Best Time to Visit St. Thomas

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Derek Dellinger
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When you consider factors such as climate conditions, travel costs, and the need to avoid periods when holidays are at their peak. St Thomas best time to visit is April through June. During this period, tourists would experience mild weather and little amount of rainfall, with an average of 1-2 inches per month. Of course, prices for items increase during the periods.

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The Ritz-Carlton
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Secret Harbour Beach Resort
4
Kitchen
Parking available
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Marriott's Frenchman's Cove
4
Free WiFi
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Kitchen
$539.00
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Bolongo Bay Beach Resort
4
Free parking
Pool
Air conditioning
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Emerald Beach Resort
3
$206.00
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Lindbergh Bay Hotel
3
Free parking
Gym
Free WiFi
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Windward Passage Hotel
3
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The temperature tends to be lower during high seasons than during the rainy seasons. The peak times, which are between December and May, often come with temperatures as high as 80°F with breezy evenings. The region’s hurricane season is during the summer months June to November when the average temperature gets to 86OF. This is the worst and the most unpopular time to visit St Thomas.

Beach in st Thomas.

Weather in St. Thomas

In St Thomas, the sun shines through the day while it becomes warmer at night. Trade winds blow across the island to keep the humidity low. Most of the showers only last for a few minutes. The average annual rainfall is 50 inches. Both September and October are often not as wet as the months when winter is experienced.

The least rainfall is experienced in February, while August could be regarded as the warmest month of the year.

The summer months are partly cloudy and comfortable while the winter months are mostly cloudy, windy, snowy, and, of course, freezing. The months June, July, August, September, October, and November are the hurricane seasons. If you want to plan for the best time of year to visit St Thomas, then you should avoid these periods.

March is the month when St Thomas has the least humid while it gets to the peak in November. However, it is windiest in July, then June and August.

Palmtree in st Thomas.

Average Temperature

For most parts of the year, the average temperature is stable though with rare changes. During the period when the temperature is stable, you can always be sure you’d experience hot but less temperate weather with a probability of rain during most times of the year. This is a result of the humid nature of the island.

In June, the average temperature in St Thomas is between 86-89OF. Sometimes, it gets as high as 90OF. However, it plummets to an average of 75-78OF at night. Unless you want to participate in warm-weather activities, the best time to travel to St Thomas would be any other months but the hottest months.

While making your preparations, you need to be also aware that August is the warmest month. Throughout this time, temperatures are as high as 90.8OF during the day and as low as 78.9OF at night. A great chance for the occurrence of hurricanes is between July and November, so it`s not the best time to visit St Thomas.

Average Precipitation

Rain accounts usually from March to December, though you may experience lesser rain in March and June. September is the wettest time of the year. However, considering the average raining period of 12.37 days, January has the highest number of rainy days.

Also, snow occurs in late February and early March, though it’s usually infrequent and inconsistent. In January, snow may be experienced for about 5.2 days.

Of course, the best time of year to go to St Thomas is when you have the least wet days, usually the later part of December and early April.

St Thomas top view.

Average Tourist Volume

No less than 1.5 million tourists flock to St Thomas each year. Despite the varying weather conditions during the year, the region often attracts a few tourists between November and December. The reason is unfavorable weather conditions that characterized the period.

Based on the clear weather and rainless period that often characterized months between June and early September, many tourists consider them the best time to travel to St Thomas. For instance, over the years, August has always witnessed the highest volume. Of course, it is expected that accommodations and other services will be a bit steeper during the high season.

FAQ

When is the best time to go to St. Thomas?

There is no definitive answer to this question as the best time to visit St. Thomas depends on what you're looking for in a vacation. That said, many people believe that the best time to visit St. Thomas is during the winter months, from December to February. These months boast some of the best weather on the island, with average temperatures in the low 80s and little rainfall. If you're looking to escape the cold weather up north, St. Thomas is a great destination.

When do hurricanes season in St Thomas?

The hurricane season in St Thomas typically runs from June 1st to November 30th. While the island can be hit by storms at any time during this period, the peak months for hurricanes are August and September. If you're planning a trip to St Thomas during hurricane season, it's important to be aware of the risks and be prepared for the possibility of severe weather.

When is the St. Thomas' rainy season?

