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3 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a great weeks stay at the Colony Club with very little to complain about. The food is excellent and staff very polite and friendly. The water sports team are fantastic. Location very good - a quiet spot with a beautiful almost private beach. Enough activities on offer for most people and some extra payable trips should you wish.... More 

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Lechlade
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved colony club, it wasn't too much or not enough. Certainly will return, it was central for everything we needed and lovely staff, quite costly to eat or drink but given the beach position it's not going to be cheap.

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EHGSocialMedia, Social Media/Guest Relations at Colony Club by Elegant Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Amanda C, Thank you for sharing this brief but lovely review of your holiday experience at Colony Club by Elegant Hotels. We boast a favorable location on one of the best beaches in Barbados as well as being in close proximity to historic and vibrant Holetown. Thank you also for highlighting our wonderful team. We hope to host you... More 

Richmond, CA
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We chose Barbados because it is seldom affected by hurricanes, and we wanted to go to the Caribbean in October. Location was the primary factor that drew us to the Colony Club. We had ocean view rooms, which were terrific. I also was impressed by every member of the staff whom I had contact with. And since we intentionally stayed... More 

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EHGSocialMedia, Guest Relations Manager at Colony Club by Elegant Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Marjoriekl, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review about Colony Club. We are glad you enjoyed your vacation with us with and we truly appreciate you highlighting the excellent service that you encountered with our staff. We hope to see you soon! Kind Regards, Elegant Hotels team More 

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Fab as always. Perfect as always. Absolutely no complaints. Took the Wednesday trip around the Island this time. Well worth a morning out. Staff and facilities on top of their game. Will look forward to our third visit next year.

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EHGSocialMedia, Social Media/Guest Relations at Colony Club by Elegant Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Charlotte B, Many thanks for sharing this lovely review! It was such a pleasure to welcome you back to Colony Club for your second visit and we are truly delighted to know that you once again had an amazing stay here with us. We're pleased to read that you experienced our Colony Club Island Safari, it's such a great way... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wow another fantastic holiday! 5th time of being here it just gets better every time. Staff make this holiday they are so friendly and attentive will go out of their way to accommodate your needs. Perfect setting great for families who don't won't the business of an all inclusive and want a more personal touch. Food is out of this... More 

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EHGSocialMedia, Social Media/Guest Relations at Colony Club by Elegant Hotels, responded to this review

Dear emma n, Thank you for taking the time to share this great review of your recent return visit to Colony Club. At Colony Club we continuously strive to provide our guests with an exceptional and memorable holiday experience which exceeds their expectations, and it is such a pleasure to know that we have been able to provide you with... More 

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Reviewed 26 October 2016

My wife and I choose The Colony to celebrate our 20th Wedding Anniversary and we could not have made a better choice. Upon our arrival, we were warmly greeted by Laroniya, who escorted us to the lounge area, served us rum punch and walked us through the check-in process. She also setup our dinner reservations at The Cliff, walked us... More 

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EHGSocialMedia, Guest Relations at Colony Club by Elegant Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Thomas H, Thank you for taking the time to share such a wonderful review of your experience at Colony Club. We truly appreciate all the detailed comments regarding all aspect of Colony club and our team members. I will pass along your kind words to Laroniya and the rest of the team. From your review, I believe it is... More 

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Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed mid Oct once again Colony Club did not fail to impress from check In to check out stayed many places in Beautiful Barbados however CC is the place for us what was good that same faces as last year and great to be welcomed back and recognised great service great food great place cannot wait to go back Brought... More 

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EHGSocialMedia, Social Media/Guest Relations at Colony Club by Elegant Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Kevin W, Thank you for taking the time to share this lovely review of Colony Club by Elegant Hotels. At Colony Club we continuously strive to provide our guests with an exceptional and memorable holiday experience which exceeds their expectations, and it is such a pleasure to know that we were able to provide you with this wonderful experience... More 

london
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

we stayed a week and really enjoyed it. Great location and beach. good service and we loved our luxury poolside room with pool access. The only downside was the main restaurant - we only used it once but the service was surly and the food. pasta, was very very average and expensive. We were happy to stay here but eat... More 

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EHGSocialMedia, Social Media/Guest Relations at Colony Club by Elegant Hotels, responded to this review

Dear banus01, Thank you for taking the time to share your review with us. We're delighted to know that you had an enjoyable week's stay, particularly appreciating our great location, wonderful beach and our well-appointed luxury poolside room. We are disappointed to read that you did not enjoy your dining experience. We usually receive favorable comments on both the quality... More 

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Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful getaway in late October. Beach location was excellent - beautiful water, ocean swimming, and pool. Room was terrific - spacious, great linens and lovely terrace. Ask for Oceanview room and watch the sunset every night. Easy access to restaurants - Lone Star and Tides a must. And everyone in Barbados is happy! We loved our daily waitress... More 

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Simsbury, Connecticut
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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We are in the middle of our vacation right now at Colony Club and it's everything we hoped for. We spent a lot of time looking into different hotels and are so happy we picked CC. It's so beautiful. The grounds and the pools are incredibly tropical. The hotel keeps the pools very clean and the water is the perfect... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
  • Airport Transportation
  • Babysitting
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: ₹ 21,544 - ₹ 83,031 (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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