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Hillcrest Guest House

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
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Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

Hillcrest is the best value on St John. The units are older but have been updated and clean. The owner is very friendly. The fridge is well stocked with breakfast essentials and a wide assortment of libations at no extra charge. A short walk to...More

1  Thank Jim S
Reviewed 18 December 2015

We had read reviews before coming, and were pleasantly surprised by this guest house. Phyllis was very welcoming, and put us in the apartment where she grew up, and explained that other rooms had been added as money for additions became available. The space was...More

1  Thank BadgerBob67
Reviewed 15 November 2015

Phylis is very nice and hospitable. The room is clean and bright. The kitchen is small if you intend to do much cooking. There is no stove or oven. We planned on doing much of our own cooking and found it to difficult to create...More

1  Thank Brian-AmyinDenver
Reviewed 25 March 2015

i was very unsatisfied by another very expensive hotel for the value on St John Island. And i had a good surprise with this guest house : not luxery, but confortable and fair rate compared to some other hotels on the island. Also closed to...More

3  Thank melimelo m
Response from hillcreststjohn, Owner at Hillcrest Guest HouseResponded 18 April 2015

Thank you for your kind words. Choice has FINALLY decided to upgrade their service May 5, 2015. Made sure I put the year. LoL. Here is the letter being sent to their customers. [ I PICKED UP THE NEW MODEM LAST WEEK.] Dear Phyllis, We...More

Reviewed 13 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...More

4  Thank Quorm
Response from hillcreststjohn, Owner at Hillcrest Guest HouseResponded 6 March 2015

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...More

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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$190 - US$278 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$190 - US$278 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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rnbill2016
4 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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TaylorMarie M
7 November 2015|
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Response from hillcreststjohn | Property representative |
Yes, there is free parking along side Hillcrest Guest House, St. John, US Virgin Islands
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maryminar
31 January 2015|
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Response from hillcreststjohn | Property representative |
Yes, the Sunset Suite, in addition to the shared balcony is a corner suite with views on both sides. You can easily see St. Thomas and the beautiful blue ocean waters.
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"Nice view, needs a little stove."
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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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