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Inn at Tamarind Court

Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
Inn at Tamarind Court
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We stay here every trip we make to St. John. We are made to feel very at home, and although not super fancy, the staff goes out of their way to meet your needs. Located in Cruz Bay, it is a short walk to stores and restaurants. We wouldn't stay anywhere else when visiting the island.

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Tampa, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

This place was exactly what we had hoped it could be as far as price and location. It has a friendly small bed and breakfast feel, and is situated close to downtown without being too close to all the noise of late night activities. Pay for a good breakfast in the morning to start out a walk downtown, or enjoy... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Does not take American Express. Our room did not have a hair dryer so just plan accordingly. We had a jammed itinerary so were there only two nights and for very little time. Just to crash and get ready for the day. The little road to the parking lot was alarming at first since you drive though an area that... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

St. John is quite expensive so we were happy to find this hotel at a reasonable price in a good location. We ended up in two different rooms during our stay (which we knew in advance). One room was very tired and very bare bones. The second room was nicer but nothing you'd gush over. As many have written, you're... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

My boyfriend and I recently had a 4-night, 5-day stay with the folks at Tamarind and it was perfect for our trip. We didn't spend much time at the end and did a lot of traveling aroud the island, but it was comfortable for what little rest we needed, including AC and cable for those lazy moments. The location was... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I haven't taken a vacation in quite some time, at last minute I decided to go to St. John for a long weekend. Tamarind Inn has nicely priced rooms so I booked it. Stephanine and her staff were extremely welcoming and very helpful..This place is awesome... Had a real island feel to it and very convenient to the downtown area,... More 

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Cruz Bay, St. John
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The Tamarind is a convenient & casual place to stay in Cruz Bay, with an outdoor restaurant/bar that offers excellent seasonal dinners on the premises. The ferry dock, many restaurants, and two grocery stores are only a few minutes walk from the Inn. Two laundries are located next door. Clean, comfortable, air-conditioned rooms are geared to meet most budgets, from... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We were last in St. John twenty years ago and we remembered the Tamarind Court as a vibrant place. Deciding to finally revisit the island, we booked a room for 8 days. I want to stress that we are not travelers that can afford to spend $500 a night on a room so, at $148, the Tamarind looked like a... More 

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Tamarind C, Manager at Inn at Tamarind Court, responded to this review

I would first like to apologize for the issues you had during your visit. Everyone on staff is more than happy & willing to fix problems that should arise; we just need to be informed about them while you are here so they can be handled immediately. There is absolutely NO excuse for tattered linens since there are plenty of... More 

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

PROS Great convenient location, within walking to ferry, restaurants, rental jeeps, etc. Continental breakfast every morning with great coffee Laid back clientele, good vibe amongst other guests Good value for money Rooms are decent -- not nearly as bad as some people on here have said CONS Wifi didn't reach my room; had to go down to courtyard Staff is... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

Weather/flight issues caused us to need an extra night and this was the only place with a vacancy. I read all the reviews before booking so I knew this was a budget motel and had minimal expectations. I will say the only positive was the location and the price. However, after staying here I felt like we overpaid. This place... More 

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