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Crystal Cove by Elegant Hotels Resort

Applesby, Paynes Bay, Barbados
+1 246 432 2683

£395+

Overall guest ratings

8.3/10 Excellent
Based on 44 reviews

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  • Friendly service
  • Good beach sports

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    Location.

    Resting 3 kilometers from Holetown on the west coast of Barbados, Crystal Cove by Elegant Hotels - All-inclusive Resort is less than 4 kilometers from Folkestone Marine Park and 5 kilometers from Graeme Hall Nature Sanctuary.

    Hotel Features.

    This intimate hideaway invites tranquil moments along a terraced hillside that overlooks the charming Caribbean town of St. James. An open-air lounge off the main lobby features bleached-wood ceilings, overstuffed seating and views of seaside sunsets. The resort's white-sand beach beckons swimmers via wooden decks built along the offshore boulders. An outdoor pool terraces down to the beach in 3 rock-tiered levels. Aquatic escapes include boat cruises and snorkeling excursions to a sunken barge. Also included are water skiing, tubing, banana-boating, sailboats, boogie boards and windsurfers. The hotel can reserve preferred tee times for guests who wish to golf at the nearby Royal Westmoreland Golf Course & Country Club

    The hotel provides numerous services and amenities including luggage storage, complimentary wireless Internet access in public areas, concierge services, ticketing assistance, and babysitting services (surcharge). There is a business center on site and the hotel offers catering services. A 24-hour fitness center contains cardio equipment, weight machines and free weights. A spa offers relaxing massages (reservations required) and aromatherapy treatments. The multi-level, sea-view Reflections restaurant features weekly Caribbean and barbecue buffets. Cave Bar is located in a rock grotto beneath a splashing waterfall and provides cushioned seating within its rocky alcoves. Drifters Beach Bar & Restaurant often features Mexican or Asian fare. A water taxi takes guests to other Elegant Hotels properties.

    Guestrooms.

    Crystal Cove by Elegant Hotels - All-inclusive Resort offers 88 guestrooms and suites on 2 floors (no elevators) trimmed in bright colors. Accommodations were renovated in 2010 and feature flat-panel televisions. Bleached-wood ceilings and white-tile floors provide traditional island backdrop for pastel fabrics and tropical furniture. Built-in desks and other furnishings are made of bleached, cappuccino-colored wood. A minibar, coffee/tea maker, and complimentary wireless Internet access is provided. Bathrooms contain twin-sink vanities and shower/tub combinations. Rooms and suites feature ceiling fans and air conditioning. Adjoining rooms are available. All accommodations are smoke-free.

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    Amenities

    • Complimentary breakfast
    • Fitness centre
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Child-friendly
    • Babysitting or child care
    • Business centre
    • Car hire
    • Internet
    • Concierge service
    • Currency exchange on-site
    • Gift shop
    • Laundry service
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • Game room
    • Outdoor pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Air-conditioned
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Night club
    • Safe
    • Free parking
    • Playground
    • Pool table
    • Storage available
    • Non-smoking rooms available
    • Beachfront
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Spa
    • Pets not allowed
    • Designated smoking area
    • Wedding services
    • Outdoor tennis
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    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.3 Excellent
    Based on 44 reviews
    • 10.0 "Terrific location."
    • 10.0 "Incredible bar."
    • 9.3 "Wonderful beach."
      10.0 "Beach sports facilities are great, according to 100%."
    • 9.1 "World class service."
      8.9 "89% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 9.0 "Excellent value."
    • 6.7 "Pool is mediocre."
    • 6.6 "Food is average."
    • 5.7 "Vibe was decent."
    • 4.7 "Rooms are not good."
      3.3 "67% complained about the bathroom."
    • 4.0 "Bad amenities."
      1.4 "86% thought the building wasn't nice."
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    Guests consider it an awesome beach hotel.
    Romantic Hotel
    Guests say the hotel is perfect for a romantic getaway.
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    "Friendly service"
    "Good beach sports"
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