The rainy season on St. Thomas typically runs from October to November. However, rainfall can occur throughout the year. The best time to visit St. Thomas is during the dry season, which runs from December to September.

What is the hottest month in St Thomas?

The hottest month in St Thomas is typically August, when temperatures can reach up to 32 degrees Celsius. However, the island experiences warm weather throughout the year, so there is no bad time to visit. The best time to visit St Thomas depends on your preferences - if you want to avoid the crowds, plan your trip for the shoulder season (May-June or September-October). If you want to enjoy the lively atmosphere and festive spirit of the island, visit during peak season (December-April).

Can you swim in St Thomas in January?

The answer is yes, you can swim in St Thomas in January. The water temperature is usually around 80 degrees Fahrenheit, which is comfortable for swimming. However, there can be occasional tropical storms or hurricanes during this time of year, so it's always best to check the weather forecast before heading to the beach.

Does it get cold at night in St Thomas?

The short answer is no, it does not usually get cold at night in St. Thomas. However, there can be a significant difference between day and night temperatures, so you may want to pack a sweater or light jacket for evenings. The average nighttime temperature is about 75 degrees Fahrenheit (24 degrees Celsius).

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St Thomas
The Ritz-Carlton
Bathtub
Pool
Gym
Air conditioning
Free WiFi
Free parking
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$699.00
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Executive Suite King
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The Executive Suite King offers stunning views of the water, along with a spacious layout and luxurious amenities. Guests can enjoy a private balcony, a king-sized bed, and a marble bathroom with double vanities. The suite also features a living area with a sofa and a dining table, as well as a kitchenette with a refrigerator and microwave.
Climate-controlled air conditioning
Free cots/infant beds
Premium bedding
55-inch LCD TV
Cable channels
Premium TV channels
Coffee/tea maker
Room service
Free Wi-Fi
Connecting rooms available
Daily housekeeping
Free local calls
Iron/ironing board
Laptop-compatible safe
Phone
Balcony
Presidential Suite
4 maximum amount
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The Presidential Suite at The Ritz-Carlton St. Thomas is the perfect choice for discerning travelers. Occupying the entire top floor of the hotel, the suite offers stunning views of the Caribbean Sea and lush tropical gardens. Inside, guests can enjoy a spacious living area with a wet bar, dining room, and separate bedroom with a king-sized bed.
Climate-controlled air conditioning
Free cots/infant beds
Premium bedding
55-inch LCD TV
Cable channels
Premium TV channels
Coffee/tea maker
Room service
Free Wi-Fi
Connecting rooms available
Daily housekeeping
Free local calls
Iron/ironing board
Laptop-compatible safe
Phone
Balcony
Three Bedroom Presidential Suite
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This elegant 3,000 square foot suite features a spacious living room with spectacular views of the Caribbean Sea, a formal dining room perfect for entertaining, and a fully-equipped kitchen. The suite also features three luxuriously appointed bedrooms, each with its own private bathroom. Additional amenities include a washer/dryer, high-speed Internet access, and 24-hour room service.
Climate-controlled air conditioning
Free cots/infant beds
Premium bedding
55-inch LCD TV
Cable channels
Premium TV channels
Coffee/tea maker
Room service
Free Wi-Fi
Connecting rooms available
Daily housekeeping
Free local calls
Iron/ironing board
Laptop-compatible safe
Phone
Balcony
Two Bedroom Suite
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The suite is decorated in a sleek, modern style and features a private balcony, a spacious living room, and a fully equipped kitchen. The master bedroom includes a king-sized bed and an en-suite bathroom with a deep soaking tub, while the second bedroom has two queen-sized beds. The Ritz-Carlton St. Thomas also offers a variety of on-site amenities, including an infinity pool, a spa, and a fitness center. Guests of the hotel can also enjoy complimentary breakfast each morning and 24-hour room service.
Climate-controlled air conditioning
