Porters Road, Porters, Barbados BB24017

Explore the world, with confidence.

At Colony Club by Elegant Hotels, we know that travel is an opportunity to pursue your curiosity with confidence and ease.

We've got you covered, especially considering the current circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.

As part of Marriott International's family of brands, we have implemented a multi-pronged approach to meet the health and safety requirements of our "Commitment to Clean" standards.

We wanted to outline a few of the changes and enhancements you should expect during your stay - including changes to our amenities, services and facilities.

Here is what you can expect when you're with us.
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Hotel Information

For more information on Marriott's Commitment to Cleanliness, please visit our corporate site.
Providing a safer environment for our guests and associates is a top priority. Achieving this is a shared responsibility.  Please join us in our efforts to continue to enhance the safety of our public spaces by complying with local regulations, practicing social distancing (staying at least 6 feet or 2 meters from other guests and hotel associates).  We appreciate your support and understanding.

DURING YOUR STAY

 

  • On arrival, all guests will be asked to sanitize their hands and temperature will be taken.
  • Our Front Desk area has been equipped with plexiglass shields and floor decals to abide by the physical distancing rule of 6 feet.
  • All guests are requested to sanitize their hands frequently upon entering outlets and resort facilities.
  • All seating has been restructured to adhere to 6 feet social distancing policies.
  • Marriott requires all guests to wear proper face coverings in all indoor public spaces and in select outdoor spaces where social distancing is not possible.
  • Guests are advised to pack a face mask, sanitizer, wipes, as well as a snorkel mask and rash guard if participating in water sports activities.

We take hygiene and cleanliness standards very seriously. You'll notice several enhancements to our cleaning practices throughout the entire hotel which include:

 

  • Enhanced Public Space Cleaning: We have increased the frequency of cleaning and disinfection, especially in high-traffic areas like restrooms, elevators, and escalators, etc. Further hand sanitizing stations are installed throughout the hotel for your added protection. Sanitizing wipes have been installed in the elevator and have also been added to your welcome amenity (1-time offer).
  • Housekeeping Services are provided upon guest request with the use of EPA-approved cleaning agents. Guests are requested to vacate the room while cleaning services are rendered.
  • All surfaces in public spaces and outlets are thoroughly treated with EPA-approved disinfectants and cleaned with increased frequency.
  • Social Distancing Practices: You will see signage and shields throughout the hotel promoting physical distancing and encouraging guests to follow social distancing recommendations.
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Associates will wear the required PPE based on the activities they are performing. Guests are required to wear personal face coverings in public areas.
  • Guest Rooms: Every guest room is thoroughly cleaned and disinfected between each guest. To minimize entry into your room, we will only provide housekeeping services at your request while you are away from the room. Please note that the Make A Green Choice Program is currently not available. Please do let us know if you wish to not have our team enter your room at all during your stay.
  • Temperature Screening: We will be temperature screening associates and vendors at entry points. For guests, we will be temperature screening upon arrival to the hotel, in accordance with national protocols.
  • Electrostatic Spraying: We're researching and developing enhanced technologies, including electrostatic sprayers with hospital-grade disinfectants, to support our already rigorous cleanliness protocols.

POOL & BEACH

 

  • Beach: Open 
  • Pool: Open
  • Pool and Beach Ambassador Service: Available.


FITNESS CENTER & SPA

 

  • Fitness Center: Open
  • Spa: Open


Additional considerations:

 

  • Pool and Beach Ambassador service will remain in operation for guests to enjoy, however, some amenities such as cold towels will not be provided.
  • The pool and beach attendant will assist guests with loungers, and loungers will be sanitized between each guest use. Cushions will not be used.
  • Physical distancing of 6 feet will be applied between parties or loungers.
  • Beach towels will be provided in guest room.
  • Select water sports will continue to be offered.
  • Guests are encouraged to wear a t-shirt or rash guard under their life jacket when engaging in motorized sports.
  • For guests who wish to snorkel, they must provide their own snorkel and mask in accordance with the national protocols.
  • All food handlers and supervisors are trained on safe food preparation and services practices and provided with masks and gloves to perform their jobs safely.
  • Serving utensils will be changed often, and items will be individually packaged as much as feasible.
  • Minibars will be stocked at the guest's request.
  • In-room dining will be provided in take-away containers. All in-room dining fees are still applicable.
  • Bar opens until midnight.
  • Exchange dining for dinner will be available from 6:00 to 7:00 PM at sister Elegant Hotels.
Marriott Bonvoy Member Benefits: We are committed to delivering the Marriott Bonvoy benefits for your membership level. Thank you for your understanding in cases where we may have to offer an alternative.

