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The St James

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Paynes Bay, Barbados (Formerly Beachcomber Suites)
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Moscow, Russia
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I'm fully satisfied of my staying there, despite some issues like old umbrellas and chairs on the beach. The apartment was very spacious with a beautiful ocean view , where i could watch the sunset. And the location is great and convenient to the shopping centers and nice restaurants .Besides you can always take a walk to the Sandy Lane... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

This is our third visit to these apartments. We stayed for 15 nights at the end of April. There is no doubt that in my opinion these apartments have it all.Great beach, good size, proximity to restaurants,bus stops, holetown etc. However the wonderful Jennifer is not managing the apartments any more following their sale some months ago. Their future seems... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Mind you, I am writing this review on the 3rd day of our 9 day stay, but I am so impressed with this property and the location. First, the room is incredible. We are staying in apartment 3, which is an ocean view room on the second floor with a deep balcony. The deep balcony and ocean view are incredible!... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We stayed in September 2014 myself and two other girlfriends. Jennifer is the most helpful person and nothing is a problem for her. She made sure we have food and drinks on arrival. booked our tours. The rooms are spacious and very clean. Housekeepers are helpful and friendly ladies. The hotel is close to everything with great restaurants in the... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

this is a relaxing hotel/apartment. we stayed in the two bed room with ocean view. The welcome was warm and Carson showed us the facilities on offer. Lift to all floors made access easy. The apartment was clean and tidy although a little dated. (reminded us of tenerife 20 years ago) free wifi, plus wired access available. Ocean view balcony... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Great location, very hospitable staff and family friendly. We have just returned from a lovely two week holiday in apartment 2. Jennifer, Carson and Greg could not have been more helpful. The beach is beautiful and the restaurants and shops nearby are great. The apartment was kept very clean and if we needed anything extra it was not a hassle... More 

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Upstate NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

My husband and I stayed here in May on our first visit to Barbados. We simply cannot say enough about the wonderful staff - Jennifer, Sonia and Carson, specifically, made our trip really memorable. Jennifer went out of her way to look out for us, making sure we knew how to use the local bus after we mentioned taking it,... More 

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Massachusetts
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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

My husband and I had the pleasure of spending 10 nights at the St. James last November. I have to say that we absolutely loved it there. The on-site manager, Jennifer, could not have been more gracious and kind to us. Upon our arrival, after a long day traveling, Jennifer took us to the grocery store in town and gave... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Delightful Hotel Apartments, which are superbly managed by the extremely efficient Jennifer and her very capable and lovely staff, namely Gregory, Sonia, Annette and Carson. All extremely courteous and willing to help.The Hotel is situated in a prime position overlooking the beautiful Paynes Bay, and rooms overlooking the bay are a dream!! My Wife, Daughter and I had the pleasure... More 

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Delaware
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Just spent two weeks at The St. James. Since this was my third stay in 12 months, I welcomed back by Jennifer, Carson, Annette and Sonia as "family." I loved the ocean front unit. Nothing like walking into the living/dining area first thing in the morning and seeing the beautiful sea or watching the spectacular west coast sunsets. This is... More 

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