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Hotel on the Cay

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Protestant Cay, Christiansted 00822, St. Croix
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Ranked #5 of 16 hotels in Christiansted
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After my previous stay at HOTC about 2 years ago I swore I'd never stay there again - this after staying there multiple times in the past 4 years. Thank God they got rid of that manager, who was totally useless, and hired the guy who is there now. Sure there is still some progress to be made, but I... More

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Brick, New Jersey
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We used our time share week to book a room on this scenic island get away in the middle of the harbor. The hotel staff were very professional and courteous. They suggested some places to eat, as we arrived late in the evening. The room was clean. It is a bit dated, but they are renovating the rooms one at... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was so bad I can't imagine how it landed at number 6 on Trip Advisor. It's dirty, difficulty to access and there's no where to park. I went in the low season and literally had to park 0.25 miles away just to reach the small ferry to the island. I got on the grounds and was so put... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited HOTC again in June for our 5 year anniversary. We were married there on the beach and will always have fond memories. Our group of 10 was not disappointed! You will not find a better hotel for the price in the Caribbean! ($79/night plus taxes and surcharges). Yes, the rooms are in need of an update, but the... More

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Rochelle, Illinois
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

It wasnt a five star hotel, but the price was right and the location grand. The bed was horribly lumpy, They replaced my hair dryer in a timely manner.Bring your own coffee, filters (small round ones) and creamer. Mary has them in the little store on the dock. The view was spectacular ! It was odd.....it seemed 1/2 the staff... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

The room Floor have a sand. Supose to do ir check in the room its clean, but not. The Floor it dirty. The pool never clean. Don't swim. Best practice snorkling. The staff in the restaurant and bar it not friendly. Very hard to get something. The food have a lot time to cook. Never smile never give you the... More

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HotelOnTheCay, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel on the Cay, responded to this review

Hello Ricky M, Thank you for your feedback It is good to hear that you have enjoyed the variety of offering at the hotel. On the other hand we would like to apologize for not meeting your expectations during your stay regarding room cleanliness. Rest assured we did inspect your room prior to arrival and the floors were free of... More

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This was our first "timeshare" vacation and this is where we ended up. Its on a little island of its own. There is a free ferry that brings the hotel guests to and from. The beach is beautiful. Its close to many restaurants and shops. The staff is very, very nice. However, the hotel is in need of a severe... More

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Fairfax, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Both fun and functional, this seems to be the place to be centered in Christiansted. It has everything you need to just hang out - food & drinks, pool and beach - and the ferry is always ready to run you over to town - about a two minute trip - with virtually no waiting. Talking to Mary at the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

My sister and I with our families stayed over the 4th at the Hotel on the Cay. Yes the place does need upgrades, but John and Sarah are very welcoming and accommodating. My sister had problems with her room and they were moved immediately to another room and compensated for a night's cost. John made a grocery run for us... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I showed up here with my boyfriend on a holiday weekend without reservations after cutting a stay short at another unnamed place that I wasn't happy with. The manager John was very accommodating. He said they were short on rooms but personally showed us three and let us pick which one we'd like. He gave us a rate on the... More

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Address: Protestant Cay, Christiansted 00822, St. Croix
Location: Caribbean > U.S. Virgin Islands > St. Croix > Christiansted
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel on the Cay 3*
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On The Cay Christiansted
On The Cay Hotel
Hotel On The Cay St. Croix/Christiansted, U.S. Virgin Islands

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Step into an atmosphere of casual elegance during your visit to our inviting private island retreat. If your idea of a Caribbean vacation includes unforgettable sunsets, white sand beaches and the simple phrase “no problem,” this is the place for you! Hotel on the Cay offers you the best vacation value in the Caribbean. Located on a private cay in the Caribbean Sea, our 53 room resort provides for an unforgettable vacation experience that is ideal for couples, families and adventure seekers.Here guests can dine at our on-site restaurant, unwind with a refreshing swim in the pool, enjoy water sports at our activity center and explore the historical sights, eateries, shops and entertainment located on the boardwalk just minutes away by private complimentary boat. A quaint, pristine beach overlooks Christiansted Harbor’s beautiful boats, which makes for perfect photos at sunset. As the only beach in downtown Christiansted, you will enjoy swimming and snorkeling the amazing undersea world surrounding the cay.Hotel on the Cay will provide bountiful sunshine, bright turquoise seas teeming with life, refreshing trade winds and a place to lay your head at the end of each memorable day. ... more   less 
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