Ocean Terrace Inn in St. Kitts completes renovation

Richard Williams & Associates (RWA) was appointed by the owners to rebrand and manage the turnaround of the Ocean Terrace Inn. The hotel has a history that stretches back to 1969 when a private home in St. Kitts, situated on the waterfront outside of the capital, Basseterre, was turned into a hotel.  Since its inception, the hotel expanded to 65 rooms and has become one of St. Kitts most popular tourist accommodation sites. 

The Ocean Terrace Inn is owned by TDC (St. Kitts Nevis Anguilla Trading and Development Co. Ltd) and the property will remain open during the 2013/2014 winter season. The refurbishment program will commence in May 2014 until October 2014.  The renovations will include upgrades, redesign and stylistic overhaul of both the public areas and guest bedroom’s décor.  

Virtual Event

HOTEL OPTIMIZATION PART 2 | SEPTEMBER 10 & 24, 2020

Survival in these times is highly dependent on a hotel's ability to quickly adapt and pivot their business to meet the current needs of travelers and the surrounding community. Join us for Optimization Part 2 – a FREE virtual event – as we bring together top players in the industry to discuss alternative uses when occupancy is down, ways to boost F&B revenue, how to help your staff adjust to new challenges and more, in a series of panels focused on how you can regain profitability during this crisis.


For the renovation project, RWA established three priorities, namely: invest in energy conserving technologies to reduce the energy demand by one-third, build an information and telecommunication platform necessary to support both guest technologies and infrastructure to efficiently manage the property and improve the employee’s history of providing outstanding guest service.

Funding for the project is by the way of a loan from SIDF (St. Kitts and Nevis Sugar Industry Diversification Foundation) and will be used to make improvements to the hotel plant, infrastructure and amenities and the use of green technology for energy conservation. The plans are to improve the guest experience including modernizing of the property’s rooms and suites, which will involve the addition of new bedding, soft furnishings and bathroom fittings. After the refurbishments are complete, the property will be repositioned as a four star rated resort.

Suggested Articles

The companies are working to develop a new hotel gym experience.

Hotels in Florida, Wisconsin and California have completed renovation projects.

RLH Corp. is entering the extended-stay market and adjusting policies in a bid to gain market share.