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Maria's by the Sea

Road Harbour, Road Town, Tortola
Maria's by the Sea
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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58 reviews 58 reviews
28 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed one night ahead of a boat charter. It is 'by the sea' and very convenient for Fort Burt Marina and the Ferry Terminal but don't get carried away with the idea that its a beachside hotel - its not.The sea is infact Roadtown Harbour and there appears to be reclamation work going on adjacent to the hotel The hotel... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

I stayed at Maria's by the Sea four nights in December, 2014. Unlike several of the other reviewers, my room seemed new; sparse, but new. It may be that Maria's has added a new wing, and they are still letting rooms in the older part of the hotel. At any rate, there is nothing really exceptional at all about Maria's.... More 

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Valparaiso, Chile
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31 reviews 31 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

A modern facility with clean rooms, comfortable beds and a strong A/C. Hot water was not evident despite directions from the front desk to let it run for 10 minutes. Try 20 minutes without a good result. Not a great way to conserve water. A restaurant by the same name is average. Why not eat somewhere else since there are... More 

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Richmond, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I've stayed at the Mariner Inn and another one nearby (can't recall the name) but Maria's is far better. I stay at Hilton properties in the states and the room here is just as nice. I think they must have update rooms because they look awesome, very upgraded into a modern look. The room has a microwave, coffee maker, refrigerator,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I've stayed here twice and would recommend it ,The hotel is pleasant , clean and well serviced. Lunch and dinner menus tend to be very good and all reasonably priced for both local and international cuisine. The hotel gives you great access to the town centre and all ferry, bus and taxi services. The staff are pleasant and helpful and... More 

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New York City, New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
6 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Our room had some serious issues. I like a bath at the end of the day, but there was no stopper in the bathtub. Hot water can also be an issue. There is construction going on next door and that construction will be there for a while yet. Maria's failed to mention that fact, and the construction takes place every... More 

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Concord, Massachusetts
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We stayed at Maria's for two nights and liked it so well we extended it to three. The facility is, as others have noted, "island rusticated," but we found the maintenance to be good. We had a couple of minor problems which where attended to very quickly. The front desk staff was very friendly and very helpful. All matters pertaining... More 

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Columbia, MD
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This was a horrible place ten years ago. It took me about eight years to go back. I was pleasantly surprised last year when we took a chance and stayed there again. We were back this year in February and still liked it. We were in the middle section--probably above where the dining room is. There's a really old section... More 

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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We spent two nights here prior to going on a sailing adventure in the BVI. Our room on the second floor overlooked the harbor. Check-in went smoothly, and we found our room very comfortably cool--in fact, we needed to turn down the air conditioning to make it more comfortable. The room was clean and sufficiently large. The WiFi worked fine,... More 

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Ankeny, Iowa
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I have stayed at Maria's by the Sea several times prior to renting a sailboat out of Road Town. It still might be the best hotel in a bad neighborhood but the place is just getting worn out. It is clean from top to bottom but the maintenance is awful. The air conditioner in our room was loud enough to... More 

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