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5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Holetown, Barbados
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014
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  • 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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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English first
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We made a family return to this beautiful hotel after staying as a couple many years ago. Everything was perfect and the staff in particular were quite incredible. This level of service is rare and deserves special praise. We have stayed in some great hotels in our time but this one is quite lovely.

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Newbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

My husband and I have just returned from what can only be described as one of the best holidays ever. Having been many times to Barbados over seventeen years we have stayed in a number of good hotels on the Island. The Sandpiper is in a class of its own- excellent accommodation (we stayed in suite 3) kept spotlessly clean... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We stayed at the Sandpiper over our February break. We were staying at a nearby resort but had to move as our house flooded - it was a blessing in disguise! The night manager so very kindly organised accommodation for myself, my husband and our 4 children at very short notice. The staff from the minute were just so helpful,friendly... More

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Bromley, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
11 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We found ourselves in the unfortunate position of having to move out of our rental home due to an intruder overnight. Thankfully, for the last 4 nights of our holiday, across the road in Hole Town, The Sandpiper Hotel came to our rescue, and had a 1 bedroom suite available. It was stunning, and more than made up for our... More

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West Yorkshire
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75 reviews 75 reviews
22 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Returning to the Sandpiper is just like visiting old friends - amongst both the staff and the other guests. It's all just to comfortable and divine and if it wasn't for her ladyship I wouldn't set foot outside of the hotel grounds (except for regular visits in and on the sea). Wonderful, wonderful, wonderful. Just one small point, Wayne, it's... More

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Woking, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

This was our second visit to the Sandpiper in the last 18 months and a visit that we didn't regret. This hotel is first class and we love everything about it. We initially stayed in a one bedroomed suite which had lovely sea views from the room and the wooden verandah. It also had a well equipped kitchenette which was... More

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Westport, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Three generations visited over April school vacation. Staff could not have been more attentive. Everyone went out of their way to make sure we enjoyed out stay. Food was delicious and enjoyed by all (even the picky eaters). Rooms were lovely. We are already planning a return trip. Thank you Sandpiper for a memorable vacation.

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Brussels, Belgium
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Firstly I have to say that this hotel is definitely 5 star, they have the good rooms, with stone wall features. The beach bar, water sports, great restaurant, swimming pool. Its smaller than the others, and for this you get the cosy feel where they give you one to one service and make you feel at home. At the bar... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We stayed with family in a 2 bedroom suite very close to the beach. The rooms were large and comfortable with a big enclosed verandah with plenty of outdoor furniture. The beach is small and crowded and we found the watersports people reluctant to provide the 'free' watersports. The resort is directly on the main road and it is a... More

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Hindhead, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014 via mobile

My first review was posted then removed for editing .. So here goes with a second review. Be aware - don't visit till 2017 and choose your rooms very carefully The owners of the Sandpiper have now confirmed that their family have bought the site next door known as Settlers Beach. About 40% of the rooms are along the same... More

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

It is unfortunate that a guest would take it upon himself to set about to mislead readers about The Sandpiper. Indeed, posting in Febary 2014 a picture in February 2014 of sand being laid during a successfully planned beach enhancement project completed in November 2013 would bear testimony to the level of mischievousness being attempted. In addition, this contributor is... More

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Address: Holetown, Barbados
Location: Caribbean > Barbados > Saint James Parish
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Sandpiper 5*
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Also Known As:
The Sandpiper Hotel Saint James
Sandpiper Saint James
Sandpiper Hotel Saint James
Sandpiper Barbados
The Sandpiper Barbados/Saint James Parish

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Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
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#3 On the Beach Hotel in Saint James Parish #4 Luxury Hotel in Saint James Parish
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