Lying east of St Helier, St Clements Bay occupies a magnificent stretch of Jersey’s southern coastline. Located between Jersey port and La Rocque, the St Clements Bay area is overflowing with character featuring rocky islets just off shore, historic monuments and some of the clearest waters on the Jersey coast. This relaxed corner of the island encompasses a nostalgic seaside destination that leads into relatively untouched scenery and an authentic beachfront offering an element of drama to the landscape. Not only does St Clements Bay boast magnificent views, it is also a renowned suntrap and the perfect location for a summer holiday. A quieter destination than other Jersey bays, St Clements Bay offers all the charm and charisma of the island’s top tourist spots but with an air of tranquillity.
Pontac House Hotel
Nestled on the coastline of St Clement’s Bay, Pontac House Hotel is an impressive family-run boutique hotel with a prime location and breathtaking scenery. On the doorstep of the rugged beachfront, Pontac House Hotel overlooks the dramatic landscape in this corner of Jersey with dramatic cliffs, rocky islets and historic monuments. Whilst the area is renowned for its peaceful atmosphere, guests of Pontac House Hotel are just a short walk from the closest shops and restaurants whilst Jersey’s capital is a short drive or bus ride away.
Featuring 27 en-suite rooms and catering for up 55 guests, Pontac House Hotel boasts an intimate and tranquil environment, the perfect base to relax and unwind on a Jersey holiday. Across the three different room types on offer at Pontac House Hotel, most rooms feature a balcony that witnesses the unrivalled views of St Clements Bay. All rooms have an en-suite bathroom with a bath and overhead shower with the exception of one ground floor room with an accessible walk-in shower. All rooms have a modern decor with neutral tones creating a welcoming, home away from home environment. The three superior rooms available are the most elegantly designed with a tasteful, opulent decor and have more prominent balconies offering the best views over St Clement’s Bay.
The hotel is also home to an excellent restaurant with an impressive menu bursting with Jersey produce, fresh ingredients and local seafood. The restaurant’s menu boasts a selection of delicious dishes with a specials list that changes with the seasons and utilises the catch of the day. In addition, the Sunday lunch menu is one of Pontac House Hotel’s finest dining offerings.
To complete your stay, Pontac House Hotel also features incredible facilities. Outdoors, the hotel gardens are the perfect place to unwind with perfectly manicured grounds whilst the pool area is a highlight of the hotel with a wealth of sun loungers and an outdoor heated swimming pool. Meanwhile, inside the hotel offers a tv lounge and a games room with a pool table and arcade machine. If you are looking for the ideal low-key base in an idyllic corner of the island without compromising on facilities, Pontac House Hotel is an exceptional choice.
With a magnificent coastal position just a short stroll from the captivating Havre de Pas, Hotel Ambassadeur stands proudly on the beachfront of St Clement’s Bay. Boasting unrestricted views of the rugged coastline, Hotel Ambassadeur is one of the most southerly hotels in the British Isles and as such, offers unrivalled panoramic scenery. Hotel Ambassadeur cannot be beaten on location in St Clements Bay and this charming hotel is the perfect base for exploring the local area.
Almost every room at Hotel Ambassadeur has a sea view allowing guests to admire the ever-changing seascape of St Clements Bay from the comfort of a private space. Featuring sliding patio doors, enjoy your morning coffee with a sea breeze and magnificent views. However, inland view rooms are not without their own scenery and overlook the pool or courtyard of Hotel Ambassadeur. With a sophisticated decor and excellent in-room facilities, every accommodation option at Hotel Ambassadeur is designed to impress.
The hotel grounds feature a large heated outdoor swimming pool open throughout the summer months. Located in the suntrap of the St Clements Bay area, the pool at Hotel Ambassadeur is an ideal place to enjoy the weather with a wealth of sunbeds to soak up the sun and plenty of shade for those in search of it. Throughout the peak season, the hotel also offers evening entertainment four nights a week and for those travelling as a family, Hotel Ambassadeur features a games room to occupy younger guests.
