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PRESS RELEASE #187
ISLAND INN HOTEL, BARBADOS, FEATURES CHARM WHILE NESTLED AMIDST UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE IN HISTORIC GARRISON AREA
Bridgetown, Barbados (Jan. 20, 2012) – Travelers heading to Barbados and staying at the boutique, all-inclusive, Island Inn Hotel (www.IslandInnBarbados.com) are offered more than just the warm Caribbean temperatures set amidst a stunning backdrop. Conveniently located in among the UNESCO world heritage site in the Garrison Historic Area of Barbados, Island Inn creates for the perfect setting to enjoy while on a tropical vacation steeped with a rich, historic past.
The all-inclusive property is less than one mile from the centre of Bridgetown located in the Garrison Historic Area of Barbados – a UNESCO world heritage site, which also boasts shops and nightlife and an abundance of history.
The Barbados Garrison was established in 1780 as the largest in the Bristish colonies with their primary role as defender the island from invasions. Since then, the Garrison has contributed significantly to the area, especially in terms of architecture. Historic, architecturally memorable buildings in the area include St. Ann’s Fort, which is now home to the Barbados Defense Force; the Main Guard; the Barbados Museum and Historical Society, which was originally a military prison; the George Washington House, where the president of the United States stayed in 1751 as well as the Pavillion Court which served as the Garrison hospital. One of the main and most sought after attractions is the world’s largest collection of 17th century English Cannon and the Garrison Savannah, which is home to the Barbados Turf Club and hosts horse racing on Saturdays throughout the racing season.
An honor for Barbados, being recognized as a UNESCO world heritage site creates a national identity for the island. The historic buildings offer greater value to the area as well as creating a tourism destination that is rich in history and heritage along with one of the world’s most popular tropical vacation destinations.
Guests looking for an educational and memorable vacation while in the tropics will enjoy a stay at Island Inn. An all-inclusive, Island Inn getaway includes hotel accommodations, breakfast, lunch, dinner, afternoon tea and all beverages (except specialty wines, champagne and bottled water) as well as in-pool scuba lessons (available upon request). Rates start at US$300 per room, per night, based on double occupancy.
Island Inn Hotel
The all-inclusive Island Inn Hotel is situated less than a mile from the centre of Bridgetown, conveniently close to shops and restaurants and is footsteps away from the beautiful Carlisle Bay Beach. Originally constructed in 1804 as a rum storage facility for the British Regiment, this quaint, newly renovated, 24-room, all-inclusive property is situated less than a mile from the centre of Bridgetown and within the Garrison Historic Area. Island Inn amazes guests with its simplicity and old-world charm and is perfect whether visiting alone, traveling on a family vacation, or staying on business. The boutique hotel offers unrivaled warmth of atmosphere with contemporary ambiance and a true Bajan experience.
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