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“Beautiful Home...just plain lovely!”

Review of Chateau Margot

Quiet Castle Like Retreat
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Very good
12 reviews
Quiet Castle Like Retreat
Estate on Verdant Bordeaux Muntain
Entrance
Breezeway Between Living Room an Office
Great House with 3 Bedrooms and 2 Baths
Great Room
Beautiful Plantation Style Dinint
State of the Art Kitchen
Breakfast Alcove
Serene Island View Pool
Master Bath
Polished Coral Shower in Master Bath
Master Suite With Four Poster Mahogany King
SeaStar bedroom with twin beds, which may also be made as a king
Parrot Room with Queen Bed
Bamboo Suite, the lower level of Guest House
Orchid Suite, Upper Level of Guest House
Walkway to Coral Cottage
Coral Cottage With Kitchenette
Island Views from Cottage
Listen to the Stirring of the Palms
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Overview
Villa -
6 Bedrooms, 6 Bathrooms, Sleeps 14
St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands

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Very good - based on 12 reviews
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bdamron
Chesterton, Indiana
Level 5 Contributor
70 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Beautiful Home...just plain lovely!”
Reviewed April 21, 2014 for a stay in February 2014
1
person found this review helpful

Chateau Margot was everything we were expecting. The kitchen was expertly furnished. Eating areas were spacious and various. The rooms were clean and comfortable. The pool was nice, but cold. The heat pump broke the first day we were there and the managers did all they could do to get it fixed, but the part was delayed in coming. The breezes were so nice, we rarely had to use air conditioning. Great place to stay!

Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
19 Jun 2015
HI Sabrina! Thank you so much for such a complimentary review! We are so glad you enjoyed your time at the villa and on St. John. We are so sorry the heat pump broke during your stay and we could not get the part in time to fix it! We do hope that you will come back and give us an opportunity to give you a new experience with the pool! We do so much appreciate you for understanding. I apologize for the delayed response to your review - we are just now getting a handle on how to respond to our reviews. ;) We look forward to having you down again and hope to hear from you soon! Until then keep this beautiful island in your thoughts by following us on Insta and FB! Just search for Island Getaways Inc! Have an awesome day!
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2Eric2
Ringwood, New Jersey
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Spacious & Luxurious with great spaces to be together and apart”
Reviewed July 11, 2013 for a stay in July 2013
1
person found this review helpful

We have just finished a week at Chateau Margo. It really is as beautiful as the photos indicate. Our family ages ranged from 9 to 89, and everyone has indicated they had a great time and would love to be at such a place again. The couple of minor issues which arise with 12 people in the course of a week were resolved for us promptly and courteously. We prepared most of our breakfasts and dinners at the villa and found all of the kitchen tools to be well organized and in good order.

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Liked best: A great combo of well apportioned areas for our family to be together or apart
Liked least: I don't have a lot of experience with a rental like this, so I don't have a
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Large groups
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Management Response
19 Jun 2015
Hi Eric!
Thank you so much for your lovely review! I am so glad we were able to handle all of your issues quickly! Things definitely happen at our villas, we try our best to handle everything as quickly and easily as possible. We are so happy you and your family had a lovely time at Chateau Margot, that is all we and the owners of the villa want. Forgive us for our delayed response to your review - we did not know we could respond - :)
We look forward to having you join us again, and until then, follow us on FB and Insta to keep us and this beautiful island in your thoughts! Have a lovely day!
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hrabotale...
Providence, Rhode Island
Level 2 Contributor
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Gorgeous view with lots of room to entertain”
Reviewed May 7, 2013 for a stay in March 2013
2
people found this review helpful

We really enjoyed our stay at Chateau Margot. We were staying there with our two children, 8 and 10, and another family with an eight year old. The views off the mountain were beautiful, and being up high, the mountain breezes kept everything very comfortable. We ate many meals outside and found the kitchen well stocked with any cooking implement we needed, a great place to cook gourmet meals.

The master bedroom was gorgeous, and so was the bathroom. We were lucky to stay in this part of the property. Our friends stayed in the guest cottage, and I thought it wasn't quite up to the rest of the house. It was clean and the furniture was nice although the kitchenette and bathroom were not as nice as the main house. The other wing part of the house was closed up while we were there. I had imagined that they would be staying there when we rented the house and thought it was disappointing that they were given the cottage. That said, everyone still had a wonderful time.

The house was very well stocked with towels for the pool, the grounds were lovely and well kept. The main living area was spacious and comfortable, and I will admit we used the DVD player and movies a couple nights to occupy the kids while the adults drank cocktails under the stars outside.

The wifi worked pretty well throughout the house, which was helpful because my husband had to work some of the time we were there. The house manager was responsive to all our questions and very helpful.

