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4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Paynes Bay, Barbados
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
Lucy_and_Phil Leeds, United Kingdom
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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We recently stayed at The House as part of our summer holiday to Barbados. Our whole stay was absolutely amazing in all respects. The staff, the setting, the room and beach all were fabulous. First and foremost the staff were great, it is hard to single out one member of staff and we would hate to miss someone out. All... More

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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Even more beautiful than the pictures. We had a suite with two balconies overlooking the ocean. Perfect for 25th wedding anniversary. Tea time was so lovely. All the watersports were terrific. The breakfast buffet was amazing. Everything was first class and special. Loved it!!

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have recently returned from this beautiful hotel The HOUSE! The staff are so friendly from the moment you arrive with a rum punch. During our stay you will see Joanna the manager, she goes out of her way to speak to all the hotel guests to make sure that they are having a wonderful stay...The staff ambassadors' as they... More

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my wife back to the house for our second visit over late May and early June. It was just the same as our first trip - truly magnificent. The staff are all wonderful. Special mentions for Kerrie, Christopher and wade though. The secret of the house is that all of the staff can do all of the tasks... More

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Shoeburyness
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying at The House is like having your own residence in Barbados, with everybody only too willing and helpful to make your stay here a perfect experience. The staff are incredible and too many to name, but have all been wonderful. No request is ever too much trouble. A special mention must go to Agnes, Petra and Kerrie. We would... More

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Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
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54 reviews 54 reviews
12 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I made a return visit to The House with a friend. I have been all over the world to the best beaches and resorts, and I have to say The House is my favorite place to be. The staff is just wonderful, and they make the stay so enjoyable. Jenn at the bar is so cheerful, and so is Diane.... More

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Crowley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been to Curacao, Dominica Republic, Mexico, Jamaica, & Key West. The House is beautiful, relaxing with incredible service. The staff anticipates your needs. They are eager to help plan your activities for the week by making reservations to restaurants & scheduling excursions. Kerrie was so amazing in making these plans for us. Agnes, Andrew, Christopher, Teddy, Kevin, Alana,... More

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Crowley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is INCREDIBLE!!! We have traveled many places...from Riviera Maya to Jamaica to Dominican Republic to Key West, etc....The House is absolutely unbelievable ... The service is by far the best we have ever experienced!!! Kerrie has been amazing - booking incredible restaurants, fantastic tours, fabulous beach service, etc...anticipating our every need!!! Andrew, Teddy, Agnes, Christopher, Alana, Kevin, Wade....they... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The House is amazing! The Staff make this the most fantastic place to stay! We can't wait to return! There is only one place to stay on Barbados for us now and it's The House!! Need I say more! Unfortunately we go home tomorrow but we will be booking to come back soon!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The House is a truly fabulous place, great breakfasts and afternoon tea, super service and lovely treats during the day! You can eat breakfast right on the beach and stay there all day if you choose to! It was a magical spot to watch the sunset too.

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Address: Paynes Bay, Barbados
Location: Caribbean > Barbados > Saint James Parish
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The House 4.5*
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Also Known As:
The House Hotel Saint James
The House Saint James
The House Barbados/Saint James Parish
Saint James The House
House Barbados

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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
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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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