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Reviewed 8 January 2013

The location of this hotel is fantastic - right in the heart of Soufriere. It has great views of the harbour and the top of Petit Piton, or the town. I had room 17, looking right out over the harbour - amazing view. They moved me from 16, which didn't have water. 17 was a much better room. They had...

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Reviewed 29 December 2012 via mobile

We did not have the greatest experience here. First, they had overbooked the hotel and had to downgrade our room for a night. Then when they moved us, there was no microwave or kettle in the new room, even though it was advertised that each room has them. The location is central but extremely noisy - at night, the bar...

Thank Cgerbs
Cville, VA
Reviewed 15 August 2012

My wife rocks, because this place is not for a high-maintenance princess. If comfort and class is a must-have, check out Ladera. Our main goal was to stay somewhere inexpensive for a few nights and hike a Piton. The hotel was very clean, the staff was very nice, and the town is safe, but there were no amenities in this...

Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 31 July 2012

If you are on vacation and want a nice place to stay, this is not it. The Hotel is very basic and the city has little to offer tourists. Mediocre restaurants and no sights around. The city and the area around the hotel does not feel very safe or welcoming.

3Thank Megalith k
Reviewed 14 July 2012

I like my comforts so was a little skeptical when we first arrived. I worried about the beach that was close by. I soon relaxed though. A taxi boat away was a fab beach and the two restaurants (Belle view and Petit Peak) we found served us well. I don't think that more than 4 nights would have worked because...

Thank Fozziebythesea
New York City, New York
Reviewed 19 March 2012

The overall experience of my stay at the Downtown hotel was good. It was a good base to reach everything around Soufriere. As a single woman traveling alone I felt perfectly safe walking to the Botanical garden and around town alone. I even walked the dirt road from downtown to Anse Chasanet for great snorkles and back. I had room...

Thank JohnitaC
tampa, fl
Reviewed 10 March 2012

The hotel's pamphlet uses words like "luxurious" and "superbly" and "royal" to describe rooms and accomodations. Let me caution you that these words do not belong in describing this "hotel". I was not expecting anything fancy by any sense of the word when I booked this hotel. How could I at $60 U.S per night? I was expecting at the...

1Thank chuckd21x
St. Lucia
Reviewed 3 March 2012

The Character of the hotel is not wooow but it is a nice place and well equipped albeit the low price for Caribbean terms. Sometimes a beggar or a drunk outside the hotel can be annoying but I never felt insecure. Location is very centric, if you look for beaches it's not the best choice, for good beaches you'll need...

Thank Luckyplaces
Arlington, Virginia
Reviewed 15 January 2012

If you’re looking for an affordable place that will give you a feel for a local life this is the hotel for you. It is clean, in the middle of the downtown, and next to the pier from which you can catch a water taxi to either Anse Chastanet or Jalouise beaches. There are couple grocery stores next to the...

3Thank BeachBum770
Elsah, Illinois
Reviewed 12 January 2012

We had read that the locals were super friendly and that Soufrier was a beautiful town. We arrived in our own rental car just as it got dark. As we attempted to turn down the side road along side of our hotel, a local jumped out into the road and started patting the hood of our car saying it was...

2Thank mooseygirl

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotel is nestled within an eclectic synergy of cultural heritage and pristine environmental collages know as Soufriere, branded as the gem of St. Lucia. The Downtown Hotel was not only designed to blend in with its natural and structural environment but also with the concept of ‘a home away home’ in mind. This concept is evident in our medley of 18 welcoming rooms, coupled with our cadre of personable employees and local people; world renowned for our hospitality. As we grew in the knowledge of you, our valued clientele, our design scheme was tailored to match your needs; have a look at your future accommodations: ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Downtown Hotel

Address: Bridge Street, Soufriere, St. Lucia
Region: Caribbean > St. Lucia > Soufriere Quarter > Soufriere
Price Range: €66 - €72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Downtown Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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Downtown Hotel Soufrière
The Downtown Hotel St. Lucia/Soufriere
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