Experience living in history with us. - English Harbour Antigua & Barbuda
Experience living in history when you step inside the Copper and Lumber Hotel in Nelson’s Dockyard National Park, English Harbour Antigua. Located in the home of Antigua Sailing Week and Antigua Classic Week, the historic hotel is a beautiful intimate Antiguan Hotel where the laid back charm and rich culture of the Caribbean melds with the colonial history of Antigua to create a luxurious romantic Antigua hotel in a unique setting.
Today the hotel is a luxurious blend of gracious living and fascinating naval history. The hotel consists of 14 suites or studios, each named after one of Lord Nelson's ships. All are superbly furnished in period furniture and fittings and provide the opportunity to enjoy a self catering Antiguan vacation experience with the option to dine in the many wonderful bars and restaurants within walking distance.
This intimate Antiguan Hotel is situated in the center of historic Nelson's Dockyard in English Harbour in one of the original buildings constructed by Lord Nelson during the period 1783 .It was used to store copper and lumber for ship building and maintenance. The process of authentic restoration and conversion of the property into a Georgian Inn was begun in 1982 to 1988. Today the Dockyard houses a world class marina facility providing the opportunity to vacation steps away from some of the most luxurious and famous yachts in the sailing world.
As home to the Antigua Charter Yacht Meeting, Antigua Classic Regatta and Antigua Sailing Week, the Copper and Lumber Hotel is a great location for sailors or enthusiasts to join in the fun.
The suites and studios of The Copper & Lumber Store Hotel are elegantly furnished with authentic antiques and period pieces which perfectly enhance the weathered brickwork, hand-hewn beams and mellow brass. Old sailing prints, steamer trunks, ceiling fans, faux gas lamps, and four-poster canopy beds exuding the gracious elegance of 18th century England.
The rooms open into the center courtyard filled with tropical plants, or have exquisite views of the Harbor, dotted year-round with anchored yachts and sailboats.
The hotel has fourteen suites or studios, each named after one of Lord Nelson's ships.
- Airport Transportation
- Clock Radio
- Cable TV
- Coffee Maker
Amenities: Two restaurants are located in the Copper & Lumber Store Hotel.
The Mainbrace Pub is a major meeting place in the Dockyard. Open for breakfast from 8am each morning and serving lunch daily(and dinner during March and April). The menu is traditional British pub with a succulent Caribbean flavour. A variety of soups, steaks, sandwiches, beer batter fish and chimps, shrimps, and snapper give an excellent choice for most foodies. You can choose to dine outdoors, in the courtyard or in the main bar area.
Several other excellent restaurants are nearby, including The Admiral's Inn, HQ, The Inn at English Harbour, Abracadabra, The Galley Bar & Restaurant, Calabash, Le Cap Horn, Trappas, The Gallery, Club Havanna, The Pizza Oven, Catherine's Cafe, Last Lemming, The Spotlight Bar, Mad Mongoose and Famous Mauro's Pizza.
Activities Nearby: Pampering: If you love to be pampered, then Akparo in the Officers Quarter 2 minutes from the hotel offer an excellent selection of treatments and services. Everything from full body massages, to hairdressing, pedicures, manicures and chiropractic services. Ask at reception for a price list and more details.
Tours: Extra special VIP tours can be arranged through reception where individuals and couples can be shown some of the most wonderful historic sites of the area, and be completely immerse themselves in the history of centuries gone by. There are also some wonderful hiking tours in the surrounding hills which you can find out about at reception.
Payment Policies: All rates in US Dollars Add 10% Service Charge and 10.5% Government Hotel Tax additional. Rates are subject to change without notice. VISA & Master Card are accepted only.