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Bolongo Bay Beach Resort

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7150 Bolongo, 00802 St. Thomas
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Since 1974, Bolongo Bay Beach Resort has welcomed guests from around the world curious to discover life in the Caribbean. Bolongo Bay is a small, authentic Caribbean beach resort on the southern coast of St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. Located in a beautiful bay touching the Caribbean Sea, Bolongo Bay offers a perfect harmony of relaxation, solitude & adventure.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Bar / lounge
Beach
Boating
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Highchairs available
Secured parking
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Shallow end in pool
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary welcome drink
Happy hour
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Vending machine
Swimup bar
Poolside bar
Canoeing
Diving
Hiking
Snorkeling
Water sport equipment rentals
Windsurfing
Bowling offsite
Entertainment staff
Evening entertainment
Fishing
Karaoke
Patio
Walking tours
Board games / puzzles
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Fax / photocopying
Spa
24-hour security
Concierge
Convenience store
Gift shop
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
ATM on site
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Private beach
Housekeeping
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Sofa bed
Walk-in shower
Interconnected rooms available
Private balcony
Safe
Seating area
Telephone
Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Refrigerator
Stovetop
Flatscreen TV
Hair dryer
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Room types
Ocean view
Landmark view
Pool view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
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Great View
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish, Swedish
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NixRich66 wrote a review Jul 6
Chicago, Illinois1 contribution2 helpful votes
Bolongo Bay is easily the most disappointing establishment my husband and I have ever stayed at. It should certainly not have the title 'resort' as it should rather be described as an average motel with an outdoor pool. If you are thinking of staying here, I can’t emphasize enough to look at some other options. St. Thomas has so much more to offer In our stay from July 1 - 5, my husband and I experienced the following: - Stains in our extremely small, dirty and poorly lit shower - Bugs in our bed; our bodies are covered in bug bites - A seaweed-clogged shoreline - Server staff calling us late at night to "request clarification" on tips we didn't leave (that's on top of the automatic 15% already included in every bill) - A "resort" who advertised water sports equipment but on arrival, learned they were broken with no plans to fix it - Offers no room service - Front of house staff refusing to split a check two or three ways - Front of house staff who would not allow us to combine nearby tables when other members of our group joined us - Staff that sat around at the far end of a small but empty restaurant talking while we stood for five minutes at the host stand, directly in their line of sight, waiting for someone to seat us. If we chose our seat ourselves, they'd give us even more attitude than they would when we placed our breakfast order - Server staff who took thirty minutes to deliver light brown water they claimed was coffee - Front Desk staff who, when we asked not to have our room cleaned in the morning, told us “to talk to the housekeeping staff yourself in the morning” - Front Desk staff who didn't offer us a taxi to the airport upon check out when there was no bellhop on duty for us to make a request - Costs the same as a five star resort anywhere else on the island but deemed it appropriate to have guests stay in rooms with holes in the walls Aside from Bolongo Bay’s "accommodations," we had an amazing time with new friends and the off-resort events they offered that we took part in, we will remember for the rest of our lives. The island was beautiful, and when we ventured out of the resort, the people were warm and so kind.
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Date of stay: July 2020
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LightMadeLiquid wrote a review Apr 2020
Colorado Springs, Colorado1 contribution1 helpful vote
I actually stayed here with my husband in April of 2017, but it won’t let me choose a date that far back. I just wanted to drop a quick review because this place was truly amazing. We did have problems with the water in our shower in our first room but they upgraded us as soon as we let them know what was going on. You are RIGHT on the beach. The restaurant is really great and having breakfast overlooking the ocean is a perfect way to start each day. The staff and service were absolutely incredible! We absolutely loved winding down the day at the bar on the beach with a beer and live music. I have nothing but good memories of this place, it was a fantastic experience!
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Date of stay: May 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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dshepherd31 wrote a review Mar 2020
Bettendorf, Iowa5 contributions9 helpful votes
We stayed in 3 rooms (3 couples) and each room had small showers with mildewy shower curtains in the bathroom, rust rimmed toilets and musty sheets. The beach is pebbly so bring water shoes. This is a privately owned, operated and run place so expected limited and slow service. They will look out for their pocketbook before they look out for their customers. Sole proprietor was definitely more concerned about his own welfare before his workers or customers.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Rob J wrote a review Mar 2020
Annapolis, Maryland13 contributions7 helpful votes
Stayed for 4 nights with all inclusive package. Food and beverage were great. They had different dinner special each night. Pool is small and the beach is a little rocky with no surf. Rooms were clean but not modern. Staff on site is excellent and very helpful. Enjoyed and would love to return.
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Date of stay: March 2020
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sugardrew wrote a review Mar 2020
Atlanta, Georgia3 contributions
Belongo Bay is a family run small boutique hotel. The hotel is footsteps away from the sand. The beds are extremely comfortable. I would recommend this hotel for young professionals like myself. With beach amenities plentiful and the sunset Cruise was a joy to witness.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Traveled solo
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PRICE RANGE
$246 - $599 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
bolongo bay beach hotel south coast, hotel bolongo bay beach, bolongo bay beach resort, bolongo bay st thomas
LOCATION
CaribbeanU.S. Virgin IslandsSt. ThomasSouth Coast
NUMBER OF ROOMS
74
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Frequently Asked Questions about Bolongo Bay Beach Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Bolongo Bay Beach Resort?
Nearby attractions include House of Rajah Jewelers (3.1 miles), Grand Jewelers (3.1 miles), and Ballerina Jewelers (3.1 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Bolongo Bay Beach Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a swimup bar, free wifi, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Bolongo Bay Beach Resort?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Bolongo Bay Beach Resort?
Guests can enjoy a swimup bar, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Bolongo Bay Beach Resort?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Bolongo Bay Beach Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include Side Street Pub, Pizza Pi, and Dinghy's Beach Bar and Grill.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Bolongo Bay Beach Resort?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Bolongo Bay Beach Resort offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and a banquet room during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Bolongo Bay Beach Resort?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, and Swedish.
Are there any historical sites close to Bolongo Bay Beach Resort?
Many travelers enjoy visiting 99 Steps (3.0 miles), Beracha Veshalom Vegimulth Hasidim Synagogue (3.1 miles), and Blackbeard’s Castle (3.1 miles).
Does Bolongo Bay Beach Resort have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbor view available here.