The House by Elegant Hotels
Paynes Bay, St. James
Barbados, West Indies

Distance from hotel to Holetown, 5 minutes. Distance from hotel to Bridgetown, 20 minutes. Distance from hotel to Sir Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI), 35 minutes.  

The House by Elegant Hotels is located on the famed Platinum West Coast of Barbados upon a stretch of pristine beach overlooking the calm waters of the Caribbean Sea. The hotel is a sanctuary of privacy and peace, with quintessential service from a bygone era, this intimate hotel blends chic design and minimalist grace with the essence of the Caribbean:  

• sophisticated yet informal, elegant yet comfortable. Unique and unprecedented, it is not a hotel, it is a concept. Ideal for couples, honeymooners and families with children over 18. The House by Elegant Hotels is one of the newest and most unique hotels in Barbados.  

Hotel Amenities (back to top)
  • Bar
  • Boogie Boarding
  • Concierge
  • Currency Exchange
  • Dry Cleaning Services ($)
  • Fitness Center
  • Internet Access (Wi-Fi)
  • Kayaks
  • Laundry Services ($)
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Sailing
  • Shops (duty free, nearby) ($)
  • Taxis (water)
  • Water Skiing
  • Windsurfing
Beauty Salon is located nearby at Tamarind Cove Beach Beach is 750 feet long Miscellaneous Amenities  

• Concierge Service Ambassador to cater to guests' every need 24 hours a day  

• Complimentary beach and pool service (including scented cold towels, refreshments, & sorbet throughout the day)  

• Greeting by The House Ambassadors, plus complimentary jet- lag massage, afternoon tea and evening canaps  

• Guest library and game room with complimentary internet access  

• Water Taxi transportation between select Elegant Hotels  

• Champagne breakfast daily  

• Preferred tee times at Apes Hill Golf Course  

• Massage, facials, nails, hair styling and other spa and salon services available next door at Tamarind  

• Personalized, boutique-style service and attention to detail Watersports  

• Complimentary motorized and non-motorized water sports available nearby at Tamarind Cove (sister property) such as: snorkeling, sailing, kayaking, windsurfing, water skiing, banana boats, and tubing. ($) Denotes a fee may be charged. Please note: Some hotel amenities listed above may have an additional fee associated with them.  

Markets (back to top)

Leisure, Romance, Adults Only, Honeymoon, Couples, Golf and Beach.  

Accommodation Categories and Descriptions (back to top)

Arrival/Departure Time:  

• Check-in-time: 3:00 pm Check-out-time: 12:00 pm  

Early check-in/check-out policy: Late check-out fees may apply if guests do not check-out by 3:00pm. All guests arriving before hotel's check-in time will be accommodated as rooms become available. The guest services department can arrange to check baggage for those guests arriving early or when rooms are not yet available.  

Children Policy:  

• Adults only hotel, children under 18 years old are not permitted at the hotel.  

Maximum Occupancy:  


• Please review the 2018 maximum occupancy.  


• Garden View Junior Suite - 2 adults. Ocean View Junior Suite - 2 adults.  

• Garden View One Bedroom Suite - 2 adults.  

• Ocean View One Bedroom Suite - 2 adults.  

Garden View Junior Suite(*), (JRG) Modern simplicity surrounded by fragrant tropical gardens. Accommodations include irresistible feather-topped one king bed or two twin beds, pillow and duvet ensemble coupled with plush Egyptian cotton linens.  

• Bedding: 1 king bed or 2 twin beds.  

Ocean View Junior Suite, (JRO) has open-plan living area, framed by true scenic beach views, located either on the ground floor with a patio and direct access to beach and pool, or on 2nd and 3rd floor with a balcony and a direct view of the ocean.  

• Enjoy feather-topped beds with a pillow-duvet ensemble made of plush luxury cotton linens.  

• Bedding: 2 twin beds or king bed.  

Garden View One Bedroom Suite, (FTR) spacious suite overlooking the lush tropical interior courtyard gardens, some with private, elevated plunge pool, include a separate living room, a master bedroom and spacious balcony. Featuring feather-topped bed with a pillow and duvet ensemble made of plush luxury cotton linens.  

• Bedding: 1 king bed or 2 twin beds.  

Ocean View One Bedroom Suite, (O1S) spacious suite featuring master bedroom with adjoining living room, feather-topped king or twin-sized beds with a pillow-duvet ensemble, and plush luxury cotton linens. An open-plan living area and two separate bathrooms with tub and shower allow you to enjoy graceful simplicity and absolute, lazy comfort, while two balconies provide a breathtaking sunset experience.  

• Bedding: 1 king bed or 2 twin beds.  

Upgraded Amenities for the One Bedroom Suites:  

• Applies to the Gardenview 1 Bedroom Suite and Oceanview 1 Bedroom Suite.  

All One bedroom Suites now include:  

• Platinum airport meet and greet service, and one way transfer to the hotel  

• Extended jet-lag massage to 1 hour per person, per stay  

• Upgraded bath amenities  

• Nespresso machines in the room  

(*) Denotes on request basis only, no allotment given.  

