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Fond Doux Holiday Plantation

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   PO Box 250, Soufriere 250, St. Lucia
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Ranked #2 of 12 hotels in Soufriere
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2009
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2009

How can you describe a place like Fond Doux?....Incredible, beautiful, friendly, family! A multitude of adjectives comes to my mind! One thing is for sure we had a fantastic time and no place can equal their friendliness. We stayed for two weeks -first week and a half at the Cinammon cottage and then at the Banana Tree cottage. Both were... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2009

This review is better late than never. I wanted to write a review of our wonderful vacation at the Fond Doux Plantation from last winter. I was there with my husband and son and we enjoyed every moment at this wonderful place. It is truly magical and beautiful. The owners and the staff bent over backwards to make our stay... More

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Martinique
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2009

Fond Doux is really a magical place. And the staff keep it magical. The taxi driver Marcus is one of the very few honest taxi drivers we met in St Lucia. 1 word to sum up Fond Doux : GENUINE. So if you're looking for something impeccable with perfect (but fake) smiles and perfect everything it is not the right... More

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MAB24
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2009

Although a little late (we stayed here in February), I still wanted to put in my review of Fond Doux because we enjoyed it so much. We had a total of 4 people (2 couples in our mid-twenties) and stayed in the Cocoa Tree House (which was a free upgrade!). We absolutely loved the cottage and the plantation. I think... More

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Lafayeffe, La
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2009

We had a relaxing and memorable holiday vacation at Fond Doux! Upon our arrival we were warmly greeted and shown to our cottage, the Cinnamon. What a surprise, flowers spelled out welcome on our bedspread and decorated the cottage. Each cottage is decorated with antiques and island furniture. The bathrooms are comfortable and well equiped. I loved awakening to the... More

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Minnetonka, Minnesota
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2009

This was our first trip to the Carribean. We selected Fond Doux because it had positive reviews, is small and locally owned, and is away from the more touristy northern part of St. Lucia. We were not disappointed! Upon arrival we were promptly greeted and offered a welcome drink in the open air restaurant. Then off to Angelina Villa, a... More

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Port Salerno, Florida
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8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2009

We could not have found a better location to spend a special anniversary. Our cottage, with comfortable king-bed and sitting area, was set among the gorgeous tropical gardens of a working cocoa plantation. Mornings were spent relaxing with coffee, cocoa tea, fresh "bakes" and fruit on our porch. It was truly a garden of Eden complete with tropical fruits, flowers... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2009

Beautiful location, wonderful staff, good food, and a great deal too! I would go back in a heartbeat. Everyone on staff went out of their way to be helpful and nice. They even put together a breakfast basket when they found out we were leaving before dawn to catch a flight. The hotel has a rustic setting, so those wanting... More

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London
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2009

We stayed in January and had a wonderful vacation but I feel I have to point our that there are some things that need to be improved - particularly in light of the bizarre management response to similar comments made by others who seemed to stay around the same time as us (we were all pleased to see a new... More

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lunar2006, Owner at Fond Doux Holiday Plantation, responded to this review

Once again I will not go into a war of words. I invite friends and family of Fonddoux to respond.However as a native St.Lucian I still insist that President Barack Obama and his family has inspired us to to become more eco conscious and more responsible for our environment.Fonddoux Plantation is becoming an example that is synonymous with authentic ,... More

Columbia, Md
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2009

My wife and I spend our honeymoon at the Fond Doux Estate and it was wonderful. It is located in the southern half of the island, which is less touristy and commercial than the north. If you are looking for a busy nightlife, heavy crowds and loud urban noises, this is not the place. When we arrived, we were greeted... More

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Also Known As:
Fond Doux Holiday Plantation Hotel
Fond Doux Holiday Plantation St. Lucia/Soufriere
Address: PO Box 250, Soufriere 250, St. Lucia
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Location: Caribbean > St. Lucia > Soufriere Quarter > Soufriere
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Soufriere
#3 Romantic Hotel in Soufriere
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Fond Doux Holiday Plantation 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Fond Doux Plantation House and Cottages are designed to give guests the option to be as connected or sequestered in nature’s embrace as desired. The tropical setting at Fond Doux Holiday Plantation at once relaxes, enveloping you in completely natural surroundings with the unobtrusive convenience of modern amenities, attentive professional staff trained in tropical hospitality, and access to a host of convenient services. Step out of your plantation cottage or suite and into the healing arms of nature in this tropical paradise. ... more   less 
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