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Letchworth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 March 2013

Comfortable, clean apartments in beautiful tropical garden with a lovely pool. Jacqui is so warm and welcoming and always on hand in person or on the phone to help with anything, give recommendations for restaurants, places to visit etc. Short walk to the beautiful beach, with restaurants, sun loungers etc; you just need to be a bit careful crossing the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 27 March 2013

My husband, daughter and I stayed at Shades in Apt 7 for a couple of nights and wished we had spent more time there. Errol and Jacqui are great hosts and made us all feel welcomed immediately. The place is so relaxing and in a super location close to the beach and great restaurants. Jaqui's knowledge of the island is... More 

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Gorlitz, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2013

Dear Jacqui, Thanks again for the wonderful stay in Shades...After our sailingshiptour it was a good time to relax in Shades. We had more than expected, the appartment was lovely, garden and pool also. Paynes Bay with fine beach , to swim with big and small turtles was a great adventure!! Sundowner at Daphne's was great. You was the best... More 

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Hannover, Germany
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Reviewed 2 March 2013

We stayed at Shades for six nights after a ship cruise and it was fantastic. All of the reviews are correct. We were in a one bedroom Apartment (No. 6). Very nice! Jacui, the manageress ist very friendly and helpful. We felt very welcome. Shades is clean, private and comfortable. The garden around the apartments and the pool is such... More 

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1 Thank Jessica W
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Reviewed 22 February 2013 via mobile

My husband and I have just spent an idyllic week at Shades. I could not recommend it more highly. From the initial welcome to the moment of departure Shades gave us everything we could have wanted. Jaqui, the Manageress, is friendly and very helpful. She made us feel truly welcome. Our room (no 5) was private, clean, comfortable and had... More 

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Berlin, Connecticut
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Reviewed 30 January 2013

We stayed at Shades for nine evenings and we wished that it could have be longer. All of the reviews are correct and Shades is a five star choice. We were in Apartment 5. The apartment is just the same as the pictures that you see on line. We would sit on our patio every morning and have breakfast. All... More 

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Toronto
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Reviewed 21 January 2013

My husband and I were fortunate to find this lovely guesthouse. Jacqui, the manager, arranged for us to be picked up at the airport and she was there at "the shades" to greet us upon our arrival. She gave us a tour of the beautiful grounds and apartment 5, a one-bedroom, ground floor apartment. Everything was there for self-catering, including... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 December 2012

I booked Shades apartments for its location and the five star reviews. It turned out to be well worth it. It started with the lovely Jacqui (the best bit of Shades) answering all my silly emails and enquiries. When we first arrived it was a bit worrying as we turned off the main road and up into to a very... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 November 2012

I stayed at Shades of Barbados from 17-24th November with 2 friends. The minute we got there we felt so welcome. Jackie and Errol are one hell of a top team. Their knowledge of the island, attentiveness, keenness to help us make the holiday the best it could be and friendliness is thre best I have see. They really do... More 

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Worcestershire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2012

This was a real find thanks to the wonders of the internet and TripAdvisor!! We wanted good quality not necessarily luxurious self catering accommodation for a family holiday in Barbados and Shades does not disappoint. It thoroughly exceeded all our expectations in every way. We booked apartment 7 the two bedroom penthouse villa and it was totally perfect for us... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Additional Information about Shades Holiday Apartments

Address: Laynes Road | Paynes Bay, BB29004, Barbados
Region: Caribbean > Barbados > Saint James Parish
Price Range: ₹ 12,174 - ₹ 16,346 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Shades Holiday Apartments 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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Shades Holiday Apartments Hotel Saint James
Shades Holiday Apartments Barbados/Saint James Parish
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“I stayed in the penthouse,but all the rooms were very nice.”
 of 5 bubbles rhondadianag, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms close to the pool could get a little noisy at night.”
 of 5 bubbles steveharris52, 9 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Apartment 5 was clean, quiet and perfect for me and my husband!”
 of 5 bubbles hwood05, 16 Apr 2016 | Read review
“We had a ground floor apartment. There are only 2 floors and all apartments had the same benefits”
 of 5 bubbles Jane736, 1 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Apt 5 on the ground floor”
 of 5 bubbles SandieD322, 4 Jan 2016 | Read review
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