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Miami, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel is outdated and needs a face lift. The first night we were there we had a water leak in the bathroom and it could not be used. The towels were old and the all-inclusive was minuscule with not enough options. I've been to the Dominican Republic and it was ten times better than this trip.

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

It is always very disappointing when we do not meet the expectations of our guests. There was a plumbing issue in your room which we rectified as quickly as we could. Apologizes for the beach towels; while you were here our large washing machine broke down and we had to send our laundry out, which put a strain on our... More 

Chesterfield, England, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked with Virgin Holidays after seeing some of the reviews on here. We had see some reviews complaining that the hotel is tired. We arrived on the 27th June to be meet at reception with a drink of fruit punch or rum punch by a very efficient and helpful member of staff. The room that we booked was a... More 

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3 Thank Tom T
Brian C, General Manager at Discovery Bay by Rex Resorts, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your complimentary comments on our efficient, helpful staff. Discovery Bay by rex resorts is rated a 3.5 star property but our passion is to deliver 5 star guests services. The hotel attracts a tremendous amount of repeat guests because of its warm, friendly, family atmosphere. Where all of the guests mingle and chat in the... More 

Rustington, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On the west coast of the island located on a wonderful sandy beach everyone so friendly and the food was great for all inclusive if you want a relaxing holiday this is the place to be. Hotel in great location of hometown and everything within walking distance either fab restaurants

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

The hotel is very fortunate to be centrally located in Holetown, within walking distance to banks, supermarket, the Lime Grove lifestyle center which offers a wide variety of shops, featuring many of the better known brand name outlets. And lots of bars and restaurants. If would like to explore the capital Bridge town the bus stop is just outside if... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely, quiet resort. Situated on the west coast in Holetown, pretty much the best location on the island, white sand, calm sea (unlike the choppy south coast). It's not 5 star but you know this when you book it, it's clean, friendly and the food is great. The yellow bus stops right outside and will take you all around the... 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 found Discovery Bay by rex resorts to be a lovely quiet resort. The location is unbeatable in the heart of Holetown ( where the first settlers of Barbados landed in 1725) within walking distance to shops, super market, post office, banks and many lovely local bars and restaurants. The housekeeping team and the landscapers... More 

Witney, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The 3.5 star hotel Was so much more than we expected ... Staff helpful , friendly and want you to have great time on the amazing island of Barbados . Rooms clean but basic .. Don't expect opulence ... Somehow it doesn't matter ... Outside pool area ( great sunbeds )amazing with a short walk to the beach with white... 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 post this review. Discovery Bay by rex resorts is, as stated a 3.5* hotel; however our target is to achieve and maintain 5 star service; from the numerous compliments that have been received praising the team’s friendly, efficient service, we are well on the way to achieving this. The hotel is... More 

Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have just spent a portion of our honeymoon at discovery bay. We stayed for 6 nights and both wish we had been there for two weeks. The hotel is clean, pleasant (I believe it's in a 'plantation style') with very large, airy rooms that have excellent air conditioning. It is superbly located in Holetown and you... 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 the hotel to be clean and pleasant. The hotel style is very colonial which attracts mainly British guests, with a very large portfolio of repeat guests. The rooms are a very generous style with either a terrace or balcony. The hotel... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having stayed at other Rex Resorts including a recent trip to Halcyon Cove in Antigua I was expecting a similar experience, however from arrival at Discovery Bay it was clearly not going to be the same pleasant experience. When checking in we were given the wrong room which was dirty and unmade, and then moved to another room which had... More 

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Horsham, West Sussex, England
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19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Returned from Discovery Bay this morning. Exactly what I expected from the reviews, small, friendly, quiet with okay facilities. Large, airy room with excellent air conditioning. Staff extremely courteous and friendly. Food varied, a good choice for all. My highlight of the trip was swimming with the turtles off a catamaran. There are various groups offering snorkelling trips and from... More 

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

I am so pleased that your holiday at Discovery Bay by rex resorts is exactly what you expected. The rooms are larger than the modern hotels, since Discovery Bay was built many years ago in a Colonial style. These are serviced every day with a change of fresh towels. All rooms are equipped with a flat screen TV, fridge, iron,... More 

England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Firstly, If you want 5 Star, this is not the place for you! However, if you want, value for money, fabulous friendly service, super beach, and a really relaxed atmosphere, then this is for you. We were in a beachfront club room, very large and everything we needed was provided, including and iron and ironing board, which is a useful... More 

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

I agree that Discovery Bay Hotel does not pretend to be anything that it isn’t. Our goal is to offer value for money in the financially trying times and this has been very successful. Thank you for your kind comments on the fabulous friendly service, super beach, and a really relaxed atmosphere, then this is for you. Discovery Bay hotel... More 

Caithness and Sutherland, United Kingdom
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20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just returned from a wonderful week.On arrival, we received a lovely warm welcome and was shown to our huge air conditioned room which had a separate seating area and overlooked the pool, beach and ocean, many thanks to whoever arranged this birthday surprise. Hotel and grounds were clean and tidy. Food was good, we had no complaints as there was... More 

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

First expectations are extremely important to the Discovery Bay Hotel team, especially after such a long trip. The rooms are larger that the modern hotels and have an excellent view of the tropical gardens, pool and beach front. These are serviced every day with a change of fresh towels. All rooms are equipped with a flat screen TV, fridge, iron,... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Laundry Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A unique hotel situated on St James Beach, the Discovery Bay consists of charming plantation-style houses set in beautiful landscaped gardens. Located on the fashionable West coast, days at this resort are centred around the beach and the pool, the upscale Limegrove shopping mall and nightlife on Holetown's first street a short walk away. The resort is all-inclusive and family friendly, popular with couples also. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Discovery Bay by Rex Resorts

Address: St. James Beach, Holetown, Barbados
Location: Caribbean > Barbados > Saint James Parish > Holetown
Price Range: $202 - $504 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Discovery Bay by Rex Resorts 3.5*
Number of rooms: 85
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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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