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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been lucky enough to have stayed at Bel Jou for three to four weeks at a time, over the past nine years. We spent a wonderful time there end of May into June but I fear it will have been our last trip. It is everything we don't look for in a hotel... Let me explain. We love...

3Thank Kate111113
Aylesford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Bel Jou or Delightful Day hotel reflect its positives, but it has to be judged alongside its physical restrictions due to its position high up on a hillside overlooking the Caribbean Sea, airport and cemetery. The hotel and grounds are kept spotless with close scrutiny of the details.Fogging is experienced, once a week on Wednesdays between 5.30pm to 6.30pm, when...

3Thank Geoff R
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Fabulous holiday. Booked with Saga. But sold to Group a few weeks before my friend and I arrived. We were however informed of this change. Not sure what we were to expect. There was a change over period in the first few days of our arrival. This was a little confusing regarding Staffing and mini bus trips but everything booked...

4Thank evelynenan
Grantham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Just returned from the Bel Jou hotel in St Lucia. A great pity that this hotel was sold by Saga. I had been twice before and the hotel is not the same as it was although it is difficult to pinpoint differences. The biggest change is in the courtesy bus services , these do not run as frequently as before...

5Thank jeffers50
Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Wonderful warm welcome upon arrival, friendly and helpful staff making this a wonderful holiday destination. Food and choices great. View from our hotel room and balcony excellent. Loved this hotel and all it had to offer.

3Thank fluffyduck51
Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 October 2016

20th Sept to 6th Oct 2016. A hotel like no other. The staff cannot do enough for you. What ever you want, you only have to ask. If there is a dance or you need a partner to play a game, either the staff will join you or find someone for you. This hotel requires the guests to get involved,...

3Thank Philip C
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2016

In September 2015 I had a two venue holiday with the first week at The Club, St James, Barbados and the second following a Saga instigated transfer to The Bel Jou hotel in St Lucia. I have been to The Club Barbados many times and am returning in early October but have never been to St lucia before and was...

5Thank John H
Andover, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 September 2016

I have just returned from a week here and it was lovely. Mr room was 310 and had a great view and for me it was great as there was a tree outside with birds perching on perfect for photographs. The food was excellent and although I am not a breakfast person I enjoyed having toast and coffee in such...

5Thank Janet019
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

I have recently returned from a 2 week stay at the Bel Jou . As stated in other reviews the hotel has recently changed hands and many changes have been implemented . Due to the perseverance of the Saga guests some of these were reinstated. In spite of these inconveniences ( especially the pool ), thanks to the superb staff...

3Thank Benjella
Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 September 2016

This was our first Saga holiday and we were slightly unsure what it would be like. However, from the moment we arrived we were made to feel welcome. There was about 5 members of staff to welcome us and Rita the Saga rep. Rita was our rep for the majority of our stay and is the best rep we have...

4Thank Pat W

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
St. Lucia's wonderful, adults only hotel. Boasting stunning views over Castries and out across the gorgeous ocean from its setting atop a lush, tropical hillside, the 4-star Bel Jou provides a tranquil, tropical retreat for today's adult and senior travelers, free from the distractions of the more overrun resorts. With many opportunities for sightseeing and sampling island life, the hotel's relaxed atmosphere is perfect for a leisurely holiday or a lively Caribbean experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bel Jou Hotel

Address: La Pensee Road, Castries 89131, St. Lucia
Region: Caribbean > St. Lucia > Castries Quarter > Castries
Price Range: €187 - €304 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bel Jou Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 52
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Also Known As:
Bel Jou Castries
Bel Jou Hotel St. Lucia/Castries
Hotel Style:
#6 Romantic Hotel in Castries
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“Love the garden rooms but choose higher floors if you want the view”
 of 5 bubbles Kate111113, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are good.”
 of 5 bubbles evelynenan, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I believe the vast majority of rooms had excellent views bearing the high hill top location.”
 of 5 bubbles johnhT3312AD, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“all have views”
 of 5 bubbles Janet019, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“avoid the garden rooms - no views at all”
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 of 5 bubbles patriciawA430ZV, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
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