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Sapphire Beach Resort

2.0 of 5 Resort   |   Rte. 6 Smith Bay | Smith Bay Road, 00802, St. Thomas
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Ranked #3 of 5 Hotels in East End
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Almost need 2 reviews, one for condo, one for resort. First the resort (3 stars). Great location on beach, close to red hook restaurants and ferry. But overall impression is that it's in a state of disrepair. Tennis courts and volleyball court are unplayable. Building B is undergoing renovations and is all boarded up. Beautiful pool flanked by boarded up... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As far as the local hotels they have on Sapphire beach I am more than convinces they are mediocre just by looking at them from the outside. They appeared run down and in much need of renovation. But beach wise, you can't beat it any where else in St. Thomas. The nature at this place is breath taking! It is... More

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St. Petersburg, Florida
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would stay here again and again, food very close by and beach at sapphire is spectacular! I stayed by the yacht basin and saw the days catches coming in. They are doing some remodelling and rebuilding the beach structures but are open for business.

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United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

As many people have mentioned go through VRBO, not through the actual resort. If you are wanting to beach bum around this probably isn't the best location. The view here is one of the best on St Thomas, but the only downfall is not much amenities on the 'resort'. Sapphire is less than a mile from Red Hook which is... More

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boston ma
3 reviews 3 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We just returned from St. Thomas really enjoyed the island but stay away from Sapphire beach resort for now they are remodeling some of the buildings all we heard was jack hammers all day. Had nothing much to offer at this place. I wish I knew this before we went just trying to help the next person.

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West Point, Mississippi
5 reviews 5 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

About the best thing I can say about this place was that is was affordable. The grounds were very run down, but our unit was not too bad. It was clean, and was equipped with satellite, flat screen tv's, fully stocked kitchen,etc. a little disappointing that wi-fi was not included, and we had to pay for it. The beach was... More

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San Antonio, Texas
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This was by far the worst place I have ever stayed. We arrived at 11:30 to check into our room. Since check in was at 3pm they said we werent allowed to technically check in so we asked if we could just leave our stuff in the room which they said was fine. While waiting in the office area for... More

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KathleenatSapphire, Owner at Sapphire Beach Resort, responded to this review

Hi Kathy, I haven't looked at both yet, but to the first, which is a frequently-occurring testimony to the inferior services provided by the rental managers who ply their trade at SBRM, I would say something along the following lines. Dear Doublet_66, As a long-time owner at Sapphire Beach and as one that has experienced the pleasure of sharing this... More

Boston, Massachusetts
5 reviews 5 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We rented condo D207 through VRBO for 5 days/4 nights. The deciding factors were location & cost. SBR is conveniently located on the east end, close to the Red Hook ferry & restaurants. We originally planned on staying at the Marriott Frenchman because of the modern feel and ammenities but glad we didn't bc we rarely stayed onsite and saved... More

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Sterling Heights, Michigan
1 review
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

We booked last minute thru an owner on VRBO. Stayed 5 nights and had an awesome time. Renovations are being done on the property and the building we stayed in was already done. I knew to ask before I booked. The owner was really helpful and answered a lot of our concerns before we even arrived. I'd been reading so... More

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Dawson Creek, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

If you've been reading many of the reviews for this resort, you're likely getting mixed results. Some love it, others not so much. I'll attempt to break it down a bit for you. What used to be a resort now seems to have been stratafied and most of the condos are privately owned. We rented directly from the owner through... More

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Additional Information about Sapphire Beach Resort

Address: Rte. 6 Smith Bay | Smith Bay Road, 00802, St. Thomas
Location: Caribbean > U.S. Virgin Islands > St. Thomas > East End
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Sapphire Beach Resort 2*
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Hotel Sapphire Beach
Sapphire Beach Resort St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

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