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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 7 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 7 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 5 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 3 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 30 April 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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4Thank Wes05
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 April 2014

We went for an Easter break with only half my family. My 2 daughters where away with school etc, so we decided to go here with my son and have a total beach week or so. And we all can say we had a great time. I booked well in advance. Our booking was not all smooth.I wanted a 1...

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1Thank marklockey68
Wigan
Reviewed 28 April 2014

We are just ending our stay at the Tamarind and must say this was a real hit of a hotel. The management and staff are so helpful and friendly. The breakfast is great and the ladies who make the eggs are true experts. Rooms are spacious and clean and all amenities are what we could have requested. 100% yes recommendation....

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1Thank Brian C
UK
Reviewed 23 April 2014

My family and I travelled to The Tamarind Cove to celebrate my husband's birthday. We have visited Barbados on many occasions but this was our first time to the Tamarind Cove!!! It was fabulous!!! Where to begin..... My girls aged 9 and 6 loved the kids club. The ladies were kind, friendly and engaging. The girls did craft activities, played...

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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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  • Pool
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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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
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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: €243 - €839 (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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