Best Hotels in Barbados

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U.S. News & World Report ranks the best hotels in Barbados based on an analysis of industry awards, hotel star ratings and user ratings. Hotels that scored in the top 10 percent of the Best Hotels in the Caribbean earned a Gold badge. Hotels that appear after ranked hotels are sorted by hotel class and then by user rating, as provided by TripAdvisor.

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  • #1
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    Sandy Lane
    St. James
    #1 in Best Hotels in Barbados
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 954 reviewsTripAdvisor (954)
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
    Guests consistently laud Sandy Lane for its impressive grounds, luxurious amenities and accommodating staff. Welcoming Barbados visitors since 1961, Sandy Lane's spacious rooms, suites, penthouses and villa boast elegant furnishings, marble bathrooms with dual vanities, desks and balconies or patios with views of verdant gardens or the Caribbean Sea. And the grandeur doesn't stop there. This Leading Hotels of the World outpost also features lavish recreational facilities, including three golf courses and a 47,000-square-foot spa. (Recent guests raved about the opulent spa treatments and tasty dishes served at The Spa Café.) Though the golf courses and spa are no doubt impressive, don't forget to carve out some lounging time on Sandy Lane Beach, where the resort provides cold towels, sorbets, fresh fruit and Evian mists. Whether your day was spent relaxing by the sea (or the 7,500-square-foot pool) or swinging on the greens, previous visitors suggest watching the sun set at one of the four on-site eateries. Though some former patrons bemoaned the property's underwhelming afternoon tea service, many praised the delectable (albeit pricey) cuisine. However, Leaders Club members receive complimentary perks, such as daily breakfast for two, during their stays.
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    The House by Elegant Hotels
    Paynes Bay
    #2 in Best Hotels in Barbados
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 706 reviewsTripAdvisor (706)
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
    Upon arriving at The House, you'll be greeted with a complimentary jet lag healing massage, afternoon tea and evening canapes. And the pampering at this adults-only Paynes Bay, Barbados, resort doesn't stop there: Rooms and suites offer feather-topped beds, complimentary Wi-Fi access, espresso machines, 24-hour butler service and private patios or balconies. When you're craving some fun in the sun, unwind by the oceanfront pool or at the resort's beach. The House offers complimentary water sports equipment, including paddleboards, snorkel gear, kayaks and Hobie Cat sailboats. Plus, you'll enjoy free water taxi transportation to beaches flanked by other Elegant Hotels. This means guests at The House can also indulge in spa treatments at the Tamarind by Elegant Hotels or eat at other Elegant property restaurants. However, most guests recommend dining at The House for the complimentary Champagne breakfast and Italian dishes at Daphne's, although a few caution that service at the restaurant can be slow at times.
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    Colony Club by Elegant Hotels
    St. James
    #3 in Best Hotels in Barbados
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 821 reviewsTripAdvisor (821)
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
    Touting 96 guest rooms and suites – each with a flat-screen TV, complimentary Wi-Fi access, an espresso machine and a private patio or balcony – the Colony Club in Holetown, Barbados, prides itself on its family-friendly atmosphere. Kids can attend the resort's Aqua School to learn how to snorkel or windsurf, or the whole family can embark on an island excursion and swim with local turtles (a must-do, according to recent guests). Children of all ages can also enjoy seasonal kids activities and are welcome at the two on-site, open-air restaurants, which boast kid-friendly menus. If you don't have youngsters in tow, Colony Club offers an array of adult-focused amenities, including yoga and Pilates classes, couples massages and private dining, including inside the guest-approved Rum Vault, where you'll have your pick of 150-plus kinds of rum. You can also explore the restaurants or beachfront activities available at other west coast Elegant Hotels properties by hopping on one of Colony Club's free water taxis. Overall, recent visitors loved staying here, although a few said the property's facilities did not warrant the high room rates.
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    Fairmont Royal Pavilion
    St. James
    #4 in Best Hotels in Barbados
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1320 reviewsTripAdvisor (1320)
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
    Blending the signature refinement of the Fairmont brand with the soothing atmosphere of Barbados' Platinum Coast, the Fairmont Royal Pavilion is a luxurious hideaway. Guests praise the elegantly decorated oceanfront rooms, suites and villas, which were refreshed in November 2017. Standard room amenities include furnished balconies or terraces, coffee makers and flat-screen TVs with DVD players. Plus, all accommodation rates cover in-room Wi-Fi access, on-site parking, daily breakfast for two, one afternoon tea credit per seven-night stay, twice-weekly yoga classes, daily swimming with turtles experiences and access to tennis courts, a fitness center and nonmotorized water sports equipment. Additional facilities range from a freshwater pool to a business center to a salon with hair, makeup and nail services. Travelers can also enjoy in-room spa treatments, such as massages, facials and body wraps and scrubs. And as of December 2018, this AccorHotels-affiliated property welcomes children year-round. Though recent guests report a satisfactory stay, some say the cuisine served at the resort's three restaurants is pricey, especially given the subpar quality. To save some coin, members of the Le Club AccorHotels rewards program can use points to pay for rooms.
