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Hotel Bakoua

La Pointe du Bout | Les Trois-Ilets 97229  [SEE MAP]Les Trois-Ilets  [SEE ADDRESS]
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Overview

Accommodations offer superb garden or bay views, according to past visitors
Guests say rooms appear worn and restaurants' dishes are expensive
Once a family colonial-style residence associated with the French East India Company, Hotel Bakoua preserves its authentic ambiance with Creole-style rooms and decorative accents. Uncluttered spaces, cane furniture and rich woods create an inviting retreat, especially for travelers who need a hotel not too far from Martinique Aimé Césaire International Airport. Accommodations offer furnished balconies or terraces that overlook the property's garden or Fort-de-France Bay. Despite the scenery, recent guests said the guest rooms are dated and in need of a facelift. But a Martinique vacation isn't about sitting in your room – it's about enjoying warm turquoise waters. On-site activities include kayaking, paddleboarding and tubing. Hotel Bakoua also houses three restaurants and a bar, but reviewers give mixed feedback about the pricey cuisine.
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Location
Les Trois-Ilets
Hotel Class
4.0-star
Property Type
Hotel, 138 rooms
Primary View
Bay, Ocean
Style
Traditional

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  • 4.0Hotel Class

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Critic Reviews

Fodor's

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Wrought-iron gates open to this lovely hotel, a throwback to gracious estate living, where you can cocoon yourself in colonial-era style. From the circular bar and the adjacent infinity pool, the views of the mountain peaks juxtaposed with the yachts in the bay are magical.

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Named for the pointy, wide-brimmed straw hat worn in Martinique, Hotel Bakoua was the first hotel to open in the tourist area of Point du Bout. The largest hotel in the area, the 138-room, upper-middle-range Hotel Bakoua is set on a hillside hovering above a crescent-shaped stretch of white sand, overlooking Fort de France Bay and the twinkling lights of Martinique's capital city.

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by Tripadvisor. A total of 952 have reviewed the Hotel Bakoua, giving it a rating of 3.5, on a scale of 1-5.

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Tripadvisor Travel Rating: Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 3.5 based on 952 reviews 3.5 (based on 952 reviews)

Guest Rooms

All of Hotel Bakoua's guest rooms and suites feature colonial-style Creole decor with cane and teak furnishings, as well as colorful walls and linens. Standard rooms feature white tile floors and garden views from furnished balconies. Basic amenities include minifridges, flat-screen TVs and desks. For more space, upgrade to one of the property's Privilege or Deluxe rooms or a suite.
  • Free Wi-Fi access
  • Joséphine Suite has a shower and a separate Jacuzzi bathtub, a private entrance and direct beach access

Standard room size301 square feet

  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Internet
  • Wireless internet
  • Free internet
  • Fee for internet usage
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

Once a private estate with ties to the French East India Company, Hotel Bakoua exudes authentic colonial charm while overlooking Fort-de-France Bay from its hilltop perch. Located on the southwestern end of Martinique, the hotel is less than 14 miles southwest of Martinique Aimé Césaire International Airport and is within walking distance of the Pointe du Bout ferry. The restaurants and shops of Village Creole are also an easy walk from the property.
  • On-site beach
  • Excursions to Fort-de-France can be arranged (charges apply)
  • 24-hour valet parking
  • 24-hour self-parking (free)
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service (with fee)

Within walking distance of:

  • Bus stop
  • Restaurants
  • Movie theater
  • Train station
  • Beach
  • Theater
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Grocery store
  • Shopping

Dining

Three restaurants and a bar are available at Hotel Bakoua. Upscale French and international fare is served at Le Chateaubriand every day from December through April, while casual grilled dishes are available year-round for lunch at La Sirène. Both eateries also offer multicourse lobster dinners on Thursday nights. Lighter fare (think: sandwiches and salads) can be savored alongside tropical cocktails at the overwater Coco Bar.
  • Le Gommier garden bar open nightly until midnight

Number of restaurants3

Cuisine TypesAmerican, French

  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • free breakfast

Pool

The property's hilltop infinity pool overlooks Fort-de-France Bay. The pool deck offers deck chairs and towels. A beach with an overwater bar and motorized and nonmotorized water sports equipment is also available.
  • Free loaner kayaks and paddleboards; extra charges apply for Jet Ski rentals
  • Lap pool
  • Wading pool
  • Lazy river
  • Family pool
  • Infinity pool
  • Whirlpool/hot tub
  • Adults-only pool
  • Lifeguard on duty
  • Poolside service
  • Waterslide
  • Deck chairs or cabanas
  • Pool bar

Kids

Although children are welcome, Hotel Bakoua attracts mostly adults and business travelers. However, families do have access to an infinity pool, a souvenir shop, a tennis court and a beach with an activities center.
  • Complimentary water sports equipment includes paddleboards and kayaks
  • Kids Club
  • Free Kids Club
  • Fee for Kids Club
  • Cribs
  • High Chairs

Business

Hotel Bakou offers an air-conditioned meeting room that is equipped with free Wi-Fi access and a video projector for conferences and presentations. The Corossol Room can accommodate up to 100 guests. Le Chateaubriand can host private dinners and receptions.
  • Outdoor venues can accommodate up to 400 people for a reception

Number of meeting rooms1

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Meeting and event planners available

Wedding

Hotel Bakoua offers both indoor and outdoor venues for weddings and receptions. Most couples prefer a beachfront ceremony followed by a reception in Le Chateaubriand, which offers views of the bay. Note that most weddings are for local residents as there is a mandatory one-month waiting period for non-residents.

    Maximum wedding guest capacity400

    • Hotel hosts weddings
    • Outdoor space for weddings
    • Wedding planners available

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