This is a very disappointing resort. It is in a stunning location with good beaches, but it is let in so many ways. It is dirty (the rooms, communal toilets, eating areas), food is poor quality with limited choice, some staff were exceptionally friendly but on the whole they were grumpy and unhelpful.
The reason there are so many good reports on Hawksbill is that it has a very loyal clientel of people 65yrs+ who have been going for years, want it to stay the same and seem to be able to look past the faults.
If you want somewhere clean, where they make some effort, the food is good there are much better places to go.
The good points were that it was very quiet (30% occupancy) so we pretty much had a beach to ourselves which was lovely and very peaceful.
It also meant we could upgrade our room (we are sure they gave us the worst room in the place - number 51 if i recall correctly) so we paid almost $200 to get a beach bungallow. it was still dirtly but at least had some light and air con that worked.
Do not get a massage - $65 (fair price compared to the UK but it was terrible in a horrible room.
The holiday you get at Hawksbill is not what they present on the smart marketing video on their website. I have added some photos to show the dirt, these are from our room and note that we upgraded our room to one of their best ones.
- Also Known As:
- Hawksbill By Rex Hotel St. John`s
- Hawksbill By Rex Hotel
- Hawksbill Antigua
- Hawksbill By Rex Antigua
- Hawksbill Hotel Antigua
- Hawksbill Beach Resort
- Hawksbill Resort Antigua
- Hawksbill By Rex Resorts Antigua/Saint John Parish
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