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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 October 2014

Myself and my now wife decided to stay here for the week from Sun 28th September to October 5th whilst having our wedding at The Cliff, just down the road from the hotel. I can't fault the staff at the hotel whether it be the bellboys, front desk, pool bar etc. Everyone was fantastic and made our stay all the...

4Thank Ian R
Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 October 2014

Just got back from here and it was all in all pretty comfortable. Air con good, rooms a good size (get a beach facing one) and service good. Restaurant had probably the best food I've eaten on the island but didn't blow me away. My advice is to take 2 key cards out as they have a rubbish system and...

1Thank Lazycafehater
New York
Reviewed 6 October 2014

I stayed at the Tamarind the 15th-19th of September on business and it was excellent, save for the morning of the 19th, when a storm knocked out power to that part of the island. But hey, it's the Caribbean, so sometimes it happens. I had an excellent flying fish sandwich (definitely recommend) for lunch the afternoon I arrived at a...

Thank Michael G
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 October 2014 via mobile

After staying at Sandpiper last year (it's closed atm) we booked tamarind perfectly honestly as second best. On arrival the reception area was a bit sparce and tired but the warm greeting by friendly staff soon distracted. We were shown through spotlessly clean corridors to our huge room with sea view overlooking well kept gardens and view to die for....

Thank NatraHeal
Reviewed 5 October 2014

Just came back from spending two weeks holiday at Tamarind Cove. It was excellent, it felt like a home from home experience. The staff care is excellent from the concierge, reception (Neil and Annette), housekeeping (Velma,Marsha, Annette) to restaurant (Sarah and team) service. (Wish I could remember more names. The room (220) was excellent spacious with a beautiful view of...

1Thank rosebud699
McLean, Virginia
Reviewed 5 October 2014

Wonderful hotel - location is perfect (20 min to Bridgetown and 10 to Holetown) with a bus stop right out front. We took the bus during the day into Bridgetown (can't beat $1 fare) and felt safe. The hotel staff are fabulous - nothing is too big of a request and they were so helpful as this was our first...

1Thank WeekendGetaway842
Sunderland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2014

Sad to be going home today and leaving the Tamarind Bay Resort behind. We have had a truly memorable holiday. Location is beautiful and service is first class. The staff are so friendly and helpful and they seem to genuinely enjoy their time here as well. The breakfasts are good and the dinners we have had in the restaurants and...

1Thank juliepjt
Bowling, Scotland
Reviewed 1 October 2014

My partner and I stayed here from 6th to 18th September 2014 and really, how I wish we were still there! We had an Ocean Front room on the third floor, which afforded us the most spectacular view over this Caribbean paradise, watching the sunsets thru the gently swaying palm trees from our balcony over the beautiful beach. It was...

2Thank BigCatJaguar
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Reviewed 30 September 2014

What an awesome experience from beginning to end. The staff excels in Customer Service ,from Anthony at the front door to the concierge, Christianna, the Managers, Andrea, Akeshia and Annette, our wait staff, room attendants all made our trip a slice of heaven! The hotel has some of the most breathtaking views of the island and you can't beat the...

2Thank Sharon W
Prescott, Arizona
Reviewed 30 September 2014

Our 14th trip to Barbados, always on the Platinum coast and as we have come to expect...money well spent. Our first return to Tamarind since their management change some years ago. The facilities, Front of house & Back of house staff were extremely polite, efficient and attentive to detail at all times. Dining and entertainment left nothing to want. On...

4Thank Doug D

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  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
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
Region: Caribbean > Barbados > Saint James Parish > Paynes Bay
Price Range: ₹ 16,855 - ₹ 58,473 (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 Paynes Bay, Barbados - Saint James Parish
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“the room was on the 3rd floor away from the restaurent”
gvg1, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“3rd floor ocean front great views. Close to Daphne”
LondonWalls, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Always request ocean view.”
coopchrs7, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“An ocean view or nearest the sea, some of the ground floor rooms over looking the garden were very convenient if you had children.”
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“Ocean-view or ocean-front rooms are a must. The west coast sunsets are just breathtaking.”
Serbarolif, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
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