The on-site restaurant serves breakfast and dinner with an exceptional choice for evening meals. Catering for all the family and all dietary requirements, dining at Hotel Ambassadeur is designed to satisfy every palate. Hotel Ambassadeur is a Jersey hotel that offers outstanding value for money and is an excellent choice for family or budget-friendly holidays in Jersey.
Straddling the border of St Helier and St Clement, Ommaroo Hotel is a family-friendly hotel overlooking Jersey’s scenic Havre de Pas. Positioned directly on the doorstep of the Victorian beachfront, Ommaroo Hotel is an exceptional base for a seaside holiday in Jersey. In addition to the hotel’s outstanding location, Ommaroo Hotel is one of the island’s most family inclusive hotels expertly catering to children and even four-legged friends.
With a room type to suit every family, Ommaroo Hotel features 82 en-suite rooms designed with an elegant minimalism. Classic rooms are perfect for couples, small travel parties or groups travelling with babies or toddlers. These rooms are smaller in size but offer great facilities and all feature a bathtub with overhead shower and the ability to accommodate a cot. Family rooms offer additional space accommodating groups of up to 5 plus a baby and feature sofa beds, bunk beds or additional single beds depending on your family size.
The hotel’s Palmer’s Restaurant is a relaxed environment with breakfast served daily and included in all room rates. The restaurant also hosts the hotel’s Sunday Carvery offering a buffet-style four-course meal. Lunch and dinner can be enjoyed at Coast Bar and Bistro with stunning views overlooking the beachfront and lido of Havre de Pas. Afternoon tea can also be enjoyed here if booked in advance and during the summer months, Ommaroo Hotel offers alfresco dining with a bbq on select nights throughout the season.
Whilst leisure and entertainment facilities at Ommaroo Hotel are limited, the hotel does feature an enclosed garden with an outdoor heated swimming pool. However, what Ommaroo Hotel may lack in facilities, it certainly makes up for in location with the beach, lido, shops and local entertainment right outside the hotel’s front door.
Hotel de Normandie
Hotel de Normandie is an impressive budget-friendly accommodation option in Jersey offering outstanding value for money. Not far from the centre of the capital and located on the Havre de Pas beachfront, Hotel de Normandie is positioned in the heart of the action. Hotel de Normandie fits perfectly into the classic British seaside vibe of Havre de Pas with its Victorian facade and seafront views. Found adjacent to the beach and bathing pool, Hotel de Normandie is expertly located for a Jersey beach holiday. Surrounded by shops and restaurants, guests of Hotel de Normandie are extremely close to local amenities and dining options. The hotel is also just a few minutes stroll from Howard Davis Park, a peaceful location on the outskirts of St Helier home to play areas, rose gardens and the monumental Jersey War Graves.
As part of its great value for money, Hotel de Normandie has excellent facilities featuring a lounge and an outdoor sun terrace for moments of relaxation with views overlooking St Clement’s Bay. The hotel also features a heated indoor pool and jacuzzi to be enjoyed year-round.
When it comes to dining, Hotel de Normandie offers the choice of two dining locations with both The Restaurant and The Lounge Area open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Breakfast offers both a continental buffet and fresh to order cooked breakfast. For lunch and evening meals, menus feature a range of classic and heartwarming dishes.
In terms of accommodation, rooms are minimalist yet well-designed offering a sophisticated decor and contemporary design. Double, twin, triple and family rooms are available to suit different party sizes whilst all rooms feature great amenities, free wifi and ensuite bathrooms. Select rooms are also classified as ‘budget rooms’ offering a discounted price and greater affordability during your Jersey holiday. Hotel de Normandie is an excellent choice for a seaside holiday in Jersey and is amongst the best value for money hotels in the St Clements Bay area.
