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Hilton British Colonial

1 Bay St, Nassau, New Providence Island N- 7148 Bahamas

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Hilton British Colonial, New Providence, Bahamas
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Hilton British Colonial - Hotel Reviews from across the web

No title - expert review
The first Colonial Hotel, built by Standard Oil co-founder Henry Flagler in 1899, attracted socialites, royals, and industrialists who arrived by yacht at the hotel's pier at the turn of the 20th century and during the boom years of Prohibition. That building was destroyed by fire in 1921, and the p...
fodors.com

No title - expert review
Hilton British Colonial, Bahamas Nassau's rich Colonial history comes alive at this beautiful downtown beachfront hotel.Built on the site of Old Fort Nassau, this 291 room property is luxuriously appointed at every turn. Each room and suite is beautifully furnished in Colonial decor with convenience...
caribbeantravelmag.com

No title - expert review
Ideally located on a beautiful private beach, the British Colonial Hilton Nassau is situated within 5 minutes' walk of Nassau's shopping and financial centre. Built on the site of what was previously Old Fort Nassau, the hotel offers guests a luxurious blend of facilities for business and pleasure. ...
mytravelguide.com

No title - expert review
British Colonial Hilton, Nassau is located on a private beach, approximately 11 miles from Nassau International Airport and a five minute walk from Nassau's shopping center and casinos. The private beach is ideal for snorkeling and the staff can arrange for on site scuba diving and nearby golf. Hote...
sidestep.com

My home away from home - user review
I got back last nite from 6 nites at the British Colonial and I couldn't have had a more pleasurable visit.I've stayed here many times before, but I never tire of it's beauty and luxury. When I arrived I was gree...
epinions.com

British Colonial Hilton - user review
I recently visited the British Colonial Hilton in Nassau. I decided to stay there due to its central location to the shops and straw market downtown. Being a Hilton Honors member and knowing how wonderful other stays at well know...
epinions.com

As British as Guacamole - user review
Id venture to say that The Hilton British Colonial Nassau is a hotel that is somewhat misnamed. Oh its in Nassau alright. Smack bang in the middle. Between the Dunkin Donuts, the McDonalds and the mooring for the endless c...
epinions.com

This is James Bond´s Nassau - user review
OverviewThe British Colonial Hilton, the oldest hotel in central Nassau and the only down town hotel with its own private beach stands positioned at the head of Bay St. and strategically situated near the straw ma...
epinions.com

Classic Hilton (not a resort) - user review
We spent six nights at the British Colonial Hilton and really enjoyed it. It is not a family resort hotel. The suites and family rooms are excellent, but folks from the US may find the standard room a bit small. There was live entertainment 5 nights in the lounge. As the other reviews note, it is in...
epinions.com

hilton resort hotels... - user review
...can't be compared to the business ones, but the one in nassau is in the middle of the city and has a private beach. we were satisfied. the rooms could ...
expedia.com

Good for the price and location - user review
For the star rating and price it was good. It's convenient to downtown Nassau and some really good restaurants. Cab ride to Atlantis and paradise Island is only 10 minutes. The staff was money! Traveler's tip on dining.Spend the money on GreyCliff restau...
expedia.com

Old Fashioned and friendly atmosphere - user review
Great location. Friendly staff and good atmosphere in the Hotel. Could do with some further refurbishment to bring up to mode...
expedia.com

Excellent Hotel - user review
Just returned from 5 day vacation in Nassau and stayed at B.C. Hilton. Yes, the room was a little on the small side, but it was kept clean by staff and had a very nice bathroom. The staff was excellent, very friendly and helpful. Remember, B.C. Hilton caters to mostly business travelers, so it may n...
expedia.com

The best in downtown Nassau - user review
Located in the heart of downtown Nassau, this hotel is the only one with its own private beach and pool in the back. It is walking distance to all shops, the boardwalk, restaurants, and night life. The staff were helpful and pleasant and the hotel/room was very clean. Overall, it was a delightful st...
expedia.com

