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Portland, Oregon
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108 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Cottages by the Sea is quirky, unique and one of the best places to stay in St. Croix. Paul, the owner, provides great service with a personal touch. The beach is fabulous with its calm, clear waters and fish abound for snorkelers. Each unique cottage is simple and straight forward but the location and service cannot be beat!

Thank Seniye
Conover, North Carolina
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27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Man do I love this place. I know it isn't but it feels like home. Cruzan is the best, in my opinion. The only way the staff could be better is if the were truly family. The sunsets are awe inspiring. The water is crystal blue. You can see 30 feet down without problems. Snorkeling, snorkeling, snorkeling.

1 Thank Chuck F
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Wife and I have vacationed all over and while this may not be the most luxurious place it is the most relaxing and peaceful place we have ever stayed. We didn't ask for much from the staff, but when we did they were very accommodating. Was very nice to have the restaurant next door and we were able to use... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 reviews
Reviewed 10 July 2016

This was my second time staying here and the Location, Beach and Staff is always the best. Looking for a quit low key laid back place to unwind and really have a vacation? Stay here. Snorkeling is great, and sunsets and sunrise are gorgeous. Very clean and accommodating. Thanks to Danielle Sandy and Lindsey I think I her name was... More 

Thank Kent Q H
Mirror Lake, New Hampshire
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016

This was our second year at Cottages by the Sea. June travels for the scuba divers in the family staying at this location could not be better for the divers and those who like to swim, sun and do some snorkeling we recommend this motel as a perfect spot with great people to make your stay very pleasant.

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Houston, United States
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75 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

13 of us from the Houston Underwater Photographic Society (HUPS) travelled to STX to dive the Pier at Fredericksted, STX. We selected Cottages By The Sea to stay as it close to the Pier, and had great comments from those who had stayed there before.I would describe it a a eclectic type of motel setting similar to many found in... More 

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Richmond Hill, Georgia
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21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

We were in town to visit relatives of my husband. It was a short three-day trip that wrapped up a two-week stay in Puerto Rico. The Cottages were less like a modern hotel and more like staying in a little local neighborhood. The staff was available every time we wandered to the office to ask a question. Cottages were clean... More 

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Hampton, New Hampshire
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36 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Cottages by the Sea is a great place to stay! Everyone is so friendly. The cottages are clean and have everything you need. They are cottages, not upscale or modern, but very comfortable. The outside covered grilling area is wonderful and we used it almost nightly. The beach is gorgeous, sandy not rocky. They had plenty of chairs for the... More 

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Proprietor_127A, Public Relations Manager at Cottages By The Sea, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words and we are thrilled that you enjoyed our relaxing, little, caribbean, diamond in the rough! We look forward to having you stay with us again one day soon. More 

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Reviewed 17 June 2016

We had an amazing time at cottages by the sea in the Compass Rose cottage. Our visit was in June, and there were never more than a few people on the beach. The water is beautiful and there was great snorkeling right off the beach! I am very late on this review, but just joined TripAdvisor and had to come... More 

Thank Emily G
Bayonet Point, Florida
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2016

I challenge you to find a better value. A true place to unwind and relax. This was our second stay in two years and it just keeps getting better. The staff is always helpful and friendly totally dedicated to ensure that you enjoy your stay. Accommodations have character and charm, totally equipped for your comfort. Then there is the beach,... More 

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Proprietor_127A, Public Relations Manager at Cottages By The Sea, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our cottages, and thank you for being a repeat guest! We love familiar faces, so we love when our guests choose to return time and time again. We look forward to you stay with us again one day soon! More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • 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 Whim Rst, Frederiksted 00840-4048, St. Croix
Region: Caribbean > U.S. Virgin Islands > St. Croix > Frederiksted
Price Range: €124 - €212 (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 the rooms are GREAT!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles gdthomas, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get the bigger rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles mgorlando, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Depends on your price? I wouldn't refuse any room if had to.”
 of 5 bubbles 515brandonp, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Get any room with a kitchenette for space”
 of 5 bubbles kentqh, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms near the parking lot are busy some nights and can awaken the early to bed scuba divers.”
 of 5 bubbles ellenlaase, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
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