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15-2 Estate Fortsberg Coral Bay, 00830 St. John See on map
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Reviewed July 8, 2018

I feel blessed beyond words to have found a House of Open Arms! My wife and I arrived and could not believe the beauty of our surroundings! We stayed for a week in the villa. The view is amazing and nature surrounds you from the...More

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Reviewed July 8, 2018

My husband and I returned to Catherine Perry’s House of Open Arms last week and we are so happy that we did! We have traveled to many places, but there is nothing as amazing or breathtaking as the view you see when you pull into...More

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Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

It’s hard writing a review when something is so wonderful it surpasses positive synonyms. I arrived at the word ‘bliss’ but, honestly, it’s so much better than that! Miss Catherine at A House of Open Arms doesn’t just welcome us, she graciously envelopes our entire...More

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Reviewed June 5, 2018

Can't stay away from this incredibly wonderous place - Its like being in Neverland! We saw a lot of positive changes on the Island since our last visit in December ~ clean up looks good, restaurants are open & lively, beaches & trails are cleared...More

Reviewed March 25, 2018

We have stayed on St John numerous times but this was our first time at House of Open Arms. I have to admit that we were skeptical about visiting the island after reviewing numerous reports of power outages, closed restaurants, and other hurricane related issues....More

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A House of Open Arms is a beautiful vacation villa and cottage on the peninsula of Fortsburg in Coral Bay, St. John, USVI. 75% of St. John is Nat'l Park and we are located just outside of it overlooking Nat'l Park ...More waters of Hurricane Hole, East End and beyond to Norman Island in the British Virgin Islands. We have solar water power and we are on the grid so we have air conditioning too! 180 degree white water views wrap around this delightful one bedroom villa and charming one bedroom cottage. The villa is 1000 square feet and has 1 bedroom, living room, kitchen, bathroom, veranda and pool. The cottage is 650 square feet and has a wrap around porch, outdoor cooking area, front entryway, bedroom and an inside bathroom with an outdoor shower. Both areas are separate and very private. The cottage is down the hill from the villa about 40 steps. While the cottage will only hold 2 people, the villa can accomodate small children easily. The property is owned and managed by Catherine Perry a local potter and watercolor artist. She is available for local knowledge, helping plan excursions, restaurant recommendations or any need you may have. House of Open Arms is located on a breathtakingly green, private hillside with constant, cool ocean breezes. Come relax in peaceful elegance and see how well you can live while staying in balance with the world around you! Less
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Free Parking
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Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Breakfast included
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$170 - $360 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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House Of Open Arms St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands
Caribbean > U.S. Virgin Islands > St. John
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mrs b
March 10, 2017|
Response from CatherinePerry | Property representative |
Hello ! I have a queen bed on order and will update the amenities once it is here. It does have a full refrigerator now with a separate freezer door.
Keri R
June 13, 2015|
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Response from CatherinePerry | Property representative |
Hello Keri - Thank you so much for writing and thank you for your lovely compliment about A House of Open Arms! St. John is a more mountainous Island than St. Croix for example so many of our homes are built on the sides of... More
January 13, 2015|
Response from CatherinePerry | Property representative |
Hello! It is true that there are no TV's. It was a decision I made when building this place to encourage people to step away from their ordinary life and experience one another and the beautiful world that surrounds them... More
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"The villa provides the exclusive use of the infinity pool and a full kitchen."
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"Magnificent views!"
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"Make sure you have a 4 wheel drive vehicle for this house."
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"We loved the uniqueness, privacy and charm of the cottage (the outdoor shower is incredible!)"
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