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“My Favorite Hotel” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Hilton Barbados Resort

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Hilton Barbados Resort
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“My Favorite Hotel”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2012

I've stayed at the Hilton in Barbados twice now so I can say the service is consistent. The staff are remarkable: nothing is too much trouble. A year after my first stay, the waitress at breakfast, June greets me by name (along with my colleague from work). I work in customer service and I know this is likely to be a process of customer relations but it's so refreshing and the smiles and good will are entirely genuine. (Honorable mention also goes out to Vanity and Wilma on the front desk for similar helpful and friendly service and don't forget Chef George at the beach bar for endless fabulous lunches of flying fish).
As for the property, it's exquisite: Ocean and bay views, great beds, great beach and pools, great breakfast (but don't leave your plate uncovered or the tiny blackbirds will get your food.
I'm here on business but it's very family friendly and next time I'm going to make sure I bring mine.
Make an effort to stay here if you can: It's well worth it.

Room Tip: I really like the tower ocean view rooms.
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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MatthewBarbados, General Manager at Hilton Barbados Resort, responded to this review, October 10, 2012
Just wanted to thank you for your recent stay here at our hotel! So glad you were able to experience our authentic Hilton hospitality. We look forward to seeing you soon. Best regards
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2012

It's the Hilton? What do you expect! Was here with my wife a few years back for our honeymoon...the servce was amazing then. Not to mention the beach views!!! AMAZING! So we decided to come back with our 2 little ones and they had tons of fun. The rooms were clean and quite comfortable...again the staff was amazing too :-) However, my one gripe is the cost of the food...it's too high! You wouldn' expect the food that is offered to cost so much, so yesterday we went walking up the road from the resort and bumped up on a jamaican and arabic place...jamaican place was closed but the food at the arabic place was great and quite affordable! had falafols (sp?) for all three of us and it was under $15 US! The exective lounge was quite comfortable too...definitely will come back!

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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MatthewBarbados, General Manager at Hilton Barbados Resort, responded to this review, October 10, 2012
Just wanted to thank you for your recent stay here at our hotel! So glad you were able to experience our authentic Hilton hospitality. We look forward to seeing you soon. Best regards
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2012

Ive only been once to Barbados for a short business trip and stayed in this venue for one night. Bottom line i cannot give a five star rating because I did not visit much of the island. The hotel is a bit pricey but the service, building, food and the rooms where excellent when compared to the rest of the caribbean islands.

The water in front of the hotel provides a glimpse of the beauty of the island. I do understand that many of the islands activities are located a bit far from the hotel.

Would stay again without a doubt. This place brings peace of mind!

Stayed September 2012, traveled on business
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MatthewBarbados, General Manager at Hilton Barbados Resort, responded to this review, October 10, 2012
Just wanted to thank you for your recent stay here at our hotel! So glad you were able to experience our authentic Hilton hospitality. We look forward to seeing you soon. Best regards
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2012

We (family with 9 year old) stayed at the Hilton for 2 weeks in late August, the first time we'd been to Barbados. We had an ocean view room on the 4th floor which looked over the pools to the sea and it was an amazing view to wake up to. The room itself was fine, nothing special but clean, large enough with a balcony. It was a little disappointing that despite being a Diamond member and the hotel not even being 50% full, we weren't upgraded (unlike our stay in the Hilton Montreal a couple of years ago). I had booked a standard room on points for 10 days and intended to pay for a Suite for the final 4 days, but as the room we were in was fine, I cancelled the Suite and paid for the standard room instead.

The hotel facilities are very good, 2 good sized pools and a toddlers pool, a waterside bar, a gym which is larger and better equipped than most Hiltons (and I've been to a fair few), and a comfortable Exec Lounge with spectacular views on the 8th floor.

The restaurants were pretty good (we ate at the Lighthouse Terrace and the Waterside). There wasn't a great variety and it's not particularly cheap but what there was, was generally fine. Unfortunately, there aren't a great deal of restaurants within walking distance of the Hilton (we tried Brown Sugar for a Sunday buffet which was OK).

The Hilton is right on the beach and it has it's own little stretch of beautiful, soft sand and a little bay protected by rock artificial breakwaters on either side. The water can be a little lively on some days, not really suitable for children to swim in, but great for paddling and boogie boards. I am a fairly confident swimmer and I was out almost every day and had no trouble swimming and snorkelling.

