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The St James

Paynes Bay | St James Parish, 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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15 reviews 15 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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42 reviews 42 reviews
8 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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Dedham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

A wonderful get away on the beachfront, nice people, friendly, good food, relaxing beach, Barbados rum, beautiful stay. Would like to go back some day and visit more sites. Good overall experience in Barbados.

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Bradford, United Kingdom
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We really wanted somewhere wonderful to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary and we certainly found it at the St James hotel, from our collection at the airport by Kendrik in his super clean air conditioned car, arranged by Jennifer, to our celebration dinner at The Cliff, arranged by Jennifer, absolutely everything was perfect except losing to Italy in the World... More 

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