Free cots/infant beds
Premium bedding
55-inch LCD TV
Cable channels
Premium TV channels
Coffee/tea maker
Room service
Free Wi-Fi
Connecting rooms available
Daily housekeeping
Free local calls
Iron/ironing board
Laptop-compatible safe
Phone
Balcony
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Secret Harbour Beach Resort
Parking available
Gym
Free WiFi
Pool
Kitchen
Non-smoking
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One Bedroom Suite
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Everything you need for a memorable tropical getaway—a weekend, weeks, or even months—is available in Secret Harbour's Beachfront 1-Bedroom Condominiums. Up to four people can stay in these units, which offer full residential amenities.
Private Balcony or Patio with Stunning Ocean Views
WiFi with secured access
Fully-Equipped Kitchens
Full-Sized Refrigerator
Microwave
Dishwasher
Dishes, glassware, cutlery
Hair Dryer
Air Conditioning + Ceiling Fans
Televisions with DVD players
MP3 Docking Stations
In-Room Safe
Telephone with Voicemail
Iron/Ironing Board
Cribs/Rollaway Beds (Upon Request)
Two Bedroom Suite
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Secret Harbour's Beachfront 2-Bedroom Condominiums are the perfect option for a large family or group of friends who wish to spend time on the beach. Your condominium will have one private bedroom with a king-size bed, a second private bedroom with a king-sized bed or two twin beds that may be connected.
Private Balcony or Patio with Stunning Ocean Views
WiFi with secured access
Fully-Equipped Kitchens
Full-Sized Refrigerator
Microwave
Dishwasher
Dishes, glassware, cutlery
Hair Dryer
Air Conditioning + Ceiling Fans
Televisions with DVD players
MP3 Docking Stations
In-Room Safe
Telephone with Voicemail
Iron/Ironing Board
Cribs/Rollaway Beds (Upon Request)
Three Bedroom Suite
8 maximum amount
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Your Beachfront 3-Bedroom Condominiums have all the amenities you need for a relaxing tropical getaway with up to 8 people. The bedrooms have king-sized beds and the living area has comfortable furnishings including a couch that converts into a full-size bed. The units accommodate up to 8 people and include full residential amenities.
Private Balcony or Patio with Stunning Ocean Views
WiFi with secured access
Fully-Equipped Kitchens
Full-Sized Refrigerator
Microwave
Dishwasher
Dishes, glassware, cutlery
Hair Dryer
Air Conditioning + Ceiling Fans
Televisions with DVD players
MP3 Docking Stations
In-Room Safe
Telephone with Voicemail
Iron/Ironing Board
Cribs/Rollaway Beds (Upon Request)
Studio Suite
2 maximum amount
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There is everything you need for a memorably tropical getaway at Secret Harbour Beachfront Studio Condominiums, accommodating up to 2 people.
Private Balcony or Patio with Stunning Ocean Views
WiFi with secured access
Fully-Equipped Kitchens
Full-Sized Refrigerator
Microwave
Dishwasher
Dishes, glassware, cutlery
Hair Dryer
Air Conditioning + Ceiling Fans
Televisions with DVD players
MP3 Docking Stations
In-Room Safe
Telephone with Voicemail
Iron/Ironing Board
Cribs/Rollaway Beds (Upon Request)
Oceanfront Room
2 maximum amount
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These 600-square-foot, oceanfront hotel-style rooms are conveniently located near the lobby and have ramp access, a patio, and a kitchenette. Two people can stay in these units, which feature a king-sized bed, a private bathroom, a microwave, a mini-refrigerator, and a coffee maker.
Private Balcony or Patio with Stunning Ocean Views
WiFi with secured access
Fully-Equipped Kitchens
Full-Sized Refrigerator
Microwave
Dishwasher
Dishes, glassware, cutlery
Hair Dryer
Air Conditioning + Ceiling Fans
Televisions with DVD players
MP3 Docking Stations
In-Room Safe
Telephone with Voicemail
Iron/Ironing Board
Cribs/Rollaway Beds (Upon Request)
One Bedroom Condominium
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Those wishing for a more remote experience away from the beach activities and closer to the pool should consider Hillside 1-Bedroom Condominiums, also known as Secret Harbour Villas®. These units can house up to four people and include full residential amenities in a tropical beach setting.
Private Balcony or Patio with Stunning Ocean Views
WiFi with secured access
Fully-Equipped Kitchens
Full-Sized Refrigerator
Microwave
Dishwasher
Dishes, glassware, cutlery
Hair Dryer
Air Conditioning + Ceiling Fans
