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Manchester, England
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28 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week 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... More 

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2 Thank CJLVB
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,... More 

Windsor, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week 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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Thank tonyharrison1165551
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 More 

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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week 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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Thank Debbie C
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 More 

London, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 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... More 

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Thank Doreen626
EHGSocialMedia, Guest Relations at The House by Elegant Hotels, responded to this review

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... More 

Dublin
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15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The ambassadors are great at the house. Anything you need they would provide. I described to a friend as it is almost as though they know what I am thinking and then bring a snack or come to offer drinks The bedroom was lovely ( we had an okay view ). The turndown service was excellent .... chocolates , water... More 

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Thank annmarie147
EHGSocialMedia, Guest Relations at The House by Elegant Hotels, responded to this review

Dear annmarie147, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at The House. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay with us, and that you were able to take advantage of our complimentary amenities. We always strive to provide our guests with truly personalized service and are glad to hear that is what you... More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second visit and once again it was everything we wanted. Peaceful - Wonderful friendly staff always enjoy their conversations and humour. We have stayed in a number of lovely hotels on the west coast of Barbados but have not returned to any- We will definitely be back to the "house "sooner rather the later. Mary & Jim

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

Dear Mary G, We are thrilled to hear that you had a fabulous time during your second visit at The House! We truly appreciate all of your compliments about the hotel as well as your kind words about our ambassadors. We cannot wait to welcome you back for another amazing retreat. Kind Regards, Grecia Seminario More 

Northampton, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is our fifth visit and the house never disappoints. Every member of staff are so friendly and can't do enough for you. Rooms are immaculate and beach service is outstanding. Would never stay anywhere else in Barbados!

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Thank dianehughes59
EHGSocialMedia, Public Relations Manager at The House by Elegant Hotels, responded to this review

Diane, We thank you very much for visiting us again and glad you had a lovely getaway. We look forward to seeing you back again! More 

Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived in the early afternoon after an early morning flight from Gatwick. Situated right off the main road but would not have know it as the exterior walls keep most of the noise out. Greeted with a cold drink and and a cold face flannel, most welcoming. Luggage was taken from the Taxi and then not seen again until we... More 

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

Dear Peter L, Thank you for taking the time to share such nice comments regarding your time with us at The House. We are so delighted to know that you enjoyed such a beautiful holiday with us. Our constant aim is to provide all of our guests with a relaxing holiday with sublime service, beginning with our indulgent champagne breakfast... More 

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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In a nutshell - Lovely hotel, with modern rooms. Pool is small, but with a sea/beach like the one there I don't think it's essential. The hotel is really made by the brilliant and welcoming attitude of the staff, nothing is too much for them. Brilliant beach with included water sports as the icing on the cake.

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Thank Will W
EHGSocialMedia, Guest Relations Manager at The House by Elegant Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Will W, Thank you so much for sharing your comments about The House! We are glad you enjoy your time with us; as we strive to provide excellent service to cater your every need and make your stay one to remember. Will pass along your kind words to our ambassadors. We look forward to having you back for your... More 

Manassas, Virginia
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28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was our honeymoon destination. We were not disappointed. The staff was excellent. The food and drinks were amazing. Cold treats poolside, and afternoon tea, were some of my favorite things here. I love kids but as an "adult only" hotel it was decidedly quieter and more relaxed. We has a nice 3rd floor room at the end of the... More 

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1 Thank Ben W
EHGSocialMedia, Guest Relations Manager at The House by Elegant Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Ben W. Thank you for spending such an important event with us here at The House by Elegant Hotels, and sharing your experience. We are glad you were able to relax and enjoy our wonderful amenities, such as the afternoon tea and cold treats by the pool. We hope to see you again soon! Best wishes, Elegant Hotels team More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • 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: $703 - $2,437 (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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“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
“Ocean view for a lovely view from your bed every morning!”
 of 5 bubbles 67MichaelK67, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Take an ocean view suite on a higher floor.”
 of 5 bubbles 777gillianm, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
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