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The House by Elegant Hotels

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We got offered to stay here on the night of our wedding we were at waves for 10 nights so thought it would be a nice idea. We were very disappointed indeed. We arrived at 930 pm and no one seemed to know why we were there and I was stood in my wedding dress . It did not feel...

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Knutsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Barbados is a beautiful island with fantastic restaurants and spending a week at The House is like home from home. The hotel has good rooms and sits on the beach but its the staff that lift it from the ordinary. They make you feel like a visit from a very welcome friend, you see people leaving hugging the staff and...

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wakefield, west yorkshire
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our fourth visit to the House was just as enjoyable and memorable as all previous visits and must be the best place to stay in Barbados. The staff are fantastic and all play there part in providing a relaxing and luxurious vacation. The sea view rooms are breathtaking with amazing sunsets and wonderful beach vista`s which put you in a...

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Johns Creek, Georgia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I very much enjoyed our stay at the House. We stayed for a week in October. The weather was absolutely beautiful and the staff and hotel were first class. I really enjoyed the fact that anyone who works there can act as a concierge. We also very much enjoyed the complementary breakfast in the morning as well...

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have just returned from a week's stay at The House. On arrival we were sat in the main central area which serves as a general lounge and Reception area, given a welcome drink and then left for longer than we would have ideally liked after finishing our drinks wondering the reason for the delay. We were then shown to...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here for part of our honeymoon in October. The hotel itself is lovely and quiet with a very relaxed atmosphere. Our room was spacious, with a lovely view and was kept really clean. The staff at this hotel cannot do enough for you. we would definitely stay here again.

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Manchester, England
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've just returned from another week at The House and still love this hotel. What makes this place so special is definitely the staff, all of whom seem to love working there which obviously results in fabulous service. The relaxed atmosphere makes for a perfect Caribbean holiday with no pressure to conform to stuffy dress codes yet feeling equally at...

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

Dear CJLVB, Thank you so much for your review. Your comments about our staff and service is greatly appreciated, it certainly keeps the team motivated. I will be sure to share your comments with them. We are thrilled that you enjoyed a relaxing holiday once again! We look forward to welcoming you back to Barbados and to The House. Sincerely,...

Windsor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

2 weeks of staying here over the summer. Great views from the rooms which was clean and well maintained. Great staff who really look after you and have a genuine passion to deliver. Look forward to next summer when we head back here.

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

Dear tonyharrison1165551, Thank you for choosing The House for your summer vacation, we truly appreciate your kind words regarding our ambassadors. We are happy to see that you had a splendid time and that you were able to experience the outstanding service our staff provides to all of our guests. We look forward to welcoming you back. Sincerely, Grecia Seminario

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had an amazing lunch at The House! Food beautifully presented and while not cheap was worth every penny! The setting is beautiful and the staff friendly and attentive. Would love to revisit! Their cocktails were amazing too

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EHGSocialMedia, Guest Services at The House by Elegant Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Debbie C, Thank you for sharing your recent dining experience at The House, we are glad you had a lovely time and that the customer service you encountered was friendly and attentive. We look forward to having you back! Best Regards, Grecia Seminario

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first holiday in long time and a celebration of a milestone birthday and what a way to celebrate. This experience was more than excellent.. The House has a concept that is unique and works in harmony with the idea that you are on holiday.. My work takes me to many hotels around the world and I rarely...

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Dear Doreen626, Thank you for sharing such a wonderful review of your recent stay at The House. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your birthday getaway from the moment you walked in. Our main goal is to provide guests with a relaxing holiday with outstanding service, and I believe it is safe to say that we have surpassed your...

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Breakfast Available
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • 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: $697 - $2,441 (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 Luxury Hotel in Saint James Parish
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Saint James Parish
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“We like the ground floor so you can bob in and out to the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles Mollykerr, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“sea view rooms are the best. All rooms large and comfortable and very clean”
 of 5 bubbles traveldude02, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The best rooms are overlooking the sea. Noise levels are managed (& depending on how busy they are) you can only hear the sea at night”
 of 5 bubbles Doreen626, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“3rd floor sea views are certainly the best.”
 of 5 bubbles 111PeterL, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Double check the location of any 'Garden Suite' as it may be near the main road and not have any views.”
 of 5 bubbles Jimways, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
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