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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We stayed in a ground floor apartment for 5 nights and loved it here from the moment we arrived. The apartment was beautifully furnished with a modern look and spotlessly clean, everything looked brand new with plenty of space in the living room/kitchen, bedroom and bathroom and a great shower. The air con worked well (and thank goodness, as it... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

I had a fantastic time staying at Shades in March 2015. Great weather and I loved the biggest decisions of my day being beach or pool, and when to have my first drink. I stayed in Apt 6 which was very spacious and had everything I needed (incl AC & wifi). I had breakfast on the patio every morning and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at Shades for 5 nights prior to a two week Caribbean cruise. The manager, Jacqui, is an absolute star for whom nothing was too much trouble. She arranged for us to be picked up at the airport, organised the provision of a hire car at an excellent rate and allowed us to return for a few hours at... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Stayed at Shades for a week, enjoyed every minute and hope to return later in the year. Jacqui met us on arrival and what a lovely lady she is, nothing too much trouble and full of local advice. The apartment which was exceptionally clean was in a lovely location with easy transport links to Bridgetown and Holetown. The apartments are... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Great apartment. Jackie is very helpful & everything worked properly! It says it's a 3*, but it really deserves a 4* rating. St James is also the best part of Barbados, very civilised compared to the South coast! Shades is half the price of staying in one of the luxury hotels by the beach & only 3 minute walk from... More 

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We booked Shades as a family of four during Crop over Festival in August 2014, partly on the strength of excellent reviews here on Tripadvisor. We weren't disappointed, fantastic location in private comfortable surroundings. Apartments are well maintained and spotlessly cleaned and yes Jacqui really is as good as everyone says. We will be back, that's a Promise.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

This is simple, we went once, we have been back half a dozen times... The McColins, (under the watchful eye of Wilf and through the powerhouse that is Errol, of whom, if ever anyone was ever born to do their job, is this marvellous man,) provide the ultimate holiday experience, like staying with your favourite, doting, family members without any... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We enjoyed our stay at Shades Barbados. Good location with quick access to Paynes Bay beach, a lovely beach with calm waters, white sand and water sports. We chose Shades to get an alternative experience rather than being closed off in a hotel. Most of the reviews give Shades 5 stars and they truly deserve them. The accommodation is excellent... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We are a family of 4 (3 adults and a 2 yr old) and stayed here for a week at the end of Jan 2014. We stayed in the Penthouse, 2 bed , 2 bath apt upstairs. It was spacious and we enjoyed most meals on the patio outside. It was quite lovely I am in total agreement with the... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed in Shades for a few nights, its such a lovely charming place with beautifully laid out gardens!! Our apartment had a clean modern style but a homely feel with plenty of space and super comfy beds. Peaceful and calm the team is super friendly Jaqui is a doll and Errol and Uncle really give the... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Additional Information about Shades Holiday Apartments

Address: Laynes Road | Paynes Bay, BB29004, Barbados
Location: Caribbean > Barbados > Saint James Parish
Price Range: $178 - $203 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Shades Holiday Apartments 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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Shades Holiday Apartments Hotel Saint James
Shades Holiday Apartments Barbados/Saint James Parish
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