2018 Status of Hotels

ST THOMAS Hotel Update as of 26th December 2017.


This information is verified by VIPCA through direct contact of each hotel. Please verify at http://usviupdates.com/ and contact info@vipca.org if any changes should be made based on your experiences.



Hotel Property Update

Updates to this list are added as each hotel provides a report.


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Arawak Bay The Inn at Salt River

This charming B&B on St. Croix’s north shore is open and welcoming leisure visitors. For more information or to make reservations, contact (340) 772-1684 or email info@arawakbaysaltriver.co.vi.


The Buccaneer

The Buccaneer welcomed back leisure guests on November 1, 2017.


Caravelle Hotel & Casino

Caravelle Hotel & Casino is open. The casino and Rumrunners Restaurant are also open. For questions or reservations, call 800-524-0410 or 340-773-0687 or email info@hotelcaravelle.com to discuss travel, availability and rates. For updates, follow www.facebook.com/HotelCaravelleUSVI/


Chenay Bay Beach Resort

Updated January 29, 2018: The resort has been energized, cable TV has been fully restored, and the beach has been cleaned up. Although the restaurant hasn't reopened there are great restaurants in close driving proximity to the resort. Visitors may inquire about existing reservations by sending an email to reservations@chenaybay.com or calling (340) 201-1309.


Club Comanche Hotel St. Croix

Club Comanche Hotel St. Croix is open. Guests may contact reservations at 888-406-8030.


Club St. Croix Beach & Tennis Resort

This all-suite beachfront resort hotel is located five minutes west of Christiansted. The resort is hosting relief workers, with limited availability for leisure visitors. Contact the resort for information on availability (800) 524-2025.


Colony Cove Beach Resort

Colony Cove has 60 family-friendly suites and is located just minutes from Christiansted. The resort is hosting relief workers, with limited availability for leisure visitors. Contact the resort for information on availability (340) 718-1965.


Cottages by the Sea

Cottages by the Sea is open and fully operational. Guests may assume that all future

reservations, are secure unless advised otherwise.


Divi Carina Bay Resort & Casino

Updated April 2018. After a review of the damage to Divi Carina Bay, resort management has

made the decision to reopen in first quarter of 2019, pending construction or supply delays.

Please contact the resort via email at EC@divicarina.com for reservations booked directly on

the website or by phone. Divi will reach out to travelers with the earliest arrival dates first. For

reservations booked through a third-party provider, please contact them directly to cancel the

reservation and determine their cancellation policy.


Please note: Divi Carina Bay Casino will reopen mid-December 2018.


The Fred

The Fred made it through the recent hurricanes relatively unscathed and is currently open for

business. Please contact Christopher “Topher” Swanson (topher@SleepWithFred.com) and (202) 379-6202 with any questions about reservations.


Holger Danske Hotel

Overlooking Christiansted Harbor, Holger Danske Hotel is open for business. Reservations can be made by phone (340) 773-3600 or online (https://holgerhotel.com/).


Hotel on the Cay

Updated April 2018: Hotel on the Cay is open and pleased to welcome everyone including

tourists, relief workers and timeshare guests.


The Inn on Strand Street (formerly known as the Frederiksted Hotel)

Open and accepting guests.


King Christian Hotel

Located on Christiansted Harbor, this hotel is welcoming leisure guests. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel at (340) 773-6330.


Kings Alley Hotel

Kings Alley Hotel is located in historic downtown Christiansted and is open for leisure guests. Contact the hotel at (340) 773-0103 or info@kingsalleyhotel.com. More information is available at http://www.kingsalleyhotel.com/.


Mount Victory Camp Eco-Lounge

Located in Frederiksted, St. Croix, Mount Victory is open, with some cabins available as well as tent sites and the apartment. A deposit of 50 percent is required for staying in a cabin or the apartment. It is necessary to confirm arrival date and time for use of tent sites. Contact Mount Victory at Mountvictorycamp@gmail.com.


The Palms at Pelican Cove

The Palms at Pelican Cove is open, welcoming leisure guests to the property. Reservations can be made by calling the hotel at (340) 718-8920 or sending an email to info@palmspelicancove.com.


Renaissance St. Croix Carambola Beach Resort & Spa

Updated April 2018: The property anticipates reopening in the first quarter of 2019.


Sand Castle on the Beach

Sand Castle is open and ready to welcome guests. Beach Side Cafe is open daily. For more information, call: 340-772-8295.


Sugar Beach Condo Resort

Offering a variety of units ranging from studios to 1- or 2-bedroom condos, the resort is open but available accommodations may be limited depending on the time requested. Email the resort at frontdesk@sugarbeachstcroix.com.


