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Caneel Bay Resort

5.0 of 5 PO Box 720, Caneel Bay 00831-0720, St. John (Formerly Caneel Bay, A Rosewood Resort)
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Perugia, Italy
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86 reviews 86 reviews
10 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars NEW

We spent 7 days at Caneel Bay and thoroughly enjoyed it. The setting is exquisite on a peninsula on St. John's. The resort has 7 of its own beaches and provides water sports equipment such as masks and fins for snorkeling, kayaks, etc. There are shuttles going around the property constantly so you can get to any of the beaches... More 

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Minneapolis
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3 reviews 3 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just back from eight days at Caneel. We have traveled extensively at some of the best five stars in the Caribbean, Mexico, and the US. This is a five star location in need of room upgrades and staff training (no excuse for anything but Ritz/Four Seasons attentiveness, respect, engaging, type attitudes, which at times ...not all, but at times was... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I found a package deal for this resort. It was a discount of allure package. This is the most helpful, friendly, service oriented hotel I have ever been to. I had no desire to leave at any time. The activities were excellent, the food superb, service was top notch. I would love to make this an annual visit!

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Woodstock, Vermont
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Tennis lovers should definitely seek out Caneel Bay as a resort of choice. Pro Donald was wonderful- responsive prior to arrival, great on the court. 4-6 mixer was wonderful fun and attended by both locals and guests. Very amiable and fun tennis crowd.

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Apex, North Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fantastic property with beautiful beaches, great service, wonderful wildlife and outstanding amenities. Yes, they could update a bit, but I can't honestly think why one would spend anytime in their room to notice, when the best offerings are just outside your doorstep. The only downside we encountered is the regular guests seem to be a bit stuffy... More 

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New York City, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our third visit to Caneel Bay, so clearly we love the resort, and there is a long list of reasons why we chose it as the place to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary this year. Rather than reiterating what hundreds of reviewers have said many times about this utterly unique resort (arrival by boat! natural beauty! 170-acres attached... More 

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Sterling, Virginia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm a little late with this review - my wife and I stayed at Caneel Bay for 7 nights in April 2014. We had a beachfront room on Hawksnest beach. I saw a review where someone said to stay away from Hawksnest beach - I have no idea why anyone would way that... we loved it. I'm attaching a photo... More 

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Glade Park
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are in the middle of an eight-night stay. Our third trip to Caneel Bay. The beautiful setting remains unrivaled, but when you pay +$1,000 per night, you expect a certain service which has been lacking. Rooms have been made up at around 3:00 pm. No beach towels this morning. We left a coffee cup in another room and asked... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Caneel bay resort is set on a beautiful, serene property. I very much enjoyed my stay and would highly recommend a visit to anyone who is looking for a place to relax and enjoy nature. I was amazed with how much property this resort had and how secluded it felt even though it is so close to town. Every view... More 

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Moorestown
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an anticipated delights. We're met at baggage claim by a wonderful staff who provided us with refreshments while we collected our bags. They even had Guinness. Then from there they provided a taxi down to the dock to the Caneel Bay boat to be taken directly to the dock in front of the reception center. We were met... More 

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Address: PO Box 720, Caneel Bay 00831-0720, St. John (Formerly Caneel Bay, A Rosewood Resort)
Location: Caribbean > U.S. Virgin Islands > St. John > Caneel Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Caneel Bay Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 166
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Also Known As:
Caneel Bay, a Rosewood Hotel Caneel Bay
Caneel Bay a Rosewood Resort
Caneel Bay Resort St John
Caneel Bay St John

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