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    Coral Reef Club
    St. James
    #5 in Best Hotels in Barbados
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 520 reviewsTripAdvisor (520)
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
    Much like its sister property, The Sandpiper, Coral Reef Club sits surrounded by lush foliage on Barbados' western coast (near Holetown). Occupying 12 acres, Coral Reef Club's 88 rooms, cottages, suites and villas all feature furnished balconies or patios, separate showers and tubs, work desks and feather beds. If you don't opt for a cottage or suite with a private plunge pool, Coral Reef Club boasts two tree-lined pools, not to mention complimentary access to water sports equipment like kayaks and snorkel gear. Prefer to stay landlocked? The resort also touts two tennis courts, a fitness center and a set of garden pathways that snake throughout the bougainvillea-shaded grounds. Navigate the labyrinth on your own, or sign up for a complimentary garden tour, which are available every Wednesday. If a stroll through the foliage isn't relaxing enough for you, venture to the spa for a massage or some meditation. Coral Reef Club also offers alfresco dining at its restaurant, which recent guests enjoyed despite their meals' high prices. To offset this added expense, Small Luxury Hotels of the World patrons with INVITED loyalty program memberships can use accrued reward night vouchers to pay for rooms.
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    Cobblers Cove
    St. Peter
    #6 in Best Hotels in Barbados
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 581 reviewsTripAdvisor (581)
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
    Positioned on the northwestern edge of Barbados by Godings Bay, Cobblers Cove is an intimate retreat that touts just 40 suites. Each accommodation includes a private balcony or terrace with garden or ocean views, a sitting room and a bathroom with a walk-in shower. Plus, all suites offer twin or king-sized beds, bathrobes and slippers, minibars and free Wi-Fi access. Previous visitors raved about the gorgeous, roomy lodgings, though some warned that the nightly rates are expensive. But Cobblers Cove redeems itself with complimentary inclusions, such as swimming with turtles outings, tennis lessons and nonmotorized water sports equipment rentals. After working up an appetite, head to the Camelot Restaurant for fresh seafood. Past diners praised the eatery's impeccable service and delectable cuisine. Cap off your day with a relaxing treatment at the Sea Moon Spa. Cobblers Cove is the only Relais & Châteaux property in Barbados; if you're a Club 5C member, you can take advantage of exclusive perks during your stay.
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
  • #7
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    Sandals Barbados
    St. Lawrence Gap, Christ Church
    #7 in Best Hotels in Barbados
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 3443 reviewsTripAdvisor (3443)
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
    This adults-only, all-inclusive Sandals resort boasts 11 restaurants and seven bars, plus 280 guest rooms and suites. Accommodations include balconies or patios, wall-mounted smart TVs, mahogany furniture and free Wi-Fi access. When you're not in your room, hit the beach. The resort offers complimentary water sports equipment, including snorkel gear, kayaks and Hobie Cat sailboats. Or, take a dip in one of three freshwater pools. The property also features tennis and beach volleyball courts, a fitness center, nightly entertainment and the brand's signature Red Lane Spa. Overall, recent visitors praised the resort's cuisine and location on 10 lush acres of Dover Beach along Barbados' southern coast. However, several past guests cited lackluster customer service.
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    The Sandpiper
    St. James
    #8 in Best Hotels in Barbados
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 338 reviewsTripAdvisor (338)
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
    At The Sandpiper, it's all about the gardens. Nestled in Holetown, Barbados, this small, family-owned and -operated hotel receives consistent praise from guests for its well-manicured foliage. The hotel even houses three Tree Top Suites (lodgings surrounded by palm leaves but not actually suspended in the trees), which include luxurious amenities like terraces, open sun decks and private plunge pools. If you don't want to splurge, opt for a Garden View Room. Each includes a patio or balcony that overlooks the hotel's signature greenery. Extending its well-groomed vegetation to the beach, The Sandpiper boasts a shaded wooden dock that overlooks the shoreline. When you're not lounging dockside, take a dip, set out on a Hobie Cat sailboat or kayak (equipment rental is complimentary) or learn how to scuba dive at The Sandpiper's sister property, Coral Reef Club. Given that Coral Reef Club sits within walking distance, the two properties also share a spa. Just make sure you head back to The Sandpiper for dinner – guests highly recommend sampling The Restaurant's Caribbean-inspired dishes. But remember, the eatery's menu is limited, so travelers with dietary restrictions, such as vegans, may want to consider dining elsewhere. Also keep in mind: Members of INVITED, the Small Luxury Hotels of the World rewards program, can cash in accrued reward night vouchers for rooms here.
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
  • #9
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    Crystal Cove by Elegant Hotels
    Derricks
    #9 in Best Hotels in Barbados
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 2046 reviewsTripAdvisor (2046)
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
    Set on a white sand beach about 3 miles south of Holetown, Barbados, Crystal Cove is all-inclusive in both its amenities and atmosphere. Catering to travelers of all ages, Crystal Cove entertains youngsters at the Flying Fish Kids Club, while candlelit dinners and side-by-side spa treatments appeal to couples. Crystal Cove offers plenty of aquatic activities, including complimentary water sports, organized beach games and off-site excursions (at an additional cost). After you've worked up an appetite, head to one of Crystal Cove's two sit-down eateries: casual Drifters Beach Bar and Restaurant and upscale Reflections. Previous visitors praised both dining establishments for their delicious food, though some lament the occasionally slow service. When it's time to bed down, retire to your room or suite. Each accommodation features a private patio or balcony, free Wi-Fi access, a minifridge and Caribbean-inspired decor (which recent guests said is a little dated).
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi