Fort Young Hotel

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Fort Young Hotel

Nestled at the edge of a cliff overlooking the Caribbean Sea, cradled in the beauty of Dominica's mountainous landscape, is the Fort Young Hotel, "The Key to Dominica."

The Fort Young is perfectly situated to discover all this island's treasures, ideally situated for city meetings and trips around the island; you can dive or go whale watching directly from their jetty. Hike the rainforests and waterfalls that stretch up behind their hotel.

Fort Young Hotel can also be an excellent place for vacationers looking for some after hours fun. They have live entertainment 1 to 2 days per week, and there are at least two bars on-site to pick from as well.

Located near the middle of downtown Roseau, Fort Young Hotel happily welcomes visitors who are thinking about basing their vacation in this neighborhood.


Guests will enjoy a restful night’s sleep in the quiet, clean, and comfortable guestrooms. Each of the guestrooms is ideal for both business and leisure travellers and appointed with a range of quality amenities including air-conditioning, ceiling fans, direct dial telephones, cable TV, Wi-Fi and wired Internet access, a well-appointed bathroom, a terrace or balcony with the most dramatic sea and sunset views you can imagine, and comfortable furnishings.

With its 73 rooms, Fort Young Hotel is a moderately-sized property. Because it provides a nice combination of a small hotel's comforting features and a large location's conveniences, a lot of travelers will conclude that this property is nicely tailored to their needs. In terms of overall merit, we have given this hotel a two and a half star rating.

Below, you'll find the in-room amenities provided by Fort Young Hotel.

  • Coffee Maker
  • Toilet
  • Television
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Private Bath
  • Safe
  • Bathrobe
  • Telephone
  • Shower
  • Terrace
  • 120 AC
  • Internet Access Port
  • Balcony

If you want to make sure your room will have all the necessities, mention this when you contact the front desk or reservation service.

Activities and Amenities

If you decide to stay with Fort Young Hotel, be sure to take the time and visit the old fort architecture that can still be seen throughout he hotel, from the pool and lobby to even some of the rooms. You can ask the front desk for a full list of where the original building can still be seen.

After dinner the property comes to life with fun activities for all. They have an "Unwine Wednesday Special" of wines, martinis, and barbecue kebabs as well as "Friday Night Cocktails and Conversation" each week to get the ball rolling, allowing guests to relax, get to know one another, and just have fun in a relaxed, comfortable environment.

Your children will be constantly entertained with the hotel's game room and playground facilities. Babysitting services are also provided by the staff. Click here for more details.

For general activities and amenities available to guests, check the list below:

  • Live Entertainment
  • Playroom
  • Elevators
  • Water Skiing
  • Exercise Equipment
  • Fishing
  • Highspeed Internet
  • Duty Free Shop
  • Scuba Diving
  • Wi Fi Internet Access
  • Snorkeling
  • Horseback Riding

Because these details can sometimes change, it's best to contact the lodging if you're looking forward to something in particular. Visit this page to navigate to our in-depth description about the specific recreation and activities that Fort Young Hotel offers.


Dining at Fort Young Hotel

The Palisades Restaurant is their onsite eatery. Set on the waterfront, they offer a range of delicious local specialties and international favorites that rely heavily on ingredients that can be found locally. Additionally, located right near the main lobby, one of the hotel's favorite gathering places is Bala's Bar. Here, you can meet over a drink, be it a beer or coffee, and order from a menu of light offerings to snack on as well.

Besides on-site dining, those hoping for extra culinary variety may also want to consider some of the area's other nearby eateries. Guests here will encounter a limited but good selection of restaurants close-by. It can be a time-saver to know the area's restaurant options, even though Fort Young Hotel has on-site dining, including Palisades Restaurant. To get more information about dining in the surrounding area, click here.

Guest Services

Making use of this location's guest services -- including the ones listed below -- are offered to help you keep your entire time on Dominica easy and enjoyable.

  • Complimentary Wake-up Service
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Tour Desk

Also provided are a couple of business amenities, which could be ideal for any visit, and especially for those attending mainly on business matters.

  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Center


Guests will encounter many attractions located within a short distance of Fort Young Hotel. The nearest include Lindo Park, The Botanical Gardens, and Windsor Park. If you and your family are like most travelers who visit Dominica, your vacation would be incomplete without plenty of basking at the beach. Fortunately, Botanical Beach is located a couple hundred yards from the hotel.

One closeby area of interest from the hotel is Roseau. When you seek to broaden your horizons, escape for a day trip to a neighboring city and perhaps some famous points of interest.

For our comprehensive article on what else is in the vicinity of Fort Young Hotel, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Victoria Street, downtown Roseau, Dominica

General: (767) 448-5000



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