Starfish Granada Resort
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Located on two white sand beaches in Tamarind Bay, Grenada, Starfish Grenada is the perfect vacation destination, no matter the kind of traveler you are. Being located on two beaches gives guests the option to kick back, relax and enjoy the view on one side or take advantage of the water sports and activities on the other. No matter your preference, you will appreciate the natural beauty that surrounds you.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Beach
Diving
Airport transportation
Wifi
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Poolside bar
Tennis court
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Banquet room
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Air conditioning
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bigglad wrote a review Jun 2011
Filey, United Kingdom187 contributions171 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Where to begin !
The Virgin brochure rated this a 3 star "V rating" hotel and from what we read prior to deciding where to stay we believed the hotel ticked all the boxes and decided to take a chance.

What we got was an experience that quite simply turned out into the best holiday we have ever taken.

From the moment of arrival we were greeted with a refreshing complimentary rum punch cocktail, a speedy checkin, a golf buggy ride with all cases to our apartment which was the Beachfront about 5 paces from the beach.

ROOM
Room was clean, bathroom shower was excellent, air conditioning worked flawlessly, our room had an electronic safe - not all rooms do but the management is constantly upgrading rooms all the time. The king sized bed was American sized and huge. If you had an anniversary or birthday, the room staff would lay petals on the bed and provide complimentary wine and chocolates which was a lovely touch. The cleaning staff were remarkable - though as you will read into the review the same can be said for every staff member bar none !!

SECURITY
24 hour hotel security paces up and down across the whole complex but to be honest, I think they are there to make sure the beach vendors behave themselves. Grenadian people are wonderful and friendly and we never once felt uncomfortable. In fact, my wife left her camera in two places only to have shop vendors come out and bring it her back. Talking of beach vendors, there are several including a couple of brothers and two ladies. The first thing I must mention is Hurricane Ivan caused huge devastation back in 2004 and a lot of Grenadians are without job or constant income and have to make a living somehow. Some have business etiquette, and some dont and may appear unintentionally "pushy". That said, a polite "no thank you" is all that is required if you do not want any of their wares. We did buy a palm woven basket which survived the journey, my wife also had her nails painted by Janice who is a lovely lady and we did find a Wednesday beach market and bought several things from Anne who again was a super person. The boys however do need to up their game a bit and I would advise against taking up any trip offers they may suggest.

FOOD, AMENITIES
We went on an "all inclusive" package and as such, all food, drinks, non motorised water sports activities (snorkeling equipment, hobby cats, kayak's) were included. The resident dive center can accommodate all skill levels and indeed take you from "Open Water" to Advanced during your stay. They have their own boat, equipment and can refill tanks. It should be noted though that the closes decompression chamber is on the island of Tobago a 30 minute flight away. So, what about the food ..... I had read various reports of the food prior to going and deliberated on the all inc. However, we found it to be of a high standard with lots of choice. All inclusive is Breakfast, Lunch, afternoon tea and evening dinner. The main meals usually having 3 main choices (usually one being a fish dish and another a vegetarian) but also, not advertised are hot dogs, cheeseburgers and sandwiches. Do look out for the desserts though and particularly the ice creams. They are delicious. Guinness, soursap, coconut, sunrise, cherry and vanilla, chocolate, banana, banana and nutmeg .... yes, I did like the ice creams ;-) I did read about getting to the restaurant early and getting a table under a fan or by the window - I agree with this as during our first week we did find it pretty warm. Though the waitresses were wonderful making sure our glasses of cold water were full and brought drinks from the bar to the table. Many thanks especially to Deslin, Carol and Gillian you were super. The menu is different each day and repeats again the following week. The lunch is usually served at the pool bar cafe. Another restaurant with Thai cooks was available for an a la carte option. You do get monetary credit towards this and we did try it the once. It was delicious and including the discount for both a starter and main course for both of us worked out at about £12 each which was more than reasonable.

DRINKS
ALL included (on the all inclusive) and if you wanted to drink cocktails from 0900 to 0200am then you could do. We were probably over careful and "paced ourselves". There were so many cocktail choices and our head bar tender Gerard was outstanding - he also just placed 3rd in an all island cocktail making competition. PLEASE do spend some time talking to Gerard, his attitude and personal qualities really did contribute to our enjoyment greatly. I also have to say a big thank you to Lyndonna and Charlene who were equally brilliant.

ENTERTAINMENT
There is a chalkboard close to the restaurant that displays the list of daily activities. It may be a "brisk morning walk" to aqua aerobics to table tennis then cricket also kids club depending if there are any children at the hotel. Also cocktail making and DJ'ing - all of these run by Leslie who will stop at nothing to make sure you get the most out of your holiday. I have to say, Leslie is one of the hardest working young lads I have met and a credit to Grenadian Rex. Evening entertainment was great, a duet with saxaphone player and singer - very good and a steel band who were incredible.

HOTEL and GROUNDS
The first thing to mention is the WiFi coverage. It is everywhere and the hotel has around 7 or 8 routers to ensure good coverage. Really peed off my daughter doing Skype video with the comment "this is the view from our room" !! The hotel has a well equipped gym, an internet room, two shops and a taxi service (which was fairly expensive). But the hotel grounds .... oh wow, as a keen photographer these were to die for !! While the beach has its own coconut palms, the complex itself has one large lake with a combination of bridges to get across - there is also a running track around the lake. Around the lake are lizards, iguana's, crabs, wading birds, herons, kingfishers and it is a photographers paradise. A wonderful place to walk around first thing in the morning and last thing in the evening before it gets too hot. DO take some bread and have minor birds eating from your hands, then throw some to the green herons and watch them fish with it - take your camera and get some great shots. Oh, and do look out for the humming birds too. Also on the grounds there are tamarinds, lufa bushes, bananas and lots of bourganvillea, it is very scenic. Inside the lake the main food fish is tilapia but there are some monstrous tarpon, I did spot a small one at around 4 feet in length. But the lake is pretty deep as this was where the gravel was dug for the airport.