Televisions with DVD players
MP3 Docking Stations
In-Room Safe
Telephone with Voicemail
Iron/Ironing Board
Cribs/Rollaway Beds (Upon Request)
Two Bedroom Condominium
6 maximum amount
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Individuals who want a more secluded experience away from the shoreline and closer to the pool may prefer Hillside 2-Bedroom Secret Harbour Villas. Hillside 2-Bedroom Villas accommodate up to 6 people and provide full resort amenities in a picturesque beach landscape.
Private Balcony or Patio with Stunning Ocean Views
WiFi with secured access
Fully-Equipped Kitchens
Full-Sized Refrigerator
Microwave
Dishwasher
Dishes, glassware, cutlery
Hair Dryer
Air Conditioning + Ceiling Fans
Televisions with DVD players
MP3 Docking Stations
In-Room Safe
Telephone with Voicemail
Iron/Ironing Board
Cribs/Rollaway Beds (Upon Request)
Studio Condominium
2 maximum amount
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People who want to be away from the beach activities and closer to the pool should consider Hillside Studio Condominiums, also known as Secret Harbour Villas®. Up to 2 people can stay in one of these studio apartments, which feature a combined living/dining/sleeping area with a private bathroom and fully equipped kitchen.
Private Balcony or Patio with Stunning Ocean Views
WiFi with secured access
Fully-Equipped Kitchens
Full-Sized Refrigerator
Microwave
Dishwasher
Dishes, glassware, cutlery
Hair Dryer
Air Conditioning + Ceiling Fans
Televisions with DVD players
MP3 Docking Stations
In-Room Safe
Telephone with Voicemail
Iron/Ironing Board
Cribs/Rollaway Beds (Upon Request)
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Marriott's Frenchman's Cove
Air conditioning
Pool
Gym
Free parking
Free WiFi
Kitchen
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Villa, 2 Bedrooms
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Our two-bedroom, two-bath villas are well-equipped and spacious, and can accommodate up to eight people. You'll feel right at home in St. Thomas by staying in one of our villa rentals. We provide separate living and dining areas, full kitchens, and washer/dryers.
Climate-controlled air conditioning
Down duvet
Egyptian cotton bed sheets
Free cots/infant beds
DVD player
Flat-screen TV
Satellite channels
Video game console
Coffee/tea maker
Dining area
Dishwasher
Kitchen
Microwave
Fridge
Stovetop
Internet
Free Wi-Fi
Iron/ironing board
Laptop-compatible safe
Sitting area
View – partial ocean
Washer/dryer
Balcony
Villa, 3 Bedrooms
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St. Thomas villa rentals feature spacious three-bedroom villas that can house up to 12 guests. Our villas have separate living and dining areas, full kitchens, and washing and drying machines. Our well-appointed two-bedroom, two-bath villas come equipped with all the comforts and conveniences of home.
Climate-controlled air conditioning
Down duvet
Egyptian cotton bed sheets
Free cots/infant beds
DVD player
Flat-screen TV
Satellite channels
Video game console
Coffee/tea maker
Dining area
Dishwasher
Kitchen
Microwave
Fridge
Stovetop
Internet
Free Wi-Fi
Iron/ironing board
Laptop-compatible safe
Sitting area
View – partial ocean
Washer/dryer
Balcony
St Thomas
Bolongo Bay Beach Resort
Bar
Free parking
Pool
Gym
Air conditioning
Free WiFi
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$435.00
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Room One Bed
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Looking for a place to stay in Bolongo Bay Beach Resort? Check out Room One Bed, our top pick for accommodations in the area! This comfortable room is perfect for couples or solo travelers, and comes with everything you need for a relaxing stay. Enjoy stunning views of the bay from your private balcony, or take a dip in our heated outdoor pool.
Premium bedding
Cable/satellite channels
Flat-screen TV
Champagne service
Coffee/tea maker
Microwave (on request)
Free Wi-Fi
Individually decorated
Iron/ironing board
Phone
Safe
View – beach
Furnished balcony or patio
Room Two Beds
4 maximum amount
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The room comes with two beds, a private balcony, and a full private bathroom. Guests can enjoy direct access to the beach, as well as use of the resort's many amenities, including a swimming pool, fitness center, and restaurants.
Premium bedding
Cable/satellite channels
Flat-screen TV
Champagne service
Coffee/tea maker
Microwave (on request)
Free Wi-Fi
Individually decorated
