Overview

Crystal Cove by Elegant Hotels Resort

Applesby, Paynes Bay, Barbados
+1 246 432 2683

$585+

Overall guest ratings

7.9/10 Good
Based on 61 reviews

Review highlights

  • 10.0
  • 10.0
  • 6.7
  • 6.4

Good to know

  • Good wifi quality
  • 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

    • Babysitting or child care
    • Complimentary breakfast
    • Fitness center
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Childrens programs
    • Restaurant
    • Business center
    • Concierge service
    • Gift shop
    • Laundry service
    • Room service
    • Spa
    • Outdoor pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Air-conditioned
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Safe
    • Pets not allowed
    • Free parking
    • Designated smoking area
    • Storage available
    • Wedding services
    • Outdoor tennis
    • Terrace/Patio
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    Guest reviews

    Overall Rating

    7.9 Good
    Based on 61 reviews
    • 10.0 "Terrific location."
    • 10.0 "Internet works perfectly."
      10.0 "100% said the wifi quality was great."
    • 10.0 "Incredible bar."
    • 9.7 "Excellent value."
    • 8.9 "Great service."
      8.6 "86% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 6.7 "Vibe was decent."
    • 6.4 "Average comfort."
      6.3 "Beds were acceptable for 63%."
    • 6.4 "Rooms are ok."
      6.3 "Beds were acceptable for 63%."
      6.7 "Only 67% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 6.1 "Food is average."
      5.0 "Only 50% were satisfied with the menu."
    • 1.4 "Awful breakfast."
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    Luxury Hotel
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    Romantic Hotel
    Guests say the hotel is perfect for a romantic getaway.
    Good to know
    "Good wifi quality"
    "Good beach sports"
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