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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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Toronto, Ontario
12 reviews 12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days 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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2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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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83 reviews 83 reviews
50 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
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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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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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Nyon, Switzerland
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for a family wedding and it was perfect. the staff are always smiling and chatty, really attentive and go out of their way to make sure you have a perfect holiday. The beach had loads of very comfy sun loungers with plenty of space to spread out, the sea was beautiful with lots of fish and turtles... More

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EHGSocialMedia, Manager at Crystal Cove, responded to this review

Dear Mulledandstayed, Thank you so much for your kind words regarding your stay at Crystal Cove. I am so pleased you and your family enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back to our beautiful island and resort soon. Sincerely, Christine, Elegant Hotels Social Media & Guest Relations More

1 review
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just got back from one of the most amazing holidays I've ever been on! Absolutely brilliant! The beach is the most beautiful beach I've ever seen.. Looks like paradise!! The sea is filled packed with turtles so snorkelling is definitely recommended (free to rent through the hotel beach sports facility) room suited us well, pretty basic but was nicely decorated... More

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Additional Information about Crystal Cove

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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