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Bitely, Michigan
Reviewed 6 October 2014

The last time that I stayed at this lovely location was last year. That is when I vowed to reserve an apartment here whenever I returned to Barbados. The owner/operator, chief cook and bottle washer, Iris is truly a warm, caring, and all-around great person. She really makes you feel like one of the family, and there is nothing phony...

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5Thank STILLBILL69
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 June 2014

I came here from the end of May to the beginning of June with my partner for a week. We absolutely loved our stay here at the Dolphin Inn- the room we had was simply lovely and spotless and we had everything we needed, it is in a prime location, close to the beach, shops, restaurants and to the bus...

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4Thank hannahdouglas
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 20 May 2014 via mobile

Staying in a guest house at the Dolphin Inn in Barbados for a few days. Came for a conference but wanted to stay a little longer at a more affordable location. My friend booked the room for me so I can't say how the experience of that process is, but staying here is great! The location is prefect since it's...

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Modena
Reviewed 10 April 2014

Just arrived at home after a wonderful holiday spent in an apartment at Dolphin Inn. We have been received after an overseas journey by a smiling and immediately friendly Iris. The apartment was great, a pretty wood cottage sorrounded by a wonderful tropical garden. We used to have breakfast with colibri and birds. The apartment is fully furnisced with everything...

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2Thank queenbee68
Halifax
Reviewed 20 March 2014

This was our first time to Barbados and the Dolphin Inn came highly recommended by a few of our friends. We were not disappointed. Iris is a friendly host who knows a lot about the area and island and very helpful if you are looking for activities to do or places to visit. She arranged for our taxi driver for...

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7Thank kdmicro
Trinidad
Reviewed 13 March 2014

Travelled from the 7th to 12th of March for a little relaxation after Trinidad Carnival. Alot of hotels on the gap were completely booked so i had no choice but to find somewhere at least close to the Gap. I stumbled upon Dolphin Inn and decided to book because the rates were really really good. On arriving Iris greeted us...

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5Thank Brit R
Montpellier, France
Reviewed 26 February 2014

I've been 3 times before with my family in the past few years, and stayed in both the main house and the separate bungalow/apartments at the back - both lovely!! Excellent location, 5 minute walk to the beach, 10/15 to the St Lawrence Gap where there's a string of restaurants and bars (tasteful). Iris, the owner, is one of the...

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2Thank Joanna_cook08
Nanaimo, Canada
Reviewed 19 February 2014

Hello Iris, Hello Sonny.... I have been here two times. March 2008 & March 2009. I have nothing but good to say about this residence. You have a short walk to the best beach on the island, a short walk to the Gap, cricket field, grocery store, laundry machines on site, clothes line, & private patios. The country is safe,...

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1Thank Julie B
Bitely, Michigan
Reviewed 10 December 2013

I stayed here for a week late September/early October 20013. I am from the state of Michigan and was referred here by a local friend here in Barbados. One of the best tips I've ever received. Everyone here is friendly and extremely helpful. From the on-primises owner Iris, the taxi driver Rawles, and the loyal guard dog Jimmy. The rates...

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5Thank STILLBILL69
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 November 2013

Another fantastic stay at the dolphin with Iris and her lovely family including the new dog Jamie. Lovely studios providing everything you need. A few minutes walk from Dover beach and the night life on St Lawrence Gap. Easy access to buses to take you around the island.

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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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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: $47 - $101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Dolphin Inn Guesthouse & Blue Dolphin Apts. Hotel Christ Church
Dolphin Inn Guesthouse And Blue Dolphin Apts.
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...”
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.”
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.”
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.”
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.”
STILLBILL69, 6 Oct 2014 | Read review
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