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Better than Straw Market

After finding the Bay Street Straw Market too overwhelming with high-pressure sales, we ended up at... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2018
Like a mini Straw Market

Very nice facility, although not very well lit. All of the crafts people were very friendly and... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2018
Louisville, Kentucky
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Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

After reading reviews here on trip advisor, I skipped the straw market downtown and decided to visit Dorothea. She wasn’t hard to find. I was in search of and structured straw bag with a handles. She had beautiful merchandise. She also takes orders and ships...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

This market on paradise island is much smaller than the straw market next to the port in Nassau, but pretty much has the same stuff. I stumbled upon dorethea in booth 52 who was indeed a lovely person. I bought a bag and even though...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

I’ve been shopping with Dorothea Rolle at the Bahama Crafts Centre for 10 years. Her booths are always full of fun and interesting items at a great price and she’s never pushy. She is a lovely, kind and generous lady who will personalize your items...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

We wanted to visit a true straw market to bring home gifts from the Bahamas that didn’t have the commercialization of Atlantis labeled on everything and after asking around we were told to go to the Bahamas Craft Centre directly opposite the Scotia bank. There...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank EE P
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

If you want souvenirs at fantastic prices, then this is the place to go. Not only do they have the usual manufactured souvenirs, but they have handmade souvenirs. We had a welcome sign made right in front of us by Dorothea in booth 52 and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank SusanLerner
Reviewed 1 June 2018

After finding the Bay Street Straw Market too overwhelming with high-pressure sales, we ended up at the Craft Centre four souvenirs instead. Due to poor weather, it seemed, many stalls were closed, but there were still 3-4 sellers with plenty of stuff ready to haggle....More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

We visited the Craft Centre on Paradise Island during the week of hurricane Irma. I had read about Dorothea Rolle on this sight and had to meet her! She did not disappoint! She had a number of booths in this preferred alternative to Nassau's crowded...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Abcdefghij09222018
Reviewed 24 March 2018

It may have been the day we walked through, but there was one lady there with the stuff she was selling, like beach towels and t-shirts. Don't bother stopping unless you are killing time.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Sassy6724
Reviewed 6 February 2018

Very nice facility, although not very well lit. All of the crafts people were very friendly and helpful.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank KYsandy2013
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Dorothea was wonderful to us at the Bahamas craft Centre! What a gracious woman! We bought gifts for ourselves as well as family. She was very kind and not pushy at all. Beautiful jewelry!

Date of experience: August 2017
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