Guests staying at Wade's Garden Inn have said and written reviews stating as follows;
"Perfect Location for exploring beaches"; "Wonderful hosts....welcoming, friendly, helpful and informative"; " Close to Restaurants and Grocery"; "Property is spotless, comfortable and fresh"; "Convenient in-house metered taxi service"; " Very relaxing"; "Flat, quiet, tucked away....yet only 30 steps to bus stop"
This property is ideally located for visitors wanting easy access to the various amenities offered at the large Fairmont Southampton Hotel (shops, spa, entertainment, restaurants, diving, jet skiing), along with close proximity to Horseshoe Bay Beach and several nearby golf courses and restaurants. It is a handsome home in beautifully manicured gardens, with a separate, private, single story wing containing a suite with a bedroom, a bathroom, a kitchenette, a patio and a common lounge/living room. Access to the apartment is through locked front doors that open into a lobby-livingroom area. The bedroom can be outfitted with a sturdy, comfortable single bed to accommodate a third guest, at a minimal cost of $25 per night. Wireless Internet access is available, and a computer for guests to use is in the living room. The lounge has a large screen television, in addition to a smart TV in the bedroom. Upon entering the property you can see Jews Bay and Riddells Bay.
The bedroom has a bed ( either queen or king or 2 singles and roll away), armoire, chair, night tables, alarm clock, long mirror, phone, iron, ironing board and a clothes closet. There is a large flat screen smart TV and Wi-Fi is available. The bathroom has a basin, toilet and shower. The suite also has its own kitchenette: a table and two chairs, stove top, fridge, sink, microwave, coffee maker, kettle, toaster, utensils, cutlery, crockery, cookware etc.
From the lounge you can enter onto a very large, open porch which has welcoming steps leading into the pretty gardens, with views up to the Fairmont Southampton Hotel. The gardens and lawns are quite spacious by Bermuda standard at approx ½ acre, with several mature fruit trees (oranges, bananas, limes, grapefruits, mangoes) and flowers (Bermuda Garden Roses (many), bougainvillea, snow on the mountain, yellow bell, hibiscus, etc).
The Hibiscus Bedroom contains two Twin beds which can also come together as a king sized bed, two night tables, wall mounted flat screen smart television, wifi, alarm clock, armoire, chair, long mirror, iron, ironing board. There are glimpses of Riddell's Bay.
The bedroom and the lounge are fully air-conditioned/heated. The bedroom has a private telephone.. (long distance calls will require a calling card). A roll away bed is available: $25.00 per night for 3rd guest.
There is an iron and ironing board in the clothes closet. There is a hair dryer in the bathroom. Beach towels are available in the closet.
In the kitchenette is a coffee maker, toaster, kettle, microwave, stove top (2), fridge. Extra freezer space can be accommodated. There is a Barbecue available for use on the garden patio. The rooms are cleaned thoroughly and linen changed once per week. Trash is taken out regularly. Additional towels are left in the room.
When guests arrive, the lovely homeowner will be at the Inn to meet them.
The Inn is located a few steps away from the fabled Waterlot Inn Restaurant and Dock ( great food, beautiful sunset views, entertainment, and jet skiing business). Guests also have very easy walking access to The Fairmont Southampton Princess Hotel, Gibbs Hill Lighthouse, the extensive MarketPlace Grocery store & liquor section, along with a variety of restaurants in the area including Henry VIII, Island Cuisine, Mr. Chicken, The Wok, and The Dining Room. There are also several restaurants within the Fairmont Hotel and The Reefs Hotel.
Restaurants: At the Fairmont Southampton Hotel – Jasmine Lounge, Newport Gastro Pub, Oceans Club, Waterlot Steak House, Boundary sports bar and restaurant, Windows on the Sound.
Closest Grocery Store: The MarketPlace (approximately 12 minute walk)
The inexpensive, timely and clean public buses run right outside the entrance, with 4 bus stops taking you directly to the western end of the island ( The Royal Naval Dockyard) or to the city of Hamilton. Bus tokens may be purchased on site.
For those who love walking there is also the nearby “railway walking trail”, where you can walk for miles admiring the beautiful island scenery without the intrusion of motor vehicles.
Horseshoe Bay Beach, the 8th most beautiful beach in the world, and the surrounding sand dunes and coves can be accessed by foot (approx 15 mins) or by taking the free Fairmont Hotel shuttle bus (10 mins) . Other options are by taxi or rented scooter.
South Shore Beaches nearby include Horseshoe Bay, Church Bay (snorkeling), Warwick Long Bay, etc. with jet ski rentals at The Waterlot.
Horseback riding, bowling, plant nursery, Railway Trail, churches, Golf Courses including Southampton Princess, Port Royal,and Belmont Hills.
Private metered taxi service to and from the airport is also available: the driver is available for guided tours as well, at the government tour rate.