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Visit Nassau City Center if you can!

It's safe, colorful and very hectic! Lots of shopping, souvenir stands and restaurants. Do not be... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nice buildings and beautiful sea!

Nassau's sea is beautiful!! One of the most incredible blue colored seas, however... Nassau's... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Juan Pablo M
Chihuahua, Mexico
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“straw market”(123 reviews)
“lots of shops”(17 reviews)
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This commercial district is Nassau's busiest street and is full of interesting shops and restaurants.
Nassau, New Providence Island
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's safe, colorful and very hectic! Lots of shopping, souvenir stands and restaurants. Do not be put off by reports of over pushy vendors; they will leave you alone if you want them to, otherwise bartar for your souvenirs and have fun with it. Go...More

Thank tashlinda
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Five years ago we arrived during December and the place was very busy. At least 4 ships were docked. This time around it was only 1 ship, ours. Another came in later in the day. So the main drag was not busy at all. Had...More

Thank Brett P
Reviewed 5 September 2018

The entire port area including Bay street is not worth a visit. It is in desperate need of revitalization and cleanup. Many abandoned stores and overall not worth your time. I have seen more presentable port towns. It also feels sketchy, not particularly safe. Another...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2018

Nassau's sea is beautiful!! One of the most incredible blue colored seas, however... Nassau's people don't seem to do any good. They seem to be very poor and that hits you back when you enjoy the beauty of the place. I wish they could do...More

1  Thank Juan Pablo M
Reviewed 26 August 2018

All the big brands like jewelry, bags, clothes are there. Very busy when there are at least 4 cruise ships accosted at Nassau.

Thank Jackie K
Reviewed 26 August 2018

This main street is a short walk from the cruise terminal. Both sides of the street are lined with typical shops. If you are walking slow and just looking you should be able to cover both sides of the street in about one hour. As...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Great for shopping, eating and just taking in the scenery of downtown. There are a lot of good shopping deals.

Thank Jinnah E
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Shops galore along Bay Street and the Local Straw Market is there. Grocery store is just off Bay Street , not far from the Straw Market- ask someone where it is- Liquor Stores are off Bay Street - ask someone where they are. The Pier...More

Thank theorize2
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

While Bay Street has many of the same stores as the other cruise ports, these stores tend to be the smaller versions of the same. The sidewalks are narrow, a fact that is punctuated when five ships are in. You will be quietly approached, multiple...More

Thank MMMarty2ya
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Felt totally safe walking on Bay Street to shop local vendors. I would recommend at least to spend a half a day shopping on Bay Street.

Thank Glenda E
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Gabi C
22 June 2017|
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Response from msworldadventure | Reviewed this property |
Not sure what the question really was. But Bay street is safe during the day but early evenings may not be to bad if you are use to city life (I'm originally from Philly & have been to Iraq) because it is a tourist area of... More
Tom K
8 January 2017|
Response from lalocadr19 | Reviewed this property |
No there is not, or at least I did not see one. You can ask the hotel to see if they have information.