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Reviewed 9 September 2016

We visited for the first time in August after the hotel had been closed for a month and sold to St James Club on 20 July. We had received a phone call fromSaga prior to our holiday, informing us of the sale but assuring us that nothing would change and we could expect the usual high standard of service. It...

10Thank AlemapNotniw
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We booked through Saga and were contacted shortly before our holiday saying that the hotel had been sold but nothing would be different for our stay however things didn't quite work out that way. On arrival at the' meet and greet' we had a warm welcome from Camilla who explained the changes that would take place during our holiday as...

12Thank jayneandmike60
Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 August 2016

We both love our trips to the Bel Jou.We have been 3 times between May 15 and May 16.This included a fantastic Christmas break as well. We will hopefully be back next year to see everyone. This makes 7 visits. I really hope that because the Bel Jou has been sold it does not lose any of its charm and...

7Thank Richard H
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Just had my second holiday at bel jou and yet again it was top class. Met some young faces from last year. Elizabeth was on top form again an bel jou will miss her like a lot of the students she has taught over the years to enjoy themselves I hope like me young bel jou,swill remember her with fond...

4Thank eddiecott1959
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Another fantastic holiday at The Bel Jou, all the staff are fabulous, warm, friendly and fun. As a returning guest you are treated as a friend, my partner and I booked for next year whilst still enjoying our holiday. The Island is stunning, such warm welcoming people who love their island.

10Thank scarymary65
Somerset, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Confirmed by rep and SAGA.It's a shame but think SAGA have been loosing money on it in the past. It's needs updating and maintenance. I hope the wonderful staff are kept on if it's sold as a going concern.Unsettling times for them. The laid back atmosphere is good if you don't like fuss. If you are expecting lots of energetic...

5Thank TuppenceHill
Ramsgate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 weeks with Saga and had a wonderful time. The staff were very warm & friendly, the food was excellent and our room very comfortable. A real bonus was the free courtesy bus to take you to a nearby beach, into the capital Castries (also nearby) or to Pigeon Island and Rodney Bay. We liked its...

4Thank Brimaggie
Towcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 July 2016

I returned today from my second holiday in this amazing hotel. Everything you could possibly need, you can get in this beautifully positioned escape to Paradise. The hotel can only be booked through Saga, but don't think OKD. There are opportunities to ride a Segway, go whale watching, snorkelling from a catamaran . The list is long, and its all...

6Thank Ann P
Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 July 2016

I have now been to this hotel at least four times the first time when it was Cara Suites way back in 2007 it improved beyond all recognition when Saga bought it,and I am now very sorry to hear that Saga has now sold it I do hope they keep it just as it is as it so nice there...

5Thank valerie822
Port of Spain, Trinidad
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Bel Jou is reserved for a more mature demographic. No children are allowed so the atmosphere is quiet and relaxed. The hotel is located on spacious well maintained grounds, with a lovely pool and recreation area. Meals are a refreshing fusion of the usual 'hotel fare' and local cuisine. The staff is polite and maintain an unobtrusive presence. The grounds...

2Thank KathyB30814

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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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: $250 - $422 (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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“I would imagine all rooms above the ground floor have good views”
 of 5 bubbles 21ChrisD, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Views from the 'Main Block' of the hotel are lovely. The Chalets have no view, no steps and are convenient for the pool and restaurant.”
 of 5 bubbles ShelleyKBirkdale, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms with the best views are higher up with numbers starting with 300, 400 & 500.”
 of 5 bubbles Hambledonian, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Higher floors have wonderful views but second floor is fine. Third floor not so many steps. Restaurant is not in the accommodation block”
 of 5 bubbles Veh47, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Pidgeon Island good and volcano worth a visit”
 of 5 bubbles patriciaeh339, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
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