One night pre cruise in St. Thomas

Sep 10th, 2005, 08:27 AM
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One night pre cruise in St. Thomas

We have one night in St. Thomas/St. John before getting on a small 100 passenger cruise.
The Ritz is sold out. We can stay at the Marriott (Frenchman's Reef) for $383 or Caneel Bay for $395 (including b-fast and lunch)+ $85 per person for the transfers to St. John. Or Holiday Inn is only $170.
Which would be the best choice?

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Sep 11th, 2005, 08:39 PM
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Caneel Bay is world famous and it is a great kick-off for your trip. If you'd rather save money, then the Holiday Inn is okay for a place to rest your head. Frenchman's Reef is very nice too, but it is not the adventure that Caneel may be for you.
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Sep 18th, 2005, 05:37 PM
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Thank you. Our flight gets into St. Thomas at 4:20pm. We board our ship the next day in St. Thomas in the afternoon. Is it too much of a hassle to go to St. John's for the night?
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Sep 30th, 2005, 03:24 PM
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Hi - are you by chance taking a Windjammer Cruise ?
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Sep 30th, 2005, 03:55 PM
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laura and tux - didn't we have this discussion about a week or 2 ago. i still say frenchmans.
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Sep 30th, 2005, 06:50 PM
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Although I LOVE St John...I think that it would be too much of a hassle for not even a 24 hour stay.Go back when you can spend a week at Caneel Bay Resort.

My father inlaw stayed at the Frenchman's Reef a few months ago and said that it was nice.I would take Virginia's advice and stay there.

Good luck!
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Oct 3rd, 2005, 06:59 PM
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Thank you. Done deal. Will stay at Marriott. And save Caneel for another day.

(We are going on Sea Dream, not Windjammer,

Many thanks!
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Oct 6th, 2005, 03:54 PM
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Hello Laura! You might want to look into the CRYSTAL COVE resort on Sapphire beach in St. Thomas. It is a beautiful place and will save you money. The number there is 1-340-775- 6220. It is an Antilles resort and you can get a beautiful room with a beautiful beach view for $225 per night. Beautiful pool also. I hope this helps.
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