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"Rooms good but fridge did not work add 100 US dollars for internet and a safe key for a 10 night stay . Did not use pool as had electric light dangero ... " More

By a verified traveller on Sat 23 Sep 2017

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Hotel Description

Our customers tell us that they enjoy the helpful staff at Halcyon Palm. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Sandy Lane Beach. You'll find features such as free self-parking, plus an outdoor pool and a bar. This 3-star hotel has 25 rooms over 2 floors. All rooms offer kitchenettes and balconies/patios.

  • Air-conditioned rooms with kitchenettes, balconies or patios and separate dining areas
  • Free self-parking
  • Enjoy drinks at the bar/lounge
  • WiFi for a fee
  • Take a swim in the outdoor pool
  • Services include babysitting, tour or ticket assistance and luggage storage
  • Guests speak favourably about the proximity to shopping and the beach
  • Just a 4-minute walk from Sunset Crest Shopping Centre and 7 minutes on foot from Sandy Lane Beach

One Bedroom Apartment

Bed Count 2 Single Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
£71* Per night/room 15 Jul - 16 Jul

Halcyon Palm ratings based on 8 verified reviews

Review Summary
2.9 out of 5 3.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 3.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 3.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 2.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Halcyon Palm

Everyone (2) Couples (1) Family (2) Friends (3)
1 out of 5

Checked out after 1 Day

Halcyon Palms is nothing like what is promoted on the Website. Nowhere near the Beach (even taxi drivers were unable to find it, postcode takes you to different address near the Beach) Reception is nowhere near the accommodation. Room was clean ish but dated. Halcyon Palm is 30 mins walk from town centre shops, nightlife/bars and beach. No lighting when walking back at night.

Posted by , from UK on 11 Jan 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

23 Jan 2018 by Halcyon Palm.

We are sorry the taxi driver had problems finding the resort, postcodes are not used in Barbados as they are in the US or the UK to locate properties via GPS in the same way, we would have gladly provided directions but most taxi drivers would know where Travellers Palm is. It is stated clearly that you must check in to the reception at our sister property Travellers Palm as there is no reception at Halcyon Palm. The property is a close walking distance to the shops, banks and a convenience store of Sunset Crest, not a 30 minute walk . The beach is less than a 10 minute walk away from the property. The centre of Holetown is a little further north to us but is not a 30 minute walk. We are in a residential area and do not control the street lighting in the neighbourhood but there are street lights, however they generally are not as strong or bright as you may be used to in other countries.

4 out of 5

Value for money for rooms but hidden charges

Rooms good but fridge did not work add 100 US dollars for internet and a safe key for a 10 night stay . Did not use pool as had electric light dangerously hanging by a wire in cloudy water staff were pleasant good quiet location within walking distance are bus stops restaurants and a beach bar you get what you pay for would stay again

Posted by , from uk on 23 Sep 2017

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4 out of 5

Good value, great location

rooms very basic as most reviews say. Location fantasic and well worth the money with bars and supermarkets close by. fantasic coffee shop at the bottom of the rd selling local coffee excellent! A number of beaches close by and other locations are just a reggie bus away. Barbados is an excellent place with great people, Halcyon palm lets you experience this at a good price.

Posted by on 20 Mar 2014

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3 out of 5

chilled holiday with friend

When we arrived we thought it perhaps a little basic as we have only been all inclusive in Barbados. Once settled in and been to the supermarket we realized it was very convenient and friendly and the beach and shops were not far away. We enjoyed the food from the white vans which was very reasonable, and an easy stroll in the evenings to Just Grillin, and Angry Annies Bar, Zaccios and lots more. We also ate in sometimes which was great sitting on our balcony in the sun. Wendy at Travellers Palm reception was really helpful and informative. I wouldn't hesitate to use these apartments again. We hired a driver and went on an island tour which was brilliant. Spent most of the time in the sea and walking on the beautiful beaches, as have been there several times before

Posted by on 11 Feb 2014

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4 out of 5

Holiday with best mate

Absolutely amazing. The location was perfect 2 mins drive to beach and shopping mall. Internet wasn't great but hey whom needs it when on holiday and they didn't charge us for it at the end so happy days. The rooms were cleaned every day and the cleaner even did our washing up which she didn't have to!! The beds were comfy and storage was good. Kettle was dodgy but we boiled water on the stove, hey we improvised. Any one on here that gives this hotel negative reviews is a fool!! It was a fantastic holiday for little money. The staff were beautiful and so helpful, we were given a choice of three apartments on our arrival, how amazing is that!! We are two very happy bunnies and we will be back and use this hotel again for sure.

