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Melia Nassau Beach Resort

4 stars
P.O. Box N - 4914, West Bay Street, Nassau,
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.5
out of 5
88 reviews
MELIA is the BEST!! Our second time this year!!!

Love the BAHAMAS AND LOVE MELIA!! Staff is amazing...value is awesome...clean...right on cable... See full review

  • drabe
  • Jun 15, 2014
Not what I expected..... That's a good thing!!!

Honestly, the bad reviews left much to be desired from this resort. I was nervous about our trip.... See full review

  • NYChick traveler
  • May 27, 2014
White sand, comfort and fun on Cable Beach

Melia Nassau Beach Resort is located on a magnificent 1,000-foot stretch of Cable Beach. Paradise comes alive with three freshwater pools featuring cascading waterfalls, bubbling Jacuzzis and swim-up bar. Guests nosh at six on-site restaurants and bars and play at nearby Crystal Palace Casino. The vibrant nightlife of Nassau is just a short drive away. In addition to countless watersports, the resort provides an adult-supervised Kids Club to keep kids happy. Evening activities like book signings and wine tastings keep the fun going.

Highlights
  • Located on Cable Beach
  • On-site Kids Club
  • Crystal Palace Casino next door

 

Rooms
The 694 tastefully decorated rooms and suites at Melia Nassau Beach Resort feature a 32-inch flat-screen LCD TV, free local calls, bath products, coffee maker and more. Guests sleep tight in the sleeper bed with cushy mattress and down pillows. Refrigerators are obtained for a fee. Each room boasts a large, private balcony or patio with full views of the Atlantic Ocean, green gardens or a partial ocean view.
Features
Bahamian excursions are booked at the tour desk and Internet access is available at the lobby area. On-site shops offer sundries, clothes and jewelry. Services like babysitting, dry cleaning, 24-hour valet and self-parking are available for a fee. For guests seeking the perfect island wedding, Melia Nassau Beach Resort offers a tropical setting, award-winning chefs and wedding specialist.
 
Days and nights at Melia Nassau Beach Resort are filled with activities on site or nearby such as beach volleyball, snorkeling, swimming and more. Guests also work up a sweat in the on-site fitness center.
Dining
The six on-site bars and restaurants at Melia Nassau Beach Resort include Italian cuisine at Amici, A Trattoria. The Telegraph Bar and Edgewater Bar serve tropical beverages. The Dolphin Grill boasts Caribbean fare and Bimini Market prepares a Cajun/Creole plates. Caribe Cafe offers favorites like sandwiches and pizza. Swimmers sip cocktails at the Edgewater Bar. For guests who prefer dining en suite, room service is available.
Transportation
  • Nassau International Airport (6 mi/9.7 km)
Attractions
  • Crystal Palace Casino (0.1 mi/0.2 km)
  • Straw Market (4 mi/6.4 km)
  • Queen's Staircase (4.5 mi/7.2 km)
  • Paradise Island (6 mi/9.7 km)
  • Dolphin Encounters (10 mi/16.1 km)
Business
  • Internet access at the lobby area
  • 25,000 square feet of meeting space accommodates up to 1,200 guests
  • Audio/visual equipment available
Policies and fees
  • Mini bars in rooms will be available by December 24. 
  • The property is under renovation from May to December.
  • Guest should be 21 years old and above to check in.
  • A $40 per room, per day resort fee will be collected at check-out.