Marriott Bonvoy members are invited to use the Marriott Bonvoy App (available on the App Store and Google Play) to take advantage of contactless options, including:
 
  • Mobile Check-In/Check-Out: Let us know via the app when you are planning to arrive and once you have departed.
  • Mobile Key: Forgo the front desk altogether and go straight to your guest room.
  • Mobile Dining: Order your private, in-room dining through the app.
  • Mobile Guest Requests: Connect with us via the app to request items you would like delivered to your guest room.

 Not a Marriott Bonvoy member? Enroll here.

 

Available benefits vary by location and membership tier. At this hotel, please note Marriott Bonvoy earning & redemption will not be available until later 2021.

Please note that various countries are requiring negative COVID-19 test results for passengers to re-enter their country of origin or final destination. For those travelers who are required by government regulations or would like to take a COVID-19 test before returning home, our team is able to connect you with a series of hospitals and laboratories that offer the required testing and we are happy to assist you in booking an appointment.

Our hotel does offer on-site testing should you prefer and choose to select that option. As requirements can vary as to the time needed for the test prior to re-entry and/or specific test types, we recommend guests review the requirements of their country of origin or final destination. The safety and well-being of our guests and our associates are of paramount importance to us and our staff is ready and available to assist you.

Blue Isle: 1-246-622-1299 │ https://bluisles.rezdy.com/422446/onlocation-covid-19-testing
PCR Test Cost: BDS$400.00/ US$200 per person
Antigen Test Cost: BDS$250.00/ US$125 per person

Sandy Crest: 1-246-419-4911 │ www.sandycrest.net or bcharles@sandycrest.net
PCR Test Cost: BDS $600/ US$300 per person / hotel visit
Antigen Test: BDS$300/US$150 per person

Urgent Care: 1-246 -538-3838 │ covidunit@urgentcarebarbados.com
PCR Test Cost: BDS $700/ US $350 per person
Antigen test: BDS $250.00/ US$125 per person

DISCLAIMER: This list has been provided for your convenience while staying at the hotel. The use of this service is at your sole risk. The Hotel, Marriott International, Inc. and the Hotel owner, and their subsidiaries and affiliates, and their respective officers, directors, shareholders, agents, employees, successors, representatives and assigns (collectively, the "Marriott Parties"), make no warranty or representation, express or implied, to anyone as to the services provided by these service providers nor assumes any responsibility or liability in connection with such service. Those service providers are independent agents and are not affiliated with Hotel, Elegant Hotels, Marriott International, Inc. and the Hotel owner, or any of their respective affiliates.

Please note a curfew has been established from Monday to Sunday from midnight to 5 am.

This hotel has been approved as a ‘designated quarantine hotel' in Barbados. All unvaccinated guests that have reservations at one of our hotels will be limited to their guest room with no access to the rest of the resort or beach area until they have received their second negative test results back.

Delivery fees for room service over this period will be waived. After they have received their negative test results back, they will be free to enjoy the resort.

Please visit www.VisitBarbados.org for more information on the current national situation.

 

Guidelines for Fully Vaccinated Travelers

  1. Ensure You Are Fully Vaccinated

Travelers will be considered fully vaccinated if:

  • They have completed a full regimen of vaccines for any of the Ministry of Health and Wellness approved COVID-19 vaccinations, for 14 days or more prior to travel to Barbados.
  • Travelers who have mixed vaccine regimens of Ministry of Health and Wellness approved vaccines will be considered fully vaccinated E.g. (1st dose of one brand followed by 2nd dose of another which is not a one-dose regimen).
  • Accepted vaccines include AstraZeneca, Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech, Johnson & Johnson, Sinopharm, Sinovac and Sputnik V.

 

  1. Take Your Test Before Arrival
  • Fully-vaccinated guests must travel with a negative standard COVID-19 PCR test result from an accredited or certified facility. Accepted tests include tests which were taken at an accredited or recognized laboratory by a healthcare provider via a nasopharyngeal or oropharyngeal sample (or both) within 3 days prior to arrival. LAMP tests, self-administered tests or home kits and rapid tests or tests using saliva samples will not be accepted.
  • Upload your test results and vaccine certificate via the BIMSafe App and travel with a copy of your test results clearly showing the date the test was taken.

 

  1. Complete Your Form
  • Download the BIMSafe App from the App Store and complete your online immigration/Customs form at least 24 hours prior to travel. The form is also available at travelform.gov.bb
  • If travelers experience technical difficulties completing the form, it may be completed on arrival.

 

  1. On Arrival
  • Have your negative COVID-19 PCR test result (in English) or your BIMSAFE or CODE visible. These results will be screened for validity by the Ministry of Health and Wellness in Barbados.
  • Pre-submission for approval of vaccine certificates is preferred. Additionally, proof of vaccination (in English), in the form of a vaccine certificate is required. Validation of certificates at point of entry will include one of the following:
  1. Proof of issuance from a National Public Health Organization.
  2. Proof of documented vaccination issued by a hospital or medical centre.
  3. Use of an independent validation system, such as IATA Travel Pass, or The Digital Green Certificate.
  • Fully vaccinated travelers are free to use the transportation of their choice for departure from the airport.
  • If the COVID-19 PCR test is not validated on arrival, travelers will be required to have a COVID-19 PCR test at the airport or at an approved satellite testing facility. On receipt of a negative PCR test and clearance from health officials, travelers will then be able to enjoy all that Barbados has to offer.

 

Children under 18 years of age

  • Some travelers may be traveling with children who may not have been vaccinated. Children under 18 years of age, traveling with fully vaccinated guardians will be allowed to adhere to the same guidelines as their fully vaccinated guardians.

***Please kindly note that travelers may be subject to random testing upon arrival at the airport.

 

Guidelines for Unvaccinated Travelers

 

Book your Accommodation

  • This hotel has been approved as a ‘designated quarantine hotel' in Barbados. All unvaccinated guests that have reservations at one of our hotels will be limited to their guest room with no access to the rest of the resort or beach area until they have received their second negative test results back.

 

Take Your Test Before Arrival

  • Unvaccinated guests must travel with a negative standard COVID-19 PCR test result from an accredited or certified facility. Accepted tests include tests which were taken at an accredited or recognized laboratory by a healthcare provider via a nasopharyngeal or oropharyngeal sample (or both) within 3 days prior to arrival. LAMP tests, self-administered tests or home kits and rapid tests or tests using saliva samples will not be accepted.
  • Upload your test results and vaccine certificate via the BIMSafe App and travel with a copy of your test results clearly showing the date the test was taken.

 

Complete Your Form

  • Download the BIMSafe App from the App Store and complete your online immigration/Customs form at least 24 hours prior to travel. The form is also available at travelform.gov.bb

 

On Arrival

  • Have your negative COVID-19 PCR test result (in English) or your BIMSAFE or CODE visible. These results will be screened for validity by the Ministry of Health and Wellness in Barbados.
  • Travelers will receive a state-of-the-art monitoring bracelet that accompanies the BIMSafe App, which you will wear during your quarantine period. This water-resistant and tamper-resistant bracelet keeps you and those around you safe by ensuring you remain within your designated quarantine location.

 

Quarantine at Preapproved Accommodation

  • Unvaccinated travelers are required to use specially designated transportation providers for their transport from the airport to approved accommodation.
  • During quarantine travelers are not allowed to leave their rooms/suites before receiving a 2nd negative COVID-19 standard PCR test result.

 

Take A Second Test After Arrival

  • Unvaccinated travelers will be required to take a 2nd COVID-19 standard PCR test 5 days after their arrival into the country.
  • On receipt of a negative COVID-19 standard PCR test result from their on-island COVID-19 standard PCR test and clearance by the Ministry of Health officials, travelers are free to enjoy the island.

Please kindly note the above protocols can change at any moment.

Please visit www.VisitBarbados.org for more information on the current national situation.