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Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 April 2014

We spent a week in Barbados at the Tamarind on the West Coast and from the moment we arrived I knew it would be special. Hot and tired from our journey we were greeted with one of the best rum punches ever in the lovely hotel reception before being taken to our room. We were on the second floor which...

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Wimborne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 April 2014

Stayed in Barbados many times, first time at Tamarind, excellent customer service. Hotel well positioned central to restaurants, but hotel restaurant excellent and competitively priced. Had sea view room , bathroom space a little tight, but the view is fantastic from the balcony ,can go to sleep listening to the sea lapping the shore. Room kept very clean .There are...

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1Thank STUARTM C
Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 April 2014

Thankyou Tamarind for a wonderful holiday.Location perfect,staff lovely and very helpful,nothing was too much trouble. Plenty to choose from for breakfast. Resturant and bar food was excellent. We had a lovely room with a great sea views The beach facilities were very good and if you love water sports this would be ideal for you . Hope to return next...

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1Thank jeanl925
Bromley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 April 2014

This was our third visit to the Tamarind but our first since the improvements. We loved it before and loved it even more this time. The staff were amazing, to single anyone out would be unfair as they were all the friendliest people ever! We were on the full board basis and the food was excellent, just too much of...

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2Thank Sue K
York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 April 2014 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at Tamarind for ten nights in March. We have been to Barbados nine times and this was our first stay here. Before we left for our holiday I read a very poor trip advisor review which seemed to relate to what we had booked so I emailed Kim the GM with my concerns and she...

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3Thank joan c
Reviewed 31 March 2014

My wife and I just returned from spending 5 nights at Tamarind after staying at an all inclusive resort for the first 5 nights. The room we had was a junior suite on the ground floor and was very big with a large bathroom. The guest services manager Marcia said the room was due to be refurbished to update the...

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4Thank PaulGouldIOW
oxford
Reviewed 28 March 2014

This was our second visit and was again was fantastic. The staff are so friendly and nothing is too much trouble. The hotel is quiet and comfortable with plenty of sun beds by the pool and the sea. Glad to see the sun beds have been changed from the old plastic ones. We ate in the hotel a few times...

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2Thank alison_j41
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 March 2014

The Tamarind provided a lovely base from which my husband & I discovered Barbados. The staff were exceptional - they were professional but not stuffy & we had great fun getting to know them and the football teams they supported! The food & drink was great quality - spectacular breakfasts, delicious lunch time burgers, fabulous rum punch..! However, what absolutely...

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2Thank Happyclappygiraffe
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 March 2014

We have been returning to Tamarind for the past 8 years, although visited Barbados for several years before staying at Tamarind and realizing this was the hotel for us. It gets better each year we visit but we have got to say that since the hotel had a major refit 3 years ago and put it under the management of...

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4Thank Roy T
Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 March 2014 via mobile

We are currently staying at The Tamarind & fly home tonight after a fabulous 10 nights. The staff are all so helpful, nothing is too much trouble & the management is very pro active & responsive if you have any issues whatsoever. The hotel is incredibly clean in all areas & the setting is captivating. It frustrates me when I...

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Dear SRP4, Thank you for sharing your kind comments regarding your stay with us. We are so happy to hear that you are enjoying your stay, and particularly, the staff and our dedicated service to our guests. On behalf of our entire team at Tamarind, we are pleased to have made this holiday experience a memorable and relaxing one. Thank...

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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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  • Pool
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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: €250 - €898 (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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“Ask for a room not on the ground floor as this will afford better sea views.”
 of 5 bubbles adamlh58, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“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”
 of 5 bubbles CorrinJ, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Sea view room are best”
 of 5 bubbles radiosutch, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ocean view rooms are best though most of the other rooms have a pleasant view over one of the pools. No high-rise, just 3 floors”
 of 5 bubbles 227janm, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
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