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Garden by the Sea B&B

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My girlfriend and I went to The U.S. Virgin Islands for our yearly 1 week vacation. We don't have very much time off and wanted the visit to be very special. I cannot say enough about how nice and welcoming Nancy and John were. The walk up to the hotel was charming and upon entering, the wrap around deck and... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful stay in the Terrace Room. Nancy and John are terrific hosts--always ready to offers suggestions about the beaches, restaurants and activities. They also have a great selection of coolers, chairs and other beach items to loan. Breakfast is absolutely great, especially the blueberry pancakes. Close enough to town to walk, but far enough away to enjoy quiet moments watching... More 

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Boca Raton, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

Our visit to St. John and accommodations at GBTS could not have been better. Nancy and John were incredible hosts and went out of their way in making our stay on St. John wonderful. Nancy cooked amazing breakfasts and we ate overlooking Franks Bay and were entertained by a variety of birds and iguanas in their garden. Coffee was ready... More 

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Albany, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

GBTS is a wonderful B&B, owned by Nancy and John. We stayed in the Garden Suite, which was very nice. The room was very comfortable, and the AC was very nice to have at night. We liked the "open" bathroom, with all the foliage. Nancy and John could not have been more gracious hosts, and were extremely helpful in getting... More 

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Weare, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

This was our second stay. This time the owners were present and they provided the same great food and knowledgeable advice as their staff had last time. The price of the room includes a great breakfast (can be customized to meet your needs), scuba equipment, coolers, a collection of suntan lotions, shampoos and bug sprays. We were also delighted to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

I came on vacation to St. John by myself. I was nervous, but Nancy and John were absolutely wonderful. They helped me find places to eat, things to do, they even helped me book a last minute boat trip. I stayed in the Wild Ginger Room, which has a beautiful outdoor bathroom. The room was great - air conditioned, comfortable.... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

This B&B is charming, comfortable and whimsical, but the hosts, Nancy and John, make it! They went out of their way to make sure we had a wonderful time. They supplied us with everything from a cooler to water shoes. They gave us tips about parking (boy, are you going to need those). They told us the best places to... More 

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McKinney, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

My wife and I visited Garden by the Sea in late April 2016. All I had to go on were reviews of the property. Everyone described it perfectly. The entire property was spotless! We were greeted by the owners, Nancy and John. What great hosts! They were very engaging - answered all our questions. Provided directions, made reservations for us,... More 

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Calais, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

This was our second stay at Garden by the Sea and we are hooked. If you are looking for a quiet getaway with a lot of perks, this is the place. Owners Nancy and John provide every possible creature comfort you can imagine to make your beaching/snorkeling/exploring vacation go without a hitch, including starting you off with a hearty, home... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

Accommodations were clean, quaint, relaxing and within walking distance to "town". It screams St. John from the moment you enter...from the colors to the decor, to the plants, to the wildlife surrounding you. Breakfasts' were amazing, and eating in their little garden each morning was a great way to start the day. John and Nancy have thought of everything, providing... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Garden by the Sea B&B is the quintessential Caribbean home: bright, colorful walls; local art and paintings; gingerbread trim; lush gardens with coconut and banana trees; & nesting birds, iguanas, and peacocks. We are located in the heart of Estate Contant and Enighed – a funky little neighborhood within walking distance of Cruz Bay and 1 ½ blocks from Frank Bay Beach. Your hosts have lived on St. John for over 12 years and are very familiar with the island and the national park and are very willing to help plan your daily activities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Garden by the Sea B&B

Address: PO Box 37 | Enighed, Cruz Bay 00831-0037, St. John
Location: Caribbean > U.S. Virgin Islands > St. John > Cruz Bay
Price Range: $160 - $275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Garden By The Sea Hotel Cruz Bay
Garden By The Sea Bed And Breakfast
Garden By The Sea B&B St. John/Cruz Bay
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