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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

I felt I had to write to counter what had been written in a review titled "a nightmare". I have had the good fortune to travel the World extensively and stay in the whole range of hotels that there is to experience including the Coral Reef Club that we went to 3 years on the trot. I love this hotel... More 

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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2012

We have stayed at Coral Reef Club many times - about 8 by now and will go back again. The rooms are great - the service is great - the staff are great - the owners are around which is great BUT if you are vegetarian like both of us then not so good. Every time we have left the... More 

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5 Thank NickB_47
Essex, UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

This Hotel is a Family run business by the OHARA Family. The hotel is set on the West coast of the Island and has eighty or so rooms which are more like small villa apartments. We were met at the hotel reception by the managers, Nigel and Nigel, so no confusion there then. After a warm and friendly check in... More 

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2012

Located on the west coast with lovely beach. Family run hotel with true attention to detail. Helpful and friendly staff - great restaurant

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2012

Coral Reef Club is a truly magical place to stay. I have been going for many, many years and took my niece with me for the first time November 2011. This family owned & run hotel is so special. The staff are without exception lovely. Nothing is too much trouble, service is excellent and repeat and new guests are made... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2012

This was my 4th stay with the O'Haras at Coral Reef and I was not disappointed. My teenage son and I spent 8 days this Easter and we did not want to leave. The beautiful hotel, expert friendly staff and the many thoughtful extras provided by the family made it "the best holiday ever" according to my 16 yo. Exciting... More 

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Orpington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

We cannot wait to go back! A beautiful setting, fabulous staff and the equivalent of Michelin star dining every night. We truly don't recognise any of the negative comments posted here. We stayed last November (2011) for a fortnight - we're 40 ish and loved the colonial feel to the hotel (music and all). The staff were delightful and had... More 

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2012

Relaxed and discreet, we were never left wanting. The private suites plantation style: white-washed, beamed ceilings, shutters and verandahs. Contemporary classic styling and furnishings, and embedded within flowered gardens and — simply sublime. Wandering along the pathways is like being in a lost world of sunshine, relaxation and nature. Indulge in water sports, or just sit on the verandah and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2012

do not book this hotel, it is a nightmare. nobody answer to your calls, nobody clean your room. I am calling the housekeeping from two hours because I need something and nobody answer me! I am trying to call the front desk and nobody answers me! the services in so bad that we decide to leave after two days. it... More 

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

Dear roberto m: We read your review with horror and immediately started investigating, but no-one in management was aware of any guests checking out early. We then realised that you were still staying in the hotel and had not departed early and in fact had extended your stay. We were even more confused when we checked to see if there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2012

As a single traveller it was with trepidation that I entered the restaurant on my first night. Everyone seemed to be in couples but the warmth of the staff and the kindness of the owners, at least one of whom were on site all the time, helped me to settle in. Nothing was too much trouble, rooms excellent, service discreet... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • 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
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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: $350 - $2,727 (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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