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Crystal Cove

4.0 of 5 Appleby, Barbados
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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windsor
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I guess that we have visited Barbados on around 15 occasions over the years and Crystal Cove is the fifth hotel. Crystal Cove is a smallish all-inclusive property with around 80 rooms. Mango Bay is the nearest equivalent that we have visited, but the location and layout of Crystal is preferable. The sister hotel "Turtle Beach" is about a 25... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

First of all this place is fantastic mainly due to the amazing staff....i am going to attempt to name a few of them. The delightful Shaunna who worked in reflections couldn't do enough for you - Francis who looks after environmental issues and helps out in the bar - fabulous guy, bar staff Adrian B, Sheldon, Delores and not to... More

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Toronto, Ontario
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I returned from a wonderful, relaxing stay at the Crystal Cove. We knew we wanted to go to Barbados and spent a lot of time researching and reviewing different properties and different areas. I think we hit the jackpot with Crystal Cove. We were there for just 5 days and found it to be just what we... More

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Catskill, New York
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Crystal Cove went above and beyond to make our honeymoon extra special! The resort if SPOTLESS and the staff are wonderful! Not one staff member passed by without a smile or a "how are you today? Can I get you anything?"...I have to admit that I am a very picky traveller and there's not one single thing I'd have changed... More

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Mauritius
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

if you are expecting 4.5 stars or luxury then you need to search again, I'm really surprised and disappointed that Virgin put there name against this hotel ! We are just on our way home from spending a week in crystal cove , the hotel is tired , lacks luxury, you don't even get a mini bar unless you pay... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have just got back after spending 10 nights at this lovely hotel. Our room was very nice clean and comfortable. We had a garden view. The grounds were kept really neat and tidy by all of the hard working staff. We had concerns about there being only two restaurants, but we found ourselves alternating between Reflections and Drifters for... More

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shropshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very good hotel that could be a great one. Olivia the manager might just be the person to make that transformation. The location is great with a lovely beach that is not full of hawkers and where there is no need to fight over loungers as there are plenty. The staff in general are friendly and helpfull.... More

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essex
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With a cold rum punch waiting for you on arrival, the welcome reception team sat us down with a cold drink and good news; as we were a repeat Elegant hotel traveller, we were upgraded to a beautiful one bedroom suite. With our bags already waiting for us in the suite, we saw a separate lounge with sofa bed and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here with 2 friends , it was our second visit and we will definitely be returning next year! As always great service! Our travel agent mucked up our booking, which meant the rooms we had requested had not been booked, however the wonderful manager on the day Jo-Ann sorted it out for us and we were more than... More

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Caddington, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We can highly recommend Crystal Cove; the location is ideal, the staff are wonderful, the food is excellent and we think the whole island gave us the best customer service we've ever had - an amazing experience throughout!

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Address: Appleby, Barbados
Location: Caribbean > Barbados > Saint James Parish
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Crystal Cove 4*
Number of rooms: 88
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Also Known As:
Crystal Cove Saint James
Crystal Cove Barbados/Saint James Parish
Crystal Cove Hotel Barbados

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