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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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Ascot, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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London, England, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have just come back from a 2 week holiday in the discovery bay Rex hotel in Barbados. The pictures on the website looked good but the reality was different. On arrival there were 3 other couples being sorted and getting their keys for their rooms but it took 45 minutes for us to register and then we were told... 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. I am truly sorry that you had to wait for your room; the hotel was very busy which resulted in the arrival room being “back to back” It is our policy that all arrival rooms are thoroughly checked to ensure that everything works and it is clean and ready for... More

yorkshire
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We have just got back after 2 weeks and had a really good time. As many people have said, all staff, from reception to beach attendant are really good. It's a 3 star hotels and is really good value for money so go with that in mind, your not paying 5 star money and there are some really good restaurants... More

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

Thank you for your kind comments about our staff which I will be sure to pass on. Our goal is to offer an excellent product at a reasonable price with the hope that guest will return year after year. We certainly have one of the highest numbers of repeat guests which continues to build. We are very fortunate to have... More

1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have never met such friendly hotel staff. There was nothing they wouldn't do for you. They looked after us so well when our flight was delayed out by 9 hours. This is a three star resort, so some areas do need some TLC. But on the other hand, I didn't come to Barbados to stay in a posh room.... 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. I am extremely pleased that you found our staff to be so friendly, I am very fortunate to get this comment very often. They enjoy looking after our guests and will go out of their way to ensure everyone is happy. This year during closure all of the... More

London
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Made a last minute decision to spend eight days at the Discovery having previously stayed a few years ago. We booked on Saturday and arrived on Monday! The hotel has been recently closed for upgrading, although there seemed little change from our previous visit apart from the swimming pool area which had been greatly improved. There are so many good... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
Brian C, General Manager at Discovery Bay by Rex Resorts, responded to this review

Please accept my apologizes for replying so late. During closure this year all of the bathrooms were tiled from top to bottom to give them a fresh new look. The pool deck was refurbished last year, with the addition of luxury padded loungers and day beds. As you have mentioned our Beach Front rooms are as close as they can... More

London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I stayed at Discovery Bay for a week in November. This hotel is a little Gem. The location is absolutely wonderful. Every single staff member is warm, welcoming and helpful; the team are led by the manager Brian Carter who is hands on and extremely personable. We had a garden view room which had an updated bathroom,... More

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

Please accept my apologizes for responding so late, your review is important to us. Our location is brilliant, within walking distance to shops, supermarket, banks, post office cinemas and the Limegrove Life style centre. The beach is one of the biggest on the West Coast, leading into to the calm Caribbean Sea. Thank you for your compliments on the staff... More

Guildford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went on this trip with my daughter as a relaxing getaway prior to my having an operation back home. We initially had reservations about booking this hotel due to some of the previous comments on Trip Advisor but it was the right price and you do only sleep in a room.We arrived to a warm welcome and were shown... More

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

First, let me apologize for taking so long to respond to your review. And I thank you very much for taking the time to write it. We believe that welcoming our guests is the most important part of the vacation and our Front Office Agents have perfected the art. I am truly sorry that you were not pleased with the... More

Poole, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We have been coming here for years, we were married here in 1996 and have returned numerous times, and we have booked for christmas and new year! can't wait we had such good fun last year! So did our daughter. The hotel is beautiful and full of charm, the service we received was excellent and the staff were so friendly.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 9
Brian C, General Manager at Discovery Bay by Rex Resorts, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. I am extremely pleased that you enjoyed Christmas and the New Year with us and I look forward to welcoming you back this year. Your kind sentiments about the Charm, service and friendly staff are greatly appreciated. Thank you for your loyalty to Discovery Bay by rex resorts,... More

Broadstairs, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I booked the hotel from the 14th October to the 22nd to celebrate my wife's 60th birthday. I tried many times to contact the hotel to request a room upgrade and other queries but had no reply. I contacted my travel agent three days ago, they had no idea why I had no reply but are investigating. I only found... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Brian C, General Manager at Discovery Bay by Rex Resorts, responded to this review

I am very sorry for any inconvenience that you have experienced due to the hotel closure. But all of our travel partners were advised months ago that the hotel would be closing from the 1st August and re-opening on the 23rd October, 2014. The hotel’s PBX has a voice message indicating that the hotel is currently closed and will re-open... More

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Additional Information about Discovery Bay by Rex Resorts

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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