Great Location, Good Food. - user review
Location excellent, next to town center, market, public beaches, harbor, and activities. Food is good, great seafood buffett. Beach and pool size sufficient. Hotel not really for kids, activities f...
expedia.com

Expected more - user review
Lost clothes after changing rooms. No supportive assistance. Said they call back never did. One 24 hour period no towels available. Friendly, if not overl...
expedia.com

The place to stay in Nassau. - user review
My wife and I went for a very short visit (4 nites) BCH was probably our best choice. It is a business hotel but there were many young people, singles, newlyweds, groups and airline employees. Beach is small but large enough for the hotel. Plenty of chairs and towels. Usually a float is available to...
expedia.com

Had fun!! - user review
Only problem I had was not being able to get the Oceanside view that I requested. The desk clerk told me to wait until the next day. But because of our demanding scheduled, it was not done. The grounds of the Hotel is first class an...
expedia.com

Good place to stay for reasonable price - user review
The location of the hotel is great, but we actually did not spend much time at the hotel. 1 minute walk to Bay St, where they have the stores for shoppers and hold the Jankanoo parade (Boxing Day and New Year's Day). 10 minute walk in the opposite direction brings youto Fish Fry (must try absolutely...
expedia.com

Nice place to stay! Excellent location. - user review
This has been my third stay at the British Colonial. I began staying there with my children and husband in the early 1980s. The hotel is centrally located in the heard of downtown Nassau. Because everything is in walking distance, guests can get around on their own without having to arrange for spec...
expedia.com

British Colonial Hilton - user review
this has to be the best value in nassau, we had no complaints and we will be back. the service was great and they have alot of amenities for all ages. the beach is also beautiful and very well kept. i was very pleased, and i will be planning a second trip. .very secure ,with amenities like kayaks, b...
expedia.com

Good location for shopping - user review
This hotel has a great location for shopping in downtown Nassau. I attempted to check in several times before the 3 p.m. check in time that day and the first time was told that none of the rooms were ready, the next two times I was told that the computer system was down and so they didn't know if an...
expedia.com

Great place to stay - user review
This hotel is probably the best on the island. It is right next to downtown so you can walk everyplace. Service was great and they help ...
expedia.com

Great Priceline value - user review
I got this hotel from a $100 a night (in February!) bid on Priceline. Although they won't give you an ocean view at this price, you get great value. Beware the $3.50/person/night energy charge and $3/person/night extra...
fodors.com

Lesser of the Evils - user review
I should say up front that I'm not very impressed with anything on the entire island. Everything is run down, dirty, and filled to the brim with overweight Suburbanites from Ohio wearing fanny packs. If you insist on going to this place, the Hilton is the lesser evil of your choices. It is clean (wh...
fodors.com

Hilton is OUT TOO LUNCH - user review
Sorry we decided too stay and more so dine here. The hotel was devoid of management and service. The restaurant was truly a experience in horror. Do yourself a favor and don't spend your ha...
fodors.com

Great Location, Great Attitude - user review
Stayed here based on Fodors recommendation and I'm glad we did. The hotel is centrally located next to the wharf in Nassau. its a blast watching the cruise ships come in and out of the harbor during the day. The hotel looks great, has clean rooms, and a very very friendly staff. We were upgraded to ...
fodors.com

REALLY GREAT HOTEL! - user review
This was a very pleasant experience. We stayed over the Christmas Holiday and everyone was so very nice. Beach (small) and pool area very nice. Watching the ships is great fun! The Club (executive) level is really worth it given that food in Nassau is very expensive and service in the restaurants is...
fodors.com

Atmosphere & Accessibility - user review
Visited the week after Christmas with my 12 year old neice. Hotel and grounds are well maintained and beautifully appointed. Was pleased that my request for accesible ground floor room was honored (as I am handicapped and on crutches). Pool and beach are lovely. Was very windy and therefore since po...
fodors.com

