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Colony Club by Elegant Hotels

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 2 March 2015

A gorgeous hotel right on the beach. Small enough to allow very attentive service by the nicest hotel staff in the world. Great facilities and lots of extra touches such as free ice cold scented towels, iced water , ice-cream and nibbles brought to your sun bed daily Free watersports such as kayaking , sailing on the beach In house...

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4Thank graham w
Ascot, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 February 2015

This was our second vacation staying at this hotel and we thoroughly enjoyed it! The rooms are of a high standard with free wifi 50in flat screen tvs and all mod cons expected from a good hotel. Ours had a sea view and steps off our balcony down to the pool. The breakfast offer a wide variety of foods to...

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1Thank Mark T
Bedford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 February 2015

We have been to Colony Club for a number of years now, so clearly have always enjoyed it! But it has continued to find ways of improving - if you want a relaxed atmosphere but high quality hotel, then this, in our view, can't be beaten in Barbados. It has a beach front on a lovely small bay; it has...

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1Thank Geoff W
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 February 2015

Having read reviews on TripAdvisor prior to staying here we were convinced we would struggle to get a sun bed, in fact I emailed the hotel first with our concerns. However, whilst there are definitely "bed blockers" who have no thought for anyone else, we found we were able to get a bed either on the beach or by the...

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3Thank gundogjh
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 February 2015

This was our third stay at this hotel. Rooms are on the whole lovely- personally prefer the garden rooms away from the beach and pool. Staff are delightful on all levels. Everything is clean and well kept and the hotel is pretty and quite Boutique in style. Location is excellent right in the middle of St James' close to good...

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3Thank SVF2680
Windsor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 February 2015

Initially not very happy with our room, we had no problems in having it changed. Rooms very nice and environment tranquil and relaxed. The food is pricey but excellent. Not to be missed: the Seaside Grill & International Buffet night - it was amazing! We did enjoy free yoga classes and watersports (Hobie Cat sailing most days, paddle boarding). Holetown...

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1Thank TheAristocats
Billericay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 February 2015

I'll start with a couple of "firsts"... This is the first holiday hotel than we have returned to more than once and this is the first time I've given 5 stars for a tripadvisor review. This was our third stay and the Colony Club seems to get a little better each time with some subtle improvements (e.g.: Nespresso machines in...

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3Thank KevinRadley
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 February 2015

Have just returned from my 2nd albeit short visit to The Colony Club in Barbados. First went in December 2013 for 8 nights and loved it. in January 2015 went to St Vincent (flights are via Barbados) and returned to The Colony Club for 3 nights. A lovely hotel on a gorgeous beach. Yes it does get busy and people...

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4Thank thegirlfromlondon
Banstead
Reviewed 4 February 2015

The Colony Club for us takes some beating. The location is perfect and we found it to be very relaxing with excellent staff across the spectrum. We unfortunately found that they didn't have our reservation on arrival, which was quickly rectified and we were given the Luxury Pool Side room we had booked and paid for. As an apology for...

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2Thank Gina E
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 February 2015 via mobile

Spent 3 nights at the wonderful Colony Club on a stopover from St Vincent to London last week. From the moment you enter the bright and airy reception area with a beautiful Coy Carpe pool feature you feel instantly relaxed . We were greeted with rum punch or a non alcoholic concoction called Camilla that was wonderfully refreshing and certainly...

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  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Spa
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  • Minibar
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
"An exclusive retreat with elegance and colonial charm." Where old world charm meets new world standards of quality and comfort. The 96-room Colony Club is the Elegant Hotels Group's flagship property in Barbados with lush gardens, healthy dining options, complimentary watersports and fitness classes, organic garden, WiFi, bespoke tours and more. Ideal for couples and honeymooners seeking an exclusive retreat with impeccable service in a stunning location, Colony Club tempts guests back year after year. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Colony Club by Elegant Hotels

Address: Porters, St. James, Porters, Barbados
Region: Caribbean > Barbados > Saint James Parish > Porters
Price Range: RM1,268 - RM3,993 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Colony Club by Elegant Hotels 4.5*
Number of rooms: 96
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London, UK

I am staying at the Colony Club in a week's time and am getting married whilst there. I have a few questions:

(i) I have heard terrible things about the shortage of sun loungers and the fact that what little few there are have towels placed on them before 6am and thus cannot be used. Is it possible to reserve sun loungers with the hotel or to ask the hotel for them during the day when we need them or do we have to do without? I know that some other guests have emailed the hotel about this in advance of their stay. Is it worth me doing this?

(ii) As our trip is will be both our wedding and our honeymoon we are staying in one of the 'Luxury Ocean View' rooms. Has anybody stayed in such a room? Are they nice? Are they noisy? Do they have a proper sea view or is it a side-on restaurant view like some people have suggested?

(iii) How isolated is the hotel? Is it possible to walk into Holetown either along the beach or along the road? I would prefer to walk than to have the hassle of arranging a taxi every time I wanted to leave the hotel. I also understand that buses pass by the hotel but that they are not very frequent, especially at night. Roughly how long would it take to walk into Holetown?

(iv) There have been quite a few very negative reviews of the restaurant at Colony Club recently. Is the food / service as bad as they seem to make out?

I am sure our stay at the Colony Club will be nice but as it is our wedding and honeymoon I would like it to be really special and I am becoming increasingly worried about things like the unavailability of sun loungers and sea views and so would appreciate it if someone could put my mind at rest.

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“Be careful if you book a transfer- A standard transfer should be approx 85 BDS”
Nick_Surrey2013, 28 May 2017 | Read review
“Ocean View”
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“We stayed in a lovely pool/garden view room with nice porch for relaxing and reading.”
DRGilbert, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“The superior rooms are worth the extra payment”
stephent992, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms we've had over the many stays have been excellent, this time we had a Garden View Suite - absolutely faultless.”
LRSPORT, 8 May 2017 | Read review
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