TAXI's and TRANSPORT
The hotel taxi's are expensive and if you are not on an all inclusive this can add up quickly. It is a EC50 dollar single trip into St Georges, so you are looking at a £25 return trip. My advice .... walk out of the hotel and catch the "Number one" bus - if you are on an all inclusive THEN HIDE your wristband and you will get into town for about EC10 each way which is a good saving.

LOCAL CHILDREN's HOME
Yes I did just type that, and we visited a local home called Bel Air which is fairly close to the hotel after reading a review on it. It is a lovely home, clean, well staffed but under funded. PLEASE, if you want to leave a little something behind and make a childs day then do take a couple of extra things with you on your holiday and call the home (Speak with Lisa) - pencils, pencil cases, cot mobiles anything colourful - children's socks, blouses, skirts .... ok I will stop there. The Rex also has a collection box at reception if you still have a little change left (after tipping the staff lol)

EXCURSIONS
The hotel has it's own local excursions business that it shares with other hotels called "Sunsation Tours". We went with Virgin and our Sunsation rep was Sabine who is a lovely lady meeting us at the airport with a cold bottle of water each and arranged the taxi to the hotel which took 2.5 minutes lol The Tour Company was outstanding. We undertook several trips and two of the trips we were the only ones on the tour and it was literally a personal tour. I have to mention two of the tour guides/drivers - Carl and Selwyn, two of the nicest, and incredible people I have ever had the pleasure of meeting. The trips were extremely good value for money, covered most of the island (and off island) and to be quite frank, I doubt I would have found half these places if I had hired a car. Plus the vehicles were all air conditioned.

STAFF
In a word, outstanding, The management have got it right and by holding a Managers reception party every week shows they also listen to what guests might have to say. We never had any problems at all - mind you, we never looked for problems either. One thing we and friends did notice was the staff were always smiling and this was a genuine smile. In itself that has to rub off on the guests.

PESTS
Never saw anything nasty on the grounds, the crabs run away as soon as they see you, the iguana's might nibble a toe (if it looks like a banana) but only gently. Mosquitoes and bot flies are a pain but take some spray and it wont spoil your holiday. However, there are some poisonous trees you do have to look out for called a Manchineel Tree. Rex grounds are completely free of them but if you walk the beach to the aquarium there are I think 4 of them. Some people shelter under them but the sap is poisonous and even brief contact with skin will cause immediate blistering. The apple like fruit smells sweet but is fatal if swallowed. We just walked at the waters edge and was far enough away from them to be worried. The island does have snakes but they are not poisonous.

COMPLAINTS
I really struggle to find anything to complain about. During our first week the hotel was surprisingly empty, then there was a Caribbean Taekwando championships and the hotel became busy - sometimes running out of food and more catering staff would have been appreciated. Another conference took place occupying the lounge bar but that brought with it some additional dance performances at its closure which more than made up for the slight inconvenience.

CONCLUSION
Well, this was easily the best holiday we have ever taken. From start to finish every day was different yet warm and welcoming. We only had rain on one day and it far from spoiled the fun. We cannot wait to save up and return. I do have photo's on my website
http://stevebb.com/photosnew/index.php?/category/35 which I will be adding to as time allows. As you can tell by the length of this review, we were extremely impressed and a holiday we will never ever forget and for all the right reasons.
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Date of stay: June 2011
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
5.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Beachfront rooms are just that and on 3 floors
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Extraordinary16743 wrote a review Sept 2005
UK1 contribution42 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
We stayed at the Rex Grenadian back in 2002, and enjoyed our stay then, but this time was fantastic and service was out of this world. The hotel has just re-opened after being badly damaged by Hurricane Ivan last year, but has opened back up even better than it previously was. We were met on arrival by the General Manager, Brett Castleman who greeted us personally. The staff at the REX were brilliant, from the Garderners to the General Manager, they always friendly and polite as well as proffesional. The food was excellent, even though the resort is only a 4 star we felt it out did any of the 5 star resort we have stayed at.

We will be going back in Janaury, we can't wait.
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Date of stay: September 2005
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Marie P wrote a review Dec 2005
London, UK2 contributions32 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
GRENADA IS ‘OPEN FOR BUSINESS’

When I visited Grenada in July 2004 I was overwhelmed with the natural beauty of this lush unspoilt island. Grenada lies between the Caribbean sea and Atlantic ocean, north of Trinidad and Tobago, with an island size of 12 miles x 20 miles and a population of approx 110,000 including its quaint sister islands Petit Martinique and Petit St Vincent. The locals were amongst the friendliest I have come across in the Caribbean. Grenada is affectionately known as the ‘spice island’ as they export approximately 1/3 of the world supply of spices, in particular nutmeg together with cloves and mace. This year I decided to visit this beautiful island again. When deciding on which island to visit, the choice was endless but I knew that Grenada would not disappoint considering their recent economic setback. I was not concerned about how the island was functioning especially as Grenada suffered the loss of 90% of the infrastructure by hurricane Ivan in September 2004, then just as the locals struggled to get some stability into their lives they were hit by hurricane Emily in July 2005, which thankfully did not result with extensive damage. Grenada has not experienced a hurricane of this scale since 1955 when hurricane Janet stuck, so the locals are understandably now very nervous of any mention of any a possible storm heading in their direction.

As I returned to this island with my sister Michelle we were warmly greeted by the hotel staff who remembered us from our previous visit. They were openly thankful that we chose to visit their island as opposed to others. They told us their stories about the hurricane and how they coped with the aftermath. Whilst many have lost their homes and businesses, the precious hospitality industry suffered greatly and many locals temporarily lost their jobs. One local recalled the experience with great emotion as she sought refuge in the basement of her house whilst waiting for the hurricane to pass; another practically saw his house disappear before his eyes into the sea. 39 people died as a result of this disaster and the island suffered approx $3 billion in damage as a direct result. Considering the huge disruption to their daily lives the Grenadian’s still maintain a positive spirit that is admirable, as many do not have much in monetary terms but are still smiling and thankful to be alive. One local Grenadian said ‘there are worst disasters happening in the world – this is an island and hurricanes are a part of island living'. You cannot help but feel a great deal of empathy for this man because he didn’t have much to start with and now has to start over.

