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New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 12 February 2015

Phyllis is sweet and very hospitable, and this is a great location if you don't mind the hill, but unfortunately the place is showing signs of neglect and is overpriced. We stayed in the Caribbean Ocean View Suite. The refrigerator was rusty, the furniture was missing handles and the mattress was the worst one I've ever encountered in a hotel...

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hillcreststjohn, Owner at Hillcrest Guest House, responded to this review

The Caribbean Ocean View Suite Mattress was updated last year with a BRAND NEW MATTRESS, so not sure what the issue was. Guest sometimes do some minor damage and I may not catch it. The cost of living on St. John determines the price of the suites. Included in the cost is the complimentary menu of bacon, eggs, muffins, international...

Reviewed 22 January 2015 via mobile

This place had great hospitality and the rooms were very nice. The outside deck had an amazing view overlooking the island. It was a short downhill walk to the night life. Negative side is that it is difficult to get a taxi to pick you up here. We had to walk down the hill to find one. Great stay!

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2Thank Matt S
Walnut Creek, CA
Reviewed 28 December 2014

Location, location, location! Hillcrest Guest House is located in downtown Cruz Bay on a hill overlooking the bay. You can walk to restaurants and shopping but will want a taxi back up the hill. We rented a car in St. Thomas at the airport and took the car barge from RedHook to Cruz Bay. Getting to the Hillcrest is difficult...

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5Thank ConnieP
Reviewed 26 December 2014

Phyllis is fabulous! My friend Katie and I had a great stay! The place was so convenient with full kitchen, living area, comfortable bed and clean bathroom. Thd fridge was stocked with complimentary food and drink. A very short distance to downtown with great views. I will definitely be returning to this location!!!!

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Kendall, Wisconsin
Reviewed 1 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...

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Mansfield, MA
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...

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2Thank Trisha G
Reviewed 25 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...

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4Thank Seaside770
St John, USVI
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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1Thank islandstyleweddings
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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...

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9Thank gio1
Illinois
Reviewed 7 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...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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: $276 - $364 (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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“I imagine the upstairs rooms have better views, but more stairs!”
 of 5 bubbles 637shenam, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“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”
 of 5 bubbles melimelom2014, 24 Mar 2015 | Read review
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