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|Category||Villa Grand Piton||Resort|
|Housekeeping services included||✔||✔|
|Free Wifi||✔ including Alexa||✔|
|Utilities included in rate||✔||✔|
|Personal toiletries provided||✔||✔|
|Coffee maker and refrigerator||✔||✔|
|Complimentary bottled water||✔||✔|
|Complimentary use of snorkel equipment, beach towels, beach chairs and umbrellas||✔||✔|
|On-site spa services||✔ Massage or hair styling||✔ Full spa services with on-site dedicated spa|
|Laundry or washer/dryer||✔ Washer/dryer use. No charge||✔ Laundry services for a fee|
|TV/Movies||✔ Several TVs, Netflix, Amazon Prime and extensive movie library||❌|
|Panoramic views of Pitons and sunsets over the Caribbean||✔||✔ Not in the least expensive rooms|
|Located just a few minutes outside Soufriere||✔||✔|
|Located on beach||❌ But only a 6-8 minute drive away||✔ Only some rooms on the beach.|
|Children ages five and up allowed||✔ Unsuitable for very young children||✔ But children under 10 are not allowed for most of the year|
|Restaurant||❌ But cooking services are available for a modest fee||✔ Several|
|Breakfast and dinner meal plan*||✔ $35 US per person per day; pay only for meals you request to have made||✔ $90 to $100 US per person per day; purchase for entire stay. No credit for meals eaten offsite|
|Room size||Nearly 4,000/over 5,000 sq ft (covered/total living)||350-750 sq ft per room|
|Air conditioning **||✔ Bedrooms only||✔ Only in some rooms|
|Rooms close securely||✔ Doors open up for views but deadbolt into floors and frames for security||✔ Some rooms lack fourth wall; others have partial or full wooden-louvered walls|
|Secluded?||✔ Built on the top ridge of a steep hill with one villa next door; separated by thick vegetation||❌ Many people around. Open-air rooms aren't soundproof; rooms may have common walls.|
|Cost per night, 4 people, high season ➀||$850 US||$1,300 US for least expensive rooms. $2,500 US for rooms with views similar to Villa Grand Piton. $3,500 US, depending on room class|
|Cost per night, 4 people, low season ➁||$500 US||$750 to $1,900 US depending on room class|
* Villa Grand Piton meal plan prices are valid as of January 5, 2020. Details and restrictions are available on our “Food” page.
** Air-conditioning in open-air structures, such as Villa Grand Piton and other open rooms at hotels, cannot cool a room nearly as well as in a typical home. Air conditioning is designed to blow cool air on the bed to make sleeping a little more comfortable.
➀ On-line price quote as of January 5, 2020 for a seven-night stay in January 2021. Price is for two rooms at nearby resort with no meals included.
➁ On-line price quote as of January 5, 2020 for a seven-night stay in September 2020