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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

My husband and I spent a week at the Grande Bay Resort for our first - but not last - visit to St. John. It was the perfect launching off spot - close to restaurants, bars, shopping and even hiking to some beaches. The staff was incredible - they helped us with dinner reservations, recommended a boat trip to the... More 

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Leawood, Kansas
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19 reviews
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Reviewed 5 March 2016

I recently returned from a 40th birthday girls trip. We could not have made a better lodging choice than Grande Bay. It is in an ideal location. Great view. Safe area. It was a very quick walk to the dock and most restaurants and bars, so we did not have to mess with the terrible parking situation in Cruz Bay... More 

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Newton, Iowa
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 14 February 2016

Had a great trip to St John! The Grand Bay was so conveniently located that walking to Cruz Bay restaurants and bars was very nice! We did rent a jeep so we could explore the island which was very nice, but probably wouldn't need it for our next vacation, because taxies are abundant and cheap. We rented a 3 bedroom... More 

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West Linn, Oregon
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3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 February 2016

We rented a 3 bd / 2 ba codo (VRBO) on a top floor with a great balcony and view. Although we rented directly through the owner the staff at Grande Bay treated us like the most important guests on the Island. This is a great property with a premier staff. Their recommendations for things to do, individual cabbies to... More 

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Johns Creek, Georgia
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Reviewed 29 January 2016

We just returned from our first visit to St John. We rented a studio condo in Grande Bay hoping it would put us close to the heart of the action in town. The location could not have been better. It was within walking distance of the ferry to/from St Thomas (Red Hook) and several great bars, restaurants and shops. We... More 

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New York
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Reviewed 28 December 2015

We enjoyed our stay at Grande Bay very much. Our 2 bedroom condo - a combined studio and one bedroom - was furnished with very new contemporary furniture, nice quality linens and had lots of space for our family of 5 adults. It's kind of a hotel/condo hybrid so we had much more space than a hotel room but you... More 

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Franklin, Ohio
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Reviewed 17 December 2015

No vehicle needed. Walk to all shops, restaurants, some beaches, and BARS!!!!! St. John is THE place; although, if you are seeking straw markets & a carnival type atmosphere, you are in the wrong place. It is "laid back", clean, safe, and affordable (by island standards). The tempo does pick up slowly as the sun goes down, with many places... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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Reviewed 16 December 2015

This was the second December in a row we were lucky enough to spend vacation in a unit in Grande Bay. Having vacationed on STJ for years, I think I can say that it is our favorite location. We rented a 3BD/2BA unit and shared it with another couple. The unit was clean, well appointed, and large. The kitchen was... More 

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Tyngsboro, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 2 December 2015

Recently spent 3 weeks (Oct-Nov) and our stay was awesome. Walking distance to all the restaurants, bars and shops. This was our 2nd stay at this resort and will definitely stay here again. The pool is amazing! Hot tub is even better! Staff has figured out that it's all about the customer. Paul, Dawn and Joe were terrific. They made... More 

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Paul H, General Manager at Grande Bay Resort, responded to this review

Dear Kevino7350, I always enjoy reading and responding to a guest that appreciates the hard working associates here at Grande Bay. We have a beautiful location and a re fortunate to live in "Americas Paradise". I will share your comments with everyone here and on behalf of the entire team "Thank You". Let me know when you plan on stay... More 

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Reviewed 18 November 2015 via mobile

We spent 10 wonderful days here at Grande Bay. Rooms were well stocked with the enamaties from home. Close to walking distance from shops and restaurants. Washer and dryers included in our room. Checking out the pool today since we have been beaching it since we arrived here. Plan on staying here next year.

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Paul H, General Manager at Grande Bay Resort, responded to this review

Dear Shirley G, Thank you for your review. I am pleased you found the room amenities and the location ideal for your vacation. It is true that there are so many beautiful beaches on St. John that many of our guests never even realize we have a pool! I look forward to meeting in person during your next stay! Sincerely,... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Grande Bay Resort & Residence Club is situated hillside overlooking Cruz Bay on St. John in the US Virgin Islands. Set near Wharfside Village, this St. John condominium resort overlooks the emerald and blue waters of Cruz Bay and St. Thomas to the east and the British Virgin Islands to the west. Offering nightly rentals (min. 2 nights) and fractional ownership opportunities in the heart of "Love City". ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grande Bay Resort

Address: Bay Street | Cruz Bay Quarter, Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
Region: Caribbean > U.S. Virgin Islands > St. John > Cruz Bay
Price Range: $485 - $933 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Grande Bay Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 21
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Also Known As:
Grande Bay Hotel Cruz Bay
Grande Bay Resort St. John/Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands
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“Upper buildings have longer views and quieter, lower buildings are less hauling up the hill and closer to the fun in town!”
 of 5 bubbles jjminer, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Book through one of the island's property management companies. They seem to have better rates than the GB website.”
 of 5 bubbles grego_italy, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“VRBO is probably a better bargain then booking with the resort.”
 of 5 bubbles jdavid7289, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Talk to the owner outside of VRBO- it will remove some of the "hidden" fees from VRBO”
 of 5 bubbles jennmarr123, 15 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Our room was on the first level right above the garage -right on the waterfront. We enjoyed the easy access to the street and beach front.”
  • view of Grande Bay from ferry
  • Master bedroom - access to the balcony
  • another view of the master bedroom
  • 2nd bedroom - king
  • 3rd bedroom
  • another view of master bedroom
 of 5 bubbles bbnmom15, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
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