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Garden by the Sea B&B

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PO Box 37 | Enighed, Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
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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
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Charlottesville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed at Garden by the Sea for a portion of our honeymoon earlier this month. We had never stayed at a bed and breakfast before, nor had we ever been to St. John. Nancy and John were more than accommodating to us. They provided us with more than enough towels, robes, toiletries, etc. They also allowed... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sister and I traveled to St. John for the first time and we were thrilled with our choice to stay at Garden by the Sea! Nancy and John were so very hospitable and made our stay stress-free. We stayed in the Terrace Room which was clean, spacious and the A/C kept us cool. They provided excellent recommendations for meals... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Nancy and John are two amazing people! My husband and I recently spent our honeymoon in St. Johns and we couldn't be any happier with our accomodations. They were extremely helpful throughout our entire stay. They gave us tips like what beaches to visit, how to get there and where we can grab good food. Nancy even booked our sail... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We stayed in the Wild Ginger room at GBTS in early June and could not have asked for a more perfect lodging situation. The hosts (Frank and Mickey) were incredibly helpful without being intrusive. They truly went above and beyond. They gave suggestions for our daily trips and dinner spots, but also offered us rides (we did not rent a... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We just came back from a four-day stay at the Garden by the Sea and loved every minute. Frank and Micky were gracious hosts and helped us plan our days, gave us great advice about where to eat (Longboard’s was a favorite), and how to get around the island. The breakfast varies every day, was tasty, and it was great... More 

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Wyandotte, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

The wonderful hosts provided stellar service worth their reputation. Great breakfasts and very helpful day trip planning for our first trip on the island. It was our honeymoon, and they even threw in some perks to help make it even more special. The room was nice with air-conditioning and our own bathroom. Heads up that the island does practice water... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We stayed at Garden By the Sea for 6 nights and could not have been more pleased with our experience and highly recommend it to any guests traveling to St. John. While we were there, Frank and Mickey were our hosts (they alternate with the B&B owners every 6 months). They truly made the B&B feel like a “home away... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

My boyfriend and I went in July 2014 for the first time. Mickey and Frank were our host and so much more! They go above and beyond to ensure your well acquainted with the island and all it has to offer. I could never thank them enough for everything they did to make sure our trip exceeded all our expectations.... More 

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Stow, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

The Trip Advisor reviews for this B&B are so incredibly positive that you might be tempted to be skeptical - don't be. This is an absolutely incredible place to stay. Our vacation to St. John, USVI was so much better because of staying at GBTS. First - it is very convenient to town (Cruz Bay). It is a ten minute... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

This was our first trip to St. John. We couldn't have been happier with our selection to stay at Garden by the Sea! Our hosts were Mickey and Frank, who I must say were a huge reason why we felt so lucky to be not only in paradise but with lovely, genuine, smart hosts who we enjoyed so much. Our... More 

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