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Hillside resort on the Caribbean waterfront, surrounded by tropical gardens

Near Basseterre

This resort is a 1-km (half-mile) waterfront walk from the capital town of Basseterre and the ferry dock to Nevis.

Lagoon pool

Resort highlights include the locally popular Fisherman's Wharf restaurant, built over water, the Waterfalls Restaurant with sea views, and a lagoon-like pool with waterfalls and swim-up bar.

Ocean vistas

The 65 rooms are decorated Caribbean-style, with tile floors and wood ceilings. All provide furnished balconies or patios with ocean views. Free wireless Internet access, cable TV, and mini refrigerators are included.

Renovations & Closures

This property is closed from 1 May 2014 to 1 December 2014 (dates subject to change).

Ocean Terrace Inn

At your hotel

4 low-rise, green-and-white guestroom buildings are connected by pathways with stairways. Complimentary shuttle service is offered between the resort's upper and lower sections, by request.

The hotel, which offers a complimentary shuttle to the nearby beach, has an air-conditioned fitness center with cardiovascular and weight-training equipment. Guests may arrange massages at the fitness center or in their rooms (surcharge). The resort grounds are tropically landscaped, with flowering vegetation bordering 3 swimming pools and rocky waterfalls. The largest pool has a swim-up bar and children's section. The hotel also offers baby sitting at an additional charge (on request).

Wireless Internet access is complimentary throughout the hotel. On-site conference and business centers offer a flexible 2,500-square-foot (232-square-meter) meeting room, catering services, audiovisual equipment, fax, copier, and a computer station. Laundry services are available on site, and a roundtrip airport shuttle can be arranged on request (surcharge). Free street parking is available.

  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 4
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Conference space size (meters) - 225
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Terrace
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Conference space size (feet) - 2500
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Computer station
  • Beach shuttle (complimentary)
  • Outdoor pool
  • Poolside bar
  • Swim-up bar
  • Children's pool
  • Concierge services
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Fitness facilities
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • Total number of rooms - 65
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Number of floors - 3
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Wedding services
  • Free self parking
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Free parking nearby
  • Number of restaurants - 3
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Stay connected

Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi

Park your car

Free self parking, Free parking nearby

In your room

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Premium TV channels
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Air conditioning
  • Climate control
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Cable TV service
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
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Eat and drink

Fisherman's Wharf - Located on a pier stretching out into the Caribbean, the Fisherman’s Wharf combines spectacular views of Basseterre with a menu dominated by fresh seafood, regional flavors, and local ingredients. The chef delivers local favorites and seasonal specialties combined with friendly service in a lively, casual atmosphere. 2013 renovations include an open display kitchen and a new bar and lounge. Open Monday to Saturday from 6:30 PM to 10:30 PM, with theme nights or nightly live music and entertainment. Happy hour is at 6 PM on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday; Sunday brunch is from 11 AM to 2:30 PM.

Waterfalls Restaurant - Air-conditioned linen-service dining room and open-air terrace accessible by small bridge spanning rock garden and koi pond. Panoramic sea views. American and West Indian breakfasts. Lunch choices include soups, salads, pasta, fish sandwiches, Asian chicken stir-fry, and polenta. Sunday buffet lunch. Open for breakfast daily at 7 AM, and the restaurant is open for lunch 6 days a week (closed on Saturdays). The Waterfalls Restaurant is open for dinner 7 days a week during the winter, and it is only open on Friday nights during the summer for the Friday Night West Indian buffet.

Fantasy Pool Bar and Grill - Located by the rockery pool, this casual open-air bar serves individually prepared dishes and cool drinks. Open 7 days a week from 10:30 AM-5:30 PM.

Terrace Bar - Bar under bleached-wood ceiling, with additional seating on a terra-cotta-tile terrace overlooking Basseterre harbor, St. Kitts' peninsula, and Nevis. This bar serves drinks from 5:30 PM on Friday.

Room service - Available from 7 AM until 9 AM.

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The Ocean Terrace Inn has three swimming pools. The largest pool is a freeform "fantasy pool," which follows the contours of the landscape and features small islands with tropical gardens and cascading waterfalls. Scuba diving is available on-site. The hotel's air-conditioned fitness center contains a universal gym, cardio machines, free weights, and a massage room.

An on-site hospitality desk compiles weekly activity sheets with times and costs of various excursions, such as rain forest tours, shopping, and day sailing trips.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Scuba diving on site
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The fine print for Ocean Terrace Inn

When you arrive

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

When you leave

Check-out time is noon

How you can pay

Accepted at this hotel: Discover, MasterCard, Visa, American Express

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

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