Tamarind Reef Resort

Tamarind Reef is currently housing relief workers only. The property anticipates having

availability for leisure guests in quarter four of 2018. At that time, reservations can be made online.



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Caneel Bay

The resort will be closed for the 2017/2018 season.


Concordia Eco Resort

Concordia Eco Resort is closed for the remainder of 2017 and 2018. When communications have resumed, the resort’s reservations team will contact travelers to refund deposits.


Estate Lindholm

Electricity has been restored (full AC, as well as refrigerators and microwaves in the rooms, and the pool is full and inviting), the landscaping is bouncing back with new growth and flowering bushes, and the resort is fully open.  Guests can make reservations for the resort's 15 rooms online at http://estatelindholm.com/reservations/ or by calling 340-227-4724.


Gallows Point Resort

Oceanfront property Gallows Point Resort is open and welcoming leisure guests. The Ocean 362 restaurant is also fully operational, offering exceptional dining experiences and stunning sunset views. Call 1 (800) 323-7229 for reservations.


Garden by the Sea

This bed & breakfast is located within walking distance of Cruz Bay and 1 ½ blocks from Frank Bay Beach. Call 340-779-4731 or visit https://gardenbythesea.com/ for more information and reservations.


Grande Bay Resort

Grande Bay Resort is open and accepting reservations. To book reservations, please visit



Hotel Cruz Bay (Cruz Bay Boutique Hotel)

The property has been housing relief workers but also has vacancies for leisure guests. The hotel has power and complimentary Wi-Fi. Guests can contact the property at stay@hotelcruzbay.com or 340-642-1702. Guests may also reserve directly online via the hotel's website: www.hotelcruzbay.com.


Samuel Cottages

Samuel Cottages is currently closed. Re-opening date is not available.


Sea Shore Allure

The property is open and welcoming guests.


St. John Inn

St. John Inn is a small boutique hotel conveniently located in Cruz. The hotel is open for business however there are some issues with the online reservations system. Please email info@stjohninn.com or call (340) 693-8688 to make a reservation.


The Inn at Tamarind Court

The Inn at Tamarind Court is closed. The property is in the process of rebuilding. Travelers who have made a deposit can send deposit refund questions to condon@comcast.net.


Westin St. John Resort & Villas

Due to the significant impact of Hurricane Irma, the recovery process for The Westin St. John Resort & Villas is ongoing.  The Resort is scheduled to reopen in first quarter of 2019. All reservations with scheduled arrivals through January 3, 2019 have been cancelled and no new reservations are being accepted at this time. The Resort will publicize any updates as they arise.




At Home in the Tropics Bed & Breakfast Inn

The property is open and accepting new reservations, full power, A/C, pool and amenities are available.  Reservations can be made through www.athomeinthetropics.com, by phone (340) 777-9857 and through Facebook (www.facebook.com/AtHomeInTheTropics).


Bellavista Bed & Breakfast

The property is welcoming guests. Reservations can be made online through our website at www.bellavista-bnb.com.


Bellavista Scott Hotel

This hotel is open for business and welcoming leisure visitors. For more information or to make reservations, contact (340) 714-5500.

Bluebeard’s Castle Resort

The property has sustained major damage, which is currently being assessed. Reopening

scheduled for Q1 2020.


Blue Sandcastle Villas

The luxury villas in the Blue Sandcastle Villas portfolio are open to host leisure guests as well as relief workers. This includes: The Blue Sandcastle, Pavilions & Pools Villa, Villa Odeon, Salty Sway, and 20 additional properties, all of which have electricity and water. Guests may call 1-340-473-8961 or e-mail info@bluesandcastlevi.com for more information or to make a reservation.


Bolongo Bay

The property is housing guests in need and a multitude of workers trying to help others on St. Thomas. Anticipated re-opening date is June 2018.


Bunker Hill Hotel

This hotel is open for business and welcoming leisure visitors. For more information or to make reservations, contact (340) 774-8056.


Emerald Beach Resort

The hotel is open for business and welcomes leisure guests. Reservations may be made online (http://www.emeraldbeach.com/) or by telephone (340-777-8800).


Flamboyan on the Bay Resort & Villas at Magens Point

Located on the north side of St. Thomas, the hotel is open to leisure visitors. Contact the resort directly at (340) 777-6000 or make reservations through Expedia.


Frenchman’s Reef & Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort

The resort is closed until January 1, 2020.


Galleon House

This bed and breakfast is open welcoming leisure visitors. More information is available at http://www.galleonhouse.com/ and reservations can be made through Expedia.


