Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Channel Islands
In high season, ie between June and September, it is strongly recommended to book in advance to avoid unpleasant surprises.
You will most often be asked to pay a deposit, which will correspond more or less to the price of a day's accommodation. In case of withdrawal, you will not get them back (by definition).
In Jersey, most reservations can be made at the tourist office, by phone or on the Internet. You will therefore have to pay a non-refundable deposit by credit card.
Please note that the prices are generally indicated per person, and not per room. But the VAT does not exist in the islands, no bad surprises to fear at the time of the invoice.
The Guernsey Tourist Board awards stars to the hotels it inspects each year on the island, as well as Alderney, Sark and Herm.
The Jersey Tourist Board also has a star system. Ratings range from 1 to 4 stars, and the price range is quite (even very) wide.
Herm's only hotel, the White House Hotel, is owned by the Heyworth family, the island's concessionaire since 1980. Please note that it is closed from the beginning of October until the end of March approximately. Forty rather comfortable and luxurious rooms, swimming pool and gourmet restaurant.
Slightly cheaper than hotels, guesthouses and B & B are rooms rented from private individuals. In general, allow 25 to 45 £ per night and per person, breakfast included.
They are found everywhere except in the stars.
Self-catering (Furnished rentals)
C & rsquocatering cottages (small furnished houses for rent, meals not provided).
You can also be satisfied with a rented apartment inside a larger house or a farm. The star system is adopted in the Bailiwick of Guernsey, as with hotels, but there is no equivalent in Jersey. Prices are per accommodation and per week; typically the range is £ 200 to £ 1 per week.
There is at least one gas camping site ...) and have electricity.
The campsites also have many facilities: showers, swimming pool, shop, cafeteria or TV lounge. Count roughly £ 8 to £ 10 a night if you arrive with your tent, and up to £ 20 if you rent a tent locally.
Campgrounds are generally open from May to the end of September. It is advisable to book in advance, as the locations are limited.
Wild camping is strictly prohibited.