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The Sandpiper

Certificate of Excellence
Holetown, Barbados
The Sandpiper
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is perfection. No there is not a tv in the bedroom and there is not tea/coffee making facilities - you are not staying in a large resort hotel - if you want to watch Eastender's and Coronation Street whilst on holiday you are in the wrong place. It is sophisticated and stylish and the owners, I would assume,... More 

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Saalbach-Hinterglemm, Austria
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16 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Shame, as it is a lovely, relatively small hotel. The staff make it special so hopefully they will all come back to the new hotel. my only downside was the barbecue night when the food, although plentiful, was bland and overcooked, a bit like a 3 star buffet really. That aside everything else was top class (OK the beach was... More 

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Farmington, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband has been fortunate to be able to teach tennis at The Sandpiper for several years. The quality of the guests is unsurpassed. Not only is the tennis well attended, but the resort is 5 star. The rooms are beautiful and immaculate, the food is beyond 5 star and the service is top notch. You feel like you are... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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53 reviews 53 reviews
14 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I recently returned from a trip to Barbados and a stay at the Sandpiper. The service was excellent. The staff all know your name by the second day and are very pleasant and helpful. Even though we had rented a car, we were pleased to find they have a van which will take you into Bridgetown on... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful hotel. Great location - Holetown has lots of restaurants, a cinema, shopping... if that's your thing. The grounds of the hotel are an absolute joy. And the staff are the best in the world. Would like to single out Michelle from the dining room, Victor from the beach and Terry-Anne from reception. Also, the hotel greatly benefits from the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had visited The Sandpiper before, and were not disappointed this time. Everything was so as it should be, friendly efficient staff whenever you needed anything. It make a vacation fly by when every little thing is taken care of.

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The Cotswolds
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This was our third visit to The Sandpiper, but our umpteenth visit to Barbados over many years. We found it just as fabulous as previous visits, which was just as well, as we had decided to stay for a month this year! Our usual garden room was waiting ( not supplying the number, otherwise you will all want to stay... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We had previously stayed at the Fairmont a couple of times but fancied a change & a few people recommended we try the Sandpiper. Generally we wish we hadn't bothered - under no circumstances could this be classed as a world class small hotel. The good points first: Gardens & general areas are well maintained & of a high standard... More 

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Karen C, Owner at The Sandpiper, responded to this review

Further to your review, we were very disappointed and regret that we did not fulfill your expectations for your holiday. Our beach was affected by some recent rough seas which can unfortunately affect the beach for a few weeks at a time and is obviously out of our control, but we do understand that you thought that the beach was... More 

Ringwood, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

This was our 7th stay at The Sandpiper..... and all I can say is that I can think of only a handful of hotels we have stayed at which get anywhere within touching distance of the same standard; The Chewton Glen (Dorset), The Goring (London), The Santa Caterina (Amalfi), The Betsy (Miami).....that's about it! The rooms, the gardens, the restaurant,... More 

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Brasted
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We arrived in this gem of a place after an easy flight from London. Little did I realise we were about to step into Paradise. Quite literally, the birds sang, the flowers are exotic, the setting magical and the whole place is just sitting there waiting for you to have the best possible time. The staff couldn’t be more service... More 

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