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Reviewed 19 November 2013 via mobile

Really impressed with this hotel the staff were excellent very professional and service orientated. The rooms were comfortable we had an Ocean view very clean with housekeeping top draw. Plenty of very good restaurants nearby if you don't want to eat in the hotel every night. Would recommend The Cliff pricey but top quality,The Sandpiper Hotel very good,CinCin also very... More 

1 Thank Kenfolly
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27 reviews
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Reviewed 18 November 2013

Great hotel, wonderful location on Payne's Beach. Excellent rooms with all the amenities you can think of. Rilak's deck was a great location for lunch overlooking the sea. All in all a truly memorable stay at the Tamarind :)

1 Thank Mhairi
Bridgetown, Barbados
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Reviewed 16 November 2013 via mobile

My second visit to the Tamarind in just over a year. Lovely hotel with a personal service. Tito, Arden, Andre, just a few of the charming staff who made the holiday friendly. The hotel is clean and modern with a good selection of food. The staff are fantastic and I will definitely be back to spend time here.

2 Thank Skm66
Wokingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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Reviewed 15 November 2013

Great hotel and very friendly helpful staff, in particular Giselle the concierge and Petra who sorted out our preferred room on arrival. Hotel superbly located on Paynes beach terrific walks on the beach up to and beyond Sandy Lane. Walking distance to renowed fine dining restaurants. A choice of 3 pools with superb areas to lay back and enjoy the... More 

1 Thank davehev
Mount Laurel, New Jersey
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 9 November 2013

We were at the Tamarind mid September and had a glorious time. From the moment we were dropped off at the Tamarind from the airport we were welcomed by the staff and we felt like family. We were whisked to the lobby and had a welcome drink, cold cloths and sat back and relaxed. Once checked in we went to... More 

3 Thank 535donna
Alicante, Spain
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47 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 8 November 2013

As per the previous reviews the hotel is excellent. All of the staff made our stay very pleasant. This was our second visit to the Tamarind the first being our Honeymoon. We found many changes since our last visit! We were celebrating our 25th wedding anniversary and an important birthday.On both occasions the hotel made them special giving us wine... More 

2 Thank maynespain_12
Newport, UK
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Reviewed 7 November 2013

This was our first visit to Barbados and we very fortunate to pick the Tamarind. The quality of the accommodation was outstanding with a wonderfully comfortable bed and pillows. Our room had a spacious balcony overlooking the sea and a large bathroom/wardrobe area. The room, grounds, pools etc were perfectly maintained and all the staff were helpful and friendly. Nothing... More 

2 Thank cwm
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 November 2013

We visited late october 2013. Cannot speak highly enough of the hotel and the staff. It is in a great location on the west coach, with a lovely beach and the added bonus of turtles being in this part, so no need to take a turtle boat trip, just swim out with your snorkel & mask and enjoy. Or take... More 

2 Thank Adrian C
Reading, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 November 2013

This was our second visit to Barbados and The Tamarind Hotel, this time being our honeymoon so it says a lot about the hotel if we booked it to return for such a special event. Upon arrival we couldn't wait for the welcome rum punch, the staff as ever were very warm and friendly. We had emailed the hotel prior... More 

2 Thank jojo_hopkins77
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 October 2013

This Hotel has everything you want for a good all round family holiday. The service is first class, the attention to detail is very good. The quality of the food is everything you would expect and they deal with dietary requirements with no fuss. All the water sports are included so the kids have a ball.

3 Thank Peter H

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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
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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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
  • 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: $362 - $1,286 (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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“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
“Ocean view rooms are best though most of the other rooms have a pleasant view over one of the pools. No high-rise, just 3 floors”
 of 5 bubbles 227janm, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
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