But 13 months later this island is rapidly returning to provide a normal service. The Rex Grenadian Hotel where we stayed suffered 80% damage during hurricane Ivan and I am absolutely amazed at how the owner has restored this hotel to its original infrastructure showing no obvious signs that this hotel was left devastated. The gym and Traders beach bar is currently being rebuilt, (at the time of writing) but will be opening very soon. But don’t despair - there is another bar by the pool area!

Around the island you can still see the knock-on effects of these hurricanes as many residential homes are still under construction, with damage mainly to the roofs. Many lower income residents are still waiting for aid to rebuild their houses through the government hurricane fund.

The island of Grenada is beautiful and very lush. It’s less built up if compared to the other islands such as Barbados, but the appeal of Grenada is that you feel as though you are in the ‘real’ Caribbean perhaps 10 years earlier. The food served at the Rex Grenadian is nothing short of excellent. Having travelled to many islands, I am pleased to say that Grenada is one of the very few islands who integrate a lot of the local produce in their selection of dishes in the hotels, such as callaloo soup, curry goat/chicken, salt fish and callaloo served with bakes (fried dumplings), as well as the local fish and BBQ. The majority of the food is not typically geared towards the usual American palate and this is a welcoming change because after all this is the Caribbean! There is something for everybody and if you are really having serious withdrawal symptoms because of the lack of fast food, don’t worry -you can get a burger. The cocktails are delicious, amongst them a local favourite ‘Banana Kow’, a blend of banana, coconut cream and liquors as well as the legendary Caribbean favourite - rum punch!, and if hot and bothered just ask the bar staff for a special surprise – you will most definitely not be disappointed with the tangy, refreshing, natural non alcoholic fruit cocktail you are presented with.

Places to visit
If you can tear yourself away from the resort there are many places to visit. Grand Anse beach (10 min taxi ride from the hotel) is amongst the best and most popular in Grenada, boasting beautiful white sand which stretches around one of the islands biggest bays. Johanna at Sunsation Tours is Virgins local representative on this island. They have devised a wide variety of excursions to suit every taste, from a scheduled or tailor made island tour to include a trip to Concord Rain Forest, River Antoine Rum Distillery and Gouyave Nutmeg Processing Station. A day trip to Carriacou, Grenada’s sister island is an absolute must for any visitor. This tiny island is 13 Sq miles and has a population of just 8,500. The pleasant ferry ride from St Georges (the capital) with Osprey Lines, takes 1.5 hours. We were met by our local experienced tour guide/skipper who gave us a mini tour of Carriacou before boarding his yacht ‘Cinderella’ where we enjoyed a delicious fish lunch, washed down with the obligatory cocktail of our choice. We were then shipwrecked to what I can only describe as an island in the middle of nowhere – a private island called Petit St Vincent, which is one of Carriacou’s best kept secrets. The sand was powder like and we were left there to explore, go swimming or just laze about for 3 hours where time stood still. The atmosphere resembled a desert island as we sat and took in the overwhelming beauty of the vegetation and crystal clear ocean in total peace and tranquillity. We met a local worker who passed by who mentioned that he was preparing for the arrival of a wedding party who would arrive by their luxury yachts. To stay on this island would cost anything between USD $900 – 1500 per night – on an all inclusive basis in which the visitor is assured nothing less than 5 star luxury (very popular with honeymooners). We were then rescued and ‘Cinderella’ sailed onto Petit Martinique where we boarded the ferry back to St Georges. Another popular excursion from Grenada is St Vincent, we did think about going on this tour, but thought, hey lets save it for our next visit…

It’s mid-October and the island is very quiet. The temperature is HOT! Yes it’s supposed to be rainy season but with no rain and temperatures around 30 degrees, at least there is a lovely cool breeze which really does help. I am secretly pleased as the mosquitoes rarely surfaced on this trip simply because of the lack of moisture in the air.

The Minister of Tourism, Hon. Brenda Hood held a press conference to outline the way forward for Grenada. Future initiatives include: The presence of life-guards on the beaches, extensive training for all hospitality staff to ensure high quality service, the construction of new hotels and the assurance that all visitors receive excellent treatment to enable repeat visits and recommendations. With these initiatives in place the hope is that potential and past visitors will choose Grenada for their next holiday.

Grenada has endured a very difficult 13 months, but the locals have weathered the storm through their sheer positive outlook on 'life'. So if you are thinking about where to go for your next holiday - why not choose Grenada. This island is truly ‘open for business’ – you won’t be disappointed.

Marie travelled with Virgin Holidays. Cost £779pp (based on twin room), staying at Rex Grenadian Hotel on an all inclusive basis (inc. transfers) for 7 nights. www.virginholidays.co.uk

Sunsation tours
Phone: (473) 444-1594 / 439 4447 - Fax: (473) 444-1103
Email: qkspice@caribsurf.com
Web: http://www.grenadasunsation.com/
Carriacou island day tour and lunch - EC$ 430 (approx £100)
Tutti Frutti – full day tour and lunch - US$ 70 or EC$ 187
Osprey Lines – Email: osprey@caribsurf.com
Web: www.ospreylines.com
Language: English
Temperature: HOT
Currency: EC$ and US$ is widely accepted, as well as usual credit cards.
Flying time: 10 hours from Gatwick including a stopover in Tobago to refuel

Author: Marie Porter
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Date of stay: October 2005
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Flygirl1718 wrote a review Nov 2006
Eastbourne, United Kingdom1,543 contribution184 helpful votes
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Grenadian by Rex Resorts

My husband and I have just returned from The Grenadian Rex after 11 nights stay for our 25th Wedding anniversary. (one parrot no kids yet!)

