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Cottages By The Sea

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23/05/2017 24/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 8 October 2014

We absolutely LOVED this place! We stayed in Crow's Nest which was perfect! It's not one of the remodeled units, but none the less, it was adorable and we loved it just the same! Our cottage was clean and the bedding clean and comfy as well. Some of the cottages had ceiling fans on the porches, this cottage did not,...

6Thank laroge
Reviewed 5 October 2014

I can't say enough good things about Cottages. But First you must know it's not super modern or fancy so if you want that it's not for you. It is NOT a Sandals type resort. BUT If you want a comfortable charming cottage that is ON a gorgeous beach and has all the comforts of home (fridge, stove, micro, blender,...

3Thank Cheerlawyer10
Reviewed 23 September 2014

Our stay there was great. The beach was fantastic with almost no waves. The manager was extremely helpful with our after-hours check-in. The room was quaint and maintained. The only ding was that both beds had sand between the blankets and the cover sheet. A quick pop of the sheets outside and the problem was solved. It just struck us...

Thank Alvin P
Girard, Ohio
Reviewed 22 September 2014

I was anticipating this trip for month's....researching and reading reviews. We went from choosing an all inclusive destination to Cottages instead. We have a cottage, have rented cottages many times, and were completely comfortable with "vintage". Of course, these have been there since 1949!!! I must say the location was absolutely the best ever!!! Crow's Nest must be the most...

3Thank susie316
Columbus, OH
Reviewed 13 September 2014

I booked our stay at Cottages by the Sea based on the rave reviews that I read here on Trip Advisor. First the good: the beach is beautiful, crystal clear water, gentle wave action, perfect for swimming or bobbing in the waves on a "noodle". There is pretty good snorkeling on the left side of the beach and straight out...

8Thank Daisysm0m
Sherwood, Arkansas
Reviewed 4 September 2014

I choose cottages because of the tripadvisor reviews, glad I did! Truly a Caribbean jewel! We stayed in crows nest and the views and breeze everyday cannot be beat, it is like waking up in paradise. The maid service was fantastic and always had fresh towels and beach towels. The king size bed was very comfortable and the use of...

Thank Lord_Guice
Burlington, Vermont
Reviewed 3 September 2014

We stayed back in June this year and upon arrival were greated by a very welcoming staff. The location of the property probably just can't be beat on the island (in my humbble opionion). It's right on the beach (one of the best ones...) and you can snorkle and swim right there (we saw a turtle within 3 minutes of...

1Thank caribtraveler3
Deltona, Florida
Reviewed 11 August 2014

I would recommend The Cottages to anyone looking for a quaint and eclectic place to stay. I traveled there with a family that was from St Croix and they said that the particular beach that The cottages wad located on was the best beach on the island and I have to agree. It was absolutely gorgeous every day. The hotel...

2Thank Deltona_Beach_Bums
Ossining, New York
Reviewed 7 August 2014

This facility is a real jewel. The cottages are not fancy, but the location is amazing. The atmosphere is friendly and laid back. It has the best beach on the island with gentle waves, clear water, etc.

Thank Frannie24340
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 30 July 2014

We stayed at Cottages for a week this summer. I chose it based on the Trip Advisor reviews. While we had a great time, the stay at Cottages was about average. When I read through the reviews now, it almost seems as if I stayed at a different place. The main thing that drew me to the Cottages were the...

7Thank MonBelle2300
Proprietor_127A, Owner at Cottages By The Sea, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. This is Paul, your owner and host. I am sorry that we did not meet. I was off island for the funeral of a dear friend of Cottages by the Sea when you arrived, and when I returned I was busy getting caught up on missed work. I usually do not go door to door...

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Established in 1949, Cottages by the Sea is a family owned and operated, beachfront, boutique hotel, located just south of the town of Frederiksted on the island of St. Croix in the US Virgin Islands. Our goal is to provide our guests with a quiet, friendly, relaxed, truly authentic Caribbean beach vacation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cottages By The Sea

Address: 127A Estate Smithfield, Frederiksted 00840-4048, St. Croix
Region: Caribbean > U.S. Virgin Islands > St. Croix > Frederiksted
Price Range: $217 - $320 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cottages By The Sea 3*
Number of rooms: 27
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“All rooms are delightful!”
caeser1342, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Get a unit facing the water, it's worth it”
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“you will be lucky to get an available room...take what you can get- i have stayed in c-glass and cone shell..love both”
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