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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our third visit to the Tamarind and if we left a tinge disappointed it is a job to know if the offering from the hotel has fallen or if our expectations have risen. A touch of each perhaps. This has never been a luxurious hotel but the friendliness and general helpfulness of the staff makes a big difference....

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a very enjoyable few days. Great room with ocean view, fantastic breakfast food (special mention to Ether and her omelettes!), excellent watersports included (too many people to mention, TC was a lovely guy doing waterski), great cocktails too. Great opportunity to also visit sister hotels by boat, strongly recommend a look and a swim at the colony. there is...

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

Dear proukakis, Thank you for sharing this review of Tamarind by Elegant Hotels. It's great to know that you had such a wonderful stay with us, particularly enjoying our well-appointed ocean view rooms, fantastic breakfast, excellent complimentary motorised water sports and our great facilities. Your feedback is very valuable to us and we thank you for sharing your constructive feedback...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

People make places and this is certainly true at the hotel where the staff are charming and could not have been more helpful. I have to say our stay was enhanced when we were upgraded to a sea view room. We will pay the extra next time is it is so relaxing looking out to sea from the balcony. There...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a pre christmas at the Tarmarind, first time in Barbados and the hotel was recommended by a work colleague. Staff are so helpful and friendly and always smiling. Very convenient for the beach as well. Go on the boat to swim with turtles, really enjoyable. The room was very comfortable as well. Would recommend the hotel without hesitation.

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

Dear Bob L, Many thanks for sharing this lovely review of your holiday experience at Tamarind by Elegant Hotels. Thank you for highligting our favorable beachfront location, comfortable rooms and the excellent service provided by our wonderful team. We look forward to welcoming you soon. Kind regards Khadijah D. Social Media/Guest Relations

South East
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our late November, early December 2016 stay at the tamarind was our forth, We were celebrating special birthdays and our 45th wedding anniversary. The management found out and upgraded us. They also kindly left a bottle of bubbly in our room. The staff, who are wonderful, friendly and helpful, make a stay at the Tamarind a great experience. The rooms,...

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We have just returned from the Tamarind and could not really fault the property.As with other reviews as soon as you arrive we instantly relaxed and we're stunned by the natural beauty of the resort the website pictures do not do justice to the hotel.The property is right on a beautiful beach, there are plenty of wonderful spots to relax...

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Dear David F, Thank you for taking the time to share this review of your recent holiday experience at Tamarind by Elegant Hotels. At Tamarind we strive to provide our guests with an unmatched holiday experience and we are thrilled to know that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us. We are so honoured to know that you consider us...

Newcastle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 January 2017

stayed here in nov with my hubby so peaceful never felt so relaxed all staff are excellent nothing is a problem we had a spacious suite which was kept immaculate by housekeeping breakfast was great. the hotel is set on a beach which is gorgeous white sand have a trip to carlise bay to see the turtles and the shipwreck...

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Keswick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 January 2017

The best birthday surprise ever, a trip to Barbados! What made our trip even better was our stay at the Tamarind. The staff is so welcoming, friendly and helpful any time of day or night. Our room was lovely with a beautiful view over both pool and beach. The breakfasts were delicious and evening meals superb. We were lucky enough...

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Dear dalebottomfarm, It was a pleasure to have you with us at Tamarind Hotel to celebrate your birthday. Thank you for your lovely comments regarding our delicious dining, wonderful amenities including the convenient water taxi and certainly our amazing team. They are truly a credit to the hotel and one of the reasons our guests return year after year. We...

Bradford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2017

This a beautiful hotel, the food is excellent and the staff so friendly. I realise that more families go to the Tamarind now and this can be a bit distracting I do not have any trouble with being around children but this used to be a very sophisticated hotel. The blue sea, sky and white sand are great but actually...

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We have been fortunate enough to have over 20 holidays in Barbados but this was the first time that we have returned to the same hotel, and the best testimony is that we have booked to return a 3rd time to Tamarind in February 2017 for my 50th birthday. Rather than review the hotel in detail (again) I wanted to...

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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
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: RM1,020 - RM4,367 (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
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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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