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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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Melbourne, Florida
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

THIS is my home away from home! I lived on St. Croix for 18 years (1976-1994). Now I try to get there at least once a year for at least one month. "Cottages" is my choice "residence". The owner and staff treat all guests like family members, it's always clean and they update the abodes constantly, the location is quiet... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cottages by the Sea is the best! So much better than I had expected. The staff, and especially Paul the manager, really go out of their way to make your stay perfect. We stayed in Commodore Villa, it was large, would comfortably sleep 5, and was beautifully decorated. All of the cottages are only steps from the sand. The snorkeling... More 

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Maryville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cottages by the Sea is a great little locally-owned property on an amazingly beautiful & private beach. We stayed in Calabash for 5 nights and it was perfect. We had a great little kitchen & dining area, small sitting area, and very comfortable king bed. We were steps from white sand & snorkeling (they have equipment we borrowed), they had... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perhaps our last vacation together as my wife is battling stage 4 breast cancer for the second time. No other place on Earth could have been more spiritual and relaxing then THIS Place! The Room was cozy and the View a 10. Every night rocked to sleep by the sound of the Caribbean Sea. The Owners and Staff were the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel was perfect for us. Stayed in the Calypso room and it was a great size. AC worked great and Wi-Fi was fast. The best part is the beach. Steps from any room and stunningly gorgeous. Every local we met on the island said we were staying at the best beach on the island. Staff was very friendly and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Extremely charming place! Loved the staff and management at Cottages! They keep the rooms clean and cozy. It is an older establishment with many updates... Make sure you visit there website and take a look at each room... It will list recent updates, location to the beach (if you want beach front) the other units are steps away from the... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The bungalows are in a great location with direct access to a beautiful stretch of beach as you would dream of it. They are simple but with all amenities and well maintained. The room was nice and clean. We spent five nights there. The managers and staff were helpful at all times. The restaurant next door is convenient - not... More 

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Syracuse, NY
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87 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

If you enjoy cozy cottage life and camping with friends and family, you will LOVE this property. We were fortunate enough to book "Compass Rose", the unit pictured in their brochure. Just... wow. A tiny kitchen, perfectly equipped to create lovely dinners to serve right on our patio only 50 steps from the ocean's edge, under a gorgeous sunset? Whats... More 

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Bayonet Point, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

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 May 26, 2015

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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