Bougainvillea Barbados

4.0 star rating

Quality accommodation with a variety of facilities and services.

    What to expect (based on 2267 reviews):

    Cleanliness

    Cleanliness-4.5

    Location

    Location-4.5

    Rooms

    Rooms-4.5

    Service

    Service-4.5

    Value

    Value-4.5

    5 most recent TripAdvisor reviews:

    Karma salon at Bougainvillea

    Reviewed by AngelawBarbados(Barbados) on Jun 15, 2019

    		
			TripAdvisor users rated this property 
			5
			 out of 5

    Have visited this salon three times now. the first time was for a facial, they use Elemis products which are so nice and smell divine. you are made to feel welcome the minute you walk in, immediate offer of any beverage you wish. Lovely ambience and air conditioned not too cold as some places can be. The second and third time was for a pedicure, I had fallen over and had split a nail. The beautician was so kind and gentle and made a fantastic job of patching the nail up. Colours were plentiful. This pedicure lasted for about 5 weeks without a chip. Well done girls your are the best.

    Individual ratings:

    Location

    Location-5

    Rooms

    Rooms-5

    Service

    Service-5

    Birthday Getaway

    Reviewed by 254rachelles() on Jun 15, 2019

    		
			TripAdvisor users rated this property 
			5
			 out of 5

    This hotel wins 5 stars all the way! We arrived early and was allowed to have breakfast and use the hotel facilities while waiting to check in. Upon checking in we were surprised to hear that our room was upgraded to a suite! It was a wonderful surprise. Throughout our stay all of the front desk employees were super nice and happy to assist you. Special thanks to Tara, Gayle and Janine especially for helping us with our many dinner reservation requests. They were all lovely! The hotel sits on the beach so the views are stunning. Breakfast is at the restaurant next to the beach as well. Even the pool area is a beautiful view. Breakfast was simple, we especially loved the croissants; they were soft buttery and crispy on the outside. I also loved the chocolate zucchini bread yum! The breakfast staff was always pleasant and helpful. Our room was beautiful. It was clean and lovely with a great room. The house keeper was extremely pleasant as well. On the day of my birthday the hotel was so nice and surprised me with balloons in the room and a gift of local rum punch. On our last day our flight wasn't until 7p.m and although we weren't able to check out late, the hotel still gave us full use of the resort and provided us with the hospitality room to shower and get changed. Overall I would definitely recommend staying here. Every single staff member we encountered was lovely. One day we were taking photos and a staff member passing by offered me a bouquet of flowers to take pictures with. He was so kind! So stay here. The photos they have on tripadvisor are exactly what you'll get. You won't be disappointed. I know I was sad to leave! P.S there are bins for recycling all over the hotel! Keep it up I love that!

    It felt like we were returning home!

    Reviewed by Simon C() on Jun 09, 2019

    		
			TripAdvisor users rated this property 
			5
			 out of 5

    This was our third visit to Bougainvillea - the last time being 6 years ago and it just seems to get better and better - it felt like we were returning home! The location, beach, accommodation and restaurants are all fantastic - you won't be disappointed. But what really makes Bougainvillea so special are the staff who make you feel welcome from the moment you check in. There are too many to mention everyone by name but a few who really made our holiday special are Stephen on concierge, Jose (who makes the best Mojitos you’ll ever taste), Ann whose smile greets you every morning at breakfast and Cory who looks after you on the beach. Other ‘shout outs’ go to Roxanne, Kai, Gregory, Marvie, Eric, Andrew, Nicole and Darius. Another little treat for those thinking of visiting is Leroy - who turns up outside the hotel every lunchtime (Monday to Friday) to offer authentic Bajan cooking from the back of his little van - will you be brave enough to try his 'one drop' hot sauce? Thank you to everyone at Bougainvillea - we had a wonderful holiday and hope to be back soon.

    Individual ratings:

    Location

    Location-5

    Rooms

    Rooms-5

    Service

    Service-5

    Wouldn't stay anywhere else!!!!!!

    Reviewed by PegBaz(Leeds, United Kingdom) on Jun 06, 2019

    		
			TripAdvisor users rated this property 
			5
			 out of 5

    Back again from my most favourite hotel in Barbados. The refurbishments are superb, whether they are the bedrooms, pool area, restaurants, reception or the beach area - everything is what you would wish for the perfect holiday stay. Sue and Lance (the Duty Managers) can't do enough for you, so pleasant and welcoming - as usual! The girls behind Reception are so pleasant that you never want to leave. The flowers around the hotel and pool seems even more vibrant this year, maybe it was the heat - it was 95 degrees!! most of the time, so the pools and pool bar was a welcome haven. There is always a place to sunbath or just sit and relax and you never feel as if any area is overcrowded. Will see you all again soon!! We went to The Cliff Restaurant on the west coast for my birthday treat, it was fabulous, so we went again a few days later! Still fabulous - food, service, staff. For those of you who enjoy gardening etc, then you must visit Hunte's Gardens, Castle Grant in St Joseph. A privately owned 100ft "sink hole", lovingly created into a breathtaking garden by Anthony Hunte. There is always something different to see each time I go. Anthony Hunte is always very welcoming to visitors offering cooling drinks - my favourite is homemade Lemonade with Ginger - soooo refreshing! So bye everyone until next time!!

    Individual ratings:

    Rooms

    Rooms-5

    Service

    Service-5

    The only choice for families in Barbados

    Reviewed by Brettrman() on Jun 01, 2019

    		
			TripAdvisor users rated this property 
			5
			 out of 5

    It’s our second stay at this resort and once again it didn’t disappoint. It’s recently refurbished to a high standard which is also a huge bonus. The resort is smaller (100 or so rooms) so it feels safe and secure with a lot of staff on and at all times. It’s right on the beach with beautiful, fine soft sand, great waves, has three pools and plenty of activities for kids, including a games room and kids club if more than three kids sign up. The Calabash restaurant is great. They regularly change to menu so you don’t get bored. The breakfasts are amazing. We didn’t try Siam (the Thai restaurant). The pool bar is the focal point during the day where people meet, talk and swap stories with new friends and the bar staff. They have great kids meals and a water cooler with great fruit mixes to keep the kids (and adults) well hydrated throughout the day. We’ll definitely be back.

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