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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Smoke alarm goes off when you take a shower, then open the bathroom door. That's all it took. At Six Fifteen AM. So sorry to everyone in the hall hearing it too. Worse, the phones don't work when the alarm goes off. I called the desk who at first hung up. Second call: they claimed they could not hear me...

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Reviewed December 17, 2016

The best service I have had! All the staff are super friendly. I checked in the hotel at the night right after an incident when my friend and I lost our luggage and IDs. The lady at the front desk let us in and gave us free food. They also kept checking in with us the following days. I really...

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Rochester, New York
Reviewed December 4, 2016

I was here with friends in December 2016. We stayed in C-Glass which was newly renovated and simply charming. It was clean, the beds were comfortable, and the bathroom and shower were great. The staff was charming and attentive. The beach is stellar with great chairs and umbrellas. They have a strict 10 PM quiet rule so if your group...

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed December 2, 2016

We stayed in Charthouse cottage which wasnt renovated yet but was roomy and clean. The beach was gorgeous. The snorkeling was really great. Saw rays, turtles, dolphin, green eels and more just off the beach. The staff were very friendly as were all Cruxian people! Highly recommend for friends, young family or romantic getaway. Something for everyone! We enjoyed biking,...

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Rensselaer, Indiana
Reviewed November 27, 2016

We stayed for 5 nights in the recently-renovated Crow's Nest, and could not be more thrilled with the experience. This cottage is decorated nicely, and the blue theme is a perfect complement to the turquoise ocean colors. The king bed was very comfortable and the full kitchen is appreciated. Plenty of drawers, closet space and storage. We spent lots of...

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Marietta, Georgia
Reviewed October 27, 2016

Our Fourth Trip to Cottages by the Sea was just as amazing as our first. Cottages by the Sea is the most tranquil place I have visited and I've been all over the Caribbean. The hotel staff is accommodating, kind, and always helpful. My nine year old grand daughter went out walking one morning to pet the resident kitty. She...

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Omaha, Nebraska
Reviewed October 9, 2016

The cottages are very quaint and in a fantastic area with absolutely beautiful beaches. It was the perfect setting for my week in St Croix. The rooms are clean, staff is friendly, setting is ideal. There were only a few things I wish were different... I had very noisy, inebriated, vulgar people in the cottage next to me. When I...

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed October 6, 2016

I enjoyed staying here. The beach is beautiful and the water is clean, clear and warm. Beautiful surroundings with the view and palm trees and the sounds of the waves washing up on the shore. My room was pretty comfortable & clean. Saw huge black RAT traps that I see on NYC streets. I asked if there was a rodent...

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Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

Amazing , amazing, amazing ;) a friend referred the cottages To us , I felt it was going to be great , it surpassed any expectations I had , The staff , the cottages , the beach ...it was our first time there .. We were only home days before we booked our next vacation there .. I just can't...

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Orlando, Florida
Reviewed August 18, 2016

I cannot say enough good things about this place. The people that work there are so nice and helpful. They go out of there way to make you happy. when we first got there they greeted us with a fifth of rum and some Coke.That made us feel at home. We had booked a small room because we were where...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Established in 1949, Cottages by the Sea is a family owned and operated, beachfront, boutique hotel, located just south of the town of Frederiksted on the island of St. Croix in the US Virgin Islands. Our goal is to provide our guests with a quiet, friendly, relaxed, truly authentic Caribbean beach vacation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cottages By The Sea

Address: 127A Estate Smithfield, Frederiksted 00840-4048, St. Croix
Location: Caribbean > U.S. Virgin Islands > St. Croix > Frederiksted
Price Range: $156 - $226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cottages By The Sea 3*
Number of rooms: 27
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Cottages By The Sea Hotel Frederiksted
Cottages By The Sea St. Croix/Frederiksted
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“All the rooms are GREAT!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles gdthomas, Oct 27, 2016 | Read review
“Get the bigger rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles mgorlando, Aug 18, 2016 | Read review
“Depends on your price? I wouldn't refuse any room if had to.”
 of 5 bubbles 515brandonp, Jul 18, 2016 | Read review
“Get any room with a kitchenette for space”
 of 5 bubbles kentqh, Jul 10, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms near the parking lot are busy some nights and can awaken the early to bed scuba divers.”
 of 5 bubbles ellenlaase, Jul 7, 2016 | Read review
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