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Halcyon Cove by Rex Resorts

3.0 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Dickenson Bay | PO Box 251, St. John's, Antigua
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
rxlexie Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited halcyon cove with my cousin and her kids. We were a total of 3 adults and 4 kids ranging in age from 5 years to 17 years. The complex itself is a little tired, but located on the best darn beach on the island and right next to Sandals (without the sandals price). We rented a jet ski... More

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Shropshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was there for 3 weeks in January. The place needs a bit of tlc, but was clean and comfortable. The staff were very helpful, and polite, nothing was too much trouble for them. Food was OK, but boring and repetitive,with no genuine local dishes, although there was plenty of choice, so you could usually find something to eat. Meals... More

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Montreal, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Loved my stay at this hotel. Its a pretty standard looking hotel (MOTEL ) but the staff the location and the price makes it one of the best choices on the island. THE Drinks where very good , they use quality alcohol- they can even make you a dirty dry martini ! You will always find something to eat at... More

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Hampshire uk
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We stayed for 2 weeks in january and had a lovely time. The hotel is dated and could do with a refresh but your in Antigua chill and enjoy yourself. I think it's an ongoing project and the reasonable price reflects this. If you want 5 stars head next door. Although I would prefer the friendly halcyon any day. The... More

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Ontario, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Visited it for a week of the March break, because we had found a good last min. deal. The hotel is very modest, but our Rm. was liveable, like a motel, nothing but a bed, small bed side tables, an old desk, a TV, a small bench or a loveseat, plastic cheapest possible white chair on a tiny triangular balcony,... More

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We have stayed at The Halcyon Cove four times which makes it a home from home. If you like a pristine hotel with lots going on and lots of facilities and five star, go somewhere else. If you like a bit scruffy, lovely staff, peaceful days and a good beach stay here. The rooms have been improved each year, make... More

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Doral, Florida
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Unlike fine wine, a hotel doesn't necessarily improve with age. This property needs renovation, desperately. My room had hot water in the sink, but not the shower; sporadic internet; and tiles were coming out of the floor in front of my room. Food was average. The only thing that made this place remotely bearable was the outstanding staff; very warm... More

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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78 reviews 78 reviews
5 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

If you're coming here for the beach, then you're in good shape, as long as you don't plan to spend any time in your room. The rooms and the rest of the facilities are rundown and showing their age. Bathrooms have been updated recently but the water pressure is very poor. And there's little to no hot water. The food... More

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Toronto, Canada
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9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Strong 3.5 star for that small resort located just next to the Sandals. Very nice beach. Great location on the Dickinson Bay, 20 min to Airport, close to St. John's. We stayed with my wife at that resort for one week end of May. Was a good deal for an upgraded room with the pool view, could see the sea... More

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Devizes
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

I'd like to start this review by making a plea to the owners of this hotel. I hear it is to close for 3 months from the middle of June. If money is to be spent on refurbishing please can it be on updating the bathrooms, getting new furniture for the rooms and renewing the main bar and grill down... More

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Address: Dickenson Bay | PO Box 251, St. John's, Antigua
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Location: Caribbean > Antigua and Barbuda > Antigua > Saint John Parish > St. John's
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Halcyon Cove by Rex Resorts 3*
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Also Known As:
Halcyon Cove By Rex Hotel St. John`s
Halcyon Cove Antigua
Halcyon Cove By Rex Resorts Antigua/Saint John Parish
Rex Halcyon Cove Resort
Rex Halcyon Antigua

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