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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 April 2012

From organising our pick up from the Airport to advising us on where the best places to eat, visit and shop you would be hard-pressed to find two better hosts anywhere. On arrival, when Errol offered us a nice cool banks lager, we knew we had found the right place for our 10 day stay! Our first floor apartment looking...

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1Thank Carol F
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 4 March 2012

From the extremely convenient location to the exquisite gardens and beautifully laid out apartments Shades delivered all we had expected after having read so many glowing reviews. We could not have been more comfortable or felt more at home. Many thanks to Jacquie and Errol for their gracious hospitality.

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1Thank Giancarlo09
Edinburgh
Reviewed 12 February 2012

Location wise, you don't get much better. We met many people at the beach who travelled every day to get to the beach we were at. Paynes Bay can be very expensive, but shades is set back, just slightly (5 minute slow walk) from the beach so you get good value for money. The apartments are spacious and tastefully decorated....

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1Thank MA_Reid31
Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 10 February 2012

This is a truly lovely place to spend your time in Barbados! Our flight was delayed and we didn't arrive until after midnight, yet Jacqui was calm, welcoming and not bothered by the late hour. The location is ideal - close to the beach, close to the grocery store, and right off a main road but still in a quiet...

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1Thank Jules5656
Jersey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 January 2012

Following a recent two week stay at Shades we have promptly booked to return again in October 2012. The location of Shades apartments was fantastic - beautiful Paynes Beach, bus stop to / from Bridgeton and Holeton a two min stroll down the road. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend friends to stay there. The apartments are spotless and extremely well...

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2Thank Celine M
London
Reviewed 16 January 2012

A wonderful appartment with a nice pool. Exactly what you need if you want to avoid the big hotels. The design is such that you can sit on your patio without anyone overlooking you, and it is fitted out with modern equipment. On arrival Jacqui met us and after unpacking drove us to the supermarket - what a good service!...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 October 2011

First let me describe the nervous start, then the fantastic holiday! (And it was fantastic, truly) Several emails, a few phone calls, a couple of credit card transactions and we thought we were (finally!) all set to enjoy a relaxing holiday in this highly-rated, highly-reviewed place... but when we turned up at the airport we found there was no car...

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Thank QuiteTheNomad
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 11 September 2011

We had an absolutely lovely stay at Shades. The accommodation was excellent, and Jacqui Lee, the manager, was friendly and helpful. All in all, we had a most relaxing vacation -- Shades was like a home away from home. We will definitely stay there again, when we are next in Barbados. Anita and Madhav

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Thank Madhav B
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2011

A Wonderful holiday to Barbados made even better by the hospitalilty and service of Shades, comfort and tranquility are only some of the words I can use for these Apartments definetely going back without a doubt. Dee London

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Thank Denise S
London
Reviewed 1 September 2011

Just to say that Shades is a fantastic place to say, lovely rooms in beautiful surroundings and a big thank you to Jacqui and Errol at Shades for making my 40th birthday in barbados unforgettable :)

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Kitchenette
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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: $240 - $313 (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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“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
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