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EIRE pa
Reviewed 1 May 2005

Make the best of it. Its not the hilton. Its a 2 - 3 star hotel. Rooms are what you expect for around $75.00 a night. They are clean as well. Drinks were cheap compared to the rest of the island and my room was cleaned every day. I rated it above average because for the price you get what...

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Ponte Vedra Fl
1 review
10 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2005

It was our first trip to the Bahamas and our travel agent recommended the Royal Islander. I took my hole family, ten people. What a mistake we made listening to her. It was a total night mare. No running water in our dressing area sink. they said they would fix it as soon as we left. Thank you very much....

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Woking
Reviewed 7 January 2005

We stayed at the Royal Islander as part of a Discovery Cruise package, which somebody else put together for us and when we heard our hotel was not on the beach we tried to change it on arrival at the Discovery Office at the port, but they were not interested. By the end of our little stay (3 nights), I...

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gainesville, fl
1 review
8 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2004

My bf and I went for New Year's eve last year. The hotel room was nice, but I found the concierge to be quite pushy in regards to making reservations for tours, etc. There was also a $35/ person hotel tax that we were unaware of, which took away from our alcohol funds!! The staff was generally helpful, although it...

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Columbus, Ohio
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13 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2004

My wife and I visited the Royal Islander in late July. The hotel was generally clean and convenient; the people friendly. However, the open-air bar across the street was so noisy it actually vibrated the walls to the beat of the music. We did not sleep well during the course of our 3 night stay. The management is aware of...

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SF Bay Area
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5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2004

me and my family went here back in june 2002... we were supposed to stay at another local hotel but reservation problems brought us to the Royal Islander. This hotel looks kind of dated but the rooms and the pool area are clean. The rooms are pretty much basic no-frills living spaces with 2 queen beds, a TV on the...

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Ft. Lauderdale, Fl.
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6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2004

This resort was outstanding. Superb location. Friendly people. Very nice and clean. Great price too. You can't beat it. Extremely comfortable beds too by the way.

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Englewood, Florida
Reviewed 19 July 2004

My husband and I traveled to Freeport in April 2004 and fell in love with the island. We stayed in the Royal Islander and loved it there! It was close to the International Bazaar, casino and the bus stop. It was very easy to get around. Our accomodations were great, nothing fancy, but we were very satisfied with everything. Loved...

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Rochester, New York
1 review
10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2004

In my many years of traveling, this place was by far the worste in any catagory. Upon arrival, a 'surprise' $12 per person per day charge was applied for maid service that consisted of basically 4 new towels a day. The front desk staff was rude and unfriendly. After check in, the old "Time Share" scam was placed on us....

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Chicago, IL
1 review
7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2004

We enjoyed our stay at the Royal Islander, and we would go back there. We were able to go to the beaches easily from there by bus ($1) or cab ($12+) for the dining and nightlife at the hot spots. The room was exceptionally clean and always made up when we returned at the end of the day. Easy to...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Royal Islander

Address: The Mall Drive, Freeport F-42549, Grand Bahama Island
Region: Caribbean > Bahamas > Grand Bahama Island > Freeport
Price Range: £70 - £121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Royal Islander 3*
Number of rooms: 100
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Also Known As:
Royal Islander Freeport
Royal Islander Hotel Freeport
Royal Islander Bahamas/Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
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