Great Hotel - don´t believe the nay-sayers! - user review
We absolutely LOVED our stay at this hotel! I proposed to my fiancee at a nearby beach on Thanksgiving Day 2006 and the hotel delivered Dom Perignon to our room on schedule, even providing us with some lovely chocolate covered strawberries for no additional cost. At check in, they also upgraded us t...
fodors.com

No title - user review
As I had stated previously, it is a beautiful hotel. It has a VERY small beach and should not be considered a RESORT! This hotel is more for the business traveler as I have read on other websites. It's unfortunate that the hotel is sitting in the middle of squalor and the beach is nestled inbetween ...
mytravelguide.com

No title - user review
Awful rooms. Awful service. Great location. Great b...
mytravelguide.com

No title - user review
Beautiful grand dame hotel with loads of charm, and exceedingly gracious and attentive staff. Perfect location in the middle of downtown Nassau, with a nice beach and pool. The public areas are very well appointed, but the guest rooms need to be updated and upgraded; the furnishings in individual ro...
mytravelguide.com

No title - user review
Clean, easy to get to, food was excell...
mytravelguide.com

No title - user review
Commercial with lot's of local activity which is nice. Not much of a beach; location is the most central of any hotel in Nassau. You will...
mytravelguide.com

No title - user review
definitely not a 4 star hotel. it was clean and the people were nice but the bahamas in general is a poor place with lots of riff raff. the hotel was hosting big obnoxious events and senor frogs nearby is always bl...
mytravelguide.com

No title - user review
Everything was good except the front desk. Did not cater to us or seem to want to help us not sure that was the reason but I e...
mytravelguide.com

No title - user review
Excellent hotel with great food and beach area. Walking distance to many activities and lots to do. Amazing location and fr...
mytravelguide.com

No title - user review
Good location, but quality of the rooms fell far short of a H...
mytravelguide.com

No title - user review
Good Location, i.e. Downtown Nassau. However, this hotel is not a resort, so you should not expect...
mytravelguide.com

No title - user review
Great for business travelers. Horrible for a romantic getaway. Terrible pool and beach. Good location if you want to access the shopping area of Nassau. Overall, Nassau is an overpriced, dirty island with locals that are rude and have no respect for tourists. The Hilton is nice but I personally will...
mytravelguide.com

No title - user review
Great hotel but I guess we were surprised by all the hidden additional charges, such as bell hop daily charge, as well as the high food and beverage charge. But difficult to fault the service and standards but wish we had known ...
mytravelguide.com

No title - user review
Great hotel good location everything close...
mytravelguide.com

No title - user review
Great place to have a wedding! The whole place is just spectacular (the G. M general manager) Michael Hopper very helpful and friendly. Also his catering staff Monique Hanna was friendly. All in all Hilton ...
mytravelguide.com

No title - user review
I do not recommend this hotel to leisure travelers. It is definitely a business hotel. The only plus was the location to the downtown area which was convenient to shopping, banks,...
mytravelguide.com

No title - user review
I would not stay there with the lack late which they offer. Thanks for your pricing, You saved ...
mytravelguide.com

No title - user review
It was very nice to receive an oceanview room for my price. I asked for one upon arrival and was turned down, but at check in time we did receive an oceanview. This hotel may not be for everyone though, being in town was great for us, it was our morning walk every day and usually night. Very accommo...
mytravelguide.com

No title - user review
Liked the hotel a lot cheaper then Atlantis easy to get to paradise island staff were e...
mytravelguide.com

No title - user review
LOVE IT! We spent 1/2 our trip at Atlantis (overrated) and 1/2 at the Hilton. It is a small resort in a great location for shopping. The staff is friendly. Upgrade to the rooms that include club access (only 30/day more for us) it includes breakfast, club access, nightly appetizers and ALL THE ALCOH...
mytravelguide.com

No title - user review
Mold in bathroom, overall cleanliness was poor, lunch buffet was awful. Desk staff was not friendly and would not fill our room request. I had to go to manager. Small pool and beach. Definitely n...
mytravelguide.com

