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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
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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new york
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76 reviews
21 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small hotel located in center of town on fFront street. Rooms in old section clean adequate but showing signs of wear. Hotel personnel very friendly and go above and beyond to provide service. Low season now so very quiet dining room closed from now until the end of September only open for breakfast. Great hotel for short stay . Beach... More 

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State College, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You enter through the portal that once greeted Her Majesty, the Queen of The Netherlands and are faced with the view of the beach of Great Bay. Our room's veranda opened to that sweeping view of beach, ocean and distant cruise ship terminal. Below us was a walkway that embraced the beach's arched reaches. Our breakfasts were delicious and graciously... More 

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Greer, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I have stayed at this hotel many times and love it. It has nice views and is convenient to all of the shops in Philipsburg. The entire staff is very friendly and helpful. The rooms are very nice and newly renovated. I stay there for a few days every time I go to SXM. The rates are also very good.

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Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

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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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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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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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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