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Address: 1001 Blackbeard's Hill, Charlotte Amalie 00802, St. Thomas
Phone Number: 340-776-1234
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Description: Once the 17th-century Fort Skytsborg, Blackbeard’s Castle was re-named for...
Once the 17th-century Fort Skytsborg, Blackbeard’s Castle was re-named for the pirate who frequently visited the island.
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This place has gorgeous views but needs updating. The resort sits on top of a mountain overlooking the bay and marina. Day views are just as beautiful as night views. Nice... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2015
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Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

My friends and I dined at the castle. Most people thought it was a 'real' castle but in reality if that is what you think you are going to see don't go there. If you want good food then this is a place to go!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Did not know that it was permanently closed, I had checked and planned our things to do months ago, apparently it closed 2 months ago. Walked the over 99 steps. Oh well got my cardio in I guess.

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Atlantic City, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

My son was anxious to walk the 99 steps and see Blackbeard's Castle. I read TripAdvisor that it was closed so we knew what to expect. Was hoping to see more when we got there but us short folks had to peep thru gate, where as my son was tall enough to climb and look over the fence. would have... More 

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Saco, Maine
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We walked up the hill to the castle only to find that it was closed. After talking to another local vendor we learned that it was closed indefinitely. Don't waste your time walking up the 99 steps

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LaGrange, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We enjoyed the view and had a nice time just walking around the area. The walk up the steps was a little tiring, but it was worth the effort. I recommend this and Bluebeard's Castle.

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Pearland, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

A little inconvenient it is only opened on Sundays. We were so excited to visit the castle and check out the rum but to our surprise it was only opened one day of the week. We didn't get the chance to check it out in that case

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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We knew this location had closed shortly before our trip, but we still made the long walk up to see it. It's a cool view going up the 99 steps seeing the castle peering out the top, but really nothing to see as you get closer because of the fencing and such surrounding it. I was hoping we'd be able... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This place has gorgeous views but needs updating. The resort sits on top of a mountain overlooking the bay and marina. Day views are just as beautiful as night views. Nice pool and two restaurants with easy access.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Stayed here for 10 days while my husband worked. The pool area and pool bar are amazing! You can watch the cruise ships dock from the pool deck. Short walk into Charlotte Amalie to enjoy the great shopping! They have great balconies in each room. Very old castle like setting.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We walked up the steep steps and driveway only to find the castle closed. The castle is located in a residential neighborhood with quite a few apartments around. And lots of trash. I would not recommend this as a god place to visit. Stay on the beaches.

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Address: Address: 1001 Blackbeard's Hill, Charlotte Amalie 00802, St. Thomas
Phone Number: 340-776-1234
Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. Thomas  >  Charlotte Amalie

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