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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 3 days ago NEW

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
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 1 week 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 1 week 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

London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were at the hotel for two weeks expecting a luxury resort, which the Royal Pavilion was certainly not. We booked one of their beach front suites which are situated perfectly and the selling point of the hotel. However, the butler service these suites come with was often non-existent and it took 3 days for us to be even contacted... More

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

Thank you for the review Plclough33. 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 your notes about the kids activities along with your butler, housekeeping and restaurant services are very useful. We appreciate you taking the time to write a review and hope... More

London, England
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the hotel over Easter this year. We were a party of 5. My wife and I and 4 year old stayed in a suite which had a terrace that opens onto the beach and my two older sons had a standard room which was above our room. Every room faces onto the beach and both restaurants face... More

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

Thank you very much ChuckleCouple! We are so glad that you enjoyed your time with us and appreciate you taking the time to share your experience. We love hearing that the staff are amazing. Our team impresses us each and every day and we are so happy when other people take a moment and share their compliments. The team could... More

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here last week, I was with my partner in a junior suite on the ground floor and his sister was on the 3rd floor in a deluxe ocean view room. As we were staying in a suite we had a butler service which was extended at no extra charge to her, which included the managers cocktail party as... More

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

Thank you kindly Christopher F! 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

worcestershire
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Fairmont July for 10 days after booking our holiday through Virgin Atlantic, from the moment we arrived we were greeted with first class friendly service which continued right through to the moment we left to depart to the airport. Our room was located on the 3rd floor and was amazing, the views were wonderful. The beach... More

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

Thank you very much Donna Z! We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience and are thrilled to hear that you cannot wait to come back. That is quite a compliment! Our team is our greatest asset and we are grateful that you recognized them in your review. Francine is incredible and we are glad that you had... 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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