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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.

At a glance

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

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).


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: Children under 12 years are not permitted 01-28 Feb '15 and 01-29 Feb ’16.

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

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.


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 Sleep Quality
    • 4.5 Location
    • 4.5 Rooms
    • 4.5 Service
    • 4.0 Value
    • 4.5 Cleanliness
  • Traveller Rating:
    • Excellent (379)
    • Very Good (183)
    • Average (56)
    • Poor (20)
    • Terrible (6)

My husband and I stayed here several nights prior to boarding a cruise ship. The brief stay at this resort was one of the overall highlights of our 10 day trip (including the cruise!) The grounds...

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5 of 5 stars
Jan 26, 2015 - Kathy H - Dallas, Texas

My husband and I stayed here several nights prior to boarding a cruise ship. The brief stay at this resort was one of the overall highlights of our 10 day trip (including the cruise!) The grounds... Read more are lovely; the beach small but very nice, the water sports available to guests were plentiful. The food was very good - but huge portions! We split two meals and were very glad we did. The setting at the resort around the bar area makes it inviting to meet other people. The time we were there, we were outnumbered by guests from the UK. Made conversation interesting and lively. We were surprised at the price however - and have been told by numerous people that Barbados is just expensive. I'd love to return - and would want to stay at this same location. Read less

5 of 5 stars
Jan 25, 2015 - Jeremy W - Bletchingley, United Kingdom

This was our second stay at this lovely hotel which is part of the Elegant Hotels Group. My wife used to also go there in her teenage-years with her parents - this really is a hotel that people come... Read more back to - they even have a returning guests cocktail party each week! The staff are very friendly and there is minimal turnover, this in itself says a lot. The beach is very nice if a little crowded and sun bed competitive, but there is ample pool space to compensate. lunches and certain dinners on the large and well appointed sun deck are very nice, the food good and the wine list extensive. with so many top class restaurants in the area within ten minutes we elected to stay B&B this time eating in the hotel perhaps just two nights a week but lite lunching and taking breakfast each day. the Gym is quite well appointed but gets crowded and this they need to take account of in my view. Read less

5 of 5 stars
Jan 19, 2015 - magbean - Farnham, United Kingdom

The whole visit to Barbados rates as one of the most enjoyable holidays I have ever had (spanning several years)! So many, many friendly people, ideal weather (early December, not overbearingly hot... Read more ) and just so relaxing. I could go on.....the reggae buses, Oistins fish fry, island tours (especially by the famous Ted), the sunsets from the hotel beach and more . Now the Colony Club, which played a major role in making the holiday so great. A lovely location on the west coast bordering a sandy beach, and the various types of accommodation set amongst gardens with tall trees, some providing shady areas, and swimming pools. Plenty of choice for breakfast, very occasionally in the two weeks there may have been a short wait for a table, but, hey your on holiday - this also applies to the birds that visited from time to time, but it was pleasant not to be sitting surrounded by brick walls. Sometimes we ate in, and sometimes we ate out. A big choice of eateries available nearby, particularly Hole Town, 15 minutes stroll (holiday mode), B$2 on the bus, or 20B$ in a taxi - you take your choice. Taxis available at the hotel at a moments notice. Whatever we ate at Colony Club we enjoyed, and it was fun trying out some of the other places, we made only one dodgy selection! I have no complaint about any the members of Colony Club staff plus those running the speedboat trips. They contributed so much to the holiday. Now, once or twice you may not receive a customary greeting, but if you smile and greet the person......he/she they responds. It would be unfair to pick any out, but the beach ambassadors were something else providing a much appreciated service. The occasional seller on the beach did not worry us. They only came along now & then and left you alone as soon as you said no thanks. As all beaches are public, the hotel has no control over them but they did not seem to cross the boundary into the hotel grounds. We were pleased with our ground floor luxury poolside room. Decent size for two and a pleasant patio with access to the lagoon pool. Room service was to a high standard, not always done at the same time each day but the staff would return later if inconvenient when they arrived. The tree frogs call continuously during the hours of darkness but I didn't notice them after the first night. Finally, the sun beds. Ahh, the really comfortable sun beds. Much has been written about the sun beds. It is such a shame to watch a lonely hat or bottle of suntan lotion laying for an hour or much longer on a sunbed with no one for company, when all you want to do is to find two sunbeds together with your chosen company. I say no more, except we are returning later this year. Anyone got two sunbeds that fit in your hand luggage?! Read less

5 of 5 stars
Jan 17, 2015 - Stevetinton - Epsom, United Kingdom

It is hard to beat the Colony Club. The location on one of the best beaches on the west coast is fantastic. Good water sand and swimming right next to the bar ! Able to walk a long way on the beach... Read more . The hotel rooms are varied and spacious. The restaurant provides varies and quality food. The pools are more for dipping in to cool off rather than swimming... But then there is the beach. The buildings tastefully surround well kept gardens. The staff and management are helpful friendly and efficient. Easy to walk to Holetown. Not as glitzy or as highly specified as some other quality Barbados hotels. But if you want a high quality friendly hotel, superbly located, the Colony Club is an ideal choice. Read less

4 of 5 stars
Jan 17, 2015 - SMB2558 - Surrey, United Kingdom

Wonderful holiday, loved the hotel & it's location, staff very friendly and everything was great except the situation with guests reserving sun loungers at some unearthly hour in the morning by... Read more placing small items on them and then not actually using the beds for hours. Very annoying, particularly when you try to find a bed later & you can't find one (but there will be a number occupied by just a "Book","Suncream" or a "Hat" rather than a person!!).This happened to us on occasions and we ended up going back to sit on our terrace rather than being on the beach or by the pool. We often went for a walk at sunrise and it was amazing to see how many beds were already "reserved". Why do people feel they have to do this, it's crazy!! A difficult one to sort but Hotel management need to address this problem. I understand there is supposed to be a sun lounger for every guest but something is going wrong somewhere. Do Colony Club have any suggestions on how to resolve it? We've booked to stay again later this year, we hope the situation has improved by then. Read less

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