$466 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Jan 14, 2015 Check-out: Jan 15, 2015

Marriott Frenchman's Reef and Morning Star Beach Resorts

5 stars
5 Est Bakkeroe, Post Office Box 7100, St Thomas, 0
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.9
out of 5
197 reviews
Nice experience

Nice hotel, all the amenities you'd expect. Courteous staff. Beautiful location and views See full review

  • eag4331
  • Dec 22, 2014
One Year Anniversary

Our experience was wonderful. I highly recommend. The staff was very nice and helpful. We took... See full review

  • Nikkichris
  • Dec 3, 2014
Experience Virgin Islands luxury with a private beach and treatment spa

Situated overlooking Morning Star beach, Marriott Frenchman's Reef and Morning Star Beach Resorts is an idyllic tropical paradise with stunning views over the Caribbean Sea. Luxurious rooms set in beachfront and garden locations blend tropical style with modern conveniences such as wireless Internet access. Indulge in a pampering treatment or massage at the spa, take a dip in one of three impressive pools or enjoy a range of activities at the resort's water sports center. A selection of exciting on-site bars and restaurants cater for all tastes.

Highlights
  • Private beachfront location
  • On-site treatment and massage spa
  • Water sports center and three swimming pools
Rooms

Rooms at Marriott Frenchman's Reef and Morning Star Beach Resorts have a vibrant, tropical style and offer stunning settings with breathtaking views of lush tropical gardens or the Caribbean Sea. Most rooms benefit from private balconies, and beachfront accommodations boast private terraces leading onto the beach. Rooms feature luxury comforts such as down comforters and cotton-rich linens, and bathrooms with Bath and Body Works products. Modern in-room conveniences include wireless Internet access, individual climate control and LCD cable TVs. At Morning Star Resort, the more intimate 96-unit rooms are waiting for you and features tropical decor, open-air terrace and mahogany sliding doors.

Features

A range of on-site restaurants and bars cater for every taste. Aqua Terra Restaurant is open for breakfast and dinner, offering its 'eggs to order' station and gourmet dinner dishes like Cilantro Crusted Sea Scallops. Coco Joe's serves light fare and a Caribbean buffet every Wednesday night. Sand Star on Morning Star Beach is the place to enjoy the sea breeze and signature frozen Daiquiri's. Captain's Café offers traditional pub fare and the chance to catch the latest sporting events. The pool bar is the ideal place for a swim-up drink or snack.

The Marriott Frenchman's Reef and Morning Star Beach Resort's has a fully-serviced water sports center offering a range of exciting activities right on the beach. Sports courts offer the chance for a game of tennis or volleyball. Morning Star Fitness Spot boasts cardiovascular equipment and a range of free weights while Spa on Morning Star Beach offers an indulgent selection of massages and treatments.

Transportation

  • Cyril King Airport  (6 mi/9.7 km)
Attractions
  • Coral World Ocean Park
  • St. Thomas Skyride Gondola
Business
  • On-site business center
  • Flexible meeting and conference space
Policies and fees
  • The $45 resort fee is collected at the property upon check-in.
  • Only the Frenchman's Reef has accessible rooms.
  • Complimentary parking. Pets are not allowed. Wi-Fi available in public areas and guest rooms. Safe deposit boxes available at front desk. Smoke-free property.
  • Marriott Frenchman's Reef and Morning Star Beach Resorts will implement a Resort Fee of $35 per room per night, which will include two bottled waters per room per day, unlimited local calls, free use of beach chairs and umbrellas, unlimited use of non-motorized (excluding sailboats) watersports from the Morning Star beach, unlimited access to tennis courts and Reef Fitness Center, complimentary Yoga, Zumba, and Aerobics classes (coordination required), shuttle service throughout the resort, invite to Weekly Cocktail Reception, $20 Lazule Spa or Salon coupon for purchases of at least $150 of regular-priced services, two $5-off coupons (per room, one time only) for the night kayak tour and two $10-off coupons for the Catamaran Half-Day Tour, both provided by Adventure Desk, and daily Internet fee.
  • If you book the All Inclusive Plan, this is what it includes:
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and drinks from the following restaurants/bars: Aqua Terra Oceanfront Grill and Azur Pool Bar **(Surcharges of $15 per order applies on Prime Cut meats, Lobster and Crab dishes at the on site restaurants) *** (Surcharge of $15 per order applies when ordering from regular menu)
  • Complimentary use of Health Club
  • Complimentary tennis court rental
  • Recreational activities (excludes activities requiring additional fees)
  • Unlimited Gold Standard brand cocktails, house wines, domestic beers and non-alcoholic beverages by the glass only
  • Snorkel gear, pool and beach floats, beach chairs and umbrellas
  • 15% gratuities at participating restaurants and bars (Any additional gratuity needs to be paid for either by cash or credit card at time of check signing)
  • Day Kids Club.
  • Children 12 and under eat free from the Children's Menu
  • Package benefits begin at 4pm on day of arrival and ends at 11am on the day of departure.

