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Front entrance with enclosed patio.
Enclosed secure patio area. Patio sitting area with charcoal BBQ unit (BBQ can be rolled to front garden area when being used).
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Front entrance with enclosed patio.
Enclosed secure patio area.
Patio sitting area with charcoal BBQ unit (BBQ can be rolled to front garden area when being used).
Living room with fold-down couch, two comfortable lounging seats, and full entertainment features.
Comfortable lounge seats and fold-down couch that converts into double bed for extra guests.
Small table and chairs for eating breakfast/dinner indoors in front of entrance to kitchen.
Kitchen with stove, fridge, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, mixer, etc.  Also has pots, plates etc
Bedroom area with queen size bed and air conditioning (in bedroom only). Double bar security windows
Queen size bed in bedroom and full closet.
Washing machine (installed Jan 2017) inside condo unit.
Bathroom area (fully tiled).
Shower unit in bathroom (no bathtub in condo)
View to front lawn area (fully gated entrance), Italia coffee shop on opposite side of the street.
Small garden in front of condo entrance.  Perfect area to use BBQ unit available for guests' use.
Food van (Cheryl's Meals on Wheels) across street from condo with good food and reasonable prices!
Barbados green monkeys (taken at ravine two blocks from condo)
Boardwalk looking south at Beachlands beach (far end of photo).
Beachlands beach (7 minute walk from condo).
Beachlands beach (7 minute walk from condo) with great swimming in protected front area.
Beachlands beach looking north towards south end of Holetown boardwalk
Catamarans with snorkellers in front of Beachlands beach (best snorkeling location!)
Beach club swimming pool, 7 minute walk from condo (electronic access card provided for guests' use)
Beach club swimming pool at sunset (looking out at ocean).
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Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
Sunset Crest, Saint James Parish, Barbados

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Roberta M
Rome, Italy
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“A perfect compromise between place and price”
Reviewed March 19, 2014 for a stay in March 2014
2
people found this review helpful

The Condo is simply and useful, his position is perfect for everything you may need: beaches, coffee shops, duty free mall, market. In front of it there is one of the most beautiful beach of the West Coast, ideal for snorkeling too. Everything is very close to, so there is no need to rent a car if you think to stay around and the local buses can be used. Robert and Fay are lovely persons, very friendly and helpful and they will assist you in all your needs. Extremely recommended.

Traveling group: Solo Traveler
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Mar 18, 2014
Dear Roberta,

Thank you for your very nice review that really summarizes everything that our condo has to offer. We couldn't be happier that you had a wonderful time and your personal comments are really appreciated. We hope you have a wonderful summer and we look forward to a possible time in the future when we might be of help in making a future Barbados holiday even better! All the best.

Robert and Fay
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ferfer
Buckingham, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Excellent value and location!”
Reviewed March 4, 2014 for a stay in February 2014
1
person found this review helpful

I had spent most of my holiday budget on getting to Barbados (from UK) so I knew from the outset that I was looking for a budget (self catering) apartment. Further I was travelling with my 13 year old daughter so also wanted somewhere that was clean and tidy, safe and secure, as well as closeby to things to do. I really couldn't have asked for anything more with this apartment! Rob and Fay were readily to hand to answer my myriad of questions and concerns with openness. Rob sends you video footage so you can really see what you are getting (both in the cottage and in the locality) in the utmost detail, so there are no surprises and you have realistic expectations. In the apartment we really valued the aircon and fans to help cool us as well as the range of up to date DVDs and the comfy armchairs and sofa (not always a given in holiday rentals). We weren't out often or late in the evening so that was great for us. The patio was pleasant too: spacious and secure. It really had everything we needed and fitted our requirements perfectly..

What I also appreciated - alongside its affordable nature - was its location. After seeing various places on the island snorkelling at nearby Beachlands was still our favourite activity and so close! We also enjoyed the access to the beach club (though only once as beaches are all so beautiful) and loved going to Surfside beach bar for sundowners, walking the boardwalk, wading to Sandy Lane bay, getting about on reggae buses, window shopping closeby at malls (Limegrove and Sunset), cinema (you can order snacks and drinks to your table!). The supermarket being close by too within walking distance was really helpful.

From my perspective this is an excellent value apartment so If you too are looking for somewhere affordable then this is just the ticket! I'm just hoarding my pennies until I can visit again!

