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“Didn't want to leave!!!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Magdalena Grand Beach & Golf Resort

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Magdalena Grand Beach & Golf Resort
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Lowlands
1 review
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“Didn't want to leave!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2014 via mobile

Beautiful place,stayed there for my honeymoon,excellent service great hospitality,great food loved the breakfast,so much to choose from,I loved loved the sausages they served,does anyone know the name? They even had stores that you could buy little stuff,thought that was really cool,my husband and I had lots of fun and thanks a lot!!!

  • Stayed May 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank kizzy o
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Rachael N, Director of Sales at Magdalena Grand Beach & Golf Resort, responded to this review, 8 September 2014
Dear Kizzy,

We are thrilled that you and your husband chose the Magdalena Grand to celebrate such a special occasion. Congratulations to you both!
It was a pleasure to be of service and we look forward to celebrating many more special moments with you!

Warm wishes,
Magdalena Grand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Newark, New Jersey
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2014

This resort is so lovely... great place for a wedding. There are three pools, two of which are open 24 hours. The food at Salaka Grill is amazing (I recommend the coconut and ginger seafood soup - to die for!) and the breakfast buffet was great too. (Must have the crab & dumpling and fresh Tuna steak). The resort itself is at the end of a gated community Tobago Plantations so it feels very safe. Lots of wildlife around as well as a golf course. The weather was a bit gloomy the weekend I stayed there, but overall the hotel was fantastic. Would definitely return. It is more of a family place so it may not be the best for young couples as there are lots of kids running around.

  • Stayed August 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank jerseygrl2125
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Rachael N, Director of Sales at Magdalena Grand Beach & Golf Resort, responded to this review, 8 September 2014
Dear Valued Guest,

Thank you for taking the time to share your short and sweet review with us. It was a pleasure to have you here and to be of service.
If you are looking for a more quiet time, just for couples, we would suggest visiting in an off peak period. You visited during August, when many of the kids were on summer holidays. Just a few weeks late (September) and it would have been perfect for those restful couple escapes. Our reservations team would be more than happy to help you plan your next stay with us to provide you with the best suited time to visit the island.

We remain at your service.

Warm wishes,
Magdalena Grand
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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2014

I just came back from our family vacation and I would recommend this resort to anyone. The food is great the service was outstanding and the staff is super friendly and courteous. I would like to thank Anika the hostess she is so friendly with an outstanding personality she added the extra pleasure when we were having breakfast. The rooms are lovely the location is great I am definitely going back. If you are looking for a spot to relax and have some good food this is your place. The resort is located near crown point so you can easily access the boats to take you to reef on the tour with the glass bottom boats. The staff is very helpful and informative about the sites to see and great things to do. MY ADVICE IS JUST GO !!!!!! Wonderful!!!!!!!

Room Tip: All the rooms are great you will have no regrets. All the rooms have great A/C and are well kept.
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  • Stayed August 2014, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Pchosenchild
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Rachael N, Director of Sales at Magdalena Grand Beach & Golf Resort, responded to this review, 8 September 2014
Dear Valued Guest,

Thank you for your wonderful review and great advise - Just Go!

It was truly a pleasure to be of service to you and we look forward to hosting you soon again.

Sunny wishes,
Magdalena Grand
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2014

Stayed here with my partner for four nights as a stop off on our way back to London. My partner was 5 months pregnant at the time. Didn't know what to expect before arrival but was very happy as we pulled up to the entrance. Set back from the main road it is a short cheap 10 minute drive from the airport. Check-in staff were polite and we were shown to our room swiftly.

The room was spacious, clean and had a balcony facing the sea, it was very modern in comparison to other Caribbean hotels. The bathroom is at a very good standard and the shower was refreshing after a hot Tobago day. My partner found the bed very comfortable being pregnant she had been struggling to sleep previously.

Breakfast can be a little hectic especially at busy times as there is not enough seating in the dining area. Once you finally get a table there is a good selection of hot and cold foods. My partner particularly enjoyed her freshly made omelettes from the egg station.
We never ate at the hotels main restaurant but did enjoy our fish and chicken burgers from the Robinson Crusoe Pub. On the Sunday night of our stay the Tavaco Louge had a live band playing a great selection of songs to enjoy with a drink from the bar.

The travel rep was very helpful in arranging an island tour and taxis when we wanted to venture outside of the Magdalena resort. We recommend a trip to Store Bay, Pigeon Point, Buccoo Reef, Fort King George and Argyle Waterfall. The beach at the hotel isn't the best for swimming as the water is very rough but the hotel provides a complimentary shuttle service to Pigeon Point beach where the water is perfect for taking a dip.