Iron/ironing board
Phone
Safe
View – beach
Furnished balcony or patio
St Thomas
Emerald Beach Resort
Free WiFi
Pool
Free parking
Non-smoking
Gym
Pet-friendly
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$206.00
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King Room with Balcony
4 maximum amount
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Beachfront Standard Deluxe King Size Rooms are available in our St. Thomas hotel, providing stunning views of the white sands and turquoise waters of Lindbergh Bay. Each room provides the perfect setting for a wonderful St. Thomas vacation. In addition to the awe-inspiring water views, all rooms are beachfront and recently redesigned with a tropical-inspired décor.
Voicemail
Safe
Adjustable Air Conditioning
Flat-screen TV with cable channels
Hairdryer
Mini refrigerator
Iron/ironing board
Coffeemaker
Complimentary wireless internet
Double Bed Room With Balcony
4 maximum amount
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Beachfront Standard Deluxe Double Bed Rooms are available at Paradise Cove Beach Resort. With a variety of St. Thomas vacation packages to choose from, you can be sure to find the one that is perfect for you. In addition to the beautiful water vistas, all accommodations are beachfront, spacious, and decorated in a tropical style to provide the perfect backdrop for your unforgettable vacation experience.
Voicemail
Safe
Adjustable Air Conditioning
Flat-screen TV with cable channels
Hairdryer
Mini refrigerator
Iron/ironing board
Coffeemaker
Complimentary wireless internet
St Thomas
Lindbergh Bay Hotel
Free parking
Free WiFi
Air conditioning
Gym
Pool
Non-smoking
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$149.00
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Standard Room
2 maximum amount
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These rooms offer a luxurious Queen/King pillowtop mattress and partial views of the gardens or Lindbergh Bay.
Wireless Internet
Coffeemaker
Iron and ironing board
Hairdryer
Air conditioning
Flat-screen TV with satellite channels
Voicemail
Safe
Alarm clock radio
Room, 2 Double Beds
4 maximum amount
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These rooms are perfect for groups or families, as they feature two pillowtop double beds and partial views of the garden or Lindbergh Bay.
Wireless Internet
Coffeemaker
Iron and ironing board
Hairdryer
Air conditioning
Flat-screen TV with satellite channels
Voicemail
Safe
Alarm clock radio
Deluxe Room
4 maximum amount
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Secluded double beds with Ocean / garden view and close to the pool.
Wireless Internet
Coffeemaker
Iron and ironing board
Hairdryer
Air conditioning
Flat-screen TV with satellite channels
Voicemail
Safe
Alarm clock radio
Deluxe Villa
2 maximum amount
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These luxurious Villa rooms feature one king-size pillowtop bed and a view of Lindbergh Bay.
Wireless Internet
Coffeemaker
Iron and ironing board
Hairdryer
Air conditioning
Flat-screen TV with satellite channels
Voicemail
Safe
Alarm clock radio
St Thomas
Windward Passage Hotel
Non-smoking
Pool
Gym
Air conditioning
Free WiFi
Free parking
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$176.00
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Standard Room, 1 King Bed
2 maximum amount
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The standard room features a king-size bed, an private balcony overlooking the stunning turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea. The room also includes a flat-screen TV, a mini-fridge, and a coffee maker. Guests can enjoy complimentary breakfast each morning in the hotel's restaurant, as well as free Wi-Fi throughout the property.
Air conditioning
Bed sheets
Satellite channels
TV
Coffee/tea maker
Room service (limited)
Free Wi-Fi
Daily housekeeping
Iron/ironing board
Safe
Standard Room, 2 Double Beds
4 maximum amount
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The Standard Room at the Windward Passage Hotel offers two double beds and stunning views of the Caribbean Sea. The room is decorated in a classic style and includes a desk, chair, and TV. The bathroom features a shower, toilet, and sink. Guests can enjoy complimentary breakfast each morning.
Air conditioning
Bed sheets
Satellite channels
TV
Coffee/tea maker
Room service (limited)
Free Wi-Fi
Daily housekeeping
Iron/ironing board
Safe

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