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Waterville, ME
Reviewed 28 February 2013

We brought 2 folding bicycles with us which the hotel let us store in our rooms or the lounge. The hotel is located on the second floor of a shopping plaza. So it made it a bit hard to carry the bikes all the way up to our rooms. I was surprised how quiet the rooms were for the central...

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London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 February 2013

The Downtown hotel is comfortable place to stay, and the area is lovely ! I had read other peoples comments on this hotel, but was pleasently suprised when I arrived. OK the whole place could do with some updating, but what else can you expect in a third world country. Unfortunately there is no real room service, but on the...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 February 2013

This didn't feel as nice as I was expecting. I arrived late in the evening, and was shown to a room by a security guy, with a plan to check in the following morning. The room was pretty basic, but there was a nice balcony overlooking the town which was nice. finding any staff the following morning was a challenge,...

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 January 2013

If you prefer feeling like you're in a manicured suburb of Brisbane, Australian, go to Rodney Bay and fight for a place for your towel on the beach. If you want the wild beauty of St Lucia, Soufriere is the best location. We simply couldn't afford the prices of the resorts, but staying in the town meant we could buy...

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Cheshire
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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Thank Clearwell
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...

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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...

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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.

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Sussex
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...

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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...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Babysitting
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: $93 - $125 (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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Also Known As:
Downtown Hotel Soufrière
The Downtown Hotel St. Lucia/Soufriere
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