No title - user review
Nicely appointed hotel on the edge of the business district in Nassau. Staff was very professional and helpful. Old world ambience. A nice mix of American, European and Bahamian guests and visitors. Had a fabulous massage at the adjoining spa. Those looking for over the top, Vegas style opulence wil...
mytravelguide.com

No title - user review
On other hotel stays through, I never felt like I was given different treatment than had I been a normal customer, but this hotel definitely gave us the smallest room with the worst location and view. The hallway to our room was often filled with boxes that made it hard to pass and it made me feel l...
mytravelguide.com

No title - user review
Overall it was a nice hotel, but not even as close to as nice as the Atlantis in which you gave the same amount of stars. Food services were great, but expensive. Hotel service was very excellent, carpet in the room was nasty, and the room itself was only as big as the bathroom. We enjoyed our stay,...
mytravelguide.com

No title - user review
Overall we had a very pleasant stay. We had dinner and gave a $9 tip and then with the final bill noticed a 15% service charge of $7 had already been applied. Everyone (staff) was very friendly and helpful. ...
mytravelguide.com

No title - user review
Overall, my stay at the British Colonial was an extreme disappointment. It has a good location is you want to be right next to the cruise ships and the center of town. The rooms are strong and were extremely dirty. It was necessary to call down twice in my 4 day stay to have my room made up each tim...
mytravelguide.com

No title - user review
Overall, the British Colonial Hilton did not meet my expectations. The food was horrible and pricey. The rooms were small and dirty. The tub and carpet were very dirty and needed cleaning or replacement. They placed us on the 2nd floor. They charge you for every little thing imaginable. The beach an...
mytravelguide.com

No title - user review
Overall, this hotel was o.k., but definitely not the star rating it is on priceline for. the rooms are extremely small (made in the 1900's), the beach is sectioned off by concrete on each side, and there are many charges not listed when you bid for the hotel (7$ per day electric and 7$ per day maid ...
mytravelguide.com

No title - user review
Request room away from foyer area if you wish to sleep. Do not bother making a complaint. Inconsiderate ...
mytravelguide.com

No title - user review
Small pool and beach area. Food in restaurant was poor. Room was not ready when promised, attempted to first put us in a room with 2 dbl beds, we requested KS non smoking, Patrice said she could accommodate request then proceeded to give us a QS room. Yes we got a great rate, but our recent experien...
mytravelguide.com

No title - user review
Staff and service were not good at all. Room was very small and cramped. I will not stay h...
mytravelguide.com

No title - user review
The Hilton has a great location and the pool is nice. The hotel restaurant is over priced though and the maids often came very late in the day. I would say the hotel is a good value...
mytravelguide.com

No title - user review
The hotel is beautiful. Rooms are mediocre. Bathrooms are fabulous. Excellent location. The beach was alright, the pool was very, very dirty, the outdoor bar served excellent drinks. There were many extra charges added to our bill that were unexpected, and the energy charge was absurd considering I ...
mytravelguide.com

No title - user review
The hotel is in a prime location. The buffet at the hotels restaurant was nice. We didn't feel it was very romantic we somehow got booked for twin beds, ended up with a full size. We are both 6ft tall so our feet hung off and the bed was as hard as a rock. Definitely not conducive to romance! There ...
mytravelguide.com

No title - user review
The hotel is too close to a noisy bar and cruise ship marina. Beach water smells bad, a sewer drain has an open to the ocean with water pouring out from the holes. Water color is not so clear neither. Resturant is goo...
mytravelguide.com

No title - user review
The hotel was poorly located (adjacent to the crusie ship docks and a very loud night club) and the beach was almost non existent. I definately wouldn't recomend this hotel for pleasure ...
mytravelguide.com

No title - user review
Their web site says from $200 per ni...
mytravelguide.com

No title - user review
This hotel is not a resort and does not have access to Atlantis aquarium or water activities (Paradise Island), but it does have a nice small beach. The rooms are not that large in size but are comfortable with a nice bathroom. Restaurant is fairly priced with good food and all the staff was nice an...
mytravelguide.com

