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Kings Park, New York
Reviewed 16 May 2011

I chose Hillcrest after reading consistent online reviews for 2 years. My last visit to St. John I stayed at Caneel Bay which is extremely pricey. I have to say I enjoyed this trip even more! The owner of the Hillcrest was so welcoming and such a lovely woman. I loved her dogs as well! We stayed in the Front...

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GA
Reviewed 9 May 2011

I had a wonderful time staying here. The place was beautiful, the view was spectacular and the owner was such a pleasure to be around. I think everyone will have an experience like mine when staying here. You will not find another place as welcoming on the island. The owner really makes you feel like family.

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Haddonfield, New Jersey
Reviewed 7 May 2011

Hillcrest is in a perfect location, easy walk to town (the hill is steep but not very long) and quick walk to Frank Bay for great local snorkeling. We stayed there for 3 nights in April 2011 and loved it. Phyllis is a wonderful host and supplied us with some staples in the fridge, not to mention delicious island rum....

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1Thank BookWormTravels
Crowley, TX
Reviewed 14 April 2011

We spent 3 nights at the Hillcrest Guest House on St. John this week. I wasn't for sure of my online choice when we pulled up, but the owner has made it a clean and comfortable place to stay. I enjoy staying at places that are not "chain hotel types". This one reminded me of a restored plantation cottage we...

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3Thank TXLuv2Travel
Rochester New York
Reviewed 24 February 2011

This charming guesthouse has several studio housekeeping apartments with everything you could want for your stay, not only pots and pans but also snorkel equipment, cooler and beach chairs! The thoughtful owner also gives you a welcome basket of food goodies and some basic breakfast items to cook, plus a bottle each of rum and wine. Nice covered outdoor lounge...

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Sun Valley, Idaho
Reviewed 14 January 2011

I have to say that we stayed in two of the rooms, because the bed in the basement room was unsleepable. Did I mention that it was in the basement? And the floors contained small, slippery steps ( too small for anything but your toes) between the living area and the bedroom. Ditto into the kitchen, which boasted its own...

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

All of the beds have a PedicSolutions 4" Double Layer Memory Foam Mattress Topper, which can be removed if the bed is too soft or left on for those needing a softer bed. Each guest has different likes and dislikes for comfort. Moving from one suite to another was a result of what was available when they booked. They wanted...

Albany, New York
Reviewed 1 January 2011

Hillcrest Guest House and Phyllis are a fantastic way to become acquainted with St John. My wife and I have stayed here twice, in '08 and '10 and plan to again. St John is a special place. It is very laid back and relaxed. You have to arrive by boat - and Phyllis will meet you at the dock and...

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Davidsonville, Maryland
Reviewed 25 October 2010

We vacationed in St. John the first week of August. Hillcrest Guest House was perfect for my family. We don't like big, pre-packaged resorts, preferring to do a bit of research online in advance, and look around on our own, for things to do, places to eat, etc. Phyllis, the owner and innkeeper, is gracious and accommodating. She picked us...

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3Thank Noratee
Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 10 August 2010

We stayed at the Hillcrest Guest House during the last weekend of July of 2010, and we had a wonderful time. Our room was very clean and spacious, and the view was spectacular. Phyllis, the owner gave us a warm welcome and made us feel like we were home, she is a lovely lady. Definitely will recommend the place to...

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2Thank sunbay527
Reviewed 27 July 2010

Clean comfortable rooms. Good location close to Cruz bay just up a hill not a bad walk to and from town.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
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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: $275 - $366 (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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