It had to be the right venue for this significant occasion, we married in Montego Bay Jamaica in 1981, long before it was “trendy” to marry in the Caribbean. (we probably started the trend, we should have copyright!)

On arrival from the arduous 4 minute journey by taxi from the airport, you notice how very grand it is. Pulling up at the security gate & then to the main reception you are greeted with a cocktail and a very swift and painless check-in. A buggy then takes you to your room. We usually book a standard room and upgrade at our destination after a wander round, But for this occasion we booked a ground floor Beachfront room, Room 3109. So glad we did, well worth the extra cost.

The view from our room had the Wow factor! Picture postcard Caribbean - ocean, palm trees and beach. Breathtaking.
Sliding glass doors to a patio with 2 chairs and a table leads on to a small piece of grass and then to the beach in just a few paces, you can lay in bed in the mornings and watch the ships passing in the distance to the port of St Georges. The room itself is no big surprise - comfortable huge bed and the usual TV, A/C, bathroom etc.

We had a surprise bottle of bubbly in an ice bucket waiting for us - and a plate of fresh fruit, a very nice touch.
The Rex is a fabulous resort, spread out over a vast area.
There are 2 beaches, the larger being where our room was, the smaller is past the pool/Spicers restaurant. Both with plenty of good quality sun loungers, and ample shade under trees & tikki huts on both beaches. Also there are showers on the beach and by the dive shop. Broken sun loungers were being replaced with new ones while we were there. Beach towels are changed by the pool daily.
Plenty of attention to detail in this resort, gardeners working daily to cut down dead palm fronds, cleaning the beaches, and generally maintaining the property to a very high standard.
We had a leak in the ceiling of our bathroom, reported it to front desk, it was fixed and a new tile replaced by the time we returned to our room after the beach.

You get 2 bath towels and 2 hand towels in the bathroom, which we used in the evening getting ready for dinner and had no fresh ones for the morning, so we asked Housekeeping for an extra 2 bath towels every day. We also asked for a kettle and cups for the room, and a couple of extra pillows. All of which were supplied almost immediately. So a nice cuppa on our patio at 6am every morning was a treat.

There is a wonderful friendly, relaxed atmosphere among the guests and staff. This is the first Rex we have stayed at. Some guests recommended other Rex resorts in Antigua, St Lucia and Tobago for us to try. We will for sure.

Some rooms are high up on a hill with presumably fantastic views, but we didn’t venture up all the many stairs to check it out, it was too hot.

It was quite a walk to the main restaurant through the beautifully manicured grounds, past the huge picturesque lake in the middle of the resort, and a short walk to the pool/pool bar and Spicers restaurant.

The pool is a lovely area with ample sun beds. Situated high on a patio overlooking both beaches on the resort. We didn’t use the pool, we prefer the beach.

At the resort you do get traders offering you their goods, only on the beaches, but they don’t hang about with a very swift “Good Day, How are you, See you later” while they keep walking, obviously if you encourage them they will linger longer.

Swimming and snorkelling is great here, We have snorkelled our way around the Maldives, Caymans and many more - it is as good, snorkel to the Aquarium Restaurant at the end of the bay from the resort. My husband saw Parrot fish, Snapper and Octopus.
The guy in the dive shop was very knowledgeable when we asked him about a fish we saw swimming with us off the beach, he told us it was a Flying Gurnard. From the dive shop you have the use of hobbycats, canoes, snorkelling equipment, - all free and in very good condition.
We chose to go All Inclusive at the Rex and I’m so glad we did, no complaints there.

The Restaurants
Breakfast is a buffet in the International restaurant, with an array of everything you could imagine, the egg chef cooks eggs any way you want them, as well as pancakes - there were never queues for eggs, maybe just one or 2 people at the same time as you, but it gives you the chance to briefly chat to other guests. Friendships can be made over eggs! Fresh fruit, toast, cereals Bacon, sausages etc. And the friendly smiling waitresses very efficiently looking after you.
(I didn’t get chance to say Goodbye to Maudine, Sorry Maudine. )We’ll see you again!
Lunchtime is at Spicers up by the pool, again a buffet, a soup, pasta, sandwiches made to order, toasted or otherwise, hotdogs, hamburgers, chips, chicken and fish. Waitress service from the bar by the pool and desserts. Ice cream bought to you by the waitresses (We tended not to do lunch after a couple of days) too much of a good thing.
Afternoon tea is served in the large comfortable lounge between the reception and main restaurant. Dainty triangles of sandwiches, cheese, cucumber, tuna etc, and cakes with tea or coffee from 4pm.

Evening dinner is usually served at the Main restaurant, you are asked at breakfast what time you will be dining. Dishes included Roast Lamb, Pork, Roast ham in syrup, salads, soups and local dishes. The food IS excellent, a Lobster and Coconut Bisque to die for, and one of the best Bolognese sauces I have ever tasted. The chefs are very proud of their dishes and will introduce you to the dishes each night.

There is a dress code in all restaurants, (Not Bars) Gents must wear a collared shirt, polo or similar for evening, and definitely NO shorts or cropped trousers, be warned!! There is NO exceptions. BUT although we didn’t know the first time, it really isn’t that a big a deal, is it? and it is strongly enforced. On the first night my husband wore a collarless but tasteful top, but was sent back to change it for a collared one. Ladies can wear anything casual but they do look smart anyway mostly. Lunchtime at the Spicers restaurant Gents can wear shorts and t-shirts, but not topless, (Thank heavens in some cases!) And ladies have to cover swimwear. It’s all very simple really, have a little decorum and keep flesh mainly covered whilst people are eating.

The third restaurant is “The Oriental” which is not included in the AI. If you decide to eat there and you are AI you do get EC$40 towards the total bill. The drinks in this restaurant have to be paid for, even though you are AI, and the lounge bar is just outside the restaurant door. Which is all a bit strange - but we didn’t eat there. Although we were told by non AI guests it was nice.