No title - user review
This hotel was very overrated. I expected more from a 4 star hotel. The room was small and there seemed to be a towel shortage, as we never received enough towels. The staff was not overly accomodating as I would also expect. The pool area was nice, but the beach left a lot to be desired. The water ...
mytravelguide.com

No title - user review
Very poor service, the hotel room floor was dirty, they tried to overcharge for juices beyond the expiration date. They did not disclose that there were additional charges to the room for maid service, the doorman (who rarely opened the door), and energy consumption (Ive never heard of this charge b...
mytravelguide.com

No title - user review
We had a very good experience with this hotel. This is a great choice for people who want to pay a reasonable price for a comfortable stay. There are not too many excess attractions in the hotel such as in Atlantis but its beach is less crowded and it is located right in the heart of Nassau next to ...
mytravelguide.com

No title - user review
We stayed at Atlantis the first two nights of our trip, then on a bare boat, then back to the Hilton. Atlantis & cruising are tough acts to follow, but I thought the Hilton was clean, well appointed, and in the future I would stay there over A...
mytravelguide.com

No title - user review
While the rooms are on the small side, it doesn't matter that much you shouldn't be in there too long anyways. The Hotel is beautiful, modest in comparison to Atlantis, but its in such a great location you can go to Atlantis, the Straw market, the Hilton has a lovely private beach and pool, There is...
mytravelguide.com

Wonderful - user review
This hotel is a wonderful hotel I would go again. I love the great relaxing way ever ran everyone was nice and fu...
travel.yahoo.com

Great Place For a Family - user review
The ONLY in town hotel with class. SUPER. We a 2 yr old with us service was great, including baby siting. We felt very ...
travel.yahoo.com

awsome - user review
nothing is wrong with it cause it is the best best best hotel in the hole wide world and every one needs to co there and...
travel.yahoo.com

We can't wait to go back! - user review
We can't wait to go back! On our budget this is THE GREATEST!! Very friendly staff, knowledgable of the island. All ways there for you!!! If we could afford it we would stay a...
travel.yahoo.com

Never again in a tiny box - user review
I was not impressed at all with the service...the staff were rude and unaccomadating. For the price the rooms were the size of a closet or a whole in the wall ..the bathroom wa...
travel.yahoo.com

the hilton was the worst vacation i had ever had - user review
The service was awful.And the room i stayed in was trashy from the day i got there. And when i tryed to report it to one of the service women she told me off with an barrage of i...
travel.yahoo.com

Great service - user review
We just came back from a long (four-day) weekend in Nassau. We stayed at the British Colonial Hilton, and we actually booked the trip (flight and hotel) via expedia.ca, so we had...
travel.yahoo.com

Best for the Price - user review
Just spent five days at the B.C.Hilton in Nassau and it was GREAT. Food,service and staff were their for you, value for the price was better than others, right in town near almost...
travel.yahoo.com

I would definitely recommend this plac! - user review
We just got back from Nassau and I wanted to write a review since I read all of them before we left. The British Colonial Hilton was a great place to stay. It was wonderful seeing...
travel.yahoo.com

This was the perfect spot - user review
The Hilton had it all. It is positioned within walking distance of all the best that Nassau has to offer. It is showing its age a little bit, the carpet in the room was in poor shap...
travel.yahoo.com

