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Wilmslow, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We have been visiting Crystal Cove for many years now, and I truly cannot recommend it enough to anyone looking to see the best of Barbados. I could talk for hours about how brilliant this place is, but I shall try not to and will just speak to the specific areas I know people will want to hear about when...

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Romford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great all inclusive hotel.Fabulous grounds.Spacious comfortable rooms with excellent air conditioning.Walk in wardrobe.3 pools one with swim up bar.Lovely beach with plenty of sun beds for all residents.Free water taxi to adjacent elegant hotels(makes a nice excursion for drinks and lunch).Wide variety of water sports.Excellent food and always cheerful staff.

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

Dear Wyn52 Thank you for taking the time to share such a wonderful review about your recent stay at Crystal Cove. We truly appreciate your kind words regarding our well-appointed rooms, excellent pools and beach, our convenient water taxi, wide variety of complimentary water sports and certainly our wonderful team who do their absolute best on a daily basis to...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed February half-term 2017. Temperature was hot, high 20s, low 30s throughout (Centigrade). Occasional short rain showers, sometimes torrential, but never lasted very long. Overall experience was fun and relaxed with predominantly friendly staff. But be prepared for everything to run on Caribbean time. We speculated that the hotel was understaffed on the catering side - frequently you'd have to...

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UK
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely small hotel with only 88 rooms. Never felt crowed at all and everything was on hand.The bar area is a little on the small side and could not cope with many people. Rooms comfortable but could do with a little TLC in places. Food excellent in both Reflections and Drifters. The staff certainly make the holiday, they are so...

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

Dear Shirley59Uk, Many thanks for sharing this brief but lovely review of Crystal Cove by Elegant Hotels. It is such a pleasure to know that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us, particularly our intimate hotel feel, excellent food and certainly the wonderful service by our amazing team. We look forward to welcoming you back to Crystal Cove soon for...

Driffield, East Yorkshire
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were welcomed by reception with a huge smile - it was our 3rd visit. We had a room with a walk in shower which was excellent.. We really enjoyed the food. All staff are outstanding - too many to mention. The highlight of the holiday was the Hobie cat sailing - sometimes on our own or with the Captain...

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Barnet, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for 9 nights Jan/Feb 17 - First visit, but definitely hope not the last. Very pretty resort built on hill-side rolling down to beach.Low rise buildings and beautifully kept gardens. Our junior suite was designated 'garden view' but we had plenty of sight of the sea through the palm trees. (Many places we have stayed would have called it...

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Dear CricketMan2014, Many thanks for sharing your review of your Crystal Cove holiday experience. We are thrilled to know that you had such a wonderful time on your first stay with us and as you said, we hope it won't be your last. Thank you for highlighting our spacious, well-appointed suites and the quality of our food and beverage offerings,...

Cornwall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We transferred to Crystal Cove from a supposed 3* hotel further up the coast where we endured what was akin to 'boot camp' conditions for a number of days before we requested a transfer and jumped at the chance to move down to Crystal Cove when it was offered. We had actually stayed at CC once before some 2 years...

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Hungerford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were upgraded to a sea view as well as our friends who were on their first visit. Fruit and sparkling wine were delivered to the room on our arrival. There was a lovely gift of a cheese board to say thank you for returning. Everything was still as good as our first visit, rooms vey comfortable, very clean. We...

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Dear M H, Thank you for taking the time to share this lovely review of Crystal Cove by Elegant Hotels. At Crystal Cove we continuously strive to provide our guests with an exceptional and memorable holiday experience which exceeds their expectations, and it is such a pleasure to know that we have been able to provide you with this wonderful...

Truro, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was second to non all the staff were friendly and attentive, room's are set in block off four in landscaped and pleasant well looked after grounds. Well proportioned rooms consisting of separate bathroom with double wash basins and walk in shower/wet room, and bedroom with TV, fridge, tea & coffee making facilities, music system, wardrobe, kingsize double bed, and...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had lunch at this hotel but stayed at Turtle Beach, which is the sister hotel. We had a buffet lunch which was excellent. The amenities and location of this hotel are generally very good. However we prefer the Turtle Beach for location and size.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • 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
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
  • 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 by Elegant Hotels

Address: Appleby, Barbados (Formerly Crystal Cove)
Location: Caribbean > Barbados > Saint James Parish
Price Range: $400 - $1,087 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Crystal Cove by Elegant Hotels 4*
Number of rooms: 88
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Also Known As:
Crystal Cove Saint James
Crystal Cove Barbados
Crystal Cove Hotel Barbados
Crystal Cove By Elegant Hotels Barbados/Saint James Parish
Hotel Style:
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Saint James Parish
#4 Luxury Hotel in Saint James Parish
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Saint James Parish
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See which rooms travelers prefer

“Rooms 220/1 (adjoining) are larger, most remote, just metres from the ocean and with a direct ocean view.”
 of 5 bubbles jameswH3068WL, 5 days ago | Read review
“Most rooms have a sea or garden view some have both 111 was a good compromise between both”
 of 5 bubbles pwknight, 1 week ago | Read review
“Hilly situation but ramps to most areas”
 of 5 bubbles Wyn52, 1 week ago | Read review
“Avoid Room 121!”
 of 5 bubbles 938sarahc, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“ocean view rooms straight on to beach worth extra money”
 of 5 bubbles BarryT785, 2 weeks ago | Read review
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