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)

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

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:  

2018:  

• Garden View Junior Suite - 2 adults. Garden View One Bedroom Suite - 2 adults.  

• Ocean View Junior Suite - 2 adults.  

• Ocean View One Bedroom Suite - 2 adults.  

2019:  

• Garden View Junior Suite - 2 adults. Garden View One Bedroom Suite - 2 adults.  

• Ocean View Junior 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.  

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 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.  

Ocean View One Bedroom Suite, (O1S) spacious suite featuring master bed- room 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 Ocean View Junior Suite and Oceanview 1 Bedroom Suite.  

All One bedroom Suites now include:  

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

• Upgraded bath amenities  

(*) 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  

Dress Code  

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

Add-On Package (Clasically Elegant Honeymoon 19) (back to top)

CLASICALLY ELEGANT HONEYMOON PACKAGE 2019 Booking code: EH-HON19  

Booking Dates: 05/15/2018 - 01/04/2020 Travel Dates: 01/05/2019 - 01/04/2020  

Package Inclusions:  

• Welcome cocktail on arrival  

• Bottle of Sparkling Wine in-room upon arrival  

• Romantic Private Dinner on the beach for two  

• Personalized honeymoon website & gift registry  

• Elegant nightly turn down service  

• Complimentary room upgrade as available at time of booking  

Add-On Package (Honeymoon 18) (back to top)

HONEYMOON PACKAGE 2018  

Booking Dates: 10/26/2017 - 12/18/2018 Travel Dates: 01/05/2018 - 12/18/2018  

Package Inclusions:  

• Bottle of sparkling wine and flower petals in room on day of arrival  

Package Minimum Stay: 5 Nights  

Please Note:  

• Proof of recent marriage may be required upon check-in at the resort.  

• This offer is combinable with all offers including the Early Booking Offers.  

• Booking code: FH-2018.  

Add-On Package (Just The Two of Us 19) (back to top)

JUST THE TWO OF US PACKAGE 2019 Booking Code: JT-WED19  

Booking Dates: 05/15/2018 - 01/04/2020 Travel Dates: 01/05/2019 - 01/04/2020  

Package Inclusions:  

• Signature Welcome Cocktail upon Arrival  

• Dedicated Services of Resort Wedding Coordinator  

• Marriage License  

• Private Round-trip Transfers to Registration Office  

• Officiating Ministerial Services  

• Choice of Intimate Beach-side or Garden Ceremony  

• Best Man, Maid of Honor and Witness as Required  

• Personalized Wedding Website and Gift Registry  

• Two glasses of champagne to Toast the Ceremony  

• Intimate breakfast-in-bed (which includes Mimosas)  

• Bottle of Champagne to Toast the Ceremony  

• Single Tier 8" Plain Wedding Cake  

• Elegant Nightly Turn-down service  

• Complimentary Room Upgrade as available at time of booking  

• Complimentary guaranteed late checkout until 2:00 p.m.  

• Tropical Floral Bouquet and Boutonniere  

• One Hour Steel Pan music for Ceremony  

• Private Beach Dinner Under the Stars  

• Romantic Turn-down service on night of Ceremony  

• Signature Couples Massage (at Hotel Spa)  

• Champagne Breakfast for Two on morning after Ceremony  

• Personalized Wedding Gift  

Add-On Package (Renewal of Vows 19) (back to top)

RENEWAL OF VOWS PACKAGE 2019 Booking Code: ROV-19  

Booking Dates: 05/15/2018 - 01/04/2020 Travel Dates: 01/05/2019 - 01/04/2020  

Package Inclusions:  

• Signature welcome cocktail upon arrival  

• Dedicated services of Resort Wedding Coordinator  

• Renewal of Vows Certificate  

• Officiating Ministerial Services  

• Choice of intimate Beachside or Garden Ceremony  

• Two glasses of champagne to toast the ceremony  

• Single tier 8" plain wedding cake  

• Best Man, Maid of Honor and Witness as required  

• Personalized wedding website and gift registry  

• Intimate breakfast in bed (with Mimosas)  