We hired a 4x4 jeep for a week of our stay, and travelled all over the island. A week is probably too long, a couple of days would do.

Beaches
The beaches on Grenada are pristine, and they are all public. We thought it was just the resort staff, but all Grenadians are very warm and friendly people. Visiting the beach at Grand Anse some school kids came from behind us with a smiley “Good Afternoon” then started to do exercises in a class on the beach.

Facts
Drinks in the resort are as strong as you want them.
Almost everybody on the entire island was bitten by sand flies or something. My husband suffered terribly on his ankles, and still is! Use Deet religiously as I did.
Visit a restaurant on Grand Anse beach called “ The Coconut Beach” French Creole Restaurant, fabulous setting, (see photo) and a great cheese and tomato crepe.

Bernadette and Paul Burgess, Brighton UK
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Date of stay: November 2006
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
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5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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agsdg wrote a review Sept 2006
Aberdeen,Scotland1 contribution31 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
We visited Grenada for a 2 week stay from 4th July 2006, flying BA from Gatwick. There were 4 of us, 2 adults and 2 boys aged 6 & 3.. We stayed at the Rex Grenadian for the duration, the first week we were all inclusive and the second week we were room only.
When we booked we paid for a room upgrade to “SeaView rooms but on arrival we were upgraded to the Beach rooms which were literally a stones throw from the shore. The rooms were very clean, comfortable and quite spacious. The cleaners came in daily and cleaned and tidied the room to a very high standard. Despite their being 4 of us in the room we felt that it was very adequate to accommodate us all and we didn’t feel in any way cramped.
The food at the hotel we thought was excellent. Adil the catering manager and his staff ensured high quality food. The variety we thought was also excellent. I don’t think that we saw any repetition in the week we had on the all inclusive and according to others there wasn’t noticeable repetition on the 2nd week either. If there was it wasn’t noticed and even if it happened.
The manager of the hotel and his staff were always very attentive, taking time to chat to you and sort out any problems that there may have been. The staff in fact could not have been more approachable and helpful, offering advice for what to do around the island and what was on. Our general opinion of the Grenadians was that they were an extremely friendly people and always willing to assist.
The grounds of the hotel were extensive and well kept with a lake and 2 beaches either side of the pool. The beaches were fantastic and probably one of the highlights of the holiday for us. We’re not sun worshipers but the boys had plenty to play at. The coral reef went right up to the shoreline and was excellent for snorkelling with an abundance of fish and coral. We took a floatation device for our 6 year old and took him out snorkelling. The pool and pool bar were great also.
For our second week we hired a car from Sanvic 4x4, a car rental Company with offices in the hotel. We compared prices with other rental Companies and found that prices were similar (about £40/day for a 4 door 4x4 inc collision insurance). The car we got was a Suzuki automatic (I forget the model). It had been involved in a few altercations and had a number of scratches and scrapes. Take care that these are all noted on the form when picking up the car. Anyway, the car was a bit sluggish which we put down to the air con, and when driving up the steep hills we would switch the air con off for more power. The sluggishness, however, got worse until occasionally the gears were not kicking in straight away. The girl at Sanvic was happy to exchange the car without problems so this didn’t disrupt us.
We travelled all over the island and were really glad that we did. The place is very scenic with mountains over 3000’ and an old extinct volcanic peak and a lake in the national park. We also saw the Annandale falls which were impressive. They’re quite close to the road, unlike some of the other falls and have great scenery and a wide selection of local plants. A lady will meet you at the main road and she gives a tour to the falls explaining all about the local flora and fauna. Payment to her is by donation. At the falls themselves they have a group of locals who will jump into the plunge pool of the waterfall (approx 35’) for a donated sum (£2-4 equivalent). I would recommend seeing this as it’s quite impressive and you’ll get some good photo’s.
We also visited the Lake Antoine rum distillery, the chocolate factory, the Grenadian nutmeg association, the old airport, Laura’s spice garden and Carib’s leap in the North. We would recommend seeing all these to get a good sense of local traditions and culture. We also visited the capital, St George’s and the associated fort. These were interesting especially the markets but it can get a bit hot there and we didn’t want to subject the kids to that for too long.
All in all the touring we did of the island was well worth the effort. There are NO signposts on the roads and the maps just generally give you a rough idea. We managed to get by without too many problems because we got in the habit of winding the car window down and asking anyone at the side of the road for directions. We did this frequently and found the locals very polite and helpful. The roads can be narrow in places and there are the occasional pot holes. The roads are occasionally very steep and extremely windy so what seem like short journeys on the map can be something of a challenge.
We would strongly recommend that if you are not planning on hiring a car and travelling around by yourself, to take one of the full day tours of the island and see all the sights that way with a local guide. We bumped into a few of these guided tours on our trips and, ‘listening in’ we found the guides to be very knowledgeable and well informed. By travelling around ourselves we probably missed out on a bit of local knowledge and we certainly took a lot of wrong turns that we wouldn’t have if we had been on a tour. Ultimately though we were happy to have the car as it gave us flexibility to go where we wanted to when we wanted.
We also ate at The Aquarium which you can walk to from The Grenadian if you set off down the beach to the South. They do good food in adequate proportions. They have live music on a Sunday afternoon do we would recommend going over there if you’re after something a bit more lively. It was different and worth seeing. Plus the kids can still play on the beach right in front.
We had lunch at La Sagerre which is set in a beautiful and very tranquil bay. The lunch was nice and the setting is very peaceful.
We also ate at The Beach House which is in the next bay North of The Grenadian. Here we probably had the best meal during the trip and my wife still raves on about the Coconut pie she had for desert. I tempted her to part with a spoonful and have to agree that it was excellent.
Be aware when dining out that the Tip is often included on the bill and can be hidden in the “tax2 column.
To summarise we had an excellent holiday and agreed that this was the best Carribean Island we have so far visited, having previously been to Barbados and Tobago. The island is scenic and has plenty to see and do. We would highly recommend The Grenadian as an excellent choice of hotel based on the rooms, dining, pool, local beaches and reef, and the friendliness and helpfulness of staff and management. We regret not seeing the other island Carriacou whilst there as we didn’t have time. We would definitely go back to Grenada and the same hotel but we feel there are a number of other Caribbean islands we have to see first. We do however hope to be back at some point.
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Date of stay: July 2006
4.0 of 5 bubblesValue
4.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
4.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
4.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
3.0 of 5 bubblesCheck-in / front desk
4.0 of 5 bubblesService
4.0 of 5 bubblesBusiness service (e.g., internet access)
Trip type: Travelled with family
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Jet16670 wrote a review Apr 2003
Saratoga,NY1 contribution30 helpful votes
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Returned April 25 from an 8 day stay at the Rex. First impression was good as we were greeted with a cool glass of juice and the resort architecture is lovely. Sort of middle eastern, arches and tile floors. Quickly down hill from there. There is a dress code for after sundown which prohibits men from wearing shorts, tshirts, or open toe shoes. We must have missed that info somewhere and luckily I wore a pair of long pants to travel in, so at least I had something to wear for dinner. Noticed many women in jeans shorts and tshirts though, so I guess it was ok for them, even though my dress shorts would have been more attractive. We found out to our dismay that you can't get a cup of coffee before breakfast starts at 7am. Even though they have a commercial-type coffee pot in the courtyard that is supposed to be available with coffee and hot water for tea from 5:30 to 6:30 AM there was never any coffee made. When breakfast did start the wait-staff was stingy with both coffee and water.The service itself was inconsistant, we always hoped for one of the "good" waitresses. They ranged from very attentive, to oblivious, to downright surly. The food was mediocre at best, and the desserts were so bad they should get a different pastry chef. One night they offered a special dinner of either lobster or steak, for an extra $40 each! We didn't see anyone taking it.The mattress was horrible, springs poking constantly, so sore spots and backaches EVERY morning. The place was always clean, but very lax in routine maintenance. Needed paint, tiles repaired, that sort of thing. The grounds were very nicely taken care of though. The entertainment was boring for the most part, one lively band and the rest was a snore. At least there was cable tv in the room. There is virtually nothing for children to do and there were several there, they ran through the public areas chasing each other everynight but they were undoubtedly so bored you couldn't be upset with them. We didn't find the airport noise distur was terrible for non snorklers as the reef is virturally foot steps off the sand, several sea urchin stings and small cuts from the coral. There is a better swimming beach on the far side of the pool though, that is where the watersports place is.The bottom line is that the hotel's corporate management should go to Jamaica and see how quality all-inclusives are managed. Most of the guests were British, as is the company that owns the hotel. I don't know if this is the level of service they are used to, but we Americans expect a little more bang for our buck
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Harveypops wrote a review Jan 2008
Wesham, United Kingdom16 contributions56 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
We have just returned from the Rex Grenadian after a three week stay over the Christmas period. Before I start with the feedback though I would like to tell you a little story.

