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“Secluded location” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Renaissance St. Croix Carambola Beach Resort & Spa

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Renaissance St. Croix Carambola Beach Resort & Spa
4.0 of 5 Resort   |   PO Box 3031- Kings Hill, 00851, St. Croix   |  
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Ranked #3 of 18 Hotels in St. Croix
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4 hotel reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Secluded location”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Renaissance is a nice hotel but it is very secluded and far from everything. We did not rent a car so taxi rides to restaurant were costly. The food on the resort never changes except on Friday for buffet. The hotel service is ok but we were told everything is on island time.

  • Stayed August 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Nancy W, Director of Sales at Renaissance St. Croix Carambola Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review, September 4, 2014
Thanks so much for your nice review...it was short and sweet, but said it all! We're always very happy to get good feedback from our guests. We hope you will consider another visit in the future!

Warm regards,
Nancy W
Director of Sales
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Peaceful, beautiful, and tranquil! Wonderful rooms with full kitchen. We had an ocean front room with a wonderful view of the beach. It is out of the way so I advise to rent a car. We took daily adventure trips - all within 1/2 hour. The service was exceptional, friendly staff, scuba/snorkel shop, great pool, beach, and the restaurant was excellent. We will be back!

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  • Stayed August 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Nancy W, Director of Sales at Renaissance St. Croix Carambola Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review, August 27, 2014
Thank you so much for your review. Glad to hear you rented a car and had a chance to sample our local restaurants and sights. We hope you will choose to visit us again!

Warm regards,

Nancy W
Director of Sales
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Quiet, tranquil, and a beach that is one of the most peaceful places on earth. The rooms are beautiful and spacious, all very up to date. The pool is large and sparkling clean, with a restaurant that hosts a wonderful buffet. It is a bit out of the way, but that's exactly what I was looking for.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Nancy W, Director of Sales at Renaissance St. Croix Carambola Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review, August 22, 2014
Thank you for your description as the 'most peaceful place on earth'...that's quite a compliment and so happy you found our beautiful lush environment such a perfect fit. No hustle and bustle here! Thanks again for the lovely review and please visit us again when your batteries need recharging!

Warm regards,
Nancy W.
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Almaty, Kazakhstan
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Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Excellent stay at the Renaissance after spending few days at the Hotel Caravelle in Christiansted. The Renaissance is clean, nice, pleasant, and quiet with the best looking and spacious rooms on that side of the island. My only gripe about the resort is that it is separated from most other attractions and towns -so transportation is a must if you have the desire to see anything outside of the resort.

Room Tip: Not a bad room on the resort.
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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Nancy W, Director of Sales at Renaissance St. Croix Carambola Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review, August 22, 2014
Hi Toby,
Thanks for your review...you're right we are located on the North shore of the island so it is best to rent a car to explore the island and have the option of going into historic Christiansted for some additional shopping and dining options. Very happy to hear you loved our guest rooms which are really studio suites. I hope you will visit again!

Best regards,

Nancy W.
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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

If you are looking for a tranquil place to relax away from the crowds, Carambola Beach Resort is the hotel you want to choose. Spacious, cool rooms offer all amenities to make you stay enjoyable. A big pool area, the beautiful beach and a breath taking landscape easily convince the visitor to spend most of their time outside. Unlike many other hotels, the resort doesn't fill the air with music; instead it invites local musicians to perform during diner time. An on-site scuba-diving school helps you get your certificate in a week. Finally, nothing can top the experience of having your award-winning meals on the big terrasse with view on the beach. The staff is very attentive and friendly. Everything was to my highest satisfaction.

Room Tip: Houses 1 to 6 are the best ones because they are closer to the oceanfront and are not hidden in fore...
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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Nancy W, Director of Sales at Renaissance St. Croix Carambola Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review, August 22, 2014
Thanks for taking the time to write a review of your recent stay. We really do value our guests feedback.
Happy you found your room cool and well appointed. Sounds like you stayed in a Deluxe Ocean View room. Next time you might consider trying a Deluxe Beachfront room. It's the same room, just closer to the beach, so you walk out your door and you're right on the beach. Either way, we hope you will come back and visit us again!

Warm regards,
Nancy W.
Director of Sales
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We visited the Carambola Resort and Spa in St. Croix in July 2014 and it was very beautiful. The staff was attentive and caring. We had a couple of minor issues throughout the week but they were quickly resolved. I would highly recommend renting a car, otherwise it is a bit expensive using the cab service offered through the hotel. Also, if you don't rent a car, your meal options are limited and the food on the island was outstanding! The beach was beautiful and the food was great, although the service was a bit slow, but it was always delicious and affordable, nonetheless. Every staff member was friendlier than the last! Everyone made you feel welcome, from the moment we arrived and offered a rum punch to the hugs we received when we left. A real class act!

Room Tip: Our room was listed as beach front but that was a bit of a stretch. The room was find though so that...
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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Nancy W, Director of Sales at Renaissance St. Croix Carambola Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review, August 22, 2014
Thanks so much for writing such a delightful review. Our staff is terrific...very warm and friendly. You're right, its a perfect island to rent a car and explore as there are lots of restaurant options within 3 miles of us. Casual restaurants with outstanding food! Our team looks forward to welcoming you back!
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Nancy W.
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Great Falls, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Thank you to the staff and especially,Shantel, Christine, Puablo and Phillipsia for being so helpful and kind to use during our recent 6 wonderful days exploring St. Croix and staying at the resort.
The food and beach was great, comfortable and clean rooms along with such a friendly staff made family memories for the four of us that we will cherish.
We will come back and explore more of St. Croix and absolutely stay at the Renaissance Carambola!
Thank you so much,
Ginger, Bill, Jules and Amanda Mahon

Room Tip: Comfortable beds, loved the screened in porch, nice kitchenette and bathroom. All very well appointe...
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  • Stayed August 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Nancy W, Director of Sales at Renaissance St. Croix Carambola Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review, August 17, 2014
Hi Ginger,
We're so happy to hear that you had a great time with us during your recent stay. Thank you for acknowledging some members of our team by name. We'll make sure they know how much they made your vacation memorable. Please visit us again!

Best regards,
Nancy W.
Director of Sales
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Additional Information about Renaissance St. Croix Carambola Beach Resort & Spa

Address: PO Box 3031- Kings Hill, 00851, St. Croix
Location: Caribbean > U.S. Virgin Islands > St. Croix
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Spa Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Top resorts Hotel in St. Croix
#3 On the Beach Hotel in St. Croix
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Renaissance St. Croix Carambola Beach Resort & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 150
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