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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2012

This was the third time we spent two weeks in Barbados, and the second time we booked a holiday rental rather than a hotel. Although the southeastern part offers far more dramatic scenery and is still virtually unspoilt by tourism, we opted for Holetown/Porters this time on account of the calmer sea. We could not have made a better choice,... More 

6 Thank ijnlg
Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2012

My husband and I and our two children 8 and 5 years stayed at 103 Sea View this year. The apartment is spacious and modern with a well equipped kitchen. The beautiful balcony is very large with comfortable seating and fabulous sea views. It's on the ground floor but elevated so you have privacy and still get the views. The... More 

5 Thank Paul C
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2012

Everything about this place is great: The people are extremely friendy and helpful, the beach and swimming pool are first class and the apartments are very nice and comfortable. If you want to relax and enjoy the beach with a nice drink and be able to return to a nice clean apartment: GO HERE!

1 Thank CollTom
West Vancouver, Canada
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127 reviews
68 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2012

My wife and I just got back from a 2 week vacation in unit 409. We loved this property and especially this unit. Our 2 week stay included a free airport pickup and a 1 day breakfast pack which was a very nice touch. The unit is very well appointed with quality furniture and a good bed. The balcony is... More 

3 Thank DrBeach77
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 230 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2012

We have just returned from our second stay at 305 Glitter Bay, and this year was probably better than 2011. We were much more geared up this year, and with the fantastic help of Marilil Troulan had some food and wine delivered before we arrived, so it was all put away and ready for us! 305 hadn't changed, and it... More 

6 Thank Sun Lounge Lizard
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 February 2012

have just returned from a brilliant 12ngt holiday at 108 glitter bay.very lovely ground floor bright/airy apartment 1 bedroomed. the maid was very efficient each day she cleaned through left clean fresh towels/linen the apartment always looked perfect when we came back from the long day on the beautiful golden beach(just 100yds away) Big thank you to the brilliant NURU... More 

1 Thank laura u
Vancouver Island BC
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40 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2011

Overlooking the beach, "Sea View" 103 is comfortable for 4 plus people and is well equipped. The staff are wonderful - to a person. They are attentive, helpful, informative, and caring. They really want their guests to have a wonderful Bajan vacation experience. From arrival to departure you will not be disappointed.

3 Thank Freewind8299
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2011

Perfect in every way...The owners have thought of everything that you will ever need to make your stay stress free and idillic, from the pick up at the airport to the high quality decor and fittings in the apartment itself. The daily housekeeper service was a value added feature of our stay that was much appreciated and not always available... More 

3 Thank Freddy22
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2011

We rented Apartment 103 - this which is first floor with beach views. The apartment is very large 2 beds and 2 bathrooms. We have a 6 month old and 11 year old and therefore wanted space and a kitchen. We have not been disappointed. The apartment is great with everything you need and housekeeping is very nice and helpful.... More 

2 Thank tinak012
London W1
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56 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2011

Having stayed at the Royal Pavillion last year, and loved it, we rebooked for this year, but decided to cancel in December, as the price had gone up to $1,000 per night (exclusive) was crazy, particularly in the current climate). A good friend suggeted that we look at Glitter Bay and rent an apartment for the 10 days in mid... More 

7 Thank Fairreviews

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Royal Glitter Bay Villas

Address: Porters, Porters, Barbados
Region: Caribbean > Barbados > Saint James Parish > Porters
Price Range: $462 - $1,351 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Royal Glitter Bay Villas 4*
Number of rooms: 64
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Also Known As:
Glitter Bay Hotel Porters
Glitter Bay Barbados
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“The villas are independently owned so the quality of the furnishings varies. Check them out online.”
  • The view right now as I write this review from my terrace on the last morning.
 of 5 bubbles 210Voyager210, 18 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a high room as you will get a view of the beach as well as the excellent gardens. 214 Calypso was fine, but there is one further floor above.”
 of 5 bubbles 82SteveB, 1 May 2015 | Read review
“We were on the third floor and had a good view and therefore would suggest not to stay on the ground floor.”
 of 5 bubbles DenverFisherman, 8 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Talk to Joe and Marilil about your requirements - the apartments are individually owned so vary slightly - let them know what is important to you and they will help you choose the best one for you”
  • From the balcony
 of 5 bubbles 687amandan, 20 Aug 2013 | Read review
“Make sure to ask questions and look at photos. Every room is decorated differently and some will have full ocean views.”
 of 5 bubbles Larueblue, 9 Aug 2013 | Read review
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