I have friends who have recently refurbished their public house and it is now one of the best places to eat for miles. Unfortunately they created a restaurant style area within the pub; it is a lovely area with nice tables and decor but it creates so many problems due to their customers perception of their surroundings. The problem is that they serve 'pub grub' at pub grub prices in a restaurant style environment. Their clients actually forget that they are sitting in a country pub and have expectations of that belonging to a nice restaurant which would charge two or three times as much......................................and here lies the issue with the Rex Grenadian.

This is our second visit to this hotel and therefore we knew exactly what to expect. After all the brochure does show it as being 3*+. Unfortunately (or fortunately) it has one of the best beaches of any hotel on the island, the grounds are exceptionally impressive and the entrance to the main reception takes your breath away when you first arrive. The reception staff are excellent and your luggage is taken to your room by the porters. All of a sudden people become convinced they are in a four/five star hotel and you need to remember that this is not the case.

We had a fantastic stay and would like to say how much the hotel has improved since our last visit. It now has new management and a new chef and both are doing an excellent job. Although the food at lunch in the Spicers Restaurant becomes a bit repetitive after the first week or so, you do have two excellent restaurants that are walkable if you fancy a change. These are the Beach House and the Aquarium, a short taxi drive will also get you to the Dodgy Dock at True Blue.

The buffet style restaurant in the evening was without doubt the best I have experienced. The food was hot, varied and most evenings a dish was available that was cooked or prepared to order at the hot plate. Most evenings the chef and the managment were in the restaurant ensuring the food stayed at the same high standard.

The rooms are clean and have all requirements for a beach holiday and if required the hotel can generally provide you with fridges, coffee machines ect at a small cost. However, if you are travelling with children there are a lot of steps to the hillside rooms. But.....and how many three star hotels do this........you can also make use of the porter and his golf buggy at reception untill 11.00 o'clock'ish at night and get a lift back to your room.

Over the Christmas period the hotel did have a lot of children in residence and I would like to say a personal thank you for the childrens club which our child, Harvey, enjoyed immensly. The hotel also allowed the children to use the TV lounge at night and the cartoon network kept most children entertained. The hotel must have done a good job as I was able to spend three weeks with my wife and child in a single room and we never had a cross word for the whole holiday.

As you can probably tell, we do rate this hotel as we do the Rex group. But we do consider this to be the best and we have visited many hotels in the chain.

The main surprise for us this year was the amount of repeat guests in this hotel. Most of them tend to be professionals who have come to understand the beauty in the simplicity of this hotel. It offers a great holiday but is also one of the best hotels to use as a base if you wish to get out a bit more.

So, are there any negatives. Unfortunately just one, some of the staff, and it is only a small minority are in serious need of a personality 'implant'. But I have found this to be the same all over the Caribbean and not just here. I mean, how much does it cost to smile.............the answer is generally a tip of about 5 EC dollers (£1).

