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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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Sutton Coldfield
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97 reviews 97 reviews
22 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is the cheapest All Inclusive hotel on the West Coast - it's only 3+ stars and this needs to be taken in account. Be aware before booking..... Positives - the hotel is on an beautiful beach and there are stunning beaches to the North & South as far as you can walk. Holetown is great for shops, bars and... 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 and I am very pleased that you had a lovely holiday. It was a pleasure to have you stay with us. Discovery Bay by rex resorts certainly has the perfect location in Holetown within walking distance to the Lime Grove Lifestyle centre, supermarket, banks and lots of bars and restaurants.... More 

Chester, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hotel is in a fabulous location, right on the beach. Staff are extremely friendly and nothing is too much trouble for them. Check in was swift and we were shown to our room within minutes. However the previous guest had locked the safe which we didn't notice until we had unpacked! We phoned down to reception but unfortunately there was... More 

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

Discovery bay by rex resorts certainly has the ideal location. Our Beach Front rooms are a few meters from the wonderful large beach which leads into the azure Caribbean Sea. On the entrance side the hotel is within walking distance to the Lime Grove Lifestyle center, which has all of the major designer shops, café, bars and a luxury cinema.... More 

Shroton, Dorset, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just back from our second visit to Discovery Bay and had another wonderful week. Do choose this hotel if you are looking for a great value, all-inclusive holiday in a fabulous location. The staff couldn't be more welcoming or helpful and the manager is very hands-on - helping out in the restaurant at busy times. The other guests are really... More 

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

I am very glad that you had a fabulous week with us. Our policy is to keep our rates as reasonable as possible so that we offer value for money, which is so important these days. Discovery Bay Hotel's location is unbeatable; it is in the heart of Holetown within walking distance to banks, supermarket, shops and many bars and... More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we have just returned from one week in sunny Barbados. We are well familiar with the Rex Resort chain of hotels, so we knew what to expect. If your goals is to enjoy a friendly, no frills type of hotel with decent meals, clean rooms, nice gardens and excellent beach location, this may be the place for you. When you... More 

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

I agree that Discovery Bay by rex resorts does not pretend to be anything but what it is. Ideally located in Holetown close to shops, banks, supermarket and many bars and restaurants. Our policy is to offer excellent service at an affordable price. I am pleased that you enjoyed breakfast and lunch which are served buffet style with live cooking... More 

Hadleigh, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Came for a January get away week, and got exactly that... The place has a wonderful location with a well kept beach, lovely gardens maintained daily. Yes some of the decor is a little dated but this only adds to the laid back experience. Started in a garden room but upgraded to a beach front room, well worth the extra... More 

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

Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review. Discovery Bay by rex resorts certainly has an ideal location. It is in Holetown within walking distance to shops, banks, supermarket, post office and many bars & restaurants. On the sea side the refurbished beach is one of the best on the West Coast. It is one of... More 

Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had stayed at Halcyon Cove in Antigua, at the same time, the two previous years, so we had a good idea what we were getting into. Rex Resorts offer affordable all-inclusive vacations, at idyllic locations, with great beaches, with quaint rooms. That is what Discovery Bay, in Barbados has to offer. If you are seeking luxurious accommodations; a multitude... More 

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

Our beach was refurbished last year and now it is one of the best on the West Coast of Barbados. A large sandy beach 2 meters away from the Beach Front Rooms. Rex hotels are known for their affordable rates which reflect great value for money. I will pass on your comment on the clean rooms to the Housekeeper. The... More 

York, United Kingdom
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172 reviews 172 reviews
70 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Friends smarter than I would advise that if almost every hotel in Barbados is booked out solid over Xmas & New Year, you would be taking a big gamble to book one week before the festivities and secure two rooms in a great place on a half price offer ! One should say to oneself , why does this hotel... More 

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

We are always disappointed when we do not meet the expectations of our guests and will do all in our power to rectify any short comings. Our bath tubs are the normal size, I apologize for not having a plug they normally all have one. However we could have provided one if it was requested. The island is experiencing very... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've just enjoyed a very relaxing and happy week at Discovery Bay. It was a fantastic start to the new year and given that we booked last minute and did not know what to expect, our leap of faith paid off! All staff were friendly and helpful with things like restaurants recommendations and booking hire cars, reservations and trips. The... More 

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

I am extremely pleased that you enjoyed your week at Discovery Bay by rex resorts. It was our greatest pleasure to look after you while you with us. Thank you for your kind compliments about our staff they are the greatest asset the company has. Our philosophy has always been to offer value for money which is reflected in our... More 

Chester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best staff in the world, been to many hotels all around the world but you would be very lucky to beat this location, on the west coast of Barbados, and the friendliness of the hotel staff. We spent 3 weeks from the 5th of Dec onwards so stayed for the Barbados Christmas experience, what a treat..... some rooms needs a... More 

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

Thank you for the compliments on our staff, I totally agree with you and will pass on your kind comments. Last October all of the bathrooms were tiled and I can assure you that the rooms will be getting some TLC little by little. The new Housekeeper inspects the rooms to ensure that the room attendants keep up the cleanliness... More 

Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
28 hotel reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I feel a bit mean just giving 3 stars, but this is a 3* hotel with food & rooms to match, so although I had a lovely holiday it'd be exaggerating to score it any higher. We have been to Barbados several times so knew where this hotel was located which was 1 reason for choosing it. We like to... More 

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

I am very pleased that you had an enjoyable holiday at Discovery Bay by rex resorts. We are a 3 ½ star hotel that offers good value for money, with a team that aims to surpass our guests expectations. Our location couldn’t be better. As you have pointed out we are within walking distance to shops, banks, supermarket, a Chattel... 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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