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Discovery Bay by Rex Resorts

3.5 of 5 St. James Beach, Holetown, Barbados
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Bury, UK
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just back from a week at Discovery Bay. Whilst there is still room for improvements at this hotel, overall the location and friendly nature of everyone who works here makes for a great relaxing holiday. The food is fine – best meal of the day is lunch as this is served at the pool bar area which has been very... More 

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Hampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from another great holiday thanks to the Discovery Bay staff. Nothing is too much trouble, they are so keen to ensure you enjoy your holiday. Food is buffet style which means you can select how much you eat and what you want of course. Selection is excellent, fresh fish daily, local cooked or just grilled. Meat is varied... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't book here if you need a kids club-there isn't one. Or a gym or water sports. But what they do have is location,super beach and friendliness. It's a small,well placed hotel that inspires enormous loyalty,guests return year after year. Whilst the food is not top end,neither is the price. We found a good variety of food,well cooked with loads... More 

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Brian C, General Manager at Discovery Bay by Rex Resorts, responded to this review

We have received great compliments on our location and beautiful large white sandy beach. The hotel is very close to a supermarket, shops, banks and lots of bars and restaurants. The beach was refurbished by the Government last year and it truly is one of the best beaches on the West coast of Barbados. Our Chef sources the freshest local... More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have just come back from a lovely sunny week at Discovery Bay! Location -The location of the hotel is perfect, about 30/40 minutes from the airport with the beach on your doorstep. It's also not far from some great restaurants if you decide to treat yourself to an evening out such as Cincin, Daphne's and the Cliff (not cheap) Room... More 

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Brian C, General Manager at Discovery Bay by Rex Resorts, responded to this review

We are very fortunate to have such a central location on the West Coast which also isn’t that far from the airport. Within walking distance to shops, banks, supermarket and lots of bars and restaurant. There are two types of Garden rooms; the Rear Garden rooms which look onto tropical gardens and the Garden rooms some of which have a... More 

Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

just got home from our third visit to Discovery Bay. The hotel is continuing to move forward as an on going project with a great manager as the driving force behind it. Brian Carter is the best hotel manager I have ever seen his presence around the hotel and the work he puts in is second to none. If there... More 

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Brian C, General Manager at Discovery Bay by Rex Resorts, responded to this review

Thank you for your flattering remarks, they are greatly appreciated. It has been a pleasure developing and leading a very successful team. We source the freshest local ingredients for our menus which offer great choices of Bajan & Caribbean dishes. Our bars are stocked with well know international brands and our bartenders are masters at producing tropical cocktails. Yes, we... More 

1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we got married at this hotel 6 years ago and thought we would return for our anniversary and to celebrate my 60th birthday. We can only say that Brian Carter and his dedicated staff do a fantastic job running the hotel.The negative comments must be from people who like staying at plastic hotels with no soul. This hotel is over... More 

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Brian C, General Manager at Discovery Bay by Rex Resorts, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. It was a great pleasure having you stay at Discovery Bay for your special occasions. My team is very friendly and dedicated which has made the hotel very successful in delivering a superb product at a reasonable price. Our location in Holetown is very central. Within walking distance to the... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here last month just after the hotel had re-opened after the Government had done some work on the beach outside. Unfortunately not enough work had been done to the hotel whilst it was closed. Food was not very exciting and not much choice. As expected when you go 'All Inclusive' the bar service was slow and sometimes ran out... More 

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Brian C, General Manager at Discovery Bay by Rex Resorts, responded to this review

The Government refurbished the beach last year and it is now certainly one of the best beaches on the West Coast. This year we tiled all of our bathrooms which gave them a fresh look. I am very sorry that you found the food “not very exciting”. Our meals are buffets and we try to offer as much choice as... More 

Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely hotel. We spent 8 nights here, fantastic location, beautiful beach. Staff are very friendly and helpful. We had not stayed in an all inclusive before and were very impressed with the quality and range of food at all meals. This is not a modern stone block of a hotel and certainly has Bajan charm along with the odd hiccup... More 

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Brian C, General Manager at Discovery Bay by Rex Resorts, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind compliments. Discovery Bay is certainly in a fantastic location. Just a few minutes away from shops, supermarket, bank, and lots of bars and restaurant. Our beach is one of the largest on the West Coast of Barbados. The government started refurbishing this last year and completed it in October of this year. The hotel has... More 

Ascot, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

as mentioned in a previous review this hotel is 3 star and half the price at least of other all inclusive hotels in Barbados so if you bear this in mind this is a great place to stay . The staff are amazing -all so cheerful and friendly and the location right on the beautiful beach is just perfect. We... More 

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Brian C, General Manager at Discovery Bay by Rex Resorts, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. Our aim is to offer an excellent product at an affordable price. I am glad that you agree that we have succeeded in doing this. I am gratified to know that almost every one of my guests says that the staff is amazing and they are absolutely correct. I do... More 

London, England, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have just got back from spending 2 weeks in this amazing hotel, don't expect anything lavish, more shabby chic, but the hotel was clean, the food was very good but the staff were amazing, everything that you wanted was available, comfy beds, decent showers and friendly faces where ever you looked. The hotel is in a prime position with... More 

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Brian C, General Manager at Discovery Bay by Rex Resorts, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind comments about the hotel, food and yes, the amazing staff. Nearly every review comments on the friendly, “nothing is too much trouble” attitude of the team. We refurbished the pool area last year and added luxury padded sun loungers and day beds. The entire pool deck was retiled and a granite top bar... More 

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Address: St. James Beach, Holetown, Barbados
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Location: Caribbean > Barbados > Saint James Parish > Holetown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Discovery Bay by Rex Resorts 3.5*
Number of rooms: 88
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Also Known As:
Discovery Bay By Rex Hotel Saint James
Discovery Bay Barbados
Discovery Bay Hotel Barbados
Discovery Bay By Rex Resorts Barbados/Holetown

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