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Frenchman's Reef & Morning Star, Marriott Beach Resort

5 Estate Bakkeroe, Po Box 7100, St Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands


Frenchman's Reef & Morning Star, Marriott Beach Resort


Insider Tip

Hidden at the base of the cliff occupied by the resort's Frenchman's Reef section is a 4.25-m (30-ft) waterfall accessible by a boardwalk that also leads to the resort's helipad.

Hotel Overview

Cliff-top views
Perched on a rocky point, this resort features cliff-top views and a half-mile beach just east of downtown Charlotte Amalie.
Room perks
High-rise rooms have balconies or patios and resort, harbor, or Caribbean views.
Fitness activities
Active travelers will find two pools, two tennis courts, and a wealth of water toys, along with lively bars and restaurants.

Amenity highlights:

A sea/sunset-view pool with adjacent eight-person spa tub extends around the cliff below the main building in the Frenchman's Reef section. Terraced below a hillside and above the beach in the Morning Star section are a Romanesque pool and two 10-person spa tubs. Water-sports equipment is available for rent on the beach. Ferries (surcharges) operate mornings and afternoons between the resort and downtown Charlotte Amalie about five minutes away.

What to expect:

  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.


5 Estate Bakkeroe, Po Box 7100, St Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands


STT - Cyril King Airport



Water View (Reef)
One king or two double beds in the Frenchman's Reef resort. Private balcony with view of harbor or ocean. Colonial tropical-style decor with floral-print bedspreads and dark-wood furniture. In-room safe. Air conditioning. Refrigerator. Coffeemaker.


  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Child care (in room, surcharge)
  • Climate control
  • Clock radio
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Cribs (infant beds) available
  • Electronic/magnetic keys
  • Hair dryer
  • Housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Internet access - dial-up
  • Internet access - surcharge
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Minibar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pay movies
  • Premium bedding
  • Premium TV channel(s)
  • Refrigerator
  • Rollaway beds
  • Sewing kit
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Television
  • Turndown service
  • Voice mail
  • Wake-up calls
  • Window opens


Property Amenities

The Marriott Frenchman's Reef and Morning Star Beach Resort features LaStone Therapy (massage with hot-basalt and cold-marble stones), a health spa that includes complimentary women's and men's saunas and unisex steam room. Within the spa is a complimentary pool-view, air-conditioned fitness center containing cardio and weight machines as well as free weights.Three computers in the lobby and two on the convention-center level center provide high-speed Internet connections (surcharges). Wireless Internet access (surcharge) is available throughout the resort, including beach and pools. Complimentary activities include trivia contests and iguana feeding. A steel band plays evenings in the lobby.Complimentary shuttles between the resort's clifftop Frenchman's Reef section and beachfront Morning Star section operate around the clock.Ground transportation:
Shuttle vans and private cars of varying prices are available. They can be reserved during the process of booking a reservation for this hotel, via this Web site, and added to the total trip cost.

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Arcade/game room
  • ATM/banking
  • Audio-visual equipment
  • Business services
  • Laundry facilities
  • Room service

Number of floors: 8

Number of suites: 28

Number of rooms: 450


Know Before You Go

  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: USD 28.95 per person (approximately)
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Mandatory Fees and Taxes

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:

  • Resort fee: USD 45 per accommodation, per night
The hotel resort fee includes:
  • Pool access
  • Beach loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Fitness center access
  • Partner property access
  • Internet access
  • In-room bottled water
  • Parking

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.


Havana Blue
Ocean front, open air restaurant overlooking Morning Star Beach and features upscale Latin-fusion cuisine,creative martinis,cigars and fresh seafood daily.
Coco Joe's
An open-air bar located right on Morning Star Beach and is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Captain's Cafe
Serves pub-style food in a casual sports bar atmosphere. Located indoor on level3, it is fully air conditioning for your comfort.
Windows on the Harbour
Serves a daily breakfast buffet and continental cuisine for dinner, plus a Sunday brunch. The restaurant has air-conditioned, indoor and dining with open-air terrace.
Star Market
Located right on Morning Star Beach, this eatery is open daily serving pastries, fresh fruit, boxed lunches, sandwiches, salads and more.
Sunset Bar & Grill
An open-air restaurant overlooking the sunset harbor/pools. Open daily for Lunch & Dinner. It serves up Caribbean and American favorites.
Lobby Bar
A great place to meet for a nightcap. This lounge serves drinks nightly. From the terrace you can enjoy views of St. Thomas and its stunning harbor.
Swim up Pool Bar at the Sunset Pool
The Pool Bar is located at the Sunset Pool and overlooks picturesque Charlotte Amalie Harbour.
Presto Marketplace
Located on the hotel's lobby level, this giftshop/snack bar offers Cafe Britt coffee and products, Tommy Bahama clothing, T-shirts and kid's water toys,and serves up pastries,sandwiches,salads and beverages to grab-and-go.


3 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool. Other recreational amenities include a health club, a spa tub, a sauna, and a steam room.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Aerobics
  • Boat launch
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Helicopter/airplane sightseeing
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Horse riding/rental
  • Jet skiing
  • Motor boating
  • Parasailing
  • Running track/path
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Windsurfing
  • Yoga classes/instruction