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Liked best: Views of the sunrise.
Liked least: Cottage facilities
Travelling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
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  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
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Management Response
19 Jun 2015
HI hrabotalesser!
Thank you so much for such a detailed and complimentary review of Chateau Margot! We very much appreciate it and it is so very helpful for our potential guests. I am sorry that you didn't feel that some of the parts of the house weren't as nice as the other parts, but I will say that every year when we close the villas in September the owners do renovations and upgrades, so we are constantly improving Chateau Margot. :)
It does sound like you definitely enjoyed your time in the villa, and that is the most important and I am glad that you feel like we, as a management company, were responsive. I am so sorry that we are just now responding to your review - we were not aware we had that ability. :)
We look forward to having you join us again and hope to hear from you soon! Until then, follow us on Insta and FB to keep this beautiful island in your thoughts!
Have a wonderful day!
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
LUVSNL
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Beautiful Property, but challenges with manager”
Reviewed July 25, 2012 for a stay in January 2011
5
people found this review helpful

We rented this property for what I thought would be a dream come true for me and a select few of my wedding guests. The view, layout, architecture, decorum, everything was even better than what I imagined. The only challenges we faced were with the pool not staying filled and there was some sort of contractor or repair person on the property at least 3 out of the 7 days we stayed there. No sweat, we didn't make a big deal out of it because overall we had a great time, until...

...we returned home in anticpation of getting our security deposit back and the owner managed to nitpick us out of 90% of our $$. =:-O We're talking minor stains from eating dinner on the table cloth (isn't that what you're supposed to do on a table cloth?), to inoperable TV/DVD system (which was buggy from day 1--we just figured we lacked the technical expertise to figure it out), to a couple chairs and tables not in the exact spot where they were originally. The only justified infraction was for smoking in a room by one of my guests (shameful, I know). But everything else was just really petty, especially considering this was my wedding and we brushed off so many inconveniences by random visits from strange men (contractors/repair guys) over the course of days when many female guests were scantily clad around the pool--inappropriate.

As I bride who paid for her own wedding out of pocket (no family help), I was really hurt & disappointed. It was just a bad ending to what would have been an almost perfect wedding villa rental. We got some of the money back, but not all--it was really the principal of the matter moreso than the $$. I understand the travel industry gets hit the hardest in times of recession and often times property owners have to make up expenses any way they know how, but great customer service goes a looooooong way.

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Liked best: Breathtaking Views
Liked least: Presence of workers, Security deposit fiasco
Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
Recommended for:
Large groups
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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NY
Reviewed August 31, 2011 for a stay in April 2011
2
people found this review helpful

Value Rooms
Location Cleanliness
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Travelling group: Family with teenagers
Your age range 45-54
Would I recommend this holiday rental to my best friend?  
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This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
Management Response
19 Jun 2015
Hi Stephen!
We are so sorry we are just now responding to your review, we are just now learning we can respond to reviews. We love that you enjoyed Chateau Margot and it was a place you could join together families for such a lovely time! We hope to host you again soon and until then, please follow us on insta and FB to keep St. John in your thoughts!
Have a lovely day!
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
Kshinn200...
Greencastle, Indiana
1 review
“Breath Taking Views”
Reviewed May 24, 2011 for a stay in May 2011

The home was beautiful and very accommodating to a party of 12 people (6 couples) who were there to witness the union of a beautiful marriage. It was very spacious and open and exceeded our expectations for amenities. We were able to hold a small dinner party there for 12 in the dinning room which provided ample room to seat and serve everyone. The kitchen is just as beautiful as it looks in the photos and was well stocked with quality cookware. Overall, the pictures on the website truly reflect the beauty of the property and home with the exception of the pool which is much smaller then what it appears to be in the photo yet it was still very nice. The driveway is a little difficult to maneuver in but anyone visiting St. John will find this to be true for allot of driveways and a 4 wheel drive vehicle is a must. We would definitely recommend this villa to family and friends.

Value Rooms
Location Cleanliness
Check-in / front desk Service
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway A romantic getaway
Families with young children Families with teenagers
Tourists Luxury-minded travelers
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
19 Jun 2015
Hi KShinn2000,
We are so thankful that you enjoyed the views and that our description of Chateau Margot did not let you down! Do please forgive our incredibly delayed response to your review, as we were unaware we could respond! Please do know Chateau Margot has only improved in its beauty, every September we do work on the villa and have improved the grounds as well. I am sorry that the pool was a little smaller than you and anticipated, and I don't know if we listed the dimensions of the pool then, but on our new website (check it out!!!) the dimensions are prominently listed. We would love to have you back down and we hope to hear from you soon! Until then, please follow us on FB and Insta to keep our lovely rock in your thoughts! Have a wonderful day!
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delaware
Reviewed March 22, 2010 for a stay in January 2010

Value Rooms
Location Cleanliness
Check-in / front desk Service
Liked best: House fully equiped
Liked least: No pool heater
Travelling group: Family with young children
Your age range 35-44
Would I recommend this holiday rental to my best friend?  
Recommended for:
Friends getaway A romantic getaway
Families with young children Families with teenagers
Tourists Large groups
Luxury-minded travelers Rugged travelers
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
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