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Hotel on the Cay

3.0 of 5 Protestant Cay, Christiansted 00822, St. Croix
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Raleigh, NC
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our 3rd visit this year to St Croix and each time we have stayed at Hotel on the Cay. Is it the Ritz? No. If you are expecting that, stay somewhere else. This is an older hotel, but it is a wonderful place to stay and relax. You have to take a very short ferry ride to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

For me every hotel is judged by their attention to detail I'm writing this review to note the exceptional attention to detail that the manager John seems to have I met John across from the hotel while looking at the historic fort he invited me to a tour of the location and showed me the upgrades that were lovely but... More 

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Rice, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

My husband and just returned from our vacation at St Croix. The Hotel on the Cay resides on it's own little island in a lovely, tropical setting. It IS an older hotel, so the room we got wasn't perfect. There were a few cracks in the ceiling plaster and the plastic furniture on the balcony was a little bit rickety.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Had the best family vacation with children 10 and 12...AND their parents! They learned to snorkel and we couldn't get them out of the water....they Loved IT! When I asked them what their FAVORITE thing they did was...the Crab Races. There are several places to participate in the "races" including the Harbormaster Restaurant on the hotel beach on Thursdays. That... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We had a wonderful stay at Hotel on the Cay last week. Our room had the best view over looking Christiansted. The room was no frills but nice, clean and seemed to be remodeled fairly recently. We had a fridge and toaster. Another reviewer mentioned an ant problem and we had some tiny ants but nothing out of control. I... More 

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Ocean City, New Jersey
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Loved everything about this little gem, from the fact that you have to take a boat ride to the private island it sits on to the beautiful views of Christiansted from the room windows and grounds to the lovely little private beach to relax on. While we never swam in it the pool area was nice and clean and well... More 

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St. Thomas
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

The hotel is only accessible via boat, which is unique and kind of fun to take their little ferry back and forth. When we arrived at the hotel, my first impression was it was a small average, quaint hotel. However, we did arrive when it was dark. In the morning, I noticed the water displays, including the pool, were in... More 

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

Dear Udkasers, 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 debris... More 

Michigan City, Indiana
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70 reviews 70 reviews
6 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

St. Croix is laid back. Do not stay here if you're a jerk that can't accept this hotel is older. It's on its own little island, and they're fixing up rooms. Sure there are little quirks here and there, but you accept it. It has its own little beach, and a bar. The bed was comfortable. It was a good... More 

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Severna Park, Maryland
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

If you value a prime Caribbean location and can survive without many amenities and luxuries, this could be your next beach resort. That is St. Croix and certainly is this hotel. Rooms are basic. Most have good beds, small kitchenette - with cabinets, sink, fridge and microwave - and updated tv and bathroom. Wake up to the sights and sounds... More 

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Siesta Key, Florida
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We thought this would be fun, to be on a little Cay across from Christiansted. We were right! It was a delightful stay. They have a launch that shuttles Hotel Guests back & forth between the Hotel and the Town - takes 2 minutes and runs 24 hrs/day. The room was very comfortable and clean, with a sofa, chairs, king... 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*
Number of rooms: 53
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Also Known As:
On The Cay Christiansted
On The Cay Hotel
Hotel On The Cay St. Croix/Christiansted, U.S. Virgin Islands
Hotel Style:
#5 Family Hotel in Christiansted
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Christiansted

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