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“A B&B without the forced intimacy” 5 of 5 stars
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Cruz Bay Boutique Hotel
Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in Cruz Bay
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Maine
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“A B&B without the forced intimacy”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

The owners are very helpful with everything- We tried unsucessfully to find a car to rent for the day (everyone was booked! Important- if you want one book ahead!) but David rounded one up for us. They provide beach chairs, soft coolers, beach towels. THey've got the coolest little deck to sit on, where you meet fellow travelers all of whom share experiences.

Room Tip: Room 3, which we had, has no cross ventilation, so we had to use the AC (Which was fine, just agains...
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Charleston, South Carolina
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26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

Pros: The hotel is in the heart of downtown. It is very clean. Powerful AC unit in room. Owners are lovely. Good nightly rate. Cons: The room we stayed in was small. In order to go to the bathroom during the middle of the night, I either had to crawl over my husband or step sideways in the approximately 3 inches of space between the wall and the foot of the bed. Breakfast was yogurt and pastries. I prefer a hot breakfast with less wheat (eggs, fruit), so we went out for breakfast.

Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
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Oskaloosa, Iowa
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33 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

This hotel has a great location on Cruz Bay, is clean and the staff is very helpful. Great location for cars and restaurants and within walking distance from everything. The room was VERY small. If you are looking for a clean place with a central location on Cruz Bay and a good breakfast at a reasonable price, this is for you. Just know the rooms are very small....very small

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank TravelersLV08
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Ellicott City, Maryland
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107 reviews
54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

We stayed here for a few days in March for an extended weekend get-a-way. We were met by Denise, the friendly owner who had great suggestions for things to do and where to eat. We stayed in room 5, which overlooked the street and had a tiny balcony.

Pros:
Great Cruz Bay location -- two blocks from the ferry dock
Car rental places right next door -- no need to find a downtown parking place near hotel.
Super clean rooms
Very chic decoration
Nice continental breakfast
Helpful staff
Nice toiletries

Cons:
Downtown Cruz Bay can be very noisy at night -- we had to shut windows and run the ac at night to drown out the sound.
Small rooms-- the bed is squeezed up against the wall, so you have to climb over one person to get in and out of the bed.

Room Tip: Room5 has a tiny balcony.
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank shelingas_sis
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Denver, Colorado
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58 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

My Wife and I stayed here for 4 nights, and we did not want to leave. The hotel is walking distance to all that Cruz Bay has to offer, and is very clean and comfortable. The staff is very friendly and knowledgeable, and provide all that you need for an enjoyable stay on this wonderful island. The breakfast is light (pastry/sweet breads, yogurt, fruit, coffee & tea), but it is sufficient for a day of sunbathing and relaxing in paradise. If you are expecting all of the posh amenities of a resort, don't stay here, but that is in no way a negative.
The rooms are small, but well appointed and comfortable. The restaurant below opens late and closes early, but that seems the norm for the island, so keep that in mind when planning your days. Cruz Bay Boutique & St. John are a delight, and we will surely return.

Room Tip: Room 5 has a small balcony overlooking the street below, which is nice, but by no means scenic. It a...
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank bsnower
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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

We stayed for 6 days in February and could not have been more pleased. Denise and David are excellent hosts and each of their staff (some family) were equally gracious and kind. Literally 5 minute walk from the ferry and just about everything else in Cruz Bay. This is where you want to stay...rent your car from Conrad's next door and parking is a snap because they let you park in the rental lot (except Saturday, Saturday is a very busy day mon). Fee parking is available over by Fatty Crab restaurant (also stellar). We could smell the coffee each morning out on the porch and the breakfast was not lacking a single thing. If you want to be healthy plenty of options if you want pastries and breads they were bakery fresh. Beach towels and chairs at the ready upon request and we were given an awesome little cooler which made spending the day at the beach a luxury experience. We filled the cooler with ice, fresh fruit (compliments of Cruz Bay Boutique), sandwiches and snacks from Del Grotto Deli and plenty of water and perrier!! We would go back in a heartbeat!

Room Tip: Room #2 did the trick for us!!
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

We spent a week in this beautiful hotel and we can immediately say we are definitely coming back again. The staff are friendly, very accommodating and smiling all the times. The owner was very helpful as well ensuring that all our needs were fulfilled. The room was clean and also the bed was comfy just like bed at home. I would recommend all the tripadvisor users to book their holidays.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Property: Cruz Bay Boutique Hotel
Address: 74-2 Cruz Bay Town, Cruz Bay 00830, St. John
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Location: Caribbean > U.S. Virgin Islands > St. John > Cruz Bay
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in Cruz Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Cruz Bay Boutique Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 11
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Cruz Bay Boutique Hotel is an intimate accommodation made up of 10 guest rooms and one penthouse apartment suite. The hotel was completely renovated in 2010 and 2013 blending chic Miami boutique hotel decor with the more casual style of an island villa. The result is a clean, simple yet elegant venue. The hotel is conveniently located in the heart of Cruz Bay town's best restaurants, bars and shopping. This lively location is the perfect spot for accessing all of St. John's beaches and attractions. Just around the corner from the ferry dock (only 250 feet away), Cruz Bay Boutique Hotel is the closest accommodation upon arrival to St. John. No taxi or rental car is required and there are no hills or winding roads to traverse - just stroll on over. ... more   less 
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