The Courtyard is a modern hotel right in the heart of Bridgetown, Barbados perfect for visitors on business or on vacation. If you’re looking for a more Americanized hotel with a gym and a pool, then the Courtyard by Marriott Bridgetown is exactly what you’re looking for. It’s walking distance from shops and the clean, sandy beach. If you are here on business, there are meeting rooms available to be booked and free parking. The hotel was recently renovated and now has over 118 rooms and a large, open lounge area near the front desk. You’ll also have access to free wireless internet and a flat-screen television in every room. Guests can also use the laundry and business centre. The hotel has its own restaurant, Centro, which serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Courtyard by Marriott Bridgetown, Highway 7, Bridgetown, Barbados, +1 (246) 625-0000
While the Island Inn Hotel is a little smaller than its competitors, its friendly staff and clean property more than make up for its size. With a beautiful outdoor pool right in the middle of the property, it’s a cute little slice of paradise. The hotel is a former military rum store, so there is history to discover during your stay, with the military barracks next door still in use. Island Inn is just steps away from the beach, and a short drive to some local Bridgetown shopping. The rooms themselves give you an island-feel, and although not as modern as the Courtyard, are still a comfortable place to rest your head. The hotel’s dining overlooks a brick courtyard for a different view than other properties nearby.
Island Inn Hotel, Aquatic Gap, Bridgetown 1, Barbados, +1 (246) 436-6393
The Radisson Aquatica is a 3-star resort directly in the heart of Bridgetown, Barbados. The entire hotel property is smoke-free, and is located squarely on the best beach on the entire island. One of the stand-out amenities with this hotel is the currency exchange in the lobby of the hotel, which makes it safe and convenient for visitors to get more money as needed during their stay. Also in the lobby are free local newspapers and a multi-lingual staff who can help guests purchase tickets for local attractions and activities. It’s a great choice of hotel for tourists who are looking for an all-star experience while on vacation in sunny Barbados.
Radisson Aquatica Resort Barbados, Aquatic Gap, Carlisle Bay, Bridgetown, Barbados, +1 (246) 426-2800
Owned for over 40 years by the Blades Family, Coconut Court Beach Hotel has been one of the best hotels in Bridgetown from the beginning. Coconut Court was closed for a month recently to update and renovate the rooms, and has re-opened with a new, modern, sleek style. They now offer three choices of rooms: Deluxe Ocean Front Room, Superior Ocean Front Room, and Ocean View Studio. All rooms have two beds or one King Size in the Superior or Studio. Coconut Court has free shuttles to and from the airport, so you don’t need to worry about getting to the hotel once you’ve arrived. There’s two bars and one restaurant on the property and a big, clean pool overlooking the ocean, with a cool Jacuzzi!
Coconut Court Beach Hotel, Hastings, Highway 7, Hastings, Barbados, +1 (246) 427-1655
The second you walk up the front steps of Hilton, you’ll feel like you’re on vacation. Hilton Barbados is home to two white sand beaches, and every room offers a balcony with an ocean view. There’s even an on-site diving centre for the more adventurous to try out. If you need a break from your kids for a little peace and quiet, the hotel includes a Kidz Paradise Club, where you can check them in for the afternoon and enjoy some quiet time together while on vacation. If you need somewhere for a business meeting, this hotel is also home to the largest hotel meeting rooms on the island. Only 20 minutes from the Grantley Adams International Airport, and 5 minutes from the center of downtown Bridgetown, Hilton is a perfect slice of paradise that’s close enough to everything you’ll want to try while visiting.
Hilton Barbados, Garrison, Bridgetown, Barbados, +1 (246) 426-0200
Sandals might just be the most popular and well known resort in Barbados. This luxury resort is made just for couples to enjoy a bit of romance and peace and quiet away from their busy lives back home. This all-inclusive hotel even includes all the tips for staff in your booking, and you can upgrade your room to receive private butler service and a private pool if you want even more privacy. It’s the ultimate resort for couples of all ages to get some time together in the warm Caribbean sun. Their Barbados resort has become so popular that they’ll be expanding the property for even more space at their brand new all-inclusive resort. What’s different with their Barbados location is that it has their first-ever Indian restaurant.
Sandals Barbados, Highway 7, Oistins, Barbados 1-888-SANDALS
Waves Hotel is an all-inclusive resort with two pools and walk-able beach access that’s perfect for the whole family. They also have three restaurants on-site, as well as a full-service spa. Two of the island’s most popular beaches, Brighton Beach and Paradise Beach, are within 1 kilometer of the hotel. Their rooms can hold up to four people, which makes it easier for families on vacation together to save a little bit of money instead of purchasing two separate rooms. Waves Hotel provides a lot of water activities including scuba diving, snorkeling, water aerobics, kayaking, sailing, windsurfing and more.
Waves Hotel, Prospect Bay, Highway 1, Prospect, Barbados, +1 (246) 424-7571
Savannah Beach has over 94 fully furnished and air conditioned rooms with large televisions, hair dryers, and security safes. Located on the southern part of the island, the four-star resort was a 19th century Plantation house, so it’s a cool place to stay for any history fan or someone wanting to explore the Bajan culture and lifestyle. There are three different room types available at Savannah Beach: Plantation Rooms, which include a mahogany-themeing inside the original Plantation house; Deluxe Courtyard Rooms, which include a view of the gardens or pool; and Deluxe Pool Access Rooms, which are right beside the two private pools on the property with their own staircases. Also available are kids clubs, laundry services, and a fitness center.
Savannah Beach Hotel, Hastings Main Rd, Bridgetown, Barbados, +1 (246) 434-3800
Rostrevor is a budget-friendly hotel for guests who are looking to explore the island at a more affordable price. It’s an award-winning hotel perfect for tourists looking for beachfront access but on their own budget. While not as luxurious as its competitors, they do offer full kitchenettes so you have the option of self-catering while on vacation – perfect for visits to the local market and doing your own take on the island’s specialties. There’s still on-site dining for guests, however, which features Continental Breakfasts and room service. Rostrevor’s Traditional Wing provides fans to help you cool down during the hot summers, while the Pool Deck Studios offer air conditioning.
Rostrevor Hotel, St Lawrence Gap, Barbados, +1 (246) 428-9298
Divi Southwinds Beach Resort has a little bit of everything for anyone to do from kids to adults, with three freshwater swimming pools, including a swim-up bar, a fitness center, a tennis court, a children’s play-park, sun loungers and more. Also included on the property is babysitting services, bicycle rentals, a spa, jet skis, and even mini golf! You’re able to purchase either an all-inclusive dining package or pay-as-you-go with their upscale dining at Pureocean. There’s two major beaches right on the hotel’s back door: Dover and Worthing. Sheraton Shopping Center is also just a short walk away.
Divi Southwinds Beach Resort, Highway 7, Bridgetown, Barbados, +1 (246) 428-7181