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Cottages by the Sea

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127A Estate Smithfield, Frederiksted 00840-3677, St. Croix
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bayonet Point, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were looking for a quiet simple getaway that was affordable. We stayed at "Cottages by the Sea" St. Croix May 2 - 9, 2015. By far the best vacation we have ever been on. We read all the reviews prior to booking our trip. Those reviews were spot on. Brian and his staff made us feel like family. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very nice and cosy little family hotel. Very helpful staff and managers. The rooms were nice clean and the quiet. The surrounding area, close to the private beach with a perfect view to the town of Frederikstad and to the most beautiful sunset.

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Boston
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed at Cottages from May 8-15th, 2015. Although we have been to STX a number of times before, this was our first time staying here. It was a fantastic experience, we loved it!! I am definitly a convert. The booking was easy and the reservation staff really nice. The room was new - we stayed in Seaside Cottage which... More 

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Gardnerville, Nevada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Charmingly renovated with all new appliances. Beach just steps away and a very nice restaurant right next door. Calm waters with good visibility for snorkeling. We watched the cruise ship sail off as we had drinks on the patio.

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Austin, texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I hesitate to write anything because you want to keep the secret to yourself but this place is AMAZING! It's not 5-star level but it's clean, comfortable, well kept, cleaned 5x a week, and people who stay here come back here and nowhere else - what does that tell you? The beach is the best on the island, the value... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A absolutely wonderful place to stay, particularly if you are after a quiet holiday right on the beachside. The cottages are all bespoke though having been inside 6 of them, they do share the same lovely feel about them. If there are only 2 of you and you'd like the best ever beach and sea views then the Crow's Nest... More 

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Lake Norman, North Carolina
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is so quaint & relaxing! The beach was only 15 steps from our cottage. The beautiful blue clear water was great for snorkeling. We saw star fish, lots of tropical fish, sting ray, giant sea turtles with babies and Yellow Sea snake, it was like swimming in an aquarium! They have lots of water toys = floats, noodles,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Cottages By the Sea 4/28/2015-5/4/2015 and had a ball. We stayed in Cruzan...which was located steps from the beach. The sounds of the sea putting u to sleep at night and waking up to the sounds of the sea in the morning. Gail was very friendly and hospitable. Carmen, our cleaning lady was also very helpful. We... More 

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Connecticut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Cottages By The Sea was the perfect way to spend our first trip to St. Croix and the reason we will return. Location, location, location. Beautiful crystal clear water steps from any cottage. Our cottage, Castaway, was updated, spacious and clean. We had a large patio with plenty of room for a table and 4 chairs and a folding clothes... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Spent a week in the charthouse cabin on the beach front. Well suited for the week visit. Roomy enough with a large king size bed and full kitchen. The complex was very nice and on a beautiful quiet sand beach. Complex also provided gear for most water activities, including snorkeling and kayaking. Only minutes from historic Frederiksted. But a bit... More 

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