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

Melia Nassau Beach Resort Rooms

CLASSIC ISLAND VIEW
Its time to travel at your own pace, take it easy and discover the Bahamian way of life. Classic Island View accommodations feature expansive views of Nassau and Paradise Island from a private balcony or patio, a king or two double beds, 32 LCD TV and fully stocked minibar (330 sq. ft.)
DELUXE POOL VIEW
The Bahamas is a perfect playground for kids of all ages. Beautifully appointed with modern Caribbean flare, Deluxe Pool View rooms offer spectacular views of the pool from a private balcony or patio, a king bed or two double beds (connecting rooms available upon request), 32 LCD TV and fully stocked minibar. Ground floor Deluxe Pool View rooms allow easy access to the pool (330 sq. ft.)
THE LEVEL
All ocean view rooms featuring The Level services and amenities, a king or two double beds, 32 LCD TV and fully stocked minibar (330 sq. ft.). The Level at Meli Nassau Bahamas is the exclusive commitment by Meli to offer a wide range of superior services and facilities including private reception and check-in area, access to exclusive The Level pool and beach area, exclusive access to specialty restaurants, preferential reservations at restaurants, the spa and activities, special welcome amenity, turn-down service, pillow menu, in-room aromatherapy experience, The Level bathrobe and slippers and luxury bathroom amenities.
FAMILY KIDS AND CO
Traveling with children? Our family-friendly resort is perfect. Youll love the Kids and Co rooms specifically designed for families with all rooms including special amenities for the little ones. The family that vacations together stays together. And theres no better way to make the most out of an unforgettable experience than to spend time together as a family. The Kids and Co rooms are designed to create a family experience from a separate check-in desk complete with snacks and juices to bunk beds creating the feel of a family sleepover to an array of family friendly entertainment.
ROMANCE SUITE
Perfect for a romantic escape, Romance Suites features breathtaking panoramic views of the soft white sand beaches and spectacular sunrises from a private wrap around balcony, a king bed and 32 LCD TV (545 sq. ft.)
ROYAL SUITE
Peaceful seclusion and natural beauty define the Royal Suite offering luxurious oceanfront accommodations, views of the sparkling Atlantic Ocean, a king bed, private balcony, 32 LCD TV and access to THE LEVEL (950 sq. ft.)
GRAND SUITE
Enjoy the fresh cool island breeze and the sparkle of the moonlight on the sea in this spacious 2 bedroom suite featuring a living area with sofa bed, private oceanfront balcony, access to The Level services and amenities, and 32 LCD TV (1445 sq. ft.)
PREMIUM OCEANVIEW
Enjoy views of calm, turquoise waters and soft, powdery sand from the privacy of an Island inspired room. Strategically situated on the hotels highest floors, Premium Ocean View accommodations offer stellar ocean and beach views, a king bed or two double beds, 32 LCD TV and fully stocked minibar (330 sq. ft.)

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Pool
General
Concierge
Activities
Pool
Fitness Center
Dining
Restaurant
Room service
Services
Business center
Conference facilities
Internet
WiFi
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities

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Hotel Map

25.0745 -77.4004
Area served
Paradise Island, Bahamas.
Nearby airports
Nassau International Airport (NAS) Directions: Exit at the airport to Circle JFK and drive east Continue 1 mile to Blake Road to fork Proceed right on West Bay Street Travel 5 miles east to resort
Area description
Just minutes from Nassau/Paradise Island International Airport, Melia Nassau Beach Resort is also close to the island's major attractions, including the 14th-century French stone Cloisters and the 18th-century Fort Charlotte, which once guarded Nassau Harbor.

Nearby points of interest

  • Cable Beach: 0.6 mi
  • Crystal Cay Marine Park: 2.3 mi
  • Atlantis Paradise: 5 mi

Dining

Aqua
Features an exquisite and rustic Italian trattoria. Open only for dinner. Hours: 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM Reservation Recommended
The Market Place
An Open Kitchen concept providing fresh fare with an international twist serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Hours: Daily 6:30 AM - 11:00 AM / 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM / 6:00 PM " 11:00 PM. After Midnight Enjoy Snack & Deli 11:00pm to 4:00am
O Grille
Dine Beachside and experience a Fusion of South American rodizio & Contemporary American Grill. Cuisine: Grill and steakhouse Hours: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM / 6:30 PM " 10:30 PM
Estavida
Energetic, dynamic, innovative and fun. Sip your favorite cocktail while listening to some of your favorite beats. Let the day transition into evening as the lights go down, the music turns up, and the ambiance sets the night alive. The Gastrobar at Estavida is a Bar that brings fine dining and serves signature tapas. Hours: 4:00 PM " 1:00 AM
Wet Bar
Swim up bar serving cold beverages to your seat at the pool or on the beach. Hours: 10:00 AM " 6:00 PM

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1500
Check-out:
1100

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (88)

Ratings and reviews for Melia Nassau Beach Resort

Overall score

3.5 / 5
5.01.0
88 out of 88
Amenities:
3.5
Room cleanliness:
3.7
Hotel staff:
3.4
Room comfort:
3.8
Location:
4.2
Value:
3.7

76% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Melia Nassau Beach Resort

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
AJBanban
Houston
Jul 21, 2014

Great value

This hotel was an excellent stay, and my wife and I recommend it to everyone that is looking for a quiet stay, with the best private whit sand beach of the Bahamas. Great pools resort as well. We will come back

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Shopping tip: Short drive from hotel

Fish Fry Nassau downtown

Review of Melia Nassau Beach Resort

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
lovvacinbah
New Jersey
Jul 16, 2014

Melia all inclusive

Great staff, clean room, food was very good. Location is perfect.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Dining tip: In Hotel

All inclusive option is a great value and the food is very good.

