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Cowbridge, Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 November 2014

There's not much I can say other than fabulous.from the time we arrived until we left we were treated like royalty.The staff are so friendly and nothing is to much trouble.Plenty of variety at breakfast and the food is so fresh. Our room 105 was a sea view and we were only twenty steps from the beach and it was...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 November 2014 via mobile

There is very little that has not already been said about this hotel so struggling to come up with something original. In a nutshell it has the perfect location. ..is beautifully done and tendered. .exceptionally friendly staff and a fantastic beach. We had such a fabulous time there and are planning our next trip..possibly wedding there already. Thank you to...

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1Thank Andybee1996
Alnwick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 November 2014

We have just returned from another quick week at the colony club. Thae staff are the main reason we keep returning they are fantastic at making you feel special and we should know as we have a small hotel in Niorthumberland. Also great position,great food,and fab rooms so no negitives. Do yourself a favor and try the colony club we...

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Mid West
Reviewed 12 November 2014

This was our first trip to Barbados, and we did not want an AI, but the breakfast buffet package was perfect for us. We could fuel up for the day, and plan for dinner. It was a bonus that the food and the coffee were excellent--pots of French pressed delivered at each table. The croissants were freshly made, the fruit,...

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London
Reviewed 11 November 2014 via mobile

We've just stayed there for 10 days, we stayed in a poolside room. From the moment we got there, we were treated so nicely by all the staff. The photos don't do this place justice, the beach is so close and clean. The water sports activities are great (thanks to dion, Roy & Jason) We did the garden (with Sharon)...

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 November 2014

This was a fantastic trip of a lifetime. We shall go back. We went for our wedding anniversary and stayed for a week in November 2014. I have to rate this hotel as one of the very best I've stayed at - and I have stayed at many hotels. The location is also excellent, perfect sandy beach (we all dream...

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Cardiff
Reviewed 7 November 2014

Just back from the Colony Club on the West coast of Barbados, we had room with a sea view but I'd say there wasn't a bad room in the place. Right on the beach with everything you'd expect and want from a top class hotel. The Staff were friendly, the service, first class and the food, top quality. Plenty of...

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1Thank Andrew C
Worcestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 November 2014

Just returned from a week at The Colony Club and I cannot speak highly enough of this resort. The rooms were lovely with the steps leading directly down to a small pool to relax in. The staff were all very friendly and helpful and the little touches throughout the day like cold face flannels to cool down with, the iced...

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wargrave
Reviewed 4 November 2014

Our second visit here and pleased to report the hotel is even better, we took a poolside room which had been renovated to a very high standard. Staff just super and of course the food is excellent, just love having dinner on the sunset deck overlooking the sea. Great walk along the beach to Holetown and the many restaurants there....

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3Thank inclineski
new jersey
Reviewed 2 November 2014

We just returned from 6 nights at the Colony Club in Barbados. It is truly a 5 star property with service to match. It is an elegant, sophisticated property but not stuffy, very relaxed and sits right on the beach. The service was impeccable and the staff was extremely attentive and friendly, tried to please guests in every way possible....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
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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  • Family Rooms
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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)
  • 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: €286 - €1,080 (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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Colony Hotel Saint James
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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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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Make sure you get a swim up room”
 of 5 bubbles Corkloraine, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Pick pool side rooms”
 of 5 bubbles SIPADAN, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We had a ground floor lagoon room, quiet and magical.”
 of 5 bubbles alfieg030961, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ocean view rooms should not be on ground floor. For peace and quiet: consider rooms with garden view or pool/lagoon view.”
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 of 5 bubbles toine9, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Garden/Pool view rooms are nice and private”
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 of 5 bubbles taliward, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
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