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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed February half-term 2017. Temperature was hot, high 20s, low 30s throughout (Centigrade). Occasional short rain showers, sometimes torrential, but never lasted very long. Overall experience was fun and relaxed with predominantly friendly staff. But be prepared for everything to run on Caribbean time. We speculated that the hotel was understaffed on the catering side - frequently you'd have to...

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Romford, United Kingdom
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Great all inclusive hotel.Fabulous grounds.Spacious comfortable rooms with excellent air conditioning.Walk in wardrobe.3 pools one with swim up bar.Lovely beach with plenty of sun beds for all residents.Free water taxi to adjacent elegant hotels(makes a nice excursion for drinks and lunch).Wide variety of water sports.Excellent food and always cheerful staff.

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

Dear Wyn52 Thank you for taking the time to share such a wonderful review about your recent stay at Crystal Cove. We truly appreciate your kind words regarding our well-appointed rooms, excellent pools and beach, our convenient water taxi, wide variety of complimentary water sports and certainly our wonderful team who do their absolute best on a daily basis to...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lovely small hotel with only 88 rooms. Never felt crowed at all and everything was on hand.The bar area is a little on the small side and could not cope with many people. Rooms comfortable but could do with a little TLC in places. Food excellent in both Reflections and Drifters. The staff certainly make the holiday, they are so...

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Driffield, East Yorkshire
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were welcomed by reception with a huge smile - it was our 3rd visit. We had a room with a walk in shower which was excellent.. We really enjoyed the food. All staff are outstanding - too many to mention. The highlight of the holiday was the Hobie cat sailing - sometimes on our own or with the Captain...

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Barnet, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed for 9 nights Jan/Feb 17 - First visit, but definitely hope not the last. Very pretty resort built on hill-side rolling down to beach.Low rise buildings and beautifully kept gardens. Our junior suite was designated 'garden view' but we had plenty of sight of the sea through the palm trees. (Many places we have stayed would have called it...

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Cornwall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We transferred to Crystal Cove from a supposed 3* hotel further up the coast where we endured what was akin to 'boot camp' conditions for a number of days before we requested a transfer and jumped at the chance to move down to Crystal Cove when it was offered. We had actually stayed at CC once before some 2 years...

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Hungerford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were upgraded to a sea view as well as our friends who were on their first visit. Fruit and sparkling wine were delivered to the room on our arrival. There was a lovely gift of a cheese board to say thank you for returning. Everything was still as good as our first visit, rooms vey comfortable, very clean. We...

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Truro, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was second to non all the staff were friendly and attentive, room's are set in block off four in landscaped and pleasant well looked after grounds. Well proportioned rooms consisting of separate bathroom with double wash basins and walk in shower/wet room, and bedroom with TV, fridge, tea & coffee making facilities, music system, wardrobe, kingsize double bed, and...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch at this hotel but stayed at Turtle Beach, which is the sister hotel. We had a buffet lunch which was excellent. The amenities and location of this hotel are generally very good. However we prefer the Turtle Beach for location and size.

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Ashtead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had so looked forward to our return to Crystal Cove, & had booked it especially to celebrate a special wedding anniversary & told the hotel that in advance. We'd booked an Ocean View room & were rather miffed to be shown an almost underground room, admittedly with a view of the ocean, but only through a 2 metre high...

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Dear Sarah C, Thank you for taking the time to share this review of your recent return visit to Crystal Cove. We are disheartened to know that you found this visit fell short of the other wonderful holiday experiences you have enjoyed with us. At Crystal Cove we always strive to provide an exceptional holiday experience to all of our...

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Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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  • 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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  • 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: $508 - $1,418 (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 On the Beach Hotel in Saint James Parish
#5 Luxury Hotel in Saint James Parish
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“Rooms 220/1 (adjoining) are larger, most remote, just metres from the ocean and with a direct ocean view.”
 of 5 bubbles jameswH3068WL, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Most rooms have a sea or garden view some have both 111 was a good compromise between both”
 of 5 bubbles pwknight, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Hilly situation but ramps to most areas”
 of 5 bubbles Wyn52, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Avoid Room 121!”
 of 5 bubbles 938sarahc, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“ocean view rooms straight on to beach worth extra money”
 of 5 bubbles BarryT785, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
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