The impressive boutique-style Almorah Hotel resides within an 1841 listed building and offers a family-run experience. Residing above the town of St Helier’s, this peaceful location offers impressive views over the town and the harbour, home to a collection of fishing boats and private yachts. A selection of different sized ensuite rooms are on offer with many added amenities. The hotel offers on-site parking, a full English or continental breakfast and laundry service on request.
Considered a high quality boutique style hotel, the family run Almorah Hotel offers a friendly and relaxed experience. Located within a listed building from the Victorian era, the Almorah Hotel boasts a dining room serving breakfast daily and a comfortable lounge for guests to enjoy.
Magnificent panoramic sea views are provided by the majority of the bright and airy bedrooms and the hotel’s pretty garden presents another relaxing spot where the impressive views of Saint Helier town can be enjoyed. Guests remark on the cleanliness of the hotel and the exceptionally attentive and knowledgeable staff who provide a highly comfortable and pleasant stay.
The hotel offers a selection of comfortable rooms including twin rooms, double rooms and deluxe triple rooms (three single beds). Many rooms enjoy stunning sea views over the city and some have the added advantage of a balcony to make the most of the scenery.
All rooms are ensuite with the added advantage of offering both a bath and shower. They come fully equipped with a television, hair dryer and toiletries, refrigerator, mini bar and fan. All rooms offer free WIFI. Some rooms provide tea and coffee making facilities.
The hotel offers on-site car parking at the front of the hotel. A selection of freshly cooked breakfast options are available including a Full English as well as European buffet options.
Guests can also take advantage of an ironing and laundry service operated by the Almorah Hotel.
Given its excellent location, the Hotel Almorah offers the perfect base for visitors wishing to explore Saint Helier – visitors can choose to make the short walk into town or take a taxi or bus from outside the hotel. As the hotel is situated on a hill, it may not suit guests with mobility difficulties.
Saint Aubin’s Bay Beach
The Almorah Hotel is situated just 1,150 yards from the exceptional Saint Aubin’s Bay Beach with its gorgeous shoreline and vast expanse of sandy beach that stretches 5km along the south of the island. During high season visitors can hop on the frequently running ‘Petit Train’ to travel from the Saint Helier end of the bay to the harbour village of Saint Aubin. Although the train also returns to Saint Helier, the more energetic traveller can walk the distance in around an hour. A popular beach with swimmers, sunbathers, walkers, and cyclists, the beach offers a safe seawater swimming pool at the eastern end of the bay whilst more secluded spots can be found towards the middle of the beach. Multiple café’s and eating spots are dotted along the bay as are carparks.
Havre Des Pas
Slightly further afield (1.2 miles) on the outskirts of Saint Helier is the small but popular sandy beach of Havre Des Pas. This sandy beach boasts a large pool dating back to the 1890’s which is filled with seawater at every high tide. The seafront promenade offers a selection of bars and restaurants and in the summer hosts a two-day celebration of the seaside where games and musical performances can be enjoyed.
Car parks can be found close by and the area is frequently served by various bus routes.