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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 9 May 2014

We have been to most Caribbean Islands over the years and this was our first to Barbados. Selection of Tamarind came as a result of an extensive research, as we have planned our 50th wedding anniversary with another couple that we shared the same length of marriage. The selection of Tamarind was most rewarding, just the ideal place. Great accommodation,...

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Reviewed 9 May 2014

Remember your in the Caribbean so unless you have millions to spend take it in your stride, however you cannot buy what Tamarind has - Awesome Staff !! - the rooms are Ok, the beach is Ok, the position is Ok, the food is good but it's the Staff that make this hotel special. I will be back soon.

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1Thank Skeet1000
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 May 2014

I have recently got back from my stay at the Tamarind and what a great place to stay! The service is exceptional, with a rum punch on arrival. The beach and location were superb and the rooms were very comfortable, with great storage facilities. My only grumble would be the room service menu - there wasn't a great selection on...

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2Thank CCultureQueen
Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 8 May 2014 via mobile

Tamarind Cove Hotel is beautifully situated at the white, sandy beach of Paynes Bay. The hotel was refurbished a few years ago and the beachside dining area is a big improvement to the previously indoor/outdoor dining hall. The rooms are specious and if you book a room with a seaside view you will get a magnificent view over the garden,...

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1Thank onkeljonn
London
Reviewed 8 May 2014

The staff and service at this hotel are possibly the best I have come across. The facilities and small touches make your stay really relaxing and enjoyable. However, the buildings, rooms and amenities, whilst clean and cosmetically up to date - are in need of an overhaul. The loungers at the beach and pools are lovely, new, clean and comfortable....

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3Thank aussiein
London
Reviewed 6 May 2014

We've just got back from a weeks' holiday at the Tamarind. The hotel is in a great location... The beach is fab. The pools are lovely and warm. Even though people were out at 7am to reserve sunbeds, there were always plenty available. The beach service was great and the fresh fruit, ice lollies and cold towels were a bonus....

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1Thank saml72
Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 May 2014

We have just visited Tamarind for the fourth time having been married there in 1995. Our holiday this time was even better than our previous stays. We were made to feel so welcome on arrival and immediately we felt comfortable and relaxed. The hotel is in a fabulous location with beautiful views. Our room was above the reception area and...

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Burton On Trent
Reviewed 4 May 2014

Moved to Tamarind from another hotel for the 2nd half of our Easter holiday. The rooms are just fab and if lying on a lovely lounger listening to steel band music is your idea of a wonderful time......this is the place for you ! Pool area great but the highlight is the beach with it's watersports - we did snorkelling...

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1Thank Andy H
Reviewed 3 May 2014

Tamarind is a fantastic hotel for families especially with young children but also for couples because of its location and also the entertainment and romantic setting. I think the best thing about the hotel is the brilliant staff who go out of their way to make your stay enjoyable. To make but a few... Paul in food and beverages knew...

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1Thank Amy I
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 May 2014 via mobile

We spent the first half of our honeymoon at Tamarind and in hindsight it probably wasn't the best choice. Don't get me wrong, it's a lovely hotel in a very good location and I would say excellent for families; however it doesn't live up to the website or other similarly priced 4* hotels we've stayed at. Things we loved: Food...

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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
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • 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: RM1,175 - RM4,242 (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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“Choose an ocean view room to look at the beautiful surroundings every day”
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“Ask for a room not on the ground floor as this will afford better sea views.”
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“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”
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“Sea view room are best”
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