Traveling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Mar 4, 2014
Dear Fiona,

We are extremely happy that you had a fabulous holiday and that your expectations were met both as regards the condo accomodations as well as the area where the condo is located. Your review is an excellent example of how a "high end" destination such as Barbados can in fact be done within a modest budget and that Barbados can in fact be an affordable destination for most travellers. As you mentioned, we do try to ensure that we provide all of the information necessary for travellers to be comfortable both with respect to what to expect from the condo as well as all of the features that the local neighbourhood has to offer. Thank you very much for your detailed review and we look forward to a time when we might be able to host you once again in lovely Barbados.

Robert and Fay
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dutchy225...
Oakville, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Excellent budget condo.”
Reviewed February 2, 2014 for a stay in January 2014
2
people found this review helpful

This condo is excellent value for a budget holiday. The location is superb, and the added use of the Beach Club and Pool was a real bonus. Rob and Fay a great hosts and do everything to make your stay enjoyable. As does Sarah (the onsite representative) who goes above and beyond ones expectations, just a lovely lady. In our opinion this is the best area in Barbados. Will be booking for 2015.

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Nothing
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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Recommended for:
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Management Response
Feb 1, 2014
Thank you very much for your review that very accurately reflects what our condo has to offer. It was a pleasure to have you stay at the condo and we really appreciate the way you treated the condo as if it was your own. We have now added a charcoal BBQ to the features that we offer (as you had originally asked about) so this will be awaiting your next stay in Sunset Crest. Hope you have a wonderful year and we look forward to being able to have you as guests at the condo once again in the near future.

Rob and Fay
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laurie b
Guelph, Canada
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“STELLAR customer service by owners; location, location, location.”
Reviewed May 6, 2013 for a stay in April 2013
3
people found this review helpful

We were very pleased with the EXCEPTIONAL customer service of the owners; their emails were very prompt, thorough and accurate. In addition we really appreciated that they were flexible with our last minute travel. We loved the YouTube videos.

The property was well maintained/equipped, cozy and clean; safe and secure. The owners described it accurately. The location was perfect for us - close walking distance to beach, pool, shopping and to see the green monkeys. The beaches are awesome and you can always find a patch of shade - we snorkeled every day right off the beach.

Wy-fi readily available at pool; the use of the local cell phone was an awesome benefit for us.

We loved the food from the fellow in the hatch-back - vegetarian - he is a food artist - just north of Holetown.

Access the pool was a great added benefit - loved cooling off in the afternoon and sharing stories with fellow travelers. The air conditioner came in handy for sleeping.

We really enjoyed our stay; the friendliness and customer service of the owners set the very positive tone for our vacation in paradise.

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Liked best: The location.
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
May 5, 2013
Dear Laurie and Paul,

We couldn't be more humbled by your great review and we are absolutely delighted that you enjoyed your stay as well as our condo. As you know, our condo is a "budget" type accomodation but we do try our best to make sure that our guests' stay is as good as it can be. We thank you also for taking care of our condo as if it was your own place and we look forward to a time in the future where you might return to "wonderful" Barbados and that we might cross paths once again. Wish you both a wonderful summer back home.

We send you our best wishes, as always.

Robert and Fay
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Minneapolis MN
Reviewed June 20, 2012 for a stay in May 2012
3
people found this review helpful

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A romantic getaway
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OM_Bender
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Level 6 Contributor
106 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Grean inexpensive way to stay in Barbados”
Reviewed December 23, 2011 for a stay in December 2011
2
people found this review helpful

We stayed a week in December 2011. The owner is the most accommodating person. He provided us with all the necessary information and organized effortless check-in/out process (including night taxi ride from airport). The property and surroundings description is accurate and complete. The apartment has all the necessities without frills and provides unbeatable value for a stay to explore Barbados.
The beach is indeed 5 minutes away and on our opinion it was the best for a family compared to several beaches we ventured on two coasts. We'd recommend Folkestone marine park just 1.5 miles north to swim or snorkel in quiet lagune made by a coral reef (no good beach there though).
We'd probably recommend this apartment more for couples without kids although it may depend on the kind of a kid you have.

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Traveling group: Family with Young Children
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Toronto
Reviewed August 15, 2011 for a stay in July 2011
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person found this review helpful

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Traveling group: Spouse / significant other
Your age range 45-54
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