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4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Paynes Bay, Barbados
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Just returned from The House and I have to say I'm very split on this hotel some excellent bits some average and some you would just not expect of a Hotel with such a good reputation; Good bits; location is fantastic right on the beach, rooms were very nice front suite overlooking the bar and beach area. Rooms always kept... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The House is a very special place with very special staff, we stayed for a week which wasn't really long enough but we will go back. We had a garden view suite but our friends had a sea view room which we would recommend booking if possible. The breakfast with unlimited champagne is lovely, afternoon tea is a nice touch... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed 2 weeks at this hotel and overall we had a great time. My main impression was that it definitely needed some TLC. The breakfast was unbelievably monotonous, although served by great staff, the basic fare became very tedious towards the end. Catering within the hotel is supplied by Daphne's next door, this means the limited menu items are... More

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The House is very informal, no reception, just a seating area dining area and outside seating. It's an adult only hotel. It's on a beautiful beach, complimentary kayaks, catamarans, snorkels,and jet skis. Champagne breakfasts, afternoon tea sandwiches cakes and canapés in the evening all complimentary. The food was from Daphne's restaurant adjoining hotel. The food is superb. We also dined... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed for 10 nights ,could not fault this hotel,all aspects from rooms,to staff made it a great holiday, Breakfast was always good,no rush ,eggs station and great selection,champagne if you like.Nothing was to much trouble for them,dinner reservations,car hire,service all done by professional and very pleasant staff. Plenty of comfortable loungers,towels with a great beach,water sports included Some good restaurants... More

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Nyon, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose to stay here for 3 nights of luxury and downtime before all our family arrived for a wedding at Crystal Cove. It is a lovely location, the lounge/dining area and bar area all very welcoming, and beach private despite being public, but we really felt the service standards were lacking hugely and the rooms a in need of... More

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

This is the place to stay if you truly need to unwind uninterrupted. Efficient, friendly, helpful "ambassadors " to take care of your needs including water, fruit and ice cream deliveries to the sand at no extra fee. My favorite at the breakfast buffet was the House made granola. My husband loved the omlete station. My one disappointment was no... More

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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was our fourth visit to Barbados, having married there in 2000, this was our first visit to The House and now we don't want to go anywhere else! From arriving through the automatic gates across the wooden bridge by car, you gaze through the front door to Paradise! There's no reception which is a great concept, as you enter... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited The House in May 2014, having never been to Barbados before and it was absolute heaven. As a couple who had previously visited stunning resorts in the Dominican Republic and Antigua, we can safely say this was a cut above the rest. The House is a small and heart warming resort. It truly made the stay feel like... More

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Smithtown, New York
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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first visit to Barbados and The House is a small boutique hotel. The staff are friendly, courteous and helpful. We stayed in an ocean view suite which had two rooms and two balconies overlooking the sea. Breakfast buffet is served every morning in an opened air area overlooking the water. Champagne is served with breakfast. The room... More

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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*
Number of rooms: 34
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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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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Saint James Parish #1 Luxury Hotel in Saint James Parish

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