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This hotel has a prime location on tropical peninsula Needham's Point, giving you 2 fantastic beaches to enjoy! They've cunningly restored the historic Charles Fort as part of the project, meaning you can visit this 17th-century National Heritage Site where American President George Washington once dined! A range of meal options are available, so you can enjoy a delicious breakfast before heading out for a relaxing lounge by the amazing pool complex or perhaps a pampering treatment at the health and fitness facility.
On Needham's Point on the South Coast of the island very close to Bridgetown. Transfer time from Grantley Adams airport: 20 min.
350 rooms on 8 floors in 2 buildings with 4 lifts. All with private balcony, air-conditioning, cable TV, WiFi access*, alarm clock, tea/coffee maker, mini-bar*, in-room safe, iron and board, and hairdryer. Bay View Rooms, sleeping max 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.
Oceanview Rooms - with views of the ocean or Bridgetown and the bay beyond, and have 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds, sleeping max 3 adults, or 2 adults and 2 children.
Executive Room, with Executive Lounge access, sleeping max 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.
1-Bedroom Oceanview Suites - have a corner location in the hotel with large balcony overlooking the ocean, separate living area and 1 king-size bed, or 2 double beds and sleeper sofa, sleeping max 3 adults and 2 children or 2 adults and 3 children.
3 restaurants. The Grille (gourmet dining menu from award-winning chefs). The Lighthouse Terrace (a more casual experience for breakfast, lunch and dinner). The Water's Edge pool bar. Kids 5 years and under eat free from the kids menu. Children under 12 years receive a 50% discount off all meals. Discounts applicable only when dining with a paying adult.
2 swimming pools with Jacuzzi, fitness room, 2 oceanview treatment rooms*, non-motorised water sports, tennis, plus kids' club (9.00am-6.00pm daily, up to 12 years) with daily activities.
Live entertainment weekly.
Babysitting*. 24-hour room service*. Complimentary WiFi available in all public areas of the hotel.
Available at a supplement. Half-board option includes breakfast and dinner. Full-board option includes: Breakfast, lunch and dinner at the Lighthouse Terrace (Water's Edge, for lunch only). All activities and entertainment above unless otherwise stated.
Dress code: Elegantly casual in The Grille.
*Denotes local charge.
Child ages at this property 6-12 years.
5 nights: 23 Dec-31 Dec '14.
Wheelchair-accessible rooms with 1 double bed and roll-in shower.Book this hotel Back to top
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Booked a day room for our time between departing the cruise ship and our flight later in the evening. Communicated directly with the hotel for a reservation and confirmation. The hotel requested... Read more prepayment and I obliged for a day room for use between 9 AM and 6 PM. Perfect... a leisurely day by the pool is just what was needed to end a great vacation! We took a taxi from the cruise terminal and checked into the hotel just after 9:30 AM. We were helped by guest services just before 10:00 AM. We were advised our room was not ready yet and sent to the (executive?) Lounge to wait. We were welcomed to the lounge and proceeded to a table. We we arrived in the lounge it was at the end of breakfast and most of the tables still had service items on them. We pushed the empty glasses to the side and foraged for some coffee. We had to wait about 20 minutes until new coffee was ready. Spectacular view from the lounge. So we waited... and waited... and waited. At 11:50 we were told our room was ready. At this time I declined the day room as we only had about 2 more hours to use it. The lounge attendant was most understanding of our situation and eventually managed to cancel our reservation and provide us with a refund and offed us to spend the rest of our time in the lounge. This was great.. With credit card fees and a taxi ride to the hotel we were still out about $30 USD. Annoying to say the least. A couple of observations.... when we were in the lounge the service people never did clear our table. At one point we seemed to be in the way when an attendant came to remove the breakfast place mat - but never the dirty cups from us or the previous occupier. The lounge in general was kind of grungy! The menus for the on site restaurants were grimy/sticky and missing pages! All in all I am doubtful, that should my travels take me to Barbados , I would choose this resort as my destination. Read less
