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Sandcastle Hotel

White Bay, Jost Van Dyke
Sandcastle Hotel
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Rating summary
  • 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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Falls Church, VA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2008

Perhaps I anticipated a little too much after reading the other reviews on this site, but I expected really good things from the Sandcastle Hotel. Unfortunately, great things were not delivered. Yes, the beach is really great. The water is clear and warm and great for swimming and relaxing--just not from about 11 or twelve in the afternoon until the... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2008

Our stay at Sandcastle last year was very good, but the side effects of our stay have been devastating. Reviewer from the East Coast, USA We have gone to Sandcastle for 8 years and always had a wonderful time filled with great island people and a staff that was like coming home each year we arrived. This past trip in... More 

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Kansas City
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2008

Sandcastle (and Soggy Dollar) is the just an amazing place. It is really impossible to describe how magical and beautiful of a place that it is. Experiencing it is kind of like owning/riding a Harley Davidson ("If you have to ask you wouldn't understand..."). The water is a color of blue that can't be described, the beach is soft, white... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2008

This place is Fantastic!!! If you are not laid back and want luxury, this is not the place for you. This place is a "go with the flow" kind of place. We never go to the same place twice . This was our first time there and we have already made reservations for same time next year. The staff treated... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2008

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights as part of our honeymoon (we also stayed at The Little Plantation, a villa on St. John, my favorite part of the honeymoon, and Peter Island Resort). The 2 days here were our "party" days. The hotel itself is interesting. We stayed in cottage #3. It's octagonal. The cottages are either... More 

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US
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2007

My husband and I spent four days at the Sandcastle as part of our honeymoon (we spent the first four days on Tortola). We had a wonderful experience. The highlights were: 1) The beach itself. White sand, warm, clear water, and with the snorkeling gear that you can borrow for free, you can swim all around the fantastic reef that's... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2007

My wife and I just got back from staying at the sandcastle for three nights (August 20-23) and it was as good as we could have ever wanted. Such a beautiful place and very relaxing. We arrived at around 11 on Monday and met both Sandy and Tina (both bent over backwards to make us feel welcome and give us... More 

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Northern Va
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2007

Just got back from a week at Sand Castle. Great time!! We stayed in the AC room. Room was what we expected, clean and functional. It is not a 5 star resort, but we neither paid for one or expectedd it on a little laid back island. Water pressure was better than expected for an island without a real water... More 

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Lone Star State
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3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2007

Ok, after reading the other reviews I felt compelled to write a review. I was on the Island, Oct 9-11th. I loved it so much I booked it agian for this October and plan on many returns to Jost Van Dyke and Sandcastles. I found SandCastles after being one of those many day-excursion visitors that was complained about in another... More 

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Corona, Ca
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2007

We have stayed at Sandcastle 3x and have booked the 4th for this Dec(07), and can hardly wait! This property is by far the best place we have ever stayed to relax in the world. We have travelled from Hawaii, Thailand, Cancun, Acapulco, to many other spots in the Caribbean, if you want to relax with SERVICE, this is the... More 

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