Estate Lindholm

Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands

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Accommodations ( Boutique Hotel ) | Romantic, Hidden Gem, Cultural

#1 recommended Romantic Boutique Hotel in Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands (view list)
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An Intimate Tropical Inn

Welcome To Estate Lindholm

Originally settled in the 1720’s by Dutch planters, the site of Estate Lindholm today is an intimate tropical inn set among restored Danish ruins adjacent to the National Park. The timeless charm of these former ruins creates a simple elegance and a tranquil ambiance.

Located on the hillside overlooking Cruz Bay, Estate Lindholm is the perfect point from which to enjoy all the beauty and activities that St. John has to offer. Each room enjoys views of the picturesque harbor of Cruz Bay, the island of St. Thomas, as well as the many other surrounding cays.

The Morrisette family has made their home on the property at Estate Lindholm since the 1950’s and Brion Morrisette resides there still. The inn is actively managed by Brion, who dearly loves St. John and enjoys sharing his knowledge of this beautiful island, as well as its colorful history and culture, with others.


Our 16 guest rooms offer private furnished balconies, a spacious bathroom, wet bar area with refrigerator, coffee maker and microwave, as well as air-conditioning, cable television, and complimentary high speed internet. In addition, the two bedroom suite is equipped with a full kitchen, dining and living area.

Our newest room, the Plantation Cottage, is a renovation of the original house built buy the Morrisette family, maintaining the 18″ stone walls from the existing ruins. We’ve added beautiful french doors, an elegant wet bar, and have luxuriously appointed furnishings throughout.

Plantation Cottage

This room is a original home of the Morrisette family in the early 1950’s. It has a king bed, private bath and it is our most spacious room on the property! The walls in the cottage are stone and thick. and the views are mesmerizing!

Mingo Room

This is one of our many harbour view rooms. This Room is the closest to the harbor of Cruz Bay, the view from Mingo has nothing between you and the nearby ocean, other than the National park. This room has a max accommodation of 4 people with a pull out bed included!

Reef Room

This is one of our garden view rooms. Named for the deep valley on St. John, where there are stone petroglyphs carved by Arawak Indians, the Reef room has very nice views of interior Cruz bay, a piece of the harbor and across the sound to St. Thomas.

Maho Room

This is one of our many garden view rooms. Maho is a terrific combination of easy access, as it is located on the ground floor, and some ocean view. Maho has a lovely four poster bed and two of St. John’s famous, aromatic bay rum trees right off it’s balcony.

Lindholm Suite

This is our only 2 bedroom suite. A penthouse apartment with two air conditioned bedrooms with queen beds featuring the most spectacular views on the property, an open living and dining layout with newly renovated full kitchen and one bathroom with glass block shower.

Looking for more accommodations? Here is the full list of our beautiful rooms!


While guests may simply enjoy reading or sunbathing on their balcony, a fresh water pool with harbor views, and a visit to our brand new, serene garden spa, offer on-site activities.

In addition, a wide range of water sports and activities such as scuba diving, snorkeling, sport fishing, para-sailing, day sails, sea kayaking, windsurfing, and boat rentals are close by. We would be pleased to assist you with information and/or the arrangements for any of these activities.

f you are interested in exploring the island, the white sand and tranquil turquoise waters of secluded Honeymoon and Salomon beaches are a short hike from the Estate along National Park trails. The fine shops, art galleries, jewelers, restaurants, and cafes of charming Cruz Bay are within easy walking distance.

If you are interested in visiting other islands for the day, St. Thomas, and its capital city of Charlotte Amalie, is renowned for its duty free shopping. The British Virgin Islands of Tortola, Jost Van Dyke and Virgin Gorda are also just an enjoyable and scenic ferry ride away.


Daily breakfast and housekeeping is included in your stay. For your convenience we have beach chairs, towels and coolers available for your use as well as snorkel equipment for rental. Estate Lindholm offers free on-site parking should you decide to rent a car.

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Estate Lindholm Contact Information:
Phone: 340 776 6121