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 the perfect option for guests looking to go out after dinner. They have live shows 1 to 2 days per week, and there are some bars on-site to pick from as well.

Positioned in the heart of downtown Roseau, Fort Young Hotel happily welcomes vacationers who are interested in staying 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 moderate-sized accommodation option. Their combination of the space of a larger property means all kinds of visitors will feel welcome. In terms of overall merit, we have awarded this hotel a two and a half star rating.

A list of the guest room amenities available at Fort Young Hotel include:

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

If you are looking for a particular amenity, you can contact the hotel by phone to verify it's available in the room you are reserving.

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.

The list below displays some other amenities:

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

If you're looking forward to something in particular, it's a good idea to call ahead of time just in case some of the amenities vary. Visit this page to navigate to an in-depth description about the specific activities and recreation opportunities that Fort Young Hotel has to offer.


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.

In addition to on-location dining, travelers hoping for extra culinary diversity should also think about some of the other nearby dining selections. Those staying at Fort Young Hotel will discover a limited but good selection of restaurants within traveling distance. It may be helpful to pick out a few restaurants in the area that are worth trying, even though Fort Young Hotel has dining of its own, including Palisades Restaurant. To find out more about dining in this area, click here.

Guest Services

Acquainting yourself with the guest services -- including the ones listed below -- may help you keep your entire time on Dominica easy and enjoyable.

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

There's also some business amenities, helping to keep the visit productive, if there's a possibility for bringing business along.

  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Center


You'll encounter lots of interesting sites and attractions close to Fort Young Hotel. Some of the closest are Lindo Park and The Botanical Gardens. If you plan to do a little lounging in the sand, like most travelers who visit Dominica, your vacation just wouldn't be the same without plenty of basking at the beach. Fortunately, you'll find Botanical Beach just a quick trip away from the hotel.

The hotel is located in the vicinity of Roseau, an interesting area for tourists to experience the diversity of Dominica.

If you're still curious about what's located near Fort Young Hotel, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Victoria Street, downtown Roseau, Dominica

General: (767) 448-5000



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