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Reviewed 3 June 2018

Room was redone since my last visit. Nice new kitchen. Great views of ocean. Very comfortable bed. The wifi was strong. Staff was friendly as usual. Only complaint is same as last visit, the obnoxious private 14 person vans honking the air horns at all hours of the day. I read that the new Gov't is doing a crackdown on these vans and the air horns are illegal anyway. Great value.

  • Stayed: May 2018, travelled on business
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

We booked this for a 50th Birthday, and this was our first time in Barbados. The hotel is twinned with Coral Mist and they do share facilities, which is almost seamless, The hotel is right next to the sea! with lovely beach, pools and plenty of sun beds. Our room was on the third floor, with lovely views and was clean and comfortable. By Western standards the room is a little dates, but not to a point of being unpleasant, and with housekeeping visiting daily beds and towels are always fresh and clean. The hotel is really well placed, 10 mins walk to the left or right and you will find plenty of places to eat and drink, or get provisions to make meals in the kitchen within the room. With that, if you offered a B&B option, don't take the breakfast. The worst was a 2 hour wait for Continental Breakfast, which is not self service, it just got funny in the end as it was clear the kitchen were waiting for the shops to open so they could provision. So yes we would go again, the rooms and location are great, but look upon this as self catering, not so much a hotel.

Room Tip: Best views are on the upper floors, ground floors beach facing means your closest to the sea or pool
  • Stayed: May 2018, travelled as a couple
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7  Thank Martin196801
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

my wife and i stayed here may3 till 18th ish any way we could not find any fault with the blue orchid ( apart from having to return home0
both the coral mist and the blue orchid have had a spruce up ( novermber ) and cannot recomend it enough
mojo,s across the road does a mean chicken stir fry also try the chicken spaghetti (hate writing about food when i,m home i keep drooling on my keyboard)
check out the race track (every other saturday ) free entry unless you go in the grand stand about 10 bbd i lost my beloved did,nt as im still reminded
the zr,s and buses are still 2 bbd per person per trip ( the 50p shaped ones )
will we return yes as always

  • Stayed: May 2018, travelled with family
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3  Thank jakeblues2016
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Reviewed 27 May 2018

Stayed here many years ago and re-visited on a business trip. Hotel was just about to close for a refurbishment. Rooms were a little tired but staff very friendly and would love to return to see how things are now.

Room Tip: Try to get away from main road.
  • Stayed: October 2017, travelled on business
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Thank pgrichards
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Reviewed 20 May 2018

stayed at the Blue Orchids for the 26th time April 2018. Rooms brighter and cleaner since the upgrade from last year, Great hotel and excellent staff. Usually stay in D404 o r E211, stayed in D402. Nice room but not as spacious at 404 but quieter. Very comfortable with a nice water view

Room Tip: if you don't mind stairs then D 4th fllor is for you, excellent views
  • Stayed: May 2018, travelled as a couple
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3  Thank robandles
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