bahamas vacation   caribbean island vacation
    Bahamas Vacations - Bahamas-Travel Home Page

Dillet's Guest House

 Nassau, Bahamas Hotel 

Hotel Overview

Bahamas hotels - Dillet's Guest House
  • Bahamian family hospitality amid tropical birds and gardens is the hallmark of this charming inn located only 1 mile from downtown Nassau.
  • The handsome 1928 home offers seven large guestrooms adorned with original art. Five rooms include kitchenettes.
  • The day begins with a home-cooked breakfast starring freshly baked breads and pastries, along with garden-ripe fruit.

Property amenities

Built in 1928 and converted to an inn in 1990, the two-story, cream-colored concrete guest house is run by various Dillets who also offer Bahamian cooking lessons. Royal palms, ginger, and halyconia adorn the home's lush acre that includes a studio for a family artist and a courtyard pool and gazebo. Fresh flowers and colorful exotic birds adorn the common area with its wood-burning fireplace, Internet station, and pay telephone.

  • Outdoor pool
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Free parking
  • Internet access
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Porch
  • Garden
  • Living room
  • Patio


There are no room charges for two children age 4 and younger occupying the same room as adults.
Rollaway beds at no additional charge may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; the guest house has no cribs.
All special requests are subject to availability upon check-in.

  • Pets not allowed
  • Check-in time is 2 PM
  • Check-out time is Noon


A tropical Bahamian breakfast and afternoon tea , included in the rate and often taken on the verandah, is a family production, as are dinners that are available on request. Various aunts and cousins create freshly baked bread, Johnny cake, pepper jam, and concoctions from the garden's bounty such as mango tart and coconut cream pie. Proprietor Iris Dillet, working in what was her mother Olga's kitchen, makes a legendary chocolate cake that is popular in local restaurants.

Nearby restaurants:
Shoal Restaurant
Arawak Cay Fish Fry
Café Johnny Canoe
Café Matisse
Sun And…


Besides lying in hammocks, swimming, and renting bicycles, Dillet's guests can walk 10 minutes to see cricket matches or the Ardastra Zoo's flamingos. Downtown Nassau's markets and businesses are a 20-minute walk. A bus or car is the easiest way to reach beaches, where guests can snorkel, scuba dive, or swim in the warm, clear waters. The activities listed below are available either at or near the guest house; fees may apply.

  • Golf
  • Snorkeling/scuba
  • Boating
  • Surfing/boogie boarding
  • Swimming
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Waterskiing
  • Windsurfing
  • Volleyball
  • Tennis
  • Running track/path
  • Bicycle riding/rental
  • Parasailing
  • Skydiving
  • Fishing


Bahamas hotels - Dillet's Guest House Dillet's offers seven large tropical guestrooms whose names and driftwood door art honor an island fruit: jujube, guava, papaya, mango, tamarind, soursop, and sapodilla. All feature white walls and bamboo-and-wicker furniture, the latter freshly painted sage in spring 2003. Much of the artwork was created by a family member, a renowned Bahamian artist whose studio is in a cottage in the garden. Five rooms include kitchenettes. Small baths offer showers, and some have tubs. All rooms are non-smoking and do not include phones.

  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Separate sitting area
  • Ceiling fan
  • Air conditioning
  • Mini/honor bar
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Window open-operating
  • Clock radio
  • Desk
  • Non-smoking rooms

Standard room
One queen bed or two twin beds. Separate living area. White walls, bamboo-and-wicker furniture in sage tones. Local artwork. Kitchenette in some rooms. Small bathroom with shower or shower/tub combination. Non-smoking. No telephone in room.

Have the Bahamas Travel Concierge
Book your Bahamas vacation now!

Dillet's Guest House
Dunmore Avenue And Strachan Street
PO Box N-204
Nassau, Bahamas
Phone: 242-325-1133

Abaco Bahamas Hotels
British Colonial Hilton
Dillet's B&B Guest House
Grand Bahama Hotels
Nassau Bahamas Hotels
Peace and Plenty Resort
Romora Bay Club
Small Hope Bay Lodge
Tiamo Resort - Andros, the place to go before a Bahamas vacation.

Find plenty more information to plan your Bahamas vacation by selecting one of our thirty different resource guides with directory listings, maps & photos. There are island destination and hotel guides for Nassau, Paradise Island, New Providence, Grand Bahama Island,  Freeport / Lucaya plus the Out Islands; including Harbour Island, Abaco, Andros, Exuma, Long Island, Eleuthera, Cat Island, Bimini, Acklins, Spanish Wells, Mayaguana, Crooked Island, the Berry Islands plus San Salvador.

Bahamas-Travel Newsletter

Subscribe to the Bahamas-Travel newsletter.  FREE monthly e-Newsletter filled with tourist news, travel information, plus feature articles relating to travel & vacations, with special travel packages, tourist tips and vacation deals.

Vacation Survey

Our vacation survey is fast, fun & easy and allows us to tailor the content of our Website to meet your vacation travel needs.

information provided for the Bahamas vacations and travel guide. is Copyright © 2005-2016 by All Rights Reserved.