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Lancashire, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Brought in 2017 at the Crystal Cove & wasn't disappointed. We usually stay in The Gap so we wasn't expecting to enjoy ourselves as much as usual but we certainly did! The food, whether a la carte or buffet are of a highest standard and always had service with a smile. The only reason I gave 4/5 is because the...

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lazydaisy
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

This was our second visit to this hotel & our 3rd to Barbados Like a lot of people we will return. We had 2 ocean view rooms which were spotless each day. There was plenty of food choice at every meal and all good quality..

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

Dear lazydiasy, Many thanks for sharing this lovely review! It was such a pleasure to welcome you back to Crystal Cove and we are truly delighted to know that you once again had an amazing stay here with us. We look forward to welcoming you back home soon! Kind regards Khadijah D. Social Media/Guest Relations

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a nice place, it might lack the opulence of some hotels, some of the rooms do indeed need a little TLC. The hotel grows on you during your stay. It's friendly staff, superb lunches and dinners in two restaurants, plentiful cocktails and soft drinks as well as free water sports make this a very nice holiday hotel.

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Lancashire
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here all inclusive with some friends for two nights following an amazing Caribbean cruise. Having arrived at the hotel at 9.30am due to the early departure from our ship, we were welcomed warmly by staff and received a welcome drink. The reception area is open with no air conditioning, so we were a bit hot, bothered and uncomfortable.We...

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

Dear GirlyShirley, Thank you for taking the time to share your review of Crystal Cove by Elegant Hotels. It's great to know our well-appointed rooms and beachfront location were to your satisfaction. We sincerely apologize for any inconveniences you experienced whilst with us. We usually receive very favorable feedback on the quality of food and we apologize if this did...

Somerset, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just returned following 10 days we had a very nice time, however we did have a few issues with our room. We had a second floor sea view room which was nice, but right next to the busy road, the plumbing in the bathroom was very poor and outdated bathroom facilities. On the positive side food was very...

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We don't usually travel "fully inclusive" so thought would give it a try over the festive Christmas and New Year seasons and stay at the Crystal Cove. The hotel and service was everything we had expected and whilst it was quieter than anticipated at Christmas it came alive for the New Year celebrations which turned out to highly enjoyable with...

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Dear Hedders52, Thank you for sharing this wonderful review of your Crystal Cove holiday experience. It was indeed our pleasure to have you as our guests over the festive season and we are all truly delighted to know that your stay with us was enjoyable and memorable for the entire family. Thank you for your lovely remarks regarding our excellent...

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tha staff at the hotel are super and we enjoyed our holiday increasingly as we relaxed during our fortnight, which was roughly the last week of November and first of December. We liked the fact that evening meals are served at the table with a menu of probably 3 choices at each course. There was one buffet per week. This...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for a week and didn't want to leave! The location is fantastic on the west coast, lovely calm and clear water, great atmosphere in the hotel with friendly staff, the food was good but as it's quite a small resort there are just two restaurants and one is not open every night. Great selection of drinks on...

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

Dear Lucy T, Thank you for taking the time to share this glowing review of your holiday experience at Crystal Cove by Elegant Hotels. We are delighted to know that you had such a great time, particularly enjoying our lovely beach, great atmosphere, good food and friendly service provided by our team. At Crystal Cove you're able to do as...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel is lovely, front of house staff excellent think of everything to ensure guests have great stay. The quality of the food was first class as good as any restruant and the bar service great. What I really liked was drinks, fruit and ice lollies being served on beach.

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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff here are amazing - we are always made so welcome. We've been coming for years - there is something unquantifiable about the place. But the wonderful cocktails and the gorgeous beach certainly help!

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Dear Helen995129, Many thanks for sharing this review! It is such a pleasure to know that you thoroughly enjoyed all aspects of your stay, particularly our wonderful cocktails, gorgeous beach and amazing staff. We look forward to welcoming you back to Crystal Cove by Elegant Hotels in the not too distant future. Kind regards Khadijah D. Social Media/Guest Relations

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
"An enchanting blend of vitality and Caribbean charm."A colorful and vibrant beachfront all-inclusive property with 88 rooms offering a seductive Caribbean charm that will make you feel at home from the moment you arrive. Crystal Cove's warm, relaxed ambience and friendly service which includes all-inclusive accommodation as well as a Supervised Kids Club (for children aged 3-11) appeals to families and couples of all ages, many of whom return there year after year. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Crystal Cove by Elegant Hotels

Address: Appleby, Barbados (Formerly Crystal Cove)
Region: Caribbean > Barbados > Saint James Parish
Price Range: $528 - $1,377 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Crystal Cove by Elegant Hotels 4*
Number of rooms: 88
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Also Known As:
Crystal Cove Saint James
Crystal Cove Barbados
Crystal Cove Hotel Barbados
Crystal Cove By Elegant Hotels Barbados/Saint James Parish
Hotel Style:
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Saint James Parish
#5 Luxury Hotel in Saint James Parish
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Saint James Parish
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“Overlooking the beach”
 of 5 bubbles GirlyShirley, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I would choose second floor away from road.”
 of 5 bubbles E5946JIsharonh, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Try to get a sea view as right on beach and worth it”
 of 5 bubbles irenecD5918DZ, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The ocean view duplex rooms are the best”
 of 5 bubbles Helen995129, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“sea views and not ground floors so you get the lovely views!”
 of 5 bubbles monicamY8978QE, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
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