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Royal Islander

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The Mall Drive, Freeport F-42549, Grand Bahama Island
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Denmark
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Stayed there for business with a larger group. The hotel and service was ok for a low budget. Hotel appears quite worn down, although all amenities working ok. Staff friendly and the atmosphere quite cosy - with a courtyard garden and swimming pool. The surrounding area outside seems quite deserted the nearby bazaar closed down and other shops / bars... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

My brief stay at the Royal Islander Resort was event filled to say the least, I Arrived late evening after dinner with friends to find a dark lobby with a solitary security guard who initially refused to open the locked hotel door. (High Crime Area) After I explain to the guard that I had a reservation he reluctantly opened the... More 

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Gerta D, General Manager at Royal Islander, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We sincerely apologize for your displeasure with the Royal Islander Hotel. When you booked, your booking company clearly states that our front desk closes at 11:00p.m. You arrived at the hotel around 2:30a.m. and security did allow you to stay in a room. Our front desk honored your booking rate, however you were unhappy with the fact that... More 

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Oud-Beijerland, The Netherlands
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015 via mobile

Really friendly and helpful staff. Maybe a bit outdated furniture in the rooms, but if you do it right you should only sleep in your room. Always a lot to do in Port Lucaya and in town center, the staff is always willing and able to tell you where you should hang out for a nice night out.

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Nassau, New Providence, The Bahamas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Upon staying at the royal islander the 1st time the experience, was novel. But upon multiple trips there, the minor missteps became to much to overlook. Sometimes the bath towels were very hard. The hot water for showers was barely luke warm and upon one stay the AC was unable to be adjusted , so it was either FREEZE or... More 

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Montego Bay, Jamaica
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We got to Freeport late and after meeting family & friends, went to the hotel we were suppose to stayed but, it got booked out & we found this one & I loved the room, they av pool, Jacuzzi, restaurant etc..staff were nice and the security gaurds and I enjoyed my stay.

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Gatlinburg, TN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

First. let me say this is not on the beach. You will need to take a taxi or bus to get to the beaches or Port Lucuaya. It is attractive, clean, and quite. They have free Wi-Fi and a nice restaurant. The restaurant is open for breakfast and has a $4.95 special that can't be beat. It is not open... More 

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5 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We stayed for three nights. This Hotel.....and I use the term VERY LOOSELY.... was OLD, OUTDATED, IN MUCH NEEDED UPDATED EVERYTHING. First thing we noticed when we got into our room, it was musty. Smelled like the carpet was wet and dried by it self. We turned on the AC to get some of the smell out. WRONG THING TO... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

I did not enjoy my stay here. The rooms were old and dated. Rust could be seen on the bathroom fixtures. You barely see anyone at the front desk. The towels were so hard, it feels like a grater cutting into your skin. If you want somewhere to stay without the frills, I guess this will do but I'm sure... More 

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Lake Worth, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here a couple of days for business. The room is very basic. There was cable tv and Miami news. There was a mini frig. The room I had was on the ground floor right on the pool deck. As I expected there were bugs in the room, ants mostly. Two of the lights didn't work. The one in... More 

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Nassau, New Providence Island
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

The hotel was clean and decent. However all of the furnishings were dated the bathroom needs an upgrade and the bedding left much to be desired however the breakfast was very good and inexpensively priced there is a convenience store within walking distance and also is Cinema near by good hotel if you're just in town for a few days... More 

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