Don't panic about its close proximity to the airport, it is very unusual to hear the planes and they are few and far between.

On a last note I would also like to say hi and a big thank you to all the people we met at the Rex over the Christmas period. You know who Harvey was (who didn't), and your company along with the hotel made this an exceptional holiday.
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Date of stay: December 2007
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
4.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
4.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesCheck-in / front desk
4.0 of 5 bubblesService
Trip type: Travelled with family
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BoardingPass8124 wrote a review Mar 2006
Toronto5 contributions26 helpful votes
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4.0 of 5 bubbles
I hadn't taken a vaction in many years and was in much need of some pressure-free relaxation. So my boyfriend and I felt Grenada would be the perfect place to experience an authentic culture; get in touch with the sand, sea and sun; yet not be pressured by the spring-break-party crowd OR by the temptation to climb pyramids and volcanoes everyday. We were not dissapointed - Grenada is lush, colourful and beautiful even after it's losses to hurricanes. And it is small enough that we found 2 or 3 half-day excursions to see the rainforest interior, visit Morne Rouge Beach (don't miss for calm & gentle water), or to visit "town" were enough to give us an appreciation of the countryside, its culture and its warm but proudly dignified people.
Now - about the Rex. Don't be worried - go for it!
(FYI booked through Air Canada Vacations: all inclusive, stayed February 17 to 27th; aprox 5 hours Toronto to Grenada)
When we first arrived after a ridiculously short drive from the airport - we were initially concerned to hear that we were "far" from the major towns and other hotels - that cabs were pricey and the bus sporadic as we were not on the main route. But we cheered up very quickly after downing a planters punch strong enough to freeze you for dental surgery, then walked through lovely park-like hotel grounds to a hillside room that had as good a scenic view as any of the beachfront rooms (maybe better as we were high enough to see round the coast to St. George). Very friendly staff were happy to answer questions and requests - although - you should expect slow techno-inefficient service at any form-filling occasion. One other thing I observed was a little bit of unwillingness to acommodate sudden changes of plans (i.e. changing dinner reservations) - I chalk this up to a bit of oldfashioned-formality in the general Grenadian culture, and not a desire to be uncooperative.
It turned out that the distance "from" town was not to be any problem. (It takes only about 10-15 minutes to get to Grande Anse - about 20 to get to St. George.) On the two occasions we went to the end of the hotel driveway prepared to wait for the local bus - a cab driver returning from a drop-off from the airport offered to drive us in at a fraction of the standard price (rates are preset based on distance - but try bargaining) Although we paid the usual fare to come back, the total cost balanced out round trip. Once in town, we observed that the other hotels and resorts were clustered quite close to each other along the Grand Anse beach along with the busy main road and shopping mall. Grand Anse bay is wide and colourful with beach umbrellas and small boats. But because it is a public beach - it's busily shared by all hotels pleasure boats and local commerce, and has less shelter from the open sea so the surf can be rough. We returned very gratefully to the virtually private beach at the Rex, and were appreciative that the Rex's distance from town made it far more tranquil and scenic than any of the other places we might have chosen in our price range.
Limitations: not a great choice for people with mobility issues - there are a lot of stairs and the grounds are hilly in spots. There is a low rocky reef running along the beach only about 12 feet from shore. The resulting waves make the water seem rougher than it is. BUT we learned where the open areas were and once we waded through the water was not too deep and was very enjoyable to swim in. The swimming pool is still the better choice for inexperienced swimmers or small kids. On the plus side there are lots of shadey trees along the beach and no shortage of lounge chairs - you can lose a whole day just basking. Which is exactly the point.
We did not do any snorkling or diving but heard great things from guests who did.
The rooms were clean and well laid out - but simple. Some of the furniture and fixtures were a little scuffed - though nothing was offensive. We were happy with the ample storage, solid air-conditioner, an excellent mattress and a new fridge and TV. Likewise - some sections of the communal facilities showed quickly done repairs (i.e. to flooring) so they could reopen for business.
The food was well prepared and a generous number of options were put out per meal (buffet style) - they offered just enough local specialties along with standards like roast beef to satisfy all tastes. But after 3 meals a day for 7 days the hotel restaurant felt ho-hum - this is when it would have been nice to get to town more quickly, just for restaurant variety.
Don't expect much for fresh fruits and vegatables - sadly the local farmers are still recovering from the hurricanes and there just isn't much available yet. Finally, comments were accurate about the lack of organized activities and entertainment. There were good musicians performing every night after dinner (except Sunday) - but at a deliberately low key "background" volume. It became clear that the social norm was a thowback to an earlier era: collect a cocktail, sit in the lounge and make conversation with the other guests. One evening we wondered about getting up and dancing to the reggae band - if we'd "get the party started" and if other guests would join in. But it seemed a shame to interupt the mellow conversations and general feet-up-on-the-coffee-table vibe going on so we just slouched lower on our sofa and digested dinner. And that's how we knew that the Rex was exactly what we'd been looking for - pressure-free relaxation.

*Be prepared to spend 2 hours at the airport on your way home - apparently for each exiting Canadian the airport staff has to process a mile long customs report, which makes the lines move very very slowly and you very very annoyed - until you realize YOU and every other Cannuck in the airport ARE the problem :-)!
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Date of stay: February 2006
4.0 of 5 bubblesValue
3.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
3.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
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SweatSox37 wrote a review Jan 2013
Toronto, Canada60 contributions77 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Stayed at the Rex from December 24th to 31st 2012. Travelled from Toronto with Air Transat Holidays and since this was their inaugural flight to Grenada they had a special reception at both departure and arrival locations. It was very pleasant and unexpected surprise to be treated to coffee, juice, muffins, croissants etc… before we left and then local snacks, rum punch, music and speeches by local authorities when we stepped off the tarmac. Upon arrival at the hotel (a two minute mini-bus ride to the hotel – I timed it!) we were greeted with a cool towel and a cold drink.. The transfer to our room took quite a long time and the reception staff seemed to be a bit overwhelmed, but we later learned that they were behind schedule due to inclement weather earlier in the day. The Management apologized in writing and left a small bottle of local rum – a nice touch.

