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Colony Club by Elegant Hotels

Porters, Holetown, JAM, Barbados

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Colony Club by Elegant Hotels

OVERVIEW

Hotel Overview

Sand, sun, shade
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
Sunbathing comfort
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.
Flat-panel TVs
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.

Property Location
When you stay at Colony Club by Elegant Hotels in Holetown, you'll be on the beach, within a 5-minute drive of Sandy Lane Beach and Paynes Bay Beach. This 4.5-star resort is 12.2 mi (19.7 km) from Dover Beach and 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from Mullins Beach.

Rooms
Make yourself at home in one of the 96 air-conditioned rooms featuring iPod docking stations and flat-screen televisions. Your room comes with a pillowtop bed. Rooms have private furnished balconies or patios. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming provides entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature jetted bathtubs and complimentary toiletries.

Amenities
Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy body treatments and facials. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, which include 4 outdoor swimming pools, outdoor tennis courts, and a fitness center. Additional features at this resort include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).

Dining
Grab a bite at The Sunset Bar and Deck, one of the resort's 2 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Relax with a refreshing drink from the poolside bar or one of the 2 bars/lounges. A complimentary hot/cold buffet breakfast is included.

Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and limo/town car service. Free self parking is available onsite.

Location

Porters, Holetown, JAM, Barbados

Airport:

BGI - Grantley Adams International Airport

ROOMS

Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Jetted bathtub
  • Ceiling fan
  • Espresso maker
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Desk
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Turndown service
  • Free bottled water
  • Premium TV channels
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room massage available
  • Slippers
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Cable TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Free WiFi
  • Free wired Internet
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • iPod docking station
  • Furnished balcony or patio
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Rollaway/extra beds (free)
  • Number of bathrooms -

DETAILS

Property Amenities

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.

  • Elevator/lift
  • Fitness facilities
  • Hair salon
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Shopping on site
  • Total number of rooms -
  • Number of floors -
  • Number of buildings/towers -
  • Conference space
  • Garden
  • Library
  • Poolside bar
  • Swim-up bar
  • Free breakfast
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Spa services on site
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Meeting rooms
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wedding services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Free WiFi
  • Free wired Internet
  • Number of restaurants -
  • 24-hour business center
  • Tennis on site
  • Number of outdoor pools -
  • Outdoor tennis courts -
  • Free self parking
  • Number of bars/lounges -
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)

Number of buildings: 9

Number of floors: 3

Number of rooms: 96

Dining

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 evening

Recreation

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.

  • Basketball
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Fishing
  • Golf - driving range
  • Golfing
  • Helicopter/airplane sightseeing
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing/boogie boarding
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water skiing
  • Windsurfing