British Colonial Hilton Nassau’s Day Pass

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#1
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British Colonial Hilton Nassau’s Day Pass

Hello My husband and I and are children ages 7 and 9 will be sailing on the Allure. We will be in Nassau on April 2nd until 3:00 pm.

We are interested in going to the Hilton.

Do you need to reserve day passes prior to sailing ? What is the best way to get the passes ? How much should we expect to pay?

Also, I use a wheelchair. Will we be able to walk to the Hilton from where the Allure docks ? How far is the walk ? Has anyone done this with children ? Is it safe ?

Any information is appreciated.

Thank you so much, Lori
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Originally posted by ljzelenz
British Colonial Hilton Nassau’s Day Pass

Hello My husband and I and are children ages 7 and 9 will be sailing on the Allure. We will be in Nassau on April 2nd until 3:00 pm.

We are interested in going to the Hilton.

Do you need to reserve day passes prior to sailing ? What is the best way to get the passes ? How much should we expect to pay?

Also, I use a wheelchair. Will we be able to walk to the Hilton from where the Allure docks ? How far is the walk ? Has anyone done this with children ? Is it safe ?

Any information is appreciated.

Thank you so much, Lori
Day Passes for the British Colonial Hiltion is available for purchase by visiting: www.bahamascruiseexcursions.com
Adults: $50.00 online purchase $55.00 on property purchase
Kids 12 and under 50% off adult price
Day Passes include:
  • beach access
  • $30.00 food and beverage credit
  • Access to the pool
  • Beach towels
  • Use of non motorized water sports
The hotel is about 5 short blocks from the dock. you should be able to navigate a wheel chair along the wharf and around to the front of the building.

If you are on facebook.. check out the facilites and photos on their page.

http://www.facebook.com/#!/HiltonNassau?sk=wall
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I was looking at the facebook page. Can the $30 voucher be used at the lunch buffet at the restaurant or does it have to be used at the outside places?
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Originally posted by Zoedokey
I was looking at the facebook page. Can the $30 voucher be used at the lunch buffet at the restaurant or does it have to be used at the outside places?
I believe it is only at the Patio Grille.
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Originally posted by ljzelenz
Can you purchase the passes at the desK? Do they ever sell out ?

Thanks
You can purchase at the front desk for $55.pp

They usually don't sell out, but during spring break, i've seen them turn away groups that may cause a problem or be disruptive.

It's NOT a spring break kind of place. It's quiet and relaxing with great staff.
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Originally posted by scubagirrl
Day Passes for the British Colonial Hiltion is available for purchase by visiting: www.bahamascruiseexcursions.com
Adults: $50.00 online purchase $55.00 on property purchase
Kids 12 and under 50% off adult price

Day Passes include:
  • beach access
  • $30.00 food and beverage credit
  • Access to the pool
  • Beach towels
  • Use of non motorized water sports
The hotel is about 5 short blocks from the dock. you should be able to navigate a wheel chair along the wharf and around to the front of the building.

If you are on facebook.. check out the facilites and photos on their page.

http://www.facebook.com/#!/HiltonNassau?sk=wall
Anyone know if a 4 year old's food and beverage credit would also be half or $15?
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Originally posted by cruising forever
Anyone know if a 4 year old's food and beverage credit would also be half or $15?
I believe the pass is $27.50 and $10 voucher for kids.
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Originally posted by scubagirrl
I believe the pass is $27.50 and $10 voucher for kids.
Thanks much! I had a feeling you would know
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#11
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Originally posted by scubagirrl
If you are on facebook.. check out the facilites and photos on their page.

http://www.facebook.com/#!/HiltonNassau?sk=wall
Thanks for that! They have some great photos.

We did the Hilton a few years ago, and enjoyed it a lot. We will be back in Nassau again soon, and this is high on our list of possibilities! I love the new beach furniture.
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We will be in Nassau in May. We are going to the Sheraton for a day. I called their 800 number and you can just go and pay $ 25.00. Anyone else done this?
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Originally posted by bobbiejean
We will be in Nassau in May. We are going to the Sheraton for a day. I called their 800 number and you can just go and pay $ 25.00. Anyone else done this?
Yes, and liked it a bit better than the Hilton. You will need to take a cab or the jitney bus. Bigger beach and cooler pools, nicer views.
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Originally posted by 407dm
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It's easy enough to find one of the many, many threads without bumping up old ones. Or just bookmark it to your own browser, or save it so you can easily return to it later.

This subject (the various hotel options) comes up all the time.

I'll be there (BCH) soon (although not soon enough!) and happily share my opinions when I return.
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Hum, never done a day pass here. Sounds worthwhile... I may have to try this out.
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Have been to Nassau a few times and "noticed" the Hilton, but never paid much attention. You can see it from the ship. I **THOUGHT** it was a pool with lounge chairs, etc. Everyone is talking about a beach. Also, what kind of food do they serve? We went to Blue Lagoon the last time we were in Nassau, but this year we will be there in Feb. and don't want to take a chance on cooler weather and prefer to stay near the ship. TIA.
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What are the day pass hours at most of these locations? We don't arrive until 2pm so it may not be worth it.
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Thank you Scuba Girl. We'll be there on Tuesday and I just booked the day passes for DH and me. We've been to Nassau before so this time we want to just hang out and chill! This is perfect.
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Originally posted by pegasusa
What are the day pass hours at most of these locations? We don't arrive until 2pm so it may not be worth it.
Most end around 5 or 6pm .. In the winter.. it's dark by 5pm..
Hilton bar/grill closes at 5... I think Sheraton does as well.

Arriving that late, I wouldn't pay for a day pass... there are public beaches you can use for a couple of hours.
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