Once we were in our Beach Front room (highly recommended) we quickly hit the beach to explore what it had to offer . The two golden sand beaches (on either side of the pool area) are gorgeous and there is plenty of shade available should you need it. A small reef is close to shore but there are several sandy openings to walk directly out into the warm and very clear water. Plenty of loungers are available, but since occupancy was higher than in some previous reviews, people were reserving spots as early as 7:30am. No worries though, there is always plenty of room on the beach to find a spot away from others if you want a bit of privacy. The beach vendors were not a bother and you just have to be polite and say no, that was enough. Dexter, for instance, was an interesting guy we had a good time shooting the breeze with. Should you wish to take a trip to explore the island he is “the man with a plan”. We booked a day trip through him and had an excellent insight into Island life. Our guide Troy was very knowledgeable and we got to see a number of sights including the western hemisphere’s oldest distillery which has been operating continuously since 1735!

The bedroom was as expected and the bed very comfortable. In line with other comments the decor and some of the equipment in the room is a little tired. One thing that’s missing from virtually all of these reviews is the fact that Hurricane Ivan destroyed or damaged 90% of the buildings on the island and wiped out the nutmeg and banana crops when it hit on September 7th, 2004. It has taken a long time for these important exports to recover to previous levels, severely hindering the island economy and the capital investments required to make significant improvements.

The hotel restaurants provide plenty of good food but the best food we had was at the buffet – there is always something to your liking, no matter how picky an eater you may be. The Christmas Day meal was very good and the beef stew on another evening was probably the best I have ever had. Fresh fish and salads are available at every meal. The warmth of the staff was always evident, although the bartenders could have been livelier and more engaged.

My wife included on the registration card that we would be celebrating our anniversary while we were there and it was a pleasant surprise to see, when we returned from the beach that day, a bottle of champagne and a plate of fresh fruit in our mini-fridge - thank you Rex!

A few tips:
• Bring $US as currency as it is accepted everywhere
• Patience is needed at times--but eventually everything works out (ie; towels replaced, rooms cleaned, dinner seating times - there were three groups of 20+ at the early seating time so it was a challange for staff to keep up with the volume)
• Computer was not working in the internet café (bring your own laptop if you absolutely have to stay connected--there is wi-fi in the courtyard and lobby areas)
• Good place for young families, but not ideal for active teenagers
• Bring children's books to donate as schools and libraries are still trying to rebuild their collections after the hurricane.
• Bring insect repellent – the bugs found my ankles very desirable but almost completely ignored my wife

The whole experience is good value for the money. We will return to The Rex at some point in the future and will recommend Grenada as a great destination if you’re looking for a relaxing slow paced vacation.
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Date of stay: December 2012
4.0 of 5 bubblesValue
3.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
4.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
4.0 of 5 bubblesService
5.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Book a Beach Front room or ask for an upgrade when you check in - they are furthest from the...
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gerlan wrote a review Nov 2006
Geneva, Switzerland2 contributions36 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Back home after three weeks at the Rex Grenadian and having re-read the reviews of the past months, we can only confirm the praise that has been poured on this hotel. Just about everything was superb -- the genuinely friendly staff, the excellent cuisine (particularly the evening meals), bar service, view from our room, the swimming pool area and water sports base -- simply everything.

So, rather than repeat what has been written several times, here some hopefully helpful information:
The several hotel buildings are spread out around a large beautifully maintained terrain, so expect a little walk, including some steps, to reach your room. Unless you are on an extremely tight budget, do not go for the "hillside" rooms, which face away from the sea and into a .....hillside. We had a room in the "seaview" block with a breathtaking view (see first photo) over the lake, the sea and across to the capital St. George's. We took the "All Inclusive" arrangement with three daily meals and unlimited soft drinks, wine, beer and local spirits. Particular praise goes to the rum punch. Good and varied evening musical entertainment, our favourite was the steelband (photo 2). We found the Internet access expensive.

The hotel voltage is primarily 220V/50Hz with a couple of 110V/50Hz (not 60) outlets in the rooms. Britannia Rules, so the wall mains sockets are of the clunky 3-pin type invented back home in the UK; other Europeans bring an adapter plug for the standard European 2-pin plug. The 110V sockets are standard US flat 2-pin type.

A very well run dive base with Ruth and Andrew and a most competent local crew. The dive boat is of the "pirogue" variety, i.e. into the water with a back roll, back onto the boat up a ladder on the side (no rear platform).

Take a rental car for 1 - 2 days (office in the hotel) and explore the fascinating island of spices. However, beware: driving is on the left (Britannia again!), and Grenadian drivers win my first prize for crazy driving. Roads are generally in good condition but NARROW (in places very!). Visit the chocolate "factory" (photo 3), the nutmeg processing factory in Gouyave, the waterfalls and the many other sites. And the virgin vegetation in the island centre is unforgettable.
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Date of stay: November 2006
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
4.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
4.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesCheck-in / front desk
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
3.0 of 5 bubblesBusiness service (e.g., internet access)
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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NorthStar656414 wrote a tip Aug 2019
6 contributions7 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"The rooms are mainly ocean view"
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Elsie M wrote a tip Jun 2019
Trinidad6 contributions2 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
"Ocean view was really beautiful especially the sunset"
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Explore10653783767 wrote a tip May 2019
London, United Kingdom1 contribution
3.0 of 5 bubbles
"No internet inside room"
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Awsomegal wrote a tip May 2019
Toronto, ON506 contributions210 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
"SeaView nice view.. but noise even louder from Quarantine Point. Beachfront better."
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Shermaine wrote a tip May 2019
Brooklyn, New York57 contributions47 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
"Room was clean bed comfortable. "
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