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Sand Castle on the Beach
Ranked #2 of 3 Frederiksted B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
pittsburgh, pa
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10 reviews
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Reviewed July 16, 2005

We stayed 8 days. All of the staff was friendly and very accommodating. The accommodations are what you would expect for the Virgin Islands, in other words these are not the high end marble clad resorts. Comfortable rooms, for which we never spend much time in while vacationing. Comfortable bed, good shower and bath room.
Pools were maintained and clean but nothing spectacular. The views were excellent. The on site restaurant was the BEST. The massages were great!! Samone knows what she is doing and can give one of the best professional massages every.
Every one is the slow mode, so expect it.... Everyone is in bed by 10pm and all is closed up by then also. Sun sets at about 6pm every night and its dark after that so there is little to do.

We would go back again.

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Reviewed April 5, 2004

Our stay at The Sandcastle was wonderful. We stayed for a week and we wish we could have stayed for three. The Beachside Cafe had great food and friendly service. The staff at the front desk was always very nice and accomodating. The beach directly in front of the hotel was calm and lovely with brilliant blue water. The snorkeling in front of the hotel was quite nice, but don't miss spectacular Buck Island. We recommend booking a suite with a kitchen. It's nice to have your own drinks and snacks and it's really great to have a blender to make frozen drinks and smoothies. Also the other guests at The Sandcastle made us feel right at home. You are bound to make some good friends there. Most of them were return guests, some for as many as twenty years. We were lucky enough to be there for the "Thanksgiving in March" celebration which was fantastic. Delicious food and great company! Thank you to the whole staff at The Sandcastle for making our trip so great. And a special thanks to Sheryl, Erma and Emily. Good luck to all of you. We hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed January 17, 2004

Wonderful Small Hotel directly on a great sandy beach. Location is excellent with some of the best sun sets in the world. My partner and I have stayed here twice. The rooms are recently refurbished, clean and the staff makes you feel at home. This small hotel offers two pools, one of which is clothing optional. New owners are doing a great job of sprucing this place up and staff members with 15 years experience can direct you to anything you want or need on the island - "Go Irma". Food at the new restaurant is excellent, consistent, and has a beach front view. This is a great place to stay if you like a quiet and relaxing vacation with snorkeling and swimming just steps away from your front door. Only drawback is that there is not much of a gay night life on the island of St Croix.

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Reviewed August 4, 2003

Excellent staff, food, lodging, beach, location, room, rates!!!Very quiet, relaxed atmosphere, well equipped kitchennette. No luxuries, but no simplicity either; Very clean, well maintained. Excellent place to get away from it all! Get a car, though, if you plan to move around the island. Driving on the left is easier than it looks, and traffic is null. Not that easy to get lost.

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Property: Sand Castle on the Beach
Address: 127 Smithfield Rd, Frederiksted 00840-3677, St. Croix
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Location: Caribbean > U.S. Virgin Islands > St. Croix > Frederiksted
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #2 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Frederiksted
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Sand Castle on the Beach 3*
Number of rooms: 25
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Sand Castle on the Beach is an intimate, beachfront hotel on Saint Croix's most beautiful swimming beach. We offer 5 room types from beachfront villas to economical studios, affording you multiple options in the size of your accommodations. Choose from spacious villas overlooking the beach, queen studios, king studios with balconies, one-bedroom suites or a roomy two-bedroom suite. Our award-winning restaurant - the Beach Side Café - offers fresh seafood, prime beef and locally sourced vegetables with local and international influence. The lounge at the café serves craft-made cocktails and mocktails prepared with fresh local juices. Owners Chris, Ted and Dan invite you to share in the laid back, inclusive atmosphere of Sand Castle on the Beach Hotel. ... more   less 
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