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Tamarind by Elegant Hotels

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Grantham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a great holiday at the Tamarind, from the moment we checked in with a complimentary rum cocktail until the day we flew home. The hotel is beautifully situated right on the beachfront along Paynes bay, ideal for chilling on a sun lounger and listening to the sea or taking part in the complimentary water sports on offer. We... More 

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west yorkshire
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel welcome was second to none the staff were courteous and friendly at all times. The room was spotless and air conditioned at all times and the cleaners were relentless in their pursuit of ensuring cleanliness. The food in the hotel was outstanding and In particular room service which we used a lot after working hard on our suntan... More 

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Sheffield
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28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had 9 nights at the Tamarind at the end of July in a One Bedroomed suite. Hotel is spotlessly clean full of character and in an excellent location. Rooms are spacious and well equipped and you are provided with fresh beach towels every day as well as a turn down service each night. Staff were very friendly and the... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Tamarind for two weeks in August 2016. It wasn't cheap and we paid extra for beach view rooms, so we had high expectations. Sadly these weren't met. The positives: 1) The staff, like all Barbadians we met, were fantastic. They were always helpful, and couldn't do enough for you. 2) TC at watersports, the beach staff and... More 

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NYC
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14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just wanted to start off with the reason for our trip: My husband and I were celebrating our 10th wedding anniversary but also wanted to make the vacation family friendly since we were bringing our daughter with us. During the booking of the hotel, we mentioned this and the hotel staff took note because they greeted us with a delicious... More 

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Thank DKofNY
New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family is from Barbados and I spent some of my childhood there. This was a totally a different experience. The staff at Tamarind was lovely! From the cleaning crew to the cooks! Thank you so much! Especially Ferdinand and Ether! We will definitely be back

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Thank CrysStoute
EHGSocialMedia, Social Media/Guest Relations at Tamarind by Elegant Hotels, responded to this review

Dear CrysStoute, Thank you for sharing this brief but lovely review of Tamarind by Elegant Hotels. It is such a pleasure to know that you thoroughly enjoyed all aspects of your stay, particularly the exceptional service provided by our fantastic staff! We'll be sure to share your glowing comments with Ferdinand, Ether and the entire Tamarind team. We look forward... More 

Bristol, England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for a week with friends for a wedding. Our first time in the Caribbean and this hotel is just wonderful. Our sea view room was excellent and the breakfast buffets are fantastic. Child friendly but also great facilities for everyone. I especially loved the included water sports which you can book on the beach. Just a fantastic... More 

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 7 nights at the Tamarind before then moving to the Colony Club for a further week, and felt that there was quite a difference in standard between the two hotels. The Tamarind feels slightly tired and the rooms backing onto the nearby mainroad suffer from some noise. The service is both friendly and professional and the housekeeping... More 

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

Dear CHRIS W, Thank you for taking the time to share your review of Tamarind by Elegant Hotels. We're pleased to know that you found the service to be friendly and attentive throughout the hotel. We sincerely apologize for any inconveniences you experienced whilst with us. Colony Club has a more colonial Caribbean residential feel while Tamarind offers a more... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a week at the Tamarind hotel and loved it. The hotel is beautiful, right on the beach, and the staff was friendly and helpful. The food was delicious as well! We had a lot of fun with the water sports which were included. It's a great location on the west coast. Lots of British, didn't see many Americans.... More 

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Thank Mary45-11
London, United Kingdom
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46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for a bit of luxury after Grand Kadoomont and jumping with a street band and we really enjoyed our stay. The staff were great and always helpful, the rooms dry clean and great aircon, it is also sited on a lovely beach with free non-motorised water sports. It is set at the end of Paynes Bay and... More 

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

Dear Phatbloke, Thank you for sharing your review of Tamarind by Elegant Hotels. We're delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and that the service, fantastic beachfront location and pools as well as the complimentary motorised and non-motorised watersports were all to your satisfaction. It's great that you were able to participate in our annual Crop Over... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tamarind rests on a 750-foot crescent of premium West Coast white sand beach and is as family-friendly as it is an exclusive adult hideaway. Tamarind features contemporary guestrooms, an intimate spa and relaxation space and two restaurants. Contemporary sun loungers, day beds and decks, transform outdoor spaces into outdoor 'living rooms' providing flexible spaces for dining, drinking, relaxing and events. Complimentary features include: motorized and non-motorized watersports, daily buffet breakfast, WiFi in rooms and throughout property, fitness center and classes and water taxi to other Elegant Hotels' west coast properties. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tamarind by Elegant Hotels

Address: PO Box 429, Paynes Bay, Barbados
Location: Caribbean > Barbados > Saint James Parish > Paynes Bay
Price Range: $252 - $898 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Tamarind by Elegant Hotels 4*
Number of rooms: 104
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Also Known As:
Tamarind By Elegant Hotel Paynes Bay
Tamarind Cove Saint James
Tamarind Cove Barbados
Hotel Tamarind Cove
Tamarind By Elegant Hotels Barbados/Saint James Parish
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