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Caneel Bay Resort

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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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NY, NY
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I'd always wanted to go to Caneel Bay and neither the negative reviews nor the superhigh pricetag could deter me. My family spent eight days there over spring break in late March. We purchased the Simply Caneel plan which includes all meals, and we did this because we have special diets and believed the resort could accommodate us better if... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Looking for a place to snorkel right off the beach? Caneel Bay has 5 beaches! New place to snorkel every day. We saw too many fish to count! Turtles, eel, barracuda and even a nurse shark! The coral is beautiful and water is clear. The resort is beautiful and so large often times you feel like you are the only... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I NEVER write reviews; in fact, this is my first review to ever write. DO NOT stay at Caneel Bay unless you like roaches. My fiancé and I stayed here as a reward trip through my fiancé's job with about 150 other winners and their guests. Every person in our group that I asked said they had roaches in their... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Caneel Bay lived up to the expectations I was given by my family on prior trips. There is something for everyone's personality types - active beach with plenty of fun water toys, to a completely quiet and tranquil beach. They have great locations for snorkling and there is plenty of wildlife to bee seen. We were a group of 5... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It's been over a decade since I've stayed at Caneel. It was a magical weekend. The rooms are wonderfully updated and the sushi is fantastic. We hiked the two small trails that lead to Hawksnest and Turtle Bay, snorkeled the reef around the beaches, saw tons of fish and coral and finished the afternoon with a hand delivered Bushwacker on... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We just had a fabulous 5 night stay. We stayed in an Oceanview Premium on Cottage Point and had gorgeous views. Easy walk to the main restaurant area and also to Scott Beach. The room was clean, simple, well maintained - perfect for the Caribbean. I don't like fussy rooms in tropical weather! The grounds are beautiful; beaches are gorgeous.... More 

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3 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had another great stay at Caneel Bay. This year we stayed on Hawksnest beach, and we loved it. It's all of the little things they do to make your stay special. The staff is very attentive. And that breakfast! Whew! I've read some of the reviews that complained about the beach chairs, or the breakfast costing too much, blah,... More 

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Pinehurst
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67 hotel reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Multiple beaches and hundreds of acres and world class views make this property nice. Food and service is good but not great. Rooms are very old, dated, run down and NOT in keeping with the tariff paid. Word is they will renovate upon renewal of park service lease. They even have a "sample" renovated room……only one, why? Hopefully the US... More 

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Houston, Texas
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11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first trip to the Virgin Islands but will not be our last. Staying at Caneel Bay Resort was the first good decision of many during the trip. Their arrival/departure process was impeccable and never missed a beat. The resort is a very spacious and relaxing facility. There are several excellent beaches to choose from to fit anything... More 

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Barrie, Ontario
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The natural ocean life is amazing, the sea turtles are everywhere! Resort staff and local people on the island were all lovely, beautiful views, jewelry, fantastic food and accomodation. Went with my mother for Easter vacation and had a lovely, relaxing time.

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