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Best Western Announces Premier Property in Antigua & Barbuda

Best Western Welcomes Its Newest Addition to Its Growing Premier Brand

PHOENIX (September 8, 2016) - Best Western® Hotels & Resorts continues its momentous growth of the Best Western Premier® brand with the addition of the Best Western Premier Hotel at St. Mary’s Court on the island of Antigua. 

The Best Western Premier Hotel at St. Mary’s Court offers guests an exceptional lodging experience while visiting Antigua, with its charming and elegant coastal design, easy access to must-see attractions, and its on-site amenities that provide all of the comforts and conveniences of home. 

“Best Western Hotels & Resorts is thrilled to announce the debut of the BW Premier Hotel at St. Mary’s Court on the beautiful island of Antigua,” said Ron Pohl, Senior Vice President of Brand Management for Best Western Hotels & Resorts. “The property exemplifies the type of value and upscale experience that the Best Western Premier brand aims to provide our guests.” 

Once completed, the hotel will consist of 126 guestrooms, each with 40-inch TV sets, a mini-fridge and free Wi-Fi. Guests will also enjoy a high quality fitness center, two outdoor pools, a luxurious spa and full complimentary hot breakfast. For business travelers, the hotel offers a dedicated meeting space, as well as a business center with complimentary printing and scanning capabilities to meet guests’ connectivity needs. 

The hotel’s location is also optimal for guests wanting to experience the island’s natural beauty, unique culture and entertainment. Guests are only a short walk to one of the best beaches on the island -Jolly Beach - and a two minute drive from Darkwood Beach and Fryees Beach, which will be accessible through the hotels’ beach shuttle. Directly adjacent to the hotel is Jolly 
Harbour, a full service community with an 18-hole golf course, a marina, and an array of restaurants and shops for travelers to enjoy. 

“We are excited to be a part of the esteemed Best Western Premier brand,” said Adam Barrett, Owner of the Best Western Premier Hotel at St. Mary’s Court. “We look forward to providing travelers an exceptional, affordable stay, and helping them create special memories during their time in Antigua.” 

Ground works and foundation construction has already commenced and is expected to open by the summer of 2018. 


Best Western® Hotels & Resorts headquartered in Phoenix, Ariz., is a privately held hotel brand with a global network of 4,100* hotels in more than 100* countries and territories worldwide. Best Western offers seven hotel brands to suit the needs of developers and guests in every market: Best Western®, Best Western Plus®, Best Western Premier®, Executive Residency by Best Western℠, Vīb ®, BW Premier Collection® and GLō℠. Now celebrating 70 years of hospitality, Best Western provides its hoteliers with global operational, sales and marketing support, and online and mobile booking capabilities. More than 26 million travelers are members of the brand’s award-winning loyalty program Best Western Rewards®, one of the few programs in which members earn points that never expire and can be redeemed at any Best Western hotel worldwide. The brand’s partnerships with AAA/CAA, Minor League Baseball, and Harley-Davidson® provide travelers with exciting ways to interact with the brand. Best Western continues to set industry records regarding awards and accolades, including Business Travel News naming Best Western as the best midscale hotel brand in 2014 and Best Western Plus as the best upper mid-price hotel brand in 2014 and 2015, four consecutive Compuware Best of the Web gold awards for best hotel website, and seven consecutive AAA/CAA Hotel Partner of the Year awards. Nearly sixty percent of Best Western branded hotels earned a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award in 2015. 

* Numbers are approximate, may fluctuate, and include hotels currently in the development pipeline.