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British Colonial Hilton Nassau
Ranked #5 of 36 Hotels in Nassau
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Great desk staff, wonderful bar staff and best bellman EVER .. I've stayed at this hotel (4) four times and NEVER have they steered me wrong .. They ALWAYS have new spot to recommend and they have all been GREAT recommendations ... Thanks Marcus & Jonathon.

Room Tip: Twin beds were the WORST .. small and uncomfortable .. garden view which was obstructed by trees...
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  • Stayed: October 2017, travelled solo
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

We stayed 2 nights and the British Colonial Hilton after staying 5 nights at the Royal Towers Atlantis, and found the rooms at the Hilton a little better quality (but smaller) and very clean. The location was perfect. Just 1 block from the hussel-bussel of downtown torists and had a perfect view of the cruse ships comming into port. The staff was friendly and helpful. Breakfest was included (continental) but you can upgrade to full for only $7.00 The bathroom was large and beautiful but the toilet didn't work very well, thats why I gave it a 4 star, but I still would come back to this place if I were to visit Nassau again.

Room Tip: Get the water front room upgrade,
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  • Stayed: November 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

My husband and I debated where we should stay here or Atlantis. We decided to stay at the British Colonial and I am confident we chose well. We wanted something low key, relaxing, and closer to actual Bahamian culture and sites.

It is in the middle of downtown. With the exception of the taxi to and from the airport we were able to walk anywhere we wanted. Shopping, restaurants, historic sites, boat to Atlantis.

The beach is a small strip. It was always clean with clear water. Some spots of seaweed. Yes, cruise ships sick near by, but it was never crowded. Free paddle board and canoes for hotel guests. Lots of entertainment watching people try to paddleboard. The consensus is that if you are adult-sized it is nearly impossible not to fall over. The umbrella and chairs are free, but the covered blue and yellow cabanas have to be rented. They should open those, because no one ever rented them and they sat empty.

They have ping pong and a giant chess set.

The hotel grounds are beautiful. I love all the cabanas and hammocks. The hammocks are prime reading and napping spots.

One thing I wish they had was coin laundry.

We didn't have our kids with us (age 8 and 6), but the hotel and beach would have been perfect for kids. There is even a McDonald's across the street! Lol

We worked out at the gym. It was clean and not busy. Somehow there is music playing. TIP: you can get filtered water here!!!!

If you haven't read it elsewhere yet there will be added tax to your hotel bill. Don't be surprised.

The Chinese restaurant that is connected is delicious.

Stayed: November 2017, travelled as a couple
Thank Christina S
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

The service at this hotel is amazing and beyond outstanding. My fiancée proposed to me at the Bahamas, last minute he wanted to do a surprise photoshoot to capture the moment. Immediately the bartender Jermaine helped my fiancée and connected us to an amazing photographer that day (3 hours later). Jermaine was so amazing he even had the photographer pick us up for free and drop us off afterwards, didn't even have to pay for a taxi. The very next day the photographer had the photo album of prints for us and a CD of all the photos she took. When we checked in we were talking to the receptionist and she ended up giving us a coupon for 2 free drinks on the house to celebrate my special day. On our last night in the Bahamas we spent all day at the beach and Omar once again provided the amazing service once again. He provided premium service and always made sure we were always doing okay and checking if we needed anything. Afterwards we ate at the seafood buffet at the hotel, which was amazing by the way and a must try. Our waitress Michelle and Diana both ladies are very attentive, sweet, and the best hostess you can find at the hotel. If you ever go to the bar or restaurant you have to recommend and only have these three people serve you if you want quick and amazing service; Jermaine, Diana, Eddy and Michelle. If you go to the beach ask for Omar.

Room Tip: Amazing Service
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  • Stayed: October 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the British Colonial Hilton in Nassau. Very pleasant and helpful staff. Good food, good location and clean rooms. Highly recommended. We will definitely use the hotel in future travels to Nassau.

  • Stayed: October 2017, travelled as a couple
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Address: One Bay Street, Nassau, New Providence Island
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Region: Caribbean > Bahamas > New Providence Island > Nassau
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Luxury Hotel in Nassau
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Nassau
#5 Top resorts Hotel in Nassau
Price Range: RM882 - RM1,948 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — British Colonial Hilton Nassau 4*
Number of rooms: 288
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Situated on downtown Nassau’s only private beach and the site of Old Fort Nassau, the British Colonial Hilton in the Bahamas has undergone a multi-million renovation throughout all areas of the hotel, and offers a taste of the island’s rich history, along with some of the most modern amenities for both business and vacation travelers. What’s more the hotel is only 25 minutes from Nassau (Lynden Pindling International) Airport. The hotel is a true Bahamian experience with a marble-tiled lobby and is studded with palm trees under a skylight ceiling. There are 288 luxuriously appointed guest rooms with harbor or island views. All rooms are furnished with tasteful decor, complemented by separate shower and bathtub. One-bedroom suites offer a separate living area with sofa bed, and Executive accommodations are also available along with the Executive Lounge, where attentive hotel staff assures that every need and whim will be met during your stay. Recreational activities are convenient and varied for leisure and business travelers alike. A 300-ft long private white sand beach is furnished with lounge chairs and thatched sunshades overlooking the harbor offering a peaceful and secluded access for an ocean swim or a day in the sun. Use of kayaks and snorkeling gear on the beach is complimentary. Bordered on one side by a tropical garden, the hotel's freshwater pool offers harbor views and has an expansive sundeck with lounge chairs and umbrellas. Both the sundeck and beach offer views of cruise ships moored nearby, and of the western tip of Paradise Island, 300 yards offshore. Guests can snooze in hammocks on the lawn adjacent to the pool. The property can also organize trips out reef snorkeling island exploring, boating, golf, tennis and scuba diving. For dining options, Aqua is a fun, casual restaurant serving international favorites with a Caribbean flair, or guests can meet up for cocktails at the Bullion Bar. The new Bullion Bar is the 'place to be seen' for happy hour with great drink specials and tasty snacks. ... more   less 
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