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Kendall, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2014

Phyllis is the warmest and most accommodating person we have met. She gifted my Veteran husband the use of her Sunset Room as her gratitude of our Servicemen. As a result we had the trip of a lifetime and in the most magnificent tropical setting a person can only dream about. The Sunset room was so comfortable and overlooked the... More 

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Mansfield, MA
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47 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2014

I wanted to be centrally located. The guest house is a very short, but very steep walk from downtown. It has all the amenities such as a full kitchen, large seating area, comfortable bedroom, good sized bathroom and even a spacious outdoor area that is all screen in. It gave you the option of being able to go downtown for... More 

2 Thank Trisha G
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2014 via mobile

This was my second trip to St. John and I wouldn't stay anywhere else but at Hillcrest Guesthouse. Last year I stayed in the ocean view suite, which had amazing views but This trip I had the tropical garden suite, which now is my favorite suite. The garden view suite had a large living room space and a nice size... More 

4 Thank Seaside770
St John, USVI
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15 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2014

This is a very affordable and easy location for guests visiting St John, I have had clients stay at Hillcreast. If you don't mind walking the hills you don't need a car. Ms. Phyllis Hall will take good care of you!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2014

We stayed at the guest house from May 10 to May 17th, 2014. Having stayed in St. Thomas a couple of times in 2001 and 2002, we always felt St. John was the place to be. It's more quaint yet full of action when you want it. I will start off by saying this place is NOT for everybody, and... More 

9 Thank gio1
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154 reviews
50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our apartment at Hillcrest. We stayed in the Tropical Suite, which is a nice sized one bedroom apartment. This guest house is not fancy, but very, very well located and exactly what we wanted and expected from reading the website. The views are phenomenal. And everyone gets a view, because no matter which unit you have, there... More 

4 Thank Grams98
wash dc
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221 reviews
53 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2014

Phyllis Hall is a marvelous hostess who will accommodate your preferences when she stocks the fridge with complimentary foods and beverages. In addition she provides beach chairs and an assortment of supplies to take to the beach, as well as DVDs and paperbacks (the TV gets 4 stations). We stayed in the Orchid Suite, which doesn't have a view of... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2014

I stayed here during Love City Live 2014. This was ideally located within a less than 5 minute walk to downtown. The room was very clean and PERFECTLY priced. You will NOT find a better deal in St. John. Phyllis Hall was a GREAT hostess. The refrigerator was stocked with beer and wine!!! Yeah BEER AND WINE!!! The most affordable... More 

2 Thank Winston W
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 21 January 2014

As a summary: this place is rundown, a bit untidy and unclean and generally too expensive for what it is. The experience started off in the wrong foot. We sent an email before arriving to ask how to get from the ferry to the guesthouse. The owner replied with ONE word: “taxi”. Maybe saying welcome or hi is too hard!... More 

6 Thank HelenaGuerra
hillcreststjohn, Owner at Hillcrest Guest House, responded to this review

There are no bed bugs on St. John. I use to work with the Division of Environmental Health. Some get bit by sand flies at the beach at dusk and don't feel it until at rest. Seeing his problem stateside, I take preventative measure: encapsulate mattress and pillow, spray after cleaning and electronic devices. My website gives details how to... More 

Buffalo, New York
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5 reviews
Reviewed 20 January 2014

I stayed there for 3 nights. The whole stay is OK. The lady who own the place is very nice. The place is actually not far from cruz bay but if you walk it still take a while. The condition of the place is not perfect but consider every accommodation on St. John is ridiculously high, it's still a nice... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hillcrest Guest House is a romantic accommodation with million dollar ocean and garden views. $185 to 235/day. 2 day minimum ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hillcrest Guest House

Address: Number 157 Estate Enighed, Cruz Bay 00831-0033, St. John
Region: Caribbean > U.S. Virgin Islands > St. John > Cruz Bay
Price Range: $296 - $389 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hillcrest Guest House 2.5*
Number of rooms: 1
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Hillcrest Guest House Hotel Cruz Bay
Hillcrest Guest House St. John/Cruz Bay
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“There is apparently one rental that has a full kitchenette and might be good for those planning to cook in most of the time.”
 of 5 bubbles wilsonemct, 10 Mar 2016 | Read review
“I would ask for the lower apartment where the owner once lived, but ask if the kitchen sink works.”
 of 5 bubbles BadgerBob67, 17 Dec 2015 | Read review
“The room closest to the window next to the deck shown in picture is probably the best view and provides use of the same said deck.”
 of 5 bubbles Brian-AmyinDenver, 14 Nov 2015 | Read review
“the suite has the best view”
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“Any room here is great.”
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