Island Inn Hotel
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This was our first visit to Barbados and to the Island Inn Hotel and sadly we were disappointed as it wasn't what we expected. We went there for my birthday and it wasn't the best birthday I have had. Upon arrival the reception area is very dark and dismal and has no air con so it was stifling. The lounge area does have air con but they didn't have it on! The receptionist on duty wasn't very welcoming and we had to drag our own cases to the room. The air con in our room wasn't working and it took the Hotel 1 and half days to eventually decide to move us to another room where they then upgraded us to a small suite which was nice. But most of the rooms are very dark and dismal looking and the whole hotel could do with a bright lick of paint as it is very tired looking. It is a much smaller hotel than we had anticipated and the surrounding area is rather derelict, although the beach is a couple of minutes away around the corner from the Hotel. The food was good and because of it being a small hotel the pool area was not busy as most people went to the beach so you were not fighting for sun beds. The receptionists were not overly friendly apart from Sharon who is lovely and her father also does tours round the Island and is a lovely man. But there are many hotels to choose from in Barbados and we would not choose this one again. We will certainly not be going back.
Visited this hotel for the first time this year. We loved the old colonial building. We loved the small and friendly atmosphere. Everything is on one level. Our room was amazing. We were only 2 minutes from the beach. We used the local boogie bus to get around. The general atmosphere from everyone in Barbados was warm and friendly
Just had 11 nights at Island Inn and very pleased with the hotel. Staff were very friendly and helpful, rooms and hotel very clean, food mostly very nice. Small and friendly hotel with bags of charm....very close to lovely Pebbles Beach and a good base to explore. Great value for money.
If you like big, 500 room hotels where it takes you 10 minutes to get from your room, walk along the landing, wait for the lift and walk some more to get to the bar, this hotel is not for you...BUT if you want small and friendly where it takes .25 seconds to get to the courtyard, and in our case, .5 seconds to get to the bar, then this IS for you! Staff are extremely friendly and helpful and rooms are nice. You only get wifi in reception, which isn't a bad thing.....you're on holiday!!! The beach is one minute away, but be mindful that you will have to pay each day for a sun lounger. You are free to come and go without paying again. You can walk to the Hilton if you fancy, but its got a barbed wire fence round it...not sure if it's keeping guests in!!!!??! I don't want to stay somewhere that has barbed wire round it.When we visited the tree frogs 'sang' ALL night, that takes a bit of getting used to and don't forget your insect repellant...the 'no-see-ums' WILL get you!The best asset for this hotel is Missy the cat. She's not owned by the hotel but they look after her..and so should ALL the guests...no fault of the hotel, but there are a lot of rats in Barbados (its always warm and humans aren't good at cleaning up their rubbish) and Missy definitely keeps them away..treat her well.A lovely hotel with lovely staff in a perfect location.
I chose this hotel because it was small and all of the rooms were on the ground floor. However the floor outside was bricks and it was very uneven and I did trip. The air conditioning was not working in our room. I ran a bath and the plug stuck so I could not empty it or have a shower the management gave us a better room in which everything was working fine but there was no one available to help us move so two other guests helped us. Tree frogs were cherping all night. The food was good and there was plenty of it but there was a sparrow flying around the buffet table. Most people didn't seem to mind but it did put me off. The pool was small but most people went to the beach
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- Items of a personal nature
- Afternoon tea
- All drinks except wine by the bottle, champagne and bottled water
- Entertainment 3 nights weekly
- Government tax
- 24 Rooms
- Tour desk
- King Bed (Twin beds avail on request)
- air conditioning
- telephone (intl direct dial)
- alarm clock
- in-room safe
- iron & ironing board
- coffee maker
- beach/pool towels
- Located in the original historic building of the hotel with the old exposed brick set in a rich soft stone mortar
- Standard rooms are smaller than the other room categories
- Maximum occupancy 2 adults or 1 adult 1 child
Resort Location Map
Island Inn HotelBridgetown,Barbados
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Aquatic Gap, Garrison Historic Area St Michael, Bridgetown Barbados
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