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Tamarind by Elegant Hotels

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PO Box 429, Paynes Bay, Barbados
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Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Paynes Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

There was 8 of us on a 50th celebration 10 day event. We all went half board ( this was the best choice) the hotel was amazing, clean and to a high standard. The staff was fab, they all knew your name after the first day and this is so personable. And the food what can I say, fantastic /amazing/first... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

As with any hotel it pays to make sure you get a room that meets your needs; we did but only after a false start which was soon sorted out. The accommodation is good quality, relatively spacious, clean and comfortable, and housekeeping keeps it that way. The rest of the resort is tidy and well maintained. Breakfast is a huge... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There's so much to like here! For starters, the staff was the friendliest and most helpful we have ever found in any resort anywhere. The landscaped setting on an exceptionally wide stretch of beach is gorgeous. The view from our spacious ocean-view balcony - well worth the extra money -- was a delight. Our junior suite wasn't particularly elegant, but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Spent a week here March 14th and could not have been happier. After the first day the staff knew your name. The rooms were clean and the beds very comfortable. One minor bathroom problem was the 1/2 shower doors created a flood every time the shower was used. Maid service was always good. Breakfast was included in our package and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We travelled as a family. Our stay at the Tamarind was very relaxing and the service provided by the hotel staff was both excellent and professional. Our children especially enjoyed swimming in the ocean and hotel pools. The only irritant was the availability of lounge chairs on the beach. Contrary to hotel policy, other guests would pounce on these chairs... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff really make this place. So friendly and helpful. Food at lunch and dinner is excellent. Great setting on the beach and 3 decent pools, one adult only (occasionally much needed after all day hearing some screechy american kids). Water taxi service to colony club and crystal cove a great bonus but it does fill up quickly, taking 10... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the Tamarind as part of a twin centre, with St Lucia, in May 2014 for our honeymoon. On arrival at the airport in Barbados you were greeted with the warmest welcome. When arriving at the hotel you are greeted with rum punch! they advised us that they had upgrade our room which was a lovely surprise, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

These are the words we heard most frequently from the staff during our stay at the Tamarind. And we were welcomed in a most wonderful, warm, friendly and efficient manner by everyone we met. My partner and I spent two weeks at the Tamarind to celebrate my big birthday and the hotel could not have been a better choice. The... More 

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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

February is a great time to visit Barbados and even better with this slice of heaven. The hotel is well designed and set on one of the lovely West Coast beaches just down the road to Sandy Lane. On entering, you get this view all the way through the hotel to the sea and instantly know its going to be... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff is so incredibly generous, friendly, and helpful. Nothing like stepping off the plane and greeted with a rum punch and this beautiful setting. Tiffany, the concierge, was so helpful securing us dinner reservations at great places. The spa was well priced and loved my massage. Water sports are included in your stay and the snorkeling is fantastic. Getting... More 

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

Dear Megan K, Thank you for sharing this review of your recent holiday experience at Tamarind Hotel! There's a funny little saying in Barbados that goes 'the doctor has prescribed a healthy dose of Vitamin Sea' and your review suggests that the prescription was certainly filled! We are happy to know that you had an enjoyable water-sports experience. Snorkelling is... More 

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