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At a glance

  • Range of meal plans available
  • Great beachfront location
  • Candlelit restaurant
  • 4 lagoon-style pools

Hotel facilities

Bar

Fitness Centre

Internet Access

Wheelchair Friendly

Sailing

Swimming Pool

Tennis

Water Skiing

Wind Surfing

Beach Holiday

Breakfast

Honeymoon

Kids Eat Free

Wedding

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

4.5

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Colony Club by Elegant Hotels

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Located on the platinum coast the Colony Club is known for its relaxed atmosphere, timeless sophistication and appeals to those who enjoy excellent food in a charming setting with its tall palm trees and beautifully tended gardens. The recent renovation of the Ocean View, Luxury Ocean View, Luxury Poolside Rooms and the Laguna Restaurant is now complete and with the introduction of new menus and healthy eating options, incorporating fresh local produce, these are are a fantastic addition to the resorts health and wellness approach and will enhance the stay of previous guests and new guests alike. Colony Club by Elegant Hotels offers free motorised water sports for fun on the water, with a beach ambassador service, a meandering pool that winds through the middle of the resort with private corners for some alone time, spa with range of treatments, seasonal kids programme, tennis and themed dining to make the most of your stay.

Where is it?

On an excellent beach on the West Coast. 20 min to Bridgetown. Transfer time from airport: 40 min.

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Room information

96 rooms on up to 3 floors in 5 buildings with no lifts. All with balcony/terrace, air-conditioning, complimentary WiFi, satellite TV, Internet access*, mini-fridge (unstocked), safety deposit box and hairdryer. Pool Garden View Rooms have 1 king-size bed or 2 twin beds, sleeping max 2 adults and 1 child.

Room Upgrade

Luxury Poolside Rooms - newly refurbished with private access from the balcony or patio to the lagoon pool, just steps away, 1 king-size bed or 2 twin beds, sleeping max 2 adults.

Ocean View Rooms - newly refurbished with custom wood furniture and french doors with lovely ocean views, one king-size bed or two twin beds, sleeping max 2 adults.

Luxury Ocean View Rooms - newly refurbished are located steps away from the beach, include fruit bowl in room, with 1 king-size bed, sleeping max 2 adults.

Junior Suites Pool/Garden View - have sitting area with sofa bed, marble bathroom with sunken bath, with 1 king-size bed or 2 twin beds, sleeping max 3 adults, or 2 adults and 2 children. Wheelchair accessible Garden View Junior Suite with roll-in shower - limited space next to the toilet.

1-Bedroom Oceanview Suites - with living area and pull-out sofa and 4-poster bed, sleeping max 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.

1-Bedroom Suite Includes - Champagne, fruit bowl and canapes in room on arrival. Fruit bowl and petit fours on turn down service

Eats and drinks

Laguna Restaurant, newly refurbished, open-air seating with all meals carefully created by the Executive Chef, and where possible incorporating seasonal produce, the freshest ingredients, complimented by herbs from its own organic gardens. Menus are tailored to incorporate local cuisine, with fresh produce from the farmers market and feature healthy dining options for all meals throughout the day and evening. Sunset Bar with happy hour 5.00pm-6.00pm. This swim-up and poolside bar serves tropical cocktails and light fare. Enjoy all day outdoor dining at the signature restaurant, which specialises in seafood and continental cuisine. Weekly theme nights provide fun for the whole family; visit the seaside grill and International buffet on Tuesdays, the Bajan fish grill on Wednesdays and enjoy Lobster and Jazz on Thursdays. Exchange dining programme with 6 restaurants at select sister hotels (daily water taxi to sister hotels on West Coast, subject to availability), meal and drink supplements apply. Restaurant is non-smoking.

Fun and games

4 lagoon-style swimming pools, complimentary water sports including water-skiing, sailing, boogie boarding, paddle boarding, snorkelling, kayaking, windsurfing, aqua-aerobics, free floodlit tennis and equipment. Fitness centre. Colony Club's seasonal Kids' Korner is available for ages 3-12 (children must be potty trained).

Entertainment

Nightly entertainment (seasonal).

Handy stuff

Room service (small service charge). Daily water taxi to sister hotels on West Coast (subject to availability). Boutique jewellery store. WiFi internet access is available throughout the resort and in rooms.

Additional information

Half-board and full-board options are taken in the Laguna restaurant only.

Dress code: In the restaurant it's elegantly casual after 6.00pm.

*Denotes local charge.

Child ages are up to and including 2-12 years.

Please Note: Half-board and full-board options are taken in the Laguna restaurant only.

If you pre-purchased meal plans over Christmas and New Year the gala meals are not included in your board basis but you will receive a dinner credit of US$90 per adult and US$45 per child and a surcharge will apply, payable locally.

Children under 12 years are not permitted 01-28 Feb '15.

Please note: Rooms and restaurant are non-smoking.

Minimum stay

5 nights: 01-28 Feb '15, 7 nights: 19 Dec '14-06 Jan '15 and 19 Dec '15-06 Jan '16.

