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Holsworthy, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

What can I say. We have been coming to this great hotel now for the past 5 years and it never fails to impress. The staff are polite, helpful & friendly; the food is superb and the location is heavenly. Set in 12 acres of beautifully manicured grounds this beach side complex is simply stunning. The service is impeccable: from...

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orpington
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Have just arrived home from the most enjoyable week at the Coral Reef Club,from the moment we arrived,we realised what a wonderful hotel this was...excellent service,nothing to much trouble. Beautiful setting on a narrow beach.We had a garden room which was lovely with a very spacious balcony over looking the stunning garden. Thank you all at the Coral Reef Club...

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Jersey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I visited the Coral Reef Club for the second time and, amazingly it was just as excellent as last year's visit. This just has to be the best hotel in which we have ever stayed, it is understated luxury, not in your face bling, merely perfection at every level. The standard of staff training is the best...

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Karen C, Owner at Coral Reef Club, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely, complimentary review about Coral Reef, my family and the team here were so pleased to read it. Your praise has been passed on to Renaldo, one of our Beach Butlers and Mark, one of our bar waiters and we all look forward to welcoming you back in the not...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the Coral Reef Club on their BBQ evening and when an experience. The buffet style evening leaving you full after the wonderful variety of starters. But then you have to 'endure' the treasure trove of meats and seafood on offering at the BBQ itself. Lovely steel band plays and there is after dinner entertainment. If you have...

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Karen C, Owner at Coral Reef Club, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a complimentary review about our Thursday night bbq with steel band and floor show, my family and the team here at Coral Reef are happy that you enjoyed it so much. This is an institution that's been going for so many years that we can share that HRH Princess Margaret came...

Edinburgh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sublime stay that has totally relaxed us. We normally stay at the fairmont, but we are converted now to Coral Reef Club. It exceeded all our expectations. A very relaxed place, top notch service, with a traditional 'club' feel. Decor is fantastic and works really well. Rooms- decor is more modern/ fresh than it looks on the website. Tasteful modern...

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Karen C, Owner at Coral Reef Club, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. My family and our team here at Coral Reef Club were delighted to read how much you enjoyed the property, the food and most importantly the service. We look forward to welcoming you back in the not too distant future!

Tunbridge Wells
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is set in beautiful, well maintained grounds. Our room was v spacious and it appeared other rooms were too. Water sports were good, the spa is excellent and the gym is more than big enough with a wide range of equipment. Service is v good and it seemed that many of the staff are long serving. Breakfast was...

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Karen C, Owner at Coral Reef Club, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review and for complimenting so many aspects of Coral Reef Club - the rooms, watersports, The Spa, gym, service and breakfast. You noted that many of our guests were of a certain age. The average age changes throughout the year and we are appealing all of the time to a younger...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the spa today at the Coral Reef Club and it was a wonderful experience. If you go you must ask for Christiana, she is very experienced and turned me into jelly just like I asked. The jacquzzi and steam room were being repaired today but the sitting area was very peaceful, the changing room top notch, and everyone...

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Karen C, Owner at Coral Reef Club, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a complimentary review about The Spa at Coral Reef Club, my family and our team really appreciate it. Christina is an excellent therapist, we agree! She works alongside some other very experienced therapists who consistently have training to remain at the top of their field. We're glad that you liked the layout...

Holt, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Great location on the beach only a short walk from hole town and the excellent shops. The staff are friendly and efficient and make you feel very welcome. Rooms are comfortable and spacious. Since our last visit a year ago the food, which we had been disappointed with last time is now excellent and we have enjoyed every meal. No...

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Karen C, Owner at Coral Reef Club, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a complimentary review, my family and the team here appreciate it. We are especially pleased to hear that you thought the food had improved and is excellent. It's lovely to know that Coral Reef Club is your favourite hotel! We look forward to welcoming you back in the not too distant future.

Edinburgh, Indiana
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed in Savannah one of the plantation suites . This hotel is incredible and staff match this calibrate. The food is excellent at any time of day and staff have a fantastic friendly etiquette at all times .. A great setting , fantastic room and paradise setting .. I would have no reservations to recommend this hotel to anyone...

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Karen C, Owner at Coral Reef Club, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review of Coral Reef Club and we're thrilled that you enjoyed your Plantation Suite - as you probably know, we only have 5 of those top suites and our guests who stay in them love them so much sometimes they spend most of their time in the suite or on the vast balcony and we...

Berkshire, England
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Second visit to this fabulous family run hotel, this time with the grown up family in tow. We had the best possible time, beginning to end - a joy. Such lovely people. I could go on and on but what better recommendation than to try to recreate it in Berkshire for my birthday in September. It wasn't quite the same,...

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Karen C, Owner at Coral Reef Club, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review and for writing such kind things about our team. It was great to hear that your birthday was Barbados themed and was pleased to hear the planters punches helped with the cold. Guests always say they never taste quite the same at home! My family and our staff look forward to welcoming you back...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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Coral Reef Club
Coral Reef Club
Cuisines: British
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set amidst twelve acres of beautifully landscaped gardens on the calm West Coast of Barbados, Coral Reef Club is the epitome of West Indian elegance. This family owned and run luxury resort renowned for its special ambiance and classic island style. A five star hotel, it is one of the finest in the Caribbean. Accommodations are traditionally designed with wooden balustrading, fretwork and shuttered windows. Fine dining and personal service are a high priority at this "Small Luxury Hotel of the World". ... more   less 

Additional Information about Coral Reef Club

Address: Porters | St. James, Holetown BB24017, Barbados
Region: Caribbean > Barbados > Saint James Parish > Holetown
Price Range: ₹ 30,548 - ₹ 1,91,026 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Coral Reef Club 4.5*
Number of rooms: 88
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Also Known As:
Coral Reef Club Hotel Saint James
Coral Reef Hotel
Coral Reef Saint James
Coral Reef Club Barbados/Holetown
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“We had a garden room and it was excellent”
 of 5 bubbles mackieorpington, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Lovely looking property with an amazing spa!”
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“Sea front room for the view”
 of 5 bubbles richardg825, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Garden rooms are fine. Don’t pay extra for sea view.”
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“Room with a view of the sea or the gardens”
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