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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 14 January 2014

I just spent a little over a week with my family at Tamarind. In short, if you are looking for a relaxing, quiet resort, this is Not for you. Though the beach is beautiful and the water is amazing, this is a noisy, busy hotel. Our rooms were clean and sizable but our air conditioner leaked and there was a...

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 January 2014

Having trawled the various web-sites to check out the best hotels in which to stay in Barbados, considering Location, Style, Value and Positive Reviews; we are returning to the Tamarind again, end-February/ begin January 2014 !!! Every aspect of our previous stay was so good that when deciding to re-visit Barbados again this year, we heckled other hotels and booked...

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2Thank Richard S
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 January 2014

Have just returned after spending Xmas at Tamarind. Have nothing but praise for the place. Obviously it's Barbados and you don't get the glitz and glamour of Dubai but that's why we choose to go there. Agreed there are parts of hotel that are a little tired but its not a major problem. The service from every single member of...

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2Thank 963Amanda
Beaconsfield, UK
Reviewed 7 January 2014

We've just returned from 7 nights at the Tamarind with our two grown-up daughters and, although we've had an enjoyable holiday in Barbados, we all felt a little disappointed with the hotel. On the positive side, it is situated in a good location, most of the staff were very polite and friendly and it is obviously an ideal place to...

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9Thank RSB_9
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 7 January 2014

WHAT AN INCREDIBLE, UNBELIEVABLE PLACE TO STAY. The way the staff treat you. the hotel it's self everything. I've been on a lot of vacations 4 per year, this place was great. FREE fruit and frozen eucalyptis towels in the afternoon by pool side, Nice touch. I love this place and will be going back every year. Christian, Toronto, Canada

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2Thank Christian E
London
Reviewed 2 January 2014

My wife and I went to the Tamarind Cove a couple of years ago, we stayed on a half board basis and the whole experience was first class. The service was excellent and the Menus at the various restaurants extremely delicious. I would not hesitate to go here again and probably will do in the future. The evening entertainment and...

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London
Reviewed 31 December 2013

Christmas at the Tamarind with our family was really excellent as the staff looked after us with genuine friendly service and there was something for all ages. The kids club was very well managed and our 2 grandsons 7 & 4 1/2 loved Akeshia and all the helpers. The older members had water skiing, catamaran sailing, snorkeling and body boarding,...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 December 2013 via mobile

For the most wonderful relaxing!! stress free week of the year !!! Tamarind had it all for us.. From the moment we were meeted and greeted on arrival to the wonderful send off at the end !! All credit goes to all Kim and all the staff for making our stay as relaxing as possible .. Stunning beach walks right...

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7Thank Scott C
Trinidad
Reviewed 20 December 2013

Tamarind is ideally located on the West Coast and it is a nice small hotel right on the beach. For me it is perfect. the rooms are a nice roomy size and the balcony is quite a good size. We took an ocean view suite and it was ideal. The staff are very helpful and extremely peasant. We travel alot...

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Glasgow UK
Reviewed 16 December 2013

We reviewed this hotel eighteen months ago (“Very pleasant, well run hotel” 5 stars, 27 July 2012) and returned this time to bracket a one week cruise from Barbados (1 night before and 3 nights after). Often, we find that good hotels find it hard to maintain their standards over the longer term but this is definitely not the case...

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  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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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: $343 - $1,185 (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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