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liverpool
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

2nd time i've stayed there. first in 2013. few of the original staff were still there. would give a 5 apart from few issues with furniture in room and afct that the comfy beds were removed from main hotel side but remain by small pool. staff were so attentive, polite and helpful. could not fault the service at all. could... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Have been to Waves before but since refurbushment it's even better if that's possible. Gorgeous location in St James on the beach. Beautiful scenic views. Ocean front rooms have glorious views. The Staff are wonderful, polite, friendly and efficient. Food is really good with plenty of choice from 2 restaurants and a deli bar. Food and drink available all day.... More 

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1 Thank Chris O
Reading, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Just leaving after a great two week stay at this beach front property. The hotel has recently been renovated and has a light and airy modern feel about it. The best assett the hotel has mus t be their staff, we've never experienced such a happy, effecient friendly crew- and a special mention for Pamela who provided excellent service arond... More 

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2 Thank Dave K
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have to admit that we decided to choose Waves over a number of seemingly comparable hotels in Barbados, mainly based on the overwhelmingly positive reviews posted here on TripAdvisor. Overall, we absolutely concur with the majority of the comments made, particularly in respect of the staff who are truly exceptional; from the elegant, friendly and helpful team at reception,... More 

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3 Thank BrentwoodBird
London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment we arrived the service we received was excellent. The hotel has been recently refurbished and we loved the decor and ambiance. Our sea view room was well worth the money, comfortable and chic. We enjoyed the restaurants, water sports, beach,spa, entertainment and the activities. Nothing was ever too much trouble, a warm smile always greeted us. We... More 

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2 Thank scarletsocks
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to book a fairly last minute deal in the sun - Barbados was the choice and we decided on an all-inclusive deal at the Waves hotel - we picked a duplex room (non sea facing) for a 9 night stay. In general terms, the staff were very friendly and kept everyone watered whether it be at the poolside... More 

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyable stay at the recently renovated property. We stayed on the the adults only Spa side of the hotel, just across the road from the rest of the property and beach. The public areas have a contemporary clean and fresh design which works really well. The room renovations looked a bit rushed and rough in some places but on... More 

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3 Thank MrEcosse
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned from our holiday in the newly refurbished Waves Hotel and Spa. The hotel is very comfortable and has a relaxed welcoming style from the moment you arrive! You're greeted with a Grapefruit Cooler cocktail and seated while staff handle the checking in process. We loved our spa treatments and made full use of the free water sports included... More 

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4 Thank Debbie C
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just spent 12 nights with great friends at Waves Hotel & Spa, aside from the weather which they had no control over, we had a lovely time, we have been travelling to the Caribbean for 25 years and have never come across staff like this, Kim, (General Manager) you have obviously done a fantastic job with your choices, they were... More 

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3 Thank David C
London, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked having been to the Tamarind the previous year and were not disappointed. Beautifully styled inside and a great beach to relax on, go for a beach view room as the spa side has no sea view and with an ocean view you get free spa treatments which are great. All inclusive is great with great food & drinks... More 

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Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
New to the award winning Elegant Hotels Group family in Barbados, the redesigned all-inclusive Waves Hotel and Spa is located on a stretch of white pristine beach on the Platinum West Coast of the island. The oceanfront hotel offers a unique holiday where the all-inclusive experience goes beyond premium accommodation and versatile dining. The focus on mind & wellness, freshly prepared dishes, cultural, artistic and local activities provides an opportunity for guests to unwind and reconnect. This eco-chic wellness hotel, nestled on a beachside cliff, caters to those seeking a mind and body holiday: whether guests are looking for a serene, adult-only escape in the dedicated spa side of the property or a high-energy communal oceanfront lounge setting, the 70 room hotel offers an authentic Barbados experience for all ages. The hotel is located just 30 minutes from Grantley Adams International Airport and 15 minutes from Bridgetown, the capital of Barbados. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Waves Hotel & Spa by Elegant Hotels

Address: Prospect Bay, BB24033, Barbados
Region: Caribbean > Barbados > Saint James Parish
Price Range: $759 - $1,526 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Waves Hotel & Spa by Elegant Hotels 4*
Number of rooms: 70
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Also Known As:
Waves Hotel Saint James
Escape At Prospect Bay Hotel
Escape Hotel Spa Barbados
Waves Hotel & Spa By Elegant Hotels Barbados/Saint James Parish
Hotel Style:
#6 Spa Hotel in Saint James Parish
#6 Top resorts Hotel in Saint James Parish
#10 Luxury Hotel in Saint James Parish
#10 On the Beach Hotel in Saint James Parish
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“spa rooms to me are better. quieter”
 of 5 bubbles jemzi, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ocean front rooms are best view but all rooms are lovely”
 of 5 bubbles 312chriso, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Sea facing have wonderful views, but on the ground floor abut decking area so terraces are not private and are near the smoking area..”
 of 5 bubbles BrentwoodBird, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We were 3rd floor sea view...well worth the money.”
 of 5 bubbles scarletsocks, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Pay the extra for a sea view - Do NOT go for the duplex which over looks the busy and noisy road!”
 of 5 bubbles GraemeANisbet, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
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