We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Economical and Great Location”

Best prices for -
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 12 more sites!
Windward Passage Hotel
Reno, Nevada
Level Contributor
7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Economical and Great Location”
Reviewed June 14, 2013

The Windward Passage is in town. This makes it convenient to visit shops and restaurants in the immediate vicinity. I ate dinner at Golden Dragon Restaurant next door for $7 for Chicken and Rice. There are stores in town to buy jewelry, alcohol, or souvenirs. It is also convenient to take boat to St John or Tortola in British Virgin Isles. There is a TV in room, one channel of which is devoted to informing you about sights and things to do on the Island. The hotel has a modest swimming pool. It also has a restaurant, dive shop, spa and exercise room. Moreover at night there are slot machines for entertainment. There is also a bar with a TV depicting games to watch while you drink your margaritas. The room I had contained a king bed and a refrigerator to store your drinks. The room was always air conditioned; so you always feel cool while you escape the hot sun. I personally walked to the supermarket the Pueblo to buy drinks and salads to store in refrigerator. You can drive and take a taxi to any beach on the Island and vary your swimming location. For security the hotel is surrounded by a gate which requires a key pass to enter at night. Then there are two elevators to reach floors 1 - 4. The hotel is currently undergoing restoration of a section of rooms. People arrive here to stay the night before going to Tortola or use the hotel with car rental to visit other beaches or attractions of Island.

Room Tip: Rooms on second floor do not require elevator.
See more room tips
  • Stayed June 2013, traveled solo
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
2 Thank Balldancer
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

690 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    79
    165
    205
    118
    123
See reviews for
128
261
54
109
Rating summary
  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (183)
Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Hungarian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Walpole, Massachusetts, United States
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed June 8, 2013

The hotel was clean, convenient, and not expensive. Perfect for one night on the way to or from your actual vacation. They did have a useable pool, again no frills- but good enough for a nice dip after a day of travel.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
2 Thank Maura C
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Ilkley, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed June 8, 2013

Excelllent location for catching the ferry to BVI - quite a commuter hotel. Bit run down - although not as bad as I was expecting from other reviews. Bathroom not very clean - in terms of tiles, and round the taps. Hairs in the bath had to be removed prior to use. Used the pool which was okay. Benefits are being close to the airport as well.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank Lulu C
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers are raving about these Charlotte Amalie hotels

New York City, New York
Level Contributor
475 reviews
284 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
Reviewed June 7, 2013

The hotel is located very close to the airport and very close to town. I stayed there for four nights while in St. Thomas on business. I arrived on a Tuesday night around 930pm; check-in was extremely fast and I was in my 3rd floor room in 5 minutes. The room was clean and well-furnished. The A/C worked great. The in-room Wi-Fi was slow. My room faced north towards the residential neighborhood behind the hotel. There was a lot of noise from the neighborhood at night; mostly loud music and partying. The noise continued every night until 1 or 2 am, but the A/C on full blast drowned most of it out. I had dinner at the outside bar twice; the food was good albeit arrived a little slow. Maid service to the room was done flawlessly every day. This hotel is very good for business travelers as there did not seem to be a lot of families with young children staying there; mostly couples and other business travelers. Very good value on an island where everything is very expensive.

Room Tip: Request the fourth floor, pay extra to face the harbor as it will be quieter hearing the light traff...
See more room tips
  • Stayed May 2013, traveled on business
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
1 Thank William J
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
SAINT PETERSBURG
Level Contributor
284 reviews
64 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 300 helpful votes
Reviewed June 6, 2013

