This fine Guernsey Hotel was named "La Barbarie" after Barbary Coast pirates kidnapped and put to ransom the owner of this country house in the 17th century. Thankfully things are a little quieter around here now!
Nestling in the country Parish of St. Martin in a quiet green valley close to one of Guernseys most beautiful beaches, La Barbarie Hotel provides easy access to the lovely cliffs, Saints Bay and coves on the South coast of Guernsey.
A country location, superb restaurant and a heated swimming pool make La Barbarie Hotel one of the finest Guernsey hotels for short breaks activity and walking holidays. La Barbarie was converted into an hotel in 1950 and the old quiet charm has never left.
Indeed, La Barbarie Hotel is one of those relaxing Guernsey country hotels that only a lucky few discover. The heated swimming pool and warm patio provide the perfect secluded spot for lazy lunches or a quiet aperitif before dinner.
Relax in the quiet hotel residents lounge with its' traditional farm house oak beams and open fireplace. Ideal for finally finishing that book, or perhaps starting to write your own!
La Barbarie Hotel is one of two Guernsey country hotels with a sister hotel in the parish of Castel (Le Friquet Country Hotel).
Accommodation at La Barbarie Hotel, Guernsey
La Barbarie hotel has 22 bedrooms equipped with: colour television, radio alarm, trouser press / iron, tea and coffee making facilities, central heating, direct dial telephones, hair dryers and en suite bathroom or shower room private facilities all to Guernsey Tourism and AA three star standard.
Our two room hotel suites are suitable either for families wishing to have the children in separate but connected accommodation, or for a couple who would appreciate the added comfort of a private lounge. For the comfort of our all our guests, all hotel bedrooms are classified as non-smoking. The whole hotel is non-smoking.
Cots and highchairs are available to hotel guests free of charge. Three star hotel comprehensive room service facilities are provided.
Guests who prefer the greater degree of freedom that only a self-catering family holiday can provide may opt for one of La Barbarie Hotels apartments. Set in delightful gardens, each offers three star standard of comfort with everything one might need for the perfect Guernsey self-catering holiday. All apartments are non-smoking, beautifully furnished and most overlook the heated swimming pool.
The friendly bar and award winning restaurant are only a few steps away when you fancy a break from the kitchen. This gives family holiday makers the option to combine the very best of both worlds. La Barbarie offers comfortable one bedroom and two bedroom self-catering accommodation.
Restaurant Overall Winner - Guernsey Restaurant Competition
Dining at La Barbarie Hotel is not stuffy. We consider the enjoyment of food is a social as well as a culinary event. Daily menus are exciting without being pretentious and our team are helpful and friendly, never pompous.
Chairman of Judges Mr Brian Turner awarded Restaurant La Barbarie the following accolades:
- Most inventive starter
- Best Restaurant Service
- Best in Competition Category
- Overall Winner - Guernsey Restaurants of the Year
But most importantly, Restaurant La Barbarie represents excellent value for money with a daily changing fixed price five course dinner menu for only £19.00 available to guests pre booked booked on half board terms in advance.
Walking Holidays in Guernsey
La Barbarie Hotel is ideally situated for walkers and ramblers. Not far from the beautiful South coast cliff path walks, the country lanes and nature trails. Guests seeking walking holidays in Guernsey will appreciate Les Ruettes Tranquilles - quiet county lanes where walkers, cyclists and horse riders have priority over normal motorised vehicles.