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Tamarind by Elegant Hotels

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Second visit to the West Coast and although we found it a little quiet I cannot fault the hotel, lovely breakfast, nice rooms that are clean and well presented and a lovely spot on the beach, my only gripe is as it is close to the road there is some minor traffic noise.

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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Second visit to this amazing hotel. Just as good second time as first visit (2years ago). Family friendly, great for kids (mine 9, 8 and 6 years), endless swimming in pool or sea. Nearby boat trips and swimming with turtles. Very easy to hire s car and get around. Staff at the hotel from cleaners to restaurant staff, managers to... More 

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Thank Didok893
EHGSocialMedia, Social Media/Guest Relations at Tamarind by Elegant Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Didok893, Many thanks for sharing this lovely review of your recent family holiday at Tamarind by Elegant Hotels! It was such a pleasure to welcome you back with us and we are truly delighted to know that you once again had an amazing stay. From our on-site Kids Club and family lounge to our complimentary watersports and idyllic beachfront location,... More 

Wakefield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Family plus friends visited late July. Had a very enjoyable 10 days. Great room with balcony overlooking beach and pool. Beach is great, clean, straight into Caribbean with coral reef in swim area with loads of fish and occasional turtle if you're lucky. Water sports free and well organised. A few characterful beach vendors will speak to you but always... More 

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London
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a very enjoyable stay at Hotel ideal for guests that want to relax and unwind. Bar shuts close to midnight but staff are very attentive and friendly. Beach and pool area are kept immaculately clean as are all the facilities. One minor point was that seemed slightly over priced for drinks and food but the standard was very high.

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

Dear Robert D, Thank you for sharing this brief but lovely review of Tamarind Hotel. We are pleased to know that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay here with us, particularly our lovely pool and beach area, the cleanliness of our property and facilities and certainly the friendly and attentive service provided by our wonderful team. Thank you for your feedback... More 

London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I did not stay at Tamarind so I cannot comment on the rooms, but I did enjoy an incredible meal at the hotel on a recent visit to Barbados. I dined at Tamarind for dinner one evening and was seated at a table on the seafront, with the Caribbean Sea behind us and the sand pretty much under our feet.... More 

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39 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been a bit slow to review the Tamarind but will make that right now! It was our Ruby Anniversary and we decided to have a couple of days on our own and then bring our two children and families out. One couple and 18 month boy from UK and other couple from LA. We booked an all inclusive as... More 

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

Dear PClarke, Thank you for sharing this wonderful review of your Tamarind holiday experience. It was indeed our pleasure to have you as our guests. Tamarind appeals to couples and families alike and we are all truly delighted to know that your stay with us was enjoyable and memorable for the entire family. We are proud to offer our guests... More 

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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an amazing room, king size bed overlooking the sea, good sized balcony. Food was absolutely delicious, breakfast great variety. Pool area nice and clean. Only 2 things I would change: there is no all inclusive option, which would be great and I booked a morning message at the spa, but when I showed up it was still closed... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Brilliant hotel for families - the staff really make it. Arden, Dione and Arlene in particular really made the effort with the kids and it gave them so much confidence. The water sports being included is the real bonus of this hotel, and the capacity is such that you never struggle to find a lounger or space to relax. Finally,... More 

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

Dear StuRMillar, Many thanks for sharing this glowing review of Tamarind by Elegant Hotels. It is an absolute pleasure to know that you had such a brilliant holiday here with us, thoroughly enjoying all aspects of your stay. Tamarind sits on an idyllic beach with calm, beautiful seas and we're pleased to offer our guests complimentary motorized and non-motorized watersports... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited the hotel back in 2012 but it is amazing in all aspects and does worth staying there. the only downside - sunset kicks in at 6PM and after that it is literally pitch black in the outside of hotel - this might have changed in the last couple of years. it was still an amazing experience. very... More 

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London
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is very nice. The rooms are very clean and well looked after. However, the bathroom has unadjustable shower head at a level of about 5.8 foot. This a horrible design if you have people in your family who are over 6 foot. The wifi is also terrible and you are unable to connect to it in your room.... More 

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

Dear Lauriejohnston, Thank you for taking the time to share your review of Tamarind Hotel. At Tamarind Hotel we are always eager to know what our guests enjoyed about our property as well as the areas they feel could be improved upon and we thank you for sharing your constructive comments with us. We are proud to offer our guests... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Breakfast
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • 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: $251 - $924 (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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