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kent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Booked this back on New Year's Day; opted for two "interconnecting" Ocean view rooms, due to the ages of our two children. The rooms were as expected, and the views didn't disappoint either. Our two week stay here has been very relaxing and enjoyable. The staff are a credit to the hotel; as is the general hotel environment itself, the... More 

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Essex, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited mid- July for 8 days of being spoilt- still finding it hard to revert back to real life! Returned to Barbados after 20 yearrs from bringing up kids, so we just went as a couple. You are introduced to the friendly informality from the moment you check in; not at a desk but on comfy sofas with a... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited here as part of the dine around program through Elegant Hotel group. Nice place for families with young children but wouldn't stay here unless I had young children. My kids enjoyed it for the day but also commented on the young children, my kids are 12 and 15. Food was good at the beach bar and friendly staff.

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Great Missenden, Bucks, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Hotel was clean comfortable and the staff were great. Too many buffet dinners in the evening. Drifters restaurant ouside down by the beach, much better to our taste, cooler and less formal, menus better too. Other meals were fine with good choice, drinks plentiful and cocktails well made with premium ingredients. Great water sports team and we had the privilege... More 

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Chipping Campden, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited in January 2016, 2014 and 2013. Absolutely first class hotel under superb management. Nothing is too much trouble for the staff. we prefer the more formal Reflections restaurant, where excellent food is served in fine dining surroundings, ending the evenings enjoying the entertainment which is varied and professional...unlike some hotels on the island. The beach is a joy,... More 

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Woking
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have just returned from a ten night stay at Crystal Cove and had a wonderful stay. Everything about the hotel is perfect for us, it's very relaxed, has a beautiful beach, food and drink plentiful, you can have any cocktail you like, day and night. The whole atmosphere of the hotel is relaxed and friendly, including all the staff,... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Spent 2 weeks here in May this year, found the Hotel the staff to be very friendly and knowledgable about the area and things to do. On arrival we were greeted by the staff with a Rum Punch and cold towels while waiting to be booked in. Our room was a ground floor garden room with a balcony and patio... More 

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Rutland, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am writing this review whilst still on holiday . Why ? Well we have just been on a trip organised by the hotel to swim with turtles then snorkel over a ship wreck filled with tropical fish and surrounded by coral and dropped back at the hotel for yet another wonderful lunch with pecan pie to die for !... More 

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and my husband came to crystal cove for a weeks holiday, on arrival was met by a lovely lady who checked us in, arranged for our luggage to be taken to our room brought us a cold drink and cold towels all in about 10 min, you do have to leave a deposit on your debit card in case... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We travelled with 2 children of 4 and 12, and the resort was ideal. Lots of other reviews will give you more detail but I'll be honest in all I write. Beach experience, great free water sports lovely clear water and several turtle sightings as well as one laying eggs and babies hatching. The usual bandits on the beach selling... More 

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EHGSocialMedia, Social Media/Guest Relations at Crystal Cove, responded to this review

Dear Dunk69, Thank you for sharing your review of Crystal Cove by Elegant Hotels. We're pleased to know that the holiday was enjoyable and memorable for the entire family. It's great to know that you were able to enjoy our complimentary watersports offerings. It is truly a one-of-a-kind experience to see a turtle nesting as well as babies hatching, you... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
"An enchanting blend of vitality and Caribbean charm."A colorful and vibrant beachfront all-inclusive property with 88 rooms offering a seductive Caribbean charm that will make you feel at home from the moment you arrive. Crystal Cove's warm, relaxed ambience and friendly service which includes all-inclusive accommodation as well as a Supervised Kids Club (for children aged 3-11) appeals to families and couples of all ages, many of whom return there year after year. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Crystal Cove

Address: Appleby, Barbados
Location: Caribbean > Barbados > Saint James Parish
Price Range: $402 - $1,076 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Crystal Cove 4*
Number of rooms: 88
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Also Known As:
Crystal Cove Saint James
Crystal Cove Barbados/Saint James Parish
Crystal Cove Hotel Barbados
Hotel Style:
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Saint James Parish
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Saint James Parish
#5 Luxury Hotel in Saint James Parish
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