Hotel group's latest offering an all-suite affair By Henry Magenheim / September 19, 2002 Share 1 -- PAGET, Bermuda -- Bermuda Resort Hotels opened the Wharf Executive Suites Hotel on Darrell's Wharf, a seven-minute ferry ride across Hamilton Harbor from downtown. The property features 10 executive suites and five one-bedroom suites. The units are rented on a nightly or extended-stay basis, according to Billy Griffith, president of the Paget-based hotel group and the immediate past president of the Bermuda Hotel Association.The Wharf is operating at about 50% occupancy so far, Griffith said. The units are rented on a nightly or extended-stay basis.He described the executive suites as "oversized rooms" with work centers and a galley kitchen. In-suite amenities include a desk, an ergonomic chair, a two-line speakerphone, high-speed Internet access, a fax machine, a printer and a copier. Concierge service also is available.Rates for executive suites are $210, single, and $225, double, through Oct. 31; and $195, single, and $210, double, from Nov. 1 through March 1. The one-bedroom suites cost $375, single, and $395, double, through Oct. 31; and $350, single, and $370, double, Nov. 1 through March 1.For leisure clients, the hotel group offers the 68-room Harmony Beach Club in Paget -- Bermuda's only inclusive resort -- and the 44-room Surf Side Beach Club in Warwick. All three properties pay 10% commission, Griffith said.As an added incentive to retailers, Griffith said, the Harmony Beach Club's Harmony Bucks program, applicable on stays of three nights and longer completed by Oct. 31, gives agents a $50 bonus commission per booking. The bonus also applies to agents using a wholesaler.Wholesalers offering the Harmony Club include Apple Vacations, Delta Vacations, Gogo Worldwide Vacations, Magic Carpet Vacations, TNT Vacations, Travel Impressions and US Airways Vacations.Agents and wholesalers provide about 70% of the Harmony Club's business, Griffith said.Harmony Club rates are from $159 per person, double, through Oct. 31, and from $139 from Nov. 1 to April 15. Rates cover rooms, all meals, unlimited open bar, use of beach facilities, taxes and tips.At the five-acre Surf Side Beach Club, accommodations consist of suites, cottage and luxury apartments, each with a balcony or patio overlooking the ocean. The Penthouse West suite costs $500 per night and sleeps up to four.At a cost of $5 million, Surf Side added the Cliffside Suites, three luxury, three-bedroom apartments priced from $850 per night for six guests. They have a sitting room; dining room; open fireplace; full kitchen; private, wraparound balcony and ocean views.A deluxe Cliffside room costs $350 per night, double; two-bedroom suites cost $600 (up to quad occupancy). Breakfast and dinner are included through May.For more information, call (866) STAY-BDA or visit www.bermudaresorthotels.com.