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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

My wife and I have just returned from a 10 day stay at the Tamarind. Our first impression was that it was maybe a little tired around the edges, but as we continued our stay and experienced the warm and welcoming staff this was soon forgotten. We paid extra for a sea view room but to be honest a Pool... More 

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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Not quite making a top five rating due to minor niggles such as a 20 minute delay waiting for breakfast and a bowl of cold chips with one evening meal, but that aside this is a really nice hotel with great staff, excellent accommodation and a choice of bars and restaurants. There is plenty of sunbathing options either on the... More 

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Guernsey, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

We stayed for 8 days in May. Junior suite. Room large, very good air con. Wifi ok, TV, only American TV. Breakfast good. Pools good. Free ice lolly in the afternoons a nice gimmick. Staff friendly. Nice quiet location. Restaurants nearby

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EHGSocialMedia, Social Media/Guest Relations at Tamarind by Elegant Hotels, responded to this review

Dear radiosutch, Many thanks for sharing this review of your Tamarind holiday experience. It is such a pleasure to know that you thoroughly enjoyed all aspects of your stay, particularly our well-appointed suites, breakfast, pools, fantastic location. Thank you for highlighting the wonderful service provided by our friendly team, including our beach and pool ambassador service where the team provides... More 

Greater London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 September 2016

This trip was a gift to my aunt, as she loss her sister to cancer 2 month's ago. My aunt Jeanie is disable and walks with walker, and can only walk short distances before sitting down for a rest. From the moment my aunt booked into the hotel. Everyone from all the receptionist, chambermaid, the dining staff were very attentive... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 11 September 2016

This was our third visit to The Tamarind and as wonderful as ever. The warmth of welcome is second to none, fabulous rooms, caring, helpful staff in every department, beautifully kept grounds with three pools (including one just for adults), and just a few steps to the golden sand and warm Caribbean Sea. Whatever your request may be it will... More 

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Southern Wales, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed our stay here even though the hotel is geared more for families. Room was nice with sea view. Food (lunch and breakfast) was nice, didn't try evening meals here. Drinks at the bar were not expensive either. Free water sports on the beach were a real bonus. Enjoy it, we did.

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EHGSocialMedia, Social Media/Guest Relations at Tamarind by Elegant Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Ash W, Thank you for sharing your review of Tamarind by Elegant Hotels. We're delighted to know that you had an enjoyable stay with us and that our rooms, food, drinks and complimentary watersports were to your satisfaction. Tamarind is an ideal vacation choice for couples and families alike. Along with our family friendly pools, Kids Club and Games... More 

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Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

On arrival all seamed ok but first night 1 cockroach second night another and third another 5 ⭐️ no no no bird poo all round the far pool every day where u walk ?? No bear feet here Bathroom need up dating as premier inns are better Staff not that friendly Front wall and rooms roped off as falling in... More 

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Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We are currently staying, for our first time, at this lovely family friendly hotel on the beautiful West coast. If you are looking for clean lines and contemporary decor, this isn't for you, however the hotel is immaculately clean and has a really charming feel to it (not too big and not too small...perfect for our 8 and 9 year... More 

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Ossett, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 September 2016

My family and I have just returned from our home in Barbados. It was our 30 something time staying there and all was , as usual, anoththan usual.er great holiday. From Housekeeping up to management nothing was too much trouble. Fantastic staff!!!!!!!!. Rooms and food as good if not better

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West Sussex
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Reviewed 2 September 2016

A fabulous hotel! Excellent service, food, rooms and ambience! What a joy to stay here, lovely welcome on arrival, makes one feel really special! Lots of facilities for every age group! A hotel not to be passed by!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
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  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
  • Free Parking
  • Babysitting
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: $359 - $1,273 (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 Barbados/Paynes Bay
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“Ask for a room not on the ground floor as this will afford better sea views.”
 of 5 bubbles adamlh58, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Book room overlooking the sea .”
 of 5 bubbles stevev85, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“You can still see the sea from most Pool view and garden view rooms”
 of 5 bubbles CorrinJ, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Sea view room are best”
 of 5 bubbles radiosutch, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ocean view rooms are best though most of the other rooms have a pleasant view over one of the pools. No high-rise, just 3 floors”
 of 5 bubbles 227janm, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
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