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Aylesbury
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel is set in beautiful gardens right beside a lovely beach and literally 5 minutes walk into the small town of Holetown, where there is a variety of restaurants, large supermarket, small shops etc. All the hotel staff were very attentive and friendly and the food was wonderful. We had a garden room on the old side of the...

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Brasilia, Df
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this hotel, from beginning to end. It’s expensive and so is the restaurant (but then the Caribbean seems to be expensive overall), but absolutely worth every cent. We had room 20, near the beach – comfortable, clean, quiet, well-fitted and well-maintained. Grounds are gorgeous. Service from everyone – literally everyone we came across – was excellent, attentive without ever...

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Ormskirk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The sandpiper is a family run hotel in a prime location right in the heart of Holetown, very close to the Lime Grove shopping arcades. It has an excellent restaurant with plenty of friendly staff on hand 24/7. There are two pools & its own beach area. Nightly entertainment is very good & the place is kept spotless. This is...

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1Thank neiliojones
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We started with sunset cocktails at Harolds Bar on the beach (a Harolds Smile & a Classic Rum Punch). A lovely view and delightful drinks in a relaxed beachfront area. Went into the other bar, adjacent to the restaurant, and awaited an escort to our table. Cushy rattan chairs, crisp cotton pillows, beach elegant decor. Our order was taken there...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our 3rd visit just ended says it all really. Superb setting; excellent and enthusiastic staff with charming management. Attention to detail is so welcome in this boutique hotel. Pristine gardens are also a notable feature along with the mongoose ! Unlike other beach facing hotels The Sandpiper is never too crowded havig also an additional new,large pool a really good...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are lucky enough to stay here then you are in for a treat. The hotel itself is just stunning and the beach is utterly divine. (It is definitely not a cheap option though!)The beach is small but the view and water is wonderful and if you walk a little bit down the beach you can swim in a...

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1Thank Jazzy365
Dorking, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 9, 2017

Excellent hotel with helpful (in particular reception) and friendly staff. Good restaurant. Nice gardens, two pools and right on beach, but beach area rather small and crowded, at least in January, with early morning rush to reserve beds! Comfortable, well equipped room, but looked as though some rooms might be restricted in views and lacked privacy certainly on ground floor....

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Basildon, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 1, 2017

Wow, what a beautiful hotel and grounds , with beautiful staff that are so friendly and helpful.. set in lush green gardens, right on the waters edge.. ideal setting for evening sunsets and ideally situated in holetown. We stayed B and B, perfect breakfast. Ate a few times in the restaurant which is lovely with live music most nights ,...

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Brough, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 30, 2017

Had a superb holiday staying at the Sandpiper. There are comments about the rooms being rather basic which I would agree with. There is a lot going on at the Sandpiper but it's hard to find out exactly what is going on , they could be a lot more forthcoming. However, the staff are fantastic, the grounds are beautiful and...

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Reviewed January 14, 2017

A hotel which really could do better and one which is crying out for some love and attention. Potentially could achieve far more than it currently does, but appears to be happy living in a perpetual state of complacency, alongside several other notable Bajan hotels. The new Treehouse rooms look truly fab and offer an enticing view of the hotel's...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about The Sandpiper

Address: Holetown, Barbados
Location: Caribbean > Barbados > Saint James Parish
Price Range: $430 - $1,229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Sandpiper 4.5*
Number of rooms: 48
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Also Known As:
The Sandpiper Hotel Saint James
Sandpiper Saint James
Sandpiper Hotel Saint James
Sandpiper Barbados
The Sandpiper Barbados/Saint James Parish
Hotel Style:
#12 Luxury Hotel in Saint James Parish
#12 On the Beach Hotel in Saint James Parish
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“Ask for a room away from the 'bandstand', eg in the new side of the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles judycalling, yesterday | Read review
“Go for room on upper floor and for suite if you can afford it”
 of 5 bubbles johnaO5929RJ, Feb 9, 2017 | Read review
“Room 2 is a suite , beautiful location 10 steps to the beach .”
 of 5 bubbles 412tonyh, Feb 1, 2017 | Read review
“avoid rooms next to main road-fumes and excessive traffic noise”
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“The suites are a real treat with supe views and amenities”
  • West facing means that the sunsets are spectacular
  • The veranda had a lovely view
  • The view of the 'deck' from the Vernada of the room
 of 5 bubbles IanStrat, Nov 12, 2016 | Read review
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