We plan to go back to Tobago one day and will certainly stay at the Magdalena, we hope the hotel maintains its high standards!

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank Liam V
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Rachael N, Director of Sales at Magdalena Grand Beach & Golf Resort, responded to this review, 8 September 2014
Dear Valued Guest,

Thank you for leaving such a detailed review for us and for fellow visitors to read. It's great that you both decided to visit with us, and even got out to explore the island.
It was a pleasure to be of service, and congratulations on the birth of your baby! We hope to have you all visit with us soon again!

Warm wishes,
Magdalena Grand
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Alexandria, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2014

Staff was very friendly and helpful - Eva! Onsite dining was also excellent, very wide variety of local and international dishes. Hotel is on the Atlantic, so the ocean is rough, but you can go to Pigeon Point, excellent beach!. Also Tobago has lots of bays to visit..

Room Tip: get beach front!
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  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank peter f
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Rachael N, Director of Sales at Magdalena Grand Beach & Golf Resort, responded to this review, 8 September 2014
Dear Valued Guest,

Thank you for your wonderful review! Short and sweet! We are happy that you chose the Magdalena Grand and that we had the opportunity to be of service to you and to contribute to your great memories of the island!

We look forward to welcoming you soon again in the near future.

Sunny wishes,
Magdalena Grand
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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2014

We just spent a lovely weekend at Magdalena - restful and very pleasant. The hotel has been upgraded and the maintenance is much better than before. The beach is improving, the grounds are immaculate. The swim-up bar with the infinity edge pool is fantastic and the food is great. If you are into the golf then you are right on the course.

Room Tip: Ask for a room close to the main block
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  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank Gmaraujo58
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Rachael N, Director of Sales at Magdalena Grand Beach & Golf Resort, responded to this review, 8 September 2014
Dear Valued Guest,

Thank you for taking the time to share your comments with us. We always enjoy hearing from our past guests.
It was a pleasure to be of service to you and we look forward to your next visit.
Feel free to visit our Facebook page to stay up-to-date with our latest specials and promotions.

Warmest regards,
Magdalena Grand
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Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2014

Things we specially enjoyed: cocktails in Robinson Crusoe Bar, dinner in Kali'na Restaurant, the splendid (and large!) breakfast buffet, the availability of bikes for exploring the Plantation area, pelicans diving for fish in the bay.
Things that didn't impress: lack of hot water (with no solution offered when we reported this), the distance of our room from the main part of the hotel, the price...
But, all in all, it was a very nice place to stay for the final night of our holiday, within convenient distance of the airport...

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank 7090jane
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Rachael N, Director of Sales at Magdalena Grand Beach & Golf Resort, responded to this review, 11 August 2014
Dear Guest,
Thank you for taking the time to share your review with us.
We appreciate the positive feedback you expressed, as well as the things that you did not enjoy, as this would always help up to improve our services to you.
During your stay, we did in fact have an issue with one of our main pipes, but this was quickly rectified. We thank you for your understanding.
Our resort is also very expansive, offering only 3 floors, with all our rooms facing the ocean. With this in mind, only a few rooms would be considered close to the lobby, however we do offer a buggy shuttle to your room if you are unable to walk the distance. Most of our guests enjoy the picturesque walk along the coast to their rooms.
Once again we thank you for your comments and hope that we would have the opportunity to be of service to you soon again.
Please feel free to let us know of your return visit and we would ensure your request for a closer room would be met to the best of our ability.
Warm wishes,
Magdalena Grand
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Additional Information about Magdalena Grand Beach & Golf Resort

Property: Magdalena Grand Beach & Golf Resort
Address: Tobago Plantations Estate, Lowlands, Tobago
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Region: Caribbean > Trinidad and Tobago > Tobago > Lowlands
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Lowlands
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £££
Hotel Class:4 star — Magdalena Grand Beach & Golf Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 144
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The new, 4 Star, Magdalena Grand Beach Resort is located on Tobago Plantations Estate, a 750 acre gated community, and offers 178 Deluxe OceanFront Rooms and 22 One and Two Bedroom Suites. All accommodations are Ocean Front with private balconies. This beachfront resort offers an 18-hole PGA Golf Course, its own Dive Center, Spa, and the largest amount of banquet & meeting space on Tobago. Complimentary wireless internet is available throughout the resort. ... more   less 
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Vhl Tobago Golf Hotel Lowlands
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