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4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Paynes Bay, Barbados
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days 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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London, United Kingdom
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82 reviews 82 reviews
30 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This small boutique hotel is paradise! Everything works well. It is well appointed, there are plenty of places to sit and no fighting for beech chairs and loungers. The breakfast is excellent and includes French champagne to start the day. The staff bring round fruit, drinks and ice cream all day. The biggest highlight are the staff who are carving... More

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The House is absolutely outstanding! My wife and I have stayed circa 10 times now and they never let us down. We have now been to the island over 30 times and always stayed with Elegant Hotels, we even got married on the island 11 years ago. Joanna (the manager) has over the past two or so years really stamped... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first trip to Barbados and the house, and we cant wait to get back. ALL of the staff made an incredible effort to make our honeymoon as special as possible and it wouldnt have been the same without them. The house is a great location right on the beach and the level of service was above anything... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

2nd attempt - 1st attempt removed - not sure why as truthful factual account - thus illustrating the dark side of tripadvisor...but apparently it is ok for another poster to email me, bully me, threaten me and suggest that I had been paid for a good review - bet he doesn't even understand what risible means..... Anyway, our 3rd visit... More

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

Yet again the whole team at The House excelled themselves and ensured that my wife and I, who both enjoy vastly different things from such a holiday, had a magnificent 9 days in the lap of luxury, child-free tranquillity and not least, gastronomic paradise thanks to Daphne's restaurant next door. Nothing is too much trouble for the front of house... More

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

We have just returned from the House where we had a fantastic stay with family and friends to celebrate a significant birthday. It was our second visit the first was outstanding and for us the house goes on getting better and better. The team there are amazing and go the extra mile well done Agnes Diana Chris and all of... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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24 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just returned from the House having travelled as a small group of couples to celebrate my 50th Birthday. I could not have chosen a better hotel or location as it surpassed my greatest expectations. On arrival we were greeted by the friendly team with a welcome drink and you are immediately made to feel at home in this... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a relaxing week at this lovely hotel. Special thanks to Kerrie, Anthony, Chris, Allana, Richard, Wade and Charles and to everyone else for making our holiday so relaxing. Enjoyed the BBC cocktails thanks.

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

I stayed here with a girlfriend on a much needed week's break in February. It is easily the best hotel I have ever stayed at and I will certainly be returning. Yes I'm sure Sandy Lane has more facilities and more kudos but if you are looking for more of a 'stealth wealth' getaway then this is perfect in every... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This review is based on our actual experience and I can provide proof if necessary. The hotel is really old and mediocrily maintained. The service is below of what we expected. The sleep quality is really bad. The garden room was very noisy. The food is subpar and very expensive. The beach is rocky.

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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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