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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

I know this is a place for couples and families so I'm not the right demographic. I stated here for two nights in business so had no time for the resort's more fun aspects. This review is about the fundamentals. Firstly, any claim on wifi is overblown; it's only available in the reception area and is incredibly slow. More importantly,...

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Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Thank you Antigua.Thank you Halcyon Cove by Rex. Another great holiday . Anyone looking for a genuine,authentic Caribbean Holiday (not Americanised),surrounded by friends,lovely staff and a brilliant customer caring Manager.. (Riaan)..choose Halcyon Cove. Turquoise Sea,White Sandy Beach on your doorstep,Cocktails at Sunset.. Evening Dinner out on the Warri Pier..Heaven.!! See You Soon. Regards, Roy &Angela.

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cloyne
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My Wife and I traveled Nov. 13th. We chose the Rex Halcyon on price and reviews. This was an Anniversary gift to each other 33yrs. The hotel is easy access from the airport, which is very new and modern. Airport clearance was swift and efficient. The shuttle to the hotels all seem relatively new and comfortable. Check in was OK,...

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Watton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just returned home from a lovely relaxing stay at the Halcyon cove , lots of improvements taking place but this doesn't spoil the holiday at all , the staff cannot be praised up enough , they all go the extra yard to help make your stay extra special . I would recommend this hotel to anyone but I...

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

Dear Guest Many thanks for the great feedback you have posted on Tripadvisor! Happy that you have enjoyed your stay with us and that you have appreciated the friendly hospitality from our staff. I have shared your comments with all concerned who were very happy to see their names mentioned. Looking forward to your next visit. Warm regards, Riaan &...

Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently stayed at the halcyon cove resort. We found it very friendly. Yes the accommodation is a bit run down, and in need of some TLC. However that said everything worked. All rooms had A/C hair dryer, iron. The accommodation is all two stories.We stayed in room 231 which was right by the pool on the ground level and...

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

Dear Guest We appreciate your positive feedback and we are happy to hear that you have enjoyed the Halcyon Cove Hotel hospitality. We try our utmost to ensure that our guest have a good time whilst staying with us. I trsut we will see you in the not so distant future. Kindest regards Riaan & Halcyon TEAM

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a wonderful holiday at Halcyon Cove. The staff and location were great... The setting is just amazing. The food and drinks were great and the afternoon tea is a bonus. The rooms were fine, comfy bed and air conditioning. We slept perfectly every night! I should note that the bathrooms could do with a bit of work. We will...

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

Dear Guest Many thanks for your review - we are delighted that you had an enjoyable stay and that all was to your satisfaction! We pride ourselves on our 'people' and are delighted that we were able to make your heart happy. Kind regards Riaan & Halcyon TEAM

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Another super holiday at the Rex Halcyon Cove! As usual staff were wonderful, hotel perking up with updating and decoration by Riaan the manager and his team, every time we go there it's looking better. All staff super but Dolston, Debbie, Corlette and Errol went the extra miles again. Thank you guys. Lots of exciting developments planned - we cannot...

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

Dear Guest Thank you for choosing to stay with us whilst in Antigua and for taking the time to share your comments on your recent visit on Tripadvisor! We appreciate your positive comments and are happy to learn that you have had an enjoyable time trying out our various facilities. Looking forward to have the pleasure of welcoming you back...

Bromley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

3rd time at Halcyon in 3 years. Always welcomed and well looked after by such lovely staff. The rooms are basic but very comfortable, why do you want bells and whistles when you should be outside in the sun relaxing, as long as you have a comfortable bed and A/C what more do you need? There is a good range...

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

Dear Guest What a lovely review - thank you for taking the time to write this and thank you for choosing us! We hope you have wonderful memories of your stay in Antigua and we hope to see you again soon. Friendly greetings Riaan & Halcyon TEAM

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have just returned to the UK after my annual November trip to Halcyon Cove. I go there twice every year and have been doing so for more years than I care to remember. If Tripadvisor allowed me to I would rate this as 10 stars, in fact there aren't enough stars to show my love for the hotel and...

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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 your comments on you recent stay at Halcyon Cove Hotel on Tripadvisor! It was a real pleasure meeting you during your stay and I am glad that you have enjoyed your holiday and that our members of staff have looked after you well. I have shown your nice and encouraging...

Sevenoaks Kent
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've just had another really good holiday at the Halcyon Cove. Even though the accommodation and parts of the hotel are a little tired the staff more than makes up for any shortcomings. They are outstanding in every aspect and take significant pride in making sure that the guests relax and enjoy themselves. While we were there we had a...

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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...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • 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: €175 - €376 (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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“value is in the staff and beach, unless you book beach front, I don't see the value in a more expensive room.”
 of 5 bubbles smartyCloyne, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
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