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sarasota, florida
Reviewed 24 March 2012

Just can not say enough positive comments about Ronnie (the owner) and this B & B! It is an historical building loaded with charm, and cool antique furniture. The rooms are spacious and very clean, the B & B is like a 5 star home - and the view is Incredible!! This place truly is a unique place, not so...

2Thank lillajam
Lake Oswego, Oregon
Reviewed 20 March 2012

We stayed at the Crystal Place going and coming from the BVIs. Ronnie the owner meet us at the airport took us to the ferry thus saving taxi fares. This is a great old house full of charm and the feel of the Islands. Ronnie is a gem full of knowldedge and he makes you feel like family. He has...

2Thank 15may1864
Richmond, Kentucky, United States
Reviewed 14 March 2012

We've stayed in the Crystal Palace twice upon returning from charters in the BVI and have found it a great way to punctuate a great time with a relaxing overnight stay at one of St. Thomas's historic residences. Ronnie, the proprieter, has punctually fetched us from the ferry terminal upon our arrival and instantly made us feel welcome, and he...

2Thank James S
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 13 March 2012

The USVI and BVI make a fine vacation, but the stories you tell your friends may be the same ones they tell you: "How 'bout that Foxy? What a character!" "St. John's really nice." It's unlikely that your friends will have had the benefit of staying in a historic house or the running commentary provided by its proprietor, Ronnie. Part...

Thank Bruce B
Boulder, Colorado, United States
Reviewed 5 March 2012

From the moment Ronnie picked us up at the airport, to the time he dropped us off at the ferry dock, we had a great time at his B&B. The rooms were very clean and spacious, and there was a great view of the bay, with boats of all sizes coming and going. The informal bar was perfect, allowing for...

4Thank Bruce B
RonUSVI, Owner at The Crystal Palace, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. There must be some misunderstanding in what happened. I did raise my prices and protected you at the old price. I reviewed your bill and find it to show the old price, plus taxes and the less than tree nights stay charge.Both were and are clearly specified and explained on my web site. I may...

Schnecksville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 February 2012

We spent a night here before heading off to St. John, which is what quite a few people seem to do. But next visit we will be sure to stay at the Crystal Palace longer! It was definitely our kind place...very interesting story to the mansion and friendly, enjoyable people. Our room was clean, spacious, and comfortable. The other rooms...

Thank Marylou P
Plano, Texas
Reviewed 14 December 2011

Ronny was great, he goes out of his way to make you feel welcome and is a wealth of information. The Room was clean and comfortable, the AC worked great. The location is close enough that we were able to walk to dinner and Ronny picked us up from the airport and delivered us to the ferry. I would stay...

1Thank Kevin F
Sedona, Arizona
Reviewed 10 December 2011

As others have said, the owner goes out of his way to make sure you are taken care of. He'll pick you up and drop you off at the airport or nearby ferry, which is a huge bonus. We stayed in the two rooms that have a private bath. The upstairs room was large and comfortable, but the dogs were...

2Thank PandC_11
Virgin Islands
Reviewed 3 December 2011

Owner, Ronnie Lockhart is a wealth of knowledge and humor to boot. Like others have said: Nothing fancy, but clean and comfortable. I usually stop in once a year while I'm at the Charteryacht shows. You'll enjoy it. I do.

2Thank sailorlady
Bluffton, South Carolina
Reviewed 28 November 2011

This B&B is right downtown with a view of the harbor. You can walk downtown easily. This is an old house. You are treated like family, and we were very at home. Nothing fancy but well done.

Thank Michael D

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Beautiful historic building in downtown Charlotte Amalie. 5 minute walk to restaurants and shopping. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Crystal Palace

Address: 12 Crystal Gade, Charlotte Amalie 00801, St. Thomas
Region: Caribbean > U.S. Virgin Islands > St. Thomas > Charlotte Amalie
Price Range: $166 - $236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Crystal Palace 2.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“room with the bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles Whynottodays, 21 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Top floor seems to be the best. Nice and quiet. People who stay here tend to be courteous.”
 of 5 bubbles marier415, 9 Feb 2016 | Read review
“There would not be one room I would choose”
 of 5 bubbles MicheleP7, 31 Jan 2016 | Read review
“The shared bathroom rooms are fine for the budget traveler. Bathrooms are never busy.”
 of 5 bubbles danp353, 5 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Private room on the lower level”
 of 5 bubbles pliofilm, 10 Jun 2015 | Read review
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