British Colonial Hilton Nassau (Nassau, New Providence Island) - Resort Reviews - TripAdvisor
Whatever you may be quoted as a rate, it is not what you will pay, believe me. Mandatory service charges for food service (buffet included), maid service, energy surcharges and the like will add substantially to the advertised rate. This is a terribly misleading and dishonest prctice by the hotel, a...
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Hotel Information for British Colonial Hilton - Nassau, Nassau hotels, New Providence Island, Bahamas
Reviews contained within this site are the subjective opinions of customers and suppliers; they do not represent or reflect Expedia, Inc.'s position. Neither Expedia, Inc. nor the parties involved in providing review content shall be held liable for any damages of any sort resulting from use of thes...
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British Colonial Hilton Nassau, Nassau Hotels : Reviews of British Colonial Hilton Nassau - Yahoo! Travel
The Nassau Hilton is located on a private beach, approximately 11 miles from Nassau International Airport and a five-minute walk from Nassau*s sh...
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British Colonial Hilton | Hotel Review | New Providence | Frommers.com
Don't expect the glitz and glitter of Cable Beach or Paradise Island here -- the Hilton is after business travelers rather than the casino crowd. It also lacks the aristocratic credentials of Graycliff . Nonetheless, it's a dignified and friendly, but rather sedate, hotel with a discreetly upscale d...
frommers.com

British Colonial Hilton, Nassau Bahamas
A 20-minute drive from Lynden Pindling International Airport along Bay Street, which winds along the northern edge of the New Providence Island, will bring you at the front door of the seven-story, pink stucco British Colonial Hilton. Our business-class room featured high ceilings, colonial decor, a...
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British Colonial Hilton Hotel, Nassau
The interior was totally renovated (1999) by Hilton while its historic façade of towers, galleries, and molded reliefs were maintained. One relief, high on the central tower, depicts Christopher Columbus, who now views the pool, gardens and sandy beach below. A new mural depicting the history o...
planetware.com

Location and Map of British Colonial Hilton - Nassau, Nassau hotels, New Providence Island, Bahamas
Unless comfortable driving British-style (on the left) on narrow streets, few visitors to Nassau rent cars. Taxis are available at the hotel. Nassaus little buses, called jitneys, operate throughout the island, stopping near the hotel. Ferries (less than $5) make 10-minute trips to Paradise Island ...
expedia.com

British Colonial Hilton (Nassau, The Bahamas)- Hotel Reviews - VirtualTourist.com
Great hotel, filled mostly with business travelers. Nice pool. Nice rooms. Comfy bed. Hilton Diamond member gets access to 6th floor lounge, and this is a good thing, because snacks and booze are free until 8pm. This gets you started before you go out to dinner. A little bit of a beach, but not real...
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British Colonial Hilton Nassau Review | Bahamas | Fodor's Hotel Reviews
The first Colonial Hotel, built by Standard Oil co-founder Henry Flagler in 1899, attracted socialites, royals, and industrialists who arrived by yacht at the hotel's pier at the turn of the 20th century and during the boom years of Prohibition. That building was destroyed by fire in 1921, and the p...
fodors.com

British Colonial Hilton
still boasts the other attractions that make it one of the world’s best vacation destinations: a well-preserved history, lively nightlife, great shopping, and amazing beaches. From the Hilton, guests can walk to duty-free shops, the Bay Street Straw Market, and Government House. A five-minute taxi...
bahamas-travel.info

Plats och karta ver British Colonial Hilton - Nassau, Nassau hotell, New Providence Island, Bahamas
Unless comfortable driving British-style (on the left) on narrow streets, few visitors to Nassau rent cars. Taxis are available at the hotel. Nassaus little buses, called jitneys, operate throughout the island, stopping near the hotel. Ferries (less than $5) make 10-minute trips to Paradise Island ...
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Hotel Information for British Colonial Hilton - Nassau, Nassau hotels, New Providence Island, Bahamas
Serving as the island's social and business hub, this 288-room beachfront British Colonial Hilton - Nassau lies across the street from the Straw Market and 5 blocks from ...
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Hoteldetails von British Colonial Hilton - Nassau, Hotels Nassau, New Providence Island, Bahamas
The British Colonial Hilton offers 288 guestrooms in a seven-story sand-colored building with red tile roofs. Furnishings include dark-wood colonial-style furniture, large desks with ergonomic chairs, and two telephones. Pink-marble-floor bathrooms contain telephones and separate tubs and stall show...
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