• Complimentary room upgrade as available at time of booking  

• Elegant nightly turndown service  

Add-On Package (Simply Elegant Wedding 18) (back to top)

SIMPLY ELEGANT WEDDING PACKAGE 2018  

Booking Dates: 10/26/2017 - 12/18/2018 Travel Dates: 01/05/2018 - 12/18/2018  

Package Inclusions:  

• Services of the resort's wedding coordinator  

• Couple's marriage license registration fee  

• Round-trip transportation to the registration office  

• Officiating services by a minister  

• Choice of intimate beach-side or garden ceremony location  

• Classic floral bouquet & boutonniere*  

• Best man, maid of honor & witnesses as required  

• Bottle of champagne to toast the ceremony  

• An Elegant single tier wedding cake*  

• 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 ocean-side table reservation at the restaurant on wedding night or other night of your choosing* (the cost of dinner is extra at non all-inclusive resorts, including this one)  

Please Note:  

• (*) These services can be further enhanced at an additional cost.  

• Package is priced per couple for when wedding is not offered free or couples do not meet the criteria (of the free Simply Elegant Wedding Package).  

• This package may be considered free, only if specifically noted as included in a specified rate promotion or may be free if booked with an appropriate EBB offer.  

• If free wedding is applicable the booking code is FSE-WED18.  

• Please advise guests that only two ceremonies are performed per day at the resort (excluding Sundays or public holidays), please check for availability first.  

• For example, wedding ceremonies are not available over the Winter Holidays (12/19/18-01/04/19).  

Add-On Package (Simply Elegant Wedding 19) (back to top)

SIMPLY ELEGANT WEDDING PACKAGE 2019 Booking Code: SE-WED19  

Booking Dates: 05/15/2018 - 01/04/2020 Travel Dates: 01/05/2019 - 01/04/2020  

Package Inclusions:  

• Signature welcome cocktail upon arrival  

• Dedicated Services of Resort Wedding Coordinator  

• Marriage License  

• Private Round-trip transfers to Registration Office  

• Officiating Ministerial Services  

• Choice of Intimate Beach-side or Garden Ceremony  

• Best Man, Maid of Honor and Witness as required  

• Personalized Wedding Website and Gift Registry  

• Two glasses of champagne to toast the ceremony  

• Intimate breakfast-in-bed (which includes Mimosas)  

Add-On Package (Tropical Luxury 19) (back to top)

TROPICAL LUXURY PACKAGE 2019 Booking Code: TL-WED19  

Booking Dates: 05/15/2018 - 01/04/2020 Travel Dates: 01/05/2019 - 01/04/2020  

Package Inclusions:  

• Signature Welcome Cocktail upon Arrival  

• Dedicated Services of Resort Wedding Coordinator  

• Marriage License  

• Private Round-trip Transfers to Registration Office  

• Officiating Ministerial Services  

• Choice of Intimate Beach-side or Garden Ceremony  

• Best Man, Maid of Honor and Witness as Required  

• Personalized Wedding Website and Gift Registry  

• Two glasses of champagne to Toast the Ceremony  

• Intimate breakfast-in-bed (which includes Mimosas)  

• Bottle of Champagne to Toast the Ceremony  

• Single Tier 8" Plain Wedding Cake  

• Elegant Nightly Turndown service  

• Complimentary Room Upgrade as available at time of booking  

• Complimentary guaranteed late checkout until 2:00 p.m.  

