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British Colonial Hilton

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Overview

Ideally located on a beautiful private beach, this hotel is built on the site of what was once Old Fort Nassau. It offers guests a luxurious blend of excellent service and upscale facilities.


Location: Located downtown, directly on its own private beach, just steps from Nassau's famous Bay Street and within 30 minutes from the airport. 

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  • bigfishfla :
Cruise Ship Day Pass Fun !

Less than a 10 minute walk from the cruise ship dock will get you to a little piece of paradise.The hotel lobby is beautiful. You check in at the guest check in desk. They were very friendly and helpful.The beach area was beautiful. Plenty of chairs and umbrellas.A large pool area with more chairs and umbrellas.A whole peaceful area of nothing but hammocks. They have a rental shack on the beach, everything is included in the price of the day pass, that has kyaks, sups, snorkeling gear, etc.They will bring towels down to wherever you sit.Your day pass also includes $40 food and drink voucher so take advantage of that. The food was good and inexpensive enough to allow for a couple drinks or a few beers.The Water is crystal clear and you get a great view of the cruise ships.Service from the staff there was excellent!A nice walk back to the ship you can do some shopping.What a fun day!A+

  • wdw366 : Brandon, Mississippi
Great place!!

This Hilton was absolutely wonderful! The hotel is clean and pretty well updated. Staff is super helpful and friendly too. The pool and beach areas were not crowded and chairs/loungers were readily available. Food is really good but a little pricey like everywhere in the Bahamas. Really enjoyed watching the cruise ships come and go.

  • sarahkochmcbride : Matthews, North Carolina
Cruise Ship Day Pool/Beach/Food Day Pass

This is a great little excursion in Bahamas! They offer day passes for passengers on cruise ships to come and use their pool and private beach. It is about a 5-10 minute walk from the pier. Once you get there the hectic crowd and noise form outside disappears! It wasnt crowded at all. Very relaxing. They have hammocks, and beach chairs and a great pool. There is also access to their own little beach. The water was clean and the sand was soft and a perfect beach location. Our pass included 40$ voucher per person for food/beverage. Their patio grille was delicious. All 4 of us used up our voucher. Remember they add 15% service charge and 7.5% VAT tax to your bill, so dont think you will have any extra left over! we had a wonderful lunch , they grill it out there right in front of you. The staff was very friendly and efficient.This was a great way to end our week long cruise. Just a relaxing day at a very pretty resort!

  • Hodok17 : New York City, New York
A fair experience

I gave the hotel 4 stars because there were several things that I liked and a couple that I didn't. First, the room was a part of the deal with Jetblue and the room that we got, was not exactly what I expected, since in the booking it looked as there were options, when it fact there were not. I am not sure whose fault it was; hotel's or the Jetblue's. If your room on the city side and you are not used to the lights, you might feel uncomfortable. Anything that happens on the street, you will hear. The room was too small for 2 people who are not a couple. We were given a roll away bed, that barely fit in. Room was clean though. Second, the hotel (as all Hiltons) has event spaces, in 3 days we witnessed proms, conference, and a wedding. We did not hear any noise, but some people apparently did. Third, the hotel premises are small, but nice: area to sit outside a bar, hammocks under the trees, small pool and a private beach. I was told that hotel was fully booked and was worried that there would be no space in the outside areas. We waited till 4 or 5 pm to go there and spent earlier part of the day away from the hotel. There are Starbucks, bar that serves food (pretty good) and restaurant "Aqua" that is not immediately visible from the lobby. The check-in staff forgot to mention it to us. However, we ate breakfast there before our departure and it was quite good. They have hot station, selection of breads, fruits, juices, cereals, pancakes, etc. The prices at the bar and restaurant are kind of high ($14 for a mojito).There is a small shop on the hotel premises, that is opened late. It sells snacks, water, etc. Room service is served till late night (we did not use it). For cheaper breakfast options: Dunkin Donuts, McDonald's and a local restaurant across the street. The location of the hotel is quite convenient: all Nassau attractions are in a walking distance (shopping, museums, port, etc.). Jankanoo beach is in a walking distance too and fish fry restaurants are about 15 min away. It is a historic hotel, so it's location might be too tight with the city life of Nassau for some and a bit outdated in decor for others. However, overall, I must say the stay was pleasant. Hotel staff and locals alike are quite hospitable and friendly.

  • ragsaid : New York City, New York
Its always better in the Bahamas!

Loved the location and the atmosphere of the Hilton British Colonial. Definitely, a different class than the Atlantis on the other side of the Island. I loved the private beach and the beautiful hammocks during sunset...best relaxing time ever...it is however, very popular, with local parties and prom nights...so be prepared for some hustle and bustle in the lobby and some loud music at night...but the beach side garden, is unbeatable.

Vacations packages include round-trip flights, accommodations, round-trip transfers (unless outlined below) to and from the hotel, and tourist cards (if required, unless outlined below).

If selecting an all-inclusive resort option, the package will also include the all-inclusive features as outlined by each resort.

Items not included:

  • Travel insurance (mandatory if traveling to Cuba)
  • Tourist cards ($10USD)if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing Airlines
  • Departure taxes ($20USD) if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing or Signarture Vacations
  • Hotel transfers for packages with WestJet to USA (with exception to Honolulu)
  • Hotel transfers for packages to Europe
  • Items of a personal nature

  • 291 rooms with city and ocean views
  • 3 restaurants 
  • Snack bar 
  • 3 bars 
  • Pool bar 
  • Spa 
  • Room service 24 hours 
  • Gift shops 
  • Baby sitting (fee) 
  • Concierge 
  • Duty-free shops 
  • Straw Market and restaurants all within walking distance on Bay Street 
  • Pool 
  • 18-hole golf course nearby 
  • Snorkeling equipment (fee) 
  • Scuba (fee) 
  • Non-motorized water sports (paddle boats and kayaks)
  • Fitness center
  • Business center with internet (fee)

City view Rooms with:

  • 1 king, 1 queen or 2 twin beds 
  • A/C 
  • Satellite TV 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron & ironing board 
  • In-room coffee maker 
  • Mini-bar 
  • Bathroom with tub, shower and hairdryer
  • Max occ 3

Ocean view Rooms have same features as City view Rooms but with ocean view.

Kids Deal - Kids under 18 Stay Free (pay a special rate including airfare and transfers when sharing a room with 2 adults. Maximum 1 child)

Wedding and honeymoon packages available, please inquire for details.

Early Booking Bonus - This hotel may offer early booking bonuses at certain times of the year. If early booking bonuses apply to your vacation, prices shown online have already been adjusted accordingly. Please inquire for complete details.

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  • British Colonial Hilton
    Nassau,Bahamas

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British Colonial Hilton Nassau
One Bay Street, Nassau New Providence Island

Some restaurants may be open for certain meals only and limited visits may apply. Reservations required and dress code in effect for a la carte restaurants. Time restrictions may apply for water sports.

Child pricing may only be available with select tour operators and valid for select dates and durations. Child pricing rules are subject to change without notice. Please contact one of our vacation specialists if you require assistance with child pricing.

Photo identification and/or credit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy. Rollaway beds and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges upon check-in to fulfil.

Hotels do not condone unruly behavior, parties in rooms, excessive noise or any other actions that violate the hotels terms of use. Guests may be removed from the property at their own expense in the event of any disturbance or complaint from other guests or hotel staff. Escapes.ca cannot be held responsible for any guests who may be removed from the hotel due to a violation of rules.

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