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Tamarind by Elegant Hotels

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PO Box 429, Paynes Bay, Barbados
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Banchory, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We keep going back to Tamarind, 6 times now, because of the excellent location, hotel, rooms, facilities and most of all the ever welcoming and happy staff whose friendliness and assistance cannot be faulted. The ambience of the hotel (not to mention the cocktails available at the bar) is so relaxing and this is made even more so by the... More 

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Southport, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at this hotel before, but not since it has been re furbished so was a little unsure as to what to expect. We had no need to worry ! what a wonderful place. We had booked tamarind as it was our pearl wedding celebrations treat. The staff could not have been more friendly and polite. The hotel... More 

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EHGSocialMedia, Social Media/Guest Relations at Tamarind by Elegant Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Phil C, Thank you for taking the time to share this detailed review of your recent holiday experience at Tamarind Hotel. It was such a pleasure to welcome you back with us, particularly for such a special occasion, and we are delighted to know that you once again had a thoroughly enjoyable and relaxing stay. At Tamarind we are... More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Returned about two weeks ago from an awesome eight day stay at Tamarind Elegant Hotel. I went with my sister to attend a wedding. This was our first visit here. I researched this hotel at this website and was impressed by so many good reviews. Now with first hand experience I wish to add that future guests will not be... More 

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london
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in July joining a few families we knew! Was absolutely gorgeous! Rooms were well appointed. We had interconnecting rooms ocean view which was idyllic! We had a meal plan for 5 days and enjoyed the wonderful menu and food! After that we visited restaurants in the surrounding area. The pool and beach were great but what was particularly... More 

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

We booked this hotel for a two weeks holiday, the rooms were very roomy and the place very tidy, all staff in every quarter were friendly and keen to help. We would stay there again. Lime Grove in Hometown about 3km away was a good shopping area

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

Best family holiday! We were made to feel part of the family, but the guys in the water sports were brilliant, they had made our holiday. My wife learnt to Sail on the Hobby cat and water ski, our 12 year old son went water skiing most days, and our 17 year old daughter learnt how to get a sun... More 

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EHGSocialMedia, Social Media/Guest Relations at Tamarind by Elegant Hotels, responded to this review

Dear SimonMichaels, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Tamarind. We are so pleased to know you enjoyed your holiday, especially the breakfast and watersports. Thank you for your lovely comments regarding our amazing staff and service and I will be sure to pass along your compliments to Ether and the rest of the team.... More 

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

We really enjoyed our stay and recommend going half board as the food was amazing. You can choose any three courses including the best steaks and lobster, weather permitting the restaurant is under the stars within sight of the sea. The service was very friendly and all staff carried this on throughout our stay. Raquel and Kernelle made us so... More 

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Virginia Water, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were really disappointed with our trip to the Tamarind, so much so that we actually checked out after just 12 hours. Upon arrival we were shocked at the standard of the hotel, it really is very poor. We were shown to our ocean view suite and I couldn't really believe my eyes. The doors or windows didn't shut properly,... More 

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EHGSocialMedia, Social Media/Guest Relations at Tamarind by Elegant Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Underwoodfamily3, Thank you for taking the time to give us your very valuable feedback on your holiday experience at Tamarind Hotel. We are disappointed to read that you did not enjoy your stay with us, as we strive to provide an enjoyable and memorable holiday experience to all of our guests. We take great pride in the quality standards... More 

Peterborough
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 12 nights at the Tamarind and absolutely loved it. It is in a great location with several places to eat nearby should you wish to leave the hotel.. The rooms are large, well appointed and have a great view of the ocean. They are very clean and tidy and have a large bathroom. There is free WIFI in... More 

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

Having travelled to the Tamarind (formerly Cove) Hotel for the last 30 some years I would like to confirm that the Hotel gets better with every visit. Rooms, facilities, food,water sports facilities, but mostly the staff who are excellent friendly and very helpful. Looking forward to next year.

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EHGSocialMedia, Social Media/Guest Relations at Tamarind by Elegant Hotels, responded to this review

Dear jeff2010_10, Thank you for your wonderful review of Tamarind Hotel. At Tamarind we are always seeking new ways to enhance the guest experience for both our first time visitors as well as our repeat guests and we are delighted to know that more than 30 visits later you continue to have a thoroughly enjoyable holiday with us, finding each... More 

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