This location was perfect for us. The view from the balcony sun lounge is really breathtaking - especially when the sun sets. The gardens were full of fragrant shrubs and trees. We saw many tropical birds and a family of green monkeys visited early every morning. Other residents were mostly retired, quiet, polite and friendly.
The apartment was clean and some updates have been done since these photographs. It was very comfortable to lie on the daybeds on the balcony watch the sea changing, the birds and enjoy the view of the garden and pool.
We were telephoned by the owner's agent after a couple of days to check that all was A1. She also rang just before we left to wish us bon voyage. The cleaner arrived as promised. We felt that everything was managed very efficiently.
We love Holetown and enjoyed the Festival, partly because it is so well-attended by local people.
The apartment is very convenient for the supermarket and close to lovely beaches as range of restaurants.
We actually enjoyed the Chinese restaurant in the gardens as much as any! It was better than food we have had in Singapore and much better than our local Chinese in England.
We would definitely stay here again if there was availability.
Once again Golden View doesn't dissapoint. Our stay in 307 was a real pleasure. Clean and comfortable with wall to wall sunshine. Here's to the next stay.
Barbados is expensive so it was good to find a holiday apartment that was all-round good value. We stayed for 11 nights at #330 and had a great time. Golden View is a large 1960s but well-managed block with 24-hour security (not that we ever felt unsafe), a big pool, large well-kept grounds and launderette. The flats are all identical one-bedders, compact but perfectly liveable - 330 had everything you need plus an excellent selection of UK box-sets. Very comfortable bed and air-con in bedroom. Kitchen and bathroom are rather dated but work fine. Large balcony (watch out for birds coming in looking for food) with lovely green views and glimpses of sea. 5-10 mins walk into Holetown. A big new supermarket complex was about to open when we were there in November. Yes, GV is popular with older and returning guests and you can see why: it's quiet (next to the cemetery but you can't see it from the flats), safe, beautifully situated and jolly good value.
We stayed for 10 days in apartment 307 at Goldenview. As a base for our first visit to Barbados it was excellent. The apartment is good sized and has everything you need for your holiday. We particularly loved the gorgeous balcony, big fridge freezer, the extremely powerful shower and the size of the bed (two 3' singles pushed together) Everything was spotless and the maid came after 7 days to clean and change the beds. Doris had provided us with plenty of advice and guidance for our first visit and we enjoyed the air conditioning (tokens from reception), used the laundry facilities and made use of the written information about the best places to go. Goldenview has a beautiful garden and its own swimming pool which has a walk-in end and never had more than a handful of people in at its busiest. Put in your order at the Chinese restaurant and takeaway on site before you get hungry as the Bajan timeframe is very much in evidence. We hired a car for the week which was an air-conditioned godsend although there are plenty of buses and shuttles to take you all over the island. Don't miss a day at The Boatyard which offers food, drink, music, boat rides, water toys, sunbeds, umbrellas and changing facilities on a wonderful stretch of beach just outside Bridgetown.
This was our second stay at Doris Stevens apartment 405 and once again it matched all our expectations. The apartment is clean and well equipped. Perfect for a couple looking for a quiet relaxing stay on this wonderful Island.
The gardens and pool at Golden View are well maintained and are never crowded. There are always lounges available.
The closest supermarket is a Massey Store a 5 minute walk away. In Holetown there are restaurants from the very basic beach bar to top class. Plenty of local beaches that are quiet and clean.
Highly recommend both Golden View apt 405 and the entire area.
Nicely appointed 1 bed, walkable to beach & Holetown shops restaurants etc
Nice pool, 24 hour reception/security so safe and convenient at same time.
WiFi not available in rooms but available on complex otherwise everything one needs for easy self-catering or restaurant based vacation
We have just stayed in apartment 422. Everything in place for a relaxing holiday. Lovely views from the balcony. Great to sit out and eat your meals or lie on the beds placed either end of the balcony. Wonderful swimming pool. Easy reach of shops and beach. We enjoyed walking over the golf course on Sandy Lane,early morning before the sun gets too hot.
Would recommend a stay here and we will return.