Hotel Description

One of the oldest and most established small hotels on St. John, the Hillcrest Guest House overlooks the town of Cruz Bay, with its picturesque harbor dotted with yachts and embellished by gorgeous rainbows and spectacular sunsets.  Four suites are available, located on the top floor of the house, each with ocean views.

Hillcrest is conveniently located in a residential area of Cruz Bay.  You can walk to downtown, with it's laid back and friendly atmosphere,  vibrant night life,  excellent restaurants, shops, and galleries, as well as markets, banks and churches.  Only minutes away are tennis courts, a mini -golf course, and the VI National Park., with its outstanding beaches and hiking.

The ocean can be seen from each suite and a lounge area shared by all guests.  Everyone loves the "Million Dollar View" as seen from Hillcrest.

You'll enjoy our lush garden, home to many native tropical plants including Mango, Flamboyant, Key Lime, Bougainvilleas flowers,  Jasmine, Gardenia , Ginger Thomas, Hibiscus  and fragrant Frangipani blossoms.  The garden also has a beautiful Amish Gazebo for your enjoyment.


Front and Caribbean Ocean View Suites accommodates 1-2 people with a Queen size canopy bed. 

The Southern Suite, accommodates 1-3 people with a Queen size canopy bed & full size futon.

Tropical Garden Suite accommodates 1-4 people with a queen size bed, queen size futon [8 inch thick mattress] and folding twin bed.

A twin size folding bed and portable play pen are also available.


Hillcrest Guest House

The suites are air conditioned 
Each suite has a kitchenette (a kitchen for Tropical Garden Suite)
Kitchenette includes: microwave, large refrigerator and hot plate (gas stove for Tropical Garden Suite), coffee maker,
blender, tea pot, and espresso machine

Complimentary food items and alcoholic beverages are placed in your suite before your arrival

Private bathrooms with showers in every suite Dining table
Queen size bed in all suites. 
Southern Suite and Tropical Garden Suite also have full & queen size futon to accommodate small families.  
Iron and Iron board
Ceiling Fans
Cable tv, DVD  & complimentary movies, Library, radio, cook books, lock box and board games (and cards). 

Free Wi-Fi available. 


April 16-November 15-LOW SEASON
1-2 People: $175/day or $1100/week.
3-4 People: $195/day or $1250/week.
5 People : $215/day or $1400/week.

November 16 to April 15-HIGH SEASON
1-2 People: $235/day or $1500/week.
3-4 People: $255/day or $1600/week.
5 People : $275/day or $1700/week.

Additional charges:  10% tax and $25.00 housekeeping departure fee.. 

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

For more information, please contact us.
St. John Essence
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Harbor View, Cruz Bay
Sleeps 1-12 guests

St. John Essence