There is more to St Lawrence Gap than bars and restaurants. In the midst of it all is a quaint place of worship – St Lawrence Anglican (Episcopal) Church, with its spectacular view of the ocean added to its attractiveness.
It takes vision, confidence, and strong business acumen to take the plunge into the hospitality industry in Barbados in 1977 and build an operation from the ground up. Award winning Barbadian hotelier, Robert Jeffrey Kinch, did exactly that when he conceived, constructed and opened this hotel 40 years ago, with 27 rooms. “Jeff”, as he is affectionately known, was a young soldier in the British Army serving in Aden, Canada, Germany, Malaysia and Thailand. He returned to his beloved Barbados in 1969 convinced he could make an important contribution to the further development of his birthplace. His effective management skills, plethora of knowledge and invaluable contribution to his country, earned him the respect of his hospitality industry colleagues and several awards including the Member of the British Empire (MBE) in Queen Elizabeth’s 2013 New Year honours. His effervescent, warm personality and wit, endeared him to his staff. There are employees […]
So many times we are asked: What are the advantages of staying at Dover Beach Hotel? The truth is, there are many adequate answers to this question, but location would have to be at the top of our list of answers. We are located at the eastern end of St Lawrence Gap, the epicentre of entertainment in Barbados. It’s the hot spot of night life in Barbados and extremely popular with visitors and locals alike. Being within walking distance of the Gap is naturally a tremendous benefit to our hotel guests. You can take your pick from the wide range of restaurants, cafes, bars, night spots with live entertainment with varying price points and appeal. What this means, is that there is something for the young and the young at heart. The Gap is also a multi-purpose environment with a cricket/football playing field with flood lights allowing for night games, […]