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

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Marriott Frenchman's Reef and Morning Star Beach Resorts Rooms

All Inclusive Garden View
Located at Morning Star:Our guest rooms feature 1 king or 2 double beds with a private balcony overlooking the lush green of our tropical gardens while just steps away from the sugar fine sand. All inclusive package: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner and drinks from the following restaurants/bars: Aqua Terra, Sunset Grill, Captain's Cafe Sand Bar, Coco Joe's. Room service is NOT included. Surcharges of $15 per order applies on Prime Cut meats, Lobster and Crab dishes at the onsite restaurants. Surcharge of $15 per order applies when ordering from regular menu. Recreational activities (excludes activities requiring additional fees). Unlimited Gold Standard brand cocktails, house wines, domestic beers and non-alcoholic beverages by the glass only.Snorkel gear, pool and beach floats, beach chairs and umbrellas. 15% gratuities at participating restaurants and bars. Any additional gratuity needs to be paid for either by cash or credit card at time of check signing
Water View - Newly Renovated Guest Room
Newly renovated resort room located at Frenchman's Reef Resort. Enjoy sweeping views of one of the world's most scenic harbors or of the deep blue crystal clear Caribbean Sea and relax on your private balcony and watch as the breathtaking ships glide gracefully into the night. Rooms are newly decorated in cool Caribbean colors, featuring Marriott's ultra luxurious Revive bedding and beds, one king or two double beds, in room coffee, and internet. 420 Square
Island View - Newly Renovated Guest Room
Located at Frenchman's Reef: Maximize your value while enjoying all the amenities of our award winning Resort! Enjoy a view of the island's lush gardens, emerald hills and tropical foliage. Rooms are decorated in vibrant island colors and offer one king or two double beds. 420 Square Feet
Beachfront - Morning Star Beach
Located at Morning Star: Nestled on the dazzling white sand Morning Star beach, just steps away from the water's edge our guest rooms feature one king or two double beds. Enjoy the gentle sounds of breaking waves and warm tropical breezes from your private balcony as you watch the graceful ships sail into the night. 420 Square Feet
Garden View - Morning Star Beach
Located at Morning Star: Our guest rooms feature one king or two double beds with a private balcony overlooking the lush green of our tropical gardens while just steps away from the sugar fine sand of Morning Star beach. 420 Square Feet
All Inclusive Beachfront
Located at Morning Star: Nestled on the dazzling white sand Morning Star beach, just steps away from the water's edge our guest rooms feature one king or two double beds and private balcony. All inclusive package: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner and drinks from the following restaurants/bars: Aqua Terra, Sunset Grill, Captain's Cafe Sand Bar, Coco Joe's. Room service is NOT included. Surcharges of $15 per order applies on Prime Cut meats, Lobster and Crab dishes at the onsite restaurants. Surcharge of $15 per order applies when ordering from regular menu. Recreational activities (excludes activities requiring additional fees). Unlimited Gold Standard brand cocktails, house wines, domestic beers and non-alcoholic beverages by the glass only.Snorkel gear, pool and beach floats, beach chairs and umbrellas. 15% gratuities at participating restaurants and bars. Any additional gratuity needs to be paid for either by cash or credit card at time of check signing
All Inclusive Water View
Located at Frenchman's Reef Resort. Newly decorated, featuring Marriott's ultra-luxurious Revive bedding and beds, 1 king or 2 double beds, in room coffee, and internet and private balcony. All inclusive package: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner and drinks from the following restaurants/bars: Aqua Terra, Sunset Grill, Captain's Cafe Sand Bar, Coco Joe's. Room service is NOT included. Surcharges of $15 per order applies on Prime Cut meats, Lobster and Crab dishes at the onsite restaurants. Surcharge of $15 per order applies when ordering from regular menu. Recreational activities (excludes activities requiring additional fees). Unlimited Gold Standard brand cocktails, house wines, domestic beers and non-alcoholic beverages by the glass only.Snorkel gear, pool and beach floats, beach chairs and umbrellas. 15% gratuities at participating restaurants and bars. Any additional gratuity needs to be paid for either by cash or credit card at time of check signing
All Inclusive Island View
Located at Frenchman's Reef: Enjoy a view of the island's lush gardens, emerald hills and tropical foliage. Rooms are decorated in vibrant island colors and offer 1 king or 2 double beds. All inclusive package: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner and drinks from the following restaurants/bars: Aqua Terra, Sunset Grill, Captain's Cafe Sand Bar, Coco Joe's. Room service is NOT included. Surcharges of $15 per order applies on Prime Cut meats, Lobster and Crab dishes at the onsite restaurants. Surcharge of $15 per order applies when ordering from regular menu. Recreational activities (excludes activities requiring additional fees). Unlimited Gold Standard brand cocktails, house wines, domestic beers and non-alcoholic beverages by the glass only.Snorkel gear, pool and beach floats, beach chairs and umbrellas. 15% gratuities at participating restaurants and bars. Any additional gratuity needs to be paid for either by cash or credit card at time of check signing

