Fort Young Hotel, located in the island’s capital of Roseau, stands upon so much of the island’s history. Dating back to 1699, the location has evolved from a military fort to a central police station, and — as of 1964 — serves as a haven for visitors as Fort Young Hotel. The hotel embodies the country’s welcoming and homely vibe, while paying homage to its rich history.
The Fort Young Hotel sits on a site where, in 1720, a rough wooden fort was built by the French. In 1761, British forces took over this fort when they captured the island and nine years later, construction began on Fort Young, named after the island’s first British Governor. These are the same walls that are now part of the hotel.
The Fort Young Hotel has 70 rooms, including three luxurious oceanfront suites. Recent additions are the Sun Terrace, Sea Breeze Bar, duty-free shops, the Boardwalk Café & Bar, and the Waterfront Restaurant. Old world charm, modern amenities and open vistas of the Caribbean Sea combine harmoniously in this historic building.