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Crystal Cove Beach Resort on Sapphire Bay

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Estate Smith Bay, 00802, St. Thomas
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Crystal Cove Beach Resort on Sapphire Bay
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Ranked #9 of 22 Hotels in St. Thomas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Norfolk, Virginia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were stuck in B-3. OMG, It had a rundown 1950's south Florida, roadside motel feel, not a CONDO at all. Very ugly and outdated. Needs a lot of repair. The sofa is filthy, the beds springy and lumpy. I woke up with the worst back ache I have had in a long time. Kitchen has cookware almost as old... More 

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Washington state
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The location to the beach was nice, but that is the only positive thing I can say about it. The room and furnishings are nasty and dirty - they all need a very thorough cleaning. Do yourself a favor and just book somewhere else.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rented two rooms for our daughters wedding. Ours was REALLY bad. Very dirty and old. Hers was completely gutted and remodeled and it was very nice. You can rent directly from the property or VRBO. Go with VRBO to make sure you get a nice unit. The actual resort area could use some TLC but it has a GREAT beach.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 6 days at the Crystal Cove Beach Resort Condos. I read lots of reviews and had mixed feelings about picking this place. After getting there, I would say that the condos are not fancy. They meet your basic needs. The outside grounds are gorgeous, and the beach is the VERY best one on St. Thomas. We stayed in... More 

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Pottstown, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

First: Crystal Cove is NOT Sapphire Beach Resorts. The resort is next door and is incredibly crowded. Crystal Cove, on the other hand, is all condos and has a large grassy area with a salt marsh/pond in the middle and paths for walking/jogging. There is wildlife all around: iguanas, ducks, and an occasional chicken. The condos are not huge, but... More 

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Norwood, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

My wife and I just returned from our 5th stay here in past 8 years. Placed a review last year but that's now at end of pack, so doing it again. Just read Grace M. of Colorado's review and it's obvious she stayed somewhere else - probably the Sapphire Bay Beach Resort next door. Crystal Cove is a group of... More 

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Ely, Minnesota
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109 reviews 109 reviews
26 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The beach is fantastic. I do not think there is a better beach on the island when you consider location, convenience, cleanliness and use. The times we spent on the week we were there were perfect. We stayed in D32 and it was comfortable and quiet. Two bath were the reason we chose it and Kathy then owner and Norma... More 

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Hurricane, Utah, United States
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We ended up arriving at B-11 via the beach side. Make sure you tell the taxi driver that you are staying at " Crystal Cove" Saphire Beach. We were taken there by one of the beach hostesses, we had that lost look about us. Norma was there finishing the cleaning and she showed us around the unit. It was very... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Excellent place to relax. Beach is close and amazing. Snorkeling is excellent. Close to Red Hook so you can catch a ferry and go to other islands easily. We stayed at b-11 and it was very clean and nice. Our third stay and hope to have many more. St Thomas is easy to get around in a rental car. People... More 

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Kingwood, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This resort was older and off the main grid but beautifully located. Beachfront. They reserved beachfront lounges for your entire stay so you never had to search for chairs on the beach. The restaurant was great. We ate there numerous times. The service was great and very entertaining. It needed some updates but not enough that it would keep us... More 

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