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Whitchurch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm at this hotel now. It's 6.30am and I'm watching people from our balcony putting towels on their sunbeds to reserve them. Seriously, 6.30am. Despite the hotel policy, this is accepted. Some of these beds have stuff on them all day and guests on them for minutes.

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Richmond, London
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our annual stay at Tamarind just gets better. The staff are so friendly and nothing is too much trouble, hard pillows - sorted, suspect aircon - sorted, restaurant bookings - done. The Ocean front rooms really are worth paying for the views are superb - better than other very very expensive nameless hotels on the West Coast, and my friend...

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

Dear pug2black, Thank you for taking the time to share this lovely review of Tamarind by Elegant Hotels! At Tamarind we continuously strive to provide our guests with an exceptional and memorable holiday experience which exceeds their expectations, and it is such a pleasure to know that we were able to provide you with this wonderful experience on numerous occasions....

Llowes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first visit to the Caribbean and what a superb location to find ourselves in. The Beach front location enables you to immediately enjoy the atmosphere of this hotel. From the welcome rum punch to paying the bill at the end of our holiday the standards and friendliness of the staff never faltered. Convenient for getting around the rest of...

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

Dear Geoff and Helen H, Thank you for choosing Tamarind Hotel for your first visit to Barbados, we hope it won't be your last. From our warm, rum punch filled welcome and excellent service provided by our team, it sounds as though you stay was simply wonderful from beginning to end. We're pleased that our Chef was able to accommodate...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the second time we have stayed here and now is the time to refit the hotel. Staff and breakfast is fine but is does not represent value any more. "The House" next door is more expensive but you get the feeling you are being hosted correctly with better sun beds, modern rooms, champagne at 4pm etc etc.

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

Dear Carlkraj, Thank you for taking the time to share this review of your recent return visit to Tamarind. We are disheartened to know that you found this visit fell short of your previous wonderful holiday experience you enjoyed with us. At Tamarind we take great pride in the quality standards of our products and services. Every year, we continue...

Scarsdale, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I recently returned from a wonderful vacation at the Tamarind Cove, Barbados. This was not our first time there and as with other stays, it did not disappoint!! Aside from being in a perfect location with a gorgeous view of the Caribbean; We always find the staff to be the most pleasant, courteous and professional. The resort is very well...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned from our sixth visit to this magical part of the world. The setting is fantastic right on the beautiful beach with lots of great free water sports. The atmosphere at the hotel is warm and friendly, the great staff just help to make your day and holiday that bit better. Special acknowledgements go to Deon with her lovely...

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

Dear Claire F, Thank you for taking the time to share this lovely review of Tamarind by Elegant Hotels. At Tamarind we continuously strive to provide our guests with an exceptional and memorable holiday experience which exceeds their expectations, and it is such a pleasure to know that we were able to provide you with this wonderful experience on numerous...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here to celebrate our silver wedding anniversary with some friends who were also celebrating a significant birthday We all had a wonderful time and couldn't recommend the hotel highly enough. Every member of staff in the hotel was amazingly friendly and welcoming. The location is perfect , nice beach, close to Holetown and with a bus stop right...

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Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From walking in and being greeted with a Rum Punch and spectacular views, we knew this was going to be special. The hotel is set in beautiful grounds overlooking the Caribbean Sea, literally a few meters away. Our room was immaculate, and was kept so during the week by our maid Wilma. It contained everything we would need during our...

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

Dear NickLad, Many thanks for sharing this lovely review! It was such a pleasure to host you and it's great to know that you had such an amazing stay from beginning to end. The warm and friendly service from our team is one of the many reasons why guests return year after year. They do a remarkable job of looking...

Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our holiday so much we return every year and have done for the last 6 years after we found this lovely part of the world food is excelent great staff very good views that will never disappoint rooms excellent with great facilities of water sport activities near to you at all times staff are amazing that can't...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed my visit to the Tamarind. Set in the heart of Paynes Bay, the location couldn't be better. A highlight was the staff who went out of their way to make sure we had a good time. Cocktails are excellent, try the rum punch + pina colada. Great pools to choose from. Right on the beach with great loungers.

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Dear Olivia R, Thank you for sharing your feedback on your holiday experience at Tamarind. We are glad that you chose Tamarind Hotel for your Barbados holiday and we are pleased to know that you had a fabulous time. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future! Kind Regards, Khadijah D. Social Media/Guest Relations

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Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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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  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
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: $307 - $1,285 (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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“Rooms on first and second floors provide better views”
 of 5 bubbles 392elenat, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“First and second floor ocean front are the best.”
  • Balcony view
 of 5 bubbles pug2black, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Get a sea view”
 of 5 bubbles GeoffandHelenH, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Pool view rooms near the bar area also have a view out to sea”
 of 5 bubbles Sammybb1, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“all rooms will have some sort of sea view but recommend to pay the extra for a full sea view worth every extra penny!”
 of 5 bubbles Forsh1, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
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