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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 554 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2014

For 350 US$ a night B&B I think I expected something very slightly posher! I suppose I should not grumble too much as the location is pretty, the beach facilities very good and the staff universally awesome. Our room was good and a decent size with a good bathroom containing nice toiletries. Food in the resort is quite mixed. It... More 

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Reviewed 8 October 2014 via mobile

We had a brilliant time at this hotel and would highly recommend it! Our luxury poolside room was extremely comfortable, breakfast every morning was varied and of a high quality We enjoyed lunch from our sun loungers most days and indulged in the international buffet... I'm normally quite a fussy eater but every thing we ordered was delicious Majority of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2014

We have just returned from 10 days at the Colony Club and it was a lovely holiday, made all the better by the fantastic staff at the hotel. We were travelling with our 9 month old son and from the minute we stepped on to the property they treated us extremely well and certainly gave our son lots of attention.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2014

Excellent hotel, well laid out, compact but never seems crowded, real attention to detail. Great staff, fine beach, good food. Perfect location, you can walk into holetown even via the beach. You wont be disappointed here.

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Berkshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2014 via mobile

My wife and I are just finishing 9 nights at this wonderful resort. First time that we haven't opted for all inclusive and our best holiday to date. The hotel is set on the prime west coast of Barbados and has a lovely big beach, with a large swimming area that was perfect for adults and those with young children... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2014

Beautiful, quiet, romantic place on the west coast. Perfect weekend getaway. Great beach, fun water activities, very helpful staff. Walking distance to Holetown. May need to rent a car or taxi to other places.

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Windermere
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2014

I went out of season in September. The value for money was outstanding. Quiet, but not too much so. The room was outstanding. newly refurbished and the one I had 136 was perfect. Felt very safe, swimming right from the patio and the option to sit in the shade if necessary. The upper floor rooms, same price but restricted balcony... More 

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Reviewed 28 September 2014

well where can I start just back from 10 nights stay in the colony club this place is one of the best places we have stayed we had such a relaxing break, this was my 50th birthday and we had just spent 4 days in new York so needed somewhere quiet. from the moment we arrived we was treated like... More 

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Reviewed 16 September 2014

Trying to pick a hotel to stay in Barbados? Stop looking, this is it. I have stayed in some nice hotels e.g. Carlton Cannes, Waldorf NYC etc but this really is the best place I have stayed at. We had a lovely luxury pool room that was clean and new with a large private open space leading directly to a... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 September 2014

The colony club made our trip to Barbados. It was excellent and we would go back time and time again. 5 of us travelled myself and partner, our 4 year old and my parents. The rooms were beautiful, large spacious, clean and niceley decorated. Had no complaints whatsoever. The food was out fo this world we went full board and... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Spa
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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
  • Airport Transportation
  • 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: $448 - $1,742 (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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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?

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“1st & 2nd floor rooms have more light and better views. Ground floor are dark and smell a bit damp”
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“Ground floor pool rooms are really the best !”
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“Ground floor garden room 127 delightful but very dark no natural light.”
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“Ground floor garden view was lovely - big patio with loungers. Near the monkey's trees!”
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