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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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2008
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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North Carolina
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2008

We thoroughly enjoyed our vacation with our friends at the Cottages by the Sea. We arrived on the 25th of June and departed on the 4th of July. Paul immediately made us feel like family as we walked through our cottage. Our room (The Corral) was literally a stones throw away from the water’s edge. The rooms were well maintained... More

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Gold Coast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2008

In short - Cottages by the Sea represents tremendous value in St. Croix, and great bang-for-buck for the Caribbean. My wife and I stayed at Cottages from the 16th- 20th June, 2008, initially in Cocktail for 3 nights and for the last night in Carnival (we moved due to arriving wedding guests). To be honest I'm surprised by the previous... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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15 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2008

My husband and I just returned from a week's stay in the Crow's Nest at Cottages. I had prepared a mental image of the property from reviews and from the promotional video on the website...sometimes it lived up to that image, sometimes it didn't. We arrived late Saturday night of Memorial Day weekend. Paul greeted us and walked us up... More

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2008

My intention of this review is not to repeat NorCTDnL 's review however, I do not know if it is because we are from the same area or if we were just both in search of the same thing, which we also found at Cottages. I"ll preface my review by saying my husband and I have stayed at 5 star... More

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Norwalk, CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2008

My wife and I stayed April, 2008. We were looking for a down to earth, non-pretentious, but nice place to stay on a down to earth, non-pretentious Caribbean Island. Cottages by the Sea, and St. Croix fit the bill perfectly. Our cottage was 12 feet from the sand. We could hear the gentle waves rolling as we went to sleep,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2008

I will start with the negative: my husband and I spent a week in the Coco Palm, which is one of the cottages that has not yet been renovated. That being said, the cottage was clean and comfortable, but definitely could use some work. The biggest problem I had was that the shower pressure was nonexistent. I had trouble getting... More

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Russellville, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2008

We were making last minute reservations and I called them directly. I spoke with Mary who made every atempt to get the cottages booked for us. SUCCESS! They whole staff was incredibly friendly and helpful, regardless of the request. They made you feel like family. The beach was perfect. Not too crowded and absolutely clear and clean. The facilities were... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2008

The staff is the best we have ever encountered. They are welcoming and accommodating. These cottages are only feet from the beach. The room was the cleanest I have ever stayed in. The price was an incredible value for what we got. We arrived Christmas Day in the evening, and hadn't thought about supper, so they arranged reservations at the... More

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Silver Spring, MD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2007

My wife and I chose Cottages by the Sea for our honeymoon and couldn't have been more pleased. The staff was incredibly nice and very accomodating, the property is beautiful and you won't find a better beach on St. Croix (trust me, we drove around the entire island looking). We stayed in the Coconut cottage - perfect view of the... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2007

Had nothing but an incredible time at Cottages. The accomodations are quaint and comfortable, the views unbelievable, the staff friendly, courteous and knowledgable, rates are great, and the beach is the best! If you're looking for a resort-like atmosphere with shopping, glitz and ritz, this is NOT the place for you. However, if you like to relax, take a leisurely... 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
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Hotel Class:3 star — Cottages by the Sea 3*
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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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