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Garden by the Sea B&B

PO Box 37 | Enighed, Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
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Garden by the Sea B&B
Ranked #2 of 7 Cruz Bay B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first trip to St. John would not have been the same if we had not stayed in Garden by the Sea. The hospitality and professionalism shown by Frank and Mickey helped us in knowing where to snorkel, hike and take the jeep. The day always started with fresh coffee, weather updates, friendly guests, hummingbirds and iguanas, beautiful breakfasts and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Garden by the Sea was amazing! The breakfast was all homemade and delicious! The 2 owners were soooo nice and accommodating. They had so many tips and idea about what to do here on the island. The garden shower was my favorite! It was so nice taking a shower in the beautiful garden listening to all the nature sounds. I... More

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Leesburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just returned from a lovely and rejuvenating time on St. John, and Garden by the Sea did not disappoint. When we were there celebrating our honeymoon 13 years ago, we thought our accommodations could not have been any better. BUT, alas, they were! The added air conditioning and WiFi were a definite plus, but my oh my, what wonderful... More

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Hudson, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at this charming B&B for 7 days 6/28-7/5/14 in the Wild Ginger Room. Loved the outdoor shower! The best vacation I have ever had on St. John (my 6th trip)!! I loved everything about Garden by The Sea! Mickey & Frank are wonderful & make you feel right at home. They both went above & beyond my expectations,... More

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for our honeymoon... what a great choice! it is so quaint and relaxed. there is a nice common area that includes readings beautiful views, and up close views of wildlife! Frank and Mickey run the inn and let me tell you they are invaluable. The breakfasts they cook all homemade. They are also so helpful with what... More

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Godfrey, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have never stayed anywhere so accommodating. Frank and Mickey were excellent hosts that went the extra mile to help us plan our days. They would ask what we were interested in doing, update us on weather and water conditions, give us tips on where to eat, who to contact for a jeep rental, what routes to take, etc. They... More

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

My wife and I just got home from a fantastic stay at Garden by the Sea. This is by far one of the best Bed and Breakfasts we have ever stayed in. Mickey and Frank are so courteous and helpful, providing advice and recommendations for things to do and see on St. John. They go the extra mile for their... More

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Austin, Texas
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Garden by the Sea. Frank made us feel welcome from the moment my husband and I arrived. He went above and beyond in making us comfortable. We loved the breakfast he made fresh each morning. We stayed in the Ginger Room with the outdoor shower and loved it. Mickie returned from a trip toward... More

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West Creek
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43 reviews 43 reviews
15 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

How many times have we stayed at GBTS? Five times, we think. And there's no looking back--we return, year after year. Nancy and John (and their little dog Winnie), Mickie and Frank -- they make us feel special and welcomed. GBTS is a small 3-room inn just on the outskirts of Cruz Bay. We get a jeep so we can... More

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Fairport, New York
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132 reviews 132 reviews
15 hotel reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Stayed at GBTS for our 3rd time, again in the room upstairs. Place is still great, Frank and Mickey were great hosts and prepared a great breakfast every morning. If we come back without the kids this is definitely the place to stay, just off the beaten path but short walk to town.

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Additional Information about Garden by the Sea B&B

Address: PO Box 37 | Enighed, Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
Location: Caribbean > U.S. Virgin Islands > St. John > Cruz Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Garden By The Sea Bed And Breakfast
Garden By The Sea Hotel Cruz Bay
Garden By The Sea B&B St. John/Cruz Bay

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Garden by the Sea B&B is the quintessential Caribbean home: bright, colorful walls; local art and paintings; gingerbread trim; lush gardens with coconut and banana trees; & nesting birds, iguanas, and peacocks. We are located in the heart of Estate Contant and Enighed – a funky little neighborhood within walking distance of Cruz Bay and 1 ½ blocks from Frank Bay Beach. Your hosts have lived on St. John for over 12 years and are very familiar with the island and the national park and are very willing to help plan your daily activities. ... more   less 
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