We spent a total of 4 nights here and enjoyed it immensely. The guidebook describes this as a businessman’s hotel, which is very accurate, but it also makes an excellent tourist hotel. Our room had a comfortable king bed, free safe, excellent free wi fi, large screen tv, plenty of lightning, fridge, and a large desk with several available outlets. I would rate it comparable to a Holiday Inn. It is in an excellent location right on the sea front and had a bus stop directly in front of the hotel. You can go into Charlotte Amalie or to Red Hook in one direction or to Emerald Beach in the opposite direction. It is easy to walk one block behind the hotel to the main shopping street for cruise ship people and then all the way down into town and the main shopping mall, cable car, and cruise ship terminal. We made our 3-night reservation through Expedia and had no problems. We had 1 extra night and were going to stay at Emerald Beach but the Windward Passage was so pleasant we stayed here instead and just went to the beach for a day trip. The hotel staff was very friendly in booking the extra night at the same price as Expedia. This hotel is not a beach resort but it is an excellent place to stay while visiting St. Thomas.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
1 Thank ERIC S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Riverdale, New York, United States
Level Contributor
13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed May 26, 2013

Here's what I really liked about Windward Passage. First only accept a room facing the ocean. The hotel is in the heart of town so your are close to the main attractions. You can take a safari for 1$ and go to red hook to take the ferry to St.Johns which is 6$ each way. You pay 2$ on the Safari to get back to the hotel. The hotel is across for a port where you can buy fresh fish or mangoes/fruit smoothies from the fruit shop. The hotel has a nice pool and has a small casino. There's a restaurant however we went out for local food. The back of the hotel has local shops and is close to the museum. This hotel is also close to the french & Dutch quarters for dining purpose. The room had two beds and a refrigerator and has A/C. If your not looking for a lap of luxary but enjoy a nice clean hotel then I think you will like this hotel. Theres a bus that takes you to Megans beach and the drivers are lovely.. :) Enjoy

Room Tip: They currently have construction going on the second floor across from the pool. Make sure your room...
See more room tips
  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with friends
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank Dee B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Roswell, Georgia
Level Contributor
16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed May 21, 2013

My husband and I needed easy access to the Roadtown ferry and this hotel is almost across the street. The room was recently renovated and was clean and comfortable. We arrived late at night and the front desk staff was accommodating,even helping us to order dinner from nearby pizza place.Would definately stay here again.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with friends
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank Meryl A
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Charlotte Amalie
2.2 mi away
Lindbergh Bay Hotel and Villas
Lindbergh Bay Hotel and Villas
#6 of 7 in Charlotte Amalie
631 reviews
1.8 mi away
Island Beachcomber Hotel
Island Beachcomber Hotel
#5 of 7 in Charlotte Amalie
355 reviews
0.7 mi away
Mafolie Hotel
Mafolie Hotel
#3 of 7 in Charlotte Amalie
560 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
1.7 mi away
Frenchman's Reef & Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort
1.8 mi away
Emerald Beach Resort
Emerald Beach Resort
#4 of 7 in Charlotte Amalie
1,734 reviews
4.9 mi away
Sugar Bay Resort & Spa
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Windward Passage Hotel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Windward Passage Hotel

Property: Windward Passage Hotel
Address: Veterans Drive | Waterfront, Charlotte Amalie 00804, St. Thomas (Formerly Holiday Inn)
Location: Caribbean > U.S. Virgin Islands > St. Thomas > Charlotte Amalie
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 7 Hotels in Charlotte Amalie
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Windward Passage Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 151
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Windward Passage Hotel is truly your bargain in paradise. We are perfect for business travelers and the ideal choice for short stays and shopping trips. Centrally located, overlooking the picturesque Charlotte Amalie harbor, we are within walking distance of the major downtown shopping district and an even shorter walk away from the ferry and seaplane docks for transit to nearby islands. Transfer to the beaches is convenient for all our guests, so they miss out on nothing on our tropical island. Our Ocean View Rooms boast a breath-taking view of the harbor and our staff is courteous and friendly. We are constantly updating and improving our facilities to serve you better. You are welcome to stop by and pay us a visit. ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Priceline, Orbitz, Booking.com, BookIt.com, Hotwire, Expedia, Travelocity, Hotels.com, TripOnline SA, Cheap Tickets, Cancelon, Hotel.de, getaroom.com and HotelQuickly so you can book your Windward Passage Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Charlotte Amalie Holiday Inn
Holiday Inn Charlotte Amalie
Windward Passage Hotel St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing