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4.2 out of 5

"restaurant was great but if you are staying a week, you are seeing the same food night after night. more variety perhaps altering the menu every other ... " More

By a verified traveler on Tue 12 May 2020

Hotel Description

4-star beachfront resort near Miami Beach

On the beach

You'll find Miami Beach and St. Lawrence Bay within 2 miles (3 km) of this resort. Also, South Coast Boardwalk is within 3 miles (5 km) and U.S. Embassy is within 6 miles (10 km).

Poolside dining

A full-service spa, 2 restaurants, and 3 outdoor pools are all featured at this smoke-free resort. Enjoy beachfront dining and relax with sun loungers and beach umbrellas. Relax with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges and enjoy free perks like free self parking and WiFi in public areas.

Free WiFi, iPod docks

Featuring conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, the 100 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Furnished balconies or patios, iPod docks, and stovetops are also available.

Deluxe Studio

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Suite, 2 Bedrooms, Balcony, Partial Ocean View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Deluxe Suite, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Junior Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Bougainvillea Barbados ratings based on 37 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.2 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Bougainvillea Barbados

Everyone (6) Couples (4)
3 out of 5
The resort is beautiful beachfront property about twenty minutes from airport. The junior suite room 5426 was a good size and had an excellent view of ocean and the interior courtyard. I really enjoyed the shower (extra hot water and good pressure). The staff was helpful and friendly- Roxanne at Calabash, Sue & Jemini at the front desk, and the security guard, Edward. I felt very nickel and dimed at this hotel. Nothing was included. Most 4 stars hotels at least have complimentary bottled water and a coffee pot in the room or coffee in the lobby for guests. I was also not impressed with the food (the spaghetti and the chocolate brownie became my staple meals). The watery drinks at the bar were overpriced.

Posted by , from Atlanta, GA on Aug 20, 2019

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5 out of 5
Bougainvillea Barbados was the most amazingly Beautiful resort.The Beaches we’re clean and you never felt crowded. There were plenty of chairs and personnel space for you to sit back with a drink and relax.The Beachfront Restaurants were amazing especially Siam Restaurant. The staff was friendly and our rooms were cleaned spotless everyday.There was always plenty to do in Barbados. St Lawrence Gap was a 5 minute drive and there were Great Restaurants and Bars with live music.The fish fry on Fridays was awesome!!!! Live music great service and an abundance of different fish. We had the Lobster Tails and they were the largest we’ve ever seen!! So Delicious!!!! We will Definitely be returning to Bourgainvilla Barbados again. Can’t wait to go back!!!

Posted by on Jul 22, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jul 23, 2019 by Team Bougainvillea

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us at Bougainvillea Barbados and that you were pleased with the service and the various amenities we have to offer. We look forward to welcoming you back soon!

5 out of 5
My 2 daughters and I spent 5 nights here July 2019....it was our 1st trip to Barbados, and we loved it. The property is extremely clean and beautiful bougainvillea flowers are plentiful on the property which makes it so picturesque. 3 swimming pools to choose from which was a plus, and though the property was sold out the pools were never crowded. We took a short cab ride from the hotel to Brownes Beach which was our favorite of all the beaches we visited, very calm and great for swimming. Many thanks to the Front Desk namely Sue, Rachauna & Jemini for being so accommodating to all our needs during our stay..Special thanks to Shawna who checked us in and gave us a lovely upgrade to a 1 bedroom Suite which was lovely .... very spacious room with a large balcony, and beds are very comfortable. We had 2 of the best taxi drivers during our stay .... We did an Island Tour with Trevor which was wonderful, he’s extremely knowledgeable of the island and we were kept engaged for a good 3 1/2 hours, he’s just great! We did our trips with Junior who is also a wonderful guy....both drivers left me and my girls with lasting memories of Barbados. We had dinner at Castaways and Champers Restaurant, both were excellent..... we would certainly recommend this hotel and surely return in the future. Sharon Gordon

Posted by on Jul 20, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jul 23, 2019 by Team Bougainvillea

Hello, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are thrilled to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed the quality of service provided from our team members and the various amenities our hotel has to offer. We look forward to welcoming you back to Bougainvillea Barbados soon!

5 out of 5
Amazing hotel! The staff is so friendly and honest. They have huge pools with beautiful set up of tables, chairs and couches to lounge on. The bartenders are so nice also. Nicholas and Kevan are wonderful. They really try to make you feel at home. The restaurants at the hotel have delicious food. I recommend Siam for a nice romantic thai dinner. The beach was clean and with enough umbrellas and lounge chairs. They have so much to offer for the beach and pool. Kayaking, floats, snorkeling gear and more! Loved the showers in the room! Everything was clean. They have everything you can possibly think of.

Posted by on May 9, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

May 16, 2019 by T. Stewart - Property Representative

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are very happy to know you enjoyed your stay with us and that you were pleased with the service and hospitality of our staff. Thanks again for leaving a review and we look forward to seeing you again soon!

5 out of 5
Excellent facility. The beach is however not for swimming but still a beautiful sight. South coast is rougher water. The pool is wonderful and the pool bar is inviting and laid back. The entire hotel is relaxed and great for a vacation getaway.

Posted by on Apr 22, 2018

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May 8, 2018 by T. Stewart - Property Representative

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are very happy to know you enjoyed your stay with us and everything that we have to offer. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

5 out of 5

Great resort!

The resort accommodations and entertainment as well as the resort staff more than meet our expectations. We had a wonderful stay!

Posted by , from Boise, ID on Feb 17, 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

Apr 15, 2018 by Maggie

Thank you for staying with us and we appreciate your feedback.

2 out of 5

Missing Air conditioning!

Pros: The staff was nice & friendly.
Cons: Air Conditioning & windows!
One of the amenities that they list is air conditioning. It was a glorified fan. Every room has an open window.. no glass on it. Just bars & a wooden shutter closure. ..so even if your AC is working it all goes out the window! So the room never gets cool! I woke up in a pool of sweat every morning!!! It's basically an open air bedroom.. so you hear everything ALL NIGHT! Waves crashing, Birds chirping, parties going on outside.

Posted by on Jun 13, 2017

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jul 4, 2017 by Toni S. Property Representative

Hello Mel. Thanks for leaving your review. We are sad to learn your experience at our beach resort was not as enjoyable as it has been for other guests. We have taken note of your concerns and hope you will consider visiting us again in the future.

4 out of 5

Gorgeous setting, great location, wonderful people

Pros: Stunning grounds, location, staff.
Cons: More food choices. Better noise cancelling in rooms.
Location: South west side, right on Maxwell beach. Short ride from airport & close to St Lawrence Gap for restaurants / night life.
Pros: Stunning hotel grounds right on the beach. Waves and pool waterfalls can be heard from the balcony in the section we were in. Staff are helpful & friendly. Security staff on site & front desk open 24 hours. Cocktails / food were very good. Rooms were very clean. 5 - 10 min ride to St Lawrence Gap for good restaurants. Taxis readily available. Short ride from airport. Cons: Menu was very limited (except breakfast) - this can be an issue especially traveling w/ children, also pretty much needed a reservation all the time since it's on the small side. The beach does have small to medium waves (may be issue for small children). Rooms overlooking pool have the best view, but, there is usually music at night which can be heard even w/ the doors closed! An issue if you've had a long day sightseeing / in the sun and want to sleep, or have smaller children.

Posted by , from Boston on Apr 23, 2017

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1 out of 5

Bait and switch

I booked and paid for this hotel months before my reservation. When I arrived, they indicated that there was a "problem" with my reservation and they needed to transfer me to another hotel that was 30 minutes away. I was trying to check in at noon so , I know they had rooms available. I did not like the hotel where they transferred us. when we arrived at the new hotel they gave us a room that was not ocean front as I had booked. After much heated discussion I was moved to another room that smelled. Instead of a relaxing day, I spent 3 hours getting the run around. Since the hotel was further to the airport, we had to get up 30 minutes earlier to make our flight. After almost 2 hours on the phone, Travelocity offered me a $50 coupon for a future reservation - not even close to what they should do.

Posted by on Nov 21, 2016

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5 out of 5

I can't wait to go back!

