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Discover the rich history of The OGH

Guernsey’s most historic hotel

Prior to becoming a hotel in 1858, The Old Government House was the official Governor’s residence for the island and the Bailiwick. During World War Two, the property was occupied by Germany and became their General Staff Headquarters. 

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Meet our team

Led by General Manager Andrew Chantrell, we are the only five-star hotel in Guernsey and a proud part of the family-owned and run Red Carnation Hotel Collection.

We are a family of passionate people, deeply committed to giving the best in all we do. Our warm, inclusive ethos embraces every aspect of our guests’ experiences, creating the perfect welcome in this beautiful, balmy corner of the British Isles.

Our differences

Exceeding expectations at every turn, our historic hotel has a team who take genuine pride in delivering impeccable service.

Overlooking manicured gardens with views across St Peter Port and beyond to the sea, enjoy delicious cuisine, a traditional Afternoon Tea, exciting cocktails, and relaxing moments of rejuvenation.

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Extraordinary experiences

We pride ourselves on our carefully designed and memorable experiences for guests to enjoy. From outdoor pursuits to healing therapies, our knowledgeable team ensures every stay is as seamless and personalised as possible.

Delicious dining

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Delicious dining

The Old Government House Hotel has maintained an excellent reputation for superb dining and a remarkable cellar for longer than anyone can remember. Using an abundance of fresh local produce, our Executive Head Chef has created a collection of delicious seasonal menus for our guests to enjoy.