The Crystal Palace

The Crystal Palace stands as a monument to the initial outlandish prosperity of the merchants of the island of St. Thomas island. The scope of this mansion turned bed and breakfast is enough to grab the eye without the glass sash windows that give it the image of being a true crystal palace. The Crystal Palace is small and cozy yet decadent and retains much of its history within its walls, giving guests a glimpse into the life of a colonial merchant baron.

Vacationers hoping to experiment with some new foods will not be left unsatisfied at Crystal Palace, which is in an area featuring a wide array of restaurant options. There is a wide range of flavors here, and those with a hankering for Caribbean and American cuisine will find it nearby.

Set near the middle of downtown Charlotte Amalie, The Crystal Palace welcomes vacationers interested in staying in this neighborhood.

Accommodations

The Crystal Palace has five guestrooms with simple, elegant furnishings. Four of the guestrooms are located at the top of the main staircase. Two of these rooms have twin beds while a third has a double bed and a single daybed. These three guestrooms all share a bathroom. The fourth room on this hall has an imperial queen four poster bed and a large, private bathroom. The fifth guestroom is located on the top floor and also features a queen-sized four poster bed and in-suite bathroom.

Guestrooms lack kitchenettes, but there is a communal area between the four main guestrooms with a small refrigerator, microwave, and ice machine. Wi-Fi is also available throughout the mansion.

This B & B has been awarded a rating of three and a half stars, when it comes to on-site features and overall experience.

An overview of the in-room features and amenities offered by The Crystal Palace is provided below.

  • Toilet
  • Television
  • Telephone
  • Microwave
  • Private Bath
  • Bath Tub
  • Refrigerator

Call the B & B if you're counting on amenities, if it's a high priority for you.

Activities and Amenities

The Crystal Palace is a marvel of a bygone era when the elite merchants created the mansions in the present-day historic district of St. Thomas as symbols of the flourishing trade between Europe and the West Indies. The Crystal Palace stands out even amongst these hallmarks of St. Thomas's golden era with its glass sash windows that give it its name, not to mention the mansion's sheer physical presence. Guests with a gusto for history or simply for decadence will love every inch of this colonial mansion, with its extensive mahogany, antique furniture, tray ceilings, hardwood flooring, Moroccan tiles, chandeliers, wrought iron gates, some of the original artwork from the Lockhart family, and modern art from the local artists.

To see this lodging's general amenities, check out the list below:

  • Ice Machine
  • Highspeed Internet

To make sure the particular activities you have in mind are available, it's a good idea to double check with the property because these details can sometimes change. To learn more information about the kinds of activities and recreation opportunities available at The Crystal Palace, click here.

Food

Another thing to consider while selecting the right area for your vacation is whether there will be adequate dining close by. Hungry guests will find a few solid places to eat within reach. Click here for more info on the availability of food in this area.

Nearby

There are lots of interesting sites and attractions in the vicinity of Crystal Palace. Some of the closest attractions are Solberg Farm and St. Thomas Historical Trust. If you're ready to relax, like many travelers who visit the Virgin Islands, you've no doubt made time for a few peaceful hours at the beach. Fortunately, Magens Bay is to be one of the closest beaches to the B & B.

The B & B is located in the vicinity of Charlotte Amalie, a beautiful part of the island for vacationers to learn about and explore the Virgin Islands.

If you're still curious about what else is near the property, click here.

Contact Info

Location: downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

Phone: (340) 777-2277

Website: http://www.crystalpalaceusvi.com/

 

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