Coco Reef Resort - Reader Reports & Opinion
Kali Thomas from Ireland visited in August 2013 and awarded
Amazing! This was our fourth visit to the Caribbean and I'm SO glad we chose Tobago. The review on this website convinced us to try both the island and the hotel and we were certainly not disappointed. We left with tears in our eyes and feeling that we had made many true friends - and most of them employed at the hotel. We shall be back.
Phil Mann from U.K. visited in April 2013 and awarded
We really enjoyed our stay at the Coco Reef and found it very relaxing with a great ambience. The room, breakfast, beach and general facilities were all excellent.
We were slightly disappointed with the standard of the nearby bars and restaurants as we were B&B. That was until we found the Cafe Coco which we used for four nights and thoroughly enjoyed.
Have already recommended the resort to friends
Zachary Alexander from Canada visited in December 2012 and awarded
Value for money, on the expensive side but we loved this destination getaway - we appreciate it better from the other run-of-the-mill, over populated tourist resorts available in the Cbb. We'll definitely return!
Liz Burchell from U.K. visited in November 2012 and awarded
Returned after awesome stay same time last year. Staff, food, location even better than we remembered. Nothing too much trouble, neat little touches on return e.g. check in conducted in offfice whilst drinking champagne. Yes decor may be looking a little tired but room, towels, bedding always spotless. Would love to make this a third visit next year but cash flow constraints unfortunately mean we probably will not be able to.
Sue Dickinson from U.K. visited in September 2012 and awarded
Only the south west of Tobago is developed for tourism. The rest of the island has lots of small attractive villages and lovely sandy beaches, edged by forests, that are almost deserted, and the mountainous rainforest in the middle. The location of the Coco Reef is convenient and the view from the restaurant over the gardens, narrow beach, man-made lagoon and the yachts beyond is beautiful. Breakfast was good and it was great to relax in the sun and look at the view. Dinner in the main restaurant was variable as was the service. The bedrooms let it down. We were upgraded to a suite with 2 huge rooms and a kitchenette. This had a fridge, microwave and (poor quality) units with a breakfast bar but no plates or dishes. It was useful for washing swimming and snorkelling gear. The bathroom was small and poorly appointed with one small towel rail that would not take all the towels let alone any washing. The air conditioning functioned adequately, just, although in one room it was obviously very old. We had 2 balconies with the original metal sliding doors that were difficult to open and close; the view was of a small courtyard full of palm trees with the noisy air conditioning units of the spa on one side. The towels, bed, pillows and linen were of poor quality. Storage space was good but in order to see into the safe I had to stand on a chair. Overall, the rooms were shabby and dated. The Coco Reef may be best resort hotel on the island but it is a long way from the best in the Caribbean. Nonetheless, it was pleasant and good value for money for this region.