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Pasanggrahan Royal Guesthouse

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#19 Front Street, Philipsburg, St Maarten-St Martin
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not the newest but it has a beautifull athmosphere. All the basis are there, wifi, free beach chairs and towels. Clean rooms and right on the beach in phillipsburg. Very friendly and helpfull staff. Realy nice location on front street.

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Mission Beach, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

Chose this hotel because of my Dutch heritage! Loved the atmosphere and antiques in the lobby. Had a room in the old building 2nd floor and it was great for people watching when the ships are in. Once they were gone it was lovely and peaceful. Room needs a bit of a paint job. Staff very friendly.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Stopped by for breakfast. Fantastic food, really good value and a stunningly beautiful beach view! The atmosphere was peaceful and relaxing and we weren't rushed at all. The service was excellent and the staff attentive. We highly recommend this little place

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Vancouver
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

There was really nothing outstanding about the property, just a mediocre place if you want to stay by the beach. It is old with rooms needing lots of renovations. There wasn't even a counter near the sink so that I kept dropping my hair straightener on the floor. There wasn't even a space just to put one's toothbrush! TV was... More 

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Brechin, Ontario, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We, 4 older gents, were travelling to Saba and decided spend 3 nights in St. Maarten. We choose this particular hotel based on its location right across from the beach and being in downtown Philipsburg. Upon our arrival we were greeted by a friendly receptionist and provided with rooms that faced the water. Rooms were in good shape and no... More 

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VA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Food is wonderful. Great location on Front Street for shopping or sunning on the beach and taking a swim. Employees are fantastic. And the outside bar is great for people watching on the boardwalk. Easy walking around Philipsburg. Taxi's are very easy to get if you want to explore the island.

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Rochester, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

An oasis in the boardwalk area of the capital city of Dutch St. Maarten. The 1905 Pasanggrahan Royal Guesthouse is the former residence of Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands, and one of the few remaining outposts of Dutch colonial life in the Caribbean. Recommended in the New York Times travel, in an article on affordable travel and lodging in the... More 

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Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

My husband and I recently stayed for 4 nights at the dear Pasanggrahan Royal Guesthouse. We were sailing for a week so we stayed 2 nights before and 2 nights after. Our first accommodations were most comfortable, on the third floor of the old hotel. The bathroom was not modern but perfectly acceptable. The bed was comfortable including a porch... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

My mother & I recently stayed here before we left on a cruise last weekend. It's located right in the heart of town, on one of the main roads. It has a graceful shaded front porch & the lobby is all open, you can walk directly through it onto their back patio, & then directly onto the boardwalk and beach.... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The hotel has a new parking garage in downtown Philipsburg, which makes it so much more convenient. The view is incredible, facing Great Bay where sail boats, yachts, and cruise ships dock, and allowing access to a nice white beach. The hotel retains its historic charm in the lobby, with all the modern amenities in its new set of rooms.... More 

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