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Royal Islander

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06/11/2017 06/12/2017
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West Kilbride, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

I wouldn't stay here if I was paying for a hotel in Freeport myself. Stayed two nights before joining a ship. Plenty issues with the rooms that our group had and some had to wait ages for food to arrive. Having said that, the Western Omelette I had each morning for breakfast was hearty and very nice.

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Reviewed January 7, 2017

The position is not close to the sea, and you need a taxi to get there. However the hotel is clean and staff is kind. The rooms are clean and nicely arranged, located around a nice pool. We've been there only one night, however I'd like to recommend it.

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Bellbrook, OH
Reviewed November 13, 2016

Eight of us stayed at this hotel after an amazing week of diving at Tiger Beach with Blue Iguana Charters. We had to layover one night in Freeport to catch our flights back home. The hotel check in staff was pleasant and the room was large and the beds good enough for an inexpensive night. There was a refrigerator and...

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Arendal
Reviewed September 30, 2016

Since our ordinary hotel did not serve decent food, we went across the street to the Royal Islander. Have had two dinners here now, and here the food actually has a taste, and that is positive. They also have pleasant staff, and a pool that looks inviting.

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Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
Reviewed August 27, 2016

Good Evening Manager, I recently spent a week at your hotel and the stay was oh so pleasant. I stayed at your hotel before, and bragged about the hospitality of the staff; until recent. I had a very negative greeting and telephone conversation with one of your staff members at the front desk. It was the evening shift and the...

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Lorain, Ohio
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Our stay at the Royal Islander was amazing. The resort was clean and accommodating. There were lots of activities for kids and adults. There was even a free shuttle that took you to other Royal Resorts. A total of 4 in all. You could use the facilities at each one and eat at the different restaurants.

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New Port Richey, Florida
Reviewed July 26, 2016

It was perfect for what I was looking for. Central location. Rooms were spotless. I felt safe staying there. Security guards always around and very helpful and sweet. Spacious room with nice dining area. All staff was wonderful, nice and very helpful. I had a wonderful stay with them. However, I can not recommend the Hotel Restaurant. I have more...

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Ogden, Utah
Reviewed July 5, 2016

dirty place, trash all over the place around the pool. the ice is in an open place where everyone reaches in. the wifi was terrible. the bed was horrible. the floors were dirty. the worse part was the hidden fees. I reserved this room on hotels.com. when i checked out they added $59 worth of hidden fees.

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Pinckney, Michigan
Reviewed June 10, 2016

I had one night before I went out to a bonefish lodge. It fit the bill. I wanted something close the airport and inexpensive. The staff was friendly and they had an inexpensive breakfast in the morning. The room was good sized with 2 queens and the air conditioning worked well. They have wifi in the lobby but no computers...

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Gatlinburg, TN
Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

The hotel is located down town, not on the beach. It is clean, comfortable, cool, and quite. It is not fancy, but it is very nice. The staff are very friendly and helpful. There is a pool and hot tub as well as a ping pong table. There is also a laundry if you need that. They have a restaurant...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Royal Islander

Address: The Mall Drive, Freeport F-42549, Grand Bahama Island
Location: Caribbean > Bahamas > Grand Bahama Island > Freeport
Price Range: $88 - $156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Royal Islander 3*
Number of rooms: 100
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Also Known As:
Royal Islander Freeport
Royal Islander Hotel Freeport
Royal Islander Bahamas/Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
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“Look for Good Reviews, it speaks Volumes!!! :-)”
angelcut1111, Aug 27, 2016 | Read review
“Burger King, Wendy's, KFC, Daddy Browns, Solomon's Grocery all do take out”
jaguarljs, Jul 26, 2016 | Read review
“go to a nicer hotel for the same price when they add all the hidden fees”
jenother, Jul 5, 2016 | Read review
“It is a pretty quiet are, probably the north side would be quieter.”
pilotwh, Jun 10, 2016 | Read review
“There is a seedy local bar next door , get a room away from this place because it gets very loud and rowdy.”
938seanc, Jun 16, 2015 | Read review
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