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Elevators
Activities
Outdoor pool
Fitness center or spa
Fitness Center
Spa
Tennis
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Room service
Services
Business center
Laundry service
In-Room Safe
Tour desk
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Barber/Beauty shop
Conference facilities
Gift shop
Internet
WiFi
Parking
Free parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant
Accessible facilities
Wheel chair access
Service animals allowed
Accessible parking
Public areas wheelchair accessible for disabled
Handicapped parking
Audible emergency alarm for sight impaired guest
Wheelchair accessible elevators
Visual emergency alarm for hearing impaired guest
Ramp access to buildings
Brailled elevators

Nearby points of interest

  • Paradise Point Lookout Tram: 0.8 mi
  • Fort Christian: 1.5 mi
  • Blackbeard's Castle: 1.7 mi
  • Charlotte Amalie: 1.8 mi
  • St Thomas: 4.3 mi
  • Red Hook: 4.8 mi

Dining

Sand Bar at Morning Star Beach
The Sand Bar located on Morning Star Beach, is serviced by one of St. Thomas's most popular restaurants, Havana Blue. Experience the excellent menu of Havana Blue while enjoying the beautiful atmosphere from your beach chair at the Sand Bar.
Aqua Terra Oceanfront Grill
All new St Thomas restaurant, Aqua Terra Oceanfront Grill offers a centralized lounge and dining experience with breathtaking views of the famous Charlotte Amalie Harbor with excellent cuisines and upscale atmosphere.
Azur Pool Bar
Located at our infinity pool area, stop by the Azur Pool Bar and enjoy some nice food and drinks and enjoy the views overlooking the picturesque Charlotte Amalie Harbor.
Sunset Grill & Bar
The recently renovated Sunset Bar & Grill is an open-air St. Thomas restaurant overlooking the sunset harbor/pools serving excellent cocktails, Caribbean and American favorites. O
Coco Joe's at Morning Star Beach
An open-air St. Thomas bar, located right on Morning Star Beach, that is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Coco Joe's Grill offers a relaxing atmosphere with live music, which includes Steel Drum bands.
Rum Bar
The Rum Bar and its all new terrace offers views of St. Thomas and its stunning harbor. It is the perfect place to enjoy a nightcap with friends.
Havana Blue at Morning Star Bea
Latin America meets the Pacific Rim at Havana Blue. Known as Oceanfront Experiential Dining. Havana Blue has received numerous awards including Best Dining Experience. Located seaside with gorgeous views of the sunset and departing cruise ship. NOT INCLUDED IN THE ALL INCLUSIVE OPTION or ADD-ON
Star Market on Morning Star Beach
Located right on Morning Star Beach, this St. Thomas market is open daily serving pastries, fresh fruit, boxed lunches, sandwiches, salads and more. Star Marketplace offers a perfect place to grab a bite to take on your Virgin Island adventure.
Presto Market at Frenchman's Reef
Frenchman's Reef offers convenience and variety for guests on-the-go. A carry-out deli and coffee bar with gourmet snacks, picnic baskets, beer, wine and spirits are available. NOT INCLUDED IN THE ALL INCLUSIVE OPTION or ADD-ON

Meeting facilities

Meeting Info
Frenchman's Reef Resort has certified meeting and wedding planners that will create a flawless event for your next group or destination wedding in the USVI. From meeting your specific catering needs to providing the latest enhancements in audio-visual technology, we'll provide the elements that support your meeting objectives, along with a service-rich tradition of meetings expertise. Known for our creative and innovative catering menus our food and beverage team is dedicated to make your next event the most memorable one yet. In addition, we offer a array of unique meeting, event, and wedding spaces - some offering breathtaking views of harbor.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1600
Check-out:
1100

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (197)

