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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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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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75 reviews 75 reviews
21 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our third trip to this resort (over a 25 year span). Since we last visited they have added wifi and air-conditioning. On the muggy days, the a/c was appreciated. The wifi was slow, but adequate as this is certainly not a place to spend time on electronic devices. You come here for the scenery and weather. Even in... More 

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Parsippany, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have visited St. John many times over the years and loved it, but finally decided to try Caneel Bay Resort after having visited there in the past. We were very satisfied. The grounds, beaches, and overall relaxing and natural ambience are exactly what we had been looking for. The service was excellent. We spent most of out time on... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Been staying at Caneel since 1985 because: - Private beaches on the property with Turtle Bay, Scotts and Hawksnest as my faves. You also have the ability to order drinks on the beach. -It's not the typical tacky resort with the pool bar and dozens of loud and obnoxious tourists. -Free watersports -Some of the the best restaurants such as... More 

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5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you like exquisite beaches and great snorkeling this is it. Once off the plane in St Thomas a lovely private ferry ride to the Caneel dock.Rooms are large and very comfortable. No tv which is a plus for me. There is free wifi. Breakfast is fantastic as is the sushi bar. Excellent tennis program. My friend did Zumba which... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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197 reviews 197 reviews
26 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Caneel Bay Resort is the top dog of all hotels on the island. Beautiful beaches and awesome service. Everything here is perfect. You can't go wrong staying here. The prices are a little high but well worth it.

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New York City, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stunning, pristine beaches combined with wonderful, friendly service make for a relaxing and carefree escape at Caneel Bay Resort. Having read a number of mixed reviews before booking our special vacation, I was determined to give this former Rosewood and Rockresort a chance to prove the negative comments wrong. This was a high end vacation for my husband and I... More 

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Park City, Utah
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was a little worried because many of the recent reviews have said the place really needs to be renovated so I wasn't sure what to expect. I needn't have worried! We arrived at the St Thomas airport and as we walked out of the gate, the visitors center had shots of rum. Great way to start a vacation. Our... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Got married here with only myself and wife. Very expensive but couldn't ask for a better experience. So relaxing, the staff did a great job of managing any children who showed up on the adult only beaches to maintain the peace! Very clean beaches, good food available on the resort with plenty of activities to do on or off the... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at Caneel Bay based on the recommendations of our good friends who have been going there for years. We wanted a place we could travel to that was warm (we live in Boston) and fairly direct flight. I had read the reviews prior to going and feel that most were pretty accurate. Caneel Bay is... More 

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New York City, New York
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After 45 years of travel we've reached the stage of "ski-in, ski-out" and "snorkel-in, snorkel out." For the latter, Caneel Bay comes close to the best and easiest snorkeling we've seen in places like Palau, Bali, Bonaire and the Red Sea. Add the understated luxury touches, the genteel atmosphere and the extensive property and facilities plus the genuinely friendly staff... 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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