with a capacity for up to 150 delegates. Read more about Royal Yacht Hotel…
Guest Houses in Jersey
Jersey’s quaint and charming guest houses provide an intimate and private base for your island exploration. Whilst smaller in size than Jersey’s hotel selection, the service and facilities of the guest houses are not compromised by their smaller scale. Jersey’s guest houses allow you to escape to a tranquil environment and enjoy more space, privacy and peace. Featuring only a handful of rooms, service is more personalised than at a larger hotel with the opportunity to enjoy tailored experiences. Typically family run, guest houses feature exceptional attention to detail and a greater dedication to guest satisfaction. With a limited number of guests, even communal areas and facilities never seem crowded. Perfect for couples in search of a private getaway and solo travellers looking for a relaxing retreat, guest houses are the ideal location to unwind.
When it comes to dining, a variety of options are available with a board basis to suit every want and need. Many of the guest houses offer a bed and breakfast only board basis due to their size, however, there are also numerous options that offer half or full board dining packages. Some of Jersey’s guest houses are home to spectacular dining locations with all day menus including several of Jersey’s best award-winning restaurants. For guest houses that do not offer full service restaurants and provide smaller menus, they are typically more centrally located with easy access to surrounding local restaurants.
Often nestled within historic homes and beautiful buildings, Jersey’s selection of guest houses boast charm and character. One of Jersey’s most opulent guest houses is the idyllic Château La Chaire set in a picturesque location in St Martin’s countryside. Château La Chaire features the award-winning restaurant, La Chaire, holder of a 2 AA Rosette. Head over to St Aubin and you will find the five star La Haule Manor, a beautiful Georgian mansion with sixteen luxurious rooms. It is not hard to find a picturesque and welcoming guest house in Jersey.
Chateau La Chaire
From £135 / night
Originally built in the 1800’s as a gracious private home, nestled against the cliffs of the wonderful wooded valley of Rozel, the grade II listed country house Chateau La Chaire Hotel in Jersey is now recognised by the major guides as one of the finest small luxury hotels in the British Isles. Read more about Chateau La Chaire…
La Haule Manor Hotel
From £118 / night
Overlooking St Aubin’s Bay and Fort this original manor house dates back to 1430. Situated just a few minutes walk from the delightful yachting harbour and village of St Aubin, with its many excellent restaurants to choose from. The hotel gardens and outdoor swimming pool are south facing and overlook St Aubin’s Bay and Fort. Read more about La Haule Manor Hotel…
Self Catering in Jersey
As a popular destination for walkers, cyclists and adventure seekers, self-catering accommodation is an incredibly popular choice in Jersey. Many travellers wanting to explore the island prefer to be self-sufficient and often opt for the convenience and freedom that self-catering accommodation provides. Self-catering accommodation is not restricted in the same way that hotels can be, particularly when it comes to dining packages and restaurant opening times. Your schedule is fully flexible when choosing a self-catering option allowing you to dine when you want making it easy to come and go as you please. This is a great option for early risers or night owls who find meal times and restaurant opening hours too limited.
Self-catering accommodation is also a great option for travellers with special dietary requirements. Whilst restaurants continue to improve on their accommodation of special dietary requirements, the comfort of catering for yourself removes any stress that may come from dining out. If you enjoy cooking, self-catering accommodation provides all of the facilities you need with fully-equipped kitchens.
Jersey offers a collection of luxury self-catering options with private apartments and cottages featuring exceptional facilities. Samares Manor is just one excellent choice for luxury self-catering accommodation with three apartments and three cottages of elegant design set along the beautiful botanic gardens. However, there are also a number of luxury self-catering options with a resort or hotel base that offer the best of both worlds. Les Ormes Holiday Resort is Jersey’s leading self-catering resort with villas and cottages accommodating parties of up to 12. With fully equipped kitchens and dining facilities in each apartment, Les Ormes also boasts an exciting resort environment featuring two swimming pools, a golf course, a trampoline park and many other facilities.