Review of Melia Nassau Beach Resort

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Beejay2014
Raleigh, NC
Jul 14, 2014

Nice

We enjoyed our stay at this hotel. They have activities every night at the Estavida club. Our vacation coincide with the independent celebration of the country, the hotel staged a mini Junkanoo dance for the hotel guest, love the Junkanoo dancers with their extravagant coustumes. The food and drinks are pricey but hey that is expected as the country's economy is tourist driven, no regrets on this trip.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

The hotel is pretty close to eateries and they allow you to bring in food , no microwave in the rooms but you can use the microwave at the Aqua or The Market Place restaurant to warm your food. There are are many eateries at the Fish Fry, you can try out the local delicacy- Conch salad or fried Conch.

Review of Melia Nassau Beach Resort

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Marybeth the greatest mom
San Jose, CA
Jul 3, 2014

Fantastic getaway

We had the best time ever! The hotel is great, and the staff are friendly and helpful.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Review of Melia Nassau Beach Resort

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Traveler4125
Florida
Jun 30, 2014

Melia Resort

Well Melia was an amazing experience. Had many perks and some small negatives. I think the extra financial charges should've been explained in detail upon arrival. The amenties you are paying for should have been presented in an up front manner instead of at check out. There were various things that' were included in my stay that I had to pay for because of their policies that I never new we're available to me.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
4
Review of Melia Nassau Beach Resort

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
LeahRose
Colorado
Jun 30, 2014

Not at all cost effective

Upon check in, they informed us that we would be charged an addition $40.00 per night, which was NOT clear at the time of booking. This added almost another $300 to the cost of our trip. Additionally, room service was not efficient and we had to call down multiple times to get our room made up, or to get more towels or toilet paper, as we would run out and they would not replace these items without us specifically requesting it. The cost of food was also insanely high, as in $13.00 for a hotdog high, which forced us out of the hotel for every meal which was not only a huge pain, but made us feel as though we had completely been ripped off for the entire visit. At one point, our cards stopped working for our room and the front desk staff was less than polite about it. We got the problem resolved, but it was one hassle after another which made it very difficult to enjoy our stay. I would NOT recommend this hotel to anyone, despite the fact that it was clean.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
2
Money-saving tip: Not Applicable

There is a cheap bus that will take you downtown and back for cheap, ask the doormen about it.

Review of Melia Nassau Beach Resort

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Gonetoatlantis
Washington DC
Jun 30, 2014

Decent hotel, nice beach

Great beach and pool area.. Rooms are basic but affordable

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
3
Review of Melia Nassau Beach Resort

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Our Family Vacation 2014
Chicago
Jun 29, 2014

Melia

The hotel was in a great location. We bought hotel transfer but taking a taxi from the airport. ..cheaper! Awesome beach and pools with plenty of chairs! Been to Overall we had a great stay!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Review of Melia Nassau Beach Resort

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
gaddbaby
Indiana
Jun 26, 2014

Girl's Getaway

Nice hotel. A bit dated, but overall, great experience. As others have said, check-in is a little slow, but front desk staff was very apologetic and friendly. We didn't eat at the hotel restaurants (seemed a bit pricey). We used public transportation that is only $1.25. Casino is small, but enjoyable. Pools and beach access are great! Friendly bartenders in pool area. Peddlers on beach are a little bothersome, but being a return visitor, I knew what to expect. Rooms are dated but very clean. Overall, great experience and would definitely recommend!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of Melia Nassau Beach Resort

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Dr. Keith
Madison, Wi
Jun 26, 2014

Don't hold your breath.

Great beach with amazing turquoise water, but the staff is so bad I would never return. As soon as you get there the theme of waiting for inordinate amounts of time begins. We waited in line to check in for an hour and there were only 10 people in front of us with 3 desk attendants. Luckily our room was ready, but many others were not (it was 7pm). Prepare to wait for everything....at the bar, for a towel, for your room to be cleaned, to be seated for dinner, for your dinner, for the check....EVERYTHING! They had the slowest staff I've every seen.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
1
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
2
Dining tip: In Hotel

If you're all inclusive, skip the market place and eat dinner at Aqua every night.

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