August is low season so the hotel was not full. We had no trouble getting loungers by the pool or on the beach. Both were great places to stretch out and relax. There were occasional beach traders but they were polite and not pushy and there were always Hilton security people around.

Talking about the Hilton people leads me to the staff. Most of them were excellent and were friendly, funny, ready with a smile and to chat, helpful with advice and helped make our holiday so enjoyable. In particular, Marcia and Patsy doing the 4th floor rooms, Romeo at the Waterside restaurant, Judy at the Lighthouse Terrace and Charmaine, Andrea and Carisa at the Exec Lounge. You all deserve a pay rise!

Room Tip: Ocean view rooms overlooking the pool or on the Lighthouse side have the best view.
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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MatthewBarbados, General Manager at Hilton Barbados Resort, responded to this review, September 14, 2012
It was our pleasure to have you and your family with us on the beautiful island of Barbados. It is a perfect place for kids and I am sure your son enjoyed all the pools and activities at the kids club. We look forward to having you and your family back with us in the near future. Best regards
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2012

recent business trip brought me to Barbados. the hotel had a lovely view and property. The room on the 8th floor was great. the staff was extremely friendly and helpful. the lounge wsa comfortable and easy to work in. too bad i din't have enough time to use all of hte hotel property. AAA rate was a nice find.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank rdrdr
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MatthewBarbados, General Manager at Hilton Barbados Resort, responded to this review, September 14, 2012
Thank you for your feedback and delighted to read about your enjoyable business trip with us in Barbados. I do hope you get a chance to return again soon. Best wishes
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2012

We recently stayed for a week with our 2 teenage daughters. Generally we had a lovely time. We were very disappointed on arriving in our room to find the waiting strawberries dipped in chocolate eaten by someone else with just the husks left on the plate- We did report it to room service but no one came to clear it up or replace them! After that sour note though the holiday was lovely. The facilities were great, my daughters enjoyed the yoga sessions, and also enjoyed the complimentary SCUBA lesson. The restaurants were quiet expensive but we must commend the Grill restaurant for a lovely meal along with a very good waiter. It was a nice touch when the Chef came out to see how we all were. The pianist was also very good. We found the executive lounge to be a nice addition to our stay but I agree with a previous review that the WI FI access was a bit of a nusience with all the passwords- it's good to hear that this is going to be addressed by the hotel. Generally all the staff were very attentive and friendly. We had a lovely stay.

Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
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MatthewBarbados, General Manager at Hilton Barbados Resort, responded to this review, September 14, 2012
Thank you for your kind comments and I am pleased to read about your recent family vacation with us. Apologies for the strawberries however I am pleased to see you enjoyed your time with us. Look forward to seeing you again in the sunshine. Best regards
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164 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2012

very impersonal, rooms large and clean. Old out dated 60's hotel Restaurants are expensive and not good. There was an excellent Malbec that was very underpriced, the only enjoyable part of dinner in the grill room.
I ordered a car to meet us at the airport, but it never appeared.
Our superior room had a view of the sea on one side and a tank farm on the other!

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank vivthetraveller
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MatthewBarbados, General Manager at Hilton Barbados Resort, responded to this review, September 3, 2012
Thank you for your feedback and I am very sorry that you did not thoroughly enjoy the Hilton Barbados Resort experience. If I can help in any way then please do get in touch directly. Best regards
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Property: Hilton Barbados Resort
Address: Needham's Point, BB 11000, Barbados
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Location: Caribbean > Barbados > Saint Michael Parish
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 8 Hotels in Saint Michael Parish
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hilton Barbados Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 350
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The upscale Hilton Barbados Resort, winner of the 2014 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, boasts a prime location on the lush tropical peninsula of Needham's Point in Barbados. Each of the 350 beautifully-appointed rooms & suites offers a private balcony and beautiful ocean views. Hilton Barbados Resort offers amenities tailored for couples, families, and all kinds of travelers, plus it's 100% non smoking and fully accessible, becoming versatile paradise for all. Conveniently located, the resort is just five minutes from the island's capital, Bridgetown, 20 minutes from Grantley Adams International Airport and walking distance to the newly listed UNESCO World Heritage site of The Garrison. Some of the facilities include a sparkling pool complex with whirlpool, on-site scuba diving center, three tennis courts, four restaurants and a Fitness & Health Centre with spa treatment rooms overlooking Carlisle Bay. ... more   less 
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Hilton Barbados Hotel Saint Michael
Hilton Hotel Bridgetown
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