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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

TC is a top ski boat driver and tutor He is a tremendous guy who looks after all in the same way from beginner to experienced. Top Man and lovely person All staff at this hotel promote the Tamarind's identity making it a super place to holiday and play.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our first time to Barbados and we were recommended this hotel by a friend. We weren't disappointed - walking through the reception area and seeing the sea through the other side I thought wow we are definately in the right place. There was a choice of pools - some days we liked to sit around the spa pool...

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Pembroke, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Other contributors have commented on the great food and staff at this hotel. My review is from the point of view of someone who is disabled. Rooms 115 to 118 are best for disabled access . There is a flat walk to all the amenities. The rooms have a walk in shower with hand rails. The toilet is quite low...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent hotel with excellent staff, nothing was too much trouble. Food was amazing especially Ether's Eggcellent omelettes! Other staff deserving special mention - Melissa, Olivia and Merica and Marvin.

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Amersham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came to Barbados from Antigua where our experience had not been as we had hoped. What a pleasure the Tamarind is to stay in. We were put in a first floor room just a stones throw away from the beautiful beach. This hotel has three pools and a massive beach front location. The water sports were included in the...

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Chatham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for a second time as a couple this year after having got engaged here two years ago. Still as great as before. Food was fantastic and great value as we stayed on a Full Board basis. Staff are friendly and nothing is too much trouble, and rooms are clean and comfortable. The complimentary water sports through the hotel's...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the pleasure of staying at the Tamarind for 1 week with my wife recently and it was truly fantastic. From the moment you arrive until the moment you leave the staff are fantastic. From those tending the gardens to those in the breakfast room to those running and working the bars, just so cheerful and helpful. To name...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned from 11 days staying at Tamarind celebrating graduating university and my goodness what a way to finish! Simply beautiful place not just the hotel but the staff can not do enough for you! Mark, Lee, Raymond, Joseph, Ether, Olivia... the list just goes on! Thank you to everyone for making our stay perfect. The breakfast buffet in the...

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EHGSocialMedia, Guest Services at Tamarind by Elegant Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Hannah L, Congratulations on your graduation! Thank you for choosing Tamarind to celebrate such an important accomplishment. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay with us, and we truly appreciate your compliments on our hotel, food, and specially our staff. I will gladly pass along your kind words to Mark, Lee, Raymond, Joseph, Ether, Olivia...

Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked our five nights six days with you at the last minute. The Tamarind lived up to all our expectations and was a joy to stay at. We were particularly impressed by the visibility of the hotel management team who always seemed to be walking the floors checking on guests and the general upkeep of the facility. The hotel...

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Dear adamlh58, We truly appreciate your feedback from your recent stay at Tamarind. We are glad to hear you enjoy your vacation and your overall experience lived up to your expectations. We look forward to an opportunity to see you at Tamarind again soon. Best Regards, Grecia Seminario

Leighton Buzzard, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

3rd time here and will always come back! The staff are amazing and so friendly. You can't ask for a better start to your day than ordering a legendary omelette from Ether, I've had one every single day of my time spent at the hotel, and they are exquisite (good work Ether, and Thea says hi). Special mention to Tito,...

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Dear Sam G, Many thanks for sharing this lovely review! It was such a pleasure to welcome you back to your home away from home and we are truly delighted to know that you once again had an amazing holiday at Tamarind, with each stay being better than the last. The warm and friendly service from our team is one...

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • 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: $354 - $1,280 (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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“Choose an ocean view room to look at the beautiful surroundings every day”
 of 5 bubbles esther963, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“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
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