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The House by Elegant Hotels

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05/14/2017 05/15/2017
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Just returned from a very relaxing 10 day stay at The House. I would like to thank all the staff for making it so special. Sandra, the manager, was ever-present, and there are always ambassadors around to help out if you require a restaurant booking, advice on sites to visit or just a delicious French martini from the bar. The...

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Kent
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Reviewed January 29, 2017

From the moment you arrive you know you have arrived in style, met at the flame surrounded walkway by Ambassadors who whisk your luggage away and it magically arrives in your room. Check in is a large glass of rum punch a signature and your checked in! Waking up to sunrises with a cup of tea on the terrace before...

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EHGSocialMedia, Social Media/Guest Relations at The House by Elegant Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Lennox42, Thank you for taking the time to share this review of your recent holiday experience at The House by Elegant Hotels. At The House we strive to provide our guests with an unmatched holiday experience and we are thrilled to know that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for highlighting our wonderful beachfront location and...

London
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We are regular visitors to The House over the last 7 or so years and have seen it evolve under three different managers. This is our third visit in eight months. We were very friendly and fond of the previous manager Joanne who did a great job and inevitably, when there is a change in manager, the regulars get a...

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esher, surrey, UK
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Although we have stayed here a number of times, this time felt like it might be the last for us. I don't think the atmosphere under the new manager is as friendly as it was under Joanne. She used to run a tight ship and would always be around to welcome and also say goodbye to guests. When we left...

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Oakville, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the second time we have stayed in the delightfully small and warm feeling hotel. The staff if exceptional. We will return. The rooms are nicely done and a junior suite suited us perfectly. The food is very good and the nice touches of the ambassador bringing water, snacks and any desire to its patrons is appreciated. We like...

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Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We returned again this year because The House is a special place and it didn't disappoint. This idyllic setting allows you to relax immediately. The staff are all wonderful. Andrew, Teddy and Sandra to name a few will make sure your holiday is full of fun, smiles and champagne. This is one of the reasons that we returned this year...

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Skegness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow what a beautiful property with a lovely Home from Home concept ! Just 34 all suite rooms which were fabulous with two bathrooms and lovely closet space with Elemis toiletries ! The thing I loved the most about this beautiful Elegant hotel was the concept that there is no front desk and all of the staff do everything to...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Welcoming, upmarket and pretty hotel in the typical Caribbean style (well done throughout but don't expect anything overly chic or "cool"). On arrival the staff welcomed us with a cocktail and service was great through our entire stay. Nice area of beach attached to the hotel, where you are looked after very well, and also a pool area outside. Had...

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If you are a discernible traveller you will do your research, ignore the negatives that you may read. The fact is that this place is one of the most welcoming places you can stay, great service from staff that fully engage. You want pomp and ceremony with insincerity? Go elsewhere...Want a new home from home where you can relax and...

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EHGSocialMedia, Social Media/Guest Relations at The House by Elegant Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Sam C, Thank you for choosing The House for your recent Barbados getaway. We are thrilled to hear that you had a wonderful time during your stay and that our adults only boutique resort ticked all the boxes for your relaxing holiday. We truly appreciate all of your compliments about the hotel as well as your kind words about...

Reviewed March 20, 2017 via mobile

This is my first ever review on TA ( and our first time in Barbados) and just waiting to get picked up having had ten days at this amazing place. You take a shirt while getting used to the idea of no reception or 'desk' of any description, rather just a central meeting place which is the hub of the...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Breakfast Available
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The House experience begins when guests enter along an enchanting private driveway, with lily ponds and walls of blossoming bougainvillea, which capture the essence of tranquillity and the promise of pure indulgence ahead. Through the hotel's wooden doors guests are treated to a stunning and unobstructed view of its white sandy beach and the ocean ahead. The open plan lobby is designed to capture the relaxed and inviting charm of the island - one that is sophisticated, yet informal. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The House by Elegant Hotels

Address: Paynes Bay, Barbados
Location: Caribbean > Barbados > Saint James Parish
Price Range: $409 - $1,298 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The House by Elegant Hotels 4.5*
Number of rooms: 34
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Also Known As:
The House Hotel Saint James
The House Saint James
The House Barbados
Saint James The House
House Barbados
The House By Elegant Hotels Barbados/Saint James Parish
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Saint James Parish
#1 Luxury Hotel in Saint James Parish
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“All are good”
Richard657, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“All suites and also some garden rooms with plunge pools !!”
SusieC35, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“We stayed on the third floor, corner suite, very private ( #360) not ocean view”
Monihm, Mar 11, 2017 | Read review
“Room 368 has a lovely large balcony”
cdmknows, Mar 9, 2017 | Read review
“306 gardensuite, quite nice, because of the small terrace”
KMK, Mar 7, 2017 | Read review
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