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Reviewed 19 November 2013

This was our 8 th year running that we stayed at Coral Reef,but this time we were accompanied by my son,daughter in law,and 2 small children aged 1 and 3.The management,and staff went out of their way to make the children welcome,also a baby sitting service was available,which meant everyone could enjoy the excellent dinner menus in comfort,The whole experience...

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3Thank John M
Poole, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 November 2013

After many years staying at Coral Reef we have never had reason to complain. The staff are superb as is the food. I am a wheelchair dependant lady and found it easy to get around. The gardens are a delight and the whole atmosphere is peaceful and relaxing.

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4Thank JilenaM
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 November 2013

Went here with a few friends for their BBQ night, was a great evening and food was amazing (BBQ'd langoustines were to die for). I would say that I wasn't too keen on the self service on the BBQ night and the whole restaurant seemed to be quite a bit older than our table. They had some after dinner entertainment...

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Thank Olivia H
Toulouse, Midi-Pyrenees, France
Reviewed 13 November 2013

Heaven .....Amazing hotel I wish I could live here. The cottages are beautiful inside and spotlessly clean the staff really look after you . . The hotels beach is small but the grounds are big enough to get lost in. Everything is aimed at you having a wonderful time .. boat trips snorkeling horse riding whatever you want is on...

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Thank Christine R
Rutherford, California
Reviewed 9 November 2013

In May 2013 we had a very special vacation at the Coral Reef Club (CRC) on St. James Beach in Holetown, Barbados. It was memorable because my daughter, Erin Fetherston, married Gabe Saporta during our stay. The O'Hara family and the CRC staff treated us like their extended family and attended to each guest's needs. This was no small feat...

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1Thank Barbara F
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 November 2013

Our first visit to the Coral Reef Club was 25 years ago at the start of our honeymoon. Since then we have returned a number of times the latest being on the occasion of our silver wedding anniversary. My husband travels a great deal on business and we travel together a fair amount for leisure too. The Coral Reef Club...

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3Thank SusanTunnacliffe
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2013

A very nice hotel sets in a large well maintained tropical garden. Party of the SLH chain, and also family run. Offers great services as expected. The hotel buildings are in a old-fashion plantation house style, very classic and has lots of the colonial period charm. We were very kindly offered an upgrade to cottege suit from junior suite since...

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1Thank lzhm
Glasgow, UK
Reviewed 23 October 2013

Just had a fantastic holiday at Coral Reef. Resort is spacious, rooms extremely comfortable, pool and beach lovely (never any problem getting a subbed) and staff really friendly and helpful. The Spa is to be commended had the best massages of my life. I'm 40 and my husband is in his late 40's and we were a little worried by...

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1Thank Babyboo123
Surrey
Reviewed 28 September 2013

Firstly, I feel I have to respond to the review below - If you're the kind of person who goes on holiday to watch TV in your room and hang around a pool bar, then I believe there's lot's of good 'All Inclusive's' in Benidorm! My wife and I absolutely love The Coral Reef Club, our trip in January of...

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6Thank AllisterSurrey
lancashire
Reviewed 23 August 2013

Early this summer my vacation at Coral Reef left a lot to be desired Room very old style with no TV or upto date music system, no coffee facilities in the room. Breakfast very poor and very unattractive in display. Cooked breakfast in an array of serving plated and not cooked to order. Only eggs and omelettes cooked on request....

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Karen C, Owner at Coral Reef Club, responded to this review

Thank you for your posting and we are very sorry that you didn't enjoy your holiday with us. It is true that we don't have televisions as a standard feature in our rooms, but we are perhaps an unusual hotel having originally been very much an 'island-style' hotel in the '50s that has evolved with us re-building all of our...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set amidst twelve acres of beautifully landscaped gardens on the calm West Coast of Barbados, Coral Reef Club is the epitome of West Indian elegance. This family owned and run luxury resort renowned for its special ambiance and classic island style. A five star hotel, it is one of the finest in the Caribbean. Accommodations are traditionally designed with wooden balustrading, fretwork and shuttered windows. Fine dining and personal service are a high priority at this "Small Luxury Hotel of the World". ... more   less 

Additional Information about Coral Reef Club

Address: Porters | St. James, Holetown BB24017, Barbados
Region: Caribbean > Barbados > Saint James Parish > Holetown
Price Range: $590 - $2,241 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Coral Reef Club 4.5*
Number of rooms: 88
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Also Known As:
Coral Reef Club Hotel Saint James
Coral Reef Hotel
Coral Reef Saint James
Coral Reef Club Barbados/Holetown
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