Posted by on 5 May 2013

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1 out of 5

a very tired resort needing a lot of work

We stayed at this resort when it first opened and then it was cleaned daily by ample staff and a very nice place to stay perfectly located for us as we are divers. This is why we returned but unfortunately it has gone downhill fast. The room was very dirty when we checked in(for example there was an empty durex packet under the bed-nice!!) and only cleaned once in the 8 days we were there even then we had to ask for it to be cleaned. The pool had a rather nice layer on top of the water so needless to say we never went in. I believe the pump wasn't working. I don't blame the staff as there weren't enough of them. When we asked for sheets or towels we got them immediately and also any problem with the room was fixed almost straight away. Needless to say we will not be returning there in the future. We have been going to Barbados for over 25 years and normally stayed in St. James and Sunset Crest area. A lot of the 3 star rentals seem to be going this way ie very nice initially but are not looked after very well. We will still be returning to Barbados but will have to find somewhere else to stay.

Posted by on 22 Mar 2013

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2 out of 5

sonniger Urlaub auf Barbados

- Recht ruhig, wenig Kinder, Kunden eher über 50. - Für Selfcatering ist die Küche zu spartanisch ausgerüstet. - Warum man in einem Land mit stets hohen Temperaturen für die Klimaanlage extra bezahlen soll, ist unverständlich. - Nähe zu Strand und Einkaufsmöglichkeiten: zu Fuss machbar, lieber mit Mietwagen. - Personal grösstenteils sehr freundlich - Sauberkeit lässt Raum für Verbesserung

Posted by on 5 Jan 2016

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4 out of 5

angenehme Appartementanlage

Die Appartements sind gestaffelt angeordnet. Ein kleiner Pool mit Sonnenschirmen und Liegestühle in der Mitte boten eine familiäre Atmosphäre. Die haben eine angenehme Grösse. Die Küche sind zwar spärlich eingerichtet, aber es hat zum kochen gereicht. Wir haben uns sehr wohl gefühlt. Die Anlage ist ruhig gelegen und in 5 Minuten ist man zu Fuss am Strand. Ich würde wieder im Halcyon Palm buchen. Es wurde täglich geputzt und regelmässig Wäsche gewechselt.

Posted by on 21 Oct 2013

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Property Features

As a guest of Halcyon Palm, you'll find an outdoor pool, a terrace, and tour or ticket assistance. Public spaces have WiFi for a fee. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Halcyon Palm also features a garden, laundry facilities, and a television in common area. Free self parking is available. This 3-star Holetown hotel is smoke free.

  • 25 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 3 buildings
  • Bar or lounge
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Television in lobby
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Separate dining area
  • Fridge
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge)

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Bridgetown (BGI-Grantley Adams Intl.) (25.3 km / 15.7 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Halcyon Palm offers 25 forms of accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature a safe and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to balconies or patios. This accommodation offers separate sitting areas. Televisions come with satellite channels. Accommodation at this 3-star hotel has kitchenettes with fridges, hobs, microwaves and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit and hairdryers. In-room wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include telephones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and a ceiling fan. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • In-room kitchenette
  • Private balcony or patio
  • Dining room
  • Sitting area
  • Satellite channels
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Hob
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cots (surcharge)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Blackout drapes
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Climate control
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Wardrobe or cupboard

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Rafting nearby
  • Waterskiing nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Snorkelling nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time ends at 11:00 PM
  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

The check-in location differs from the property location. To check in, go to Travelers Palm, Sunset Crest, Sandy Lane Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-in for this property is based at a different location, Travelers Palm, Sunset Crest, Sandy Lane. Check in after 7:30 PM is assisted by security.

The check-in location differs from the property location. To check in, guests will need to go to Travelers Palm, Sunset Crest, Sandy Lane
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 25 per night.
  • Cots (infant beds) are available for USD 5 per stay.

Pet Policy

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Halcyon Palm

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation.

  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Service animals not allowed
  • Staffed front desk

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city and collected at the property. Exemptions or reductions might apply. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • A tax is imposed by the city: USD 4.38 per accommodation, per night

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 20 per week (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 20 per week (rates may vary)
  • In-room safe fee: USD 2 per night
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 5 per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Halcyon Palm
  • Halcyon Palm Holetown
  • Halcyon Palm Hotel
  • Halcyon Palm Hotel Holetown
  • Halcyon Palm Hotel
  • Halcyon Palm Holetown
  • Halcyon Palm Hotel Holetown

You should know

  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.
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