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4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Paynes Bay, Barbados
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Best hotel for a holiday for two elderly adults. No children under 18; superb grub at Daphne's adjoining the hotel or Scarletts across the road and the Cliff 5 minutes walk away. Staff are outstanding and most responsive to any requests. Breakfast ranged from full English with eggs cooked to order to fresh tropical fruit, croissants, toast & marmalade. Beach... More

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colton
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just back from 2 very relaxed weeks having been looked after like we were with friends.The sea view rooms are the best position but avoid room 168! The House is a small adults only hotel that provides a friendly approach to guests.The beach is excellent & the beach service is the best we have ever experienced with either fruit, ice... More

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JoannaRoterberg, General Manager at The House, responded to this review

Dear rplColton A warm thank you for taking the time to write this fantastic review on your recent experience at The House. We are extremely pleased you can describe this experience as one of the best. It is truly wonderful to know that you enjoyed all the services we provide coupled with our beautiful and well appointed Ocean View Suite.... More

Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter and I spent a week at The House in February. It was such a wonderful experience. We were both looking to just relax and unwind and The House was the perfect spot to do that. Our ocean view suite was beautiful and spacious. The Breakfast every day was wonderful,some of the croissants that I have eaten outside of... More

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JoannaRoterberg, General Manager at The House, responded to this review

Dear Jwaring2013 Warm greetings and thank you for sharing your recent experience at The House. We continuously strive to provide our guests with an amazing experience and we are thrilled to know we were able to provide this for you and your daughter. We thank you for your kind comments about our luxurious and spacious Suites and all the little... More

Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The most amazing hotel we have ever stayed in. It's a must! The staff, the food, the room, the beach, the sun beds, all are superb. We will try to go back to this hotel ever year from now on. If you stay here, try The Cliff restaurant too.

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JoannaRoterberg, General Manager at The House, responded to this review

Dear HCJL Many thanks for your lovely review, we are delighted you had an incredible experience at The House and feel very honored that we will have the pleasure to host you on a regular basis. We sincerely look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Warm regards Joanna Roterberg General Manager More

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Barbados nine years ago and promised ourselves that the next time we would stay at The House. It was definitely worth the wait and we will be going back next year. It feels like you are staying with friends who are looking after you with such a personal touch and a genuine desire to make your holiday the... More

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JoannaRoterberg, General Manager at The House, responded to this review

Dear Linda H Many thanks for taking the time to write this review on what you described as an absolutely perfect experience at The House. We are flattered by your wonderful comments and honored that you chose The House. We genuinely strive to deliver a home away from home experience for all our guests and by the sound of it,... More

Jurmala, Latvia
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
11 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are not scared away by the price, then probably its a good place for you. Very quite place! We liked it as it was small and causy. Located directly on the fantastic beach. Rooms are large, clean and well equipped - as you might expect for such price. Connected with Daphnes restaurant, which is also recommended to visit.... More

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JoannaRoterberg, General Manager at The House, responded to this review

Dear ZigmundP Many thanks for taking the time to write this kind review of The House. We thank you for highlighting our idyllic and serene beach front location and setting, our spacious, luxurious and well equipped suites. We sincerely hope to see you very soon at The House! Warm regards Joanna Roterberg General Manager More

Edinburgh Scotland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just returned from The House and just had to write a review to say what an absolutely fantastic place it is and how lovely the staff are. From the moment you arrive you are made to feel so special. We loved every minute. The staff look after you so well and the hotel is so different from anywhere... More

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JoannaRoterberg, General Manager at The House, responded to this review

Dear Toggee Warm greetings and thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review about The House. We truly appreciate your wonderful comments regarding all aspects of The House and our team of Ambassadors. We are extremely pleased that you enjoyed dining at Daphne's as well as our weekly cooking demonstration with our Chef Marco Festini, certainly both... More

leicestershire
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In a selfish way I don't want to tell the world just how special this gem of a hotel is , just in case it becomes so busy up I can't rebook, however I feel I need to reveal why it was an extraordinary encounter...... Without doubt General Manager Joanna Roterberg and her team of Ambassadors are the reason it... More

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JoannaRoterberg, General Manager at The House, responded to this review

Dear air-we-go-again Warm greetings and thank you for taking the time to write such a glowing review about The House and for appreciating our brilliant team of Ambassadors as mentioned in your review. We thank you for highlighting our relaxing and warm check-in process and the great features of both our One Bedroom Garden Suite and One Bedroom Ocean View... More

Westbury, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

We have been to the island a few times but this was our first time staying at The House and we enjoyed it so much, we have already decided we will definitely be staying here again. We had a private transfer to and from the hotel and upon arriving we were given some delicious drinks whilst we were checked in... More

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JoannaRoterberg, General Manager at The House, responded to this review

Dear Christine P Warm greetings and thank you for choosing The House on this trip to Barbados. Many thanks for sharing this detailed review online about your experience of all the wonderful features of The House. We thank you for your kind comments regarding our luxurious ocean view suites, our idyllic location, our culinary expertise and all the little touches... More

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

What a wonderful hotel The House is!!! The words cannot simply describe the magical experience we had in this place. The best part of the hotel and in fact of Barbados are its people: genuinely friendly, caring, very responsive to any requests... Thank you Teddy, Wade, Anthony, Diana, Chris, Agnes and everybody really at The House for making our special... More

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JoannaRoterberg, General Manager at The House, responded to this review

Dear eviktoria Thank you for taking the time to share this lovely detailed review of your stay at The House. It is an absolute pleasure to know that you had such a wonderful holiday experience and thanks for recommending us as the place to stay in Barbados! We continuously endeavor to provide this to all of our guests. We are... More

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Additional Information about The House

Also Known As:
The House Hotel Saint James
The House Hotel
The House Saint James
The House Barbados
Saint James The House
House Barbados
The House Barbados/Saint James Parish
Address: Paynes Bay, Barbados
Location: Caribbean > Barbados > Saint James Parish
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Saint James Parish
#1 Luxury Hotel in Saint James Parish
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The House 4.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The House experience begins when guests enter along an enchanting private driveway, with lily ponds and walls of blossoming bougainvillea, which capture the essence of tranquillity and the promise of pure indulgence ahead. Through the hotel's wooden doors guests are treated to a stunning and unobstructed view of its white sandy beach and the ocean ahead. The open plan lobby is designed to capture the relaxed and inviting charm of the island - one that is sophisticated, yet informal. ... more   less 
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