• Tropical Floral Bouquet and Boutonniere  

Add-On Package (Vow Renewal 18) (back to top)

VOW RENEWAL PACKAGE 2018  

Booking Dates: 10/26/2017 - 12/18/2018 Travel Dates: 01/05/2018 - 12/18/2018  

Package Inclusions:  

• Services of the resort's event coordinator  

• Presentation of Renewal of Vows certificate  

• Officiating services by a minister  

• Classic floral bouquet & boutonniere*  

• Intimate beach-side or garden ceremony location  

• Best man, maid of honor & witnesses as required  

• Two glasses of champagne to toast after ceremony  

• Classic single tier celebration cake*  

• VIP check-in with welcome cocktail on arrival  

• A personalized wedding renewal website & gift registry  

• Pre-booked ocean-side table reservation at the restaurant on renewal ceremony night or other night of your choosing* (the cost of dinner is extra at non all-inclusive resorts, including this one)  

• Tropical fruit amenity upon arrival -  

Please Note:  

• There are other upgraded wedding and honeymoon packages available at the Elegant Hotels (they vary in price and offer other features). If customers are interested in these, please ask for more details.  

Terms & Conditions for all Packages:  

• Room upgrades are subject to availability at time of booking.  

• Spa treatments are subject to therapist availability, and may require separate treatment times. Additional charges may apply for special or specific times, or alternate inclusions.  

• Photography packages are subject to change and are for standard packages only.  

• Please note special licensing is required for service of magistrate, and additional costs and preparation times are necessary.  

• The House (BGITHS) & Treasure Beach (BGITBH) restricts attendance at wedding ceremonies to 4 non-registered guests. For weddings wishing to have more non-registered guests in attendance, please contact The House for location and pricing information.  

• At Tamarind (BGITRC), Colony Club (BGICOC), Crystal Cove (BGICRY), Turtle Beach (BGITUB) & Waves Hotel & Spa (BGIWAV): day passes must be purchased for all non-registered guests attending wedding ceremony. The number of attendees may be restricted at some locations. Set-up for outside guests will incur additional charge. Day passes are subject to resort availability, and hotel reserves the right to deny non- registered guests, due to availability. Please contact your dedicated wedding coordinator for details.  

• Wedding couples are responsible for contacting their relevant embassy regarding required documentation to be legally recognized for marriages in Barbados.  

• Some services (for wedding and vow renewals) can be further enhanced at an additional cost to guests.  

• All packages have a 14 day cancellation policy.  

• For privacy reasons, the hotel will only provide up 2 ceremonies per day, at 10:00am or 4:00pm (excluding Sundays or public Holidays). The ceremony time is subject to availability.  

• Weddings must be scheduled at least 2 business days after arrival, to allow time to obtain the required licenses.  

Package inclusions are subject to change.  

Meal Plan Options (back to top)

Modified American Plan (MAP) - MAP  

• Based on dining at The House only. Includes tax and service charge.  

• Booking Dates: 04/27/2016 - 09/30/2018 05/15/2018 - 09/30/2019  

• Travel Dates: 05/01/2018 - 09/30/2018 05/01/2019 - 09/30/2019 Please Note:  

• Meal Plan must be purchased for the entire stay and for all guests occupying the room.  

Bonus Features (back to top)

 

2019 Bonus Features:  

• Travel Dates: 01/05/2019 - 01/04/2020  

• Welcome Drink on arrival  

• Complimentary Full breakfast with champagne; afternoon tea and evening canaps  

• One complimentary 30 minute massage per person per stay (max 2 guests  

• Complimentary turn down Service  

• Espresso coffee machine  

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

• Complimentary motorized water sports except jet-ski  

• Complimentary use of fitness center  

• Complimentary water taxi transportation between west coast contracted Hotels' properties (daytime Service only-weather permitting-excluding Turtle Beach)  

2018 Bonus Features:  

• Travel Dates: 01/01/2018 - 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)

 

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.  

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.  

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.  

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  

Room Rate Levy The Government of Barbados has advised that effective July 1, 2018, a mandatory Room Rate Levy will be applied nightly to all registered hotel bills in the following amounts, based on the rating/ranking attributed to them by the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association. The total levy will be paid in resort by the guest upon departure. This applies to all bookings (existing bookings and future bookings) who will be on island as of July 1, 2018. If guests check-in prior to July 1, the levy will be applicable to all nights starting with July 1. Effective for travel 07/01/18 onwards, hotels will collect $10.00 USD per room per day.