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Get an overview of this hotelHistoric downtown Nassau hotel with private beach

With a stay at British Colonial Hilton - Nassau, you'll be centrally located in Nassau, steps from Pirates of Nassau Museum and Christ Church Cathedral.

This 4-star hotel is within close proximity of Pompey Museum and Straw Market.

Make yourself at home in one of the 288 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators. Your pillowtop bed comes with down comforters. Cable programming provides entertainment, and wired and wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Private bathrooms with separate bathtubs and showers feature deep soaking bathtubs and complimentary toiletries.

Relax on the private beach or enjoy other recreational amenities such as an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. Additional features include complimentary wireless Internet access, babysitting/childcare (surcharge), and gift shops/newsstands.

Enjoy a meal at one of the hotel's dining establishments, which include 2 restaurants and a coffee shop/café. From your room, you can also access 24-hour room service. Thirsty? Quench your thirst at a bar/lounge, a beach bar, or a poolside bar.

Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and express check-in. Planning an event in Nassau? This hotel has facilities measuring 80729 square feet (7500 square meters), including a conference center.

British Colonial Hilton - Nassau

Number One Bay St Nassau New Providence N 7148

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Located on the site of Fort Nassau, built in 1695 to guard against pirates, the hotel dates from 1898. (A fire destroyed the original wood building.) For generations, the British Colonial Hilton has been Nassau's social and business center. Featuring a marble lobby under a 1.5-story vaulted, translucent ceiling, and a piano, the hotel attracts business travelers and vacationers.

Bordered by a garden, a heated, 55-foot-wide, irregularly shaped pool and a sundeck furnished with cushioned lounge chairs provide year-around swimming/sunbathing. A private beach furnished with lounge chairs and thatched sunshades fronts the resort. A sundeck and beach offer views of cruise ships moored nearby and the western tip of Paradise Island 300 yards off shore.

A 24-hour complimentary fitness center contains free weights and cardio and weight machines. The British Colonial Hilton's 24-hour business and conference center includes conference space, computer stations, an Internet point, and complimentary wireless Internet access in public areas. Valet parking (surcharge), express check-in and check-out, and babysitting (surcharge) are also available. This smoke-free property has a multilingual staff.

  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • On private beach 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Conference space 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Total number of rooms - 288 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Year Built 1903 
  • Number of floors - 7 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Wedding services 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Computer station 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Garden 
  • Beach bar 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Free beach cabanas 
  • Free pool cabanas 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 80729 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 7500 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 13 
  • Conference center 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Television in common areas 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • On private beach  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( USD 10.99 per night ), Wired internet access ( USD 10.99 per night )

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Refrigerator 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Down comforter 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Pillow menu 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (free) 
  • Cable TV service 

Where to Eat

Aqua - The hotel's new main dining room features cool tones and hues of blues and orange creating a balance of the contemporary and sophisticated. Serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, including lavish hot and cold breakfast buffet from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM, and a la carte or buffet lunch. Á la carte dinner menu includes surf and turf, shrimp scampi, seared salmon and baby lamb. Dinner buffets Friday and Saturday nights.

Patio Bar and Grille - Casual outdoor bar/lounge with big-screen TV under cabana. Lite bites for lunch include chicken wings, salmon wrap, and club sandwich.

Bullion - The hotel's newest bar and lounge boasts cathedral ceilings, gold leaf molding, mahogany trim, and a rich eclectic vibe. The custom-built vintage-style bar offers a large selection of rums, exotic drinks, and a petite gourmet menu. Jazz music can be heard on Tuesday and Thursday nights while the last Friday of each month hosts a Soca party, featuring live music from the Bahamian band, Visage.

Beach Bar

Room service is available 24 hours a day.

Nearby Things to Do

A heated, 55-foot-wide, irregularly shaped pool complete with complimentary pool cabanas and sun loungers supplies year-round swimming. A private beach with direct access lapped by calm water is opposite to the British Colonial Hilton - Nassau. Use of kayaks, snorkeling gear, and floats is complimentary. An independent operator on the beach offers boat tours and snorkeling excursions. On site sports include basketball, beach badminton and beach volleyball. The hotel provides 24-hour fitness facilities and a health club.

Water sports such as personal watercraft rentals, motorboats rental, banana boats, and parasailing are available on other nearby beaches, as well as ecotours. Golf lessons, and yoga and Pilates classes are available nearby.

Cable Beach Golf Club is 3.5 miles west of the hotel.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the resort; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Basketball on site 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Snorkeling on site 
  • Volleyball on site 
  • Beach volleyball on site 
  • Boat tours on site 

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Resort fee: USD 17.90 per person, per night
The hotel resort fee includes:
  • Housekeeping
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: USD 26 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 10.99 per night (rates may vary)
  • Fee for in-room high-speed Internet (wired): USD 10.99 per night (rates may vary)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.


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