Location: It was only 10 min away from the airport which made it easy to get back and forth for flights. Specialty restaurants within walking & short cab ride.
This hotel is simply amazing! Thank you Roxanne, Joseanne (Bartenders) and Sophie and Anna (waitresses) for providing such awesome customer service! This place is something out of a postcard. The food was great and all of the staff as a whole goes out of their way to make your stay a great one. I wish I had remembered the name of the front desk person who checked us in because she was simply amazing as well as she upgraded us to a Junior Suite once she knew it was our anniversary. The pool was amazing and the ocean view is to die for! I can't wait to return!

Posted by , from Maryland on Oct 24, 2016

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Renovations + Closures

This property is closed from April 1 2020 to October 30 2020 (dates subject to change).

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from September 9 2020 to December 31 2020 (dates subject to change):

  • Dining venue(s)

All-inclusive Details

  • Additional gratuities accepted
  • Gratuities not included
  • Surcharge for bottled wine
  • All onsite activities, and facilities and equipment included
  • All non-motorized water sports included
  • Snorkeling included
  • Kayaking included
  • Airport transfers not included
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services not included
  • Taxes not included
  • Buffet and à la carte dining

Property Features

Lie back and work on your tan with relaxing beach amenities like umbrellas and sun loungers. At Bougainvillea Barbados you can cool off in one of the 3 outdoor swimming pools and indulge in a pampering afternoon at the full-service spa. A free manager's reception is offered. There are 2 restaurants on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 2 bars/lounges and a swim-up bar. WiFi is free in public spaces. This eco-friendly resort also offers a children's pool, a sauna, and a fitness center. Self parking is free. This 4-star Maxwell resort is smoke free.

  • 100 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • 2 buildings
  • 2 dining venues
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • 814 sq ft of conference space
  • 76 sq m of conference space
  • Swim-up bar
  • Manager's reception (free)
  • Kid's club (surcharge)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Beach lounge chairs
  • Towels for the beach
  • Umbrellas for the beach
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Game room or arcade
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Library
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Bellhop
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3
  • Children's pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Arcade/game room
  • Playground on site
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free long-term parking , Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Grantley Adams Intl. Airport (BGI) (9.8 km / 6.1 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Shopping center shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking and extended parking

Room Amenities

Bougainvillea Barbados offers 100 accommodations with iPod docking stations and safes. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Full-sized refrigerators/freezers, microwaves, and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and ceiling fans. Housekeeping is offered daily and in-room massages can be requested.

  • Private balcony or patio (furnished)
  • IPod dock
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator (full size)
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

The resort hosts a free manager's reception on select days.

Calabash Cafe - This beachfront restaurant specializes in Caribbean cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Siam Bar & Restaurant - This beachfront restaurant specializes in Thai cuisine and serves dinner only. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Open select days.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

3 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool. Other recreational amenities include a sauna and a fitness center.

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

  • Snorkeling on site
  • Playground on site
  • Rowing or canoeing on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Sailing on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby

Spa Services

Karma Spa & Salon has 2 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Massages are available on the beach and in the spa; other services include hot stone massages, facials, and body wraps. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna.

The spa is open select days.

  • Number of treatment rooms 2
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Massages on beach
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facial treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Sauna in spa
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

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

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a security system

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. This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a security system in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • No elevators
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

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 9.62 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.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 20 and USD 30 per person (approximately)

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

Hotel Names

  • Bougainvillea Beach
  • Bougainvillea Beach Maxwell
  • Bougainvillea Barbados Resort Maxwell
  • Bougainvillea Beach Resort Maxwell
  • Bougainvillea Resort
  • Bougainvillea Barbados
  • Bougainvillea Beach Hotel Christ Church
  • Bougainvillea Beach Resort Barbados/Christ Church Parish
  • Bougainvillea Hotel Barbados
  • Hotel Bougainvillea Beach
  • Beach Bougainvillea Resort
  • Bougainvillea Barbados Maxwell
  • Bougainvillea Barbados Maxwel
  • Bougainvillea Barbados Resort
  • Bougainvillea Barbados Maxwell
  • Bougainvillea Barbados Resort Maxwell

You should know

  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the resort before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in EarthCheck, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.