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Southern Palms

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3.5 of 5
St Lawrence Gap, Barbados
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brielle, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed at Southern Palms for 9 days with three other families. Exceptionally clean rooms and facilities, friendly and helpful staff, good food, empty beach, and quiet. Perfect getaway. We will definitely return.

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london
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful stay at Southern Palms, perfect location, one of the best beaches in Barbados, lovely wide stretch of white soft sand, palm trees, lots of space (compared with others where beach chairs are all lined up and packed like sardines, my idea of hell!) and we even got to swim with turtles right there, magical! The hotel... More 

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Wiltshire
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4 reviews 4 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed ten days here on B&B basis. Clean and comfortable rooms well serviced daily. Food of a very good standard. Most of all some of the friendliest and most helpul staff you could wish for. Highly recommended.

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

The hotel is in the best location. We arrived at 1:00am into Barbados. We jumped into a cab to the hotel which took about 15-20 minutes ($20). We arrived at the hotel dropped our luggage off and headed out to the bar which is about a 5 minute walk from the hotel. The hotel is in such a quiet location... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I like many others do not understand the high ratings for this hotel. We were not greeted in any conventional way; surly reception staff who told use we would pay a deposit for beach towels and rental for the room safe (!). Chastising a guest on arrival for "interrupting" when we asked a question was unfortunate to say the least.... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely loved this hotel . Perfect location on the beach and few mins walk from St Lawrence's Gap .The moment we arrived ( 12 hours after leaving home ) , Ederick helped us with our suitcases and keys - we knew the hotel was going to be good . The best thing about this hotel is the fabulous staff ,too... More 

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Lambourn, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose Southern Palms having been to the Sandals Resort last year, as we wanted somewhere where the service was more relaxed and less formal. We certainly got that side of things right - the staff and service were first class. One thing we'd failed to consider was that it seemed to be US school holidays, so it wasn't as... More 

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Windsor and Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just returned after spending 10 days at this lovely beach resort. Our first visit to Barbados and we were not disappointed as the location of this hotel is perfect with wonderful white beaches on its doorstep. Our room whilst not luxurious was clean and comfortable. It would benefit from an update especially the bathroom which looked tired. Our room was... More 

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Ripley, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
13 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We returned to Southern Palms for the fourth time but after a gap of 7 years we were pleasantly surprised that quite a few people recognised us - it made us feel like we were home! After a long, hassle free day travelling with Virgin Atlantic we were welcomed at reception and told we'd been upgraded to a sea view... More 

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Port Hope, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not a Sandals and the better for it in this traveller's opinion. A lot of appeal and the beach is stunning too. Definitely for the person who prefers a subtler experience. We found it becos' wanted to play tennis as well as have an ocean view. Lovely.....

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