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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

If you are a discernible traveller you will do your research, ignore the negatives that you may read. The fact is that this place is one of the most welcoming places you can stay, great service from staff that fully engage. You want pomp and ceremony with insincerity? Go elsewhere...Want a new home from home where you can relax and...

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Kent
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Reviewed 29 January 2017

From the moment you arrive you know you have arrived in style, met at the flame surrounded walkway by Ambassadors who whisk your luggage away and it magically arrives in your room. Check in is a large glass of rum punch a signature and your checked in! Waking up to sunrises with a cup of tea on the terrace before...

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

Dear Lennox42, Thank you for taking the time to share this review of your recent holiday experience at The House by Elegant Hotels. At The House 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. Thank you for highlighting our wonderful beachfront location and...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my first ever review on TA ( and our first time in Barbados) and just waiting to get picked up having had ten days at this amazing place. You take a shirt while getting used to the idea of no reception or 'desk' of any description, rather just a central meeting place which is the hub of the...

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our fourth time at the house and another great stay.Fantasic location and wonderful staff.Nothing is too much trouble,they cater for your every need.Will be back soon.Location is amazing and is near to some of the best restaurants in Barbados.

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

Dear johnsenior9, Many thanks for sharing this lovely review! It was such a pleasure to welcome you back to your home away from home and we are truly delighted to know that you once again had an amazing stay here with us. We look forward to welcoming you back for visit number five and beyond. Kind regards Khadijah D. Social Media/Guest Relations

Arles
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff at this hotel is what made our four day getaway a real pleasure. The beach and amenities are absolutely enjoyable. The service was impeccable, whatever you asked for was granted with a smile. The junior suite we had was very spacious and very private. It is the little special service touches that make this hotel special. Great wifi,...

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Sydney
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 6 nights in this intimate adults only boutique hotel. We arrived at 10 a.m. to be greeted with a glass of champagne and a seat on the lounge with gorgeous views of the incredibly blue sea and white sand. The resident cat comes and shows off regularly at your feet, adding a homely touch. We really appreciated the...

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Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Staff at the House are really what makes the whole experience so very very good ,whatever the request if its a restaurant reservation or a special request for lunch one of the super friendly ambassadors are always there to help !

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

Dear R3147DRmichaelj, Thank you for taking the time to share your review of The House and particularly of our wonderful team! They certainly go above and beyond to ensure that our guests have a relaxing holiday, providing attentive, efficient and friendly service. We will happily share your glowing comments with the team and we look forward to hosting you again...

Stoke Poges, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our 5th time in four years to various Hotels on the West Coast , The House (adults only) is without question the very best, outstanding, personal, very welcoming, The ambassador approach is a wonderful idea.

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Leeds
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We're very sorry to be leaving The House after too short a stay. It has everything you would want from a relaxing Caribbean holiday. Sandra and her team provide great service with an informal feel. Nothing is too much trouble. We, like most people we met there, intend to return as soon as we can.

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

Dear bidger, Thank you for taking the time to share this review of your recent holiday experience at The House by Elegant Hotels. At The House 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 hope your future travels bring you back to...

Austria
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It´s a shame, it must have been some years ago a phantastic hotel, but not any more. It´s much to much overpriced (about 1.100 US$ for b+b) and the service (except of one or two ambassadors, as You call them) really unprofessional and inattentive and some are simply not polite. We had been told that the hotel was sold to...

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

Dear KMK, We regret to read about your disappointment in your stay with us at The House. We are extremely dedicated to providing our guests with excellent service and an amazing holiday experience so any feedback that helps us to improve is greatly appreciated and your constructive comments will be addressed with the team to ensure guest satisfaction. We sincerely...

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Breakfast Available
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The House experience begins when guests enter along an enchanting private driveway, with lily ponds and walls of blossoming bougainvillea, which capture the essence of tranquillity and the promise of pure indulgence ahead. Through the hotel's wooden doors guests are treated to a stunning and unobstructed view of its white sandy beach and the ocean ahead. The open plan lobby is designed to capture the relaxed and inviting charm of the island - one that is sophisticated, yet informal. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The House by Elegant Hotels

Address: Paynes Bay, Barbados
Region: Caribbean > Barbados > Saint James Parish
Price Range: €377 - €1,124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The House by Elegant Hotels 4.5*
Number of rooms: 34
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Also Known As:
The House Hotel Saint James
The House Saint James
The House Barbados
Saint James The House
House Barbados
The House By Elegant Hotels Barbados/Saint James Parish
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Saint James Parish
#1 Luxury Hotel in Saint James Parish
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“We stayed on the third floor, corner suite, very private ( #360) not ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles Monihm, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 368 has a lovely large balcony”
 of 5 bubbles cdmknows, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“306 gardensuite, quite nice, because of the small terrace”
 of 5 bubbles KMK, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Get an ocean front room on the second or third floor.”
 of 5 bubbles X9595WErandyb, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ocean view mini-suites are the best.”
 of 5 bubbles jgrahamd, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
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