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Reviewed 5 February 2011

If you are looking for a cheap, clean place with a good location, dolphin inn is a good choice. I enjoyed the use of the communal kitchen, bed was comfy and firm, and dolphin-themed decor. Some suggestions for simple improvements that would make a big difference: - Replace fluorescent lighting with softer, warmer bulbs. In the kitchen and in Room...

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5Thank Theshebat
Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 19 January 2011

I've stayed @ the Dolphin Apartments for 21 nights, Iris who can be called the owner, cleaner and secretery/manager of Dolphin Apartments and Guesthouse is running it all by herself and with some help from her family, she is of swiss origin and u can really say and feel that she cares about making a good job. Since she is...

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1Thank PeterPanMowgli
Matlock, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2011

I've stayed at the Dolphin every year for the last few years and now wouldn't think of staying anywhere else on the island. The Dolphin has both rooms and appartments. I've stayed in both and they are both great. Rooms have air conditioning for a small extra charge but we never found the need to use it. The communal kitchen...

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2Thank Rockside17
Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 4 January 2011

This accomodation is incredible. You get the best for a reasonable price and the owner; Iris is very helpful and make you feel comfortable in every moment. The location is unbeatable; you will be in centre of the most important spots; the gap , oistin market (highly recommended on friday night), beaches... and you have a van stop in 300...

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1Thank vitorio1
Toronto
Reviewed 3 January 2011

I stayed with a friend at the Blue Dolphin Apts. during Christmas for two weeks. It's a small place, very clean, comfortable, and close to everything: a great beach (Dover Beach), restarurants and bars. It's in a residential neighbourhood, so the walk to the beach is approx. 4 minutes and to the Gap an additional minute. We had a great...

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1Thank Houta
Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 31 December 2010

I stayed at Iris's Blue Dolphin for 7 days in early December. Iris and her son bent over backwards to assist me in every way they could. The room was exactly what I requested, the AC was freezing cold and the internet worked well (the internet price of $10 per week, shocked me, I thought it was $10 per day)....

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Sherman, CT
Reviewed 29 December 2010

This past November my husband and I stayed for 8 nihgts at the Dolphin Inn. This is was our second stay and will not be our last. You could not ask for a better guest house!! Iris and her family are great people. They make you feel very welcome and in no way do they ever bother you durning your...

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1Thank del06784
Bay Shore, New York
Reviewed 3 September 2010

I stayed at the Dolphin Inn for 4 nights and was very happy with it. It is a little bit of a walk to the Gap but there are a few other bars and places to eat close by. It seems to be more in a "locals" area rather than a touristy area, which was ok w/ me. The family...

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1Thank Katie B
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 August 2010

I stayed here with friends during the week of my birthday and it really made the trip. It's a family run guesthouse headed by the very hard working and charming Iris who made sure we were made to feel welcome. My friend stays here every time she comes to Barbados and I can see why. It's so close to the...

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1Thank Amanda1974
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 August 2010

I visited Blue Dophin Apartments with friends in March 2010, one of which has stayed with Iris many many times. The house was spotless and close to the beach, shops and nightlife so it was perfect for us. The rooms were spacious and clean. There is a communal kitchen and living area, although there are tables in the rooms to...

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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Location: We are located on the beautiful south coast of Barbados just 3 minutes walk away from Dover Beach one of the island's best, Turtle Beach and Casuarina Beach. If you are taking a taxi, we are located between Luigi's Restaurant and the Carib Blue Apartments in Dover Terrace. We are 15 minutes from the airport and 20 minutes from the capital city of Bridgetown. Guest House: The Dolphin Inn Guesthouse consists of 4 bedrooms, each with a private bathroom. Each room has adjustable room fans, mosquito nets and security bars on the window. 3 rooms also offer air conditioning. Everybody can use the nice breezy verandah, large living room (with satellite TV, radio and telephone) and dining room. A fully equipped big kitchen with refrigerator, freezer, oven, microwave, coffeemaker and toaster is available for use by guests. A laundry room for hand wash is also available. If it is getting too hot, enjoy a cool drink underneath the umbrella behind the house. Apartments: The Blue Dolphin Apartments are comprised of four built studio apartments, in the beautiful tropical garden behind the Dolphin Inn Guesthouse. Each studio apartment has a fully equipped kitchenette with a 2 burner-stove, microwave, coffee-maker, toaster and a fridge/freezer. You can enjoy satelite TV and a radio or the nice breeze outside in the veranda between coconut and banana trees! A safety-box is located in each apartment as well as A/C (if requested US$ 5.- extra per day). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dolphin Inn

Address: #66 Dover Terrace, 15023, Barbados
Region: Caribbean > Barbados > Christ Church Parish
Amenities:
Kitchenette
Price Range: $50 - $106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Dolphin Inn Guesthouse & Blue Dolphin Apts. Hotel Christ Church
Dolphin Inn Guesthouse And Blue Dolphin Apts.
Dolphin Inn Barbados/Christ Church Parish
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“Contact Iris and she will advise what room is best! She is the expert after all...”
 of 5 bubbles dmsbc, 19 May 2015 | Read review
“We stayed in room 4 which was lovely and had AC - however the ceiling fan was excellent and AC not really necessary.”
 of 5 bubbles 100763joanna23, 8 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Room #1 at the back of the property, as it's an end unit so gives more privacy when on the balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles MairiCP, 13 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Depending if alone or with a group, we preferred our own cozy Hut that was seperate than her guesthouse. It's more private.”
 of 5 bubbles Silvana4378, 23 Jan 2015 | Read review
“If you choose to stay in one of the four apartments, try to book one either end of the bank of four. Leaves with a neighbor on only one side. Nice when you choose to chill-out on the rear deck.”
 of 5 bubbles STILLBILL69, 6 Oct 2014 | Read review
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