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La Barbarie Hotel
Ranked #1 of 9 Hotels in St Martins
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 9 April 2014

The accommodation in one of the superior rooms was worth the extra. The team of staff were attentive and nothing was too much trouble.We have stayed on most of the hotels on the island including 5 star OGH.This hotel is more homely and offers comparable food and comfort. The position of the hotel is excellent for the best part of the island for quietness and privacy. We will stay again...

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  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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AFBC, Managing Director at La Barbarie Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2014

Dear John1918
Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We are delighted that your stay in one of our new superior rooms was so comfortable and thanks also for your lovely comment about the food and our great team of staff. We look forward to the possibility of welcoming you back to La Barbarie in the future

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Reviewed 31 March 2014

A lovely hotel with excellent cuisine and friendly and helpful staff. Very good value. The rooms are comfortable without being extravagant. In the summer months the gardens and window boxes are delightful. We've stayed there for many years often twice a year and thoroughly recommend it. Well done to Andy and his team! Graham & Georgina Collins

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1  Thank Graham C
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AFCOLEMAN, Managing Director at La Barbarie Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2014

Dear Graham C
Thank you for posting your lovely review. It was, as always, a pleasure to welcome you and Mrs C back to La Barbarie once again.

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Reviewed 27 March 2014

We opted for the 1 bed self catering apartment, and was definitely happy with our choice.
The apartment had a good sized living room / kitchen area, and a good sized bedroom too!
While the decor is a bit old fashioned, it is clean and cosy, perfect for a long weekend.

Service from the hotel was great, they were happy to provide extra bedding and extending the check out time was no problem at all for them.
Ate at the restaurant on the first night, and it was delicious.
Probably would have eaten there more often if I was staying in a normal hotel room.
Booking again next time I go to Guernsey!

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  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled as a couple
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AFCOLEMAN, Managing Director at La Barbarie Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2014

Dear Souravio
Thank you for taking the time to post your lovely review and for the positive and constructive comments.
We look forward to the possibility of welcoming you back to La Barbarie on you next visit to Guernsey

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Reviewed 25 March 2014

We live in Guernsey so were not staying at the hotel but and decided to go for Sunday lunch at La Barbarie where we enjoyed a very good carvery meal. Rather unusual for us as generally we do not like carvery food but this was very good with freshly made dishes and no large queues despite the restaurant being very busy. Service as always was excellent with just the right amount of friendliness.

  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled with friends
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Thank 214SusieE
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AFCOLEMAN, Managing Director at La Barbarie Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2014

Dear 214SusieE
Thanks for your lovey review following Sunday Lunch.
Your positive feedback is greatly appreciated by us all and a real boost as we start another busy season.

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Reviewed 24 March 2014

We decided to return to La Barbarie, after an enjoyable visit in 2010. It was not disappointing! We were the first guests through the door for the season, in March 2014, and despite an early arrival on the island by air, we were made very welcome and the offer of a warming pot of tea was much appreciated!
Guernsey is only just gearing up to meet the holiday visitors at this time of year, but all the staff ( and we do mean all) were very cheerful and welcoming. You get the impression that everyone enjoys working there, and it shows! The rooms are really comfortable and clean, and the breakfasts terrific, with a great choice on offer. Guernsey people continue to come to the restaurant here, so what better recommendation is there?
There's just one puzzling thing - we had expected cloudy grey skies as forecasted for our three night stay - but we had a lot of sunshine! How did the staff manage that?

  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled as a couple
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AFCOLEMAN, Managing Director at La Barbarie Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2014

Dear Paul A
Thanks for posting your wonderful review. It was a pleasure to welcome you as our first guests so early on opening day. We have wonderful staff and your comments are a tribute to them.
Thanks again and we look forward to the possibility of welcoming to La Barbarie Hotel in the future.

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Reviewed 17 March 2014

is not our first time at our dinner of honor wine club, but it was without doubt one of the most harmonious ever.
findding smiles of new faces, staff who made us smile and sigh for past trips.
and that girl from the most beautiful atlantic island with his charming and genuine smile made us feel in our early years of marriage and dream about that , and that made our day!
thank you for always making us feel in paradise.

  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled with friends
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AFCOLEMAN, Managing Director at La Barbarie Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2014

Dear 184bird
Thank you for your lovely review following your wine club dinner.
It is a great boost to all the staff as we start a new season.

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Reviewed 16 January 2014

August 2013 was the fifth time we have stayed at La Barbarie, and their standards are as high as (higher than ?) ever - we celebrated our wedding anniversary at this hotel and enjoyed every moment. The newly refurbished rooms were really comfortable (best hotel pillows ever!) – clean, well designed, and really relaxing. The quality of the room servicing – towels, bed linen, general cleanliness was very high, and always made returning to our room a real pleasure.

The quality of the hotel grounds also deserves praise. Despite everywhere being very well-frequented, the standard of tidiness, cleanliness, the upkeep of the gardens, hanging baskets, pond etc. also made each return a pleasure.

What really made the holiday, apart from the superb food and drink, was the attitude of all the staff – always friendly, helpful, and patient, even when circumstances were very busy. Whoever one spoke to on the staff responded cheerfully and readily, and this really made one feel welcome and at home. It would not be fair to pick out any one person – they all deserve praise for the way they do their jobs and relate to the guests.

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  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled with family
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Additional Information about La Barbarie Hotel

Address: Saints Bay Road, St Martins GY4 6ES
Region: United Kingdom > Channel Islands > Guernsey > St Martins
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
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Ranked #1 of 9 Hotels in St Martins
Price Range: £69 - £122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — La Barbarie Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 31
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