Marina Metro Hotel
This charming bed and breakfast hotel is tucked in the heart of Jersey’s Victorian-style seaside destination, overlooking the landscape of Havre de Pas. Marina Metro Hotel boasts prime real estate and exquisite scenery with a location on the doorstep of one of Jersey’s most captivating summertime destinations. Guests of Marina Metro Hotel can enjoy the delights of Havre de Pas within moments of leaving the hotel. Located opposite the beachfront and bathing lido, Marina Metro Hotel offers an ideal base for a seaside Jersey holiday. The hotel is also surrounded by excellent dining options, charming souvenir stores and is within walking distance of St Helier.
With a variety of room types including single occupancy and family rooms, all types of travel parties are welcomed and catered for at Marina Metro Hotel. Perfect for groups of friends or families with older children, Marina Metro Hotel is one of the few Jersey hotels offering triple and quad rooms. With spacious rooms and such close proximity to the beach, Marina Metro Hotel is a great option for families. The hotel is also a surprisingly popular choice for business travellers providing easy access to the capital and a tranquil retreat on the seafront after a day of meetings.
With breakfast included in the room rates, Marina Metro Hotel serves up a delicious morning meal at The Dockyard restaurant. The Dockyard’s breakfast offerings are nothing short of spectacular with a menu to rival the finest Jersey establishments. In addition to the classic continental and full English breakfasts, The Dockyard offers many other dishes including Spanish-style eggs, Eggs Benedict and American-style pancakes. Lunch is more relaxed with a delicious lunch menu featuring salads, small plates, basket meals and tapas. The Dockyard also serves dinner with a phenomenal a la carte menu designed by Head Chef Sebastian Chirtea full of imaginative dishes and flavours.
Nestled in the St Helier corner of St Clements Bay, Marina Metro Hotel exceeds at value for money with all the action of the capital minus the prices. With seafront views, an exquisite restaurant and comfortable accommodation, Marina Metro Hotel covers all bases and is an impressive hotel in St Clements Bay.
Runnymede Court Hotel
Located a few streets back from the seafront of St Clements Bay, Runnymede Court Hotel offers low-key lodging with close proximity to the delights of the beach. Just a short stroll to Havre de Pas, Runnymede Court Hotel straddles the border of St Helier offering both the excitement of the capital and the tranquillity of St Clement’s idyllic coastline.
Described as a ‘classic English hotel’, Runnymede Court Hotel features an Edwardian facade with sophisticated yet nostalgic interiors. Each room offers great facilities with a mixture of room types to fit families of up to five whilst solo travellers are also welcomed with a number of single rooms. Spacious and comfortable, Runnymede Court Hotel provides a perfect base for exploring the St Clements Bay area or heading further afield across Jersey.
Renowned for serving up great food, Runnymede Court Hotel offers a cooked and continental buffet breakfast with delicious lunch and dinner menus. Throughout the day, the restaurant also offers hot drinks, cakes and sandwiches outside of mealtimes. The bar is also open throughout the day whilst the lounge hosts afternoon tea.
In addition to the lounge which provides a quiet space for relaxing, Runnymede Court Hotel also features a large sun terrace at the front of the hotel which is a great alternative during the summer months. The hotel also boasts a beautiful rear garden, the perfect place to enjoy the weather with tables for dining and sunbeds for relaxing under the summer sun. If you are looking for a simple base to explore the St Clements Bay area without the frills, Runnymede Court Hotel is the ideal choice. Offering comfortable rooms, a great location and excellent food, Runnymede Hotel excels at simplicity.
For a self-catering alternative in the St Clements Bay area, the apartments at Samares Manor are an excellent choice. Nestled in the countryside and surrounded by the breathtaking botanic gardens, the apartments at Samares Manor are just a short stroll from the coastal scenery and sandy beaches of St Clements Bay. Whilst the apartments may not offer the coastal views of many hotels in the St Clements Bay area, the alternative landscape is equally impressive. Nestled in the stunning manicured grounds of Samares Manor, the self catering accommodation borders the unique and beautiful botanic gardens on site. Guests of the accommodation have access to the gardens of Samares Manor 24/7 with endless stunning corners to explore.
