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dave_261 Dec 24th, 2019 04:04 PM

One night in St. Thomas
Hello all... We have 1 night in April in St. Thomas in advance of a BVI catamaran trip. There are 4 of us (2 adults/2 teenagers)

We won't really have much time... we arrive on a Saturday at 4pm, and need to be at Red Hook by noon Sunday.

Ritz and Marriott are both $800+, so we've ruled that out.

Looking for some advice and thoughts... does it make sense to stay at one of the cheaper resorts (i.e. Bolongo Bay) or perhaps find a B&B or small hotel in Charlotte Amalie to have something to do at night and the next morning. One which is popular here (Olga's) is sold out already.

I know this is somewhat personal preference, but just looking for some thoughts as lodging doesn't seem super plentiful in St. Thomas.


Jimmie Dec 25th, 2019 04:50 AM

How about Secret Harbour? Close to Red Hook and on a pretty little beach.

eastenderusvi Dec 27th, 2019 10:16 AM

What part of April? Carnival is toward the end of the month and much of the reasonable places get rented by extended families of locals coming back for reunions and fetes.

dave_261 Dec 27th, 2019 11:23 AM

We'll be there first week of April. After looking at lots of options, we're going to stay within walking distance of Charlotte Amalie at a small hotel (Green iguana).

eastenderusvi Dec 28th, 2019 07:45 AM

OK. You are correct that lodging isn't plentiful. Since Irmaria in September, 2017, two of the largest hotels (Frenchman's Reef and Sugar Bay) have not reopened. Some day...

DianePD Oct 24th, 2021 04:44 AM

Hi. Did you get to go on your cruise? We are going March 2022, catamaran out of Tortola, due to the limited ferry schedules we have 2 nts at the end to find lodging. We were hoping to be on st Thomas, did you find any decent lodging on st Thomas? Thanks Diane.

schmerl Oct 24th, 2021 06:01 AM

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