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Cheshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

A stunning location made for a wonderful holiday. The staff were incredibly friendly and helpful and the property is immaculately maintained in an area of natural beauty. Choice of food and the service was excellent and whilst the drinks could be pricey we took full advantage of the happy hour to balance the books!! Our room, two adults and one...

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Chester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Just returned from a week at the Colony Club celebrating a friends 50th birthday. The manager Sue and her team were always on hand to provide quality service. The water sports lads were very professional and provided sailing, fishing and water skiing trips with a smile. The rooms overlooking the beach/ pool were elegant and yet modern. The hotel was...

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EHGSocialMedia, Social Media/Guest Relations at Colony Club by Elegant Hotels, responded to this review

Dear 251NKJ, Thank you for sharing your review of Colony Club by Elegant Hotels. It was a pleasure to have you with us for such a special occasion and we're pleased to know that you thoroughly enjoyed your week in paradise . Thank you for highlighting our wonderful service, excellent dining and fantastic location. We're proud to offer our guests...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Colony club is such a great place to stay. Comfortable and relaxed. Good food with healthy options. Very friendly and helpful team working there. Lovely beach with a long stretch to walk. Near enough to Lonestar to walk when the tide is out.

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Thank Ciara O
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Colony Club was amazing! Great service and great staff. The complimentary water sports facilities for guests were priceless and the staff on the beach were all friendly and welcoming. I would definitely stay here again. I stayed in a pool side room, highly recommended.

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EHGSocialMedia, Social Media/Guest Relations at Colony Club by Elegant Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Ama A, A warm thank you for sharing this brief but glowing review of your Colony Club holiday experience. At Colony Club we strive to provide our guests with an exceptional holiday experience and from your lovely comments it seems as though we hit the mark. We look forward to hosting you again soon for what is sure to...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent place for a business meeting. Outstanding food and very good service. Convenient location. The evening beach side fish grill was really a nice experience, for sharing with your love ones. I recommend it as a quite and relaxed hotel.

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EHGSocialMedia, Social Media/Guest Relations at Colony Club by Elegant Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Gusfig1962, Thank you for sharing this brief but glowing review. We're pleased to know that your experience at Colony Club was enjoyable and that you enjoyed the food, service and relaxed atmosphere. We look forward to hosting you again soon. Kind regards Khadijah D. Social Media/Guest Relations

Skegness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just returned from just a fabulous stay here at the Colony Club . From the moment we arrived we had a fabulous warm greeting and knew that we were going to just love this hotel ! We were welcomed with a fabulous Rum punch and warm welcome . We had a beautiful Ocean view room with the most...

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Norfolk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just spent 11 nights at the Colony Club arriving home on 30 March. From the moment we arrived we knew this was going to be a great trip. The hotel was quite quiet and we discovered they had upgraded our room, which was such a lovely surprise. On previous trips we had stayed at The House but in recent...

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Farnham, Surrey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first stay at the Colony Club and we were very impressed. Sue Springer and all her team make this such a welcoming and relaxing place to stay; always so friendly, helpful and cheerful. Check-in is a rum punch, a signature and that's it and then you are taken to one of the modern yet elegant rooms -...

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4Thank Eve S
Windsor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning location - amazing hotel situated on gorgeous beach - with the most friendly and happy staff which made it all the more special ! Our room overlooked the sea and we were just footsteps from the lovely beach so slept listening to the sound of the sea - pure paradise! Great cocktails, lovely pool and superb food in beach...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a place - unbelievably relaxed but with first class service. Not cheap of course, but manages to combine old world charm with laid back positivity. All the staff we encountered were great. The hotel has a fabulous beach right in front of a glorious bluey green sea. The setting is idyllic, quiet and supported by a great water sports...

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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 )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Spa
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  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Paid Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: $428 - $1,444 (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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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“We had a garden view room which was excellent. Being in Barbados we never planned on staying in the room longer than we had to. The lure of the beach and the rum punch was too great.......”
Hodgson33, 28 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I liked being on the first floor. It was quiet. ”
ciarao789, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Certainly would recommned Ocean View room We had Room 302 Perfect !”
SusieC35, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Sea view suite 142 was beautiful”
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“All rooms have either a garden, pools or sea view”
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