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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 17 June 2015

My brief stay at the Royal Islander Resort was event filled to say the least, I Arrived late evening after dinner with friends to find a dark lobby with a solitary security guard who initially refused to open the locked hotel door. (High Crime Area) After I explain to the guard that I had a reservation he reluctantly opened the...

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5Thank Sean C
Gerta D, General Manager at Royal Islander, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We sincerely apologize for your displeasure with the Royal Islander Hotel. When you booked, your booking company clearly states that our front desk closes at 11:00p.m. You arrived at the hotel around 2:30a.m. and security did allow you to stay in a room. Our front desk honored your booking rate, however you were unhappy with the fact that...

Oud-Beijerland, The Netherlands
Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

Really friendly and helpful staff. Maybe a bit outdated furniture in the rooms, but if you do it right you should only sleep in your room. Always a lot to do in Port Lucaya and in town center, the staff is always willing and able to tell you where you should hang out for a nice night out.

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Nassau, New Providence, The Bahamas
Reviewed 25 April 2015

Upon staying at the royal islander the 1st time the experience, was novel. But upon multiple trips there, the minor missteps became to much to overlook. Sometimes the bath towels were very hard. The hot water for showers was barely luke warm and upon one stay the AC was unable to be adjusted , so it was either FREEZE or...

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Montego Bay, Jamaica
Reviewed 11 April 2015

We got to Freeport late and after meeting family & friends, went to the hotel we were suppose to stayed but, it got booked out & we found this one & I loved the room, they av pool, Jacuzzi, restaurant etc..staff were nice and the security gaurds and I enjoyed my stay.

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Gatlinburg, TN
Reviewed 26 March 2015

First. let me say this is not on the beach. You will need to take a taxi or bus to get to the beaches or Port Lucuaya. It is attractive, clean, and quite. They have free Wi-Fi and a nice restaurant. The restaurant is open for breakfast and has a $4.95 special that can't be beat. It is not open...

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1Thank Foxtrot-BandB
Reviewed 3 January 2015

We stayed for three nights. This Hotel.....and I use the term VERY LOOSELY.... was OLD, OUTDATED, IN MUCH NEEDED UPDATED EVERYTHING. First thing we noticed when we got into our room, it was musty. Smelled like the carpet was wet and dried by it self. We turned on the AC to get some of the smell out. WRONG THING TO...

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Thank Debbie J
Reviewed 4 October 2014

I did not enjoy my stay here. The rooms were old and dated. Rust could be seen on the bathroom fixtures. You barely see anyone at the front desk. The towels were so hard, it feels like a grater cutting into your skin. If you want somewhere to stay without the frills, I guess this will do but I'm sure...

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Lake Worth, Florida
Reviewed 20 September 2014 via mobile

I stayed here a couple of days for business. The room is very basic. There was cable tv and Miami news. There was a mini frig. The room I had was on the ground floor right on the pool deck. As I expected there were bugs in the room, ants mostly. Two of the lights didn't work. The one in...

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Nassau, New Providence Island
Reviewed 21 July 2014 via mobile

The hotel was clean and decent. However all of the furnishings were dated the bathroom needs an upgrade and the bedding left much to be desired however the breakfast was very good and inexpensively priced there is a convenience store within walking distance and also is Cinema near by good hotel if you're just in town for a few days...

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Regenstauf, Germany
Reviewed 10 March 2014

Accommodation 3*** - Rooms are clean and have a fridge inside. Bathroom is a little bit dated. Pool, Restaurant, Location 3*** - The pool is okay so is the restaurant. The hotel is on the road to Lucaya and you will need a cab or your own wheels to get to the beach. Would recommend this hotel only as an...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Royal Islander

Address: The Mall Drive, Freeport F-42549, Grand Bahama Island
Region: Caribbean > Bahamas > Grand Bahama Island > Freeport
Price Range: $114 - $196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Royal Islander 3*
Number of rooms: 100
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Also Known As:
Royal Islander Freeport
Royal Islander Hotel Freeport
Royal Islander Bahamas/Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
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