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Toronto
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our time here - staff was friendly, polite, and reasonably prompt. Room was spotless and comfortable. Food was one of the top dining experiences in Roseau. Felt a bit more like a large resort than we expected or wanted, very self contained. We would return all in all.

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Oakland, Tennessee
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was hesitant about staying here since it is so close to Roseau but after 10 days here I'm coming back again on Jan. 24! Lovely accommodations, great atmosphere, the BEST Internet on the island, and the dive shop (Buddy Dive) is just down the stairs from my room. I can't say enough about the staff and how friendly they...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a lovely hotel, probably the nicest hotel in Roseau. It's really fun that it's literally built into an old fort. Stone walls in the lobby, stone steps, cute courtyards, etc. The rooms are basic but big and clean and nice enough. The balconies have fabulous views! You are right over the water, and they're a great place to...

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Trinidad
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Dominica was the only Caribbean island I had not visited in doing business as such I eagerly grasped the opportunity when this meeting came up. The office manager confirmed our reservation for Fort Young Hotel in the capital so the inquisitive mind had to see it via the net. With mixed expectations we got to the island and eventually after...

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We had a lovely time here; staff really friendly and helpful. Went diving with Buddy Dive who were great, whale watching and trips organised through the activity centre. We did a visit to the Carib village and emerald pool on the way to the airport on their suggestion which was a lovely way to spend our last day on this...

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FortYoungHotel, General Manager at Fort Young Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ann and John Thank you for choosing the Fort Young for your vacation. We are happy that you had a good time. We do hope that you will visit us again soon as there are so much more to see and do on the Island. Looking forward to serving you again. Marvlyn

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Had a wonderful time here. We took a suite (room 207) which was massive. The standout was the staff - everyone was so warm and helpful (much needed when one bag didn't arrive on our flight in). The breakfast was great (good range, lovely setting) and so was room service. The location is very convenient too - Roseau is a...

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FortYoungHotel, General Manager at Fort Young Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mitchel family We thank you for your positive feedback and are quite happy that we were able to exceed your expectations as our aim is to ensure that each guests leave our hotel and Dominica with great memories! I will be sure to let the staff know of your review. We hope we have the opportunity to serve you...

Martinique, Caribbean
Reviewed 9 January 2017

I really liked my experience with this hotel, the staff is very welcoming, helpful. The room is beautiful, spacious, well-maintained, the view from the balcony is magical. There is a Wi - Fi connection that passes very well in all parts of the hotel. The meal is very good

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Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Ocean front room! The local birds come to your table during your breakfast, sweet. Relaxing in the swimming pool and a fresh cocktail it's so cool. Room very clean and top level service! Practically in the middle of downtown

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Dear Blawan Thank you so much for your positive review. We are happy that we met your expectations and that your time with us was enjoyable. We look forward to serving you again. Marvlyn

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 6 January 2017

It was a really good experience for me. The food was full of flavor and quite different than what I am used to. I got a taste of local and I loved it. The rooms were clean and comfortable. I would definitely go back. The locally made drinks at the bar was my highlight! I loved going to the bar...

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Hi Katie Thank you for choosing the Fort Young for your stay in Dominica. We are happy that we met your expectations and that you had the opportunity to enjoy the flavours of Dominica; We hope we have the opportunity to serve you again soon. Marvlyn

St. Thomas
Reviewed 5 January 2017

This is a very good hotel but the price was a bit too much for the average customer. I will stay again at this hotel if the price is lower. Their bar service was not very good and the liquor quality was underwhelming.

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
First built in 1699, the Fort Young has been at the heart of Dominica's story for several hundred years. Travellers from across the globe have stayed within our walls from the very beginning, all sharing the same breath-taking setting that our guests do today. Today our site on the capital's main quay is still the focal point of the capital city, with the main market and ferry port connecting island hoppers to neighbouring islands just a minute's walk from our entrance. The Fort Young Hotel is a 3 star property with historical ambience and the most recognized name in quality hospitality services in Dominica The Fort Young marries traditional elegance with breath taking views of the ocean. Our 71 guest rooms and suites are ideal for both business and leisure travellers. All rooms are fully air-conditioned, with free wi-fi throughout and all feature a terrace or balcony offering the most dramatic sea and sunset views imaginable. The Fort Young is perfectly situated to discover all this island's treasures. You can dive or go whale watching directly from our jetty. Hike the rainforests and waterfalls that stretch up behind our hotel.     Whatever you desire to do, Fort Young is The Key to Dominica ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fort Young Hotel

Address: Victoria Street | P.O. Box 519, Roseau, Dominica
Region: Caribbean > Dominica > Saint George Parish > Roseau
Price Range: €135 - €296 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Fort Young Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 71
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Fort Young Roseau
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“ask for an ocean front room”
 of 5 bubbles eelco2013, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Sea view, of course. Some require booking well in advance.”
 of 5 bubbles 736kamilh, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We loved our ocean view room above the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles bnice2dogs, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms were quiet as the Hotel was constructed from an old thick walled Fort.”
 of 5 bubbles hickoryknoll, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the ocean side offer spectacular views of sunset from the balcony!”
 of 5 bubbles bryanj951, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
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