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Tropical Hotel

BP 147, St. Jean 97133, St Barthelemy
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Ranked #7 of 8 Hotels in St. Jean
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 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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Philipsburg, St Maarten-St Martin
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you are looking to be pampered and served hand over foot... this is not your place. This place is clean, comfortable and at the right spot. You are in the heart of St. Jean right above Nikki Beach. There is a lot to do in walking distance. The rooms are small but adequate and nicely decorated. The bed is... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's been three times and counting. For me the hotel Tropical is the perfect place. I could afford "better" accomodation than the hotel Tropical. However, I love that this hotel is a simple, family run hotel, with what I need and not much more. There is a nice, smallish, bedroom with a/c and a fan, a bathroom with shower, a... More 

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New York, NY
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58 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I stayed here after staying at another hotel on the island which had wonderful service. This was like checking into a Motel 8 after the Ritz. The customer service is awful - not helpful, aloof. They don't have any beach chairs to bring down to the beach. The rooms are in dire need of a renovation. Common areas are small... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I had a great stay at The Tropical and can't thank enough to the great staff. Very happy!!! Its a nice, relax little hotel, very close to the beach, great location. I will defenetly come back!!! Thank you for everything :)

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Muskoka District, Canada
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17 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Let's face it, St. Bart's is and expensive place to stay. However there are options to make it a somewhat affordable holiday. The Tropical Hotel is a good choice. The inside garden is very nice, and a continental breakfast is included in the Superior rooms. The staff at reception Julie and Tanya are very nice, and accomodating so this makes... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Stayed here for a week after I won an scholarship (so I have no idea about the price). But it was very cozy and had an friendly atmosphere! Great location with a amazing beach and Eden rock just 50m away. It was also close to some small shops and the airport. 5 minute trip with car and then you were... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The Tropical Hotel in St. Jean is a fairly simple hotel in St. Jean. The room was comfortable, though the A/C in the main room never seemed to reach the bathroom, with a balcony facing the ocean... as well as the hotel's parking lot. The continental breakfast in the morning was pretty basic as well: coffee, juice, croissant and couple... More 

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tucson
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81 reviews 81 reviews
31 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

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
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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
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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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