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Cottages by the Sea

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   127A Estate Smithfield, Frederiksted 00840-3677, St. Croix
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Ranked #1 of 3 Frederiksted B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Albany, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you're like us and want the best beach possible--smallest waves, clearest water, best snorkeling, super easy access for kids--and you don't mind renting a car and driving for groceries (or anything, for that matter), then this is your place!! We loved it from the first second we got there (though the town of Fredericksted took a few days to... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you're expecting this to be a 5 star hotel, you will be disappointed. But it is clean. The staff are extremely friendly. The price is great. One really nice touch was that when we were shown to the room, there was a bottle of Rum and a couple of cokes on the table waiting for us.

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L.A., Ca.
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We wanted to NOT be in a large touristy hotel and Cottages By The Sea was highly recommended by our friends living in Frederikstead. There are maybe a dozen little cottages sprinkled amongst a nicely landscaped garden most with a view of the Caribbean and each decorated with a different motif. Our cottage was Caravelle and we were delighted with... More

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Conover, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every day just gets better and better. The staff waited up for us after our plane was delayed. The rooms are not 5 star but they don't claim to be and the sunsets make up for that. Maid service is respectful and helpful.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second annual trip to St. Croix and this year was even better than the last. Last year we stayed at The Buccaneer which was very nice but, we wanted to be able to make our own meals and we wanted to be on the West End of the Island for the amazing beaches. Cottages definitely did not... More

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Lubbock, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great beach, accommodating staff. Loved being able to cook in the room. Frederiksted not very inviting but the cottages were a great sanctuary. The have a bottle of Rum and cokes in your room when you arrive. Extras at no charge like snorkel gear, kayak and suntan lotion. Staff friendly and I felt secure in the accomodations

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Lubbock, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our 2nd stay at Cottages by the Sea. 2 years ago we went as a group of 4. This time we went as a group of 12 and everyone loved it! We have raved about Cottages for 2 years and this time brought my sister and her two kids ages 8 & 10 along with several other friends.... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were looking or something calm, quiet, and casual. No loud parties, no dressing up required, just relaxation. The cottages were exactly it! We stayed three nights in Carol's Rest and the cottage was perfectly appointed with everything we needed. -All kitchen stuff provided. -Beach towels in abundance. -Plenty of linens and great housekeeping. Paul was kind enough to check... More

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Waverly, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Our best vacation ever! Everyone was so nice and friendly! Our cottage Carol's Rest was so beautiful and comfortable! We renewed our 20+ marriage vow's barefoot on the beach at sunset our last night there and thank you, Paul for such a wonderful ceremony exchanging and renewing our vow's! Met some wonderful folks and we loved Beach Side Cafe and... More

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Telford, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

I stayed here from May 28, 2014 to June 9, 2014 and loved it! I stayed in Coral. It had a cute kitchen and a little bathroom. I stayed here with three of my classmates and the staff was very accommodating by finding four single beds for all of us.The beds were so comfortable! Our housekeeper, Reina, was very friendly... More

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Address: 127A Estate Smithfield, Frederiksted 00840-3677, St. Croix
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Location: Caribbean > U.S. Virgin Islands > St. Croix > Frederiksted
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Cottages by the Sea 3*
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Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Wheelchair access
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Established in 1949, Cottages by the Sea is a family owned and operated, beachfront, boutique hotel, located just south of the town of Frederiksted on the island of St. Croix in the US Virgin Islands. All cottages are newly remodeled! ... more   less 
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