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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We (mum Dad and teenage daughter) visited this hotel with a little trepidation as we had read the previous reviews on trip adviser, we seriously considered the Sandels resort just up the beach, which was 3 times the price of a week at Halcyon, were we to regret not paying the extra? Well this is not a 5 star resort,...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Never having been to the Caribbean before we chose this resort on a BA holiday. The hotel facilities are more than adequate. Where previous reviews criticise the fabric, in our experience it was more than made up for by the engaging and helpful, smiling and happy staff. All were very happy to help and advise us on our first Caribbean...

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2Thank Peter_B2010
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

For those who wrote reviews before us, I want to say this resort is awesome. We are totally impressed. Our meals are great. The weather is great and we are truly happy to be here. Been here 2 days and everything is spectacular.

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Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Please dont listen to the bad things people say about this hotel, yes it does need a little TLC BUT just look beyond that, our room was always spotless and always clean towels when needed, it really is lovely. All you do is sleep and shower in your room, the bed was massive and comfortable, never seen a bed like...

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Surrey, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Last year I proposed on a sunset sail off the west coast, we returned this year to be married at Half Moon Bay Beach on Feb 8th. Debbie was very helpful putting all our requests into play, Thank-you very much!! The accommodations are large in size, dated, but clean, wifi is spotty unless in the lobby and tv channels are...

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Riaan T, General Manager at Halcyon Cove by Rex Resorts, responded to this review

Dear Guest Many thanks for your great detailed review! I am pleased to know that you were able to experience the unique vibe and setting of our property and that our team provided excellent service. We were very fortunate to be part of your special day. On behalf of the team, we cant wait to host you again. Kind regards...

Burlington
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I spent one week here from Feb. 12th.-19th. It was our first time staying at this resort and my first time visiting Antigua. I will restrict my comments to the resort only, the food, service and the amenities. Yes this is an old resort, but I found it clean and relatively well-maintained. The room was fine, we...

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Riaan T, General Manager at Halcyon Cove by Rex Resorts, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a constructive review of the resort. We take each and every point seriously and believe that all these help us in our strive for excellence. Kind regards Riaan & Halcyon TEAM

Barnstaple, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is on a fantastic beach and has friendly staff (apart from a few on reception!) who never stop working and can never do enough to please. Kiendelle never seemed to sleep! Always there at 6:30 am ready with a cup of tea for the early risers. Fenton and Dave were great company.Roxanne and all her restaurant staff were...

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Riaan T, General Manager at Halcyon Cove by Rex Resorts, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you so much for sharing your comments on your recent stay with us on Tripadvisor! Our staff members do appreciate your feedback as it really motivates them to serve you better next time. Happy to see that you have enjoyed our various facilities. The staff is great and enjoys what they do. Hope to see you again...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall: Yes, it's run down, but it's cheap, clean, has an amazing beach and incredibly delicious food. Need I say more? We've been travelling down South in the winters for nearly 15 years now. Generally, each year we try a different country and a different resort. We used to visit the more expensive resorts but after the years (we sound...

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Riaan T, General Manager at Halcyon Cove by Rex Resorts, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for staying at Halcyon Cove Hotel and for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. I am more than happy knowing that you enjoyed your stay with us and I would like to thank you once again for your generous feedback. We are very very proud of our staff and the services they...

Hampshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have just returned from a 12 night stay. We had read some negative reviews before we travelled so wasn't sure what to expect. If you looking for a hotel with a suburb location, helpful and friendly staff and lovely food his hotel is perfect! Ok the décor could do with up dating but this adds to...

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Riaan T, General Manager at Halcyon Cove by Rex Resorts, responded to this review

Dear Guest We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay and that we were able to satisfy your needs and requirements for your special holiday. Thank you for taking the time to write down your experience. We look forward to you visiting us again Kindest regards Riaan & Halcyon TEAM

Ontario
Reviewed 1 week ago

Antigua is beautiful! This resort in on an amazing beach with calm water, white sand and lots of sunshine! The service is good, the food was good, the rooms were clean, and the drinks were good. Overall, the resort is a bit dated and the beach furniture needs to be updated, but none of that takes away from the location...

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Riaan T, General Manager at Halcyon Cove by Rex Resorts, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to post a review about your stay with us. Although overall it seems like a good experience was had by you, we apologise for poor service you experienced in the restaurant. We really appreciate the feedback you have provided as it allows us to focus on our shortcomings and improve the overall...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoying a pristine picture postcard beach front location, the Halcyon Cove by rex resorts offers the very essence of a perfect Caribbean setting. Beautiful glistening waters gently lap at the palm-fringed white sands of Dickenson Bay where guests can recline beneath the palm-frond parasols or exert some energy on a variety of water sports. International buffet breakfast and dinner cuisine is served at the Arawak Terrace restaurant or treat yourself at the Warri Pier a-la-carte restaurant featuring speciality grills and lobster in its unique setting over the sea. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Halcyon Cove by Rex Resorts

Address: Dickenson Bay | PO Box 251, St. John's, Antigua
Region: Caribbean > Antigua and Barbuda > Antigua > Saint John Parish > St. John's
Price Range: $240 - $510 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Halcyon Cove by Rex Resorts 3*
Number of rooms: 181
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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
Hotel Style:
#5 Top resorts Hotel in St. John's
#6 On the Beach Hotel in St. John's
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“Family rooms on beach front a must”
 of 5 bubbles SteveCattrall, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Pool room have view of sea and pool”
 of 5 bubbles cushinghenry, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Lower level rooms do not have locking screens and some have no screen at all.”
 of 5 bubbles tmonster_67, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“2nd floor pool/oceanview.”
 of 5 bubbles McBeck, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Near to reception best wifi”
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