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Boiled Frog Guesthouse
Ranked #3 of 16 Castries B&B and Inns
Reviewed 18 August 2013

Thanks to Danielle, Steve, and the boys our move to Saint Lucia was painless. We thought about Saint Lucia but had almost ruled it out due to not being able to find much on day to day living. We received an email and Danielle answered numerous questions and concerns. We booked our week and the Boiled Frog was everything we could ask for.. The Boiled Frog is close to everything, situated on the beach front, no crowds. You can choose to dine with the family Danielle is a fantastic cook . We have now been on island for two months and enjoying retirement. Thanks again for making our dream come true.

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 12 August 2013

My husband and I spent the first part of our Honeymoon here. We couldn't have asked for anything more. The owners organised a taxi there for us and had the fridge filled with drinks for our arrival. The location is fantastic- right on the beach with a great terrace and garden for lounging in hammocks and a supermarket and restaurant/bar in easy walking distance, the town of Castries a bit more of a walk. Danielle, Steve and the boys make you very welcome and Danielle is a fantastic cook. We had 3 lovely meals there- even including both meat and vegan options to suit us both! Excellent value for money too. We hope to return one day!

  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 9 July 2013 via mobile

The beach right outside is basically your own to share with a few locals. There's a supermarket over the road which sells everything you'd ever need. There's a bus stop outside which is ridiculously cheap to get you up to rodney bay and gros islet. Getting the bus is an experience in itself!

The room was big and opened onto the terrace, the air conditioning was amazing! The more expensive places we stayed on the island didn't even have air con. Danielle and Steve were really really good hosts and supplied us with everything we needed whilst also being really chilled. The whole family are lovely and it was great to be around dogs whilst missing our own at home!

We were originally going to book a B&B right In Rodney Bay but are so so glad we chose here, I highly recommend you do the same!

  • Stayed: July 2013
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BoiledFrog1, Manager at Boiled Frog Guesthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2013

Thanks for taking the time for leaving us a review and thanks for all your great comments! We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us and all our dogs! It really is a fantastic location and we're happy we got to share it with the two of you!

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Reviewed 8 June 2013

My wife Ros and I have returned from an excellent vacation at the Boiled Frog guest house, beautiful location right by the sea, good food, excellent family environment with most helpful hosts. We arrived as guests and left as friends, that should say it all!

Stayed: May 2013, travelled as a couple
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BoiledFrog1, Manager at Boiled Frog Guesthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2013

Thanks you two for taking the time to leave us such a great review! And thanks for all the evenings of fun discussion while you were here. It's times like that which add so much to our experience here! We're very happy we got to share your vacation with you and glad that you enjoyed it!

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Reviewed 21 May 2013

We stayed at the Boiled Frog last september and, although it took us this long to write a review, we really wanted to share our experience of this wonderful guesthouse.  Saint Lucia was the very first destination of our one year family travelling adventure and staying there was just the perfect way to get started!  Danielle, Steve and their 3 wonderful boys are fantastic hosts and made our stay particularly enjoying, so much so that we ended up staying longer than expected!  They are very knowledgeable about the area and the island, and are always full of good advice.  They were always happy to answer our questions and help us plan activities.  Danielle even booked a catamaran trip for us and kindly gave us a lift to the meeting point.  We particularly enjoyed eating at the guesthouse.   We liked the idea of a self-service breakfast in the morning, which meant we could eat at whatever time we wanted and didn't have to stick to a particular schedule.  Dining there is an absolute must!  Danielle is very passionate about cooking and her cuisine is both heavenly and inventive.  Most of all, meals are taken with the whole family and we have loved being able to spend some time with them and getting to know them better.  They made us feel like we were part of the family and we very much enjoyed the company and conversation.  The property is ideally situated on the seafront, which is great if you like swimming and beach walks, and is very close to all amenities (shops, supermarket, banks, bus stops, etc).  The views from the deck, patio area and hammocks are amazing, and watching the sunset from the house is particularly satisfying.  Our room was very comfortable and clean with lots of cupboard space, a TV, air conditionning and wifi.  Our daughter loved the company of Zeus the dog and their youngest son Podamous, with whom she had great fun.  In short, this is the perfect place to relax in great company at very competitive prices.  Thanks again for such a lovely stay Danielle, Steve, Alex, Sacha, Pod and Zeus!  We hope to see you again soon.

