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Barcelo Colonial Barcelo Tropical

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Barcelo Colonial Barcelo Tropical

is there any difference in rooms in these two sections? Are some rooms better then others?

Tequesta, Florida
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1. Re: Barcelo Colonial Barcelo Tropical

They are mirror-images of each other, each with their own lobby & air conditioned main buffet. Guest have full use of either side (as well as the entry-level Beach/Caribe complex to the south). Here is a link to a resort map:

unofficial-barcelo-maya.com/userfiles/file/m…

The Club Premium upgrade rooms are closer to the pool decks.

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2. Re: Barcelo Colonial Barcelo Tropical

thank you for your reply....I have heard that some say the tropical is of higher quality then the colonial...would you agree?

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3. Re: Barcelo Colonial Barcelo Tropical

They are identical! However, the Colonial side hosts the kids club/water park as well as the Plaza Mexicana shopping area and the Jaguar disco, so perhaps it's a bit more active in that section.

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4. Re: Barcelo Colonial Barcelo Tropical

The difference between the two is the Tropical has an open air lobby bar, while the Colonial has an A/C lobby bar. the Tropical also has a cigar bar. In slow season they usually only use one of the buffets but they are located virtually in the same spot.

The only real difference from a Canadian point is Air Transat has exclusive rights on the Colonial while all the others Air Canada, West Jet, Sun Wing etc book into the Tropical.

But when you are at one of those you have free rein over the other...

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Have you personal stayed at the Colonial....we were hoping to fly transat and noticed that they only carry the Colonial and the Palace...there are a few of us coming from different locations and one couple may have to use Westjet.....how did you find the accomodation, as some reviews say it is beginning to show it's age.

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6. Re: Barcelo Colonial Barcelo Tropical

Have stayed at the Colonian and Tropical.. Master suiter at Tropical and Junior Suites at both. The lobbies are different, but thats about it.

The Jr. suites at the colonial do overlook the kids pool while the tropical overlook a more quieter area. We prefer a section of beach between the tropical and palace, so the tropical gets us a little closer to it. But for the most part, they are the same place.

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7. Re: Barcelo Colonial Barcelo Tropical

ANY trip to the Barcelo is a good trip.... how much time do you really stay in your room?

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