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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our stay there was great. The beach was fantastic with almost no waves. The manager was extremely helpful with our after-hours check-in. The room was quaint and maintained. The only ding was that both beds had sand between the blankets and the cover sheet. A quick pop of the sheets outside and the problem was solved. It just struck us... More

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Girard, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was anticipating this trip for month's....researching and reading reviews. We went from choosing an all inclusive destination to Cottages instead. We have a cottage, have rented cottages many times, and were completely comfortable with "vintage". Of course, these have been there since 1949!!! I must say the location was absolutely the best ever!!! Crow's Nest must be the most... More

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Columbus, OH
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked our stay at Cottages by the Sea based on the rave reviews that I read here on Trip Advisor. First the good: the beach is beautiful, crystal clear water, gentle wave action, perfect for swimming or bobbing in the waves on a "noodle". There is pretty good snorkeling on the left side of the beach and straight out... More

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Sherwood, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I choose cottages because of the tripadvisor reviews, glad I did! Truly a Caribbean jewel! We stayed in crows nest and the views and breeze everyday cannot be beat, it is like waking up in paradise. The maid service was fantastic and always had fresh towels and beach towels. The king size bed was very comfortable and the use of... More

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Burlington, Vermont
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed back in June this year and upon arrival were greated by a very welcoming staff. The location of the property probably just can't be beat on the island (in my humbble opionion). It's right on the beach (one of the best ones...) and you can snorkle and swim right there (we saw a turtle within 3 minutes of... More

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Deltona, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

I would recommend The Cottages to anyone looking for a quaint and eclectic place to stay. I traveled there with a family that was from St Croix and they said that the particular beach that The cottages wad located on was the best beach on the island and I have to agree. It was absolutely gorgeous every day. The hotel... More

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Ossining, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This facility is a real jewel. The cottages are not fancy, but the location is amazing. The atmosphere is friendly and laid back. It has the best beach on the island with gentle waves, clear water, etc.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We stayed at Cottages for a week this summer. I chose it based on the Trip Advisor reviews. While we had a great time, the stay at Cottages was about average. When I read through the reviews now, it almost seems as if I stayed at a different place. The main thing that drew me to the Cottages were the... More

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Proprietor_127A, Owner at Cottages by the Sea, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. This is Paul, your owner and host. I am sorry that we did not meet. I was off island for the funeral of a dear friend of Cottages by the Sea when you arrived, and when I returned I was busy getting caught up on missed work. I usually do not go door to door... More

Albany, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

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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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*
Number of rooms: 25
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Cottages By The Sea St. Croix/Frederiksted

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