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Hillcrest Guest House

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Number 157 Estate Enighed | P.O. Box 33, Cruz Bay 00831-0033, St. John
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Nassau, New Providence Island
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i was very unsatisfied by another very expensive hotel for the value on St John Island. And i had a good surprise with this guest house : not luxery, but confortable and fair rate compared to some other hotels on the island. Also closed to the city and a beautiful view on the bay. To be improved ; the wifi... More 

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hillcreststjohn, Owner at Hillcrest Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. Choice has FINALLY decided to upgrade their service May 5, 2015. Made sure I put the year. LoL. Here is the letter being sent to their customers. [ I PICKED UP THE NEW MODEM LAST WEEK.] Dear Phyllis, We see that you haven’t come to pick up your new modem yet. In order to... More 

New Orleans, Louisiana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Phyllis is sweet and very hospitable, and this is a great location if you don't mind the hill, but unfortunately the place is showing signs of neglect and is overpriced. We stayed in the Caribbean Ocean View Suite. The refrigerator was rusty, the furniture was missing handles and the mattress was the worst one I've ever encountered in a hotel... More 

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hillcreststjohn, Owner at Hillcrest Guest House, responded to this review

The Caribbean Ocean View Suite Mattress was updated last year with a BRAND NEW MATTRESS, so not sure what the issue was. Guest sometimes do some minor damage and I may not catch it. The cost of living on St. John determines the price of the suites. Included in the cost is the complimentary menu of bacon, eggs, muffins, international... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

This place had great hospitality and the rooms were very nice. The outside deck had an amazing view overlooking the island. It was a short downhill walk to the night life. Negative side is that it is difficult to get a taxi to pick you up here. We had to walk down the hill to find one. Great stay!

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Walnut Creek, CA
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Location, location, location! Hillcrest Guest House is located in downtown Cruz Bay on a hill overlooking the bay. You can walk to restaurants and shopping but will want a taxi back up the hill. We rented a car in St. Thomas at the airport and took the car barge from RedHook to Cruz Bay. Getting to the Hillcrest is difficult... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Phyllis is fabulous! My friend Katie and I had a great stay! The place was so convenient with full kitchen, living area, comfortable bed and clean bathroom. Thd fridge was stocked with complimentary food and drink. A very short distance to downtown with great views. I will definitely be returning to this location!!!!

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Kendall, Wisconsin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Phyllis is the warmest and most accommodating person we have met. She gifted my Veteran husband the use of her Sunset Room as her gratitude of our Servicemen. As a result we had the trip of a lifetime and in the most magnificent tropical setting a person can only dream about. The Sunset room was so comfortable and overlooked the... More 

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Mansfield, MA
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I wanted to be centrally located. The guest house is a very short, but very steep walk from downtown. It has all the amenities such as a full kitchen, large seating area, comfortable bedroom, good sized bathroom and even a spacious outdoor area that is all screen in. It gave you the option of being able to go downtown for... More 

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

This was my second trip to St. John and I wouldn't stay anywhere else but at Hillcrest Guesthouse. Last year I stayed in the ocean view suite, which had amazing views but This trip I had the tropical garden suite, which now is my favorite suite. The garden view suite had a large living room space and a nice size... More 

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St John, USVI
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is a very affordable and easy location for guests visiting St John, I have had clients stay at Hillcreast. If you don't mind walking the hills you don't need a car. Ms. Phyllis Hall will take good care of you!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We stayed at the guest house from May 10 to May 17th, 2014. Having stayed in St. Thomas a couple of times in 2001 and 2002, we always felt St. John was the place to be. It's more quaint yet full of action when you want it. I will start off by saying this place is NOT for everybody, and... More 

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