Accessibility

Partially Accessible: properties that offer wheelchair adapted rooms with partially accessible amenities. Please note: These rooms are subject to availability and may only be available in specific room categories with varying bedding arrangements. Please request this at the time of booking. There is 1 restaurant up 15 steps. The Virgin Holidays Special Assistance Team can be contacted by e-mail at special.assistance@virginholidays.com or call us on 0844 557 3998, Monday-Friday 9.00am-5.30pm.

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Colony Club by Elegant Hotels

  • What to Expect:
    • 4.5 based on 467 reviews Location
    • 4.5 based on 490 reviews Rooms
    • 4.5 based on 526 reviews Service
    • 4 based on 507 reviews Value
    • 4.5 based on 504 reviews Cleanliness
  • Traveller Rating:
    • Excellent (339)
    • Very Good (172)
    • Average (53)
    • Poor (20)
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Trying to pick a hotel to stay in Barbados? Stop looking, this is it. I have stayed in some nice hotels e.g. Carlton Cannes, Waldorf NYC etc but this really is the best place I have stayed at. We...

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5 of 5 stars
Sep 16, 2014 - tboyloves - UK

Trying to pick a hotel to stay in Barbados? Stop looking, this is it. I have stayed in some nice hotels e.g. Carlton Cannes, Waldorf NYC etc but this really is the best place I have stayed at. We... Read more had a lovely luxury pool room that was clean and new with a large private open space leading directly to a c.20m lagoon (only 1m deep but deep enough to swim). The staff are absolutely first class. Really nice and friendly from the chambermaids to the bar staff to the reception team all were lovely. But it is the little twists that really made this hotel stand out. On their own they are not remarkable but over the course of the week they really add up e.g. rum punch on arrival and in the room, free weekly annual island tour (you pay entry to attractions), short guided tour of their organic herb garden followed by a small free lunch of the herbs you picked, free fishing trip on a motorboat with bait and tackle supplied many more examples… The breakfast was excellent much better than the average slop you get in some hotels. Beautiful carp pond (they also let you feed the fish). 10-15 minute walk into Holetown and a nice small luxury shopping mall and some decent mid-range restaurants surrounding it. The beach is lovely, sandy with rocks on the side so you can have a swim rock free but also snorkel over the rocks at the side to see fish. Diving platform 25m out where you can sunbath or jump off. The West coast sea of Barbados is also a lot calmer. We stayed a week here after a week at the Hilton on the rougher South West point. The Hilton was much cheaper but I wish I had spent the two weeks here. Of course you can find faults (the free wifi was constantly cutting out but they have 3 free computers that always worked and who goes on holiday to go to the internet?) The gardens are lovely but frequently dropped flowers and leaves into the water etc. Basically if you went looking for faults I'm sure you'll find plenty of minor ones but on the whole this place is unbeatable. Many of the guests I spoke to were repeat visitors, I know why… Read less

5 of 5 stars
Sep 15, 2014 - Waynie41188 - Manchester, United Kingdom

The colony club made our trip to Barbados. It was excellent and we would go back time and time again. 5 of us travelled myself and partner, our 4 year old and my parents. The rooms were beautiful... Read more , large spacious, clean and niceley decorated. Had no complaints whatsoever. The food was out fo this world we went full board and every meal was a good as the last. The service, everyone was friendly and would be happy to help at any point, some great characters there for sure! The beach was lovely and the pools were beautiful, the sunbeds were beyond comfy and it was just so relaxing. Really would recommend the only quarm I had was there was little to do at night after eating, but to be honest after dinner we were all sof ull and relaxed we were ready for bed anyway!! Read less

5 of 5 stars
Sep 15, 2014 - Christiane J - Leimen

The hotel ist great, very clean, th rooms are big, the beds are very good. The Servicepersonnel is very nice and helpful. We have their a wonderful time. The meals are very good. The beach is a... Read more dream. The watersport ist fantastic. And the island ist beautiful. Read less

5 of 5 stars
Sep 12, 2014 - 12SLA - Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Our first visit to the Caribbean, and hopefully not our last. We very much enjoyed our stay here at the Colony Club, made all the better by friendly helpful attentive and careing and considerate... Read more staff who genuinely appear to enjoy being so. The room we took at the rear of the complex was spacious clean and quiet with a nice shaded terrace, where we could while away the time planning our next siteseeing, when we could tear ourselves away from this little gem in paradise. Read less

4 of 5 stars
Sep 3, 2014 - Steve G - Jersey

Very happy with this hotel. Booked one of the more basic rooms situated back from the beach but actually thought this was better as room was very quiet without the busy beach/pool area. Excellent... Read more choice of food for breakfast but was not impressed by the only dinner taken which was overpriced for what it was. A number of small eateries are a short walk outside the hotel for a more informal local atmosphere. Very good bus service runs from just outside the hotel to Bridgetown at a flat rate of 2 BBD if you want to avoid taxis all the time and do not have a hire car. Read less

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