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Bluebeard's Tower

1331 Estate Taarneberg | At Bluebeard's Castle Hotel, 00802-4700, St. Thomas
+1 340-774-1600
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Bluebeard Is Not Real-- Still Crying

Neat little tour gives you local lore about the mythical Bluebeard. Lots of discoveries from... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2017
Sultana D
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Nederland, Texas
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Another tour stop where the tour guide took pictures of us and gave us a brief history of Blue... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2016
478carmenw
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North Carolina
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Legend has it that this stone tower on the grounds of the Bluebeard Castle Hotel was built by the pirate Bluebeard for his lover, Mercedita.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good23%
  • Average23%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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“castle” (5 reviews)
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1331 Estate Taarneberg | At Bluebeard's Castle Hotel, 00802-4700, St. Thomas
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

Neat little tour gives you local lore about the mythical Bluebeard. Lots of discoveries from sunken ships are looking dated here including pipes, chinaware, and cutlery. You can touch a barnacle encrusted sword. View of St. Thomas from the roof is worth the $10/person- 20...More

Thank Sultana D
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Another tour stop where the tour guide took pictures of us and gave us a brief history of Blue Beard Castle. I got some really good pictures of the island from this location because it is another spot that overlooks the island ; not much...More

Thank 478carmenw
Reviewed 18 May 2016

The location of this hotel worked well for us as not far from the airport and downtown area. We had a studio unit with a small fridge and a two burner cooktop and microwave which worked well enough for the few days we were there....More

Thank Buttercup5687
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Was not impressed. Museum was closed and signs posted everywhere, "for resort guests only." Not sure if we were missing something. Disappointing!

Thank NJBeachCruiser
Reviewed 8 October 2015

This is a once in a lifetime opportunity. We stayed directly in Bluebeard's Castle & it was absolutely BEAUTIFUL! The food and entertainment was out of this world! Highly recommend for a Honeymoon Vacation!

1  Thank Tomntoniwiggins
Reviewed 9 September 2015

One of those touristy but fun things to do whilst in Charlotte Amalie, lots of history, sunken ships, myths exposed... Be sure to call and find out the times for the tours, iffy hours, but that way you get to the top for the view!!!

1  Thank ArfArftheDog
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Make sure you sign up for the tour (given on Thursday evenings) or you won't be able to visit the top. Our guide was disorganized (to say the least) but it was an informative visit, and gave some insight into the history of the area....More

1  Thank StThomasGuy
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Myths about Bluebeard broken and lot of history told in a short amount of time in an interesting way.

1  Thank 665christinej
Reviewed 4 March 2015

Sean delivers an excellent tour of artifacts which have been recovered from sunken ships and land finds showing the history of life in the world in days gone by. The tour takes approximately 1-1.5 hours and you will learn about sunken boats and what they...More

2  Thank paloman5955
Reviewed 1 March 2015

Bluebeards Tower, now part of the large time share complex called Bluebeards Castle Resort that sits atop Bluebeards Hill just to the east of Charlotte Amalie, is a stone watchtower originally build by the Danish around 1689 to aid in the defense of the island...More

Thank Steve1362
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