The Green Iguana

The Green Iguana is restored and open for business. Travelers are advised to contact the hotel at info@thegreeniguana.com or (340) 776-7654 with travel dates. For reservations after March

1, 2018, online reservations are being accepted.


Island Dream Vacations

(updated February 17, 2018)

  • Villa Viento, a luxurious 5 bedroom/5.5 bath on the Peterborg Peninsula of St. Thomas, has all amenities, including DISH TV, WiFi and air conditioning, and is accepting reservations.
  • The beautifully renovated Sapphire Beach Resort penthouse condominiums are totally operational, including cable TV, WiFi and air conditioning, and are and accepting reservations. The pool is open as well as Sapphire Bar & Grill.
  • Cowpet Bay East Resort is still undergoing restoration/repair, however the lovely two bedroom/two bath called Beachside Escape II had no damage and is functional except no cable TV. DVD players are provided in all rooms as well as a selection of DVDs. There will be construction throughout the resort until summer. The pool has yet to reopen but Caribbean Fish Market Restaurant is open for dinner and brunch on Sundays.

Interested guests may contact Island Dream Vacations by phone (340-227-1802), e-mail (amy@islanddreamvacations.net) or via website (www.islanddreamvacations.net).


Lindbergh Bay Hotel and Villas

The hotel is open and accepting reservations.


The Mafolie Hotel

The hotel is open for business and ready to serve guests. Reservations may be booked online (http://www.mafolie.com/), and the property can be reached at 340-774-2790.

Margaritaville (Wyndham St. Thomas)

Located on Water Bay at the eastern end of St. Thomas, this beachside location anticipates welcoming leisure visitors back to the property in June 2018.


Marriott's Frenchman's Cove

As of February 16, 2018, the property has reopened. Owners and guests are able to enjoy the pool and hot tub, the beach has been cleared and is open for use, the pier is fully restored, the restaurant and Marketplace are open and operating and the resort activities department is operating normally. Crews will continue to work on landscaping and other projects, including building painting, throughout the resort over the next several weeks.


Olga’s Fancy

Located in Frenchtown, this 16-room property is open for leisure guests. Most repairs are complete, the hotel has working phone service, and power is restored. Olga’s Fancy can be contacted at (340) 643-4247, and reservations can be made online at the hotel’s website: www.olgasfancy.com.


Pavilions and Pools Villa Hotel

Some units of this property are available to leisure guests. Reservations may be made by contacting the hotel at (340) 775-6110 or through third-party booking sites.


Point Pleasant Resort

The resort has reopened. Travelers can contact reservations@pointpleasantresort.com to book reservations.


Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas

The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas is temporarily not accepting new reservations. Efforts are underway to restore operations as quickly as possible. The resort is scheduled to reopen on January 1, 2019. For the most up-to-date information on the status of the hotel, please visit www.paradisebymarriott.com/updates or call 1-800-721-7033.


Sapphire Beach Resort Condominiums

Sapphire Beach Resort and Restaurants are open for business.


Secret Harbour Beach Resort

Updated February 27, 2018: Secret Harbour will be re-opening soon! Renovations are coming along nicely so the resort feels confident about re-opening booking engine for reservations June 1 and beyond.  Please book summer, fall and winter vacations now at www.secretharbourvi.com. Earlier dates may become available as restoration progresses. The restaurants are currently open for lunch and dinner and the dive shop is open 10-3pm. Please check here or the Facebook page for updates. Please note that land-line phones are still not working so email is the best mode of communication. Please email javier@secretharbourvi.com  or carmen@secretharbourvi.com.


Sugar Bay Resort & Spa

Sugar Bay is currently closed. The resort is working hard to reopen soon. For any hotel inquiries, please contact the property at (340) 513-4184.


Two Sandals by the Sea

This Bed & Breakfast in the east end of St. Thomas is open and welcoming leisure visitors. Contact the property by phone (340) 998-2394 or email (info@twosandals.com).


Windward Passage

Windward Passage is not hosting leisure guests. The hotel will begin renovations on March 30, 2018, with an anticipated completion date of late December 2018 or January 2019. The property will remain open during renovations to accommodate first responders, relief workers and business owners and in-transit passengers in need of a single night’s accommodations. For more information, call (954) 805-0136.


Wyndham Vacation Ownership

Updated February 16, 2018: The following properties are expected to remain closed until March 31, 2019.

Bluebeard's Beach Club
Elysian Beach Resort




Virgin Islands Campground

Virgin Islands Campground has been open for business and hosting guests since October 28, 2017. Power has been fully restored, and the ferry is running, including the 9 p.m. option.

For more information please call (340) 776-5488.