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Hillcrest Guest House

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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
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2.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 20 November 2011

Phyllis, the owner, was wonderful. Our room was stocked with wine, rum, breakfast foods, cold drinks, and even ice cream! We had a nice view of Cruz Bay and the use of coolers, snorkel gear, and free DVDs to watch in the evening. Our room...More

3  Thank coffmake
Reviewed 30 October 2011

I stayed here as it was one of the cheapest places to stay on the island (not cheap in general terms however) but was disappointed mainly with the standard of cleanliness and the insect infestations but let's start with the positives : Pros - excellent...More

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Response from hillcreststjohn, Owner at Hillcrest Guest HouseResponded 22 November 2011

A professional crew cleans suites before and after arrival. Guest are encouraged to place trash in receptacles just outside their door. Suites are inspected and sprayed in case of attracting anything crawling.

Reviewed 26 June 2011

Give it a try, much nicer than a hotel. Walking distance to everything, charming with great food. Hosts know all the ends and outs of the island and are excellent and friendly innkeepers. I come to St John a lot and always recommend this place....More

Thank Equineannie
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...More

4  Thank musicsaves9
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...More

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Amenities
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Free Parking
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
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Price range
US$189 - US$284 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$189 - US$284 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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rnbill2016
3 November 2016|
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Response from hillcreststjohn | Property representative |
LOW SEASON: April 16 to Nov. 15- $195/day- *Top floor Suites $185/ day- Peaceful Retreat and Orchid Suite HIGH SEASON: Nov. 16 to April 15 $235/day-*Top floor suites $225/day-Peaceful Retreat and Orchid Suite *Front... More
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maryminar
30 January 2015|
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Response from ConnieP | Reviewed this property |
No but there is a shared balcony which has a beautiful view and chairs so you can sit and look at the view.
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"If you can, you should go for the Front Suite."
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"I imagine the upstairs rooms have better views, but more stairs!"
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"There is apparently one rental that has a full kitchenette and might be good for those planning to cook in..."
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"I would ask for the lower apartment where the owner once lived, but ask if the kitchen sink works."
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