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Count Basie Square

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Address: Port Lucaya Marketplace, Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
Phone Number: 242-373-8446

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Loads of entertainment very good and free plus plus. We had a ball a lot of locals go here as well a good opportunity to meet some and chat as well as loads of travellers

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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Charlottetown, Canada
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Charlottetown, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Loads of entertainment very good and free plus plus. We had a ball a lot of locals go here as well a good opportunity to meet some and chat as well as loads of travellers

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Ontario
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

This was a great place to visit almost daily,we enjoyed Conch fritters for the first time,in the evening they had bands playing Love Freeport!

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Rochester, Michigan
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120 reviews 120 reviews
40 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

On a chilly Feburary day there was absolutely nothing going on on at 3:00 pm in the afternoon. Somewhat picturesque with the harbor and boats it was a nice walk from our hotel but only Pizza Hut was open which we can eat in the states. Oh well.

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Lynnfield, Massachusetts
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51 reviews 51 reviews
5 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Count Basie Square is the 'heart" of Port Lucaya Marketplace. When the cruise ships come in, live entertainment originates here. We watched a neat little band, who later marched and played all over the Marketplace. It is a nice way to remember Count Basie - if you have loved his music.

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Red Deer, Alberta
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

The young lady that sang was super, we found ourselves, and the other people with us dancing in the rain

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Ottawa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

If you are looking for tourist trap souvenirs, jewellery, perfume, handbags or watches, this is the place for you. Can't speak to their quality, as I only bought ice cream.

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Dublin, Ireland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Fish and conch from a local stall - though I had to leave rubbery bits of the conch (which apparently are appreciated by the locals).

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Good music in the evening on weekends. It is a very nice outdoor place with lots of sitting. Several bars and restaurants. Also there are some locals which provide excellent information on the area. Safe place also.

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Homosassa, Florida
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67 reviews 67 reviews
7 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 via mobile

Shops were repetitive of the one before. Prices seemed very high. Music was good. Not a place I will hurry back to.

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boston
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Love kicking it up in the square on Friday and Saturday nights. Three generations of locals and tourists having a ball.

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