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Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Convenient location in the harbor (with a free short ferry for guests). Only beach in downtown (even for snorkeling, saw a sea turtle on mine). No dinner restaurant, but lots of great choices ten minutes away in town. Decent rooms that are a good value. Recommend.

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Extremely rude bar tender! Never have I ever experienced service such as this. Checkin staff was good, however hospitality service and room condition was abysmal. Will not ever recommend this to place to anyone!

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HotelOnTheCay, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel on the Cay, responded to this review

Hello George H, Thank you for your comments. However this is posted to the wrong location as the Harbormaster Restaurant has their own TA listing and independent of the hotel.

New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

New Years trip at the Cay. Overall great hotel to stay at. Tip when arriving-boat ride and beach items are complimentary if you're staying at the hotel (don't forget to tip as courtesy). Most of the post say it's a 5$ fee for round trip but If you're staying at the hotel it is free.

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HotelOnTheCay, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel on the Cay, responded to this review

Hello belsasarh, Thank you for your review! I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope that we have the opportunity to see you again soon!

Birmingham, Alabama
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel on the Cay is one short ferry ride away from total island living. The hotel is dated as it should be and kept very clean. The staff welcomes you in as family and treats you like a local from the start. The island is surrounded with beautiful ocean views filled with a rainbow of yachts. Snorkeling around the island...

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HotelOnTheCay, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel on the Cay, responded to this review

Dear Megan J, We would like to thank you for taking the time to share your latest experience at Hotel on the Cay. It is a true pleasure to know that your overall experience with us was enjoyable. I agree that our property offers a great location and the best views. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Brevard, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best way to describe this hotel is "weatherbeaten." The place is basically clean, but the effects of the wind and sea are everywhere. Except for the constant, sometimes howling, breeze the place is peaceful. Depending on the boat to get to town is okay if you plan ahead just a little. The "restaurant" is a laid-back affair, often with...

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HotelOnTheCay, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel on the Cay, responded to this review

Dear TuscanWino, We would like to thank you for taking the time to share your latest experience at Hotel on the Cay. It is a true pleasure to know that your overall experience with us was enjoyable. Kindly note that the Harbormaster Restaurant with the breakfast and bbq is operated independent of the hotel. They have a separate TA listing...

Mount Arlington, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Close to town, take the ferry and you are right there with lots of good restaurants and shopping. We enjoyed the beach and had a room with a view of the harbor so we could watch all the yachts and small boats come in and out of the harbor all day long

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HotelOnTheCay, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel on the Cay, responded to this review

Dear brooke b, I am delighted to read that your stay with us was such an enjoyable one with so many positive things mentioned about the hotel & location. On behalf of all of us at Hotel on the Cay I'd like to thank you for your great feedback, we are glad we made your stay a memorable one!

Minot, North Dakota
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Through visit was ok. The rooms could definitely use some updating. I guess they figure you'd wouldn't be in them throughout the day, only I night. So way spend the extra money updating them? Not sure if that is the case, other than that, we enjoyed our time there.

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HotelOnTheCay, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel on the Cay, responded to this review

Dear Sherwin S, We would like to thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay at Hotel on the Cay. Our guest’s comments give us important feedback on our performance and provide us with great ideas on how to improve our offerings. We hope that we have the opportunity to see you again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent three nights at the hotel. It's nice and quite, with good view to the Christiansed. The beach on the cay is fantastic and I enjoyed snorkeling around the hotel. There are turtles, rays, lion fishes and other tropical fishes around.

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HotelOnTheCay, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel on the Cay, responded to this review

Dear Tingting L, We would like to thank you for taking the time to share your latest experience at Hotel on the Cay. It is a true pleasure to know that your overall experience with us was enjoyable. I agree that our property offers a great location and the best views. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon!

Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Secluded & quiet. On a island, free boat ride across. Conveniently close to Christiansted town where some the best restaurants on island is located. Apart from the restaurants there's bars and a new casino located in walking distance on the boardwalk.

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HotelOnTheCay, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel on the Cay, responded to this review

Hello Antonio E, Thank you for your review! We're glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Sterling Heights, Michigan
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed here the first week of Nov. for an interview my daughter had. This place is a hard one to rate because I thought the room was like a two star comfort inn but had a very nice view and also a nice little kitchen area to the side. It had a microwave, refrigerator, and toaster oven with cabinets...

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HotelOnTheCay, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel on the Cay, responded to this review

Dear Juliasmith918, I am delighted to read that your stay with us was such an enjoyable one with so many positive things mentioned about the hotel & team in general. On behalf of all of us at Hotel on the Cay I'd like to thank you for your great feedback, we are glad we made your stay a memorable one!

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  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Step into an atmosphere of casual elegance during your visit to our inviting private island retreat. If your idea of a Caribbean vacation includes unforgettable sunsets, white sand beaches and the simple phrase “no problem,” this is the place for you! Hotel on the Cay offers you the best vacation value in the Caribbean. Located on a private cay in the Caribbean Sea, our 53 room resort provides for an unforgettable vacation experience that is ideal for couples, families and adventure seekers.Here guests can dine at our on-site restaurant, unwind with a refreshing swim in the pool, enjoy water sports at our activity center and explore the historical sights, eateries, shops and entertainment located on the boardwalk just minutes away by private complimentary boat. A quaint, pristine beach overlooks Christiansted Harbor’s beautiful boats, which makes for perfect photos at sunset. As the only beach in downtown Christiansted, you will enjoy swimming and snorkeling the amazing undersea world surrounding the cay.Hotel on the Cay will provide bountiful sunshine, bright turquoise seas teeming with life, refreshing trade winds and a place to lay your head at the end of each memorable day. ... more   less 

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Address: Protestant Cay, Christiansted 00822, St. Croix
Region: Caribbean > U.S. Virgin Islands > St. Croix > Christiansted
Price Range: €135 - €240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel on the Cay 3*
Number of rooms: 53
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Also Known As:
On The Cay Christiansted
On The Cay Hotel
Hotel On The Cay St. Croix/Christiansted, U.S. Virgin Islands
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Christiansted
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Christiansted
#4 Romantic Hotel in Christiansted
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“All rooms have a view of the ocean.”
 of 5 bubbles 922meganj, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Try for an upper floor for a view. East side windy, west side hot and most sunny.”
 of 5 bubbles TuscanWino, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Be prepared for lots of stairs and no night life!!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles 158gabyh, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“overlooking the harbor is a must!”
 of 5 bubbles kevin9999, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“To many ants and stairs”
 of 5 bubbles robertdU6677BA, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
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