Samares Manor is located on the south coast of Jersey in a prime sea front location with superb views over St Clement’s Bay. A lovely clean, sandy and rocky beach is opposite (the Greve d’Azette RAMSAR site) and it is a coastal wetland area of international importance with plenty of birds and other wildlife to watch. Read more about Samares Manor…
Les Ormes Resort
From £199 / night
Boasting an enviable location 2 km from the beach, Les Ormes Leisure Village offers 5-star self catering luxury lodges with free parking, free Wi-Fi and access to many outdoor activities, such as water sports, high rope trekking, golf, and archery. Read more about Les Ormes Resort…
More affordable self-catering accommodation is also available such as Beau Rivage, a self-catering hotel on the beachfront of St Brelade’s Bay and the self-contained apartments of Sarum Aparthotel in St Helier with kitchenettes and private bathrooms.
From £107 / night
With its tranquil beachfront location and immaculately clean and spacious self-catering apartments, the Beau Rivage offers a fantastic holiday experience for all. Particularly popular with families owing to hotel’s family-friendly ethos and exceptionally well-equipped apartments, kind and helpful staff go out of their way to ensure you have a comfortable stay. Read more about Beau Rivage…
It is evident that Jersey’s self-catering accommodation comes in all shapes and sizes, typically accommodating larger parties than hotels, perfect for groups and families. You can find many different varieties of self-catering accommodation including aparthotels offering the best of both worlds, private rentals such as AirBnB and Jersey’s unique collection of National Trust Holiday Cottages.
National Trust Holiday Cottages in Jersey
Jersey is home to a magnificent collection of special and fascinating holiday cottages. Owned by National Trust Jersey and operated by Jersey Heritage, the holiday cottages consist of a selection of the island’s finest historic buildings that had been converted into distinctive holiday lets. The fully renovated historic sites feature contemporary interior design without compromising on the building’s heritage and original features. The National Trust Jersey holiday cottages are the most unique accommodation options in Jersey and a stay at one of these quirky locations is an experience to remember.
All properties played important roles in the island’s history with properties dating back to as early as 550 AD. The National Trust holiday cottage portfolio features fourteen phenomenal properties across Jersey in some of the island’s finest locations. The majority of Jersey’s heritage lets are off the beaten track, away from the hustle and bustle, perfect for a quiet escape. As many of the properties are nestled in remote locations, most do not have WiFi access or television signal providing a tranquil environment ideal for reconnection and a digital detox.
With a variety of options accommodating 4 to 12 guests, there is a unique heritage let option for all group sizes. The holiday cottages are let on a self-catering basis with the properties complete with fully equipped kitchens catering for all your cooking and dining needs. Many cottages also feature wood burning stoves or open fires for the ultimate cosy environment.
The island’s heritage lets come in all shapes and sizes so you are sure to find the perfect, quirky accommodation option for you. From historic forts overlooking magnificent harbours to eccentric cliff top towers, each holiday cottage is individual and distinctive. You could stay at the famous Barge Aground, a 1930’s chalet on the edge of St Ouen’s Bay, or rest your head in the Cider Barn Apartment at Hamptonne in the heart of Jersey’s countryside. Large parties will be comfortable at Jersey Heritage’s most recent addition, Kempt Tower, or may choose to stay on the rugged north coast at L’Etacquerel Fort sleeping up to 12. Alternatively, you could opt for the most remote of all locations on a private islet 2 miles off the mainland at Seymour Tower or stay closer to the action of vibrant St Helier basing yourself at the iconic Elizabeth Castle.
The National Trust holiday cottages are not your average holiday homes and offer a memorable Jersey experience. Properties book up quickly and it is strongly advised to book in advance to secure one of these unique heritage lets.
Hostels in Jersey
For travelling backpackers and groups looking for budget-friendly accommodation, Jersey’s selection of hostels are a great choice. Jersey is home to two hostels located in Trinity and St Martin offering affordable accommodation. Jersey’s hostels are offered on a self-catering basis with the option to upgrade to bed and breakfast.
