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Toronto, Canada
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2015

My fiance and I spent 11 days at Dolphin Inn from Jan 26 to Feb 6/15. This is our second trip together to Barbados, although I was married to a Bajan for 20 years and know the island quite well. The Inn was recommended to us by the owner of the last place we stayed at and then after reading... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 13 February 2015

I've stayed at the Dolphin Inn for four different years during the Christmas and New Year's season and it was a fantastic experience each time. The apartments are clean and comfortable, the inn is walking distance to a beautiful beach and a convenient market, and Iris is extremely welcoming and fair. I would recommend it to anyone looking for a... More 

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1 Thank Tania G
Lithuania
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Reviewed 8 February 2015

I stay at the Dolphin inn ,it was fantastic ,kitchen very comfortable,everywhere very clean.Everything worked well,It"s very safe and sort walk from the beach and groceries.IRIS is awesome and helpful.This guest house not expensive.Before i stay in hotel more expensive ,not clean poor.I am very happy when i stayed at the Dolphin inn guest house.

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1 Thank 66Arvydas_
Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2015

Fun place, safe, clean and walking distance to a gorgeous beach. it had all the necessities and so close to the island nighlife. Stayed there for New years and would definitely recommend it to others.

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 26 January 2015

I stayed at the Dolphin Inn during the xmas break. It was fantastic!! Cute and comfortable hut with features a patio. Everything worked well, ac, shower etc. It's a great way to spend some quality time on this beautiful island. It's very safe and a short walk from the beach or the groceries. Iris is awesome and she accomodates you... More 

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2 Thank Rav R
Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 24 January 2015

Hello future guests, Let me begin by saying this island was so special, both myself and my husband adore the islands & have visited many in the past decade and apart from Aruba, this place is like a slice of heaven! crystal clear water & beaches, fabulous food, and such warm spirited Barbadians that have such a kind hearted easy... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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Reviewed 19 January 2015

This small guesthouse is a good bit of a walk from the beach. The small cottages out back face a swamp. I was there during an especially rainy season and the mosquitoes made sitting on the little balcony impossible. I found the owner to be aloft and unfriendly with a quick "no" to most requests. During my 10 day stay,... More 

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DolphinBarbados, Owner at Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

First of all the time that you indicated as your stay was June 2014 was around the time that the business was shut down due to renovations.. so you could not have possibly stayed here. Also any real guests of mine would know that all female tendons receive 2 towels (one for body, one for hair) and they are changed... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2015

I recommend the Dolphin Inn for the location, value for money and hospitality of the owner Iris! The Inn is just a 3 minute walk from Dover Beach, super quaint, clean and has everything you need to enjoy your stay in the lovely Barbados!

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Bitely, Michigan
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Reviewed 7 October 2014

The last time that I stayed at this lovely location was last year. That is when I vowed to reserve an apartment here whenever I returned to Barbados. The owner/operator, chief cook and bottle washer, Iris is truly a warm, caring, and all-around great person. She really makes you feel like one of the family, and there is nothing phony... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 June 2014

I came here from the end of May to the beginning of June with my partner for a week. We absolutely loved our stay here at the Dolphin Inn- the room we had was simply lovely and spotless and we had everything we needed, it is in a prime location, close to the beach, shops, restaurants and to the bus... More 

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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Paid Wifi
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Location: We are located on the beautiful south coast of Barbados just 3 minutes walk away from Dover Beach one of the island's best, Turtle Beach and Casuarina Beach. If you are taking a taxi, we are located between Luigi's Restaurant and the Carib Blue Apartments in Dover Terrace. We are 15 minutes from the airport and 20 minutes from the capital city of Bridgetown. Guest House: The Dolphin Inn Guesthouse consists of 4 bedrooms, each with a private bathroom. Each room has adjustable room fans, mosquito nets and security bars on the window. 3 rooms also offer air conditioning. Everybody can use the nice breezy verandah, large living room (with satellite TV, radio and telephone) and dining room. A fully equipped big kitchen with refrigerator, freezer, oven, microwave, coffeemaker and toaster is available for use by guests. A laundry room for hand wash is also available. If it is getting too hot, enjoy a cool drink underneath the umbrella behind the house. Apartments: The Blue Dolphin Apartments are comprised of four built studio apartments, in the beautiful tropical garden behind the Dolphin Inn Guesthouse. Each studio apartment has a fully equipped kitchenette with a 2 burner-stove, microwave, coffee-maker, toaster and a fridge/freezer. You can enjoy satelite TV and a radio or the nice breeze outside in the veranda between coconut and banana trees! A safety-box is located in each apartment as well as A/C (if requested US$ 5.- extra per day). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dolphin Inn

Address: #66 Dover Terrace, 15023, Barbados
Region: Caribbean > Barbados > Christ Church Parish
Amenities:
Kitchenette
Price Range: $47 - $101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Dolphin Inn Guesthouse And Blue Dolphin Apts.
Dolphin Inn Guesthouse & Blue Dolphin Apts. Hotel Christ Church
Dolphin Inn Barbados/Christ Church Parish
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“Contact Iris and she will advise what room is best! She is the expert after all...”
 of 5 bubbles dmsbc, 19 May 2015 | Read review
“We stayed in room 4 which was lovely and had AC - however the ceiling fan was excellent and AC not really necessary.”
 of 5 bubbles 100763joanna23, 8 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Room #1 at the back of the property, as it's an end unit so gives more privacy when on the balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles MairiCP, 13 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Depending if alone or with a group, we preferred our own cozy Hut that was seperate than her guesthouse. It's more private.”
 of 5 bubbles Silvana4378, 23 Jan 2015 | Read review
“If you choose to stay in one of the four apartments, try to book one either end of the bank of four. Leaves with a neighbor on only one side. Nice when you choose to chill-out on the rear deck.”
 of 5 bubbles STILLBILL69, 6 Oct 2014 | Read review
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