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Coral Reef Club

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Porters | St. James, Holetown BB24017, Barbados
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Haughton, UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely location, very comfortable room, efficient air conditioning, great food, friendly and impeccable service, delightful cocktail party with the owners. Our first stay and the only improvement we might suggest would be an update of the entertainment which I'm sure even the older guests wouldn't mind.

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Washington, DC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Aside from the incredibly manicured grounds and wonderfully designed establishment, the customer service was impeccable. No haughtiness was detected at this luxury spa (and resort). Instead, I found a genuine, welcoming, calm sense of aiming to provide the best spa experience possible. These attributes extended from the front desk concierge to maintenance staff to aestheticians. Regarding spa treatments, my Marine... More 

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WILTSHIRE
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16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We stayed at this hotel a few weeks ago.We have stayed here before but this time we noticed a subtle difference. The hotel is now somewhat tired looking. It is in need of refurbishment. It has lovely gardens which are beautifully kept, there is a feel of spaciousness about the place. Our room was also very spacious, extremely comfortable bed.... More 

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Albourne, West Sussex, UK
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34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

This was our first proper trip to Barbados and the Coral Reef Club hit the spot. It is a family-run hotel with absolutely no corporate feel about it and lots of personal input. The gardens are magnificent and the the team toil away at them 7 days a week. Our garden room was very comfortable and spacious, very comfy bed,... More 

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Pennsylvania
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25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

We visited Coral Reef with friends to celebrate our 25th anniversary. We celebrate every five years together and when we do, we go all out. That starts with finding the most special hotel on whatever island we decide to visit. Coral Reef did not disappoint! This is not your typical "Ritz" style resort. It's family owned and operated and my... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

I appreciate that there has been a number of recent reviews of Coral Reef Club and perhaps I'm after 12 visits one of the 'grey haired' regulars a previous review referred to. So be it my wife and I go each time simply because it is brilliant, superb location, great beach incredible food but most of all the best staff... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

Coral Reef Club is a classic boutique hotel located on a pretty white sand beach on the west coast of Barbados. Beach attendants prepare the chaise lounges with fresh towels, and mid-morning, offer a complementary sorbet. Despite these more formal, classy touches, it's comfortable and cozy, and not at all snobbish. Many guests are repeat guests, including my parents, who... More 

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Karen C, Owner at Coral Reef Club, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, we really do appreciate your compliments which we will pass on to our team, including your wine waiter. Fortunately for us, you represent a significant segment of our clientele as we have many multi generational families that stay with us, including sometimes boisterous and active youngsters and teenagers at times! There really is enough... More 

Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

My family have been visiting this hotel for years and each time we fall in love with it just a little bit more. People talk about Heaven on Earth, but until you have been here, you haven't really experienced it!! The staff and owners of this hotel are wonderful and make it what it is - obviously the gorgeous location,... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

What n exquisite place to stay, absolutely beautiful, staff are just amazing, everyone has a lovely welcoming smile, and really can not do enough for you, very humbling people, the rooms are beautiful fully air conditioning, exclusive hotel

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

As a family, we stayed here for 10 days, inhabiting a room with truly spectacular views of the beach. The hotel itself embodies sound service and facilities, which both fully contributed to an enjoyable stay. Regarding the service, there is a dedicated 11 o'clock sorbet time ( perhaps the highlight of the day), with cups delivered to the bed by... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Food & drink at the hotel
Coral Reef Club
Coral Reef Club
Cuisines: British
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set amidst twelve acres of beautifully landscaped gardens on the calm West Coast of Barbados, Coral Reef Club is the epitome of West Indian elegance. This family owned and run luxury resort renowned for its special ambiance and classic island style. A five star hotel, it is one of the finest in the Caribbean. Accommodations are traditionally designed with wooden balustrading, fretwork and shuttered windows. Fine dining and personal service are a high priority at this "Small Luxury Hotel of the World". ... more   less 

Additional Information about Coral Reef Club

Address: Porters | St. James, Holetown BB24017, Barbados
Location: Caribbean > Barbados > Saint James Parish > Holetown
Price Range: $358 - $931 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Coral Reef Club 4*
Number of rooms: 88
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Also Known As:
Coral Reef Club Hotel Saint James
Coral Reef Hotel
Coral Reef Saint James
Coral Reef Club Barbados/Holetown
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