Hostel accommodation is ideal for individuals looking for a cheap base or groups looking for a low-cost hotel alternative. A variety of accommodation options are on offer with a varying degree of privacy and space from private rooms to bunk dormitories sleeping up to 12. The hostels provide shared bathroom facilities including showers as well as communal areas for cooking, dining and lounging. Select rooms also feature an en-suite and this room type comes at a premium. Each hostel is individual and it is advised to research the facilities on offer to ensure the hostel is the right one for you.
The Jersey Accommodation and Activity Centre is a great choice for hostel accommodation on the island. At home on the outskirts of Gorey, the hostel has a huge selection of accommodation options including single to quadruple rooms plus bunk dormitories. More than just a hostel, the Jersey Accommodation and Activity Centre offers an array of activities and tours provided by Jersey Adventures for the ultimate adventure holiday. The Jersey Accommodation and Activity Centre is popular with hen and stag parties looking for an adventure weekend rather than a boozy city break. The hostel is also a welcoming base for smaller groups and individuals.
For a more laid-back hostel option, Durrell Wildlife Hostel is based in the grounds of Durrell Wildlife Park on the edge of Jersey Zoo. The hostel boasts a range of room types including single, twin and triple accommodation, family rooms and gendered dormitories sleeping up to 6. The hostel is great value for money with 3 star accommodation, breakfast included and free admission to Jersey Zoo.
Camping in Jersey
To get to know Jersey’s wild side, camping is a must. Camping in Jersey is an eco-friendly, budget-friendly way to connect with nature and discover the beautiful outdoors the island is famous for. With frequent ferries from Poole and Portsmouth, enjoying a camping holiday in Jersey is easy with unlimited luggage allowance when travelling by car. Just load up your vehicle with all your camping gear and essentials before heading to the island for the ultimate camping adventure. You can also travel with a caravan, motorhome or camper van as Condor Ferries can accommodate vehicles up to five metres in length. If you prefer to travel light or are travelling to Jersey by air, numerous camper van hire companies and camping equipment rental shops are available. Alternatively, the island is also home to a great selection of glamping locations with everything you need included.
Jersey boasts incredible campsites in peaceful, country locations across the island. The campsites typically have basic amenities including toilet and shower blocks, washing facilities and a number of electrical hook up points. Hideaway Stopover is a quiet camping site in St Peter dedicated to motorhomes with both water and electricity available at each pitch. Bay View Campsite based at Jersey Accommodation and Activity Centre is another great option. Bay View is an ideal base for an adventure holiday with activities provided by Jersey Adventures. Meanwhile, the family-run Rozel Camping Park is the ultimate campsite site spread across four fields and taking in the coastal views of France. The spacious site accommodates tents, caravans and motorhomes on large pitches with plenty of space for parking and outdoor usage. The site has the best facilities of any campsite on the island including a pool, play area, crazy golf course and a games room which can all be enjoyed by site guests free of charge.
Jersey also features numerous camping barns and bunkhouses providing the full camping experience but with a solid roof over your head. Some of Jersey’s historic sites offer this experience including the 18th century Le Catel Fort on the north coast and the Jersey Heritage run L’Etacquerel Fort with room to sleep up to 12.
For a more luxurious camping experience, Jersey offers a great selection of glamping locations. In addition to basic camping facilities, Beuvelande Campsite also features glamping accommodation with bell tents, safari tents and luxury yurts with king size beds and great amenities. However, the glamping highlight on the island is Durrell Wildlife Camp. The camp features private luxury glamping pods, each with private kitchen facilities and bathrooms. The best part of Durrell Wildlife Camp is its location nestled on the edge of Jersey Zoo allowing guests to wake up to the sounds of the animals.
Jersey has a great collection of camp sites and locations with a variety of different options to suit your individual wants, needs and camping set up. Sleep under the stars on your next visit to Jersey and enjoy a camping holiday in the heart of nature.