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Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

Thanks Iris! Its a place to be,enjoy,relax,friendly,clean and feel at home. Rooms with sharing kitchen and living room makes it easy and you meet new people. Perfect located in dover,beach in 5min, bus station in 2 min and saint lauwrence gap 10min. Thanks for the great stay,i will come back. All the best for Iris.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 May 2015

We spent a week at the Dolphin Inn recently and had a fabulous time! Iris is a wonderful hostess, she is really helpful and friendly, and the Dolphin Inn is spotlessly clean and comfortable. Jamie the dog is a perfect guard dog and very lovable with it! She enjoys a cuddle and playing with the guests. I've been to Barbados...

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1Thank jellybaby_7
St Albans, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 May 2015

This guesthouse is perfect... Like staying with family from Iris the owner to Jamie the dog... Everyone is welcome and made to feel at home.... 5 minute walk from one of the best beaches to 10 mins for fantastic bars and restaurants.... If you are looking to see a beautiful island in the Carribbean but can't afford 5star places you...

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Nova Scotia
Reviewed 19 April 2015

I have stayed at The Dolphin Inn on three different occasions. I have always felt comfortable and at home. Iris, the owner, keeps the place impeccably clean. She is friendly and is always willing to provide tips on things to see and do when in Barbados. The location of the Guesthouse is perfect. It is in a quiet area, only...

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Reviewed 10 April 2015 via mobile

I have been to Barbados several times and this is my first stay at Dolphin Inn. There is no way I would now contemplate staying anywhere else! On arrival Iris was waiting to greet us and gave us a tour of the accommodation We were fortunate that during our 11 nights we had the place to ourselves and although this...

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2Thank Andywood23wood
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 April 2015

Fabulous place to stay! Lovely welcome from Iris, who could not have made us feel more welcome. Excellent location close to Dover Beach and Turtle Beach. Easy access to Oistins and loads of other places. Beautiful large clean bedroom with massive big bathroom. Towels and bedding changed regularly. We stayed in the guest house and had the use of huge...

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Reviewed 9 March 2015 via mobile

My first time to Dolphin Inn, but definitely not my last, next time I bring the whole family The owner, Iris, is the perfect hostess, warm, helpful and smiling person. The rooms is big, comfortable, clean and is very safe. Dover beach is beautiful and the Gap with a lot of restaurants and great nighlife is just a few minutes...

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3Thank Hellesten
Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 6 March 2015

I have stayed here about 5 times, last time just now in Feb/March 2015. Its a nice house, big rooms, its safe, clean, comfortable beds and close to a lovely Beach (Dover) and The Gap With many restaurants and party going on. Bus goes from nearby, not far from Oistins and Brigdetown Its very reasonable prices too, I recommend this...

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2Thank barbadosfan76
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 4 March 2015

My wife & I spent a week here and the room was very clean and comfortable. The main problem we had was with the owners dog who was tied up near her entrance. He barked at anyone who came around the property sometimes late at night and early in the morning making it hard to get a good nights sleep....

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2Thank 364susan
Toronto
Reviewed 16 February 2015

I've stayed at the Dolphin Inn three times: 2010, 2011 and 2012. All three times were during the Christmas holidays and New Year's Eve. The apartment I shared with my friend was very clean (and kept clean during our stay by the owner), quiet, comfortable and very safe. It is only a short five minutes away from the most beautiful...

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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Paid Wifi
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Location: We are located on the beautiful south coast of Barbados just 3 minutes walk away from Dover Beach one of the island's best, Turtle Beach and Casuarina Beach. If you are taking a taxi, we are located between Luigi's Restaurant and the Carib Blue Apartments in Dover Terrace. We are 15 minutes from the airport and 20 minutes from the capital city of Bridgetown. Guest House: The Dolphin Inn Guesthouse consists of 4 bedrooms, each with a private bathroom. Each room has adjustable room fans, mosquito nets and security bars on the window. 3 rooms also offer air conditioning. Everybody can use the nice breezy verandah, large living room (with satellite TV, radio and telephone) and dining room. A fully equipped big kitchen with refrigerator, freezer, oven, microwave, coffeemaker and toaster is available for use by guests. A laundry room for hand wash is also available. If it is getting too hot, enjoy a cool drink underneath the umbrella behind the house. Apartments: The Blue Dolphin Apartments are comprised of four built studio apartments, in the beautiful tropical garden behind the Dolphin Inn Guesthouse. Each studio apartment has a fully equipped kitchenette with a 2 burner-stove, microwave, coffee-maker, toaster and a fridge/freezer. You can enjoy satelite TV and a radio or the nice breeze outside in the veranda between coconut and banana trees! A safety-box is located in each apartment as well as A/C (if requested US$ 5.- extra per day). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dolphin Inn

Address: #66 Dover Terrace, 15023, Barbados
Region: Caribbean > Barbados > Christ Church Parish
Amenities:
Kitchenette
Price Range: $46 - $99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Dolphin Inn Guesthouse And Blue Dolphin Apts.
Dolphin Inn Guesthouse & Blue Dolphin Apts. Hotel Christ Church
Dolphin Inn Barbados/Christ Church Parish
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“Contact Iris and she will advise what room is best! She is the expert after all...”
 of 5 bubbles dmsbc, 19 May 2015 | Read review
“We stayed in room 4 which was lovely and had AC - however the ceiling fan was excellent and AC not really necessary.”
 of 5 bubbles 100763joanna23, 8 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Room #1 at the back of the property, as it's an end unit so gives more privacy when on the balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles MairiCP, 13 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Depending if alone or with a group, we preferred our own cozy Hut that was seperate than her guesthouse. It's more private.”
 of 5 bubbles Silvana4378, 23 Jan 2015 | Read review
“If you choose to stay in one of the four apartments, try to book one either end of the bank of four. Leaves with a neighbor on only one side. Nice when you choose to chill-out on the rear deck.”
 of 5 bubbles STILLBILL69, 6 Oct 2014 | Read review
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