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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

My family and I have been coming to this hotel over the Christmas period for the last six years and intend returning in 2017. The hotel is welcoming , comfortable and charming . The position overlooking the fabulous beach is arguably the best in Barbados and to wake to the sound of the waves lapping the shore and the sight...

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ShellyAlleyne, Executive Assistant at Fairmont Royal Pavilion, responded to this review

Dear Ron Thank you for sharing your review. Here at Fairmont Royal Pavilion we continue the tradition of The Fairmont Group’s luxury resorts, which are intimate and idyllic retreats in fabulous settings and I am thrilled that you were able to "Find Paradise" with us here at Fairmont Royal Pavilion. I am so glad to hear that our team impressed...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Spent a few days ( I think 4 or 5) here for a nice, relaxing vacation on the beach. This was my first time in Barbados. Loved waking up every morning to the the sounds and view of the ocean. See pictures posted 😊 Everyday we took a swim in the ocean for a few hours. There were always beach...

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Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a fantastic hotel, and the main reason for saying that is the staff. I was traveling with my 2 kids and almost everyone knew their names by Day 2. Do not miss this place. Beach was so great we wanted to stay an extra 2 days... But work is work :}

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ShellyAlleyne, Executive Assistant at Fairmont Royal Pavilion, responded to this review

Dear G7112AMchrisw Thank you for choosing Fairmont Royal Pavilion for your recent vacation and taking time to write a review about your trip. Your kind words about our staff will definitely act as a great motivator. It was a pleasure having you with us and we look forward to welcoming you soon again. Regards Shelly Alleyne

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Location location location. You cannot beat the location of this hotel! Everything about this hotel is fabulous. Staff, food & drinks. The hotel could do with a little tlc- which by all accounts is happening later this year. Then without doubt - it will be back to being best. We have been to many of the other leading hotels in...

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ShellyAlleyne, Executive Assistant at Fairmont Royal Pavilion, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your wonderful review and also for your very positive comments. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We are looking forward to welcoming you and your family to the Fairmont Royal Pavilion again in the near future. Regards Shelly Alleyne

Eastbourne
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived early at 10.30am, as we had just returned from a Seadream cruise, a wonderful welcome, our room was not ready so we were upgraded to a ground floor ocean suite. We were only staying for one night, but is was a perfect end to a wonderful trip. We were even given a late checkout till 2pm.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We returned for a second visit having been promised better rooms, food and service. Unfortunately, little had improved and the "suite" was....well tired, cheap and underwhelming. Poor quality furniture and a bathroom suite left over from the 70’s. At £1,000 a night you could do significantly better. The position is wonderful and that is what they are trading on, a...

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ShellyAlleyne, Executive Asssitant at Fairmont Royal Pavilion, responded to this review

Dear Watfordbloke7 Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your recent stay with us. I am sorry that your experience did not meet your expectations; please allow me to express my sincerest apologies. At Fairmont, we strive to provide a superior service experience for every customer; therefore your feedback is very important to us. Please rest assured...

United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited this property a number of times over the Christmas period and it is a fantastic property with a stunning frontage , although it is getting a bit tired. What is worst is the falling standards . For example , lack of footwear in breakfast , so called celebrities walking into lunch with nothing but a swimming costume...

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ShellyAlleyne, Executive Asssitant at Fairmont Royal Pavilion, responded to this review

Dear DelectableDinner Thank you for the review. We apologize for any hardships you endured and appreciate you sharing your feedback. This is always helpful to us as we strive to improve. We appreciate you taking the time to write a review and hope that you enjoyed your time in Barbados Regards Shelly Alleyne

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just returned from another wonderful stay at the Fairmont Royal Pavilion. Friendly, courteous staff. Excellent food and drinks. This is an unrivalled setting with plenty of activities to keep you entertained such as snorkelling, paddle boarding and motorised water sports. We will definitely return again in the future.

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ShellyAlleyne, Executive Assistant at Fairmont Royal Pavilion, responded to this review

Dear VP19872014 Thank you so much for such a fabulous review. At Fairmont Hotels we believe that people are our biggest assets and feedback such as yours reinforces our belief. I am blessed to be working with a group of highly motivated and enthusiastic individuals who take personal pride in delivering warm, intuitive and personalized service for all our guests....

Surrey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've stayed in 5 other hotels on the West coast and this is our third visit to our preferred hotel. Great location although the sands have shifted, making it impossible to get any further than a few hundred metres south along the beach. Food is good with a good choice. You can snack at the bar or sit down to...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just returned from another wonderful stay. It is a lovely character hotel in a wonderful location, and it will be enhanced by what we understand to be a planned refurbishment which we do feel is now a little overdue, particularly to the bedrooms. This should lift it to a hotel worthy of one of its main assets –...

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Dear Rovingroses Thank you so much for such a fabulous review. At Fairmont Hotels we believe that people are our biggest assets and feedback such as yours reinforces our belief. I am blessed to be working with a group of highly motivated and enthusiastic individuals who take personal pride in delivering warm, intuitive and personalized service for all our guests....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the sought-after Platinum Coast, on a 1/2 mile long beach and 11 acres of lush tropical gardens, you'll fill your sun-kissed days and starlit nights with unforgettable moments. All 72 rooms and suites offer magnificent, unobstructed views of the beautiful Caribbean Sea. Several included services will make your stay even more memorable, including daily afternoon tea, WiFi, fitness room, tennis courts, a freshwater pool, non-motorized water sports, swim with the turtles, a weekly manager's cocktail and garden tours. Indulge your senses with innovative Caribbean-inspired menus at 2 beachfront restaurants. In-room dining available 24-7. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fairmont Royal Pavilion

Address: St. James, Porters BB24051, Barbados
Region: Caribbean > Barbados > Saint James Parish > Porters
Price Range: €373 - €1,413 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Fairmont Royal Pavilion 4.5*
Number of rooms: 72
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Also Known As:
Fairmont Royal Pavilion Hotel Porters
Fairmont Hotel Porters
Fairmont Hotel Royal Pavilion
Fairmont St. James
Barbados Fairmont Hotel
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Fairmont Royal Pavilion Barbados/Saint James Parish
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“Definitely get a beach front.”
 of 5 bubbles G7112AMchrisw, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are very good”
 of 5 bubbles DelectableDinner, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Have a cheap room as you can get the best beds on the beach The butler is a waste of time and just wants tips”
 of 5 bubbles Roger580419, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Higher floor offers more privacy and better view”
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“all rooms are sea facing”
 of 5 bubbles Traveller_WAW, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
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