Bedding (premium) Premium bedding including Egyptian cotton linens and feather beds with duvets  

Espresso Machine with complimentary coffee  

Television Flat Screen LCD Cable TV with DVD player  

Specific bedding and/or special requests are fulfilled based on availability and cannot always be guaranteed.  

Food and Beverage Outlets (back to top)

The House Bar, its main bar and lounge, serves cocktails and refreshments, is located on the Deck area and open 24 hours.  

General Opening Days: Daily  

The House Lounge, sits in the open-air lobby, serving break- fast daily from 7:30a.m. to 10:30a.m, plus complementary afternoon tea.  

General Opening Days: Daily  

The Deck, is the dining area/open-air lounge of The House which serves complimentary champagne breakfast daily from 7:30am-10:30am, plus afternoon tea, and evening canaps and cocktails. Guests at The House can enjoy select menu items and cocktails catered all day from Daphne's, the acclaimed Italian, beach front restaurant located directly adjacent to The House, and made famous by its London counterpart and sister restaurant, Le Caprice. The House also has signature theme nights such as Bajan Fish Grill beach buffet or Fishermans Night, giving an opportunity to try new cuisine, with a reflection of the chef's approach to fresh ingredients and Barbados-inspired preparation. This, too, is catered by Daphne's.  

General Opening Days: Daily  

Dress Code: Casual Elegant. Relaxed with an elegant twist  

Add-On Package (Simply Elegant Wedding 17) (back to top)


Booking Dates: 04/27/2016 - 01/04/2018 Travel Dates: 01/07/2017 - 01/04/2018  

Package Inclusions:  

• Marriage license registration fee per couple  

• Officiating services by a Minister  

• Round-trip transportation to/from registration office  

• Classic floral bouquet & boutonniere  

• Choice of Intimate Beachside or Garden Ceremony Location  

• Best Man, Maid of Honor and/or Witnesses (if required)  

• One bottle of champagne for the toast at wedding ceremony  

• An elegant single tier wedding cake  

• All taxes and gratuities on these services  

• Welcome cocktail upon arrival  

• A personalized wedding website & gift registry  

• Intimate breakfast-in-bed, for the morning following the ceremony. Includes choice of breakfast accompanied by mimosas  

• Pre-booked Oceanside table reservation at a restaurant on wedding night or other night of your choosing* (cost of dinner is extra at non All- Inclusive Resorts)  

Please Note:  

• Booking Code: SE-WED17.  

• This package is priced per couple.  

• This package may be considered FREE, only if specifically noted as included in a rate/offer sheet released. Please contact reservations for more information.  

Package inclusions are subject to change.  

Meal Plan Options (back to top)

Modified American Plan - MAP Meal Plan must be purchased for the entire stay and for all guests occupying the room  

• Booking Dates: 04/27/2016 - 09/30/2018  

• Travel Dates: 05/01/2017 - 09/30/2017 05/01/2018 - 09/30/2018  

Bonus Features (back to top)


2017-2018 Bonus Features:  

• Travel Dates: 01/07/2017 - 01/04/2019  

• Exotic Caribbean cocktail on arrival  

• Daily champagne breakfast  

• Complimentary use of fitness center  

• Complimentary tea and canapes  

• One complimentary half hour massage per person (for a maximum of 2 guests)  

• Complimentary turn down service  

• Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms and public areas throughout the resort  

• Complimentary motorized water sports except jet-ski  

• Complimentary water taxi transportation between west coast Elegant Hotel properties (daytime service only weather permitting, excluding Turtle Beach)  

Miscellaneous Information (back to top)


Dress Code for Restaurant:  

• There is a strict dress code for main restaurant, guests are requested not to wear jeans, shorts, t-shirts, trainers or sneakers, while dining.  

General Destination Information - Important!  

• Please advise all clients traveling to Barbados:  

• That the wearing of camouflage or military apparel is illegal, and clothing will be confiscated and persons will be charged accordingly.  

Key Selling Features:  

• Includes champagne breakfast daily  

• Service Ambassador to cater to guests' every need, 24 hours a day  

• Complimentary jet-lag massage per person, plus afternoon tea and evening canaps  

• Complimentary motorized and non-motorized watersports such as: snorkeling, sailing, kayaking, windsurfing, water skiing, banana boats and tubing  

• Beach and pool Ambassador service providing scented cold towels, refreshments, and sorbets throughout the day  

• Preferred tee times at Apes Hill Golf Course  

• Hotel is beach front  

• Massage, facials, nails, hair styling and other spa and salon services available next door at Tamarind  

• Personalized, boutique-style service and attention to detail  

• Complimentary WiFi in-rooms and throughout the property  

• Complimentary fitness center and classes  

General Information:  

• In order to better service the guests, the hotel now requires the arrival's flight details (including flight number and time of arrival) for ALL room reservations at time of booking.  

• Hotel does not provide transfers with the exception of guests staying in the One Bedroom Suites. For the One Bedroom Suites guests are provided a one way transfer from the airport to hotel; guests are on their own from hotel to airport.  

Non-Smoking Policy:  

• Smoking is not allowed in any guestroom and should be restricted to the allocated area only.  

• Should the client choose to smoke in the guestroom, a cleaning charge will be applied to their bill.