Have been to St Croix twice in the past 3 years, stayed at the HOTC both times. We are staying there again with 3 other couples from last year, again next month. It is a little dated, but appears to have a serious renovation plan constantly taking place for the whole facility, and the improvements are obvious. Most of the people we've talked to think that is one of the best beaches on the island (people from the cruise ships rent transportation to come across the island , and pay the $4 dollar ferry ride out to the beach - no ferry cost for hotel guests).
The ferry ride is only about 500 ft and take about 4 minutes, so thats no big deal. You can have breakfast or lunch right at at a small restaurant on the little island, or take the ferry to more than a dozen good restaurants less than 2 blocks away, a number of them are right on the water.
Our friends & us think that it is one of the best lodging deals on the whole island.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Step into an atmosphere of casual elegance during your visit to our inviting private island retreat. If your idea of a Caribbean vacation includes unforgettable sunsets, white sand beaches and the simple phrase “no problem,” this is the place for you! Hotel on the Cay offers you the best vacation value in the Caribbean. Located on a private cay in the Caribbean Sea, our 53 room resort provides for an unforgettable vacation experience that is ideal for couples, families and adventure seekers.Here guests can dine at our on-site restaurant, unwind with a refreshing swim in the pool, enjoy water sports at our activity center and explore the historical sights, eateries, shops and entertainment located on the boardwalk just minutes away by private complimentary boat. A quaint, pristine beach overlooks Christiansted Harbor’s beautiful boats, which makes for perfect photos at sunset. As the only beach in downtown Christiansted, you will enjoy swimming and snorkeling the amazing undersea world surrounding the cay.Hotel on the Cay will provide bountiful sunshine, bright turquoise seas teeming with life, refreshing trade winds and a place to lay your head at the end of each memorable day. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- On The Cay Christiansted
- On The Cay Hotel
- Hotel On The Cay St. Croix/Christiansted, U.S. Virgin Islands