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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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Northern Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Perfect setting; great amenities; very nice/dependable staff. Could not recommend a more perfect location. Grounds are impeccable--location is breathtaking and entire experience was remarkable. Add to your bucket list!!

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Placitas, New Mexico
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Spent six wonderful nights there this month! There will be haters, but we thought it was the best vacation ever. The resort is lovely. We were in room 21 on Caneel Beach. It was a perfect location -- close to the main area and steps into the ocean. The room was clean and well-kept, the bathroom was just right. Spend... More 

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NY, NY
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week ago 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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MDCaneel, General Manager at Caneel Bay Resort, responded to this review

Dear Starglitter 917, Thank you for sharing your review on Tripadvisor. I am sorry that your experience did not meet your expectations; please allow me to express my sincerest apologies. While it is true, we are located on 170 acres within the National Park, and as a result, one may experience certain things one may not otherwise encounter in a... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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36 reviews 36 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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
137 helpful votes 137 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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