A very nice hotel next to a lovely beach with soft white sand. The waves can get a bit strong. Just outside the hotel you can walk to Carlisle bay where the water is much calmer and it's quite a long... Read more stretch of beach. Tried the local Roti house which do some nice indian lamb, chicken or veg Roti's. Many of the hotel staff use that place and it's great. The location is very good to easily get to Bridgetown or St Lawerence Gap. The Apsara indian restraurant in St Lawarence Gap is a must. Such a beautiful location just over looking sea. made of the local buses and AZ's which are very good and convinient to get around. If you like jewellery, it's a good place to buy watches, rings, etc.. at duty-free prices. Read less
We stayed at the Hilton in August 2013. It was their low season, so luckily the hotel was not at capacity. There was 15 of us (half kids) in the group, we had 4, 2 double bed suites which gave us... Read more executive lounge access. For all we received and for the location, the price was reasonable for a Caribbean location. The beach was a little wavy, and flags to warn you, but nothing that stopped us from enjoying it. The sand was powdery soft. Boogie boards can be rented by the hour from the lifeguard station, which we found out accidentally, and someone there even gave the kids some free introductory lessons. Plenty of lounge chairs and shade, little flags behind the chairs can be raised if you need food/drink service. Which was great for those of us that were too lazy to walk up to the bar. There are three pools. One infinity pool (that didn't allow floaties), a free foam pool with a little waterfall, and tucked in back, a small toddler pool. I think because it was low season, I felt like we had the pool to ourselves many times. Suites were huge! Great that there was a separate living area, and 2 showers/bathrooms so 2 people could wash up at the same time. We had access to the executive floor privileges, but we were not on that floor. Executive privileges was a continental breakfast buffet, consisting of eggs (alternating between boiled and scrambled each day), cold cut meats and cheeses, different breads, yougurt, fresh cut fruit; mid day cookies and cake buffet; appetizer/canapes (sit down service), and all day fruits (mostly apples and oranges) bottle soft drinks, bottle water, and juice boxes (but not all 100% juice). There were a couple of room issues-One included 2 of our rooms not being ready at check in, but they tried to fix the issues the best they could, and compensated for our convenience, which was appreciated. I believe his name was David that helped us, and each time he saw us around the hotel he greeted us by name and asked if everything was okay. A short walk to Carlisle Bay, but you'll need to take everything you need with you, as there are no beach towels or chairs being a public area. If you stay at the Hilton, you can rent kayaks, boogie boards and snorkeling gear for free from Barbados Blue. But again, no one at the hotel told us, another hotel patron did. It's right on Carlisle Bay as you're walking from the Hilton. The kids club was smaller then I thought it would be. There's one main room with a tv/video game station, a couple of small tables, and a couple of bean bags. The other room had an air hockey table and a ping pong table which pretty much took up the whole room, It can only take about 10 kids, so since we were a group of 6 kids, they never had room for all of us. We could still do the activities, as long as a parent or two stayed with them for the activities. There was a schedule outside, but they didn't always follow it. Sonja always tried to accommodate us. If she didn't have enough of something she always told us to come back and she would put some aside for us to use at another time. However, we never got to do the tye-dye t shirts since they didn't have enough t shirts during our week stay. Surprising that they could run out of a something for a weekly activity. We took some interesting projects home with us. A couple of restaurants on site. We tried each one, the staff was always very friendly, and the food was good, but we had some better meals outside the hotel. You can walk to Cuz' Fish Shack for lunch and Brown Sugar for dinner (though we didn't have a good experience). Otherwise you'll need to take a cab. We had some issues with our bill during check-out, which they fixed as soon as we brought it to their attention, but always double check it. Overall, we had a great time and staff was great! Read less
We spent a few days prior to a Star Clipper Cruise (fabulous small sailing ships) from Barbados to the Panama Canal. It is a beautiful property right on the beach. It has two pools and lovely... Read more grounds. The staff was extremely helpful in suggesting activities, like the Friday night Oisten Fish Fry--you just have to experience it. The rooms are very comfortable, with small balconies--nice in the morning shade or evening breezes. The only criticism is that the only breakfast option is the full buffet, which is a lot of delicious food and more than we would normally spend for breakfast. Read less