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Tropical Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   BP 147, St. Jean 97133, St Barthelemy
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Ranked #7 of 8 Hotels in St. Jean
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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tucson
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76 reviews 76 reviews
29 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a hidden gem. Tucked up at the top of a steep hill , the Tropical is an old style West Indian hotel. Lots of "gingerbread" decorates the other railings, while the interior is simple and fun. The rooms are clean, have mosquito netting and Aircon. The breakfast of coffee and breads is traditional ( although the coffee is... More

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McLean, Virginia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

To be avoided! We were yelled at by the lady at the desk for daring to ask for a second bath towel. Nastiest receptionist ever. No Cleenex. No extra toilet paper. Bathroom flooded. Breakfast bread roll inedible. Cheapest sheets. Other hotels offer so much more for the same or less money. Would not stay there even if they offered their... More

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San Francisco, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

What a pleasure it is to a fine reasonable hotel after the overpriced English speaking Carribean. No fear of crime whatsoever as well. All rooms open onto a interior garden, beautifully maintained with lovely shrubs and trees. The Salon is fantastic for drinks or computer use during the day and evening. Room A/C is fine once the room is closed... More

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Paris, France
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Stayed a week at this small and very well located hotel. The rooms are comfortable and clean and a very affordable price for the island. Extremely friendly and helpful staff. Always a smile and a nice word. The garden is beautiful and everything is cosy. The only minus would be the bread for breakast but not an important detail. Overall... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

My husband and I stayed at the Tropical last year and it was a fantastic find. Excellent location right behind the Eden Rock (you MUST go there for dinner - so good and romantic)! The garden in the middle of the rooms is really beautiful and peaceful - we absolutely loved everything about our room and the lovely people. Breakfast... More

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

This was the cheapest hotel we could find when visiting St. Barth's. The staff were amazing to deal with -- rented us a car and got us a drop off service when we leave for no charge. The hotel is up a steep but short hill, so bring walking shoes if you don't rent a car. It's a fabulous view... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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42 reviews 42 reviews
21 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

my stay here was great. the hotel has fantastic location only 2 minutes walk to the beach, right behind Eden Rock hotel and Nikki Beach. The grounds are wonderful and well kept. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Especially the lady at the reception and also the gentleman who also helped him and worked behind the bar as well... More

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New York City, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2012

After more than 10 years I got the opportunity to return to St Barths. I was truly amazed about the changes in Gustavia and the island in a whole. I traveled with some friends and we booked the Tropical Hotel in St Jean as we got a good price. The hotel is very small but the grounds are beautiful. It's... More

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San Francisco
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68 reviews 68 reviews
52 hotel reviews
170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2012

We stayed here one night before staying at Guanahani for 3 nights. After a very rough ferrry ride from St Maarten We slept very well here. The bed was extremely comfortable and the breakfast was really good. The room itself was small, quiet, clean and basic. One thing to note is that there is construction going on at 2 neighboring... More

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Austin, Texas
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2011

We were very pleased with our stay at Tropical Hotel in St. Jean, St. Barts. The hotel is located up a fairly steep hill above St. Jean beach with easy access to the beach, shopping and restaurants. Our package included a bay view and a car. While the hotel is nice enough and the location is nice the staff at... More

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Address: BP 147, St. Jean 97133, St Barthelemy
Location: Caribbean > St Barthelemy > St. Jean
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Tropical Hotel 3*
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