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Formerly a private colonial-era club, the AAA Four Diamond Award Colony Club now welcomes guests to experience Barbados’ storied history. Enjoy savory dining and sun-swept beaches, relaxing poolside activities and the casual elegance of evening cocktails, each Colony Club guest finds a personal retreat and memorable moment to call their own.
Guests at Colony Club by Elegant Hotels can sunbathe on lounge chairs along the beach or beside 4 rock-lined pools. The hotel features a variety of water sports, 2 restaurants, and a swim-up bar.
Accommodations at Colony Club by Elegant Hotels include balconies or patios, ceiling fans and air conditioning, CD players, iPod docks, REN toiletries, flat-panel TVs with cable, and bathrobes/slippers.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!Opens in a new window
Colony Club by Elegant Hotels
This Barbados hotel features Waves Spa and Beauty Salon offering massage, facials, body scrubs, aromatherapy, waxing, manicures and pedicures, and hair care. The spa is closed on Mondays. Advanced reservations are required for massages and spa treatments.
2 computers round out the offerings of a library filled with paperbacks and board games. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available throughout the property. 2 meeting rooms and secretarial services are at guests' disposal.
A promenade with jewelry, gift and sundries, and hotel-wear shops extends off the reception area of Colony Club by Elegant Hotels, which contains an open-air courtyard graced by a lily-and-koi pond. The property also has its own organic gardens. A complimentary poolside cocktail party is hosted weekly. Complimentary supervised children's activities are offered during December holidays and in summer. For an extra charge babysitting and childcare are always available.
Complimentary motorized water sports are available through the hotel's Aqua School program. A pool and beach ambassador service is available throughout the day offering cold towels, iced water, and fruit platters. The Colony Club by Elegant Hotels provides an airport pickup service for an additional charge. Drinks and light snacks are served on the deck in the afternoons and early evenings.
A small, air-conditioned fitness center contains cardio equipment and free weights. The hotel also offers 2 tennis courts. Preferred tee times at several nearby acclaimed golf courses can be arranged.
- Number of buildings/towers - 9
- Beach umbrellas
- Beach sun loungers
- Beach towels
- Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
- Supervised childcare/activities (free)
- Number of meeting rooms - 2
- Full-service spa
- Poolside bar
- Swim-up bar
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Concierge services
- Fitness facilities
- Conference space
- Meeting rooms 2
- 24-hour front desk
- Total number of rooms - 96
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Number of floors - 3
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Shopping on site
- Hair salon
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Babysitting or childcare
- Tennis on site
- Number of bars/lounges - 2
- Wedding services
- Free WiFi
- Free wired high-speed Internet
- Number of outdoor pools - 4
- Outdoor tennis courts - 2
- Number of restaurants - 2
- 24-hour business center
- Free self parking
- Supervised childcare/activities
- Free breakfast
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Spa services on site
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet
Free self parking
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Premium TV channels
- Room service (24 hours)
- Furnished balcony or patio
- Ceiling fan
- Air conditioning
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Free bottled water
- Turndown service
- In-room massage available
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- Cable TV service
- Pillowtop mattress
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room safe
- Free WiFi
- Free wired high-speed Internet
- Daily housekeeping
- Private bathroom
- Jetted bathtub
- Shower/tub combination
- Free cribs/infant beds
- Rollaway/extra beds (free)
- Espresso maker
- Flat-panel TV
- iPod docking station
Where to Eat
Laguna Restaurant - This recently redesigned open-air restaurant enjoys views of the garden, pool, and ocean, and has a 2-story lattice ceiling and intimate lounge area. Serves a breakfast buffet with American, English, and Bajan (Barbadian) selections, healthy dining choices such as fresh squeezed juices, organic teas and local seasonal produce. All of the restaurant meals are carefully created by the Executive Chef, who incorporates seasonal produce in the dishes to ensure the restaurant uses the freshest ingredients with the fullest flavor, complemented by herbs and seasoning from its own organic gardens. Menus are tailored to incorporate local cuisine. New menus feature healthy dining options for breakfast, snacks, lunch and dinner. Dinner dress code: Long pants; collared shirts for men.
Orchid Room - A private function room. Reserve this room in advance for your special event.
Sunset Bar & Deck - Poolside swim-up bar adjacent to expansive beachside, sunset-view wood deck furnished with teak umbrella tables and rattan chairs. Nearby gazebo for live music some nights. Light fare and seafood lunch/dinner menu. Bar service late morning to late night.
Planters Cocktail Lounge - Open-air lounge with cushioned rattan seating. Open evenings.
Nearby Things to Do
The Caribbean Sea gently washes the hotel's 400-m (437-yd) white sand beach, with casuarina trees and beach umbrellas shading thickly cushioned lounge chairs. Sun chairs also ring four narrow, rock-lined, freeform pools—each approximately 27.5m (90 ft) long—in a courtyard running through the hotel's center. The courtyard contains rock waterfalls, flower gardens, and tall palms and mahogany trees. The pool nearest the beach features a swim-up bar.
The hotel provides 30-minute snorkeling excursions to a nearby sunken barge and 30-minute boat cruises along the coast—both complimentary. Also complimentary are water skiing, tubing, paddle boating, and banana-boating as well as snorkeling gear, kayaks, sailboats, boogie boards, and windsurfers.
Independent operators on the beach rent out personal watercraft and offer parasailing. On request, other independent operators pick up guests for scuba lessons, certification classes, and excursions.
Use of two lighted tennis courts and a basketball hoop is complimentary. The nearest golf courses are at Sandy Lane 3 km (2 mi) away.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Golfing nearby
- Personal motorized watercraft on site
- Scuba diving nearby
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Basketball on site
- Parasailing on site
- Sailing on site
- Snorkeling on site
- Surfing/boogie boarding on site
- Water skiing on site
- Windsurfing on site
- Facial treatments
- Manicures and pedicures
- Body scrubs
- Aromatherapy treatments
- Body treatments
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Check-out time is noon
Children and extra beds
- Children 12 and younger are not allowed at this property from February to February. The rest of the year they are welcome.
- Free rollaway/extra beds!
- Free cribs (infant beds)!
- No pets or service animals allowed
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
No pets or service animals allowed
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We should mention
This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 12 years old and younger are not permitted from February to February. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.