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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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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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2Thank dask05
Bangor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2014

Colony Club is situated right on the beach. It originally was the beach house of the Porters House but now after an extension is an exceptionally well run hotel. The hotel is undergoing renovation and they are updating rooms constantly. As it is owned by Elegant Hotels you can expect helpful staff and lovely food. If you do go, book...

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1Thank Veyonne
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2014

Just back from another delightful couple of weeks at the Colony Club. It's now our favourite hotel in Barbados, with helpful friendly staff.We enjoy staying in one of their cheaper Garden Rooms - no sea view but lovely and quiet overlooking the mahogany trees and palms in the beautifully kept gardens. Swimming pools are attractively integrated into the gardens too....

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1Thank Hartley118
Lightwater
Reviewed 23 October 2014

I have just returned from a week at the Colony Club. This is a lovely hotel with a great beach and if lucky turtles being born in the evening just caps it for me. The staff are very helpful and friendly. I only stayed B&B as there are so many different restaurants to choose from. Being a quiet time of...

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Limpsfield
Reviewed 18 October 2014

Just got home from yet another great stay at the Colony Club. We are lucky having more than one holiday a year, so return time and time again to this friendly hotel. Set on a beautiful beach with well kept gardens and good sized rooms. We only have B+B as there are so many excellent restaurants in Barbados but have...

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6Thank Sally F
Reviewed 12 October 2014

We have just returned from 10 days at the Colony Club, we had a great time very friendly, fantastic staff and great hotel and location. Lovely beach with lots of activities provided free by hotel. Only complaint is when you book a ocean view room with a double bed then you expect a double bed and not 2 single beds...

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3Thank Cooky_52
Huntingdon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2014

For 350 US$ a night B&B I think I expected something very slightly posher! I suppose I should not grumble too much as the location is pretty, the beach facilities very good and the staff universally awesome. Our room was good and a decent size with a good bathroom containing nice toiletries. Food in the resort is quite mixed. It...

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4Thank masaccio
Reviewed 7 October 2014 via mobile

We had a brilliant time at this hotel and would highly recommend it! Our luxury poolside room was extremely comfortable, breakfast every morning was varied and of a high quality We enjoyed lunch from our sun loungers most days and indulged in the international buffet... I'm normally quite a fussy eater but every thing we ordered was delicious Majority of...

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2Thank CMK76
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 October 2014

We have just returned from 10 days at the Colony Club and it was a lovely holiday, made all the better by the fantastic staff at the hotel. We were travelling with our 9 month old son and from the minute we stepped on to the property they treated us extremely well and certainly gave our son lots of attention....

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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
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Tennis Court
  • Spa
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  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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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: $382 - $1,501 (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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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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