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Reviewed 7 January 2016

If you want to stay in luxurious self-catered accommodation look no further. Ideally located down the road from the world famous Sandy Lane Hotel, you have idyllic white beaches and crystal clear waters right on your doorstep. Whilst it is self catered you have a complimentary maid service who are incredibly friendly and will do anything to help you. The...

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2Thank Alix T
Moscow, Russia
Reviewed 28 May 2015 via mobile

I'm fully satisfied of my staying there, despite some issues like old umbrellas and chairs on the beach. The apartment was very spacious with a beautiful ocean view , where i could watch the sunset. And the location is great and convenient to the shopping centers and nice restaurants .Besides you can always take a walk to the Sandy Lane...

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Thank Zhanna1984
Reviewed 6 May 2015 via mobile

This is our third visit to these apartments. We stayed for 15 nights at the end of April. There is no doubt that in my opinion these apartments have it all.Great beach, good size, proximity to restaurants,bus stops, holetown etc. However the wonderful Jennifer is not managing the apartments any more following their sale some months ago. Their future seems...

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4Thank Fergus C
Reviewed 1 April 2015

Mind you, I am writing this review on the 3rd day of our 9 day stay, but I am so impressed with this property and the location. First, the room is incredible. We are staying in apartment 3, which is an ocean view room on the second floor with a deep balcony. The deep balcony and ocean view are incredible!...

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3Thank John M
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 January 2015

We stayed in September 2014 myself and two other girlfriends. Jennifer is the most helpful person and nothing is a problem for her. She made sure we have food and drinks on arrival. booked our tours. The rooms are spacious and very clean. Housekeepers are helpful and friendly ladies. The hotel is close to everything with great restaurants in the...

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3Thank Missdonna73
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2015

this is a relaxing hotel/apartment. we stayed in the two bed room with ocean view. The welcome was warm and Carson showed us the facilities on offer. Lift to all floors made access easy. The apartment was clean and tidy although a little dated. (reminded us of tenerife 20 years ago) free wifi, plus wired access available. Ocean view balcony...

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1Thank mravjones
Reviewed 23 December 2014

Great location, very hospitable staff and family friendly. We have just returned from a lovely two week holiday in apartment 2. Jennifer, Carson and Greg could not have been more helpful. The beach is beautiful and the restaurants and shops nearby are great. The apartment was kept very clean and if we needed anything extra it was not a hassle...

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Thank Weedebz19
Upstate NY
Reviewed 7 December 2014

My husband and I stayed here in May on our first visit to Barbados. We simply cannot say enough about the wonderful staff - Jennifer, Sonia and Carson, specifically, made our trip really memorable. Jennifer went out of her way to look out for us, making sure we knew how to use the local bus after we mentioned taking it,...

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Thank 2009UpstateNYer
Massachusetts
Reviewed 30 October 2014

My husband and I had the pleasure of spending 10 nights at the St. James last November. I have to say that we absolutely loved it there. The on-site manager, Jennifer, could not have been more gracious and kind to us. Upon our arrival, after a long day traveling, Jennifer took us to the grocery store in town and gave...

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Thank IrishAnnie55
Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 September 2014

Delightful Hotel Apartments, which are superbly managed by the extremely efficient Jennifer and her very capable and lovely staff, namely Gregory, Sonia, Annette and Carson. All extremely courteous and willing to help.The Hotel is situated in a prime position overlooking the beautiful Paynes Bay, and rooms overlooking the bay are a dream!! My Wife, Daughter and I had the pleasure...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The St James is positioned right at the centre of Paynes Bay, and looks directly out across golden sands and the azure Caribbean Sea. The St James is literally right on the beach and our guests have a wide stretch of beach on which to relax on their sun loungers under sunshades.A huge attraction for the St James is the presence of a large family of friendly turtles who have made their home in the waters in front of the hotel. The opportunity to swim with the turtles each morning has become a unique experience for our guests.The St James consists of 11 different apartments and studios and we can accommodate a party of any size.We do not have a bar or restaurant as our guests love experiencing the world renowned bars and restaurants in the local area, or preparing their own meals with delicious fresh Caribbean foods from the supermarket just down the road. Each apartment has a fully equipped Italian open plan kitchen, and we can also provide a cook upon request. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The St James

Address: Paynes Bay, Barbados (Formerly Beachcomber Suites)
Region: Caribbean > Barbados > Saint James Parish > Paynes Bay
Price Range: $248 - $966 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
The St James Barbados/Paynes Bay
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“Choose the ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles 490alixt, 7 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Highly recommend deep balcony, ocean view room. 2nd floor was perfect.”
 of 5 bubbles johnmI9301PQ, 1 Apr 2015 | Read review
“the ocean view rooms are a must for morning and evening lounging, although our friends stayed iont eh courtyard and found it just as good for them,”
 of 5 bubbles mravjones, 18 Jan 2015 | Read review
“When booking, specify whether you prefer an apartment (larger, deeper balcony) or a studio (same view, smaller balcony, with a full kitchen).”
 of 5 bubbles IrishAnnie55, 29 Oct 2014 | Read review
“All sea front rooms are superb. Penthouse is marvellous!! Courtyard rooms might be a little bit noisier.”
 of 5 bubbles edal3, 29 Sep 2014 | Read review
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