The numerous nooks spotted throughout the property to welcome holiday reflection, and meditative like relaxation is sublime. An isolated compound with oceans of charm and none of the over imposed employee invasion is an original experience to enjoy for as long as you are staying in Barnados. Lush Quiet spaces, jungle pool and peacocks, are words that come to mind.
You WIN staying at the MERIDIAN INN! WHERE TO STAY?? I asked myself this repeatedly while researching for my recent visit to Barbados.I knew I would need a secure place within my budget, close to the action and beaches . The previous reviews lead me towards the Meridian Inn. Although still hesitant and skeptical; I made my booking for two and headed there on 03 Jan 2012. I was met with a vision of a yellow/cream colored hotel that oozed rustic comfort much to my delight. The small lobby area, opened 8am to 5pm, was staffed with one of the most helpful and friendliest person I had ever met in my long travel history. We got armed with all the relevant tips for a fun filled stay at the island. Then we were directed to our room. Although it is not 4-5 star high end, it is equipped with more than the bare essentials for comfort, utility, and security. At a glance I could see a brand new A/C unit, a kitchenette with microwave, fridge, ring burner stove, a neat bathroom, and a king size bed. ...
I very much enjoyed my stay here. The hotel does not have many amenities but its cheap price makes up for it. It is small, rooms were a good size and had a full kitchenette and balcony with table. The sheets and towels were a little worn, but everything was very clean and the cleaning ladies did a great job. The staff there was helpful and helped us set up a few excursions. The air conditioner was my only complaint, it wasn't cool and was like a second fan in the room. The area the hotel is in is great- the St. Lawrence Gap if filled with other hotels, many restaurants, small shops, nightlife and the beach is a 2 minute walk away. This hotel is at one end of The Gap so it never got too noisy. The Dover Beach hotel is next door. They have a nice balcony by the pool (just walk straight through the hotel) overlooking the ocean. Next to the balcony is a small restaurant that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and is reasonably priced. Our trip was topped off when we checked out ...
Very clean and cozy. Nice friendly staff. They will go out of the way to make you feel special. They palnned a surprise b-day party on the El Tigre cruise for my dad. Close to the St. Lawrence gap night life and action but not too close. The Dover beach nearby should be avoided if you are not a strong swimmer.
Great location, and the room had a kitchenette so it was nice to be able to have a few meals in. The staff was absolutely awesome and so helpful.
The Gap area is very cool, a great walking area. The hotel was less than a block from the beach on a side street. It is your standard Caribbean hotel, pretty spartan. Our flight left at 7:30 am and there was no clock in the room, however, the owner volunteered to come knock on our door at 5am. It's a nice homebase with a small kitchen.
They hotel was close to local markets and beach. When i first arrived, no one was on site. I had to call to locate my room and key.I don't think it was the hotel's fault, but I thought I paid for 4 nights instead it was only three nights charged to my card. I left early so it worked out.
This hotel does not have many amenities, but is a very good hotel for the cost. Each room has a balcony with table and chairs, TV, full kitchenette, soap, towels (none to take to the beach though). The room has a fan and AC, but the ac is not good and like a second fan. This was the biggest problem I had. The towels and sheets are not great quality, but they are clean. We were only supplied with two thin pillows- but we didn't ask for more, we may have gotten more had we asked. We got full maid service every day. One thing I really liked about the hotel was that it was very clean, no bugs etc. The outlets in the room are the same as in the US and we had no need for the adapter or converter we brought. The office is not open all day, but they were very helpful in setting up tours and activities. They also have drinks and sunblock for purchase in the office and a lending library. They keep at least one cat in the office. I am allergic, but it did not bother me. The hotel next door- the D...
If you operating on a budget on this beautiful Island this is the place, comfortable, a/c, cable tv and a few yards from the beach and the action of St. Lawrence Gab. A clean, convenient, secured Inn.
The hotel is close to the beach and in a great location for restaurants. The front desk has limited hours. We arrived at the hotel at midnight. The check in process was actually easier than some hotels that have front desk personnel 24 hours/day.