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#5 of 25 hotels in Saint James Parish
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Everyone needs a place to lay their weary head. For travellers visiting Saint James Parish, The Sandpiper is an excellent choice for rest and rejuvenation. Well-known for its luxury environment and proximity to great restaurants and attractions, The Sandpiper makes it easy to enjoy the best of Saint James Parish.

Guest rooms offer a refrigerator, air conditioning, and a kitchenette, and The Sandpiper Hotel makes getting online easy as free wifi is available.

You can also take advantage of some of the amenities offered by the hotel, including a concierge and room service. In addition, guests can enjoy a pool and free breakfast during their visit. As an added convenience, there is free parking available to guests.

While you’re here, be sure to check out Lemongrass Noodle Bar & Grill, one of the Thai restaurants that can be found in Saint James Parish, which is a short distance from The Sandpiper.

During your visit, be sure to check out St. James Parish Church (0.2 km), which is a popular attraction within walking distance of the hotel.

Whether you’re travelling for business, pleasure or both, The Sandpiper is sure to make your visit to Saint James Parish one worth remembering.

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CaroFB wrote a review Jun. 10
London, United Kingdom11 contributions5 helpful votes
Gorgeous hotel. Pools, beach, hotel accommodation and restaurant are superb. Harold’s bar is great. The Water sports team are fabulous and Bob taught my husband to sail. The staff are lovely and very efficient. Very clean and COVID conscious. Hotel organised tests and everything ran smoothly. We had a great rest and plan to return. Thank you to all at Sandpiper for making our holiday so amazing.
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Tom B wrote a review May 2021
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I made a reservation to stay at The Sandpiper via Booking.com where we should have paid for the stay on arrival. The hotel wrongly charged my credit card weeks before we were due to arrive, in breach of the terms and conditions, and after weeks and weeks of trying to get a refund, the hotel decided to only refund part of the fees they had wrongly charged. I have had to re-contact the hotel for the remainder of the refund to be made, which I'm still yet to receive. My advice is to proceed very carefully when booking at this hotel and make sure you keep an eye on any refunds as they tend to try and avoid making full refunds which is shocking!
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Date of stay: May 2021
Laura A wrote a review Feb. 2021
2 contributions1 helpful vote
My husband and I decided to enjoy a last-minute get-away to Barbados over Christmas. It was our first visit to the island and we choose to stay at the Sandpiper Hotel - which we quickly discovered was paradise on earth. The setting, rooms, and most importantly the service, were outstanding. We stayed in the quarantine area of the hotel whilst we awaited our covid test results. We were pleased to see that the hotel had scrupulous covid measures in place throughout. We received our results on New Year’s Day and unfortunately, my husband tested positive. I then had to isolate in my hotel room for five days, whilst my husband was taken to Harrison's Point - the island's covid isolation hospital. It was my first time in the country and felt extremely vulnerable, but the hotel staff remained a constant reassuring presence - checking up on me and making sure I had everything I needed. When I subsequently became ill with covid, they did everything they could to make me comfortable before I moved to the hospital. Nothing was too much trouble and I received regular phone calls from management and owners checking up on me each day. A few days later, I too had to move to Harrison's Point to join my husband. Read my review of Harrisons Point Hospital in the Barbados Travel Forum to find out more about our experience (they saved his life). Whilst in the hospital we received food parcels from the Sandpiper - which they sent to keep our spirits up. It worked - there is nothing like a five-star meal when you are ill! They kept in contact throughout our hospitalisation and we could see they really cared. It meant a great deal to us and helped us through this difficult illness. The Sandpiper really is a fabulous hotel and I would strongly recommend booking to stay there. They helped us through a particularly difficult time and we really felt like we were being looked after by family. We honestly can't thank them enough.
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Date of stay: December 2020
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Room Tip: High floors give you a good view of the beautiful grounds.
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Jonathan W wrote a review Dec. 2020
Beverley, England17 contributions15 helpful votes
We have enjoyed many superb meals at The Sandpiper Restaurant over the years. Last night I thought I'd try something different, tempted by the intriguing name..."Beef Wellington With a Modern Twist". The plate was served as what could best be described as deconstructed Beef Wellington, with all the key ingredients cooked and separated slightly. The triangular pastry was very tasty and there wasn't a "soggy bottom" to be seen! Other members of our family had seared baracuda with soft shelled crab, ultimate burger, butternut squash gnocchi and Swordfish, all cooked to perfection. We also enjoy the laid back vibe with music from local duo, "The Two Guitars" during our meal.
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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Food & Adventure lover wrote a review Dec. 2020
Saint James Parish, Barbados27 contributions3 helpful votes
I saw the reviews online about Harold's bar and I really wanted to try a change of scenery. Upon entry we were greeted and escorted by the friendly hotel Concierge who made us feel very welcomed and was really excited about taking us to the restaurant. It was beyond my expectations we met Harold he's very warm his staff is very friendly and genuinely caring. The customer service was on point and the food was delicious we definitely can't wait to return. Cheers guys @foodandadventurelover
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Sandpiper
Which popular attractions are close to The Sandpiper?
Nearby attractions include Best of Barbados Gift Shop (0.5 km), St. James Parish Church (0.2 km), and Holetown Beach (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Sandpiper?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at The Sandpiper?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at The Sandpiper?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at The Sandpiper?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Sandpiper?
Conveniently located restaurants include Nishi Restaurant, Fusion Rooftop, and Relish Epicurea.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Sandpiper?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness centre during their stay.
Does The Sandpiper have an airport shuttle?
Yes, The Sandpiper offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Sandpiper?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to The Sandpiper?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Andromeda Botanic Gardens (12.5 km), George Washington House (12.3 km), and Garrison Savannah - Barbados Turf Club (12.6 km).
Does The Sandpiper have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.