Ratings and reviews for Marriott Frenchman's Reef and Morning Star Beach Resorts

Overall score

3.9 / 5
5.01.0
197 out of 197
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3.7
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4.4
Value:
3.7

81% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
eag4331
Business
Terre Haute
Dec 22, 2014

Nice experience

Nice hotel, all the amenities you'd expect. Courteous staff. Beautiful location and views

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Nikkichris
Business
Madison, MS
Dec 3, 2014

One Year Anniversary

Our experience was wonderful. I highly recommend. The staff was very nice and helpful. We took several excursions through the hotel which made everything so easy. We didn't rent a car because taxis were plentiful and the rates were not that bad. The pools were excellent and the views were beautiful! I give this hotel 5 stars.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Not Applicable

Book the St. John Day Excursion!! You will board a boat at the hotel in St. Thomas and it will take you to St. John where you will get in an open vehicle which will take you on a tour around the island and it will stop at Trunk bay, the most beautiful beach, to snorkel!

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
buddy44
Business
long island
Nov 24, 2014

get away

very nice restaurants' were very expensive taxi to downtown st Thomas should not be 14.00.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
DomGee
Business
N.Y.C
Nov 22, 2014

Best resort-hotel on St.Thomas

Hotel was great, stayed here twice the first time in the sea cliff tower. Which has better rooms then the beachfront that I stayed in the second time. The rooms in the beachfront were a little run down. The balcony in the beachfront was hard to open and seemed dated. Besides that the food, drinks, and the beach were great.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Globalranger
Business
New Hampshire
Nov 20, 2014

Fabulous views, water, beach, rooms, location and bedbugs?

The people are great, the rooms especially along the beach are just amazing, and it was fabulous for a getaway. My wife and I ended up with some nasty bedbug bites though, and that just stunk. Everything else - perfect!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Shopping tip: Short drive from hotel

They don't make much in the islands, but they do make some seriously old school, legit and fabulous men's cologne. Look for St Johns Bay Rum - the wicker covered bottle is just rugged, masculine and great and so is the fragrance! They don't sell it in the Marriott, but in town a number of shops carry it.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
ABLee22
Business
Des Moines, IA
Nov 18, 2014

Vacation

We didn't do all-inclusive- we ate off the resort almost every night. The resort food was good though- expensive as expected. We stayed at the on the beach- the rooms were ok, nothing special. We heard the rooms up above were better quality. One of the few resorts with a beach- which was nice. The ferry to downtown was awesome-very convenient. Plus it had two infinity pools- there were a lot of places to be and none of it was crowded this time of year (early Nov).

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Virgilos (italian restaurant downtown). Best meal we ate.

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Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
mike ranger
Business
new york
Nov 14, 2014

poor trip

our room was horrible thursday night our room was on ththe room had cob webse ground floor next to the bar they had a dj who played untill 11.45pm. the hotel changed our room the next day,we had no room for 6 hours and it was raining hard the whole time we had to wait for a new room.our new room was disgusting .the room had cob webs and stained sheets.for 4 days our air conditiner was broke half the time.the staff tried to fix prblem to no avail.this was our third time at this hotel and it stunk

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
1
Location:
1
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

oceinan was a great resturant

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Azem
Business
Morganville, New Jersey
Oct 28, 2014

Quick Getaway

The experience at this hotel was very nice and I would stay at this hotel again going forward

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Ann in GB
Business
Granite Bay, CA
Oct 25, 2014

One of nicest hotels in St Thomas

We stayed here for one night at either end of a trip to the BVI. We were put in Morningstar resort the first night and in the main hotel of Frenchman's Reef the last night. I much preferred the Marriott Frenchman's Reef hotel to Morningstar (nicer room, more amenities). Morningstar had a small beach though, and the rooms were in much smaller buildings (very loud A/C though!). There is a quick shuttle between the two resorts. Overall the property is huge, at least in number of rooms. Lots of restaurants and bars, some shopping, and a great little convenience store/deli with extended hours (which was helpful since we arrived at midnight). At least 2 pools, and some great views. Overall very nice resort, probably the nicest in St.Thomas.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: Not Applicable

Don't pre-buy transportation to/from hotel. St.Thomas has rate schedule for fares and taxis are pretty reasonable. You may have to wait for them to fill taxi though (no way around that though).

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Jyeton
Business
Mpls,MN
Oct 24, 2014

Relax in the sun!

Beach front in relaxed atmosphere. All the staff were super friendly! Get's you in the island mood. Rooms are spacious and have a nice rug. Beds were super comfortable. Easy to operate the HDTV and air conditioner. Food was fa phenomenal!!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Havana Blue restaurant is do-die-for fabulous!!

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