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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The House is a small, beautiful property ... chic, with a casual vibe. The entire staff is wonderful ... very caring, thoughtful and helpful. The food and beverages were delicious as well. The perfect vacation to unwind and relax. We will return!

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

Dear BodeBulldog, Thank you for sharing your brief but glowing review of The House by Elegant Hotels. You have certainly highlighted some of the wonderful aspects of The House - our relaxed atmosphere, fabulous beachfront location, excellent cuisine and beverages and certainly the exceptional service by our friendly and helpful team. We look forward to welcoming you back to The...

Northwood, UK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have just returned from The House having stayed for 9 nights from the 3rd to 12th December inclusive. The staff here are the very best - knowledgeable, attentive and anxious to ensure that you have a relaxing time. It is often easy to pick on something small and focus on the negatives but we prefer to judge on how...

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We have just returned from The House were we spent 8 days. Whilst the staff were charming and helpful we would not return. We travel extensively and particularly enjoy boutique style luxury hotels and the house didn't live up to that title. The pool area is old and tired and the situation regarding getting a sunned bordered on the ridiculous....

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

Dear MishyR, Thank you for taking the time to share your review of The House by Elegant Hotels. We are disappointed to read that you did not thoroughly enjoy your stay with us as we strive to provide a memorable and enjoyable experience to all of our guests. We apologize for any inconveniences you experienced during your stay with us....

Aberdeen Scotland
Reviewed December 11, 2016

Returned this week from 10 days at The House. We had a beautiful room with direct access to the pool area - very comfortable, huge bed and efficient aircon. Bathroom though clean and well stocked definitely in need of modernisation - just felt dated. As I am a very early riser the sunbed situation did not affect me directly but...

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6Thank Ginaberdeen
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

We got offered to stay here on the night of our wedding we were at waves for 10 nights so thought it would be a nice idea. We were very disappointed indeed. We arrived at 930 pm and no one seemed to know why we were there and I was stood in my wedding dress . It did not feel...

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6Thank Tracey D
Knutsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 7, 2016

Barbados is a beautiful island with fantastic restaurants and spending a week at The House is like home from home. The hotel has good rooms and sits on the beach but its the staff that lift it from the ordinary. They make you feel like a visit from a very welcome friend, you see people leaving hugging the staff and...

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2Thank Mollykerr
wakefield, west yorkshire
Reviewed December 7, 2016

Our fourth visit to the House was just as enjoyable and memorable as all previous visits and must be the best place to stay in Barbados. The staff are fantastic and all play there part in providing a relaxing and luxurious vacation. The sea view rooms are breathtaking with amazing sunsets and wonderful beach vista`s which put you in a...

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Dear traveldude02, Thank you for sharing this glowing review of your return holiday getaway at The House by Elegant Hotels. You have certainly highlighted some of the wonderful aspects of The House - our relaxed atmosphere, well-appointed rooms, fabulous beachfront location and certainly the first class service by our amazing team. Not to mention the complimentary luxuries such as indulgent...

Johns Creek, Georgia
Reviewed December 7, 2016

My husband and I very much enjoyed our stay at the House. We stayed for a week in October. The weather was absolutely beautiful and the staff and hotel were first class. I really enjoyed the fact that anyone who works there can act as a concierge. We also very much enjoyed the complementary breakfast in the morning as well...

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 6, 2016

We have just returned from a week's stay at The House. On arrival we were sat in the main central area which serves as a general lounge and Reception area, given a welcome drink and then left for longer than we would have ideally liked after finishing our drinks wondering the reason for the delay. We were then shown to...

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Reviewed December 6, 2016

We stayed here for part of our honeymoon in October. The hotel itself is lovely and quiet with a very relaxed atmosphere. Our room was spacious, with a lovely view and was kept really clean. The staff at this hotel cannot do enough for you. we would definitely stay here again.

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Breakfast Available
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • 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: $411 - $1,391 (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 Luxury Hotel in Saint James Parish
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Saint James Parish
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“Ground floor pool view for ease of access”
 of 5 bubbles Thrumble, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“ground floor sea view give you access to pool area”
 of 5 bubbles Ginaberdeen, Dec 11, 2016 | Read review
“We like the ground floor so you can bob in and out to the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles Mollykerr, Dec 7, 2016 | Read review
“sea view rooms are the best. All rooms large and comfortable and very clean”
 of 5 bubbles traveldude02, Dec 7, 2016 | Read review
“The best rooms are overlooking the sea. Noise levels are managed (& depending on how busy they are) you can only hear the sea at night”
 of 5 bubbles Doreen626, Nov 14, 2016 | Read review
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