Before my Rum Rum Tour began (see Visiting Every Island in the Caribbean: TPOL’s Latest Trip Report), I debated whether it was worth staying at a hotel with amenities or just staying somewhere that's close to the beach and renting a chair for the day.
The question of this trip is not whether the Radisson Barbados is a nice hotel. The question is whether it is worth staying at a nice hotel or whether is better to save those points and pay for day passes at a beach club. Before I get into that, let's talk hotel.
After a long day traveling to and from the Glacier Lagoon, I stopped at the hot dog spot one more time before checking out of the Radisson 1919. I took a taxi to the Saga Hotel and arrived at midnight with only 12 hours to spend there before heading to
We arrived at the Radisson Blu 1919 around 7AM and were not surprised that we could not check-in. I was also not surprised that Club Carlson Gold members do not get free breakfast, a brash assumption that I made in Tahiti. Sleep deprived and confused by our surroundings,
Unlike the mediocre Radisson Strand Stockholm this hotel was excellent. The outside architecture was unique, making it stand out from the surrounding Soviet Bloc buildings. The front desk promptly told me I was upgraded to the Business Class floor, meaning free Wi-Fi, a larger room, and complimentary breakfast.
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