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Bellbrook, OH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Eight of us stayed at this hotel after an amazing week of diving at Tiger Beach with Blue Iguana Charters. We had to layover one night in Freeport to catch our flights back home. The hotel check in staff was pleasant and the room was large and the beds good enough for an inexpensive night. There was a refrigerator and...

Thank LindaA99
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Since our ordinary hotel did not serve decent food, we went across the street to the Royal Islander. Have had two dinners here now, and here the food actually has a taste, and that is positive. They also have pleasant staff, and a pool that looks inviting.

Thank thora193
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Good Evening Manager, I recently spent a week at your hotel and the stay was oh so pleasant. I stayed at your hotel before, and bragged about the hospitality of the staff; until recent. I had a very negative greeting and telephone conversation with one of your staff members at the front desk. It was the evening shift and the...

3Thank angelcut1111
Lorain, Ohio
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Our stay at the Royal Islander was amazing. The resort was clean and accommodating. There were lots of activities for kids and adults. There was even a free shuttle that took you to other Royal Resorts. A total of 4 in all. You could use the facilities at each one and eat at the different restaurants.

Thank daphill970
New Port Richey, Florida
Reviewed 27 July 2016

It was perfect for what I was looking for. Central location. Rooms were spotless. I felt safe staying there. Security guards always around and very helpful and sweet. Spacious room with nice dining area. All staff was wonderful, nice and very helpful. I had a wonderful stay with them. However, I can not recommend the Hotel Restaurant. I have more...

1Thank jaguarljs
Ogden, Utah
Reviewed 5 July 2016

dirty place, trash all over the place around the pool. the ice is in an open place where everyone reaches in. the wifi was terrible. the bed was horrible. the floors were dirty. the worse part was the hidden fees. I reserved this room on hotels.com. when i checked out they added $59 worth of hidden fees.

Thank jenother
Pinckney, Michigan
Reviewed 11 June 2016

I had one night before I went out to a bonefish lodge. It fit the bill. I wanted something close the airport and inexpensive. The staff was friendly and they had an inexpensive breakfast in the morning. The room was good sized with 2 queens and the air conditioning worked well. They have wifi in the lobby but no computers...

Thank pilotwh
Gatlinburg, TN
Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

The hotel is located down town, not on the beach. It is clean, comfortable, cool, and quite. It is not fancy, but it is very nice. The staff are very friendly and helpful. There is a pool and hot tub as well as a ping pong table. There is also a laundry if you need that. They have a restaurant...

1Thank Foxtrot-BandB
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Stayed there for business with a larger group. The hotel and service was ok for a low budget. Hotel appears quite worn down, although all amenities working ok. Staff friendly and the atmosphere quite cosy - with a courtyard garden and swimming pool. The surrounding area outside seems quite deserted the nearby bazaar closed down and other shops / bars...

Thank PolarbearDK
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 17 June 2015

My brief stay at the Royal Islander Resort was event filled to say the least, I Arrived late evening after dinner with friends to find a dark lobby with a solitary security guard who initially refused to open the locked hotel door. (High Crime Area) After I explain to the guard that I had a reservation he reluctantly opened the...

5Thank Sean C
Gerta D, General Manager at Royal Islander, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We sincerely apologize for your displeasure with the Royal Islander Hotel. When you booked, your booking company clearly states that our front desk closes at 11:00p.m. You arrived at the hotel around 2:30a.m. and security did allow you to stay in a room. Our front desk honored your booking rate, however you were unhappy with the fact that...

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  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Royal Islander

Address: The Mall Drive, Freeport F-42549, Grand Bahama Island
Region: Caribbean > Bahamas > Grand Bahama Island > Freeport
Price Range: RM386 - RM714 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Royal Islander 3*
Number of rooms: 100
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Royal Islander Freeport, Bahamas - Grand Bahama Island
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“Look for Good Reviews, it speaks Volumes!!! :-)”
 of 5 bubbles angelcut1111, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles jaguarljs, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“go to a nicer hotel for the same price when they add all the hidden fees”
 of 5 bubbles jenother, 5 Jul 2016 | Read review
“It is a pretty quiet are, probably the north side would be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles pilotwh, 10 Jun 2016 | Read review
“There is a seedy local bar next door , get a room away from this place because it gets very loud and rowdy.”
 of 5 bubbles 938seanc, 16 Jun 2015 | Read review
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