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Fairmont Royal Pavilion

4.5 of 5 Resort   |   St. James, Porters BB24051 , Barbados
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Ranked #2 of 3 hotels in Porters
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Fairmont was incredible! From arriving at the hotel after a short drive from the airport we were greeted with ice cold rum punches and towels. We were then taken to our rooms- we had one of the double rooms on the ground floor that has a decking out onto the beach, and one directly above it on the first... More

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RoyalPavilionHotel, Director of Operations/ F&B at Fairmont Royal Pavilion, responded to this review

Dear Alice K, Thank you so much for your kind words. We appreciate this and we are glad that you had such a fantastic time with us. Your appreciation will go a long way in motivating our colleagues and to ensure that we keep on providing these hand-made personalized experiences to our guests. Thank you once again and we look... More

Moscow
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great location, friendly and helpful staff, pretty rooms with excellent sea views and very good free internet service, wide beach, but, like many have mentioned, the hotel does need upgrading, especially common areas and watersports. Cracked cement and paint are rather barely acceptable at these prices. Dark green streaks on the beach walls should be painted over or another way... More

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RoyalPavilionHotel, Director of Operations/ F&B at Fairmont Royal Pavilion, responded to this review

Dear Alex B, Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed the food, friendly staffs and great views from your room. Live music during dinner has received very positive comments from most of our guests. This said we have taken a note of the volume level and will ensure it is being looked into. Your comment about... More

London
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Beautifly hotel and grounds! Breathtaking views. Welcoming managment. Absolutely wonderful food!!! the best we ever had. Every meal was a dream.... However, after 7 days stay we were very disappointed. Junior staff needs to be more genuine welcoming and to try to be more helpful. Most of the team are fine. But fine is not good enouth for 5 star... More

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RoyalPavilionHotel, Director of Operations/ F&B at Fairmont Royal Pavilion, responded to this review

Dear Christopher H, Thank you for taking time to write this review. We are glad that you enjoyed the food and great location and our sincere apologies for any inconvenience caused during your stay. We have some great colleagues working with us and they are being mentioned by pretty much each and every guest in their recent and past reviews.... More

London
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment we arrived and were met by the lovely, Charlene, we had an amazing time. Every member of staff was friendly and really helpful. We had a great dive with turtles with Kevin who was so informative and fun. We have stayed many places but this has been totally wonderful in all ways and we will return.

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RoyalPavilionHotel, Director of Operations/F&B at Fairmont Royal Pavilion, responded to this review

Dear Lynne0171, Thank you so much for your kind words. We appreciate you taking time out to write a review about your recent trip. Charlene and Kevin are indeed great colleagues and your appreciation will definitely motivate them to continue their good job. Once again sincere thanks and we look forward to welcome you back soon. Kind Regards Kulbhushan Tyagi More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great location on arguably the best beach on this stretch of St james . We have stayed here now a few times .The staff couldn't be more helpful and were first rate but the hotel needs investment .Rooms ,common parts and watersports all need upgrading and are looking tired.We stayed here with friends who had a 5 year old-... More

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RoyalPavilionHotel, Manager at Fairmont Royal Pavilion, responded to this review

Dear Greeny18, Thank you for your review. We are glad to know that overall you enjoyed your time with us. We have noted your comments about upgrading the Public Areas and please be assured that it is being planned and will be executed in near future. We appreciate you taking the time to write a review and hope that you... More

Kittery Point, Maine
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff is very nice, and albeit the service is not at a New York City pace one should not expect more speed I would think. As they say " When in Rome...." I really appreciated the free guided turtle snorkel tour, complementary from the hotel. That was really a nice touch. But the a la carte breakfast here was... More

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RoyalPavilionHotel, Manager at Fairmont Royal Pavilion, responded to this review

Dear Wayne678, Thank you for your review. We are glad to know that you enjoyed our Sunday Lunch with live Steel Pan music. We apologize for any hardships you endured and appreciate you sharing your feedback. Your comment about more prompt service on beach and in the restaurant has been noted and will ensure it is followed up. We appreciate... More

Canterbury, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed 10 nights with 5 of my kids. We had 3 x beach front suites. Location is perfect, beach is great and most staff friendly. But that's about where it stops. Rooms are tired and need renovating. Cigarette burns in curtains and sofas in 2 of the rooms. They put a plastic sheet on top of the mattress, so... More

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RoyalPavilionHotel, Director of Operations/F&B at Fairmont Royal Pavilion, responded to this review

Dear redwallguy, Thank you for your review. We apologize for any hardships you endured and appreciate you sharing your feedback. This is always helpful to us as we strive to improve and provide exceptional experiences to our guests. We appreciate you taking the time to write a review and hope that you and your family enjoyed your time in Barbados,... More

New York City, New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent 3 nights with my family at this excellent Barbados hotel. Efficient pickup and transfer (pre arranged with hotel) from airport. Greeting on arrival was warm, professional and just really friendly - got things off to a great start. Hotel is on a great strip of beach with nice clean sea. Facilities are good, breakfast is good with plenty of... More

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RoyalPavilionHotel, Director of Operations/F&B at Fairmont Royal Pavilion, responded to this review

Dear Amex Traveler, Thank you for sparing your valuable time to share your feedback on your recent stay at Fairmont Royal Pavilion I am pleased to note that our services and facilities were up to your satisfaction. Your positive feedback about the hotel is deeply appreciated and has been communicated to all the members of our team. It was indeed... More

London, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
12 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for two weeks in this hotel, and had a generally good holiday. The hotel is neocolonial in style, and reasonably new. The rooms all face the sea, and are pretty comfortable. All have convenient adjoining rooms excellent for families. They are clean and well equipped, with tea/coffee making, safes, wifi, and decent baths/showers. The views over the sea... More

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RoyalPavilionHotel, General Manager at Fairmont Royal Pavilion, responded to this review

Thank you kindly SimonBlahBlah! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and appreciate you taking the time to share your experience. Reviews like yours are invaluable to future travelers and we couldn’t be more grateful. We apologize for any hardships you endured in the restaurant and appreciate you sharing your feedback. This is always helpful to us... More

New York City, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great time at this hotel. Services and staff were very accommodating and friendly. One of the best places to visit in Barbados. We will definitely consider staying here again when we visit......

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RoyalPavilionHotel, General Manager at Fairmont Royal Pavilion, responded to this review

Thank you kindly Ismar A! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and appreciate you taking the time to share your experience. Reviews like yours are invaluable to future travelers and we couldn’t be more grateful. Your compliments toward our team are much appreciated. We agree one hundred percent! Thank you again for taking the time to... More

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Address: St. James, Porters BB24051 , Barbados
Location: Caribbean > Barbados > Saint James Parish > Porters
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Fairmont Royal Pavilion 4.5*
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