Set in a stunning Victorian courtyard, Samares Manor offers six self catering units converted from a barn, farmhouse and coach house. Boasting a cosy, country house vibe with an air of luxury and exceptional amenities, the accommodation at Samares Manor provides the hospitality, facilities and service of a hotel with the privacy and tranquillity of a private rental. Offering three apartments and three cottages on a self catering basis, Samares Manor is a peaceful retreat with accommodation for parties of 4 to 10 guests. Featuring greater amenities and facilities than any hotel, Samares Manor is a great accommodation option for families.
Whilst the accommodation is self-catering, guests of Samares Manor can enjoy the facilities on-site including the cafe. Open daily from 10am-4:30pm, the Cocorico Cafe at Samares Manor boasts a spectacular French-inspired menu of classic French favourites including crepes and galettes. If French flavour is not to your taste, the menu also offers a selection of classic British dishes including a full English breakfast. A cafe to enjoy indulgent food all day, the venue also hosts raclette nights on select evenings throughout the summer months.
If you are in search of an alternative accommodation option in the St Clements Bay area, Samares Manor is arguably the perfect choice. Luxury lodgings with exceptional facilities, private space in a tranquil environment and just a stone’s throw from the beachfront, Samares Manor is an impressive accommodation choice in the area.
The Merton Hotel
Whilst not directly located in the St Clements Bay area, The Merton Hotel is one of the island’s most impressive hotels and is positioned just stones throw from the beautiful coast. Within walking distance of St Clements Bay, The Merton Hotel is Jersey’s ultimate hotel offering the best of a European holiday resort on the breathtaking island of Jersey. Boasting comfortable rooms, a variety of dining options and the best leisure facilities of all Jersey’s hotels, The Merton Hotel is a top accommodation choice and superbly located on the edge of the St Clements Bay area.
Whilst The Merton Hotel excels in every area, the hotel is particularly superior for family accommodation and is one of the best hotel choices on the island for families. The Merton Hotel caters for all ages and group sizes with a variety of different room types that sleep parties of up to 4. Family suites and bunk bed rooms are available providing an ideal base for the whole family. Rooms are spacious and offer great in-room facilities plus 24/7 wifi and free family movies.
Guests of The Merton Hotel have six dining locations to choose from with exceptional choice for every meal time. You can grab a burger from the American themed Jersey Joe’s or indulge in Italian cuisine at Bonetti’s. Sitting poolside in The Aquadome, Cascade’s Cafe Bar serves up drinks and snacks whilst Commentary Box Sports Bar is a pub environment and the ideal place to catch up on the latest sporting action. The Merton Hotel also offers finer dining experiences including the table-service restaurant, The Belvedere, and the Lobby Bar which offers one of the island’s best afternoon tea selections. As a family-friendly hotel, children are welcome in all dining establishments so there is no need to compromise on exquisite dining when travelling with little ones.
Providing entertainment for all ages, The Merton Hotel is bursting with excitement, activity and fun with an abundance of leisure facilities including a games zone, ball court and play areas. The Merton Hotel also offers multiple kids’ clubs allowing parents to unwind and recharge for a few hours whilst the children are kept active and entertained. For evening entertainment, Kids Zone Live offers a nightly show of games and dance parties. For older audiences, The Star Room hosts an exciting calendar of live shows every evening including cabaret acts, tribute bands and other entertainment acts.
However, the highlight for leisure and recreation is The Aquadome, an indoor aqua park with slides, splash areas and a lazy river in addition to the large pool. There is something for all the family to enjoy at The Aquadome, including the youngest guests of The Merton Hotel. For a bit more adrenaline, the FlowRider Surf Wave is a unique attraction providing guests with the thrill of the waves whatever the weather. Within the dome, the temperature is kept at a subtropical 27° and lifeguards are always on duty. Heading outside, the heated outdoor pool is open during the summer months, typically May to October, and is also supervised by lifeguards.
There is no denying that if you are in search of the ultimate family-friendly hotel on the edge of the St Clements Bay area, The Merton Hotel is the most impressive base for your Jersey island holiday.