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Reviewed October 13, 2013

My husband and I wanted a few days to relax, be pampered and enjoy each other. At Old Bahama Bay, we did this and so much more! The property us beautiful, the people that work there are wonderful (very professional with a personal twist) you feel like you have known them all your life.
The resort has gorgeous beaches, a huge dock for any size boat/yacht and the rooms are suites- it makes you feel like you are royalty! The food was delicious...
We enjoyed our stay so much, we were sad when it was time to leave.. We have stayed at Old Bahama Bay twice and we are planning our third trip.

  • Stayed: October 2013
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JBohmann, Public Relations Manager at Old Bahama Bay, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2013

Wow – thank you so much for leaving your review. This kind of review always gives us a new inspiration to do all of our bests for our guests. We will share this with all of staff as well. Hopefully we will be able to welcome you back to Old Bahama Bay very soon.

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Reviewed October 1, 2013

Last time I was at this property was when I was 15 years old via yacht...that was 53 years ago (Was a Jack Tar resort). Although we didn't stay there the place looked delightful and brought back a lot of good memories...I learned to drive there in a Morris Minor Woody. The old hotel is long gone as is the huge salt water swimming pool...but nice secluded place and we'll be there on our next trip back to GBI.

  • Stayed: November 2012, traveled as a couple
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JBohmann, Public Relations Manager at Old Bahama Bay, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2013

We can’t believe you stayed away so long. It must look so different to you now, but thank you for saying we still look ‘delightful’. We can’t wait for you to come back and actually stay with us!

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Reviewed September 17, 2013

The resort itself is amazing but very secluded. We loved the view and how each room has its own amazing view! We got there on a Tuesday and we basically had the resort to ourselves for a couple of days. There are a ton of free activities at the resort too. The main thing I would suggest si to update and broaden the menu at the restaurant. As a suggestion to future guests I would say bring things for breakfast and lunch because the rooms have full kitchens.

Thanks to Limpy, our driver for the trip. He was amazing and such a treat! He shared a lot abut the resort and island.

Room Tip: The newest building is the last one on the opposite side of the marina. We stayed on the second floor and loved it!
  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled with friends
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2  Thank Katie R
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JBohmann, Public Relations Manager at Old Bahama Bay, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2013

We are truly delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you so much for posting your generous comments noting that there are many activities enjoy at the resort. While the resort does not operate the on site restaurants, we can tell you that both restaurants do offer daily specials when the resort is a little busier (as you noted, this is our quiet time of year). Will also pass along your compliments to Limpy. We certainly do hope you will stay with us again.

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Reviewed September 17, 2013

I would be remiss if I didn't say how delightful my visit was and how grateful I am to managment and staff for facilitating it. The resort is well worth the journey to the end of the island, as it provides the welcome any guest away from home would appreciate; namely, comfort, conveniences and style, essential ingredients that go a long way in ensuring satisfaction and return business.

While it is positioned off the "beaten path" and tucked away from Freeport, it has a strong flavour of Grand Bahama hospitality and island elegance, a truly delightful blend. There is always room for improvement and it is unfortunate that more food and beverage opportunities are not available, however, this is not a negative as it drives interes in local eateries in nearby West End. Please continue to provide high quality facilities and services. We are proud to have your resort as a part of our product offerings on Grand Bahama Island.

Stayed: September 2013, traveled on business
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Reviewed September 9, 2013

Visited in late August. The resort as such is very nice with large rooms and great views and the beach is nice! However, there are two things that drags down the overall experience.

1. Lack of good food. There are two restaurants, one beach and one indoor, serving the same food. Menu leaves you with wishing for more. There is no fresh fish offered (they have the "catch of the island" but we concluded that it was a previously frozen filet. When I visit the Caribbean I do expect to get excellent seafood. The best seafood we had was the tuna salad sandwiches, which became a staple during our stay.
2. Aggressive and almost invisible (sand) flies. Their bites were not pleasant and left itchy marks even two weeks after getting home. No bug repellent was available for purchase. Only after bite relief. We found one bottle of repellent used by the bar staff and borrowed it as much as we could, but it basically prevented us from sitting outside in the afternoon.

I'd like to give it more than three stars, but I can't. If it wasn't for the nice beach and view the grade would be lower.

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled as a couple
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1  Thank carll615
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JBohmann, Public Relations Manager at Old Bahama Bay, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2013

Thank you for your recent visit to Old Bahama Bay and we are sorry to hear to hear you did not enjoy every aspect of your stay. While the resort does not operate the restaurants on site, we will share your comments with their management, as we want to ensure our guests receive exceptional service for every aspect of their stay. Please also note that there should be bug spray for sale in the resort shop and we apologize if we had run out! This is the high time of year for no see ums. We hope you will stay with us again in the future, perhaps in the winter or spring!

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