  • Stayed: September 2012, travelled with family
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BoiledFrog1, Manager at Boiled Frog Guesthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2013

Aww! Thanks you guys! It was and continues to be such fun to be a part of your family adventure! We certainly enjoyed your time here and we're so glad that you did too! Your stay has been one of the hi-lites of our own adventure so Thank You!

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Reviewed 8 May 2013

Our family stayed in the Cottage at the Boiled Frog for 1 week. We wished we could stay much longer. Danielle, Steve and the boys are perfect hosts, especially the "teeny tiny" 3-year old Kieran, extremely active, funny and endearing little boy. The Cottage was roomy for us, the ocean view from the patio and gazebo is very relaxing. The fact that Danielle stocked up our fridge with food for breakfast was very convenient for us, as she offered us the flexibility to take our breakfast at any time we wanted, in pyjamas like at home, not like at other guesthouses where breakfast was served within a certain fixed time frame (7am to 1am for instance). Danielle is a very good cook. Her meals are out of this world. The location is very convenient to take a bus ride and go groceries shopping. We always love to stay with the locals, so we can enjoy the real island flavor. We will certainly be back in the future. St Lucia is not as developped as Aruba, it still conserves this rustic tropical island atmosphere we look for.

Room Tip: The cottage is roomy, has a kitchen and a patio. very convenient set-up
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  • Stayed: April 2013, travelled with family
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BoiledFrog1, Manager at Boiled Frog Guesthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2013

Thank you so much for leaving us a review and for being such great guests and for choosing to stay with us and for all your kind comments! It was great to spend time with you guys and we're glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 6 May 2013

The Boiled Frog was the highlight of our trip to St Lucia. Danielle, Steve and their boys were great hosts! They made sure to make us feel welcome, had great information to share about the area and anything you could want to know! Danielle went out of her way to make sure the room was stocked before we arrived. The rooms were very clean and comfortable. From our experience with guesthouses in StLucia, this is the best value!

The veranda area was an amazing area to hang out in the hammocks in the breeze, out of the sun! Danielle offers a dinner option, on select nights you can join the family for a great meal. We ate with the every chance we had, amazing food and great conversation!

The location is quite convenient, just a short bus ride into Castries or up to Rodney Bay. Danielle can also arrange day trips for pretty much anything you could wish to do! Our only regret is not staying with them longer. The Boiled Frog is a very special place. Thanks again for everything Danielle, Steve, Alex, Sasha and the ever entertaining Podamus for the absolutely amazing time we had at the Boiled Frog!!!

  • Stayed: May 2013
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BoiledFrog1, Manager at Boiled Frog Guesthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2013

Awe! Thanks for that great review! We are so glad the Boiled Frog was the hi-lite of your stay in St. Lucia given how beautiful we think this island is! So glad you chose to stay with us!

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Additional Information about Boiled Frog Guesthouse

Address: Choc Bay, Castries, St. Lucia
Region: Caribbean > St. Lucia > Castries Quarter > Castries
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 16 B&Bs / Inns in Castries
Price Range: £60 - £83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Boiled Frog Guesthouse is a 3 room guesthouse situated on the shores of the Caribbean Sea. All rooms are large, air conditioned with private bath. The cottage room is self contained with kitchenette while the other two rooms share a common kitchen. There is a small beach directly in front of the property and a large beach just minutes down shore. ... more   less 
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Boiled Frog Guesthouse St. Lucia/Castries

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