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Garden by the Sea B&B

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Philadelphia, PA
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I have been to this property 3 times over the past 6 years and it never disappoints. The B&B is immaculate, 3 beautiful rooms with a bird sanctuary, tucked away from heavy traffic, but a short walk into the town of Cruz Bay. The Innkeepers, Dave and LInde, are the perfect hosts cooking up homemade breakfasts such...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Our stay at Garden by the Sea couldn't have been a more positive experience. From the moment we first arrived, the hosts, Dave and Lyndell, were amazing. They put us perfectly at ease and helped us slip into relaxation after some long travels (the rim smoothie helped too!). Our room was quaint, cozy, well decorated with an island feel and...

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Jordan, MN
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We selected GBTS based on the good trip advisor reviews. You do need a little sense of adventure as it is truly hidden from the road however that adds to the peace and quiet you experience during your stay. With less than a 10 minute walk to downtown to access taxis to all the local beaches, GBTS is in a...

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Old Lyme, Connecticut, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 5 nights at Garden by the Sea and had an amazing time. Lyndell and Dave took very good care of us preparing excellent breakfasts, giving good local knowledge of things to do and places to eat, and making reservations to make our stay carefree. We could not have asked for more. Located about a 10 minute walk from...

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Derby, Kansas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First of all, this review is long overdue. We decided on staying at GBTS for our honeymoon (9/15/16) in St. John, our first time to the islands. We were not disappointed. This is a quite place, very personal and relaxing. We were treated like friends from the beginning. I would highly recommend this B&B to anyone visiting St. John. It...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was an amazing stay. Our hosts were available and super friendly. The breakfast was delicious everyday. We felt at home there immediately. The location is great for walking into town for dinner and shipping. I can't wait to go back!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Four couples and a woman from Texas all from different walks of life come together @ Garden By The Sea for a night of fun in the Caribbean. This was a game for rock stars until the country folk showed up- yay team Minnesota! A Mel Gibson look-a-like, a butt in the air, liquid courage, pizza galore, laughter, and a...

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Reviewed 22 February 2017

This was our first visit to St. John and I could not have picked a better place to stay! GBTS is beautiful and so are the Innkeepers Dave and Lyndell and their little four legged boy Max. Beautiful room overlooking the sea. ( We had the Terrace View room) We watched the sunset every night from there. This place is...

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Brookline, Massachusetts
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Garden By the Sea was recommended by a friend who, as we do, likes to avoid the standard "resort" experience in favor of something that is more immersive. We were delightfully surprised by this little hideaway. I would have said "off the beaten track" if it were not for the beaten track itself that leads to it from the oceanfront,...

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Pembroke, Massachusetts
Reviewed 31 January 2017

We just returned from our third visit to St. John and Garden by the Sea. Once again, the atmosphere is laid back and welcoming. The grounds are perfect if you want a place away from the large hotel scene, but with lush tropical plants, birds, and iguana sightings. Breakfast is a hot dish each day served along with fruit, coffee,...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Garden by the Sea B&B is the quintessential Caribbean home: bright, colorful walls; local art and paintings; gingerbread trim; lush gardens with coconut and banana trees; & nesting birds, iguanas, and peacocks. We are located in the heart of Estate Contant and Enighed – a funky little neighborhood within walking distance of Cruz Bay and 1 ½ blocks from Frank Bay Beach. Your hosts have lived on St. John for over 12 years and are very familiar with the island and the national park and are very willing to help plan your daily activities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Garden by the Sea B&B

Address: PO Box 37 | Enighed, Cruz Bay 00831-0037, St. John
Region: Caribbean > U.S. Virgin Islands > St. John > Cruz Bay
Price Range: €147 - €253 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Garden By The Sea Hotel Cruz Bay
Garden By The Sea Bed And Breakfast
Garden By The Sea B&B St. John/Cruz Bay
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“All 3 rooms are gorgeous!”
 of 5 bubbles lisasamuel, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Of the three rooms available, the one on the top has its own balcony, giving it the best view”
 of 5 bubbles buellhollister, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The Terrace View room is the most private. The Garden Suite and Wild Ginger rooms have the unique bathrooms.”
 of 5 bubbles sandl0ve, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I love the garden suite!! When we return I will be reserving it again!”
 of 5 bubbles BethC612, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Terrace View Room is large with views and privacy, but the other two rooms have a totally cool open air bathroom/shower.”
 of 5 bubbles ecurran52, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
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