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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"This is a great villa and you won't be disappointed if you rent it. My kids (teenagers) and I spent a week here and it was just right. James was very accommodating to our Thursday-Thursday schedule, and also rented us a sturdy 4-wheel drive car at a discounted rate. We took a cab from the airport in St. Thomas to Red Hook, caught the ferry over and James picked us up at the dock. He filled us on some good things to do while taking us straight to the house, only 10 min from the dock. The house has a nice main living area, great AV set-up, a kitchen with everything we needed and a wonderful westward view of Cruz Bay. It was very convenient to the town, as well as to highway 104 which goes right up to the centerline road, so it was quick to get to anywhere on the island. Each bedroom had a bathroom and the four of us were very comfortable. AC was available but with the breeze we never needed it. Many of the other reviews of other properties I read mentioned chickens and donkeys making all sorts of noise early in the morning, but I never heard them here. The only sounds were the occasional dog in the distance or a horn from a truck rounding the nearby bend in the road. The pool and hot tub were terrific, and great to return to after a day at the beach. The house had beach towels, beach chairs, coolers and a basket full of information brochures and magazines. Wi-fi was fast and worked everywhere in the house and around the pool. We typically would start the day with a run down the back roads, checking out the great views, followed by a jump in the pool, and then enjoying a smoothie from the blender as we sat on the porch. We then would set off on the days adventure. Upon return, we would relax in the hot tub before cooking our dinner or going out and then come home to watch some of their supplied movies or on Dish TV. Definitely consider eating in occasionally. There is a market about 5 min away from the property, but be prepared for sticker shock on food items in St. John. Everything except chicken and plantains is 2-3 times what you are probably used to paying, but it's still far cheaper than eating out. If I had to think of a negative on the property it would be that we did get some mosquitos occasionally in the house despite our best efforts, but that was only one 1-2 days when the wind was down. James was very responsive and took us back to the ferry right on time. I would highly recommend this place to anyone seeking a relaxing week in St. John."
Guest: James L.Date of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: April 5, 2015
"Villa Mahr had enough space for 2 adults and 4 kids (they really enjoyed the outside bedroom). The views were beautiful. We used the grill several nights to cook our own dinners. Large pool was great, especially after a day in the ocean. Owner was very accommodating & even rented us his Suzuki for the week at a very good price. We would recommend this villa to anyone visiting St John!"
Guest: ChristineDate of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: June 10, 2015
"My husband and I stayed in the island orchid home for 6 nights. Another couple joined us for 4 of those nights. We loved that the only thing separating us from nature were screens. We loved the cool mountain breezes and although the daily temps were in the high 80's, we were very comfortable in this mountain property. Cooking in the screened, well stocked kitchen each morning and evening was such a treat. We really found this home to be exactly what we were looking for. If you want to feel like you are sleeping outside but with the comfort of comfy beds, pillows, fans, and rugs, then you will love this place. We were there mid-May and hadno issues with insects at all. Be sure to stop by daily for a smoothie from colombos, too! We will definitely stay here again if we have the chance to return."
Guest: John C.Date of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: May 22, 2015
"This was our third time visiting the house, each time with a different group of 4 couples. Once again, it was perfect. One word and one word alone sums up the house…VIEW. The view is absolutely breathtaking…whether it be your first time seeing it, or every time coming back to the house, it just takes your breath away. The house is a perfect size for 8 adults, and we have enjoyed so many nights relaxing in the hot tub and checking out the constellations. The pool is perfect to cool off in, and the bedrooms are completely private and beautiful. It's a hike to get up the driveway, but we have always enjoyed that part in the Jeeps! We will definitely be back!!"
Guest: AnonymousDate of Stay: February 2015Review Submitted: March 26, 2015