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The Champs, Hotel, Restaurant & Bar

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Blanca Heights | Picard, Portsmouth, Dominica (Formerly Comfortel De Champ)
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Roseau, Dominica
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at The Champs for a Birthday weekend my friends and I , the rooms were clean and comfortable , wonderful fresh breakfast on the balcony overlooking Picard , the service was excellent, personal and friendly , the owners made us feel so welcomed , we will definitely be spending time there again . Simply amazing !!!

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Lise_van_de_Kamp, Owner at The Champs, Hotel, Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We would like to thank you for your review. Its a very good feeling to us when you send such a review, letting us know how you spent your time at our Hotel. Thanks for the compliment of our breakfast, ambiance and service. We hope that you will come again to our Hotel in the near future. Kind... More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The island of Dominica remains an undervisited gem in the Caribbean and if you go there it is worth staying in Portsmouth in the north as well as Roseau in the south. The Champs is a good base near Portsmouth from which to tour the north of Dominica. It is a small, friendly guest house like hotel, situated up a... More 

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Lise_van_de_Kamp, Owner at The Champs, Hotel, Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for such a detailed raving review. We are happy that we could have such a great impact on your wonderful stay at our Hotel. We are happy that you got to visit a few of our sites around the Portsmouth area. Thank you for your recommendation and your compliments of Lise and the staff at The... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is truly a top-class establishment with high standards and a personal and friendly service. Every member of staff aims to make your stay as perfect as possible and truly we had nothing to complain about. There is no need for me to search hotels in the future as I will return. Our time was too short so we didn't... More 

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Lise_van_de_Kamp, Owner at The Champs, Hotel, Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your great review. We are happy that you enjoyed your entire stay at our Hotel. We were very happy to have you with us. Thanks for recommending our Hotel so highly. We hope that you will be back again in the near future to have a chance to get into our Hot Tub. Kind Regards,... More 

edinburgh
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at The Champs on Valentines Night and enjoyed great food, a wonderful fresh breakfast on a deck with amazing views over Prince Rupert Bay with 40 yachts at anchor! the pancakes at breakfast were amazing - I thought the recipe was maybe from our Dutch host, Lise, who couldn't have been more helpful, but the chef told me... More 

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Lise_van_de_Kamp, Owner at The Champs, Hotel, Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your great review. We were very happy to make your stay a comfortable one at our Hotel. We are happy that you enjoyed our ambiance and extensive breakfast. We do hope that you will visit our Hotel again in the near future. Kind Regards, Lise More 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were well taken care of and all needs were met with friendly personal service. We were given a phone which really came in handy and food was wonderful. When we missed breakfast the staff offered to make something just for us. The hotel is beautiful, relaxing, and cozy. A truly unique experience.

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Lise_van_de_Kamp, Owner at The Champs, Hotel, Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. We are happy to know that you had a great experience with us. Its good to know that you were well taken care of. We hope that you will find time to come again to relax and enjoy yourself again at our Hotel. Kind Regards, Lise More 

White Plains, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hans and Lise, along with the entire staff, are incredibly accommodating. They all work very hard to ensure your visit to their hotel and the island of Dominica is all that you want or need it to be. They are very knowledgeable and helpful in arranging any type of activity that the island has to offer.

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Lise_van_de_Kamp, Owner at The Champs, Hotel, Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear Doug, Thank you for your short, great review. We are happy that you felt very comfortable staying at our place. We know that when people come to the island they really need as much knowledge and help and we give them all that they require. Thanks for the compliments of our entire staff. We do hope that you will... More 

Roseau, Dominica
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

the hotel seemed to be above the entire island as there is quite a hill going up, but it was definitely worth it my besties and i have just found a place where we could relax and unwind over and over again. we certainly will be back again as this was the best in all the hotels we visited on... More 

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Lise_van_de_Kamp, Owner at The Champs, Hotel, Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We felt very honored to have you, and therefore we would like to thank you for such a great review. We are happy that your team enjoyed themselves. We were indeed very happy to help you to make your stay with us a memorable one. Thanks for the compliments on our staff, service and ambiance. We do hope... More 

Roseau, Dominica
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

on arrival at the hotel, i was warmly welcomed by the friendly owners, Hans and Lise. i was given a free welcome cocktail at the bar. in the checking area the view is fantastic. i felt like i was on top of the world, as the hotel is perched on top and the entire town of Portsmouth is below. it... More 

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Lise_van_de_Kamp, Owner at The Champs, Hotel, Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your excellent review. We are happy that our Hotel felt very comfortable and welcoming. Thanks for the compliments of Hans and Lise. We are happy that you got a chance to soak in our Jacuzzi and relax and unwind. We are happy to know that you think of returning to our place. Kind Regards, Lise More 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

The Champs is exactly that a champ! This hotel is beautiful and truly does have the best views of Portsmouth I have seen, from the mountains to the bay. The room was clean and very comfortable with all the amenities wanted. Delicious food, friendly staff, wonderful owners. I will recommend and I will be back. Nothing beats a staycation and... More 

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Lise_van_de_Kamp, Owner at The Champs, Hotel, Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your great review. We are happy that you could enjoy yourself at The Champs Hotel. Its good to know that you enjoyed the view of the mountains and the bay. We are happy to know that you feel that we have the best view of Portsmouth. We hope that you will come again to visit... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I have stayed at the Champs a couple of times. Every time I have stayed there the warmth of the place has come across via the owners, Lise and Hans. They run a very relaxing, homey bed and breakfast where you feel welcomed and attended to. They will arrange for whatever excursions you want to go on, and are always... More 

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Lise_van_de_Kamp, Owner at The Champs, Hotel, Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear Laura, Thank you for such an excellent and detailed review. We are happy to know that as a regular customer to our Hotel, you are always satisfied with our service. Thanks for the compliment of Lise and Hans and the rest of our Staff. We do appreciate the fact that you could rate our Hotel so highly. We hope... More 

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