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Cottages By The Sea

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06/05/2017 06/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed February 16, 2013

The cottages were just that, cottages, older but clean. They are right on the beach which was very nice. We first had Sylvia's room and it is small, really small. We actually stayed in Chocolate which was bigger and nicer. The staff was nice and Paul was very accomodating. Unfortunately, the cottages were not what we were looking for. It...

2Thank Jack J
Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed January 30, 2013

Right in front of the beach, fantastic view. Room very cozy, all the staff was friendly. The down side on most of these islands is the fact they drive on the "wrong" side of the road... you got to pay attention to prevent killing one or two pedestrians while driving there...

2Thank Marcus_Coltro
Virginia, United States
Reviewed January 11, 2013

We typically don't go to the same place twice for vacation - there is a lot of world to see! The Cottages, however, were idyllic for my family. We stayed in the Commodore and had ample space. They totally take care of you - even before you arrive. Our room had a bottle of rum and two cokes waiting for...

2Thank Andrea W
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed December 30, 2012

Nice little place, right on the beach! Been two times and trying to go again this winter!! St. Croix is a beautiful Island, having a car is a must!!! People are very friendly, weather great..If your looking for a party theres a little bar in Frederiksted called the Lost Dog that stays open late.

2Thank WillPete843
Hanna, Indiana
Reviewed December 26, 2012

My wife and I stayed at Cottages in Sylvia's Room. It was small, but adequate for 1 or 2 people---small fridge, micro, AC, queen bed, TV. There was also a patio just steps from the sand, water, and resort's covered patio. Front row seat to fantastic views and ever-changing sunsets. Cottages is very laid back with super cleanliness everywhere, friendly...

2Thank IndianaJim
Fairhaven, Massachusetts
Reviewed December 21, 2012

My wife and I have stayed at Cottages about five times, and we have taken our daughter and son-in-law with us twice. Fredericksted in particular and St. Croix in general are places that bring back delightful memories of my younger days in the Navy, when we took advantage of a small underwater range off St. Croix. Neither St. Croix nor...

1Thank Mellen401
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Reviewed December 14, 2012

Nice clean rooms with right-on-the-beach location. No restaurant onsite. Of the places I've stayed in STX this is the most reasonable and consistently operated. The low water pressure seems to be the standard on the island.

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Nashville, Indiana
Reviewed December 1, 2012

My wife and I stayed in the Chart House, which we were told was and appeared to be the nicest cottage on the property, for 4 nights starting November 26. It was larger with a kitchen and nice big tiled shower. We were in St. Croix 9 years ago with a tour group and stayed at a large resort but...

2Thank brucegould
Reviewed November 23, 2012

Our visit was cut short because I came down with the flu, but we really enjoyed Cottages by the Sea. Very nice cottages on the beach w/ everything you need to have fun. Guest, employees, and owners are all very helpful and friendly. Need a car, especially on off season. Hope to return.

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St. Thomas
Reviewed November 23, 2012 via mobile

I just stayed at Cottages by the Sea for 4 nights and just loved the stay there. The rooms were comfy and quaintly decorated. If you are looking to stay somewhere to relax and get away from the RAT RACE, this place is for you. There are several great places to eat in Fredricksted but if you are looking for...

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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 - $222 (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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