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4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Paynes Bay, Barbados
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We were meant at the airport and whisked through customs by a very nice lady and in no time we were on our way to The House. David (our driver) offered us chilled bottles of water and, during the short drive, gave us a brief history and overview of the island. We were greeted by Cherry Ann who made us... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

My wife and I stayed at 'The House' from June 6th until June 16th 2014. We booked a one bedroom, ocean view suite through Virgin HIP Holidays. On arrival in Barbados we were fast tracked through security and escorted outside the airport to kerbside where we were met by a car to take us to the hotel. Once inside the... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We just returned from a wonderful week at The House and can honestly say that all of the glowing comments provided previously to Trip Advisor are accurate. The property was everything we had hoped for and more. The property is small enough that it never felt crowded (even at gathering times such as breakfast and afternoon tea) and the no... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This was our first visit to this hotel (it had been strongly recommended by family members) and we were not disappointed. The hotel was beautiful, the atmosphere very conducive to relaxation, and the staff absolutely delightful, helpful and friendly. Three people spring to mind in particular - Andrew, who was absolutely wonderful and looked after us with the utmost care,... More 

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Spent time at The House April 2014. Great place, cool environment, good staff. More like a club than hotel. Can't comment on all accommodation however the ocean view suite we stayed in was excellent. Two bathrooms, two balcony's, pleasant decor and plenty of space. Restaurant facilities minimal, however if you want dinner by the sea, great service, good quality food,... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

10 days at the house:not everyone are so lucky. yes, now that i know i will never book a transfer in advance anymore. a local taxi is fine and much cheaper but is the same everywhere in the world. in dubai transfers are ten times a taxy. and they all drive limos anyway. something to remember next time will be... More 

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Concord, United States
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

My husband and I stayed in mid May to celebrate our 25th Wedding Anniversary. We looked online for months to find the perfect place to celebrate this special event. Our expectations were high, and that always worries me because it's easy to be disappointed when we set the bar so high. We had never been to Barbados before and decided... More 

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Sidcup, null, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We went to the house for 5 days and went for a balcony sea view junior suite. The room is very modern and has all the refinements you would expect in a top class hotel. The hotel has a lovely buffet breakfast with complimentary unlimited champagne. You also get free ice cream, fruit portions and water bottles throughout the day... More 

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

Dear Stephane E Thank you for taking the time to share this lovely detailed review of The House. We continuously strive to exceed our guests’ expectations and it warms our hearts to know that we were able to provide you with a wonderful and memorable holiday experience! We thank you for highlighting our romantic and relaxing ambiance, our lovely suites... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

DO NOT BOOK A "LUXURY TRANSFER" WITH HOTEL! Cost is US$140 (rtn) and simply a regular taxi. Nothing luxury about the experience at all. A regualr taxi to hotel with cost US$40!! Total rip off!! Hotel management not helpful and actually rude, saying we received exactly what we paid for.... CHAMPAGNE BREAKFAST - is available however you have to constantly... More 

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

Dear RCN82 Many thanks for sharing your feedback. We are extremely disappointed to learn that you did not enjoy some aspects of your stay with us. With reference to your transfer from the airport we sincerely regret that the we did not meet your expectations. Please also accept my sincere apologies if anyone reacted inappropriately to your concerns as this... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
19 reviews 19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014 via mobile

Stunning boutique hotel on the Platinum coast. Great location, handy for all the happening restaurants & nightlife on the west coast. Excellent decor, superb service and right on the beach, enjoy long walks along the beach, or rent a yacht and cruise the warm waters, spotting turtles along the coastal waters. Amazing. A must stay.

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

Dear Franc0Sc0tt Many thanks for sharing this great review of The House. It was our pleasure to welcome you and we are truly delighted to know that you had an amazing stay with us. Thank you for highlighting our fantastic location, superb décor and service. We look forward very much to your return! Warm regards Joanna Roterberg General Manager 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
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Saint James Parish
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Saint James Parish

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