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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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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Spectacular food, great location for beaches and Holetown, but rooms were very tired. I should also say that the hotel was really busy and because the kids club is so good there tends to be a large number of children running around so not necessarily relaxing (although there is an adults only spa pool that can be used).

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We spent 2 fantastic weeks at The Tamarind. From the moment we arrived the staff made us feel very welcome. The location of the hotel is fantastic right on the beach. There are also 2 great pools if you don't fancy the beach. We opted for Full Board and the food throughout the two weeks was of a very high... More 

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France
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked the Tamarind because we were travelling with friends who had two older children, who unfortunately although they were older, they were to young to be classified as adults otherwise we would have booked the adult only resort next door, we don't usually stay in a place where there are so many young children, so please keep that in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have stayed at Tamarind many times during that time they have had many really able staff but the present staff are exceptional. We stayed withe our family 8 adults 2 children and 2 babies so I right handful, on not one occasion did a member of staff become frustrated with us as at all times they were cheerful helpful... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I were married her in October last year and had the most incredible time. We had a relatively large wedding with 40 guests, and the wedding coordinator Selena was excellent! Not only was this our wedding, it was also the holiday of a lifetime with our closest friends and family. We had a few niggles when we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a really great time at the Tamarind Hotel in Barbados. Beach was amazing, clear blue waters and several different areas to swim, depending on whether you wanted to snorkel over the coral or swim in clear sand. A few waves made it fun to body bird for the little ones too. Great opportunity to water ski for old... More 

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

Dear HayleyLouiseHinton, Thank you for taking the time to share this review on your recent holiday experience at Tamarind Hotel. It was our pleasure to have you as our guests and we are truly delighted to know that your stay with us was enjoyable and memorable for the entire family. We are so pleased to know that you were able... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have been lucky enough to stay at the Tamarind a handful of times with our family over the last few years. The position of the hotel is perfect, right on the beach at Paynes Bay on the West Coast of the island, perfect for watching those glorious sunsets. I think the stand out feature is the hotel staff, who... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth paying for an ocean front junior suite - fantastic view from our large balcony. Hotel could do with some updating in parts, slightly tired looking but spotlessly clean always. Housekeeping was excellent - towels changed twice daily ! Always well stocked. We reported a problem with our shower head before going down for breakfast and by the time we... More 

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

Dear SarahEnglandUK, Thank you for sharing this review. We love receiving feedback from our guests, as we're always eager to hear what you enjoyed and what areas you think could be improved upon. Our team truly is a credit to the hotel, from housekeeping to pool and beach, all staff members take pride in delivering excellent service and we are... More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Husband and myself visited this property in January with our then 20 month old. Having stayed on the South coast last time in Barbados, we wanted to stay on the more exclusive West Coast. No real complaints about the property overall, rooms were decent (agree with some that they were a bit tired considering the price paid) but I thought... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is our second time here at Tamarind, but the last, overrun with screaming kids, beach beds were all reserved with towels at the crack of dawn, although the staff are lucky it felt like a glorified butlins. Breakfast was a nightmare and food average

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

Dear Tinkers3, We are disappointed to read that you did not thoroughly enjoy your second visit here with us, as we strive to provide an enjoyable and memorable holiday experience to all of our guests. Tamarind Hotel caters to families and couples alike, and as you can appreciate the Easter break is a highly anticipated holiday for families. Our greatest... More 

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