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The House by Elegant Hotels Adults Only

Paynes Bay, Paynes Bay, BB
Classic Preferred Hotel

The House by Elegant Hotels Adults Only

OVERVIEW

Insider Tip

Guests can walk or take water taxis to three partner resorts along the West Coast, where they may use pools and other facilities, and charge restaurant meals to their rooms.

Hotel Overview

Quiet privacy
No sign betrays this tranquil, couples-oriented Barbados beach resort that is designed with the ambience of a private residence and does not accept children under 18.
Marble bathrooms
Guest suites at The House have balconies or patios, plush robes, and marble bathrooms with twin-sink vanities. Bedding includes Egyptian-cotton linens and white goose-down comforters.
Personal ambassadors
White-clad Personal Ambassadors are assigned to each couple by The House to attend to every wish around the clock. Services might include poolside cocktails, lunch on the beach, or waterside massage.

Know Before You Go

  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Guests under 16 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property.
  • No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

What to expect:

  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Guests under 16 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property.
  • No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

Location

Paynes Bay, Paynes Bay, BB

Airport:

BGI - Grantley Adams International Airport

ROOMS

Overview

The House offers 34 suites in a three-story white building (no elevators) built around an open courtyard containing a garden and a pond. Individually appointed suites have furnished balconies or ground-floor patios. Every suite comes with Egyptian-cotton linens, white goose-down duvets, plush bathrobes, and slippers. Large, pale-marble bathrooms contain twin-sink vanities, makeup/shaving mirrors, and shower/tub combinations. Sitting areas have sofas and/or loveseats, and TVs include U.S. cable stations. Suites are cooled by air conditioning and ceiling fans. One-bedroom suites provide flat-panel LCD TVs with DVD and CD players, and Molton Brown English toiletries. Some accommodations have two bathrooms, or outdoor plunge pools. Every suite has a minibar, espresso machine, and tea kettle. High-speed Internet access is complimentary, and direct-dial phones have voice mail. All suites come with one king bed; two twin beds may be available upon request.

Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Phone
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Ceiling fan
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Desk
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Patio
  • Premium bedding
  • Turndown service
  • DVD player
  • In-room massage available
  • Slippers
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Cable TV service
  • Free WiFi
  • Individually decorated
  • LCD TV

DETAILS

Property Amenities

In addition to the beach and pool, guests at this Barbados resort have access to complimentary water sports equipment at a partner resort, () away. Guests receive a complimentary 30-minute “jet lag” massage on the beach or in their suites. Other massage services are available (surcharge). An air-conditioned library has a computer and complimentary high-speed Internet access. Wireless Internet access in the public areas is also complimentary.

  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Outdoor pool
  • Concierge services
  • Total number of rooms - 34
  • Number of floors - 3
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Spa tub
  • Library
  • Free breakfast
  • Spa services on site
  • Free use of nearby fitness center
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Full-service spa
  • Wedding services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Free WiFi
  • 24-hour business center
  • Free self parking
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Free beach cabanas
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Beach towels
  • 24-hour fitness facilities

Number of floors: 3

Number of rooms: 34

Policies

Know Before You Go

  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Guests under 16 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property.
  • No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

Dining

Complimentary English-style Champagne buffet breakfast is provided each morning in the lounge, and includes a fresh-egg station with cooked-to-order eggs and omelets. Other items may include cold meats, bacon, baked beans, corned-beef hash, fish cakes, cheese platters, yogurts, juices, fresh fruit, and croissants and other breakfast breads. Complimentary high tea is served each afternoon, complimentary appetizers are served each evening, and complimentary freshly baked cake and Port wine are served at night.
Daphne’s
Counterpart of Daphne’s London. Open-air beachfront restaurant featuring natural woods, woven screens connected to the resort by covered walkway. Modern Italian cuisine and fine wines. Lunch and dinner; closed Mondays June through November.
Lite-bite lunch
Served beachside. Cold dishes, fresh fruit, and cheese platters.
Lobby lounge
24 hour bar service available.
Room service
Available 24 hours.

Recreation

The resort's beach is furnished with umbrellas, cabanas, canvas shades, and cushioned lounge chairs. A 2-level pool complex surrounded by cushioned lounge chairs features a jetted section at the top level, and a main section shaped like a scallop shell below a small waterfall. A complimentary fitness center includes a treadmill, stationary bike, stair machine, and free weights. Yoga classes are available on site.

Guests at The House by Elegant Hotels have complimentary use of watersports equipment at the hotel's partner resort, Tamarind Cove, 91 meters (100 yds) away. Equipment includes snorkeling gear, boogie boards, windsurfers, kayaks, and small sailboats. Water skiing, wakeboarding, tubing, and banana boating are also complimentary. Complimentary scuba-diving demonstrations are provided in the resort's pool.

Independent operators on the beach offer personal watercraft, parasailing, and glass-bottom-boat trips. The resort's watersports center transports guests 1.5 km (1 mile) away to a dive center for scuba-diving instruction and excursions (surcharges).

Guests enjoy preferred tee times at the exclusive Royal Westmoreland Country Club, with a world-class championship 18-hole golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Fishing
  • Golf - driving range
  • Golfing
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Horse riding/rental
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Rowing or canoeing
  • Running track/path
  • Sailing
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water skiing
  • Windsurfing