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Mississauga
Reviewed 2 March 2016

Excellent stay. Staff very accomodating. Always with a smile Food excellent Very safe and clean place to stay. Quiet. Short ride to the beautiful Purple Turtle beach Verandha view of the ocean excellent..Beautiful sunsets.Close enough to historic Cabrits

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Lise_van_de_Kamp, Owner at The Champs, Hotel, Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear Sheryl Paul, Thank you for taking the time off to write us such a great review. We are very happy to know that you enjoyed your entire stay at Hotel The Champs. Thank you for all of your compliments of our food and clean quiet environment. The waitress and bar staff are very thankful for your comments. We hope...

Bern, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 March 2016

We enjoyed the hotel with his great view over the ocean and the great service they offer. The rooms were clean and the bed was very comfortable. The Breakfast wich is included in the price was very good!

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Lise_van_de_Kamp, Owner at The Champs, Hotel, Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you very much for your review. We are happy that you loved the service, view and food. We hope that you will come again to Hotel The Champs. Thank you for your compliments of our comfortable environment. Kind Regards, Lise

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 1 March 2016

Wonderful, staff welcoming and accomodating,room very clean and comfortable lovely bathroom we stayed in room 1. Delicious breakfast ,drinks on the deck. I am a very early riser and the kitchen staff were were barely there and happily made me a coffee which I enjoyed in the lounge area watching the birds in the garden and the sail boats in...

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Lise_van_de_Kamp, Owner at The Champs, Hotel, Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear Karen, Thank you for taking the time off to write us a review. We are happy that you enjoyed our clean comfortable room and lovely bathroom. The breakfast attendants are all happy to know that you enjoyed the delicious breakfasts and drinks on the deck. We hope that you will return to our Hotel again in the near future....

Roseau, Dominica
Reviewed 25 February 2016

After visiting on Christmas day we loved the breakfast so we came back just for the brunch? But as I said before it wasn't nice at all to not have been recognized as guests. We were seated amongst the white folks our table in the midst and were not acknowledged.

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Lise_van_de_Kamp, Owner at The Champs, Hotel, Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear Brenda, Thank you for taking the time off to write us a review and for visiting the Champs. We greatly appreciate your gesture and were very happy to have you. Kind Regards, Lise

Dover
Reviewed 22 February 2016

The Champs were really tops and exceeded our already high expectations Great View, Great Location near Portsmouth. Service, room and restaurant could not be faulted. Probably one of the best locartons on the Island

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Lise_van_de_Kamp, Owner at The Champs, Hotel, Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear Cameron, Thank you for taking the time off to write us a review. We are very happy to know that your time spent with us was excellent. We are very happy to know that you loved our view, location, service, restaurant and everything that we had to offer. We hope that you will come again to our Hotel to...

Odessa, Texas
Reviewed 22 February 2016

The Champs is a wonderful hotel with great views out over the ocean. The attached bar and restaurant is the perfect place to unwind after a day out hiking and exploring Dominica and the staff are beyond helpful. Lise, one of the owners, was good enough to take me down for the opening of Carnival at 04:30 AM - an...

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Lise_van_de_Kamp, Owner at The Champs, Hotel, Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your excellent review. We are happy that you enjoyed our views and attached bar and restaurant. Thanks for the compliments of our staff being very helpful to you. We always do whatever it takes to ensure the happiness and comfort of our guests. We are happy to know that you loved the experience of the...

Massachusetts
Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

We stayed at The Champs for our first two nights in Dominica. Lise and Hans are friendly and very helpful. They arranged transportation for us (arriving via the ferry during Carnival) as well as daily transportation to JC Ocean Adventures where we were scuba diving. Food is excellent. I really enjoyed reading a book on their leisure deck and lounging...

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Lise_van_de_Kamp, Owner at The Champs, Hotel, Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time off to share your experience at Hotel The Champs. Your response means a lot to the owners and staff of our Hotel. Your excellent review made our day. I'm very happy to know that you enjoyed our food, clean rooms, large bathrooms in our air conditioned rooms. We are very happy to know...

Sundridge, Canada
Reviewed 27 January 2016

We stayed at The Champs for three days while in the Portsmouth area. We enjoyed the concept of a five room hotel and the terrific meals put together. The hotel is clean and tidy. We found the staff and managers to be a delight to deal with. We had some specific questions around our itinerary and appreciated the personal touch...

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Lise_van_de_Kamp, Owner at The Champs, Hotel, Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear William, Thank you for taking the time off to write us such an excellent review. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay at Hotel The Champs. Thank you for your compliment of our clean Hotel. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your terrific meals and excellent service from our staff. We would like to thank you...

New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 26 January 2016

We were visiting our son at Ross Medical University over Christmas. We felt that we were staying at a friend's, who also happened to be a great chief. We had a wonderful view of Portsmouth bay and enjoyed several sunsets and rainbows from our balconey

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Lise_van_de_Kamp, Owner at The Champs, Hotel, Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time off to write us a review. We are elated to know that the time that you spent at Hotel The Champs was one well spent. Its good to know that you enjoyed the view and sunsets every evening. We hope to have you spend sometime again at our Hotel in the near...

Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 4 January 2016

The Champs has a spectacular location, high above the small village of Picard and its huge Ross University School of Medicine. Because of the Christmas holidays, nearly all local shops and restaurants were shuttered. Fortunately, The Champs provides a hearty breakfast and a wide range of dinner options. The staff was most helpful in assisting with day activities. However, the...

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Lise_van_de_Kamp, Owner at The Champs, Hotel, Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for this review. We are happy with your compliments, especially regarding our helpful staff. Sorry that the facilities made a “tired” impression. We appreciate that you bring this to our attention. We are in the process of preparing a renovation that will take place right after this season. We will be adding some new and much...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Perched high upon the Picard hillside is the Award Winning Hotel The Champs. While you stay in your perfectly sited 3-star room with sea view and balcony, our smiling staff will provide you with 5-star personal service. This remarkable place overlooks the calm Caribbean Sea, the colonial town of Portsmouth and the gorgeous green hills of the Cabrits National Park. The beach is just 5 minutes down the hill. Its hospitable treatment to clients brings guests from far and wide to its welcoming doors. Combined with this mini paradise is its highly popular restaurant and cocktail bar, lush flower garden, relaxing leisure and jacuzzi area, parking lot and local shuttle service. A perfect place for adventure vacations, couple escapes, visitors to Ross University, business trips and a gem for weddings and honeymooners. Begin each day with our delightful breakfast-to-order; spend each day experiencing another island activity; end each day sipping on a cocktail gazing at the magnificent sunset. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Champs, Hotel, Restaurant & Bar

Address: Blanca Heights | Picard, Portsmouth, Dominica (Formerly Comfortel De Champ)
Region: Caribbean > Dominica > Saint John Parish > Portsmouth
Price Range: $156 - $276 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Champs, Hotel, Restaurant & Bar 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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Comfortel De Champ Hotel Portsmouth
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