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The House by Elegant Hotels

Paynes Bay, Barbados
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  • Paynes Bay Beach
    0.4 km
  • 4 star hotel
  • Pool
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Nanaimo
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

My husband and I stayed here for 4 nights. From the moment we arrived we could tell this was a special place. No check in required. They greeted us with a cocktail. Bags disappeared and then we were shown to our ocean view suite. Here they did the check in as we relaxed in our suite. The rooms were spacious...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

This was our second trip to The House and it remains spectacular. The setting is beautiful (sunsets to die for), the service is flawless and the room is very comfy! If you are here on a Thurs make sure to check out the unique, handmade jewelry. I don't think you can do better on the island finding something special to...

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1Thank Susan C
EHGSocialMedia, Social Media/Guest Relations at The House by Elegant Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Susan C, Thank you for sharing this brief but glowing review of your return holiday at The House by Elegant Hotels. You have certainly highlighted some of the wonderful aspects of The House - our fabulous beachfront location, well-appointed rooms and certainly the exceptional service by our friendly and helpful team. We look forward to welcoming you back to...

Harrogate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Best way to spend Christmas ever. An idyllic location right on the beach. The staff (all of them) were so genuinely friendly and helpful, a true credit to whoever was in charge. The only downside was that the adjacent restaurant (Daphne's) had been storm damaged shortly before our visit. We had been looking forward to long lunches and early evening...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The House is a small, beautiful property ... chic, with a casual vibe. The entire staff is wonderful ... very caring, thoughtful and helpful. The food and beverages were delicious as well. The perfect vacation to unwind and relax. We will return!

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

Dear BodeBulldog, Thank you for sharing your brief but glowing review of The House by Elegant Hotels. You have certainly highlighted some of the wonderful aspects of The House - our relaxed atmosphere, fabulous beachfront location, excellent cuisine and beverages and certainly the exceptional service by our friendly and helpful team. We look forward to welcoming you back to The...

Northwood, UK
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have just returned from The House having stayed for 9 nights from the 3rd to 12th December inclusive. The staff here are the very best - knowledgeable, attentive and anxious to ensure that you have a relaxing time. It is often easy to pick on something small and focus on the negatives but we prefer to judge on how...

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3Thank Thrumble
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

We have just returned from The House were we spent 8 days. Whilst the staff were charming and helpful we would not return. We travel extensively and particularly enjoy boutique style luxury hotels and the house didn't live up to that title. The pool area is old and tired and the situation regarding getting a sunned bordered on the ridiculous....

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

Dear MishyR, Thank you for taking the time to share your review of The House by Elegant Hotels. We are disappointed to read that you did not thoroughly enjoy your stay with us as we strive to provide a memorable and enjoyable experience to all of our guests. We apologize for any inconveniences you experienced during your stay with us....

Aberdeen Scotland
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Returned this week from 10 days at The House. We had a beautiful room with direct access to the pool area - very comfortable, huge bed and efficient aircon. Bathroom though clean and well stocked definitely in need of modernisation - just felt dated. As I am a very early riser the sunbed situation did not affect me directly but...

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7Thank Ginaberdeen
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

We got offered to stay here on the night of our wedding we were at waves for 10 nights so thought it would be a nice idea. We were very disappointed indeed. We arrived at 930 pm and no one seemed to know why we were there and I was stood in my wedding dress . It did not feel...

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6Thank Tracey D
Knutsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Barbados is a beautiful island with fantastic restaurants and spending a week at The House is like home from home. The hotel has good rooms and sits on the beach but its the staff that lift it from the ordinary. They make you feel like a visit from a very welcome friend, you see people leaving hugging the staff and...

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wakefield, west yorkshire
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Our fourth visit to the House was just as enjoyable and memorable as all previous visits and must be the best place to stay in Barbados. The staff are fantastic and all play there part in providing a relaxing and luxurious vacation. The sea view rooms are breathtaking with amazing sunsets and wonderful beach vista`s which put you in a...

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Dear traveldude02, Thank you for sharing this glowing review of your return holiday getaway at The House by Elegant Hotels. You have certainly highlighted some of the wonderful aspects of The House - our relaxed atmosphere, well-appointed rooms, fabulous beachfront location and certainly the first class service by our amazing team. Not to mention the complimentary luxuries such as indulgent...

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Breakfast Available
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The House experience begins when guests enter along an enchanting private driveway, with lily ponds and walls of blossoming bougainvillea, which capture the essence of tranquillity and the promise of pure indulgence ahead. Through the hotel's wooden doors guests are treated to a stunning and unobstructed view of its white sandy beach and the ocean ahead. The open plan lobby is designed to capture the relaxed and inviting charm of the island - one that is sophisticated, yet informal. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The House by Elegant Hotels

Address: Paynes Bay, Barbados
Region: Caribbean > Barbados > Saint James Parish
Price Range: $543 - $1,815 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The House by Elegant Hotels 4.5*
Number of rooms: 34
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Also Known As:
The House Hotel Saint James
The House Saint James
The House Barbados
Saint James The House
House Barbados
The House By Elegant Hotels Barbados/Saint James Parish
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Saint James Parish
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Saint James Parish
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“Every room bar 4 has a sea view”
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“Ground floor pool view for ease of access”
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“ground floor sea view give you access to pool area”
 of 5 bubbles Ginaberdeen, 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We like the ground floor so you can bob in and out to the pool.”
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“sea view rooms are the best. All rooms large and comfortable and very clean”
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